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Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,468
Posted By Alleycatdad
20 deg/800 fill/3 season Sierra designs...

20 deg/800 fill/3 season Sierra designs backcountry bed, compressed:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/17/0c033d567418d78a8967bc496ccfc655.jpg
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,468
Posted By Alleycatdad
It's very small. Comparable I think to the big...

It's very small. Comparable I think to the big agnes stuff in similar fill values. Mines 800 fill and the smallest packing bag I own, since it uses an uninsulated sleeve like the BA stuff.
Forum: Face plant 12-13-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,693
Posted By Alleycatdad
As was stated earlier, the only real error here...

As was stated earlier, the only real error here was not listening to the bike when it was telling you what was coming. It happens.

Having said that, I'm in the tire vs suspension camp. If the...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,205
Posted By Alleycatdad
Just used a length of old fuel line to start a...

Just used a length of old fuel line to start a deep sparkplug last week....woulda sucked to have to buy some for that...

SA
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,468
Posted By Alleycatdad
Very nontraditional, and you need a good pad to...

Very nontraditional, and you need a good pad to go in it, but the higher end backcountry bed with the 800-fill dri down or whatever they call their version of water resistant down is a really neat...
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,174
Posted By Alleycatdad
Stewart/Hyder is a must do. Totally worth the...

Stewart/Hyder is a must do. Totally worth the side trip. Ask about early morning bear viewing just up
The road too.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,803
Posted By Alleycatdad
Well I dunno. Been waved through a few chain...

Well I dunno. Been waved through a few chain checkpoints on I5 over the years with big smiles and thumbs up all around.....
Forum: Vendors 12-04-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 44,249
Posted By Alleycatdad
^^^^. This.

^^^^. This.
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 539,827
Posted By Alleycatdad
Australia ? :)

Australia ?

:)
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-07-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,577
Posted By Alleycatdad
...that all depends on the local dealer. Despite...

...that all depends on the local dealer. Despite my best efforts, the "TLC" I got from my "local dealer" resulted in a two-page list of assembly errors, first-service errors, and potential...
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 44,249
Posted By Alleycatdad
Got mine but conveniently blew up my back on...

Got mine but conveniently blew up my back on Saturday and cannot even lift the box.. Gonna be a while before I play with it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-22-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,411
Posted By Alleycatdad
It's not a light pull. Works, though. While...

It's not a light pull. Works, though.

While you're replacing cheap seals, do the balancer shaft seal too.

SA
Forum: Vendors 10-07-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,281
Posted By Alleycatdad
Feedback. 8000 miles including 1st bike/...

Feedback.

8000 miles including 1st bike/ 2nd overall in this summer's Alcan5000 rally with the filters (been running them awhile) and the fuel pump, no Issues. Very happy
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Alleycatdad
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Vendors 09-25-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 43,204
Posted By Alleycatdad
NOOOOOOOOOoooooooo! I finally found it and...

NOOOOOOOOOoooooooo!

I finally found it and you freaking QUIT?!?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By Alleycatdad
It's a good thing to have a few spares on hand...

It's a good thing to have a few spares on hand for cam bridge bolts. They're not expensive.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-20-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,378,692
Posted By Alleycatdad
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,396
Posted By Alleycatdad
I'm skeptical that the fuel pump can get to all...

I'm skeptical that the fuel pump can get to all of that.
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,839
Posted By Alleycatdad
Ask the shop to show you the wheel with the bead...

Ask the shop to show you the wheel with the bead broken. I don't think you're there quite yet.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-13-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By Alleycatdad
OC= Orange Crush ....

OC= Orange Crush ....
Forum: Americas 09-10-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By Alleycatdad
Your dates may be a problem for more than just...

Your dates may be a problem for more than just Crater Lake. We move more snow (except last year) in February than any other month. I've seen a couple of feet on I-5 at the end of Feb.... Steve in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-05-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,980
Posted By Alleycatdad
Yes. Yes it does. SA

Yes. Yes it does.

SA
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-04-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,980
Posted By Alleycatdad
They can tell their story but I will say this: ...

They can tell their story but I will say this: Every time I saw these guys they were smiling!

325364
Forum: Racing 09-01-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 30,461
Posted By Alleycatdad
Thanks John. Looks like we're gonna get WET ! ...

Thanks John. Looks like we're gonna get WET !

Woohoo!

Steve
Forum: Racing 08-31-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 30,461
Posted By Alleycatdad
325102 :) sa

325102

:)

sa
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19,137
Views: 7,862,600
Posted By Alleycatdad
325028 sa

325028

sa
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,378,692
Posted By Alleycatdad
Some. The pace doesn't really allow much...

Some. The pace doesn't really allow much sightseeing and I'm still on vacation. Got a few days in an rv on the kenai with the family now and then the girls fly home and the boy will ride home with...
Forum: Racing 08-27-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 30,461
Posted By Alleycatdad
Done. Top 3 bikes are advers. First bike also...

Done. Top 3 bikes are advers. First bike also second overall.

That'd be me.... :)

SA
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,378,692
Posted By Alleycatdad
Finished Alcan 5000 yesterday. Promptly changed...

Finished Alcan 5000 yesterday. Promptly changed out balance shaft seal in parking lot for return trip in a week.

First bike. Second overall. Great time!

SA
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-16-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By Alleycatdad
Yep. Had to replace mine, and on my dime too...

Yep. Had to replace mine, and on my dime too since my "dealer" sucks.

SA
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-12-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,378,692
Posted By Alleycatdad
Final pre-Alcan 5000 shakedown ride. Good thing,...

Final pre-Alcan 5000 shakedown ride. Good thing, too...the speedo battery died.

http://alleycatdad.zenfolio.com/img/s12/v185/p945659685-4.jpg

Good to go now. Into the trailer on Thursday after...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By Alleycatdad
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=248158...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24815863&highlight=alcan+5000#post24815863

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=777051

There's a few of us... it's gonna be a loooooong...
Forum: Racing 08-11-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 30,461
Posted By Alleycatdad
Man I wish I could go that light. My total...

Man I wish I could go that light.

My total moto mileage is gonna be close to 8000 miles; doing the rally up, meeting the family who is flying in and picking up an RV; gonna hit the Kenai for about...
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,796
Posted By Alleycatdad
Yeah I thought about the evap thing but it's not...

Yeah I thought about the evap thing but it's not like it's gonna sit much. 8000 miles or so in the next thirty days....

Thanks!


SA
Forum: Vendors 08-05-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,796
Posted By Alleycatdad
http://alleycatdad.zenfolio.com/img/s6/v140/p91669...

http://alleycatdad.zenfolio.com/img/s6/v140/p916691533-5.jpg

http://alleycatdad.zenfolio.com/img/s8/v13/p1064300156-5.jpg

:evil

SA
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,796
Posted By Alleycatdad
So I think I got the filters installed finally...

So I think I got the filters installed finally tonight. I was confused though by the holes in the tank neck adaptors and the extra safety wire. They seem secure just wired around the adaptors....
...
Forum: Racing 08-01-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 30,461
Posted By Alleycatdad
2014 Alcan5000 announced

It's time to park the bike and call it ready. Big freaking pine tree collapsed into the road around me tonight.....I think i'd rather deal with moose and bear!

SA
Forum: Vendors 07-30-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,796
Posted By Alleycatdad
Showed up today! Thanks!

Showed up today! Thanks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-27-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,188
Posted By Alleycatdad
Washington state will enforce idahos suspension...

Washington state will enforce idahos suspension of your driving privilege.

DAMHIK
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,077
Posted By Alleycatdad
^^^. This.

^^^. This.
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