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Forum: Vendors 11-26-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 91,227
Posted By corvettechris
I would do both. Call him and talk about your...

I would do both. Call him and talk about your plans and then email confirmation of when he said you could expect it. I found the calls to be necessary.

Btw, someone else asked about long term...
Forum: Alaska 08-25-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,273
Posted By corvettechris
Not sure why you want to go with a car tire....

Not sure why you want to go with a car tire. Seems to me you should be able to find a "more aggressive" tire that will fit. You can tire slime it and have fix a flat if you are worried about a...
Forum: Alaska 08-24-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By corvettechris
Laugh I bet he's going "sheesh guys I told you I was...

I bet he's going "sheesh guys I told you I was going to take my time! Now everyone thinks I'm senile!"
Forum: Alaska 08-23-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By corvettechris
Thanks for the hospitality offer. We didn't end...

Thanks for the hospitality offer. We didn't end up making it over there. We're trying to maybe make a ferry trip to Whittier, but running out of time. Amazing how quick 2 months go by.

We did...
Forum: Alaska 08-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,716
Posted By corvettechris
Oh, by the way, there is currently no fuel in...

Oh, by the way, there is currently no fuel in Chitina. Kenny Lake is the last chance.
Forum: Alaska 08-16-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,716
Posted By corvettechris
Actually they were very few and far between...

Actually they were very few and far between today. Saw 3 groups in 6 hours on the road.

Anyway, we DID get to see McCarthy and Kennicott. The chain broke on the way back.

No wheelie on the...
Forum: Alaska 08-16-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,716
Posted By corvettechris
Well, half way betweenn chitina and mccarthy,...

Well, half way betweenn chitina and mccarthy, broke a chain lin.k. chain tool cracked. After about an hour, 3 nice people on BMWs stopped and had a tool. Unfortunately, even with a master and...
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,716
Posted By corvettechris
Yeah trust me, we're not the people who F it up...

Yeah trust me, we're not the people who F it up for everyone else. Just a joke.

:D
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,716
Posted By corvettechris
LOL, my girlfriend says PLEASE don't tempt him.

LOL, my girlfriend says PLEASE don't tempt him.
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,716
Posted By corvettechris
So you don't suggest I wheelie across it? :evil

So you don't suggest I wheelie across it? :evil
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,716
Posted By corvettechris
Kennicott McCarthy question

So, I've seen in the last month people saying that it is ok to ride across the foot bridge into McCarthy. We just called visitor info and they say no.

So what's the deal??

Thanks
Forum: Alaska 08-14-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,177
Posted By corvettechris
Sounds like you do your vacations the same way we...

Sounds like you do your vacations the same way we do. We've spent the last month coming up through canada and driving around a lot of Alaska. We've stayed in a lot of places and eaten out (and...
Forum: Alaska 08-14-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By corvettechris
Wish you would have emailed me a couple days ago....

Wish you would have emailed me a couple days ago. In Anchorage now. But planning on heading east this afternoon. But might be able to help somehow?
Forum: Alaska 07-30-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,550
Posted By corvettechris
We rode it today. LOTS of great camping spots...

We rode it today. LOTS of great camping spots from mile 28 up to the pass itself (when heading east). You can camp in any of the 3 designated camping areas OR anywhere within 1/2 mile of the road....
Forum: Alaska 07-29-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By corvettechris
Hopefully you can get them posted. I'd love to...

Hopefully you can get them posted. I'd love to see some. Thinking about that ride too.
Forum: Alaska 07-29-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By corvettechris
It depends on where, but in general, we want to...

It depends on where, but in general, we want to be on the Peninsula from Aug 2nd to 15th. But we are flexible. We can work around what's available.

Thanks
Forum: Alaska 07-29-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By corvettechris
Kenai Peninsula storage ?

Hi all, we are going to be on the Kenai Peninsula for about 7-10 days doing some exploring on our bikes. We're wondering if anyone has some storage space for our RV for that time, somewhere in the...
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,550
Posted By corvettechris
Great video. Friends of ours went through 2 days...

Great video. Friends of ours went through 2 days ago and we are heading there in a day or two.
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By corvettechris
Did you make the trip?

Did you make the trip?
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By corvettechris
And "lucky" he chose to wear a helmet.

And "lucky" he chose to wear a helmet.
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By corvettechris
Good luck, weather has been hit and miss. Rain...

Good luck, weather has been hit and miss. Rain and low 40s up around Denali yesterday. I hope you catch the weather right.
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By corvettechris
Kodiak Island

We're currently in Alaska with our bikes and looking at taking the Marine Highway to Kodiak Island.

Can anyone tell me if there are good places to ride (and if so, what suggestions) on Kodiak...
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 91,227
Posted By corvettechris
We just finished a 351 upgrade on our KLX250. ...

We just finished a 351 upgrade on our KLX250.

Here is our experience and recommendations for anyone contemplating this upgrade.

We are at 4,500 feet so our jetting and power issues I bet are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By corvettechris
Big Horn - Wyoming - off road...and/or on-road

We are up in the Bighorn National Forest for a month or so. Right now it is cold as hell and a lot of snow up in the forest it looks like.

This week we'll be doing our bike maintenance because of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-21-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By corvettechris
NC or FL now

UPDATE: I could use a bike shipped from Arkansas to EITHER western NC or anywhere in FL. Other transport fell through.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-06-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By corvettechris
Well, not sure. Right now I'm in Wyoming, but...

Well, not sure. Right now I'm in Wyoming, but headed to Wisconsin, Arkansas, St. Louis. That anywhere close to you?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-05-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By corvettechris
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By corvettechris
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By corvettechris
bump

bump
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-15-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By corvettechris
Looking for RV site and summer job for son in SW Montana

I am hoping someone in south western Montana can give us some advice or suggestions.

We are looking for a place to camp in our RV and a nearby summer job for our college aged son.

We live...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-14-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By corvettechris
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 09-01-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,455
Sticky: Tet
Views: 142,584
Posted By corvettechris
I received the file, thanks

I received the file, thanks
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 09-01-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,243
Sticky: TetS
Views: 113,339
Posted By corvettechris
I received the file, thanks

I received the file, thanks
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By corvettechris
Thanks again all, lots of great information here.

Thanks again all, lots of great information here.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By corvettechris
Thank you gentleman. I ride my 650 very...

Thank you gentleman. I ride my 650 very aggressively, so I would still be very excited to hear about very challenging trails. I don't worry about breaking things, I am still (somewhat young). So...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-27-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By corvettechris
Maine for 2 weeks - would love some recommendations

We're in an RV for 2-3 weeks in Maine and have our Dual sport bikes with us. We're really into seeing the sites whether street or dirt (or snow for that matter) and would lover to know if any locals...
Forum: Canada 06-15-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,448
Posted By corvettechris
Thanks Winter. Turns out we'll all be on...

Thanks Winter.

Turns out we'll all be on dual sport bikes, so now we aren't limited to tarmac.
Forum: Canada 05-31-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,448
Posted By corvettechris
We will definitely coming across in the Niagara...

We will definitely coming across in the Niagara Falls area. We've only got 3 days to ride, so we wouldn't be going too far from there, just based on how many days. On this trip we need to stick to...
Forum: Canada 05-30-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,448
Posted By corvettechris
I am going to be heading up to Niagra falls from...

I am going to be heading up to Niagra falls from Pittsburgh about the week after you are. Three of us are looking for interesting places in Ontario to visit as well. Any recommendations are very very...
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