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Forum: Alaska Today, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Full Power
Where are you landing in AK ?

Where are you landing in AK ?
Forum: Alaska Yesterday, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Full Power
Saw high of 88 degrees between Fairbanks and...

Saw high of 88 degrees between Fairbanks and Chena hotsprin
gs.
Forum: Alaska 05-21-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Full Power
I am going to bring a bag of ICE. At each fuel...

I am going to bring a bag of ICE.
At each fuel stop north of Girdweed, I plan to pack my pockets with ICE.
.
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When the going gets TOUGH, we ADAPT, and Overcome.
Forum: Alaska 05-21-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Full Power
Hydrate, & Be COOL

Weather Forecast calling for mid to high 80's around Fairbanks this weekend.
Ya'all stay safe, keep close to some shade, and remember to hydrate often.
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If ya'aint pissing, yer not drinking...
Forum: Alaska 05-21-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Full Power
Try standby, Homer to Kodiak should be a fair...

Try standby, Homer to Kodiak should be a fair chance wedging a bike on there, they load cycles LAST.
Potential free camp space at my shop, near base of spit, 4 miles from ferry term, if you miss...
Forum: Alaska 05-20-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Full Power
"Charge" Isle of Man racing movie

On netflix, fun movie, pioneering electric motorcycle racing on Isle of Man.
Interesting, documentary style, family friendly.
Forum: Alaska 05-20-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 785
Posted By Full Power
Rotella T @ walmart. . Thanks...

Rotella T

@ walmart.



. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Alaska 05-19-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 785
Posted By Full Power
""Vacant stare, mouth open. $3"" . . The...

""Vacant stare, mouth open. $3""
.
. The Japanese will one day market a robot that can do all that.
Forum: Alaska 05-19-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 785
Posted By Full Power
MC oil is available local, If you want to pay...

MC oil is available local, If you want to pay over 20 dollars per gallon.

I am looking for a bargain to stock up.
Forum: Alaska 05-18-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 785
Posted By Full Power
an OIL thread

Any local in state vendors have reasonable price on ( MA rated)

10W-40 for motorcycles ?
Don't need synthetic, and don't need expensive fancy Yamalube pricing.

I like to buy 4 or 6...
Forum: Alaska 05-18-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Full Power
Hatcher pass road is clear, dry, and well graded....

Hatcher pass road is clear, dry, and well graded.
From WILLOW end, it is 28 miles to the closed, locked GATE.
nice ride, if you don't mind turning around, and going back.

( first 11 miles...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,475
Posted By Full Power
Ethanol ban was tried here, back in the 1920's,...

Ethanol ban was tried here, back in the 1920's, with disasterous results.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 112,585
Posted By Full Power
TKC80 are the very softest sidewall tire...

TKC80 are the very softest sidewall tire obtainable.
The 17 inch rears will nearly fall onto the rim. ( USE LUBE )
The 21 inch fronts mount and dismount almost as easily as a bicycle tire.
Forum: Alaska 05-18-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Full Power
Hey, Youngan, nice to meet ya in Talkeetna. ...

Hey, Youngan, nice to meet ya in Talkeetna.
Had a great ride back to Homer Sunday.
likely be on way through next week, catch up with you if you are on the ground.
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Full Power
Walking the tracks now, headed back to pizza...

Walking the tracks now, headed back to pizza joint.
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Full Power
Hey Andy, coupla skinnies visiting from Homer. ...

Hey Andy, coupla skinnies visiting from Homer.
We eatingdinner at west rib.
Go walkabout talkeetna next, and then fetch beer and slice pizza.
Look for us out strolling.
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Full Power
In Talkeetna. Dinner at West Rib, by Nagleys.

In Talkeetna.
Dinner at West Rib, by Nagleys.
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Full Power
headed to Willow

Sleepy dog coffee, Eagleriver, find snack soon, headed toward Hatcher pass.
Forum: Alaska 05-15-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By Full Power
"The 12pt. 55mm "Piloted" socket works as...

"The 12pt. 55mm "Piloted" socket works as designed."

.
Is there a lightweight, portable version, suitable for underseat stowage ... for adventurous Multi-Strada riders several miles from home?
Forum: Alaska 05-13-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By Full Power
Now, I can well understand, most of us travel...

Now, I can well understand, most of us travel the roads without complete machine shops aboard, and there are potential mechanical failures, or nuisances that would be beyond the average...
Forum: Alaska 05-13-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By Full Power
Did you get your tire changed yet ? Can...

Did you get your tire changed yet ?

Can you Find a wheel nut wrench that fits underseat, for future reference ?
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Wish you were touring on a KLR yet ?
Forum: Alaska 05-12-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Full Power
Stop on by my shop in Homer.. Got a 12 inch...

Stop on by my shop in Homer..
Got a 12 inch Crescent wrench, a big ChanneLock, 2 pound BallPein hammer, a chunk of Inch-an a quarter all-thread from a Guardrail around Hope, some tire irons,...
Forum: Alaska 05-12-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By Full Power
Single side swing-arm... You don't strictly...

Single side swing-arm...

You don't strictly have to remove the wheel from the bike.

SPOON the tire OFF the rim.
use a big C-Clamp to break bead,
shampoo or soap for lube.
Good luck....
Forum: Alaska 05-12-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By Full Power
That is a DAMN BIG wrench. 55mm sounds...

That is a DAMN BIG wrench.
55mm sounds close to 2-3/16"
Are you certain there is a fastener that HUGE on your motorcycle ?
If there is an axle flange nut THAT big, maybe a careful, well...
Forum: Alaska 05-11-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Full Power
When do you arrive Homer, or are you here now ?

When do you arrive Homer, or are you here now ?
Forum: Alaska 05-11-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Full Power
I've been told the the Petersville Road, west...

I've been told the the Petersville Road, west from Trapper Creek goes WAY the hell back, with mine trails branching.
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Hope to check it out one day soon.
Working on a compact camping gear...
Forum: Alaska 05-09-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By Full Power
Alaska Leather could probably sell you a couple...

Alaska Leather could probably sell you a couple tire irons, and a dab of soap.
Forum: Alaska 05-07-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,137
Posted By Full Power
The 5 liter " Wine Box " bladder is pretty...

The 5 liter " Wine Box " bladder is pretty tough.
Bet you could get by using one for fuel over the interval Coldfoot to Deadhorse.
Forum: Alaska 05-06-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By Full Power
Any chance for DEMO ride on KTM 390 DUKE ...

Any chance for DEMO ride on KTM 390 DUKE and/or 350EXC ??
Forum: Alaska 05-06-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,058
Posted By Full Power
Calling all Ditchbangers

Quarter Liter Ditchbangers club meeting, 16th May, at the V-Ho in Palmer.
Forum: Alaska 05-06-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 801
Posted By Full Power
Bikes ? Is the gate open at Hatcher Pass ?

Bikes ?
Is the gate open at Hatcher Pass ?
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,434
Posted By Full Power
What is ( actual ) amp-Hour capacity of your...

What is ( actual ) amp-Hour capacity of your part number AG-801 small case 8 cell AG battery ?
.
Thank you.
Forum: Alaska 05-05-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Full Power
Roads one through five are easily traversed with ...

Roads one through five are easily traversed with any modern road tire, if FRESH, and in good condition.
Riding from SF, you might have enough tread wear to make WET gravel and dirt roads ...
Forum: Alaska 05-02-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,745
Posted By Full Power
Hatcher Pass open early this year ?

Hatcher Pass open early this year ?
Forum: Alaska 04-21-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Full Power
Go NAKED. . You won't need a windscreen ...

Go NAKED.
.
You won't need a windscreen for a short tour around Alaska.
( I am assuming you wear a full face helmet )

Find the smallest spray bottle you can find for cleaning...
Forum: Alaska 04-17-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Full Power
Short cut from back side of Tern Lake, runs...

Short cut from back side of Tern Lake, runs through to Sunrise.
USed to be " the ROAD" now it is a trail.
Forum: Alaska 04-14-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,137
Posted By Full Power
How long have you tested such a bladder with...

How long have you tested such a bladder with gasoline in ?
Sounds like a REALLY good portable capacity for Deadhorse ride.
Fill it once in FOX, twice at Coldfoot, and once in...
Forum: Alaska 04-14-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,258
Posted By Full Power
XXMe; Is that swithcback trail, down to Kachemak...

XXMe; Is that swithcback trail, down to Kachemak Bay ?
http://alaskajack.smugmug.com/Alaska-NW-Canada/Alaskan/Kenai-Peninsula/i-G6nSVc6/0/XL/P1010573rc-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,279
Posted By Full Power
Your " Blackout Kit" would be much easier to ...

Your " Blackout Kit" would be much easier to install on a DR650, KLR650 or WR250.
Each of those bikes would be more suitable for " Low Profile evasion and escape" type operations.
F800 is ...
Forum: Alaska 04-02-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,870
Posted By Full Power
Read: 'The Devil's Share' by Kris Farmer.

Read:

'The Devil's Share'
by Kris Farmer.
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