Fairbanks >Top of the World Highway > Dawson City > Whitehorse

Charlie’s front fork oil seals started leaking after doing the Prudhoe Road, so needed to get them replaced by Yamaha Fairbanks – they said people come in for this job all the time because of the dust and grit that gets trapped.  Will look for some gaiters to put on.   Fairbanks to Tok, 338km […]

Prudhoe Bay then return to Fairbanks – 803 km

Day 3 Dipping our toes in the Arctic Ocean.  No pack ice or polar bears today.  Melanie, this IS the surf in the Arctic 🙂 This is as far north as we can go – from tomorrow we begin our journey south. The largest oil rig in the world. All these “sheds” are rigs reaching […]

Fairbanks > Wiseman > Deadhorse, Prudhoe Bay – 803km

Days 1 and 2 After a rest day in Fairbanks, it was off to Prudhoe Bay and the Arctic Ocean via the Dalton Highway also known as the Haul Rd on TV. Typical of the first part of the Highway. Shorter trees around here.  We were told that many of the forest fires are started […]

Tok to Fairbanks – 343km

There are many places to see around the areas we have been riding through over the last couple of days – we were here about 6 years ago and had a good look around then, ie Skagway and learned about the Alaskan goldrush;  Haines where we watched wild grizzlies teach their cubs to catch salmon […]

Whitehorse, Yukon to Tok, Alaska – 640km

I couldn’t find a “Welcome to Alaska” sign, so an Alaskan number plate will have to do. Today we left the mountains of Yukon, and crossed the US border into the flatter land of Alaska. Our B&B host, Jack, tried to sort some accommodation for us in Beaver Creek which was about the right distance […]