Boise ride this weekend...

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

  1. AZmike

    AZmike Been here awhile

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    Hello Sam,

    Right now I have a schedule conflict on the 15th, I'll see if I can adjust. I'm interested in DV ( and possibly Mexico if that is still being considered ). I'll update you if there are changes.

    I need to change some chnages on my DRZ (400s ) before any adventure. larger tank ( Clarke ) and some new soft saddle bags ( thinking wolfman expedition ).

    Thanks.


  2. Handy

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    Alleigent Air is doing nonstop flights from Boise to Honolulu for pretty cheap beginning Feb. 10. and we got a pretty good deal on the room through Groupon so it ended up being quite a bit cheaper than we could find for Mexico. We will probably go to Mexico next winter though.
    Any tips on things to do while in paradise? I plan on renting an MC for a day to cruise around the island:muutt and pedal bikes for a couple days. This is our first time to Hawaii so we are pretty excited!:happay
  3. Idahosam

    Idahosam Set Adrift

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    Just have fun and don't get too sun burned. Jason Abbott rented a bike over there back in 09 he knows about it than I.
  4. Handy

    Handy Sunburnt

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    Ummm... apparently AZMike is interested in going to DV
  5. Jason Abbott

    Jason Abbott Long time Idaho rider

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    Here's our Hawaii report. It has a link to the motorcycle rental place we used and at the bottom, a link to pictures of other things we did. Have a great time!
  6. AZmike

    AZmike Been here awhile

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    I kept getting an data base error message when I was trying to post. I didn't think the post made went through. When I checked the site nothing was there .... and then a bunch of them :evil

    Oh well :lol3
  7. ryanwilliamcantrell

    ryanwilliamcantrell Get Out and Ride!!

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  8. tvbh40a

    tvbh40a PSUViking

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    Moto Idaho, 9am, Happy Trails tomorrow.
  9. trailrider383

    trailrider383 867-5309

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    The dirt was primo today! That is all. No pics.
    Oh, and the hot spring was primo last Saturday as well. No pics.
    December is starting off good! :clap
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    trailrider383 867-5309

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    More random thoughts......I'm bored.

    It's December 9th and there are dandelions blooming in my pasture. :scratch I like global warming! :thumbup

    I think I am going to go for a ride on Wednesday just so I can say I rode on 12-12-12.

    And I think I am safe planning a "Day After The Apocalypse Ride" on 12-22-12.
    NASA says so. :fitz: http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/2012.html#polar
  11. Idahosam

    Idahosam Set Adrift

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    So now that we know we'll be around after December, guess I'll continue planning my next years rides. Yup! I'm bored too. Insomuch as warming... hum the last few years I've spent in warmer climates (Hawaii, Mexico) has made me appreciate warmer weather so I'm not complaining. Truth be told, the older I'm getting, the more my disdain for cold increases.

    I have my Death Valley ride all sorted out, just need to nail down the date; looking like either Feb 15 thru 23 or Feb 22 thru Mar 2 Weather almanac and historical logs say 73 high and 46 lows. around that time. Probably camp at Texas Springs at Furnace Creek. There are some cabins that a free gratis, on a first come basis up in the hills.
  12. trailrider383

    trailrider383 867-5309

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    How does one get a shower down there? I looked all over the DVNP website and can't find any mention of showers. Google said something about a resort there that you have to pay $5 for a shower?

    I also found this about the showers:
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    tvbh40a PSUViking

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    I was talking to Katy. I think they based out of Beatty, NV at the Atomic Motel. Day tripped out and back. I love camping, With a shower available. I am going to get over to Payette after the holidays visit with them and see what's up.
  14. Idahosam

    Idahosam Set Adrift

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    Yea, I think that's a real good idea. I read their RR and they did have to load and unload bikes. I was wanting to be a bit more strategic in location (centrally located) Also Beatty is still much higher in elevation to cold to camp.


    Well Ed that is a valid question, I for some reason thought the campgrounds had a shower, :hum:hmmmmm minor detail. Just a minor inconvenience; it'll work out.
  15. MasterMarine

    MasterMarine Long timer

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    We were able to shower at the pool at Furnace Creek. They charged us a couple bucks. This was March of 2010. You should call the Furnace Creek Resort for more info. It was great to get rehydrated with a dip in the pool! :D

    The pool is back there past my bike.

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    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    Panamint Springs is less expensive than Furnace Creek and all the facilities (gas, store, cafe, shower, & internet) are right there rather than having to go down the road a mile or two. Just remember when you are doing your planning Panamint Springs is already booked up from the 28th - 31st for a bunch of other ADVers http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=841673.

    I'll be arriving for the rally early (the 24th) before the crowds and it would be nice to see you guys down there if our dates in the valley overlap.
  18. effensteve

    effensteve Enjoying the ride

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  19. trailrider383

    trailrider383 867-5309

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    That rally is a month later than the dates Sam mentioned. :wink:
  20. Idahosam

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    Hi'ya LB, is it cooling off nicely up there? :D I think your off on the timing as I am going end of February. I just check the sire for availability, and at present everything is open for the aforementioned timeline.

    Here's a quick shot

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    Also it would be about 10 degrees cooler there so more like 60's and low 30's but nice and warm on the riding part.

    I'll bring this up this coming weekend at the get together.