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Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 144,549
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Thanks!

What an amazing trip you have shared with us. Thank you! We have really enjoyed it. Welcome home.
Forum: Alaska 08-29-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Another Great video

Yes, another great video, thanks for posting!!!
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 80,004
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Glad to see you're back Ed. Hope you enjoyed your...

Glad to see you're back Ed. Hope you enjoyed your stint in our great state. Looking forward to your next Ed-venture.

Gary
Forum: Alaska 08-05-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,612
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
trip planning

Boston Mangler,

I understand. If you do indeed make your trip 91 years from now (July 2105) I probably won't be around, but if you happen to get up this way any sooner, say next year or so, and...
Forum: Alaska 08-05-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,612
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
planning ahead?

Wow, you REALLY Plan Ahead!!!:norton
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
flea market

Darren,

Sorry about your cancelled trip, hope you can recover and do it some other time. Note that there is a 'flea-market' sticky-thread at the top of the Alaska section also, you may want to...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-08-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,465
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Father/son trip

It was nice running into you two just a few minutes ago in the grocery store parking lot in Anchorage. Sounds like you two are having a good trip overall. Good luck tracking down those spokes, and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,889
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Arctic Ocean

Here's a couple of places to start looking:

http://www.arcticoceanshuttle.com/

http://deadhorsecamp.com/
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 29,048
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Thanks for the RR!

Deb & Gary,

Just wanted you to know how much I have enjoyed this ride report. It was fun to check it each morning while having breakfast, and again each evening. There was usually something new...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Hatcher Pass

A great day trip from Anchorage that time of year is to Hatcher Pass! About 60 miles to the Pass, then plan on spending a few hours exploring the gravel road from there to Willow. If you're more...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 29,048
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Eastern WA/Idaho

I like it..You caught your partner in the mirror! You were in familiar territory for me...lived in western WA and went to school in Pullman.

You probably took the "new" road down to Lewiston, but...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,014,687
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
salmon

After my first summer of working in Bristol Bay I did not eat salmon again for a LONG time. I will add now however that there is not much better than fresh sockeye salmon that was just caught that...
Forum: Alaska 05-21-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 155,596
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
as in stromtrooper mark444? Gary (a.k.a....

as in stromtrooper mark444?

Gary
(a.k.a. stromAlaska)
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 29,048
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
picnic at Turnagain Pass

Gary & Deb,

I must have just missed you. I rode up there and had lunch at the same spot on the same day! My camera time-stamp says I was having lunch at 12:30pm, looks like at the same table. ...
Forum: Alaska 04-29-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,168
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
wr250. solar power, ...

Dean,
It was nice meeting you the other day. Thanks for the wheel bearings, have fun with your new wr250, and keep us posted on the solar power installation.
Gary
Forum: Alaska 04-24-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 155,596
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Forum: Alaska 04-01-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Eagle Enterprises 5849 Old Seward Hwy ...

Eagle Enterprises
5849 Old Seward Hwy

they sold it by the foot last time I needed some
Forum: Alaska 04-01-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Thanks

Thanks for all the replies. I passed them all on.
Andrew I believe my friend has been over to your place just recently and decided to put money down on a new one that you've now got on order. He is...
Forum: Alaska 03-27-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
I'd like to see the episode of FIREBALL XL5 that...

I'd like to see the episode of FIREBALL XL5 that was broadcast that day so I could see what I missed when the shaking started.
Forum: Alaska 03-27-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Wtb f800gs

A friend is looking to buy a F800GS.
If you have one for sale or know of one, pleae let me know and/or answer his C-list ad:

http://anchorage.craigslist.org/mcy/4394849816.html

Gary
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,427
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Four Strokes of Luck movie

Also available at Amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=four%20strokes%20of%20luck)
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,014,687
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Ed, I just started reading this RR tonight...

Ed,

I just started reading this RR tonight and want you to know how enjoyable it is. Keep up the good riding, writing, and photos.

I saw awhile back you were having trouble getting your photos...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,278
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
thanks Falang!

Falang, +1 on all the above comments. I have enjoyed your reports but particularly this one because I have been to many (most) of the locations of your photos. Thanks for taking the time for this. It...
Forum: Alaska 01-13-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 155,596
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Alaska list

Maybe bigger, but certainly not better! :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Trans Lab Highway

Well Done! That is one great ride report/video documentary. I loved the bear spray incident and the appropriately themed music to go along with it.

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,386
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Grinnin...

I see each campsite comes with its own bison, as well as a bison-resistant storage box by the picnic table.

---enjoying your report!
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
What battery connector do you use?

I use one of these (http://www.amazon.com/Battery-Tender-081-0069-6-Terminal-Disconnect/dp/B000NCOKZQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1386815078&sr=8-1&keywords=sae+battery+terminal) on each of my bikes....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-16-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
We are leaving in the morning. The week we were...

We are leaving in the morning. The week we were here went by fast. We usually come down a couple times a year. I was going to ride down on the KLR tHis spring and leave the bike here so I'd have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Hey Toby, just thought I'd say hi. You may not...

Hey Toby, just thought I'd say hi. You may not remember me but I met you at a KLR tech day in Anchorage a few years back. Right now I'm in Silverdale visiting family and wandered over to the PNW site...
Forum: Americas 10-11-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,453
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Costa Rica GPS Maps for Garmin GPS

Hipster,

I don't know if they are compatible with your particular model of GPS, but earlier this year I purchased and used a TrackIt GPS map of Costa Rica on my Garmin Nuvi 2455LMT.

TrackIt GPS...
Forum: Alaska 10-05-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,893
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
What section is this?

+1

(looks more like Denali Park Road than Denali Highway?)
Forum: Alaska 09-30-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
recent snow

Yes, there was some recent snow up there I recall...
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-qR0sDo0yO-k/Uj27QeS3O6I/AAAAAAAAAas/Cf_7YF3DJJk/s640/P9190216.JPG...
Forum: Alaska 09-21-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
the rest of the story...

On the way up I saw the termination dust in the higher elevations and stopped to take this photo:
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-0LHnickUEh0/Uj27QpzWU8I/AAAAAAAAAaw/rb7k2PLwLoo/s512/P9180215.JPG...
Forum: Alaska 09-20-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Hatcher Pass, 4am weather report 9/19/13

Camped near Summit Lake and woke up to this at about 4am:
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-hsjhJADxBOQ/UjtBniZQttI/AAAAAAAAAaM/Ne6dMPEfeZE/s640/P9190228.JPG
Forum: Alaska 08-22-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,128
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
throttle cable

Also Brilliant!

Hope you get back on the road quick. :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 431,179
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
RR for our daughters

I too have brought this RR to the attention of my daughter. Except my daughter is 20. She has been riding dirtbikes since I can't remember when, and recently has expressed an interest in taking a MSF...
Forum: Alaska 04-28-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Wrong Way Down (Alaska to WA)

My plan is to leave Anchorage Friday May 10 heading down the AlCan for Washington State. Is anyone else planning on heading that way at that time? This will be a one-way ride for me, as I plan on...
Forum: Americas 04-25-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
leaving Alaska in May...

slammer, are you still planning on leaving on May 14? I will be leaving Anchorage headed to WA, but I'm currently planning on leaving May 10 or 11.

Gary
Forum: Alaska 04-17-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 9,352
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Spring riding heads up:

Watch out for ice on the otherwise clear roads when you go under an overpass! Minnesota under Dimond for example. Don't be in the middle of your lane and hit that strip of ice that is still there!
Forum: Alaska 01-29-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,243
Posted By AlaskaSolstice
Ice Road

one of last years ice roads:
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ZkkgpfuD8Us/UQjKfrcdq9I/AAAAAAAAAXE/aKsMEzVFJug/s720/ice%2520road.jpg
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