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Forum: Alaska 06-24-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 19,058
Posted By NTTF
Where did you hit the hail storm? I hit a burst...

Where did you hit the hail storm? I hit a burst of dime size hail a mile or two past Eureka Lodge, turned the road to ice and almost took me and a truck out :eek1 . Tkc80/k60 and a dirt track style...
Forum: Alaska 06-23-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,092
Posted By NTTF
I met an ambulance & state trooper on my way out...

I met an ambulance & state trooper on my way out of Chicken, figured someone had went down..
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7,452
Views: 3,077,868
Posted By NTTF
On my last trip, I honestly couldn't get the Eco...

On my last trip, I honestly couldn't get the Eco spout to work, nothing would come out. I didn't want to go spout less and splash gas everywhere so the pax is still full. Beats me, but I'm buying a...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7,452
Views: 3,077,868
Posted By NTTF
Ortlieb Tank bag: ...

Ortlieb Tank bag:
http://i534.photobucket.com/albums/ee348/redsalvo/FullSizeRender_zpsb7xkjicu.jpg

32oz Nalgene, compass, air gauge, USB to SAE, whistle, Petzl e+Lite headlamp, Wallet, helmet...
Forum: Alaska 06-21-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 19,058
Posted By NTTF
http://i534.photobucket.com/albums/ee348/redsalvo/...

http://i534.photobucket.com/albums/ee348/redsalvo/IMG_0208_zpsvj7pipxv.jpg

Just pulled in from Dawson about an hour ago. Hit a big (but fast) hail storm near Eureka lodge today, the road turned to...
Forum: Alaska 06-15-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By NTTF
I don't think you'll find much for affordable...

I don't think you'll find much for affordable during peak tourist season. You also might have trouble even finding a room. Look into the "European Style" Sockeye Inn/Ingra House. Both under $100 for...
Forum: Americas 06-05-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By NTTF
https://weatherspark.com/averages/33051/9/Deadhors...

https://weatherspark.com/averages/33051/9/Deadhorse-Alaska-United-States

:dunno
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 290,607
Posted By NTTF
American made? Did you mean Aerostich? I've...

American made? Did you mean Aerostich?

I've been thinking about selling my Badlands and buying an Adventure suit just for the neck brace. Not sure if it's that large of an upgrade otherwise.
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 57,062
Posted By NTTF
The included stuff sack is larger than what it...

The included stuff sack is larger than what it needs to be. Lightly compressed, it comes to about 9"x17". Whole capsule weighs 9.6 lbs with the foot print in there. I'm not sure if I'll continue to...
Forum: Americas 05-22-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By NTTF
Come one come all :evil ...

Come one come all :evil
http://i534.photobucket.com/albums/ee348/redsalvo/IMG_0125_zpsicpwrgi0.jpg (http://s534.photobucket.com/user/redsalvo/media/IMG_0125_zpsicpwrgi0.jpg.html)
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 57,062
Posted By NTTF
This is my Staika. New sand? Old sand? I don't...

This is my Staika. New sand? Old sand? I don't know but it blends in well, nice color.

http://i534.photobucket.com/albums/ee348/redsalvo/IMG_0132_zpsw7m1fpnm.jpg
Forum: Americas 05-20-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 69,835
Posted By NTTF
FYI, unless they changed it for 2015, I think the...

FYI, unless they changed it for 2015, I think the digital Milepost is wifi/network connection only.
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7,452
Views: 3,077,868
Posted By NTTF
Looks exactly like my Warbonnet Edge. ...

Looks exactly like my Warbonnet Edge. http://www.warbonnetoutdoors.com/edge/
https://scontent.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-xfa1/t51.2885-15/e15/11142886_792688777494147_147651444_n.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 57,062
Posted By NTTF
Wow, that new green is dark.

Wow, that new green is dark.
Forum: Alaska 05-19-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 19,058
Posted By NTTF
Anyone planning on riding up to Prudhoe Bay after...

Anyone planning on riding up to Prudhoe Bay after D2D? :ear
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-19-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,945
Posted By NTTF
http://www.advpulse.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01...

http://www.advpulse.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Lyndon-Poskitt-KTM-690-Rally-Adventure-Bike-Basil.jpg

Close enough.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-16-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 911,006
Posted By NTTF
<iframe...

<iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/i1ia_XDRnzE" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe>

:rofl
Forum: Alaska 05-15-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By NTTF
His ads get pretty old. Easy to spot just based...

His ads get pretty old. Easy to spot just based on titles alone.

1---Vulcan* Kawasaki - STEAL-1500 cc-damaged rideable - $2495
2---URAL - GEAR UP! SIDE CAR! LOADED! PURE fun!! LOWERED $$!! -...
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 1,648
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 378,686
Posted By NTTF
Note to self:

While bleeding the new fluid in a rear shock, don't let the very small washer in the compression adjust unit fall down into the remote reservoir. I emptied the shock/reservoir and no washer. Could be...
Forum: Alaska 04-22-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,156
Posted By NTTF
If you can get onto JBER, there are plenty of...

If you can get onto JBER, there are plenty of empty gravel roads on the North side.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-20-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,220
Posted By NTTF
I joined the page, I hope it does well. Is it...

I joined the page, I hope it does well. Is it going on your EPR/EER :evil?

I have a couple jaded USAF E-4 cents to throw in but that's probably best left to PM :hide
Forum: Alaska 04-20-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 140
Sticky: Alaska Primer
Views: 37,272
Posted By NTTF
This is what I got for the TOW weather last June,...

This is what I got for the TOW weather last June, very different from the fog layer you had. I started the day quite early at the free camping in Chicken and didn't see anyone until I got to the...
Forum: Alaska 04-19-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 191,994
Posted By NTTF
Ordered Hyper-lites with their mounting bracket....

Ordered Hyper-lites with their mounting bracket. Turns out the DL650 license plate bracket is near identical. I just never looked before ordering. So now I have a spare bracket (shown below in bottom...
Forum: Alaska 04-17-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 191,994
Posted By NTTF
http://images.craigslist.org/00J0J_kM9VWoHKUs1_600...

http://images.craigslist.org/00J0J_kM9VWoHKUs1_600x450.jpg
http://anchorage.craigslist.org/mcy/4981127093.html


:eek1
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 57,062
Posted By NTTF
You could detach the inner and fold it back to...

You could detach the inner and fold it back to gain even more room in the vestibule.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-09-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4,533
Views: 883,200
Posted By NTTF
Not really slab trip related, but I highly...

Not really slab trip related, but I highly suggest an eastern beaver h4 headlight relay kit. My '07 only had 17k miles on it and the starter switch was already wonky. Bump starting a loaded rig is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4,533
Views: 883,200
Posted By NTTF
Thanks. That's what attracted me to the PMracks,...

Thanks. That's what attracted me to the PMracks, they look very slim. The E21s are slim, and I'd like to maintain that narrow-ish width.

No idea about the flexibility of that back sheet. It looks...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 23,657
Posted By NTTF
Question for the 123 users. How long does a tank...

Question for the 123 users. How long does a tank typically last you? Do you carry a white gas canister (MSR/Primus) for spare fuel?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4,533
Views: 883,200
Posted By NTTF
Anyone have the soft bag PMRacks for the DL650?...

Anyone have the soft bag PMRacks for the DL650? How do you like them? I'm considering a set of those and Ortlieb Speedbags to replace my Givi 22 liter cases. Probably do their top rack with Rotopax...
Forum: Photos 03-27-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,560
Views: 683,268
Posted By NTTF
Somewhere along the Campbell Highway ...

Somewhere along the Campbell Highway
http://i59.tinypic.com/2hdd4eq.jpg


Kiskatinaw Bridge, built in 1943
http://i60.tinypic.com/1zyy43r.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9,673
Views: 3,901,025
Posted By NTTF
+1 to the MRA Vario. Although mine has a purple...

+1 to the MRA Vario. Although mine has a purple tint to it, not sure if natural or UV related.
http://i59.tinypic.com/2uema2q.jpg
Forum: Alaska 03-25-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 19,058
Posted By NTTF
I plan on camping Thursday/Friday night. How's...

I plan on camping Thursday/Friday night. How's the Dawson City River Hostel?
Forum: Alaska 03-25-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,558
Posted By NTTF
HOW TO POST: DO NOT ASK QUESTIONS OR MAKE...

HOW TO POST:

DO NOT ASK QUESTIONS OR MAKE COMMENTS ON THIS THREAD. TO DO THAT PLEASE GO TO THE: D2D 2015 GENERAL INFO AND COMMENT THREAD.

This is a graded exercise; do your own work and do the...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,940
Posted By NTTF
It works well in either. I use it in vertical for...

It works well in either. I use it in vertical for general use and then put it horizontal for GPS use. Just remember it can naturally rotate. With some tinkering I'm able to adjust for the rotation...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,156
Posted By NTTF
The OP did the route author little justice. He's...

The OP did the route author little justice. He's a computer scientist. This is meant to be driven in a car, if at all. 48 states to see 50 monuments. Most efficient route to do this calculated on a...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,187
Posted By NTTF
http://andy-kirkpatrick.com/articles/view/maximisi...

http://andy-kirkpatrick.com/articles/view/maximising_your_bags_warmth

http://andy-kirkpatrick.com/articles/view/man_made_sleep

He's a mountaineer, so these situations might not apply to all,...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By NTTF
I don't think the white gas bottles get too large...

I don't think the white gas bottles get too large as they're usually intended for human powered travel. The usual solution to this is to carry more of them. Primus makes a 1.5L (although its more...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 57,062
Posted By NTTF
Yes, compare the black label tents to other 4...

Yes, compare the black label tents to other 4 season tents and they aren't that far out of line with the weight. Make sure they're double wall tents, single walls can go much lighter.

Nice...
Forum: Alaska 03-06-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,298
Posted By NTTF
What are your departure/arrival dates?

What are your departure/arrival dates?
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,129
Posted By NTTF
Why not? If someone recognizes the symbol and...

Why not? If someone recognizes the symbol and looks in the pocket, I think it'd be smart to have something in there. Might save them from having to dig in your tank bag/inner pockets.

Klim sends...
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