3 Kaboom's, 3 Dudes, and a Chick ride Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho, Montana

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by zeegman, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. Shawnee Bill

    Shawnee Bill Long timer

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    I don't see a hare, maybe it's hiding behind that rabbit? :huh

    I'm gonna have to ride out there and look for myself I suppose. Maybe this year. I hope.

    Thanks for the RR, I love watching the videos.
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  2. Just Paul

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  3. MizzouRider

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    I'm in... You guys (and gal) are making me think this mightnbe doable on a big bike.. :deal
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  4. zeegman

    zeegman Been here awhile

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    You betcha you can do this on a big bike. We did and one pair two up even.
    There's a few challenging bits, but, take your time, bring some friends, and enjoy the scenery!

    Thanks to the others who correctly pointed out we were looking for a rabbit and not a hare. You guys are sharp!:norton

    Here is a hint of some wildlife we see on the next installment. Find out who blinks first!

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  5. Shawnee Bill

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    The one on the left looks real friendly, the black one is looking the other way to fake you out. :evil


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  6. byways

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    Good decision beginning at Wendover, a perfect starting point for California-based riders. Puts you into the thick of things in no time.

    Keep up the great work here!
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  7. 10Cup

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    Yo Tony. See your still kick'n. By the way guys I rode this route and it is fantastic.
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  8. GFREE

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    Way cool...Thanks for taking the time and effort posting. Enjoy doing/reading about trips like this.
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  9. byways

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    Not to hijack or rudely interrupt ... I'd just like to add that I've found a terrific little two-track road, Silver Island Canyon Road, that winds through the northern tip of the Silver Island Mountains, beginning and ending on the main loop road. It's an awesome little cutoff that is not to be missed.

    The northern terminus of this cutoff is right at Donner-Reed Pass, where the ill-fated Donner Party passed on their way to the Sierra.

    You'll find it at: N40.94669 W113.76545 Perhaps it will be helpful to folks who get all inspired 'n stuff by this adventure.

    A pic:

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    Now I'll butt out ...
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  10. jbcaddy

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    that kritter hiding in the shade is a black tailed hare. Lepus californicus
    Too many biology classes:D

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  11. zeegman

    zeegman Been here awhile

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    I forgot to mention a very important fact in the ride report.

    While DockingPilot created GPS tracks for the Forever West ride it was the vast knoweldge and experience of Tony Heugel of Backcountry Byways that provided the route information. He has traveled a lot and knows these areas. So if you are planning a trip in the Wild West check him out at http://backcountry-byways.blogspot.com/

    Thanks Tony for providing more insite into a historic area and a cool place to visit.

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  12. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    In ! And going back to page 1 to catch up!! :clap
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  13. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    Just caught up to Bringham ! Man I cant imagine what it was like it that heat out there ! I rode the Trans con alone due to Bruces SE getting a puncture. Not enough fuel to turn back so I had to keep going. The most alone I ever been in my life I think !
    Excellent report fellas, I'll continue ...........
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  14. johnpitts01

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    Man looking at your photos brings back great memories of our trip.
    Can't wait to see more.

    Great to see you giving Tony Huegel credit. The man is a wealth of knowledge for Adventure riding in the area.

    When is the next installment???:ear
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  15. bomose

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    I'm in. My wife and i will be around there this May. We might have to check out some of those areas.:thumb
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  16. FlameDance

    FlameDance Been here awhile

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    Subscribed, just to see if you guys can do better. :evil
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  17. Shawnee Bill

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    Hope we get some explaination of this pic. Kinda strange, standing in the middle of a mud puddle with lots of room to not be standing right there? :eek1 :lol3:lol3:lol3


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  18. oldtrucks

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    Tony the beauty of this loop is the varied options for riders to start, makes it pretty convenient.
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  19. byways

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    Caption contest?
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  20. Just Paul

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    Sounds fun !

    You start Tony
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