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Forum: Alaska 05-22-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,059
Posted By Cubdriver
Heads up dalton highway flooded

Check for updates with the DOT Alaska before heading up to Alaska with your heart set on riding the Dalton anytime real soon. It has been subject to floods and washouts on a unprecedented scale. ...
Forum: Alaska 05-06-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,799
Posted By Cubdriver
Nah. Lots of company there. Nobody says it...

Nah. Lots of company there. Nobody says it quite like the Legion.
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,363
Posted By Cubdriver
Hey Scribe, your PM BOX IS FULL. I'm #15 on the...

Hey Scribe, your PM BOX IS FULL. I'm #15 on the wait list and am ready to roll on this if I'm far enough up. Thanks for what I know is a big hassle. Dick.
Forum: Alaska 04-07-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 40,254
Posted By Cubdriver
The Karoo 3 is DEFINITELY not an endurance tire....

The Karoo 3 is DEFINITELY not an endurance tire. I got just a little over 3,000 miles out of the rear on my F800GS.
Forum: Alaska 04-02-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,299
Posted By Cubdriver
For riding up the Alcan, a good highway tire is...

For riding up the Alcan, a good highway tire is your best bet. Just like you ride on at home. When you get here, have a TKC80 or a Heidenau K60 waiting for you, like KHuddy says, and change it out....
Forum: Alaska 03-30-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,539
Posted By Cubdriver
Thank you Tom. Sounds like a mission. And for a...

Thank you Tom. Sounds like a mission. And for a good cause to boot.
Forum: Alaska 03-29-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,539
Posted By Cubdriver
So, for the uninformed, how does this work?

So, for the uninformed, how does this work?
Forum: Alaska 03-23-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By Cubdriver
AHA. Must have been at the movie at Barb's the...

AHA. Must have been at the movie at Barb's the other night. I'm dealing with the same new passion in my house. Life could be worse, eh Mate?
Forum: Alaska 03-21-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 90,260
Posted By Cubdriver
Yay. I'm actually in town for this one!

Yay. I'm actually in town for this one!
Forum: Vendors 02-26-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,363
Posted By Cubdriver
Yes, most are too big for bikes for sure. Glad...

Yes, most are too big for bikes for sure. Glad you came up with the 7 liter size. I mentioned this solely to support the durability of the things. Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,363
Posted By Cubdriver
FWIW, these bags look identical to a 5 gallon...

FWIW, these bags look identical to a 5 gallon version used since about 2011 in aviation. I'm pretty sure they are made the same and probably by the same manufacturer. They get beat up pretty good in...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,363
Posted By Cubdriver
Liquid bag

Scribe, I'd like one of these bags. I know it'll be a while.
Forum: Alaska 02-02-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,617
Posted By Cubdriver
Ha. The real question is :when are you and Annie...

Ha. The real question is :when are you and Annie coming down to go riding. You're welcome anytime. Last half of Feb we'll be here I know.
Forum: Alaska 02-02-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,617
Posted By Cubdriver
Sorry, I was out washing the mud off the KLX from...

Sorry, I was out washing the mud off the KLX from today's ride. I got the R1200R a little dirty yesterday too but it'll wait. Did somebody say something? Oh, Fairbanks hotels, yea. I like Sophies...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By Cubdriver
When I lived in Danville PA, I knew a fellow with...

When I lived in Danville PA, I knew a fellow with an S2 and we did a little flying together. Then I spent time around Harrisburg and one of the nuke engineers working on cleaning up Three Mile Island...
Forum: Alaska 01-22-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,091
Posted By Cubdriver
Hey Amy, this snow will all be gone tomorrow and...

Hey Amy, this snow will all be gone tomorrow and itll be up in the 50s they say. Please come by if you are anywhere near. Ill PM my cell number to you if you think that might happen. I got my shop...
Forum: Alaska 01-22-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,091
Posted By Cubdriver
There. Are you all happier now? ...

There. Are you all happier now?

http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh62/Cubdriver/imagejpg1-1.jpg (http://s253.photobucket.com/user/Cubdriver/media/imagejpg1-1.jpg.html)
Forum: Alaska 01-22-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,091
Posted By Cubdriver
You're all invited to come ride and share the...

You're all invited to come ride and share the sunshine. Wait! WTF? It snowed here last night. It
Will be a good day to tear into the carb on the KLX.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By Cubdriver
Yes, Wes. I have a 74 with all the Alaska goodies...

Yes, Wes. I have a 74 with all the Alaska goodies on it. Skis in winter and 29 inch tires in summer. Love it. I love aerobatics, too. We should trade some time. Dick.
Forum: Alaska 01-20-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,091
Posted By Cubdriver
Don't hate me. BUT YOU ASKED. I paid $1.65 in...

Don't hate me. BUT YOU ASKED. I paid $1.65 in Albuquerque yesterday. Filled my KLX250 for less than $2.00 after 60 miles of dirt.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12,463
Views: 2,760,404
Posted By Cubdriver
Thanks for your responses, IDRIDR AND 1994KLR250....

Thanks for your responses, IDRIDR AND 1994KLR250. This dang thread has gotten so long that it is hard to sort out the facts.

Since there is no tank on the Acerbis site for the KLX250...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By Cubdriver
When I bought my wife 05 F650GS it(same bike in...

When I bought my wife 05 F650GS it(same bike in every way to the G650GS) it was rigged the way you are talking about. In order to compensate, it had a modified custom made suspension link. I might...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12,463
Views: 2,760,404
Posted By Cubdriver
Current fuel tank choices

In shopping for a larger fuel tank, I'm getting confused. Seems the Acerbis doesn't fit a 2009 KLX according to inmates here. And if it did fit it has a large amount of unusable fuel which you have...
Forum: Alaska 01-14-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,154
Posted By Cubdriver
http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh62/Cubdriver/...

http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh62/Cubdriver/imagejpg1.jpg (http://s253.photobucket.com/user/Cubdriver/media/imagejpg1.jpg.html)

I found this old picture finally. That was my first bike about...
Forum: Alaska 01-03-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,251
Posted By Cubdriver
It's all in the name

Careful, Boz. Dawson City and Dawson Creek are two very different places. There certainly are hotel rooms in Dawson City if that's what you want. But get one early. They get scarce.
Forum: Alaska 12-23-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,154
Posted By Cubdriver
I can't come up with the original photo from...

I can't come up with the original photo from whence my avitar arose, but if you squint real hard you can see it. It's my Mom and I circa 1968 sitting astride my Honda 305 Scrambler, my first ride....
Forum: Alaska 12-19-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By Cubdriver
Steve, warmer weather? We had more snowfall this...

Steve, warmer weather? We had more snowfall this week than The Valley has had. Kinda hunkering down and working on home projects. Like a reloading bench. Are you in the lower 48 somewhere? ...
Forum: Alaska 12-18-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By Cubdriver
Ya. That's just how it happened. Hard to watch. I...

Ya. That's just how it happened. Hard to watch. I heard the deer moaning on the video. I think that would have been me in real life. Ouch.
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,792
Posted By Cubdriver
Thank You, Barb. I , or we, will not be able to...

Thank You, Barb. I , or we, will not be able to attend. Flying out to the desert that AM. Merry Christmas..
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-01-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,205
Posted By Cubdriver
I chose the Emergency Plan, or whatever they call...

I chose the Emergency Plan, or whatever they call it. It allows for three canned messages stored in the unit and a limited number of messages per month. I'd advise anyone to start out with this plan...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-29-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,205
Posted By Cubdriver
Yup. They're the real deal. I use mine in the...

Yup. They're the real deal. I use mine in the remote parts of our state and never a miss yet. The new one has its own keyboard for texting, I believe that's a nice addition.
Forum: Alaska 11-12-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,439
Posted By Cubdriver
Eric, that trailer is awesome. Can't wait. For...

Eric, that trailer is awesome. Can't wait. For the whole thing. Dick Strohmeyer
Forum: Alaska 10-15-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By Cubdriver
If Tucson is not too far, the manager at Tucson...

If Tucson is not too far, the manager at Tucson BMW aka Iron Horse has stored my Harley in the past. His last name is Strang. Very pleased.
Forum: Alaska 10-04-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,032
Posted By Cubdriver
Does this mean I would have to buy a tie in order...

Does this mean I would have to buy a tie in order to ride?
Forum: Alaska 09-24-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,019
Posted By Cubdriver
Nice job

Hey Steve looks good. Lots of BMW welding these days, huh? I saw the pix of the hack being welded after I left Beards and Beemers. Was that shop in McCarthy? We will be in NM Oct 5. Cmon down.
Forum: Alaska 09-02-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By Cubdriver
Hmmmmm...I'm thinking this is not good for us...

Hmmmmm...I'm thinking this is not good for us down here?
Forum: Alaska 08-27-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,717
Posted By Cubdriver
YYAAAYYYYY. You made it. Congrats. Did Kevin have...

YYAAAYYYYY. You made it. Congrats. Did Kevin have the house cleaned when you got home?:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,672
Posted By Cubdriver
You made it!

Hey Kevin and Amy, nice to see you made it home sans mishap. I've been lurking on your RR while up in Fairbanks. Very enjoyable report. Come back anytime. We'd love to see you again. Dick and Wendy
Forum: Alaska 08-25-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,045
Posted By Cubdriver
For every crazy person there is a crazy lawyer....

For every crazy person there is a crazy lawyer. "Any reasonable person....." I doubt if she knows any.
Forum: Alaska 08-22-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,318
Posted By Cubdriver
I agree with Alaskahack except the occasional...

I agree with Alaskahack except the occasional start part. If started for a short period of time,especially in the cold, you will accumulate moisture inside the engine and bad things will happen. ...
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