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Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,657
Posted By Pastieman
Keith doesn't own a KLR.

Keith doesn't own a KLR.
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,120
Posted By Pastieman
Awesome

Sweet trip guys!

Wish I could have been there.
Forum: Alaska 04-26-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,021
Posted By Pastieman
Camping

There are also a lot of campable spots along the road on your way to the border. Some of them right on the river and some that take you a ways off the road. And there is a gravel pit looking thing...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-14-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7,197
Views: 2,413,265
Posted By Pastieman
I know where that is! I grew up in that town! ...

I know where that is!
I grew up in that town!
It is truly a mysterious spot...
Forum: Alaska 11-15-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By Pastieman
I suggest riding to Prince Rupert, BC to board...

I suggest riding to Prince Rupert, BC to board the ferry. You get to see a beautiful part of Canada, there is a restaurant along the way that makes a pancake as big as a steering wheel that 3/4"...
Forum: Alaska 10-31-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,888
Posted By Pastieman
A Jedi Craves not these things...

Bring cheese curds...

And Honey Weiss
Forum: Alaska 10-25-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,863
Posted By Pastieman
Its a long story but I'm back. I haven't...

Its a long story but I'm back.

I haven't ridden much at all these last couple summers :bluduh

I did shoot a sweet Caribou this August! :dg

Got some maintenance on the bikes this winter and...
Forum: Alaska 10-23-2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,863
Posted By Pastieman
Its been a couple years since I've been to Dawson...

Its been a couple years since I've been to Dawson City but the one thing that I really appreciated was Shade.

Bring some kind of tarp, or rain-fly that you can use for shade at camp. It can get...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,746
Posted By Pastieman
Passenger Pegs

I use the passenger pegs all the time. When I'm riding long stretches its a nice alternative location to rest my feet and change the position of my legs.

Brian
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By Pastieman
+1 on what Beezer said. I bought my first...

+1 on what Beezer said.

I bought my first real bike, a '07 KLR, when I got up here and rode it all over the place. Put 15000 miles or so the first two years and have no complaints at all. For me...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By Pastieman
pizza pie hit my eye

I'll make sure to call next time.:D

I'm actually going to get out and ride this summer.
The KLR is getting some new suspension by Sasquatch and I can't wait to try it out.

I'm looking...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By Pastieman
Thanks Everyone

Thanks for the advice everybody.

Stu is right, an ounce of prevention prevents use of the 2 pound hammer.

The BOLT is out.

I soaked it with the PB Blaster for a week or so with no results....
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By Pastieman
Thanks Mike, I totally agree with you. My...

Thanks Mike,

I totally agree with you. My KLR finally has a garage to live in so I thought I would take care of the swing arm bearings. Better safe than sorry, and I would rather take the time...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By Pastieman
Mike, I'll bite. Which myth do you speak...

Mike,

I'll bite.
Which myth do you speak of?

Thanks,
Brian
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By Pastieman
Another Stuck KLR Pivot Bolt. Heat OK?

I have the swing arm removed from my '07 KLR650 to grease the bearings and of course the pivot bolt is stuck with that sleeve rusted on.

No sidestand and the engine mount bolt has been loosened so...
Forum: Alaska 02-13-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Pastieman
Canadian Back Roads

Last spring I planned to ride through Banff then up the Cassiar. However, rumors of snow (Late May), convinced me to change my plans and I headed west out of Jasper then north up 40 to Grande...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8,424
Views: 2,002,564
Posted By Pastieman
Here are a few of my '07 ...

Here are a few of my '07


http://brd.smugmug.com/Motorcycle-Trips/07/Dawson-City-07/STA70148/223884240_iTcYY-L.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-03-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 47,845
Posted By Pastieman
Why did the Bear cross the road?...

...to scare the heck out of me when I came around the corner!




Parks Highway, somewhere near Hurricane Gulch


http://brd.smugmug.com/photos/236364744_gG5Hp-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 198,084
Posted By Pastieman
So there I was...

Tom,

I hope the rest of your ride went well. Sounds like it did.

You're doing a great job with the ride report. If I could write half as well as you do, then... well something I can't think...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By Pastieman
Pastieman says thanks too! He's spending the...

Pastieman says thanks too! He's spending the night in the bustling metropolis of Shelby, MT.

Tomorrow he's going to swing down to Glendive to see what they've got at Yellowstone and if he doesn't...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By Pastieman
Thanks for your help, guys. I think...

Thanks for your help, guys.

I think Missoula is going to be too far out of the way, though it doesn't sound like he'll have much luck between US2 and Canada. I haven't heard from him since this...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By Pastieman
Yes, Montana is a big state, sorry. He didn't...

Yes, Montana is a big state, sorry. He didn't give me any specifics but I am guessing he'd be on the east side of the state tonight. Maybe Glasgow or Wolf Point? Is there anything up there?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By Pastieman
Tires in Northern Montana

Hey all,

Pastieman's girlfriend here. Pastieman is somewhere between Minnesota and northern Montana and he's thinking he's going to need a new front tire for his BMW. He's not quite halfway...
Forum: Americas 05-14-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,643
Posted By Pastieman
Is that the one kinda close to the border? ...

Is that the one kinda close to the border?

When I was in Haines working on a job we stopped out there once for a burger. It was REALLY good! Plus they piped water from an ice cold stream...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,643
Posted By Pastieman
+100 for the Solarium. My first time on the...

+100 for the Solarium.

My first time on the ferry, from Prince Rupert to Juneau, I slept on a deck chair on deck. It was great! The best way to see all the scenery and Whales, etc... is to be...
Forum: Alaska 05-13-2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,055
Posted By Pastieman
Its starting to look that way. Too bad this guy...

Its starting to look that way. Too bad this guy has to make a bad name for Yoopers world wide.

I'm rolling though Da U.P. this weekend. Going to skip Iron Mtn just because.

Brian
Forum: Alaska 05-12-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,055
Posted By Pastieman
You're being a jerk. I know people from Iron...

You're being a jerk.

I know people from Iron Mountain and they're not jerks.

You probably live in Wisconsin or something.

No offense Hodag.

Brian
Forum: Alaska 05-02-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,605
Posted By Pastieman
AKSpies and I were down in Girdwood at the gas...

AKSpies and I were down in Girdwood at the gas station on Thursday night and struck up a conversation with a couple other riders. One of them saw squeaks and told us a story about a dented tank his...
Forum: Alaska 04-30-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,923
Posted By Pastieman
Oh no, I'm keeping the KLR for those special...

Oh no,

I'm keeping the KLR for those special occasions :evil

Brian
Forum: Alaska 04-30-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,923
Posted By Pastieman
Me too

The KoolAid must have made it to my side of town too.

I have to go pick her up in a couple weeks :ricky

http://xdbx.smugmug.com/photos/505275646_zMnRB-L.jpg


Brian
Forum: Americas 04-11-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,748
Posted By Pastieman
Well, I would agree that the pasties in St....

Well,

I would agree that the pasties in St. Ignace are not as good as the ones in the Western U.P. or Copper Harbor.

But...
I don't know if the MN ones are better then the ones from the Copper...
Forum: Americas 04-10-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,748
Posted By Pastieman
HA! I grew up in St. Ignace. Its weird to...

HA!

I grew up in St. Ignace. Its weird to see someone mention it.

I would recommend a different route than just straight US-2 across my beloved U.P.

After crossing the longest suspension...
Forum: Americas 04-06-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,622
Posted By Pastieman
March and April are too early in my opinion. ...

March and April are too early in my opinion.

Even though I saw a KTM wheelie down Bensen Blvd today there is still a cople inches of ice on my street. (I live in town)

And I'm told that its...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-02-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 32,073
Posted By Pastieman
I disagree and crossed the border with bear spray...

I disagree and crossed the border with bear spray in 2007. I don't think they changed the law (check for yourself). The mile post says that you can carry it.

MilePost...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,566
Posted By Pastieman
If i remember correctly the only cable is for the...

If i remember correctly the only cable is for the drum break. And when I say cable I mean a steel cable that you pull on in the cab. There is no electric controler for this winch nor does it have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-29-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By Pastieman
I agree. I prefer going alone and am...

I agree.

I prefer going alone and am comfortable dealing with the situations that may present themselves along the way.

I know people that wouldn't be OK with it. It really depends from person...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-29-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By Pastieman
I don't think its a bad idea. . Starting...

I don't think its a bad idea. .

Starting May 16th I'm riding solo from Michigan back to Anchorage. (bought a bike and need to get it up here) I've got a few comments from people at work...
Forum: Americas 03-29-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,165
Posted By Pastieman
Here is the sign on the way to Skagway ...

Here is the sign on the way to Skagway

http://brd.smugmug.com/photos/329666543_Pddns-L.jpg

I don't remember seeing one on the Haines hwy but i was going the other way and wans't looking for it....
Forum: Alaska 03-28-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By Pastieman
Here is a thread AKDuc started to share advice...

Here is a thread AKDuc started to share advice for using the Alaska Marine Hwy.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=306558

You'll have to take a close look at the ferry schedules...
Forum: Alaska 03-28-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,765
Posted By Pastieman
We've got some ash in Valley of Da Moon. :uhoh ...

We've got some ash in Valley of Da Moon. :uhoh

Not sure how long its been out there. Sometime between 4pm and now.

I have enough beer, but do i have enough duct tape:scratch

Brian
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