Pterodactyls on the fly

Discussion in 'Alaska' started by Fighter, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. Fighter

    Fighter Head Gruver

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  2. Fighter

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    Here ya go DapMan
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  3. dapman

    dapman Graphics Guru

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    They did some interesting stuff to the placement of trim pieces... I think I like it, not sure yet... Troy may still be in North Carolina, check your text from me.
  4. Fighter

    Fighter Head Gruver

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    Had a tough time sneaking Max and Rog into some of the venues!
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  5. Fighter

    Fighter Head Gruver

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    Yo
    Been awhile but good news is that we’re still rolling.
    Having a blast.

    Rog peeled off a week ago. GS is pickeled and resting comfortably somewhere in WallyWorld area. Last intel had him in hibernation (somewhere in Northern Minny) bitchin’ about the cold.
    Spent the week checking out South Flawdah on a solo rip. Miami is still there .
    Max and I will launch tomorrow for additional recon of Daytona Beach area. Will make final sweep to cover upper Gulf Coast mid-week.
    TroyMan will join us and put us back to full strength. Will do the linkup tomorrow.

    Another excellent adventure kids.
    You guys/gals out to try this out!!
    (Mr. Huddy........ please re-direct all the hate mail and screen my calls).
    Later dudes.
    Fite.
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  6. Fighter

    Fighter Head Gruver

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    Slight mechanical issue.
    Flame out ....... off the port stern.
    Took out both pieces of the case plus liner.
    Road fix (partially fabbed in BHam parking lot with major help from RLee for materials hand delivered)
    Last pic is final solution pending paint.
    Shit happens.

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  7. Solarmoose

    Solarmoose electric Supporter

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    Was wondering what was up with you guys. We arrived home 29 oct. Not whining about weather here, much. I'll be in plow truck for hours this week. Thinking a longer stay in south made sense. Good to see exhaust correction in place, was impressed with parking lot fix.
  8. KHud

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    What the hell did I do?!?!?!
  9. dapman

    dapman Graphics Guru

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    This Time???
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  10. Fighter

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    Glad you two made it back safe and sound.
    Enjoyed keeping an eye on your adventures.
    Another 10 days and we head north.☹️
  11. Fighter

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    Our campground for the next 3 nights.



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  12. KHud

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    Crossed the Great Divide today. Saw 24 degrees in MacDonald Pass.

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  13. keith in alaska

    keith in alaska Valley Gruver

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  14. Fighter

    Fighter Head Gruver

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    Negative on the Blue Marlin.
    Chose Daytona Beach instead of KWest.
    Windy and overcast.
    Sitting in the Orlando airport waiting on the Seattle leg that leaves in two hours. Seattle to Anchorage arrives at 2:00 am Wednesday.
    “Batteries Plus - 2017 Edition” has come to an end. Just short of 6,000 miles and everything went splendidly.
    Bikes are cleaned/pickled/covered and on battery life support in a SouthernComfort secret vault.
    300 plus days till we go again!
    Max and I are still talking and all is well.
    Will throw in a few more pictures when the dust settles.
    Thanks for coming along,
    Fite
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  15. dapman

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    Why can't you hear a Team Pterodactyl member going to the bathroom????




    .... because the "P" is silent!!!
  16. The Dick

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    OMG, are you already overdosing on Christmas cheer?
    On that theme, A Very Merry Christmas! to all Team Ps, Gruvers and rider buddies and non of that happy holidays shit!

    CHEERS
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  17. KHud

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    To all Gruver’s and Pterodactyls

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    Merry Christmas
    and
    Happy New Year!!!!!!
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  18. XXMe

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    I may not have a new BMW to show off but my wife and I are pretty happy to be spending our Christmas in our new permanent AK home! Five minutes from our son and his beautiful wife!

    No more hot, flat, boring, straight Florida!

    Merry Christmas to all and looking forward to D2D again (was there in '14)!!!!
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  19. KHud

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    Got out for our first significant ride of the year. Weather has been tough. Headed to Chico Hot Springs in Paradise Valley. It is located about 30 miles north of Gardiner and the North Entrance to Yellowstone Park near Mammoth Hot Springs. This is the fourth year in a row we have gone to Chico for our anniversary. We were able to ride three out of the four and twice we rode through the park on our way home. This year the roads we needed in the park are still closed. It was a big snow year in Montana.

    Left the house at 34 degrees. This was Spousal Unit's first ride longer than 75 miles on her new GS.

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    The ride down was uneventful. Got as warm a 52 degrees and we had some 30 MPH crosswinds for awhile. Chico has one of the best reataurants I have ever eaten in. This is on the entrance road into the hot springs.

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    We woke after a night of driving rain and high winds to a hail storm. Left about an inch of hail all over. The temperature as in the hi 30s so the roads were ice free by the time we left.

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    The ride home was great except for when we went through the pass in the Bridger Mountains east of Bozeman. Heavy snow for about ten miles. Was not sticking on the road and we got through fine, but not without a few moments.
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  20. dapman

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    Did Annie just hop on the bike fresh from her job as a School Crossing Guard? Brite vest for sure...