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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-21-2013, 03:50 PM
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Views: 23,546
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Ivanhoe-2001 Clinton, MS

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Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 25,146
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Alaska

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Great report thanks for the effort. Made the trip in July of 2011. Your videos brought the trip back...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,657
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Wee to Yukon

Made a 7000 mile trip up there on my Wee in 2011. Part of the trip included a ferry ride south from Haines to Prince Rupert. Amazingly some of the bike riders did not have tie downs and just left...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 425,112
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Radian to AK

Made the almost same trip in July of 2011. It was not as cold but had plenty of rain and wet feet, yuck. Your report brought memories of the 2011 trip. The road between TOK and Anchorage was...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Spot

Thanks for keeping us posted. I made the trip last year crossing into to Canada in about the same spot. Lookforward to the pictures from today in Glacier. Keep up the good work and hope the guys are...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 263,489
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Tok

If you pick this up before you make Tok, be sure to stop at the Visitors Center at the junction of Hwy 1 and Hwy 2. There is a pair of wolves in a glass case inside the center. You will be looking...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 263,489
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
pics

You can do any or all of the picture scenaros. Mountains, signs, glaciers, animals, etc with you or your bike in the foreground would be good. thanks, ic
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 263,489
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
no pics

I keep wondering why no pictures. We can get pics of animals etc but no ride pictures. Is this because there is a money motive for a utube presentation? I do not know if that is good or bad but it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,496
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
bags

I like the bags. What are they? Rode my 04 Wee to Anchorage and back last year, you got to love those bikes. They remind me of a small dog that does not know he is small. They are just up for...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 263,489
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Alaska

Made the trip last July. Just remember there was and probably still is road construction ( mostly gravel with rolling terraces) for 240 miles between Haines Junction Yukon and Tok, AK. The problem...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,832
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
loaded

I made the trip last July. I did the same thing you did, took too much stuff. My wife met me in Anchorage and she brought back a large bag on the plane. I was riding a DL 650 and the trip home was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
return

Thanks Jack,
I would love to bring my wife to Bryson City in September if we can work it out. Be nice to get together with yall.
Yeah, the bike is still not clean. I have it on the lift and will...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 502,957
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Stalling

If this is a filter issue it seems that it would be consistant. The filter is not going to unclog itself. Sounds a little like moisture and the ECM. If this happens where you can use a hair dryer and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Day 25 Macleod to Billings and the truck

Left Fort Macleod early and made it to the border crossing. Chose to go through Lethbridge since the border crossing was open 24 hours. The guard was the typical unfriendly type. Wonder what the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Day 24 the long day

Rode from Prince George to Fort Macleod a distance of 624 miles. Bought gas in McBride and asked the attendant what was between there and Jasper she said- Nothing! This was the longest single day but...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Day 23 Prince Rupert-Prince George

We got off the ferry and through customs around 4:00 AM. It was raining again and a little chilly. I headed out of town and found myself riding along with the 4 Harley riders that were on the ferry....
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Day 21-23

The ferry was over a hour late and it took some time to load the containers that were waiting. The skill of the truck driver loading those big containers was appreciated. He would have to back the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Day 20

The ride between Haines Junction and Haines is high mountains and very pretty. There were two problems. The first was 22 miles of road construction which were easier, probably because I had gotten...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Thanks Jack. Yeah the Wee is the right bike. I...

Thanks Jack. Yeah the Wee is the right bike. I noticed several of the riders making comments while waiting for the ferry about the road. Seems we were all in agreement that the road got better or we...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Last set of the pictures are up

Got home about 6:12 PM tonight. Drove 832 miles in 13 and 1/2 hours (Salina, KS to Clinton, MS). Will post some verbage tomorrow. ic
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Finally have internet

There are several days and many pictures to post. I will get to it asap but not tonight. Put over 900 miles on the truck today and will be gone soon. In Salina, Kansas tonight and will put in the 14...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Day 19

Got up and going leaving the cabin about 6:45 local time. Got some gas and headed for the bad road on the way to Haines Junction. Thirty one miles from Tok in the rain after seeing only 3 cars going...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
day 18

The plane left at 6:AM Anchorage time so we had to get up early to make sure the car was returned, luggage checked etc. I rode the bike and parked it while Drucy drove the rental back to Hertz. Met...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Day 14,15 & 16

Drucy came in late Thursday night. We made a trip up to Talkeetna near Mount McKinley Friday.. We kept seeing Mt. McKinley and questioned was that really it. We asked and sure enough the day was...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Day 13

Hung out in Anchorage and found some rubber boots with steel toes. Hope they do not bust my back side by siding out from under me. Feet will be happy now in the rain. Also took the Signal Dynamics...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Day 12

Made it to Anchorage about 11:00 Central time. It rained most of the way here but it was only 120 miles or so. Found a room at the Creekwood Inn. It is $100 a night including tax. This is an OK...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Day 11

Left Beaver Creek later than usual. The Alcan between there and Tok is just terrible. It reminds me of the streets in Jackson but it is gravel. This goes on for 200 miles. There are stretches were...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
day 10

Got off the Ferry at Haines and got lost trying to find the road to Beaver Creek. The GPS found me and it worked out. This was supposed to be as good as the way into Skagway. For me they do not...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
day 9 I think

There was a lady at the motel asked me where I was from. I said Clinton, Mississippi. She looked puzzled and asked now where is Mississippi? It is way down south all the way to the Gulf, the what,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Jay

The post concerning Jay and Roger did not make it so will try to re-create that one. Those are the two guys I met in Grande Cache from Alabama. Jay rides a new Connie and Roger an ST 1300. They left...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Toad River

It is 1:35 AM here. I crashed last night and got some real good shut eye. Thanks Jack for the encouragement. My mood changes with the weather and it is dark out now so it must be neutral. Find myself...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
day 8

Heard you are really there when you do not know what day it is. Yep had to asked twice now what day of the week this is. Left the motel( Shepherd's Inn) at 8:17 this morning in the rain. The ride...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Day 7

Walked around the motel late last night and spotted two Alabama tagged bikes. The desk attendant told me they were in room 125. Walked over there and the room door was open so I stuck my head in. You...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Day 6

Left the Canmore Holiday Inn early this morning, well not really early. Stopped at McDonald's for a real big breakfast thinking that might be it for the day. Got on the Parkway -paid the toll and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Day 5

I left the cabin older than me, around 7:00. Made it to the Canadian Border without incident other than horses and cows in the road. There are some pics of the horses that just came wandering out of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
day 4

Left Billings at 6 am Mountain time. The weather was clear with a temperature of 66. The plan for today was to make to East Glacier National Park. The ride was to be just over 350 miles and it was. I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Day 3

Stayed in Sturgis last night at the Holiday Inn Express. Waited for breakfast and made a pig out of myself. I just up and admitted it to the Breakfast staff. They acted as though they were used to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
day 2

I made Sturgis tonight. Put 837 miles on today. Also went by Rushmore on the way in. Biggest pain today was I-29 was closed all over the place. Flooding is really bad around Omaha. Finally got fed up...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Friday

Ok, made it to Mound City, Mo today. That is 750.1 miles in the truck, yeah the truck. The external temperature guage read as high as 103 today, was proud of the truck. I-29 is closed just North of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,485
Posted By Ivanhoe-2001
Gear

Gear:
Here are just a few things about the gear for this trip. The bike is a 04 DL 650 with just fewer than 5000 miles on it. I bought it last September from the original owner with 2300 miles on...
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