The KISS Principle – You’d Better Believe It!!

The KISS Principle – You’d Better Believe It!!

The person who came up with the slogan “Keep it simple, stupid” knew what he was talking about. In fact, the more complex our lives become, the more these words ring true. It seems we are constantly being led to believe that we must embrace the latest technology because it will make our lives better. Not necessarily! Motorcycles […]

DR650SE: Failures and Fixes

DR650SE: Failures and Fixes

I’ve logged nearly a quarter of a million miles on DR’s since 1990, but it wasn’t until 2002 that I owned a DR650SE. Since that time I’ve studied the big DR’s engineering screw ups and came up with appropriate fixes for some of them. Models from 1996 through 2002 The chronic leaky base gasket from hell often […]