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    Just one night camping on the way back, Boya park...

    Just one night camping on the way back, Boya park on the Cassiar on the way back. temps too cool. Very nice facility but lots of mosquitoes before the sun heated up the area.
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    May, June 2019 Alaska Trip Narrative

    May 1, 2019 to June 12, 2019 Adventure to Alaska-unfortunately I couldn't copy and paste pictures
    My brother Otto and I go on long trips together once a year. We’ve done this for seventeen years, 16...
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    FS: Belt for sale for RT S

    I have a belt model#705501304 that I purchased as a spare to carry on a trip to Alaska. It wasn’t needed so I would like to sell it for $225 delivered within the contiguous states. It was carried in...
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    Alaska trip narrative

    Question for site administrator-can I post about a six page narrative of my trip to Alaska with pictures?
    Thanks,
    Joe
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    I have one for $225 here in Nashville for an RT....

    I have one for $225 here in Nashville for an RT. I purchased it to take to Alaska but didn’t need it.
  6. Thread: Alaska

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    I’m just now returning from Alaska, currently in...

    I’m just now returning from Alaska, currently in Prince George, BC. I rode the Top of the World gravel at speeds up to 47. This has about 90 miles of gravel. Fortunately it was dry. I had had added a...
  7. Request for advice for a dealer in the Seattle or Vancouver area

    I’m returning from an Alaska adventure and need an oil change and rear tire replacement. I’m approaching 12,000 miles on a Michelin and would like to keep using a car tire. I would appreciate...
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    I left Nashville on May 1 about 3pm, rode 200...

    I left Nashville on May 1 about 3pm, rode 200 miles to my sister’s in SE Missouri. My brother and I left in rain the morning of May 2 in Kingdom City, MO. Friday, May 3 we rode to Ida Grove, Iowa,...
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    HowTo: I’ve just been told by a dealer mechanic the DESS...

    I’ve just been told by a dealer mechanic the DESS problem comes from interference from the radio antenna. I had this issue two years ago but it went away after about an hour. They added some thicker...
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    Bajaron sells a tool that makes it easy to turn...

    Bajaron sells a tool that makes it easy to turn the cylinders at a fair price.
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    Very good suggestions, I now have a project for...

    Very good suggestions, I now have a project for the weekend.
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    Extra drive belt storage

    I’m leaving Nashville in early May for Alaska, with plans to ride Dalton and Top of the World gravel roads. I’ve added a missing belt guard, air bag protection, bump skid and using car tires. Just in...
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    Glad you picked up on this so quickly. Right...

    Glad you picked up on this so quickly. Right after I purchased my 214 RTS SE6 I headed west towards Prescott, AZ. I hit the road about 5am the next morning and my only thought was that I had that...
  14. Thread: Rear brake

    by Joerolwing
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    It will stop on its own in about 30 seconds

    It will stop on its own in about 30 seconds
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    Nashville area

    There is a meetup for lunch Saturday, August 25, 12:30, Mildred’sRestaurant, Ardmore, AL/TN. I have a possible conflict and do t think I will be able to attend.
  16. Trailer loading

    Keep in mind that you are adding weight at the extreme end behind the axle. This may cause the empty trailer to weave at speed. I speak from experience.
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    Fox risers

    I had them on a Honda ST1100 and finally trashed them as never able to stabilize.
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    Camping Inc Canada

    This has been about 8 years ago in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island but I don't remember the rates any higher than US rates. We got away with primitively camping right on the beach...
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    CFK

    Just had my first chicken fried steak in years, and It was excellent. Tuesday special, City Cafe, Northport, AL (close to Tuscaloosa). This may very well replace my quest for fish tacos
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    163317

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    brembo brake piston turning tool

    http://www.spyderlovers.com/forums/images/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by Joerolwing http://www.spyderlovers.com/forums/images/buttons/viewpost-right.png
    I started with two fender washers...
  22. Brakes

    1. Replacing the front at 15,000 miles doesn't make sense in my mind.
    2. No
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    Deadhorse

    When are you planning on going, my brother (on a Triumph Bonneville) and I are planning June 2019.
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    I started with two fender washers with. 3/8" hole, glued them together, clamped them in a mandrel mounted in a drill press, and used a angle grInder to reduce the diameter to 1 3/8". I then squared...
  25. Brembo brake caliper

    I replaced my pads about 15,000 also, the rear needing them, the front not so much. I had been told to use needle nose pliers to rotate the piston in, but this didn't work for me. I new they made a...
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    Response

    You sound like you are a good bit more serious in making it to Deadhorse. I grew up on a farm and have plenty to truck and tractor driving on dirt and muddy roads so don't feel a need for practice....
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    Air bag armour

    I just finished installing Doc's air bag armour and really glad I have this behind me. Fortunately there was just a little dust below mine but its usefulness will come next year when I attempt the...
  28. Missing Rock guard

    I did mine when I changed the rear tire, it is simple enough job then.
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    Prudhoe Bay

    I'm seeing very wide ranging reports of road conditions, likely due recent weather caused problems to reports from experiences that are a few years old. My current primary goal is the Arctic Circle...
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    Prudhoe Bay

    Thanks for all the helpful responses. I've purchase airbag armor and plan to install it tomorrow. I'm fairly positive we will make the trip to at least the Arctic Circle, then make a decision. I will...
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