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Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 36,370
Posted By RevcoMan
Enjoyed the report, David! :clap Brought...

Enjoyed the report, David! :clap

Brought back memories of my 2005 trip to AK...

Quick question: Did you pack a tent/camping supplies? Would you take them with you again?

James
Forum: Alaska 01-10-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 68,397
Posted By RevcoMan
Oh well, might as well count me in, too! 2...

Oh well, might as well count me in, too!

2 years ago, it seems I arrived about a week too early and had to drink by myself...

http://revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/73687297-L.jpg

I've yet to...
Forum: Americas 01-09-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,593
Posted By RevcoMan
2 years ago, I left Midland, Tx around May 20th...

2 years ago, I left Midland, Tx around May 20th and spent 5 weeks on the road up through Canada, Alaska, Dalton Hwy, etc...

I found the timing perfect! Minimal rain, blue skies, and tolerable...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By RevcoMan
Clearwater.... Are you thinking of adding a...

Clearwater....

Are you thinking of adding a stable-mate to that 2007 GT?

Must be nice! :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By RevcoMan
Emoto and hedge, I appreciate you both...

Emoto and hedge,

I appreciate you both taking the time to respond to me.

I did, in fact, know that I did not need to balance at idle... I just included the step of increasing the sensitivity...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By RevcoMan
Thanks Jim... Thats what I thought, but...

Thanks Jim...

Thats what I thought, but wanted to be sure!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By RevcoMan
1200GS TB Sync Question

Question performing Throttle Body synchronization:

Let me set up the question:

1. Carb mate set up, sending the 'A' tube to the left cylinder, 'B' tube to the right cylinder.
2. At idle,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,455
Posted By RevcoMan
Took a 5 1/2 week trip from Texas up to Alaska...

Took a 5 1/2 week trip from Texas up to Alaska last May... mostly camping out. I used Kathy's Bags. One large waterproof bag (which never leaked) and another roll-type bag for the tent.

Worked...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,519
Posted By RevcoMan
Another on the Dalton, May of last year: ...

Another on the Dalton, May of last year:

http://revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/72789212-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 109,644
Posted By RevcoMan
http://www.revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/18104344-L....

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2007, 01:43 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 237,781
Posted By RevcoMan
http://revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/72113283-L.jpg

http://revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/72113283-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2007, 01:35 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 164,398
Posted By RevcoMan
http://revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/18112006-L.jpg

http://revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/18112006-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,232
Posted By RevcoMan
Dalton Highway Picture Thread...

I've really been diggin' the "Themed" threads that have been popping up lately. How about one of the famed Dalton Highway in Alaska?

After so much anticipation and research, my trip up to Prudhoe...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2006, 09:26 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,835
Posted By RevcoMan
Cruising through Glacier NP last May on the way...

Cruising through Glacier NP last May on the way to Alaska:

http://revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/70639128-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2006, 10:22 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 14,811
Posted By RevcoMan
Just returned from Midland, TX to Deadhorse, AK...

Just returned from Midland, TX to Deadhorse, AK (and all the dirt roads AK/Yukon had to offer) and back. 13,500 mile trip. Went through 3 sets of tires, 2 oil changes, brake pad change on the rear......
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
I'm back home in Texas now, freshly showered and...

I'm back home in Texas now, freshly showered and shaved :evil

Not many pics on the long journey home, as I was trying to make good time and the camera stayed in the tank bag :cry

It was...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2006, 03:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
Arrived at Theresa and Tom's place, and my...

Arrived at Theresa and Tom's place, and my suprise is a success! :clap

http://revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/75170922-L.jpg

Thanks to my brother for getting online and back on track when I was...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2006, 02:49 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
Stayed in Anchorage in anticipation of getting a...

Stayed in Anchorage in anticipation of getting a new front tire the next day. Met these folks in the hotel courtyard. They are from.... hmmm... the lower 48 :D . Rode the KLR up and were going to try...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2006, 02:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
This fella greeted me upon getting off the bike...

This fella greeted me upon getting off the bike at Worthington Glacier, at Thompson Pass just off the Richardson Hwy:

http://revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/75166112-L.jpg

I decided to set the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2006, 02:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
Wow.... long hiatus away from the internet.......

Wow.... long hiatus away from the internet.... not that it bothered me. :D

It was a long day, from Dawson City back down through Tok to Valdez.
...
Forum: Alaska 06-07-2006, 09:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,124
Posted By RevcoMan
Hey Stranded... I'm currently in Anchorage,...

Hey Stranded...

I'm currently in Anchorage, after riding pretty much all the roads in the state besides the Kenai Peninsula and the Coast...

See my report at:
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2006, 10:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
Hey Look.... Yeah, wish you could of made...

Hey Look....

Yeah, wish you could of made the run with me to Prudhoe, it was memorable. That shiny new KLR you've got parked in your garage would have performed well on that road, as well as all...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2006, 01:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
That border crossing back into Alaska was...

That border crossing back into Alaska was strange... I raced about 5 RV's to the checkpoint to be first in line... I'm sure the officer saw me passing them at speed coming up to the station... I pull...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2006, 01:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
Only took a few shots of Dawson City. Didn't want...

Only took a few shots of Dawson City. Didn't want to wander around and look like a tourist...:huh

For my firefighting buddies back home:

http://revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/73967793-L.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2006, 01:04 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
After spending the night at Maclaren River, I...

After spending the night at Maclaren River, I completed the Denali Highway, shot over to Tok, up to Chicken and over the Top of the World Highway to Dawson City, Yukon.

Once hitting the dirt just...
Forum: Alaska 06-06-2006, 12:42 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 22,187
Posted By RevcoMan
A red pepper.... totally undercooked, but I ate...

A red pepper.... totally undercooked, but I ate it anyway. Heck, I was so hungry I ate the fat, gristle,... even licked the plate clean! Notice we Texans only eat with a knife. And use no napkin....
Forum: Alaska 06-05-2006, 11:31 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 22,187
Posted By RevcoMan
Uh, I ain't Ron. Do I look like one? He must be...

Uh, I ain't Ron. Do I look like one? He must be one cool dude.:D I guess you're referring to Ron with the red 1200GS I spent riding along with during the Calgary/Hyder/Whitehorse days....

I...
Forum: Alaska 06-05-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 22,187
Posted By RevcoMan
Hey, I'm in Dawson City tonight, where is...

Hey,

I'm in Dawson City tonight, where is everyone???? :dunno

Just kidding. Weather's just fine, and they're prepping the city for your arrival...
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
Towards the eastern end of the Denali Hwy, I was...

Towards the eastern end of the Denali Hwy, I was planning to stop and camp near Paxson. Nearing the Maclaren River Crossing, I spied this clean looking place, and stopped for yet another coffee...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
http://revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/73630039-L.jpg...

http://revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/73630039-L.jpg

Back up the Parks Highway, my next road to conquer was the Denali Highway... another dirt road, similar to the Dalton except it is not as well...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
http://revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/73628748-L.jpg...

http://revcoman.smugmug.com/photos/73628748-L.jpg
Back on the road, heading south down the Parks Highway. It seems that one can view a mountain from any spot in AK:
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
Lets see. Last time I had internet access was...

Lets see. Last time I had internet access was after finishing the Dalton Highway run. Last friday, spent the day with George at Trails End BMW in Fairbanks. Wasn't sure what to expect, but George was...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2006, 03:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By RevcoMan
Always enjoy seeing other parts of the world,...

Always enjoy seeing other parts of the world, especially from a motorcyclists point of view.

Thanks! :1drink
Forum: Alaska 06-01-2006, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By RevcoMan
I haven't had too much trouble with the weather...

I haven't had too much trouble with the weather yet. A short segment on the Alcan between the Cassiar Junction and Whithorse, and up near Deadhorse were the worst.

I've had pretty much sunny...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2006, 11:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,295
Posted By RevcoMan
Nice report. Keep it coming. :freaky

Nice report. Keep it coming. :freaky
Forum: Alaska 06-01-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By RevcoMan
Doug Grosjean, Your report was one of the...

Doug Grosjean,

Your report was one of the first online reports to the Great White North that I read online. Your report, Popey's, Curtis Lloyd's, Snowrider's, Antware's, Sirby's, and others...
Forum: Alaska 06-01-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,790
Posted By RevcoMan
My trip has already begun... Did the...

My trip has already begun...

Did the Deadhorse run over the last two days. Incredible!

Absolutely no traffic through Banff/Jasper/Cassiar/Alcan. Leaving early was a good decision on my part,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2006, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By RevcoMan
I'm just the opposite. I try to use the brakes...

I'm just the opposite. I try to use the brakes as often as possible, and use engine braking only when I need to. I'd like to think I'm saving putting stress on the engine. Don't have any facts to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2006, 01:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
On the return from Coldfoot to Fairbanks, coming...

On the return from Coldfoot to Fairbanks, coming around a bend a Grizzly sow and her 2 cubs was coming up out of the ditch. Rick was in the lead and as he passed her, I guess it startled her because...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,344
Posted By RevcoMan
A few shots on the return leg from Deadhorse....

A few shots on the return leg from Deadhorse. Much warmer, the road had dried out to some degree, and we could wick it up without concern of running out of gas...
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