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I Made It! – Anchorage, AK

Made the final push into Anchorage. Roads were rough with frost heaves but the real difficulty was extreme winds. 50 mph gusts that tried to toss me off the road. At times I was going 35 mph and tacking like a sail [...]

June 21, 2016 Alaska, Motorcycle Trips
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1377-Triumphal Return – Anchorage, AK

I made my triumphal return to Anchorage by catching every light on 5th Avenue and then being so focused on riding one more block I inadvertently ran the red light riding the final block and then almost crashing into the [...]

June 21, 2016 Alaska, Motorcycle Trips
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1376-Anchorage, AK

The final push to Anchorage was also difficult. Extreme high winds with fifty mile an hour gusts trying to blow me off the road. At times I was going 35 mph and tacking like a sail boat. The roads were [...]

June 21, 2016 Alaska, Motorcycle Trips
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1375-Tok, AK

This was a nasty ride to Tok, AK. Too much of the road was under construction with mile after mile of loose gravel, mud, dust, convoys, frost heaves, and generally a tough ride. I got my ass kicked on this [...]

June 21, 2016 Alaska, Motorcycle Trips
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1374-Riders On The Storm – Tok, AK

The air was crisp and the morning light was low. I was headed north so the deep shadow was to my  left. I could finally see myself riding. [...]

June 21, 2016 Alaska, Motorcycle Trips
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1373-Border Crossing – USA, AK

Even with all of your letter writing, emails, and phone calls to government officials, they still let me back into the country. The joke is on you. [...]

June 21, 2016 Alaska, Motorcycle Trips
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1372-Destruction Bay, YT

Destruction Bay is a small First Nations village with a population of around 50 that was a relay station for truckers during construction of the Alaska Highway. In 1942 it earned its name when a storm with over 100 mph [...]

June 21, 2016 Canada, Motorcycle Trips
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1371-SS Klondike – Whitehorse, YT

SS Klondike was the name of two sternwheelers, the second now a national historic site located in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. Both ran freight between Whitehorse and Dawson City along the Yukon River from 1921-1936 and 1937-1950, respectively. Klondike I was [...]

June 21, 2016 Canada, Motorcycle Trips
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1370-Frantic Follies – Whitehorse, YT

Okay, I did a super tourista thing while in Whitehorse. I went to the Vaudeville Review called the Frantic Follies. It was campy, it was cute, and it was fun, and it was stupid. Well, the audience was 95% 70+ [...]

June 21, 2016 Canada, Motorcycle Trips
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1369-Whitehorse, YT

Whitehorse with a population of 28,000 is the capital and largest city of Yukon and the largest city in northern Canada. It is Yukon’s only city. It was incorporated in 1950 and is located at kilometre 1426 on the Alaska [...]

June 21, 2016 Canada, Motorcycle Trips