Rubber Change

So there I was, longing for the old days when changing a tire was as simple as slipping out the axle and removing the wheel. […]

Back in the Saddle

Somehow, the R60 has just been neglected at the back of the garage. Part of the issue is that with the cramped space something has […]

Because causeway

On a beautiful Saturday morning, appointments room me to an area near the causeway. It was early enough to risk a quick run across and […]

Its about time

Time has been scarce of late. So an afternoon ride was squeezed in amongst errands. I am still chasing the bug that turns the driving […]

Awning Morning

The Smittybilt awning made its way from the Bay Window to the Vanagon, but never got used. Finally one morning after a coffee run, we […]

A Harmonious Ton

62MPH equals 100KPH, which is technically doing the metric ton. It is not very fast these days, but it is not slow either. It happens […]

Interior lighting

As a people carrier. The bus came with the normal dim door-activated lights. I replaced the bulbs with brighter LED versions, but they are small […]

Side Sight

The passenger side wing mirror has been a longtime thorn in the …..wait for it…..side. the base block was worn out and my spare was […]

The Fender Extender

This is the second post about items that should not be needed on a premium motorcycle. In this case, a fender extension. The stock fender […]

The Emblem

Regular readers of the blog will know that it is often the little things that end up consuming copious amounts of time energy and sometimes […]

Firm Footing

It only took a single incident. Just off the road in what looked like firm gravel, I put the bike on the sidestand. As I […]

New Voltage

Well the prior post was a false positive! The battery did in fact take a full charge, however it lost all ability to retain it. […]

A Proving Run

There were two items to be tested, so a nice proving run was in order. A couple of hours out to a point on the […]

Sending Diagnostics

The fuel gauge has never worked in the Vanagon, and I have lived with it. After all, I have had old bikes for years with […]

Low Voltage

There is a routine for storing this vehicle if it will be a while. Disconnect the battery, rather than a trickle charger. I ruined a […]

The Low Lights

Just like the previous generation RT, there is nothing wrong with the Headlight. It is large, and bright, and illuminates the road ahead better than […]