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Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 221,387
Posted By thealaskan
Good Lord. What a passage.

Good Lord. What a passage.
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 221,387
Posted By thealaskan
World class ... !

Greetings from California. What a world class adventure and documentary! Kudos indeed.

I stumbled upon your report days ago and just now caught up through it all, intrigue and admiration from...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 24,296
Posted By thealaskan
What, the OP can't even supply a dealer?

What, the OP can't even supply a dealer?
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 121,575
Posted By thealaskan
Your doing a fine job Brian !! If I have a...

Your doing a fine job Brian !!

If I have a critique, which I really don't, but maybe focus more on you and your trip. Don't worry so much about us assholes.
This will always be something you...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,383
Posted By thealaskan
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 11-06-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,936
Posted By thealaskan
A 30 mile commute? Worried about putting miles...

A 30 mile commute? Worried about putting miles on your bike? Worried about traffic? LOL Get a truck. I'm sorry but that sounds purely pussified to me.

I work in home energy inspections, EUC...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-06-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,551
Posted By thealaskan
I bought the 76 S circa 2002 as memory serves,...

I bought the 76 S circa 2002 as memory serves, for snowmobiling the back country of Alaska. It worked flawlessly and I never got lost, that was the point. In fact I still have it, and it still works...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 1,691,042
Posted By thealaskan
Hell of a good way to kill off some idle time......

Hell of a good way to kill off some idle time... catching up on your adventure... damn !! And here I thought riding my FXR from Alaska to Los Mexico was a feat !
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 56,807
Posted By thealaskan
Got caught up, good read and some great pics!

Got caught up, good read and some great pics!
Forum: Alaska 10-21-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,982
Posted By thealaskan
Good to see you're toughing it out. I know this...

Good to see you're toughing it out. I know this time of year well. 3 years Ft. Rich, 5 years Anchorage, 14 years Chugiak. I tried not to put my bike away until late Oct, early Nov, not a lot diff...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,677
Posted By thealaskan
Read your thread, wished you would have posted...

Read your thread, wished you would have posted more in line, but must a' been hella problem with Liz... Whichever and nevertheless, you made up for it, great pics and ride story.

Good job, great...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 37,583
Posted By thealaskan
Thumb Only spent a couple weeks in So. Africa back in...

Only spent a couple weeks in So. Africa back in 07, but I truly loved it. Looking forward to more of those DSLR pics & ride report.

ps: somnambulate, now that's rarely used English in these...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,971
Views: 2,129,648
Posted By thealaskan
Packed lite for my 3500 mile solo run from...

Packed lite for my 3500 mile solo run from Anchorage to Los Angeles. A rain suit (only needed once), bivi if needed, lite down bag stuffed and 3/4 mattress, a few pair of disposable socks &...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 532,223
Posted By thealaskan
Well, after reading the intro salvo I couldn't...

Well, after reading the intro salvo I couldn't bother through another 63 pages of smoke & mirrors. Sorry in advance if that offends anyone.

The main ingredients any stuffed up EPA regulated air...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,708
Posted By thealaskan
What clip - vent line ?

What clip - vent line ?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By thealaskan
No help here except a bump, but... ... got...

No help here except a bump, but...

... got it back.....:freaky ..... c o o l !!

Well....... depends. I had a cool car stolen my insurance co. was ready to settle on, to my benefit, then the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 39,845
Posted By thealaskan
Beautiful seat. Comfy long haul is the question?...

Beautiful seat. Comfy long haul is the question? I've owned a lot of bikes and put on a lot of road miles all told, many long distance runs including Anchorage to Los Angeles for one... the best seat...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,812
Posted By thealaskan
Groovy endings are groovy. :1drink

Groovy endings are groovy. :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 222,089
Posted By thealaskan
Indeed all that.

Indeed all that.
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 1,815,011
Posted By thealaskan
Fucking hell. What a story. Just nothing to say...

Fucking hell. What a story. Just nothing to say that makes any real difference.

The story of Ozy's adventure, a strangely beautiful story.
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 222,089
Posted By thealaskan
Well it took a while, good part of last night and...

Well it took a while, good part of last night and today first thing, but I got through the whole report. I couldn't stop reading about this trip !

Impressive indeed. It's all been said, but still...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,994
Posted By thealaskan
Coming from Alaska (no sales tax), now in...

Coming from Alaska (no sales tax), now in California, I'm not paying the dealer mark ups here for a new bike + the 9.5% sales tax + set up + CARB + bla bla. I'd go to Oregon first and set up a $50...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,994
Posted By thealaskan
OTD means "out the door", sales tax, dealer prep,...

OTD means "out the door", sales tax, dealer prep, license, etc. etc. Varies state by state, stealer... I mean dealer by dealer.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-13-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 783,829
Posted By thealaskan
http://i.pbase.com/u47/thealaskan/upload/33926885....

http://i.pbase.com/u47/thealaskan/upload/33926885.KluaneLakeRegion.jpg

The Alcan, Kluane Lake region, Yukon. Solo trip from Alaska to Los Angeles.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By thealaskan
Thanks !

Thanks !
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By thealaskan
07 990 vs. 2010... ??

Found an 07 loaded, with only 4500 miles ! A few thousand savings, more if you count the accessories. What would I be giving up vs. a new one ?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,395
Posted By thealaskan
I call bull. Mount and dismount so long as you...

I call bull. Mount and dismount so long as you get on and go. Practice makes perfection as they say, and pretty soon you'll be riding like the Lone Ranger and hardly a notice.
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,032
Posted By thealaskan
Damn that was quick. Not diddle-dallying at the...

Damn that was quick. Not diddle-dallying at the pubs along the way I recon. Lots of missing reports betwix SF and Fairbanks, near 4000 miles. But having done it 5 times I can imagine the Alcan...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,299
Posted By thealaskan
Eh? 4 pages so far about 1" of suspension travel on...

4 pages so far about 1" of suspension travel on an $18k + bike... ? Beware you won't have it 3 months before you put more into accessories than new Ohlins would cost.

I rode my Harley FXR4 from...
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