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Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,701
Posted By NorthernBoxer
I bent my Touratech bars with a few slow speed...

I bent my Touratech bars with a few slow speed drops. Replaced them with Altrider. I haven't tested the Altrider in the same way but I really like the fit and finish and they seem like they would...
Forum: Alaska 09-17-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 44,456
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Let's see a pic or two of that rocket ship when...

Let's see a pic or two of that rocket ship when you're on your way! :clap
Forum: Alaska 08-16-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By NorthernBoxer
They'll only say no if you ask. It's not like...

They'll only say no if you ask. It's not like there's a toll booth. Not a lot of rules in McCarthy.
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,096
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Day 8 was a short run down to Team Pterodactyl...

Day 8 was a short run down to Team Pterodactyl Montana Outpost near Helena to stay with gracious hosts Kevin and Annie Huddy. Kevin has an absolutely awesome fully outfitted shop complete with...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,096
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Day 7 started with Belgian Waffles and Bacon at...

Day 7 started with Belgian Waffles and Bacon at the only place I could find that was open as early as I was, for some reason, up, packed, and on the road.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,096
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Day 6 I awoke, packed up camp and went back into...

Day 6 I awoke, packed up camp and went back into the touristy town of Jasper for breakfast. I found a nice little coffee shop with great coffee and a really good cinnamon roll. I chatted for a bit...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,096
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Day 5 and my mission today was to find a new rear...

Day 5 and my mission today was to find a new rear tire, get it mounted to my wheel, and make it to Jasper; but first I had to make a stop at Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway in Dawson Creek for the...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Mink oil made my Sidi's stop squeaking. Make...

Mink oil made my Sidi's stop squeaking. Make sure you are thourough about getting it in every nook and cranny.
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,096
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Day 4 my plan was to get to Fort Saint John or...

Day 4 my plan was to get to Fort Saint John or farther to set up getting to Jasper the next day. I was becoming concerned with the life of my rear tire, however. I was beginning to realize that I...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,096
Posted By NorthernBoxer
It's turning out to be hard to find time/wifi to...

It's turning out to be hard to find time/wifi to post updates on this thing... I guess that's a good thing... But I finally find myself with a few minutes and some fast wifi at Leo Burrito in Radium...
Forum: Alaska 05-31-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 44,456
Posted By NorthernBoxer
I believe I can fly!

http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i137/marshallcontent/6%20National%20Parks%20Tour%202014/3A82CF3C-A24C-4D82-B265-3EF6F13D57DD.jpg

Somewhere along the Alaska Highway... I'm in Teslin now.
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,096
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Day 2

It began to rain on my tent in the night which made me dread the morning. It sucks to have to pack up camp in the rain. Luckily it had stopped by the morning and things were just a little damp. I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,096
Posted By NorthernBoxer
My first two days of riding were pretty big days...

My first two days of riding were pretty big days and I've ridden about 820 miles so far. The first day I made a run for the boarder and made it to Beaver Creek. It was raining in Anchorage when I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,096
Posted By NorthernBoxer
The bike is all packed and ready to go. Tomorrow...

The bike is all packed and ready to go. Tomorrow I make a run for the boarder. I'm aiming to land in Beaver Creek, YT. :clap
...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By NorthernBoxer
All good

The problem is all sorted and the victim of the missing side stand bolt is on her way again.

Apparently tow truck drivers from Lake Louise keep replacement 2007 BMW R1200R side stand bolts in...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,096
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Been there, done that:...

Been there, done that: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=311613

... Have the sticker.
Forum: Alaska 05-24-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 44,456
Posted By NorthernBoxer
I'm about to fly

Starting Next Friday, the 30th of May, I am embarking on a 23 day, 6800 mile adventure to visit 6 National Parks (Jasper, Banff, Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and North Cascades) and Friends and...
Forum: Alaska 05-24-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 44,456
Posted By NorthernBoxer
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Alaska 05-24-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 25,308
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Starting on Friday, the 30th of May, the "6...

Starting on Friday, the 30th of May, the "6 National Park Tour"!

http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i137/marshallcontent/6%20National%20Parks%20Tour%202014/20e5a7c6-bba6-451d-8013-3525d6be0b0e.png...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,096
Posted By NorthernBoxer
6 National Parks Tour

Starting Next Friday, the 30th of May, I am embarking on a 23 day, 6800 mile adventure to visit 6 National Parks (Jasper, Banff, Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and North Cascades) and Friends and...
Forum: Alaska 05-20-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By NorthernBoxer
:rolleyes and this is why I don't post very much....

:rolleyes and this is why I don't post very much. :puke1
Forum: Alaska 05-19-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Ah, I thought that was Trooper Vic I saw as I...

Ah, I thought that was Trooper Vic I saw as I passed the gas station. Didn't recognize the bike though, so I thought I was mistaken. Was that a Kawasaki Concours? I wish I would have stopped and...
Forum: Alaska 05-18-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By NorthernBoxer
My current tally is: Jasper, Banff, Glacier,...

My current tally is: Jasper, Banff, Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and North Cascades. I'm hoping to check in to TP MT Outpost myself between Glacier and Yellowstone and say high to the Huddy's....
Forum: Alaska 05-18-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Shakedown run to Seward

Beautiful day in Seward. Made the run down here for lunch and to make sure all systems are go for my "6 national parks tour" next month. Ride hard or go home!
...
Forum: Alaska 05-10-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,822
Posted By NorthernBoxer
I have to say that Kevin is the definition of...

I have to say that Kevin is the definition of class. Way to not take the bait and remain the adult in the room, Kevin. Respect.

It's true there are no "safe dates" to attempt the Dalton. You...
Forum: Alaska 05-07-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,578
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Ferry service to Skagway starts Sunday, woohoo!

Ferry service to Skagway starts Sunday, woohoo!
Forum: Alaska 05-06-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 44,456
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Mom's on the boat. But not before an infusion of...

Mom's on the boat. But not before an infusion of the best (and quite possibly the most expensive) little fried side stripe shrimp you will ever have. Mmmmm mmm!, I love Varly's!
...
Forum: Alaska 05-05-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,840
Posted By NorthernBoxer
You've heard this one. I was going to say they...

You've heard this one. I was going to say they would duct tape an old flashlight to the celing in it's place. :lol3
Forum: Alaska 05-05-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,840
Posted By NorthernBoxer
How many KLR riders does it take to replace a...

How many KLR riders does it take to replace a light bulb?
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,259
Posted By NorthernBoxer
I too have the little Setechi remote for the...

I too have the little Setechi remote for the iPhone. I like it, it works great. I like to keep the phone in my jacket so I am not attached to the bike, but I find that it is essential to be able to...
Forum: Alaska 04-25-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,578
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Hope you're wrong, I just made reservations to...

Hope you're wrong, I just made reservations to arrive in Skagway on June 19th
Forum: Alaska 04-09-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,288
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Assume everyone on the road is drunk or texting...

Assume everyone on the road is drunk or texting or both, and ride like it.

... Also, wait to drink until you know you will not have to ride (or drive) again that day.
Forum: Alaska 04-07-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Damit! ...next time I'll leave the...

Damit!


...next time I'll leave the english corrections to you.
Forum: Alaska 04-06-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By NorthernBoxer
Who's here? Our here? His here? My here?

Who's here? Our here? His here? My here?
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,650
Posted By NorthernBoxer
What I don't get is the bike in the tent with you...

What I don't get is the bike in the tent with you thing. I understand big ass tent for old guys and I see how it would be comfortable. Not really my style though, I like keeping things fairly fast...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,650
Posted By NorthernBoxer
I don't get it. And nobody has yet given me an...

I don't get it. And nobody has yet given me an explination to make me think this is a good idea.

Why would you want your bike in the tent with you?
Forum: Alaska 09-22-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 44,456
Posted By NorthernBoxer
anxious to see a picture of this color-matched...

anxious to see a picture of this color-matched Unigo trailer hooked up to your bike and hear your impressions on it's performance.

Looks like a great time down in the states.

Ride fast, take...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By NorthernBoxer
But seriously, I actually did this very thing. ...

But seriously, I actually did this very thing. The bike came with EXP's and I replaced the rear with a normal Tourance when the EXP wore out. No issues.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By NorthernBoxer
My R1200GS came with the R1200GS, too! :D

My R1200GS came with the R1200GS, too!

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,747
Posted By NorthernBoxer
2010 Camhead GS... No particular reason why...

2010 Camhead GS...

No particular reason why it's better over others, I just love my bike.

I event test rode the new water boxer recently; only made me realize just how much I love my bike. :evil
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