New Farkles – Some for FUN some we need!


It’s always fun when you get a new bike and get to buy some big-ticket items but sometimes it’s the little less expensive farkles that make your bike your own. Having owned BMW’s before, two ’10 F650GS’s, we have learned from our first time out of the gate what we want, need and who we […]

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 […]

You be the Judge….


Read the entire post please We have been posting on this blog since really June 2011.  Me, as in Leslie has reviewed  100’s of motorcycle accessories, bikes and gear, etc…and I really try to be fair and honest without losing credibility or defacing a company.  Up until now I have to say it’s been real […]

Mirage 2 Shield and Cock Pit


Good view and short video of the Mirage 2 shield on my F800GS and the location of the Montana 600 GPS.  Love where the GPS is located on the dash. 

THESE BOOTS WERE MADE FOR WALKING….


Cheryl and I have been wearing Alpinestars Scout Boots for years now and actually LOVE them…but like anything else new boots come out on the market always tempting us to try another.

Evolution of a Custom Seat Part II


Still have NOT been on the bike long enough to form an honest opinion and will try to get a 500 KM trip in someday soon.  This is what Janice did to my Renazco seat from my BMW 650GS.  Trimmed the width by the nose and added a gel pad…Once I get some seat time […]

Touratech Bike Build – 2013 BMW F800GS


TT Version of Cheryl’s 2013 BMW F800GS….such a nice looking bike eh? But look at their prices especially for the crash bars upper and lower!  I have an issue with TT using a clamp for the upper cage….anyone else?

Farkles for the 2013 BMW F800GS – ask before buying


It appears that BMW may have changed a few things on their new model. As for the frame, that seems to be the same as previous years so things like skid plates, luggage mounts etc should fit. But other accessories other than BMW parts might not fit. ADV Spec crash bars will not fit…so..hmmmm..has the […]

Chrome Niko Camera Bag


SOURCE Motorcyclist, September, 2012 By Joe Neric, Photography by Joe Neric Chrome is renowned for making cool, functional and tough messenger bags and backpacks, and now the San Francisco-based company is branching out into more purpose-specific products. The Niko is Chrome’s crack at a camera bag, and for someone like me who rides motorcycles and […]

Schuberth C3 | Helmet Review – Anyone own this helmet?


Bill Kniegge 07/25/2011 Click the images below for bigger versions:

KRIEGA FORKS SEAL COVERS

KRIEGA FORKS SEAL COVERS


One of the best investments we made for our trip this past summer was buying fork seal protectors.  For $25 these little things can save you a lot of inconvenience.  Although we have no proof that using fork seal covers worked, I guess you can say since we never had any issues perhaps they did. […]

HEIDENAU DS TIRES – Where to buy?


I have been asked numerous times where we buy our Heidenau K60 tires. On this trip this summer because we rode the Triumph Tiger 800XC bikes we needed a 150/70-17 rear and 90/90-21 inch front.  The new version of the K60 is the Scout.  You can find these tires at many dealers now and most […]