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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,201
Posted By muddyJ
The route we rode was just a little different...

The route we rode was just a little different than the map. One section is also closed from 9/1-5/1, so you couldn't follow it as posted. But with some map skills, you'd manage ok..
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,201
Posted By muddyJ
Oh, C'mon Greg. September and October are some of...

Oh, C'mon Greg. September and October are some of the best riding months in the PNW. When my "broken wing" is better, I'll show you some of the stuff we missed like this plane wreck. The route took...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,201
Posted By muddyJ
That's a great video, Adam. Even tho I said "a...

That's a great video, Adam.
Even tho I said "a GS1200 is not a dirt bike.", You proved me wrong..
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,201
Posted By muddyJ
Adam made a great video with some highlights... ...

Adam made a great video with some highlights...
Adam and Ashley were in front of the group most of the weekend, even though they had the heaviest bikes!


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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,201
Posted By muddyJ
Well done, Greg... Not only did Greg provide...

Well done, Greg...
Not only did Greg provide an excellent route (with some bonus obstacles), he also provided nearly dust-free riding with almost no rain, There were several cooking...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,530
Posted By muddyJ
Dead battery

You might call the rangers station closest to him. They probably have someone who could go give him a jumpstart.


72510 Coyote Rd
Pendleton, OR 97801
541-278-3716
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-08-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By muddyJ
From the title, I thought this would be a mangled...

From the title, I thought this would be a mangled digit thread..
Or a reference to the Sore Thumb Tavern at Long Beach..
Nice pics anyways.. made me thirsty for some reason..
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,201
Posted By muddyJ
Are the GPX tracks available somewhere? If...

Are the GPX tracks available somewhere?
If these tracks are being shared, I'd really like to add to them by documenting camp spots, amenities and optional routes..
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,459
Posted By muddyJ
Don't ask, Don't tell...

Don't ask, Don't tell...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-01-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,201
Posted By muddyJ
IN.. Thanks for organizing this Maddaddy.. ...

IN..

Thanks for organizing this Maddaddy..

I've been wanting to do this loop for a while..
(I've been on half of it..)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
Posted By muddyJ
DNR has a nice quiet campground on the Lyre River...

DNR has a nice quiet campground on the Lyre River about 30 min west of PA. It has about 15 tent sites and not enough room for motorhomes, Free to camp with a discovery pass.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-21-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,723
Posted By muddyJ
The forest service is gating and abandoning roads...

The forest service is gating and abandoning roads at a rate that maps just can't keep up with.
Part of the fun is seeing how far you can make it, and how far the road does go. Of course, the roads...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,281
Posted By muddyJ
I see that Dan's outfit matches his bike..:rofl ...

I see that Dan's outfit matches his bike..:rofl

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3896/14692242903_2f9fa23d0b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ooizWP)


Great ride report..
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-27-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By muddyJ
Sounds like you're ok as long as you stay on 97.....

Sounds like you're ok as long as you stay on 97.. or if you want to ride out to Ft Simcoe and back..

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=209443
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,888
Posted By muddyJ
Online map, ...

Online map,
http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/okawen/recreation/ohv/?cid=stelprdb5317888

or you can buy a copy from the Cle Elum Ranger District (the paper map is much easier to read)...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By muddyJ
Even if it was still transmitting it would be...

Even if it was still transmitting it would be incredibly difficult to find. It would most likely be stuck in the upper canopy and not visible from the ground. You could be standing right underneath...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By muddyJ
I have an idea.. He should get a couple hundred...

I have an idea..
He should get a couple hundred helium balloons, tie them to a lawn chair and go after it. The wind should blow him right to it...

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Forum: The Garage 06-14-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,366
Posted By muddyJ
Re: Bought a battery on Amazon

I know this is an old thread, but it's worth a bump. I almost made the same mistake. I thought Amazon had a great deal on the battery I needed, but the fine print says "Battery acid not included"
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-07-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By muddyJ
I know most of those roads.. that is some good...

I know most of those roads.. that is some good riding.

Will there be future installments for the rest of the way around the olympics?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,888
Posted By muddyJ
or, ...

or,

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3921/14339130426_be8771fb11_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nR6MUE)GPNF (https://flic.kr/p/nR6MUE)

edit: I just realized that the tracks and this map don't match...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,888
Posted By muddyJ
319940 How's this.. (this shows the WABDR and...

319940
How's this.. (this shows the WABDR and a single track option going northwest to Randle)

http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/display/20140606080456-72051-map.html

or
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By muddyJ
There is very little gravel that is legal to ride...

There is very little gravel that is legal to ride in Kitsap County. The gravel road up to Green Mountain is open on weekends in the summer. Otherwise, you have to go across the Hood Canal Bridge, or...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-30-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By muddyJ
In WA, there are only a couple places where you...

In WA, there are only a couple places where you can moto on the beach, (ocean shores and longbeach) but you're not allowed to camp. Where you can camp, you're not allowed to moto.

The trick is to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By muddyJ
I'd skip Seattle, and spend more time on the...

I'd skip Seattle, and spend more time on the peninsula.
Ride to Whidbey Island, and check out Fort Casey. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,278
Posted By muddyJ
One at a time, but I would tell them you're...

One at a time, but I would tell them you're together.
passport, passport card or enhanced license..
proof of insurance (not req in WA on bikes)

Know your court record! a 20 year old DUI can get...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-07-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,263
Posted By muddyJ
A: Yes

A: Yes
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,888
Posted By muddyJ
Another thing to remember is that trail...

Another thing to remember is that trail conditions are a big unknown. In Sep, 2012, I found two trails in the Mad River area to be unpassable due to downed trees. (25 mile creek and billy ridge). I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,888
Posted By muddyJ
Also, I would avoid all the Teanaway trails. ...

Also, I would avoid all the Teanaway trails.
They're tough.. really tough..
Have you ridden the Middle Fork (in June)? It's easier in August..

From Taneum, I'd go North-east to the Table...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,888
Posted By muddyJ
Yogi, be sure to check that all the trails are...

Yogi, be sure to check that all the trails are moto-legal..

That route above uses the magnet creek #1206 trail. It is Non-Motorized!

That route also misses the Mission Ridge trail, one of the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By muddyJ
A bike like this is a gamble. It might only...

A bike like this is a gamble.
It might only need a carb cleaning and fresh gas, or it may have sat for years with water in the oil and be on it's death bed. The worse thing you can do to a machine...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-09-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By muddyJ
Local shops have sucky service if you need...

Local shops have sucky service if you need anything special.
A 30 second google search came up with this..
http://www.shop.mxwheels.net/DNA-PARTS-AND-ACCESORIES-FOR-MOTOCROSS-WHEELS_c5.htm

I'd...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-16-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By muddyJ
I've worked as a property manager, and long ago...

I've worked as a property manager, and long ago rented a room from someone, so I'll throw in 2 cents.

Get to know Washington state tenant laws. They're pretty basic, but you should be familiar...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-26-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,256
Posted By muddyJ
I paid $500 for an appraisal in june of 2009, It...

I paid $500 for an appraisal in june of 2009, It was $225k
Zillow, with incorrect information, estimated $175k
Over the next year housing prices dropped a little and it sold for $216k
The buyers...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,621
Posted By muddyJ
Privately owned forestland is just that,...

Privately owned forestland is just that, "private".

In the past timber companies have generally allowed non-motorized users (hikers, hunters, mountain bikes and equestrians..) free access.
In...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By muddyJ
The trails in Shelton are not open to the public,...

The trails in Shelton are not open to the public, except for club sponsored events.
http://www.psermc.org/ for info.

The Sheriff has written tickets for trespassing and impounded trucks that...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By muddyJ
The dungeness and gold creek trails make a nice...

The dungeness and gold creek trails make a nice loop although short (12 mi of trail)
The lower big quilcene is also open to bikes. (6 miles)
Burnt Hill near sequim is also a legal riding area. Not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By muddyJ
The trail around the washout is narrow, kinda...

The trail around the washout is narrow, kinda steep in places and "Closed to Motorized users".

Sorry... there are plenty of good campsites nearby tho. To the north there are a couple nice spots on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By muddyJ
The state parks near Ocean Shores are pretty...

The state parks near Ocean Shores are pretty nice/affordable. They have showers and are protected from the wind.. Its a short drive down to the beach and you can drive up and down the beach to get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-12-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 306,231
Posted By muddyJ
I REALLY like the benchmark maps..( $6-$10 on...

I REALLY like the benchmark maps..( $6-$10 on Amazon) But I also have a cheap GPS (a $100 Nuvi) that helps me figure out where i am, when I get lost. It doesn't make tracks, or load routes but it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-08-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,186
Posted By muddyJ
I've got a few suggestions, but do you have any...

I've got a few suggestions, but do you have any special areas of interest?
Military bases? (turned into parks)
Fort Warden and Fort Casey are fun to explore.
Railroads?
lots of tunnels, you can...
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