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Forum: Americas 06-20-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
Fairbanks & a shameless plug

Got to Fairbanks Friday evening, immediately went to Adv Cycleworks (why not). A couple of riders from Denver were just leaving - one had gotten a puncture in the sidewall of his rear TKC70. Somehow,...
Forum: Americas 06-15-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
I met three guys at the gas station in Grand...

I met three guys at the gas station in Grand Cache. Rode with them for a bit, as they were headed home to Grand Prairie. Watch out for the bridge as you head out of Grand Cache - the guys told me...
Forum: Americas 06-15-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
Just pulled in to Dawson Creek. Weather was cool...

Just pulled in to Dawson Creek. Weather was cool coming up from Radium, this morning, until about Grande Cache. TONS of tourists (like me) on the Icelands Parkway. I didn't think I would ever get to...
Forum: Americas 06-10-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
Friday......

Leaving the Austin area at the first sign of light in the sky on Friday. I plan on camping outside of Radium Hot Springs on Sunday night. I'm on an Olive Green GSAW, with Texas plates - I'll try to...
Forum: Americas 06-02-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
I guess if it was 70F (~21C), calm and sunny,...

I guess if it was 70F (~21C), calm and sunny, it wouldn't be much of an adventure. That is exactly what it's like in Austin, right now. It'll probably be a monsoon when I leave on 6/12.
Forum: Americas 05-28-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
The bike looks sweet! Hope you have a great trip...

The bike looks sweet! Hope you have a great trip - I'll keep a look-out for you.
Forum: Americas 05-26-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 14,955
Posted By sstracke
Thanks for posting your list - I have been poring...

Thanks for posting your list - I have been poring over every list I can find, to ensure I'm not omitting something important.

Enjoy your trip!
Forum: Americas 05-24-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
Well.....if you're still there in four...

Well.....if you're still there in four weeks.......
Forum: Americas 05-24-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
Sounds like you're having a great ride, so far....

Sounds like you're having a great ride, so far. Hope the weather cooperates with you, for your run to Inuvik. Looking at the weather, ( https://weather.gc.ca/city/pages/yt-4_metric_e.html ), you may...
Forum: Americas 05-22-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
I'm happy to see you're on the move, again. Hope...

I'm happy to see you're on the move, again. Hope you're having a good time.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,193
Posted By sstracke
It's great to get a local's perspective. Looking...

It's great to get a local's perspective. Looking forward to more photos of your trip.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 404,629
Posted By sstracke
Trip Computer

Sorry if this has been covered, previously.

Is there a way to add the Trip Computer to the various screens accessed by toggling with the left thumb?
Forum: Americas 05-06-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
Nice shot. Looks as if you must have the...

Nice shot. Looks as if you must have the necessary riding gear, already.
Forum: Americas 05-03-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By sstracke
For a route that will see fewer tourists, ride up...

For a route that will see fewer tourists, ride up to Chinle on the 191, east on IR (Indian Route/Road) 64 to Tsaile (past Canyon de Chelly), north on IR 12 to Lukachukai, east on IR 13 to the 491. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,079
Posted By sstracke
Personally, I like "overkill", when it comes to...

Personally, I like "overkill", when it comes to boots. I wear my Sidi Crossfire 2's on every ride - regardless of whether I'm on the road or not. I bought them for protection while I'm riding. If I'm...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,298
Posted By sstracke
FC-Moto

I ordered my Sidi Crossfire 2's from FC-Moto - saved a lot of money, and they arrived within ten days.
Forum: Americas 04-16-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
That stinks. I get it, but it stinks. With...

That stinks. I get it, but it stinks.

With the time you've invested (planning, researching, day-dreaming), it would be a shame not to go. If not this year, I hope you can put it on your calendar...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 688,572
Posted By sstracke
Nice-looking bike! Time to get it dirty!

Nice-looking bike! Time to get it dirty!
Forum: Americas 04-07-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
I looked at the REI website for this...are you...

I looked at the REI website for this...are you sure you spell it "c-h-a-r-m"?

Anybody know where I can buy some?
Forum: Americas 04-06-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
That sounds like a great trip! Best of luck -...

That sounds like a great trip! Best of luck - hope to cross paths with you, somewhere.
Forum: Americas 04-06-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
Sweet! I'd like to see your notes on Yellowknife,...

Sweet! I'd like to see your notes on Yellowknife, when you get back.

Can't help but ask...are you starting in Michigan and going to Annapolis, first?
Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
I saw a comment about getting this on an AdvRider...

I saw a comment about getting this on an AdvRider thread. When I called my State Farm agent, she said I needed a card for Canada. No extra charge, but the card is definitely for Canada.
Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
Phones, Insurance Cards, Passports, Cash, etc...

Crossing off the details for the trip:

- Activate Cell Phone for international (Canadian) use
- Satellite Phone
- National Park Pass - US (got it); Canada (?)
- Obtain Canadian Insurance Card...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,818
Posted By sstracke
Take one of the zooms (will you use wide more...

Take one of the zooms (will you use wide more than tele?) and the 50 - if you need a fast lens.

If you're just taking snaps, don't mess with the 50 - just set your ISO higher, if needed. No...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3,402
Views: 1,166,147
Posted By sstracke
Location, please!

Location, please!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,461
Posted By sstracke
AltRider Skid Plate Installation

Start the installation of the AltRider plate at the center-stand pivots FIRST. With the plate angled down at the front, you have easy access to the bolts. I got the bolts started within 10 seconds...
Forum: Americas 03-20-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
Shakedown

Just completed a 2,600 mile shakedown ride, to see how prepared I am for the trip.

Although I had decided to not get a heated jacket, I may re-think it.

The XL Ortlieb bag may need to be...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-20-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 105,232
Posted By sstracke
Nice "6-pack" abs.

Nice "6-pack" abs.
Forum: Americas 03-11-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
I'm taking layers to wear under my Badlands...

I'm taking layers to wear under my Badlands jacket & pants - if I need warmth.

+1 on the heated grips.
Forum: Americas 03-09-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
In. June 12 will be here soon.

In. June 12 will be here soon.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,848
Posted By sstracke
+1 Those of us in the US can sometimes find...

+1

Those of us in the US can sometimes find slight discounts at... http://us.hilleberg.com/products/specialOffers.php .
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,848
Posted By sstracke
I'm certain there are videos of other tents being...

I'm certain there are videos of other tents being set up in the wind, but this one caught my eye - after I had already bought a Hilleberg Kaitum 3. Having had to scramble down a fairly steep drop at...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 57,062
Posted By sstracke
The Keron is going to take less time to set up,...

The Keron is going to take less time to set up, and (IMO) looks to be more stable in the wind. The Keron is a serious tent.

Looks like the Altai would be a good base camp tent, but not a tent I'd...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-02-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,066
Posted By sstracke
Dang! You sure know how to set a hook. I'm in.

Dang! You sure know how to set a hook. I'm in.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-02-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,044
Posted By sstracke
A nice teaser. Looking forward to the report.

A nice teaser. Looking forward to the report.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,461
Posted By sstracke
The only installation I've seen of the BD skid...

The only installation I've seen of the BD skid plate (on a brand new GSAW), required the trimming of the front fender, approximately 1 inch.

That said, I have yet to hear a single complaint or...
Forum: Americas 02-24-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
What is it with fudge? Was I supposed to have...

What is it with fudge? Was I supposed to have gotten a killer recipe book when I bought my GSA? Maybe the baking recipes were in the back of the Starbucks Directory.

As it gets a bit warm during...
Forum: Americas 02-23-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
How are handling the shipment of your bikes?

How are handling the shipment of your bikes?
Forum: Americas 02-23-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
Tell me where to meet you, and I'll bring a bag...

Tell me where to meet you, and I'll bring a bag of fudge/kolache/schnitzel, just for you. Of course, after eight days of riding from central Texas to Alaska, it may be one big piece!

I wonder...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By sstracke
While we're on the subject of riding partners for...

While we're on the subject of riding partners for the Dalton and/or Dempster...

Since there will a number of us (and others) up north, this summer, would it be best to check for riding partners...
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