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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,449
Posted By trailgoon
I love my girls bike too. Out of my motorcycle...

I love my girls bike too. Out of my motorcycle fleet it gets the most use just because it is so practical. The one thing I wish was different is I wish I had the standard height shock. Is anybody's...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By trailgoon
Got the plate off and found the hole. ...

Got the plate off and found the hole.

http://i674.photobucket.com/albums/vv103/trailgooon/20130616_113123_zps9e1ec3c9.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By trailgoon
Oil Pan Replacement

I went out for a ride yesterday and hit a rock pretty good with the skid plate. I stopped about .8 miles later to see how my catalytic converter fared (if it got smashed its an excuse for a new...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-16-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 57,476
Posted By trailgoon
In! This would be my first time to this...

In!

This would be my first time to this event. Couple of questions do most people ride in or trailer in?
Which bike should I bring for the ride KTM 450 exc or BMW F650GS twin? (I know horrible...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,890
Posted By trailgoon
At the end of the trip my the onboard computer...

At the end of the trip my the onboard computer said an average of 55 which sounds about right. On the way north to Eagle Plains I was being pretty gentle and squeezed out 65. I didn't have to use...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,890
Posted By trailgoon
We ended up waiting out the rain the next day...

We ended up waiting out the rain the next day following the suggestions of the staff at Eagle Plains. While at Eagle Plains we talked to some other riders. One of the other riders, David decided to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,890
Posted By trailgoon
Made it onto the ferry and got all tied in. The...

Made it onto the ferry and got all tied in. The ferry did have some tie downs for my use but I brought my own anyways, I am really glad I grabbed the long ratcheting ones.


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Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,890
Posted By trailgoon
Today was all about putting in the miles and...

Today was all about putting in the miles and getting to Prince Rupert before I stopped for the night.
I got an early start in the morning when I woke up about 5am to rain hitting my tent. I didn't...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,890
Posted By trailgoon
Day 3 Today I really didn't have any...

Day 3


Today I really didn't have any plans other than heading farther north. I stopped in Seattle to give some college friends a call. At the off ramp I chose I saw a sign for a flight museum....
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,890
Posted By trailgoon
Corvallis to St Helens to Mt Rainier

My goal for the day was to ride around Mt Saint Helens. Well I put too much faith into the GPS and it routed me in on the Hwy that goes in and you have to come out the same way. One thing that I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,890
Posted By trailgoon
Day One I got a late start (1300) out of...

Day One

I got a late start (1300) out of Southern Oregon because I was undecided whether to leave Friday or Saturday. Well I decided to leave today (Friday). Before I left I wanted to make sure I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,890
Posted By trailgoon
Oregon to Inuvik with a Side of Alaska

About a year ago my college friend in Alaska suggested that we go for a ride through Canada and Alaska. I thought it sounded like a great idea so the search was on for a bike to do the job. Due to...
Forum: Americas 05-09-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By trailgoon
Bought the Ferry Ticket!

So I bought the ferry ticket from Prince Rupert to Skagway. Apparently if you depart out of Prince Rupert and go to Skagway you qualify for the Sea Alaska Pass so that saved 30 dollars, for a total...
Forum: Americas 04-30-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By trailgoon
My main reason for choosing Bellingham was to...

My main reason for choosing Bellingham was to reduce the amount of solo road time and exposure I have before tying in with my Riding Buddy. After looking at Prince Rupert though it looks like I could...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By trailgoon
The Ferry ticket will set you back $840, thats...

The Ferry ticket will set you back $840, thats for you and the bike, nothing fancy like food or a cabin. You get to sleep inside on the chairs, or in your tent duct taped to the deck.
Forum: Americas 04-29-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By trailgoon
Inuvik Canada, with a side of AK

Hello All,

I am looking for some advice. I am planning on a trip through SE Alaska to Inuvik Canada below is the proposed route....
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-10-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,953
Posted By trailgoon
It's Here! It's Here!

I picked it up today!

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Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,130
Posted By trailgoon
I have a 2007 KTM 450 exc for more serious dirt...

I have a 2007 KTM 450 exc for more serious dirt adventures. I call it my dirt bike with a liscence plate. Now I am just patiently waiting for my 2012 f650gs to show up. That bike will be my street...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-11-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,953
Posted By trailgoon
Pulled the trigger!

Thanks for all the advice I went ahead and ordered the low seat with the low suspension in sun yellow, ABS, trip computer, and heated grips! I am so excited!

At the dealer I sat on on a tiger 800...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-09-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,953
Posted By trailgoon
Question Bike advice F650 GS for a short rider

Hello All,
New to the forum but have been lurking a while.

I would really like to buy an adventure bike for riding through parts of western Canada and into AK. What has really got my attention...
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