Alaskans! You and your Bikes, Post here!

Discussion in 'Alaska' started by Juvat, Apr 12, 2010.

  1. Tom S

    Tom S Can I ride it?

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    Why, no, man. My head & maybe even other parts of my body really do catch fire sometimes & ghosts of famous racers like Rollie Free & even the great :bow Tazio Nuvolari appear. Sometimes, with luck, Jimi Hendrix even shows up too & does Voodoo Chile for us!
    Man, I can hear him now! :rayof :wings:rayof
    Most of the time, fortunately for them, none of this is apparent to other people around me. This was a very rare occurrence & the person that took the pic quite suddenly left the state & went very, very far away.
    Last I saw of 'em they were -----> :eek1

    BTW, Mark, if you never knew who Tazio Nuvolari was I have a rare old & out of print book I will loan you that you might like. I gotta get it back from Fighter though. Loaned it to him years ago & AFAIK he never read it. :rolleyes Shame.
    I first read it & learned about Nuvolari when I was about 14 or so. Dude kicked ass! :bow

    One of these days I might have to see what I can do with this pic. Why don't you e-mail me the others that were taken at the same time. :nod :deal
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    Uh-oh. :uhoh
  2. Tom S

    Tom S Can I ride it?

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    Hey, Mark, where did you go, bud? I thought for sure you'd have some comment on my reply to your question. :D I can't make up BS like that every day!
    You never did e-mail me those other pix either. :2cry
  3. Cubdriver

    Cubdriver Stampede Swimmer

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    DUUUHHHH. Have you not noticed the female in his recent posts?
  4. AKDuc

    AKDuc Alaska Born Ducatisti

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    I'm still here.... on occasion. :wink: And yes as always, I greatly enjoy your prose.

    As Cubdriver eluded to, I've been spending a bit more time with my new "riding partner" Pam.

    She's planning on joining here soon but how bout I post up photos of her and her bikes anyway? :brow

    At last Spring's Bike Show Pam saw the lovely white Ducati Monster 696 and had to have it. She then rode it almost daily rain or shine thru the summer.

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    You can imagine my surprise and joy when she said that even tho she loves her Monster she wondered if she maybe shoulda gotten a dualsport. :D

    We started shopping Craigslist and found a nicely farkled and lowered KLR out in the Valley that a dad had bought to ride with his son a couple years back. It's an '01 with under 14,000mi. We went up Arctic Valley road for here first dirt ride and she did great. The road had even been recently bladed and was pretty "loose and marbley" but she said she still really enjoyed it. She's very excited about doing D2D. :ricky

    Happy girl with new bike the day she got it.
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    And I just gotta say it, we both also really do enjoy an occasional 2-up ride. :choppa Mark H.

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  5. Juvat

    Juvat Been here awhile

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    Bumping this to remind Alaskans to please post yourself and your bike so we can identify you on the road or out and about. Have a safe season and I look forward to meeting more of you soon. :1drink
  6. KHuddy

    KHuddy Big Sky Country

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    Knowing how shy he can be, I thought I'd post a pic of Fite's latest.... might explain his lack of entry into this year's show...

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  7. AKmud

    AKmud Muddy Gruver

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    LOVE the handlebar tassles! :evil
  8. KHuddy

    KHuddy Big Sky Country

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  9. legion

    legion Voodoo Science

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    Turning radius problem? :lol3

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  10. J3D

    J3D Adventurer

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    Hey there!

    Here's my new (to me) bike. So far, I like it bunches!

    Attached Files:

  11. legion

    legion Voodoo Science

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    Nice bike! Upper O'Malley?
  12. J3D

    J3D Adventurer

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    Thanks!

    The only pull out I could find. :) I don't go up there often, but that day I felt like going uphill.
  13. SEAK Enduro

    SEAK Enduro Adventurer

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    It rains less here than everyone thinks
  14. AKDuc

    AKDuc Alaska Born Ducatisti

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    Hello and welcome ADVn00bs J3D and SEAK Enduro. I get a kick outta the quips in your profiles! :lol3

    SEAK Enduro, maybe see you on my way thru Ketch on my way to Met in Aug. I'm related to most the town over there. It's my favorite place to ocean kayak. My sig line has a link to a ride report I did on my last visit down there a few years ago.

    Have fun, Mark H.
  15. HayDuchessLives

    HayDuchessLives Loquita

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    I may be a bit biased, but I think I have a nicer rack than Fite does. :lol3 Although his rack has a cute little skull attached. I'd be curious to see who actually rides that behemoth. My "nice rack" is below, with my "Princess" bicycle attached (no knobbies).
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  16. Fighter

    Fighter Head Gruver

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    HD... call me when you're ready to compare racks! :wink::wink:
    Just Sayin'
    Fite
  17. KL5A

    KL5A Bugs are the new black

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    Took the Tiger up the Willow side this afternoon. It appears to still be winter there.
  18. KL5A

    KL5A Bugs are the new black

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    Another granny gone wild in Alaska. :evil
  19. Ullr

    Ullr C+ Racing

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    Is that same Tiger I saw going the other way on 4th Ave today?
  20. KL5A

    KL5A Bugs are the new black

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    Weren't me!