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Not Again!

I said I didn’t want to try out the main function of the Dainese Airbag jacket, but yesterday, I did.

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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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Kinematic For The People

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Summer Shield

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Another Triangle

Like last year, I’m combining a trip up north to my parents and to get my bike serviced with a ride to Düsseldorf to participate in an ophthalmologist’s congress into a big triangle ride across Germany. If it’s alright with … Continue reading

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Knobby Tires

So.

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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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First Repairs

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

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Moto-Birding

Here’s what you need for this new outdoor endeavor: An Enduro bike (a MX will do). Warm clothes. Binoculars. A pond with some waterfowl. No really, this works! Birds of prey sitting in a tree beside the road have developed … Continue reading

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Holy Gummicow!

The winter bike blues were too bad. So, while at my parent’s house in Schleswig-Holstein, I rented a BMW R 1200 GS Adventure travel Enduro.

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