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Author Archives: mike

Farkles – Navigation

Since I get lost easily, and like just driving around and knowing that I can easily find my way back, I wanted to get a GPS unit for my GS. The Garmin Zumo 660 seemed to have the features that I wanted, and was lower priced (relatively) than the Zumo 665, so that is what … Continue reading »

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Farkles – Comfort and Protection

Farkles are crap that you add to an otherwise capable motorcycle to make it “better”. A good definition is found at the Adventure Rider website. With a limited working knowledge of this type of riding and this type of motorcycle, trying to decide which items I can get to make things “better” has been difficult. … Continue reading »

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KLR Pictures

Here are some pictures of my 2006 KLR650 that I sold.

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2011 R1200GS is mine!

After riding the KLR650 for one season and getting a chance to ride the BMW R1200GS at the RawHyde Offroad School, I knew that it was just a matter of time until I would be getting one. That happened today! I went to Cycle Werks in Barrington where they had a white 2011 in stock. … Continue reading »

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