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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-24-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 57,494
Posted By TheAdmiral
I got lucky for sure! Still best friends...

I got lucky for sure! Still best friends too!:crash
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-24-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 37,942
Posted By TheAdmiral
I'm still keeping an eye on this thread, so don't...

I'm still keeping an eye on this thread, so don't think you can slip in too many postings without it catching my eye! :lol3

I keep seeing all these ride reports in the Avery area. It's so pretty...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,153
Posted By TheAdmiral
So, are you done or not done with this adventure?...

So, are you done or not done with this adventure? Still a couple loose details to finish?

This has been such a neat story to follow. I'm very surprised this trail isn't traveled more, at least by...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 57,494
Posted By TheAdmiral
<iframe width="853" height="480"...

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/wLOK2_QL_WU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 57,494
Posted By TheAdmiral
West Mtn. Jeep Trail

And so, in less than a weeks time I go from frowny face to smilie face. We just had to break in the new TW by completing the West Mtn. Jeep Trail. We had to turn back a couple weeks prior due to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 57,494
Posted By TheAdmiral
While I was scrounging for engine parts

The wife found me a new engine on-line
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-DNXceq0IDKI/VXuyXM-mCCI/AAAAAAAAGXQ/OrU9ryLsVgw/s640/Picture0612152211_1.jpg

and they threw the rest of the parts in for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 57,494
Posted By TheAdmiral
I killed the Mayflower

I killed my TW200 couple weeks ago. Affectionately known as the Mayflower. It was totally my fault as I must not have completely secured the oil check bolt after the previous oil change, which...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 140,284
Posted By TheAdmiral
I like it:D Boy, I live in a boring looking house!

I like it:D Boy, I live in a boring looking house!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 140,284
Posted By TheAdmiral
I hope to never get any of those stones, kidney...

I hope to never get any of those stones, kidney or gal! I'd be a big baby for sure.

Anyway, this is a great looking house. It reminded me of the Munster's TV show house. I looked it up to see how...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-17-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 42,761
Posted By TheAdmiral
After reading the numerous reports of frame...

After reading the numerous reports of frame failure, I've always kept an eye on the frame under the rack just in case. So far never a problem, but I've never been on an "expedition" like you two...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-16-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 57,494
Posted By TheAdmiral
Memorial Weekend last year there were a few...

Memorial Weekend last year there were a few drifts on 435 to 4 Corners from French Creek CG, and too much snow on 763 south of 4 Corners. We turned around and rode the logging roads.

This past...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8,756
Views: 861,308
Posted By TheAdmiral
I've only ridden our mules on Council Mtn. I'd...

I've only ridden our mules on Council Mtn. I'd like to hear what you think of the trails when you get back. Couple exposure's we won't even ride the mules on, but I'm pretty sure bikes aren't allowed...
Forum: Photos 06-16-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8,543
Views: 8,449,135
Posted By TheAdmiral
Not the original poster, but commenting on...

Not the original poster, but commenting on Tubaman. Being born in a Swedish Hospital, I got it. I chuckled and sure he was just poking some fun!:D Unless there was a take over I was unaware of!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8,756
Views: 861,308
Posted By TheAdmiral
Nice you enjoyed your ride. Sometimes those ATV...

Nice you enjoyed your ride. Sometimes those ATV trails can be overlooked by the singletrack enthusiast! Even the jeep trails can be overlooked.

Spent a day recently riding around West Mtn. in...
Forum: Photos 06-16-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8,543
Views: 8,449,135
Posted By TheAdmiral
Wonder if anyone else will catch this!:lol3

Wonder if anyone else will catch this!:lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9,030
Views: 584,164
Posted By TheAdmiral
No way I could guess based on the historic photo...

No way I could guess based on the historic photo as the only motor I had between two wheels at the time was some playing cards cloths-pinned to the forks of my bicycle.

I still have no idea from...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 57,494
Posted By TheAdmiral
Memorial Weekend ride Indian Mtn. & West Mtn.

Day 1.1 to Indian Mtn. Lookout


We had a great weekend of riding in and around Indian Mtn. and West Mtn. between Council and Cascade, ID. Beautiful scenery, easy logging roads, fun ATV/Jeep...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8,756
Views: 861,308
Posted By TheAdmiral
Hey JW, I've partially solved the full...

Hey JW,

I've partially solved the full throttle lack of 800 by the use of better rear sprocketry! This pic was with the stock. I am giving some thought to mounting a Duro type ATV tire on the rear...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8,756
Views: 861,308
Posted By TheAdmiral
Is fun for sure. After watching some other riders...

Is fun for sure. After watching some other riders East Mtn Way video's, I wanna ride the entire route. Not familar with all the names, but I believe the last line "Clear Cr. Summit is the only part...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 57,494
Posted By TheAdmiral
And at the spot we turned around we could see...

And at the spot we turned around we could see ATV/side-by-side tracks down in the wash. We looked on the way back and we didn't see any tracks leading to the wash from where we came. I also so on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 57,494
Posted By TheAdmiral
Last Friday I went to the dentist and discovered...

Last Friday I went to the dentist and discovered I had a broken tooth!
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-dsmcM1gN8JQ/VWxfCaOriXI/AAAAAAAAGUI/XMIBwpD_3ng/s800/DSCN0849.JPG

Rode the TW to get...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 57,494
Posted By TheAdmiral
Yeah, Gumbo mud & Gumbo are both something I...

Yeah, Gumbo mud & Gumbo are both something I don't care for:lol3. Loving your thread with all the great photo's.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8,756
Views: 861,308
Posted By TheAdmiral
Cool, look forward to the video and thanks for...

Cool, look forward to the video and thanks for the 106/107 info!:thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 57,494
Posted By TheAdmiral
Lake Owyhee, OR - On to plan B

Not the ride adventure of the century, but it had it's moments!http://tw200forum.com/forum/images/smilies/biggrin.gif

Plan A was to camp out of the BLM Twin Springs primitive campground west of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2015, 08:46 AM
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Views: 584,164
Posted By TheAdmiral
Heaven?

Heaven?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8,756
Views: 861,308
Posted By TheAdmiral
Oh boy, honestly I don't think I would try it....

Oh boy, honestly I don't think I would try it. There are some steepish area's with loose dirt. Throw in the occasional rock/boulder and tree root, that would be brutal. Riding the logging roads to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8,756
Views: 861,308
Posted By TheAdmiral
Up until last year, I didn't even know EMW trail...

Up until last year, I didn't even know EMW trail went up to Clear Creek Summit. I rode what I called the northern portion in 2013 from the lookout to FS405 then dropped down to CC road. If you came...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8,756
Views: 861,308
Posted By TheAdmiral
The other guy didn't feel comfortable riding the...

The other guy didn't feel comfortable riding the trail, so I rode with him up to the lookout on the logging road(s). My son rode the trail back too. I think the route is 9-10 miles by trail, and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8,756
Views: 861,308
Posted By TheAdmiral
My first attempt, which was solo in 2012, ended...

My first attempt, which was solo in 2012, ended about 1/2 way to East Mtn. I returned and rode up Scriver Creek a week or so later to finish it.

2013 attempt, I have a larger tank on my TW which...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-01-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 57,214
Posted By TheAdmiral
Good shot. Maybe not to super highway standards,...

Good shot. Maybe not to super highway standards, but I like the look of the guardrails on the old Hwy 30 by the Dalles.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-01-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 42,761
Posted By TheAdmiral
Man what a big you made with the coffee!:doh You...

Man what a big you made with the coffee!:doh You gotta have a backup. Starting the day out of a sleeping bag no less! I get grouchy with just 1 cup of morning coffee, I can't imagine no coffee.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-01-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 140,284
Posted By TheAdmiral
Wow. These railroad and shipping photo's are just...

Wow. These railroad and shipping photo's are just awesome.:clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8,756
Views: 861,308
Posted By TheAdmiral
In the first video from 2012, you can see the...

In the first video from 2012, you can see the first trail from Hwy 55 had trees and was overgrown to a degree.
In the second video from 2013, more towards the end, 7:15 ish, you can see how this...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-01-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,660
Posted By TheAdmiral
I'm in the process of reading this in my spare...

I'm in the process of reading this in my spare time, so I haven't gotten very far. Still on page one. One thing I can say so far though, I miss your writing and humor, even if it doesn't contain any...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8,756
Views: 861,308
Posted By TheAdmiral
I've been up that way a few times. Zimmer Crk...

I've been up that way a few times. Zimmer Crk then to Packer John. First time the old logging road was overgrown and turned into an ATV trail. Last time up, they were logging up above and had re-done...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-28-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 42,761
Posted By TheAdmiral
Roads Deteriating

My wife and I ride these all the time. Starts out very nice and next thing we know we're on an ATV trail. Course we do this on purpose, but on what's suppose to be a regular road, very discouraging....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-26-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8,756
Views: 861,308
Posted By TheAdmiral
I've got a couple I've not yet posted here. Will...

I've got a couple I've not yet posted here. Will soon.

And they were interesting. Western side Lake Owyhee. Gumbo mud. It was a tad damp. Two Weekends ago....
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 47,913
Posted By TheAdmiral
Oh my, you've got a ton of Poster worthy...

Oh my, you've got a ton of Poster worthy picture's here. A ton! I see there are some issues if you fall. Sliding down the slope would have me worried some. Excellent post!:clap

P.S. I'm gonna have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,006
Posted By TheAdmiral
Looking at the photo of Jason riding up the trail...

Looking at the photo of Jason riding up the trail reminded me of when I tried that road uphill. The lack of experience kept me from making it very far. That and a lack of power on the TW. Not sure...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-13-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 42,761
Posted By TheAdmiral
"Seems incongruous to me, being desert and all,...

"Seems incongruous to me, being desert and all, but there are actually quite a few Vineyards in southern Arizona...I assume they are making "dry" wines." :lol3

These rocks alway spook me. You...
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