Thanks Tuk!

Discussion in 'Americas' started by TravellingTartar, Jan 19, 2018.

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In the next three years, are you going to Tuk?

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  1. Absolutely

    59.6%
  2. Want to

    33.5%
  3. Can't

    1.9%
  4. Nope

    5.0%
  1. Hi-De-Ho

    Hi-De-Ho Mad Scientist Super Supporter

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    If I am reading this right, your Sister will be driving the SUV from Whitehorse to TUK, and back, and You will be riding your motorcycle to TUK and back.....is that correct? Or, are you also co-driving the SUV up to TUK and back ?

    Also, and more importantly, have you found US an address to have a box of "goodies" shipped to TUK, like maybe the local Food Bank, the Sister up there that runs the local community center, etc ???

    And finally (before you leave us for the great road pointing north).....once you actually "ride" into TUK, will you report back to us on here as to any/all places for us weary riders to have a meal, in TUK ?

    I promised everyone that is there on June 19th a FREE lunch, and dammit I am going to get them a meal, even if it means roadkill, or having to wrestle a Polar Bear over-top of a BBQ pit. :imaposer
  2. TravellingTartar

    TravellingTartar Been here awhile

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    Sister-in-Law drives SUV. I ride the Beast all the way, rain, bugs and all!
    Annie never got back to me with the actual address of the food bank. I'll ask again. In my case, I'm filling up the SUV with as much as we can carry.
    Will be reporting throughout and when I get there, I will definitely pre-test any food spots and report back.
    I'll probably cross paths with you on my way South. We'll definitely have to try an make that happen.
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  3. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    I just did 5 hours in +2°C the other day and didn’t even need the grip heaters. I’m pretty sure I’ll be good with the weather up there. Fingers crossed for dry conditions for a little project.:D
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  4. GSAnderson

    GSAnderson Wandering Swede

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  5. MizzouRider

    MizzouRider Long timer Supporter

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    Following along. Would like to go next summer. Hope some of you guys do RRs. Looking forward to reading about your experiences.
    After I went to DH, I read some stories about the Dempster. I’ve been wanting to go back. Hope to retire next year. It’ll be nice to have more than 2 weeks to do the trip.
    Thanks for starting this thread.


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  6. squonker

    squonker Stupid is the new norm

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  7. djroszina

    djroszina Long timer Supporter

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    Just pay close attention, in the morning my cloths are so “alive” I have to chase after them around the Campground. I don’t have body odor, I develop an essence. Real bikers don’t go for that fresh smell thing, they smell like the road and when they breath if you can’t smell the kerosene, there’s something wrong.
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  8. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    That’s the nice thing about Dr Bronners soap, you can use it to wash everything from your hair to your pots and laundry.
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  9. Tewster2

    Tewster2 Long timer Supporter

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  10. CavReconSGT

    CavReconSGT Just the right amount of evil.

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    FIRST RULE OF OPERATING IN BEAR COUNTRY:
    NEVER DO ANYTHING THAT MAKES YOU SMELL LIKE YOU MIGHT BE GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT.


    Leave the tide pods home. :jack

    KR
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  11. Migolito

    Migolito Prognosticator and MotoYogi

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    I use that " all natutal" liquid soap Dr. Bronners too. Works in cold water and rinses completely out. A little goes a very long way.
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  12. djroszina

    djroszina Long timer Supporter

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    Are there sharks in the Arctic Ocean? I just saw on the news where a guy was attracted by both a bear and a shark. Just wondering since some like me would like to take a dip in the Arctic Ocean while in Tuk.
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  13. fjmartin

    fjmartin Been here awhile

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  14. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    Sharks are everywhere:D
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  15. Migolito

    Migolito Prognosticator and MotoYogi

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    Im sorry, but, to travel all the way to the Arctic ocean...not get sguished by a teen texting prius driver, not get run down by a Kamikaze Deer, not get eaten by a soap smell loving bear, not choke on a deadmans toe, just to get eaten by a endothermic 53 mile per hour Salmon shark...well hell im in!
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  16. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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  17. GSAnderson

    GSAnderson Wandering Swede

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  18. CavReconSGT

    CavReconSGT Just the right amount of evil.

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    I agree. It still beats the hell out of dying of hemorrhoids behind some goddamn desk. :clap

    KR
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  19. djroszina

    djroszina Long timer Supporter

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    Can we start a shark repellent thread???...
  20. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity Super Supporter

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    What do you think the residents will think of naked ADV’res jumping in the ocean? Nudity laws?:lol2
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