Norway tour 2012 debrief

Having spent the weekend riding some 1400 kilometers in the beautiful Norwegian fjord and mountain landscape, I feel like jotting down some notes and almost-reviews. Scala Rider This intercom system worked¬†so much better than I thought when I first saw it. I bought a NeckMike system a while ago, since I wanted to combine ear… Continue reading Norway tour 2012 debrief

Zero Gravity Buell Touring windscreen review

As per my latest post, I recently received a higher windscreen for my Buell XB12X. The stock windscreen is low – it puts the slipstream straight in the rider’s stomach or lower chest area. This is perfectly alright for shorter rides – I’ve even seen people entirely remove the windscreen for a more street fighter-like… Continue reading Zero Gravity Buell Touring windscreen review

New farkle season

I just received a shipment from the Netherlands – more precisely from Twin Motorcycles. The package contained three sets of goodies: A higher windscreen, a larger right hand side air scoop, and fork and swing sliders/bobbins. The Uly’s original windscreen is completely OK for short rides, but early spring and late autumn, I get lots… Continue reading New farkle season

IronButt/SaddleSore 1000 debriefing

As I mentioned a few posts ago, a friend and I were going to do a SaddleSore run. Well, last Thursday we did it. Sad to say, I don’t have pictures. My phone died on the way, and luckily I didn’t find my camera before I left, or it would probably have met it’s demise… Continue reading IronButt/SaddleSore 1000 debriefing

Preparing for the Iron Butt

The mission I intend to become a member of the Iron Butt Association by riding a Saddle Sore 1000 run – “At least 1000 miles in less than 24 hours”, according to the rules – this summer. The original plan was to ride solo, but now a friend wants to tag along as an introduction… Continue reading Preparing for the Iron Butt

Another Uly status update

Today I finally found the time to do some more work on my Buell. Status right now is that the new stator is in place, and the primary case is closed again. Remaining tasks: New voltage regulator needs to be mounted. New Deutch connector needs to be installed on alternator cable to connect to the… Continue reading Another Uly status update