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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-02-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3,829
Views: 864,241
Posted By lakecntyrider
Eastern Oregon has plenty of these stretches. ...

Eastern Oregon has plenty of these stretches.

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-02-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,402
Posted By lakecntyrider
I was finally able to ride through part of...

I was finally able to ride through part of Wyoming this year. Need to go back to explore some more.

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-04-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,026
Posted By lakecntyrider
Very happy with my Giant Loop Fandango tank bag. ...

Very happy with my Giant Loop Fandango tank bag. The plastic map pocket on top can get some condensation inside when it rains, but just the right size for the 990.
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Forum: Equipment 11-03-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 35,278
Posted By lakecntyrider
Love packitgourmet. All the choices are...

Love packitgourmet. All the choices are excellent, but love the Bangers & Mash.

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-01-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 941
Views: 126,146
Posted By lakecntyrider
Agree. I sat on a GSA yesterday, and it is huge....

Agree. I sat on a GSA yesterday, and it is huge. I have a 990 now and my riding is more road these days, so finding something in between my 990 and the GSA would be ideal. This might be it.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-28-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 220,338
Posted By lakecntyrider
My Dad and I right before our Rockies trip this...

My Dad and I right before our Rockies trip this year. Fortunate enough to have done a few adventure trips with him.
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Forum: Equipment 10-28-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,506
Posted By lakecntyrider
I love mine and will echo a few comments. They...

I love mine and will echo a few comments. They are hot when the temperatures gets up. They will leak if you don't put something like mink oil on them. I didn't do this in my first rain storm, and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 31,838
Posted By lakecntyrider
Love the photographs. Colors are spectacular. ...

Love the photographs. Colors are spectacular. Inspires me to take a photography class. Looking forward to the rest of the report.
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,744
Posted By lakecntyrider
Enjoying your ride report. :clap:clap I used to...

Enjoying your ride report. :clap:clap I used to travel to Romania for business, and always wanted to do a ride through the country, but never had the opportunity. The Transfagarasan highway is on...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By lakecntyrider
I've had my trailer for 7 years now. Great for...

I've had my trailer for 7 years now. Great for my DRZ, kid's bikes, and hauling my KTM 990. Really like the low profile for loading. Probably want to get the dual stand-up when pulling two big...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,847
Posted By lakecntyrider
Enjoyed your ride report. No such thing as a...

Enjoyed your ride report. No such thing as a boring Alaska ride report :wink:. I didn't get to Deadhorse, but many of the other places look familiar. Have to get back up there.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-18-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 941
Views: 126,146
Posted By lakecntyrider
I love my 990, but the trips to the dirt are...

I love my 990, but the trips to the dirt are getting longer, which makes me think about something like this. The big tank is a plus too.
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By lakecntyrider
Final Thoughts

In the end, we traveled about 3200 miles over some of the most beautiful terrain in the world. Yes, that's a long ways in a relatively short time, but it never feels like it. Some challenging...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By lakecntyrider
Day 9

Hard to believe this would be our last day of riding. The trip went by so quickly. Woke-up to a terrific morning riding along the Columbia River.
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Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By lakecntyrider
Day 8

Early the next morning, waterskiing boats were on the lake early before the winds came-up. Not long after, we were back on the road. Nice morning riding along highway 3 to the Nighthawk border...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By lakecntyrider
Day 7

The next morning was overcast, and over the horizon we could see some dark clouds forming. Not long after we left the lodge, the rain started - not a light rain, but an all-out deluge with thunder...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By lakecntyrider
Day 6

Hard to top the day we had at Glacier, but still looking forward to the ride towards Banff. Modest welcome into Canada at the Roosville border.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By lakecntyrider
Day 5

Began the morning having to take a 30 mile detour around highway 287. The bridge directly to 89 was closed due to some maintenance. Highway 89 is a long ride through flatlands into Glacier. ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By lakecntyrider
Day 4 (cont.)

After leaving Yellowstone, we continued along the Gallatin River. A number of fly fisherman along the way.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By lakecntyrider
Day 4

After a rainy night, we woke-up to a dry morning. Like the night before, the rain broke just in time for us to take care of camp. A great view of the mountains with the morning sun, but I was only...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By lakecntyrider
Day 3

Nice and cool in the morning. A welcome change from the heat of the previous days. As we continued towards Stanley, more incredible views.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By lakecntyrider
Day 2

We traveled about 370 miles on day 1. I didn't expect such a long trek, but it was good to get this far east on the first leg. Next morning, a beautiful sky.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By lakecntyrider
Thanks. Yes, I've seen pictures. Definitely a...

Thanks. Yes, I've seen pictures. Definitely a road I need to checkout.
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By lakecntyrider
Day 1

The first day was going to be a long one. I would leave the San Francisco Bay Area at 4 a.m. and tow my motorcycle to my Dad's house in Grants Pass, Oregon. After close to 8 hours, I arrived at...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By lakecntyrider
Beneath the Sacred Mountain - A Trip to the Rockies

I was finally able to carve out some time for another ride with my Dad. For the past couple of years, I wasn't able to find time for a ride, so I was really looking forward to one this year. Hard...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,526
Posted By lakecntyrider
Wow, I don't know how some of you are getting...

Wow, I don't know how some of you are getting such good mileage on the Scorpions. Rode Alaska a couple of years ago and the rear was pretty bare at 4K miles. Full load on a lot of chipseal, which...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By lakecntyrider
Been on the road for work and only now getting...

Been on the road for work and only now getting back to my trip planning. The shipping thing was turning into a bit of a logistics pain (bikes coming form OR and CA), so I think we're just going to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By lakecntyrider
Shipping Bike to Jackson Hole

Planning a trip that starts in Jackson Hole in August and would like to fly and ride. Will be shipping my bike to Jackson Hole, but won't be there when bike arrives. Any recommendations?
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,842
Posted By lakecntyrider
A lot of this looks familiar. Did a trip a...

A lot of this looks familiar. Did a trip a couple of years ago. Can't take pictures of everything while you're riding, so it's always good to see another view. Keep it coming. Reminds me of why I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 50,502
Posted By lakecntyrider
Great report! I was up in a lot of the same...

Great report! I was up in a lot of the same country last year. I didn't have the time to make it up the Dalton, but your report brought back some great memories. I have an 11 year old son, and now...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,798
Posted By lakecntyrider
Great report. I've been on some of those trails...

Great report. I've been on some of those trails on a DRZ, which was ideal. Must have been some work to lug the big bike through some of that.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,963
Posted By lakecntyrider
Just put this on my 2007 KTM 990 Adventure. ...

Just put this on my 2007 KTM 990 Adventure. Can't believe I haven't done this earlier. I've been living with the snatchy throttle for awhile now, and became quite adept at being careful with the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 22,317
Posted By lakecntyrider
Great report! I've ridden some of the same...

Great report! I've ridden some of the same country as you did, and it's spectacular. Your pictures really capture it beautifully. Can't believe you did all of that on a DRZ.
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 34,392
Posted By lakecntyrider
Another great ride report larryboy...

Another great ride report larryboy :clap:clap:clap Looked forward to every update. I haven't been to Death Valley, but definitely on my list.
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,567
Posted By lakecntyrider
Some of the best pictures I've seen of this area....

Some of the best pictures I've seen of this area. Too hard core for me, but great to live vicariously through others.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-10-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 20,684
Posted By lakecntyrider
Now that's reinforcement -- I just used a piece...

Now that's reinforcement -- I just used a piece of flatbar underneath.
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,758
Posted By lakecntyrider
Traveled some of that same route in the summer. ...

Traveled some of that same route in the summer. Looks a lot different than when I was there -- a lot colder, for sure.
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,199
Posted By lakecntyrider
Yep. Takes an extra bag, but worth it.

Yep. Takes an extra bag, but worth it.
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 106,636
Posted By lakecntyrider
One gallon rotopax mounted on the toprack --...

One gallon rotopax mounted on the toprack -- needed it on this summer's ride to Alaska.

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Forum: Equipment 11-02-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,199
Posted By lakecntyrider
Highly recommend Packit Gourmet -...

Highly recommend Packit Gourmet - http://www.packitgourmet.com/.

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