Riding to Alaska for brunch on a dirt bike

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by daBum, Jun 18, 2019.

  1. Jsherman

    Jsherman Adventurer

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    Every time I go to Canada... Headed to your casinos sir...

    Now back to this great story/ride.
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  2. Jedi2Rider

    Jedi2Rider Been here awhile

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    +1
    Sorry for mini-rant slightly off topic.
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  3. daBum

    daBum Dave the Bum

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    No worries.

    Kate has new shoe(s).

    Woohoo
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    GPS took me here
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  4. daBum

    daBum Dave the Bum

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    Scored a great spot to sleep.
    Peaceful. No RNs.
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    Thunderstorm woke me up. Those bouncy frozen things worried me. All good. No punctures no leaks. Nice.

    Had to get rolling to the shoe store...got my lazy bum rolling 1115. My leisurely travel style.

    KTM Kalispell hooked me up. Thanks guys!

    Kate has a big grin. She wants to get dirty.

    That'll be tomorrow, girl, tomorrow.
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  5. daBum

    daBum Dave the Bum

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    Scored some info on said dirt....but not sure if the inmate wanted me to mention his name.

    Thanks, my friend, I'll be checking out that route. Hey that rhymed.
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  6. daBum

    daBum Dave the Bum

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    Canada Day weekend.

    Lots of people going outside and enjoying the long weekend.

    I hope they don't run out of bacon. or omelettes. I hope Merge will get across.


    New thought:

    Got a short ride to a large fishing pole, and hopefully, good conversation.

    I stay in the grassy area called Eureka city park I think.

    To the casual reader, seems like simply a "thrifty" place to stay. To those who know, we international travellers stop there either going north or south. We enjoy sharing our travels. Priceless.
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  7. dirtrider

    dirtrider Dusty Adventurer

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    It was great meeting you today. Enjoy the journey!
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  8. daBum

    daBum Dave the Bum

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    Great meeting you, as well!

    Love the avatar.
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  9. daBum

    daBum Dave the Bum

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    Pasta night.
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    Table for one. Dave's tent.
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  10. Project Mayhem

    Project Mayhem Moto Aficionado Supporter

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  11. daBum

    daBum Dave the Bum

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    Some one took the line and float. Pole is still there.
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    Humid overnight. We're all drying our tents.

    From this angle looks like one of them area 51 aliens.
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    'splains some of those weird dreams I had in Nevada.

    Nice chatting with my fellow travelers. 4 on large motos, 2 on fat tire mtbs.

    We, of course, discussed weather. Got some more inquires on my big house.
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  12. Critic

    Critic More or less!

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    I fell for it; hook, line, and sinker!
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  13. Cycleman4

    Cycleman4 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Always love your RR's and commentary. Keep it up!
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  14. daBum

    daBum Dave the Bum

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    Merge made it thru.

    Standard questions.

    Good morning Mr. Johnson. Merge is a unique name. Sounds made up.

    Where are you going?
    Inuvik, YT; Alaska.

    How long are ya stayin?
    Couple of weeks.

    Who'd Gretzky's daughter marry?
    Some lucky guy named Johnson.

    What's your first destination?
    Fernie, BC. Tim Horton's.

    Correct. You may enter.

    Thanks y'all.
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  15. daBum

    daBum Dave the Bum

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    Seems I have a lane all to myself.
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    Standard operating procedure:
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    It's the law.
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  16. daBum

    daBum Dave the Bum

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    Scored some dirt.
    Nice. Chilly. Scenic.
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    Nice avoiding the traffic.

    Scored a campsite that was filling up.

    I think the RVers take the mandatory oath.

    "I, state my name, do randomly swear to have loud generators, take up too much space, have tons of stuff, and magnanimous door-slamming contests with my fellow RVer.

    Once I reach the age of obnoxicity, I will maintain the annoying yapper dogs that induce a neighbors desire to be trebuchet'd 3 sites away."
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  17. daBum

    daBum Dave the Bum

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    Nice place once the generators stopped.

    This morning it was chilly outside.
    Sat inside for a while.
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    Cool. Literally.
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  18. Gordon

    Gordon MC Rider Supporter

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    Really enjoying this as usual. Thanks for taking the time to do these RR’s.
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  19. daBum

    daBum Dave the Bum

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    Rode back to civilization just now, just now.
    Stopped in a nice bistro.
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    Civilized dining.
    That hit the spot.

    Nice decor.
    Cool cows.
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    Looks like Chacho.
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  20. daBum

    daBum Dave the Bum

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    Real time live updates.
    I'm here
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    Its cool. Feels like 15°C.

    Going here:
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    That's as groovy as that spot thing.
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