SPOKANE Area Riders

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by PNW Buttercup, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. Kootenai Rider

    Kootenai Rider Gentleman of Liesure

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    P-51's aren't anything that resemble a noob friendly plane. They're fast, they don't have much for low speed characteristics, (well good characteristics)

    The little Hobby zone Champs are awesome in calm weather.

    Look at the Parkzone/Eflite (same company) planes. There's a powered glider that is awesome. (Name is escaping me right now)


    Actually, get on Nitroplanes.com

    They have a Diamond 2000 that has a 8ft wingspan and is ready to fly for a little over 200. They fly really well, can fly slow, and can still do some decent aerobatics.

    Bla bla motorcycles....
  2. Live2Ride

    Live2Ride Not Famous

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  3. Live2Ride

    Live2Ride Not Famous

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    What do you know about RC stuff? :lol3
  4. mcjunky

    mcjunky Adventurer

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    So I was out at 7 mile today and I'm pissed:

    After talking with rangers earlier this year he said they are broke due to orv funds being taken away and they are barely scraping by from the sales of discovery passes. I thought alright, I pay tabs on my jeep, motorcycle, trailer and orv tabs on the other bike and on top of that I have to buy a stupid discovery pass? Whatever, if it keeps the park open fine.

    Today I go out to the ol trusty mile and what do I see? They are building a new fence from the s.e. corner of the park no more than 50 to 75 feet off the existing fence that goes for about a half mile west to where it goes down the hill right past the big mudhole. So after buying orv tabs and a discovery pass they are stealing more land from us :FU:

    And the reason? From what it looks like it is to connect two walking and bicycle trail gates so they don't have to deal with us evil orv users in our own park. Stealing land from us and wasting money, I'm sure that nice wood 1/2 mile of fence is real cheap to build.

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  5. Kootenai Rider

    Kootenai Rider Gentleman of Liesure

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    If they're mountain bikes, why do they need to be smooth? :lol3

    I was out there Saturday afternoon for a little bit with a couple co-workers.... we rode through that fenced area and followed it a bit until it dead ended at the bottom of a hill.... on the way back up I forgot about the big mud pit and just about jumped into it... :eek1

    Thanks for the explanation, makes sense with what they were doing. I was confused more than anything.


    If you want some real fun riding... you're better off going to the Liberty Lake ORV park. Its county run so you don't need a Disco pass, plus there is huge mix of trails from easy to hard. I never get bored there, plus is pretty much just bikes. At 7 pile I'm bored before I've geared up. The most fun there is log hopping in the woods.

    Or go down to Xmas hills at St. Maries. I have ridden down there the past two sundays in a row... thats my kind of riding... hope you like mud, roots and log hopping. :D

    Speaking of, next weekend on Sunday is the annual Muddy Butt tag team race. Rode with the guy laying out the course...he's gonna make it good.
  6. mcjunky

    mcjunky Adventurer

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    Alright I lied, it's not 1/2 mile......actually a little longer.
    Rode the klx out today and caught em while working on the fence. I asked what they were up to and it turns out it is part of the new equestrian corridor. He really didn't want to talk to me:huh
  7. mcjunky

    mcjunky Adventurer

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    I ride all over it's just the pile is 10 minutes from my house so super convenient. Laps around the perimeter are good conditioning......especially the long whoop section!
    I might go poke around batey this weekend to see how it's looking snow wise.
  8. Kootenai Rider

    Kootenai Rider Gentleman of Liesure

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    Sweet, report back... I know the Pantra guys did a bunch of work on trails up at LPO this weekend, I think they did like 17 miles of trail clearing an maintenance. Get on the Pantra Facebook or forum and there was a posting that Tom Wuest put up with a report.

    I'd meet you up at Batey, but I'll be at St. Maries all weekend camping. :clap
  9. dillon

    dillon Low Speed, High Drag

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    All of this nonsense is why I stick to urban hoolganing, both pedal and gas powered. Its more challenging and so long as you dont get caught, cheaper too:rofl
  10. moto-treks

    moto-treks Back Home

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    That sucks - why is it we always find out about these changes after the decision has been made.

    I was out there a month or so back and that wasnt there. Had the park to myself - great place to practice riding skills.
  11. biodieselandon

    biodieselandon Been here awhile

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    I met your friend Larry last weekend. Turns out he is my landlord's brother. We were talking about the Rawhyde clinic at Westside and I mentioned the white 990 that was there and he said that was you. We are planning on doing some riding one of these weekends.
  12. moto-treks

    moto-treks Back Home

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    He does like to ride weekly :D

    Got my forks back this week so maybe I'll have the 990 back up and running soon :thumb
  13. Ladybug

    Ladybug Bug Sister

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    Hi Everyone :wave

    Last month there was a little chit chat about Death Valley. I started a ride report if you would like to read about it and see lots of pictures:
    http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=883437

    Starring the Superbug :pynd
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    There are a few appearance by these two guys too. :D

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  14. biodieselandon

    biodieselandon Been here awhile

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    Hey I recognize that sign! I was just there 2 weeks ago.

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  15. biodieselandon

    biodieselandon Been here awhile

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    Well we need to do some riding then.
  16. Schweitzer

    Schweitzer Adventurer

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    Hey count me in you plan a ride.
  17. Ladybug

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    Looks like you were out riding in the dark. I hope the night was clear so you were treated with the star filled sky. Death Valley is a fun place to visit when it's still cold and wintery here.
  18. biodieselandon

    biodieselandon Been here awhile

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    Yeah I was dodging Burros and Rabbits. It was pretty clear and there was supposed to be a meteor shower but it was still about 92 degrees and very windy. I had been riding since 9 that morning so I just wanted to get to my destination.
  19. Live2Ride

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    Looks like a nice day for a ride. To work:bluduh
  20. Kootenai Rider

    Kootenai Rider Gentleman of Liesure

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    Today was a great day for a ride. Camping at Christmas Hills, doing the Muddy Butt race tomorrow.

    A little early morning ride....
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    Afternoon ride.... Overlooking St Maries and the St Joe...

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    Did 31 easy miles of trail at a very relaxed pace.