This is the last post in the series about the trip to Vermont on the Kawasaki Versys. While the bike was still new to me, I had ridden it daily around town (NYC) for a few weeks, and felt I had the feel of the bike down… » Read more..
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The first long ride of the season, the first big miles on the Kawasaki Versys. The destination on this trip to Vermont was a cottage (called a “camp” in New England), on a small lake called Joe’s Pond. The lake is located in Central Vermont, at the southern part of what is called the Northeast Kingdom. Grandiose titles for a grandiose land… » Read more..
After having the Kawasaki Versys for only a couple weeks, I had already experienced and been impressed with its capabilities in the city. But to really put it through its paces, to see if she is as ‘versatile’ as they claim, I needed a nice long trip, one that provided the best roads, both paved and not… » Read more..
Imagine that you could take a nice long, adventurous motorcycle ride, all while carrying the same ingredients you use for tailgating. Or better yet, pack all the camping gear you need for a trip, without making the back of your bike look like a garage sale. Introducing, the Moto Mule… » Read more..
A couple weeks ago I realized that my 60 day grace period between registering the Kawasaki KLR 650, and having it’s first inspection, was rapidly drawing to a close. Since I keep the bike registered in Vermont, that meant I needed to get the bike up there fast – necessitating either a trailer rental or a long ride. No argument there. I quickly ordered up a new EZ-Pass tag, dusted off my jacket and boots, and plotted a route… » Read more..