Salem/Keizer/Albany/Jefferson Meet-ups

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by Bigmak, May 8, 2009.

  1. Bigmak

    Bigmak Bornagin Realist

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    Thanks. I popped the tire off the wheel of the skidsteer yesterday, and probably can't get back north this week. I may need to solve that problem next weekend :ddog

    Thursday lunch at Lucky Fortune anyone?
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  2. Dakar-Dave

    Dakar-Dave Long timer

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    Will try - I'm behind already though due to the long weekend - So if I can make it, I will - if not, then another time.

    DD
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  3. Lovin' it Strom

    Lovin' it Strom High functioning sociopath

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    I'm on for lunch thur...Noon?
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  4. Bigmak

    Bigmak Bornagin Realist

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    You call it, I'll be truckin. Noon is fine, unless you change it. :1drink
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  5. Bigmak

    Bigmak Bornagin Realist

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    Out. Need to ship some stuff today, couldn't confirm that anybody else could make it. Hopefully next week works :1drink
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  6. Dakar-Dave

    Dakar-Dave Long timer

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    One V-Strom in the parking lot when I arrived, but it didn't belong to El Pyro :dunno

    Ended up being Forest and myself for an exspensive full sit down lunch for $6 for the both of us :webers

    He had a trailer on his bike too - looked pretty cool - He also has a new motorcycle store in Independence :clap

    DD
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  7. Bucket Boy

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    $2.99 couldn't belive it! :thumb
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  8. Bigmak

    Bigmak Bornagin Realist

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    I'm gonna be at S. Liberty Bar & Grill tomorrow at 5pm (Sunday) $1 beer and $1 slice homemade pizza :nod

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    Eat it and weep.
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  9. Lovin' it Strom

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    I just got back from Gold Beach...What fun it was. Great weekend.

    I'm off Fri next, see everyone then?
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  10. green08

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    Thursday and Friday( the 7th and 8th of June) My friend and I are going to ride( dual sport ride we do a lot of gravel), we have not yet decided where. we may even do a one night camp out where ever we go( we have no plans at this time but keep it in mind) we are open to suggestions for ride areas. We have been to huckleman, elk lake,snow peak,huckleberry flats ohv, smith river area and falls city area this riding season so far. A new area to explore would be great.
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  11. green08

    green08 GreenKLR08

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    we now are only riding Friday.
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  12. dasvis

    dasvis Been here awhile

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    Attempted to do a Falls city to Dallas backroad route last Saturday as we used to do back in the day on dirt bikes (in the late 1980's). The road is now gated about 5 miles up from Falls city... sigh.. At least it was a nice day for a ride.
    Would love to make a ride to the coast via the backroads from Valsetz.. or at least make an attempt. Has anyone here done it?
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  13. Dakar-Dave

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    Done this ride many times from Falls City to the coast - I'm a bit worried now after reading that you found a closed gate.

    DD
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  14. Bigmak

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    Fri. lunch at Lucky Fortune anyone?

    Or El Pyro, if you're not going to work that day, and DaDa can't get off, err, away, we could meet up in Albany. (2fers)

    I'm all for a ride if I get the bike running :nod
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  15. green08

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    you can make it to Valsetz but it all private road, 300.00 fine for ATVs and Motorcycles. We tried when we went to falls city.
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  16. green08

    green08 GreenKLR08

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    yeah we are intrested in meeting up with you, I have to check with my friend but I think he will be good to go. I live in albany and was planning a possible ride to Willamina. A guy in falls city siad there are lot of trials to ride. Keep in touch about the bike situation.
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  17. Bigmak

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    I'm heading to Silverton tonight to hang with my son. I'll be lunching at Lucky Fortune on Lancaster/Salem Wed. at 11:30 on the way back. They have WIFI, so I might do some work there, if anyone shows up later.

    gr8 (green08), I'll update you Thur on the bike condition, but wouldn't mind doing a 2fer (coupon) for lunch in Albany Fri.
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  18. Lovin' it Strom

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    I'm off Friday...anything is game for me.
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  19. Bigmak

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    The bike held 4k revs for over 2 min. last night :clap It just took injector cleaner a little longer to work this year. I'll test ride later today.
    Let's do an Albany meet-up Fri for lunch, and then decide the loop.

    gr8?
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  20. Lovin' it Strom

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    Cool. There aren't too many super fun roads close to Albany, but a few not-so-far-away.

    Looking West, the coastal range; Kings Hwy, stuff around CV, or a coastal loop.

    Looking East, the cascades; there are a couple loop options that take us either up the mountains and down to Eugene or up to Salem.

    Lots of flat stuff up and down the valley north and south.

    There is a Strom rider in Brownsville, let me PM him to see if he might want to join up.