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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By Full Power
Alaska.

Alaska.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By Full Power
New Tire out of round.

Just mounted a fresh TKC80, front of GS.
balanced up nice and easy with only 10 grams.
wet and lubricated, the Tire mounted real easy with minimal effort.
Front rim is in good shape, ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Full Power
Short riding season. oil change interval...

Short riding season.
oil change interval around 3000 miles, but if I am going for a weekend ride, and already have 2400 miles on the oil, I sometimes change it before roadtrip.
2013 model, will...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Full Power
Oil Filter cross

Currently using Bosch 3330 oil filters on F800.

No issues, but I only have 2 left.
Need to order some more, I like to keep a good stock of spares here.

Anything wrong with using ...
Forum: Alaska 05-30-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By Full Power
Weather forecast has been relaxed... now calling...

Weather forecast has been relaxed... now calling for clear skies and only 75 degrees.


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See you on the mountain. Bring knobbies if ya got 'em.
Forum: Alaska 05-30-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Full Power
Good tire choice, they grip like pissed off pit...

Good tire choice, they grip like pissed off pit bulls, and yet roll smooth on pavement......
You likely going to wear out a rear TKC80 getting here though.
Forum: Alaska 05-29-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Full Power
Are you riding the Sportster ?

Are you riding the Sportster ?
Forum: Alaska 05-29-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,667
Posted By Full Power
I would recommend travelling SOONER. Lots of...

I would recommend travelling SOONER.
Lots of daylight a few weeks either side of solstice.
By the first week in August it gets dark enough to see stars.
Forum: Alaska 05-29-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Full Power
shaken

Feel that ?
Long lasting quake on peninsula.

6.8 around chignik.
lasted around 45 seconds, i guess.
Forum: Alaska 05-28-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By Full Power
Starting from Cantwell, East bound? Or the...

Starting from Cantwell, East bound?
Or the reverse ?
Forum: Alaska 05-28-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By Full Power
Crown Point Mine trail

Calling all ditchbangers:
.
Forecast 79 degrees Fahrenheit in Seward on Sunday.
.
Good day to seek altitude, let's check out the Crown Point Mine road ....

3100 feet, May 2014...
Forum: Alaska 05-28-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,879
Posted By Full Power
Who's still riding 250's ? Anyone around...

Who's still riding 250's ?
Anyone around SEWARD, can do a recon CRown Point mine trail ?
Forum: Alaska 05-28-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,932
Posted By Full Power
Motorcycle tires, in Homer

I have a selection of used, take-off tires with remaining tread, in good condition.
Sizes to fit KLR650, Buell XB12, WR250R, and F800GS.
Several 21 inch front tires, an 18 rear, and ...
Forum: Alaska 05-28-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By Full Power
Finished ? Road work is never finished here. ...

Finished ?
Road work is never finished here.
They take a break in winter.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-27-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 21,142
Posted By Full Power
It is now mid-2015. I have made 2 attempts,...

It is now mid-2015.

I have made 2 attempts, and failed.

Anybody figure out how to get the CHARCOAL canister OUT from the geographical center of a 2013 model F800GS ?
Forum: Alaska 05-27-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,020
Posted By Full Power
Amazon shipped Rotella T6 synthetic 15W-40, ...

Amazon shipped Rotella T6 synthetic 15W-40, JASO MA rated...
20 bucks, delivered via FedEx.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,053
Posted By Full Power
All Ballz sells shiity Xhinese bearings.

All Ballz sells shiity Xhinese bearings.
Forum: Alaska 05-25-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By Full Power
Where are you landing in AK ?

Where are you landing in AK ?
Forum: Alaska 05-24-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Full Power
Saw high of 88 degrees between Fairbanks and...

Saw high of 88 degrees between Fairbanks and Chena hotsprin
gs.
Forum: Alaska 05-21-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Full Power
I am going to bring a bag of ICE. At each fuel...

I am going to bring a bag of ICE.
At each fuel stop north of Girdweed, I plan to pack my pockets with ICE.
.
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When the going gets TOUGH, we ADAPT, and Overcome.
Forum: Alaska 05-21-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Full Power
Hydrate, & Be COOL

Weather Forecast calling for mid to high 80's around Fairbanks this weekend.
Ya'all stay safe, keep close to some shade, and remember to hydrate often.
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If ya'aint pissing, yer not drinking...
Forum: Alaska 05-21-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Full Power
Try standby, Homer to Kodiak should be a fair...

Try standby, Homer to Kodiak should be a fair chance wedging a bike on there, they load cycles LAST.
Potential free camp space at my shop, near base of spit, 4 miles from ferry term, if you miss...
Forum: Alaska 05-20-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Full Power
"Charge" Isle of Man racing movie

On netflix, fun movie, pioneering electric motorcycle racing on Isle of Man.
Interesting, documentary style, family friendly.
Forum: Alaska 05-20-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,020
Posted By Full Power
Rotella T @ walmart. . Thanks...

Rotella T

@ walmart.



. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Alaska 05-19-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,020
Posted By Full Power
""Vacant stare, mouth open. $3"" . . The...

""Vacant stare, mouth open. $3""
.
. The Japanese will one day market a robot that can do all that.
Forum: Alaska 05-19-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,020
Posted By Full Power
MC oil is available local, If you want to pay...

MC oil is available local, If you want to pay over 20 dollars per gallon.

I am looking for a bargain to stock up.
Forum: Alaska 05-18-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,020
Posted By Full Power
an OIL thread

Any local in state vendors have reasonable price on ( MA rated)

10W-40 for motorcycles ?
Don't need synthetic, and don't need expensive fancy Yamalube pricing.

I like to buy 4 or 6...
Forum: Alaska 05-18-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Full Power
Hatcher pass road is clear, dry, and well graded....

Hatcher pass road is clear, dry, and well graded.
From WILLOW end, it is 28 miles to the closed, locked GATE.
nice ride, if you don't mind turning around, and going back.

( first 11 miles...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,527
Posted By Full Power
Ethanol ban was tried here, back in the 1920's,...

Ethanol ban was tried here, back in the 1920's, with disasterous results.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 113,162
Posted By Full Power
TKC80 are the very softest sidewall tire...

TKC80 are the very softest sidewall tire obtainable.
The 17 inch rears will nearly fall onto the rim. ( USE LUBE )
The 21 inch fronts mount and dismount almost as easily as a bicycle tire.
Forum: Alaska 05-18-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 975
Posted By Full Power
Hey, Youngan, nice to meet ya in Talkeetna. ...

Hey, Youngan, nice to meet ya in Talkeetna.
Had a great ride back to Homer Sunday.
likely be on way through next week, catch up with you if you are on the ground.
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 975
Posted By Full Power
Walking the tracks now, headed back to pizza...

Walking the tracks now, headed back to pizza joint.
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 975
Posted By Full Power
Hey Andy, coupla skinnies visiting from Homer. ...

Hey Andy, coupla skinnies visiting from Homer.
We eatingdinner at west rib.
Go walkabout talkeetna next, and then fetch beer and slice pizza.
Look for us out strolling.
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Full Power
In Talkeetna. Dinner at West Rib, by Nagleys.

In Talkeetna.
Dinner at West Rib, by Nagleys.
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Full Power
headed to Willow

Sleepy dog coffee, Eagleriver, find snack soon, headed toward Hatcher pass.
Forum: Alaska 05-15-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By Full Power
"The 12pt. 55mm "Piloted" socket works as...

"The 12pt. 55mm "Piloted" socket works as designed."

.
Is there a lightweight, portable version, suitable for underseat stowage ... for adventurous Multi-Strada riders several miles from home?
Forum: Alaska 05-13-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By Full Power
Now, I can well understand, most of us travel...

Now, I can well understand, most of us travel the roads without complete machine shops aboard, and there are potential mechanical failures, or nuisances that would be beyond the average...
Forum: Alaska 05-13-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By Full Power
Did you get your tire changed yet ? Can...

Did you get your tire changed yet ?

Can you Find a wheel nut wrench that fits underseat, for future reference ?
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Wish you were touring on a KLR yet ?
Forum: Alaska 05-12-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By Full Power
Stop on by my shop in Homer.. Got a 12 inch...

Stop on by my shop in Homer..
Got a 12 inch Crescent wrench, a big ChanneLock, 2 pound BallPein hammer, a chunk of Inch-an a quarter all-thread from a Guardrail around Hope, some tire irons,...
Forum: Alaska 05-12-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By Full Power
Single side swing-arm... You don't strictly...

Single side swing-arm...

You don't strictly have to remove the wheel from the bike.

SPOON the tire OFF the rim.
use a big C-Clamp to break bead,
shampoo or soap for lube.
Good luck....
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