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Re: Jackson MS to Fairbanks AK
« Reply #50 on: February 15, 2017, 01:19:12 am »
It sounds very ambitious! We take a 3000miler each year and I always remember....once you get to your destination, you have to go back! Don't let us all discourage you, but you should consider a lot more time.
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Re: Jackson MS to Fairbanks AK
« Reply #51 on: February 15, 2017, 07:52:57 am »
I wish I could take more time but 17 days is all I got to work with, I have young kids and a demanding job that needs lots of attention, part of why the route no signal means no work calls. I will still have about 80 hours of time off left so if there is an issue I have reserve saftey margins but that would dry up my time off for the year. I have already burned some of that so trying to not use any more until the trip.

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Re: Jackson MS to Fairbanks AK
« Reply #52 on: February 15, 2017, 12:13:47 pm »
I wish I could take more time but 17 days is all I got to work with, I have young kids and a demanding job that needs lots of attention, part of why the route no signal means no work calls. I will still have about 80 hours of time off left so if there is an issue I have reserve saftey margins but that would dry up my time off for the year. I have already burned some of that so trying to not use any more until the trip.

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Re: Jackson MS to Fairbanks AK
« Reply #53 on: February 17, 2017, 03:40:28 am »
I wish I could take more time but 17 days is all I got to work with, I have young kids and a demanding job that needs lots of attention, part of why the route no signal means no work calls. I will still have about 80 hours of time off left so if there is an issue I have reserve saftey margins but that would dry up my time off for the year. I have already burned some of that so trying to not use any more until the trip.

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Re: Jackson MS to Fairbanks AK
« Reply #54 on: February 17, 2017, 03:50:29 am »
Pick up a spare j box or send yours to Larry Buck for re soldering . I did both before my big trip. J box issues are a known problem with our bikes .


https://www.bucksporttouring.com/

The Jbox idea is a good one. Back when I still had my C10, mine failed about 20 miles from home
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1976 Honda 750K
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1972 Honda SL125