My latest BMWSportTouring post

For those of you not reading the greatest Discussion Board on BMW’s period…..    I am appalled   ….. By myself mainly. Why? Because for some reason unbeknown to me – really ! – I haven’t been riding anymore like I used to do. And I really don’t know why, although I have been trying to analyze the situation. This has been going on for some 2 years now. It also sort of kept me away from these boards. I used to write ride tales and post pictures, but without riding there ain’t much to tell. So….. any of you…

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Alpentourer

Finally pulled the trigger and after all these years of buying the wonderful magazine from time to time at the kiosk, I now subscribed. I met the editor once at a motor trade show and I think he has the same mindset I have…. being a northerner with mountaineer blood and motor oil in his veins :-) Together with the first issue of the mag I also received the Tourenplaner 2018 (the thick booklet with the Biker and Betten hotels), the nice Tourenatlas and a ‘tube’ (headscarf). Still a pity there are not many places and tours for France and…

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Our new BMW

Against all odds I (read that as: we) DID buy a brand-new, liquid-cooled, super-duper, all-options-included BMW R1200GS. Yessir….. It turned out to be too complex to ‘import’ my two old BMW’s into Italy, and with help of a friend and the movers company (who carried them back with them for free !!), I sold them both. That certainly wasn’t enough to get me a new one, not even a young used one. But then we also sold our house….. and that made the difference. So in the end, and with some adventurous traveling, we got us a new one. Now,…

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East of Bastardo

Folks…… I checked my activity and it appears that my last Ride Tale was the one of Independence Pass, a year and a half ago, and my active period was up until 2012…… SO MUCH has happened since. Those knowing me more intimately – and running Facebook – know most of it, but I guess there’s a new generation on BMWSportTouring that might not. Or is there? I browsed through the site a lot these past few days and it appears that there is a lot less activity overall…… hey, are you ALL on Facedbook now !!?? Well, lets change…

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Le Tour 2013

We’ve been riding our 1200GS a lot these past few weeks, visiting many of our favorite alpine passes again, but first let me share our yesterday’s ride to see Stage 19 of the Tour de France 2013. For now I’ll provide you the link to my Facebook Album, but I’ll add a link to my photo site later on too. See the picture HERE on Facebook.

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