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Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By Kimi
Klim Dakar

Like Glitch Oz stated, Steve at dirworx will help, he sent me my Klim Dakar and helped with sizes etc..
I wear the mens pants (women's had not come out when I got them) and over the boot, nice big...
Forum: Australia 11-20-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By Kimi
SENA Prism bluetooth camera

Got the blurb in an email today as we have the SMH10 comms units on our helmets.

http://www.sena.com/promo/prism/

Price is $459

...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,092
Posted By Kimi
SPOT in USA

I have a nice little baby pelican case with a clear cover that keeps my SPOT nice and safe on the bars on my bike or on the roll bag on the hire bike when we went stateside. Many thanks to the...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 19,215
Views: 2,309,639
Posted By Kimi
WA - A State of Excitement

I remember the old yellow WA plates, what a laugh :clap

Or the Queensland plates - the Smart State


:rofl

I think we need better slogans for our plates.......
Forum: Australia 10-29-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,559
Posted By Kimi
If you do decide to "help" someone give...

If you do decide to "help" someone give themselves an EpiPen, make sure you have the "sharp end" in the right direction (it is pretty obvious)
There are practice "pens" available from your Workplace...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 14,060
Views: 1,014,883
Posted By Kimi
Nat Parks

dont forget that NP's and all other Conservation Parks are closed on Total Fire Ban days too....
not that I would want to be camping in them on those days anyway...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14,060
Views: 1,014,883
Posted By Kimi
Stuff Walmart !

Walmart has nothing on Fred Meyers - Fairbanks has the biggest Fred Meyers in USA and it is enormous, guns, boots, sushi, drug store, booze, bbq back ribs cooked in the foyer ready to go , you name...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,807
Posted By Kimi
oooh this is good

what about when riding O/S and you absolutely need to pee, being of the female persuasion, I require a nice bit of forest to hide in..... and come across a great big pile of bear poo just as I am...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2,907
Views: 557,951
Posted By Kimi
Russian made motorcycle

don't know if this has been posted
nicked from AK thread

https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/pn_5dMHsCPE?autoplay=1&hd=1&rel=0&showinfo=0&start=14&end=178


get to pack it up in the boot...
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14,060
Views: 1,014,883
Posted By Kimi
saw the Ride last night at Strath

saw the Ride last night at Strath, interesting to chat to Jim afterwards, nothing is going to stop him.....just completed the Safari last week...... :clap

here are the rest of the screenings for...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 14,060
Views: 1,014,883
Posted By Kimi
SA screenings of the Ride Movie

Having a look at the movie web site at this stage it looks like it has been to WA and this week SA. I don't see any other states at this stage.....

We are thinking of going to the Strathalbyn...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 14,060
Views: 1,014,883
Posted By Kimi
The Ride (movie)

coming to a screen near you ....from the web site

"Who would have thought the outback was wheelchair accessible?

The Ride is an award winning documentary directed by Sandra Cook that chronicles...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,156
Posted By Kimi
I stop.

I stop for anyone on 2 wheels when I am on 2 wheels or 4.

I like the expressions on the HD riders when I have stopped to see if they need assistance and they see I am woman on my BM.

I loved...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By Kimi
just go

Alaska has it all, great roads, fantastic scenery and wildlife that is just awesome.
One month there was not enough..... been back 2 months and started saving for the next trip already....buy bikes...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14,060
Views: 1,014,883
Posted By Kimi
saw 2 postie bikes on the freeway monday

saw 2 red bikes on a trailer with a 4wd heading up the se freeway on monday around 11 am..... waved to whoever was driving 'cos you have to be quite mad to do that ...... but obviously heaps of fun...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,677
Posted By Kimi
Freewind

Hi Doc and Troy, I dont know much about bikes as my experience is limited to what i can sit on with my tragic ducks disease....
But I did look at buying a Freewind, cos i kinda liked the "look"...
Forum: Alaska 08-21-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,165
Posted By Kimi
Sorry but what are "tags" ? No one warned me...

Sorry but what are "tags" ?
No one warned me about them getting stolen?
(sorry off topic I know)

K
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 14,060
Views: 1,014,883
Posted By Kimi
I agree.......

:cry

yes work is a bit ordinary,

It is gettting so bad that I have started scanning the AK thread again and found a F800 for the old boy and a F700Gs for moi sitting in Anchorage just waiting...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,873
Posted By Kimi
ooohhh some of those tracks are a bit too muddy...

ooohhh some of those tracks are a bit too muddy for me Q:evil

a few muddy puddles ago I did a bad tank slap and got 5 stitches in my top lip for my troubles (but I still rode to the hospital !) i...
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,165
Posted By Kimi
we just got back

we left anchorage in late june and I had booked about 4 nights accommodation and stayed in none..... one reason was that we stopped early/late and sometimes due to weather turning crap and we changed...
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,956
Posted By Kimi
First gear stuff is good

We bought the Rain man jackets and they were great (riding in the rain in Alaska)
http://http://firstgear-usa.com/raingear.html?SID=bd60e959bf944f862b8ba0c78ef68d66


just a pair of Frogg Toggs...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5,034
Views: 350,834
Posted By Kimi
AC/DC by Steve'n'Seagulls

love Pink Floyd - I kinda remember their 80's concert at the tennis centre in melb .....

but this is an interesting version of AC/DC Thunderstruck by a Finnish band of all things.... a spoons...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,106
Posted By Kimi
thanks

I think Alaska is just such an amazing place, so unlike anything we have in Aus.....I love Aus, the forests, deserts and wildlife but Alaska truly is just incredible...... we ran out of words to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,106
Posted By Kimi
Hey Questor, I am reading your report too, all my...

Hey Questor, I am reading your report too, all my shots (as you will see) of the ride to Valdez are not nearly as lovely as yours !

But it was still the ride of my life :clap

So the wildflowers...
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14,060
Views: 1,014,883
Posted By Kimi
ride report started

got a bit of the rr up, computer is playing silly buggers though
it is on local reports

yes - we saw bears and ate salmon

yes - go to Alaska and ride motorcycles

and YES it is warmer in...
Forum: Australia 08-05-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 937,783
Posted By Kimi
Wife takes husband to Alaska to ride motorcycles

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24775957#post24775957



http://i1185.photobucket.com/albums/z360/Kim693/Alaska%202014/SAM_0594_zps7a8db70c.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,106
Posted By Kimi
Aussies riding Alaska

Gee there are so many reports on riding Alaska, this is our trip from some folks down under with my strange fears and foibles and a patient husband to help me and have a heap of fun in this most...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,873
Posted By Kimi
Thanks for the sunshine pics

Thanks Q for showing Valdez in the sun, we were there with light misty rain in early July, still the ride of my life for enjoyment and scenic beauty (and a brown bear to stroll across my path) and...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,819
Posted By Kimi
good service helps

we just did this exercise

go to your local camping store (we were at the REI in Anchorage AK) and ask for the sleeping bag guide - I have seen one on a web page somewhere (memory shite) which has...
Forum: Alaska 07-25-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,235
Posted By Kimi
had a great time, thanks for advice.....

well we are back and it was truly amazing, the bike was great and we changed plans (didnt get to Haines) but off to Fairbanks following the sun, the traffic was pretty non existant and only had the...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 14,060
Views: 1,014,883
Posted By Kimi
it is warmer in Alaska than Adelaide

we are back, had a great time, will do a rr when I can get my head around to making some sense....Alaska is a great big bloody place and the mountains are just incredible, the forests sublime and the...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14,060
Views: 1,014,883
Posted By Kimi
AU to AK

had a great time riding around Alaska, only a few days of rain, lots of sunshine and even had a brown bear cross the road in front of me !
the best bit was the ride to Valdez, the most incredible...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14,060
Views: 1,014,883
Posted By Kimi
one week to go....

We are off USA and Canada in a week, just so excited....

friends of friends in Anchorage helping with delivering us to the bikes when we pick them up next friday and then head to Haines on some...
Forum: Alaska 06-15-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,235
Posted By Kimi
Hire cars WTF ?

Me again, totally off topic but we kinda thought we might hire a car for a day just to get around and pick up gear before we get the bikes (camping gear, riding gear, stuff ...)
What its the deal...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By Kimi
change your browser

if I use internet explorer it never works
use another browser like google chrome
Forum: Alaska 05-22-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,235
Posted By Kimi
thanks

sorry I don't drink beer....... hate the stuff.....

I live 30 minutes south of the Barossa Valley and 30 minutes north of McClaren Vale ....... both great winery regions and we have numerous...
Forum: Alaska 05-22-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,235
Posted By Kimi
few more questions please ?

So I am going over a few threads and have some more questions-

like the thread on the Parks Highway construction - what is meant by a "pilot" (car) on the construction zone, is this a vehicle...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,053
Posted By Kimi
thanks for the RR

making me homesick.....
we left vic in '96 and I cannot believe how much of the Alps has been so burnt.
must get back and do some of those tracks...... or maybe all.....:clap
thanks
k
Forum: Alaska 04-27-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,235
Posted By Kimi
Thanks Alcan

Pleased to read the comments on the "traffic" sounds about Aussie roads standards here in SA which is fine by me.
I have found some other blogs by other riders and in mid july their comments about...
Forum: Alaska 04-27-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,598
Posted By Kimi
July ?

we are heading to Haines and then going to catch the ferry to Skagway (probably about 5 or 6 th July ?) and go to Whitehorse and back to Anchorage, will be following this story with interest as may...
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