D2D 2013 General Info and CommentThread

Discussion in 'Alaska' started by KHuddy, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. KHuddy

    KHuddy Big Sky Country

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    This thread is the place where you can ask questions, grumble, comment or otherwise bloviate about Dust 2 Dawson 2013.

    Do not do it on the sign-up thread,
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  2. Fighter

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    What's D2D?.... :lol3:lol3
    Fite
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  3. Sparticus

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    Just wanted to say thankyou to Khuddy for this thread,and to Fite and Team Pteradactyl for there being a D2D to take part in.I can't think of a better way for a father and daughter to spend time together then riding those many miles year after year to Dawson.And even better ,next year all three of my brothers and three good friends will be coming with us.I am truly a blessed man. Looking forward to seeing everyone next year........RIDE SAFE......Sparticus and AKgirl ( Tim and Kim )
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  4. Alaskajeff

    Alaskajeff Long timer

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    I'm going to have to look that one up:eek1 Is it legal to do something like that on this forum? :rofl

    To get back on track, being a D2D rookie in 2012 I look forward to making the trek from Palmer again in 2013:clap . Planning on a side run up to Eagle and possibly on the way back heading from Tok towards Squarebanks, turning off at Paxson and crossing the Denali Highway then back to the valley. Thinking to myself
    "It's not the destination but the journey"
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  5. KHuddy

    KHuddy Big Sky Country

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    Bloviation is the reason this forum exists.
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  6. Alaskajeff

    Alaskajeff Long timer

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    Well, I'm NOT one to toot my own horn :lol3 But I'd like to continue the honor of being the lone "kick start only" bike to make the trip to Dawson :clap
    Now to Google BLOVIATION........... :rofl
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  7. AKmud

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    Isn't that the rally in Canada?? :evil
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  8. Fighter

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    :eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1
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  9. TxLoneRider

    TxLoneRider Been here awhile

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    Y'know, I've kinda wondered that as well. :deal
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  10. nuttynu

    nuttynu Long timer

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    May we get te sign up thread link in here . And can someone gives us new to D2D OF AN OVERVIEW !
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  11. KHuddy

    KHuddy Big Sky Country

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  12. Alaskajeff

    Alaskajeff Long timer

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    WHAT HE SAID........ It's on a sticky in the Alaska Section:lol3
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  13. AKjack

    AKjack Savvy?

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    No...it's that place where guys go to bounce their wives off the back of their bikes...:huh
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  14. Alaskajeff

    Alaskajeff Long timer

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    All your questions will be answered, just search and read:D
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  15. nuttynu

    nuttynu Long timer

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    sorry Jeff, was on mobile , just hop onto my laptop and now i see the sigh up thread with all the INFO . ahahah sorry for the noobs news. im just really excited about this event and would love to do it new year. yeeehaa:freaky:clap:rofl
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  16. Alaskajeff

    Alaskajeff Long timer

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    No worries, I remember my first D2D like it was last year...........:rofl:roflSure hope you get to go, it was and will continue to be a BLAST. Would you be going on your current bike? You would be quite popular if you did.
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  17. nuttynu

    nuttynu Long timer

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    i know there is a strech of dirt/gravel road.
    how bad is it? better or worse than the Dalton highway?
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  18. nuttynu

    nuttynu Long timer

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    i will soon be requesting those days off ! and yes, i will be saddle baggin my CBR 600rr and touring with it, done it plenty and am confident it do fine. oh man i am super excited now, on the Milepost get route alreadyand watching youtubes of other riders experience. truly looking forward to this ride now!!
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  19. Alaskajeff

    Alaskajeff Long timer

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    That my friend is FUNNY!!:lol3 There are MANY stretches of less than paved roads. The section from Chicken to the Canadian border is probably, or has the potential to be pretty sketchy at times. I would say the Coldfoot to Deadhorse stretch is the nastiest section of the haul road. I've yet to be on that so I have no way to compare. I'm sure someone will chime in.
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  20. nuttynu

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    i have ridden from Fairbanks all the way up to Coldfoot and then back to Fairbanks in one day... so that stretch there the dirt wasnt so bad for my bike and I. its just those sluggish muds stretch that i have to slow down for.

    for all Anchorage,wasila,Palme area going to D2D, how do ya route yourself

    i can see myself taking off from Anchorage up the old glen to Tok, camp a night and then from Tok ...where do u guys camp next ...? OR do ya just take Tok ALLL the way to Dawson. ? or stop a night in between Tok to Dawson .?
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