The route to the Arctic will take me through some of the harshest conditions in North America. (Example of The Dalton HWY to the left) from scorching heat under the Kansas July sun to the chilling temperatures of the Alaskan mountain ranges.
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Nebraska is a midwestern U.S. state encompassing the prairies of the Great Plains, the towering dunes of the Sandhills and the panhandle’s dramatic rock formations.
Wyoming is where the untamed spirit of the West and majestic natural beauty open.
Montana is a western state defined by its diverse terrain ranging from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Plains. Its wide-open spaces include Glacier National Park, a vast wilderness preserve that passes into Canada.
Alberta is a province in Western Canada. Its landscape encompasses mountains, prairies, desert badlands and vast coniferous forests. It has more than 600 lakes
British Columbia, Canada's westernmost province, is defined by its Pacific coastline and mountain ranges. Nature areas like Glacier National Park.
The Yukon, a territory in northwest Canada, is wild, mountainous and sparsely populated. Kluane National Park and Reserve includes Mount Logan, Canada’s highest peak, as well as glaciers, trails and the Alsek River. In the far north is Ivvavik National Park, with protected calving grounds for Porcupine caribou.
Alaska is a U.S. state at the northwest extremity of North America. A semi-exclave of the U.S., it borders the Canadian province of British Columbia and the territory of Yukon to the east and has a maritime border with Russia's Chukotka Autonomous Okrug to the west, just across the Bering Strait.
The Arctic Circle is one of the two polar circles and the most northerly of the five major circles of latitude as shown on maps of Earth.
The position of the Arctic Circle is not fixed and currently runs 66°33′48.7″ north of the Equator.
It is literally the top of the world.
2022 Kawasaki KLR650 Adventure ABS
Kawasaki KLR650 Adventure ABS with 300-mile fuel range this THUMPER is the Adventure Bike of all Adventure Bikes. It does absolutely nothing excellent, but it does everything well. There is nothing you can't do on this legendary motorcycle.
No, it is not fast, many are faster. No, it is not powerful, there are many more powerful and no it is not the most comfortable there are many with cruise control, comfortable seats and built to sleep in the saddle. This legendary bike is not a lot of things but is one thing that makes the rest seem miniscule in comparison. It is dependable. This bike is known to be virtually unbreakable. They run forever. When you reach the Dalton HWY, and you see that sign that reads "Next Services 256 miles" you ask yourself what will be the most important feature you have on your bike? Mine will be dependability.
I will ride this very motorcycle eight thousand miles in 22 days. I will make the trip because this bike can. People ask why I chose this bike to make this trip and I like to simply hit the starter and say "that's why".