Forking Seals

Posted on July 27, 2018 in Live to Ride, Ride to Live

The quick fix on the left fork seal did not work. Not long after leaving the shop you could see fork oil slowly accumulating on top of the seal and on the fork itself. I called Endras back and they booked my in for Friday the 27th. Hopefully last minute …

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I Love New Tires (and Routine Maintenance)

Posted on July 20, 2018 in Live to Ride, Ride to Live

Closing in on 20,000kms on my 2016 R1200GS, and with my moto trip to Newfoundland looming, I booked the bike in for its 20,000km service. I must admit, I really enjoy taking my vehicles in for routine maintenance. It’s surprisingly satisfying. Even more satisfying is new tires …

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I Broke My GS

Posted on July 17, 2017 in Live to Ride, Ride to Live

I broke my GS.

No injuries other than my pride. Less than a second’s worth of inattention and I dropped my bike at a gas station while I was out joy riding this past Sunday (July 16th). The resulting chaos was impressive for such a silly little tip-over.

I …

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My 2016 BMW R1200GS

Posted on September 13, 2016 in Live to Ride, Ride to Live

Like all right thinking peoples, I like to ride the train. And I particularly like riding the train when there’s a brand new motorcycle waiting for me at the other end of the line.

All Aboard

Of course, a good book is a great way to pass the time if the …

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A New Ride - the BMW R1200GS

Posted on August 07, 2016 in Live to Ride, Ride to Live

A Winner [Updated]

I had a 2017 BMW R1200GS in “Frozen Dark Blue Metallic” on order with a variety of gizmos including BMW’s Navigator V GPS system, keyless ride, and the Akrapovic exhaust (admittedly a silly expense, but a great deal of fun). Being only 172cm tall, I was …

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