I have been called strong


I miss my bike.  I really do.  I can’t ride my F8 or any bike for that matter. This was my last and almost first real ride since I busted my tibia.  About a month ago I went out and it was like a breath of fresh air.  My last 2 years have been challenging […]

One year later and my leg?


It’s been a year since my crash… Never did get surgery for these breaks and now my foot is about 3 degrees out of placement and although I did a ton of PT, hired a personal trainer I am left with a leg that does not perform as it did prior to the accident.  I […]

FOR SALE ’13 BMW F800GS


FOR SALE- ’13 BMW F800GS with extended transferable warranty (just need to find out what I need to do to transfer the extra warranty)…a little over 28,000 miles. No big service needed until 40,000 miles. New Heidenau K 60 tires New air filter, new oil/filter Jesse Luggage Scottoiler-plus extra oil shortie levers LED signal inserts

Healing and more changes


Recap…this blog has been a bit sleepy because well?  I haven’t been doing much since October 17th, 2015 except trying to heal from my crash.

Even Charley has accidents…


February 17 2016 I just heard yesterday that Charley Boorman was in a motorcycle accident in Portugal.  He broke his left tibia, fibula and right ankle requiring surgery.  Here is a tweet: CB had accident today in Portugal @ Global launch of Triumph Explorer I bet he’s home by now and beginning his road to […]

Taking longer than I thought


After 3 months of complying to the strict “rules” set out by my orthopedist-no weight bearing, continue full length cast “prison” therapy I was told on January 12th, 2015 that my leg needs at least another month.  Same therapy.  I will continue to comply but it’s tough when you’re not able to drive, have no […]

My leg is WELL done…


On October 17th,2015 I did this I have gone through 3 months of refection

How tall is too tall?


Most pics can be enlarged! Updated from a previous post Check Out your ERGO’s by CLICKING HERE I have been asked many times “how can you ride such a tall bikes”?  So, I have put together some pics to try to show as close as I can with the specs I know what I might […]

What comes around goes around

What comes around goes around


I feel like I am always saying good bye to something…this time it’s my brand new 2015 BMW 1200GS.  Totaled on October 17, 2015 only after owning her for 3 months.  Welcoming back will be my loaded 2013 BMW F800GS.

The Lure of the Motorcycle

The Lure of the Motorcycle


October 17th, 2015 was a new adventure for me.  I crashed and totaled my brand new 2015 BMW 1200GSW.  Some were hoping this would be my wake up call hoping I would not want to ever ride again.  I wonder if those same people question those who have been in a car crash?  I digress. […]

2015 BMW 1200GS, FOLIAGE RIDE….CRASH

2015 BMW 1200GS, FOLIAGE RIDE….CRASH


October 17 2015 – beauty turns into pain, all pics clickable to enlarge Lessons learned…no one is immune to accidents no matter how many miles you have under your wheels. Gear: Alipnestars Toucan boots-SAVED my Tibia from shattering, KLIM Altitude suit – saved my body from drainage ditch rash and broken shoulder, Shoei RF 1200 […]

BMW’s new air-cooled GS


 SOURCE:  MCN by Richard Newland Published: 08 October 2015 BMW stumbled over a rampant global sales success when they released the R nineT. The world went nuts for the air-cooled retro roadster, leaving the factory struggling to keep pace with demand, and as hungry owners twiddled their thumbs for delivery, bikes were changing hands in […]

How the BMW R1200GS Liquid Cooled Engine was BUILT


Saw this on FB…very cool video on how my BMW’s engine was built.