Go Around!

Go Around!

2015 hours, 8 nautical miles northeast of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. Ceiling 300 feet, visibility 2 miles in light rain. Winds out of the northwest, 20 knots gusting 30-35 knots. Atilla 600, twin engine Cessna Citation, is on final approach… Copilot: “Approach, Atilla 600 final approach fix inbound, three down and locked.” Approach: “Atilla […]

Bad Baja Roads

Bad Baja Roads

by Elden Carl Even though I’ve spent the past 20+ years riding, servicing, building and studying KLR650s, I find I’m still faced with new problems based on changing conditions.  The same is true with my WR250R, DR350 and DR650s and other bikes I’ve owned since being honorably discharged from the military in 1955 (the first […]

Front End Stabilization

Front End Stabilization

I recently did a “Fuel For Thought” article on our website relating to the difficult dirt road conditions that Rod Morris and I encountered on a recent 300 mile trip in Northern Baja. As I wrote in the article I made some changes to the front end which resulted in improved handling in deep chopped […]