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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-13-2014, 03:15 PM
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Posted By jakbrand
Classic trials form. :clap ...

Classic trials form. :clap


http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/13/c0ef45ec68866e85497c89d34c2b4979.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
I was sleeping so profoundly during the first...

I was sleeping so profoundly during the first toyhauler drive-by that I thought the whole episode was a bad dream.

It wasn't until he circled back later and shined his powerful Baja lights in...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
This was one of those perfect bush campsites that...

This was one of those perfect bush campsites that you read about in other folks ride reports. It almost seemed too perfect.

Temperature dropped fast after sunset. Fortunately, nearby sage wood was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
We scouted a hidden campsite in small grassy...

We scouted a hidden campsite in small grassy meadow at the edge of the dunes.
It was clean, there were no other campers and it didn't look anyone had camped here for a while. :kumbaya


We...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
It was about four o'clock after hiking Crack in...

It was about four o'clock after hiking Crack in the Ground and we turned our attention to locating a suitable campsite.


We decided to bush camp at Christmas Valley Sand Dunes 25 miles due east....
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
Crack in the Ground

http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-wnncS9H/0/L/i-wnncS9H-L.jpg

Geologists estimate about a thousand years ago this active volcanic area pulled apart creating a fissure nearly two miles long...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
I've said it before and I'll say it again...I...

I've said it before and I'll say it again...I love riding across the desert.

http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-W963v6r/0/L/i-W963v6r-L.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
Oregon Backcountry Discovery Route - Route 5, Section 2

We broke camp then slabbed ten miles on HWY 31 along Summer Lake to join ORBDR-Route 5, Section 2 near Picture Rock Pass.

...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
If you're trekking through southern Oregon, then...

If you're trekking through southern Oregon, then factor in a visit to Summer Lake Hot Springs.

a large pool is inside the barn and smaller outdoor pools are out back
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Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
After four days in the mountains we descended the...

After four days in the mountains we descended the eastern slope of the Cascades into a high desert basin known as the Oregon Outback. Heading easterly we cut across Klamath Marsh National Wildlife...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
We were famished after hiking three hours without...

We were famished after hiking three hours without breakfast. I wolfed down a caldera sized bowl of delicious bison chili at Crater Lake Lodge. Yum! :dg

...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
My words can't convey the beauty of the caldera...

My words can't convey the beauty of the caldera containing the deepest lake in the United States. It's truly a crown jewel.


Wizard Island
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Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
The mercury dipped into the low thirties at Lost...

The mercury dipped into the low thirties at Lost Creek campground (elevation 5973'). I packed two sleeping bags this trip for potential below freezing temps. I slipped a three season down bag inside...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
simonpig, It's funny how Dr. Rock and the...

simonpig,

It's funny how Dr. Rock and the Mobius Trip created a style of adventure riding, dual sport riding point to point for a week at a time. We are definitely following his recipe of moto...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
phoneman, Are you riding Tooly's two-day DS...

phoneman,

Are you riding Tooly's two-day DS event this spring? :ear
Maybe we can convince that old geezer into taking an adventure ride across the Dakotas next summer. :nod

Thanks for checking...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
I'm exploring Oregon, so I needed a hippy name. ...

I'm exploring Oregon, so I needed a hippy name.

One Tooth Richie hippy name is "WHAT". I've known people with a given name so cool that they use it for their hippy name too. That's not me....
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
Umpqua Hot Springs is not too far from ORBDR so...

Umpqua Hot Springs is not too far from ORBDR so we decided to slab 15 miles on HWY 138 and go for a soak.


Short hike up to the hot springs...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
ET rolled into Crescent Lake Junction (elevation...

ET rolled into Crescent Lake Junction (elevation 4750') about 6 o'clock and we walked next door to Manley's Tavern for their special broasted chicken. :freaky<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns =...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
On October 6th the weather in Oregon was...

On October 6th the weather in Oregon was unusually perfect for dual sporting. Cool dry air and clear blue sky all day long.


Bend is somewhere in the valley below.
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Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
South of Mt. Bachelor ORBDR meanders in and out...

South of Mt. Bachelor ORBDR meanders in and out of the forest,

http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-w3Xx4J6/0/L/i-w3Xx4J6-L.jpg

across several lava flows and around several lakes.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
Wild mushrooms are one of Oregon's unique...

Wild mushrooms are one of Oregon's unique Mountain to Market products. If you want to harvest edible fungi on federal land that can fetch up to $100 per pound, then you need to apply for a permit and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
ORBDR Route 3 ( aka Crown Jewels) officially...

ORBDR Route 3 ( aka Crown Jewels) officially begins a few miles west of Sisters and heads south through the Cascades to California. Today's plan was to ride ORBDR to Crescent Lake Junction for food,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
I woke up fully rested at 5:30. It was still dark...

I woke up fully rested at 5:30. It was still dark and 49 degrees outside. I decided to go for a hike around town and find hot coffee. I highly recommend kick starting a big day of riding at Sisters...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
Tooly, You would have loved this ride. ...

Tooly,

You would have loved this ride. :freaky Thanks for checking in.
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
Late in the afternoon, I switched to reserve on...

Late in the afternoon, I switched to reserve on Historic Santiam Wagon Road. I burned 200 miles worth of gas since Portland but still needed to squeeze 30 more miles out of reserve to make it to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
Hood N F

I added a 50 mile detour to my planned route from Portland to Sisters when I accidently hooked up with a couple of dual sport locals exploring Hood National Forest. They led me on rugged logging...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,184
Posted By jakbrand
Orbdr 2014

Most of my regrets result from things I didn't do. :baldy
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This summer I regret not finishing WASH-MX in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-24-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,911
Posted By jakbrand
Returning to civilization so soon? :1drink ...

Returning to civilization so soon? :1drink

Thanks for posting your ramblings. I'm hoping to follow your Utah desert tracks in April. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-17-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,911
Posted By jakbrand
A few months ago when you said you were moving to...

A few months ago when you said you were moving to Utah, you meant the entire state of Utah. :freaky

Keep on rambling! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,911
Posted By jakbrand
What? No broken plastic? Go back and ride...

What? No broken plastic?

Go back and ride it again! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-28-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,911
Posted By jakbrand
:clap Hopefully you're returning in...

:clap

Hopefully you're returning in Spring 2015 to guide your FL peeps on a week long tour.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-22-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,911
Posted By jakbrand
Did you move to Moab? You have plenty of...

Did you move to Moab?

You have plenty of mojo to explore those rugged canyons solo. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,911
Posted By jakbrand
Adventure trials :clap I've endured that...

Adventure trials :clap

I've endured that uncomfortable scenario where the stress of near disaster overpowers the fun of exploring a wilderness trail.

Don't forget to change the engine...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,911
Posted By jakbrand
I remember riding through that log last year. ...

I remember riding through that log last year. :webers

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/24/c40ef0ad54573b75501a83b975c3839e.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-18-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,911
Posted By jakbrand
:clap Awesome scenery! +1 to...

:clap

Awesome scenery!

+1 to replenish the body at Red Iguana after working a day of singletrack . :freaky
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 212,265
Posted By jakbrand
Choctaw Nation Trail

40 mile point-to-point trail located near Muse, Oklahoma


http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-cVMsGhw/0/L/i-cVMsGhw-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-05-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,911
Posted By jakbrand
Bankers...what do they know about high altitude...

Bankers...what do they know about high altitude jetting? :1drink

Great photos. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-03-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,911
Posted By jakbrand
Trail 157

Trail 157 is one of my favorites. :thumb

This section looks like a highway compared to the narrow shelf from a few years ago.


http://jakbrand.smugmug.com/photos/i-mnspLSn/0/L/i-mnspLSn-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-02-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,911
Posted By jakbrand
Stansbury completed! :clap You're on a...

Stansbury completed! :clap

You're on a roll. When are you returning to Lava Ridge? :ricky
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 17,911
Posted By jakbrand
You checked off Donner Pass and Ben Lomond. ...

You checked off Donner Pass and Ben Lomond. :clap

There's unfinished business on Stansbury Front Trail. :evil
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