The 10 Dos and Don’ts of the Dalton

For those planning on riding the Dalton in 2013, heed these warnings.  ;-) featuring some Motoquest info as well as Adventure Cycleworks. As the article says at least biker dies each year!  We always carry a SPOT with extra insurance for that just in case air vac and extra fuel. Posted by: Phil Freeman on […]


Once again thanks Gary from AK for this great idea for a posting.  It’s that time of year when many of you will be heading up to Alaska for your own adventure.  This time last year we were planning our own Northern excursion.  So, we are envious of those who will be making this trip.  […]

Repeat Post of our Video with Ray Jardine

I love this video of Ray after riding all the way from Deadhorse to Fairbanks.  Ray Jardine is an amazing man…just Google his name.  Ray was a great riding partner for the 800 KM we did on July 16th, 2011.  we went through rain, sludge, mud and as predicted by Cheryl the sun came out […]


We stayed at the University before and after riding the Dalton Highway.  They rent rooms for $46/night, per person and you get 2 twin beds, shared bathroom, common showers, WIFI, sheets, pillow, soap, towels, free laundry and even a TV room with pool table.  On campus cafeteria and for $10.30 each you get buffet style […]

“Prudhoe Bay Motel perfect for the end of the road”

PRUDHOE BAY MOTEL, ADVGRRLS TRIP ADVISER REVIEW Yeah this hotel is expensive at $110 per person but there are not many choices in Deadhorse. PLUS, you get to eat 24 hrs a day in their really good cafeteria. So, for the money you get WIFI, a very clean room and facility, clean showers & bathrooms, […]

Doris Wiedemann–Amazing ADV rider

Doris Wiedemann – Winter Trip to Prudhoe Bay 2009 Thanks to Richard M.  Fellow Blogger for pointing me to this site. R1Sjaak and Doris Wiedemann arriving on Prudhoe Bay in winter after a 16.000 km. ride on two motorcycles. Attican Pass and Deadhorse on two motorcycles at -35 Celsius R1 Sjaak and Doris […]

Out of over 3500 pictures here are more of our Favs

Really like this picture Cheryl and her Sour Toe Cocktail certificate from the Downtown Hotel in Dawson City Look at what Cheryl is looking at……too cute this little squirrel was To be Continued!  :-)

Dalton Highway Heading North

Quiet on the Blog these days but I will keep adding little videos and bits of info as they pass by my computer not only to add to this BLOG but to continue with our own documentation of this trip.  We have been looking back on the trip and taking our time to read what […]

Maple Ridge News – To the Arctic Circle, and back

Maple Ridge News – To the Arctic Circle, and back. To the Arctic Circle, and back Leslie Sofarelli and Cheryl Letkeman took new bikes up north and raised money for autism. Contributed others also read… Maple Ridge News Watch riders head to the Arctic Ocean By Ashley Bhan – Maple Ridge News Published: August 26, […]

Using the BLOG

I have been asked where are the older posts? Depending on your web browser you can search the archives or find the calendar on the Home Page and click on the highlighted dates.  I posted almost everyday and the BLOG started in April.  So, just FYI for those who have emailed me and asked, I […]

More Expenses

As someone pointed out on the ADV Rider forum 44 Days – we also had free lodging in Anchorage for 4 nights so that brings us down to actually 40 days of riding. Gas and Lodging $2447 + $1664 = $4111 / 44 days =$93.43 per day / 2 people = $46.71 a day per […]

Gas expenses for Both Tigers

$1663.37 We thought it was going to be much higher.


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