Archive for November, 2011

Altrider Luggage Rack

Altrider Luggage Rack Review

I installed the Altrider luggage rack a few weeks ago. What a lovely piece of work. The rugged design and precise fabrication (with beveled edges on all the sharp bits) give it a real quality feel. Installation was a breeze, instructions hardly required. The hardest part was removing the redundant Yamaha parts – and that […]

Riding Yamaha in Bali

Super Ténéré parts from… Bali?

Yes, you read that right… this small island in Indonesia has now played its part in feeding my Super Tenere farkle addiction! Here’s the story. My nephew got married in Bali, and most of my family came from Perth to attend. I traveled from DC (36 hours each way, thank you very much) to attend […]

Bags Connection GS tank bag

Bags-Connection “GS” Quick-Lock Tankbag

Let me say this up front – I love tank bags. Always have. Yes, they are annoying when they won’t stay in place, when they scratch up the tank, when you have to mess around with straps every time you get gas. And REALLY annoying when they hit the horn when you turn hard left, […]