Posted in BMW R1200GS Rides

Motorcycle Junkie:: Test ride: 2014 BMW R1200GS

A few days ago, I arranged for a test ride of a 2014 BMW R1200GS through Riller & Schnauk, my local BMW dealer.  The weather…

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Posted in 690 Enduro Rides

Motorcycle Junkie:: Fall riding

When the weather cooperates –especially on the weekend– you need to take advantage of it and ride.  23 Celcius and not a cloud in sight…

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Posted in Gadgets and Gear Gear Reviews

Motorcycle Junkie:: Shoei GT Air

Over the years, I have found that only Shoei helmets seem to fit my head properly. I’ve tried all the brands, all the styles, all…

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Posted in 690 Enduro Mods - Maintenance - Repairs

Kouba lowering link, Rally Raid shock collar, and other farkles

Some parcels arrived in the mail this week. A box from KTMTwins.com, and a box from Rally-Raid-Products-UK: While there were a couple more items in…

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Posted in 690 Enduro Mods - Maintenance - Repairs

Motorcycle Junkie:: Profill fuel filter sock

Cheap insurance to protect against dirt in the fuel injection system is to make sure you’ve got good filtration. I’ve always thought having one of…

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Posted in 690 Enduro Farkles and upgrades Mods - Maintenance - Repairs

Motorcycle Junkie:: Wings slip-on muffler

I wasn’t after big sound — in fact, I’ve grown to like the quiet stealthiness of the OEM exhaust system. But I don’t like the…

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Posted in 690 Enduro Gear Reviews Motorcycle Travel Rides

Moto vagabonding

Faced with a long weekend and no plan (and the wife and kids still away for 3 more weeks), I loaded up the Giant Loop…

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Posted in 690 Enduro Farkles and upgrades Mods - Maintenance - Repairs

The bling-blitz farkle-fest continues

In the never ending, money draining, shopping spree for bling and farkles, the latest additions are a rear luggage rack from PerunMoto. This guy is…

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Posted in 690 Enduro Rides

Motorcycle Junkie:: Canada Day Ride 2014

Day off today because of Canada Day. Went for a ride north of the city…maybe 150 Kms straight north. Explored a few dirt roads, some trails,…

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Posted in 690 Enduro Farkles and upgrades Mods - Maintenance - Repairs

Billet fuel filler & Acerbis cap

CJ Designs billet aluminum fuel filler neck with Acerbis cap. Very expensive, but very nicely crafted piece of metal. The OEM gas cap and filler…

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