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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By SEWERMAN
...Some More Questions...

Don't mean to pirate your thread but I find it very similar to a trip I'm looking to do last week of May through 1st week of June...Linking AZ BDR to UT BDR. I originally wanted to do CO BDR but have...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 875
Posted By SEWERMAN
Well shit, that sucks.....Is CO having an average...

Well shit, that sucks.....Is CO having an average snow year? Here in AK I could say we have almost no snow to account for this year. What if I rode one of these...
Forum: Alaska 02-24-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,854
Posted By SEWERMAN
I already failed...try again.

HOW TO POST:

DO NOT ASK QUESTIONS OR MAKE COMMENTS ON THIS THREAD. TO DO THAT PLEASE GO TO THE: D2D 2015 GENERAL INFO AND COMMENT THREAD.

This is a graded exercise; do your own work and do the...
Forum: Alaska 02-24-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,854
Posted By SEWERMAN
HOW TO POST: DO NOT ASK QUESTIONS OR MAKE...

HOW TO POST:

DO NOT ASK QUESTIONS OR MAKE COMMENTS ON THIS THREAD. TO DO THAT PLEASE GO TO THE: D2D 2015 GENERAL INFO AND COMMENT THREAD.

This is a graded exercise; do your own work and do the...
Forum: Alaska 02-24-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,596
Posted By SEWERMAN
Fishing Haul Road

When I did the Haul Road couple years ago I had a 4wt and a variety adams and mosquito patterns...Grayling will eat anything, they will even go after you strike indicator if you use one. I found...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 875
Posted By SEWERMAN
CO BDR Advice Needed

For those whose live and/or ride in CO and are familiar with the BDR route:

I'm looking to ride the CO BDR this spring, from what I have read attempting to do this ride before July seems to be...
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,574
Posted By SEWERMAN
Great pictures. Thanks for sharing. Love the old...

Great pictures. Thanks for sharing. Love the old bikes pre gortex, gps, sensors and computer chips. Pretty cool seeing portage pre/post quake.
Forum: Alaska 11-26-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,574
Posted By SEWERMAN
I think you should put some synthetic ice in...

I think you should put some synthetic ice in there... Give customers someway to kill time and lower their blood sugar levels after all the coffee and doughnuts. Loser pays the bill.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,463
Posted By SEWERMAN
I dropped my 14' 1200 GSA on a fire road. Really...

I dropped my 14' 1200 GSA on a fire road. Really lame drop, was slowing down to wait up for my buddy, on a moderate decent and stalled the bike, went to put my foot down and could not stop the bikes...
Forum: Alaska 11-20-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,722
Posted By SEWERMAN
How about offering some wrenching classes so...

How about offering some wrenching classes so riders can fix their own problems an do their own maintenance. Classes taught by certified mechanics build confidence and trust in your shop and when...
Forum: Alaska 11-18-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,722
Posted By SEWERMAN
Since we seem to be talking about TMS now, (I...

Since we seem to be talking about TMS now, (I don't think we can single them out from the rest of the dealers in town) I'd like to add that I too have had my issues with them in the past but I'm...
Forum: Alaska 11-18-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,722
Posted By SEWERMAN
Start treating every customer like they are your...

Start treating every customer like they are your all time favorite customer... Just listen to what their needs are, you don't have to be obnoxiously friendly or have s bunch of "canned" responses....
Forum: Alaska 11-12-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,358
Posted By SEWERMAN
Awesome. Can't wait for the movie. When is the...

Awesome. Can't wait for the movie. When is the premier and do I need to bring my own glass?
Forum: Alaska 10-16-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By SEWERMAN
Thanks all. Made it to Phoenix, bike fired up in...

Thanks all. Made it to Phoenix, bike fired up in less than a second and I'm off to explore Sedona area. I managed to find temp storage through a coworker who has family here. I apreciate the help. I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-14-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 197
Posted By SEWERMAN
Bike Storage Recommendations?

I've got a bike stored in the Phoenix area and the storage facility that I am using is closing down. I'm not very familiar with Phoenix so I was hoping some locals could help me out and give me some...
Forum: Alaska 10-14-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By SEWERMAN
Phoenix AZ, Storage?

Looking for some local help for a distant problem. I've got a bike stored in Phoenix AZ and the gentleman who owns the bike storage facility that I have been using has passed away, his wife is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By SEWERMAN
Newbie to Sedona- Need to Ride

I've got 2 days in Sedona and need to ride some off pavement trails/roads. I will be solo so I don't want to get into the crazy shit, just want to enjoy the scene and get of the grid. Will be...
Forum: Alaska 09-29-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By SEWERMAN
Nice ride

That looks like a cool ride, will have to put that on the list for next year I think.

I had a great time riding Petersville, stellar day. To bad I had to cut out at the end. I wish I had a real...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,660
Posted By SEWERMAN
Hey thanks for the link. I would like to put on...

Hey thanks for the link. I would like to put on some kind of fork boot but there is a history of overheating problems with the 650's when boots are used...blocks to much airflow to the radiator or...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,660
Posted By SEWERMAN
Leak Proof Fork Seals-Any Info?

I'm replacing my fork seals-again on my 650 Dakar, I was told about "Leak Proof Seals" I don't have any knowledge on this brand....I'd like to hear if anyone can give props to these or if I should...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,540
Posted By SEWERMAN
New Tire for 2014 GSA

So I have a whopping 1100 miles on my once new TKC 80's and it's about shot. I'm looking to put a new rear on and wanted to purchase a K60 Scout but what I've been told is that they won't fit on a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-20-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,131
Posted By SEWERMAN
Thanks. Looks Like South Sound wins by 1 vote. I...

Thanks. Looks Like South Sound wins by 1 vote. I give them a call.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-20-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By SEWERMAN
About 150$/day. Looks like there's not much...

About 150$/day.
Looks like there's not much riding to do by the lack of suggestions.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,131
Posted By SEWERMAN
Advice on BMW Dealerships

I need a good recommendation for a BMW dealership in WA or OR, preferably around the Seattle area but not necessarily limited to that. I'll be purchasing a bike from out of state and I'd like to find...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By SEWERMAN
Need Itinerary Advice for 10 Day Trip

Ill be flying to LA from Alaska and renting a 1200GS for 10 days end of Febuary through March, I need some local advice. I'm interested in the "must rides" for a bigger bike. I've done some limited...
Forum: Alaska 10-09-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,866
Posted By SEWERMAN
So here is the bomb; I want a new 2014 GSA. I...

So here is the bomb; I want a new 2014 GSA. I didn't know that you could buy local and have it delivered to another dealership, does the other dealership have a charge for that i wonder? I'd like to...
Forum: Alaska 10-09-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,866
Posted By SEWERMAN
Actually I'm thinking of spending someone eleses...

Actually I'm thinking of spending someone eleses money if there is anyone who wants to sponsor me :ear I can smile once in awhile for the camera and make a couple You Tube clips. I'm really...
Forum: Alaska 10-08-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,866
Posted By SEWERMAN
Question If you could....

If you could buy a new bike from any dealer in the US of A where would it be and why?
Forum: Alaska 08-11-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 37,397
Posted By SEWERMAN
Good By TKC-Hello Heidenau

I've ridden TKC's on my 650 Dakar for a very long time but I have to say I'm tired of putting a new rear tire on every season. I had a chance to ride on some K60's while in Death Valley last winter...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,195
Posted By SEWERMAN
All good stuff and makes sense now that I...

All good stuff and makes sense now that I consider the fork angle. It definitely feels like I'm trying to pull my CG forward especially on hills. I work with these suggestions and see what I can do.
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By SEWERMAN
Tear in Tube

I got a flat a pulled out the rear tube- it had a tear/split about 3" long right in the centerline of the tube running longitudinally. I could not find any significant tire damage and felt around...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,195
Posted By SEWERMAN
Thanks but this site does not seem to simulate a...

Thanks but this site does not seem to simulate a standing position on the bike...unless I'm just missing it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,195
Posted By SEWERMAN
Exactly, I had to keep my knees more bent than...

Exactly, I had to keep my knees more bent than usual and it felt like a was squatting on my bike rather than being able to stand tall and get over my front wheel when climbing. Anyway I can simulate...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,195
Posted By SEWERMAN
Standing Up-Getting the Ergo's Right

I put 25mm risers on my bike over the winter knowing that my stock bar height was not elevated high enough, I'm 5'11' riding a 650 Dakar, I just got back from a Prudhoe Bay trip and I had to play...
Forum: Alaska 07-18-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,126
Posted By SEWERMAN
I'll look out for you

I'm leaving Friday for Deadhorse, unfortunately I'm riding solo on a 650 Dakar with fly rode on board. Good to know there will be some folks heading up around the same time. I'll probably be a day...
Forum: Alaska 04-02-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 37,397
Posted By SEWERMAN
K60 experience

I've run TKC exclusively on my bike and love them so I may be a little bias but..

I was riding this past winter in Death Valley for a week on a 1200 GSA and had a terrible time with the front tire...
Forum: Alaska 02-06-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By SEWERMAN
:clap Awesome! Thanks Mark. I'm going to...

:clap Awesome! Thanks Mark. I'm going to contact these guys and see what I can set up. I'll take a thumper over a hog any day! And guess I won't need that extra insurance coverage on the rental...
Forum: Alaska 02-06-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By SEWERMAN
Hawaii Bike Rentals?

I notice Hawaii is not included in any of the regional forums...SInce so many Alaskans seem to venture to HI I'm wondering if anyone can help me get my mid-winter riding fix on the Big Island? Any...
Forum: Alaska 09-18-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,695
Posted By SEWERMAN
I'll add to this...

So I was about to post a new thread asking for some advice and came across this thread:

I have no experience with Trail End so I can't say a thing about them but I've had plenty of experience with...
Forum: Alaska 04-01-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 36,462
Posted By SEWERMAN
1. Copy these instructions along with the most...

1. Copy these instructions along with the most current list of names.
2. Hit "New Reply" button (no, not the "quote" button).
3. Paste your copy.
4. Add the next number and your name; each member...
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