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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 24,267
Posted By alaskasail
Same here. It's mother's day and.... well.......

Same here. It's mother's day and.... well.... uhm...

I sent you a PM about this.
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By alaskasail
Copper Canyon Update

Ron and I just got back from a 9-day loop starting in Douglas/Agua Prieta down to Batopilas and out via Urique'. We tried to get some updates as to road conditions and whether the bridge was still...
Forum: Americas 02-20-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 8,978
Posted By alaskasail
Import permits.

Perhaps this is better posted somewhere else, but this thread is pretty active and it looks like there are some folks headed south like myself so....

There has been a recent "brouhaha" in Mexico...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15,385
Views: 1,247,441
Posted By alaskasail
I had a ton-o-fun with this and it renews my...

I had a ton-o-fun with this and it renews my commitment to keep it going. What is the consensus about dates: November or February?



Unfortunately, the bottle of sourdough I gave roaddirt went...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 8,978
Posted By alaskasail
We will be going in March as well and will...

We will be going in March as well and will possibly go from Alamos if there is some recent intel and/or tracks available. When I did the Bato-Choix route a couple of years ago it was a little knarly...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15,385
Views: 1,247,441
Posted By alaskasail
I drove my Honda Accord right under (well.......

I drove my Honda Accord right under (well.... almost) a big, jet black one when I was blinded by a truck on the Arivaca Road. Knocked out the windshield and back window as well as added several...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15,385
Views: 1,247,441
Posted By alaskasail
Arivaca Outback

I thought I'd posted on this thread, but I don't see it.

So, we'll be doing the 3rd (or is it 4th) annual "Arivaca Outback" this coming weekend (Feb 8-9). If you want to come early or stay late...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-28-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 24,267
Posted By alaskasail
Here are some pictures: ...

Here are some pictures:

https://plus.google.com/photos/101597882357860255124/albums/5294320172892263185?banner=pwa

Here' is one ride:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-27-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 24,267
Posted By alaskasail
Arivaca Outback

The "Arivaca Outback" will happen February 8th & 9th this year. Come up (4000') and ride around with us. We have two houses and 60 acres on which you can camp if you want to spend the night. My...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,032
Posted By alaskasail
Joining Late

I'm joining this thread late so I'll keep an eye on it for a summary of the where's and when's whens it gets all decided. It's freezing already here in Arivaca so it's got to be pretty cold by...
Forum: Americas 08-10-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24,390
Views: 1,892,075
Posted By alaskasail
When you are "Off Road" on the Devil's Spine.......

When you are "Off Road" on the Devil's Spine.... your *OFF* road!:muutt
Forum: Australia 05-19-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,950
Posted By alaskasail
The Same Helmet?

I've been looking for a helmet like this for some time and came to the conclusion that many of the lower cost helmets are nearly identical. (Fly Trekker, AFX 39, MSR Xpedition Cyber, etc.) I bought...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 25,958
Posted By alaskasail
I think they are a little different

I'm about to buy one of these and can't decide. It's not a costly decision, but my head is in there and I don't have much more room onthe self for helmets.

I was looking at the You Tube reviews...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 24,267
Posted By alaskasail
There are some nice rides in beautiful country...

There are some nice rides in beautiful country around Arivaca and you won't see too many (if any) other people. If you look under my account (alaskasail) at EveryTrail, I have some posted. Like:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,457
Posted By alaskasail
I'm in.

I'm in this year again for the third time. I'll try to make it by Thursday, but one KLR is in pieces so it might be Friday. I'm thinking of bringing the KTM 525 too which means if I can load them...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15,385
Views: 1,247,441
Posted By alaskasail
A good place to start is at the Desert Daze meet...

A good place to start is at the Desert Daze meet over in Dragoon this weekend.

See the "DualSportDesertDaze 2013 - March 14-17" thread on this forum.

I look forward to meeting you.

Andy
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15,385
Views: 1,247,441
Posted By alaskasail
Ron and I are going to try it again this Thursday...

Ron and I are going to try it again this Thursday and hope some folks show up. Last time.... nada. I'm not long for Tucson and will be returning to the hinterlands (Arivaca).

Anyone planning to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-31-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15,385
Views: 1,247,441
Posted By alaskasail
Red Garter

Is there still as get-together at the Red Garter on Thursdays? Can someone give me the particulars?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15,385
Views: 1,247,441
Posted By alaskasail
We're on in Arivaca

We've already done some riding today and it'a all good. the Forest Service is bulldozing/grading some roads so they can be a little rocky, but passable. Tomorrow - Saturday - we expect the Tempe...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15,385
Views: 1,247,441
Posted By alaskasail
I got the best price in the country for my KLR at...

I got the best price in the country for my KLR at Apache and they had it all prepped and ready to ride when I got there. No complaints.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15,385
Views: 1,247,441
Posted By alaskasail
Arivaca Outback

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OK, It's official: We'll do another ARIVACA OUTBACK on the weekend of November 17th 2012. For last year's report see (http://www.klr650.net/forums/showthread.php?p=1073270#post1073270.

If...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15,385
Views: 1,247,441
Posted By alaskasail
We'll do it again on the weekend of November 17th...

We'll do it again on the weekend of November 17th 2012. If you want to come up early that's fine. I'll provide a BBQ Sat nite and sourdough pancakes Sunday morning. The Arabac Cafe, Sweet Peas, and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15,385
Views: 1,247,441
Posted By alaskasail
Stick around until after the weekend and meet us...

Stick around until after the weekend and meet us up in Arivaca for the yearly (2nd) Outback. We'll do some riding around the back roads along the Mexican border, do some tech stuff and eat BBQ and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 24,267
Posted By alaskasail
Funny,.... I didn't see you at the bar last night...

Funny,.... I didn't see you at the bar last night John. Was that you with the blond wig and Harley jacket???
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 24,267
Posted By alaskasail
Up and ready.

Even though I spent a little too much time at the La Gitana last night (they had a band), I'm up and planning on going.

I also have a lot to do today so if it's canceled or there is no one with...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-21-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 24,267
Posted By alaskasail
If I came down from Arivaca, where and when do...

If I came down from Arivaca, where and when do you leave the pavement? Maybe I can meet you there.

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-08-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 19,990
Posted By alaskasail
I was just referring to her post, but I've...

I was just referring to her post, but I've already written a couple of 2011 checks!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15,385
Views: 1,247,441
Posted By alaskasail
Arivaca Outback

A bunch of us are meeting at my place in Arivaca this weekend. Most are KLR types, but others are coming as well. We're going to do some tech work and riding in the area. We have a 60 acre spread...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 19,990
Posted By alaskasail
My favorite motorcycle event and Raven...

My favorite motorcycle event and Raven reschedules for the *one* weekend I'm supposed to be out of the lower 48! I'll change the reservations and put out my tin cup for donations to pay the change...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,262
Posted By alaskasail
Better Pictue

OK Alan here's a better picture of me:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/_VF-j14EFKj0/TZYDx2D8lAI/AAAAAAAAJ_M/nuuko1WqDPE/s512/Rock%20Star.jpg
These girls actually waited for us so they could...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,262
Posted By alaskasail
A Good Team

I guess I should weigh in here and say that doing this trip with Alan was pretty fantastic. Alan is a capable rider, a good companion and a team player. He also doesn't snore... yet.

I've ridden...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-28-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,599,279
Posted By alaskasail
Yet Another Entry

There are so many wonderful pictures here that I'm a little embarrassed to post one, but if any, this one might qualify.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 19,990
Posted By alaskasail
Is this the famous "Pumpkin Patch" gang?

Is this the famous "Pumpkin Patch" gang?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 19,990
Posted By alaskasail
F.N.G. Learns to Ride...

As the last to leave (I think) on Sunday I can tell you that it didn't get *that* much better. Rick and I sent for the rescue truck and made it home by dark.

I had so much fun and learned so much...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-17-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,599,279
Posted By alaskasail
Front Page Screensaver

Is there a way that the "Front Page" photos can be used as a screen saver without being on the page or downloading each and every one?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15,385
Views: 1,247,441
Posted By alaskasail
Arivaca Meet November 13/14

Some of us are getting together at my place in Arivaca Saturday the 13th of November to work on KLR650s (or whatever), eat, ride around and maybe sleep. I have a 60 acre place up here so if you want...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,749
Posted By alaskasail
This subject has been kicking around (pun) the...

This subject has been kicking around (pun) the KLR650 forum for a while and the latest can be found here: http://www.klr650.net/forums/showthread.php?t=85592

I was sitting in a bar (outside part)...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 10-15-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,666
Posted By alaskasail
Bob: I looked at some of your shots and when I...

Bob: I looked at some of your shots and when I figure out how to do it, I'll get my "Outback Arivaca" pictures geotagged and maybe you can use them.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 24,267
Posted By alaskasail
So...is it pouring rain in Tucson?

So...is it pouring rain in Tucson?
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