Boise area weekend rides

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by scottrnelson, Jun 26, 2019.

  1. boomhwr

    boomhwr Been here awhile

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    If that doesn’t go and you decide On a shorter ride, I may be able to break away. Going to need some helmet therapy before I end up in Monday morning arraignments.
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  2. scottrnelson

    scottrnelson Mr. Dual Sport Rider

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    I'm happy to do a shorter ride. Make a suggestion and we'll go ride. There's always Eagle to Horseshoe Bend via Pearl Rd (dirt) then over to Emmett and back.
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  3. dsrtuckteezy

    dsrtuckteezy BLEEDING ORANGE

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    What time? I was going to ride tomorrow anyways. Beware i ride a 950 adv, so my headshake might cause me to crash into you :D
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  4. scottrnelson

    scottrnelson Mr. Dual Sport Rider

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    Okay, 1:00 pm at Eagle Road and Highway 55/44 (whatever that highway is). At the Sinclair station by Albertson's there. We'll head north on Eagle Road until it changes its name and the pavement ends, then we'll take Pearl Rd out to Horseshoe Bend. From there, Highway 52 to Emmett and we'll figure out from there how to get back.

    The warmest part of the day, less than three hours. Should be a good break from sitting around the house.
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  5. dsrtuckteezy

    dsrtuckteezy BLEEDING ORANGE

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    I'm out on that. I'm down with the banks lowman loop though
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  6. scottrnelson

    scottrnelson Mr. Dual Sport Rider

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    Let's see... I have a maybe on the shorter ride that hasn't committed, but a yes on the longer one.

    If you'll commit, we can meet at 11:00 am at the Chevron on Gowen Rd and I-84 and head to Lowman. Say "yes", and the other one is cancelled and we'll do the one I originally planned.
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  7. dsrtuckteezy

    dsrtuckteezy BLEEDING ORANGE

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    1 o clock is still better. I have to go into work for a few hours. I work on state near 55, so let's meet over there and run the loop clockwise.
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  8. scottrnelson

    scottrnelson Mr. Dual Sport Rider

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    Okay, Sinclair station on Eagle road at 1:00. That will make the road from Lowman toward Idaho City more fun being uphill on the good twisty part.

    See you at 1:00.
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  9. dsrtuckteezy

    dsrtuckteezy BLEEDING ORANGE

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    I'll be there.
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  10. boomhwr

    boomhwr Been here awhile

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    Hey, had a few issues come up yesterday evening. My plans got changed and I have been recruited to do caronaprovements to the wife’s office. Sorry, wasn’t trying to ghost. Making sure the wife can keep Dr’s office doors open.
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  11. scottrnelson

    scottrnelson Mr. Dual Sport Rider

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    No problem. We already weren't counting on you showing up. There will be more rides in the future.
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  12. dsrtuckteezy

    dsrtuckteezy BLEEDING ORANGE

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    Scott had a front row seat of car crash on highway 21! Good ride
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  13. scottrnelson

    scottrnelson Mr. Dual Sport Rider

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    Yeah, some truck stopped for a left turn, a small car behind them stopping right where you would expect, and a Ram truck not paying attention at all smashed his grill in and who knows how much damage to the car.

    I enjoyed that ride. We went ahead and rode on Pearl Rd to Horseshoe Bend and Old Highway 55 down to the bottom, just to keep it interesting. Traffic wasn't bad other than coming back toward Boise from Idaho City, which is pretty standard for that section of road. There must have been at least 50 other motorcycles out in various sizes of groups.

    We didn't stop much for photos. This is at the Southfork Lodge in Lowman.
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  14. dsrtuckteezy

    dsrtuckteezy BLEEDING ORANGE

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    Scott's pretty damn quick for an old fella!!!

    :lol3
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  15. scottrnelson

    scottrnelson Mr. Dual Sport Rider

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    It's the experience. I've been riding since before you were born.
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  16. dsrtuckteezy

    dsrtuckteezy BLEEDING ORANGE

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    Today was an adventure for sure. Forest ranger had to come pull me out, then my rear tire came off the rim. long day

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  17. scottrnelson

    scottrnelson Mr. Dual Sport Rider

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    Looks like you failed at social distancing. That's where my years of experience would have helped. I know better than to take a heavy bike into stuff like that. Sort of. https://i.imgur.com/FQyhmWT.jpg
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  18. cabro

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    This sounds like fun.
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  19. scottrnelson

    scottrnelson Mr. Dual Sport Rider

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    It was. You want to go for a ride one of these days?
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  20. cabro

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    Heck yeah! I was looking to get out a bit today. I couldn't tell if you guys ran up 21 or did Pearl.
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