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Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By ak bike
Looking good . Great choice on bikes :0) ...

Looking good . Great choice on bikes :0) ...
Forum: Americas 06-07-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By ak bike
Retired Leos or tired

Any retired or tired LEO'S heading to Alaska this summer 2014 ??
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,446
Posted By ak bike
Being locked into hi viz and widely varing...

Being locked into hi viz and widely varing climates on trips I have settled on a hi viz mesh Jacket heated coat and a Hi Viz rain shell . It has worked from just above freezing to 110 ( wet tee...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 22,944
Posted By ak bike
Hey Gary glad to see you are using the RIGHT...

Hey Gary glad to see you are using the RIGHT chain lube :0)
Forum: Americas 06-07-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By ak bike
Amen to all the above , just figure your route...

Amen to all the above , just figure your route and map quest it . The mile post is great but better suited for an RV. Anyone on this net that has been running the Alcan with a bike can probably...
Forum: Americas 06-07-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,995
Posted By ak bike
Hi , just a quick note , any one traveling thru...

Hi , just a quick note , any one traveling thru Canada , you have good cell phone contact in a lot of areas BUT you pay dearly for it , heard some horror stories on fee's IE texting etc. This last...
Forum: Americas 06-05-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,995
Posted By ak bike
Got home ( anchorage ak ) this last sunday....

Got home ( anchorage ak ) this last sunday. Stored the bike in Reno last fall..... flew down, picked the bike up ,ran to Boise spent 2 days visiting brother. Left Boise sunday, ran up thru...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By ak bike
Tried to explain the dog beers to my wife, she...

Tried to explain the dog beers to my wife, she didn't get it .
Forum: Alaska 05-18-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By ak bike
Dang Mark, I was wondering why you had stopped...

Dang Mark, I was wondering why you had stopped all those cop cars . :0)
Forum: Alaska 05-17-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By ak bike
yep it was a great day. good photos!!

yep it was a great day. good photos!!
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By ak bike
your probably right ,I havent been feeling to...

your probably right ,I havent been feeling to well use your kettle.
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By ak bike
I have settled on van camp beans, dainty Moore...

I have settled on van camp beans, dainty Moore etc. tear off the labels so they don't catch on fire ,open the can put it on the propane stove . When you have finished eating throw the can away lick...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,441
Posted By ak bike
Riding from Alaska to the western states in the...

Riding from Alaska to the western states in the fall and back in the spring has a wide temp range from 30 's to over 100 in Nevada .I carry an electric coat, mesh pants with liner , frog tog rain...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By ak bike
You beat me to it joejinky. :0)

You beat me to it joejinky. :0)
Forum: Australia 05-06-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By ak bike
I am using a pair of frog tog pants, ones with a...

I am using a pair of frog tog pants, ones with a wide pants leg with
a small leg zipper , it has pockets , light weight , inexpensive plus you can walk into a restaurant and not drip water all...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By ak bike
A real pain in the neck

I can sure identify with this problem. At the start of a trip the back of my neck started killing me after 4 to 5 hours. After 4 days or so I ended holding my chin up with my hand for relief and...
Forum: Americas 04-28-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,995
Posted By ak bike
man alive I really like the top case:0) Its not...

man alive I really like the top case:0) Its not too cool looking I agree.I keep it almost empty so I can lock in my Helmet, coat and tank bag at parking lots... Heading to Anchorage late may from...
Forum: Americas 04-27-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,695
Posted By ak bike
LD sound's like a good trip . If you have not...

LD sound's like a good trip . If you have not done the IceFields your going to enjoy that section . Attached is a link to a couple of shots of the area. the one's with the snow and great...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-24-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,733
Posted By ak bike
p.s .the topbox is kept 3/4 empty on trips to...

p.s .the topbox is kept 3/4 empty on trips to stash my coat , tank bag etc at questionable stops to give you an idea of what the packed bike looks like .
Forum: Trip Planning 04-24-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,733
Posted By ak bike
Man, everyone has their priorities. Our son can...

Man, everyone has their priorities. Our son can sleep on the ground with no pad, Thats one exterme :0) After riding all day on trips I want a tent i can put my gear in , stay an extra night if I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 900,386
Posted By ak bike
where is a good spot on line to buy a centerstand...

where is a good spot on line to buy a centerstand for a 1996 750 nighthawk ??
Forum: Americas 04-11-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By ak bike
Sounds like a great trip .... Go for it !!

Sounds like a great trip .... Go for it !!
Forum: Alaska 04-10-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,274
Posted By ak bike
How much for the monkey ? :0)

How much for the monkey ? :0)
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 900,386
Posted By ak bike
750

wondering what the best shot is for a center stand and back rack for a 95 nighthawk .
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,995
Posted By ak bike
Yep the to trip Kennicott given the time is worth...

Yep the to trip Kennicott given the time is worth it . The start and 1 st part into the mine looks like OOPS. But the road improves as you go . They let bikes go across the bridge into ( town) :0) ....
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,695
Posted By ak bike
The KTM looks like a great bike . Sounds like you...

The KTM looks like a great bike . Sounds like you have the time to see the country , It will be a great experience, truely somthing to look forward to .
Forum: Americas 03-21-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,995
Posted By ak bike
It's a pretty smart move to take the ferry one...

It's a pretty smart move to take the ferry one way to Alaska . You will see stuff you will never see on the highway . I think round trips over the highway sometimes turn the trip into an is endurance...
Forum: Americas 03-21-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,695
Posted By ak bike
Alaska 2014

Any you old guys riding from the south 48 (49 :0). ) to Alaska this summer???
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-26-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,218
Posted By ak bike
Great shot , our son had a bike like that ..I'll...

Great shot , our son had a bike like that ..I'll see if I can come up with a pic.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By ak bike
Been around a while , love riding bikes . Lived...

Been around a while , love riding bikes . Lived in kodiak about 4 years ,alaska 52 years, ANY bike you would like to ride is great, the only difference from where you are is probably a shorter...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 900,386
Posted By ak bike
centerstand

thanks Ridewv. the nighthawks a great bike , looks like you have been at it a while.. :0) Ride safe
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 900,386
Posted By ak bike
Nighthawk

I have a 1995 750 nighthawk, and am looking for a center stand and rack with back rest . Any suggestions on the best place to look. Thanks AK B
Forum: Alaska 12-06-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 78,879
Posted By ak bike
X mas party

Hey , haven't been to these functions before would coming to the Xmas party be a dangerous deal and I might get thrown out :0)
Forum: Canada 12-03-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By ak bike
Alaska

Weather is potluck on that route,you can get forecasts a week or so ahead with odds of what you'll get MAYBE. . As far as planning weeks or months ahead of when to go ,won't work .just pick your date...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-01-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 41,414
Posted By ak bike
skiing

Good video, nice to see the snow back.. we are short at Alyeska with just a couple of feet on top . Snowmakers opened the lower Mt. . Bike battery is pulled and in the garage, skis are tuned and...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 3,493,407
Posted By ak bike
If your nice I'll give you a picture of mine...

If your nice I'll give you a picture of mine ready to head down the Alcan .. :0)
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 3,493,407
Posted By ak bike
and faster AND better looking

and faster AND better looking
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 3,493,407
Posted By ak bike
positive proof blue ones are better

positive proof blue ones are better
Forum: Alaska 09-02-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,875
Posted By ak bike
Looks foggy and wet, good bike shot . always good...

Looks foggy and wet, good bike shot . always good to see alaska stuff on here..
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4,041
Views: 219,579
Posted By ak bike
Thanks , Id like to see the best part of the park...

Thanks , Id like to see the best part of the park . was looking at the southern unit of giant sequoia nat mon. / mineral king /sequoia nat .park . looking at the maps one thing, local knowledge is...
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