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Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2012, 08:34 PM
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Posted By offthetrail
DAY 11: Heading home

We geared up and Jarrett’s bike fired right up. This gave us the confidence to ride some more back roads again. Just outside of Fernie<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By offthetrail
Bigtime. I think it's supposed to be busting out...

Bigtime. I think it's supposed to be busting out of the ground at a grave? like a zombie or someone buried alive?
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By offthetrail
DAY 10 Breakdown and Border Dash Part 4

After sleeping in a bit and a slow breakfast service at a busy dinner we weren’t on the road until 10am or so! Since our park pass was still valid for another day was decided to head back into...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By offthetrail
DAY 9 Bridge Out!

We woke up late feeling relatively well rested (minus the headach) and ready to get back on the road. In the morning we knocked off a few miles of highway before turning off onto an interesting road...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By offthetrail
DAY 8 Relax!

After a late sleep in and a relaxing moring drinking coffee, we made a little trip down the interstate to the local walmart for oil and a cheap container to drain the old oil into. BTW, the dark spot...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By offthetrail
DAY 7 Border Dash Part 3!

Next morning we had a real late start after an extremely filling but painfully slow breakfast service. It seems that as the trip progresses, we’re leaving later and later. On top of that Mike needed...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By offthetrail
Thanks for the replys! Sadly no pic of Cathy...

Thanks for the replys! Sadly no pic of Cathy...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By offthetrail
DAY 6 Border Dash Part 2: BC

Amazingly I survived the night without getting butchered. Actually the guy next door had silently left before we were up at 7:30 or so.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By offthetrail
DAY 5: Washington

Anyway after a good night out we woke early to a the usual mild hangover and that “just not enough sleep” feeling despite not hitting the road until well after 9am this morning<?xml:namespace prefix...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By offthetrail
DAY 4 Up and Over

We hit the road around 8am after a tasty breakfast from the local diner. Today we were shooting for Sandpoint ID as our endpoint and we were going to loosely follow some BigDog tracks I had loaded in...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By offthetrail
DAY 3: I da Ho

We woke up a little hung over and to light rain but still managed to be on the road before 7:30<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 01:08 PM
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Views: 2,694
Posted By offthetrail
DAY 2: Border Dash

With the bikes loaded up at 7:30am, we grab some quick grub from the local Timmy Ho’s.


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Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By offthetrail
DAY 1: Get out of Dodge

First off Mike and I had to get from Edmonton to Calgary where we meet Jarrett. Since the ride would have been horribly flat and boring with nothing to see we decided shuttle the bikes the 300km in...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By offthetrail
Three Bikes, Eleven Days, No Obligations!

Welcome to our third annual dualsport shenanigan extravaganza. It’s not an around the world trip or even to South America but it’s still a good time exploring NW USA and a bit of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 111,024
Posted By offthetrail
Goddamn that's a lot of miles you guys are...

Goddamn that's a lot of miles you guys are putting on each day. I don't know how you do it but it's impressive.
Also impressive are the photos! Really enjoying the ride.
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Day 13

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Final day of the trip. Woke up to, you guessed it, rain<o:p></o:p>
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Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Day 12

Today would be our last day in the States and hopefully a very scenic ride through Glacier National Park.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
First...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Day 11

Woke up early and the bikes were still good.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
After another giant breakfast Jarrett grabbed some air and I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Glad you found this were able to get a credit! I...

Glad you found this were able to get a credit! I am very greatfull to you and all the place along the way that kept us rolling.
Cheers!
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Could be, I'm just going by the waypoints from a...

Could be, I'm just going by the waypoints from a whole bunch of GPX tracks I downloaded and combined into a route. Some had different names at the same town location.
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Day 10

After breakfast we hit the interstate to knock off a few miles. We were a fair ways from home yet and didn’t have much time so getting a few fast miles under the belt made us both feel a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Day 9 More rain and a little mud

We started the day with some breakfast at a very trendy and busy café that took a solid forty minutes to get our scrambled eggs… Not a great start. But things were looking up when we grabbed some...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Day 8! Yella' Stone

I Don’t remember what time we called it a night but I definitely was not feeling overly rested when we got up bright and early
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Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Day 7

We had a little highway to take care of first thing. Luckily for the most part there was a side frontage road enabling us to avoid the interstate.
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Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Day 6 More ghosties!

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Woke up to some chilly weather
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Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
That does sound like quite the adventure. Love...

That does sound like quite the adventure. Love those old houses but not sure I'd be too keen on sleeping in em! Whisky certainly would help though.
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
I will put something up at the end. Such a great...

I will put something up at the end. Such a great ride everyone should try ride the CDT if they're fortunate enough to be nearby of have the time to travel to it.
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Day 5

We had a day off scheduled for today. I had wanted to spend some time exploring Butte and we had to take care of some bike maintenance.
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Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Finally continued!!

Ok, so after a very, very long delay, I’m going to finish this report. I actually wrote it all out last year but only recently got the time and ambition back to post it. So here is the remainder of...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Day 3 con't

Some really cool scenery through here. Lots of wide open meadows with sparse vegetation
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Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
You'll have a blast. It a great ride. As...

You'll have a blast. It a great ride.

As for the fairing, overall I really like it and would get it again. However, it does have some drawbacks. For one thing, it was pricey. And while wind is...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Good question! Well I butchered the spelling, I...

Good question! Well I butchered the spelling, I think its spelt Caesar. Here what's in it, stolen from the web:

6 oz. Clamato Juice
1½ oz. Vodka
2 Dashes Tabasco Sauce
2 Dashes...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Will do. Each year we get a little better equiped...

Will do. Each year we get a little better equiped after figuring out what works and what doesn't. However, I doubt there would be much that would have stayed dry in the rain we hit. The first hour or...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Day 4

After drying out the soaked riding gear once again here's the pile of silt that had fallen off just my jacket.<o:p></o:p>
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Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 29,737
Posted By offthetrail
Top notch pics! Very inspiring indeed. Now I have...

Top notch pics! Very inspiring indeed. Now I have yet another area to add to my ride before I die list.
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Day 3

We awoke to sun! and a mild hangover. The latter turned out to be a pretty common occurrence. The sun turned out to be rare as gold. <o:p></o:p>
In the photo we rode into that wall of fog it was...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Day 2

Next morning we awoke early to thick rain clouds. Little did we know how much they would haunt us for the next ten days<o:p></o:p>
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Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Heading South

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It should be mentioned that Thomas is extremely knowledgeable with GPS and mapping as it's part of his 9 to 5 job. I think it keeps him excited during the winter searching the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,341
Posted By offthetrail
Stumbling Along the Continental Divide Trail

As the title state: Stumbling along the Continental Divide trail… Headed South… <o:p></o:p>
Well ok not all of it, but the good part... Due to the almighty time constraints this installment is from...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 823,920
Posted By offthetrail
That shit is gnarly! As a Canadian that mostly...

That shit is gnarly! As a Canadian that mostly works outside all winter I do not deal with heat very well. I'm overheating just reading this. Love it!
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