Category Archives: R 1200 GS Adventure

Ronda Ronda #1

I’m preparing for a two week ride to Spain and back and will be leaving on Friday, in two days. This was the shakedown phase:

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Bike of Retirement

My Sunday was spent like this: The stop in Erfurt was at a Harley-Davidson dealer. Season opener and the german branch of H.-D. was present with a truck full of  test drive bikes. Not many interested and those who were … Continue reading

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On The Paths Of My Childhood 

   One of my fondest childhood memories is a holiday trip with my parents and my brother to the Seiser Alm region in the Italian Alps. Making up for the long motorcycle rides missed because of the crash, this weekend, … Continue reading

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Same Difference, Yet New

So, the crashed BMW R 1200 GS Adventure was replaced today. With a green one, or rather: tan, single-tone camo, whatchamacallit.

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Flight Lessons

I am a lucky man. Riding the fabulous roads in the Harz mountains yesterday, I got involved in a crash when an oncoming VW Golf driver turned left at a T-junction regardless of my right-of-way. I could brake but neither … Continue reading

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Knobby Tires

So.

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First Repairs

A lower tube on the trellis frame of the Gummicow gets rubbed by the boots,

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