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Forum: Alaska 05-26-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,793
Posted By bigskyguy
Thanks for the welcome Troyer. I will be working...

Thanks for the welcome Troyer. I will be working as the Mtn. Operations Mngr. at the resort so sort of the other way around. Really looking forward to the opportunity. See ya up there!
Forum: Alaska 05-24-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,793
Posted By bigskyguy
Thanks for the tip crashmaster. I've heard a lot...

Thanks for the tip crashmaster. I've heard a lot about how great the snow mo action was this season. I was thinking an Alumaweld with a 40 horse myself. The mtn. sled is a given. I'll be working for...
Forum: Alaska 05-21-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,793
Posted By bigskyguy
Busy these days

Just wanted to say thanks to all of ya for the advice. It looks like my wife and I will be moving to Girdwood after all. I'm thinking I'll probably sell my bikes down here and avoid having to move...
Forum: Alaska 03-19-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,793
Posted By bigskyguy
As a skier and mtn. biker AK will beat the...

As a skier and mtn. biker AK will beat the Dakota's by 700 inches of snow and 3200 vertical. I'll take that over dust, wind, and rock carvings any day :rofl Holy crap, turf war and I haven't even...
Forum: Alaska 03-18-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,793
Posted By bigskyguy
Thanks for the advice everyone. It's looking like...

Thanks for the advice everyone. It's looking like I'll be flying in around April 15th for my final interview etc... Sounds like the skiing should be pretty good. 700 inches is hard to beat. I'm going...
Forum: Alaska 03-17-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,793
Posted By bigskyguy
Moving on up. I got ???'s

Hello AK'ers I will possibly be moving to Girdwood to take a job and have a few questions I hope you can help me with. I own a 2006 FZ1 that I ride quite a bit (weather permitting) here in Montana....
Forum: EMEA 03-12-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By bigskyguy
Thanks for the offer Giorgio. Sadly I won't be...

Thanks for the offer Giorgio. Sadly I won't be farther north than Rome for this trip. I have put in an email to Admo to let me know if they have any cancelations. Just keeping fingers crossed for...
Forum: Americas 03-06-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,342
Posted By bigskyguy
Beartooth for sure. Your welcome to leave the...

Beartooth for sure. Your welcome to leave the trailer at my place here in Big Sky, MT. I'm about 30 miles from Yellowstones west entrance and 42 miles South of Bozeman. Your welcome to borrow some...
Forum: Americas 03-06-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By bigskyguy
North Cascades highway of course and the...

North Cascades highway of course and the beartooth in Montucky. Put Yellowstone on the list if you haven't been.
Forum: EMEA 03-06-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By bigskyguy
I would also be willing to get you pretty well...

I would also be willing to get you pretty well lined out for a bow or rifle elk hunt. Not a full outfitted trip mind you, but get you pointed in the right direction and spend a day spotting and...
Forum: EMEA 03-06-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By bigskyguy
Italy long shot

Hey there. My wife and I are headed to Rome in May on a spur of the moment trip we purchased. I would like to try and do a day of riding but all the rental places are out of rentals. I have learned...
Forum: Americas 03-01-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,327
Posted By bigskyguy
Beartooth.

http://www.facebook.com/#!/video/video.php?v=2525273847643


A friend and I riding the beartooth last summer (sorry for the facebook link). Really fun ride, kinda long video (I know, I know). I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 26,780
Posted By bigskyguy
Meh.

I kinda like the look, albiet pretty played out now. Spending more than 4 g's on one seems like an oxymoronic way to go, as a decent sport bike could be picked up for that. The guys wearing "ace...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,825
Posted By bigskyguy
$.02

FZ1. Inexpensive, reliable, lots of aftermarket support, fast, fun, and for my 5'-10" 170lb 35 year old ass, is pretty comfy. Longest day was 750 miles in one shot from Bellingham, WA to Big Sky, MT...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-10-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By bigskyguy
Hot Lap Finally!

Got the bike out yesterday for a hot lap through the gallatin canyon. Man what a relief. I was beginning to twitch i was jonesing so bad. A little chilly and a little sandy but not too bad for early...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-08-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,128
Posted By bigskyguy
yup

Hwy 20 through washington is a blast! Late summer is your best bet, long days, less thunder showers, and warm temps. I rode from big sky, MT to bellingham, WA last summer and have to say one of the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-08-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By bigskyguy
Jellystone

Well if your going to visit Yellowstone I would say stay in Big Sky. Here's why. Short ride to the west entrance, resturants are better (thai, mex, chinese, pizza, bbq,) than West yellowstone and the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,586,435
Posted By bigskyguy
this one has my vote!:nod

this one has my vote!:nod
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-05-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 807,712
Posted By bigskyguy
Ok lets do this.

Trip home to Washington. Like widespread panic "travellin' light, it's the only way to fly".

http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/38160_1483766290605_1127286638_1362896_1589664_n.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-02-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6,970
Views: 2,335,168
Posted By bigskyguy
not a road exactly

Saw this out in the middle of nowhere while elk hunting here in Montana.

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Forum: Regional forums 03-02-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,265
Posted By bigskyguy
I'll second that. Bozeman, MT to Sandpoint, ID to...

I'll second that. Bozeman, MT to Sandpoint, ID to Bellingham, WA following rivers the whole way has to be one of the greatest rides I've ever done. Nothing like a sunny monday morning riding west...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,646
Posted By bigskyguy
Pricing

One more note. We picked up both bikes last year at the same shop and paid $11,500 for a new 09 err six en AND an 06 fz1 with 8k on the odo. So yeah they are priced right. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,646
Posted By bigskyguy
err six en'

I got one of these for the wifes bike

http://www.silverstonemotor.com/kawasaki-er6-n-2009-2010-hp-windscreen,us,4,ERM-STV-ER609.cfm

gives her just enough to stay in the bubble. She's good for...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,646
Posted By bigskyguy
Kawi

My wife is 5 foot nuthin, a hundred pounds wet, with a 28" inseam. Last year we purchased her a 2009 kawi er-6n. I installed a lowering link, shaved the seat foam a bit (kawi offers a low seat for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-10-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,565
Posted By bigskyguy
191 is a no go

-26 in Big Sky yesterday and 9 above. Hope you got grip heaters.

248692

Bring one of these.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,418
Posted By bigskyguy
Oh and

Not sure what you'll be riding but just north of the west entrance on 191 there are a bunch of dirt roads that head into the Gallatin Natl. Forest. I've taken my FZ up some of the less rugged ones...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,418
Posted By bigskyguy
Hot Spot

Don't forget to take a dip in the Boiling River just inside the park at the Gardner entrance. Nice spot to soak and wash off the road grime. Hot springs pour into the Yellowstone river there and it's...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7,651
Views: 6,890,655
Posted By bigskyguy
Theo

Thee ol lady. She's on the blue one:D

http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash1/hs499.ash1/27264_1384535649901_1127286638_1107636_5045537_n.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-04-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,990
Posted By bigskyguy
FZzzzzzz's

http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/hs270.snc6/179820_1744507008960_1127286638_1927714_6733049_n.jpg

It's a tough thing being a skier and a motorcyclist. Praying for snow comes at a...
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