Posts Tagged “alaska”

Almost Two Iron Butts Back to San Francisco

M/V Columbia Docked in Bellingham
Everybody out! That's an order! Day 21 and our (almost) iron butt ride awaits. Lets do this thing! read more.

Our last day on the Alaska Marine Highway

Mountain and water views
When life gives you Alaskan ferries, take pictures. More about day 20 right below! read more.

Our third day on the Alaska Marine Highway

Glaciers Chilkat State Park Haines Alaska
Another day on the boat. The weather goes sour, we get soggy, and we get to visit the brothels of Ketchikan. Day 19, your time has come! read more.

Another Day Aboard The MV Columbia

Good morning solarium!
The boat was underway and all we could do at this point was wait. We may have been stuck but we managed to make the most out of our time. More about what we did... read more.

Motorcycle the Alaska Marine Highway

Haines Alaska
A new day, a new adventure! We pack up, head into town, and wait for the Ferry. Day 17. Lets rock and roll! read more.

Putting around Haines Alaska

Glaciers Chilkat State Park Haines Alaska
Rain. The Bringer of Life. Rain. The Bringer of Flash Floods. Rain. The Bringer of Wet Socks. Rain. The Bringer or Boring Days. Rain. We woke up very much the same way we fell asleep... read more.

The Cold Rainy Ride to Haines

Alaska Highway Riding East Before Haines Junction
Our ride from Tok to Haines was horrible and beautiful at the same time. I guess it was too much to ask for perfect weather the whole three weeks. Nevertheless we trucked on. To Haines!... read more.

Being Helpful on the Road Back to Tok

Glenn Highway Riding North to Tok
After a restful night at the campgrounds behind House of Harley, we got packing. We were to make a Wal-Mart stop and then hit the road for Tok. Our riding portion of the adventure was... read more.

Motorcycle Hope and the Whittier Tunnel

Aqua Blue Rivers Caused By Glaciers
It was another beautiful day in Alaska. We had just concluded our one night stay in Homer. We had figured, by this point, we were sufficiently far enough away from Haines that we should slowly... read more.

Motorcyling to the Homer Spit

Mt. McKinley from the Kenai Peninsula
A preview of things to come. We enjoyed Seward but there was much more to see. More about Day 12 after the break.. read more.

We Motorcycle Down to Seward From Anchorage

Camping In Seward
Day 11 was a bit of a rest day. After sleeping about 12 hours we did decide to keep trucking. There was much to do and not enough time to do it all. More after... read more.

The Day of Rest: Motorcycling Can Be Tough

Chitina RV Park
Still a little weary from the day before, we packed up and got back on the bikes. We then proceeded to ride back the way we came. Back to Glenallen, back to that darn Thai... read more.

Riding Motorcycles at the Kennicott Circus

Denali Simple and Pretty
We survived a night camping out on the Denali. It definitely got the coldest here that night. We were prepared though with lots of warm clothing (and worst case, our motorcycle gear). By the morning... read more.

How do I sell a used motorcycle?

My 1150gs Up Close and Personal
Selling a motorcycle be a bit nerve-wracking the first time you do it. In this article, you learn actionable tips and tricks to get selling motorcycle right the first time. read more.

Riding Motorcycles on the Denali Highway

Riding on the George Parks Highway
We woke up to sun to subtle drips and taps on the top of the tent. (Ugg. Rain.) We had enough of the Arctic Circle. We packed up with haste and began our journey back... read more.

Motorcycling to the Arctic Circle

North Pole Sign
Rumor had it it was raining in Anchorage. Rain is a good thing but not when you're riding your motorcycle through it. We decided to book for Fairbanks. Our final target: The Arctic Circle. read more.

Touchdown Alaska

Top of the World Highway
Top of the World highway was reccomended to us from the guy who originally owned Gregg's motorcycle. He said "if there is one thing you shouldn't miss don't miss the Top of the World Highway."... read more.

The Final Stretch

The road to Dawson.
After another night of successful camping, we were on the road again. Destination: Dawson City. read more.

Give Me A Y

Yukon Territory - ALCAN
Our first night of camping went well. Especially for the fact that the mosquitos were all over us within 2 minutes of arriving. We made friends with one of the locals whom had found Gregg's... read more.

Glaciers Glaciers Everywhere

British Columbia is beautiful!
We had our eye on the prize, Yukon territory. It was a bit of a stretch from Vanderhoof but we were naive. So we packed up our stuff and headed back out on the road... read more.

Getting Aquainted With Canada

The Best Place On Earth
We were off and running early in the morning. We knew it was to be another long day in addition to crossing into Canada. See the route and log below for more info. read more.

Alaska Bound

Alaska Bound on motorcycles!
It's 4:30am and you're stumbling around in the dark attempting to prevent the weight of your eyelids from pulling you back into a deep slumber. The motorcycle gear seems harder to put on. ("Did I... read more.

Planning the Great Alaskan Journey

BMW 1150GS Top Of The World
Both Gregg and I own the BMW R1150GS (both 2000 model year). I was apprehensive about upgrading from a 2002 F650GS at first because of the size but was soon convinced after purchasing that it... read more.

The Mission

An example picture brought to you by Gregg, it is of the mountains lining the eastern portion of the Denali Highway.
As you may or may not know, [Gregg G]( and I just finished our trip to Alaska. We rode our motorcycles approximately 7081 miles in just 3 weeks! We took tons of pictures and videos... read more.