Next in the B.D.R. series - IDBDR

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by eakins, Nov 19, 2013.

  1. Questor

    Questor More Undestructable

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    Idaho?
    Meh. It's kinda ok.

    :D
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  2. wachs

    wachs just passin' through

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    It's on the list from over here! :clap
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  3. Bain Dramage

    Bain Dramage Been here awhile

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    Looking forward to the ID BDR!

    Do you do these routes on a DR650? Seems I only see BMW and KTM in the videos...

    Any plans on doing California??

    A CA <> OR <> WA would be a terrific route.
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  4. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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    for fall of 2015 i was dreaming up this epicness:

    ... then how about ???

    S. Border > AZBDR > UTBDR >IDBDR > N. Border > GWT > S. Border > CDR > N. Border > pass out from pure bliss.

    That would have to be one the best USA ADV rides of all time and maybe more epic than the TAT. :evil
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  5. eakins

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    Oh yeah DR650! check out my ride. :evil
    We've had a S10, KLR650 and a WR250R do BDRs.
    Anything with a tag will work.
    We are offering prizes to the 1st person to do a BDR on a scooter :deal

    Many of the same guys who make and ride these each year just have $$$ bikes, but it's go for any ADV or DS bike.

    Yes CA will happen as well as NV even though it's not listed on the website yet. I've been pushing to get it listed asap so it will happen.
    We ride 1 a year and release that next winter.
    You can see all the finished or planned routes.
    http://www.backcountrydiscoveryroutes.com/AZBDR

    I do know for 2015 we will ride an East Coast Appalachian BDR (APBDR)
    for all our east coast bros! So Cali is down the line somewhere.
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  6. Idahosam

    Idahosam Set Adrift

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    +1
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  7. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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    the route is built.
    the ride happens sometime in the fall.
    the map & dvd are then released in the winter.
    ready for the 2015 riding season. :clap
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  8. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    Wahooo ! ! ! ! I'm be looking forward to the presentations, they will give me something to look forward to in the winter. :clap
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  9. peterman

    peterman cop magnet

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    Dirtdiva and Ricklesss did the Nez Perce rally on Honda CT 110's a few years back,,all the way from Oregon,,and back.:clap
    We met an older couple a few years later who make an annual ride on the same Honda trail bikes to the top of Pinyon Peak, she was last seen wearing plaid pedalpushers and a pair of winos,:lol3,but she did have a helmet!(along with a tough rugged sweatshirt, and gardening gloves!) Pics on my old dead computer, sorry, but,,,the answer is,,YES!,,you could ride lots of Idaho on a small bike,, I think that a scooter would be asking for a rescue mission though,,,,:huh ,,:1drink
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  10. eakins

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  11. Scott_PDX

    Scott_PDX Leisure Engineer

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    Been really looking forward to this one.
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  12. turn_one

    turn_one Been here awhile

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  13. Gregulator

    Gregulator Loves the dirt

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    "Idaho backcountry" seems almost redundant - they're so spoiled out there they probably need GPS tracks to take routes that aren't good dual-sporting. :D Looking forward to riding it.
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  14. Scott_PDX

    Scott_PDX Leisure Engineer

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    Can't have too many Idaho Routes. The BDR's seem more appropriate for bigger adventure bikes as well.
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  15. eakins

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    Of course. BDRs are designed for larger ADV bikes but there are tough sections in everyone one.
    "The route will begin in the old western town of Jarbidge Nevada and then meander through the west side of the Idaho Rocky Mountains on the way to the Canadian Border at the Idaho Panhandle."

    The IDBDR appears to run west of the T3.
    You could up up the IDBDR and down the T3.
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  16. MasterMarine

    MasterMarine Long timer

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    Hey! Keep those big bikes out of Jarbidge!! :lol3 Nobody knows about that place. Next thing you know, they will make a bunch of wilderness around it... Oh wait, they already did that. JK :evil
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  17. Steveo1kinevo

    Steveo1kinevo Adventurer

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    I don't know how some guys do it…in my mind I feel I would like to do something like this but then I get out on the trail and ride a BDR which takes me a week and my body is spent! …i am only 37, maybe I need to hit the gym or something. lol
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  18. IdahoRenegade

    IdahoRenegade Long timer

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    So happy to see this happening, can't wait to see the route! If you guys are looking for local input on the northern parts of the route post on the Spokane forum, you'll get plenty of commentary and support. Or if you have some sections mapped out that you'd like checked out, drop a line. Heading north, will you be traversing the Lolo Motorway east to west, or west to east?
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  19. SOP Dirt-Rider

    SOP Dirt-Rider Been here awhile

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    I wonder if we could con Sterling, Rob, and Tom into this? Get some local sponsorship going for support, some solid dates, and meetup points for those who can't make the entire trip. Route/track it and they will come :)
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  20. Motophycomaniac

    Motophycomaniac n00b

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    Chet, track it and they will come!!! I'm already there just say when..see you at the rally
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