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Forum: Alaska 10-05-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 79,570
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Sorry, Can't make the October movie night, still...

Sorry, Can't make the October movie night, still at Tech School for the Air Force. I will be back for November though, Finally!:clap Thanks for the invite though.
Forum: Alaska 05-05-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,582
Posted By Big Dog Dad
I remember watching Squeaks and my dad race at...

I remember watching Squeaks and my dad race at the Ice Palace. As Dad put it "That feller can ride the hair off of anything he gets on!!". I've still got a couple of Dad's old trophy's from out...
Forum: Alaska 04-17-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Big Dog Dad
That's a very sad "no:cry " Fight, I'm borrowing...

That's a very sad "no:cry " Fight, I'm borrowing my folks' Crew cab Duramax for the Tech School run, once I get to Texass. I checked on shipping "Jenny" down , but it would have been back up also...
Forum: Alaska 04-17-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Yep, that's me, I'm down 125 lbs. now and trying...

Yep, that's me, I'm down 125 lbs. now and trying to lose another 15 lbs. still!!:clap I just spent this last week in uniform and working around the 22's is WOW :eek1 to say the least! I'm not overly...
Forum: Alaska 02-04-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,305
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Happy Birthday!!:clap Sorry I can't make Movie...

Happy Birthday!!:clap Sorry I can't make Movie Night this weekend, I'll try to catch the next one though. Wino Wifey and I had a blast last time, and I can't wait to try out the new gear on the road....
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 443,377
Posted By Big Dog Dad
I just heard about this thread from DAKEZ last...

I just heard about this thread from DAKEZ last Fridayish, and haven't gotten much work done since! :lol3 I know it's been said, but excellent story/pictures!! If you ever get this far North give a...
Forum: Alaska 01-28-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 79,570
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Sorry for the slow reply! I've been out on the...

Sorry for the slow reply! I've been out on the road enjoying the sunshine and warm weather!!:lol3 Unfortunately (for movie night) that weekend is the first weekend of my new job with the Air Force...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 85,314
Posted By Big Dog Dad
I did the "Doo" on my '08 at 50 miles, the spring...

I did the "Doo" on my '08 at 50 miles, the spring had very little tension on it. I put in Eagle Mike's replacement, and use the stock "Doo" as my keychain! Now if folks ask about it, I can just show...
Forum: Alaska 12-13-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 79,570
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Thanks for having us all over Barb!:clap Wino...

Thanks for having us all over Barb!:clap Wino Wifey:rofl and I had a great time! Derrick
Forum: Alaska 12-12-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 79,570
Posted By Big Dog Dad
See ya there Fighter!! Derrick

See ya there Fighter!! Derrick
Forum: Alaska 12-12-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 79,570
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Hey Fighter, I can bring my truck and help with...

Hey Fighter, I can bring my truck and help with chairs if you run out of room in that Boxcar you drive!!!:lol3 Let me know, otherwise, I'll be going for better mileage in Ma Bell's suburban! My 454...
Forum: Alaska 12-12-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 928
Views: 79,570
Posted By Big Dog Dad
My Wife is going to come with me, and she wants...

My Wife is going to come with me, and she wants to drink a little wine at the function, since I'm the "driver" (rare occasion I promise). I know I'm taking a risk here, offering to bring wine:huh to...
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 79,570
Posted By Big Dog Dad
I've got an answer to my own question, in case...

I've got an answer to my own question, in case anyone else is wondering the same! The movie is 97 minutes long according to the Internet!!!:clap I guess I should have looked, before I asked a dumb...
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 79,570
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Is this movie a normal couple of hours, or...

Is this movie a normal couple of hours, or longer? I'm trying to arrange for a kid sitter! Thanks, Derrick
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,339
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Cool2 Same with my 08, no oil issues. I've got almost...

Same with my 08, no oil issues. I've got almost 3000 miles on mine, and other than changing the oil, I haven't had to add any at all. Haven't done any extended high rpm runs yet though. The longest...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,811
Posted By Big Dog Dad
I replaced my Doo, with help from Beezer! I used...

I replaced my Doo, with help from Beezer! I used Eagle Mike's kit, my '08 had 50 miles on it at the time. The stock spring was almost slack already. I used the stock Doo as a keychain, just incase...
Forum: Alaska 08-09-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,531
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Another "Thumb's Up" for Shannon, very...

Another "Thumb's Up" for Shannon, very knowledgeable on all the bikes there, and definitely upfront and honest. Hell he even let me burn some laps in the parking lot on his studded up pit bike in...
Forum: Alaska 06-17-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,145
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Guns!!:clap Whatcha got?? P.M. me if you want!...

Guns!!:clap Whatcha got?? P.M. me if you want! Derrick
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 871
Posted By Big Dog Dad
My wife and kids put money down on mine (also...

My wife and kids put money down on mine (also blue) last November, for a surprise Christmas gift, the surprise was it didn't get in until mid-January! Love it though, it's a blast to ride!!:clap ...
Forum: Alaska 06-13-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Welcome back! Glad to hear you had fun, that's...

Welcome back! Glad to hear you had fun, that's what life should be!! :clap Derrick
Forum: Alaska 06-09-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,595
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Well, it looks like I've got to work this...

Well, it looks like I've got to work this Saturday, 6 A.M. until 4:30. I could still swing by with some moose burger, the day or 2 before. Let me know if you want me to, and also directions to...
Forum: Alaska 06-03-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,311
Posted By Big Dog Dad
I live right by the DeBarr Costco and can meet...

I live right by the DeBarr Costco and can meet you also. Just let me know when! No need to spend the extra coin on a membership, just put it towards the phone.:clap Derrick
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,372
Posted By Big Dog Dad
I've got almost 1000 miles on mine and love it!!...

I've got almost 1000 miles on mine and love it!! No oil added yet, and I've had mine over 90 mph for a short time, but ran at 80 mph for 45 minutes straight. The rest have just been running back and...
Forum: Alaska 05-08-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By Big Dog Dad
I plan on being at D2D Tech day doing a valve...

I plan on being at D2D Tech day doing a valve check, but have done 1 "Doo" (mine). Mine took about an hour, maybe hour and a half. Part of that time was waiting to get Beezer's nod of approval before...
Forum: Alaska 05-08-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,782
Posted By Big Dog Dad
There is gas available on the Nebesna road at a...

There is gas available on the Nebesna road at a place called Sportsman's Paradise. It's around 30 miles down the road, at about the halfway point. Beautiful area to visit! Have a safe ride, Derrick
Forum: Alaska 05-02-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Matt, check your Private Messages, I think we...

Matt, check your Private Messages, I think we used to work together! Derrick
Forum: Alaska 04-18-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,938
Posted By Big Dog Dad
I'm still in the "Don't go over 4000 rpm" part of...

I'm still in the "Don't go over 4000 rpm" part of the break-in. Probably not a good idea to do a road trip yet?? I've got just over 200 miles on it now, some of those in the snow even!!:eek1 A little...
Forum: Alaska 04-16-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,830
Posted By Big Dog Dad
This dude spelled it out for you way back in the...

This dude spelled it out for you way back in the beginning of this thread. :deal DB
Forum: Alaska 04-16-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,595
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Friar and I just had wires/threads crossed up. No...

Friar and I just had wires/threads crossed up. No harm, no foul it's all good!! See you all at Tech Day! DB :thumbup
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,552
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Just stumbled across this one myself!! Sounds...

Just stumbled across this one myself!! Sounds like a great adventure! I'm looking forward to submitting some of my own in the near future :clap Derrick
Forum: Alaska 04-09-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,595
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Thanks for the info. on the passports. I should...

Thanks for the info. on the passports. I should be fine as far as any watch lists go, I've been a good boy, at least that's what the Gov't. knows!!:lol3 Derrick
Forum: Alaska 04-07-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,595
Posted By Big Dog Dad
No problem! It's not so much the note/kitchen...

No problem! It's not so much the note/kitchen pass, it's that pesky thing called WORK. It's kinda funny how much friendlier my wife is when I'm bringing home a paycheck!!:lol3 I need to get a...
Forum: Alaska 04-07-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,595
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Friar, I am way confused by your response?? This...

Friar, I am way confused by your response?? This is the Pre-D2D Tech-Day thread. I'm not trying to do this in Dawson. (That's what your response seemed to be talking about!) Unfortunately due to...
Forum: Alaska 04-05-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,281
Posted By Big Dog Dad
I'm also in Anchorage, but have been all over the...

I'm also in Anchorage, but have been all over the state either on bike or truck, and willing to help out with whatever you might need when you get here! I'll keep watching here for your arrival. Have...
Forum: Alaska 04-04-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,595
Posted By Big Dog Dad
The valve adjustment didn't seem huge, did I miss...

The valve adjustment didn't seem huge, did I miss something?? Or is there alot to a 500 mile check-up? It looked to me that you check clearance with a feeler guage, and adjust with shim disks. Am I...
Forum: Alaska 04-04-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,595
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Quick questions for you all!! If I can't make D2D...

Quick questions for you all!! If I can't make D2D this year, am I still welcome? :D 2ndly, is anyone going to be there that would be able to give me direction on adjusting valves on a KLR 650?? I've...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,167
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Something to think about!!

I've got an 08 also, and did the "Doo" last weekend. The upgraded stock "Doo" is definetly beefier, but the spring only had enough tension for about 1 adjustment before being totally slack. I had 50...
Forum: Alaska 03-23-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,053
Posted By Big Dog Dad
BT, Thanks again for the lunch and having us all...

BT, Thanks again for the lunch and having us all over! It was great to meet all of you, I had alot of fun and learned a ton of KLR info. The Mrs. still can't believe I tore into a brand new 08 with...
Forum: Alaska 03-05-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,053
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Doohickey set ordered :clap and I'll see you all...

Doohickey set ordered :clap and I'll see you all on the 22nd!! Thanks, DB
Forum: Alaska 03-05-2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,053
Posted By Big Dog Dad
Friar Mike, will you have them in by Tech Day, or...

Friar Mike, will you have them in by Tech Day, or should I order direct? Thanks, DB
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