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Forum: Alaska 04-16-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,284
Posted By ridingAK
If you are tired of burgers, the Lucky Wishbone...

If you are tired of burgers, the Lucky Wishbone on 5th Avenue (main road into Anchorage) has the best fried chicken in the state. For a nice meal with a good view, try Simon and Seaforts on L St. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,184
Posted By ridingAK
Very interested! :lurk

Very interested! :lurk
Forum: Face plant 10-17-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,541
Posted By ridingAK
It sounds like a combination of fatigue, a poor...

It sounds like a combination of fatigue, a poor handling motorcycle, and target fixation ( maybe caused by fatigue?). I'm in my 40's and hate to admit that I get tired easier and sooner than I did...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-11-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,684
Views: 357,089
Posted By ridingAK
Mukilteo last weekend. ...

Mukilteo last weekend.

http://alaskadualsport.smugmug.com/Other/Anacortes-Loop/i-QmxtBFF/1/L/KWB4980-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-11-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 334,261
Posted By ridingAK
Stevens Pass earlier this week. ...

Stevens Pass earlier this week.

http://alaskadualsport.smugmug.com/Other/Stevens-Pass/i-jWNdSfG/0/L/KWB5062-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By ridingAK
Michele Gibson at micheleg@makeitstickmedia.com ...

Michele Gibson at micheleg@makeitstickmedia.com

She does a great job, gets your decals back quickly, and charges very reasonable prices.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-01-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 117,815
Posted By ridingAK
http://alaskadualsport.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/201...

http://alaskadualsport.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2012-tour/i-5qxhdFp/0/L/KWB4141-L.jpg

Motorcycle zen...

http://alaskadualsport.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2012-tour/i-zVnrjRt/0/L/KWB4091-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,358
Posted By ridingAK
Micatech (http://micatech.net) - Panniers made on...

Micatech (http://micatech.net) - Panniers made on site in New Hampshire. This is a mom and pop operation that produces an awesome product. My husband has had their panniers since 2006 and has never...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-28-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 280,911
Posted By ridingAK
This summer on our way home after almost two...

This summer on our way home after almost two months on the road.

http://alaskadualsport.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2012-tour/i-9FCd6S4/1/L/Arches-HDR-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,809
Posted By ridingAK
Shouldn't the question be what bike she wants,...

Shouldn't the question be what bike she wants, and what fits her? All your good intentions won't do any good if she ends up with a bike that doesn't feel right to her.

If she does like the F650GS...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-27-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By ridingAK
We are about three miles off Hwy 2 in the Mead...

We are about three miles off Hwy 2 in the Mead area, just North of town.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-26-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By ridingAK
We live just North of Spokane. As long as you are...

We live just North of Spokane. As long as you are through Spokane before the 19th, you are more than welcome to use our garage. I work from home, so there is pretty well always someone around. PM us...
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,209
Posted By ridingAK
Congratulations to you both. My husband and I got...

Congratulations to you both. My husband and I got BMW's to ride to Alaska from Seattle for our honeymoon. I also preferred a bike to a ring. The funny part is that you wouldn't believe the jealous...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-24-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,541
Posted By ridingAK
Spokane River in WA ...

Spokane River in WA
http://alaskadualsport.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Two-Wheel-Female-attachments/i-NzV5mgd/1/L/rainbow-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 146,285
Posted By ridingAK
+3

+3
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 356,977
Posted By ridingAK
I'm glad you're back! This is one of my favorite...

I'm glad you're back! This is one of my favorite ride reports. As others say, you do have an amazing gift with written language. Follow your dreams whatever they are, knowing that you have a skill in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9,337
Views: 1,873,654
Posted By ridingAK
You are proud of this?

You are proud of this?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9,337
Views: 1,873,654
Posted By ridingAK
I went for a couple hour ride the other day, then...

I went for a couple hour ride the other day, then stopped at the gym on my way home, parking right outside the window. I was wearing my high viz jacket, riding pants, boots, and was carrying my...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 338,934
Posted By ridingAK
My heart goes out to you Maggie. I know how...

My heart goes out to you Maggie. I know how disappointed you must be feeling, and pain only makes it worse. Good luck on getting to a proper hospital and getting the care you need.
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 338,934
Posted By ridingAK
I just caught up reading your report, and I love...

I just caught up reading your report, and I love it! Thank you for sharing a journey I would love to someday take as well. :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-03-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 193,716
Posted By ridingAK
My niece in Mississippi ...

My niece in Mississippi

http://alaskadualsport.smugmug.com/Family/2007-Family-Reunion/DSC3532/150642094_4LH5u-M.jpg

Sunset on the Columbia River
...
Forum: Regional forums 08-25-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 508,278
Posted By ridingAK
Hi Raych, RIding in Australia is high on my...

Hi Raych,

RIding in Australia is high on my bucket list! Unfortunately so are a lot of other places that I haven't managed to get to yet!:rofl Oh well, someday!
Forum: Trip Planning 08-15-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 145,493
Posted By ridingAK
I'm 5'3" and have a 2006 BMW F650gs. I was barely...

I'm 5'3" and have a 2006 BMW F650gs. I was barely even able to reach with tippy toes with the stock seat, but between lowering links (kouba (http://koubalink.com/)) and a custom lowered seat (Rich's...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By ridingAK
Classic Rides...

Classic Rides (http://www.classicmotorcyclerides.com/) is located at Westside Motorsports near the Spokane airport. I haven't dealt with them, just know they have BMW's.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,648
Posted By ridingAK
Has Deb tried the Tourmaster Solution 2.0...

Has Deb tried the Tourmaster Solution 2.0 (http://www.tourmaster.com/xcart/catalog/Solution-20-WP-Road-Boot-p-350_7.html) boot? I have ridden in daylong downpours with these boots and my feet stayed...
Forum: Face plant 07-03-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,875
Posted By ridingAK
Wow, I am really glad she's okay. I can...

Wow, I am really glad she's okay. I can understand being nervous for a bit, but I'm also glad she wants to at least give it another shot. I have ridden that section of I-90 a few times (2006 BMW...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,314
Posted By ridingAK
Looks like you will have a blast! I'm jealous!

Looks like you will have a blast! I'm jealous!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 50,000
Posted By ridingAK
I'm enjoying your pictures! I have ridden all...

I'm enjoying your pictures! I have ridden all over West of the Mississippi, but only a little on the East side. You have some beautiful countryside! :clap
Forum: Face plant 06-25-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,211
Posted By ridingAK
From the female perspective... Your wife got...

From the female perspective...

Your wife got more than she bargained for and it scared her. That is totally normal and to be expected. What happens from here forward is where you can help. Let her...
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 83,527
Posted By ridingAK
I just came across this thread this morning and...

I just came across this thread this morning and couldn't walk away! I love your writing style and the photos! :clap

Finding this today was great since I'm heading out on a solo ride from...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-27-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By ridingAK
Wow, thanks for the suggestions. I wish I had...

Wow, thanks for the suggestions. I wish I had knobbies, I have heard stories about some of the stuff I'll be missing. :cry In the mean time, I'll post up once I get into Natchez and see if I can't...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-27-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By ridingAK
Thanks for the ideas! I like paved country...

Thanks for the ideas!

I like paved country roads. I don't have knobbies on the bike at the moment so I don't want to go too crazy, but I have no problem with gravel or hard pack dirt.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-24-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By ridingAK
Suggestions?

I'm riding from Spokane to Natchez in early May. :clap I'll be helping family with some projects on weekends, but will have several weekdays free for a bit of exploring. Any suggestions for day rides...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 115,186
Posted By ridingAK
Subscribed! Fantastic pictures, and I love your...

Subscribed! Fantastic pictures, and I love your writing style. :clap
Forum: Face plant 09-19-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,715
Posted By ridingAK
So very, very sorry. :cry You and your family...

So very, very sorry. :cry You and your family will be in my thoughts.
Forum: Canada 09-15-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 24,826
Posted By ridingAK
Can't wait to see your pictures! Ride safe,...

Can't wait to see your pictures! Ride safe, y'all!:clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-20-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 508,141
Posted By ridingAK
A few weeks ago - Going to the Sun in Glacier ...

A few weeks ago - Going to the Sun in Glacier
http://alaskadualsport.smugmug.com/Other/Montana-Adventure/P1020131/956517726_SWpQ4-L.jpg

Overlooking Death Valley...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-15-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3,780
Views: 835,532
Posted By ridingAK
On the Dalton ...

On the Dalton
http://alaskadualsport.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Prudhoe-Bay/IMG0727/333753917_oqqP7-L.jpg

Near Death Valley...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,531
Posted By ridingAK
Just wondering, do you have an opinion about...

Just wondering, do you have an opinion about flying? :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,145
Posted By ridingAK
I love your pictures and am subscribed for the...

I love your pictures and am subscribed for the vicarious ride! Speed safe.
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