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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 06:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
R’Idaho 2015 Release

We have now released the full suite of GPS and route description data for The Great R’Idaho Trail routes on WWW.RIDAHO.INFO for the 2015 season.

-The cornerstone adventure is the GRIT1 from Nevada...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
Jerry, Thanks for the assistance. You do so...

Jerry,
Thanks for the assistance. You do so much for the community. Sadly, this has me consumed from doing the GWT this year like I had hoped.

You are correct that this route parallels much of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
Hi Countdown, They are not GPS log tracks...

Hi Countdown,

They are not GPS log tracks yet... with a few exceptions. I plan to make it log based though...Need to ride it first. At this point is it confirmed with MVUM maps to be legal, and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
Jungle, Yeah, that one was added in for A+...

Jungle,

Yeah, that one was added in for A+ riders only. But I reconsidered and removed it, replacing it with Yuba River/snowline in the new release.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-09-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
The GRIT#2 Northern Loop and the GRIT#3 Southern...

The GRIT#2 Northern Loop and the GRIT#3 Southern Loop have now also been draft released to the site. Both are 5 stage/day giant loops for plated dirt bikes.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-31-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 19,099
Posted By birdcool
Trail Detours

FYI: A new, plated dirt bike route called The Great R'Idaho Trail (GRIT-1) parallels and occasionally overlaps the IDBDR route. So if some of the riding party wants to take on some trail difficulty...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By birdcool
it is for the Great R'Idaho Trail #1....here...

it is for the Great R'Idaho Trail #1....here www.ridaho.info
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By birdcool
This is isde style riding without the max speed...

This is isde style riding without the max speed tests, so dirt roads are just connectors to another trail and not a heat issue for mousse. But it is 7 days long and remote, so i dont trust a field...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By birdcool
Bib Mousse in an MT43?

Has anybody found a good combo to fit a bib mousse in an MT43 with its tall 4.00 size rear? Used for trail and dual sport dirtbike? I cant find one that even claims to be made for 4.00 but also it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
I recommend a 450 4 stroke dirt bike as optimal...

I recommend a 450 4 stroke dirt bike as optimal (WRf, CRFx, EXC, etc). The modern 250 4 strokes will make it, but gearing for both rugged trail and road sections is difficult and they will lose a lot...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
Yeah, there is always that gray line where...

Yeah, there is always that gray line where something could work. i didnt think the xl was as good as a drz, but thats just my view. i put the big xr at the top of the grey line, but a better rider...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
Question Seeking Boise Trail Riders

Are there any N Boise area trail riders out there to give us their opinion on fun-factor and difficulty of the trails we currently have in the plan?

If so, here is the list of trails in Stage 2...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-17-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
Why R'Idaho

"I view those routes as just another normal day of riding"

I have had one other comment where someone doesn't get the vision. Maybe my beta release will not hit my goals either and just feel like...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
Mr Dual Sport, are you familiar with any of the...

Mr Dual Sport, are you familiar with any of the trails on stage 2 or 3 to give me feedback on their flavor? I have difficulty ratings and some local input, but need second opinions from various skill...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
Since you live pretty close to the route, i would...

Since you live pretty close to the route, i would love it if you rode stage 2 in a day and report back to what it was like. it is a balance of design. I don't want it too hard for the b level trail...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
Ha. I never noticed that either. Thanks for the...

Ha. I never noticed that either. Thanks for the note. When I search google maps for jarbidge, the town school is listed as jarbridge. Probably some data entry person like me that imagined a second r....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
Laugh Oh, No! You have just ruined the name for me. I...

Oh, No! You have just ruined the name for me. I didn't see that coming.
:rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
Good point. I did not mean to require facebook...

Good point. I did not mean to require facebook for discussion. This thread is for that reason as well. Mostly looking for interested parties to provide feedback with emphasis on constructive...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By birdcool
Let's Ridaho!

Today we are launching the beta release of Ridaho.info. A new website for cross country, dirt bike survival riding in Idaho. There is also a companion Ridaho! facebook group that you are invited to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,887
Posted By birdcool
Keeping it real story telling. Great job sharing...

Keeping it real story telling. Great job sharing both your experience and yourself. Looking forward to more.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-22-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,053
Posted By birdcool
Nice start. Im in. BTW, "Trek" rider and...

Nice start. Im in.

BTW, "Trek" rider and motorcycle trekking is offered up as a standard label for long arduous trail riding trips on a true dirt bike. No royalty required [emoji1]
Im hoping...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-19-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
Sorry Vic, no good Dance with the Devil story...

Sorry Vic, no good Dance with the Devil story this time. I decided before I left on "day 6" that it would be my last leg. There was no joy in riding the roads of "day 7" again since I did on as my...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-19-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
Yeah. I am often dryer than a tent in all heavy...

Yeah. I am often dryer than a tent in all heavy rain since I am off the ground and not tracking or leaking water into my bed floor. It is the heavy wind where the tent has an advantage. The under...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-19-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
If I have no trees I would go to ground with my...

If I have no trees I would go to ground with my 2-man e-blanket wrapped about me and my bag. But I have never had to do that yet. If I am doing a Trek ride down south, every cattle guard crossing is...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-18-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
Back at ya Vic... ...

Back at ya Vic...
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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-18-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
I am safely out to civilization and awaiting...

I am safely out to civilization and awaiting pickup from my Ane .... who just happened to be passing thru here in an hour. My luck runneth over. So the bike and I will hitch a ride home with her and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-18-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/18/6b0b90e...

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Tried to scrounge some gas early from firecamp this morning...no go. I have to wait till the gas station opens...if...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-17-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
No. The hotel cafe. I did get gas there though....

No. The hotel cafe. I did get gas there though. Everything is just special in elk city.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-17-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
Speaking of food.... was cruising down a smooth...

Speaking of food.... was cruising down a smooth forest road today and two grouse were waddling in the middle of the road. They were still there when I was about to hit them, but thanks to my...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-17-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
I kept asking around town for some other local...

I kept asking around town for some other local knowledge of open roads to lowell. The cafe guy had to call someone to ask so I couldnt ask him things. The gas station people didnt know, so I went to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-17-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
Fyi: My chain was confirmed as too tight for full...

Fyi: My chain was confirmed as too tight for full stroke and that was what killed the rear wheel bearing after only 1000 miles.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-17-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
Ralph...No coverage that I noticed, but I uad my...

Ralph...No coverage that I noticed, but I uad my phone in "airplane" mode te save battery.

Im in Elk city now and the locals say the selway river road to lowell from selway falls is still closed....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-17-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
Camped at hat lakes after riding trail there in...

Camped at hat lakes after riding trail there in the dark. It was soo cool I didnt want to leave.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/17/92a6869ec0247e266343d08bd3a6fe3e.jpg...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-16-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
Im off to a very late start but repairs are done...

Im off to a very late start but repairs are done and planning to sleep along the trail tonight.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-16-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
Good tip Moto. I only set chain with 10mm gap...

Good tip Moto. I only set chain with 10mm gap between chain and swingarm line when on kickstand...like the factory decal shows on the swingarm. This makes it look loose to kost people. But I do not...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-15-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
Vic, you would have it pegged except I went...

Vic, you would have it pegged except I went another way trail searching. That first 100+ miles of cow and farm country wasnt worth doing without MML. I liked what I found much better thru the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-15-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
Red...Thanks. Learning determination this year. I...

Red...Thanks. Learning determination this year. I took a self planned route out of arco and found some nice scenic trails before I met up with stock t1 before it hit its first trail. I used your...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-15-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/15/0dc5579...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/15/0dc5579f6af8728af16e0bfc46549531.jpg
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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-15-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
I call this my Stealth Submarine Sunrise Selfie....

I call this my Stealth Submarine Sunrise Selfie. On the trail again to finish the trek. Arco, ID
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/15/b42a60422f8500b8f6f55946fe159459.jpg
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-12-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,996
Posted By birdcool
Shakedown ride of bike fix today. Heading north...

Shakedown ride of bike fix today. Heading north from Lava hot springs along t1...take girl scout camp option out and robbers roost option to get back. Worked fine except that the Bob Smith sidehill...
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