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Forum: Vendors 05-01-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3,441
Views: 617,558
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Feedback

Thank you!

I like inexpensive :clap

I will also check Cabela's because I haven't been in their store here since it opened... a year ago. :huh

I have bought most of my camping gear at...
Forum: Vendors 04-30-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,441
Views: 617,558
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Rain gear

Ouch!
Sure glad the rider was wearing protection :eek1

I was able to go for a nice long 7 hour ride Sunday and found my Power Shell most comfortable.
Or mostly comfortable considering I don't...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-28-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 86,598
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Monoshocking!

That's a neat little Honda!
I like the low budget ingenuity :clap
Forum: Alaska 04-28-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,512
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Tubed

No worries!

All he is saying, and showing, is that the hole in the rim for the valve is larger than the hole in a rim that uses a tube.

He made the hole smaller by cutting a piece of rubber...
Forum: Alaska 04-27-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Neat bike

Surprisingly it has not sold yet.

I think it would be a fun bike to try out.

Same price as the other 2 wheel drive bike... a new Rokon! :eek1 :rofl
...
Forum: Alaska 04-27-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,512
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Hinting

I saw the suggestion certainly but I often don't know I am going riding until just before I go.

Making a commitment doesn't work very well for me.
The usual, I make a plan and then life...
Forum: Alaska 04-27-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Great info about the coffee hut, and sad info...

Great info about the coffee hut, and sad info about the boat.
The cost of maintaining, let alone rebuilding an old wooden boat is so very high so many of them are suffering the same fate.

I...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6,533
Views: 2,922,649
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Man cave

I love your place :clap

If we could afford something like that, we would live in it and rent the main house out to pay all the bills.

Fortunately for me, my wife feels the same way and we would...
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 18,845
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Feeling gassy

Not near as nice as a custom sewn cover...

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/Drifter/IMG_3110_zpsuulik1hb.jpg...
Forum: Alaska 04-26-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Sunday ride report

I was there, where were you?

Just kidding.

I was COLD :uhoh and I had no more layers to put on.
So I decided not to go up into the mountains where it would be even colder...

Instead I...
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,441
Views: 617,558
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Arrived!

A great day yesterday when the box arrived with my new suit in it :clap
Very exciting!

I slipped it on (very easy) and checked out all the features.

Then I just had to go for a ride of course...
Forum: Alaska 04-24-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,512
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Pass on Hatcher

Wish I could but tomorrow I am busy...

Maybe I will make that my long Sunday ride destination this week.

See if I can get the DR 6" further than your wheel tracks... all 3 of them :D
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7,788
Views: 3,615,485
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Sweet!

Very nice!
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 108,307
Views: 21,667,941
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Use this chart to measure the stock bars and then...

Use this chart to measure the stock bars and then see who makes similar bends

https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/Handlebar-Measurements

A simple list was provided by Sandwash :
...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 123,447
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Aging

Ah, yes...

I remember the emotions of youth.

When whatever I did, liked, rode, ate, drank, drove, flew, lived in, etc. was the ONLY way and if others didn't think the same as I did, they were,...
Forum: Alaska 04-23-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,512
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Crow Creek today

After work today I made the run to Girdwood to check conditions on Crow Creek rd.
Any street bike could easily handle it until you get to the very end...

There was 6" of heavy (wet cement) snow...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6,533
Views: 2,922,649
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Clean as a whistle!

Wow!
Looks as neat and clean as a dealer showroom :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7,788
Views: 3,615,485
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Norton Cafe

BikeExif has a sweet Norton today:

http://www.bikeexif.com/norton-commando-750
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 123,447
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Shopping trip

I did it!

I went into Walmart and survived :clap

I picked up the 7'x7' tent ($34) and a bunch of neat small stuff that came to $166.
Probably about 25% of what I would have spent at REI.
Not...
Forum: Alaska 04-23-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,512
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 In town

There are many dirt/gravel roads on the hillside if you want to stay in town.
Go up Rabbit Creek Rd to Clark Rd, or upper O'Malley, or Huffman.
I like dirt road rides the best and I often head up...
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 18,845
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Bagged

Excellent! :clap
Forum: Americas 04-23-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 48,169
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Final Countdown

After reading the thread about Adventure Gear at Walmart, I decided to be brave and go in the store.... :eek1

Yikes there is some weird people in there!

My previous experience was the pictures...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 108,307
Views: 21,667,941
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Pumped up!

I have no experience with other high quality pumps but I am very happy with my MotoPump.

http://www.motopumps.com/

I have two of the inexpensive 12v pumps and they both work fine but the parts...
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6,533
Views: 2,922,649
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 This Old Shop

I love your place because it has character.

New is nice, clean is great, and huge is wonderful but they don't have character.

Your shop is the kind of place many of us would love to have to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 108,307
Views: 21,667,941
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 New DR in Alaska

Took these DR pictures at our annual motorcycle show last weekend:


http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/Miscellaneous/2015%20Anchorage%20Motorcycle%20Show/IMG_3011_zpsxt8wmjeu.jpg...
Forum: Alaska 04-22-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Dr 650

Actually I have two 2002 DR's and I really like them. :clap

Yes, bigger tank (IMS 5 gallon) better seat (Seat Concepts) and rebuilt suspension (Cogent Dynamics) makes them much better.

I took...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 76,081
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 12 Gallon Camel

Well, it is no surprise that BikeExif features the bike today.

http://www.bikeexif.com/2-wheel-drive-motorcycle

They state it is a 12 gallon tank

What does gas weigh? 6 lbs per gallon?
...
Forum: Alaska 04-21-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Show pictures

Let me know if this link works....

http://s1020.photobucket.com/user/JagLite/library/Miscellaneous/2015%20Anchorage%20Motorcycle%20Show?sort=3&page=1

Great show with many interesting bikes
Forum: Alaska 04-21-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Tired?

Alaska Leather :clap

The Motorcycle Shop told me to give them a chance to match online pricing :clap

Amazon :clap (although free shipping for tires is often excluded to AK)

With so many...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-21-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,025
Posted By JagLite
Forum: Americas 04-20-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 48,169
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 April in Anchorage

Our weather forecast for Anchorage today:

656 AM AKDT MON APR 20 2015

Today... Rain showers turning to snow showers during the morning.
Snow accumulation up to 1 inch in town and up to 3...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-20-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 30,187
Posted By JagLite
Question Hello? Anybody out there?

Another month slips by with no news... :cry

I just read about the Rally Raid kit for the Honda 500's that sounds very similar to what your kit for the Wee will be.

Maybe? Someday?

Here is...
Forum: Alaska 04-19-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,328
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Excellent show!

Two thumbs up for the show this year :clap :clap

A great variety of bikes entered on the custom side made it very enjoyable to spend time admiring them

(Next year I am bringing a folding camp...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 69,856
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Amazing!

Wow

Astronomical odds of finding the stuck truck :eek1

I believe the villagers enjoyed your visit much more because you didn't have a "guide".
You were so different than all the other tourists...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-19-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 86,598
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Tracker Time

Thank you gentlemen!
I appreciate your comments

Some things don't go as planned...

Taking my bike to the show I saw movement in my mirror :huh
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-18-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 86,598
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Peace Pipe

The new pipe finished up well.

After welding on the rear mounting tab I ground all the welds down and cleaned up the pipe before painting it:
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 108,307
Views: 21,667,941
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Annual motorcycle show!

Yes, it is the weekend of our annual motorcycle show in Anchorage Alaska :clap

All bikes have to be delivered between noon and 5 pm so I took a long lunch to get my DR street tracker to the show....
Forum: Alaska 04-17-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,328
Posted By JagLite
Pissed Bad start

Well, things don't always go as planned. :cry

Circumstances collided so that of the three bikes I had entered, only two are there. :huh

I will just have to enter the missing bike NEXT year....
Forum: Americas 04-16-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 48,169
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Takin' a trip?

"Yeah"
Where ya goin?"
"Oh, I dunno, wherever I end up I guess."
"Man, I wish I was you."
"Yeah? well, hang in there."

Recognize that TV show intro?

Sometimes it is just time to go.
Don't...
Forum: Alaska 04-16-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,328
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Yikes!

Wow, am I glad I looked at the information for entering a bike... :eek1

I had it in mind that the drop off was after work, 5pm to 7pm and had made plans and arrangements for that.

I see it is...
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