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Custom Tag Mount

I have wanted to get rid of that contraption of a tag mount that comes stock on the Versys. And there are not very many options to change it, and they are ridiculously overpriced. So I decided to make my own. It took…

Shorty Levers

I ordered a  set of shorty levers from Amazon for $39.99, they are for 2009-2014 Versys. They both fit perfect but, you have to use the brass insert for the clutch. The brake will not push the switch in so the brake light stays…

Suspension Setup Sheet

Here is a sheet to keep track of your suspension changes. Write down the changes made, then circle the rating for the way it feels and makes the bike handle. This will help you to keep track of what works and easily set…

2015 Versys 650 Oil Filter

These Oil Filters have 20 x 1.5mm threads, 14 psi by-pass valve, anti-drain back valve, 2.3″ O.D. gasket, 2.5″ to 3.5″ long.  If you have the room, I recommend the longer filters. Motorcycle Filters. None are recommended. AC Delco PF2135 AMSOil SMF103 Carquest 85358…

White Oak Valley Circle

  Testing the new RAM ( phone holder.  Works good, easy to get phone in and out, easy to adjust, and stays in place.  RAM also offers several 1″ base mounting options.  When not used it takes about 10 seconds to remove and…

Moving the horn out of the way

I don’t like the way the OEM horn hangs out in the wind, so I just rotated it up out of the way.

Breaking in the new tires

It does not take much to lean over to the edge of the stock 160’s.  

Upgrade to LED Headlights

I have always upgraded my bikes to HID’s, they are needed for back road night riding. Also they make road markings and street signs glow in the dark. The only downside is the time to warm up, so I wanted to try LED’s…

Oswald Road, Benton TN

Riding down Oswald Road from Chilhowee Recreation Area. It’s a nice single lane twisty road with almost no traffic or side roads.