Three of TBDBITW Ride to Alsaka

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by eemsreno, Aug 19, 2015.

  1. jfman

    jfman Long timer

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    Day 4 and day 6 are most excellent. Awesome report.

    I'll have to come back and check out the rest.
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  2. TheDecepticon

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    Recieved my DVD, thank you! Great pictures and good music. :clap
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  3. eemsreno

    eemsreno Super Tenere Rider.

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    John
    Thanks for reading my story.
    I found some B.C. Map Books before the trip and really spent some time looking at them.
    I also check out all I can on Google Earth before we went.
    No GPS on the trip , once we start traveling we don't care enough to look at a GPS, just having a true adventure is more important.
    There could easily have been some problems with trails that can't be returned on, but that just makes it more exciting.

    Have a great trip to Labrador. It is still a very remote country up there and you will surly have a great adventure.
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  4. eemsreno

    eemsreno Super Tenere Rider.

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    Thanks for reading.
    I can send you a new DVD if you want.
    I hope to explore Moab on the way out.
    Michelle gets in a big hurry to get home and see the grand girls and doesn't have much fun exploring once we start heading home.
  5. eemsreno

    eemsreno Super Tenere Rider.

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    Thank You for the comment on it, I was getting worried that the music had everyone pitching them.:rofl
  6. eemsreno

    eemsreno Super Tenere Rider.

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    Thanks for reading jfman.

    PS
    I'm officially out of DVDs
    Thanks to everyone that wanted one.
  7. Lollipop

    Lollipop Gator Bait

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    Steve, thanks a bunch. Got my DVD and love it. Hope this is a trend.
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  8. DaMonk45

    DaMonk45 I B Da Monk

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    One of the best reports I have read.
    Great pics.
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  9. FirstPath

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    That was an awesome read! Pretty sure I'd leave the S10 at home and ride the DR though! Thanks for sharing!!
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  10. true grip

    true grip Been here awhile

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    :lol3 Funny my wife heard the music and then sat down and watched. We enjoyed ours. Thanks again maybe I'll see you in Utah or at Muley point.
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  11. svahadean

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    E P I C ! and inspiring ! and motivating !
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  12. pokeypuppy

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    I herd KTM is putting this motor into the new 2017 Gazopa Dupa Duke R

    Crazy trip guys, I'm geen with envey :oscar, all on Yammy's too. Outstanding report, thanks for sharing.
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  13. ADV_RRM

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    I didn't discover this thread until today, but it is really great for daydreaming material. What an amazing trip!
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  14. jfman

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    I read the whole thing with google maps opened on one side then and trip planning spreadsheet on the other
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  15. sinned

    sinned Been here awhile

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    Hi Steve, received the DVD over in Thailand last week. Sat down with a riding mate also named Steve & watched the video. Fantastic! Great composition and music. We had a good chuckle at the flooding scenes.

    A massive 'Thank You' Steve for sending your DVD all the way out to us in northern Thailand.

    I'm planning to watch it a second time tonight after a day of riding the iron bridge track again - 70km north of Chiang Mai & ~150km south of Chiang Rai where we're staying.

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  16. eemsreno

    eemsreno Super Tenere Rider.

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    Thank You Sinned
    Do you have a ride report from riding in Thailand? Great pictures there!

    Thanks for reading jfman, ADV_RPM, svahadean, FirstPath, DaMonk45 and Lollipop.

    TrueGrip, I like your wife and haven't even met her yet.

    pokeypuppy, That's funny, go for it KTM, Look at the size of them pistons on the ground in front of Matt. Huge!
  17. diverdown

    diverdown Been here awhile

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    you guys live large. you rode for 20 days and saw more then most people see in a life time. I lived in Whitehorse Yukon for 18 years and had semi trucks, The old trucks up on the north canol brought back old memories' as I use to haul mining equipment to the mine, had to unload at the bottom because we could not get our low beds up the mountain. use to haul from Whitehorse to Inuvik twice a week, summer and winter, then out on the ice. hauled equipment down on the 60 mile to goldmines .hauled ore from the mine on the Top of the world to Whitehorse. Hauled ore from cassiar to Stewart. The old road you were on above the glacier out of Hyder was the old scotty gold mine road, had a semi up there Once, they told me not to come back, no tractor trailers only body jobs. Awesome report, thanks for sharing. diverdown
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  18. eemsreno

    eemsreno Super Tenere Rider.

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    And we thought it was something to ride adventure bikes up in them places, You have had semi trucks to the same places. Thanks for reading diverdown.
  19. diverdown

    diverdown Been here awhile

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    . Oh believe me it was something that you did, in my view EPIC. I left the north in 1989 and vowed never to go back, but after your ride report may have to rethink, except the Dempster, up and down that road way to many times to want to ever go back. But the north and south canol has gotten my interest up. and I love Alaska. I now ride a Harley adventure hack and it would love to go back and visit. One thing I always notice on these north ride reports is no one talks about the BUG,S. the horseflies that have landing lights because they are so large, the small blackflies and of course the swarms of mosquitos. unless global warming has eradicated these pests I assume they are still there. diverdown
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  20. eemsreno

    eemsreno Super Tenere Rider.

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    The bug thing is one of the reasons I go up there in August. I never seen any horseflies and no blackflies and the mosquitos aren't much of a problem.
    This year was a little warmer and we had mosquitos until the weather cooled off some in the latter part of the trip.
    In 2011 when I rode to Deadhorse with my son, we seen no mosquitos once north of Dawson Creek.
    Another thing about August is the bears have a lot to eat with all the ripe berries and fish around and sleeping in the wild just feels safer.