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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By LetItRoll
There is a little camp/rv parking facility right...

There is a little camp/rv parking facility right on the snake river on the edge of town in Homedale, Id. (about 45min to 1hr) from boise, not sure how close you need to be. Last time I was there I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-08-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 921
Posted By LetItRoll
Look at HWY 27 north out of Pullman Wa. to...

Look at HWY 27 north out of Pullman Wa. to Spokane instead of 195 , it is a nice relaxing country road with very little traffic, 195 is not as much for scenery and a lot of cages in a hurry.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By LetItRoll
Did you take the dirt roads (8a) and have a good...

Did you take the dirt roads (8a) and have a good trip?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,194
Posted By LetItRoll
Does anyone know if/what it costs to spectate...

Does anyone know if/what it costs to spectate Sunday?, I will be leaving Tahoe Sunday morn/noon and may try to get down there around 1 or 2pm for some last minute viewing before they pack it up....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By LetItRoll
Well it is pretty nice bike country in general...

Well it is pretty nice bike country in general out there so you should have a great time whatever roads get taken, just make sure and not be in a hurry, enjoy the scenery, relax and make it safe. Not...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By LetItRoll
Also Gas at Buchanan and Fields (normal business...

Also Gas at Buchanan and Fields (normal business hours, Not new 24hr Credit card pumps).
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By LetItRoll
8A is the one. VVRR ties over into it but I dont...

8A is the one. VVRR ties over into it but I dont think it is anywhere near as heavily traveled, it serves some private ranches and does go over and tie into 8A.

If you are going to Burns from...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By LetItRoll
I made a call down there to somebody I know on...

I made a call down there to somebody I know on the ground, they have a jeep and cruise all over that area but Adel is about the limit of how far they range, so they were not familiar with the road...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By LetItRoll
Whitehorse ranch road is usually fine for any...

Whitehorse ranch road is usually fine for any kind of bike, just have to be careful on street type bikes and watch your speed, it is good enough to maybe get going faster than you should. It is about...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 51,337
Posted By LetItRoll
Most of Those cutouts are for new water system...

Most of Those cutouts are for new water system lines, etc. that one of the subdivisions in that area had to redo. The contractor doing that work should be getting around to repaving that pretty soon....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-25-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By LetItRoll
+1 on the Lolo, McCall, Ontario route, Lolo is...

+1 on the Lolo, McCall, Ontario route, Lolo is one of the best and most scenic bike roads in the lower 48, Once you get to Ontario if you want a amazing scenic back way (all paved), head west on 20...
Forum: Americas 04-07-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By LetItRoll
Devildogg is giving you some great advice on the...

Devildogg is giving you some great advice on the hwy 3 route from creston - the ferry - kaslo- new denver, etc., absolutly amazing both the riding and the scenery. Last time I went through there in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By LetItRoll
Sounds like a good time, I love it there. I am...

Sounds like a good time, I love it there. I am planning on passing through and spending a day or two this spring on my trip to Reno and back (mostly gravel road route). Looks like it will be sometime...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-06-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 51,337
Posted By LetItRoll
I have been just a couple miles in from the...

I have been just a couple miles in from the bottom of rattlesnake grade, is there a place in troy usually open for lunch this time of year?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-06-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 51,337
Posted By LetItRoll
What is the road like over to Troy Oregon?, I...

What is the road like over to Troy Oregon?, I suppose there is more than one way.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 83,052
Posted By LetItRoll
Great, now that this countersteering information...

Great, now that this countersteering information has "Leaked" out to the general public, you all realize that next week we are going to have to teach all of the beginners and novices about braking,...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-22-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,923
Posted By LetItRoll
Maverick off-road Gps (has highways also) works...

Maverick off-road Gps (has highways also) works offline if you pre-run the area(s) you are going to need. There is also a way to preload regions onto your microsd card from another program, that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,003
Posted By LetItRoll
Processing speed, and accuracy of the command...

Processing speed, and accuracy of the command module!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 51,337
Posted By LetItRoll
Nice looking weather this week, think I'm gonna...

Nice looking weather this week, think I'm gonna sneak off tomorrow (wednesday) and head up to Moscow for lunch, then try and find some new to me roads from there over to the top of Steptoe Canyon,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,621
Views: 375,067
Posted By LetItRoll
What is behind you - IS - important! (if its...

What is behind you - IS - important! (if its moving)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 83,052
Posted By LetItRoll
Riddle me this - Who is right, between a person...

Riddle me this - Who is right, between a person arguing that a glass is half empty, and a person who swears it is half Full?

Hint - (same answer as who is right between those that advocate more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,206
Posted By LetItRoll
+1, That would definetly be a good thing!

+1, That would definetly be a good thing!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 83,052
Posted By LetItRoll
Wow- That makes you normal! That is how most good...

Wow- That makes you normal! That is how most good riders ride a responsive bike most of the time under normal circumstances. If an emergency situation occurs at least now you know the underlying...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-31-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,009
Posted By LetItRoll
Luckily I can squeeze out about 230 miles before...

Luckily I can squeeze out about 230 miles before needing fuel, so that should give me more options. Last time we stopped in Harper for fuel, I pulled up (on fumes) one car was getting gas, i waited...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-30-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,009
Posted By LetItRoll
Fuel stops

On the above route, what would be the towns that have a reliable fuel stop? (monday-friday, normal hours)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,009
Posted By LetItRoll
I've heard about that, if the weather is good and...

I've heard about that, if the weather is good and the dates are close it might work. Sounds like different groups run various different day rides out of base camp?

:beer
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,009
Posted By LetItRoll
That is all good info, never know if your safe or...

That is all good info, never know if your safe or not, but at least I will be comfortable since that is exactly like the road I live on, steep, narrow, blind corners, lots of trees, animals, rocks,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,009
Posted By LetItRoll
That looks good too, I need to make a plan to...

That looks good too, I need to make a plan to check all that area out well over the next couple of years, I know most of the rocks in the road by name in S.E oregon and Northern Nevada, always...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,009
Posted By LetItRoll
Nice, I am okay with all different kinds of road...

Nice, I am okay with all different kinds of road surfaces, I just strongly prefer that kind of traffic (few cages).
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,009
Posted By LetItRoll
Thanks, any local knowledge is always...

Thanks, any local knowledge is always appreciated. Do you know what the traffic flow and speeds usually are on the section of 203 south of union? Looks like that would save me alot of time/miles...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,097
Posted By LetItRoll
+1, more riding focusing on being one with the...

+1, more riding focusing on being one with the bike, relax look where you want to go, lean with the bike to go there. If your on your Husaberg it shouldnt take much input under normal circumstances....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,009
Posted By LetItRoll
That sounds good, in fact that just makes me want...

That sounds good, in fact that just makes me want to go riding -- NOW!

thanks
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,009
Posted By LetItRoll
Thanks, I did notice most of those roads in some...

Thanks, I did notice most of those roads in some of my map pre-run, helps to know that they are mostly decent. What is the Hwy 39 portion like? I may try and return a different route, so am also...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,206
Posted By LetItRoll
Great, that confirms what I have allways thought,...

Great, that confirms what I have allways thought, It felt like I was a better rider at .06~.07 BAC, than at 0.00.
You bring up some other good points, in many things new students trying to learn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 83,052
Posted By LetItRoll
Allright, I hate to throw a Monkey Wrench into...

Allright, I hate to throw a Monkey Wrench into things here, but I have been reading this back and forth (joexr, philb) and from my 40 years of experience in many aspects of the motorcycle industry my...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-27-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,009
Posted By LetItRoll
Enterprise Or. to Vale/Harper route Advice

Trying to find somebody with knowledge of the area(s) between Enterprise oregon, heading as efficiently as possible South down to anywhere between Ontario, Or. and Crane, Or. That is the only section...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,020
Posted By LetItRoll
+1 Operator miscalculation, (front brake)...

+1

Operator miscalculation, (front brake) not a big deal though because small problems that dont turn into big problems are no problem at all. He did the right thing in the end.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,206
Posted By LetItRoll
+1 I would ride as much as possible before...

+1

I would ride as much as possible before the class, as long as it is in a safe controlled area that you are comfortable with. You will be more confident in the class and be able to absorb/do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 83,052
Posted By LetItRoll
Love your pothole example above, it brings up a...

Love your pothole example above, it brings up a good point/clarification about the before, during, and after effects of any handlebar movement (steering/countersteering). The importance of safe...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,019
Posted By LetItRoll
Should be a great ride, 6 days should be plenty...

Should be a great ride, 6 days should be plenty to really enjoy the trip. Domingo pass (just north of denio), propeller ridge, and the alvord area might be easy to include depending on how your first...
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