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Old 02-15-2013, 10:02 AM   #8
Two Wheeled 'Tard
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Joined: Jul 2011
Location: Chicago (sort of)
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It's easy, don't even think about it. Just go. You do NOT need a GS, you'd be fine on your K1200. I'm serious. You can do it on ANY bike. You DO NOT need a giant E&C-approved beheamoth of a "dirt bike".

Alaska isn't hard, especially if you stick to the Alcan. It's just like any other paved two-lane road you'll find anywhere in North America. There's a spot of construction here or there, but it's no problem.

I headed up there a couple years ago with a motorcycle license that was a month old, riding a '97 Yamaha Virago 750. I took that thing to Prudhoe Bay and all kinds of other places that a low-slung cruiser with butter-smooth street tires is never supposed to go.

Seriously. It's not hard.

STOP OVER-THINKING IT AND JUST GO. It'll be amazing!
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