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Forum: Alaska 04-09-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,274
Posted By Mooney 78865
Agreed, I don't expect a 60/40 ride to Alaska. I...

Agreed, I don't expect a 60/40 ride to Alaska. I think what I was trying to get out there is the heidenau k60 is a good tire for wear and a decent tire in mixed conditions.

There are better off...
Forum: Alaska 04-07-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,274
Posted By Mooney 78865
I thought I would throw my 2 cents in... I'm...

I thought I would throw my 2 cents in...
I'm heading to Alaska from Clovis CA late spring. I'm planing on around 8,500 miles round trip. Tires? Heidenau K60 Scouts, front and rear. Start to...
Forum: Alaska 03-24-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
I'm set on fuel now. The mounts I fabbed to fit...

I'm set on fuel now. The mounts I fabbed to fit into the Wolfman bag supports turned out great! Went with Rotopax 1.75 gal cans on each. Added a total width of about 7 inches. One plus though is...
Forum: Alaska 03-02-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
Hoping to see a lot of adventitious souls along...

Hoping to see a lot of adventitious souls along the way.
The mile post is a great resource. It's a bit big to drag along though. I may just take adventurous motorcycle guide to Alaska. Have to...
Forum: Alaska 03-02-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
220 miles? I wish! Usually get the idiot light at...

220 miles? I wish! Usually get the idiot light at 160 or so, and that's riding the slab. I'm pretty good about bringing/packing.
Forum: Alaska 03-01-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
A bit of an update. I've fabbed mounts for a...

A bit of an update. I've fabbed mounts for a couple Rotopax 1.75 gallon gas packs that will mount under my Wolfman bags. Picked up Butler maps Alaska, some additional reading material, and more...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-18-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 961
Posted By Mooney 78865
Super!

Super!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 961
Posted By Mooney 78865
Hopefully with the same results!

Hopefully with the same results!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 961
Posted By Mooney 78865
Problem solved! So, here were the symptoms: 1...

Problem solved!
So, here were the symptoms:
1 Engine would spin but would not start
2 Lights, driving lights, grip heaters, electric liner outlets all worked
3 Battery showed 12 volts
3 Servo...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By Mooney 78865
Problem solved! So, here were the symptoms: 1...

Problem solved!
So, here were the symptoms:
1 Engine would spin but would not start
2 Lights, driving lights, grip heaters, electric liner outlets all worked
3 Battery showed 12 volts
3 Servo...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 961
Posted By Mooney 78865
Battery showed 12.1 volts.

Battery showed 12.1 volts.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 961
Posted By Mooney 78865
Ok, I'll try having the meter hooked up then turn...

Ok, I'll try having the meter hooked up then turn the key on. It did show voltage when I pressed the start button but was only 8.4 volts. Checking grounds...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 961
Posted By Mooney 78865
Checked the fuses, all good.

Checked the fuses, all good.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-14-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 961
Posted By Mooney 78865
No power to fuel pump 990adv

I posted below regarding a no start issue and thought the pump was in fact pumping up. It's not. Pulled the tank and ran direct voltage to the pump, seems to be fine. ( I'll test pressure tonight)...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By Mooney 78865
2010 990 Adventure, turns over won't start

Drove to work today, about a 45 minute commute no stops. Bike ran fine no issue at all. Left it idling while I unlocked the gate, drove in and parked. This afternoon it would turn over but would...
Forum: Alaska 12-29-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
I am planning on crossing at Sumas WA and riding...

I am planning on crossing at Sumas WA and riding TC-1 to BC 97. Fortunately I'm in the central valley and not the LA basin and will take HWY 99 to Sacramento then I-5 north. Figuring 4 days to...
Forum: Alaska 12-27-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
For sure let's keep in touch.

For sure let's keep in touch.
Forum: Alaska 12-27-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
For sure the itinerary is totally flexible with...

For sure the itinerary is totally flexible with some of the stuff on the way in and some on the way out. Some may take another trip... I am planning on taking a week to get there and a week to get...
Forum: Alaska 12-21-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
Whew! I was beginning to feel puny!!:D

Whew! I was beginning to feel puny!!:D
Forum: Alaska 12-21-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
Got it!:nod

Got it!:nod
Forum: Alaska 12-21-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
I'll keep my eyes peeled too. Damn! your riding...

I'll keep my eyes peeled too.
Damn! your riding from LA to Seattle in two days? I thought I was pushing it Clovis to Bellingham in two days!
I suspect we will see each other somewhere. I'm...
Forum: Alaska 12-20-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
I actually bought that book and the "milepost" to...

I actually bought that book and the "milepost" to read and plan the trip. Both seem to be very good.
I would like to do the tunnel and Whittier, it's on the "list" so far anyway. I will definitely...
Forum: Alaska 12-18-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
Ha Ha! No, I found I was to willing to try and...

Ha Ha! No, I found I was to willing to try and recapture my youth.
My wife was not to thrilled when I showed up with the Ducati. Of course she thought I was on drugs when I traded it in for a KLR...
Forum: Alaska 12-17-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 140
Sticky: Alaska Primer
Views: 35,514
Posted By Mooney 78865
Awesome sticky!:clap I'm in for July/August 2015!

Awesome sticky!:clap I'm in for July/August 2015!
Forum: Alaska 12-17-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
Just looked at your avatar, SW FL? The wife has...

Just looked at your avatar, SW FL? The wife has relatives in Kendall. And it's pretty much hot, flat, etc! Funny thing about FL, you don't walk under the trees at night....wasup with that?
Forum: Alaska 12-17-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
Telegraph Creek Road, got it! I'm doomed! I'm...

Telegraph Creek Road, got it!
I'm doomed! I'm going to need a month to get this all in! Aaah, want to retire anyway, right? :clap
Forum: Alaska 12-14-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
I think I have a basic itinerary. Clovis to...

I think I have a basic itinerary.
Clovis to Anchorage via western access, Alaskan HWY (May hit Valdez on the way down from Tok)
Base at Anchorage for 2-3 days
Denali
McCarthy/Kennicott ...
Forum: Alaska 12-13-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
Love it! Another Ducati "belt head"! I have...

Love it! Another Ducati "belt head"! I have been told that House of Harley in Anchorage is a good camp and good folks. I'm planning on making that one of the stops for sure. No pic files at the...
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
[QUOTE=Solarmoose;25692160]OK. Well most of us...

[QUOTE=Solarmoose;25692160]OK. Well most of us that live here ignore mosquitoes, bears, cold and rain,
and probably don't own lightweight bags. We feed dumb tourists to the bears
and recycle the...
Forum: Alaska 12-10-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Alaska 12-10-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
Thanks for all the replies! Beginning to look...

Thanks for all the replies! Beginning to look like I have more "must do" than I have time for...hmmmm!
This is the Alaska region I'm posting in right? Nobody has said anything about the...
Forum: Alaska 12-10-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
I'll do that! Paso Robles here by me?

I'll do that! Paso Robles here by me?
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
Awesome, exactly the info I was looking for!

Awesome, exactly the info I was looking for!
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,181
Posted By Mooney 78865
Heading to Alaska!

Heading to Alaska July/Aug 2015 and have a couple questions for the locals.
I'm riding a KTM 990 from Clovis California with about 25 days to spend. I'm figuring 350-400 miles a day depending on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,926
Posted By Mooney 78865
I too bought a "left over" 2010 in 2012. 30k...

I too bought a "left over" 2010 in 2012. 30k miles, and one new set of pads. Never have needed to bleed the brake. I did find right after I bought the bike that the rear pedal was set up with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 32,739
Posted By Mooney 78865
I'm in! Riding from Clovis Ca. Looking to camp...

I'm in! Riding from Clovis Ca. Looking to camp along the route as well as at the rally. If there is a group camp I'd be interested.:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,234
Posted By Mooney 78865
I've got one from Central Coast and one from Nor...

I've got one from Central Coast and one from Nor Cal riding down with me Friday. #144
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-06-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,234
Posted By Mooney 78865
Damn, I was through DV in October coming back...

Damn, I was through DV in October coming back from the UTBDR and they were closed then as well....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-06-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,234
Posted By Mooney 78865
I'm open to either. Lots of closures and one of...

I'm open to either. Lots of closures and one of my buddies is coming down from Sac. If he comes to clovis the night before the options will be broader. If not we'll meet somewhere on 395....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-01-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,234
Posted By Mooney 78865
Yep, them K60s are a pain! They do last though. ...

Yep, them K60s are a pain! They do last though.

Montibank, you riding down? I'm leaving out of Clovis Friday with one or two others.
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