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Forum: Alaska 05-19-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,709
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
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 HERE.....

This is a graded exercise; do your own work and do the best you can.

You must list...
Forum: Alaska 05-05-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,788
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Death Cab for Cutie

Here's the one that almost got me. "Lucky" shot by a friend riding behind my husband (near bike) and myself (far bike.) Driver passed my friend and my hub then, apparently, failed to see me - or was...
Forum: Alaska 04-23-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,012
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Nighthawk? No Problem.

You should be fine on both the McCarthy road and the Denali Highway on your Nighthawk. I used to run my 750 up Arctic Valley Road all the time. It's good practice, but the McCarthy/Denali are better...
Forum: Alaska 05-22-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,329
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Allyn hooked me up as well. Action is on 67th...

Allyn hooked me up as well. Action is on 67th just east of Arctic. I asked the lady at the counter if she cared if a bunch of riders showed up for nickel-and-dime by-the-foot orders ($1/ft for DOT...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 35,429
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
In! :lurk Safe travels! --Andrea

In! :lurk

Safe travels!

--Andrea
Forum: Alaska 04-20-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 25,983
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
This is a graded exercise; do your own work and...

This is a graded exercise; do your own work and do the best you can.

You must list yourself and any other members of your group. How? Easy to do:

1. Scroll to the LAST post!
2. Copy these...
Forum: Alaska 10-29-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Erik Halfacre has the best site I've seen about...

Erik Halfacre has the best site I've seen about doing the trail

http://www.stampedetrail.info/

Have fun with that!
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 51,430
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
I subscribed after the clutch fix post and am...

I subscribed after the clutch fix post and am glad I did 'cause that surprise twist at Prudhoe made my day. Kind of a no-brainer there after all you've toughed out together just in this one trip! ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 32,399
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Late to the show, but in! It's exciting to...

Late to the show, but in!

It's exciting to see how all your preparations have come together. Figures two former pilots would have a rigorous shakedown plan.

Great reading so far! Your voices...
Forum: Alaska 03-13-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Don't let the price fool you: You're better off...

Don't let the price fool you: You're better off sleeping under a bench than staying at the Bergman Hotel. Good place to drink though, I'm told, if you like local "character."

I put folks up at the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 505,121
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
I'm In

Spent ten days on a one-way to Alaska run a while back and love reliving those daily epiphanies through your excellent, moving report. Super classy ride, too! Makes me nuts all the folks missing this...
Forum: Alaska 05-31-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 186,526
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Mens FirstGear Jacket & Womens Olympia Pants

Sharp-looking dual-sport jacket with great armor and lots of adjustments to customize fit. Mens SMALL. New, never worn but no tags. Had to buy another similar jacket while traveling rendering this...
Forum: Alaska 08-09-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 90,203
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Cycles South

Has this one made the roster yet? http://paracinema.net/2011/07/cycles-south-1971/

Watched a YouTube clip that made me want to punch a hippy, but the online reader reviews all say it's a riot.
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,141
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Just stumbled across your RR during a "surfing...

Just stumbled across your RR during a "surfing break" at the office ...

I'm a Maryland girl who moved to Alaska and it was a treat to relive that discovery along with some fresh observations. ...
Forum: Alaska 07-05-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,310
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
That definitely qualifies you as an ADVenture...

That definitely qualifies you as an ADVenture Rider! I love the "ride what you brung" stories the best.
Forum: Alaska 06-22-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Anchorage, too?

Looks like UAA has something similar, though I'm sure it's not as ADV-friendly as the Fairbanks campus! Worth a look though - cheap(ish) nice rooms.
...
Forum: Alaska 06-14-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
What's the 511?

http://www.511yukon.ca/ (http://www.511yukon.ca/)
Forum: Alaska 06-07-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,242
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
http://www.usarak.army.mil/conservation/files/FRA_...

http://www.usarak.army.mil/conservation/files/FRA_USARTRAK_Summer2009.pdf

I hope I don't get flamed by other users of the Fort Rich ORV trails for revealing this "secret." It's kind of a pain in...
Forum: Alaska 05-23-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,791
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Thumb Second this!

Second this!
Forum: Alaska 09-28-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
I never skimp on ATGATT this late in the season -...

I never skimp on ATGATT this late in the season - it's too damn cold without it!
Forum: Alaska 08-26-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Valdez to Valdez on a Chinese bike. Very cool!...

Valdez to Valdez on a Chinese bike. Very cool! I'm going to have to rethink my (admittedly uninformed) opinion about those beasties. I've seen a couple Supermotos around town and they sound like...
Forum: Alaska 08-17-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
This site isn't very active, but if you're...

This site isn't very active, but if you're interested there's contact info for the folks at the Fairbanks Racing Lions and Northern PowerSports who are good enough to make this event happen:...
Forum: Alaska 08-17-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Clouds - sun - rain- more sun - rain. All in all...

Clouds - sun - rain- more sun - rain. All in all an excellent day!
Forum: Alaska 08-16-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Your Friends & Neighbors ...

... having a blast thrashing the s*&^ out of some 250's (all photos by Dick Williams.)

ADV'ers Tim McKittrick and RDJeff on some actual race bikes
...
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,146
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Are Y'all Stuck In or Stuck Out?

http://www.adn.com/2010/07/28/1385552/structural-damage-closes-mccarthy.html
Forum: Alaska 07-15-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,464
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Still have the piles of loose Milepost pages torn...

Still have the piles of loose Milepost pages torn out of the print copy to save weight on various road trips. Don't like to travel with a computer, I like to travel to get the hell away from...
Forum: Alaska 04-28-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 58,436
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Beverly Hills?!

Beverly Hills?!
Forum: Alaska 04-13-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 43,622
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
2009 was a Good Year :-)

'91 Nighthawk 750. My all-rounder:

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_n_Cir7t8TJo/S8VAX-qdodI/AAAAAAAAALk/fch-6J9Q2NY/s800/DSC00353.JPG


A Sneak of Ninja 250s. Mine's the bright blue '06 (aka "Candi"):
...
Forum: Alaska 02-11-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 58,436
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
What's the deadline?

What's the deadline?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,825
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
:pimp :poser

:pimp :poser
Forum: Alaska 09-22-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,868
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
When I don't have a friend to crash with, I stay...

When I don't have a friend to crash with, I stay here: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g31156-d73160-Reviews-Best_Western_Valdez_Harbor_Inn-Valdez_Alaska.html
Forum: Alaska 09-22-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,959
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Sample of "Duct Tapes"

This isn't really Alaska specific, but who else would I want to share with but my friends and neighbors ...

Friend of mine lent me two volumes of Ed Hertfelder's rare collection of essays on...
Forum: Alaska 09-18-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 992
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Thanks for posting! I've been using the DOT links...

Thanks for posting! I've been using the DOT links for years, but it's great to have a repository for other weather cams around the state ... not that it matters, ultimately Alaskan riders will ride :D
Forum: Alaska 09-13-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
My favorite Alaska RR, yet. :rofl

My favorite Alaska RR, yet. :rofl
Forum: Alaska 08-31-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,969
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
That reminds me: I haven't done my tunnel run...

That reminds me: I haven't done my tunnel run this year, yet! Wheeeeee :D
Forum: Alaska 08-10-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Try, try again :D #46 warm up lap ...

Try, try again :D

#46 warm up lap
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_n_Cir7t8TJo/SoDRFhqOWGI/AAAAAAAAAJ8/yZZBYM5Z8p0/s720/46%20WarmUp.JPG

#46 & #64...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,454
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
There's another thread here where someone asked a...

There's another thread here where someone asked a Police Rodeo rider how he did those incredibly tight maneuvers. The response was something like, "Drop the bike about a thousand times." :lol3

I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
My story in a nutshell, Jess, except it sounds...

My story in a nutshell, Jess, except it sounds like you're going to make it happen a lot sooner than I did. DO IT!!

Lois on the Loose - Very inspiring!
Proficient Motorcycling - Read it every...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,454
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Damage was aesthetic (scratches) but, boy howdy,...

Damage was aesthetic (scratches) but, boy howdy, Ducati is proud of their plastic. Love it on the pavement, not so much on the dirt :lol3

"Five second rule!" LOL. My best drop was in the lower...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,454
Posted By AKgeekgrrl
Since you're a local boy I can tell you I decided...

Since you're a local boy I can tell you I decided on a whim to see where Bonnie Lakes Road went ... low speed drop during a u-turn, up to downhill, 'cause, gee, it doesn't handle like my dual-sport...
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