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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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Barber Vintage Festival 2010

Barber Vintage Festival 2010

The Barber Vintage Fest is quickly becoming the premier vintage motorcycle event in America. If you haven’t visited the Barber Motorsports Park and Museum in Leeds Alabama, you don’t know what your missing. The racetrack & museum are world class, the facilities clean. The swap meet area is where I spend most of my time, there is also all day road racing, trials, motocross & even an air show on Saturday and Sunday to...

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Air-cooled BMW Motorcycle Blog Starts on the First Kick

Air-cooled BMW Motorcycle Blog Starts on the First Kick

I have entered the blogosphere. Finally. I read somewhere that back in the 70′s for every one Airhead BMW Motorcycle sold in America, 100 Honda CB750′s were sold. Now, I imagine¬†you’ll find 100 Airhead BMW’s for every one CB750 on the road today. I struggled with what would be the first official post. It should be prolific. Grand in nature. Broad in scope. Right? How would we start this blog? I wondered, And then I...

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