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Forum: Alaska 07-31-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By BlueRider
Gary, What Mark said is all good. The Kenai...

Gary, What Mark said is all good. The Kenai madness will have subsided some, so worthy of a trip down down there. Mark's neighbor John and my riding buddy has a '07 GSA and loves it. Being a retired...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,222
Posted By BlueRider
As a bicycle mechanic just getting out of the...

As a bicycle mechanic just getting out of the silly season( I'd rather ride than wrench this time of year), i Finally put in some NGK 7's and am blown away by the cold starting betterness. First kick...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,222
Posted By BlueRider
Yeah, I'm in Anchorage and the bike has lived...

Yeah, I'm in Anchorage and the bike has lived here all it's life. I got it with only 1,700 miles and am the 4th owner. She now has 25k under her wheels and everything electrical works with power down...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,222
Posted By BlueRider
Wires/plugs

I have an '87 650 that has always been a cold blooded hard starting beast. With the starter motor dead, I've been kicking it to life for some time now and I'm sore and tired of it. Suggestions for...
Forum: Alaska 05-06-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By BlueRider
Denali's size is better appreciated from some...

Denali's size is better appreciated from some distance, riding the Parks from Fairbanks would give that perspective if it is clear weather. From Delta Junction the ride thru Isabel Pass in the Alaska...
Forum: Alaska 05-05-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By BlueRider
Tricky ?'s indeed. I live up here and have done...

Tricky ?'s indeed. I live up here and have done the routes from every direction in all kinds of weather. Denali is only visible from 15 miles out from Cantwell on the Denali hwy if it is severely...
Forum: Alaska 02-11-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By BlueRider
"Nature" on PBS did a program on wolverines in...

"Nature" on PBS did a program on wolverines in which half of the show was of Steve raising 2 wolverine cubs. Worth a view definitely.
Forum: Alaska 11-16-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By BlueRider
Well, a mountainhorse does seem like a natural...

Well, a mountainhorse does seem like a natural for you and your crew. It might even win a few mud bogs and water skipping events as I picture it in my head. Maybe Santa will bring you one if you been...
Forum: Alaska 11-11-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By BlueRider
Mr.Bigwheel, when are you going to try the...

Mr.Bigwheel, when are you going to try the Timbersled Mountain Horse?
Forum: Alaska 11-10-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By BlueRider
I got in a ride down to G-wood for a mocha last...

I got in a ride down to G-wood for a mocha last week on the Strom. I've been in the cave ever since worshipping the sleds. The Doo is getting new rubber and the vintage Indy needs some clutch...
Forum: Alaska 07-05-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By BlueRider
Mebbe saturday afternoon if I don't to dress up...

Mebbe saturday afternoon if I don't to dress up like a spaceman......
Forum: Alaska 07-05-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,107
Posted By BlueRider
Anybody been up there to muck up yer bikes?

Anybody been up there to muck up yer bikes?
Forum: Alaska 04-25-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,582
Posted By BlueRider
The wealth of experience that has responded so...

The wealth of experience that has responded so far has only scratched the surface concerning bikes, and what they've done with them up here. I just clocked 10k on my '09 sled, and my '05 Wee Strom...
Forum: Alaska 03-06-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By BlueRider
Telegraph Road/Dease

What's the lowdown on this spot? Might be doing this coming season.
Forum: Alaska 11-14-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,883
Posted By BlueRider
Talk about loco-motive! Might need to fabricate a...

Talk about loco-motive! Might need to fabricate a caboose for the next parade. Keep us tantalized........
Forum: Alaska 11-10-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,883
Posted By BlueRider
bump

bump
Forum: Alaska 10-12-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,883
Posted By BlueRider
Cool, another reason to go to OZ. For all you...

Cool, another reason to go to OZ. For all you orange underwear wearing types. http://www.bikeexif.com/ktm-640-adventure
Forum: Alaska 10-08-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,883
Posted By BlueRider
Deus Ex Machina

My onliest brother found this link on Drunkcyclist.com http://vimeo.com/49920522
Forum: Alaska 07-02-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,107
Posted By BlueRider
Hatcher Pass is a go. The usual cautions inplace,...

Hatcher Pass is a go. The usual cautions inplace, soft spots, fresh pea gravel here and there, and lots of atv campers on the Willow side.
Forum: Alaska 06-07-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,276
Posted By BlueRider
West Fork Maclaren trail by the lodge, and also...

West Fork Maclaren trail by the lodge, and also the trail to Landmark Gap Lake just west of Tangle Lakes. Maclaren Lodge can jet boat you up to the toe of the Maclaren Glacier as well for grayling...
Forum: Alaska 06-05-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,276
Posted By BlueRider
I did the big loop this past weekend and the...

I did the big loop this past weekend and the Denali is in fine shape. Many fine camping spots on side trails and pullouts from Seattle creek to Tangle Lakes if you are self-sufficient. Alpine Creek...
Forum: Alaska 05-31-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,941
Posted By BlueRider
Good on ya Amy. Heading for Maclaren for an...

Good on ya Amy. Heading for Maclaren for an overnighter this coming sun/mon with Turkeyneck John, and Randy from Team CC. Blue Wee, red KLR, and gray GSA. Planning on camping if it's dry to start,...
Forum: Alaska 04-23-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By BlueRider
Yah Tom, thanks for the link. Hay Dee's pics...

Yah Tom, thanks for the link. Hay Dee's pics really bring home the Alaska thing with all the snow we rode by. It was good to meet you 'all and share some miles. Lets do it again sometime. Been...
Forum: Alaska 10-10-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,410
Posted By BlueRider
Had a sweet spin on down to Portage yesterday...

Had a sweet spin on down to Portage yesterday afternoon with TurkeyAk. Late lunch at the Silvertip with some good speaks with fellow riders in the sun at the Tesoro. Even kicked the tires of a real...
Forum: Alaska 10-10-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By BlueRider
You have 2 of them now? Rode in the blue one two...

You have 2 of them now? Rode in the blue one two years ago July 4th., quite the contraption for motating.......
Forum: Alaska 08-26-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By BlueRider
Opie-wan, you back in town? We ride on sunday?

Opie-wan, you back in town? We ride on sunday?
Forum: Alaska 05-01-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 37,415
Posted By BlueRider
Damn!

Damn!
Forum: Alaska 05-01-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 37,415
Posted By BlueRider
158: Bluerider

158: Bluerider
Forum: Alaska 01-12-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By BlueRider
Being in the ski bidness, those quotes are pretty...

Being in the ski bidness, those quotes are pretty interesting. The downhill tele thing is fading fast sales wise. I'm running my Iron Dog most weekends thru mid April, and have a new fatbike that...
Forum: Alaska 01-12-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By BlueRider
I already have one of those bikes, but if it was...

I already have one of those bikes, but if it was in PDX and a grand cheaper????????
Forum: Alaska 10-04-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By BlueRider
Already poured down a beer in yer honor. It is...

Already poured down a beer in yer honor. It is your 6th decade yet? Another monthto go for my milestone. Have a great day! Riding to Hope tomorrow, if anybody is up for some cool cruising. Weather...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 479,894
Posted By BlueRider
My service manual calls for horizontal main...

My service manual calls for horizontal main 130,vertical main 132. Pilot jet 65, needle jet 265AB, needle valve 250, float level 17.5+18.5. Plugs Champion L 82-YC. Never had any issues with these...
Forum: Alaska 08-26-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 959
Posted By BlueRider
The leaf color peaks out in a couple weeks there,...

The leaf color peaks out in a couple weeks there, always one of my favorite fall rides. Glad to see you've had some time to get to know the area. You get gold fever yet?
Forum: Alaska 08-25-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By BlueRider
It sucked so bad last night that I'm gonna do it...

It sucked so bad last night that I'm gonna do it again tonight.
Forum: Alaska 08-24-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By BlueRider
Full Moon in the Arm

You know it's gonna be good tonight. I'll be straddling the 'ol Elefant tonight after 9:30pm down to G-wood and back.
Forum: Alaska 08-23-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,227
Posted By BlueRider
Saw a bunch of ya's on my way up around 3pm. ...

Saw a bunch of ya's on my way up around 3pm. Pretty wet over the pass but the road stayed firm, and was able to run my normal speeds with Anakees. I did irritate a couple of cages as they crawled...
Forum: Alaska 08-19-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,393
Posted By BlueRider
Air shocks suck IMHO. Bicycles, sleds, cars,...

Air shocks suck IMHO. Bicycles, sleds, cars, motorcycles, they just don't last.
Forum: Alaska 08-19-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By BlueRider
Yah, it was a good time for sure. I'm glad you're...

Yah, it was a good time for sure. I'm glad you're spending the time to get know some of these cool places. I get mad at myself for not taking the time sometimes even though I live here, and been out...
Forum: Alaska 08-16-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,393
Posted By BlueRider
Cubdriver and One-eye, sept 11-12 are out for me...

Cubdriver and One-eye, sept 11-12 are out for me concerning P'ville. I have to work the MS 150 bicycle ride. I will prolly go up there the next couple sun/mon this month. Fishing, spruce hen...
Forum: Alaska 08-16-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,945
Posted By BlueRider
Peter Egan of Cycle World "Leanings" writes of...

Peter Egan of Cycle World "Leanings" writes of the DR650 Appreciation Society in the latest issue. I guess there are few more fans out there.
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