The Bike

2010 Kawasaki KLR 650 bought with 6,000km on it. We’ve been through a lot together, but somehow managed to keep each-other going. It’s treated me well throughout the journey.

Early on, camping on beaches in Cambodia

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Ferry crossings with locals in Lao

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Making friends in Myanmar

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Getting broken together in India

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Rebuilding in India

Getting drawn on by anyone and everyone

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Hanging out with Tajikistan military on the Afghan border

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Riding with camels through Kazakhstan

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Camping on the Black Sea coast of Turkey

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I have a post in my blog about preparing the motorcycle, here’s the LINK

Here’s a summary of what I have:
EXTRAS
Engine crash bars (only on one side after crash)
Center stand
Tall wind screen
Charger outlet

STORAGE
Small tank bag
Givi top case
Pannier frame with two 20mm military ammo cans attached with bolts

PARTS & TOOLS
Rear tube
Tube patch kits
The different fuses
Headlight
Clutch lever
Clutch cable
Fork seals
Oil filters (3)
Spark plug
Bungee cords
Bike cover
cotter pins
Big knife
Multi-tool
Full tool kit (wrenches, socket set, pliers, etc.)
Zip ties
Spare bolts
electrical & duct tape
Small tire iron

Lightweight compact camping gear: Tent, sleeping bag, inflatable sleeping pad, and inflatable pillow

…and a handful of clothes

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