PDX Off-Pavement Ride

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by matloik, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. asrvivor

    asrvivor Rabies Cure ????

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    Oh ya I'll finally make it to planb Thursday. Need a lot of advice for the DR. Got some new dash need help with, and what better way to get help than to buy a bunch of drunks beer and ask them to work on your bike. :freaky
  2. asrvivor

    asrvivor Rabies Cure ????

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    Hey great ride to Detroit lake today I think mark will post some pictures. I hope. Sun over there. 250 miles today on the DR. Ass hurts:rofl grate day tho. Really felt comfortable on then bigger bike. Fun:clap look forward to some of the pix fro. Montana from mark. Thanks a bunch Jerry. Scout. Will pm soon for fishing times.
  3. asrvivor

    asrvivor Rabies Cure ????

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    Ummmmmmm. Single track me like. When, Saturday?
  4. scout18

    scout18 Been here awhile

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    Yeah good trip today. Mt. Jefferson from Wyeast day lodge. Had me a little revelation with the whole riding gravel roads thing today. Whoo hooooo... Just kind of clicked.
  5. Easy-Z

    Easy-Z Me wanna be

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    Did the Barlow Road yesterday. Strom's all dialed in!
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    There were some puddles here and there, but this one was the biggest. I got off to survey it first but it wasn't bad.
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    I even got some footage of myself a la Les Stroud.


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    After getting to the dry and windy side I headed toward Parkdale to drop in on AppleJam's BBQ. I didn't take the route I intended but I was never lost. :nah

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    About the time I figured out what road I was on and which way I was going to hook back up with 35 I ran into this.
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    Guess I'll backtrack past Badger Lake again. On the way back I stopped to pull out the Benchmark and a guy on an XR600 stopped to confirm my directions. You meet the nicest people on a Honda!

    I got to AppleJam's in time to pick over the leftovers. Yumm!
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    Played with the pooches, drank some bourbon and ended up crashing in Jeff's motorhome. Thanks dude!
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    Got to sit on a different kind of ride too.
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    Nice back yard.
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    Today we went for a ride past Timothy Lake to the Clackamas River Hwy. My camera had died so I took a couple of shots with the iPhone. We stopped at Little Crater Lake. I never knew about this.
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    It was a nice ride today down the twisty paved FS roads because we were riding with Jeff's neighbor on his Buell Lightning. Great day for a ride, albeit a bit chilly up there. I need more 3 day weekends.
  6. hutchthefreaker

    hutchthefreaker Uneducated.

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    I've never seen little crater lake, but I've been in Zigzag. Now its on my list of must go there destinations.

    Thanks for the awesome picture!
  7. oregoncoast

    oregoncoast Smells like Bacon

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    Very nice Zac!
  8. Mr. Fisherman

    Mr. Fisherman PROUD 2B Riff Raff!

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    nice.
  9. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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    I'm convinced that the world would be a better place if more people had happy dogs like these and more three day weekends:norton ..........
    .............And rides like yesterday's.

    The loop back was just as good, Easy-Z, Pedro (Buell) and I even saw a little black bear coming up Pinhead Creek Road (FS42). I gotta say, that's my favorite road in the world. That FS42 uphill one lane paver from Clackamas River Road towards Timothy lake! My bike was made for that road on that day.
  10. matloik

    matloik kludge

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    Nice pics, Easy-Z. Even though I spent all week out in Hood River last week, I did very little riding as my bike was out of commission most of the time. But I finally got it sorted (mostly), and did get a couple of impromptu rides in. Here is a pic on the WA side facing east, about 5 miles east of the Hood River bridge (near Syncline):

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  11. asrvivor

    asrvivor Rabies Cure ????

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    Nobody available for wed. Huh? Well will wait and see maybe go to beach by self. :huh
  12. scout18

    scout18 Been here awhile

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    Nice Zac. Some of my favorite country out there.
  13. s1marks

    s1marks Mercedes

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    Here you go John;

    Not sure if this stuff is interesting if you wern't 'there' but here is the link. Haven't figured out how to embed this yet...but I'll edit the post once I have figured it out. I cut Jerry and You a CD with the original (better quality) video, I'll drop them off to you at PlanB tomorrow evening.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5FlvSxlBbY


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  14. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    Mark, looks like you've mastered the gravel. :thumb :ricky



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  15. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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    Loved the opening move.....

    Sorry I missed out riding last week...... :-(
  16. scout18

    scout18 Been here awhile

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    Thanks Mark, that was pretty cool. We need to do that again in reverse or something. Great 200 mile day for me.

    Jared
  17. asrvivor

    asrvivor Rabies Cure ????

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    Oh yah cool video can't wait till get higher def cd cool. Mark semi finals today, oh good ge so far. Wife may actually ride down with me tomorrow. Don't get off till 5 so might be 6 before arrive. See you guys there.
  18. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    Motocycle riding. :thumb :clap


    Wife riding with you? This is a good sign, maybe she will take over your XT. :D
  19. scout18

    scout18 Been here awhile

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    John, you have an XT you don't need?
  20. PNW Buttercup

    PNW Buttercup Dancing with dirt roads...

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    Oh no, he's gonna give that one to his WIFE so that she can come to Hell's Canyon and ride with the rest of the ladies..... :evil

    Our numbers are increasing.... move over!