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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-17-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 35,540
Posted By rockyroad
I'm riding so 11:30 at Frog Lake sounds good. My...

I'm riding so 11:30 at Frog Lake sounds good. My impression of Green Mountain Trail is going to be different then most. The trail itself is in good shape with nothing really super demanding or...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 35,540
Posted By rockyroad
That is the spot where we ran out of road. It...

That is the spot where we ran out of road. It would be nice if they put a sign back at the start of the road saying something about dead end or no thru road ahead. It was all fun so no big deal.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 35,540
Posted By rockyroad
I've tried to talk the wife into moving out of...

I've tried to talk the wife into moving out of the wet spot on the dark side but she is happy right where she is. Two weeks ago ScottPDX...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 35,540
Posted By rockyroad
I'm IN if it has been reasonably dry over there...

I'm IN if it has been reasonably dry over there on the bright side. I'm assuming that the rain that has been falling here on the west side of Mt. Hood for the last 24 hours is not making it to the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-16-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 277,980
Posted By rockyroad
Yep I hear ya about the Barlow Fix. I feel the...

Yep I hear ya about the Barlow Fix. I feel the need also. I went around the mountain yesterday
to see what things looked like. Up and over Lo Lo Pass, out toward Lost Lake, then over to 35 and back...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-11-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11,571
Views: 2,347,205
Posted By rockyroad
You added the 5 to the wrong number AJ. Add a 5...

You added the 5 to the wrong number AJ. Add a 5 to the 4 in 640 and get 690. Have to stick with the lighter bikes at my age can't pick up the big ones any more.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-10-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11,571
Views: 2,347,205
Posted By rockyroad
Food for thought. Unload 1 gs and 1 klr and...

Food for thought. Unload 1 gs and 1 klr and replace with this
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-10-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11,571
Views: 2,347,205
Posted By rockyroad
Laugh Good eye Mort. This is a great bike for most...

Good eye Mort.
This is a great bike for most any road for sure. Some folks say it shakes too much. I say F--K it who cares it dose everything else so well. Hate to see it go but I've had enough of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-03-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 277,980
Posted By rockyroad
I'm totally amazed that repair held up for twenty...

I'm totally amazed that repair held up for twenty some miles back home.
It sure as hell didn't slow squishy down any that's for sure.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-18-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By rockyroad
How did your ride go yesterday? I didn't see...

How did your ride go yesterday?
I didn't see your post till 9:15 yesterday morning. So I didn't respond thinking you were already on the road. I live up near the mountain so I went up to the start...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By rockyroad
Cool ride report Matt. Loved the time laps of the...

Cool ride report Matt. Loved the time laps of the sun set from the top of the Steen's. There are more hot springs in that part of Oregon and also in northern Nevada. Come back next year and I'll join...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,556
Posted By rockyroad
Here is the information we were given at the BLM...

Here is the information we were given at the BLM office in Hines regarding riding in the Steen's area as of two days ago.
If you are off pavement you are supposed to have a shovel and either a fire...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 277,980
Posted By rockyroad
I did see a sign by the lake that said something...

I did see a sign by the lake that said something about no motors and no swimming cause it's a protected watershed or something to that effect. I guess that means if you urinate in the lake they would...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-07-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 277,980
Posted By rockyroad
Just did Bennett Pass two days ago. It was down...

Just did Bennett Pass two days ago. It was down to two patches of snow on the road about 10 or 15 feet long with ruts thru them and a few patches covering part of the road with room to get around. It...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-09-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 109,807
Posted By rockyroad
Put me on the in list. Not sure of the exact...

Put me on the in list. Not sure of the exact arrival day. Saturday and Sunday for sure. Leaving on the 14 making a big loop thru Southeast Oregon and Northern Nevada then head North toward Enterprise.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-21-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 40,200
Posted By rockyroad
Okay AJ you can put me on the in list. I took my...

Okay AJ you can put me on the in list. I took my recently broken leg/sprained ankle on a ride up Bennett Pass and down Springer Ridge yesterday with Squishy to see how it would hold up and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21,815
Views: 1,674,046
Posted By rockyroad
Okay I'll be there with a boot that looks almost...

Okay I'll be there with a boot that looks almost identical to the one in the pic. I'm not looking forward to another month and a half of these F---ing crutches, what a pain in the ass. I'm so pissed...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-30-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 277,980
Posted By rockyroad
That sounds like great fun, I heard some silly...

That sounds like great fun, I heard some silly rumors about maybe trading it in on a car of all things.:clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,110
Posted By rockyroad
If it wasn't for Scott and his Redverz tent,...

If it wasn't for Scott and his Redverz tent, night one and three would have been real crappy. That tent was the right tool for that job for sure. Thanks Scott
PS. I will have one ordered in a day...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 35,540
Posted By rockyroad
Ashwood Roads

Looking for a little help from you guys in the area. Thinking of doing Ashwood Gosner in the morning. It rained off and on most of the day
at my house on the wet side of the Cascades. Did you folks...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,110
Posted By rockyroad
Hay AJ is that the same as Madras to Ashwood to...

Hay AJ is that the same as Madras to Ashwood to Gosner to painted hills. It's raining hard at my house right now. Wonder if any of this moisture will get to the Ashwood area. I forgot where I live...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,110
Posted By rockyroad
I'm already jealous of his B route. He is doing...

I'm already jealous of his B route. He is doing Fandango Canyon which is right near the top of my bucket list. In fact I would be interested in knowing if you think we could do it one day behind you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-11-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,110
Posted By rockyroad
None of the water crossing were a problem. The...

None of the water crossing were a problem. The first one is kind of long but the first 70 or 80 % of it is only 4 or 5 inches deep and the last 15 feet is deeper. ( gun it) The next 3 or 4 are not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-10-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,110
Posted By rockyroad
That city park has a biiiiiiig plus it's close to...

That city park has a biiiiiiig plus it's close to cold beer. Also a big minus it's too close to the highway 26 road noise all night long. Maybe if you drink enough the road noise won't matter so much.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-10-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,110
Posted By rockyroad
I'm with you AJ the Madras to Ashwood to Gosner...

I'm with you AJ the Madras to Ashwood to Gosner over to the painted hills is one ride I could do over and over and enjoy the hell out of it every time. Just did the Trout Creek Road last week and saw...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 277,980
Posted By rockyroad
This Hoodie says pick a date and lets make it...

This Hoodie says pick a date and lets make it happen. I'm IN
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 277,980
Posted By rockyroad
Barlow Rd

I just did Barlow Road from FS 43 east to Wamic. The 4 wheelers have all the trees cut back, and the road is bone dry, only one puddle on the whole thing. I sure like that ride. Probably do it again...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,110
Posted By rockyroad
I have no problem with a lot more dirt and a...

I have no problem with a lot more dirt and a smaller bike if it goes that way. I don't mind riding the dirt bike all day as long as it's mostly on dirt.
My 640 is pure hell on the blacktop after a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-07-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,110
Posted By rockyroad
V-Duck Sorry to hear about your incident, hope...

V-Duck Sorry to hear about your incident, hope the shop had good news for you today.
I'm going to skip slabing it down to Springfield and just plan on hooking up with you guys in Prineville. It's...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-06-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 277,980
Posted By rockyroad
I did 43 from 26 to 48 about a week ago. It's all...

I did 43 from 26 to 48 about a week ago. It's all good. I'm going to try Barlow Road from 43 east in a day or two. It looked
like it might be possible last week. Not much snow East of there anywhere...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,110
Posted By rockyroad
Well I just talked to the road maintenance shop...

Well I just talked to the road maintenance shop in the area and he agrees with you if it is not already open it will be by ride time. Thanks
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,178
Posted By rockyroad
Is it possible that I am the only retired rider...

Is it possible that I am the only retired rider in the whole Portland area ?
Their has to be some lurkers in the area that haven't posted up yet.
Lets go it's riding time.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,178
Posted By rockyroad
If you just invest what it would cost for two...

If you just invest what it would cost for two nights in a Motel in a nice 3 inch self inflating mattress you will sleep like a baby. That is of course provided the air mattress doesn't leak, we hope....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,110
Posted By rockyroad
Road conditions

I was looking around on line today and I found a number for the Owyhee County Idaho roads department. They have a shop 6 miles out of Jordan Valley. I'll try calling tomorrow and see if I can get the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-18-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,110
Posted By rockyroad
Okay put me on the in list again. I was signed up...

Okay put me on the in list again. I was signed up to join you guys last year but came down with a nasty gastrointestinal infection just prior to the ride so I had to back out. Right now the bike and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-26-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,178
Posted By rockyroad
Well the lots of wide open part sounded really...

Well the lots of wide open part sounded really good but I'm planning on taking Trout Creek Road south toward Nevada so I guess I won't get to experiance Whitehorse road either. The hot spring choices...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 19,205
Posted By rockyroad
I just checked the ten day forcast for Prineville...

I just checked the ten day forcast for Prineville and things look pretty normal. Chance of rain or snow is low and temps in the upper twenties at night and upper fifties during the day. :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,178
Posted By rockyroad
I hope everyone is busy putting some exciting...

I hope everyone is busy putting some exciting rides together for this summer. I have a three day hot spring ride pretty much worked out. Could make it four hot springs if you want to. I ran into a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-12-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,178
Posted By rockyroad
The average temp for April is high 57 low 29 and...

The average temp for April is high 57 low 29 and May is high 66 and low 36.
Those numbers are for the Burns area.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,360
Posted By rockyroad
The bike is in the shop yet but I will mention...

The bike is in the shop yet but I will mention the above items to
the mechanic for him to double check, if he has not already.
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