http://combiboilersleeds.com/images/dreaming/dreaming-6.jpg Since I can’t ride I have too much on my hands to pay attention to very controversial topics. Leslie Sofarelli I am hoping to get a few weeks away on holiday this year. Response I get from my colleagues. “What? You’re dreaming, no one gets more than a week at a time and if […]
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 […]
Amazing…Sint Maarten is my 218th country to stop by the blog. I am learning every day about all the different countries that exist in this world. I have to be honest…never knew there were so many that have gotten their own country status…geography 101!
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. […]
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 […]
Saw this on FB…very cool video on how my BMW’s engine was built.
This is a great article for anyone vertically challenged and intimidated riding a bike that is tall. Hope this article helps some gain confidence as I have over the years. Riding tall is all about being mindful of where you ride, angles and trusting the fact you don’t need 2 feet flat on the ground. […]
ALL PICS CAN BE CLICKED I always wondered if I would ever get the Giant GS model – 1200. I have had a 2010 BMW F650GS and that was when I got bit by the Dual Sport bug. Although truly meant as a road bike my 650 took me across countries, USA/Canada in 2010 and […]
New KLIM Latitude one of the most comfortable versatile suits on the market. Not too heavy, priced OK, for me a good suit for every riding I do. Highly recommend and I am sure KLIM will tweak this version yet again. I will keep this one for sure…as well as my Altitude. Love the new […]
By Jerry Smith July 21, 2014 Link to original POST click HERE I learned using ball field or farm sprinklers not the best idea. There could be fertilizer in the spray. In this case I was OK cooling off…but there are better ways when temps reach 114 F
History The Dutch United Provinces declared their independence from Spain in 1579; during the 17th century, they became a leading seafaring and commercial power, with settlements and colonies around the world. After a 20-year French occupation, a Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815. In 1830 Belgium seceded and formed a separate kingdom. The […]