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Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
Thanks guys! All is well but do miss my first...

Thanks guys! All is well but do miss my first green love..
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
Talking Years Later!

I completed this adventure in 2010 and life has not been the same. I now live in CBBA, Bolivia with my wife and soon to be two children. I run a small web design/development company to etch out a...
Forum: Americas 04-12-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,325
Posted By flyde
Talking Once apon a time...

Once upon a time i had a rusted KLR with shot rear suspension in Panama.
Martin shipped a rear shock he found in the depths of his garage. It allowed me to continue my mission north bound.

Then,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 35,445
Posted By flyde
YES, YES and YES! Good to see!

YES, YES and YES! Good to see!
Forum: Australia 08-14-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,513
Posted By flyde
haha Great! DVD's should be sent ASAP. Thanks...

haha Great!
DVD's should be sent ASAP.
Thanks for your support!
Forum: Australia 08-12-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,513
Posted By flyde
Thumb Motorcycle Powered Boat - Sydney Film Premiere

Hi Guys,

A little while back i embarked on a bike venture the length of the Americas and ended up building a motorcycle (KLR) boat to cross the Darien Gap (South to Central America).

As a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
DVD Format

Thanks Guys!!

Depending on the shipping address will determine what format they send/ or specify.

I seem to remember booger having a a problem with an international order in the past?!? Didnt...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
Thumb DVD release!!

Hey guys, Long time no speak.

I soon fly from Australia to Bolivia to spend six months regurgitating this story with video and proper grammar with the help of my now pregnant wife, Claudia!! :clap...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 45,625
Posted By flyde
Awesome Andy!! Cheryl and the big cat left at...

Awesome Andy!!
Cheryl and the big cat left at home, leave room in the panniers to bring them back something each!!

Loved the other report, I must admit, im suffering some withdrawals!!

Cant...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
Thanks Rob, Yes, we are both here working out...

Thanks Rob,
Yes, we are both here working out what to do next. I finished an old bike project that was in the garage and now its work work work until i can afford some time to do a little more...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/Ride-Rep...

http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/Ride-Report/185639851783 (http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#%21/pages/Ride-Report/185639851783)

While our Boating venture is a little further off, its...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
Thanks for the comments and support guys. It...

Thanks for the comments and support guys. It means a lot and helped a lot!!

Andy, I want to see some photos of the new bike mate. Ill be letting you know of any trails I find with your name on...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 44,042
Posted By flyde
Sweet!

Nice report Isaac:clap
99 miles of twisties with burgers and milkshakes grazing the roadside!! YEAH!!

I was surprised to see the Pirelli and glad to see the 606 make its well awaited...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
In typical fashion!

The remainder of my pursuit to get to Vancouver continued in true trip fashion. I got into Anchorage and was dropped at a hostel by the guy who had picked me up roadside. I used the hostel to send an...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
AK Damage done..

With the bike unable to start the reality of the situation began to sink in. It became apparent that if i was to have any chance of reaching Claudia on time i had to leave it behind. It was an...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
Chasing a deadline...

Returning back down the Dalton highway started easier than the push done the night previously. The weather was better but when trucks go past in the opposite direction they would send a spray of mud...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
AK Hurray!!

It was about 10pm when i approached Deadhorse everything was soaked through to the bone and caked in mud.

In those final kilometers i got emotional in the helmet. I began remembering encounters...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
AK Hurray!!

An hour further north from the Arctic Rim is the last town before the final stretch. Its name is Cold Foot but if i had my way, i would have renamed it Cold Feet when i rolled into town.

I ordered...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
In the morning of my departure from Eagle, Jan...

In the morning of my departure from Eagle, Jan had given me some home made cookies to bribe the road workers with. Soon after I left, I stopped to split them in two piles so i wouldn't miss out on my...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
Thanks Guys! Your on!! :dg :D

Thanks Guys!
Your on!! :dg
:D
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
Taylor Highway Washed out..

Everything was so quiet, there was no traffic on the road. This pattern continued in the morning. As i rode the hour or so on the Eagle road towards its intersection with the Taylor highway it was...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
Floating to Alaska Day 2

Day two started a lot like the first day on the river. I couldn't get off the bank and into the current. My ores just didn't work. They were to heavy and i needed to use one at a time. This method...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
Floating to Alaska Day 1

For the next couple of hours that followed my departure from Dawson City, I couldn't get far from the bank. The current was so strong that it would keep pushing me ashore.

I paddled and paddled...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
The Crossing.... Yukon River

The following morning i went back to town on a search for two crazy Germans. Niall had told me that they had floated into town a week earlier on a raft! They had come from Whitehorse within Canada...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
Banff to Dawson City

When i left Bryan in Banff, i felt revived and refreshed. He had given me a jumper to keep me warm and a couple of emergency distress flares to be used in a video further up the road. I was concerned...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
Dawson City... Youkon River

http://i1033.photobucket.com/albums/a411/bridginggaps/Yukon%20River/AdamBikeRaftDawsonCity.jpg
Forum: Alaska 07-12-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By flyde
Ok... at closer inspection it looks like it has...

Ok... at closer inspection it looks like it has to be Circle or Eagle on my fuel range!!
Forum: Alaska 07-12-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By flyde
Question Slaven/Coal creek to gas?

Hi guys,
Does anyone know how many miles out from Slaven road roadhouse on the Yukon to gas station would be??
Its the Coal creek area.

I want to take a boat there and ride out.

Any...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
Dawson City .. :knary

Dawson City .. :knary
Forum: Canada 07-06-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By flyde
Thanks for the heads-up guys. Loved the ride....

Thanks for the heads-up guys. Loved the ride. Camped on Oldman river on the 22. Must have been close to you Bob but couldnt get the net leading up to the crossing so couldnt make contact.
Ride safe...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
Canada...The Beginnning...

I caused a stir as i rode a little to quickly into the border post. The officials who looked like they hadn't seen much traffic that day gave me an ear full. I was hugely apologetic, i hadn't read...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
San Francisco to Canada

Ha ha! thanks for the support guys and the random pictures of me in different locations :D

I still cant seem to post a report without an incident!! :huh

I left San Francisco for the Sierra...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,312
Posted By flyde
The US west Coast

With highway 1 on the radar, i left early that morning. As i dropped the altitude to the coast, it corresponded with an equal drop in temperature and visibility. There was a thick blanket of fog over...
Forum: Canada 06-30-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By flyde
Locked in.. Chief Mountain Crossing and Glacier. ...

Locked in.. Chief Mountain Crossing and Glacier.

Im on my KLR, so duel sport but pushing the time barriers on my venture so will take the trails to spoil myself!!

Ive got a few km to push out...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-29-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By flyde
Awesome!! Ive got the maps open and marking...

Awesome!!
Ive got the maps open and marking it...

We know how the bush works in my neck of the woods, cant wait to check it out up here! :ear

Thanks a lot.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-29-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By flyde
Good to know... Probably including showers as...

Good to know... Probably including showers as well!!
I presume they are all the marked ones with a tent symbol?
Forum: Canada 06-29-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By flyde
Question Trip PLans

Hi,
Im an Australian repairing my head Gasket in San Francisco. After i achieve this i will be heading north.

My plan is to cross into Canada for the first time in about 5 days. I will do this...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-29-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By flyde
Question Trip Plans

Hi,
Im an Australian repairing my head Gasket in San Francisco. After i achieve this i will be heading north.

My plan from here is to ride east then pick up the 95 up through Ontario - Lewiston -...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By flyde
Mega cycle were really helpful.. but none in...

Mega cycle were really helpful.. but none in stock.. thanks


My mistake was that i ordered a base gasket instead of a head gasket so i have a base sitting here if anyone needs it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By flyde
Got it... 2 hours ride in the morning.... Dam,...

Got it... 2 hours ride in the morning.... Dam, nearly drove me crazy looking for it!!
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