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Forum: Alaska 06-19-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By 1200gsceej
Question any recent status update?

I have been in Fairbanks for several days where it's sunny hot and dry. It was that way at Denali Park yesterday when I drove there. And it looks like its been the same way further south, the whole...
Forum: Alaska 06-16-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By 1200gsceej
Met George and Richard

Kevin, thanks for the suggestion. I was there having a breakfast burrito when about 9 o'clock a gentleman walked in with a black leather vest and I thought to myself "I bet that is George". so I...
Forum: Alaska 06-16-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By 1200gsceej
Looking for a date in Fairbanks

I am staying in Fairbanks longer than I had planned. You can see my situation at http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=27006046

Meanwhile it occurred to me that I might meet up with...
Forum: Alaska 06-15-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By 1200gsceej
still no news

I got the bike there at 8 o'clock this morning but they weren't able to look at the bike until sometime after 2. I just got a call saying that there were a number of fault codes but nothing evidently...
Forum: Alaska 06-15-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By 1200gsceej
Should know soon

An AMA MoTow is picking up the bike at 7am and taking it to the Outpost in Fairbanks.. I have talked to several nice folks there and they are expecting me.
It certainly would be nice if it were as...
Forum: Alaska 06-13-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By 1200gsceej
Question Dead in Fairbanks - electrical problem

on my way back from the Artic Circle yesterday at mile 7 or so I stopped and then could not restart my bike battery dead I jump started it down the hill and it ran for another mile or so before it...
Forum: Alaska 06-12-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By 1200gsceej
I am sitting in the uaf dorm room as I type this....

I am sitting in the uaf dorm room as I type this. I've gone through the university and college intersection several times already so I'm sure I can find the car wash. the weather looks good so I plan...
Forum: Alaska 06-01-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By 1200gsceej
No Pam for me! thanks, everyone. Ol'Badger...

No Pam for me!

thanks, everyone.
Ol'Badger and I are leaving in 90 minutes!
He is stopping in Seattle and returning, but I'll be coming up.
-ceej
Forum: Alaska 05-31-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,601
Posted By 1200gsceej
Thanks! And where is Seven Springs? Oh, I see....

Thanks!
And where is Seven Springs? Oh, I see. I was pbly nearby when I took back roads from Norfolk to Myrtle Beach a few years back.
My family roots hail from the Greensboro/High Point area.
...
Forum: Alaska 05-31-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,601
Posted By 1200gsceej
Arctic Circle sign?

So unless they close the road to all but commercial traffic, can I assume (hope?) that I could still ride to the circle?
I'm coming anyway, so if I can't, I can't.
Thanks for the update for us...
Forum: Alaska 05-31-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By 1200gsceej
Fairbanks Bike Cleaning Place

Everyone says you should clean the crap off your bike as soon as you get off the Dalton. Where's a good place to do that? Any self-service spray car wash places? Or ...?
Thanks,
-ceej
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-30-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 21,994
Posted By 1200gsceej
Big Country - Lots to See

Colorado

Across southern Utah - Hwy 9, 89, 12, 24, 90 (listed west to east; going west into Zion is more dramatic)

Idaho, Montana, Wyoming - between Boise north to Sandpoint east to St. Mary,...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-30-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,224
Posted By 1200gsceej
2000 mp3 file limit

I was searching for discussion on suffle and came across this thread. I'm a year late but ...

I thought I saw there was a limit of 2000 music files supported.
Also, multiple sub-folders were...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-30-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 24,075
Posted By 1200gsceej
Join this if you have a device!

Bump

As prime riding season arrives (in the northern hemisphere), please consider joining the ADV Location Page so that other inmates might connect up with you on a trip - or at least down a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 86,873
Posted By 1200gsceej
303 Protectant for UV on Plastic

This thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=812081) has some good info, and suggests this product...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By 1200gsceej
Question Tire Ignorance - Need Enlightment

I did not realize how tire ignorant I was until recently.
So here's what I think I know and what I'd like to know:

Prior to my GS I only rode on 'street tires.' My GS has had 'dual sport'...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By 1200gsceej
Question posting gone; what was the price?

I have a 2005 in the SF Bay area and was curious what he had and how much he was asking. The post has been removed. Would it be OK if someone said how much he wanted? and what basic stuff it had...
Forum: Alaska 05-05-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By 1200gsceej
Thanks, all. I kinda thought that would be the...

Thanks, all. I kinda thought that would be the answer. WET is the key in all cases, particularly on the Dalton. I appreciate your help.
And I read Alcan Rider's primers last year; I should have...
Forum: Alaska 05-05-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By 1200gsceej
Question Do I need knobbies to ride (insert road here)?

I am having some logistics problems, so before I commit myself I thought I'd ask for advice. I'm leaving the SF Bay Area on a 1200GS with Anakee IIIs that have only 1500 miles on them. I have...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By 1200gsceej
Zumo 660, Sena SMH10 (v1.2), Phone, Buddy

Smartphone N00b here, bluetooth, too.

I have the original (non-firmware upgradeable) Sena SMH10. I have a buddy with a companion SMH10. I have a Zumo 660. I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 (first...
Forum: Alaska 02-09-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,536
Posted By 1200gsceej
Thumb Great suggestions.

Alcan Rider, AK650,
I'd forgotten about Talkeetna.
And don't think I knew about Isabel Pass.
I'll do more research.
Thanks!
Forum: Alaska 02-08-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,536
Posted By 1200gsceej
Yeah, I plan to at least ride to Chitina and then...

Yeah, I plan to at least ride to Chitina and then check out the McCarthy road from there.
Forum: Alaska 02-08-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,536
Posted By 1200gsceej
Alaska loop alternate routes question

This may be a difference w/o a distinction, but I am thinking about two routes and wonder if locals can provide pros and cons.

First choice:...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,739
Posted By 1200gsceej
Mine is an '05 and all I had to do for my risers...

Mine is an '05 and all I had to do for my risers was drop the fork tubes.
-ceej
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-13-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,809
Posted By 1200gsceej
adjust the photo image size

Your photo is 1600px by 1200px - pretty big!
You should change the image dimensions - I suggest no more than 800px wide.
That way it should fit on any screen. As it is now, I have to scroll back...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-12-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,844
Posted By 1200gsceej
Thanks! I look forward to reading the rest of...

Thanks!
I look forward to reading the rest of your report.
-ceej
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-12-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,844
Posted By 1200gsceej
Question Sorry I'm late to the party, but I have a...

Sorry I'm late to the party, but I have a question. I have my tank bag wired and have usb power so my phone and tablet are usually plugged in while I ride. I plug my Sena in overnight in the motel....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-09-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 43,604
Posted By 1200gsceej
To beat most tourests in national parks in the...

To beat most tourests in national parks in the summer you gotta be early! That is how you can beat the cagers. I rode into Yellowstone from the east at 6:30 a.m. and did half the park before I got...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-02-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 43,067
Posted By 1200gsceej
Thumb Map of each day's ride

I particularly like/appreciate your map of the day's ride at the beginning of each day's post. That ought to be 'required' for all ride reports!
-ceej
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 54,521
Posted By 1200gsceej
Question Bump

Wondering what new solutions people have found ...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-01-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,183
Posted By 1200gsceej
I usually overdo suggestins, so I'll try to make...

I usually overdo suggestins, so I'll try to make this one short.
If you have not been before, or if you have only ridden through before, consider taking time to spend a whole day in each National...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-01-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,183
Posted By 1200gsceej
Glad you liked it. Now I have to get back to...

Glad you liked it.
Now I have to get back to your report!
-ceej
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-16-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 27,960
Posted By 1200gsceej
I caught up

On my trips to CO and back I've ridden a number of the (paved) roads you highlighted in your RR. Now that I have seen pictures of your rides over the un-paved passes I've been avioding, perhaps I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-15-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 27,960
Posted By 1200gsceej
brief commens

Have only gotten 1/4 of the way through your RR but have comments:
1. your sunflower photo is really seriously good.
2. I've ridden RMNP 4 times now; have been both rained on and hailed on in July....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By 1200gsceej
I think you should reserve judgement on the...

I think you should reserve judgement on the "you'll be fine with the sidestand" comments until you actuallly do it, then ride it some and try to park in town in pull-in sport and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,478
Posted By 1200gsceej
the micro-switches are sensitive to position

On my 2005 it does not take much to cause the hand guard to rotate "just enough" so that the round ball at the end of the brake lever is touching the inside of the hand guard. Just the slightest...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-20-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 63,607
Posted By 1200gsceej
when did you actually go?

Jfman,
So what were the actual dates of your trip?
AK was supposed to have been this year, but life happens; still planning it. Instead, I did Beartooth, Chief Joseph, Yellowstone and Glacier...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-25-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,183
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140721-Day15-SouthLakeTahoe-to-Home

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/GE15_zps6fa169e3.jpg

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/20140801-162041_zpse2d81400.jpg
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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-25-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,183
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140720-Day14-Winnemucca-to-SouthLakeTahoeCA

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/GE14_zpsa09662b2.jpg

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/20140801-161957_zpsf9b88a65.jpg
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-24-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,183
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140719-Day13-GranvilleID-to-WinnemuccaNV

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/GE13_zps4ba316a8.jpg

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/20140801-161906_zpsadeb2f8a.jpg
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