ISO Expert Routes

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by strykerpro, Aug 5, 2014.

  1. strykerpro

    strykerpro Git R Dun

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    Anyone know where I can find Expert level rides in the Puget Sound area?
    I ride a GS 1200. Im going out with a friend this weekend for 3 days and am having trouble finding expert level trails to ride.
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  2. n16ht5

    n16ht5 ride the night

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    Well most of the good stuff in the Entiat and Methow area is closed from the fires... here are a few good ones that are open..

    Yellow Hill
    Jolly Mountain
    Boulder De Roux
    Goat Peak
    North Ridge / Mt Clifty
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  3. mcnut

    mcnut Long timer

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    I want to see the video from those rides!

    Bruce
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  4. strykerpro

    strykerpro Git R Dun

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    Thanks for the info


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  5. mcnut

    mcnut Long timer

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    Not sure if only one was joking or both!

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  6. shrubitup

    shrubitup Uncouth Sloth

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    ya, post up some video of you on the R1200 on them easy trails. :lol3
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  7. WetSideRider

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    So, what is a ISO Expert? Is this a rider with an Klim Adventure Rally Suit and a GS 1200, who is more than 50 miles from home? Or is this a rider who has competed in the Dakar Rally, Erzberg, Romaniacs, or similar?

    What do you include in your definition of Puget Sound? Do you need to be able to see Puget Sound? Or, are you using Puget Sound as a general description of Washington State? Or maybe within XX miles of Spanaway?

    What is your level of tolerance for damage to your machine?

    A. Anything, as long as the bike can be fixed, even if it has to be hauled out. Assuming that's possible.

    B. Anything up to and including a cracked side cover or bent swingarm

    C. Anything broken off that can be strapped to the seat

    D. Cracked plastic, or missing plastic

    E. Scratched plastic

    F. Dusty windshield


    Answer these questions, then I might have some suggestions for you.

    Also, as a caveat, I've ridden with N16HT5 and the trails he's taken me on that made me cry like a five year old sissy didn't even make the list he gave you. I wasn't riding no woolley mammoth GS1200 neither.
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  8. strykerpro

    strykerpro Git R Dun

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    No need to read into my question. Anyone who has ridden with me know they are going to either have a great time or they are going to get beat the hell up. I dont wory about damage to my machine thats what they make money for, same as for myself thats what they make doctors for.
    Nuf said

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  9. what broke now

    what broke now Petroleum Brother

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    Why ride tough and arguably dangerous stuff on a gs when your bike list includes a cr 250 and xr 400? Most people look for advantage, not handicap.
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  10. WetSideRider

    WetSideRider Long timer

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    Still don't know what an ISO expert is. Or what you mean by Puget Sound. Use the supplied list. Check back with photos. :rofl
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    :D First you need a ATV sticker a disco pass and don't forget a fishing license.
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  12. shrubitup

    shrubitup Uncouth Sloth

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    :dllama
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  13. n16ht5

    n16ht5 ride the night

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    I'm riding the W fork Teanaway tomorrow, pm me if you want to come try some "expert" trails.
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  14. dionbilt

    dionbilt energetic beginner

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    ISO

    In
    Search
    Of
    Expert Routes
    Acronym

    :deal
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  15. doggitter

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    No bs, I'd like to see vids of "expert" routes. I can only imagine what that would include.
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  16. what broke now

    what broke now Petroleum Brother

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    "ISO" to me calls up images of stern bean-counter types in white hardhats and safety glasses carrying clipboards. "Whatever you did here sonny, it is insufficient" standard not met.
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  17. WetSideRider

    WetSideRider Long timer

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    Doh! I think like an engineer and over-complicate everything. At least this time, anyway. Thx.
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  18. WetSideRider

    WetSideRider Long timer

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  19. n16ht5

    n16ht5 ride the night

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    Must be friends with Riceless??? Missed out on some good riding..

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  20. dionbilt

    dionbilt energetic beginner

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    Sounds like someone got in trouble by a white hat that disapproved of something you did. :rofl
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