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Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,378
Posted By suwee
Awesome writing! The ability to store, transfer...

Awesome writing! The ability to store, transfer and pen thoughts with detail and make it interesting seems a gift you've been given.
From bowhunting whitetails to the personal Ambien reference, we...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 64,852
Posted By suwee
6' 2" inseam 35" DL650 stock gel seat. Can...

6' 2" inseam 35"
DL650 stock gel seat. Can flatfoot easily.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,130
Posted By suwee
Funny, I was crossing the NE corner of NM back in...

Funny, I was crossing the NE corner of NM back in '95 heading for Glacier NP and drove through the worst swarm of beetles I've ever seen. Sounded like hail and lasted for a few miles. I've never seen...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,717
Posted By suwee
~100 people 12 M endorsements 3 no longer...

~100 people
12 M endorsements
3 no longer have bikes, 1 of the 3 a total poser.
V-Strom (mine)
Warrior - never rides to work
Katana - rides occasionally
Ultra Classic - rides almost everyday...
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,788
Posted By suwee
Forgive me for not reading all the above posts so...

Forgive me for not reading all the above posts so I may have missed some critical info.

I traded my '08 KLR for an '09 DL650 and have not regretted it a single day. They are an apple and orange...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 39,170
Posted By suwee
I'm in. My trip to Prudhoe scheduled to leave on...

I'm in. My trip to Prudhoe scheduled to leave on 6/9 has been cancelled by a heart complication so I'll be riding along here. Good luck and be safe.
Forum: Alaska 12-22-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,808
Posted By suwee
Do you have the entire list you could share? I'd...

Do you have the entire list you could share? I'd like to see where I fit best.
My wife didn't want me to go because of heart issues I found out about with stress test/angiogram and a stint put in...
Forum: Alaska 12-22-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,808
Posted By suwee
Thanks, it does suck but I guess it could always...

Thanks, it does suck but I guess it could always be worse. But hey it's my fun time getting screwed up.

It's my fun time and I want it now!
Forum: Alaska 12-21-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,808
Posted By suwee
Well you all have fun this summer. Our beloved...

Well you all have fun this summer. Our beloved chief of change in DC. has failed for me. Starting unemployment Jan 1. Just can't justify a six week trip on what he pays. The funds are laid aside but...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,214,862
Posted By suwee
Is this for real or did I miss some glaringly...

Is this for real or did I miss some glaringly obvious humor fly right over my head?
I can't imagine the size or cost of that piece of glass. Is it even produced?

Still enjoying a great adventure...
Forum: Alaska 10-04-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,808
Posted By suwee
Wheels rolling in that direction for me on the...

Wheels rolling in that direction for me on the June 9th. So I'll be a little ahead of you. My work schedule and other factors limit me to six weeks and the Mrs. will fly out and spend a week or so...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,214,862
Posted By suwee
Glad to see this continuing. Awesome rides,...

Glad to see this continuing. Awesome rides, photog and reporting. Thanks for taking the time.
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 44,044
Posted By suwee
Thanks for taking me along! I enjoyed it.

Thanks for taking me along! I enjoyed it.
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,031
Posted By suwee
iDave, I'm not posting this to offend you so...

iDave,

I'm not posting this to offend you so please don't look at it that way.

Are you writing reports to share you're experiences with everyone to enjoy or to capture a perfect rating? I've...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By suwee
Ha! Ha! I remember riding through there last fall...

Ha! Ha! I remember riding through there last fall and the parking lot nearby was packed. What did I do? Blew right by! Oh well.

Nice ride. It is one of the best anywhere around. Except for the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,748
Posted By suwee
Looking forward to the remainder of this one!...

Looking forward to the remainder of this one! Awesome photography! If the camera used is not an SLR, I'd be interested in knowing which one it is.

I've been debating on doing the Dempster but most...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,515
Posted By suwee
Awesome pics and since they are copywrighted and...

Awesome pics and since they are copywrighted and have then wrong bike in them (not mine) Im coming up next summer to take my own. :D I'm quite sure they will not be half as good as these although.
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 64,852
Posted By suwee
6'2'' and a 36'' inseam. Wee Strom. Too much bend...

6'2'' and a 36'' inseam. Wee Strom. Too much bend in the knee for an OF. Gel seat and about to lower the pegs 1'' for a six week ride next year.
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 44,570
Posted By suwee
:clap :ear

:clap :ear
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,895
Posted By suwee
Every AK report I've read has had little bits of...

Every AK report I've read has had little bits of valuable information and your's was no different. To someone who hasn't been (yet)ahem..2011) there is no such thing as a poor Alaska RR. Maybe even...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 44,044
Posted By suwee
:lurk :lurk

:lurk :lurk
Forum: Americas 07-31-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,287
Posted By suwee
My departure date has changed a bit due to work...

My departure date has changed a bit due to work schedule and a couple other things. I will heave ho on June 9th. I'm having a ball doing the planning, I hope the trip is at least as much fun.
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2010, 05:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,900
Posted By suwee
Everybody cut footloose! I'm in!

Everybody cut footloose!

I'm in!
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2010, 04:05 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 61,002
Posted By suwee
I'm looking forward to this RR and enjoyed the...

I'm looking forward to this RR and enjoyed the last one as well. I'm also sorry for the situation you are in.

All the best to you and your wife.
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 44,570
Posted By suwee
Awsome start! I'm looking forward to your report...

Awsome start! I'm looking forward to your report and would love to be able to do my trip next year with my 19 year old. However it just won't be possible. So I have to read yours and be envious.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,767
Posted By suwee
Wow! Sounds good! Let's go.

Wow! Sounds good! Let's go.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 86,997
Posted By suwee
Looking forward to it as well. I can't wait until...

Looking forward to it as well. I can't wait until next June for mine!
Forum: Americas 07-14-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,287
Posted By suwee
My current plan is to leave AR the first weekend...

My current plan is to leave AR the first weekend in June. All the way up to the "Ice Water" and back on the bike. Six weeks allotted for the trip with around a week for Denali, Anchorage, Kenai and...
Forum: Americas 12-19-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,841
Posted By suwee
Another question pertaining to my route. ...

Another question pertaining to my route.

Since the early date will prevent me from the Beartooth mountains and Glacier National Park, can anyone suggest a route from say Denver to the start of the...
Forum: Americas 12-14-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,841
Posted By suwee
Much of the Alcan is not on my intended route....

Much of the Alcan is not on my intended route. Instead I've decided on the Cassiar. So that will be a concern along with the Dalton.
I've seen a few references to businesses that are shut down. Also...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,841
Posted By suwee
AKDuc, Thanks for the tip on the glacier...

AKDuc,

Thanks for the tip on the glacier boat, I haven’t seen many recommendations.

Actually I am planning for 2011. Yeah very early for this level of prepardness huh? It’s a sickness I suppose...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,841
Posted By suwee
Thanks for your replies. Some of these things you...

Thanks for your replies. Some of these things you may think are repetetive but it is helpful to here opinions from as many people as possible when your making decisions as this. So thank you all.
...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,983
Posted By suwee
Dont know how good it tastes but if near Memphis...

Dont know how good it tastes but if near Memphis here's one for the tour.:eek1

The Kookamonga Challenge (http://www.kookycanuck.com/kookamonga-challenge/)
Forum: Americas 12-11-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,841
Posted By suwee
If you haven't seen it (can't imagine) HERE...

If you haven't seen it (can't imagine) HERE (http://milepost.com/) is a link to a site with good maps you can print out. Also has other info as well.

One thing I'm still uncertain about is whether...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,841
Posted By suwee
I like to hear the bugs won't be as bad as later...

I like to hear the bugs won't be as bad as later on! And I am tring to make sure it will be a great ride because if the Mrs. actually lets me go without freaking out.....Aw who am I kidding, she...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,841
Posted By suwee
The thing is they have never granted a LOA or GTO...

The thing is they have never granted a LOA or GTO in the history of the company. I have read all of the reports I could find and read a good bit on the Alaska regional forum. I guess I just would...
Forum: Americas 12-09-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,841
Posted By suwee
Alaska Trip

I would like opinions on the route that I have planned for my Alaska ride hopefully in 2011. There are three must do locations on the way, The Beartooths, Glacier NP and Icefields Parkway. Most...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,609
Posted By suwee
Lightweight tarp would have saved me a few bucks...

Lightweight tarp would have saved me a few bucks on lodging. Could have set up camp in the rain and not had to get a room.
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,680
Posted By suwee
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,664
Posted By suwee
Much thanks. I've started planning the Alaska...

Much thanks. I've started planning the Alaska route already and hopefully it will be in 2011, maybe 2012 depending on finances.

There is admittedly some apprehension concerning only my second...
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