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Forum: Alaska 01-28-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Solarmoose
Come back.

Come back.
Forum: Alaska 01-21-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,170
Posted By Solarmoose
I think he asked: "What are you paying for...

I think he asked:

"What are you paying for gas these days up in the Last Frontier?"

....
Forum: Alaska 01-19-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,170
Posted By Solarmoose
2.85/gal for 92 octane this week in Fairbanks

2.85/gal for 92 octane this week in Fairbanks
Forum: Alaska 01-17-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Solarmoose
I rode the organized Tok to Dawson ride Mar 7-10,...

I rode the organized Tok to Dawson ride Mar 7-10, 2013 with Cubdriver. Its
well run and the road was groomed. Most of the 180+ miles you can ride as
fast as you want. They open the lodge at Chicken...
Forum: Alaska 01-15-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,172
Posted By Solarmoose
Thanks for putting this on tonight! Was great...

Thanks for putting this on tonight! Was great seeing everyone.
Forum: Alaska 01-12-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,504
Posted By Solarmoose
Yes. Lee sold the 900 (mistake) and got a KZ1000...

Yes. Lee sold the 900 (mistake) and got a KZ1000 a few years later (which I have now.) But he never really got into bikes. He borrowed my Suzi GS1150 once and promptly got a speeding ticket; then...
Forum: Alaska 01-11-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,504
Posted By Solarmoose
couple more from early June 1983

My brother's KZ900 with faring. We're riding to Fairbanks from ANC.
I have a faring like this one in the shed, but no use for it. Lee wishes he still had the KZ900....
Forum: Alaska 01-04-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,686
Posted By Solarmoose
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 01-04-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Solarmoose
another project?

This showed up in the CBX club mag a while back. Amazing accomplishment.

http://thekneeslider.com/images/2009/10/andreasv12.jpg

but I have two '79 cbx's each with bad engines...

The...
Forum: Alaska 12-25-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Solarmoose
Yep, wife got me a Motion Pro Adjustable Torque...

Yep, wife got me a Motion Pro Adjustable Torque Wrench Adapter 08-03890 (http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/08-0380/)
Will be handy for cylinder bolts on the Norton. been using a calibrated...
Forum: Alaska 12-24-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Solarmoose
Same to you Jeff!

Same to you Jeff!
Forum: Alaska 12-21-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By Solarmoose
Fortymile Roadhouse an historic respite on Taylor Highway

Fortymile Roadhouse an historic respite on Taylor Highway...
Forum: Alaska 12-18-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Solarmoose
Or get it direct from youtub ...

Or get it direct from youtub
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8uCeyUl_9U
Forum: Alaska 12-14-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,981
Posted By Solarmoose
LOL. I'll ask our mechanic about that and see if...

LOL. I'll ask our mechanic about that and see if he gets it.
Forum: Alaska 12-13-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,504
Posted By Solarmoose
Seeing the pics of Polar Raceway reminded of the...

Seeing the pics of Polar Raceway reminded of the one time I ran my third bike there,
a 1984 Suzuki GS1150 ESE (BMW was not the first to use that designation.)
My best run was 11 sec 120mph. ...
Forum: Alaska 12-13-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,504
Posted By Solarmoose
I'm enjoying this thread so here's a...

I'm enjoying this thread so here's a contribution.
Not quite as way back, but my first bike was a '72 Yamaha RT360 Enduro that I bought in 1976 in my mid-20's.
Had a lot of fun riding it on trails...
Forum: Alaska 12-12-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,172
Posted By Solarmoose
Now says Confirmed This event has met its...

Now says Confirmed This event has met its threshold and has 12 tickets left.
Is this a small theater, how many seats are there?
Forum: Alaska 12-12-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,172
Posted By Solarmoose
Piston, changed your mind and decided to go?

Piston, changed your mind and decided to go?
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,981
Posted By Solarmoose
OK. Well most of us that live here ignore...

OK. Well most of us that live here ignore mosquitoes, bears, cold and rain,
and probably don't own lightweight bags. We feed dumb tourists to the bears
and recycle the "barges" into remote winter...
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,172
Posted By Solarmoose
I'm thinking a road trip to Anc in January is in...

I'm thinking a road trip to Anc in January is in order. I hope to see you all there.
Do ADV'ers get the good seats? :D
Forum: Alaska 11-21-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By Solarmoose
This is from the gathering at my shop that AlCan...

This is from the gathering at my shop that AlCan referenced, Amy and Charlie.
http://solarmoose.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Fairbanks-on-Friday/i-8kS39bm/0/L/IMG_0766-L.jpg

We visited Charlie in...
Forum: Alaska 11-14-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By Solarmoose
Very nice. Whats the location of the ride?

Very nice. Whats the location of the ride?
Forum: Alaska 11-06-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,645
Posted By Solarmoose
Mark, Cool sideways action! flat trackin Alaska...

Mark,
Cool sideways action! flat trackin Alaska style.
Forum: Alaska 10-24-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,640
Posted By Solarmoose
Clarification. Did you rear-end a car in your...

Clarification. Did you rear-end a car in your lane stopped to make a left turn?
Or did you hit a car in the oncoming lane turning left in front of you?

Not that I need an answer,
in fact you'd...
Forum: Alaska 10-24-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,640
Posted By Solarmoose
Where is the court date? makes a diff what...

Where is the court date? makes a diff what attorney you call.

If Fairbanks I suggest William Satterberg (http://www.satterberg.net/) 907 452-3988 or Merdes Law Office (http://merdes.com/)...
Forum: Alaska 10-23-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 120
Sticky: Alaska Primer
Views: 28,153
Posted By Solarmoose
bump

bump this up
Forum: Alaska 10-23-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,713
Posted By Solarmoose
did someone ask for this?

did someone ask for this?
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,141
Posted By Solarmoose
Nicely done report of my backyard. BTW, I prefer...

Nicely done report of my backyard. BTW, I prefer getting on the ferry
at Prince Rupert instead of Bellingham. Its a bit less time overall and
about half the cost. The Yellowknife highway as you...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,643
Posted By Solarmoose
LTD had twin discs

The US 77 KZ1000 B model or LTD had the twin front discs. The A1, like the one in this thread, had a single front disc. Gas tank size was different too, B's was smaller. B had cast wheels, A had...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-12-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,280
Posted By Solarmoose
Hey guys, thanks for this thread. learned a few...

Hey guys, thanks for this thread. learned a few things. Wife and I were there
in 2011 and stayed offsite in a hotel. We are planning to be there for 2015
and try camping onsite this time. Not sure...
Forum: Alaska 10-11-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 50,377
Posted By Solarmoose
Great pics! wish I was there to see if there...

Great pics!
wish I was there to see if there really are more... lol
Forum: Alaska 10-09-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Solarmoose
Used to ski Alyeska and Arctic Valley in the 60's...

Used to ski Alyeska and Arctic Valley in the 60's but no decent downhill in
Fairbanks so I ride sled in the winter. BUT its a long time between end of bike
season and snow season good enough to ski...
Forum: Alaska 10-06-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By Solarmoose
Forum: Alaska 10-04-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 50,377
Posted By Solarmoose
and sometimes I even feel a bit sorry for those...

and sometimes I even feel a bit sorry for those guys
Forum: Alaska 10-02-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,525
Posted By Solarmoose
might be easier to find distinguished rides than...

might be easier to find distinguished rides than riders?
Forum: Alaska 10-01-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By Solarmoose
Good Thing

Its a good thing we took a "last ride" Sunday since by Monday night it looked like this:
http://solarmoose.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Last-Ride-2012/i-4kKKR6Q/0/M/20120930%200800%201st%20snow-M.jpg
...
Forum: Alaska 09-29-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By Solarmoose
Last Ride

Roll out the designated last ride
http://solarmoose.smugmug.com/Last-Ride-2014/i-ZrGwXFz/0/L/IMG_4121c-L.jpg

We could have had a last ride last weekend when temps were in the 60's, instead of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 31,064
Posted By Solarmoose
nicely told tale. maybe a two-up ride to Alaska...

nicely told tale. maybe a two-up ride to Alaska is next?
or get the girl her own ride.
my wife and I have been riding together for most of our 37 yrs of marriage.
she rides a Moto Guzzi Norge....
Forum: Alaska 09-21-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 171,835
Posted By Solarmoose
Tom, Appears to be asking 2500 on CL...

Tom,
Appears to be asking 2500 on CL (http://anchorage.craigslist.org/mcy/4676662665.html)

get any more fords lately?

I've actually sold a couple bikes this year...
Forum: Alaska 09-18-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By Solarmoose
Hmmm, Garage Pass for her vs. Kitchen Pass for...

Hmmm, Garage Pass for her vs. Kitchen Pass for him?

Seeing as how She has Her bikes in my (I mean Our) shop, (though my bikes
out number hers by an only a reasonable margin) I think a Garage Pass...
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