Monthly Archives: January 2008

Farkling the F650GS – Round 2

Today was like an early birthday! The F650GS and I got presents! My ZTechnik windshield arrived from A&S Motorcycles around noon. A few hours later, the Quest RAM cradle and Widder battery hookup showed up from Whitehorse Press. I stayed … Continue reading

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Tripled my Dirt Experience!

I met Rebecca in Brookshire on Sunday afternoon for my first *Easy* dual sport ride. Rebecca assured me that she would turn around if any of the roads were iffy because the rear-tire on Wilbur, her V-Strom, was almost bald. … Continue reading

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Farkling the F650GS

Farkling the F650GS has been an exercise in procrastination. I’ve had the initial main parts (fuse box, grip heater kit) sitting in my garage for weeks now, but haven’t quite gotten around to doing the installation. With the winter cold … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead

My touring schedule for the year is starting to shape up. I’ve decided to forgo my usual two week trip in favor of a couple of shorter tours. If I can get the GS outfitted for distance riding (windshield and … Continue reading

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First rides of the year

Last weekend was pretty busy, riding-wise. I went over to Motorcycles Unlimited on Friday to pick up the R1200ST with new Ohlins shocks installed front and rear. Patrick had us up on a lift setting up the suspension for my … Continue reading

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