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Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,198
Posted By Marine By Choice
We are now in Dawson City, Yukon. Fantastic trip...

We are now in Dawson City, Yukon. Fantastic trip so far.

Went to the car wash tonight and blew the calcium chloride and bug guts off the bike and sidecar. Everything working better than expected....
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,198
Posted By Marine By Choice
Border crossing on Friday at Sumas took one hour....

Border crossing on Friday at Sumas took one hour. Decided not to take any firearms.

First night at a great campground an hour north of Kamloops

Second night moteled it in Fraser Lake as all...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,198
Posted By Marine By Choice
Final Plans DONE

Heading to my buddy's place tomorrow for final packing. The journey begins on Friday! Stay tuned . . . . .:norton
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,198
Posted By Marine By Choice
Thanks to all for recommendations/suggestions. ...

Thanks to all for recommendations/suggestions.

I talked to the Canadaian office about gun transport through Canada. She sent me the paperwork to transport a shotgun/long gun. Can actually...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,198
Posted By Marine By Choice
I have a filter packed. A .468 480GR Martini...

I have a filter packed. A .468 480GR Martini bullet fired from a handgun WILL stop a grizzly, a buffalo, or any large game. But I will be prudent and avoid shooting anything:evil
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,198
Posted By Marine By Choice
Just takes a little longer!:D

Just takes a little longer!:D
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,198
Posted By Marine By Choice
Taking the Alaska Highway up and the Cassiar on...

Taking the Alaska Highway up and the Cassiar on return.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,198
Posted By Marine By Choice
Have been planning this for a month. Rain gear...

Have been planning this for a month. Rain gear and mosquito repellent was first items on our list.
I pilot a R1200GS with DMC Expedition sidecar. Plenty of room for all gear we will need.
Thanks...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,198
Posted By Marine By Choice
Alaska In 30 Days

My best friend of 40 years and I and another guy are heading to Alaska from Mt. Vernon, WA beginning August 1st. My friend will be my hack monkey as he broke his leg in preparation for this trip!
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-18-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By Marine By Choice
You might inquire at the courthouse in South...

You might inquire at the courthouse in South Bend, WA. They might have old maps to Frankfort.
Forum: Hacks 07-16-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By Marine By Choice
Claude, What tire pressure do you recommend on...

Claude,
What tire pressure do you recommend on the hack and on the rear of bike?
Thanks
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By Marine By Choice
Bangor would be my first choice (close to Olympic...

Bangor would be my first choice (close to Olympic National Park and tons of riding opportunities)
Whidbey next (good riding not too far and close to the San Juan Islands)
Everett last (too much...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,326
Posted By Marine By Choice
Consumer Reports show the pencil gauges the most...

Consumer Reports show the pencil gauges the most accurate
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,632
Posted By Marine By Choice
Nice report and great pictures.

Nice report and great pictures.
Forum: Americas 07-09-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,314
Posted By Marine By Choice
Safe travels. Bring plenty of mosquito spray:D

Safe travels. Bring plenty of mosquito spray:D
Forum: Hacks 07-08-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,458
Posted By Marine By Choice
Very nice! I am totally enjoying my Expedition...

Very nice! I am totally enjoying my Expedition on my R12GS. One month Alaska trip leaving August 1.
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 43,413
Posted By Marine By Choice
Gotta love the generosity of people to we...

Gotta love the generosity of people to we wanderers! Spreading the kind words of their generosity keeps travelers coming back.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Marine By Choice
Might try Bob's BMW in Jessup, Maryland. ...

Might try Bob's BMW in Jessup, Maryland. bobsbmw.com
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,358
Posted By Marine By Choice
Cashier's Check are guaranteed. Certified checks...

Cashier's Check are guaranteed. Certified checks are not. Certified checks are drawn from an account and there is money in the account when it is printed. If money is withdrawn from that account...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,010
Posted By Marine By Choice
I take flour tortillas, peanut butter and jelly...

I take flour tortillas, peanut butter and jelly (PB&J in 3" Tupperware containers). After 3 or 4 days I get tired of them, but they take up little space, are fairly nutritious and don't crush like...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,847
Posted By Marine By Choice
Within the past couple days someone said they...

Within the past couple days someone said they fueled up in Fields
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,982,259
Posted By Marine By Choice
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,709
Posted By Marine By Choice
My vote is REI. Cabela's decided to stop...

My vote is REI.
Cabela's decided to stop giving a discount to retired veterans.
Bass Pro Shops is for fishin'.
:wink:
Forum: Trip Planning 06-24-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By Marine By Choice
My 2 cents

When planning a trip like yours I normally stop around the 125-150 mile mark for fuel for the bike and water for myself, especially as the weather warms up.

Question 2 - Visa or Mastercard is...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,181
Posted By Marine By Choice
When you get to Seattle please let me know. We...

When you get to Seattle please let me know. We have extra bedroom and bath you are welcome to. We are half way between Seattle and Portland, Oregon.

Cheers!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Marine By Choice
http://www.dmcsidecars.com/hitches/hitches-for-bmw...

http://www.dmcsidecars.com/hitches/hitches-for-bmw/
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 684
Posted By Marine By Choice
East Lake or Paulina Lake

South of Bend - then east on Paulina Lake-East Lake road. Paved all the way and campgrounds at both of them.
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,816
Posted By Marine By Choice
Drill holes for the rods to fit through - put...

Drill holes for the rods to fit through - put washers and nuts on and tighten. This is how slab homes were built for years.
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,999
Posted By Marine By Choice
Hope your trip is more than you expect or can...

Hope your trip is more than you expect or can imagine it will be. Just got back from Arches, Moab, etc. great trip.
Be safe,
Keith
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Marine By Choice
US 2 should be good between Everett and Spokane....

US 2 should be good between Everett and Spokane. Once over the Cascades should be drier!
My wife and I just spent 4 days in SW South Dakota (stayed at Deadwood KOA). Lots to see in South Dakota. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-24-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By Marine By Choice
The reason Florida has more non E gas is because...

The reason Florida has more non E gas is because of all the boats. E gas plays hell with the fuel lines. You can find E free gas at most any marina. Most all have it. I use the Pure Gas site to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 53,064
Posted By Marine By Choice
Nice report and great pictures. I love Mexico and...

Nice report and great pictures. I love Mexico and the people.
I have ridden many, many windy miles. Hated it so much the last time that I triked my Gold Wing and are now having DMC attach a sidecar...
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,929
Posted By Marine By Choice
I recently bought a LOT of Craftsmen old style...

I recently bought a LOT of Craftsmen old style tools at Goodwill. You have to dig through the bins to find matching tools and the sizes you want, but the price cannot be beat.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,086
Posted By Marine By Choice
That is when the adventure begins. Just ride...

That is when the adventure begins. Just ride it:rofl
Forum: Americas 05-07-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By Marine By Choice
UP in Michigan would be my choice

UP in Michigan would be my choice
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,411
Posted By Marine By Choice
What Jay said is correct. When I took that class...

What Jay said is correct. When I took that class there were about 10 rigs - sidecars and trikes.
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,030
Posted By Marine By Choice
IMHO Hubert Kriegel takes some of the most...

IMHO Hubert Kriegel takes some of the most awesome travel pictures. Here is a quote from one of his entries on his blog:
The second is quite interesting for it's long zoom range, it is the Panasonic...
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,411
Posted By Marine By Choice
It is a great class. Listen well and you will do...

It is a great class. Listen well and you will do great. Have fun!
Forum: Hacks 04-12-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 19,857
Posted By Marine By Choice
I don't think sidecarists are average . . . .

I don't think sidecarists are average . . . .
Forum: Americas 04-11-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Marine By Choice
Best advice is stay hydrated! Light meals...

Best advice is stay hydrated! Light meals breakfast and lunch. I eat grapes during the day for snacks and drink lots of water. Grapes help with hydration.

I take an ibuprofen in the morning and...
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