Machine Art Moto :: X-Head LC

Machine Art Moto :: X-Head LC

This isn't complicated, if you off-road your GS, you need protection. If you're not falling, you're not having fun. This is why crash bars are hugely important, but that's not the end of the story. On a boxer GS, your engine is sticking out waiting to hit something. The engine itself is actually super strong, but the cylinder head covers can be a weak point. It's another point of protection you should really consider.

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Garmin 595LM Interface Walkthrough

Garmin 595LM Interface Walkthrough

was researching the 595LM to replace my NAV 5, and couldn't find any decent interface walk through videos on youtube. I made something quick in case it benefits others. I ended up returning it soon after. The Nav 5/6 both feel archaic, while the 595LM is a bit more modern yet still old world. I understand the need for a dedicated GPS device for some, i'm not going to argue that. For me though, I ended up choosing a jailbroken iPhone as my main device. I have it set up so I can run two apps side by side. Click on for the video ....

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RawHyde Adventures: Buying a bike, Intro to Adventure, BCA

RawHyde Adventures: Buying a bike, Intro to Adventure, BCA

Where are you on your motorcycle journey? It's what you've been through to get to the rider you are today. If this was a video game,what level would you be at?  If you've read my Joining the Boxer club post recently, you'll have an idea of where I was on that journey. That was BEFORE my recent trip to California. Going to Raw Hyde was like warp zones from mario brothers, allowing me to quickly get through levels in a very compacted amount of time. The short version is, I bought a used bike from raw hyde, then went to them for a 2 day Intro to Adventure course, followed by a 2 day adventure in the desert (BCA). Read on for more detail....

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Nexx XD1: Installing a Sena 20S

Nexx XD1: Installing a Sena 20S

Woo! I got the new NEXX XD1. Its a helmet that seems to have all the boxes checked, with all the features. It seems to be a little low on some quality finishes, but overall it looks really great. I wore it for a few hours around the house, and got to installing my SENA 20S in it. I'll write a little review after I go for a few rides in it. This post is all about installing the 20S in to the XD1.

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Joining the Boxer Club

Joining the Boxer Club

How long have you been riding? It’s a question you hear often amongst riders and you’ll usually hear an answer based on time. I myself have been riding for about 2.5 years. How that equates to experience though, not very well. In reality, a better way to gauge experience would be mileage. It’s not the only way, there are a lot of other factors, but to me mileage is a better measurement. I've ridden around 25k miles in those 2.5 years. A lot has happened since then, and now, I join the Boxer Club.

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