Scrambling Versys Thoughts

Some home-made Versys diagrams of what a high/scramblertype exhaust might look like - it looks good!  I have to wonderwhy Kawasaki never did this with the bike...A more all round capable Versys...The asymmetrical nature of the rear shock (only visible from the right side of the bike) means that, aesthetically, a high…

Dangerous Dakar

I know hyperbole sells papers, especially in the infamously hyperbolic British press, but with Dakar winners whining about how hard it is, the whole thing looks to be on the verge of imploding.  With all of this negative noise around it, it's only a matter of time before some enterprising…

A Quick Motorcycle Chain Switch

After previous experiences breaking and installing motorcycle chains I figured this time it would be fairly straightforward thanks to a good tool and knowing what I'm doing.  The Tiger's chain had a pretty severe tight spot in it. When I set the tight spot to spec (40mm of slack), the loose…

Snow Garage

The snow's flying.  I like watching Waiting out the Winter for some inspiration at this time of year: WAITING OUT WINTER from Andrew David Watson on Vimeo. I did my own less cool and moody version of it here: I'm beginning to see why I'm sore after doing a few…
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