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Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,803
Posted By ksnak
Really enjoying this! Been to Nome myself once...

Really enjoying this! Been to Nome myself once (sans motorcycle), including jaunts on the Tellar and Council roads, and it's fun to see pics of sites I recognize. Loooking forward to reading more of...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-14-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,171
Posted By ksnak
What a great journey. This Scrambler owner will...

What a great journey. This Scrambler owner will most definitely be following along too to see how long distance on a Scram is done. :lurk

Kathy
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,643
Posted By ksnak
Ok. Didn't think about the possiblity of having...

Ok. Didn't think about the possiblity of having hard cases modified to fit existing soft bag rack - a thought I will consider.

Thanks for the response. Appreciate it.

Ride safe,
Kathy
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,643
Posted By ksnak
Greetings! I live in Anchorage, AK and following...

Greetings! I live in Anchorage, AK and following your trip with a bit of interest. I have a 2006 Ducati Multistrada 620, currently with soft panniers and been researching/looking for hard cases. ...
Forum: Alaska 07-06-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,540
Posted By ksnak
My two cents: I have a 2006 Ducati Multistrada. ...

My two cents: I have a 2006 Ducati Multistrada. It was touted as a dual sport, or very close to being a dual sport, at the time I purchased it. I love my Multi! It's a total hoot to ride and...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21,190
Views: 6,119,588
Posted By ksnak
Thanks! Love the old school look of your bike. ...

Thanks! Love the old school look of your bike.

Kathy
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21,190
Views: 6,119,588
Posted By ksnak
Hi There - I'm looking forward to hearing...

Hi There -

I'm looking forward to hearing how you like the comfort of the seat as I am shopping for seat options for my bike. Also, is that luggage you have on your Scram made by Triumph?
...
Forum: Alaska 10-23-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,456
Posted By ksnak
A co-worker of mine just bought the same bike in...

A co-worker of mine just bought the same bike in a very dark blue/almost black and white paint color scheme. It's very pretty, but I must say that green and black combo is gorgeous. Beautiful bikes...
Forum: Alaska 09-30-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,214
Posted By ksnak
I find in general motorcycle "home videos" are...

I find in general motorcycle "home videos" are rather boring. Most just another case of someone's mounted camera while riding - yawn. Yours, on the other hand, draw one in and truly capture the joy...
Forum: Face plant 08-25-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,750
Posted By ksnak
So very sorry for your loss. I can't imagine the...

So very sorry for your loss. I can't imagine the feelings you must be experiencing at this anniversary time.

Last weekend, directly around the corner from where I live in Anchorage, AK, an 80...
Forum: Alaska 08-23-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,742
Posted By ksnak
At one point in the news there was a FB picture...

At one point in the news there was a FB picture of the young woman sitting on her bike, with just a partial showing of the bike. Definitely looked like a sport bike. The sport bikers seem to like...
Forum: Alaska 08-22-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,742
Posted By ksnak
Ditto on the police work; hope they figure out...

Ditto on the police work; hope they figure out what happened, although it seems we never hear anymore about these things after the initial news reports. I can say the Jewel Lake/Dimond intersection...
Forum: Alaska 08-22-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,742
Posted By ksnak
This happened virtually around the corner from...

This happened virtually around the corner from where I live. I was doing yard work yesterday and heard the sirens, not realizing of course what they were about until I saw the news last night. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
Great idea!

Great idea!
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
What exactly is Triumph going to do with the...

What exactly is Triumph going to do with the bikes when you return them? I mean, great they loaned them to you and all, but they can't exactly turn around and sell them on the showroom floor after...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 26,766
Posted By ksnak
Excellent reminder! I am always amazed by people...

Excellent reminder! I am always amazed by people who hop on their bikes without helmet and gear with the intention of "just going for a short little ride." Crashes happen when you least expect them...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
Still really enjoying your RR and I agree that...

Still really enjoying your RR and I agree that you both are an inspiration - great attitudes in the face of challenges! What a bummer about the bikes. Triumph would do well to acknowledge the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
You're absolutely correct. Technically, many...

You're absolutely correct. Technically, many parts of Alaska are considered desert because of the dryness. Southeast Alaska is a rainforest.

Kathy
Forum: Alaska 07-24-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,685
Posted By ksnak
Sad. Horrific. There are no words, really. All...

Sad. Horrific. There are no words, really. All so avoidable with just a bit of due respect and caution while driving.
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
Gary and Deb, Great addition to the RR! You...

Gary and Deb,

Great addition to the RR! You folks are so awesome to have assisted Cheryl and Leslie to the extent you did. People like you make the world a better place and I'm very glad to have...
Forum: Alaska 07-24-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,685
Posted By ksnak
The young driver of the Jeep Richard Moffitt...

The young driver of the Jeep Richard Moffitt claims the motorcycle came over into his lane and he veered to avoid it, hitting the guardrail. Pictures do indeed show the Jeep and the motorcycle...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
If you are lucky enough to ride Thompson Pass out...

If you are lucky enough to ride Thompson Pass out of Valdez on a sunny day you'll be amazed by the beauty. Of course there is a lot to be amazed by in Alaska, but Thompson Pass is particularly...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
Geocaching - fun times! If it wasn't for you...

Geocaching - fun times! If it wasn't for you both I wouldn't have met Gary and Deb - gotta love Adventure Rider site. Still don't know them well but hope to get to know them better as they sure...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
Not sure myself what SeaFoam is? I'll need to...

Not sure myself what SeaFoam is? I'll need to ask Gary about it. I'm so glad (not nearly as glad as you are, I'm sure) that your bikes are back in order and you are ready to hit the road again! ...
Forum: Alaska 07-23-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,685
Posted By ksnak
Agreed!

Agreed!
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
Well . . . I've had one person send me a private...

Well . . . I've had one person send me a private message saying I should not have posted about last night's wreck(s) a second time with the news story attached, as doing so was indeed being a fear...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
Cheryl and Leslie - Not to belabor the point or...

Cheryl and Leslie - Not to belabor the point or be a fear monger but here are the details of two crashes that happened on the Sterling Highway last night. The motorcyclists who were killed were well...
Forum: Alaska 07-23-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,685
Posted By ksnak
I didn't know the motorcycle victims, but an...

I didn't know the motorcycle victims, but an extremely sad weekend, indeed. Also infuriating . . . an idiot driver crossing the centerline has destroyed the lives of good people and devastated their...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
Aaack . . . Heads up Leslie and Cheryl . . . ...

Aaack . . . Heads up Leslie and Cheryl . . . don't know all the details but two motorcyclists (two people on one bike) were killed on the Sterling Highway yesterday in collision with a Jeep. Just...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
Leslie and Cheryl just sent you a pm. Good luck...

Leslie and Cheryl just sent you a pm. Good luck with the bikes!

PS - If you need transportation while the bikes are at the shop, just give a holler. Check message.
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
Hey Leslie and Cheryl. It sounds like you're...

Hey Leslie and Cheryl. It sounds like you're covered in Anchorage on the hospitality front, but, really, if you find yourself needing anything else please don't hesitate to give a holler (send PM...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
Those of us who reside in Alaska often refer to...

Those of us who reside in Alaska often refer to Fairbanks as "Squarebanks." Not much to write home about there; Chena Hot Springs about covers it. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
Hey There. When moving to AK (via car) from San...

Hey There. When moving to AK (via car) from San Francisco in 1983 my friend and I camped at Muncho Lake in a tent. The air was thick black with mosquitos and you couldn't help but inhale them; it...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,767
Posted By ksnak
Nice report! Great pics!

Nice report! Great pics!
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21,190
Views: 6,119,588
Posted By ksnak
Oops, yes was asking about your seat. I'm one of...

Oops, yes was asking about your seat. I'm one of the few people I think who doesn't find the stock Scrambler seat all that uncomfortable (now that it's broken in a bit) but the "look" could be...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 21,190
Views: 6,119,588
Posted By ksnak
Nice! May I ask what seat you have on your...

Nice! May I ask what seat you have on your Scram? And, do you find it comfortable for long rides?
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By ksnak
What a great video.

What a great video.
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
Yay that your mechanical issue is cured! I forgot...

Yay that your mechanical issue is cured! I forgot to mention in my post last night that I had asked at The Motorcycle Shop in Anchorage (had to go there anyway for something) if they might have any...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
I have read nothing good about the Dempster...

I have read nothing good about the Dempster Highway and motorcycles. That highway eats motorcycles for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Very wise decision to adjust your plans.

Kathy
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,317
Posted By ksnak
LOVING your report! :clap Best of luck to you on...

LOVING your report! :clap Best of luck to you on the Dempster. Ride safe.

Kathy
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