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Old 01-09-2013, 08:34 PM   #16
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Great Video

Thanks for the great video. Gives me a chance to see the roads in action. Still shots do not compare. Planning a trip this summer from GA. Thanks again.
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:54 PM   #17
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Thanks!
Every time I passed a rider, I wondered if it was someone I've read about on this forum.

And the deep mud on the Dalton definitely pegged the pucker-meter.
It took me a week just to get the crease out of the seat cover.
It was quite obvious your a seasoned rider and have honed your skills. How were the wood covered bridges, they looked equally greasy....
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:55 PM   #18
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Nice... Thanks for sharing. I watched all your videos. Brought back some great memories.

I've stayed at the tundra campground twice now. Fast eddies in Tok is good food. I love the north.

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Old 01-09-2013, 09:23 PM   #19
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A picture says more than a thousand words. Videos like this say more than many pictures. I watched the first 4 and will return for the remaining 3 tomorrow. Great filming, thanks for sharing. Now I want to buy a bike again and do the same trip.
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Old 01-09-2013, 09:30 PM   #20
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What if you he ran out of gas on his FIRST TANK?
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You ran out of gas on a classic Connie C-10? With a 7.5 gal. tank? Dude, you're my hero!
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:16 AM   #21
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Finished the last three
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:56 AM   #22
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Just seen the first video, and very enjoyable. I have daydreams of doing a similar trip but across Canada from (say) Toronto. Who knows? PS You don't need an off-road bike with knobbly tyres to be an Adventure rider. It's all in the mind.
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:10 AM   #23
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Just seen the first video, and very enjoyable. I have daydreams of doing a similar trip but across Canada from (say) Toronto. Who knows? PS You don't need an off-road bike with knobbly tyres to be an Adventure rider. It's all in the mind.
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:34 PM   #24
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It was quite obvious your a seasoned rider and have honed your skills. How were the wood covered bridges, they looked equally greasy....
Not really experienced, but it seems that learning to ride dirt bikes when you are young instills some basic skills that stick with you when you get off the pavement.
The wood bridges looked slick, but I never felt any slippage.
Of course, I never ride near the limits on wet surfaces.
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:47 PM   #25
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You ran out of gas on a classic Connie C-10? With a 7.5 gal. tank? Dude, you're my hero!
ROFL!

Caused by my "tunnel-vision" focus on the BunBurner Gold 1500...
It seemed to me to be a near-impossible feat, and I convinced myself that I would have to stretch each tank in order to reduce my fuel stops by ONE.

As the tank dropped into its last gallon, I passed up a gas station that was a mile away from the highway, planning to take the NEXT exit.
Unfortunately, there was no fuel available from that point to the Tennessee line.
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Old 01-10-2013, 01:33 PM   #26
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i watched all the videos covering the dalton, and plan to watch the rest, Can u point me to the section in your video that everyone calls roller coasters hill?

thank you for sharing...
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Old 01-10-2013, 05:18 PM   #27
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Tripping to alaska

thank you for the report and video. I was up north to deadhorse in july and your shots were great. There is so much to see...i know you will have to return, i have made three trips and will return with a good video camera....horsemoto on the loose !!
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:55 PM   #28
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I do believe that was the best ride report I have seen yet! Watched all the episodes, awesome footage & editing! Thanks for sharing that fine piece of work.
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:57 PM   #29
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Nice! Can't wait to give it a go myself!
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:02 PM   #30
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That was great. I even managed to up vote the first and last videos. I will go back and up vote the rest.
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