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Forum: Americas 04-22-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,630
Posted By FastHotWheels
Video and Maps

Thanks to the Team that put the COBDR together, they have done an amazing Job, you can get the Butler maps and a Video of the trip that includes great tips as well. I just got my copy of the COBDR...
Forum: Americas 04-21-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,630
Posted By FastHotWheels
eakins Thank you for the advise, yes those...

eakins

Thank you for the advise, yes those look like good options, if the passes are closed, I like the idea of linking the those together.

great tip
Forum: Americas 04-21-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,630
Posted By FastHotWheels
Thank you great link, we will monitor the passes...

Thank you great link, we will monitor the passes and update the ride plan accordingly
Forum: Americas 04-19-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,630
Posted By FastHotWheels
So Cal rides

A lot of your SoCal riding depends on how far south you are and how far you would like to ride,
For starters, if your in LA then Mullan dr should be on you ride list, if your I. The ojai area then...
Forum: Americas 04-18-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,630
Posted By FastHotWheels
Snow and a bit on tires

Its true, my first choice was Late Aug for the trip, timing has brought us to this date, there are many alternate routs for each pass, and the paved routs can be amazing too! Rain, Mud, Snow...sounds...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,968
Posted By FastHotWheels
Next adventure Colorado

My next adventure is COBDR riding the Colorado back country rout


the blog is hear http://cobdr.blogspot.com/
Forum: Americas 04-14-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,630
Posted By FastHotWheels
COBDR Colorado Adventure

Last Year I road to ALASKA Solo (see http://ridealaskasolo.blogspot.com)

This year I will depart on a United States, Lower 48 Adventure in Colorado.

Spending the last four months riding the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,045,542
Posted By FastHotWheels
Dmv

I hope you are aware DMV will Revoke your registration as soon as AAA reports that you canceled your insurance, I would say you bought yourself about two weeks before its in the system as revoked! If...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,968
Posted By FastHotWheels
Alaska compleatd, what next

I completed the trip to Alaska, and the blog has been updated!

It was a great time I was happy to have everything I needed and not much I did not use.

Sites were amazing and the experience...
Forum: Americas 07-13-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,549
Posted By FastHotWheels
Great trip

I'm half way through my trip id the sea to sky and top of the world highways, some great times will start the return trip next Sunday.

Updates and photos at
http://ridealaskasolo.blogspot.com/
Forum: Americas 06-22-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,549
Posted By FastHotWheels
The Shad top-case looks like a cost effective...

The Shad top-case looks like a cost effective option, I think I will like the easy access to the gear in the top case, but I think I will take the hose to my case today to see how water tight it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,361
Posted By FastHotWheels
10 days to go

About 10 Days left before the Ride to Alaska
I have some updates to the Blog, Including

Budget Top Box
Shake Down (Pre-Trip Ride)
http://ridealaskasolo.blogspot.com/

I’m so excited to get...
Forum: Americas 06-20-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,549
Posted By FastHotWheels
the time is getting near

About 10 Days left before the Ride to Alaska
I have some updates to the Blog, Including

Budget Top Box
Shake Down (Pre-Trip Ride)

http://ridealaskasolo.blogspot.com/

I’m so excited to...
Forum: Americas 06-14-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,549
Posted By FastHotWheels
I think the load is deceiving, at first I was...

I think the load is deceiving, at first I was like WOW, but looking closer, only one set of side bags for two bikes, and like you say if you pull the sleeping bags and tires off theirs not much else...
Forum: Americas 06-11-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,549
Posted By FastHotWheels
I can understand the work end of this adventure,...

I can understand the work end of this adventure, in reality they are footing the bill for the trip, no pay no go. and with two tentative contracts sitting in the balance for me the past month and...
Forum: Americas 06-11-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,549
Posted By FastHotWheels
wow I love that shot, you are deep in prep work...

wow I love that shot, you are deep in prep work with less than 30days:clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,361
Posted By FastHotWheels
Alaskan Motorcycle Adventure 2013

My Alaska Motorcycle Adventure seems to be coming together for 2013!

A trip I dreamed of doing in 2008 with a group of 4 riders, bad timing brought an early end to that adventure.

This year I...
Forum: Americas 06-10-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,549
Posted By FastHotWheels
Less than 30days to go for departure

Less than 30days to go for departure, things have been crazy with work trying to get it all in before leaving… (Considering leaving a day early to get out of the US before the 4th of July.
I’ve...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,968
Posted By FastHotWheels
Thanks for following along, lots of friends and...

Thanks for following along, lots of friends and family in Anchorage, I wonder if your kids know Kaladi Brothers Coffee, a life long friends coffee place in Anchorage, the Coffee is so good, it may be...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,968
Posted By FastHotWheels
have a great adventure, My wife and kids meeting...

have a great adventure, My wife and kids meeting me as well, should be some good times and a good mid point break.
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,968
Posted By FastHotWheels
I will keep an eye out for you, will you be on...

I will keep an eye out for you, will you be on the BMW this trip

Ride safe!
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,968
Posted By FastHotWheels
good point, lots of ADV out this year, should be...

good point, lots of ADV out this year, should be fun meeting up with people along the way!
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,968
Posted By FastHotWheels
ride Alaska solo 2013

Solo ride to Alaska

Ride from Livermore CA to Alaska July 3rd 2013
Ride Back Alaska to Livermore July 21st

My blog http://ridealaskasolo.blogspot.com/
I will post trip planning, and trip...
Forum: Americas 05-29-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,549
Posted By FastHotWheels
getting closer

wow just over 30 days to departure, getting excited.
It stopped snowing and its 55 degrees in anchorage. hoping for good weather but preparing for less!

some updates to the blog:
Bike and kit, I...
Forum: Americas 05-17-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,549
Posted By FastHotWheels
I will post my "Spot" positions on my blog...

I will post my "Spot" positions on my blog (http://ridealaskasolo.blogspot.com)if you have a chance to check on the road, I will also post my intending camping locations hear soon, I may do a layover...
Forum: Americas 05-17-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,549
Posted By FastHotWheels
Ride Alaska Solo Blogspot

I Started a Blog for the trip; Preparation, Gear reviews, + photos, spot locations and Journal of the trip as it unfolds.

http://ridealaskasolo.blogspot.com/
Forum: Americas 05-08-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,549
Posted By FastHotWheels
Alaska July 3-10

Plans are in place, I will Depart Livermore CA, July 3rd arriving in anchorage on or about July 10th, up hy 5, Sea to Sky highway, and cassiar highway, I will be looking for a place to camp on the...
Forum: Americas 01-28-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,549
Posted By FastHotWheels
Livermore to AK July 2013

Plans are not totally firm yet, but likely leaving Livermore CA, for Anchorage July 6th or 7th Return trip leaving approximately the 23rd. solo at this stage but would be fun to link up with people...
Forum: Beasts 02-17-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9,239
Views: 3,614,490
Posted By FastHotWheels
Video to go with Photo

little video of the DL 650, Tesla Rd Livermore ca, same place as the photo posted above

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P89b5jH19yI
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9,239
Views: 3,614,490
Posted By FastHotWheels
My new ride, so fun we got two... Out for a...

My new ride, so fun we got two...

Out for a short ride yesterday on one of the new 2011 DL650's about a week old now, this one was the first of the two to get a new pipe (two brothers) great sound...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By FastHotWheels
get the 2011

I will add my .02 on the topic, buy the bike you are passionate about so you can save a couple grand on a 2011 if you are passionate about the 2012 you will always regret it. With that said, I have...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,299
Posted By FastHotWheels
Thanks for all the help, I got the Scotts Damper...

Thanks for all the help, I got the Scotts Damper installed and took it out for a “road” test this morning, now I can dial the wobble in and out of the equation. At 90mph I can now even try to start...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,299
Posted By FastHotWheels
That’s exactly the experience I have had, with...

That’s exactly the experience I have had, with the panniers on and loaded I took a 1000mile trip to the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,299
Posted By FastHotWheels
Scotts Top Triple Clamp ktm950-adv and Damper is...

Scotts Top Triple Clamp ktm950-adv and Damper is now on the way, figured I wanted it anyway, if it stops the problem it will be a great solution to keeping fun dirt tiers on the bike. I should have...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,299
Posted By FastHotWheels
I will try another and report back! thanks...

I will try another and report back! thanks all:norton
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,299
Posted By FastHotWheels
Dunlop D908rr / tank slaper

I had a set of the Dunlop D908rr matching set front a rear, and though they are better in the dirt the bike is now a dangerous on the street. Here is my problem I am wondering if anyone else if...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2006, 08:31 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 114,923
Posted By FastHotWheels
Yes sorry for the delay 1/4 turn more than stock

Yes sorry for the delay 1/4 turn more than stock
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2006, 10:48 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 114,923
Posted By FastHotWheels
You will not regret the re-jet

You must re-jet that 950
I know what you’re thinking KTM must know something about jetting, and must know more than we do, and well maybe your right they pass extreme smog emission requirements...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By FastHotWheels
It could happen!:clap

It could happen!:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2006, 01:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,608
Posted By FastHotWheels
Anther suggestion is to check the gasket on the...

Anther suggestion is to check the gasket on the radiator cap, my 06 had a bent one that was blocking the vacuum which caused a vary similar problem.
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