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Forum: Alaska Yesterday, 04:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
For sure let's keep in touch.

For sure let's keep in touch.
Forum: Alaska Yesterday, 04:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
For sure the itinerary is totally flexible with...

For sure the itinerary is totally flexible with some of the stuff on the way in and some on the way out. Some may take another trip... I am planning on taking a week to get there and a week to get...
Forum: Alaska 12-21-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
Whew! I was beginning to feel puny!!:D

Whew! I was beginning to feel puny!!:D
Forum: Alaska 12-21-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
Got it!:nod

Got it!:nod
Forum: Alaska 12-21-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
I'll keep my eyes peeled too. Damn! your riding...

I'll keep my eyes peeled too.
Damn! your riding from LA to Seattle in two days? I thought I was pushing it Clovis to Bellingham in two days!
I suspect we will see each other somewhere. I'm...
Forum: Alaska 12-20-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
I actually bought that book and the "milepost" to...

I actually bought that book and the "milepost" to read and plan the trip. Both seem to be very good.
I would like to do the tunnel and Whittier, it's on the "list" so far anyway. I will definitely...
Forum: Alaska 12-18-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
Ha Ha! No, I found I was to willing to try and...

Ha Ha! No, I found I was to willing to try and recapture my youth.
My wife was not to thrilled when I showed up with the Ducati. Of course she thought I was on drugs when I traded it in for a KLR...
Forum: Alaska 12-17-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 116
Sticky: Alaska Primer
Views: 26,197
Posted By Mooney 78865
Awesome sticky!:clap I'm in for July/August 2015!

Awesome sticky!:clap I'm in for July/August 2015!
Forum: Alaska 12-17-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
Just looked at your avatar, SW FL? The wife has...

Just looked at your avatar, SW FL? The wife has relatives in Kendall. And it's pretty much hot, flat, etc! Funny thing about FL, you don't walk under the trees at night....wasup with that?
Forum: Alaska 12-17-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
Telegraph Creek Road, got it! I'm doomed! I'm...

Telegraph Creek Road, got it!
I'm doomed! I'm going to need a month to get this all in! Aaah, want to retire anyway, right? :clap
Forum: Alaska 12-14-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
I think I have a basic itinerary. Clovis to...

I think I have a basic itinerary.
Clovis to Anchorage via western access, Alaskan HWY (May hit Valdez on the way down from Tok)
Base at Anchorage for 2-3 days
Denali
McCarthy/Kennicott ...
Forum: Alaska 12-13-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
Love it! Another Ducati "belt head"! I have...

Love it! Another Ducati "belt head"! I have been told that House of Harley in Anchorage is a good camp and good folks. I'm planning on making that one of the stops for sure. No pic files at the...
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
[QUOTE=Solarmoose;25692160]OK. Well most of us...

[QUOTE=Solarmoose;25692160]OK. Well most of us that live here ignore mosquitoes, bears, cold and rain,
and probably don't own lightweight bags. We feed dumb tourists to the bears
and recycle the...
Forum: Alaska 12-10-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Alaska 12-10-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
Thanks for all the replies! Beginning to look...

Thanks for all the replies! Beginning to look like I have more "must do" than I have time for...hmmmm!
This is the Alaska region I'm posting in right? Nobody has said anything about the...
Forum: Alaska 12-10-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
I'll do that! Paso Robles here by me?

I'll do that! Paso Robles here by me?
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
Awesome, exactly the info I was looking for!

Awesome, exactly the info I was looking for!
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,981
Posted By Mooney 78865
Heading to Alaska!

Heading to Alaska July/Aug 2015 and have a couple questions for the locals.
I'm riding a KTM 990 from Clovis California with about 25 days to spend. I'm figuring 350-400 miles a day depending on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,602
Posted By Mooney 78865
I too bought a "left over" 2010 in 2012. 30k...

I too bought a "left over" 2010 in 2012. 30k miles, and one new set of pads. Never have needed to bleed the brake. I did find right after I bought the bike that the rear pedal was set up with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,124
Posted By Mooney 78865
I'm in! Riding from Clovis Ca. Looking to camp...

I'm in! Riding from Clovis Ca. Looking to camp along the route as well as at the rally. If there is a group camp I'd be interested.:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 37,539
Posted By Mooney 78865
I've got one from Central Coast and one from Nor...

I've got one from Central Coast and one from Nor Cal riding down with me Friday. #144
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-06-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 37,539
Posted By Mooney 78865
Damn, I was through DV in October coming back...

Damn, I was through DV in October coming back from the UTBDR and they were closed then as well....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-06-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 37,539
Posted By Mooney 78865
I'm open to either. Lots of closures and one of...

I'm open to either. Lots of closures and one of my buddies is coming down from Sac. If he comes to clovis the night before the options will be broader. If not we'll meet somewhere on 395....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-01-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 37,539
Posted By Mooney 78865
Yep, them K60s are a pain! They do last though. ...

Yep, them K60s are a pain! They do last though.

Montibank, you riding down? I'm leaving out of Clovis Friday with one or two others.
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By Mooney 78865
UTBDR Great Job Butler Maps!

I just completed the UTBDR last weekend (10/5/13). I started 9/28/13 with the intent of having a buddy along with his GS 1150 Adventure. Long story short, he bailed last minute and I went on alone....
Forum: Americas 09-08-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,484
Posted By Mooney 78865
Going to be doing the Utah BDR the end of...

Going to be doing the Utah BDR the end of September.
Starting in Clovis Ca. If time permits, going to ride some of the Pony Express route on the way home. Planning on 2200 miles round trip.:clap
Forum: Americas 09-03-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By Mooney 78865
No worries, enjoy you trip! We'll keep an eye...

No worries, enjoy you trip! We'll keep an eye pealed...
Forum: Americas 09-02-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By Mooney 78865
My Buddy and I are doing the Utah BDR. We'll be...

My Buddy and I are doing the Utah BDR. We'll be leaving on the 28th from central Ca and riding to Mexican Hat. Planning on starting the route Monday the 30th. I'm going through Yosemite and he will...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 62,090
Posted By Mooney 78865
Make it stop!!!:norton

Make it stop!!!:norton
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,971
Posted By Mooney 78865
Cool2 Thank you, WELL SAID!!:clap

Thank you, WELL SAID!!:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-02-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,216
Posted By Mooney 78865
Well said!!

Well said!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-02-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,507
Posted By Mooney 78865
I'm a 70% street, 30% dirt rider. I've got 6000...

I'm a 70% street, 30% dirt rider. I've got 6000 miles on a set of K60s on my 990 Adventure. The rear is not bad off road if I run it down to 28 PSI or so. The front on the other hand never did...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By Mooney 78865
I agree, learn how to dismount the tires! Can't...

I agree, learn how to dismount the tires! Can't tell you how many times I've seen people out and about that "pinched" a tube, had the tools and kit to repair it but couldn't spoon one side off to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,504
Posted By Mooney 78865
Welcome! You won't look back, Promise!

Welcome! You won't look back, Promise!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-01-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 75,074
Posted By Mooney 78865
I'd be totally up for a clinic!

I'd be totally up for a clinic!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-27-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,070
Posted By Mooney 78865
I bet the paddle tire would have limited the...

I bet the paddle tire would have limited the amount of help you got too! Great picture!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-26-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,070
Posted By Mooney 78865
Quite possible the front will be worthless in the...

Quite possible the front will be worthless in the mud. Pretty sure it will be better than the OEM tire. In the 12k I've put on the bike so far, I'm fairly sure that a 460 lb bike in the mud, no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,070
Posted By Mooney 78865
Thanks for the input everyone. I bought a set of...

Thanks for the input everyone. I bought a set of Heidenau K60 Scouts for both ends. I will say this, they were about as tough a tire to mount as any I've ever tried. VERY Stiff sidewalls! Very...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,070
Posted By Mooney 78865
Sounds like a Mefo SE for the back and either a...

Sounds like a Mefo SE for the back and either a MT 21 or 606 on the front. I've run both the 606 and the MT21 on another bike (KLR) and found the MT 21 to be a bit more predictable with decent...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-22-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,070
Posted By Mooney 78865
That's the type of info I'm looking for!

That's the type of info I'm looking for!
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