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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-01-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8,721
Views: 385,952
Posted By KL5A
Well, now that someone has found that weather...

Well, now that someone has found that weather switch and turned it to "summer", we're wondering where the Harbor Springs/Petoskey/other local riders get together? I haven't stumbled across even the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8,721
Views: 385,952
Posted By KL5A
Well, since I've been here most of a year and...

Well, since I've been here most of a year and made through the kind of winter I'd hoped to escape from, I thought it is time to pop in and introduce myself to the Sunset Side ADV riders.

We moved...
Forum: Alaska 04-29-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 861
Posted By KL5A
GS owners beware

http://jalopnik.com/5905926/man-sues-bmw-after-motorcycle-gives-him-an-erection-that-wont-go-away

Smiling Bob is looking for a new ride.... :lol3
Forum: Alaska 12-03-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By KL5A
The perfect bike for winter riding. I need to...

The perfect bike for winter riding. I need to find me another small DS bike...when I have money again. :deal
Forum: Alaska 11-29-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,669
Posted By KL5A
I rode on 2 wheels over the course of 4 or 5...

I rode on 2 wheels over the course of 4 or 5 winters and never fell over once. That was on a Pegaso and a R1150GS. I would stud up the Tiger but it's been really damn cold this winter, if I had a...
Forum: Alaska 11-20-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By KL5A
to atone for the misdeeds in a previous life

to atone for the misdeeds in a previous life
Forum: Alaska 11-01-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,593
Posted By KL5A
and if someone didn't make it to the studding...

and if someone didn't make it to the studding party, I found a Kenda Trackmaster already studded. It has a couple thousand winter miles on it, still had most of the studs and I don't have a winter...
Forum: Alaska 10-29-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,964
Posted By KL5A
Pikers. This is a proper all season all terrain...

Pikers. This is a proper all season all terrain bike.

http://img16.imageshack.us/img16/4464/img0528nw.jpg

and it is also on CL, for a bargain price!
...
Forum: Alaska 10-21-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,591
Posted By KL5A
Sourdoughs in the making-sour on Alaska but lack...

Sourdoughs in the making-sour on Alaska but lack the dough to leave. :deal
Forum: Alaska 10-20-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,495
Posted By KL5A
http://www.fotothing.com/photos/736/736369798f35e4...

http://www.fotothing.com/photos/736/736369798f35e45796e0ecf10132f8c4_35b.jpg


:hmmmmm
Forum: Alaska 10-18-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,395
Posted By KL5A
I saw it once also, haven't seen it since. IIRC,...

I saw it once also, haven't seen it since. IIRC, someone was offering demo rides?
Forum: Alaska 10-16-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,495
Posted By KL5A
You'd be surprised at how well studs work on a...

You'd be surprised at how well studs work on a bike

http://www.fotothing.com/photos/1a4/1a4dd130f952aa4cce89184590649454_8f1.jpg

I rode on studs for several winters, using info from a rider in...
Forum: Alaska 10-14-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By KL5A
See if the Harley place will let you use their...

See if the Harley place will let you use their ramp. by the west side of the building. It's a back up a truck to it sort of affair.
Forum: Alaska 10-12-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,591
Posted By KL5A
I know that a few of us are survivors of that...

I know that a few of us are survivors of that late 80's diaspora and we surely do not want to visit those days again-I was actually talking this over with the little woman the other weekend as we...
Forum: Alaska 10-09-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,633
Posted By KL5A
I stumbled across it in Palmer at Fred Meyers....

I stumbled across it in Palmer at Fred Meyers. The owner is in the military and lives in the Palmer area. From what he was saying, it's not a garage queen at all.
Forum: Alaska 10-07-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,633
Posted By KL5A
One for Legion

I know he'll appreciate this rig

http://www.fotothing.com/photos/a0c/a0c9114cd81f99582892bd9a90cc7ffa_4f1.jpg

According to the owner it's a HJ, he imported it from down under. Diesel engine,...
Forum: Alaska 10-07-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By KL5A
we were passed on the Seward near the grotto by a...

we were passed on the Seward near the grotto by a Grand Cherokee who shared our lane to the point where I could have reached out and touched it.

Today we were coming back from Chickaloonish and a...
Forum: Beasts 09-29-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5,801
Views: 1,453,563
Posted By KL5A
Fall riding in southcentral Alaska

from a Sunday afternoon ride through Hatcher Pass

http://www.fotothing.com/photos/595/5953d48bc2c01d7783916de21d6ed119_4db.jpg
...
Forum: Alaska 09-25-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,126
Posted By KL5A
Today in Hatcher Pass ...

Today in Hatcher Pass

http://www.fotothing.com/photos/595/5953d48bc2c01d7783916de21d6ed119_4db.jpg


http://www.fotothing.com/photos/ccb/ccbdb0b3a66846212c5a9d250f4fa75b_4db.jpg

...
Forum: Alaska 09-23-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By KL5A
Watch out for moose hunters on 4 wheelers :eek1

Watch out for moose hunters on 4 wheelers :eek1
Forum: Alaska 07-23-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,727
Posted By KL5A
If you fuck up and kill someone while driving,...

If you fuck up and kill someone while driving, you will face charges. Part of the road closure is evidence gathering.

But will they serve the appropriate time? If Janklow hadn't been governor, I...
Forum: Alaska 07-23-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,727
Posted By KL5A
We were thinking about a run to Seward this...

We were thinking about a run to Seward this weekend but decided a run up north might be a better choice.

And imagine the chaos when the whole state turns around and heads back Sunday.

A...
Forum: Alaska 07-22-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,234
Posted By KL5A
Palmer-don't forget Clark-wolverine, especially...

Palmer-don't forget Clark-wolverine, especially the Wolverine side which winds around the mountain and offers great views up the matanuska river valley.

Knik River road, all the way to the end.
...
Forum: Alaska 07-22-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,998
Posted By KL5A
Holy cow, that episode is a rerun. Kind of...

Holy cow, that episode is a rerun.

Kind of like the Larry the Cable Guy joke-"We decided to watch Alaska State Troopers so we sat on the back porch. It was a rerun."
Forum: Alaska 07-21-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By KL5A
It does pretty well for being a rather heavy...

It does pretty well for being a rather heavy bike. I used to own a Pegaso that was much better off road, and a R1150GS that was much worse. It has a typical British ride quality, long legged and...
Forum: Alaska 07-21-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By KL5A
I didn't even think about that, rolling around...

I didn't even think about that, rolling around the cone zone....well, with the wife on the back, maybe not such a good idea.
Forum: Alaska 07-20-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By KL5A
The bride and I headed up there Sunday..it was...

The bride and I headed up there Sunday..it was nice when we left, by the time we got to the shaft it was starting to turn a bit
...
Forum: Alaska 07-20-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By KL5A
Ahh, the other road, there used to be a bar out...

Ahh, the other road, there used to be a bar out that way, "Call of the wild". I've never been out that way.

About your idea of local valley rideouts, sounds like an idea we should work on. I know...
Forum: Alaska 07-20-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By KL5A
That's Burma, and it's a good ride if it's not...

That's Burma, and it's a good ride if it's not muddy. If the wife is till game I might even roll out to the port, depends...not sure about when.
Forum: Alaska 07-20-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By KL5A
Well, I'm thinking of Big Lake, Burma, Pt mac....

Well, I'm thinking of Big Lake, Burma, Pt mac. Not waiting until 8:30 though... :ricky
Forum: Alaska 07-10-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,848
Posted By KL5A
http://www.fotothing.com/photos/1f8/1f8e566306c0fb...

http://www.fotothing.com/photos/1f8/1f8e566306c0fb28b60b65ede719e390_24d.jpg

We missed it this year, as we were celebrating the boy's 30th B-day, but I went a few years ago and left as a prize...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,662
Posted By KL5A
Absolutely not. ...

Absolutely not.

http://www.fotothing.com/photos/fb9/fb9fd43b7b2aeac9e7a7b1f2efe4dddd_86b.jpg

This is the only bike I've owned that came home like this, in the back of a truck, from a breakdown...
Forum: Alaska 07-07-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,584
Posted By KL5A
That I'd like to see. :evil I havent been...

That I'd like to see. :evil

I havent been across the creek for a long time now, back when I had an old Honda XL350. I'd go through Jim and back to the creek right before the trail gets pretty...
Forum: Alaska 07-03-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,875
Posted By KL5A
That's quite a performance award there Louie, and...

That's quite a performance award there Louie, and exactly why I am the most boring rider on that oh so double fine zone.

Despite that, there's never a trooper around when you need one. We were...
Forum: Alaska 06-26-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,530
Posted By KL5A
Maybe you're thinking of the old military "monkey...

Maybe you're thinking of the old military "monkey mittens", but never heard of mittens made from walrus. The walrus isn't known for having much of a pelt.
Forum: Alaska 06-19-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By KL5A
Jan and I usually ride out to meet them when the...

Jan and I usually ride out to meet them when the ride involves the valley, but I will comment a bit on the group riding aspect.

On the poker run last August, one of the younger guys rode so close...
Forum: Alaska 06-19-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By KL5A
If you can find a wayto hang some decent bags on...

If you can find a wayto hang some decent bags on it, I'd say the Fizzy would be fine as a D2D bike. Mine (Legions) made many trips through Hatcher Pass and a few trips down Burma road, once in April...
Forum: Alaska 06-10-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,729
Posted By KL5A
Why Honda would bring us the Dullville and not...

Why Honda would bring us the Dullville and not the Varadero mystifies me. And then Honda will point to the Dullville ands say "We brought you something different and you didn't buy it, so that...
Forum: Alaska 06-05-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 155,457
Posted By KL5A
"bump" 2008 Hyundai Sonata. I really need to...

"bump"

2008 Hyundai Sonata. I really need to thin the herd here as I have acquired yet another car and the fleet is getting way out of hand. :huh

80,XXX miles, runs and looks good, 4 cylinder,...
Forum: Alaska 05-29-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,081
Posted By KL5A
RIP Harry, condolences to Cathy, Louie, and the...

RIP Harry, condolences to Cathy, Louie, and the family, and condolences to his friends here on the site and wherever he rode.
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