Motorcycle Sweetness – Caberg Justisimo

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I recently blogged about ordering a new helmet.  It arrived the other day and I can tell you that this is the best lid I have ever put on my head.  The Caberg Justisimo is da bomb! I had tried on the Schuberth Concept helmet and I find them to quite similar, with the Caberg coming […]

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Shure E2C Motorcycle Nirvana

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I just received my new pair of Shure E2C headphones from Amazon. I have been searching for 3 years for a way to enjoy music AND to reduce wind noise in my helmet above 50MPH.  I have found the answer. Have you ever run at 80mph with no earplugs in a windstorm with regular ear buds […]

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KTM 990 Super Duke

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Heard of this thing yet?  KTM is hitting the street bike market with a 120 horse street fighter, releasing in Europe for 2005 and USA for 2006.  They have this website that just blows me away.  I have never seen a traditional manufacturer treat their bike in such a irreverent and aggressive way.  The video […]

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Triumph Rocket III Test Ride

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My dealer, Big Twin Cycles, was holding a Triumph open house today and so I went down on my Tiger and parked it for a test ride on the new 2005 Rocket III. I don’t know what the blokes in England were thinking, but they have created a monster.  I am no stranger to big cruisers, having ridden […]

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Laid Down the Tiger

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My co-worker buddy Alex and I live in the same neighborhood, and both of us have a nice commute on back roads through twisting pavement and dirt to get home.  So, as you would expect, we like to race each other home. Now, usually I give Alex a head start and fire up the Tiger […]

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Proline Sports Wind Jammer II

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I have been using an HJC Symax helmet and I find the helmet very noisy. In addition to that, I have been riding to work in the mornings lately and here in Idaho it is running about 30 degrees Fahrenheit in the mornings.  Pretty cold for a bike.  I have been wearing a balaclava to […]

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Caberg Justissimo

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I have been riding with an HJC Symax lid for about 3 years and to say that I am under-whelmed is an understatement.  This helmet has done okay for me, but just okay.  The inside of the chin bar eventually fell apart and recently the plastic flip hinges broke.  The wind noise has been horrific […]

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Tiger Mods Completed

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In the last 3 weeks, I have completed the following mods on my 2001 Triumph Tiger. Tubeless conversion using GOOP New Tourance Metzlers Hawke Oiler Heated grips 2 inch handlebar risers Acerbis hand guards Auxillary relay actuated fuse panel Lightforce 170’s C’mon spring!  I am dying here!

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