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Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 462,326
Posted By repeters
Anna, you have a gift ... many thanks for sharing...

Anna, you have a gift ... many thanks for sharing it with us. I've smiled often and even shed a tear or two while reliving my own 2006 Alaska trip through your eyes. It is indeed a special experience...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-12-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By repeters
2610 to ?

I loved my 2610's ... it got me through 49 states and routes to Prudhoe Bay, AK and Nova Scotia. I used MapSource to plan and downloaded the routes to my 2610. This worked great and I was happy! At...
Forum: Regional forums 08-13-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
Hope everyone within riding distance of...

Hope everyone within riding distance of Washington DC can join us for the finish of the ride. We started in Daytona during bikeweek on March 17 and with the help of many riders we have crossed the...
Forum: Regional forums 06-27-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
Cheyenne, WY

Great stuff Randy and Gearold!!! Thanks for the photos and taking the message to Governor Mead in Wyoming. We've crossed the country three times and now Gearold is headed to Jackson, WY where Randy...
Forum: Regional forums 06-07-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
Cheyenne to Jackson

If anyone is still following along ... we now have rider/s (Randy and Tracy) to go to Cheyenne WY! If you can help ... I need someone to ride the legs from Cheyenne to Jackson WY and Jackson to...
Forum: Regional forums 06-06-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
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Thanks everyone for getting us this far!!! It would be great if Randy and Tracy could meet on the way to Cheyenne ... if you can both...
Forum: Regional forums 06-03-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
We definitely need some New England riders...

We definitely need some New England riders towards the end of August. August 28-30 Concord, NH to Augusta, Maine and on to Boston.

We're going to all the State Capitol so if anyone lives near...
Forum: Regional forums 05-30-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
Lincoln, NE

Thanks guys ... we now have a rider to go from Des Moines to Lincoln on June 4 or so. :clap

If you are following along ... we now need for someone to go from Lincoln, NE to Cheyenne, WY. It's for...
Forum: Regional forums 05-29-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
Des Moines to Lincoln

We need someone to ride from Des Moines to Lincoln. We are carrying a messenger bag to every state capitol and can be flexible on the time you do it. Riders are taking the bag from Jefferson City to...
Forum: Regional forums 05-27-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
Just to update everyone on the ride ... we've...

Just to update everyone on the ride ... we've crossed the country two times and are currently headed toward Indianapolis. We are scheduled to ride to Springfield, IL on June 2. We also have riders...
Forum: Regional forums 05-08-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
Springfield IL to Jefferson City

Can someone ride this leg on or about June 3?
Forum: Regional forums 05-03-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
It would be wonderful if you could do the leg...

It would be wonderful if you could do the leg from Lincoln, NE to Cheyenne. I'm on the verge of being able to be more certain on those dates as I get the riders before Lincoln to commit to a date.
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Forum: Regional forums 05-03-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
So sorry to hear about your father ... very...

So sorry to hear about your father ... very tragic and my heart is sad for you and your family. We plan to be riding again next year in Califonia and will try and keep you updated on our plans.
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Forum: Regional forums 05-02-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
Opps ... looks like we missed you :-( But the...

Opps ... looks like we missed you :-( But the good news is that the ride has reached Oklahoma City and is headed eastward. You can follow the ride live at
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Forum: Regional forums 04-25-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
Looks like Chuck is going to the Governor's...

Looks like Chuck is going to the Governor's Office in Denver on Thursday morning (April 26) ... I'm sure he would like to have some company if anyone is in the area and can go too.
Forum: Regional forums 04-19-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
So sorry to hear about your dad ... I'm sending...

So sorry to hear about your dad ... I'm sending you a pm to coordinate.
Forum: Regional forums 04-18-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
I'm taking it one leg at a time, so does anyone...

I'm taking it one leg at a time, so does anyone know of anyone in Jefferson City, MO who might be willing to ride a leg to Kansas City for us?
Forum: Regional forums 04-16-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
Thanks for everyone who is riding for us! We have...

Thanks for everyone who is riding for us! We have legs filled through Jefferson City and need riders west of the Mississippi to help us fill the following legs.

Leg 42 - Jefferson City, MO to...
Forum: Regional forums 04-11-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
Pitster, Just a thought but maybe you could...

Pitster,

Just a thought but maybe you could meet the rider coming into Salt Lake City and ride with him part of the way ... it will be a road ride but I'm sure he would welcome the company. It...
Forum: Regional forums 04-10-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
Pitster, Guess this is a moving target ... a...

Pitster,

Guess this is a moving target ... a couple of riders just agreed to do the Salt Lake City to Denver ... yes it's a road ride but if you are the leader of the leg you can choose the route...
Forum: Regional forums 04-10-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,261
Posted By repeters
Riders Needed in TN, GA, SC

Thanks George for posting this!!! We do rides for a lot of charities ... it's about time we did one for prostate cancer! Of course we need riders in all areas but the following legs are not covered...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-26-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,075
Posted By repeters
2610

I've gone through several 2610's and they have taken me through 49 states ... they are my first choice for cheap (or the 2720/2730/2820 series). They are waterproof and you can create routes with...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-18-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,453
Posted By repeters
Got the 2610 up and running yet?

Got the 2610 up and running yet?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-03-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,453
Posted By repeters
The following is from the 2610 spec sheet ... it...

The following is from the 2610 spec sheet ... it has a simple basemap but to be completely functional, the details must be loaded from MapSource. If you don't have the DVD, maybe check with your...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-02-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,453
Posted By repeters
garmin 2610

I agree with Timmer ... maybe you just have the maps from Texas installed on the unit. Does the unit have a 2GB card? That's what is required to load all the maps from MapSource onto the receiver. If...
Forum: Alaska 10-30-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,604
Posted By repeters
Milepost 2008

You can order direct ...

http://www.themilepost.com/index.shtml

All in information is here. If you order direct they will send it as soon as it's ready. The 2007 was available on March 1.
Forum: Alaska 10-25-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,604
Posted By repeters
Milepost 2008

If I remember correctly I got my new Milepost in late Feb or early March.

Alaska was my best trip ever. Here's our trip report:

http://vstrom2alaska.blogspot.com/

Let me know if I can...
Forum: Alaska 09-20-2007, 03:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,068
Posted By repeters
Alaska for Dummies

Here's our report from July 2006. The AlCan/Alaska part is in the July Archives July 5-22. We had a couple of days with all day rain so make sure you have good rain gear. Heated grips and an electric...
Forum: Alaska 09-12-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,831
Posted By repeters
extra gas

We each carried an extra gallon can. Bought the cans at Walmart in Fairbanks before we left for Prudhoe. Turns out that we didn't need it but we felt better having a reserve in case we (or someone...
Forum: Alaska 09-11-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,831
Posted By repeters
He's a good reason to go to the Salmon. If you go...

He's a good reason to go to the Salmon. If you go make sure you continue up over the top to the road and continue on past the swithchbacks.
Forum: Alaska 09-08-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,831
Posted By repeters
Hyder

JMead ... great photos and most excellent memories revisited. :clap

Just a note ... if you go to Hyder, make sure you take the time to go up the road (20 miles) to the Salmon Glacier.
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Forum: Alaska 08-29-2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,831
Posted By repeters
Thumb It was absolutely worth it for me!!! One of the...

It was absolutely worth it for me!!! One of the best (no it was the best) of my motorcycle experiences. A real accomplishment and sense of satisfaction.

Here's our blog from July '06
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Forum: Equipment 07-11-2007, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,642
Posted By repeters
Tourance EXP

Anyone got these yet? Heard when they will be available in the US?
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2007, 08:05 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 462,515
Posted By repeters
givi e360/e460

I have the Givi E460 top and E360 sides. It's a good matched set. They are a great combination that performed well on our 30 day Alaska trip. I bungie my tent and pad on the back. The view is from...
Forum: Regional forums 12-22-2006, 05:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,523
Posted By repeters
Alaska Night

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John,

Bill Clelland's report was among the first I read. Perhaps he could start it off. Everyone is welcome to participate. I talked with...
Forum: Regional forums 12-21-2006, 07:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,523
Posted By repeters
Alaska Night

Just wondering if we could have an Alaska night on Friday from 9-10? I know that several V-Stroms went to Alaska/Prudhoe Bay and it would be fun to share our experiences on the Haul Road. We could...
Forum: Beasts 11-22-2006, 06:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,410
Posted By repeters
Wee to Prudhoe

Our trip from North Carolina was approx 11,500 miles. Started on new Torrance tires front and rear. The fine folks at Northern Powersports/Fairbanks checked the bike before we headed to Prudhoe. We...
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,410
Posted By repeters
Wee Strom to Prudhoe Bay Help

We did the trip in July '05. Met Roy and Bob and a lot of great people along the way.

Ditto on the Ventura (I used industrial strength velcro instead of the wimpy velcro dots). Don't forget a...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2006, 07:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,518
Posted By repeters
July '06

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Most any bike will work--just do it. My friend Joe did the trip to Prudhoe Bay with me on a Honda Shadow! Jeff and Olivia did the trip...
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,518
Posted By repeters
Thumb Wee Strom for a trip to Alaska?

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Went to Prudhoe Bay in July 2006. The Wee was a great choice for me. It handled the slab on the way and the dirt when we got there. Here's...
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