Originally Posted by esalentine
How much did you talk with this guy - Austin? A buddy and I were up there a couple weeks before you I think, and am pretty sure we saw that bike sitting at a dealership in Fairbanks. Story was that the owner was from Hawaii, and he was waiting for a new engine after the original grenaded on him.
this is also were we met Austin, an Adventure rider from Hawaii
Yeah Same guy, I guess his dad shipped him a used engine from Seattle.
we ran into him several times and he was on the same tour to the Arctic Ocean as us.