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Forum: Alaska 07-27-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,502
Posted By AKTREADs
Save yourself some grief- Install All Balls...

Save yourself some grief-

Install All Balls Fork Seals #28-129
&
All Balls Front (#25-1195) & Rear(25-1056)Double sealed Wheel Bearings.
Forum: Alaska 06-24-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By AKTREADs
H2O pump drive gear was replaced during...

H2O pump drive gear was replaced during pump/impeller/seal rebuild?

Drive gear pin is installed?

Over Temperatures are actual or indicated?
Forum: Alaska 05-24-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By AKTREADs
R1200 (#541 filter) & first yr production...

R1200 (#541 filter) & first yr production F650/F800 (#357 filter) use a 76mm-12 filter wrench.
R1200GSW (#779 filter) & R1100/1150 (#845 filter)& present F650/F800 (#357 filter) use a 76mm-14...
Forum: Alaska 05-23-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By AKTREADs
op- seriously!

op-
seriously!
Forum: Alaska 05-06-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,267
Posted By AKTREADs
gregp, Which tire(s) are you looking for & to...

gregp,
Which tire(s) are you looking for & to fit which bike?

No HD's
No Exceptions
Forum: Alaska 04-13-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,587
Posted By AKTREADs
Check Federal DOT regulations prior to getting...

Check Federal DOT regulations prior to getting too carried away.

Lights & Reflectors to outline - Length Width & Height.

Headlights-White
Sides-Orange/Amber
Rear-Red

White reflector tape...
Forum: Alaska 04-07-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,772
Posted By AKTREADs
Pint, You could relocate to the lower 48 states...

Pint,
You could relocate to the lower 48 states for better deals.
or
Purchase from conus & ship or ride back up to AK.
Forum: Alaska 04-06-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,361
Posted By AKTREADs
Bears unlike dogs(coyotes/wolves)&...

Bears unlike dogs(coyotes/wolves)& cats(cougars/lynx)will not & do not have to come from down wind to sent you.

Dogs or Cats, either wild or domestic,are dumber that a box of hammers compared to...
Forum: Alaska 04-02-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By AKTREADs
The moral of the story is that you get what you...

The moral of the story is that you get what you pay for.

With 2 contact patches on the road-choose wisely!

Good to hear that you didn't have a get-off.
Forum: Alaska 02-28-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,434
Posted By AKTREADs
A grizzly hackled MOSQUITO dry fly works wonders...

A grizzly hackled MOSQUITO dry fly works wonders for grayling.
Jim River 3 has some 18"-20" grayling(upstream).

A spinning reel attached to the fly rod w/ 6Lb test to cast a #11/#13 silver/black...
Forum: Alaska 02-26-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,434
Posted By AKTREADs
think ARCTIC CHAR & LAKE TROUT on the North...

think

ARCTIC CHAR & LAKE TROUT on the North Slope.

Beats the hell out of combat fishing the Kenai any day of the week.
Forum: Alaska 02-25-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By AKTREADs
Bob, Just a thought- Meeting at one of the...

Bob,
Just a thought-
Meeting at one of the "Hi Test"/Espresso shops in town may render a better "Air Head" turn-out.

No possible DWI politics !! either.
Forum: Alaska 02-07-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 30,545
Posted By AKTREADs
AK650- Comparing the Heidenau K60 50/50 tire to...

AK650-
Comparing the Heidenau K60 50/50 tire to the Metzeler Karoo 10/90 tire is equivalent to comparing apples to oranges.
Any of the 10/90 tires will warrant you approximately 3-4000mi & then you...
Forum: Alaska 02-05-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By AKTREADs
Depending on year of manufacture & mileage on...

Depending on year of manufacture & mileage on bike-

Double the weight of fork oil in the front legs & add 1" to the level w/ new seals/wipers.
Check static length of springs during...
Forum: Alaska 02-02-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 30,545
Posted By AKTREADs
jfman, You are aware,the new Heidenau K60 to...

jfman,
You are aware,the new Heidenau K60 to the RH side in above picture is the old block version of the 140/80-17" rear tire.

The latest production Heidenau K60 Scout has the full center...
Forum: Alaska 01-28-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 926
Posted By AKTREADs
Mother Nature will clear the road .... in time - ...

Mother Nature will clear the road .... in time -
Horsetail Falls & Bridal Veil Falls may change from the last time you witnessed them.

Currently the only access to Valdez is by boat or air!
Forum: Alaska 01-14-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,971
Posted By AKTREADs
smitty141- the pic of the GSA is actually clean...

smitty141-
the pic of the GSA is actually clean compared to most that run the 950+ mile round trip from Fbks to Deadhorse.
Continuous rain will completely cover cyl/jugs.
redish mud from above the...
Forum: Alaska 08-23-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,620
Posted By AKTREADs
$30.00 a wheel here @ADVCycleWorks in Fbks. or ...

$30.00 a wheel here @ADVCycleWorks in Fbks.
or
An hour lift ride if we pull/re-install wheels for $70.00hr.
Forum: Alaska 05-21-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By AKTREADs
Purchase a length of AeroQuip double braided...

Purchase a length of AeroQuip double braided teflon & associated fittings to manufacture your own.
Works for aircraft.
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By AKTREADs
Alcan Rider, A problem w/ banjo fitting copper...

Alcan Rider,
A problem w/ banjo fitting copper washers??

Lightly Draw File/sand the burr off & re-use.
or
Install 1/16" thick aluminum aircraft washers.

Works on AeroQuip braided stainless...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,571
Posted By AKTREADs
After installing LED Turn Signals- Disconnect...

After installing LED Turn Signals-
Disconnect the battery for a couple minutes.
Reconnect battery.
Lamp Warning will go out.
Forum: Alaska 05-05-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By AKTREADs
Tire Rack dot com Delivered to your door in...

Tire Rack dot com

Delivered to your door in a couple days-DONE.
Forum: Alaska 04-29-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 19,105
Posted By AKTREADs
Have a set of Heidenau K60's mounted & don't look...

Have a set of Heidenau K60's mounted & don't look back as the H K60's will take you 2X the distance compared to TKC 80's!
Forum: Alaska 04-27-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,596
Posted By AKTREADs
Are You! Ever been there? Didn't think...

Are You!

Ever been there?

Didn't think so.
Forum: Alaska 04-04-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 30,545
Posted By AKTREADs
sewerman, Clean the bead seat area of your rims...

sewerman,
Clean the bead seat area of your rims - clean enough to eat off of.
Hand wire brush any rubber etc from the rim.
Wipe Clean.
Lube w/ tire mount soap(Murphy's is my recommendation)
...
Forum: Alaska 03-30-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By AKTREADs
Jacob Timm contact info

Jacob Timm to the white courtesy 'phone.
or
If you know of an individual named Jacob Timm.

Have him contact us.

nine zero seven
four,five,seven-four,two,five,nine.

Thanks
Forum: Alaska 03-30-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 30,545
Posted By AKTREADs
140 to 150 tire choice- A couple years ago when...

140 to 150 tire choice-
A couple years ago when the 150-17's weren't available-
A hundred+ loaded R1100/1150/1200 riders/bikes didn't have any issues running the narrower 140 tire.

We have...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By AKTREADs
Ron from BC- Pitch the Dyna Beads & Mount...

Ron from BC-
Pitch the Dyna Beads &
Mount tire/seat beads/break bead approximately 6" length on top side &
install 1oz in front & 1.5oz in rear wheel of 6mm Air Soft Beads in tubeless tires.
...
Forum: Alaska 08-19-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By AKTREADs
Verify the rear sprocket bolt size prior to...

Verify the rear sprocket bolt size prior to purchasing,depending on year of manufacture you have an 8mm or 10mm size option.
We have OEM sprockets & RK 525 chain in stock.
Forum: Alaska 07-23-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By AKTREADs
Safety Seal/North Shore Labs in Peabody MA.-self...

Safety Seal/North Shore Labs in Peabody MA.-self vulcanizing plugs is the best option.

Having to goop/seal a plug is a waste of time.
A mushroom plug will fail when tire pressure decreases.
...
Forum: Alaska 06-10-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Posted By AKTREADs
FLARider1, Andy-We hope all is well for you &...

FLARider1,
Andy-We hope all is well for you & yours in the SE.
Forum: Alaska 05-23-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 30,545
Posted By AKTREADs
marbee- The Heidenau K60 150/70-17' & 18" tires...

marbee-
The Heidenau K60 150/70-17' & 18" tires are a piece of cake to mount compared to the 130/80-17" rear tires.
A 50/50(K60) or 10/90(TKC/Karoo) tire by design has a lower speed & lower maximum...
Forum: Alaska 04-23-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 16,410
Posted By AKTREADs
Adventure Cycle WorksLLCis Open for Business ...

Adventure Cycle WorksLLCis Open for Business

Skies are clear,Temps in the low 60's(above)Snow is GONE

A couple mosquito's around!!


Heidenau's in stock
Forum: Alaska 04-05-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By AKTREADs
Why back track all the way to Wasilla for a walk...

Why back track all the way to Wasilla for a walk around??

We're open 24/7
May to Sept
Forum: Alaska 03-17-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 16,410
Posted By AKTREADs
GregsBro/Scott, Your Heidenau's are...

GregsBro/Scott,
Your Heidenau's are warm/awaiting your arrival.

Ambient this AM in the interior is -22F.

A couple months it will be green.
Forum: Alaska 03-15-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 16,410
Posted By AKTREADs
Kevin, It's all in the preparation A clean...

Kevin,
It's all in the preparation
A clean rim/bead seat is key

Murphy's tire mount soap/lube takes the fight out of those Heidenau's!!
Forum: Alaska 03-14-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 16,410
Posted By AKTREADs
Shoot us an e-mail for your tire of choice &...

Shoot us an e-mail for your tire of choice & we'll send you an invoice.
Shipping in AK-extra
Sorry-No shipping out of Alaska.

I strongly suggest cleaning/wire brushing the rim/bead seat of any...
Forum: Alaska 03-14-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 16,410
Posted By AKTREADs
Deals for ADVer's-of course, I'll...

Deals for ADVer's-of course,
I'll pull/mount/balance/reinstall while you watch in 1/2hr for lift ride/time.

Which rear tire,the Heidenau K60 or K76????
What front tire do you plan on running on...
Forum: Alaska 03-11-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 30,545
Posted By AKTREADs
Heidenau K60's in pic above are mounted correctly...

Heidenau K60's in pic above are mounted correctly by design.

Mefo 90/90-21 runs opposite by design.
Forum: Alaska 03-11-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 16,410
Posted By AKTREADs
Heidenau K60's & K76's in stock. There are...

Heidenau K60's & K76's in stock.

There are those that run Heidenau's & those that wish they have!!
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