SPOKANE Area Riders

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

  1. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    Thanks guys. It looks like it's going to be another good day for a ride. :evil
  2. WU7X

    WU7X The Old Fart

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    Yesterday Nanc and I put on 50 miles on the hack. finished off the day with dinner at Twiggs North with friends. Gotta love Spokane!

    Today, starting off with Bloomsday, then maybe another drive in the hack up to Greenbluff.:clap
  3. moto-treks

    moto-treks Back Home

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    You went by my house and didn't even stop to say hi :cry :cry
  4. moto-treks

    moto-treks Back Home

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    Is the GS back up and running?


    If I can get my forks remounted I'll be out at the Riverside ORV park next weekend doing some ADV bike training/practice
  5. biodieselandon

    biodieselandon Been here awhile

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    Yeah I got it back in march and have put about 3,000 miles on it since. And added lots of farkles.
  6. biodieselandon

    biodieselandon Been here awhile

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    Speaking of hitting deer, my dad just hit one on his Multistrada going over Sherman Pass about 3 hours ago. He seems to be ok, but his leg is pretty bad. Still waiting on updates. Watch out for those critters everyone.
  7. Alpha One Nine

    Alpha One Nine Been here awhile

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    Sorry to hear about dad's deer strike Landon, I hope he has a speedy recovery.
  8. NWPanzer

    NWPanzer Adventurer

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    Sorry to hear about the deer - hopefully he will be back out there soon. I spooked a few deer (and myself) up around mt spokane today on some logging roads. Me thinks Bambi likes spring foliage
  9. NWPanzer

    NWPanzer Adventurer

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    Just to clarify - he, being your dad, not the deer
  10. biodieselandon

    biodieselandon Been here awhile

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    Yes of course. From the sounds of it I don't think the deer had a chance.
  11. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    Hope you dad's leg heals quickly.
  12. DiamondLie

    DiamondLie Banned

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    Best to your dad. How'd the Multi come out? Lot's of damage or...?
  13. Kootenai Rider

    Kootenai Rider Gentleman of Liesure

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    As dry as it was overall.... the muddy butt still lived up to its name in spots.. :evil

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    At one point I had my bike up to the tank in mud.. 4 laps per rider in the Heavyweight (250+ CC)

    My partner and I pulled 8th in our class out of 34 teams. Not sure about overall.
  14. XR4EVER

    XR4EVER 919 excuses to ride!

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    Nice job. I've heard there are some colossal water/mud holes down there. :freaky
  15. EmptiMind

    EmptiMind Stoopid Youngin'

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    I take that northwest part of your route all the time, with devils gap in there. Usually come around the pallouse on the back side.
  16. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    Good job. It's nice to see you rewarded the bike with a beer, it needed something to wash all that mud down with. :D
  17. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    Sunday was a great day for a ride. I met Rainbow007 at 9:00 am and we headed toward Murray, ID.
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    Following the Coeur dÂ’ Alene river is always fun no matter what time of year
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    We headed to Settlers_Grove to take a walk
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    We almost made it to the trailhead before we were stopped by snow. We were close enough to walk in so no problem.
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    Eagle creek was high, flowing hard but yet extremely clear. The snow melt had the water a nice shade of blue.
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    Lots of things to look at in the grove
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    After the walk in the cedar grove we went to the Sprag Pole for lunch. Yum.
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    The ride back along the river was just as nice as it was that morning but this just looked cold to me.
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    It was a nice day riding with a good friend. :clap
  18. XR4EVER

    XR4EVER 919 excuses to ride!

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    I've been meaning to ride out that way to see where the snow levels are; you answered that question! :huh
    Very jealous of that ride. That area is my home away from home. I still hang onto the Shoshone license plate on one of my cars, and I still have the "208-512-xxxx" prefix (silver valley) on my cell phone. My wife and I have been talking about riding out to the Sprag Pole for lunch one of these days. Dang kids make everything so difficult! :baby

    Have you ever continued the hike through the grove of cedars? The hiking trail turns to single track and continues (apparently into MT). We followed it for about 4 hours to the top of the mountains to where we lost the trail at logging roads. We were convinced that we were finally going to reach the limit of our dog's endless energy after that hike, but she slept for about 20 minutes on the way home, hopped out of the car and wanted me to throw the tennis ball. :bluduh
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    I finally had a chance to sit down and read your DV RR, Ladybug. Very well done! A good friend of mine has been there multiple times and always talks it up. I always thought he was just a little different, but your pics are making me want to go!! Looking forward to more.
  19. Kootenai Rider

    Kootenai Rider Gentleman of Liesure

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    Where is this trail and can I ride it? :evil
  20. XR4EVER

    XR4EVER 919 excuses to ride!

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    Don't think that my wife was't sick of hearing me say, "I wish we could ride this!"

    It is strictly a hiking trail, and there are a few switchbacks and rock climbs right out of the grove that would make it impossible to try. Not to mention, I don't think people would think too kindly of us squeezing by on the bikes while they are gawking at the cedars! I've actually thought about finding the back way in from the logging roads and riding the top section... :evil