Setting Up KLR650 “A” Front Forks

Setting Up KLR650 “A” Front Forks

I’m not aware of any conventional forks that function better than those found on the original 1987 through 2007 KL650 A. The new “E” model forks have (according to our calculations) 10% greater cross-section area and have a four bolt fork alignment axle cap, but I like the longer travel and smoother damping characteristics of […]

Setting Up KLR650 “A” Front Forks

Setting Up KLR650 “A” Front Forks

I’m not aware of any conventional forks that function better than those found on the original 1987 through 2007 KL650 A. The new “E” model forks have (according to our calculations) 10% greater cross-section area and have a four bolt fork alignment axle cap, but I like the longer travel and smoother damping characteristics of […]

Running Into and Over “Cuco”

Running Into and Over “Cuco”

If you’ve ridden KLR’s for very long or own a copy of Clemente Salvadori’s book, Motorcycle Journeys Through the Baja, you may know the name of Clem’s research and riding companion Kurt Grife. Many of Kurt’s 6 figure miles on KL’s and other two wheelers have been recorded in Baja, especially Southern Baja, which is […]