Category Archives: riding gear

Non-review, and I don’t want to

How do you review something you haven’t used yet? A not so uncommon occurrence on the internet. In the case of this Dainese Misano 1000 Airbag riding jacket, you don’t want to use it. And then you use it:

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What’s a protector shirt useful for?

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Teach Yourself Some Hanging Off, For Greater Good

I’m talking about hanging off in the curves. And yes, on a Gummicow. It is their one-piece model, aireated, medium height.

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Pixie Boots

Easily shocked (har!) heart patients please don’t click through!

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Winter Cow

How does the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure fare as a regular winter riding motorcycle? Well, just fine, I think!

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Hotronic Heated Insoles

The Gummicow guards it’s rider from a lot of weather influences. It is my first motorcycle with heated grips and in winter, they are fantastic! Together with the hand guards, they keep my hands comfortable (not always toasty, mind you) … Continue reading

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Adventurous Cow

Time for an update on the Gummicow. I’ve had it for a week now, ridden 1000 km and am still enthusiastic about it.

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Peaks And Lows

Time for an update about my motorcycle adventures. The trip to the French Alps I wrote about in the last two posts was great.

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Excuse My French

We’re on tour! My daughter and me are two days into our motorcycle trip to the French Alps. Here are some photos and experiences:

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Motorcycle Backlog

It is summer, and I’ve been remiss in updating this blog. So here, in one fell swipe, are a few photos to get up to date:

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