Goodbye Black Betty

I will admit that there was a tear in my eye as I walked away from my old bike. Much as I was excited to be picking up a new BMW R1250GS Adventure HP Rallye TE (that’s a mouthful), it was with sadness that I thanked the Triple Black for carrying me safely for many […]

Read More Goodbye Black Betty

Airman tour tyre inflator

While you can’t strictly call this a review, I thought I’d pass on my experience with my latest purchase; the Airman Tour tyre inflator. Pressures and punctures I have been lucky not to have experienced a puncture while on the road. To have a puncture on a day trip would be an inconvenience. On a […]

Read More Airman tour tyre inflator

Schuberth E1 Review

There are many great helmet manufacturers out there but I’d got myself into thinking there was Arai and then there was everyone else. And so it was when I decided that I wanted a more adventure styled helmet to match the bike and my other touring gear I instinctively turned to Arai. At the time […]

Read More Schuberth E1 Review

Forma Adventure Low Boot Review

Over the years I’ve collected a number of boots and while my Alpinestars Supertech R race boots were great on a race bike I needed something a little bit more rugged for use on the GS. I had been touring with a set of Alpinestars SMX-3 boot, and while this was comfortable and easy to […]

Read More Forma Adventure Low Boot Review