The Achievable Dream 5-part series - the definitive guide on DVD for planning your motorcycle adventure. Get Ready! covers planning, paperwork, medical and many other topics! "Inspirational and Awesome!" See the trailer here!
Gear Up! is a 2-DVD set, 6 hours! Which bike is right for me? How do I prepare the bike? What stuff do I need - riding gear, clothing, camping gear, first aid kit, tires, maps and GPS? What don't I need? How do I pack it all in? Lots of opinions from over 150 travellers! "This DVD will save you a fortune!"See the trailer here!
So you've done it - got inspired, planned your trip, packed your stuff and you're on the road! This section is about staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure. And crossing borders, war zones or oceans!
On the Road! is 5.5 hours of the tips and advice you need to cross borders, break down language barriers, overcome culture shock, ship the bike and deal with breakdowns and emergencies."Just makes me want to pack up and go!" See the trailer here!
Tire Changing!Grant demystifies the black art of Tire Changing and Repair to help you STAY on the road! "Very informative and practical." See the trailer here!
Ladies on the Loose! For the first time ever, a motorcycle travel DVD made for women, by women! These intrepid women share their tips to help you plan your own motorcycle adventure. They also answer the women-only questions, and entertain you with amazing tales from the road! Presented by Lois Pryce, veteran solo traveller through South America and Africa and author of 'Lois on the Loose', and 'Red Tape and White Knuckles.'
"It has me all fired up to go out on my own adventure!" See the trailer here!
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Achievable Dream The definitive guide to planning your motorcycle adventure! This insanely ambitious 2-year project has produced an informative and entertaining 5-part, 18 hour DVD series. "The ultimate round the world rider's how-to DVD!" MCN UK.
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I´ve just "joined the club", owned -93 kle500 for a few months now. After some other kind of troubles (got run over by 80 yrs old granny) my kle started to show some lack of maintenance, with this rattlin´ noise and feel.
First I thought that reason was that rubber shock damper at rear, (whitch is changed now, and rear sprocket is still a bit sloppy?) but then i checked the front side, and under incredible mount of black oily "tar" with stones and even one whole pine cone glued there, I found loosen front sprocket, whitch has this lockplate with two small bolts. Not 1 big one. Teeth in lockplate are worn badly, that might be the reason, + crappy looking sprocket. Luckily the axel looks good.
Issue: I ordered new sprocket and lock plate (from Wemoto.something, good selection of KLE parts btw), but am little confused.. whitch way the sprocket should be? Old one was flat side toward machine, and the outer, rimmed side was badly worn. Was it wrong way already? I have a manual, but it´s that newer (with one bolt) and can´t be sure about those pictures. There´s also text at the flat side, shouldn´t THAT be the outer side? (17B2113/K)
(whitch was surprise, ´cause it should be 16 teeth orig.)
Well, let´s see what kind of sprocket comes from mail, but if someone has knowledge to share, I would be very mutch thankful.
Anyhow, that new sprocket came, and I think I´ll put it the way that the old one was. Thinking that if I put it the other way, it´ll worn out even more from the outside. So lip side ("grooved") away from the engine.
I am having the same troubles with sprockets and previous owners as you are, i found myself a 1992 model a few weeks ago
this is what i found under the sprocket cover
a new lock tab from wemoto sorted that but i was unsure of sprocket orientation same as you.
I noticed some slack in the cush drive aswell and this is what i found after removing the rear wheel..
The cush drive has fallen appart and was shimmed with four washers
i have replaced the rear wheel bearings and the cush drive bearing and a new cush drive was ordered from cmsl which will hopefully arrive soon
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