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Forum: Alaska 05-09-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,574
Posted By dbarnes180
Alaska land of dreams

I love this country !:evil

Riders on this forum are fantastic to help you planning your dream ride. Pay attention and enjoy their advice. I have been so blessed to ride in the Great State of...
Forum: Alaska 06-20-2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,611
Posted By dbarnes180
Arkansas to Alaska 3

Well I have been lurking and reading with not much to say this year. My May 2011 trip had to be cancelled because of purchasing a Class C RV that my wife and I can drive to Alaska together next May...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,163
Posted By dbarnes180
Very Nice

Great job.....

I really enjoy veggin out on motorcycle ride videos!

Pretty country also!
:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap
Forum: Latin America 07-05-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 29,577
Posted By dbarnes180
Wanna Be

Well I am probably sticking my neck out here ....lol. But can a rookie come and enjoy the company, and pick up some tips on going to South America? I have been looking for a bike to do just that and...
Forum: Americas 07-01-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,420
Posted By dbarnes180
Adventure to Alaska

I will not try to explain why others are going to Alaska in droves. But for myself, last year it was a great once in a life time ride. I THOUGHT!

I did like many do. Straight to the Arctic Ocean,...
Forum: Alaska 06-28-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,228
Posted By dbarnes180
My two cents worth.....

http://dbarnes180.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Alaska-2010/Top-of-World-44/906431851_C3wNs-L-1.jpg


http://dbarnes180.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Alaska-2010/Top-of-World-61/906436750_c5r5s-L-1.jpg

...
Forum: Alaska 06-28-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 20,725
Posted By dbarnes180
Ride report Arkansas to Alaska and Back 2010

Had a great trip this year!
May 27 throug June 25th

This link will take you to the ride report

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=594464
Forum: Alaska 06-28-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 771
Posted By dbarnes180
It was fantastic to say the least Mark! And...

It was fantastic to say the least Mark! And Sharon K. really really loved being able to visit Alaska. There is absolutely no way I could ever take a proper picture or describe in words the beauty of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,946
Posted By dbarnes180
Suggestions?

Any suggestions?


:clap :clap :clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,946
Posted By dbarnes180
It is worth what ever it takes....

I can understand what your saying for sure... I will be going back it is in my blood....lol.

Twice is not enough!
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,946
Posted By dbarnes180
Continued from Arkansas to Alaska 2010

OK.....
Getting on with the journey....

http://dbarnes180.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Alaska-2010/Top-of-World-7/906422596_mbESq-L-1.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,946
Posted By dbarnes180
Arkansas to Alaska 2010

Well I made it home safe and sound with a big smile and wonderful memories of this years trip!

Preparations for this trip included some not so common changes to a K1200RS...I stole some ideas from...
Forum: Alaska 06-25-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 464
Posted By dbarnes180
Still going....lol.

I am slowly making my way back to Arkansas from a fantastic trip that began May 27.... I am also nursing a busted front shock and a very tough Road Pilot 2 back tire that has suffered two plugs, one...
Forum: Americas 06-25-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,833
Posted By dbarnes180
Rain Rain Rain....Liquid sunshine

The good news is ..... it is not raining and 40 degrees! Just dress accordingly and enjoy your trip.

I am slowly making my way back to Arkansas from a fantastic trip that began May 27.... I am...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By dbarnes180
Thanks ..... I called and it is all good. ...

Thanks ..... I called and it is all good.

OK thanks for everyones help!

I have a tire and a place to mount it.

Argyll in Edmonton, Alberta.

I thought today was Friday...boy how I loose...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By dbarnes180
Tire Needed

Hi everyone .... I am on a return trip from Arkansas to Kodiak Island to The Top of the World Highway and now going back through Fort Nelson B.C.
I need a back tire in the worst way!:deal

I am...
Forum: Alaska 06-17-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
Dawson City

The wife kept asking me to check my tickets for the ferry from Kodiak to Homer and when I finally did at 11 PM Monday night I was shocked to see that I needed to be at the dock at 2:15 AM Tuesday...
Forum: Alaska 06-13-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,118
Posted By dbarnes180
1. Copy these instructions along with the most...

1. Copy these instructions along with the most current list of names.
2. Hit "New Reply" button (no, not the "quote" button).
3. Paste your copy.
4. Add the next number and your name; each member...
Forum: Alaska 06-13-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
more pictures......

Outside of Anchorage on the way to Seward....

http://dbarnes180.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Alaska-2010/PICT0201/896258644_ePj7R-L.jpg
...
Forum: Alaska 06-13-2010, 02:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By dbarnes180
Beads.....

9 dollar Wal Mart beaded seat cut down to fit my K1200RS, baby wipes with aloe, baby powder, bicycle shorts and a handlebar extension on the right side to be able to lean back with cruise control on...
Forum: Alaska 06-11-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
Beautiful ship

Hi Cappy ,

That sure was an eye catcher of a ship. Looks like a sports car for the ocean. Phil said he was going to ship his fish meat back home and I see he might need a freezer to store it...
Forum: Alaska 06-11-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
great place to live Kodiak, AK

Thanks! So far I haven't been thinking about going back....lol. I must say this is a land of dreams...everywhere I look I see possibilities . Hey I could do that...lol. Well anyway I am loving this...
Forum: Alaska 06-11-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
Whales

We have seen lots of whales in the last two days in a cove out towards the missle complex. Beautiful sites all over the island.
...
Forum: Alaska 06-11-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
great place to live Kodiak, AK

Wow what a fish....hey that Phil is a great guy. I ran into him a couple of times once in Homer and again when he got off the ferry in Kodiak. Good for him catching some nice fish.....:clap

But...
Forum: Alaska 06-09-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
Great time

Good riding on your trip. You really don't want me messing with your trip...getting rid of the snow... lol. I have loved every minute so far...the snow, rain, sunshine, fog, flats, critters, gravel,...
Forum: Alaska 06-09-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
Sorry I missed you

AK Charlie, sorry for missing you when I got to Homer. I stayed and extra day in Seward and got into Homer Sunday night around 6:30 pm. Got a stand by ticket on the ferry for that night and was...
Forum: Alaska 06-04-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
Raw Pictures Smugmug

Well I uploaded a few pictures to share if your willing to wade through all of them.

http://dbarnes180.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Alaska-2010

I visited with AlcanRider this morning and had many...
Forum: Alaska 05-28-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
First Day out

Well good morning everyone. The Alaska II trip is up and running. I got to Sioux City last night and looks like the weather will hold out for one more day until I hit some rain.

I checked online...
Forum: Alaska 05-26-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
Should be June 6th or 7th

Should be June 6th or 7th
:clap :clap :clap
Forum: Alaska 05-26-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
Thank you Alcan Rider!

Looks like quite a detour from Destruction Bay to Beaver...200 KM. Google maps is routing me around it through Dawson on the Top of the World Highway... I hope that is just a glitch in their system....
Forum: Alaska 05-26-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
Ferry from Homer

Time for bed and leaving at daybreak....Cya soon!
Forum: Alaska 05-25-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
Thumb A slight change of plans

Instead of Sharon (my bride of 40 years) having to fly into Anchorage and then ride the ferry for 10 hours or so, she will be flying into Anchorage and then straight into Kodiak on June 8th about 11...
Forum: Alaska 05-25-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
Thanks for all that work

Man, Alcan Rider you shore do good work! Thanks!

We have set up a couple of days of Kayaking with Alaskan Wilderness Adventures....Wendy. I talked with her today and it certainly sounds awesome....
Forum: Alaska 05-24-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
Ferry from Homer?

So glad you mentioned that! I have been trying to make out how to do exactly that. I can't make heads or tails of the schedule. Can you help me and the wife out with this? She will be in Anchorage...
Forum: Alaska 05-24-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,140
Posted By dbarnes180
[B]Alaska II, May 27 to July 2010[/B]

Leaving Thursday morning at daylight for Alaska again. Same bike , K1200RS 2004. (NO BOX LOL)

I will be meeting the wife June 8th in Anchorage. She will stay a week with me and then fly back to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,526
Posted By dbarnes180
Great pictures and ride report

:clap I enjoyed that thread on Kodiak. Thursday is coming fast...lol.

thanks
Alcan Rider
:clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By dbarnes180
Alaska II, May 27 - June ??, 2010

Leaving Thursday morning at daylight for Alaska again. Same bike , K1200RS 2004. (NO BOX LOL)

I will be meeting the wife June 8th in Anchorage. She will stay a week with me and then fly back to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,526
Posted By dbarnes180
Alaska II, May 27 to July 2010

Leaving Thursday morning at daylight for Alaska again. Same bike , K1200RS 2004. (NO BOX LOL)

I will be meeting the wife June 8th in Anchorage. She will stay a week with me and then fly back to...
Forum: Alaska 04-23-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,197
Posted By dbarnes180
You folks got my attention

Sounds like a great idea! I for one would really appreciate something like this in an emergency.
:deal
Forum: Alaska 04-23-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 771
Posted By dbarnes180
Arkansas to Alaska 2010 Again!

Ride report Arkansas to Alaska 2010

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=594464


I will leave May 27, 2010 and travel leisurely up through North Dakota across to Tok and down to...
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