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Forum: Equipment 11-18-2008, 11:49 PM
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Posted By divedeep
Lucky enough to have one of those. :evil

Lucky enough to have one of those. :evil
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,973
Posted By divedeep
I saw a lot of others recommend the wind triangle...

I saw a lot of others recommend the wind triangle so I purchased one for my recent trip to AK. Kept me warm AND dry - recommended. :deal
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Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 55 - Eugene

We arrived in Eugene without mishap and were greeted by an enthusiastic Becky and her new dog Banner. As usual, Becky showed us a good time around Eugene. In the morning we went to the farmer's...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 143,999
Posted By divedeep
Subscribed!

Fantastic report and photos - keep it coming. Ride safe.
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Thanks for the tip Al. Those look like a great...

Thanks for the tip Al. Those look like a great idea and I bet they would have prevented her issue. We rode about 900 miles of dirt/mud/gravel in AK so I think all that grit worked its way in to the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Hey Rick, sorry for the delayed reply. Kim says...

Hey Rick, sorry for the delayed reply. Kim says that the Russell didn't feel any different with respect to how close her legs are to the bike so there was no negative impact like you described. ...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 54 - Portland to Eugene - 111 miles (7623 miles total)

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The next day we lounged and played tourist in downtown Portland. We walked around downtown, checked out some shops and ate some good Greek food. ...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 53 - Mill Creek to Portland via Mt. Ranier - 270 miles (7512 miles total)

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We got up bright and early and hit the road with high hopes for a beautiful day. As we rode toward the mountain the sun was shining and I was...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 52 - Renton to Mill Creek - 30 miles (7242 miles total)

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One of our longer mileage days, about 30 miles. :lol3

We bid farewell to the Browns and north once again to pickup Kim's bike. With her...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 51 - Seattle

The next morning we were indeed greeted bright and early by the Brown kids wanting to see the legendary motorcycles. The rides would have to wait because we had an appointment that morning to drop...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 50 - Vancouver to Renton - 150 miles (7212 miles total)

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The next day we had to play tourist before we continued down the road. Being the ocean lover I can't pass up an opportunity to visit an aquarium...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 49 - Clinton to Vancouver - 222 miles (7062 miles total)

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The next morning we said good bye to our friends at the Clinton Pines Campground and headed toward Vancouver. We had an appointment at the Seattle...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Sorry all, I stopped getting notifications when...

Sorry all, I stopped getting notifications when folks posted on this thread and we've been busy since we arrived home. The story continues....
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
A lot of people have told us that they are using...

A lot of people have told us that they are using out trip as a way to convince their wife/girlfriend to do the same. I think that's cool. Go for it! If we rookies can do it so can you!

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Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Dang - sorry I didn't catch the number. :D

Dang - sorry I didn't catch the number. :D
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Thanks for the tip. After riding over 800 miles...

Thanks for the tip. After riding over 800 miles of dirt, gravel and mud, I'm guessing this played a role in the leaky seals. The bikes definitely take some abuse up there. Luckily we weren't dead...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 48 - Prince George to Clinton - 250 miles (6840 miles total)

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We wanted to stay the next night at a campground in Clinton which we stayed at on the way up. A retired trucker named Bob was spending his summer...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 47 - Kitwanga to Prince George - 300 miles (6590 miles total)

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The ride over to Prince George was fairly uneventful. We had ridden this section of the Yellowhead Highway on our way up so it was back in...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
We both have Rev'it Cayenne jackets and for the...

We both have Rev'it Cayenne jackets and for the most part I really like mine. My only complaint is the whole waterproof liner thing. A lot of moto jackets are like this - the outside jacket isn't...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Dease Lake - Dease Lake to Kitwanga - 302 miles (6290 miles total)

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After breakfast at the gas station/market in Dease Lake (not a lot of options here) we continued on.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 45 - Whitehorse to Dease Lake - 404 miles (5988 miles total)

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The next morning we found a phone book and started calling the motorcycle shops in Whitehorse to see if we could find fork seals. The message was...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 44 - Dawson City to Whitehorse - 331 miles (5584 miles total)

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Dawson City is a neat little town. I would have liked to have spent more time here but we needed to get on the road. We found a cool little bakery...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Thanks! 2 cameras: Canon...

Thanks!


2 cameras:

Canon Powershot point & shoot
Canon 5D Digital SLR

3 lenses:
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 43 - Tok to Dawson City - 185 miles (5253 miles total)

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We decided to head up to Chicken and Dawson City and ride the Top of the World Highway. This means more dirt and gravel. :ricky This also meant it...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 42 - North Pole to Tok - 189 miles (5068 miles total)

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Before leaving North Pole we had to see some of the sights. It's definitely Christmas all year round here.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Wow. That's quite a compliment. I'm not sure...

Wow. That's quite a compliment. I'm not sure I'm in the same league or even universe as Tom but I'm sure enjoying the learning process. Glad you like the photos.
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Our sincere pleasure! Thanks so much for rating...

Our sincere pleasure! Thanks so much for rating the thread. We are stoked to have so many people along for the ride. :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Nope, WAY more fun that it appears. :D

Nope, WAY more fun that it appears. :D
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 41 - Coldfoot to North Pole - 266 miles (4879 miles total)

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The next morning, while eating breakfast, we ran into another familiar face in Coldfoot. While up in Central we met a man from Idaho named Ron who...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 40 - Deadhorse to Coldfoot - 240 miles (4613 miles total)

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For those that don't know, the road esentially ends in Deadhorse which is 8 miles from the ocean. Since 9-11 they have closed the rest of the road...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2008, 11:58 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
:thumb Thanks everyone for all your comments. ...

:thumb Thanks everyone for all your comments. Thanks also for rating our thread. I didn't even know you could do this and certainly didn't think so many people would end up enjoying our journey...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 39 - Coldfoot to Deadhorse - the end of the world - 240 miles (4373 miles total)

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That night in Coldfoot I didn't sleep well. I'll admit I was actually nervous about the next day's ride. I really didn't know what to expect so...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 38 - North Pole to Coldfoot - 266 miles (4133 miles total)

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Well, this was a big decision for us. Most folks reading this site know about the haul road, the Dalton Highway, the road to Prodhoe Bay. This is...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 37 - Central to North Pole - 135 miles (3867 miles total)

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After our midnight caribou dinner we went back to Gordon's trailer and crashed for the night. We got to sleep on the sofas.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 36 - North Pole to Central - 135 miles (3732 miles total)

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The next day we headed up to a little town called Central. It's on the way to Circle, but not to be confused with the Arctic Circle line which is...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Day 35 - Denali to North Pole - 134 miles (3597 miles total)

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The rain was relentless. It rained all night long continued to rain the next morning. We had to pack up camp in the rain which is always fun....
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Tim! Glad you made it to the site. Thanks for...

Tim! Glad you made it to the site. Thanks for the comments on the pictures. I hope you enjoy the rest of the report. We need to get together soon....
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2008, 12:11 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Thanks Frank! We really enjoyed meeting a fellow...

Thanks Frank! We really enjoyed meeting a fellow inmate in Kodiak. I hope you were able to get those tires we left for you. Thanks again for taking us out on your boat, we had a great day fishing....
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Awesome report! So glad you guys made it home...

Awesome report! So glad you guys made it home safely. We followed in your footsteps and hit almost every major highway in AK. What a great time! It was great meeting you guys and we look forward...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,662
Posted By divedeep
Sounds like you are due for a trip! The whole...

Sounds like you are due for a trip! The whole Kenai Peninsula was one of my favorite parts of the trip. Beautiful scenery and really nice people. Glad we could be an inspiration to you both -...
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