Category: Motorcycles

Left turns!

Last week I wrote about the left turn signal that suddenly became inoperable on my bike. I ordered replacement switches from DigiKey and they came in today. The thing with this assembly (and I forgot to take pictures of the...

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Switchgear

Earlier this week I notice that when I was turning left my left turn signal wasn’t blinking. No. I’m not like the typical BMW rider — or BMW driver — I use my turn signals. It seems that what happened is...

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Snow Riding

Riding a motorcyle on a snowy highway on the first leg of my summer late spring) trip to Utah this year. I managed to break the camera shortly after the last clip so I was a bit dejected about the project. I pulled it up tonight...

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Milestones

(this was written yesterday, but apparently, I didn’t hit “post” hard enough.) So today is my birthday… My bike, however, had an even bigger milestone today! 30,000 miles on the clock. Both me and Matilda...

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Engineering Madness

I have a set of crash bars on my bike in case Matilda decides to take a nap. They protect the engine from having a sudden coming together with terra firma. They work great and I’ve certainly tested them a few times. This...

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German Engineering

You’ve got to hand it to the Germans. They know how to make a pannier for my motorbike. I could’ve loaded in two of these bad boys into the hold and still fit a third on the other side. Though, to be honest,...

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