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2012 GS Trophy Team USA Qualifying Events

2012 GS Trophy Team USA Qualifying Events

So what do you think about a 1988 BMW R100GS competing against all BMW comers in a qualifying event for the 2012 BMW Motorrad GS Trophy in south America later this year. More specifically how do you think an Airhead BMW GS would do against more modern BMW’s like the venerable R1200GS or the F800GS? Excluding the rider do you think an Airhead can compete with the off-road performance of the newer more technically advanced Dual Sport...

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A road trip for my head…

A road trip for my head…

Me & my R69S relaxing while the dog looks on approvingly…the Saab is ready for another trip to the high country.

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Georg Meier wins Isle Of Man 1939

Georg Meier wins Isle Of Man 1939

In 1939, BMW bounced the motorcycle world on it’s head when they won the Senior Tourist Trophy class at the Isle of Man. Read About it Here

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Enfield Unleashes It’s Fury

Enfield Unleashes It’s Fury

Check out the new Enfield Fury from Royal Enfield. I ripped this article from motorcyclenews.com, a UK publisher who puts out, in my opinion, real motorcycle magazines. They get everything before we see it in the US. Though I’ve never ridden a new Enfield I am a big fan. I compare them to a company like Ural, small companies, not competitive, but totally cool! Cool how? they sell plain, some might call them utilitarian machines that...

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3 months, 11,500 miles, on a moped, in 1978

3 months, 11,500 miles, on a moped, in 1978

When you think “hardcore” biker you don’t normally imagine a dude on a Moped Trip… In 1978, after running up a pile of miles on a Mobylette moped, Walter Muma took his 49c moped with 22,000 miles on it apart for spares & bought a new one. He then loaded up his gear, took off & rode the new one from Ontario, Canada to Fairbanks, AK & back again. Walter thoroughly documents his trip with tons of pictures...

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Dual Sportsters

Dual Sportsters

I love motorcycles. I love custom motorcycles. I can’t say I ever loved any Sportster…. Until now! Check out these Dual Sportsters courtesy of The Kneeslider motorcycle blog. Until right now I never thought I’d want one either. I don’t hate Sportsters, they just don’t fit what I want or need in a motorcycle, & don’t get me wrong. Sportsters are good motorcycles, they just aren’t my...

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