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Forum: Alaska 04-25-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,551
Posted By Fast Idle
Yep, just hit snow going up the hill to the mine...

Yep, just hit snow going up the hill to the mine entrance so it's only those last few miles that are closed as usual. Plenty of good road on this side. Should be a nice weekend for it.
Forum: Alaska 04-24-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,551
Posted By Fast Idle
I'd go but

Hey Bob, you know I would go but my shoulder won't be ready till maybe August. :1drink
Mark said he and Dave went today and it's all good to the Lucky Shot mine except the last 100 yards that's...
Forum: Alaska 04-15-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By Fast Idle
Come on down David. It's going to be a good time...

Come on down David. It's going to be a good time for sure! Lots of cool bikes have entered.

Check it out here:

https://www.facebook.com/palmervintagemotorcycleshow
Forum: Alaska 04-04-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,371
Posted By Fast Idle
+1 on the turnout of cool bikes Tom. I hope to...

+1 on the turnout of cool bikes Tom. I hope to see more of them there as well.

I think you will see the kind of bikes you like at the Palmer show in June. Some of the same bikes/builders you've...
Forum: Alaska 03-25-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Fast Idle
Mudder, you are on the right track to want to...

Mudder, you are on the right track to want to test drive one first. Highly recommend you do. They are different. The front end is key to handling. Correct setup is a must. Here's a good article from...
Forum: Alaska 02-25-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,371
Posted By Fast Idle
Vintage

Don't forget the vintage old's cool bikes. Sure would be nice to see more bikes from the 60's and 70's that a lot of us grew up on. :1drink
Forum: Alaska 01-23-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 602
Posted By Fast Idle
Naked Speed

For those of you who are interested, don’t forget to set your DVR to record season 5 of “Naked Speed”, formerly known as Café Racer TV. It starts Wednesday the 28<sup>th</sup> @ 6:00pm Alaska ...
Forum: Alaska 01-08-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,102
Posted By Fast Idle
The Mighty DR

+1 on ProCycle!
No worries HayDuchess, Alaskan DR numbers are on the rise! The DR650 is definitely recommended gear. I foresee a day when we no longer have to sneak into D2D like this....
Forum: Alaska 01-04-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By Fast Idle
If you run short on time you could make one of...

If you run short on time you could make one of these instead! :1drink
Might need a suspension upgrade for the Dawson run.
...
Forum: Alaska 12-31-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By Fast Idle
39 Degrees

A balmy 39 degrees here in Willow. Once again the majority of the country is colder than us. They are saying this is the first year Anchorage did not drop below zero.
It's "Warm enough to rain"
Are...
Forum: Alaska 12-25-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By Fast Idle
David, you are a lucky guy! Happy Holidays. I got...

David, you are a lucky guy! Happy Holidays. I got some parts for my 68 Triumph project. Unfortunately I recently tore my rotor cuff so it will be awhile until I'm back in action. Hopefully good to go...
Forum: Alaska 12-25-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By Fast Idle
Merry Christmas you guys, hope Santa brought...

Merry Christmas you guys, hope Santa brought motorcycle parts!
:1drink
Forum: Alaska 12-23-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,938
Posted By Fast Idle
Anybody remember this shop? ...

Anybody remember this shop?

http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s594/wbidle49/Steves_zpsef64acd2.jpg

Montesa Motorcycle and Scorpion Snowmobile Dealer,
Forum: Alaska 12-20-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By Fast Idle
Dick, we just got back from a month down in...

Dick, we just got back from a month down in norcal. Had record winter storms and rain. Go figure. Visited Chris and Rebecca at Boxer Metal for a few days and toured the Sierra-Nevada Brewery, good...
Forum: Alaska 12-19-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By Fast Idle
Dick, I know if it ever happened again that you...

Dick, I know if it ever happened again that you would just grab "real life" by the horns and see if you couldn't ride him a few yards. :rofl:1drink
Hope you are enjoying warm weather.
Forum: Alaska 12-12-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,938
Posted By Fast Idle
79 Honda

1979 Honda CB750F purchased new from Tony at Honda downtown. First DOHC 750 and first black one sold in Anchorage as far as I know. Loved that bike!
...
Forum: Alaska 11-12-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,406
Posted By Fast Idle
Nice Erik! Well done. Catalyst started good...

Nice Erik! Well done. Catalyst started good things into play. Sure had some great rides this summer and met some good people. I think you might have to start building those kids their first bike...
Forum: Alaska 11-11-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By Fast Idle
Great video, thanks for posting :1drink

Great video, thanks for posting :1drink
Forum: Alaska 11-07-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By Fast Idle
Way to go Chris, I'm sure you will have a...

Way to go Chris, I'm sure you will have a kick-ass time down there!:1drink
Go Warrior Built!...
Forum: Alaska 11-05-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By Fast Idle
No worries, I hear they are teaming up with...

No worries, I hear they are teaming up with soundracer to give them some guts :rofl
<a href="<iframe width=" 560"="" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/b9XAC-BvUyo" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Alaska 10-06-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By Fast Idle
More Photos

Here's some shots Mark took. I heard there's snow there now.

http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s594/wbidle49/P1010413_zps0aaf3d18.jpg
...
Forum: Alaska 10-04-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,927
Posted By Fast Idle
Like a Miners and Trappers Ball on...

Like a Miners and Trappers Ball on motorcycles:rofl. I like the idea of riding from shop to shop. The new TMS should be more than a big hole in the ground by then. Now if September 28th would...
Forum: Alaska 09-29-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By Fast Idle
Nice ride Jeff. I can see what you mean about the...

Nice ride Jeff. I can see what you mean about the 180.
Pucker Factor=High :rofl
Forum: Alaska 09-29-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By Fast Idle
Walt sent me a couple. Lucky me, this photo...

Walt sent me a couple. Lucky me, this photo turned out good on everyone's else's camera.:rofl
I made this 180 in .2 seconds!
...
Forum: Alaska 09-26-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By Fast Idle
Way cool, Walt is in as well, still waiting to...

Way cool, Walt is in as well, still waiting to hear from Kenny L, :rofl!:1drink
Forum: Alaska 09-26-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By Fast Idle
You are certainly welcome to join us for a ride...

You are certainly welcome to join us for a ride out Petersville road tomorrow. Meeting in Willow at noon. :1drink

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1012564
Forum: Alaska 09-25-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By Fast Idle
Petersville Saturday

Time for another ride while we can! Meeting up at the Townsite USA gasoline station in Willow mile 69 at noon on Saturday and heading to Petersville road. Anybody else want in? :1drink
Forum: Alaska 09-25-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By Fast Idle
Shook like hell for awhile but no motorcycles...

Shook like hell for awhile but no motorcycles fell over!:1drink
Forum: Alaska 09-25-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,961
Posted By Fast Idle
Thanks for the invite Dick, PM sent. :1drink

Thanks for the invite Dick, PM sent. :1drink
Forum: Alaska 09-18-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,961
Posted By Fast Idle
Good as new

Back from powder coating at APC today, will install tomorrow.:1drink
http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s594/wbidle49/DSC00399_zps99b17fe2.jpg
Forum: Alaska 09-18-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,961
Posted By Fast Idle
I would try and find a qualified TIG welder to...

I would try and find a qualified TIG welder to repair it for you. Make some inquires and you'll find the right person. A skilled welder will know what to do. Pre-heating can be just as important as...
Forum: Alaska 09-17-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,961
Posted By Fast Idle
Kinda figured I wasn't alone with this. I looked...

Kinda figured I wasn't alone with this. I looked at every fastener as well and finally used a mirror to see the cracked mounts. How many miles on your bike?
Forum: Alaska 09-17-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,961
Posted By Fast Idle
Too late

Already dropped it off at Marks to go to the shop tomorrow. I think it will be fine. I built it up on the other side. It took over 66,000 miles of Alaskan pounding to break it so it should be good...
Forum: Alaska 09-17-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,961
Posted By Fast Idle
One Pothole Too Many!

The potholes were in full bloom on the McCarthy road last weekend. The whole front beak assembly started flopping up and down on my R1150GS on the way back and this is what I found.
...
Forum: Alaska 09-15-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,461
Posted By Fast Idle
It was a great day for the pass Jeff, you guys...

It was a great day for the pass Jeff, you guys got some nice shots. Tim, your old Yamaha looks great!:1drink
Forum: Alaska 09-09-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,813
Posted By Fast Idle
So is there someone in Fairbanks that could ohm...

So is there someone in Fairbanks that could ohm the stator, check points and coil for him. Here's what I've found, might be similar. ...
Forum: Alaska 09-09-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,813
Posted By Fast Idle
What specific year and model? I see several...

What specific year and model? I see several wiring diagrams on the internet but not in english. I am not in Fairbanks but could help troubleshoot through the internet if I had a schematic....
Forum: Alaska 09-06-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,162
Posted By Fast Idle
Crazy videos

They always seem to have the crazy stuff!:1drink

http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--0-t-f8bd--/c_fit,fl_progressive,q_80,w_636/fu8femm5eh4mlq16avxe.gif
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,207
Posted By Fast Idle
Beam pattern

Well I almost got up at 2 am to get a picture of the LED beam pattern. :rofl
No, but here's a picture from inside the garage with low beam only. ...
Forum: Alaska 09-03-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,497
Posted By Fast Idle
Follow Aerostich's recommendation, but a 7.5A...

Follow Aerostich's recommendation, but a 7.5A fuse would be the right fuse in their pigtail straight to the battery for a 5.7A load. I would not use the 5 amp circuit. If you add gear you change the...
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