the 3 Payette ride

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by drholm, May 19, 2002.

  1. drholm

    drholm Easily Amused

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    After two days locked in a cage driving to northern Idaho and back, I was ready to get on the GS and head for the mountains. The Payette river is one of the finest white water rivers in the country and it has three branches. Today I gassed up early and headed out to ride all three. Mile after mile of incredible scenery and 30mph curves...ahhhhhhhh.

    north fork

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  2. drholm

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    another shot of the north fork

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  3. drholm

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    the middle fork heads up into the mountains bordered by a gravel forest road

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  4. drholm

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    Silver Creek entering the Middle Fork...primitive campgrounds all through this area.

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  5. drholm

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    The South Fork has serious white water...see the kayaker?

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  6. fish

    fish Banned

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    Great pix, Dave and it sounds like a really fun ride. Might have to head into that area someday.

    Just curious, but what position do you have your MRA screen in?

    I'm also glad to know I'm not the only motodweeb who has to have his bike in all the pics :lol2
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  7. RockyRaccoon

    RockyRaccoon Found:Gideon's Bible Supporter

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    I can tell you had more fun today than I did! Great country, great pics!
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  8. drholm

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    MRA is full forward and full extended. Seems to be the best for me although any kind of heavy cross-wind really screws up the airflow.

    "motodweeb" maybe we should have shirts made? I LIKE it!
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  9. The Onion

    The Onion Been here awhile

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    Great pics Dave!

    What kind of tankbag are you using. I can't make out the logo on the side, but it looks like a Wolfman. Well, whatever it is are you happy with it? Looking to replace my Tour Master.
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  10. drholm

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    Good guess. It is a Wolfman. Mine is last years version and I believe the new ones have a larger map pocket which is the only improvement I would have made. They make a raincover which is a prudent purchase.

    I give it :thumb
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