SPOKANE Area Riders

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

  1. godaddygo

    godaddygo drdude

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    I am in on the easy part..I have seen what your call hard and that would be not fun on my DR-650...oh I have that promised vapor instrument ready for you...have the speedo and temp sensor and the price is right...I have your card and will give you a call. Sorry for the delay.
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  2. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    Riding is always of interest. Need a date to determine just how interested.

    If you and Paul couldn't make it up there on your first attempt that leaves me wondering just how doable the hard route is.

    I think there is an easier way up from Calder as you said, I know where it is on a map but have never been there.

    Make your plan, post it up and people will either show up or they won't. That's how ADV works :deal (think herding cats)
  3. XR4EVER

    XR4EVER 919 excuses to ride!

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    Hey godaddygo! I thought you dropped off the planet! You said you'd been meaning to head up to Lemonade Peak anyway, right?
    I wasn't about to ask any questions about the Vapor... I just figured you had second thoughts about giving it away and I wouldn't blame you. No hurries.

    It's looking like this has at least enough interest to start planning and make a date.
    I've never tried to herd cats.... that sounds like an adventure in itself!
    Let's be clear.... I wasn't having any problems. I think that hill has something against either KTMs or trials tires, but Paul made it up a little less-far every time he tried. I doubled back to see where he was and only found a helmet. I shut off my bike to listen and all I heard was muddled curse words off in the distance. :lol3

    I think Bad Tom is over south of Wallace. Lemonade is directly south of Pinehurst, only 6 1/2 miles from the Kootenai county line. That area is one of the best kept secrets of Idaho's trails. Everyone heads to Wallace to ride because the trails are easily accessible and popular, but with a little digging, you uncover a whole jackpot of crazy trails that only the locals ride around Pinehurst and eastern Kootenai County.
  4. 75monza

    75monza Been here awhile

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  5. Lav1200

    Lav1200 Pig Pen

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    Hi there - I am with a group that is going to be riding down from Calgary, Canada for the Northwest Nitro hillclimb event near Yakima on May 16-20.

    Our return leg will take us up from Pasco WA towards Bonners Ferry ID. If we stick to the lower valleys as much as possible, can we expect to stay clear of snow that time of year? Also - any routing suggestions for the part between Washtucna to Rockford? We will all be on bigger Adv style bikes (KTM 990, GS 800, etc) and would like to get a nice mix of twisty pavement and gravel.

    Thanks,
    Andy
  6. Stephenmarklay

    Stephenmarklay Been here awhile

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    We carry Sidi at westside. I am not sure which ones we have in stock but we likely have a Sidi in your size and if we don't have the crossfire it only takes a few days to get in. Go see Hope in parts. She is the bomb!
  7. Live2Ride

    Live2Ride Not Famous

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    If your going to be in Washtucna, I suggest going to Palouse Falls. It should still be flowing pretty good that time of year.
    I live in Rockford and could meet you at the Falls and guide you back to Rockford. From there, is only 8 miles to hwy 95.
  8. moto-treks

    moto-treks Back Home

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    I typically take the backroads from there to Spokane. Keep off of 26 and 195 and you should be fine. Occasionally, I've ventured onto the dirt roads which travel threw the fields and farmers backyards or wind farms :eek1 By the time I'm in that area I'm usually on my way home so I stick to the blacktop.
  9. moto-treks

    moto-treks Back Home

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    Thanks for the Info

    With only a week to wait until the Motorcycle Show, I'll just head there and see what the venders bring. That'll give be a reason to go too :D

    Anyone going Friday afternoon? Hit the show around 3 or 4 and then head over to the soon to be opened Perry Street Brewery :1drink
  10. EmptiMind

    EmptiMind Stoopid Youngin'

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    Only a week away from the motorcycle show. Who's making the plan? Not me!
  11. Live2Ride

    Live2Ride Not Famous

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    Robin and I will be going to the MC show Saturday morning so we can be home by 4:30 for Supercross.
  12. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    When I get home from work today I'll post a Saturday before the show breakfast meet. Moto-treks sure has a thing for breweries.
  13. Bucket Boy

    Bucket Boy The other mechanic

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    Not sure if I can post this here, but you guys live the closest to Wallace, ID sooo....:D

    We're selling our little cabin (800sqft) on 76 acres 8 miles from Wallace, ID. One hour from Courd'Alene, two hours from Spokane or Missoula. Insane amount of riding around here from gentle jeep roads with ghost towns/bars to crazy single track since our hiking trails are open to motos!

    More info on our blog: http://3upadventures.com/cabin-76-acres/

    $135K 970-901-5236

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  14. XR4EVER

    XR4EVER 919 excuses to ride!

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    Just West of Glidden Lakes, right?

    :tb

    Oh how I wish I had the money.....
  15. WU7X

    WU7X The Old Fart

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    Looks like four patented mining claims. So, you own both the surface and mineral rights, yes? Any water rights?

    Beautiful piece of property! :clap
  16. moto-treks

    moto-treks Back Home

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    Well, beers not just for breakfast anymore :rofl
  17. moto-treks

    moto-treks Back Home

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    New ADV Club House ???????
  18. Bucket Boy

    Bucket Boy The other mechanic

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    Good guess! Were the only cabin in that valley. 1.5 miles from Glidden lakes. :clap
  19. EmptiMind

    EmptiMind Stoopid Youngin'

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    Sounds good to me, you buying?

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  20. Bucket Boy

    Bucket Boy The other mechanic

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    I've thought about hosting an ADV event or just a weekend up there. 2 years ago I dozed a road around the back side and made a campground area. I've had 10 trucks up there at once. HUGE bonfires. Trails lead right out the door, fishing is 5 minutes away too. It would be nice to host the T1 rides coming through too. Oh- did I mention huckelberries?? http://3upadventures.com/category/homes/burke-cabin/