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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,346
Posted By LewisNClark
Great Ride Rpt

You passed two sites that have long been on my bucket list:
Lone Pine - (Alabama Hills) - prior to 1960+-'s the vast majority of ALL of the early westerns were filmed at Alabama Hills/Lone...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,243
Posted By LewisNClark
Going thru one of these today also.

Seller completely misrepresented the item....after filing a fraud charge with my Credit Card company against the seller the seller is now more than anxious to resolve. Credit card companies almost...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 80,818
Posted By LewisNClark
Sounds like a great trip.

You'll get bombarded with suggested routes. :lol3

I've been luck to have seen almost every nick and cranny corner of the USA...and I'd put northern Arkansas was one of the prettiest places in...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,880
Posted By LewisNClark
Please keep it going

Great video's....best I've ever seen. Must say "The Mrs. Pink Boots" seems to be the real TROOPER! Would have been totally disappointed if she did not pull out an I-Phone of any other color but PINK.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-29-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,254
Posted By LewisNClark
Product called Goof-Off - I find it best to rub...

Product called Goof-Off -
I find it best to rub a light coat over the sticker, graphics, etc and let sit a while...maybe an hour then depending on size and thickness you can often pull off sticker...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Young Man - thanks for tagging along. ...

Young Man - thanks for tagging along.

Noticed where you live...one trip on my bucket list is sort of near you....I'd love to take in Alabama Hills. I assume you know what and where it is?...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Found it...

You can find anything with Google earth or Bling. I was surprised a Google search also provides a map and history...wasnt there 2 or 3 yrs ago.

When you plan a trip feel free to PM or email me...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Holly Bolly ... what an interesting find.

Sorry for repeating your pictures but they so significant. Thanks very much for posting those pictures....and your narrative.

The site in the picture is totally logical. L & C spent a week looking...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By LewisNClark
Pissed Thanks for the heads up!!!

THANKS DingDangKid for posting that little review...TODAY is the last day for this sale price. I ordered the 10L. They also have the same bag in a 15 Liter that is the same price.......but the 15 L...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Facinating....

pdxmotorhead:

Reading your post, I couldn't keep from.....pulled out the L & C Journals and looking up what they went through doing the "Breaks" date by date...same experience as your's. On their...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,136
Posted By LewisNClark
Book shipped

Thanks Rex book email via DropBox a few seconds ago. Hope you enjoy and ride the trail.
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
You are exactly right. And getting accurate info...

You are exactly right. And getting accurate info on Trail conditions is quite difficult. I've learned that the Lolo
L & C Interepretive Museum, a mile from the entrance, is the worst place to ask...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Glad you tagged along....you are in a great...

Glad you tagged along....you are in a great location to take on some of the best sites, maybe even in a boat. I've ridden thru the Port Townsend area....wow what a view.
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Have seen most of it...

Have seen most of the L & C Trail, at least ridden by every campsite....To get to the best part (MT, ID, OR, WA) is a 2,000 mile ride just to get to the TRAIL. I've done the cross-country freeway...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Thanks for following along. Always enjoy your...

Thanks for following along. Always enjoy your rides and noticed you cross the
L & C Trail frequently....of course it's hard not to pass their path.
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Thanks for following along...I know it's a long...

Thanks for following along...I know it's a long read....This year will be my last
L & C trip...so hoping other's will realize what a great adventure it is. The best parts are in your back yard.
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By LewisNClark
Lost our Tucker back in December....Tucker and I...

Lost our Tucker back in December....Tucker and I always looked forward to
your and Barley's RR. Best wishes to you both.

http://lewisandclark.smugmug.com/Other/Tucker/i-xjMv8x3/0/L/PICT0035-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
You have a way with words....

Great writing...your ride report LINK BELOW is outstanding. You've done much more of the Lolo M. Hwy than I've ever hoped to do, but I hope to be back this summer. Camping on the Lolo solo, my hats...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Heading up and down the Columbia to their...

Heading up and down the Columbia to their campsites on both sides of the Columbia would be a great couple of days ride. The Columbia has amazing scenery, especially the waterfalls. Their campsites...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Now that is funny! As my RR mentioned I ran into...

Now that is funny! As my RR mentioned I ran into a Game Warden heading up the Lolo Motoring Hwy. He was in a big pickup with a black lab in a cage in the back sniffing out bear baters. The road...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
wow...a real Astorian..that's special.

I touched on the Gunthers Chain at the top of RR. My understanding is there were several lengths of the Gunthers chain....but one common one for surveyors...pic in RR of a marker at George...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Eek Know where you mean, tent was probably there just...

Know where you mean, tent was probably there just for the Bicenti. of
L & C...on somebody's ranch..and was mainly for the locals. Pretty close to ghost town of Bannock, MT.

This is no joke, ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Thanks, well aware of Sextant...my spell checker...

Thanks, well aware of Sextant...my spell checker has a mind of it's own and never lets me know what it's doing. I'll correct.
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
BIG DOG...never saw it.

In 2004 there was a lot of L & C stuff going on because of it being the 200th anniversary. Lots of tourist were doing part of the Trail in 2004 & 2005. That tent was probably in Tendoy, ID. There...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Iloco: thanks for reading and tagging along the...

Iloco:
thanks for reading and tagging along the RR. I love your part of the country. I know exactly where Chilhowie is.:D

Beautiful country....on a trip to Ivy, VA I went that way about 6...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Pictures from any camera does not do justice to...

Pictures from any camera does not do justice to the crossing of the Lolo Trail. If I'm not mistaken it took 17 days to cross the Bitterroots heading west. Twenty-five men and horses hauled an...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,136
Posted By LewisNClark
Ferguson shooting

You are correct. The William Clark grave and memorial is in or near Ferguson Missouri where the shooting occurred.

In the Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Since no one recorded in writing much about the...

Since no one recorded in writing much about the NezPerce exodus from the area north of the Snake and Clearwater there's not much history to research...the Nez Perce didn't have a written language. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17,544
Views: 995,907
Posted By LewisNClark
Ain't it the truth...he needs to spray. I see an...

Ain't it the truth...he needs to spray. I see an ant back by the rear wheel.:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Back down the Lemhi again...heading to the Bitterroots...

While Clark was on a play day, scouting up the North Fork of the Salmon River and Pyramid Rocks, Lewis and the main party of about 22 were working up a sweat with the Shoshoni Chief hauling their...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Along the L & C Trail seems like they named every...

Along the L & C Trail seems like they named every creek and rock sticking up. Most of the names have stuck. Every member of the Expedition had one of more sites (creeks, rocks, mountains, named...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
I remember you.....

If you're in Ketchum, You live right in the middle of some of the best L & C routes....I have to ride around 2,800 miles just to get to your backdoor to start.

Don't bother with the old RR's. I...
Forum: Vendors 03-11-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,136
Posted By LewisNClark
CD Shipped today

Moto

"The Lewis and Clark Trail, Today" book was DropBoxed to you 15 minutes ago.
Just click the email and then click Download. You do not have to join DropBox, just click download. Highly...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Will send PM....can not persue book sales in a RR...

Will send PM....can not persue book sales in a RR or we will both get banned....
there is a post in the Vendor section that is being updated in next few days.

LewisNClark
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Onawa, Iowa.....been thru there....

Looked up Onawa...:lol3

The Lewis and Clark State Park is just west of Onawa...as you probably know.
There's a keelboat replica the state of Nebraska commissioned at the lake.

Crusette,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
You are correct "Lewis and Clark Hwy" is one of...

You are correct "Lewis and Clark Hwy" is one of those aka "Agency Creek Road". The sign directly beside Mrs. Angles store says Agency Creek Rd and that helps Snicker sales when someone is looking...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
4 more chapters

You're lucky I'm only doing the WESTERN route.....:lol3

4,500 miles....but doing a RR is an exhausting project....:eek1

but fortunately most of this is a cut and paste from my book.:deal
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Desota Bend

If it's the same Desota Bend, (pretty sure it is) it is a small state park you overlook from Council Bluffs memorial...if it is, L & C and the boys, and Seaman camped in the Desota Bend Park for 4...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
"Did you ever wonder if you were born centuries...

"Did you ever wonder if you were born centuries too late?"
Fixed:

Think that on a daily basis....

but then someone reminds me of hot water, dental care, and running water. I wonder if two...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,972
Posted By LewisNClark
Been there got the T-Shirt...guess the Lewis...

Been there got the T-Shirt...guess the Lewis Steamboat is still at Rulo. Clark hit the shores at Rulo up towards Nodaway...:lol3

and he and a 1/2 dozen troops wanted out of the boats and waded...
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