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Oregon Hwy 202 Review – Best Motorcycle Roads – Kawasaki Versys

March 29, 2018


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March Trip to Oregon – Day 2 – Scappoose Hwy 47 – Kawasaki Versys

March 22, 2018


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March Trip to Oregon – Day 1 – Hwy 101, Hwy 202 Kawasaki Versys

March 16, 2018

Route Map:

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Elbe Morton Mossyrock – Unexpectedly Gorgeous Day

March 6, 2018

Got a break in the weather and took advantage by riding up through Elbe, down to Morton and over to Mossyrock. Route Map

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2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 BoosterPlug Initial Impressions (Review)

January 12, 2018

Read Boosterplug Installation FIRST IMPRESSIONS I rode for 2-ish hours today. City/traffic until I reached the sweepy farm roads which led to the tighter twisty section near Eatonville, WA. NOTE: My plan is to ride it for a while and update this post if / when I have anything different/more to add so watch this…

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Booster Plug Installation 2015 Versys 650 (No tank removal)

January 11, 2018

I bought the Boosterplug on recommendation from Andy Man Cam, a Youtuber who until recently made a ton of videos of rides on his Versys (extended tours through Europe that are just amazing.)  I looked at schematic/images and noticed the airbox was different on the 2015 bike. The plug is at the back and side…

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Kawasaki Versys 650 Vibration Front Sprocket 16t Conversion

January 6, 2018

Conclusion This is how the Versys should come from the factory. The bike cruises better (freeway) and using the throttle in the sweepers is improved because the greater effect the wheel has in turning the engine.  You’re not fighting the bike as much. A change is coming down from 4K isn’t as harsh when off…

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Late Fall Ride

October 29, 2017

The weather forecast was for two nice clear days hitting mid to high 60’s. I decided to head down to Beaverton once again mainly because once the weather takes a turn for the worse it’ll be much harder to get back down. Day 1 – South to Beaverton, Oregon Day 2 – North to Tacoma,…

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5 Day Fall Ride to Eastern WA & Idaho Part 2

September 30, 2017

<<-Read part 1 Day 3 Spokane, WA to Coeur d’ Alene, ID Today started a little better than expected. I went down to the hotel office to get another coffee packet only to be told there was a breakfast room with coffee. Seriously? The guy yesterday didn’t mention that. Step 1, pack self with food…

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5 Day Fall Ride to Eastern WA & Idaho Part 1

September 28, 2017

Introduction The calendar has ticked down and fall has arrived one more time. Despite the fact this means winter is looming out there ready to flop down over all the twisty roads I love like a wet rag, I love the fall. Normally it’s still pretty nice with a fair amount of sunshine and blue…

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