Yukon Rally and Alaska Adventure 2012

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Goldie05, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. Goldie05

    Goldie05 Fast George

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    Recently completed my trip to the Yamaha Tenere gathering in Whitehorse, Yukon and then Deadhorse, Alaska

    34 days, 12901 miles, 2 rear Heidenau K60's, 3 oil changes, lots of gas and lots of smiles, ohhh's, ahhh's and wow's :D

    I'm slowly adding it to my blog, I'm up to day 8 :wink:

    Here are the links to the first 8 days:

    Day 1 - The Longest Day - Jackson, NJ - Yorkville, IL
    Day 2 - Yorkville, IL - Cable, WI
    Day 3 - Cable, WI - East Grand Forks, MN
    Day 4 - East Grand Forks, MN - Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada
    Day 5 - Neepawa, Manitoba - North Battleford, Saskatchewan
    Day 6 - North Battleford, Saskatchewan - Hinton, Alberta
    Day 7 - Hinton, Alberta - Charlie Lake, British Columbia
    Day 8 - Charlie Lake, BC - Liard River Hot Springs, BC - Part 1
    Day 8 - Charlie Lake, BC - Liard River Hot Springs, BC - Part 2

    I will add to this thread as I blog more days :wink:

    Link to all the pictures up to day 8 in one convenient place :lol3
    Picasa Album

    Here's a few pictures:

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  2. Goldie05

    Goldie05 Fast George

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  3. Yukoner2

    Yukoner2 Been here awhile

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    I do not ride one of those bikes, but it was good to meet a bunch of you people at Yukon Yamaha. I stopped in on my KLR . It was good to see that many Super T's gathered and it looked like all were haveing a good time..:freaky
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  4. Goldie05

    Goldie05 Fast George

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    Oldone One day at a time!

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  6. Goldie05

    Goldie05 Fast George

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    A little video from my trip :D

    A stop in Watson Lake to see the Sign Post Forest and the beautiful Teslin Lake in the Yukon


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  7. Goldie05

    Goldie05 Fast George

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    Thanks, hope you guys enjoy it :D
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  8. Cliff-77

    Cliff-77 Lost Adventurer

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    I got back from Alaska 5wks.ago,was a great experience for sure,enjoy&keep us tunedin,I camped there at Liard's Hot Springs,skeeters were the worst there than anywhere,i guess it was the swamp area that made it so bad.
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    Goldie05 Fast George

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    A little trip to Atlin, British Columbia with the Super Tenere group :D

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  12. Goldie05

    Goldie05 Fast George

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    Day 13 of my adventure is done

    5 of us decided to ride the Takhini road and follow the Takhini river for some fun in the mud :D

    Read the blog entry here:
    http://www.riding-the-usa.com/2012/12/day-13-takhini-river.html


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    Video - real fun part starts about halfway :D

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  13. Goldie05

    Goldie05 Fast George

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    Day 14 of my adventure is done part 1 and part 2 :D

    Day 14 - Skagway and 4th of July - Part 1

    Day 14 - Skagway and 4th of July - Part 2


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  15. Mcgee

    Mcgee Been here awhile

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    I'm have fun riding with you! Great RR and pic's. Looks like you are doing it right, not carrying a great big load. Something I have to learn to do better. Thank you. :clap
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