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Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 386
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Ryker, really nice job on the solo TAT this time...

Ryker, really nice job on the solo TAT this time of year. You are covering some beautiful country! Enjoying your report, Go man go! :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Repair follow-up

As for the 690 radiator leak I mentioned on Day 2... we were able to temporarily seal it up for the remainder of the ride. Although my left boot was usually soaking wet by the end of the day :D

A...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Redog, glad you got to run this classic route 5!...

Redog, glad you got to run this classic route 5! It is a handful, but worth every mile. Good job yourself!

I usually spend the weeks following the ride, editing photos and sharing the ride with...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Day 8 started early with a quick breakfast, and...

Day 8 started early with a quick breakfast, and some cool morning temperatures in LaGrande OR. There is a rumor that a couple of hand warmers were switched on this morning.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Sumpter OR has a proud history of dredging for...

Sumpter OR has a proud history of dredging for gold. This town has a weeks worth of exploring to offer any family. This dredging machine is in pretty good shape from the 1940's
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Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Outfront says that he still had a great day...

Outfront says that he still had a great day blasting through the Central Oregon Hills, on his way to Sumpter OR for the night. New nickname may be Rooster!
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Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
The OBDR #5 starts fast, heading North out of...

The OBDR #5 starts fast, heading North out of Seneca OR. We had a gas station breakfast, and moved quickly up to Historic Frazier Lookout.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Quicky Report Tonight... ...

Quicky Report Tonight...

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We spent the night in Hines and rode to Senaca OR. 155 Miles today.

From HWY...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
This morning in Paisley we did a quick gas-up at...

This morning in Paisley we did a quick gas-up at the only station in town. Bob is the owner/operator, and everything runs through him! He works on anything and everything in the county. Thanks for...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
LittleWan, I missed your 2010 report, nice job...

LittleWan, I missed your 2010 report, nice job yourselves! I am always impressed with you and BigWan's efforts. Hope we all cross paths sometime soon! Keep your own great RR coming!
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
This area is being over run by the Burners. The...

This area is being over run by the Burners. The crowds are headed to the Burning Man Festival, taking any form of transportation that rolls. We saw a dozen older buses modified, painted and clearly...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
The second half of the day sent us back up Dairy...

The second half of the day sent us back up Dairy Creek. We rode a lot of nice two track dirt and gravel roads, up ridge lines and down through valleys. A couple fences to open and close, but no...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
We rode South out of Lakeview to the California...

We rode South out of Lakeview to the California border, then up into the hills to find the beginning of the OBDR.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Premium Ethanol Free fuel in Prospect this...

Premium Ethanol Free fuel in Prospect this morning for the bikes.

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On the road to Crater Lake, hit some dirt on FS 60....
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Again, this Prospect homestead was established in...

Again, this Prospect homestead was established in 1898 and is a cool place to check out when you are headed for Crater Lake. They have dinner specials every night, and offer several classic suites...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Through a combination of 32,000 miles, some...

Through a combination of 32,000 miles, some electrical hiccups and a very busy home and business schedule, I got caught short! (My Poor Planning) The 640 will roll again soon, just not on this ride!...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
We left T Town for a road haul to Roseburg about...

We left T Town for a road haul to Roseburg about 6 this morning.

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We loaded the bike and headed up the trail about noon. The...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Hoping my old silver 640 Adventure isn't...

Hoping my old silver 640 Adventure isn't jealous...:1drink

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Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Trailmachine

Trailmachine will be riding his newish 990Rrrrrrrrrrrrr.......

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Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Laugh Riders

The rest of the riders have a ton of ADV riding experience, and the same trail pace! PVD is riding his Orange 990 with all the upgrades necessary for fun!
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Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,861
Orange Oregon OBDR - Route 5

The Oregon Backcountry Discovery Route #5 has always delivered great ride reports. Our group of four Orange bloods hopes to see the wide open side of Oregon, so we have dialed in a launch point of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,104
Best of luck on the Wyoming Solo! You have the...

Best of luck on the Wyoming Solo! You have the right bike and the right State dialed in for the makings of a memorable adventure. I hope you get up into the Big Horns, will be watching your RR :clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,713
Laugh Guys, Thank you for the RR on these sections of...

Guys, Thank you for the RR on these sections of the OBR, we all appreciate the good intel. Can't wait to cover some of those same tracks in a few weeks! :clap:clap OutFront, very nice catch on the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,317
That is how you do it!! Great ride through some...

That is how you do it!! Great ride through some desolate land, and a an equally great report! :clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,664
Sorry nvdesertrat, we didn't pick up anything...

Sorry nvdesertrat, we didn't pick up anything along the way..
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,664
A quick thanks to my riding partners...

A quick thanks to my riding partners :clap:clap:clap

Lead Dog copied us maps for the entire region, with route highlights and notes. These are a helpful quick reference for a simple change of...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,664
800 mile push home

Updating the ride on the drive home :1drink

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Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,664
Day 8 - TKO

We planned to ride from Salina to Heber City on the Great Western Trail. The weather was good at 5000' but we were headed higher.
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Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,664
You know us well... several go downs :D no one...

You know us well... several go downs :D no one hurt.

Hope to ride with you soon :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 40
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Thank you! I hope to see those same rocks again...

Thank you! I hope to see those same rocks again some day. But it will be in a jeep :lol3:lol3:lol3 Sounds like you have had years of great riding in a lot of cool places.
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,664
We did do that route in the DNM, what a sweet...

We did do that route in the DNM, what a sweet track!!! Glad you enjoyed it too :clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,664
Day 7

Started at Hells Backbone Grill with a quick breakfast, and we rolled out towards the New Home Bench.

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Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,664
Day 6 - rocks everywhere

We left Bluff and rode over the 235 on the west side of the Comb Ridge. A few soft spots, but really great running :nod up and over Snow Flat Road
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Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,664
Bluhduh Day 5 - Checking out the sights

We spent the day exploring in this Utah canyon area near Bluff UT. :nod

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This is the San Juan River, we couldn't...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 40
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Rocks win again...

Easy start to the day, no gas due to the Gov. shutdown, crossed the Dirty Devil River, then 16 miles of washed out trails, strong finish to the day. Due to near zero WI-FI we will fully update...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,664
Sorry, the CD Ride Report has been blown up :cry ...

Sorry, the CD Ride Report has been blown up :cry But we hope to complete that ride again in the future :1drink That route is a classic, and offers a ton of open space, good paced riding :clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 40
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Ya, team jersey! Like in 1st grade, they pin...

Ya, team jersey! Like in 1st grade, they pin your name and homeroom on your chest. If one of us gets lost, we just ask if the guy had a RED jersey on :D:D:D

We looking for sponsors anytime...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,664
Eek Day 4 is nearly a draw

We started the morning riding South out of Moab on the 114, headed for Hurrah Pass. The next 60 miles is the Double Black Diamond section of the Utah Backroad Discovery Route - UTBDR. Yes, expert...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,664
Day 3

15 miles out of Rangely we spooked some wild horses. It took these animals about 10 seconds to bolt 400 yards up a rock ridge.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 40
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Thank you Sir for the heads up on the Alternate...

Thank you Sir for the heads up on the Alternate Routes. We did some map work last night and have a couple choices. What a great part of the world you live in :clap:clap:clap

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