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Forum: Alaska 01-28-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By HayDuchessLives
I know my DR would have done fine, but I heard...

I know my DR would have done fine, but I heard from several people that the road can be scary when wet, and it had been raining for at least 2 hours, pretty hard, when I got to that road so I decided...
Forum: Alaska 01-27-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Wow - what a temptation. I LOVED riding through...

Wow - what a temptation. I LOVED riding through British Columbia (Beautiful Country) last year and down to Skagway the previous year and can't wait to go again someday. I definitely recommend...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 24,665
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Excitement is growing!

I (obviously) don't get on this Forum and post a lot, but I'm looking forward to meeting some new folks and getting out on some fun rides. If this group of Inmates is anything like the Alaskan...
Forum: Alaska 01-25-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By HayDuchessLives
The Quail Motorcycle Gathering

This looks like a pretty cool motorcycle gathering.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHWr3w08fcI&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Alaska 01-25-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Chugach skiing

We tried skiing up to Ship Lake Pass in the Chugach yesterday and turned around about 1/4 mile from the top of the pass. The forecasted 14" of snow sure did NOT materialize. We had the best snow...
Forum: Alaska 01-23-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,162
Posted By HayDuchessLives
I was down in Wyoming in December and the gas...

I was down in Wyoming in December and the gas prices dropped to $2.23/gal. The prices dropped even lower after I left there. I was envious as we were paying a lot more than that up here.

Are you...
Forum: Alaska 01-22-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,162
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Hey - not everybody has suffered from chaos and...

Hey - not everybody has suffered from chaos and disaster after spending time near my DR! We visited Solarmoose and his wonderful wife on our first trip up to Deadhorse and I don't think anything...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 24,665
Posted By HayDuchessLives
I'm not bringing "Schmot dogs," but I'm bringing...

I'm not bringing "Schmot dogs," but I'm bringing something for an appetizer one evening that rhymes with Poked Jammin'. :D

I'm glad I'm heading down south to do some riding as winter may have...
Forum: Alaska 01-22-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,162
Posted By HayDuchessLives
I'll be down south riding in a week. :clap I'm...

I'll be down south riding in a week. :clap I'm glad I didn't store my bike in Albuquerque.
Forum: Alaska 01-17-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 171,771
Posted By HayDuchessLives
:D I hope you don't send me BM!!!!

:D

I hope you don't send me BM!!!!
Forum: Alaska 01-15-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,166
Posted By HayDuchessLives
I also enjoyed the movie and talking with many...

I also enjoyed the movie and talking with many "motorcycle friends" I rarely see. :1drink All the riders in the movie mentioned the brotherhood and camaraderie typically inherent within the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 24,665
Posted By HayDuchessLives
There's room for an extra tent at my campsite -...

There's room for an extra tent at my campsite - #107.
Forum: Alaska 01-06-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,008
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Great choice in bikes!

No worries about your transportation to the, uh, rally, or get-together or whatever it's called. You wisely chose an excellent motorcycle that will easily get you to Dawson, and on up to Inuvik if...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-08-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 24,665
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Dress code?

I sure hope the suggested dress code for the dinner isn't strictly enforced. I have good excuses for not wearing bib overalls sans a shirt!!! :nod First off, I don't own a pair of bib overalls and...
Forum: Alaska 12-02-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Published author in our midst...

As I was thumbing through the "Forum" winter magazine, published by the Alaska Humanities Forum, I saw an article about some of the history surrounding the Spenard area that looked interesting. Lo...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-20-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 24,665
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Odd weather

I am storing one of my bikes in Pahrump at a friend's house and she just told me they have been having temps in the 20s and people's pipes are freezing. I'm sure my DR feels right at home in those...
Forum: Alaska 11-16-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Charlie sure used to enjoy teasing you, "Crappy,"...

Charlie sure used to enjoy teasing you, "Crappy," the young whippersnapper! Didn't you call us mainland scum or something entirely disrespectful like that? I can't believe you're going to have...
Forum: Alaska 11-16-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Thanks - this photo is pricesless!! AKCharlie...

Thanks - this photo is pricesless!! AKCharlie used to frequently (jokingly) badmouth my #1 DR but look how utterly happy he is to ride my wonderful DR!! :D He had hoped to ride my #2 DR and accompany...
Forum: Alaska 11-10-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,645
Posted By HayDuchessLives
AK Duc takes a lot of pride in his appearance and...

AK Duc takes a lot of pride in his appearance and likes to be visible, which is a good thing, especially since he rides as well as he dresses. And he gets a lot of appreciative female attention. He...
Forum: Alaska 11-05-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Electric motorcycle

Harley Davidson announced their new electric motorcycle. It's pretty fast and looks sweet.

http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-harley-davidson-electric-livewire-20140618-story.html...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-04-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 24,665
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Sounds like I will have some fun with you guys!! ...

Sounds like I will have some fun with you guys!! :clap

I might have to get knobbies reinstalled on my bike. Does anybody know a good mechanic in Pahrump??
Forum: Alaska 11-04-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,645
Posted By HayDuchessLives
When you're as studly as he is overall, do you...

When you're as studly as he is overall, do you even need studs on your tires? :hmmmmm It might be overkill.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-04-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 24,665
Posted By HayDuchessLives
I will bring some smoked salmon and crackers for...

I will bring some smoked salmon and crackers for appetizers.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 24,665
Posted By HayDuchessLives
I'm in! Site 107 reserved Thursday - Monday. I'm...

I'm in! Site 107 reserved Thursday - Monday. I'm psyched about riding in DV - in the winter! I will probably still have Tourances on my bike instead of the usual knobbies (I switched out for my road...
Forum: Alaska 10-28-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,647
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Charlie's Wake

I already have plans for the 8th, so another Saturday would be better for me. I last spoke with Charlie while I was riding through Canada and I could feel his spirit riding with me after he passed...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,152
Posted By HayDuchessLives
This is off the topic, but I visited my mom and...

This is off the topic, but I visited my mom and stepdad in T or C a couple weeks ago and my mom and I drove up to Chloride, one of our favorite little towns to visit. Once again I wished I had my...
Forum: Alaska 10-27-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 171,771
Posted By HayDuchessLives
I did NOT need this temptation!

Dang dang dang - why did you go and post this? I was tempted by this bike when you first posted it, mainly because I'm looking for a bike for my granddaughter. Thank goodness I'm thinking more about...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 213,351
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Looks like a fun time!

I may possibly attend this rally as it looks like a great way to meet more riders and ride new (to me) dirt roads. I definitely plan on attending the Death Valley DAZE event as it fits into my work...
Forum: Alaska 10-12-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Wow -- looks great!!

I wish I could go but I already have a fantastic ski trip planned that weekend. Last weekend I finished riding one of my bikes from Anchorage all the way down to Pahrump. It is now in storage,...
Forum: Alaska 09-23-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 171,771
Posted By HayDuchessLives
How did you end up with DR parts? :ear They look...

How did you end up with DR parts? :ear They look lonely. I hope they find a good home. My kids used my old stock gas tanks and seats on their customized ATVs, creating interesting-looking...
Forum: Alaska 09-02-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Coupons for Varleys in Whittier

I had four coupons for Varleys Seafood Café in Whittier that I dropped off at Alaska Leather for whomever is interested in using them. The discount is $7.50 off of a fish and chips basket when...
Forum: Alaska 08-27-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,451
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Good luck to Annie! I am sure she will be...

Good luck to Annie! I am sure she will be successful. :clap
Forum: Alaska 08-26-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,376
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Dan has great taste in bikes and really likes...

Dan has great taste in bikes and really likes DRs! :D I found that out when he replaced a bearing on my DR that was making noise after I returned to Fairbanks from a ride on the Dalton Hwy. He really...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,736
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Stunning scenery!

I heartily agree that this area is "nice country" and I thoroughly enjoyed the ride from Bella Coola to Williams Lake. Much of the scenery reminded me of the Rocky Mountains in my home state of...
Forum: Alaska 08-18-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Diesel-powered motorcycle

Check out this turbo-diesel motorcycle.

http://kiravan.net/kirabike/

Then go to the home page and check out the tractor-trailer rig this company built and designed. It looks like it would go...
Forum: Alaska 07-30-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,633
Posted By HayDuchessLives
I rode up to Hatcher Pass this past Sunday and...

I rode up to Hatcher Pass this past Sunday and the weather started out nice and sunny.

http://i974.photobucket.com/albums/ae221/koktoya/ADV%20stuff/HP01_zps60151554.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-30-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,964
Views: 501,430
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Campsite by a lake

I rode from Anchorage to Oregon and brought my packraft with me so I could also do some paddling and make my trip a true "dual sport" adventure! This photo was taken at a small lake outside of 100...
Forum: Alaska 07-23-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By HayDuchessLives
I returned home safe and sound from my solo ride...

I returned home safe and sound from my solo ride through Canada. Three weeks on the road - yippeee!!! I wish I had more time to explore as there are lots of dirt roads and fun hiking trails, way more...
Forum: Alaska 07-16-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,944
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Oh boy - oh boy! My DR is interesting and...

Oh boy - oh boy! My DR is interesting and attractive and from Alaska. :D Does that make me (us) eligible to participate?

:lol3
Forum: Canada 07-14-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By HayDuchessLives
Well, since my bike kept starting, albeit...

Well, since my bike kept starting, albeit reluctantly sometimes, I kept riding, enjoying the stunning scenery!! :clap I also met some nice Canadian riders (male) who gave me good luck hugs, so I'm...
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