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F800GSA Side Stand Plate

F800GSA Side Stand Plate

I had some scrap steel and time so I decided to try my hand at building a side stand support plate for my 2015 BMW F800 GS Adventure.  The ones I have seen for sale are pretty simple.  Usually just two or three pieces, one having a spot to center the plate on the side stand, either machined or welded in.  I wasn’t sure how big it should be but I didn’t want it to get in the way while …

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Mt St Hellens Eruption

Mt St Hellens Eruption

May 18th, 1980.
The best part was not having to finish school that year. I was in Mrs Littlefield’s 2nd grade class. She was a great teacher and I had a good year, just cool some how, not having to finish the year and not have to make it up. Had to go back to get my book fair books though, they came in after the 18th.
I think we had attended 8 o’clock mass, would have been near …

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