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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 19,564
Posted By thetourist
If you stop at every fishing hole, you'll be...

If you stop at every fishing hole, you'll be lucky to finish the IDBDR before the snow flies. :lol3
Welcome to Idaho.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-04-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By thetourist
5-7 miles of county gravel, up a moderate steep...

5-7 miles of county gravel, up a moderate steep hill. A motorhome quality road. usually low traffic. Nice road.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-03-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9,061
Views: 588,529
Posted By thetourist
WAG...Albion WA

WAG...Albion WA
Forum: Americas 07-02-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By thetourist
I drove it a couple years ago and part of it was...

I drove it a couple years ago and part of it was closed for construction.
Some is inside Rainier Park with a low speed limit.
8:00 am is not early enough to avoid traffic. Hit Paradise Point by...
Forum: Americas 06-25-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,362
Posted By thetourist
I hope you get this before you leave. We are in...

I hope you get this before you leave. We are in the midst of a heat wave. North Idaho expecting temps of 100* this weekend. So far it is still cooling at night.
Don't take 95 into CdA. 95 has...
Forum: Americas 06-20-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,362
Posted By thetourist
If you can handle 395 in WA you can handle most...

If you can handle 395 in WA you can handle most of the NW freeways. Seattle. Portland, and SLC are the dense areas.

You won't really be going thru Billings, which is a 100 thousand people...
Forum: Americas 06-20-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By thetourist
Use the other routes for coming back. Here's the...

Use the other routes for coming back. Here's the secret fastest shortest route to Yellowstone. My brother uses it to go to Vegas. I rode it a few years ago and it's a nice ride, also.

Hwy 93 is a...
Forum: Americas 06-19-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,362
Posted By thetourist
I've done this trip a few times, and know all...

I've done this trip a few times, and know all those roads. Good route overall. I'll throw out a few options.

I like 50 across Nevada. Eureka has good motels and food. The road straight north (to...
Forum: Americas 06-18-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By thetourist
690's are perfect for the Great Basin ...

690's are perfect for the Great Basin



http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=354912
Forum: Trip Planning 06-16-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,991
Posted By thetourist
Fillable toothpaste type tubes, from camping...

Fillable toothpaste type tubes, from camping store, with peanut butter and jam.
Tortillas or Rye Krisp
Boiled eggs
Boiled potato or instant potato
Cans of Chile or stew
Cheese
Jar of dry...
Forum: Americas 06-13-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By thetourist
I lived in Auburn, many yrs ago. The quickest way...

I lived in Auburn, many yrs ago. The quickest way to ID is I-90 to 26 to 195 and south to Lewiston. About 310 mi. Lots of Columbia Basin and empty farmlands.

The scenic way is to get to 12. Thru...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-08-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,325
Posted By thetourist
Not fake, just a crazy Russian. <IFRAME...

Not fake, just a crazy Russian.


<IFRAME height=315 src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/j2dXs5HksBI" frameBorder=0 width=560 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>
Forum: Trip Planning 06-07-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,325
Posted By thetourist
http://38.media.tumblr.com/33d75110ff900607cf23d10...

http://38.media.tumblr.com/33d75110ff900607cf23d10258c232fe/tumblr_nkp9ak6sxS1rrsuiko1_500.gif
Forum: Americas 06-04-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By thetourist
You are right, it is French Saddle. The sign...

You are right, it is French Saddle. The sign points to Hemlock Butte (fs547)

South from Hemlock Butte on 104 to Beaver Dam Saddle. There is a road connecting to the 500. There is a nest of roads....
Forum: Americas 06-04-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By thetourist
The west end of Lolo Motorway will be busy around...

The west end of Lolo Motorway will be busy around the 4th. An alternative is to go north at Greer to Pierce (killer hillclimb at Greer). Gas in Pierce. East on the 250 rd (great blind twisties) ...
Forum: Americas 06-04-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By thetourist
Mid Sept you can expect freezing temps, at least...

Mid Sept you can expect freezing temps, at least at night, north of Prince George.

Many yrs ago I ventured north in Sept. Snow skiffs at Dawson Creek. one inch of slush or snow from Tok to...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-23-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 56,478
Posted By thetourist
https://youtu.be/QoJOk2nahM8?list=RDQoJOk2nahM8

https://youtu.be/QoJOk2nahM8?list=RDQoJOk2nahM8
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-16-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 126,400
Posted By thetourist
Food was OK at the HooDoo Bar in Harvard. The...

Food was OK at the HooDoo Bar in Harvard. The trailer campground had gas a couple yrs ago.

I've had a fair sandwich at the Emida Bar. No gas unless there is a barrel somewhere.

There...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-14-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By thetourist
Weather may be a consideration in May. 97 has...

Weather may be a consideration in May. 97 has some weather. The snow slops over the lower Cascades onto 97. It can be a cold ride. 395 would be much dryer in south OR. There is a crossover road...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By thetourist
I think they just haul them around. :lol3 ...

I think they just haul them around. :lol3

Try Clarkia to Elk River area. Clarkia has a racetrack.
Elk Butte. A huge group of ATV ers in the Elk River area.
I try to stay away from this area...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 426,059
Posted By thetourist
Lots of waterfalls. Most need some hiking. I've...

Lots of waterfalls. Most need some hiking. I've hiked into a few back country falls. Glacier Park has one at 1600 ft.

World Waterfall Data Base
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By thetourist
The seat and tank are worth $3-400 That brings...

The seat and tank are worth $3-400 That brings it to an acceptable price. Not a "bargain", but not overpriced IMO
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By thetourist
From a 350 owner. If it is a plain DR350 it is...

From a 350 owner.
If it is a plain DR350 it is way high. If it is a DR350SE it is $2-400 high IMHO.
The SE has street lights, gauges, mirrors and electric start.

They do hold their price in the...
Forum: Americas 03-27-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By thetourist
I forgot you are from UK. It will be hot, and...

I forgot you are from UK. It will be hot, and dry. Temps of 90*f are normal, more in the hot spots. East of the Cascades the inner northwest is dry, sometimes as low as 15% humidity. But, it cools...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By thetourist
Plenty of routes east. How much time you got? ...

Plenty of routes east. How much time you got?

To leave Portland I usually take the Gorge then cross the river at Bridge of the Gods to hwy 14. Back to the southside at Umatilla. Follow the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-26-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,912
Posted By thetourist
[QUOTE interact in a socially inconvenient...

[QUOTE interact in a socially inconvenient fashion? :1drink[/QUOTE]


I resemble that remark. :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-26-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,379,820
Posted By thetourist
As a 350 owner, I would say ,"Not a bargain, but...

As a 350 owner, I would say ,"Not a bargain, but fair value".
ES model
The price holds better in the NW. Especially ES models.
Low miles.
Unmolested (stock)
Fresh tires, chain, etc.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 36,315
Posted By thetourist
Google Paintless Dent Removal. I watched a guy...

Google Paintless Dent Removal.
I watched a guy remove a dent once. He used a suction cup on the outside and a bar with a roller wheel on the inside. He worked from the outside to the center of the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,370
Posted By thetourist
What Zubb said. I liked your original...

What Zubb said.

I liked your original route, but If you are going to bypass Glacier and Banff's glory don't even go there. Use your time to find better roads further south. Idaho, Yellowstone,...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-04-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,529
Posted By thetourist
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W29qdTCmghM ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W29qdTCmghM



Start with something cheap and disposable. And, Watch Out For That Tree.

At the least, wear a helmet and gloves. Add some knee and elbow pads....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-03-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9,061
Views: 588,529
Posted By thetourist
Troy Idaho is correct. Right in the middle of...

Troy Idaho is correct. Right in the middle of town.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-03-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9,061
Views: 588,529
Posted By thetourist
I recognized the FS sign. :lol3 ...

I recognized the FS sign. :lol3


Name the town.

http://latourista.smugmug.com/Other/Spring-Rides-2010/i-L4CtHcM/0/L/IMG_0034-L.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-03-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9,061
Views: 588,529
Posted By thetourist
Austin OR

Austin OR
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-20-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3,122
Views: 914,942
Posted By thetourist
I've enjoyed the Races to Places. Here is a vid...

I've enjoyed the Races to Places. Here is a vid of him on a Rally Mongolia stage. He explains rally nav techniques.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQiqxbKxCR4


Ach, my puter...
Forum: Americas 02-17-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,288
Posted By thetourist
Google Tour of Idaho ... lots of rugged single...

Google Tour of Idaho ... lots of rugged single track.
T1 north south
T2 east west across the deserts of south Idaho.

It would probably take near two weeks to run the dual sport route...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-07-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 36,315
Posted By thetourist
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McR6rJ371xM ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McR6rJ371xM


http://www.enduro360.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Ignacio-Chivite-800x782.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9,061
Views: 588,529
Posted By thetourist
warm springs reservoir road?

warm springs reservoir road?
Forum: Americas 02-02-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,147
Posted By thetourist
http://www.drivepetty.com/ You can...

http://www.drivepetty.com/


You can get large plastic totes at Wall Mart for as little as $10 They don't last a long time, but will last a summer. Or garbage cans.
Forum: Americas 01-28-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,569
Posted By thetourist
Oregon 20 is called, by some, the most boring...

Oregon 20 is called, by some, the most boring road in OR.

95 and 12 are probably the most heavily patrolled roads in Idaho.

OP is still taking a very long time to get to Glacier. How many miles...
Forum: Americas 01-28-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,569
Posted By thetourist
Got ya. He bypassed a lot, but people have to...

Got ya. He bypassed a lot, but people have to run their own route.
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