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Forum: Alaska 10-16-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By ak bike
SOUL '7's ??

SOUL '7's ??
Forum: Alaska 10-09-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By ak bike
Alaska / skiing

Well ? Just trying to decide if we are going to get a few more trips to Girdwood ,Alaska from anchorage ( temp dropping)
:0) always get a bit spooky thinking about the bit of water on the road...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 43,186
Posted By ak bike
Great ride report ,well done . Who was that guy...

Great ride report ,well done . Who was that guy on the Harley with all the bones showing ???? :0)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 39,837
Posted By ak bike
That might not be a bad way to go ......

That might not be a bad way to go ......
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 39,837
Posted By ak bike
Good advice on the birthdays.. Envy you riding...

Good advice on the birthdays.. Envy you riding around NZ. . It's a great country ,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 39,837
Posted By ak bike
I suspect there is some truth in that .

I suspect there is some truth in that .
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 39,837
Posted By ak bike
I have received those aarp emails . What bothers...

I have received those aarp emails . What bothers me is I am starting to get the visiting angel adds.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 39,837
Posted By ak bike
Good posts!! Kinda a senior citizen thread :0) ...

Good posts!! Kinda a senior citizen thread :0) . It's great touching base with other riders , guys and gals that are getting older and staying fired up with motorcycles. Two wheels rule , even 3...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 39,837
Posted By ak bike
:0)

:0)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 39,837
Posted By ak bike
When you get to the realization you are finally...

When you get to the realization you are finally getting older you gotta adapt and improvise . :0) haven't got to the point of looking for a stump to swing a leg over the bike but it's an option that...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,089
Posted By ak bike
I have a bunch of years sailing in salt water. I...

I have a bunch of years sailing in salt water. I have had great luck with spraying fuse boxes and various connections with a quick shot of clear acrylic spray. ( after they are connected :0) )
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 39,837
Posted By ak bike
Older riders

Gonna drag this thread out again. Life is going pretty good when you are lucky enough to riding that bike down the road . Not many things beat it .When I am on that bike nothing beats it :0)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,307
Posted By ak bike
kinda stick to the speed limit ., :0)

kinda stick to the speed limit ., :0)
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,105
Posted By ak bike
Sounds like a great trip , I enjoy your posts ....

Sounds like a great trip , I enjoy your posts . We Are having an average and good Summer in Alaska . Ride Safe .
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By ak bike
If you want to pm me I would be glad to give you...

If you want to pm me I would be glad to give you my opinion . 52 years in ak 8 of the last 11 riding outside ( south 48 ) ) in September.
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By ak bike
Looking good . Great choice on bikes :0) ...

Looking good . Great choice on bikes :0) ...
Forum: Americas 06-07-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By ak bike
Retired Leos or tired

Any retired or tired LEO'S heading to Alaska this summer 2014 ??
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,807
Posted By ak bike
Being locked into hi viz and widely varing...

Being locked into hi viz and widely varing climates on trips I have settled on a hi viz mesh Jacket heated coat and a Hi Viz rain shell . It has worked from just above freezing to 110 ( wet tee...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 31,379
Posted By ak bike
Hey Gary glad to see you are using the RIGHT...

Hey Gary glad to see you are using the RIGHT chain lube :0)
Forum: Americas 06-07-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By ak bike
Amen to all the above , just figure your route...

Amen to all the above , just figure your route and map quest it . The mile post is great but better suited for an RV. Anyone on this net that has been running the Alcan with a bike can probably...
Forum: Americas 06-07-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,290
Posted By ak bike
Hi , just a quick note , any one traveling thru...

Hi , just a quick note , any one traveling thru Canada , you have good cell phone contact in a lot of areas BUT you pay dearly for it , heard some horror stories on fee's IE texting etc. This last...
Forum: Americas 06-05-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,290
Posted By ak bike
Got home ( anchorage ak ) this last sunday....

Got home ( anchorage ak ) this last sunday. Stored the bike in Reno last fall..... flew down, picked the bike up ,ran to Boise spent 2 days visiting brother. Left Boise sunday, ran up thru...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,742
Posted By ak bike
Tried to explain the dog beers to my wife, she...

Tried to explain the dog beers to my wife, she didn't get it .
Forum: Alaska 05-18-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By ak bike
Dang Mark, I was wondering why you had stopped...

Dang Mark, I was wondering why you had stopped all those cop cars . :0)
Forum: Alaska 05-18-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By ak bike
yep it was a great day. good photos!!

yep it was a great day. good photos!!
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,742
Posted By ak bike
your probably right ,I havent been feeling to...

your probably right ,I havent been feeling to well use your kettle.
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,742
Posted By ak bike
I have settled on van camp beans, dainty Moore...

I have settled on van camp beans, dainty Moore etc. tear off the labels so they don't catch on fire ,open the can put it on the propane stove . When you have finished eating throw the can away lick...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,957
Posted By ak bike
Riding from Alaska to the western states in the...

Riding from Alaska to the western states in the fall and back in the spring has a wide temp range from 30 's to over 100 in Nevada .I carry an electric coat, mesh pants with liner , frog tog rain...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,388
Posted By ak bike
You beat me to it joejinky. :0)

You beat me to it joejinky. :0)
Forum: Australia 05-06-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,388
Posted By ak bike
I am using a pair of frog tog pants, ones with a...

I am using a pair of frog tog pants, ones with a wide pants leg with
a small leg zipper , it has pockets , light weight , inexpensive plus you can walk into a restaurant and not drip water all...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,440
Posted By ak bike
A real pain in the neck

I can sure identify with this problem. At the start of a trip the back of my neck started killing me after 4 to 5 hours. After 4 days or so I ended holding my chin up with my hand for relief and...
Forum: Americas 04-28-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,290
Posted By ak bike
man alive I really like the top case:0) Its not...

man alive I really like the top case:0) Its not too cool looking I agree.I keep it almost empty so I can lock in my Helmet, coat and tank bag at parking lots... Heading to Anchorage late may from...
Forum: Americas 04-27-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,138
Posted By ak bike
LD sound's like a good trip . If you have not...

LD sound's like a good trip . If you have not done the IceFields your going to enjoy that section . Attached is a link to a couple of shots of the area. the one's with the snow and great...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-24-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,933
Posted By ak bike
p.s .the topbox is kept 3/4 empty on trips to...

p.s .the topbox is kept 3/4 empty on trips to stash my coat , tank bag etc at questionable stops to give you an idea of what the packed bike looks like .
Forum: Trip Planning 04-24-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,933
Posted By ak bike
Man, everyone has their priorities. Our son can...

Man, everyone has their priorities. Our son can sleep on the ground with no pad, Thats one exterme :0) After riding all day on trips I want a tent i can put my gear in , stay an extra night if I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 979,800
Posted By ak bike
where is a good spot on line to buy a centerstand...

where is a good spot on line to buy a centerstand for a 1996 750 nighthawk ??
Forum: Americas 04-11-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By ak bike
Sounds like a great trip .... Go for it !!

Sounds like a great trip .... Go for it !!
Forum: Alaska 04-10-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By ak bike
How much for the monkey ? :0)

How much for the monkey ? :0)
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 979,800
Posted By ak bike
750

wondering what the best shot is for a center stand and back rack for a 95 nighthawk .
Forum: Americas 03-24-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,290
Posted By ak bike
Yep the to trip Kennicott given the time is worth...

Yep the to trip Kennicott given the time is worth it . The start and 1 st part into the mine looks like OOPS. But the road improves as you go . They let bikes go across the bridge into ( town) :0) ....
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