Maintenance between rides – Clutch master cylinder; spark plugs, Zumo lock; brake fluid. NER Meet & Greet.
Summer weekday evening RTE; some needed repairs.
Accessorizing for the Big Dance
Southeast MA – Southern NHMon July 2 Following my NY in-state Saddlesore and just a few days prior to leaving for the Butt Lite in Kentucky, I realized that the Hankook V2 (car) tire I had on the bike wasn’t going to last the entire rally. I’d already purchased my next tire, a Goodyear Tripletred, […]
An auxiliary fuel tank has been one of the last truly “necessary” LD farkles missing from my rig. While the ST has a respectable range of 250+ (depending on conditions), the ability to get 350+ miles from a fill-up has become the norm for competitive LD rallies and long certification rides on the clock. I […]
Preparing for two major rallies at the same time (this years Butt Lite and next year’s IBR) has some advantages, but requires some clearheadedness so as to keep timelines and priorities straight. I’ve begun making purchases and considering additional purchases to prep the bike – things that I’d never thought I’d want or need, but […]