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Forum: Alaska 09-22-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,752
Posted By SnoozeRat
Well, I finally sold her... Sad day to watch her...

Well, I finally sold her... Sad day to watch her go, but she went to someone who cares (guide over at Motoquest)... Engine was still strong, much better than the other TA I bought, but without a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Thanks Mark444 ! Now that the snow is finally...

Thanks Mark444 ! Now that the snow is finally melting in Alaska time to get the bike out again...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Penance...

Some of you witnessed my frustrations when I had issues with the bike during my ride up... I should have kept them to myself. Here is my penance, the note I wrote months later to the kind gentleman...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Last pics (til next trip)

Turnagain Arm-Pit BBQ!

http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz360/snoozerat/Transalp%20AZ%20to%20AK/P6290293.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
More (non-dog) trip pics ...

http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz360/snoozerat/Transalp%20AZ%20to%20AK/P6280289.jpg


Kerr dam, Polson, Montana
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Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Of course... Greeting me home ...

Of course...

Greeting me home

http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz360/snoozerat/Transalp%20AZ%20to%20AK/IMG_0201.jpg

And, earlier this summer, playing in Seward
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Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
keep them pics coming...

This doesn't happen in Alaska. Parked bike in Bryce for our hike, returned to kickstand sinking into pavement!
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
more pics!

Good lunch stop, Salmon, Idaho

http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz360/snoozerat/Transalp%20AZ%20to%20AK/93.jpg


Great spot for lunch/dinner, Polson, Montana
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Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Let's close this bitch out

Too windy to camp along Lake Kluane ... kept riding, looking for more sheltered spot ... jes a little further, all's good, nice night ... crap, rain ... crap, follow-me vehicles ... crap, more road...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-05-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 7,189,141
Posted By SnoozeRat
Man, I wish that's all it took to get me kicked...

Man, I wish that's all it took to get me kicked off facebook for good! No matter what I say I can't get them to actually "delete" my account!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-01-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 92,544
Posted By SnoozeRat
When were you there, Alcan? I've lived there a...

When were you there, Alcan? I've lived there a couple times (70's, 80's, 90's). Few years out at Herring Cove, still my favorite place in all Alaska.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-01-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 92,544
Posted By SnoozeRat
http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz360/snoozerat...

http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz360/snoozerat/P6190085.jpg

Denali Hwy
Forum: Alaska 07-01-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,608
Posted By SnoozeRat
took me a minute, but now I kinda like it!

took me a minute, but now I kinda like it!
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
A dog named "Woof"

pic: Came across this Sears Allstate cycle during a "rain" stop
http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz360/snoozerat/Transalp%20AZ%20to%20AK/allstate.jpg

Let's backtrack...

During my stay in...
Forum: Alaska 06-30-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,946
Posted By SnoozeRat
Home!

Pushed hard last three days, made it back home safely. Bummed I missed D2D, heard from some riders I met it was HUGE this year... Also missed Liard cuz road from Prince George to Dawson Creek had...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Was out collecting mushrooms...

pic: Bryce Canyon, Utah
http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz360/snoozerat/Transalp%20AZ%20to%20AK/tree.jpg

So I came out west of Liard Hot Springs... Damn. It was actually among the top items...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Finishing the Cassier

pic: Yeah, that looks appetizing... Kalispell
http://i843.photobucket.com/albums/zz360/snoozerat/Transalp%20AZ%20to%20AK/IMG_0212.jpg

At Deese Lake stop spoke with a group of riders on their way...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Watch out for bears

Camped that night at Cassier RV & tent sites. Ride past the logging yard, people's homes, and yes! An oasis. Nice stop with laundry, shower, and an outlet to charge the iPhone -- which does not work...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Cool2 Pics, pics, pics

OK, pics won't be in order they happened during the ride, more like in "trip" order...

When the going gets rough, find good food.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
It's not the bike, it's the ride...

That's what I took away most from this ride -- it's not the bike, it's the ride -- I realize now i wasn't really looking for another Transalp, I was looking for an adventure.

So, grab a beer, like...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Home Again!

Back home - :1drink Really pushed hard last three days as weather was mostly wet and my back-up gear was now wet as well... As beautiful as that part of the country is, I'd seen it a number of times...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
In Prince George with access to computer...

In Prince George with access to computer (remember pics will be added when I return home)...

Rode from Golden yesterday, to Jasper, to PG. Last two hours in the rain, and let me tell you, all...
Forum: Alaska 06-24-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,946
Posted By SnoozeRat
Enjoy it! I just rode into Prince George after...

Enjoy it! I just rode into Prince George after two hours straight rain, as soon as I entered town rode past bike accident, gas station attendent "heard" it wasn't good outcome, but medic rig went...
Forum: Canada 06-24-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By SnoozeRat
rider down, Prince George

Just rode in on hwy 16 from the east about an hour ago and past a bike accident just as you cross the bridge into town. Gas station attendent said he "heard" it wasn't good - I didn't get good look...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Thanx reidy & lewis & clark, I try to...

Thanx reidy & lewis & clark,

I try to separate "bike" from "trip" otherwise I would sink into a foul mood and be missing out on some awesome experiences.

Shower then on the road again! ......
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Velvet Tomato, only $1300!

Just wrote a detailed ten paragraph post about how (despite bike troubles) how great this trip has been for me. If I hadn't had bike issues I wouldn't have spent three days in Kalispell eating...
Forum: Alaska 06-21-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,946
Posted By SnoozeRat
Thanks man, i have plenty of time to text cuz i'm...

Thanks man, i have plenty of time to text cuz i'm im kalispel at least 2 more nights waiting on parts.

Really isnt bad, though, the rides been amazing! And i happy to be alive. Someday i'll get a...
Forum: Alaska 06-20-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,946
Posted By SnoozeRat
Ok for sure not making D2D now. Shop this morning...

Ok for sure not making D2D now. Shop this morning replaced hose between fuel pump and cylinder (had a hole) and bike seemed to be running better so i made beeline for the border thinking maybe i'll...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Thank u L&N, I am actually about to visit them...

Thank u L&N, I am actually about to visit them tomorrow... But Ive gotten ahead of myself...

This morning I jumped on the bike (sans baggage) and zipped back to Ronan to be first in line at the...
Forum: Alaska 06-19-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,946
Posted By SnoozeRat
Met a local rider who thinks maybe timing-chain...

Met a local rider who thinks maybe timing-chain tensioner, knocks under power at higher revs but took it out today and new mechanical noise has decided to join in... I'll update
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Little trouble

Yesterday woke, another soak in hot springs, spoke with some kids about the bike, and continued up 93 over Lolo Pass thru some rain and near snowline, lots of good corners but didnt bite cuz of steep...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Dont know how to post pics from iphone, so those...

Dont know how to post pics from iphone, so those will come later...
After awesome hiking (angels landing) in zion, rode next day to Bryce canyon and pulled off an 8 mile desert hike in midday sun at...
Forum: Alaska 06-19-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,946
Posted By SnoozeRat
Looks like i wont make dawson in time... Stuck in...

Looks like i wont make dawson in time... Stuck in Polson Montana couple days waiting for repair shop to open next town over, bike having issues. If you pass by this way and see a transalp in front...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Quik update while I have access to computer, most...

Quik update while I have access to computer, most of the trip (and pics) will have to wait til I get home though.

After all-night flight with little sleep bought bike yesterday in Flagstaff, the...
Forum: Alaska 06-14-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,946
Posted By SnoozeRat
on the road now. in Zion for a couple days then...

on the road now. in Zion for a couple days then Bryce canyon, Salt Lake etc...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By SnoozeRat
Fly & Ride: Arizona 2 Alaska

[PICS are towards end of the report, enjoy!]

My 89 Honda Transalp was recently totaled when I was rear ended, so what did I decide to do?

Buy another Transalp from an inmate in Arizona and...
Forum: Alaska 06-10-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,946
Posted By SnoozeRat
Mitch, what are riding?

Mitch, what are riding?
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 24,704
Posted By SnoozeRat
Nice! My first stop out of Flagstaff will be...

Nice! My first stop out of Flagstaff will be Zion.

Enjoy your trip, looks like you're having a good one.
Forum: Alaska 06-10-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,946
Posted By SnoozeRat
Oh, you're going the short way - Wasilla, Vegas,...

Oh, you're going the short way - Wasilla, Vegas, Dawson. I'll keep an eye out for you!
Forum: Alaska 06-07-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 155,558
Posted By SnoozeRat
Cool, thanx! I'll stop carrying my camera around...

Cool, thanx! I'll stop carrying my camera around then, just one more item I can misplace.
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