Hella Lights for the GS

Hella Lights on the GS

You can go a couple of ways with “hella.” You could go the way the young people use the word or you could simply accept this as the brand name. I think I’m going to ride the fence on this one and say that the Hella lights on the GS […]

Shake Down Ride – the GS

Air & Oil - Featured

The GS was ready to come off the lift so we went for a shake down ride! An Airhead friend near Vinland, KS spent minutes planning our impromptu ride. The weather was glorious (60 degrees in January – this kind of weather confuses me when it comes to global warming…) […]

Installing a Jesse Top Case

Jesse Top Case - Featured

Installing a Jesse Top Case isn’t difficult, but the complete lack of instructions means you have to think about how you’re going to make it happen. There were a couple of challenges for me with this installation. The first issue is the baggage porter (the official term for the luggage […]

Strix 2.0?

Strix 2.0 - Featured

I’m happy and sad to announce that I am planning on trading Strix for a 1995 R1100 Gelände Sport – a GS! Strix is a wonderful motorcycle but I cannot get  comfortable riding him long distances. I’ve lowered the pegs and added a seat cushion but he still just isn’t […]