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Old 01-08-2013, 07:23 PM   #1
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Eek Sport-Touring the Dalton Highway?

Hypothetically speaking....
Suppose some guy who rode "borrowed" dirt bikes as a teeneager in the '60s finally bought his first motorcycle when he turned 55, rode it from North Carolina to Nova Scotia, and thought himself to be quite the adventurer.
Then tragically, he happened upon this site.
Now suppose that nearing 60 years of age, he traded for a 2003 Kaw Concours 1000 and wanted to ride to Alaska and back.
And that he thought this might be a good time to try motorcycle camping.
And that it seemed like a good idea to start the trip with a BBG1500.
Are we at the insanity level yet?  Not quite?
What if on the first morning, while getting the witness signatures for his BBG start, he immediately dropped the bike in the parking lot in front of co-workers?
What if he ran out of gas on his FIRST TANK?
Now we're getting somewhere.

Perhaps one indication of adventure is turning this:

into this:

It's taken me several months, but I have edited the footage and uploaded it to YouTube (Hi-Def).
I had to split it up into segments for YouTube... Watch in in 1080p Fullscreen for best results.

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7
Alaska blog:

IBA #34583
2003 Connie
"...I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep." - Frost

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