Riding, Sliding, Climbing, a week well spent.

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by dwrads, May 18, 2008.

  1. boboneleg

    boboneleg we can rebuild him.

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    Superb :clap
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  2. GnarlyKarle

    GnarlyKarle aka: ici_moto

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    Good stuff.

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  3. PGAero

    PGAero R1100RS

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    I love the multi-sport adventure. In particular, I like the skiing part.:D

    Great pictures. Love that area.
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  4. Putts

    Putts Gettin' there.

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    Thanks! Great pix! :thumb
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  5. Stuntman

    Stuntman Been here awhile

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    Excellent RR! Thanks for sharing.:clap
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  6. wachs

    wachs just passin' through

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    outrageous images! what a great ride. been through some of that country and wondered about the rest, looks excellent.
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  7. KLRlynuts

    KLRlynuts Adventurer

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    A Whole Thread of Nothing but Front Page Photos!

    As Midwesterner, my envy is somewhere between chartruese and evergreen.

    Thanks.

    MS
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  8. stou

    stou Been here awhile

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    Wow very nice report and amazing pictures!!!

    Another place I will need to go! :D
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  9. Jeff620RXC

    Jeff620RXC Been here awhile

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    You take outstanding pics!!! :clap
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  10. dwrads

    dwrads Right Wristed

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    Thanks PGAero, Just for you another look at the colouir we skied.

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    This was the upper 2,000'

    DW
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  11. dwrads

    dwrads Right Wristed

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    Thanks everyone for the kind words. I did get an unusual number of good pictures on this ride, thats why I'm posting them.

    So day six of a week well spent we spent the morning climbing in the Ownes River Gorge,

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    then met up with my friend Ira for an afternoon moto ride.

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    We rode north out of bishop up Sliver Canyon into the White Mountains.

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    At the top there was to much snow so we went back down and rode the single tracks that wind along the base of the mountains.

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    I was starting to get worn out with all the fun, but it was only Wednensday night, Thursday day 7 was another ski day.

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    We finished early and it was time for me to head south back to Orange county.

    I spent Friday resting and getting ready for the last bit of my vacation. Our mountain bike club was mobilizing up to Santa Barbara for the annual mountain bike ride in that area. 2 days of riding in pretty hot conditions, but the flowers were blooming and the riding was fun, these pictures provided by radsrider aka Bill.

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    photo by Bill Freeman



    Now it's back to work, but we're going to ride the Oregon Backcountry Discovery Route next week!!

    DW
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  12. fallzboater

    fallzboater Kiss My Shiny Metal Ass

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    Stunning shots! I rode an ST1100 down from Hood River to Lone Pine late last summer and hiked/climbed The Mountaineers' Route on Whitey (not technical, but I was solo). Your pics are much better with the snow and wildflowers. I'd love to go back with a DS or AT bike sometime and get offroad. I also MTB and do a bit of backcountry skiing, so I'm jealous that you were able to combine all that in one trip. Get in touch if you're ever heading through the Gorge area.
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  13. Salt Lick

    Salt Lick Weissbiermann

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    Fantastic photos! Many, many thanks. :thumb
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  14. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    that's all i can say. live it.
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  15. mike1952

    mike1952 Long timer

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    I assume all this is public land but under what agency, BLM, NFS ??
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  16. dwrads

    dwrads Right Wristed

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    All of the above plus.

    Private land.
    National Forest.
    National park.
    BLM.
    Department of Water and Power.

    We're blessed in the west with a lot of public land, and dirt roads everywhere.

    DW
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  17. SheRidesABeemer

    SheRidesABeemer Go Big or Go Home.

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    You have carped the diem! Fanastic pictures! :clap
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  18. larryboy

    larryboy Super.

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    Awesome!!!!


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  19. snarf

    snarf WFO and clueless

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    Holy cow!! THose pictures are breathtaking! You are one blessed SOB to be playing around in that area! I'm so jealous! lol.. thanks for sharing!!
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  20. HickOnACrick

    HickOnACrick Groovinator

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    I dig the way you "vacation". All you need to add is a little whitewater paddling :evil

    Great photos, especially the floral shots. That single track also looks like oodles of fun!
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