The Airheads Beemer Club is a non-profit club reclaiming the 'Legendary Motorcycles of Germany'

In October of last year, after reading Ron Ayres book on the Iron Butt Rally and touring the Iron Butt Association's web site, I embarked on my first endurance ride, a SaddleSore 1000. I did another SS1000 on 2 April this year in celebration of my 52d birthday. This past weekend I completed a third iteration of the SS1000. In reflecting on this experience, I have learned things about myself and my motorcycle (1976 R90S) that may be useful to other airhead riders who contemplate similar activities.

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