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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2014, 06:45 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
I don't have a lot of info on this, but I have...

I don't have a lot of info on this, but I have been to the range during one of the training classes. A challenge to the use of this location can only really be an effort by people who are against...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-07-2014, 06:39 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
I have attempted this with my 72CSX years ago,...

I have attempted this with my 72CSX years ago, and it didn't work. Maybe with the newer versions?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2014, 09:33 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
If I remember the gate shows it being locked til...

If I remember the gate shows it being locked til 5/15, but I don't know if that means its open on 5/15 or 5/16. Anyway, I went up Shaw Mtn road to Adelpe Summit and then up the Ridge Road I got...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-01-2014, 02:10 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
On the tiger, I was 0.4 from lookout but it was...

On the tiger, I was 0.4 from lookout but it was probably about 0.75 by road. Road still had 1-2 feet of snow, so probably a couple weeks before it is clear to the top.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-01-2014, 01:51 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Sounds like a good time, sorry I couldn't make...

Sounds like a good time, sorry I couldn't make it.

I made it out today though. Hit a couple of challenge sites. South Mtn was still snowed in past the mine, but I was able to get over New York...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2014, 07:29 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
I might be down for that.

I might be down for that.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-07-2014, 06:47 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Good to hear things are clicking along, I staring...

Good to hear things are clicking along, I staring down the barrel of nearly full schedule between now and the end of June, so as much as I would love to, I am not sure I'll be able to make it to 2013...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-31-2014, 10:17 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
The IAMC

I have been out of the loop on the Boise thread here for a while, so I am just now getting to put my two cents in.

I was a very active member of the IAMC back in the day, right after it first...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-14-2013, 01:55 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Luckily I have hands the size of a 10 yo girl,...

Luckily I have hands the size of a 10 yo girl, and they had Mediums a plenty. Guess we will see how they fit, I normally wear a men's small.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2013, 07:16 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Not to speak for Tyson, but having been into his...

Not to speak for Tyson, but having been into his shop a fair amount over the last six months, and seeing the amazing new lady friend he has, I can see how this thread has languished. He's got good...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-13-2013, 10:28 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
So I am assuming that was the route known as the...

So I am assuming that was the route known as the "beef trail" you took up and out of the canyon? It's a bummer to see the closure, that was always a fun trip, I am hopeful that it reopens, but so...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-13-2013, 06:49 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
If you look closely, you can see he "splashes"...

If you look closely, you can see he "splashes" down, into what, I can only imagine.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-11-2013, 08:05 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
If I am around, I might be down, not real sure...

If I am around, I might be down, not real sure out my schedule just yet.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2013, 05:23 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Awesome, thank you sir, I googled it too, but...

Awesome, thank you sir, I googled it too, but didn't find this info.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2013, 09:27 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
I think that Tiger would have been a bear in the...

I think that Tiger would have been a bear in the mud, especially with the worn Scorpion Trail I still have on there, I am sure I would have had a blast on the DRZ though.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2013, 09:24 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
So where is the ION highway, or is this something...

So where is the ION highway, or is this something obvious I am just not getting?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-24-2013, 08:22 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
I saw the radar this morning and said to myself...

I saw the radar this morning and said to myself "Man, am I glad I didn't head to OR with those guys!"
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-24-2013, 08:53 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Well, looks like its going to be a cool and wet...

Well, looks like its going to be a cool and wet one the next couple of days. Not sure an afternoon ride will work on Wednesday, and I am tied up after that. So I would say since there aren't any...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-23-2013, 09:20 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Thanks! Good to know.

Thanks! Good to know.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-23-2013, 08:57 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
I would probably be down for something on...

I would probably be down for something on Wednesday. I had an old ride I used to do that went up Rocky Canyon over Adelpe, down to Robie, across robie to pine creek, and pine Creek back up to the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-18-2013, 07:36 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Very nice, I guess that wraps up the IAMC...

Very nice, I guess that wraps up the IAMC challenge for you too.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2013, 02:56 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Bummer, I just grabbed that number our of a post...

Bummer, I just grabbed that number our of a post from some 4-wheeling forum where they'd wondered that same thing we're wondering. As for gates, I can obviously confirm that every where I went was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2013, 06:13 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
She definitely seemed like she could be that...

She definitely seemed like she could be that type. When I was there a number of fires were in full swing in the area and there were a lot of fire crews staying in town, so she had a good reason to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-15-2013, 05:01 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Hey Ron, I didn't save any tracks, but I can...

Hey Ron,

I didn't save any tracks, but I can run down what my route was and you can take a look at it one the map.

My route: I headed down to Murphy, and took Silver City Road over New York...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-10-2013, 02:36 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Definitely a nice easy ride, all big gravel and...

Definitely a nice easy ride, all big gravel and pavement. Definitely Level 1-2. The OR trail part is the most technical and easily bypassed if beyond your comfort level. But it won't be, its a...
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2013, 07:42 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Come on, you know its really to serve as a...

Come on, you know its really to serve as a wheelie bar with you're doing those fully vertical wheelies.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-26-2013, 08:29 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
You know, now that I think of it, I think I was...

You know, now that I think of it, I think I was remembering Humpty Bump more than Eagleson when I was describing it earlier.

Like everyone said, you've got the perfect bike for it, and you'll have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-26-2013, 06:31 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
If you wanted to skip Eagleson, you could go up...

If you wanted to skip Eagleson, you could go up Rocky Canyon to Adelpe Summit, then take the ridge road over to Bogus and down. There are endless permutations along the ridge of varying skill levels,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2013, 08:09 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
The backside going up to Eagleson is the hardest,...

The backside going up to Eagleson is the hardest, but a small bike like the WRR is nearly perfect for it. It's an ATV trail with a few steep sections, tight turns and obstacles. It's definitely a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2013, 06:17 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
I'd be up for that, especially now that I have...

I'd be up for that, especially now that I have the DRZ out of moth balls.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-24-2013, 04:56 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Nice video, all this trail riding inspired me to...

Nice video, all this trail riding inspired me to dig the DRZ400 out again this afternoon.

I haven't ridden it to any great extent in a few years, and I forgot just how fun that damn thing is. Got...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-20-2013, 08:55 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Thanks, it was a lot of fun, I never thought I...

Thanks, it was a lot of fun, I never thought I would catch up with everyone, but the stars aligned.

I would be happy to help find some sites too, I need to look back through the old locations so I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2013, 08:18 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Well, he needed something to put all the liquor...

Well, he needed something to put all the liquor bottles in.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2013, 06:09 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Guess who has two thumbs and just finished up the 2013 IAMC Challenge, this guy!

Well on Friday I only had 4 IAMC challenge sites left to hit, and I knew that couldn't survive the weekend. So Saturday morning I headed out for SE Oregon to get this thing done.

I headed down to...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2013, 09:12 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Just to throw in my experience. I bought my 2012...

Just to throw in my experience. I bought my 2012 Tiger at Christmas of 2012, and I have put about 4,500 miles on it so far. It took about 2000 miles for things to break in and fuel mileage to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2013, 02:39 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Nice, those were some pretty legit trails for a...

Nice, those were some pretty legit trails for a KLR. Reminds me of my days learning to ride on a TW in MT. Great little trail bike until you have to go over something, or you got onto heavily rutted...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2013, 11:06 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
Thanks, my best friend who's a professional...

Thanks, my best friend who's a professional photographer taught me his two main rules of photography a while back. First the rule of thirds, and second, the three "F"s of photography, "Fill the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2013, 08:42 AM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
I had a wedding to go to down in Twin Falls this...

I had a wedding to go to down in Twin Falls this past weekend, and I figured I would head out after the wedding and try to knock out all the IAMC challenge sites I hadn't down in SE ID.

I camped...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2013, 04:15 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
This was about the point I realized I was going...

This was about the point I realized I was going the wrong way.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-4Yxdbq9Yd7o/UgqpYGec3qI/AAAAAAAABw8/jtHCsRWBBuo/s640/SEIDtrip_lost-near-salt-lake.jpg

A little...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2013, 04:41 PM
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Posted By rockhopjohn
And the winner is. . . a 2012+ Wee-Strom in burnt...

And the winner is. . . a 2012+ Wee-Strom in burnt orange pimped out with HT goodies.
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