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Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 07:52 PM
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Posted By motobiko
Well done Elisa! Home at last! Always a bit...

Well done Elisa! Home at last! Always a bit ambivalent, isn't it? Quite the experience to say the least. Thanks again for sharing everything. Its been a great report. What was your final km tally...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 143,168
Posted By motobiko
Thanks again for taking the time to meet us,...

Thanks again for taking the time to meet us, Elisa. It was a lot of fun hanging out. I hope you have as much fun on the rest of your trip home.

A few additional pictures-

Riding with Elisa...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 03:49 PM
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Views: 143,168
Posted By motobiko
Thanks! That Honda is one mean machine!

Thanks! That Honda is one mean machine!
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 143,168
Posted By motobiko
Yes, I was in the central/eastern side of the...

Yes, I was in the central/eastern side of the state. It was over 100 all the way from Oroville to Lewiston, ID. Quite the contrast from 50s and 60s in Alaska just a few days before.

You going to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 143,168
Posted By motobiko
Great ride report Travelbugblues! The pictures,...

Great ride report Travelbugblues! The pictures, the stories, the people, all very well documented. I've enjoyed reading along. Thanks for taking the time to share with us. Far too few people take the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 37 8/12/12 14450 miles on the odometer....

Day 37 8/12/12 14450 miles on the odometer. Paradise at last.

I managed to sleep a little bit through the humidity of the tropical night. Sunday morning started sunny and bright out. I walked...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 36 8/11/12 13920 miles on the odometer. Key...

Day 36 8/11/12 13920 miles on the odometer. Key West here i come!



Since i was in Prudhoe Bay a mere 4 weeks ago all the way north i could go, so why not go all the way south too? Key West,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 35 8/10/12 13295 miles on the odometer. ...

Day 35 8/10/12 13295 miles on the odometer.

My choice of hideouts proved to be successful, hardly a car drove by the entire time i was camped out a mere 30 feet from the road. Hit the road a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,007,212
Posted By motobiko
They also love apple jacks. Carry an bag of them,...

They also love apple jacks. Carry an bag of them, you can just stop, throw a handful on the ground, and watch the little guys come running!
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 34 8/9/12 12670 miles on the odometer. ...

Day 34 8/9/12 12670 miles on the odometer.



I took off going south down to Arkansas. Stopped in Bentonville to eat. Wasnt going to get gas until i hit the interstate, but hit reserve...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Days 30-33 8/5-8/12 Chillin in hot, dry...

Days 30-33 8/5-8/12 Chillin in hot, dry Missouri.



I spent 4 much needed days resting at my sister's house in Missouri south of Kansas City. even drove a 4 wheeled vehicle for the first time...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,007,212
Posted By motobiko
Hey, great ride report, man. Im definitely...

Hey, great ride report, man. Im definitely jealous sitting at home in cold montana now. Those muffin stealing critter is actually a Coati Mundi. I only know that because my sister's friend used to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Days 28-29 8/3-4/12 11270 miles on the odometer....

Days 28-29 8/3-4/12 11270 miles on the odometer. The Haul. You ready for this? Cuz im not....



Well, this is it. The Haul. More miles than i have ever rode in a day. And i didnt stop there. To...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 27 8/2/12 10647 miles on the odometer....

Day 27 8/2/12 10647 miles on the odometer. McDonalds in Mexico!


One thing about setting up camp in the dark is that you miss the little things. Like hundreds of ants crawling all over your...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 26 8/1/12 10155 miles on the odometer. ...

Day 26 8/1/12 10155 miles on the odometer.



The spot i camped in was in a drop-off where a culvert went under the highway. I parked my bike in the pulloff right next to it. Stopped after...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 01:38 PM
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Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 25. 7/31/12 9612 miles on the odometer. ...

Day 25. 7/31/12 9612 miles on the odometer.

The day started out rainy, then turned foggy as I rode south, and became sunny before reverting back to cloudy, all in the first 15 miles. The redwoods...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 24 7/30/12 9264 miles on the odometer. ...

Day 24 7/30/12 9264 miles on the odometer.


I had an uneventful night camping in the trees right off highway 101. Not too many cars drove by during the night, making it somewhat easy to sleep. I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 23 7/29/12 8784 miles on the odometer. Hello...

Day 23 7/29/12 8784 miles on the odometer. Hello west coast.


I woke up on this sunny sunday morning not too long after sunrise. The fairgrounds werent very large in Port Townsend, it had more...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Yeah I really enjoyed riding on highway 99....

Yeah I really enjoyed riding on highway 99. Wasn't that gnarly of a road. I've rode mountain passes that are far worst. I'm not sure why that guy went down, he may have hit some rocks or he may have...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 22 7/28/12 8271 miles on the odometer....

Day 22 7/28/12 8271 miles on the odometer. Goodbye Canada.


The spot i camped in was just a patch of ground less than an acre that wasnt fenced in like the adjacent fields surrounding it....
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 21 7/27/12 7863 miles on the odometer....

Day 21 7/27/12 7863 miles on the odometer. Tire Time.


Another night camping offroad for free. My second night with complete darkness. After 2 weeks of not seeing the light completely fade...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Thanks for reading! Always good to hear from...

Thanks for reading! Always good to hear from another Montanan. Does it bring back memories of your trip up north a few years back? Looks like we both went a lot of the same places.




I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
What does a bear do in the woods? ...

What does a bear do in the woods?
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Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
If there is anything that stood out in Hyder it...

If there is anything that stood out in Hyder it was all the bears bears bears bears!
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc6/206799_10200200817332246_806847002_n.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 20 7/26/12 7661 miles on the Odometer....

Day 20 7/26/12 7661 miles on the Odometer. Goodbye Alaska for the last time.

The previous day's ride had left me a rather tired. After staying up till approximately 2:30 AM, I slept into past...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 19 7/25/12 6993 miles on the odometer. ...

Day 19 7/25/12 6993 miles on the odometer.

I endured some light rain during the night, but nothing too significant. The grass was damp, so i had to pack my tent away with dew all over it....
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 18 7/24/12 6530 miles on the odometer....

Day 18 7/24/12 6530 miles on the odometer. More rain.

Last night did not go so well. There were about three people that bought cases of beer before the bar close. They sat outside on picnic...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Thanks Julio! I just started reading your report...

Thanks Julio! I just started reading your report a few days ago. Looks like you had quite the ride! I think we were in Alaska for maybe 3 of the same days. I was leaving and you were just coming in....
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
2012 wasnt a good year for this area. Ranchers...

2012 wasnt a good year for this area. Ranchers that didnt even have fire damage had to sell cows/calves because nobody was able to make decent hay. One guy i work with lost his home unforetunately....
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 17 7/23/12 6186 miles on the odometer....

Day 17 7/23/12 6186 miles on the odometer. Goodbye rain?


It was still foogy and drizzling out the next morning. I finished drying my clothes and started packing up. The hotel had an...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 16 7/22/12 Sea kayaking through glaciers! ...

Day 16 7/22/12 Sea kayaking through glaciers!

The previous night brought rain and more rain. I had to pack stuff up wet and put it away so i could make the 8am depature date for kayaking. The...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
I made it back to Colstrip well after the fires...

I made it back to Colstrip well after the fires were done, so i missed all of that. The one by Ashland burnt close to 400,000 acres, and the one on Rosebud Creek, between Lame Deer and Colstrip,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 15 7/21/12 6025 miles on the odometer. ...

Day 15 7/21/12 6025 miles on the odometer.

The day started with light rain that turned to heavy rain later in the morning. I headed north towards Whittier in a heavy downpour. I had to stop...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Days 12-14 7/18-20/12 5931 miles on the odometer....

Days 12-14 7/18-20/12 5931 miles on the odometer.


During these 3 days i camped in the grass outside of Trophy Bob's Charters office. For $130-250 day for half or full day charters, it was the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Hey Ryan, glad you found me! I figured there was...

Hey Ryan, glad you found me! I figured there was a chance you might see this. If not, I was going to send you a text with a link to it when I was done writing it. I can't remember, did you go over...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
I'm just getting started! :ricky ...

I'm just getting started! :ricky



Thanks! I only took 4000 pics on this trip, nothing too serious.
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 11 7/17/12 5574 miles on the odometer. ...

Day 11 7/17/12 5574 miles on the odometer.

Today I woke up with the sun shining in my window. A beautiful day outside indeed! I ate breakfast first thing in the café, then I headed south...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 10 7/16/12 5435 miles on the odometer. Time...

Day 10 7/16/12 5435 miles on the odometer. Time for bus tour #2.


The rain continued off and on throughout the night and into the morning. Although i had a tarp over my tent, the sides still got...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 9 7/15/12 5079 miles today. Goodbye Arctic. ...

Day 9 7/15/12 5079 miles today. Goodbye Arctic.


Woke up with the sun shining and the air warming up, much better than the previous day's start. The tent actually started getting hot at 9am! Not...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,384
Posted By motobiko
Day 8 7/14/12 4772 miles on the odometer. Looks...

Day 8 7/14/12 4772 miles on the odometer. Looks like im not quite going to make it to the north pole.



I got up early to eat breakfast before they shut down at 7:30. Went back upstairs and...
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