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Buying a new bike is fun.  It takes a lot of research, soul searching and effort to try to find the right one. I love my KLR650 and I hoped it would take me into the new to me realm of off road riding and it did, sort of.  I really ended up using it […]

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It’s just 3 short weeks to the Not Superman Rally – Coney Island to the Golden Gate Bridge in 50 hours or less.  The weekend is done, work beckons, but the VStrom is ready.  I’ve done everything I know to make it reliable for the trip. My front Shinko 705 had 13,000 miles on it […]

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For the third year in a row, I made the trek out to Belton, Missouri – a suburb of KC – to meet up with other motorcyclists, kick tires and take in some good barbeque. This event is the brainchild of Bob Rippy, who started this four years ago.  http://mls2go.blogspot.com/  It started out small, but […]

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I have finally managed to find a perfect confluence of events: Permission from wife:  Get OUT! Bike in running condition! A nice day! Gas money! So, I went for a longish ride today on my mostly new to me KLR650.  First stop, the gas station.  Official mileage on this tank just topping 50mpg.  4.12 gallons […]

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I finally got in a short ride.  Christmas day.  No one is much interested in working. My first ride from Albuquerque to Santa Fe showed that the clutch cable is binding a bit and isn’t adjusted correctly.  I don’t have a cleaning tool for the cables so will have to put that on the order […]

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