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Forum: Alaska 08-09-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,882
Posted By Sparticus
Whoops , fat fingered another one.

Whoops , fat fingered another one.
Forum: Alaska 08-09-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,882
Posted By Sparticus
Will take the 2-3 shift.

Will take the 2-3 shift.
Forum: Alaska 08-04-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By Sparticus
Four of us just got back from McCarthy...

Four of us just got back from McCarthy yesterday.The road was 3/4" crush from the old campground 1/2 mi. above the C.R. bridge to Kuskalana? bridge. The rest was in the best shape I've seen in years....
Forum: Alaska 07-19-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,188
Posted By Sparticus
The Quartz Creek rd. you refer to is the original...

The Quartz Creek rd. you refer to is the original "highway" from Seward to Kenai. I lived in Coopers Landing (yes,it should have an s on it) my grade school years ,mid-late 50's. The road went around...
Forum: Alaska 07-08-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By Sparticus
Are you coming back down this wknd? Maybe we...

Are you coming back down this wknd? Maybe we could touch base. I live about where the pavement turns to gravel, North cohoe loop, beach access road. Or do you fish on the north (Kbeach) side?
Forum: Alaska 07-08-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,389
Posted By Sparticus
See you there Mike.

See you there Mike.
Forum: Alaska 07-08-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,684
Posted By Sparticus
Buy a MotionPro Sealmate cleaning tool and try...

Buy a MotionPro Sealmate cleaning tool and try cleaning your old seals first. I was a skeptic, but they do work. Sold at most motorcycle shops.
Forum: Alaska 07-05-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,019
Posted By Sparticus
Thanks so much for the tribute. Thinking about...

Thanks so much for the tribute. Thinking about the times sitting in his tiny living room, feet up, cups of coffee in hand,talking about the KLR parked there. No more pain Charlie, just peace and...
Forum: Alaska 06-26-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,595
Posted By Sparticus
Well done !

Well done !
Forum: Alaska 05-26-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,118
Posted By Sparticus
AKgirl and I road across the bridge in 08. Locals...

AKgirl and I road across the bridge in 08. Locals said it was normal.
Forum: Alaska 05-26-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By Sparticus
news flash

We should be so lucky. Film at 11 ?
Forum: Alaska 03-24-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,561
Posted By Sparticus
Thumb The canel has landed

Good one Beezer http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif
Forum: Alaska 02-24-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,389
Posted By Sparticus
If you want a few miles of twisty gravel,third...

If you want a few miles of twisty gravel,third pad (end of oilwell road) would be a good waypoint.
Forum: Alaska 02-24-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,389
Posted By Sparticus
K.P. scavenger hunt

Three are good and the fourth will be soon. :)
Forum: Alaska 02-13-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,389
Posted By Sparticus
K P scavenger hunt

I'm in. With 4 KLRs in the family,maybe a few more if timing works.
Forum: Alaska 01-26-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By Sparticus
Keystone canyon

Check out the reports on the Keystone canyon/Lowe river. Looks like some major flash flooding on the way when that giant snow dam lets go. Hope the Valdez folks make it thru ok.
Forum: Alaska 11-11-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Sparticus
Forum: Alaska 10-17-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 38,026
Posted By Sparticus
Thanks for the pics Fite. What a great trip. Been...

Thanks for the pics Fite. What a great trip. Been forming and pouring concrete for three weeks trying to beat freeze up. What a contrast ! Two more years and I'm on the road.
Forum: Alaska 10-17-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By Sparticus
Biketoberfest

Won't be in town until the following wknd, but thanks for the heads up Mark. Just finished detailing the sporty for its winter sleep, and the R100/7 tranny is on its way home from Ted's.
Forum: Alaska 09-20-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,019
Posted By Sparticus
Heh Charlie , Tim from Kasilof. Don't know if...

Heh Charlie , Tim from Kasilof. Don't know if you"ll see this,but anything at all I can do just let me know and I'm there. Will try thru HayDee also. God Bless brother
Forum: Alaska 09-19-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By Sparticus
And its also one that most of the Welt can...

And its also one that most of the Welt can actually afford.
Forum: Alaska 09-18-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,882
Posted By Sparticus
A thank you to Barb and Bell helmets for my new...

A thank you to Barb and Bell helmets for my new Bell Revolver Evo. Also picked up a replacement windshield and front fairing for the KLR rebuild. All in all, a good day.
Forum: Alaska 09-12-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,124
Posted By Sparticus
Takes me back a few years. I've got a TY175 that...

Takes me back a few years. I've got a TY175 that I bought new in 1975 and still am riding. Both my kids learned to ride on it. Fun times
Forum: Alaska 09-08-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,754
Posted By Sparticus
I've wanted to build one of those rigs for years...

I've wanted to build one of those rigs for years Tom. Would love to take a close look at yours and go for a ride one of these days. Have built a number of boats including a small airboat, but a...
Forum: Alaska 09-05-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,361
Posted By Sparticus
Drive to Barrow

Actually you can drive from Deadhorse to Barrow on the winter "snow" road. I worked three years out of Wainwright and Barrow, and folks drove it a fair amount. And therein lies many a tale !!!
Forum: Alaska 09-05-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By Sparticus
Happy BD

Another happy BD from the Kenai Kevin. Hope you and Annie had a great day. An FJR ? Is the GS still in your garage ? :)
Forum: Alaska 09-05-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Sparticus
Airheads

Two very nice rides. Well done on the cafe,very clean. I'm still waiting for the return of our 77 R100-7 trans from the bay area.
Forum: Alaska 08-18-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By Sparticus
Butler map

Just picked up the new Butler Alaska moto map at Barb's. Is the road from the Elliott hy to Rampart actually rideable ? Used to be maybe a 4wheeler if you were lucky. Has it been upgraded ? Also two...
Forum: Alaska 08-18-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,455
Posted By Sparticus
Let us know how things turn out. Take care

Let us know how things turn out. Take care
Forum: Alaska 08-16-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By Sparticus
Telco

I worked for a number of years in towns and villages all over the state. AT&T was best on the road system,but almost worthless in the bush. GCI was the best in the bush,with ACS a close second. Might...
Forum: Alaska 08-13-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By Sparticus
Thanks guys. Last set of X-rays (I hope) this...

Thanks guys. Last set of X-rays (I hope) this Thurs. Yep , looking forward to D2D next year !
Forum: Alaska 08-10-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By Sparticus
An update and a thankyou

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Forum: Alaska 07-29-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By Sparticus
Tim

Sorry about the silence folks. Will post soon.
Forum: Alaska 05-24-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By Sparticus
Riding to Seldovia

Great trip to make.My daughter,wife and I took our KLRs over on the Tusty a couple summers ago.Make sure you ride up to Red mountain. Its about 35-40 mi. round trip. Very scenic.
Forum: Alaska 05-22-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,328
Posted By Sparticus
Homer -The Fat Olive , Kasilof - Rocky's ,...

Homer -The Fat Olive , Kasilof - Rocky's , Soldotna - Frosos , Seward - Apollo , Anch. - The City Cafe , Samuri Sushi , Lucky Wishbone , Gulkana Jct. - the green Thai truck ? , Fairbanks-Fox The...
Forum: Alaska 04-28-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,264
Posted By Sparticus
loose screws

Next time that happens, cut a sliver of wood and push it into the stripped hole.Then the screw will tighten right up.
Forum: Alaska 11-02-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,870
Posted By Sparticus
Just finished a 3 year stint in Wainwright(3 on ,...

Just finished a 3 year stint in Wainwright(3 on , 3 off).About the same lat. as Deadhorse. As far as weather goes, march is no different then january. Some winters we would have heavy equip. on the...
Forum: Alaska 10-08-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 31,720
Posted By Sparticus
Thanks for the memories

Just wanted to say thankyou to Khuddy for this thread,and to Fite and Team Pteradactyl for there being a D2D to take part in.I can't think of a better way for a father and daughter to spend time...
Forum: Alaska 06-13-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,285
Posted By Sparticus
camping in Tok

Yo Yukoner2 , Thompsons Eagleclaw campground is moto only. Turn left at junction (towards Anch.) then look for Aurora Borealis on the rite. Will be gravel to their sign which is on the left. ride safe
Forum: Alaska 02-15-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,537
Posted By Sparticus
Visit

Sure Charley,any time.Just call to make sure I'm home.I just got back sat. nite.Will be here until 3-3-10.
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