So I mounted it just left of center on the handlebar. I can adjust it so it is below the dash unit in my line of sight. I also bought one of those rubbery Ram mount tethers to go around the corners. The tab that keeps the zumo in place does not inspire confidence in me.
It is amazingly...
The CE standards break the body into zones. The zones are rated by likelihood and severity of injury. For example, on the Kodiak 2 from Klim there is stretch in the area under the armpits, which cost them a level of rating. I personally don’t think there is any fluff in armor ads I see...
The toe and heel injuries are prevented mostly by stiff toe and heel counters. The foot twist is also prevented by a stiff sole. Lower leg / foot twist is hard to prevent without an extremely stiff upper shaft like you get on a motocross or track racer.
CE certified boots must have stiff...
I have been studying boot certification to make a GWRRA presentation. I also read some injury studies. The most common (serious) foot injury on moto accidents is a metatarsal break. The metatarsal is the bone under the skin that connects the main foot to each toe.
This commonly occurs either...
I installed the Garmin. I think I took way too many screws and pins off and it became dark and cold before I could get it back together. So I have a big bowl of screws and pins and don’t really remember which ones go where. I will have to study up.
Also I had forgotten what a pain the...
restaurant with a name describing something they serve.
“The Cow,” Welch Oklahoma. I took a picture with some outdoor decorations but,they don’t show up well in daylight.
Not sure if it’s open, between COVID and some road construction in the town.
This one is the Johnston Public Library in Baxter Springs, Kansas.
(named after the donor)
My mother was born nearby and this library was her refuge from a tough family situation.
A nice librarian befriended her and turned her into a life long reader.
Beautiful day here, 60 (15), blue skies, almost no wind.
I stopped at a nice spot and remembered I should check the current tag.
Old railroad bridge:
This is the old Frisco and trolley bridge across the Spring River in Baxter Springs, Kansas. It was abandoned by 1940 and has had no...