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Forum: Alaska 12-15-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By AK650
I'd last a little longer on ski's, but I'd still...

I'd last a little longer on ski's, but I'd still eventually hit a tree!:D

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 12-15-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By AK650
and motorcycles....lots of them!:D Jeff

and motorcycles....lots of them!:D

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 12-15-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By AK650
I'm calm, no worries. Didn't intend to come off...

I'm calm, no worries. Didn't intend to come off as being in a snit. I just didn't take the premise of the commercial the same way. To me, it's a given that you can "ride" to Juneau, but it's going to...
Forum: Alaska 12-15-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By AK650
Actually there is a road to Juneau(and numerous...

Actually there is a road to Juneau(and numerous other SE AK communities), its call the Alaska Marine Highway. Matter of fact, I rode my Harley there a few years back. Guess I'm a "sheeple":ear

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 12-14-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,200
Posted By AK650
Thanks for the stories and photo's guys! Very...

Thanks for the stories and photo's guys! Very cool stuff, and some great AK moto history. Wished I'd been more of a shutterbug in my 20's-30's.

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 12-14-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By AK650
Some damn nice riding! I would have lasted...

Some damn nice riding!

I would have lasted for maybe a minute, before I center punched a tree!:D

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,665
Posted By AK650
We got ours this morning. Looking forward to it! ...

We got ours this morning. Looking forward to it!

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 12-06-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By AK650
The factory Dunlops have worked just fine to get...

The factory Dunlops have worked just fine to get my baggers through construction zones, and the occasional gravel stretches. I can't see going through the trouble of swapping tires, though I have no...
Forum: Alaska 12-05-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,665
Posted By AK650
Apparently, you don't get it. Notice the smiley...

Apparently, you don't get it. Notice the smiley face? That means I was yanking your chain. Perhaps you should take some of your cash, and buy yourself a sense of humor?:ear

I have no idea why you...
Forum: Alaska 12-05-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,665
Posted By AK650
You ride a KLR? :) Jeff

You ride a KLR? :)

Jeff
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,937
Posted By AK650
Exactly my point, thanks! Jeff

Exactly my point, thanks!

Jeff
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,937
Posted By AK650
I don't see the point in using wheel diameter to...

I don't see the point in using wheel diameter to determine ride height change, as the wheel isn't touching the ground. It all boils down to what tire you plan on fitting to the rim, and it's rolling...
Forum: Alaska 11-27-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By AK650
Like many things motorcycle, it's a subjective...

Like many things motorcycle, it's a subjective thing, apparently! The Gerbings gloves I've used for 5+ seasons work fine, and keep my hands plenty warm on my bike with no grip heat. After several...
Forum: Alaska 11-27-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By AK650
Wuss!:eek1 I'm just young enough to still have...

Wuss!:eek1 I'm just young enough to still have good circulation! :D

Hey Jack, how ya doing? Full disclosure, my F800 has grips and gloves. Came from the factory that way. For the Road Glide, just...
Forum: Alaska 11-27-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By AK650
Personally, I prefer heated gloves. No dicking...

Personally, I prefer heated gloves. No dicking around wiring up your bike with something that's probably going to fail years down the road. I generally ride with a couple fingers on both clutch &...
Forum: Alaska 11-27-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,707
Posted By AK650
I still think if the others shops followed Harley...

I still think if the others shops followed Harley s service example, threads like this wouldn't exist.

+1 They are definitely the leaders in customer service, IME.

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 11-26-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,707
Posted By AK650
Who want's to ride a Goldwing, let alone work on...

Who want's to ride a Goldwing, let alone work on an old one?:ear

Don't get all butt hurt 'wingers, just poking a little fun.

I'll add that I've had way more positive experiences with HOH, TMS,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 18,207
Posted By AK650
For adding fuel capacity to an F800, two words...

For adding fuel capacity to an F800, two words come to my mind. Camel Tank!

Jeff
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,242
Posted By AK650
Would I buy another F800GS.....absolutely. But I...

Would I buy another F800GS.....absolutely. But I don't plan on getting rid of mine anytime soon!

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 11-18-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,707
Posted By AK650
Some really great points made, and issues aired...

Some really great points made, and issues aired out, but jeez isn't kinda early in the winter for a thread like this?:D Hell, there isn't even any snow on the ground, though daylight is getting in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-13-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,021
Posted By AK650
While that is a good looking setup, if that bike...

While that is a good looking setup, if that bike takes a dirt nap, the light will get driven right through some very expensive plastic!

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 11-12-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By AK650
Great trailer Eric! Look forward to seeing the...

Great trailer Eric! Look forward to seeing the film!

Jeff
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By AK650
What year bike?

What year bike?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By AK650
TFF! :beer

TFF!
:beer
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By AK650
Was your previous bike a KLR650? :D Just giving...

Was your previous bike a KLR650? :D Just giving you a ration!

Jeff
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By AK650
The OP has a 2013.

The OP has a 2013.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By AK650
http://www.twistedthrottle.com/denali-auxiliary-li...

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/denali-auxiliary-light-mounting-bracket-for-bmw-f800gs-f800gs-adventure-13

Stone age simple, durable, and easy to install. Don't know if your PIAA's will fit...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-18-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By AK650
Another +1 for the front. I weigh 240#, and I...

Another +1 for the front. I weigh 240#, and I could crank up the rear preload enough to make it tolerable with a very light load. The non adjustable front forks were another matter. Limp springs had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,418
Posted By AK650
This one could be debated till the cows come...

This one could be debated till the cows come home. Way too subjective, and falls into the "do what works best for you" category(like so many things!) I've been pretty happy with the K60's front and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,624
Posted By AK650
I went with the Altrider in black on my '13....

I went with the Altrider in black on my '13. Everything fit great, and matches the frame color. Have only tipped over once, at very low speed/almost stopped(I stalled it on a switchback:huh). No...
Forum: Alaska 10-12-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By AK650
Stashing a bike somewhere warm sounds more...

Stashing a bike somewhere warm sounds more appealing every year! People down there are going to need some dark shades to protect them from the glare of halibut belly white Alaska skin exposed to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-11-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 953
Posted By AK650
A non-riding day....how awful for you! We're...

A non-riding day....how awful for you! We're about ready to look at 150+ non-riding days in a row up here.:cry

The bike is looking good!

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 10-11-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By AK650
We turned around after the second crossing of...

We turned around after the second crossing of what we think was Cache Creek.

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 10-09-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By AK650
While I've ridden that far for lunch...

While I've ridden that far for lunch before(Anchorage-Fairbanks 720 mi round trip), I doubt I'd be able to pull it off in half a day! :D Looks like a hyperlink needs some correction.

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 10-09-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By AK650
Late winter/early spring cabin fever reliever

Should be just about sick of winter by mid March, so I booked a slot at this event.

http://www.altrider.com/taste-of-dakar-2015/pid/1391/cid/54

Would like to ride the TAT some day, and thought...
Forum: Alaska 10-08-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,259
Posted By AK650
Damn! You have my respect, that was a tough ride!...

Damn! You have my respect, that was a tough ride! Good on both of you guys, and really glad to hear that it worked out OK. :thumb

Jeff
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By AK650
Care to explain the downside to splitting the...

Care to explain the downside to splitting the compression/rebound function between forks? Not arguing, agreeing, or disagreeing;just curios.

Jeff
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,895
Posted By AK650
"I honestly don't really mind since you can get a...

"I honestly don't really mind since you can get a throttle lock for around $100. I'm sure that if BMW added cruise as an option to the 800 it would be $500 "

Cruise isn't a show stopper for me...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,895
Posted By AK650
I doubt that we'll see cruise control on the F...

I doubt that we'll see cruise control on the F bikes, until they are fly by wire, like the water boxer. Personally I think BMW will always hold back some features from the F's, to retain a certain...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-04-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,964
Posted By AK650
Given the price, quality, and ease of install of...

Given the price, quality, and ease of install of a Camel Tank, I can't imagine why anyone would bother; other than just wanting to tinker. Perhaps a crash repair that requires a rear end replacement....
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