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Forum: Alaska 07-15-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,534
Posted By 2tsnon
Coldfoot camp

We were in Marion Creek CG July 4,5,6. 5 miles north of 2nd Coldfoot turn off. 8 $ a night. Set up camp left stuff and went to Prudhoe. Came back and stayed. A cheap place to store your crap for a...
Forum: Alaska 07-15-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By 2tsnon
That aint funny

There really is no alcohol north of Fox. You can drink in the bar in Coldfoot. Plan accordingly. Just got home, I know.
Forum: Alaska 06-19-2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,859
Posted By 2tsnon
Tires in Fairbanks

We are headed up next week. I shopped tires for my self and best deal with shipping and mounting myself was about $340. Called http://www.northernpowersports.com...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,651
Posted By 2tsnon
ethnic engineering

ethnic engineering
Forum: Alaska 03-12-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By 2tsnon
Tires in Fairbanks

Chris
We are making a similar trip this year. I called Northern Power Sports http://www.northernpowersports.com/ talked to Dan. He quoted me about $480 for front and rear installed on the bike. If...
Forum: Americas 11-12-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,499
Posted By 2tsnon
Off to AK. I must hae what?

Alright
I'm headed to Alaska in June. I think I have a pretty good grip on the needs. We will have camping essentials, towing plans, med-evac plans, tools, some knowledge to use the tools, spare...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 628,743
Posted By 2tsnon
Best I have

Somewhere City of Rocks National Rec Area, So. Idaho
http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o223/2tsnon/2bros/CIMG5423.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2008, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By 2tsnon
Murgatroid No issues with the semi hijack. I...

Murgatroid
No issues with the semi hijack. I did ask for other must sees. Sounds like Mt Evans is just that!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-30-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By 2tsnon
Thanks for the input. Murgatroid, how much time...

Thanks for the input.
Murgatroid, how much time is needed to get from I-70 up to Mt Evans and back down to 70? Looks like if it is reasonable we will have a short day coming through that area and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-28-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 213,723
Posted By 2tsnon
Bobcat Routes

Hi Brian and collective

I just purchased City Navigator NT. I am running OS 10.4 and a G5. My problem is saving routes. I can make a route but it says to save it click any icon on the tool bar....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By 2tsnon
For Colorado ADV's: Riding Pike's Peak

Hi
Planning a ride through Colorado and in keeping with the tourist thing we want to ride up Pike's Peak. There will be 2 GS's and a friend on an 1800 Wing. Question is can the Wing do it? Also...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-25-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By 2tsnon
Need ticket and paddock pass WSB Tooele 5-30 only

Hi
I've got a friend who is now coming in a day early for the Superbike event at Miller Motorsports park. I'm looking for a cheap ticket and Paddock pass for Friday the 30th only. Hoping maybe some...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-21-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 814,283
Posted By 2tsnon
Nevada between Tonapah and Ely ...

Nevada between Tonapah and Ely
http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o223/2tsnon/Death%20Valley%2008/DSCF1575.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By 2tsnon
Sunshine

It got warmer. Ended up in the higher 50's.
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By 2tsnon
Ride to Promentory

So my last trip ended in a budget rental truck driving from Minneapolis back to Utah. Rode a few days since but mostly commuting. This was not a good way to finish the riding season. We have had the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,753
Posted By 2tsnon
I don't know if I'm correct but it seemed that I...

I don't know if I'm correct but it seemed that I would not get 200 miles out of a stock KTM tank of fuel. That pushed me to the beemer.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By 2tsnon
Look here

Just so happens I was searching around last night and saw this
http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=1915 (http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=1915)
and this...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,144
Posted By 2tsnon
Ended my trip in Minnesota

This is what happened to me coming home from New York. As I recall part was only around $75 (for a 2000 GS) but approx 3 hrs labor to get to it and back together.
Forum: Americas 03-06-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,261
Posted By 2tsnon
More time down than up

We were looking into this scenario but if I read the schedule correctly it is 3 days from Bellingham to Haines. The return appears to be 5 days. Just a time consideration for us.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,621
Posted By 2tsnon
How Old?

47 now
Started on a Rupp Roadster at 13
Honda SL 175 at 16 (wish I still hd that one)
CB 750
GL 1100
RSV 1300
FJR 1300 (might still want it also)
GS 1150

Wasn't it when we all started we...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,580
Posted By 2tsnon
Went FJR to GS

I'll weigh in as I finally feel informed. I went from an 05 FJR to a 00 GS. With that in mind would I do what you want? Hell yes!! I loved my FJR, a great bike for eating up miles and at my skill...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,337
Posted By 2tsnon
Cheap switch?

I actually had a salesman tell me not to use it on a demo because it was (paraphrasing) "not up to the standards of every day use" My take would be cheap.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2007, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By 2tsnon
Deffinately more weight in the right side over...

Deffinately more weight in the right side over the left. I had no issues with packing like this before. I'll balance it better.

Brett
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2007, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By 2tsnon
I will try the 36 in the front Now that...

I will try the 36 in the front

Now that somebody said it I believe the spare set of shocks say BMW Showa.

The set of shocks on the bike are black with grayish silver springs. They appear to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2007, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By 2tsnon
tires & shocks

Thanks for the replies so far. As for tires I am running brand new Distanzias with 40 lbs pressure. My load is me at 260 lbs and in the bags probably another 20-30 tops. I only assume that the shocks...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By 2tsnon
1150GS Handling

Hi GSers
I recently purchased a used 1150. It has about 39K on it and appears to have newer shocks or upgraded shocks. I don't know much about the history of the bike as the previous owner is no...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,999
Posted By 2tsnon
+1 I am trying to save my FJR by making the...

+1
I am trying to save my FJR by making the 1150GS a 2 up ride. If it works can sell my Venture and keep the Mrs happy.
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,929,036
Posted By 2tsnon
deer run too fast

Prairie Rat
And New Mexico needs to join the world on speed limits. I got it in a 55 in the middle of nowhere
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,929,036
Posted By 2tsnon
To help stay on budget

Josh
Since you appear to be a connoiseur, Slots O Fun has a .99 hot dog. A half pound of pure pork delight.

BTW BMW of Salt Lake, now Accolade Motorsports seems to be kind of hit or miss. I don't...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2007, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,929,036
Posted By 2tsnon
National Park Pass

-PS, that Nat'l Park pass (for 50 bucks!) that was brought up is a great idea. I'd never heard of that before, but that's a killer deal. Most of the big-n's (RMNP, Grand Canyon, Zion, etc.) have...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,929,036
Posted By 2tsnon
The tow truck driver was in too big a hurry to...

The tow truck driver was in too big a hurry to let Ross enjoy his hard work at the fire.
http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g8/PsychoMedic/byetruck.jpg
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I'm pretty sure that's the...
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