Suspension 101

Suspension 101

As you may know, we at Top Gun have introduced two custom rear springs (sold byMMP) for the stock KLR650 rear shock; a 6.6kg and a 7.4kg.  We toyed with the idea ofproducing an 8.5 or 9.0kg but were afraid the stock preload mechanism might be overstressed by such a heavy spring.Finally a vast majority […]

2008 KLR Electrical Problem

2008 KLR Electrical Problem

Paul D. contacted us all the way from Panama. Seems the wiring harness on his 2008  KLR650 has shorted out twice already. The wiring appears to be rubbing against  something sharp where the harness passes by the horn. 2008 owners take a look!We always recommend covering wiring with split or spiral wrap anytime the wiring […]

Motorcycle Air Bag Jacket

Motorcycle Air Bag Jacket

Air bags in cars have been used with great success for some time, but what does the motorcyclist have for impact safety besides the standard leather, pads and other skid resistant fabrics ?   The Japanese came up with an idea that has now reached the U.S. Impact jackets were originally designed to save Japanese construction […]