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Forum: Americas Yesterday, 07:22 PM
Replies: 78
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Posted By FLARider1
Didn't really explore the area the first time. ...

Didn't really explore the area the first time. Lots of gold rush history in the area that I want to check out. Also, since the first season of Gold Rush and they showed the Downtown Hotel I have...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,009
Posted By FLARider1
Theres really not. Figure the fastest way up...

Theres really not. Figure the fastest way up there, slow down and smell the roses, and then the fastest way back. Pretty simple!!

I am going to spend more time in the YT next year. ...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,009
Posted By FLARider1
Reminds me of a Jeep ride for an ice run through...

Reminds me of a Jeep ride for an ice run through the gob piles in the middle of the night! Lol!!!

And what's a sub got to do with AK anyway! lol!
Forum: Americas 01-22-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,009
Posted By FLARider1
you were doing this stuff long before I...

you were doing this stuff long before I was!!!!!!!!!!!!:D
Forum: Americas 01-21-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,009
Posted By FLARider1
It's doable!!!

It's doable!!!
Forum: Americas 01-21-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,009
Posted By FLARider1
Thanks. Sad I never finished it. LOL.

Thanks. Sad I never finished it. LOL.
Forum: Americas 01-21-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,009
Posted By FLARider1
I have same problem with IE sometimes. Use...

I have same problem with IE sometimes. Use google Chrome and it comes right up. I was scared I had lost it
Forum: Americas 01-21-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,009
Posted By FLARider1
You for sure have the time to do a good up and...

You for sure have the time to do a good up and back. I would be venture to guess you could do ice fields parkway, up the Cassiar then pick up the AlCan at Watson Lake. North to Fairbanks for...
Forum: Americas 01-21-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,009
Posted By FLARider1
you could easily roll out of WTH with a fairly...

you could easily roll out of WTH with a fairly new set of Tourances, pop into Adventures Cycle Works in Fairbanks (5000 miles or so) for a set of Heindeneau K-60S and an oil change, run the Dalton up...
Forum: Americas 01-21-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By FLARider1
Really isnt much beachside camping this far...

Really isnt much beachside camping this far south. For sure not in the Homestead area. Long Key and Bahia Honda are the best down here for state parks. There is also a private campground on Long Key...
Forum: Americas 01-21-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,009
Posted By FLARider1
I think thats actually what I meant. Thanks for...

I think thats actually what I meant. Thanks for the translation Jack!!

http://flarider1.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/July-5-AK-2011/i-WgvV5Pc/0/L/P7050751-L.jpg
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Forum: Americas 01-20-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,009
Posted By FLARider1
My goal is to ride to Alaska and back. Get to...

My goal is to ride to Alaska and back. Get to Anchorage, shake hands with some friends and turn around. Pretty simple, really, with room to explore a wee bit if I'm ahead of my not-a-schedule...
Forum: Americas 01-20-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,009
Posted By FLARider1
I'm conflicted between making the side trips on...

I'm conflicted between making the side trips on the way up then blasting back home, and blasting direct to AK then making side trips on the return. Ultimately, I just follow the front wheel and let...
Forum: Americas 01-20-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,009
Posted By FLARider1
Its really just kind of a big loop to enter...

Its really just kind of a big loop to enter Canada from Idaho and then on to the west side of Lake Kootenay to hit Revelstoke and Golden. Then back to Banff and the Ice Fields Parkway. Basics are...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-20-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By FLARider1
Really isnt much beachside camping this far...

Really isnt much beachside camping this far south. For sure not in the Homestead area. Long Key and Bahia Honda are the best down there for state parks. There is also a private campground on...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-20-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5,650
Views: 474,442
Posted By FLARider1
fun riding down here in this area, but just be...

fun riding down here in this area, but just be careful. Weekends are full of 4-wheelers trying to set land speed records and lots of cross roads with poor visibility. Been spooked more than once...
Forum: Americas 01-20-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By FLARider1
Try getting in touch with some of the guys that...

Try getting in touch with some of the guys that rode it. There are a coupole of Ride Reports done about it. I would guess most of them had GPSs and probably saved the tracks.
Forum: Americas 01-20-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By FLARider1
By mid summer I hope you mean late July. In...

By mid summer I hope you mean late July. In 2011 I was at Logans Pass on July 21 and it had only been open less than a week. Lots of snow that year. hey have had a lot of snow this year, so you...
Forum: Americas 01-20-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,009
Posted By FLARider1
For sure do the Cassiar and Ice Fields...

For sure do the Cassiar and Ice Fields Parkway!!!! Pretty simple, drop off the ALCAN at Watson Lake and head down the Cassiar (Hwy 37) to Kitwanga. But make sure you drop off on 37A to Hyder. ...
Forum: Americas 01-20-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,009
Posted By FLARider1
Dude........you couldn't wait unitl next year and...

Dude........you couldn't wait unitl next year and go back up with me???!!! Can't do it this year. But am doing the KW to DH to KW again in 2016, with trips to Revelstoke, Golden, Eagle, Inuvik,...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-11-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,178
Posted By FLARider1
He got back to camp fine. Tire never went back...

He got back to camp fine. Tire never went back down after you guys aired it up!!!
Forum: Americas 01-07-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,198
Posted By FLARider1
Also read the fine print in the national park...

Also read the fine print in the national park pass, in most all cases its only admission to the park, any camping is an extra fee. As already suggested National Forests are a better option. Many...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-07-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,178
Posted By FLARider1
You mean "Kyle's sandpit", yep it's on it...

You mean "Kyle's sandpit", yep it's on it although the other direction so should be more downhill than up. :D[/QUOTE]

No, I mean the one after lunch when we came off the single track and then the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-06-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,178
Posted By FLARider1
Maybe KyleB should load it on his trailer instead...

Maybe KyleB should load it on his trailer instead of his DRZ. He can haul plenty I bet!!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-06-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,178
Posted By FLARider1
so...having followed you and your routes, is that...

so...having followed you and your routes, is that 'somewhat adventurous' by your 'Super Sand Skill' status or my 'I hate flippin sand' status? Any half mile sections of axle deep sand like the 'B'...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-04-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,178
Posted By FLARider1
Not too soon at all!! I have everything packed...

Not too soon at all!! I have everything packed just not loaded on the bike!! Ready to the point the clothes I am wearing Thursday morning are laid out! Not loading the bike because I plan to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-04-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,178
Posted By FLARider1
See, I didn't have to ask, I knew what he did and...

See, I didn't have to ask, I knew what he did and I have loaded the tracks that had loops and followed the loops, at least until I had figured out what I was doing!! LOL.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-04-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,178
Posted By FLARider1
Just wanna make sure we are there plenty early...

Just wanna make sure we are there plenty early enough to have camp set up long before dark!! Otherwise you lead, I will follow!!!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-03-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,178
Posted By FLARider1
Thanks Bill!!! Us Southlanders do request...

Thanks Bill!!!

Us Southlanders do request that y'all turn up the heat a bit for us! Looking to be chilly next weekend!!!!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-02-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,178
Posted By FLARider1
Just looked this up..........MUCH closer. AND...

Just looked this up..........MUCH closer. AND if it rains like last year there is a good amount of pavement and small amount of sand to get to dinner!!!!!!!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-02-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,178
Posted By FLARider1
Cafe 27 and ride north

Just got off the phone with souphere. He is going to ride up from KW Wednesday night and stay at my house in Homestead. We will roll before the butt crack of dawn and meet gingerbeard and whoever...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-24-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,178
Posted By FLARider1
Cottons world famous Chili again?

Cottons world famous Chili again?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-24-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 34,178
Posted By FLARider1
New set of K-60s arriving today for the GSA....

New set of K-60s arriving today for the GSA. Decided to ride the big bike to the rally instead of trailering the little one!!! I will be in for the Big Bike rides this year. I will not, repeat NOT,...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-24-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5,650
Views: 474,442
Posted By FLARider1
Thanks!! We made it out yesterday for a...

Thanks!!

We made it out yesterday for a very good ride. Left Homestead and went up to 27 and did the Miami Canal road to Clewiston. Roads were in very good shape and as expected for this...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-22-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5,650
Views: 474,442
Posted By FLARider1
Anybody been out on Loop Road in the last few...

Anybody been out on Loop Road in the last few weeks? Heading out tomorrow for a short ride with my buddy. He is on am RT. He is Good to go on decent hard pack but not so much on anything slimy. ...
Forum: Alaska 12-15-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By FLARider1
Jack, you are lucky........my original plan was...

Jack, you are lucky........my original plan was to be back next year also, but with college graduations (Masters for Nurse Practioneer for my daughter) and my riding buddy's son for High School, we...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-10-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5,650
Views: 474,442
Posted By FLARider1
[QUOTE=Eickey;25652831]Anyone trailering up to...

[QUOTE=Eickey;25652831]Anyone trailering up to the Polar bear rally... Group ride... anything? :ear[/QUOTE


I am still waiting on my buddies decision. If he can go we will ride the big bikes up...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-29-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5,650
Views: 474,442
Posted By FLARider1
most excellent synopsis!! You going to Polar...

most excellent synopsis!! You going to Polar Bear Rallye in January?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-14-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By FLARider1
Team Wankers coming for a visit? oh well, I'll...

Team Wankers coming for a visit? oh well, I'll be on a three day binge killing my liver in KW!!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-14-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By FLARider1
don't let the looks deceive you...........its a...

don't let the looks deceive you...........its a run road.........if you like sand
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