Sport-bike touring ALASKA

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by nuttynu, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. keystiger

    keystiger rat on a roll

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    :lurk
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  2. sidi_lb

    sidi_lb Been here awhile

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    absolutely super bro!!!

    killler setup u got there
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  3. RDJEff

    RDJEff Lost in Alaska

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    Thanks for sharing your trip with us!

    I sure hope you pressure washed all the mud off before Tanacross!:evil:evil
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  4. Mastros2

    Mastros2 Adventurer

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    Thanks for sharing. Those last few pics are really nice. :thumbup
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  5. nuttynu

    nuttynu Long timer

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    Thanks again , deffinitly planning to your more next season.... It's just much more funer !

    And yes I clean up the bike good once I reached Fairbanks .
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  6. gallinastrips

    gallinastrips Been here awhile

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    Awesome ride report, sweet bike, and nice pics :thumb
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  7. zilla

    zilla Long timer

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    Great report, great pictures.

    I was up there on a tour about the same time of your trip. We rode a lot of the same roads.

    :freaky
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  8. rgiroux

    rgiroux Invisible Man

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    You're a brave man for taking that sport bike up the Dalton, and a smart man for not going beyond Coldfoot. Although its been done, I am not sure it would have been too much fun. We ran the Dalton in 2009 with almost perfect weather, on a KTM and a GS. It wasnt easy in places.

    Great story and pics. You lived in AK long?
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  9. dave6253

    dave6253 aka. dave62538675309

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    Nice RR. You certainly have the spirit of adventure. I didn't see any wildlife on the Dalton when we rode it in July. You could have ridden your sport bike all the way up when we did it, as the conditions were pretty dry. There was nothing north of Coldfoot any worse than what you rode. Given the current road conditions it was pretty cool you made it up as far as you did. Great job!
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  10. lightcycle

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    Hey nuttynu, thanks for the messages on our Facebook site and thread! What a coincidence, I just read your Alaska report a day before you posted. When I clicked on your FB link, that's when I recognized you! :)

    That's crazy doing the Dalton on that bike and especially those tires! Thank god you didn't run into to much mud!
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  11. chuggins143

    chuggins143 Been here awhile

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    Very cool! Thanks for the RR!
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  12. bobw

    bobw Harden the phuck up

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    Add my respect too, fun report and thanks for taking us along!

    Cheers
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  13. nuttynu

    nuttynu Long timer

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    was gonna go all the way up..was.. and yes ive been up here since 2002, moved up from Sac, Ca.


    yeah, wild life bummer, i was hoping to see all kinds of , but not even close. oh well..., i wasnt really plan to go all the way up to Deadhorse, and also those GS guys that i met at Arctic circle were all telling me its dirty and rough up there with about 2 inch mud, they were like , you aint going to make it with those tires. lol they just came from up there and were heading back to FB.


    thank u, will deff be reading more of your crazy dream ride !!!
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  14. sanpau

    sanpau Love to Ride

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    Thanks so much for sharing. Looks like you had a great time. I was in many of those places last March and would love to go again in the summer via bike. Alaska is one of those places you have to go many times to see the diversity....
    Can't wait to read about your next adventure....:clap
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  15. rgiroux

    rgiroux Invisible Man

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    We ran across this guy in '09. He was just getting back into Fairbanks, after having been to Deadhorse already.

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    it can be done on a sport bike, but man oh man. :eek1


    :lol3
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  16. nuttynu

    nuttynu Long timer

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    OH YEAH IT IS FOR SURE, I'LL PROBABLY GO ALL THE WAY UP NEXT SEASON AND MAYBE RID E THE DEMPSTER HWY TOO. I WANT TO EXPLORE CANADA MORE. SEEMS LIKE ALASKA,BEEN THERE AND DONE IT. ..

    ANYWAYS CHECK OUT THIS VID IF YOU HAVE'NT YET THIS TRIP. SAME THING JUST OUT INTO A MOVIE.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQvPlmq6rRs
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  17. rgiroux

    rgiroux Invisible Man

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    :thumb
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  18. nuttynu

    nuttynu Long timer

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  19. odis

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    Like to make it up the sometime. May never make it. Thanks for taking us with you.
    Jim
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  20. panzerrocket

    panzerrocket Been here awhile

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    Excellent report - thanks :clap
    It shows that you can go a long way without a GS :D
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