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Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 47,568
Posted By Nc987
Great RR

Thanks for taking us along. Best ride report I've read in a long time. Will eagerly be looking forward to any future adventures from you (and Ed?). Safe travels.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,833
Posted By Nc987
I take a basic cell phone and a ipad. My pictures...

I take a basic cell phone and a ipad. My pictures stay on the camera until I get home. If I want to share a picture I use the ipad.

That said, I rarely used the ipad on my last trip. When I leave...
Forum: Americas 03-01-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By Nc987
Good luck

Hey Enum,

I am planning a almost identical trip, leaving from Bellingham at almost the exact time.

My planning has consisted primarily of making sure I have the right spare parts and gear. My...
Forum: Face plant 03-01-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,129
Posted By Nc987
That rabbit came out pretty quick on a dark...

That rabbit came out pretty quick on a dark night. Not only would most people not be able to swerve out of the way I would say a skilled rider shouldn't. If I had to choose between swerving quickly...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 461,267
Posted By Nc987
Thank you

Anna,

Like so many others have stated, thank you for writing this. I am planning my own Alaskan adventure this summer by myself and reading your story has been an inspiration to me. This is one of...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-21-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 36,174
Posted By Nc987
I wasn't anticipating throwing it on the ground...

I wasn't anticipating throwing it on the ground or in to dry sagebrush. I am talking about a marine flare that has a handle, burns for a few minutes and then goes out.
Forum: Trip Planning 02-20-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 36,174
Posted By Nc987
Flares

I have read most of this thread and if I missed it I apologize but has anyone used or mentioned road/marine flares? I have heard of rangers using them as a deterrent because the noise/sound/ sight...
Forum: Americas 02-16-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,508
Posted By Nc987
Para I am departing from Bellingham, WA for...

Para I am departing from Bellingham, WA for Prudhoe on or around the 29th. If you pass through this area and need anything, hit me up. I imagine you will be north of me before I depart.

One...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-03-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 36,174
Posted By Nc987
Ok........

Ok, thank you for the response. I am talking more specifically about if you are traveling in an area where you can't leave trash, there is no where to dispose of it so you must take it with you. I...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-02-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 36,174
Posted By Nc987
Food

Ok here is a total noob question from someone with limited outdoor experience and very little bear experience. I am asking this specifically to those that stealth camp or camp in bear country. What...
Forum: Beasts 12-30-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 34,603
Posted By Nc987
Ninja 250, would buy it again w/out hesitation.

Ninja 250, would buy it again w/out hesitation.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,492
Posted By Nc987
Good read

Great report. I enjoyed reading about these areas as I plan to ride them this next summer and you gave me some ideas of where to go. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-27-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 66,195
Posted By Nc987
How I do it?

I am currently a part time middle school teacher. I make $&/? for pay so I make sacrifices like riding a ninja 250 that has cheap parts, is cheap to maintain and gets 60+ mpg.

Right now I am...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,801
Posted By Nc987
Awesome

Great report, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Face plant 04-12-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,811
Posted By Nc987
As someone with a human physiology background I...

As someone with a human physiology background I can tell you this is a real phenomenon.

As was mentioned earlier your body diverts resources (blood, gluclose) to the digestive system to start...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,643
Posted By Nc987
Brammo

If I was living in the city and all my riding was commuting in stop and go the choice would be easy, I'd get a brammo enertia.

No gas, plenty of torque, easy to ride, no shifting. Twist and go.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 186,745
Posted By Nc987
From a fellow northwesterner (Bellingham...

From a fellow northwesterner (Bellingham actually) I couldn't agree more. Well said.
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 186,745
Posted By Nc987
I'm currently living in Bham right now and want...

I'm currently living in Bham right now and want to do exactly what you are doing. These winters are destroying my soul. Best of luck and I'll be following your journey. Ride safe!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-17-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10,376
Views: 2,152,183
Posted By Nc987
Nice Scooter

http://bellingham.craigslist.org/mcy/2906699992.html

Nice Scooter for 31k......
Forum: Americas 03-03-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,641
Posted By Nc987
"I heard people talking about a bear so I went...

"I heard people talking about a bear so I went over to see what was going on"

In a thread about how to avoid encounters with bears, that sentence had me scratching my head.

In all seriousness,...
Forum: Americas 03-02-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,996
Posted By Nc987
I see your hitting Washington state, if you get...

I see your hitting Washington state, if you get up north to mt baker ski resort I've got a place for you to crash. Can't leave our state w/out riding hwy 20 over the north cascades.
Forum: Americas 03-02-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,358
Posted By Nc987
Good luck! I rode a 50cc for five years and loved...

Good luck! I rode a 50cc for five years and loved every mile. My recommendations would be to keep some spare oil on you, those two strokes will steadily go through it at extended jaunts near WOT....
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