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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-02-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 813
Posted By FLARider1
thats why I live and work in Homestead and avoid...

thats why I live and work in Homestead and avoid Miami if at all possible.

I was just thinking today it was strange that he was not heard from and about how many times you see posts like these...
Forum: Americas 03-02-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,002
Posted By FLARider1
guess I have a small bladder.........I was...

guess I have a small bladder.........I was hitting the 2 liters in mine last summer riding across SW Texas, NM and AZ in 105 air temps and was still having to pee before gas
Forum: Americas 03-02-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,002
Posted By FLARider1
true...........but trust me I do understand heat...

true...........but trust me I do understand heat and humidity, I live in south FLA and work at a powerplant and grew up in central IL and IN. the two are dealt with everyday. I didnt' say overload...
Forum: Americas 02-26-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By FLARider1
' go to Target and get the Champion wicking...

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go to Target and get the Champion wicking gear from there. tons cheaper than most places and does the same shit the Under Amour and other high dollar brands do. If its warm I do the Champion...
Forum: Americas 02-26-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,002
Posted By FLARider1
So here is my two cents. You are all wrong on...

So here is my two cents. You are all wrong on your thinking. You are going across some of the plains states in flippin August!! Its gonna be hot as hell, you are gonna want a camelback handy for...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-24-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 813
Posted By FLARider1
check your email

check your email
Forum: Americas 02-19-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By FLARider1
LOL........stay in touch and let me know when you...

LOL........stay in touch and let me know when you are passing through. You can't be too bad if Jack likes ya!, so we can put you up if we are in town.

BTW...........it was 43 down here this...
Forum: Americas 02-18-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By FLARider1
What he said!!!! I did most of all this last...

What he said!!!! I did most of all this last summer!! River Road is an amazing ride!!!
Forum: Americas 02-13-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,702
Posted By FLARider1
might save you space, however my laptop stays...

might save you space, however my laptop stays very safely tucked away inside my bag that has my clothes to prevent damage and not accessible. I am not talking crap when I say I used the Milepost...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,702
Posted By FLARider1
Oh and don't leave it in the floor of your tent,...

Oh and don't leave it in the floor of your tent, near the mouthpiece of your camelback, in a low spot, with something on the mouthpiece that has just enough weight to open it. Just saying, it's not...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,702
Posted By FLARider1
It will be your bible. Keep it very handy...

It will be your bible. Keep it very handy during your trip. I used it very often every day!!!!
Forum: Americas 02-11-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By FLARider1
I have a big four person tent. I like to be...

I have a big four person tent. I like to be able to stand up inside............so its not that cozy.......LOL.......But I understand your point.
Forum: Alaska 02-10-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By FLARider1
so very true.......a little stop here in...

so very true.......a little stop here in Fairbanks will get you a very nice tour to Valdez and back!!

http://www.thefudgepot.com/
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-10-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5,694
Views: 480,240
Posted By FLARider1
LOL.........then you might not want to go out to...

LOL.........then you might not want to go out to the Squares on Janes Scenic Drive..............ones on the levy roads and small!!
Forum: Americas 02-09-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By FLARider1
Good plan. Only thing that I would consider...

Good plan. Only thing that I would consider would be a tent. But make sure you both have space to haul it should one have to quit.
Forum: Alaska 02-09-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,185
Posted By FLARider1
Kevin I can actually attest to it. It was July...

Kevin I can actually attest to it. It was July 2011 and had been dry for a couple days. I was gonna head up with them that day but opted to stay in UAF for another day and do the Denali Highway. ...
Forum: Alaska 02-09-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,185
Posted By FLARider1
Thats right!! You guys were celebrities by the...

Thats right!! You guys were celebrities by the time you showed up!! Paid for shot waitin on ya!!!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-09-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5,694
Views: 480,240
Posted By FLARider1
You can run up on the levy itself also, but its a...

You can run up on the levy itself also, but its a little more intenst 2 up!! I do like blasting down the road at canal level.

At the west end did you notice the monument there? Thats the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By FLARider1
I have stayed at that Super 8 before, cheap,...

I have stayed at that Super 8 before, cheap, clean and convenient!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By FLARider1
all good..........I saw the humor in it and...

all good..........I saw the humor in it and laughed!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By FLARider1
Thoughts on my plan from the occupants of the Liar

So....in May I am going to the BMW Two Day Off Road class and I am taking the whole week off. For the sake of not camping and not bouncing in and out of hotels for many days I am thinking about...
Forum: Alaska 02-09-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,185
Posted By FLARider1
DUDE..............too funny, I am going back...

DUDE..............too funny, I am going back again in 2016 also!! And this time the Dempster is a must do!!! I had it planned the first time but with riding 750 miles of the round trip to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-08-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5,694
Views: 480,240
Posted By FLARider1
Got in a good ride today on the DR. Rode 97...

Got in a good ride today on the DR. Rode 97 miles and less than 20 on pavement running the canal roads and farm trails. Covered from Ingrahm Hiway (entrance road to Everglades National Park) up to...
Forum: Americas 02-07-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,702
Posted By FLARider1
Get a Milepost! You will use it hourly!! LOL.

Get a Milepost! You will use it hourly!! LOL.
Forum: Americas 02-07-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By FLARider1
All good things for sure!!

All good things for sure!!
Forum: Americas 02-05-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By FLARider1
Hey shnizzle!!! ...

Hey shnizzle!!!

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=zXhGKdiASGig.kVmAQos0du54

Here is a good starting point. Warning there are some loops in the route.. But this is a good basic...
Forum: Americas 02-04-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,702
Posted By FLARider1
Thanks Jack!!!!!!!!!! I am looking for to...

Thanks Jack!!!!!!!!!! I am looking for to seeing you again next year!!!! My plan is to spend a several days in the Dawson area. No particular reason other than I am intrigued with the area.
Forum: Americas 02-04-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,702
Posted By FLARider1
oh I wish it were only 6 months. I know I am...

oh I wish it were only 6 months. I know I am going back, just know I can't do it this year!!!

You will find yourself consumed, in a good way, with looking at all the stuff to go see for this...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By FLARider1
acejones has a good route and plan. You idea of...

acejones has a good route and plan. You idea of going west is best. You can get a lot more in the boonies going down the west side of Lake O. Run through Sebring and bunch of little towns along...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,702
Posted By FLARider1
traffic on the ALCAN ...

traffic on the ALCAN
http://flarider1.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/July-9-AK-2011/i-4WrdbPH/0/L/P7090316-L.jpg

http://flarider1.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/July-9-AK-2011/i-xcWPt8J/0/L/P7090313-L.jpg
...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,702
Posted By FLARider1
You missed nothing, My bad. Had Watson Lake via...

You missed nothing, My bad. Had Watson Lake via the Campbell on the brain.
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,702
Posted By FLARider1
Pretty sure I couldn't do it now. As I got...

Pretty sure I couldn't do it now. As I got older I got claustrophic pretty bad. I have had my helmet close in on me and give me that trapped panic feeling. Its a bit weird at times.
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,702
Posted By FLARider1
I think you might be pushing some of these days a...

I think you might be pushing some of these days a little far. Adding Anchorage is gonna hurt you on time. Valdez to Dawson City is a really long day. Dawson to Whitehorse is a really long day. ...
Forum: Americas 01-30-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,702
Posted By FLARider1
Dude you got all kinds of time now!!!! Time to...

Dude you got all kinds of time now!!!! Time to run to Deadhorse and still meander on the way back!! I think the Dawson City Loop and back to Watson Lake on the Campbell is a must do now!!!
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-30-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By FLARider1
Here is their website. Address is 93600 Overseas...

Here is their website. Address is 93600 Overseas Highway so thats actually just south of the 94 mm. Have fun!!!!

http://www.keepthemflying.org/sanctuary/
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-29-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By FLARider1
A thought is to look in the Homesteat/Florida...

A thought is to look in the Homesteat/Florida City area. Its a 3 hour drive straight down and then 3 hours back from Homestead to KW. You could base at Homestead, do a down and up to KW and take...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-29-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By FLARider1
Stealth camping in the Keys is not a good idea,...

Stealth camping in the Keys is not a good idea, kinda hard to really stealth camp because of the population and everything else around. Certainly not at all in KW.

Campgrounds in the Keys are at...
Forum: Americas 01-29-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,702
Posted By FLARider1
I caught a lot of flak when I posted plans about...

I caught a lot of flak when I posted plans about my trip in 2011, all the same old 'slow down and smell the rose' BS. But when you live near the absolute opposite corner and you only have 4 weeks and...
Forum: Americas 01-27-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,702
Posted By FLARider1
Didn't really explore the area the first time. ...

Didn't really explore the area the first time. Lots of gold rush history in the area that I want to check out. Also, since the first season of Gold Rush and they showed the Downtown Hotel I have...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,702
Posted By FLARider1
Theres really not. Figure the fastest way up...

Theres really not. Figure the fastest way up there, slow down and smell the roses, and then the fastest way back. Pretty simple!!

I am going to spend more time in the YT next year. ...
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