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Forum: Day Trippin' 11-24-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 15,741
Posted By jakbrand
Returning to civilization so soon? :1drink ...

Returning to civilization so soon? :1drink

Thanks for posting your ramblings. I'm hoping to follow your Utah desert tracks in April. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-17-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 15,741
Posted By jakbrand
A few months ago when you said you were moving to...

A few months ago when you said you were moving to Utah, you meant the entire state of Utah. :freaky

Keep on rambling! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 15,741
Posted By jakbrand
What? No broken plastic? Go back and ride...

What? No broken plastic?

Go back and ride it again! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-28-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 15,741
Posted By jakbrand
:clap Hopefully you're returning in...

:clap

Hopefully you're returning in Spring 2015 to guide your FL peeps on a week long tour.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-22-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 15,741
Posted By jakbrand
Did you move to Moab? You have plenty of...

Did you move to Moab?

You have plenty of mojo to explore those rugged canyons solo. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 15,741
Posted By jakbrand
Adventure trials :clap I've endured that...

Adventure trials :clap

I've endured that uncomfortable scenario where the stress of near disaster overpowers the fun of exploring a wilderness trail.

Don't forget to change the engine...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 15,741
Posted By jakbrand
I remember riding through that log last year. ...

I remember riding through that log last year. :webers

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/24/c40ef0ad54573b75501a83b975c3839e.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-18-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 15,741
Posted By jakbrand
:clap Awesome scenery! +1 to...

:clap

Awesome scenery!

+1 to replenish the body at Red Iguana after working a day of singletrack . :freaky
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 208,900
Posted By jakbrand
Choctaw Nation Trail

40 mile point-to-point trail located near Muse, Oklahoma


http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-cVMsGhw/0/L/i-cVMsGhw-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-05-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 15,741
Posted By jakbrand
Bankers...what do they know about high altitude...

Bankers...what do they know about high altitude jetting? :1drink

Great photos. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-03-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 15,741
Posted By jakbrand
Trail 157

Trail 157 is one of my favorites. :thumb

This section looks like a highway compared to the narrow shelf from a few years ago.


http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-mnspLSn/0/L/i-mnspLSn-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-02-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 15,741
Posted By jakbrand
Stansbury completed! :clap You're on a...

Stansbury completed! :clap

You're on a roll. When are you returning to Lava Ridge? :ricky
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 15,741
Posted By jakbrand
You checked off Donner Pass and Ben Lomond. ...

You checked off Donner Pass and Ben Lomond. :clap

There's unfinished business on Stansbury Front Trail. :evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,775
Posted By jakbrand
You bagged Donner Trail solo. :clap I can...

You bagged Donner Trail solo. :clap

I can remember at least a dozen apples that I'd like a second bite of on my trials bike. :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-12-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 208,900
Posted By jakbrand
Batey-Bould Trail (40 miles long) near Spokane, WA

http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-JJGZ832/0/L/i-JJGZ832-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
Dungey ...

Dungey
http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-MjzfJ3N/0/L/i-MjzfJ3N-L.jpg


Reed
http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-rSt4XBD/0/L/i-rSt4XBD-L.jpg


Roczen...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
30 seconds.... ...

30 seconds....

http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-vJTJx3b/0/L/i-vJTJx3b-L.jpg


Go!

http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-GwkmpPw/0/L/i-GwkmpPw-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
A few more shots from the farm. ...

A few more shots from the farm.

http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-Q4NQX7W/0/L/i-Q4NQX7W-L.jpg


http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-gRr4CrV/0/L/i-gRr4CrV-L.jpg


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Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
Wash-MX

Tooly,

With so many interesting ride reports on this forum thanks for tuning into this one.

Hang on for the final day of Wash-MX to see the "MX" in Wash-MX. :thumb
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
On Friday I dashed into Portland to sign the...

On Friday I dashed into Portland to sign the rental agreement at the storage unit where we intended to stash our gear for the winter. After completing administrative duties in Portland I returned...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
Several singletrack trails crossed WABDR near...

Several singletrack trails crossed WABDR near Atkisson Snowpark. The singletrack was tempting for sure, but I resisted and continued motoring on easy gravel roads towards Stevenson.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
The morning kicked started with a hearty omelette...

The morning kicked started with a hearty omelette and strong coffee in Packwood accompanied by Steve and Scott who were riding a portion of WABDR from south to north. The two old "back in the day"...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
You should have been there, amigo! :nod ...

You should have been there, amigo! :nod

Thanks for checking in. Three more days to go. :deal
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
Steady rain continued as I rode through the fog...

Steady rain continued as I rode through the fog atop Bethel Ridge. My right knee ached from the cold wet weather so I stopped and walked about every half hour. I could feel tightness from the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
After crossing Umtanum Ridge and Cleman Mountain...

After crossing Umtanum Ridge and Cleman Mountain WABDR intersects HWY 410 and crosses the Naches River. Unfortunately, the only bridge crossing Naches River to Bethel Ridge was under construction. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
Languishing in Cle Elum did not appeal to me, so...

Languishing in Cle Elum did not appeal to me, so I pulled out of my backpack a copy of Butler Motorcycle Maps WABDR edition. We never intended to ride WABDR but Butler Motorcycle Map is an excellent...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
jakbrand contemplates his next move...buying a...

jakbrand contemplates his next move...buying a Harley:


Tooly,

Maybe not a Harley....perhaps a KTM690 with street tires, heated grips, soft seat and wind screen. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
The sodden, log choked, switchback trail...

The sodden, log choked, switchback trail challenged everyone, but for some reason I was still having fun. A few steep descents and log crossings required teamwork, but we were committed to see...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
Eakins, I researched Butler Motorcycle Maps...

Eakins,

I researched Butler Motorcycle Maps in preparation for this trip. Even though we did not intend to ride WABDR I packed the Butler WABDR map at the last moment because it was a quality,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
Stretch, The highest compliment for an...

Stretch,

The highest compliment for an author is when someone reads a report and wants step into an image and be there. :thumb

Thanks!
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
Afternoon trails from Wenachee to our campsite...

Afternoon trails from Wenachee to our campsite near Teanaway Ridge.


http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-LkT6qwQ/0/L/i-LkT6qwQ-L.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
The key to success is hanging onto the key.

Misplacing my ignition key was a troubling event for everyone. I was most upset that I mobilized our "ready for action, solve any problem" team for my careless mistake. I knew we would eventually...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
The newspaper headline was all about the...

The newspaper headline was all about the devastating Washington fires.

http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-GcNNpKP/0/L/i-GcNNpKP-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
Back in Spokane Neff explained why he didn't...

Back in Spokane Neff explained why he didn't carry spare inner tubes, tire tools or pump. He said he preferred TireBalls over traditional inner tubes. Apparently the marketing team at TireBalls...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
The day was hot so we cooled off in Lake...

The day was hot so we cooled off in Lake Roosevelt on the east side of mighty Columbia River.


http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-S6Thbzt/0/L/i-S6Thbzt-L.jpg

...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
Nsfw

I was appalled and dismayed at the vulgar, racist, lewd, disgusting graffiti on these historic structures that once helped secure our nation.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
The trail to Radar Dome was rough and rocky....

The trail to Radar Dome was rough and rocky. Although we were still in the Colville National Forest the main trail was suspiciously wide, rutted and appeared frequently traveled by all types of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
Singletrack eventually turned to gravel road as...

Singletrack eventually turned to gravel road as we trekked westerly to Gillette Lake for fuel and a hot meal at the Trading Post.

http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-mg6KNNW/0/L/i-mg6KNNW-L.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
I was overwhelmed by the lush green flora...

I was overwhelmed by the lush green flora throughout Colville National Forest. With all the fires burning across Washington it would be a tragedy for this beautiful forest to go up in smoke.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 110,879
Posted By jakbrand
Neff confessed a fitful night of sleep in the...

Neff confessed a fitful night of sleep in the hammock, but he was cheerful and ready to ride.
We ate a light breakfast then broke camp. After filtering drinking water at the first creek crossing we...
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