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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-21-2014, 10:38 AM
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Views: 434,053
Posted By kenbob
Thank you - yes sir , it is a very special part...

Thank you - yes sir , it is a very special part of the world for me . From my place in Montana , this is about 350 miles . Depending on your route there is a couple free ferry rides involved and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-20-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,027
Posted By kenbob
German Alcohol stove

I found this neat machine at a second hand sporting goods store in town .

Paid the man $40 for it .....and I'm quite sure it had never been lit .

I burned the paint off the grill when I fired...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-19-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 434,053
Posted By kenbob
Upper Arrow Lake - Nakusp , BC

I was able to steal away for 4 days , earlier this week . Headed North to the Kootenays . Perfect weather -tourists have thinned out a bit .

1240 miles of bliss ......



...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6,882
Views: 1,358,138
Posted By kenbob
Thanks Matt Did you solve your carb issues...

Thanks Matt

Did you solve your carb issues ?

Was it float needles ?

Have a dandy trip man - good luck

Ken
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 177,244
Posted By kenbob
Ras - we were a tad bit concerned about our...

Ras - we were a tad bit concerned about our camping spot as we were on Navajo Nation lands .....

So we got off the road a ways, before putting up our tents .

We were very careful as to how we...
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 207,284
Posted By kenbob
Lost Coast

I didn't get to spend as much time as I would have liked .

I will be back there and do more investigating . Those roads are truly made for motor bike riding .

I camped at Mattole in the Art...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,046
Posted By kenbob
This one did purty good

Just ended ten days ago

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,027
Posted By kenbob
See what I mean ..... $$$$$$

These things must be the 'bomb "

(couldn't resist )

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281414243715?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 207,284
Posted By kenbob
I have been riding the old girl !

Here is some proof of riding - she had a small milestone , this spring .

http://kenbob.smugmug.com/Other/My-Smug-Mug/i-m3N632f/0/M/P1050013-M.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 08:53 AM
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Posted By kenbob
Matt - where was this photo taken , sir ? ...

Matt - where was this photo taken , sir ?
Looks like you live in Australia ? This photo looks like Pacific NW , North America ?

Thanks Ken
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,272
Posted By kenbob
That's sweet . Your bike turned out nicely !...

That's sweet .

Your bike turned out nicely !

Good job, and thanks for posting pics .
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 434,053
Posted By kenbob
Alaska 2013

This is at Deadhorse, Alaska .

We camped just south of town , on the " Sag" River .

These pics were taken at 12:44 AM -July 18 This is as dark as it got .

That's my buddy Doug's tent in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,027
Posted By kenbob
Now you got me started .....

This is how I pack my Svea for bike camping .

This aluminum pot set is for another stove and my Svea nestles in it perfectly.
I just put my stove in a zip lock bag inside these pots and I bought...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,027
Posted By kenbob
When one pops up on Ebay -they bring lots of...

When one pops up on Ebay -they bring lots of money $
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,027
Posted By kenbob
Garrison alcohol teapot

I found this little teapot kit on Ebay a while back ,
The burner and the pot , pack in that tin box , in the photo .
Not really moto gear -but the kit was so dang cute . Came from New Zealand....
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 177,244
Posted By kenbob
Very much committed

I love riding my R80 g/s !

This photo was taken , South of Kayenta , Arizona .


http://kenbob.smugmug.com/Other/South-West-Tour-2013/i-6HM535T/0/M/P1030720-M.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,187
Posted By kenbob
sheepskin

I have used a sheepskin for years . Move it from bike to bike .

Only way to go , for me !

Remember ...... it worked well for the sheep .
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6,882
Views: 1,358,138
Posted By kenbob
My first Airhead with points

1976 R75/6

Cool little story with this bike .

I bought it a month ago , from the daughter , of the man that sold it new .

Her Father owned a bike shop in Spokane , Washington in the late...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By kenbob
When I bought my R80g/s - the PO had put on new...

When I bought my R80g/s - the PO had put on new clutch and brake levers . Well, the clutch cable (new ) lasted 2000 mikes and snapped .

Upon inspection , I could see the casting on the new levers...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 109,074
Posted By kenbob
Sparky ; I sent you a PM - please have a...

Sparky ;

I sent you a PM - please have a look .

Thanks


Ken
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 16,466
Posted By kenbob
"Not yet. I need deer repellent right now." ...

"Not yet. I need deer repellent right now."


ATX -you need Elk repellent !

Geez those things look huge when they jump out in front of you .

Have a great trip - keep posting
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-08-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,946
Posted By kenbob
" If it was me headin to Banff "

ATX - Man ,the Park is wide open and ready for you !

If it were me ....I would turn left ,4 miles North of Babb, Mt - and cross into Canada , at the Port of Chief Mtn ! Way scenic , way nice...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,946
Posted By kenbob
Brookies Cookies

I know Greg , the owner , and he is severely busy with the place !

He does the baking and just gets some crazy hours in .... he also has a small portable sawmill -he does custom sawing to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,946
Posted By kenbob
Eating out in Whitefish

Man Jäger ;
A mushroom swiss burger at Craggy is $10.50 comes with killer fries -have a nice cold Kokanee with it for $2.50....

That brings the total to $13.00 ....that ain't bad !

I think...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,946
Posted By kenbob
" So we go to Whitefish now "

Believe me Rinty , lots of local folks here are asking the same question as you .

What happened to main street ?

The city fathers are just miserable bitches to deal with - I can't imagine a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-04-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,946
Posted By kenbob
"Once the long weekend's over "

Spot on the money Jäger .....spot on

Since I like to avoid large crowds -when I get a late start , I will go around the park on hwy 2 thru Essex and then hang a left at St Mary's and go over the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-03-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,946
Posted By kenbob
Give er hell boys ! We just had a 30 minute rain...

Give er hell boys ! We just had a 30 minute rain squall pass thru - but

the weather dudes are saying - nothing but Sunshine for the next 8 days

or so . 20% or less chances of precip .
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-02-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,964
Posted By kenbob
Pasco , Washington

Home of Neil F. Lampson , Inc. and Lampson International

It's called a " Transi Lift "

They built that crane and is sold to Japan -like the country , I think ?

Built and assembled in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,946
Posted By kenbob
This is the Park's version ?

http://home.nps.gov/applications/glac/roadstatus/roadstatus.cfm



Now , looking at this at 10 O clock it say's........ She's Open
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,946
Posted By kenbob
"The times they are a changin"

Well.... Mooses is still a happenin place . Fort Kalispell -long gone , now a church !!

You are exactly right tho - locals all know to just watch your P's and Q's, on that side of the mtns .
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,946
Posted By kenbob
Well , just hang around ....you can find another...

Well , just hang around ....you can find another motel for a night or 2 .

This is one ride , that is worth a little wait !!

Its a nice area to chill out in - lots of ridin to be had .

PM...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,241
Posted By kenbob
Last summer, on the way back down from Deadhorse...

Last summer, on the way back down from Deadhorse . I knew where a couple of the good paved spots were , and took my 1150 up to 100 mph , just to say I did it on the haul road !!

Right by...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,946
Posted By kenbob
No tentative date ?

After that snowstorm setback - me thinks the Park service is now, a little shy about setting dates !

They said on the radio , this morning , they are hoping for this weekend ?

This Friday...
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 63,958
Posted By kenbob
http://kbasa.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bay-Area-ride...

http://kbasa.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bay-Area-rides/Airhead-1252009/DSC0132/732645842_pCtTX-L.jpg

Just because this thing is so beautiful an sweet looking !!

I had to bring it up for another...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 30,309
Posted By kenbob
Thanks so much !

Macadom -

We are following !! We are .

Keep on keepin on - this is great viewing .

Very nice job with your report .
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-24-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,946
Posted By kenbob
They said on the radio this morning .....

We had quite storm roll thru Northwest Montana , last week . Several feet of snow in the park in places .

Sunday morning , June 22 , the plow crews felt it safe to start again . They found 24...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,101
Posted By kenbob
+ a bunch on the venerable Hubba Hubba !! ...

+ a bunch on the venerable Hubba Hubba !!

Bet I have almost 150 nights in mine - not one hiccup or problem .

Love that thing - has been a truly wonderful purchase .

ken
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,946
Posted By kenbob
Glacier National Park's flicker photo site

Here ya go folks ...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/glaciernps


Whoever takes their photos does a pretty good - you want to watch where you step !



Ken
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,946
Posted By kenbob
I could be so wrong ...

I think what he means is - they are just letting them up a little higher ?

They will have the road open to the loop - which is still several miles
below Logan Pass .

Weather peeps are...
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 36
Oil
Views: 2,512
Posted By kenbob
" Surely nobody starts an oil thread with their...

" Surely nobody starts an oil thread with their first post. "


Wanna bet !
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