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Old 03-19-2012, 09:35 AM   #16
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Dang Kiwis going to get there a week before me. Still hoping to make D2D. Good luck on your ride.
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Old 03-20-2012, 09:37 PM   #17
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I'm not getting there until June. With the Kiwis coming I'm getting worried there won't be any beer left by the time I arrive.
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Old 03-21-2012, 06:59 AM   #18
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Don't worry, I can always get beer at the Class VI!! No military base will ever run out of beer.
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Old 03-21-2012, 03:30 PM   #19
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I'm not getting there until June. With the Kiwis coming I'm getting worried there won't be any beer left by the time I arrive.
I can't drink beer as it does not agree with me at all, even an inch in a glass will make me chuck .... h o w e v e r when it comes to red wine, spirits, liqueurs etc game on!!

Funny thing is I don't get hangovers having never had one in my life while managing to stomp on my mates! ... they hate me.

We have rice alcohol too @ 65% if you want some ... that shit clears ya nose and all!
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Old 04-20-2012, 08:21 AM   #20
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Less than 2 weeks now. Email your flight schedule so I can pick you up. Thanks, Barb
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Old 04-20-2012, 04:23 PM   #21
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Can't wait to see you two! Looks like you'll have plenty of time in Alaska. Put Homer in your schedule. Barb
Yeah, Barb, send them south to Homer.
Free camping at Fullpower, either at my shop, or homestead.....
and of course they will have to transit the " Furthest Westerly Point " on the North American road system, Anchor Point Beach access road, ya just gotta swing through there on your way to Deadhorse, or the trip to 70 degrees North Latitude is wasted. ( almost )
In anycase, New Zealanders are welcomed to Homer for a cleansing dose of wierdness before turning loose on the rest of North America
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Old 04-20-2012, 05:42 PM   #22
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Less than 2 weeks now. Email your flight schedule so I can pick you up. Thanks, Barb
11 Days and 21 hours while posting this , we get our tickets printed Monday Barb so I will emal them through on PDF

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Yeah, Barb, send them south to Homer.
Free camping at Fullpower, either at my shop, or homestead.....
and of course they will have to transit the " Furthest Westerly Point " on the North American road system, Anchor Point Beach access road, ya just gotta swing through there on your way to Deadhorse, or the trip to 70 degrees North Latitude is wasted. ( almost )
In anycase, New Zealanders are welcomed to Homer for a cleansing dose of wierdness before turning loose on the rest of North America
We will definitely come you way for sure as we want to have a pretty good look at Alaska, as best we can before defecting to D2D and beyond.
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Old 04-21-2012, 08:46 AM   #23
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If you make it south to Homer, I offer free camping space, and possible use of guest shack (free if it is open)
You can see three glaciers from my front yard. Probably a moose calf or two around May.
Air compressor, oil change supplies, etc for your use.
And a fat stock of fluid refreshments....
Time gets closer, give me a call or PM.
Cheers.
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I was going to send them to my cabin if the driveway is clear by then.
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Old 04-21-2012, 10:47 AM   #24
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I was going to send them to my cabin if the driveway is clear by then.
Send them to clear the driveway.
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Old 04-21-2012, 11:20 AM   #25
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I'm going to offer them a GRAND tour of Homer and Anchor Point. A master bedroom with a jacuzzi, if they would like.


Barb, will check your driveway and all over the next couple of days.
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Old 04-24-2012, 03:23 PM   #26
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I went to the Alaska Cycle Center store at lunch and saw a couple of DRs marked "sold, to Barb." Are these your two bikes? If so, I really really like the charcoal gray color. Sweet!

I feel special because I got to see your bikes in person, before you did. Maybe I'll go back and sit on them, to bring you lots of good luck on your long journey. Although with the bike model you chose, I know you'll have no performance problems at all. I would offer to bring them a couple of soft blankets and read them an afternoon nap-time story so they don't get lonely waiting for you to arrive, but folks in the store might think I'm a little strange.

Enjoy all the excitement of counting down the days until you get here! If you have extra DR parts after you fix yours up with new stuff, let me know.
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Old 04-24-2012, 11:15 PM   #27
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I went to the Alaska Cycle Center store at lunch and saw a couple of DRs marked "sold, to Barb." Are these your two bikes? If so, I really really like the charcoal gray color. Sweet!
I am guessing they are, we only have web pictures of the Gray (which aint that good) so it is nice to hear that it looks ok.

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I feel special because I got to see your bikes in person, before you did. Maybe I'll go back and sit on them, to bring you lots of good luck on your long journey.
Goovey groovey, go back and whisper to them that we are not far away, have a sit.... fill ya boots ... just don't fart on it before I do

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I would offer to bring them a couple of soft blankets and read them an afternoon nap-time story so they don't get lonely waiting for you to arrive, but folks in the store might think I'm a little strange.
... gezz we don't wonna make them soft... they gonna get tormented pretty quick I think but hey I think the same way, love them to bits ... mine sits on carpet and Scrat looks after her (Suzy), I feel bad she is missing a bashplate etc which we are bringing over ..... they might think I am weird too .. don't want them to find out too early

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Enjoy all the excitement of counting down the days until you get here! If you have extra DR parts after you fix yours up with new stuff, let me know.
Packing packing packing ... all good nearly there and big clean up this weekend vacuuming gardening cleaning so just finishing stuff eh.

We will have quite a few parts left over which we will need to sell/swap/bribe/trade etc

2 x Tanks
2 x Seats
1 x Rear shock w.out spring
2 x Passenger peg sets
2 x number plate towbar
40 mm out of the side stand
2 x grab rail sets
2 x factory tail lights
2 x set factory hand guards

off the top of my head which is off level at the mo

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Old 04-25-2012, 08:12 AM   #28
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I went to the Alaska Cycle Center store at lunch and saw a couple of DRs marked "sold, to Barb." Are these your two bikes? If so, I really really like the charcoal gray color. Sweet!
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That would be them.
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:20 AM   #29
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Even I have put a few mile on a DR but not in this country heres Toddys Dr and Iam getting ready to flog it down into Akaroa.

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Old 04-25-2012, 12:46 PM   #30
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Even I have put a few mile on a DR but not in this country heres Toddys Dr and Iam getting ready to flog it down into Akaroa.
And with two mates of ours Pete and Shane ... gezz bloody small world eh.
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