Riding Around the Hood

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by Apple Jam, Feb 9, 2011.

  1. el guapo nada

    el guapo nada Been here awhile

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    NICE!!!!:thumb

    Really well done Craig! Captured the day perfectly (well except for the wind maybe!), music was an excellent match as well - who is the band??

    I'm curious: was that me you were following back up the hill??

    Thanks again for guiding us.....
  2. Craig McCurdy

    Craig McCurdy BIGMAC

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    The song is "Lend me Your Love" by Slack String, they have a lot of good stuff! And that was "CrashClay" in front of me, you were to fast!!! :D
  3. Ladukebob

    Ladukebob lost in hood river

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    Sadly but true:lol3
  4. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    Thanks! That starts my morning off nicely. :D


    Terrific video. I like the music and the message at the end is a nice touch. Good job.:thumb
  5. Craig McCurdy

    Craig McCurdy BIGMAC

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    Had someone ask for our route last Monday and thought I'd post it up here! :D

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  6. soyanarchisto

    soyanarchisto Long timer

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    Thanks Craig!
  7. el guapo nada

    el guapo nada Been here awhile

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    YO...I'm in AJ...maybe meet at Lyle store?




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  8. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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    You're doing a good job on that vid edit, Craig. It makes it fun.
  9. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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    BUMP for today's ride........


    Meet 9am downtown HR

    then.......meet at Lyle Mercantile at 9:30am
  10. Ladukebob

    Ladukebob lost in hood river

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    Have fun you guys, would love to join you but I have a couple projects I need to get done today while the weather is good. I was supposed to be on my way to Sisters for work this morning for the entire weekend but it was postponed until Sunday. So it leaves me today to get topsoil in our new raised bed. Got to get some stuff planted!:D I'll be thinking of ya while I'm shoveling.
  11. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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    Yeah so do I, or rather, I have a thousand projects to do while the weather is good.

    But I don't really want to do any of them today :1drink
    I just wanna ride.......

    Have fun playing in the dirt :D
  12. soyanarchisto

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    Maybe that was you guys we saw in Lyle on our way out of town. My buddy and I were both on F800gs--mine is lava and his is white. We went out hwy 14 to the Dalles then to Maupin, Bakeoven, 97, Pony Butte rd to Ashford then Muddy Creek road thru Rajneeshpuram and back to 97 and 14 to home.

    Sorry not may pictures but I'll try and post a couple tomorrow. The highlights were definitely Pony Butte to Ashford and Muddy Creek road. Wanted to link that up with Apple Jam's last ride but ran out of time. We'll be back.

    Edit: Here are a few photos.

    Interesting geological feature near the Rajneesh ranch

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  13. el guapo nada

    el guapo nada Been here awhile

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    Yeppers, that was us...:wave...we were busy trying to fit in with the harleys, but we saw you.:D

    What a day out there, huh?

    Far cry from the crap falling from the sky now.:patch
  14. el guapo nada

    el guapo nada Been here awhile

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    AJ and I got out for a little spin around the neighborhood yesterday, nicest day out so far this year, just absolutely perfect weather for riding.

    We made our way up to Appleton - this road is a BLAST - super smooth and twisty

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    LOTS of snow up thar!

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    Heading down to Klickitat from Appleton, looking south

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    At the bottom of the valley we stopped at the ever popular Icehouse.
    It was so peaceful and warm, just so darn pleasant, we spent a bit there by the river.

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    We headed up to Glenwood on an "unknown to us" road. Stopped here to consult the "map" and starting hearing an elk bugle.....

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    sure enough.....

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    Might be able to afford this one!

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    The road eventually turned to this......well it wasn't wet, so onward!
    ...10 miles of rough stuff and 1 decent water crossing later we emerged back onto pavement. How's yer ass today AJ?:lol3

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    After some killer burgers in Glenwood, we made our way back down to the Columbia...pulled in here - I had never seen this little spot

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    what he was taking a picture of

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    That's all I have....Thanks for sharing the day with me AJ, it was AWESOME!:happay
  15. liv2rydktms

    liv2rydktms Long timer

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    I'm jealous! :huh
  16. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    Looks like a nice ride and you even found a flower. :thumb

    I like it, it looks like sunshine.
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  17. Squishy

    Squishy Elastically-kinematic.

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    Great photos El Guapo!...you must have a really good camera.:D

    Had a nice ride out local myself, more to come...:clap
  18. soyanarchisto

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    Weird. Only lets me add one photo.

    Just outside of ashford, on a hilltop, tin can graveyard. Judging from the size of the cans and that they had been opened with a churchkey, someone drank a LOT of beer.

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    Creek crossing entering Rajneesh ranch from the south.

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    Man admin building and where the guru stayed while in antelope

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  19. MadChap

    MadChap Been here awhile

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    Great pics Soy. You were in my back yard. I've always thought that rock formation on Cherry Creek Ranch was very unusual. The barn you passed shortly after that is pretty amazing in that it is built without nails, all wood pegs. FWIW, it's Ashwood, not Ashford.
  20. soyanarchisto

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    Whoops. Sorry about that. I assume that's a mining town no? We saw some tailings around there. Sure a beautiful place.