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I just bought a 2008 r1200 GSA for doing Alaska. Not sure if it's going to be this year or the next. I'll be leaving from New England heading west then cut into Canada from North Dakota. Not sure how far I'll go into Alaska the first go around. Maybe just Hyder, maybe further. I'm retiring from the military this year and want to spend some time on two wheels just riding around to no particular destination.
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Tenequip

Completed the trip to Alaska in the end of July this year. Great trip, made it all the way to Cold Foot pass the Arctic Circle. (11140 miles)
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I am looking for Alaska adventure as well. I'm looking at maybe mid June or late August. I want to avoid RV's and mosquito's as much as possible. I am willing to trade being bitten for the cold and snow if I have to. I have a R1200 GSA. I'll be leaving from the Northeast US. I am flexible in my travel plans. I have allotted 3-4 weeks to make this trip. I don't need to do the Dalton to where I run into that sludge. I can go off the beaten path a figure another way up to the Prudhoe Bay. I have everything I need but a tent. Still weighing my options there. It would be great to hook up with some of my fellow adventure riders!!!!
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I too am heading up to Alaska this year. Probably the first or second week in July. Starting from Clovis Ca (central valley) planning 24 days or so round trip.
My plan is to ride the Alaskan HWY, then play on the Kenai Peninsula. Top of the World HWY on the way home, taking the ferry out of Whittier to Valdez.
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If you are heading to Alaska then I suggest if you already haven't, buying a copy of "The Milepost" , This is a travel planner for Alaska , Yukon, British Columbia , Alberta and the Northwest Territories. $35.00 US. You can check it out on line The MILEPOST: Alaska Travel Guide and Trip Planner ---- It,s well worth the money
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Top of the world

I did a awesome trip a couple of years back. WA state up and back. For me the road to Inuvik was better the the haul road to Prudo? Both are fun but all dirt with way less trucks on the Dempster. Top of the world hwy was really nice (take the side trip to Eagle if you have time) and takes you up really high on wide well maintained dirt roads. For a tourist town Dawson is great. I did it on a beat up 99 KLR (still riding it). Have a blast all. Feel free to ask me anything. Many people helped me with ideas from this site before I kicked off. Oh ya do not miss the side trip to Skagway (great ride lame town) then over to Haines (great ride cool town) if the weather is good.
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hi guys!

this look like invasion on Alaska.......great to see so many riders going and do things...
i will be landing 14th. June i Toronto whit my bike from UK,
got a few stops to stop by..but route will be sort of: around superior, down to Fargo ND, than north Calgary, Edmonton, Alaska, Dalton....

will be great to catch up whit some of you and exchange few s and chit-chats from different sides of the pond.



ride safe
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