Tin Horn to the Klondike and beyond 2017

Discussion in 'Americas' started by gpax, Dec 11, 2016.

  1. Tewster2

    Tewster2 Long timer Supporter

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    Ride safe...see you on the 17th!
  2. gpax

    gpax Honda NC750XD Yamaha XT250 Kawasaki VN-1700

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    Shakedowns are finished. Home again. Did two days at the beach campground and eighteen days (2250 miles) in the mountains. Today I put the OEM lowering links back on Rita. This raised her about an inch. Also installed a SW-Motech foot on my kick stand. Last task on the bike is sorting out my charging system for my CPAP battery.


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  3. oldgrizz

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    Sounds like you have it all together now...i just got mine out of storage on the weekend and did the oil change and check over... looks likevi may have some fork seals to change....found a smalk weep of oil from them.....today it finalky hit 14 deg C but it was minus 4 this morning and a heavy frost.....mother nature is being a bit of a bitch...

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  4. gpax

    gpax Honda NC750XD Yamaha XT250 Kawasaki VN-1700

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    Today Rita is complete.

    Last project is done. Found the reversed polarization of a wire coming off the solenoid I installed. Switched the positive and negative wires. Now my charging system does not blow fuses and produces 14V of power to my auxiliary (CPAP) battery. Of course, I still have to figure out quirks like how long it takes to recharge but it works.

    I received my NEMO Sonic 15 sleeping bag to replace my 35 degree bag. Over the next week I will pack and ready Rita. My plan is to document what I have decided to pack with photos. I'll post them here.

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  5. AK_Hoff

    AK_Hoff Going slow as fast as I can.

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    gpax. Ref your trip plan for 29 June, I see you are staying at Otter lake JBER. I can offer a you a garage to park in-tools if requied, soft bed and a hot meal. I live across the road from JBER in Eagle River just 15 mins from Otter lake. I hope to see you at D2D.
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  6. oldgrizz

    oldgrizz Long timer Supporter

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    I think that one was bit of an Oh Shit moment as they used a bit too much powder with that blast. It was a lot bigger than they thought it was going to be.

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  7. gpax

    gpax Honda NC750XD Yamaha XT250 Kawasaki VN-1700

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    As The Godfather said,"You just made me an offer I can't refuse." My email is gwpack(at)gmail(dot)com. I'll be at the D2D in the Triple J Hotel.
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  8. AK_Hoff

    AK_Hoff Going slow as fast as I can.

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  9. gpax

    gpax Honda NC750XD Yamaha XT250 Kawasaki VN-1700

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