ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Alcan Rider
Forum: Americas 07-05-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 15,432
Posted By Alcan Rider
Yep, He's Really Here

Those who have been to Alaska will probably recognize Fast Eddy's over John's left shoulder -
http://alaskajack.smugmug.com/People/Touring-Riders/i-S6LBT73/0/XL/IMG_0040-40-XL.jpg
Ride safe!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-05-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 24,913
Posted By Alcan Rider
Talking A Picture's Worth A Thousand Words

http://alaskajack.smugmug.com/People/Touring-Riders/i-96QnCwt/0/XL/IMG_0066_41-100-40-XL.jpg
Forum: Alaska 07-02-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By Alcan Rider
That's not a rumor, sounds more like something...

That's not a rumor, sounds more like something out of National Enquirer! :puke1 Not a grain of truth in it. :nono


And I came so close to getting low quitter banished to the South 48 three years...
Forum: Alaska 06-29-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,743
Posted By Alcan Rider
That's if it gets in on time. :poser Anyone...

That's if it gets in on time. :poser

Anyone ever been on time on the ferry?? :ear
Forum: Alaska 06-29-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By Alcan Rider
Draw your own conclusions: Fire Map...

Draw your own conclusions: Fire Map (http://afsmaps.blm.gov/imf_fire/imf.jsp?site=fire)

And be aware - things can change considerably overnight. This is Alaska... we specialize in providing...
Forum: Alaska 06-29-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By Alcan Rider
It's been rumored that about halfway between Tok...

It's been rumored that about halfway between Tok and Glennallen, around Mile 3 on the Nabesna Rd, there's a grouchy ol' phart :gerg who will also aid and assist motorcyclists who find themselves in...
Forum: Photos 06-25-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 79,179
Posted By Alcan Rider
Yep. But it looks somewhat different in each...

Yep. But it looks somewhat different in each direction so you won't get bored.
Forum: Americas 06-25-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 15,432
Posted By Alcan Rider
Anytime you have the opportunity to ride CJH &...

Anytime you have the opportunity to ride CJH & BTP it should not be missed. Both are well worth a few extra miles, especially Beartooth.

A suggestion: Your route looks good, leaving Nebraska on...
Forum: Americas 06-22-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By Alcan Rider
If you absolutely must go to Deadhorse, it's a...

If you absolutely must go to Deadhorse, it's a little iffy. But if it were me, I'd head north on schedule and see what the weather looks like when you get here. Chances are, you can get up and back...
Forum: Alaska 06-17-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,151
Posted By Alcan Rider
You obviously don't know Kevin. Perhaps you...

You obviously don't know Kevin. Perhaps you might consider getting to know people before drawing conclusions that reveal your own bias. :wink:
Forum: Alaska 06-15-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,151
Posted By Alcan Rider
Gratuitous correction offered to be more concise...

Gratuitous correction offered to be more concise and accurate. :evil
Forum: Americas 05-31-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By Alcan Rider
Yes on all counts. In past years I've done all...

Yes on all counts. In past years I've done all those roads many times on my old '82 Suzuki GS1100G, '94 Concours, and Gold Wing - street tires and all. If you were in a hurry you could manage the...
Forum: Alaska 05-27-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By Alcan Rider
The destruction/reconstruction on the Tok Cut-Off...

The destruction/reconstruction on the Tok Cut-Off is from MP 48 to MP 60 (Nabesna Rd). So far, except for the short stretch of gravel around 52 Mile, they've just been stockpiling aggregate. But if...
Forum: Alaska 05-25-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By Alcan Rider
Bluhduh Alaska Weather: Variable. Extremely Variable

When one gives out what is, to one's own thinking good advice, one would be wise to follow it one's self. However, if that one is a stubborn old geezer, his best advice might be “Do as I say, not as...
Forum: Americas 05-19-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By Alcan Rider
A good camera. Early September usually means...

A good camera. Early September usually means leaves turning color, all the way up through the Yukon and in higher elevations in Alaska. While it can be really wet that time of year, when the clouds...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-19-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,034
Posted By Alcan Rider
Your CB500 will do just fine. For the SS1K you...

Your CB500 will do just fine. For the SS1K you don't need to average much in the way of mph to get it done well within the 24 hr clock. I've done several on my KLR up and down the Haul Road and...
Forum: Alaska 05-08-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,906
Posted By Alcan Rider
Someone listens to Legion? :ear :confused ...

Someone listens to Legion? :ear :confused



:lol3
Forum: Americas 05-07-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Alcan Rider
You're new to the forum, so you can be forgiven....

You're new to the forum, so you can be forgiven. But if you were to go to the Alaska sub-forum you would probably have a better chance of getting a prompt answer.

Good luck. :thumb
Forum: Americas 05-04-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,952
Posted By Alcan Rider
Cry Lesson Learned

Chalk it up to the cost of education and continue with your prime objective - the journey. As others have pointed out, five years or so down the road you won't even think of it, but the trip itself...
Forum: Americas 04-27-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By Alcan Rider
Short answer: Yes. :nod Qualifiers: If...

Short answer: Yes. :nod

Qualifiers: If you have some common sense. :huh
If you are prepared to stay over at a hotel/motel/lodge for a day or two if a nasty storm (i.e. heavy snowfall) hits...
Forum: Americas 04-26-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Alcan Rider
That's the Yellowhead Hwy, one of Canada's major...

That's the Yellowhead Hwy, one of Canada's major cross-country routes. It's almost like asking the same questions of I-94. Even if you drop down on the Cassiar, so you are beginning near the west...
Forum: Americas 04-22-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By Alcan Rider
But the windows open wide. :D

But the windows open wide. :D
Forum: Alaska 04-14-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,517
Posted By Alcan Rider
I'm not XXMe but since I took the photo I have a...

I'm not XXMe but since I took the photo I have a pretty good idea where it was. You guessed it - at the end of the bay. Brian, Ricardo, and I (me in my van) rode down and got some photos. Really...
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,983
Posted By Alcan Rider
Oh, my, do you have a lot to experience yet!...

Oh, my, do you have a lot to experience yet! :eek1

First of all, it's a Honda. At 20k on the odo you've barely broken it in. My KLR650 has 3 times that and I wouldn't hesitate to take it on a...
Forum: Americas 04-09-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 71,416
Posted By Alcan Rider
Not aimed at anyone in particular... but when I...

Not aimed at anyone in particular... but when I read what everyone does to prepare for a trip to Alaska I have to chuckle. From being the first motorcycle in the season to being one of the last, as...
Forum: Americas 04-08-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By Alcan Rider
As FLARider1 suggested, the best place to get...

As FLARider1 suggested, the best place to get Alaska information would probably be the Alaska forum. Sorta makes sense, doesn't it?

Regardless, take a look at Google Earth: 64.858132°...
Forum: Alaska 04-05-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,517
Posted By Alcan Rider
HayDee + Photoshop = :uhoh

HayDee + Photoshop = :uhoh
Forum: Alaska 04-05-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,517
Posted By Alcan Rider
How does the Tourance wear for you? It can...

How does the Tourance wear for you? It can handle the Dalton Hwy/Haul Road just fine, as long as you can ride within its capabilities. Eleven years ago (when the Haul Road wasn't as good as it is...
Forum: Alaska 04-05-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,517
Posted By Alcan Rider
Y'mean like this little road? ...

Y'mean like this little road?
http://alaskajack.smugmug.com/Alaska-NW-Canada/Alaskan/Kenai-Peninsula/i-VHzxVv5/0/XL/P1010574-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Americas 04-04-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Alcan Rider
as billy_037 stated, plenty of services and all...

as billy_037 stated, plenty of services and all good, paved roads. The only place where you might be a bit of a walk between gas stations will be after you leave Radium Hot Springs. Fill up there...
Forum: Alaska 04-03-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 193,101
Posted By Alcan Rider
FSBO - '96 HD Super Glide in Glennallen

Not mine - a friend in Glennallen is selling this.

1996 HD Super Glide (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26506446#post26506446)
...
Forum: Americas 04-03-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,364
Posted By Alcan Rider
It is funny. Especially since the Dalton...

It is funny. Especially since the Dalton Hwy/Haul Road hasn't existed for 50 years. :lol3
Forum: Americas 03-19-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 71,416
Posted By Alcan Rider
If you are counting the pennies, the $30...

If you are counting the pennies, the $30 additional might be important. But for a person planning on a trip that might cost them $5 to 10k it is negligible. Living just 150 miles from the border, I...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 71,416
Posted By Alcan Rider
Good point. :thumb It's a simple matter to just...

Good point. :thumb It's a simple matter to just get both, then carry the one that you think you'll need, taking into consideration a worst case scenario.
Forum: Americas 03-18-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,266
Posted By Alcan Rider
You may not realize it at this time, but your...

You may not realize it at this time, but your decision could set the tone for the remainder of your life. So consider it very thoughtfully. What is most important to you? Financial security? ...
Forum: Americas 03-15-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 71,416
Posted By Alcan Rider
Right! If this had been summer Wheeldog's arms...

Right! If this had been summer Wheeldog's arms would have been covered with mosquitoes....
Forum: Americas 03-13-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 71,416
Posted By Alcan Rider
Two things to remember: Cabela's is a South 48...

Two things to remember: Cabela's is a South 48 company, and those Nebraska mosquitoes are tiny compared to our Alaskan variety. To truly be able to defend against the Alaska State bird, the...
Forum: Americas 03-13-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 15,432
Posted By Alcan Rider
Yeah, it's been that way for several years now,...

Yeah, it's been that way for several years now, much to the disgust of motorcyclists. They jam us in, sometimes getting three motorcycles into the space that would be occupied by the tiniest car,...
Forum: Americas 03-11-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 15,432
Posted By Alcan Rider
There sure wasn't any traffic where you got your...

There sure wasn't any traffic where you got your avatar photo taken. :lol3
Forum: Americas 03-11-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 15,432
Posted By Alcan Rider
Google is your friend. :wink: Check out: ...

Google is your friend. :wink:

Check out: AMHS Fares (http://www.dot.state.ak.us/amhs/fares.shtml) Click on "Southwest Fares" to get the chart showing Valdez and Whittier (along with a slew of...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 04:58 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015