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Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,225
Posted By jessej
Opinions are like belly buttons, everybody has one!

I owned a KLR for 10 years. I always ran the Duros...for everything! Your riding style will determine your tire performance. It really doesn't matter which ones you choose. Eventually, you will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,278
Posted By jessej
Cool2 "Adventure" is subjective

:eek1 If you've jumped out of airplanes thousands of times, it isn't an adventure any more. If it's your first, WOW! There are 4 components to a good ADV bike: comfort, power, agility and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 302,519
Posted By jessej
I'm sittin' here and watchin' the fuzz fly (snow,...

I'm sittin' here and watchin' the fuzz fly (snow, that is). Better be ready to hit icy conditions further south.

Am envious of your chuzpah and opportunity. I gave up corporate BS 7 years ago,...
Forum: Americas 02-01-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,229
Posted By jessej
Remember the KISS principle

Every time I take a newbie into the wilderness we end up leaving 2/3 of his/her stuff behind. If you are on a tight budget, plan your expenses before you go. Set a threshhold by keeping your...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By jessej
Thanks, swingset, sorry for the delayed reply....

Thanks, swingset, sorry for the delayed reply. Duty called, but I rather suspected that was the case. I pulled the plugs and they looked good to me and the bike runs great. Mileage is way more than I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,665
Posted By jessej
I rode a KLR650 for about 5 years. Don't know...

I rode a KLR650 for about 5 years. Don't know about the doo on an '08, but definitely replace it at first opp if it's the same as a 2K. I would recommend you use Shell Rotella 15w40 for hot weather....
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 224,795
Posted By jessej
You need two....

Having spent some time in the wilderness and hunted game all over North America, my opinion is two: a fixed blade and a folder.
Another, option is a fixed and multi-tool. You didn't specify what...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 33,781
Posted By jessej
Knowing when is more important than knowing how...

As a gun guy all my life, knowing when is as important as knowing how, never had to use it, but glad to have at the ready if I ever did. More proud that my banter was better than my trigger in those...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By jessej
wee-strom spark plug service interval

As a new dl650 owner, I'm curious as to the validity of Suzuki's advice to change spark plugs every 6k miles. Anyone out there have experience with this and can verify its veracity? I'm hoping it's...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 49,310
Posted By jessej
Northern 2/3rder and loves it....

The old outlaw here with my Susie V and up for hittin' the trail this summer. I'd like to ride old Hwy 2 across the US. Any you cowboys ever done it?
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,465
Posted By jessej
best crash bar/skid plate setup

Lookin' for opines of best crashbar/skid plate setup. Have weestrom 650 and want to get it ready for trippin'. Have considered Walsh setup and Givi as I have Givi luggage. What's the scoop on...
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