Port Angeles... 4-5 hrs to kill on my 525. Need suggestions.

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by Ned1, Sep 28, 2017.

  1. Ned1

    Ned1 Lend Me Yu Choppa

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    The kid is racing enduro mtb out at Dry Hill over the weekend.

    Thinking I might disappear for a few hours on my 525.

    Any suggestions for a good dirt loop?

    Much appreciated :wave

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  2. shinyribs

    shinyribs doesn't care

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    I bet your kid would deeply appreciate your presence at his race. Even if it's just you waiting at the finish line to give him a pat on the back.
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  3. Ned1

    Ned1 Lend Me Yu Choppa

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    Race day is just that. Practice day(s) are a different story. Got any other wisdom?
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  5. 380Viking

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    foothills trail is real close, not too long but real nice and you can run it several ways
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    Watch out where the Husky's go......don't you eat that yellow snow.
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    It is pretty straightforward to get from PA to Quilcene on gravel. Not particularly technical but some great views down on Sequim and the Strait. Should be able to vary the route out and back a bit.

    Deer Park road is a great ride, too. I see from Google that it's closed October to June. Don't know if that is hard and fast or weather dependent. Should be good conditions if it's not closed, what with the recent moisture and all. Views might be iffy with the front coming in today.
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  8. Ned1

    Ned1 Lend Me Yu Choppa

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    Thanks much @380Viking and @WetSideRider ... will likely take the kid for a loop in the nearby DNR stuff after racing too.

    I concur on the husky's, and watch out for the cosmik debris.
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  9. Jackazz

    Jackazz Been here awhile

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    What kind of guru are you, anyway?
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  10. shinyribs

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    You said he was racing.
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  11. Ned1

    Ned1 Lend Me Yu Choppa

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    Yup, it's a multi-day thing of practice and racing. Good rip yesterday and today is just as you mentioned... family time, like every race is.

    That Foothills place is a fun little park. So nice to ride trails that aren't beat to hell and clogged with people.

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  12. 380Viking

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    yeah it is real handy for us locals and even pretty good for novices and youngsters, I only wish it had more miles but then it would draw more people and get beat more.
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