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Forum: Trip Planning 02-24-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,326
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
I have a Mountain Hardware brand three person...

I have a Mountain Hardware brand three person tent that I've been using since 2008, it's been well used and continues to stay water tight. It's been from Georgia to Alaska in it's life, all on the...
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,080
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
:lol3 That's exactly what I'm talking about!...

:lol3 That's exactly what I'm talking about! :lol3

I guess they are trying to stick their toe in the "Adventure Touring" water with the NC700X, so I should quit growling. If I were in the market...
Forum: Beasts 02-04-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,080
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
I have never understood Honda's US marketing....

I have never understood Honda's US marketing. They bring us the Fury years after the chopper craze is over. I can't understand why they don't offer an updated version of the XR650L with a decent seat...
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,369
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
I'm in! I'm heading back up in 2015 so the...

I'm in! I'm heading back up in 2015 so the planning has started!
Forum: Americas 10-04-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,951
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Everyone I talked to when I was planning the trip...

Everyone I talked to when I was planning the trip told me it was a must see, you won't be disappointed!
Forum: Americas 10-04-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,951
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
The Icefield Parkway has some great scenery! ...

The Icefield Parkway has some great scenery!

http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w294/Ironheadziggy76/Alaska2009101-1.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 705,092
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
I've had pretty good luck with filling tubing...

I've had pretty good luck with filling tubing with sand and using a little heat to help with the collapsing. My methods are very crude! :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-08-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 507,198
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Camping at the Arctic Circle on the Dalton...

Camping at the Arctic Circle on the Dalton Highway north of Fairbanks, AK.

http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w294/Ironheadziggy76/Alaska2009488.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,003
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Subscribed!

I'm in! :clap

I made the trip up north back in 09, and I'm in the planning stages for another trip up in 2015 with a good friend. He is just about to pull the trigger on a bike just like yours, so...
Forum: Americas 05-06-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,927
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
I don't know how old you are, but I'm a fat old...

I don't know how old you are, but I'm a fat old fart with a bad back, knee, shoulder, etc. Get gas before you need it, and walk around a bit at each stop to keep the joints from getting stiff. Hit...
Forum: Face plant 03-06-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 139,233
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Glad to hear you are okay and getting everything...

Glad to hear you are okay and getting everything sorted out! From watching the video and reading your details you have helped me make a decision for my return trip back to Alaska. I was considering...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 25,308
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Rick, Alaska owes me one as I didn't make it all...

Rick, Alaska owes me one as I didn't make it all the way to Deadhorse!

http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w294/Ironheadziggy76/Alaska2009564.jpg

Here are a couple of my favorite pictures from...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 25,308
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Rick, thank you for posting this excellent trip...

Rick, thank you for posting this excellent trip report! :clap
I made the trip back in 2009 on a 650 V-Strom, and am planning to go back in 2015 with a good friend of mine. He is trying to decide...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-09-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,519
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Subscribed! :clap If I don't take the wife to see...

Subscribed! :clap If I don't take the wife to see the covered bridges this year (I promised last year) I'll be in deep trouble! :lol3

Thank you, and keep posting up these great looking roads!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-07-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,868
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Here is a link to a pretty good source called...

Here is a link to a pretty good source called What fits what.

http://www.amazon.com/What-fits-what-Harley-Davidson-interchangeability/dp/0933078048

Another thing to note, someone correct me if...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,032
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
I've had great luck out of Canon and Nikon. ...

I've had great luck out of Canon and Nikon.

Here is a pretty good site that can help answer some questions for ya.

http://www.dpreview.com/
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-24-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,868
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
They are out there. Here is a roller ready for an...

They are out there. Here is a roller ready for an Ironhead Sportster engine for $600.00. It has the old twisted link springer that screams chopper. I thought of buying this one myself, but the wife...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-18-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 354,455
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
The campground at the Arctic Circle on the Dalton...

The campground at the Arctic Circle on the Dalton Highway in Alaska. Sunset, or as close as it gets in June.


http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w294/Ironheadziggy76/Alaska2009488.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,705
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
They look great, we think alike! :lol3 ...

They look great, we think alike! :lol3

http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w294/Ironheadziggy76/Ride%20Pics/EasyriderBikeShowpics177.jpg
Forum: Face plant 12-05-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,273
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Sorry for your loss. Condolences to the family.

Sorry for your loss. Condolences to the family.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,234
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
I've been watching this thread as I'm also...

I've been watching this thread as I'm also looking for something a little more dirt worthy than my 650 V-Strom. Being 50 years old and riding for 40 of them, the one bike I remember having the most...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-16-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,134
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
+1

+1
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 285,030
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Congrats on the home purchase! Glad to hear you...

Congrats on the home purchase! Glad to hear you two are doing well and enjoying life.
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 285,030
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
I was dreading this day............

Truly epic ride! I've been following this from the beginning with my morning coffee, and late night drinks, I hate to see it end. Thanks so much for taking us along for the ride.
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 285,030
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
:lurk:lurk:lurk My morning coffee just isn't...

:lurk:lurk:lurk My morning coffee just isn't the same without updates! :deal :lol3
Forum: Americas 07-04-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,490
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
That's correct, you have to take the tour of the...

That's correct, you have to take the tour of the oil field. Schedule 24 hours in advance with Prudhoe Bay motel for security checks.
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 285,030
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
WHEW! I though it was the end of the trip report...

WHEW! I though it was the end of the trip report there for a minute! Heading out in the morning for a few days in the mountains, I'll catch up when I get back.
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6,337
Views: 2,500,336
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Jed Clampett style on a 37 day trip to Alaska....

Jed Clampett style on a 37 day trip to Alaska. :lol3

http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w294/Ironheadziggy76/Alaska2009090.jpg

Camping at the Arctic Circle on the Dalton Highway. :evil
...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
I put on a set in Tok, AK and they made it all...

I put on a set in Tok, AK and they made it all the way home to western KY on dirt, gravel, slab. I ended up putting a little over 6,000 miles on them before changing out for another trip, but they...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,108
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Thumb You can't go wrong with the small canister...

You can't go wrong with the small canister stoves. I have a couple of Primus stoves and a Coleman that I've picked up over the years. You can even buy the canisters in your local Wally World now, so...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 285,030
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Nothing could ever be as easy as just a flat for...

Nothing could ever be as easy as just a flat for me, I had hit a large hole and bent the wheel bad enough that I had to buy a new one in Fairbanks! Any luck I have is always bad! :lol3

Please...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 171,753
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Thanks for this great ride report, it brings back...

Thanks for this great ride report, it brings back some great memories of my trip in 09. We have the same taste in bikes! :clap
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 285,030
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
This is bringing back great memories! ...

This is bringing back great memories!

http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w294/Ironheadziggy76/Alaska2009589.jpg

Even the not so great parts! :lol3
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 285,030
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
This is sure bringing back great memories of my...

This is sure bringing back great memories of my trip in 09, keep it coming! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 285,030
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
I'm really looking forward to this part of the...

I'm really looking forward to this part of the trip report as it will bring back memories of when I went up to AK in 09! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 297,502
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Congrats you two! :clap Take a few days to...

Congrats you two! :clap

Take a few days to let it soak in and celebrate!:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 285,030
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
I've been reading this RR with my morning coffee...

I've been reading this RR with my morning coffee since I first found it. :clap

You two seem to have fun no matter what the road throws at you! Makes for excellent reading! :deal

Luckily, I've...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 297,502
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
I had to chuckle when I read of Dachary's lost...

I had to chuckle when I read of Dachary's lost sock, as I react the same way. I cussed and ranted inside my helmet for two days on a trip to Alaska when I lost my money clip that I had locked in my...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 285,030
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
NOOOOOOOO, you've left us hanging with poor...

NOOOOOOOO, you've left us hanging with poor Amanda laying in the road! :lol3

I want to thank you two for helping me get through a dismal winter with this ride report! :clap
It's one of the best...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 297,502
Posted By Ironheadziggy76
Kay if you can find it somewhere, try some "Mink...

Kay if you can find it somewhere, try some "Mink Oil" on your boots. It may be the only waterproofing product you can find in the remote areas you all are traveling in. It should help out with the...
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