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...

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...

Alex Tavitian-66,000 Miles and Still Dry

Alex Tavitian-66,000 Miles and Still Dry

Alex rides a 2009 R1200GS Adventure with (almost 66,000 miles).  He was born in Lebanon but became a citizen in 1983. HIs favorite experience is when he crossed Mexico North to South to visit Guatemala, then crossed Mexico again South to North.  Just unbelievable...

John Harkins-From Pie to Mud It’s All Good

John Harkins-From Pie to Mud It’s All Good

John comes from Michigan and has a 1200GSA and an 1150GSA. He was kind enough to answer some questions in between rides. One of my favorite features are the fold open lunch tables! I would only choose a top loading bag built for durability and function. They work!...

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