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Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2014, 11:47 AM
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Posted By PDX Alamo
Congrats!!!

Amazing journey!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 80,789
Posted By PDX Alamo
Shit I just gave twisted throttle $47 for a...

Shit I just gave twisted throttle $47 for a locking tank ring I think we all can drop $20 for something like this. Well done sir and a great cause . I hope to see and adv sticker on that well ;)
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Handlers great I never once thought if only I had...

Handlers great I never once thought if only I had _____ bike. Extremely happy with it. It's for sale actually if your interested in this dream machine
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2014, 12:24 AM
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Views: 811,142
Posted By PDX Alamo
O yea

+ 1 there is hard and then there is this . Holy crap
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Nam

Not sure yet, probably try out the AZBDR with the big pig and see how it that goes. If it doesn't go well I will make the WR250 the defacto ADV bike.

I read your Vietnam RR and others; the plan...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Cameras

I ended up with three cameras actually. I bought and planed on using a SLR on the trip but there was just no room at all. I couldn't see myself actually going to the trouble of digging it out every...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
I thought your buddy requested that but I could...

I thought your buddy requested that but I could be wrong, figured you were fugitives from the law. Either way nice to hear from you and Ill be sure to drop a kickstand down when I am in that neck of...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 24,504
Posted By PDX Alamo
Awesome

Thanks a ton for taking the time to write this up as I will be using it as my how to guide soon. I have done a few reports myself so I know these things take a lot more time than folks realize. Great...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Cool2 June 25th 426 Miles Jasper to Sandpoint Idaho, Wow

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Packed up my stuff for the next to last time and headed...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Thumb Thanks

Welcome aboard Texas Brother, thats a heck of a drive my friend. You will be able to get Glacier and Ice fields on the way up, not to be missed. Gear section coming soon I promise.
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Eh? June 25th Kiskantinaw Park to Jasper 345 Miles, Magnificent Beaver

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Rise and Shine and hoping to get some better scenery than...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Glad I could help, you and your lady will have a...

Glad I could help, you and your lady will have a blast. What bike ya taking ? For what it's worth the ice fields parkway is pretty incredible and not to be missed. I'll try and finish this opus soon....
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
June 24th 380 Miles Toad River to Kiskatinaw Provincial Park. Zzzzzz

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During the night, and I haven't actually had a “night in...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
June 23rd Teslin Lake to Toad River 363 Miles, Mucho Mucho bueno

June 23rd Teslin Lake to Toad River 363 Miles

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:evil...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Cry June 22nd Dawson City to Teslin Lake 431 Miles ; Time to head home

Well I got up and packed up, said goodbye to my Texas friends who were going to drive up to the arctic circle. I thought about it for a few minutes but ran the numbers and I needed to get on back...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Thanks man

We have had some snow here so not being able to leave the house sure makes it easy to crank out a few days on this RR. Anyhow the long drive back starts now:eek1
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
June 21st 0miles. Dust 2 Dawson, Summer Solstice, & dog ball

Well I got up for the big ride and found it to be pouring down rain, I gave a shout to the other guys in the tents and the consensus was no one was going for the ride. I got out of the tent and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Laugh Tok, AK to Dawson City YT roughly 150 miles, Thats why they call it top of the world

I cant get GPS to map the route so I am guessing about 150 miles. GPS will take you on an unreal route of 2500 miles. So don’t follow your GPS :)

Most folks woke up and early and were gone by the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
June 19th Tok Alaska 0 miles Beer &Oil , D2D Build up

Well it was a rest day for me and much needed. The Ride , Sleep , repeat schedule is fine but you realize that its a good idea to have a down day here and there. Just enjoy the sun , read a book,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
It was freak weather or me I guess mostly warm...

It was freak weather or me I guess mostly warm but one day it was mid 30's just in the AM but that quickly changes. Wee handled great no complaints at all and to my surprise when the lady left I...
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2014, 07:57 PM
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Posted By PDX Alamo
Might you post a few pics when you get them...

Might you post a few pics when you get them installed, looking like I need to support the Ukrainian economy.
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Eek Eagle Claw round 2 ; Tangle Lake to Tok Alaska 209 Miles

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I got up with one of those low moments when you think you...
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Thumbs down Carpe Diem

My dad has been to all 50 states and the only place he said he would go back to was Alaska. I sent him a link to this ride report and he replied

"Thats why Alaska is the only place I've been that...
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 24,504
Posted By PDX Alamo
Ok I'm going

That last installment put me over, hopefully weather is good in march. Great RR:clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 138,176
Posted By PDX Alamo
Wow

Read start to finish , amazing journey and lucky you guys are mighty fine wrenchers. I would have been totally screwed with those break downs
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 132,468
Posted By PDX Alamo
Whoooa

I'll add one more wow! You should post those tracks that is a do not miss route. Thanks for taking the time to let us ride with you
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Thanks

Yea sorry for the delays , these things take a big chunk of time to make; don't mean to leave y'all hangin. I'll finish it some day here soon.
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Cool2 June 17th 141 Miles DNP to Tangle Lake CG Denali Hwy, So easy a Motorhome cam do it

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According to the The Adventurous Motorcyclist guide to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 24,504
Posted By PDX Alamo
Wicked Awesome

Well that settles it, galaxy it us in March. What a great help , thanks for taking the time to put this out there.
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 24,504
Posted By PDX Alamo
in like flynn

Thinking maybe February for me, pave the way my man
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Wink June 16th 0 miles ; Get on the school bus Denali

:evilWell got up and headed off to the school bus into Denali and got in line with a lots of other folks. Couldn't ask for a nicer day at that
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Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Laugh More to come

Thanks man glad your along for the ride remembered. Should be able to get a few more days posted this weekend
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Talking June 15th Anchorage to Denali National Park 240 Miles , Pillion free

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Well it was time to say good by as the lady packed up her...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Ms. Alamo is a pioneer

Glad to hear it , I eagerly await your guys next ride report together. I don't think she will regret it one bit on the back of the bike, heck my lady got to sleep and I had to do all the "work" :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Bluhduh June 14th Anchorage Alaska and the Microtel Ritz 18 miles

WARNING: This will be the most boring post of the trip but to keep continuity Ill post it anyway. I am sure y'all are really interested in our dinner and my haircut so here ya go.:lol3
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Thumb June 13th Where the F is Chugach State Park? Russian River to Eagle Creek 120 Miles

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The drive from the Russian River to Anchorage was...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Although it might not be "Alaska" the Cassier hwy...

Although it might not be "Alaska" the Cassier hwy was the most remote , no traffic, wild animals area we drove. If you have the right bike and the time I believe that a dirt track big dog adventures...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Laugh June 12th Ahh Nature 52 miles Seward to Cooper Landing

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Up and Atom and on the way out of town see a sign for...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Eek The Transporter and sunflowers

So to answer your questions I will start with the easier one, No I have never lived in Florida but many people say I look like The Transporter Jason Statham and in Asia they really think I look like...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,537
Posted By PDX Alamo
Cry June 11th Why did we want to come here? 179 Miles Valdez to Seward

June 11th Why did we want to come here? 179 Miles Valdez to Seward

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