New service shop in Fairbanks

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  1. AKtracks

    AKtracks Kilted Fükengrüver

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    Dat's phat, Yo!
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  2. KHuddy

    KHuddy Big Sky Country

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  3. akwerf

    akwerf 3-wheeled wonder

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    I'd vote for:

    ADVcycleworks at the crossroads of your Alaskan Adventure

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  4. jodyz121

    jodyz121 Mostly Harmless . . .

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    We will be 6 riders coming through Fairbanks in July 2010. Sounds like you will be offering just the kind of services we are looking for. We've been discussing shipping tires to someone. I will contact you with the details and a better idea of what we'd like to arrange. What's the best way? Phone call? And who should I ask for?

    Thanks.
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  5. AKtracks

    AKtracks Kilted Fükengrüver

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    You can get our contact numbers here.

    You can ship tires (or any other supplies/clothes/etc you don't want to haul all the way up here) to us via UPS or FedEx and we'll hold them until you arrive, but I think you'll find that it will be cheaper/easier in the long run to buy them from one of the shops in AK (shipping tires to AK will cost approx. $50). Feel free to give us a call and we can discuss it.

    I look forward to talking to you, and seeing you this summer
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  6. BARB

    BARB Long timer

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    I just sent your link to a couple of guys from Langley BC, they'll be in Fbx in July. I am putting links on my site for travelers and will add you. Thanks, Barb
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  7. AKtracks

    AKtracks Kilted Fükengrüver

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    Great, thanks Barb.

    Once I get off my butt and redesign my website I'll add a link to your site as well.

    FriarMike, mind if I toss contact information for The Abbey on there too?
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  8. friar mike

    friar mike IronButtGruver

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    Yep I also need to get another web site going. any eazy ones out there that is user friendly that I mite be able to get set up? I also need to pm you about tires.
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  9. GrayGoSt

    GrayGoSt Ridin' the F8

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    Hey AKtracks...I'm really glad to find this link here. I'll be up right around the D2D time and will be spending a month exploring Alaska and Canada. I'll probably be in the tire market about the time I get there so perhaps I can arrange with you for them. I've got your webpage link and will keep in touch with you about dates etc when I finalize everything. Thanks:clap

    Jay
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  10. molamphy

    molamphy n00b

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    Good resources. I may have to stop in Anchorage to see BARB and get one of those shhepskin covers depending on how my seat is holding up by the time I hit Anchorage. Probably tires in Fairbanks.
    Hopefully decent weather at the end of May.
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  11. AKtracks

    AKtracks Kilted Fükengrüver

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    You should go for the Alaskan trifecta: sheepskin at Barbs, fluid change at friar mike's, and tires here in Fairbanks. :thumb
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    KHuddy Big Sky Country

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    And follow it up with a night of slumber on campus.....
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  13. molamphy

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    Sounds like a good idea. You'll have to clue me in on Friar Mike's, though. How far out should I arrange for tires?
    As far as staying on campus, this is a business trip so the company is paying for the Holiday Inns in Fairbanks and Anchorage. Few hours each on Wainwright and Richardson and I don't have to take as many vacation days.:clap
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  14. AKtracks

    AKtracks Kilted Fükengrüver

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    Friar Mike is what the town of Wasilla is famous for (I've also heard mention of some hag from that area running for public office). He's also the proprietor of "The Abbey" motorcycle shop. Great guy, and he'll treat ya right. Directions are easy: Heading north outta Anchorage on your way to Fairbanks you'll go through the town of Wasilla. When you come to the intersection of the Parks Highway and Knik Goose Bay road, hang a left and proceed 3.5 miles. You'll see the sign on the right. He can take care of all your service needs.
    If you chose to go with us for tires (which can also be had at Barbs or Mikes) I'm telling folks to make arrangements a month in advance (just in case we have to place any orders).
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  16. AKTroy

    AKTroy BE AWARE OF TRAINS

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    That would be "motorcycle" service needs of course. :lol3

    Tracks Im in town. Working the refinery turn 8:30pm till 2am ish. Looks like It'll only be for the week before I get back to Healy. What works for you?
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  18. AKtracks

    AKtracks Kilted Fükengrüver

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    Well, he does cages too. :lol3

    I can hook up with you pretty much anytime after 5PM this week, if that doesn't work I can check with Dan to see when he's available (usually during business hours most days).
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  19. AKtracks

    AKtracks Kilted Fükengrüver

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    I'm assuming this is for your WR250R, is that correct?

    Heidenau doesn't make the exact size called for on the WR250R (80/100-21 front, 120/80-18 rear) closest they make is a 90/90-21 and 110/80-18, both of which we have in stock.
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  20. StephenB

    StephenB G(/)S ... what else!

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    AKtracks,

    As per Heidenau's German website they do make the following T- and S-rated sizes:

    T-rated (118mph)
    120/80 - 18 M/C 62 T
    120/90 - 18 M/C 71 T

    They also make the

    S-rated (112mph)
    4.10 - 18 60S
    4.00 - 18 64S

    which should be interchangeable with the 120s.


    Can you get any of those?
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