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Old 08-01-2014, 05:36 PM   #29536
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Usually that is the case but ever since I've been in AK, I'm only getting 38 max. I was down to 30mph on The Dalton until I learned my belt had fallen to shreds. I replaced it and can only make 38 now so I'm planning to tear into the case soon and replace my variator and weights to improve speed and reliability for my zig zag run to Homer, Dawson City, Skagway and down into BC. Glad everyone is enjoying the blog/trip. I uploaded a few posts today to bring it up to date.

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Old 08-01-2014, 06:28 PM   #29537
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Mike, been following your blog. Just totally in awe of you man. We were chatting with VALongbeard the other night and were wondering do you know if anyone from Honda is aware of your adventure?
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Old 08-01-2014, 06:34 PM   #29538
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I don't think so. If they are, tell them to rewind the stator so I can run a heated jacket!
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Old 08-01-2014, 07:15 PM   #29539
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Hey Mike ..

You are going to Denali right ??

I was busy all day to day ...
So I didn't get a chance to see the ne additions to your Blog..
I will in a few min....

Just got TheBeast up and running..
Gave it a bath too.. New ft tire, fixed the coolant leak, changed that fluid as well.. And changed oil n filter... Plus a new inspection .. Didn't work on the Steering head bearing...I can live with it for a while...

It's ready to pull the Scooter Dog cart once again....
Got the cart all cleaned up and a New 2014 Health Certificate !!
It's going back to work ...
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Old 08-02-2014, 05:24 AM   #29540
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Thumb Hbn

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mike, been following your blog. Just totally in awe of you man.

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Old 08-02-2014, 07:44 AM   #29541
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This is front page material...especially so because it's a Ruckus that's traversed the continent! Awesome trip HBN!
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Old 08-02-2014, 07:57 AM   #29542
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Old 08-04-2014, 03:21 PM   #29543
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Got the cart all cleaned up and a New 2014 Health Certificate !!
It's going back to work ...
Awesome! If it happens to get up this way, shoot a heads up.

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+ 100000000000
+ 1000000000000

Or so...
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Old 08-06-2014, 02:01 PM   #29544
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The Cats are everywhere

Someone may have already posted this one but just in case.

In the September issue of Surfer magazine is an article about this dude who is circumnavigating South Africa with a surfboard strapped on his bike. A CH decal is on the tank. Thought that was cool.
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Old 08-06-2014, 05:08 PM   #29545
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U mean garnaro? http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=922561
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Old 08-06-2014, 06:00 PM   #29546
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He spent Christmas with Todd over in Dakar.

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A huge thanks to Todd34, his wife, and crew here in Dakar for the best meal I've had in 3 months on the road! Serious ADVrider holiday hospitality!

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Old 08-07-2014, 12:24 AM   #29547
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He spent Christmas with Todd over in Dakar.
And we were glad to have him. He's a great guy!
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Old 08-07-2014, 05:09 AM   #29548
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That's the one.
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Old 08-07-2014, 06:37 AM   #29549
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Does anyone know how Mr Kim is doing?
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Old 08-07-2014, 02:11 PM   #29550
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random news:

this "thing" followed me home last weekend from Baltimore... I have some work to do...

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