Living On Jesse Luggage

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...

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

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...

Old School Barn Find

Old School Barn Find

As they say necessity is the mother of invention..... As Al traveled on his 1983 R80ST through Africa in 1985 he realized his current setup just wasn't cutting it.  Being there for 10 months gave him plenty of time to design the perfect luggage for long world trips. ...

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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