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Forum: Alaska 05-11-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
so you have a choice of fun trails at the end of...

so you have a choice of fun trails at the end of comsat road, the trail to chase curry (lots of trails out there), petersville road and trails that branch off of it near the end. Theres tons of...
Forum: Alaska 05-08-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 806
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Im told they were plowing the palmer side...

Im told they were plowing the palmer side recently but they wont open it for motorized travel until early july usually due to the fact that the road surface stays real soft for a long time and the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 1,322,396
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
In soviet russia you ride motorcycle. In...

In soviet russia you ride motorcycle.
In capitalist america, motorcycle rides you.

Got to love the russian reversal jokes.
Forum: Alaska 05-04-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,096
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Somebody should organize an event where a bunch...

Somebody should organize an event where a bunch of folks show up to his hearings in full motorcycle gear. Show that there is community outrage and condemnation. Also Believe it or not stuff like...
Forum: Alaska 05-04-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,765
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
sad but unsurprising. Seems to happen every...

sad but unsurprising. Seems to happen every spring. It gets a little sunny and people quit paying attention to whats in front of them. Ive always wondered if distracted driving was a problem in...
Forum: Alaska 05-02-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Nice. Did you make a gopole or buy one? I used...

Nice. Did you make a gopole or buy one? I used a telescopic trekking pole (carbon fiber, $20 for a pair of them from costco)and mounted the remote on the hand end of it. Then I also have a way to...
Forum: Alaska 05-02-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,745
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
NOOOOOOO. The snow is persisting longer than...

NOOOOOOO. The snow is persisting longer than usual, they actually got alot of snow up there despite the fact that the valley got almost nothing all year. and the new ranger has a well documented ...
Forum: Alaska 05-01-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Its shocking how much portage glacier has...

Its shocking how much portage glacier has retreated inside my lifetime. We skated out to it this winter a few times. Ice was thin some folks fell in. The knik glacier has retreated alot too. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 1,322,396
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
King in the Spring

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Forum: Alaska 04-30-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,253
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
King in the Spring

I did a trip out to King River and then up the trail to ruby lake where the snow got to be too much fairly quickly right when you get to the lake which still had soft ice on it. Trail was kind and...
Forum: Alaska 04-28-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
If youre battery sat all winter It mighnt be a...

If youre battery sat all winter It mighnt be a bad idea to bring a new one. lots of times they dont survive that long. I may be headed that way in the next week But I cant promise anything just yet.
Forum: Alaska 04-27-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,253
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
That little coffee hut sold 186,000 cups of...

That little coffee hut sold 186,000 cups of coffee per year when it was by the highway. It was such a convenient location and you could call in your order and it would be ready when you got there. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 1,322,396
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
After a long ride on my tw that beats the tar out...

After a long ride on my tw that beats the tar out of me I always tell people I am a fat, tired rider on a fat-tired ride. I love the bike on top of a car. Thats the sort of $h!# you see in wasilla....
Forum: Alaska 04-22-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,093
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
I had 2 tires shipped up for like 20 dollars, and...

I had 2 tires shipped up for like 20 dollars, and for the life of me I cant remember who it was, might HAVE BEEN PUREOFFROAD.COM, theyre usually fairly reasonable. Sometimes you have better luck...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 28,781
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
it looks like it would probably work, but again...

it looks like it would probably work, but again the real challenge is finding a shock with a small enough spring diameter to fit in between the airbox and frame and so on. Findo out the diameter and...
Forum: Alaska 04-18-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
poster

That poster is really well done, stylish, and beautiful. Can you tell us who made it?
Forum: Alaska 04-16-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Seward trail Info

Hey im interested to see if anyone has any beta on trail or beach rides in the vicinity of seward other than crown pointe? I know most of it is all parkland and so forth in that area. Thanks for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 28,781
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
They must be very thorough if they require fork...

They must be very thorough if they require fork boots for a road license. Here the requirements are just a headlight and turn signals and a horn.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 1,322,396
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Wheels by the Water

Yet another tw video from alaska. In this one you can see the difference a little extra preload front and rear makes. Way better ride. Fine spring weather has continued for us here.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 1,322,396
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Glad you like the vid. That was a great day and...

Glad you like the vid. That was a great day and a fun ride. The two other guys along have lived in alaska 40 years and never been on a 4 wheeler! Late march but it felt powerfully like summer. I...
Forum: Alaska 03-30-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,873
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
That has a zero percent chance of working out in...

That has a zero percent chance of working out in your favor. 30 years ago maybe, but you have like 6 different things wrong with your plan that the border control and mounties would object to.

1....
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 28,781
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Riding and Skating at the Klingon Prison

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Forum: Alaska 03-29-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Man somebody reallly went crazy with green?...

Man somebody reallly went crazy with green? yellow? paint on the racks and frame on that BW. Also its cute that hes calling it a fatcat!
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 1,322,396
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Bike and skate at the Klingon Prison

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Forum: Alaska 03-29-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Riding and Skating at the KG

A fine spring day on a bike and skates.
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Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 1,322,396
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
If you get one in france it should have a french...

If you get one in france it should have a french sounding name "TWA deux-cent" When I was there a couple years ago it seemed like an amazing place to have a bike. I really liked bretagne,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 1,322,396
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Has to do with a very low extent polar ice cap,...

Has to do with a very low extent polar ice cap, Jet stream and gulf stream currents that have been all jacked up due to climate change. Get used to it. Alaskas weather will continue to get much...
Forum: Alaska 03-24-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Since im not a 13 year old girl, instead of the...

Since im not a 13 year old girl, instead of the term "selfie" I prefer the term "First Person Filmography". Yes that sounds much better.
Forum: Alaska 03-24-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
I mainly used it because its blue and matches my...

I mainly used it because its blue and matches my bike. He never lost a race to a man, and never won a race against a woman. Poor guy. When you meet him in person he seems like a different guy...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 28,781
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Another glacier video

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Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 28,781
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Yes. The only reason I use the Z front end is...

Yes. The only reason I use the Z front end is that the forks have more travel and I have alot of Z parts. I think youd go from 9.7 to maybe 8.7 inches of travel.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 1,322,396
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
new video

Heres another video from sunday which features riding around a frozen lake with icebergs and seracs and features a honda 200e atc, some rigs, some big splashes, and a campfire. Ill get it embedded...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 1,322,396
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Yeah those mods you see in the video really make...

Yeah those mods you see in the video really make the bike come alive for the environment I live in. It definitely rides and steers different but you get used to it.
Forum: Alaska 03-23-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Glacier Trip 22 Mar 2015

And the video....http://youtu.be/JiqGMLVj_D8
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 1,322,396
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Indeed. Ive spent nearly the entirety of my...

Indeed. Ive spent nearly the entirety of my years here and for a long time didnt really like living here. Since buying the TW and taking up adventure iceskating, I can say that i truly appreciate...
Forum: Alaska 03-21-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Glad you guys like that. It was a fine little...

Glad you guys like that. It was a fine little evening.
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 28,781
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
The problem for fatcat shocks is not the length...

The problem for fatcat shocks is not the length but rather the diameter of the shock and spring are tiny and its hard to find ones that will fit in the frame without a bunch of fabbing and monkeying...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 28,781
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Fat tire TW ride in the knik river valley. Spring Equinox 2015

Here find a video of an equinox ride up Knik, which felt pretty summery and sunny. Started at 5pm. Still need studs or carbides as theres lots of troughs and puddles that have ice in the bottom,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 1,322,396
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
TW Equinox ride in the Knik River Valley

Here find a video of an equinox ride up Knik, which felt pretty summery and sunny. Started at 5pm. Still need studs or carbides as theres lots of troughs and puddles that have ice in the bottom,...
Forum: Alaska 03-21-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By tiny-wheel-200
Knik Solstice Ride (video)

(correction: Should have been titled Knik Equinox Ride)

Here find a video of an equinox ride up Knik, which felt pretty summery and sunny. Started at 5pm. Still need studs or carbides as theres...
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