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Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,441
Posted By flht_db
I'm on my second set of K60's. First set was...

I'm on my second set of K60's. First set was about 14k, pretty much all on-road. Planned for off-road and just didn't happen. Replaced both as I was doing my Alaska trip. This set is at 10k NJ to AK...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 203,177
Posted By flht_db
Is that Durhamtown? We went there years ago, due...

Is that Durhamtown? We went there years ago, due a trip back.
Forum: Alaska 08-18-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,070
Posted By flht_db
I was up there 2 weeks ago an 75% of the time was...

I was up there 2 weeks ago an 75% of the time was moved to the front of the line. If I wasn't when the line moved I stayed back if super dusty and passed when I got the chance. When in front I pretty...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,242
Posted By flht_db
11.5k on stock Tourance Exp (replace front and...

11.5k on stock Tourance Exp (replace front and rear to k60s) 14k on 1st set of K60s. Replaced for AK trip which I just got back from and now have 10k on the second set with about 2-3k left.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By flht_db
It may be blown out of proportion but it does...

It may be blown out of proportion but it does happen, mine (2012 GSA w/33k at the time) just went on the way back from AK in Yukon. Sounds like Biometrics did, disintegrated, blew the seal and blew...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By flht_db
Drew, What did you decide? Changed the oil (600...

Drew, What did you decide? Changed the oil (600 mile service) in mine this am. Billings wasn't the dealer was Missoula 230 miles the other direction. And Sturgis was 1000 + so I bought the oil and...
Forum: Alaska 08-05-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By flht_db
This is a good idea, though not sure in this case...

This is a good idea, though not sure in this case would have helped. Seems it just went didn't see a leak before. But may add to the kit I have.
Forum: Alaska 08-05-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By flht_db
Bike made it to Edmonton needs full final drive...

Bike made it to Edmonton needs full final drive per dealer. Hope to be on the road by Friday.
Forum: Alaska 08-04-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By flht_db
Nice!! Just reread, Thanks to Andrew telling me...

Nice!! Just reread, Thanks to Andrew telling me should be covered (after BMW told me no) and to push BMW harder, which I did, and bike was towed to Edmonton.
Forum: Alaska 08-04-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By flht_db
Thanks for the replies and thanks to Andrew, I...

Thanks for the replies and thanks to Andrew, I had to push but the bike is now in Edmonton and hopefully it can be looked at tomorrow (Holiday today). And maybe back on the road in the next day. At...
Forum: Alaska 08-01-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By flht_db
Stuck in Yukon! Dreaded Final Drive Leak

So heading south from AK coming into Haines Junction got a brake failure, back was a little soft but was dark and moving ok. So I got to Haines Junction and checked this am.

Rear tire and wheel...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By flht_db
New Jersey to Alaska 2014

Right now I'm standing (been sitting all day) in a Dawson, YT bar to get WiFi. Did not realize there is a festival going on and rooms are booked. Ended up at the bunkhouse without WiFi. Its a bed, I...
Forum: Alaska 07-24-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,795
Posted By flht_db
Thanks for the update, in Dawson Creek now....

Thanks for the update, in Dawson Creek now. Heading up to Top of the World tomorrow.
Forum: Alaska 07-23-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,795
Posted By flht_db
Updated start to the 20th

So, didn't leave on the 19th as planned. Left Sunday the 20th, stopped at my buddy's in Pittsburgh and his wife made me Brunch. Pushed to about 11 Sun night and ended up in Rockford, IL. Monday, was...
Forum: Alaska 07-15-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,795
Posted By flht_db
Is your GF Kate? Saw her post on the ultimate CC....

Is your GF Kate? Saw her post on the ultimate CC. Awesome trip.

I'll probably be heading up the Dalton 25-26th. Depending on time getting up through CAN and the Dempster. And right now my plans...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 22,901
Posted By flht_db
Following with interest. My trip to Deadhorse...

Following with interest. My trip to Deadhorse starts Friday from Jersey. Finishing prep on the bike this weekend, including new K60s.
Forum: Americas 07-10-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,561
Posted By flht_db
Great tips!! Adding Eagle Claw and Harley to the...

Great tips!! Adding Eagle Claw and Harley to the list. I leave next week the 18th, can't wait.
Forum: Americas 07-09-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By flht_db
We may pass in AK. I'm leaving Jersey for...

We may pass in AK. I'm leaving Jersey for Deadhorse July 18th, not sure if hitting the Dempster up to Inuvik or not. But will probably be in Deadhorse around the 25th - 29th. My current plan has me...
Forum: Americas 06-25-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By flht_db
I have the K60 front and rear on mine, about...

I have the K60 front and rear on mine, about 11-12k miles on them. Front has plenty tread rear needs replacing. Have one i the garage that's going on this weekend. Should be good for the entire trip....
Forum: Alaska 06-25-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,795
Posted By flht_db
Sucks on the job situation, bet everything...

Sucks on the job situation, bet everything happens for a reason. Great plan and perfect time. Looks like you're around a month + total may be heading back the same time. Will keep in touch.
Forum: Alaska 06-25-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,795
Posted By flht_db
LOL I've already told my wife don't be surprised...

LOL I've already told my wife don't be surprised if I stay.
Forum: Alaska 06-25-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,795
Posted By flht_db
How long are you taking? You'll be about a week...

How long are you taking? You'll be about a week an a half ahead.
Forum: Alaska 06-23-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,795
Posted By flht_db
How about lodging without planned stops? Will...

How about lodging without planned stops? Will have camping gear but hotels etc?? Are they normally completely packed or if I stop early would it be ok?
Forum: Alaska 06-23-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,795
Posted By flht_db
Nice!!

Nice!!
Forum: Alaska 06-22-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,795
Posted By flht_db
Decisions... If fracking an lots of activity I...

Decisions... If fracking an lots of activity I might try to avoid. Hot springs does sound like a good idea. Will look further into the options.
Forum: Alaska 06-19-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,795
Posted By flht_db
Jersey to Alaska July 20th - Aug 10th 2014

So this trip has been on the calendar for a while and there is a chance could still change based on family events.

But the current plan is to leave Jersey Saturday July 19th and be home on August...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-20-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 203,177
Posted By flht_db
Finally back on dirt bikes! Had the boys at my...

Finally back on dirt bikes! Had the boys at my buddy's farm couple months ago.

http://www.drb3.com/Family/Trucks-and-Camper/i-bW2DMH3/0/L/MeAndBoys-L.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,489
Posted By flht_db
The snow and Ice on the road dictates whether I...

The snow and Ice on the road dictates whether I ride. I thaw freeze we've had he in the north east has limited my commuting on the bike. But at 8 degrees this am and clear roads I rode. Pretty much...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6,084
Views: 2,661,688
Posted By flht_db
Been there done that!! I used to park the...

Been there done that!! I used to park the sportster sideways in front of my truck. Or in the small fenced in area out back. Was a townhouse, but when we moved requirement was a garage. Next will be a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 353,721
Posted By flht_db
Thanks!! It was recommended that I do the...

Thanks!! It was recommended that I do the suspension anyway, at that point will decide on lowering. Going to ride for a while first. Either way a shop will do the suspension.
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 353,721
Posted By flht_db
Picked mine up today, haven't been on a dirt bike...

Picked mine up today, haven't been on a dirt bike in 20 years. ATVs yes, otherwise just street bikes. Had the low seat installed for pick up and have the Rekluse clutch in the garage for future...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-22-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 45,234
Posted By flht_db
I am in. Isn't Bayonne part of NY?? :D I'm in...

I am in. Isn't Bayonne part of NY?? :D I'm in south Jersey.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-22-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 45,234
Posted By flht_db
Didn't make fall but I am in for the big bile...

Didn't make fall but I am in for the big bile dual sport.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,712
Posted By flht_db
I did this route in the opposite direction...

I did this route in the opposite direction heading north from San Fran through Sonoma to Willits. Then 20 to Ft Bragg up the coast then Avenue of the Giants. Great roads!!! Temp changes from 90 in...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,442
Posted By flht_db
2012 13,000 miles got in Oct '11 runs great but,...

2012 13,000 miles got in Oct '11 runs great but, just today noticed oil drops on the floor not sure what yet. And a headlamp at 10.5k and just got the lamp light again yesterday. Will investigat oil...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 24,938
Posted By flht_db
Updated, just crossed 10,000 on my 2012.

Updated, just crossed 10,000 on my 2012.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-07-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 27,330
Posted By flht_db
Great pics, looks like a fun ride. I hope to make...

Great pics, looks like a fun ride. I hope to make all or at least part of the next one.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,235
Posted By flht_db
The GSA is a picnic to move around the garage...

The GSA is a picnic to move around the garage compared to the Ultra. I got it for the range and handling, Right now its the commuter bike (125miles round trip) but will be doing som long distance...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,593
Posted By flht_db
So far love it, much better than the stock low...

So far love it, much better than the stock low seat which was uncomfortable just going to or from work (62 miles each way). I got the low front and matching rear, the only thing is it is slightly...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,090
Posted By flht_db
So far bags on all the time, used to them from...

So far bags on all the time, used to them from the ultra and standard I had before. Both have the tour pack and hard bags. I commute 500-600 miles a week and carry the laptop and extra gear, I also...
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