Posts by Chris

Booster Plug Installation 2015 Versys 650 (No tank removal)

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

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

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 West along Hwy 108 Glorious fall…

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5 Day Fall Ride to Eastern WA & Idaho Part 2

<<-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

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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2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 12,000 Mile Long Term Review

In Conclusion If you’re like me, you want to cut to the chase and if you’re like me only two questions really matter. Would you recommend this bike to someone you knew? Yes. Would you buy it again? Yes. Introduction/Background I bought my 2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT used from a dealership in Oregon in…

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