Travels with King Rocco (LoLo motorway, Magruder corridor)

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  1. godaddygo

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    Hello my name is Rocco and I am the King of adventure riders!

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    I love to get buckled in and go exploring! On this trip I went from Spokane WA on the pavement and then went over 750 miles on the dirt. We drove for four days and camped out three nights.:clap




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    This is the guy that drives me around. His name is Larry.:huh



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    He drives KTM 990.



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    I am buckled up so lets GO!
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    This is the other rider who came with me...his name is Chris. He rides a DR650. He took some pictures...they are not very good....the one below is one of his better ones.

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    This is the route we took. Here are some way points: Wallace, Moon Pass ,Avery, Simmons Lookout, Powell Range station/Lochsa Lodge, Lolo Motor way, Lowell, Selway Falls, Elk City, Magruder Corridor, Darby ,Gibbons Pass, Rock Creek.....they use Garmin 650 gps but I think it is smarter than they are...:rofl




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    These are old railroad tunnels that are sort of spooky:huh


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    View from a old railroad bridge....



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    Avery Montana. Next gas will be over 200 miles away, which will be Powell ID.
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    At certain alititudes we would see millions of this plant called bear grass.



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    Here I am taking a break....





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    One reoccurring theme on this trip will be forest fires. I am sure you know that forests have life cycles and fire is an important part...



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    This is the road up to Simmons Look Out

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    This is me..leading the pack up to the lookout. Watch out bears, Rocco is coming for ya!

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    This is Powell Ranger station. We were out of gas when we pulled up...the next gas station is over 50 miles away...just as we arrived we discovered that the pumps had been broken for two days prior, this was the first day they were up and running.....you could say we were very happy:clap

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    They had good food too!
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    This is the face I use around the ladies.... you could say I am a chick magnet!!:rilla


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    This is the drop into and back out of Powell...the right side is part of the Lolo Motorway
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    Lolo Motorway

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    Some very rough roads....this first section is 140 miles. Lots of standing up...

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    Horseshoe Lake
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    This is really gettin good ! Subscribed.

    I cant belive you rode the Lolo Motorway with Rocco on top of the tank ! :eek1

    And is your buddy's DR with just a stock size tank ? :huh
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    Hey I know Rocco, if he's leading this ride count me in. More please. :lurk
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    All Hail King Rocco! - Defeater of Bears ...:deal:clap
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    No it is an after market...I got the sticker from Jesse so it looks stock.
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    Yes we were all in Enterprise . Thanks so much for putting that on!!!
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    This is me (king of the adventure) and the the guy that drives me around.


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    The route from Powell to Lowell along the Lolo motorway was 140 miles.
    Much of the road was rough. Lots of first/second gear standing up....other sections were fine. Average speed was low...they guys riding seemed to enjoy it and would ride 10-12 hours per-day.
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