Arctic Circle Dempster Dash

Discussion in 'Alaska' started by Fighter, Jan 9, 2005.

  1. friar mike

    friar mike IronButtGruver

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    GOD WILLING:pope
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  2. Fighter

    Fighter Head Gruver

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    exactly... :wink: :wink:
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  3. Harry Swan

    Harry Swan One more time

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    I was trying to get to Inuvik when I ran into you guys in 2002 ... I didn't make it because I couldn't find anyone to ride with, well, I don't have that excuse now! Count me in ... Now all I've got to do is make time to get to Dawson City!
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  4. Fighter

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  5. Fighter

    Fighter Head Gruver

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    bump :wink:
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  6. BARB

    BARB Long timer Super Supporter Supporter

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    What I want to know...why the hell are you staying overnight in Seward?? Oh, and what night is the dinner in Dawson with all the door prizes? I need to put that on the calendar. Barb
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  7. Fighter

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    Reason #1 We threw in the Seward overnighter for "lesser 48" adventurers who might be in the area and would like to see it all.
    Reason #2 The ferry doesn't leave Whittier until Sunday.
    Reason #3 My vacation starts Saturday AM.
    Reason #4 Ace has never been to Seward but he's really looking forward to camping next to all of the motorhomes. Maybe with the hope of latching onto a sugar daddy. Ace..why are we we going to Seward? Inquiring minds want to know. :lol3


    D2D dinner will be on Friday night. Awards and postings at midnight. :deal
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  8. BARB

    BARB Long timer Super Supporter Supporter

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    Midnight!! I can't stay up that late!! Okay, I'll add it to the calendar. Barb
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  9. Harry Swan

    Harry Swan One more time

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    Do you have a thread on D2D? Other than last years "Over the Top"...
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  10. Fighter

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    Same thread. It will start to heat up as the D2D gets closer.
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  11. hondav2

    hondav2 Kiwi Fukengruver

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    Hows the keeper of those sacred wenches. Whats the winter like mate, how do you get on picking up those frozen snap on tools or do you keep them in a heated BOX. Summer is great now, 1,500km last weekend to rally, took a sickie to make it 3 days and off to another rally this weekend. Work is a bit patchy, not so many buses breaking down this season, weather is 30c most days, went for a swim in lake at lunch time, Well must go , C U at Dawson. Cheers Toddy
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  12. friar mike

    friar mike IronButtGruver

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    Hey Toddy
    Let me tell you mate, its BLOODY cold here. I have a mate that just flew back from down under and will be seeing him this sunday Iam sure I will here all about the nice weather. He like going there but thay keep running him off every 6 months. from what I here if I came over I my not want to leave for a while. work here is good always alot of broken cars just fix a guy vw bus yesterday. I,am biulding a vw powered trike right now my wife will be piloting it up to Dawson this summer. its about -5f here now thats about -20c its rather depressing. been here 32 years it gets more depressing every year:vardy
    later Mike
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  13. RDJEff

    RDJEff Lost in Alaska

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    Cheer up Friar, its -40F/-40C up here in Fairbanks. I've been here for 48 years, and I still don't like it much!
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  14. akrider

    akrider mild adventurer

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    RD.......When the best that can be said about Anchorage is that it's 40 degrees warmer than Fairbanks it must be time to move to Wasilla.

    Mabe we all need to make a run "down under" in the winter. Bring Toddy up for D2D and then join him for a rally and dip in the lake next February.
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  15. RDJEff

    RDJEff Lost in Alaska

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    Yeah, I did two weeks in Mexico last winter, and missed all the waybelows. Too much going on this year to make that trip, so here I suffer.
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  16. friar mike

    friar mike IronButtGruver

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    Hey RD
    yep know all about that I lived in Tok for 9 years see -70f and three weeks of days and nights of over -50f can safely say been there DONE that don't want the t-shirt. I moved to the banana belt (Wasilla) but didn't help. well I better throw another log on the fire. :bluduh
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  17. RDJEff

    RDJEff Lost in Alaska

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    Tok? Now that is cold and lonely! I am there 5 weekends each summer, and it is usually in the 80s!
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  18. hondav2

    hondav2 Kiwi Fukengruver

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    Just got back from another rally, only 500km round trip, It was 38c when we went thru Clyde, most people spent the day in the river but I met an old mate so we held up the bar. One chick was riding around on the back of a harley with only the birthday suit on. No sleep again as burnouts went on thru the night. Got another dose of monkey butt . Better get my ars into gear and get some new rubber on the VTR and heritage so I can use them again. Cheers Toddy
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  19. MANXMAN

    MANXMAN Overlander

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    Could someone tell me the general events and dates of the D2D.

    Would hate to miss any of the fun.

    Manxman
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  20. Fighter

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