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Forum: Americas 06-18-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,933
Posted By Yukon Jon
I'll throw a vote in for AirBnB as well. Download...

I'll throw a vote in for AirBnB as well. Download the app for your phone, pull it up when you roll into wherever, and let it show you some super cheap options that you would never find otherwise....
Forum: Alaska 04-19-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By Yukon Jon
Yeah, if you need a spot to crash between...

Yeah, if you need a spot to crash between Whitehorse and Dawson, drop a line, I'll be around for that week, since the other fellow I work with is off. I might not be able to get too far, as I'll be...
Forum: Alaska 03-02-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By Yukon Jon
Lots of opportunities to catch grayling, pike,...

Lots of opportunities to catch grayling, pike, trout, salmon in the Yukon and on either side, (B.C. /A.K.) you won't have trouble finding spots.
The milepost is a good suggestion, but it's a big...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,107
Posted By Yukon Jon
This. + 1 The Denali is fantastic. ...

This. + 1

The Denali is fantastic.
Assume you will get rained on, prepare for it to be colder than you'd think, and be ready for anything. That's what an adventure is all about, right?

...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,379
Posted By Yukon Jon
All practical considerations aside, you mention...

All practical considerations aside, you mention in your OP that you just WANT a Sprint more. At the end of the day, we all want to ride the bike that excites us, more than the one that might be more...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 408,394
Posted By Yukon Jon
I'll echo what a lot of others have already said;...

I'll echo what a lot of others have already said; I spend a fair amount of time on this site, I've lurked for years and only recently even registered. I'll probably only ever amount to a handful of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,729
Posted By Yukon Jon
Lots to see and do in Halifax, great local music,...

Lots to see and do in Halifax, great local music, fun and unique restaurants, and you should have great weather for your time in Nova Scotia. Hopefully the rest of your attempts at some off the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,070
Posted By Yukon Jon
There's lots of information floating around about...

There's lots of information floating around about it, but having spent the last couple weeks tutoring my wife (who passed her road test today, actually) I would have to say that my biggest piece of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 42,894
Posted By Yukon Jon
Off to a solid start, good luck, if you need...

Off to a solid start, good luck, if you need anything when you're passing through the Yukon, drop a line.
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 87,952
Posted By Yukon Jon
Off to a great start

Hey, congrats on the start of what promises to be a pretty grand adventure.
If you need a place to crash, or a hand in the Yukon, drop a PM, I'm on the Tent Space thread.
- Jon
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,616
Posted By Yukon Jon
Living in the North, I'll agree with the need for...

Living in the North, I'll agree with the need for a cheap rain suit. I wear "waterproof" gear as well, but keep a cheap suit in a saddlebag to throw on as well. Cheap insurance to keep warm and dry...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-15-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 531,655
Posted By Yukon Jon
Spot to crash in the Yukon.

No Yukon ADVer's signed up yet?

Well, anyone passing through the territory will most likely have to drive through Carmacks, so might as well throw the invite out there.

Carmacks is about an...
Forum: Americas 04-10-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,468
Posted By Yukon Jon
You're right about the Fjord Express, I was...

You're right about the Fjord Express, I was thinking of the Alaksa Marine Highway, (Ferry) as has already been noted and corrected. If you're spending two days in Skagway, as you've mentioned, then...
Forum: Americas 03-04-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,468
Posted By Yukon Jon
I'll second the notion that it's an ambitious...

I'll second the notion that it's an ambitious plan for 24 days. But you know better than anyone else what you're capable or riding, and some of us enjoy long days in the saddle more than others. It...
Forum: Racing 02-08-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 22,075
Posted By Yukon Jon
I have a trusty gel pad that's gotten me across...

I have a trusty gel pad that's gotten me across the country before, and I'm still young and stubborn enough to think the 250 is a good idea...
Besides, sometimes it's the bad ideas that make for a...
Forum: Racing 02-07-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 22,075
Posted By Yukon Jon
Jumping in midstream...

So it looks like I'll be the only one signed up on a 250 for now then?
Guess it was finally time to quit lurking on the forum and jump in.

- Jon
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