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Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2013, 02:54 PM
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:rofl:freaky

:rofl:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2012, 09:35 AM
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Hey Randall. Looks like a cool place to...

Hey Randall.

Looks like a cool place to ride. Ride safe.
Try the shrimp tacos they rule.

I was in San Felipe in 96 for the baja 1000. Lots of cool land scape.

Matt
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2011, 12:12 PM
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[QUOTE=dave58;17402838]I rode the Dalton,...

[QUOTE=dave58;17402838]I rode the Dalton, Dempster and Denali Highways same time as you, only in the opposite direction. We surely passed each other at some point along the way. Your pics. and RR are...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2011, 04:58 PM
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Have fun and take lots of pics.

Have fun and take lots of pics.
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2011, 04:45 PM
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[QUOTE=lookaught;15518694]AWESOME ride report!...

[QUOTE=lookaught;15518694]AWESOME ride report! Took me a hell of a long time and many days to get through it :1drink

What size Ortlieb dry bag were you using? XL? That's a nice setup where you...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 257
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Tools I had a tool roll from an old wrench set....

Tools
I had a tool roll from an old wrench set. I used it to hold the tools and it just fit in my pvc pipe tool tube. I am going off memory here so I may forget some tools.
Ratchet, sockets and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2011, 05:02 PM
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Thanks. It is an Arai Profile. Fits my egg...

Thanks.
It is an Arai Profile. Fits my egg shaped head.
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2011, 12:54 PM
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Hi Marc. When in 2012 are you going? The only...

Hi Marc.
When in 2012 are you going?
The only animal we had problems with was the Chipmunk making noise early in the morning.
The camping in the Yukon is all $12 on the honor system.
In Alaska...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2010, 04:58 PM
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I will get some pics and some measurements to...

I will get some pics and some measurements to you.
Your ride looks like a lot of fun. Lots of countries. Wish I could go with you.
I will pull the one off my bros bike and measure his. I made one...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2010, 11:45 AM
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Your photos were super clear. What kind of camera...

Your photos were super clear. What kind of camera did your use and what photo service did you use to post them. You may have gave this info in the RR report and I missed it.
Thanks.




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Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2010, 05:22 PM
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VIR The Shrew

Pics from VIR.
I got the ole V-strom up to 120 mph. Drug foot pegs in the turns and all. What a blast. It still cleans up good after the 3D's
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2010, 06:37 AM
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Vir

I have taken all the adv parts off the bike and am going to ride it at VIR (Virginia International raceway). I went up there last week and watched the NESBA group riders. They invited me to ride...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2010, 09:23 PM
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That is true.

That is true.
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2010, 05:15 PM
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Thanks everyone. The V-strom is apart and...

Thanks everyone.

The V-strom is apart and watching parts online. Looking at some forks on Ebay this week. We rode to the race at Charlotte on friday. Mark rode my old yamaha. I think it was his...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2010, 04:51 PM
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Mahle Engine Builder Showdown

If you all remember at the begining I wrote that I work on metal.
The metal is engines. I am the block machinist and parts machinist.
I had the opportunity to try out for the Mahle engine builder...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2010, 04:30 PM
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Thank you. I would love to go to Australia! I...

Thank you.
I would love to go to Australia! I would like to bring the whole Family and camp around the country.
I like the Chicken info. I did not know that. Thanks
OH yeah the Dempster is...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2010, 05:43 PM
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Arctic trip prep. V-Strom

Here is some of the stuff I built for the bike to make it dirt road worthy.


Oil cooler moved and some guards on the oil cooler and radiator....
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2010, 12:51 PM
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Hey Steve I would have to say all the...

Hey Steve

I would have to say all the Panniers worked great. Alvins Givis were a little small. Dads Jesses are awesome but pricey. Marks Merimite cans worked great no leaks but require a little...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2010, 05:02 PM
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Ok now that the ride report is done I can get...

Ok now that the ride report is done I can get some sleep. Ha Ha.

Thank you everyone for all the positive responses. I enjoyed reliving the trip and sharing the ride with others.

Now I am...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2010, 04:43 PM
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Thanks Mark is doing good. He is going to...

Thanks

Mark is doing good. He is going to fix the bike so we can ride together again. He still has the Ford and sold his newer work truck and is using the reliable Canadian Ford every day. The...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2010, 04:37 PM
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Actually Dad put all his gear in the Ford till we...

Actually Dad put all his gear in the Ford till we split. I had left Kannapolis NC with the intention of being self-sufficient for the entire trip. Plus I like to have the Ortlieb bag as a backrest,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2010, 04:20 PM
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Hi I had the Russel on the bike about 1,000 miles...

Hi I had the Russel on the bike about 1,000 miles before the trip.
The seat saved my ass.

The dry bag did great. No leaks.

Matt
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2010, 04:13 PM
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Mark still has his bike. He has started working...

Mark still has his bike. He has started working on it just recently. He is looking for some front suspension parts and guages. The back half is in good shape. One day it will be ridden again.
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2010, 06:38 PM
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Home July 2009 The entire trip I did not...

Home
July 2009

The entire trip I did not wash the bike. I only rinsed the radiator and oil cooler. Every morining I would wash my windshield except for the bottom part which you may have...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2010, 06:06 PM
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Day 31 July 6th 2009 The last day. We...

Day 31 July 6th 2009

The last day.

We are now to our last day of the trip. It is kinda sad to be ending our ride together. We will ride from Kingdom city Missouri to Kannapolis NC. About 850...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2010, 05:01 PM
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Day 30 July 5th 2009 Our plan now is to be...

Day 30 July 5th 2009

Our plan now is to be home in two days.
Roughly 1700 miles from Badlands to home. We get up early to start our Sunday drive/ride.
Here are some more pics of the Badlands....
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2010, 04:42 PM
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http://i43.tinypic.com/vxc6dl.jpg Fit...

http://i43.tinypic.com/vxc6dl.jpg

Fit perfectly, just took me a while to butcher a sort of square shape hole to put in the volt meter. It's Fab-tastic. Thanks again.:beer



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Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2010, 07:14 PM
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Day 29 July 4th 2009 This morning we rise...

Day 29 July 4th 2009

This morning we rise to the sun rise. How was that?

Our plan today is to stay on Interstate 90 all the way to the Badlands. The scenery is quit nice. I really like the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2010, 07:04 PM
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Day 28 June 3rd 2009 We get up this morning...

Day 28 June 3rd 2009

We get up this morning in Spokane. The weather is great. Blue skies and no humidity and nice and cool. Aunt Mare makes us all some pancakes for breakfast. We have a good...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2010, 07:01 PM
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Day 27 July 2nd 2009 Today we load up and...

Day 27 July 2nd 2009

Today we load up and head over to the Ford dealer. They actually had the part and started working on it. Woowho! While they did the update we walked around downtown Salmon...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2010, 05:29 PM
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Day 26 July 1st 2009 Happy Canada day. ...

Day 26 July 1st 2009

Happy Canada day.
Today when we get up Randall has breakfast ready and bagged up some rhubarb to take along. The tomatoes he made were awesome.
Randall and his wife see us...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2010, 04:09 PM
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Day 25 June 30th 2009 Today Mark and Alvin...

Day 25 June 30th 2009

Today Mark and Alvin get up and head out to get there parts. First Alvin rides to the Suzuki shop in PG to get the parts he ordered in Whitehorse.
Success. They had the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2010, 06:50 PM
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We only stayed in the motel one night. Mark said...

We only stayed in the motel one night. Mark said he would be ok to drive the truck. The cans held up pretty well. The right one is just fine. The right givi crash bar ripped off. The left can has a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2010, 06:45 PM
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Day 24 June 29th 2009 Last night none of us...

Day 24 June 29th 2009

Last night none of us really slept good at all. We were deciding buy the truck or not. Wondering if Doug would show up this morning with the truck and bike in back. Mark was...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2010, 05:08 PM
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We are not done yet Steve. I will let you know...

We are not done yet Steve.
I will let you know about the bikes at the end if that is ok. We still have 8 days left. I will tell you that I never was lacking power. I will post Day 24 later tonight....
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2010, 07:51 PM
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Day 23 June 28th Today we planned to ride...

Day 23 June 28th

Today we planned to ride to Prince George. This morning Mark wakes us up about 9a.m. and it is raining. He had eaten his breakfast under his tents rainfly. So I eat my pop tart...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2010, 07:03 PM
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Day 22 June 27th 2009 Today we ride from...

Day 22 June 27th 2009

Today we ride from Dease lake to Meziadin lake B.C.
It rains this morning so we all wait in the tents and get ready. When the rain brakes we eat breakfast and pack the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2010, 01:12 PM
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Thank You. I always kept the steak and chicken...

Thank You.
I always kept the steak and chicken in my sleeping bag. That way I could shoot pepper spray all over in the tent at the bear and knock myself out. This would provide a nice seasoned meal...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2010, 07:24 PM
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I made it. If interested I could make one for you...

I made it. If interested I could make one for you without holes. That way you could put what ever lights and switches where you want them.
You will have a blast up there.
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2010, 07:20 PM
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Day 21 June 26th 2009 I sure am enjoying...

Day 21 June 26th 2009

I sure am enjoying being on the road.

Today we ride from Whitehorse to Dease Lake B.C. on the Cassier Hwy.
Alvin rises early and heads over to the Suzuki shop to see...
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