Tag Archives: maintenance

Leaving Chicago Behind

This entry is part 13 of 34 in the series Latin America Series

This entry is part 13 of 34 in the series Latin America Series 09/01/2010 – Chicago, USA I left for Chicago from St. Louis. I planned on tying up loose ends and visiting family and friends. After a week I … Continue reading

Why Every Motorcyclist Should Carry a Multi-Tool

Space is always an issue for us when packing tools. After all these years I was surprised that I never bothered to carry some kind of multi-tool with me. Atlas Girl was bright enough to realize this and bought me … Continue reading

KLR Rattling Apart

I got a surprise this morning on the way to work as my left foot peg gave way (see left image). A bolt had fallen out and the peg swung down towards the ground with a couple inches of clearance. … Continue reading

I’m Naked!

Had to replace a bulb for my head light. So I had to take off all the fairings. I’m kinda digging the naked look. I have been having some electrical problems lately. I thought it was due to a dead … Continue reading

Replacing Sprockets and Chain on Ninja 650r

I spent this weekend replacing the engine and rear sprockets along with the chain. I’ve never done anything this complicated before and in the end I realized how uncomplicated it really was. So for those of you weary of doing … Continue reading