NYC to Vermont on a Kawasaki KLR 650

Sam's Kawasaki KLR 650

Sam's Kawasaki KLR 650

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 …

Sam gets a new ride: 1995 Kawasaki KLR 650

Sam's "new" Kawasaki KLR 650

Sam's "new" Kawasaki KLR 650

Sam has been working hard on his custom Honda CB 350, and has posted some great progress reports here.  But sometimes we get the itch.  A bike that’s more or less modern, sleek, powerful, or just plain different.  This time he opted for a 1995 Kawasaki KLR 650, the ‘workhorse’ of the motorcycle world.  Read his full review… Read More …