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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 06:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Prince George to Home

Since the beginning of the trip, I had been trying to reschedule an appointment on the 21st of July. I have not been able to do that, so on this leg, Jeri and I are going to part ways in Cache...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Logan, NP, look forward to seeing your RR.

Logan, NP, look forward to seeing your RR.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Hazelton to Prince George

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We got an early start, at...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Dease Lake to Hazelton

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The Northway in Dease Lake...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Teslin to Dease Lake, the Cassiar

We were pretty excited about today. We heard the entire place getting up and going early today. We are going to WatsonLake to see the sign forest and then we are heading down the Cassair and can't...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Haines Junction to Teslin

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Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Tok to Haines Junction

A long day in the saddle.

We woke up fairly early, we wanted to get a quick and early start because we had about 300 miles ahead of us. We drove down the main drag, on the way to Fast Eddies, but...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Dawson to Tok

http://i1375.photobucket.com/albums/ag459/Normanjohnjeri/imagejpg2_zps3c13a25d.jpg[/URLThe day started out bright and sunny. We had scoped out a breakfast joint that opened early the night before. It...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Carmacks to Dawson

The Muk Luk Lodge was wonderful, quiet, comfortable and worth the short trek. Our room was nice, we sat on the porch and shared some wine....
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Skagway to Carmacks

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Walked into Skagway early...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Ferry Ride

I am several days behind because we did not have much cell service on the boat, and the boat doesn't stop long at all in any of the ports. We got off twice, at Wrangell and Petersburg, both for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Bellingham to Ketchican

We drove up to Bellingham from Ellensburg, through Snoqualomie Pass. Ellensburg is always windy, per the front desk people and it did not disappoint. It was windy all the way to the top, but it died...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
camera

I am borrowing a friend's contour 2+
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Bend to Ellensburg

We got an early start but then sat down for breakfast, so we got on the road at about 0900.

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Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Day 2 Alturas to Bend

Got a much earlier and cooler start today. Had coffee and cereal with some of the other guests and the front desk person, everyone was very nice. The rooms were a little old, but they were clean and...
Forum: Americas 07-02-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
Trip report alive

I have started a trip report:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=990817
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jdnevada
Alaska 2014 Trip Report

This trip from Reno to Alaska and back has been in planning for two years. Originally, it was to celebrate my wife's 50th birthday last year. So, we got ourselves a couple of adventure bikes. My...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By jdnevada
Alaska for 50th

This trip from Reno to Alaska and back has been in planning for two years. Originally, it was to celebrate my wife's 50th birthday last year. So, we got ourselves a couple of adventure bikes. My...
Forum: Americas 07-01-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
Getting ready

Loaded up the bikes last night, finishing up around the house, heading out this afternoon.

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Forum: Americas 06-30-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
Countdown

24 hours and counting. :clap
Forum: Americas 06-29-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
How was TOW? Was there much construction or other...

How was TOW? Was there much construction or other hazards?
Forum: Americas 06-21-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
New tread

Mounted up the new Hidenau Scouts and took them out for a spin. Definitely a different feel from the Scorpion Trails. They tend to follow the ruts more and there is a hum, but all worth it for the...
Forum: Americas 06-17-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
Jealous

Jealous
Forum: Americas 06-17-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
Meet

Same, not sure when we will make it, but will pm when we are closer.
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,298
Posted By jdnevada
Second Fiddle

The same thing happens with my wife and I, wherever we go, I become invisible. Might have something to do with the fact she is much better looking than me as well.
Forum: Americas 06-11-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
We are on two stroms, 1k and .65k as well. See...

We are on two stroms, 1k and .65k as well. See you in line I am sure!
Forum: Americas 06-11-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
Thanks for advice!

Thanks for advice!
Forum: Americas 06-02-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
Countdown

It is less than a month now! We are trying to get as much riding in as we can, but life seems to really pile it on when you are trying to get away. We got in about 150 Saturday, doesn't seem like...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
I agree, I use the top box to securely store my...

I agree, I use the top box to securely store my helmet. Plan to keep my rain gear in it for the AK trip, easy access. I don't think I can live without it now that I have it.
Forum: Americas 04-18-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
We will keep a look out for you all.

We will keep a look out for you all.
Forum: Americas 04-18-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
Life

We are on our way to our granddaughter's first birthday this weekend, she was born 2 months early, so we actually could have made the trip, but by then, we had already shuffled things around, you...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
I haven't decided on the cans for sure. I have...

I haven't decided on the cans for sure. I have been riding around with the soft bags and it has impacted my mileage. Better have them than not and wish we did, we will see.
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
We can't wait and hace already started thinking...

We can't wait and hace already started thinking about going south next.
Forum: Americas 03-25-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
Tour

Thanks for the seal of approval. :deal

We hope to run into other inmates on the trip, even though we are missing D2D, will have to do that one next time.
Forum: Americas 03-24-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
Route

We have both been to Anchorage, Kenai, Denali, Fairbanks, for one, and time as another reason. Of course, we will adapt as we go. The ride back through YT and BC us going to eat up many days and...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
New route

We have been tweaking our route, working around ferry dates and time off limits. Here is our latest plan:

Reno to Bend, OR
Bend to Ellensburg, WA
Ellensburg to Bellingham
Ferry to Skagway...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
Test pack

I did a test pack this weekend to see how everything fit and how the Vee handled. Started with this:

<a href="http://jdnevada.smugmug.com/Alaska-preparations/i-gpmbLZz/A" title=""><img...
Forum: Americas 08-21-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
Keep the suggestions coming, like I said, we are...

Keep the suggestions coming, like I said, we are still planning and we are easily influenced. We have been riding every weekend, getting some dirt road miles under our belts, and talk about the trip...
Forum: Americas 08-16-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
Thanks for the feedback. I was looking at a trip...

Thanks for the feedback. I was looking at a trip down to Homer, but everything is a trade off unless you have all the time in the world. I originally had us bypassing Dalton and going straight...
Forum: Americas 08-15-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,064
Posted By jdnevada
Alaska 2014 Trip Planning

We Have been planning an Alaska trip for two years. It was supposed to be Alaska 2013, but our first grandchild pre-empted our plans.

We are starting in Sparks, NV, ferrying from Bellingham to...
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