Cyclops H7 LED Kit install for BMW F800/ 650 GS – Guest POST


UPDATE:MY LED BULB SEEMED TO HAVE FOGGED MY HEADLIGHT GLASS. THIS WAS AFTER THOUSANDS OF KILOMETERS. NOT SURE I WOUKD USE THIS KIT, Just my opinion. Cyclops H7 LED Kit install for BMW F800/ 650 GS Guest BLOGGER installation…thanks Mike for the descriptive install…and shhhh…I was the friend who had an extra LED 😏 I […]

AltRider, Bikini Barrista & Chuckanut in the Dark


November 19th 2014 – My Seattle Day Trippin’ to AltRider!  All pics clickable and videos throughout this post…short clips Mileage 678 KM’s – left at 0600 and arrive home at 1930.  Weather?  Perfect, cloudy, some sun, cool temperatures and NO RAIN! I left in the dark and came home in the dark.  LOVE my new […]

How To Prep Your Motorcycle For Winter Storage


Sounds like a lot of work…heck we will keep riding…365/year….but we are lucky that way. 😉 September 23, 2013 By Tim Watson SOURCE: RideApart It may seem like summer’s barely over, but, if you live somewhere that gets seriously cold, then it’s time to start thinking about putting your bike away for winter. Here’s how […]

Motomethod – A local Community Service Shop in Vancouver


About Motomethod – WEBSITE HERE I think these type of shops are awesome and hope to use them if needed one day.  Just thought their video about how they got started and their philosophy was worthy of a BLOG post!  Do you have one of these where you live? Motomethod is a full repair shop, […]

We Not Only Ride Bikes….


Day one of our deck building project was yesterday….only taken us 9 years to get motivated to actually finish the backyard.  We will be building 3 decks in the end….well, Cheryl will.  I am the laborer, mule and runner.  Cheryl has a way to do things and I find if you get out of her […]

Alternative Conversion for Tubed to Tubeless


Wicked alternative to buying new rims for our bikes to make them capable of having tubeless tires.  A Facebook reader of ours Tom, posted this idea.  Tom had this done to his brand new Triumph Tiger 800 down in his home country of the Phillipeans.  I asked Tom to keep me updated how this holds […]

How-To Adventure Prep Your Bike: Before You Go A Guide to Being Smart About Your Upcoming Trip


I have to agree with this great article….again not only for Noobs is this written for…even experienced riders who travel far distances can always learn from insight.  By Karel Kramer, Photography by BMW, Karel Kramer SOURCE:  MOTORCYCLIST Nobody walks out to the garage and pulls on a helmet and riding gear thinking, “I really want […]

Self-Igniting Fire Starter


This is an awesome idea especially for those of us who camp and can never find enough dry kindle to get a fire going…sure would help.  Wish I came up with this idea.  😉  Enjoy! Compliments of DIRTTIME I am always on the lookout for a new fire starter, and when I find a new […]

Gerbing’s Temperature Install


Just like what we had on our BMW 650’s Cheryl installed her permanent temperature controller today.  Instead of installing the built-in port she decided to go with the plug just hanging outside the faring as you will see in the pictures.  Centre fairing had to come off Cheryl has done this two times before tonight…most […]

Maintaining Clutch, Brake, Throttle Controls, and Cables


Aug 26, 2012 by RoadRUNNER Most motorcycles use cables to connect the twist grip to the carb(s) or throttle bodies; many also use cables for the clutch, cold-start control, and even brakes. Servicing these critical components is fairly simple and prevents problems later. Maintenance intervals vary, and bikes ridden in dust, sand, or mud need […]

DIY Mini Camp Stove


Such a simply yet useful video on how to make a very compact camping stove….if anyone has made this or is going to make this…let us know how it works out.