Aether Rally Jacket

August 13, 2017

Just got the new Rally jacket from Aether Apparel and I am blown away by the quality. Yes, I am normally pretty dedicated Aerostich guy but I wanted something that can be worn off the bike when walking around,  on a plane for a fly-and-ride, and so on. Aerostich is great on the bike but not so great if you want to... View Article

TechSpec Tank Grips Installed

July 23, 2017

Installed a set of TechSpec Tank Grips on the R1200R yesterday. Not sure about the look on this bike but I wanted more grip and to protect the paint and this 5-piece set from TechSpec will definitely do that. I ordered them from Twisted Thottle using some “Twisted Points” I had from a previous order to save a few bucks. Twisted... View Article

Lid Picker Update

June 23, 2017

Got the Lid Picker kit, measuring is done and a new helmet from is on order! I’ll write up a full review of my experience from measuring to outcome as soon as I’ve put a few miles on the new lid. Review posted here!

Lid Picker Helmet Sizing Kit

June 17, 2017

Ordered the Lid Picker kit from the awesome folks at today. The Lid Picker is a measuring system for helmet fit that takes your measurement data and gives you a customized report on which helmets are the best fit. It includes measuring tools and instructions. They don’t have every helmet in their database but have many of the most popular.... View Article

2017 Rally in the Gorge

June 16, 2017

I’ll be packing the tent on the bike and riding to Hood River, August 23-27 for the 15th annual Rally in the Gorge, put on by Sound Rider. I’ve not attended before so I am really looking forward to checking it out. Four days of camping and riding, what’s not to like? I’ll shoot some photos, do a write-up on my experiences at the rally and... View Article

The George A. Wyman Memorial Grand Tour

May 30, 2017

Researching some rides online and The Iron Butt Association George A. Wyman Memorial Grand Tour is looking very interesting. 3,600 miles but a long timeframe to complete it if you aren’t going for gold. Series of waypoints between San Francisco and New York City that must be hit in order with documentation. One of the things that stands out about this grand... View Article