Mitas E07 Dakar / Heidenau K60 comparison

From our Canadian counterpart, Bernie. He and Doug put Heidenaus on one of their S-Tens, Mitas on the other. And now they’re road-testing them by heading from Vancouver Island, BC, to the S-Ten Rally in Arkansas. Glen, good to hear from you. Your timing is good. I was just outside taking a few pics. of…

REVIEW: Cyclops LED H7 replacement headlights

I ¬†mounted a pair of LED H7s from Darryl Van Nieuwenhuise¬†at Cyclops Adventure Sports tonight. The install took a bit of time but it’s just like replacing a standard bulb, only bigger. The LEDs have an external fan that keep everything cool so the light covers can’t be used. Darryl said he is trying to…

Review: Pathfinder tank bag, part 3

After spending 10 days and 2000+ miles w/the Pathfinder Tank bag from Kyle Bryant at Moto Montana, here are my observations. (Pic at the bottom.) It’s huge! I kept it full of my C-pap gear, spare gloves, camera, assorted chargers and a 25′ extension cord. It answered plenty of my luggage solutions while on the…

Interlude: Glen meets Mr. Twisted

So, I met Erik Stephens (aka Mr. Twisted), the CEO of Twisted Throttle this weekend at the Horizons Unlimited meeting in Mariposa, CA. He’s a great guy who knows his stuff when it comes to after-market accessories. He told me that in order for someone to work at Twisted Throttle, they must have a motorcycle…

TRIP REPORT: HU, Day Ten

Well, Glen and Elsa are home, as is Paul, while others are still exploring the Oregon Coast, Death Valley, and Big Sur. Safe travels to Dan, Chris, Jim, Darryl and Johnny. Send pics! FULL TRIP: Home, Belknap Hot Springs, Dee Wright Observatory, Sisters, Bend, Klamath Falls, Rush Creek/Adin, Reno, Carson City, Mono Lake, Tioga Pass,…