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Forum: Alaska 06-02-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,194
Posted By OneTraveller
[QUOTE=KHuddy;24303134]Sorry, once your name is...

[QUOTE=KHuddy;24303134]Sorry, once your name is on the list you are committed; no excuses.
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Hah, I wish. :dhorse


Mike
Forum: Alaska 06-02-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,194
Posted By OneTraveller
2014 d2d

Withdrawing my name. Work obligations will keep me in town.







HOW IN THE WORLD DO I SIGN-UP FOR D2D???????
Forum: Alaska 02-03-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,194
Posted By OneTraveller
This is a graded exercise; do your own work and...

This is a graded exercise; do your own work and do the best you can.

You must list yourself and any other members of your group. How? Easy to do:

1. Scroll to the LAST post!
2. Copy these...
Forum: Alaska 08-25-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By OneTraveller
RichAK, Thanks for stopping by the restaurant....

RichAK,
Thanks for stopping by the restaurant. :dg

Hope you enjoyed the MotoGP race, and be careful on that roof.

Mike
Forum: Alaska 08-24-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By OneTraveller
Breakfast in Girdwood Sun Aug 25

I'm in need of some sourdough pancakes so will be riding over to Girdwood Sunday Morning to eat at The Bake Shop. Anyone want to join me?

I'll leave the Eagle River Walmart at 7 and can pick up...
Forum: Alaska 08-10-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By OneTraveller
Drove it on Thursday in the cage east to west. ...

Drove it on Thursday in the cage east to west. Road is in pretty good shape. No construction. Lots of Motoquest bikes traveling it on the same day.

Gas was available at Cantwell, Tangle Lakes...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,367
Posted By OneTraveller
Ride the Multi and you'll know why. It is that...

Ride the Multi and you'll know why. It is that much better of an all around bike.

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,001
Posted By OneTraveller
I owned an 1150rt for 5 years, rode a rented...

I owned an 1150rt for 5 years, rode a rented 1200rt 2 up in the alps for a week, including the unpaved Umbrail pass, and currently own a Multistrada Granturismo.

The only reason I'd consider going...
Forum: Alaska 08-02-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By OneTraveller
MS Charity Help

Spoke to one of the organizers of the Bike MS event that is scheduled for Sept 7-8. They are looking for help with the event, specifically some motorcyclists to help with the on course stuff. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,854
Posted By OneTraveller
Here's an interesting comparison of a r1150r...

Here's an interesting comparison of a r1150r Rockster and a Monster.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=341026

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,854
Posted By OneTraveller
I don't think they are superior, just different. ...

I don't think they are superior, just different. It will really depend on what you are riding now, and how hard you really intend to push it. If you are coming off a clapped out 1972 CB 750, the...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 127,807
Posted By OneTraveller
O Trader, early opinion seems to be that the...

O Trader, early opinion seems to be that the clunking is caused by the spring preload. You can set the damping to it's default through the computer. It may have been played with on the showroom...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 127,807
Posted By OneTraveller
Showerfan, glad you are healing up ok. The Multi...

Showerfan, glad you are healing up ok. The Multi is a great bike. I'll try to answer your questions.

1. Any slip on with a de-cat pipe can increase the horsepower, but you will need to have the...
Forum: Alaska 07-25-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By OneTraveller
Sorry, I don't consider RV Parks or Mobile Home...

Sorry,
I don't consider RV Parks or Mobile Home Parks as campgrounds suitable for tents. :D

The Harley dealer is a great option, but I think they cater to motorcyclists only. You could check...
Forum: Alaska 07-25-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By OneTraveller
There are no campgrounds in town. Anchorage is a...

There are no campgrounds in town. Anchorage is a medium size US city with 300,000 people.

Best bet for camping near town is Chugach State Park. You will need to walk in a little ways as there...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 1,281,118
Posted By OneTraveller
Executive summary

Amazing bike...go ride it.

There do seem to be a couple,of minor things on the first gen 1200.

- the rear brake sucks, get used to it
- the rider mode stuff really works. But set you...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,189
Posted By OneTraveller
I guess I'm a bit confused on the power needs to...

I guess I'm a bit confused on the power needs to do these passes. I love the power of my Multi, but KLR's do these passes 2 up all the time. Why do you need 100 horsepower? He!!, they routinely do...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,310
Posted By OneTraveller
Looks like this is where the cash infusion from...

Looks like this is where the cash infusion from Hero Motorcycles is going.

Wonder what the quid-quo-pro piece will be. Will it be manufactured in India?

Mike
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,189
Posted By OneTraveller
I always find it interesting that people...

I always find it interesting that people automatically assume that the Ducati is more expensive to buy and maintain than a BMW. The base BMW 1200 GS MSRP is $15,800. The base Multistrada 1200 MSRP...
Forum: Alaska 07-21-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Posted By OneTraveller
There are a couple posted via the AK motorcycle...

There are a couple posted via the AK motorcycle meetup, or give me a shout Thurs and we'll set something up.

Did you get your license?

Mike
Forum: Alaska 07-21-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,651
Posted By OneTraveller
Baahhhhhh, That's a scary picture. Mike

Baahhhhhh, That's a scary picture.

Mike
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,189
Posted By OneTraveller
Question, you state 35% of your usage will be...

Question, you state 35% of your usage will be off-road. Do you really mean off-road (i.e. single tracks and cross country), or are you talking about dirt roads, fire roads, and the occasional two...
Forum: Alaska 07-16-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By OneTraveller
Appearances aside, this is not some POS Harley. ...

Appearances aside, this is not some POS Harley. Hildo knew exactly what he was doing.

http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=nl&u=http://www.twolefthands.nl/&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dhildo
...
Forum: Alaska 07-15-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By OneTraveller
I had read the original. It's good stuff. Will...

I had read the original. It's good stuff. Will have to find a copy of the 2.0 article.

Keith Code's Code Break articles in Motorcyclist mag are also instructive.

Keith Code's Twist of the...
Forum: Alaska 07-15-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By OneTraveller
Linky no worky without login & password. ...

Linky no worky without login & password.


Mike
Forum: Alaska 07-14-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By OneTraveller
I ended up winning the dual sport class with the...

I ended up winning the dual sport class with the Multi. Not sure that was the right class, but it was that or sport bike.

Very small showing of Adv bikes, but some cool old school stuff,...
Forum: Alaska 07-13-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,522
Posted By OneTraveller
I'm up for a Sunday morning ride. I do want to...

I'm up for a Sunday morning ride. I do want to make it to the Bear Paw show at 1, but I'm fine showing a dirty bike. She's not a garage queen.

10 am at Turner's?

Mike
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,470
Posted By OneTraveller
I worry far more about my bikes in low rent...

I worry far more about my bikes in low rent hotels then I ever do in campgrounds.

Mike
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,769
Posted By OneTraveller
My 2013 Multi has a 7,500 mile oil change...

My 2013 Multi has a 7,500 mile oil change interval, 18,000 mile valve adjustment interval, and requires new belts every 5 years. I have two local dealers, and both are good people.

As long as...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,678
Posted By OneTraveller
The Guzzi is a fine bike. The other one on your...

The Guzzi is a fine bike. The other one on your list that seems suitable is the Sprint.

Have you taken a look at either a late 1100 or early 1200 Ducati Multistrada? The 12 might be more than you...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 127,807
Posted By OneTraveller
Preload for the front forks on the Skyhook bikes...

Preload for the front forks on the Skyhook bikes is adjusted manually. There is a 19mm nut on the top of the right fork. I believe that clockwise is more preload and counterclockwise is less...
Forum: EMEA 07-11-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 906
Posted By OneTraveller
I rented a BMW in Italy (Milan) for a week a few...

I rented a BMW in Italy (Milan) for a week a few years back and can offer a couple of tips.

1. The list of items you have should be sufficient. We were not asked to verify prior riding...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 127,807
Posted By OneTraveller
Pre-load / sag

Picked up my bike from getting its 600 mile service and I asked the tech about the sag settings. He didn't know that the front preload was manually adjustable and that both the front and rear had to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By OneTraveller
Good info on bluetooth intercoms. ...

Good info on bluetooth intercoms.

http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-intercoms/bluetooth-intercom.htm

Mike
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 127,807
Posted By OneTraveller
Duckman, Sounds like it was a great trip. Glad...

Duckman,
Sounds like it was a great trip. Glad you enjoyed Alaska. Can we expect to see a ride report with pics?

Keep us informed on the forks issue.

Mike
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 127,807
Posted By OneTraveller
Sorry, but you certainly aren't pushing the Multi...

Sorry, but you certainly aren't pushing the Multi if you think the new GS is just as fast in the twisties. Only one of these bikes holds the motorcycle time record for the Pike's Peak Hillclimb...
Forum: Alaska 07-08-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,498
Posted By OneTraveller
Bump for the summer fun. :freaky Mike

Bump for the summer fun. :freaky

Mike
Forum: Alaska 07-08-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,442
Posted By OneTraveller
Bump for the out of state questions. Mike

Bump for the out of state questions.

Mike
Forum: Alaska 07-08-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 113
Sticky: Alaska Primer
Views: 25,450
Posted By OneTraveller
Bump for the out of state questions. Mike

Bump for the out of state questions.

Mike
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 127,807
Posted By OneTraveller
Ordered a 14 tooth front sprocket from CA...

Ordered a 14 tooth front sprocket from CA Cycleworks. Should be here today and will get it installed on Wed when I have the 600 mile service done.

Will post feedback on whether it improves low...
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