Jesse Luggage Blog

Al Jesse crashes the Dakar

Al Jesse crashes the Dakar

Did you know that the Paris-Dakar motocross race did not actually finish in Dakar, but in a small town just outside it named Lac Rose? And that in 1986, the first rider to cross the finish line was Al Jesse? ‘I was traveling through Tunisia, Algeria, Niger and Mali...

Sopirinye Victor Hart From Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Sopirinye Victor Hart From Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Victor choose Jesse Luggage for his 2015 Yamaha Super Tenere ES because of the reputation for reliability, durability and protection they give in case of a crash. He hasn't had a chance to travel outside his country on this bike but on a previous bike he went to...

Steve Srednick’s Stable

Steve Srednick’s Stable

Steve sent me these photos after he let me know he received his order.  He was the first customer to receive his luggage for the Africa Twin.  He only has the Africa Twin now.  His Africa Twin still allows him to continue to ride as he has an issue with his shifting...

Africa Twin-Adjust Your Center of Gravity-Mounting

Africa Twin-Adjust Your Center of Gravity-Mounting

The stiffener plate for the Africa Twin will be available for purchase separately from Jesse Luggage. This gives added piece of mind for people that have the stock Honda top box. Great way to stiffen up the stock plastic parts. Everyone knows the stock Honda Africa...

Africa Twin-Adjust Your Center of Gravity

Africa Twin-Adjust Your Center of Gravity

We are finally ready! The 8" bags are 78.9 Liters combined and 35" overall which are narrower than the handle bars.  You can adjust your bags 5" forward and back.  The front angled is designed for hard offroad and paddling in the sand. Above photo is 8" bags with 45L...

Glen Heggstad Striking Viking

Glen Heggstad Striking Viking

Glen has been using Jesse Bags since 2002 on seven different motorcycles. When I asked Glen why he choose Jesse Luggage he said I choose Jesse Luggage not only for the massive storage capabilities and high tech design but also for the phenomenal durability necessary...

Motobriiz-Chain Oiler Review

Motobriiz-Chain Oiler Review

I usually ride a shaft drive bike, so when faced with riding a bike with a chain for the first time in 20 years, I ha...d some relearning to do. Most motorcyclists know that if you have a chain drive then, except in extreme conditions such as desert sand riding, you...

Kimberly Lane and Joseph Savant 2 Years RTW

Kimberly Lane and Joseph Savant 2 Years RTW

Kim on a 2008 BMW 1200GS and Joseph on a 2012 BMW 1200GSA are from Dallas, TX.  They are planning a 2 year trip around the world.  From the US (Texas to Alaska and back), Canada, Mexico and then on to South America.  Follow their adventure here to see where they are...

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