Boise ride this weekend...

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by ryanwilliamcantrell, Oct 17, 2007.

  1. trailrider383

    trailrider383 867-5309

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    I saw Idahosam and Thayne in this video.

    P.S. I'm going to post a couple of rides on IAMC soon


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  2. bdefen

    bdefen Been here awhile

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    Here's what I got today, 7/6, from the link you sent:

    Burgdorf Road - French Creek - Still snowed in around Freight Landing

    Byron
  3. ryanwilliamcantrell

    ryanwilliamcantrell Get Out and Ride!!

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    Thanks for the heads-up, Byron. That blows my mind that it's still closed. We went through there the 1st week of June last year, on the way to the HC ride. :huh

  4. ryanwilliamcantrell

    ryanwilliamcantrell Get Out and Ride!!

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    Headin' out tomorrow, to try and find some places to ride that don't include 3 ft snow drifts... which is proving difficult.

    :becca


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  5. Idahosam

    Idahosam Set Adrift

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    I know it's hard for you to get out so you and phil have a GREAT outing!! BTW that GL looks pretty good there let me know how it's works out.

    I'm heading back up to Cascade today myself...

    See you out there :ricky
  6. av_mech

    av_mech Risk Taker

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    New installment motorcycle porn. Click link below. Have a good weekend!
  7. MingRidesBikes

    MingRidesBikes Been here awhile

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    Just bought a KLR705 and am ready to ride! I only know a few of the Boise faces with adv/dual-sport bikes, but am game to ride on almost any weekend. Looking to meet some new people and get to know my new bike! :freaky

    -Ming
  8. howardbell

    howardbell Been here awhile

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    Can't believe I'm going to be one of those guys... you know, the one that asks a question without searching the thread for answer to question thats already been asked... but I am going to do it!

    Does anyone know if FS Rd 227 Featherville to Ketchum http://ridewithgps.com/routes/534622 is open?

    thanks for your help.
  9. gunmanguns

    gunmanguns Adventurer

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    I was wondering if someone would be kind enough to help me put a d606 on my xr650r I have never put a tire on and would really appreciate it if someone could teach me. I live in nampa and can be available most days thanks, Josh
  10. av_mech

    av_mech Risk Taker

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    A whole bunch of new people in the Boise thread! Welcome! I'm out of state right now so I don't have much information for ya, nor can I help with a tire. But just wanted to say hi.
  11. Idahosam

    Idahosam Set Adrift

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    Hello, I just got home but I would say Yes! great scenic route. Dollarhide may have some snow patches left over on the shady side.
  12. ryanwilliamcantrell

    ryanwilliamcantrell Get Out and Ride!!

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    Phil and I were over there this weekend. The locals said it's open, but we didn't go over it.
  13. ryanwilliamcantrell

    ryanwilliamcantrell Get Out and Ride!!

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    Hope to meet you soon. I don't do too many 'day rides' anymore, mostly camping off the bike for an overnighter ~ but I'll be sure to post it so you can come, if you like.
  14. ryanwilliamcantrell

    ryanwilliamcantrell Get Out and Ride!!

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    Josh,

    Do you have the tools to do so? Pump, tire iron, etc?

    I'm sure we can set up a time for me to swing by and show you how next week, at some point.

    RWC
  15. gunmanguns

    gunmanguns Adventurer

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    I have a compressor but don't have a tire iron i can go get one though is there anything else I need besides the right sized socket? maybe a new tube?
  16. effensteve

    effensteve Enjoying the ride

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    Baby powder and good beer might be needed, try not to read anything into that though:huh
  17. ryanwilliamcantrell

    ryanwilliamcantrell Get Out and Ride!!

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    If your goal is to be able to do this trail-side (as in, you got a flat, on the trail, and you need to repair it), then what you need is: 3 Motion Pro tire irons, a tube, a large crescent wrench, a 12 & 13 mm box end and a pump. That's what I carry for my rear tire tube changes.

    If you're just looking to watch someone do it, I can just ride my XR over and show you what I carry and how I do it with the tools I carry on the bike.

    Soapy water or baby power makes things go much easier. Most of us carry baby power on the trail for the changes because it helps get the tire on and off, helps set the bead and helps the tube stay cooler in the tire (due to less friction).

    I don't change out my tubes, because I change tires like I change underwear. However, if it's been a long time since the tube has been changed, then you can get a new one, and keep the old one as a spare if you like.

    RWC
  18. howardbell

    howardbell Been here awhile

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    Thanks Ryan! But plans change quickly in my world... So I just wanted to ask you guys about two more roads -

    1) FS 246 (Burdorf hotsprings to Riggins) - and is that do-able on V-strom?

    2) Country Rd 250 (Riverbend, MT to Orofino)

    This is the route in full ----> http://ridewithgps.com/routes/536081 <----- PLEASE, PLEASE, jump in here and hollar at me if I am missing something, or you have some first-hand knowledge of the area/ roads we'll be on that you think would be useful, this is all new area for me, have never traveled into some of these remote area's of Idaho, but I am really looking forward to this next weekend!

    Thanks again fella's!
  19. ryanwilliamcantrell

    ryanwilliamcantrell Get Out and Ride!!

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    246 was still snowed in as of last weekend, but I'd expect to be open very soon. Very do-able on a V-Strom. French Creek Rd is a hoot, it's like the Swiss Alps of the dirt world.

    Burgdorf has nice hotsprings, and a campground not too far from them. They're private, and are only open certain hours and certain days. They used to have cabins for rent... don't know if they still do or not. Stayed in the FS campground down the road a couple years ago ~ tremendous amount of mosquitos... so take your Deet.

    Don't know the other one... never been on it.
  20. ryanwilliamcantrell

    ryanwilliamcantrell Get Out and Ride!!

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    I noticed you're running along hwy 12.

    Have you considered running the Lolo?

    Not sure how much time you have, but it's an outstanding ride along FS500. One of the more attractive 'touristy' routes in the state. Phil took his Strom on it a couple years ago ~ a little bumpy for the short suspension, but certainly do-able.