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Forum: Canada 08-27-2014, 05:30 PM
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Posted By MadChap
I'm on a silver Vstrom and my cousin is on a...

I'm on a silver Vstrom and my cousin is on a silver F800GS. Here's from last year's ride in Moab:
...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 634,611
Posted By MadChap
If interested here's my Spotwalla page for my...

If interested here's my Spotwalla page for my ride. I won't be actually on the TCAT until Tuesday Sept. 2nd. But I'm doing some great routes on my way to the BC/Alberta border:

HWY 218 Antelope...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 634,611
Posted By MadChap
Queen Creek Rd

Can anyone confirm that the Queen Creek road is still washed out? I'd really like to take it and avoid the pavement, but I don't want to backtrack a bunch of miles if it's still washed out.

...
Forum: Canada 08-25-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 634,611
Posted By MadChap
Hey Winch: if you want to join my cousin and I so...

Hey Winch: if you want to join my cousin and I so that you're not solo, you're welcome to join us. We will be at Crowsnest Pass sometime on Tuesday, Sept. 2nd. Our plan is to ride the entire BC...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 42,026
Posted By MadChap
Just found this thread yesterday. SUBSCRIBED!! ...

Just found this thread yesterday. SUBSCRIBED!!

Way to continue with the original dream and not let the mechanicals shut you down.

Just wondering if possibly the battery wasn't dis-connected...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 25,655
Posted By MadChap
Well.....where's the pics of your ride today?

Well.....where's the pics of your ride today?
Forum: Canada 08-07-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 634,611
Posted By MadChap
Question about Chilko lake loop

Does anyone know if the "loop" along Chilko lake is open? The "Kiwi's" posted this:

At Lake Chilco we lost the continuation of the trail and required directions from a local, to what was...
Forum: Canada 08-05-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 634,611
Posted By MadChap
If I'm understanding correctly from the Canadian...

If I'm understanding correctly from the Canadian Wildfire Management website, the Kootenay River FSR is also closed due to wildfire? Can someone confirm this:
...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 634,611
Posted By MadChap
Thanks for the intel. Hopefully someone will post...

Thanks for the intel. Hopefully someone will post up here or give a ride report and confirm when the trees are gone.
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 09:54 PM
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Views: 634,611
Posted By MadChap
Can anyone confirm that a good alternate route to...

Can anyone confirm that a good alternate route to avoid the downed trees would be a couple kilometers east on the Perry River road?

Thanks
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 634,611
Posted By MadChap
Hopefully some of the jeep guys will get there...

Hopefully some of the jeep guys will get there and make a way through before I get there in September!!

I keep watching this thread to stay apprised of the changing conditions. I'll be starting...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7,550
Views: 407,326
Posted By MadChap
Chevron station south east of Govt. Camp.

Chevron station south east of Govt. Camp.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3,156
Views: 214,933
Posted By MadChap
Just at FYI Breitenbush lake is on Warm Springs...

Just at FYI Breitenbush lake is on Warm Springs Indian Reservation land. I wouldn't recommend trying to camp there and they frown on it.

I thought Horseshoe lake was beautiful.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2014, 08:26 PM
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Views: 407,326
Posted By MadChap
'bout time, your up

'bout time, your up
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7,550
Views: 407,326
Posted By MadChap
There are "targets" over against the hillside,...

There are "targets" over against the hillside, and the last time I rode by there there was a sign about some "shoot" was cancelled.

It must be a new cannon since no one seems to know where it is. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7,550
Views: 407,326
Posted By MadChap
Wow not even one WAG? Time for a hint: On a...

Wow not even one WAG? Time for a hint:

On a Grey day you may want to avoid being a Lone on this road as it's quite scary what with the skulls and monkeys faces about.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-29-2014, 10:49 PM
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Views: 407,326
Posted By MadChap
What road can this really cool bowling ball...

What road can this really cool bowling ball cannon be found on?

http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u179/jclovesu247/20140428_174610_zpsd4fhgoly.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-29-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7,550
Views: 407,326
Posted By MadChap
Four Horseman Hotel Blue Ridge Mine

Four Horseman Hotel

Blue Ridge Mine
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-29-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7,550
Views: 407,326
Posted By MadChap
Ok I've found a picture I can post while on the...

Ok I've found a picture I can post while on the road so I'll go ahead and guess:

Independent Mine. I did some reading and it's not a gold mine but a cinnabar par mine where they extracted mercury.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-29-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7,550
Views: 407,326
Posted By MadChap
IIRC it's the dorm for the workers at the old...

IIRC it's the dorm for the workers at the old gold mine which is right behind that building. Don't remember the name of the mine but its up near Big Summit Prairie. I'm away from home for the week...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3,156
Views: 214,933
Posted By MadChap
I've gone up Hess twice on my DR350, easy peasy....

I've gone up Hess twice on my DR350, easy peasy. My cousin was on his GS 800, without issue. I would ride my vstrom up it now that I've lowered the gearing.
Forum: Canada 05-06-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 634,611
Posted By MadChap
Thanks Just Jeff. Just what I was looking for! I...

Thanks Just Jeff. Just what I was looking for! I appreciate the help.
Tim
Forum: Canada 05-03-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 634,611
Posted By MadChap
Tires in Eastern BC

I'm planning to ride the BC portion of the TCAT arriving at the Chief Mountain border crossing around Sept. 2nd. Riding my Vstrom 650.

Since they are expensive to get shipped to the states, I'd...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-30-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7,550
Views: 407,326
Posted By MadChap
Here's my WAG based upon the looks of the...

Here's my WAG based upon the looks of the mountains in the distance:

Paulina Peak and North Paulina Peak (or maybe "The Dome")

Now guessing, it seems you are looking at them from the west, so...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 131,043
Posted By MadChap
My guess to poor fuel economy and loss of power...

My guess to poor fuel economy and loss of power would lead me to first suspect a dirty air filter.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3,156
Views: 214,933
Posted By MadChap
Yesterday there was a 1996 DR350SE with less than...

Yesterday there was a 1996 DR350SE with less than 1000 miles for $1600 on the Bend, OR craigslist.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7,550
Views: 407,326
Posted By MadChap
Sage Hen?

Sage Hen?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 25,655
Posted By MadChap
As they say...."Not all who wander are lost." ...

As they say...."Not all who wander are lost."

Looks fun.
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6,958
Views: 2,230,518
Posted By MadChap
Had to laugh at your "Hite Marina" experience. I...

Had to laugh at your "Hite Marina" experience. I was there in May before you and was looking for a place to camp after a long day. Looked at the maps and thought "why not camp at the lake"....LOL...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-17-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 33,851
Posted By MadChap
Moto Shop did mine for free since I bought from...

Moto Shop did mine for free since I bought from him.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-15-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 22,975
Posted By MadChap
Maybe I mis-communicated. I just can't ride right...

Maybe I mis-communicated. I just can't ride right now. Hoping to get the green light in mid April. Just wont be riding THIS ride this year.

Planning to ride the B.C. section of the TCAT in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-12-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 22,975
Posted By MadChap
I won't be riding this year. A month ago I tore...

I won't be riding this year. A month ago I tore my right calf muscle. Have spent the last month in physical therapy three times a week and just today did they start strength training. Got the "NO...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-09-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7,550
Views: 407,326
Posted By MadChap
Sage hen?

Sage hen?
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 42,263
Posted By MadChap
I'll dig this one up from the archives. What a...

I'll dig this one up from the archives. What a great area to ride. The RR in my sig line has some of the same areas you rode. Beaty's butte us a must ride if you're in the area. Looks like you...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,109,402
Posted By MadChap
Too funny. If you have a picture of this I'd love...

Too funny. If you have a picture of this I'd love to see a truck from my home town down in Chile. Too funny. As far as I know there are only two ADV'rs here in Madras.

Tim
Madras, OR
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-14-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7,550
Views: 407,326
Posted By MadChap
Wapinitia Creek

Wapinitia Creek
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 43,104
Posted By MadChap
Subscribed. I put 10,000 miles on a TW200 in...

Subscribed.

I put 10,000 miles on a TW200 in 4 years just riding to work and goofing off. Did about every mod to it a person could do and was very active on the TW200forum. Moved up to at DR350...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 17,443
Posted By MadChap
Found this thread when mentioned by JDowns. A...

Found this thread when mentioned by JDowns. A very good referral by the way and he was right on when he said we should stop over here for a read.

Loved the report and it's got me thinking of a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7,550
Views: 407,326
Posted By MadChap
Stanley Lake

Stanley Lake
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-01-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7,550
Views: 407,326
Posted By MadChap
Well the first of your three guesses is correct....

Well the first of your three guesses is correct. Haystack Reservoir, about 5 miles from my house.
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