Motorcycle related posts

Here you’ll find motorcycle related posts, experiences with motorcycles, gear, gadgets and accessories. Tire (or tyre) related posts have been moved here. For rides & adventures, see this page


Farewell to the 2023 KTM 890

Sudden changes – a new motorcycle

Sudden changes happens. Those who've read some posts here knows that "Sudden Changes" could be my middle names! So yeah, Four years since and some ...
Motorcycle riding: At Edelweissspitze, Austria

Motorcycle riding and adventures

Motorcycle riding and adventures is a great way to explore, whether near or far. A bit hard to explain to those who've not tried! This ...
2024 motorcycle season: 2023 KTM 890 adventure March 2024

2024 motorcycle season, an early start

The 2024 motorcycle season got off to an early start. But in true Norwegian (fake spring) fashion, temporarily ended the day after. Yeah, March 22nd ...
Tomtom Rider 550 with motorcycle mounting kit

Tomtom Rider 550 GPS review, after 3 seasons

Tomtom Rider 550 was not a planned GPS purchase. But as many times before I ended up choosing something new, because of circumstances. Before I ...
KTM Motorcycles: escaping heat riding up a mountain above Locarno, Switzerland

KTM motorcycles and engine heat, a problem?

KTM motorcycles and KTM engines are often associated with engine heat issues, in addition to mechanical problems and quality questions.  But is the heat and ...
16 000 kilometers or close, out in the woods

16 000 kilometers on a KTM 890 Adventure – review

Soon it's time for the 16 000 kilometers service. Next week to be precise. Thought to sum up impressions, this far in my ownership. The ...
Touratech RALLYE Evo mount

Touratech RALLYE Evo, don’t try this at home!

Touratech Rallye Evo is, at first glance, and in theory, an ideal protection solution for KTM 790/890 Adventure. If you can get it mounted! I've ...
10.000 kilometers on a 2023 KTM 890 Adventure

10 000 kilometers on a 2023 KTM 890 Adventure

The first 10 000 kilometers went fast on the 2023 KTM 890 Adventure. April 18th I picked it up, June 30th the odo hit 10k ...
Luggage: Rhinowalk bags on KTM890 Adventure

Luggage solution for the KTM 890 Adventure

Luggage solutions exists in plenty. A choice is about preferences, compromises, and a few other important things.  Weight matters, plus size and volume. My previous ...
5000 kilometers done: the 2023 KTM 890 Adventure by a lake

5000 kilometers on a 2023 KTM 890 Adventure

5000 kilometers already done on the 2023 KTM 890 Adventure, it's gone fast and, minus one niggle, trouble free!  The niggle turned out to be ...