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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 17,418
Posted By bkreese
I received a call from Max (him personally) today...

I received a call from Max (him personally) today investigating the problem I experienced. The specifics of my situation and interactions with his staff were unknown to him during the weekend as he...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-17-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 503
Posted By bkreese
Adv South - Glad I Went But Ride North Next Time!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/18/y2ena6et.jpg


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Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 875,519
Posted By bkreese
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/19/9asa4yqu.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/19/9asa4yqu.jpg


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-18-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11,356
Views: 544,373
Posted By bkreese
Wicked Copious Gallonage - GS Adv

Meef,

I'm thinking that someday I'm going to just drive away and not stop, ever (grin at fantasy). So I carry Copious Gallonage so when the time is right . . .

Gas is in the rotopax. oil,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-16-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 298,038
Posted By bkreese
Great Tire - Watch for Cracking

I didn't read much on this thread so I apologize for anything repetitive.

I dismounted a pair of k60s today from my r1200gs. Real tough! 2x4 lever under back of truck broke the bead. Everything...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-30-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,595
Posted By bkreese
Wow! Amy is the epitome of ADV women! She guided...

Wow! Amy is the epitome of ADV women! She guided through a most amazing part of Alaska. At Savage River Camp we woke to Denali beckoning us. On the Denali highway we roamed free across the frozen...
Forum: Alaska 05-30-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,479
Posted By bkreese
I turned back at the shelf on 28th after 3rd...

I turned back at the shelf on 28th after 3rd trucker said 3 feet drifts with icy decent on North slope side. I guess I'll have to come back later in the season :divorce court! Heavy rain the whole...
Forum: Americas 05-25-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By bkreese
So the rear TKC was gone by the time I got to...

So the rear TKC was gone by the time I got to Fairbanks! Dan at Adventure Cycle Works in Fairbanks slapped on some new skin quick. He runs a top notch operation from his garage and is a terrific guy....
Forum: Americas 05-21-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By bkreese
Travis at Mondak Motorsports in Williston got me...

Travis at Mondak Motorsports in Williston got me a set of TKCs quick! They mounted them and i was on my way! Beware - I called everywhere recommended and no one had dual sport tires!


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-17-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By bkreese
Sorry, forgot to say I'm on the road today, and...

Sorry, forgot to say I'm on the road today, and from Eastern Ohio. Time is of the essence.

Thanks.


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-17-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By bkreese
Tires w/Mount needed between Grand Forks, MN to Williston, ND Route 2 - Suggestions?

Tourances are at end of life, and I need skins between Grand Forks, MN and Williston, ND off Route 2. K60s or TKC80s preferred. Any suggestions?

Thank You.


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Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 139,242
Posted By bkreese
Made a Meltdown

I made a sweet license plate holder toolbox with a Pelican. It melted on a 300 mile run! Rebuilt with a heat shield.

http://bkreese.smugmug.com/photos/i-DW7DCHC/0/M/i-DW7DCHC-M.jpg
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Forum: Alaska 05-09-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,479
Posted By bkreese
Bump. Five days until I launch. Any new news?...

Bump. Five days until I launch. Any new news? Thanks for all the help guys!


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Forum: Americas 05-09-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By bkreese
Thanks for the offer Cal. I think I'm gonna wing...

Thanks for the offer Cal. I think I'm gonna wing it! I'll buy tires somewhere along the route. Early in the season so I'm betting someone has what I need. Pretty much the FlaRider1 plan.

Five days...
Forum: Americas 05-02-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By bkreese
So I decided to plan the change to TKCs in...

So I decided to plan the change to TKCs in Calgary with Dave Anderson at Anderwerks. Recommendations for him are all over this forum. Well, he hasn't returned my calls or emails :bummer. Maybe he is...
Forum: Alaska 04-30-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,479
Posted By bkreese
Thank you. Sent from my iPad using...

Thank you.


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Forum: Americas 04-24-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By bkreese
Thanks for sharing your knowledge Pantah. My...

Thanks for sharing your knowledge Pantah. My plans and mind have gone in many directions in working up this expedition, and I think this one of the reasons I'm enjoying this so much. For example, I...
Forum: Americas 04-24-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By bkreese
I'm planning a ride report, but not until I...

I'm planning a ride report, but not until I return. I just have to commit to keeping notes and getting pics (sometimes I get all caught in the moment and forget).

I hope you are still blazing the...
Forum: Americas 04-22-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By bkreese
Looks like I'm going to ship tires to Calgary and...

Looks like I'm going to ship tires to Calgary and mount there. TKCs will hopefully last until return through Fairbanks.


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Forum: Alaska 04-22-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,479
Posted By bkreese
Thanks AKBMW! This is my first trip to AK...

Thanks AKBMW!

This is my first trip to AK and it feels like I already have friends there. I do appreciate your time and effort.

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Forum: Alaska 04-21-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,479
Posted By bkreese
Does anyone know if an operator is restarting...

Does anyone know if an operator is restarting Arctic tours this season? I know this topic has been beat here and elsewhere, but Deadhorse loses some of its allure without being able to reach the sea....
Forum: Americas 04-02-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By bkreese
My tires arrived last week. I may just take them...

My tires arrived last week. I may just take them with me rather than ship. That would give me more flexibility. The downside is that this increases my already expedition quantity of gear on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,198,631
Posted By bkreese
Bought the crates from Duluth Trading and cut...

Bought the crates from Duluth Trading and cut slots at the side base with a dremmel for straps. I shaped the bottom of the crate to sit flat on the pannier lid, and I strapped tight to lid. All...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,198,631
Posted By bkreese
Milk Crate Mania

Just thought I would show-off the milk crates! My friends are pounding me hard about them :milkman! I'm telling you milk crates take utilitarianism to a HIGH LEVEL! My sleeping pad, tent, and...
Forum: Americas 03-08-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By bkreese
Thanks for the info on airforcelodge.com. I am...

Thanks for the info on airforcelodge.com. I am going to see if they can receive shipment of my tires, and how much that might cost.



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Forum: Americas 03-07-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By bkreese
Thank you for the update. This kind of...

Thank you for the update. This kind of information is invaluable, and that is why this forum is so very useful!

Thank you for the response. My trip planning continues to move forward.


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Forum: Americas 03-07-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By bkreese
Thanks for the response. I am planning to run...

Thanks for the response. I am planning to run Campbell, and I want to take all precautions. Seems like Watson Lake is where to get ready for off pavement.

An Email address for Mandeep would be...
Forum: Americas 03-07-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By bkreese
Tire Change Plan for Ohio to Deadhorse

Headed to Deadhorse from Ohio in May. I want to ship tires to Watson Lake for change before rougher road.

I have seen many ride reports that have tires changed by Mandeep at Campground...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-26-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,349
Posted By bkreese
Great RR Doring! Your spirit for adventure really...

Great RR Doring! Your spirit for adventure really showed in that mud.

Keep the good stuff coming. You tell it well!


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Forum: Americas 02-22-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,260
Posted By bkreese
Have a great ride everybody! I'm planning to...

Have a great ride everybody!

I'm planning to depart from Pittsburgh on 5/13. It's a bit early, but you gotta go when able. The ride reports have all the info a person could ever need. It's more...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 256,005
Posted By bkreese
Victory High Ball - Any Feedback?

At the cycle show in Cleveland I sat on the Victory High Ball. Wow! The bike felt like it was built to fit me. At 6'1 and accustomed to riding high - I'm not the low slung, ape hanging type, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,198,631
Posted By bkreese
Thank you for the tip. I'm going to get Tapatalk...

Thank you for the tip. I'm going to get Tapatalk today and see how it works. I may take your offer to help, if I can't figure it out. Thanks again.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,198,631
Posted By bkreese
Looks great! I went fire truck on the back. ...

Looks great! I went fire truck on the back. Sorry, it's really over the top!

http://bkreese.smugmug.com/photos/i-7BH295b/0/M/i-7BH295b-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,198,631
Posted By bkreese
Yea, I went a little crazy with the reflexite...

Yea, I went a little crazy with the reflexite tape. Kinda looks like I'm on the handicap spot, but the only thing handicapped is my picture taking ability ;-)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-06-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 67,666
Views: 5,345,286
Posted By bkreese
646 from Wintersville out to 250 Tappen Lake!...

646 from Wintersville out to 250 Tappen Lake! Twisty Heaven and be careful!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,198,631
Posted By bkreese
The New Calyptso at Expedition Weight -Alaska in May!

http://bkreese.smugmug.com/photos/i-Mqv9WsQ/0/M/i-Mqv9WsQ-M.jpg

i'm hoping to figure how to blog from ipad so i can ride repot to Alaska come May!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-30-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 67,666
Views: 5,345,286
Posted By bkreese
Doug Was Great - Only Presenter Not Hustling Himself

Doug has really covered some miles in the pursuit of the "ultimate biker party"! He is really good at sharing his relaxed style of two wheel travel, and I enjoyed his presentation.

In contrast, I...
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