ZX14R repairs on the road - replacing the fuel filter

Replacing ZX14/R Fuel Filter

I’ve had this post sitting in draft for a few months and then a friend asked about changing the fuel filter in a ZX14R today, so it was time to put everything together from my experience and publish it.

Kawasaki ZX14r out the back of Coober Pedy

Screen Test

My attempts to find the best screen for ZX14R have seen me experiment with a range of screens with varying sucess from the Laminar Lip, a few different double bubble, the Zery Gravity touring screen, and finally the MRA touring screen.

Zed is Dead!

It all started innocently enough… A friend asked me take his new GTR out for a ride to get the oil moving as he is out of action for a while. It was only going to be a short ride of around 70km just to clear out the cobwebs. So I invited my son-in-law to…

Just takin’ it easy

For those who have followed my blog may have picked up the theme that I like riding my bike and I like riding a long way.  Well that is very true.  However, I also really love sharing my rides with Deb.  These rides aren’t measured in 1,000’s of kilometers but in the number of coffee shops,…

Adventure

Today the motorcycle market is all about niche markets – sports, hyper sports, sports tourers, tourers, cruisers, trials, trail, motocross, enduro, mortard,  adventure, and the list goes on. Sometimes you just have to do inappropriate things with inappropriate equipuipment – be adventurous. Today we went for a ride into the forest. One of us was…

Finding my way home

From Port Lincoln I continued up and around the coast popping into the various settlements along the way.  It amazed me the number of these little towns on my trip that had quite prominent murals painted on walls.   In endurance riding circles Horrocks pass is the welcome to the east, the first set of true…

Heading east – part 2

There’s something very beautiful about the Nullabor.  Many just see the long drag that you have to take when going across the country.  However, it isn’t like that. The landscape and vegetation changes many times as you move through the countryside, often with little or no transition. Trees, no trees, scrub, plains, rolling hills. And…