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Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,937
Posted By robl245
Final Day

This was Sunday, our last day of riding. Gavin wanted to get back to the pickups by 4 – 5 pm. So, after a good nights sleep and the ‘breakfast’ the hotel offers, we sat around the Toughbook and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,937
Posted By robl245
Onward

Originally, the plan was to continue north from Jamison Lake to Grimes Lake, then east over to Banks Lake and follow the cliff road up to the power lines, then follow the power lines up and around...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,937
Posted By robl245
I'm 99% sure he's using this: (Slim Wedge Mobile...

I'm 99% sure he's using this: (Slim Wedge Mobile Keyboard and Wedge Touch Mouse that is)
http://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-announces-new-windows-8-mice-and-keyboards

Maybe he'll write up...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6,203
Views: 1,199,074
Posted By robl245
Sure, we've got a thread on it in Day Trippin. ...

Sure, we've got a thread on it in Day Trippin. My friend posted to the thread on the fly durring the trip, and I'm adding all my pictures now. I'm not quite done. Here it is....
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6,203
Views: 1,199,074
Posted By robl245
I thought I'd throw mine up on here, but it's...

I thought I'd throw mine up on here, but it's another not 525 post. I can't remember if I've seen a 400 on here, so here's mine!!

When I got it a couple of years ago with 9 hours and 125 miles on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-26-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,937
Posted By robl245
Oil fun

I do need a skid plate, I know I don’t have one. It’s on my list, it really is. I’m just used to a KDX with a well designed frame that protects the engine. Well, due to a damaged side cover from...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-26-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,937
Posted By robl245
First a stop at Gavin’s newly purchased cabin to...

First a stop at Gavin’s newly purchased cabin to check that out. This place would be great place to trail ride from, it's a little ways up in the hills south of Cashmere....
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-26-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,937
Posted By robl245
Route

I essentially got on Google Maps and browsed around looking for cool looking deserty areas to try and ride through. Here was my first attempt...
Section 1...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-26-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,937
Posted By robl245
OK, so how in the heck to carry the stuff I...

OK, so how in the heck to carry the stuff I needed on my dirt bike? And, what should I be taking? I know it seems obvious. After much reading on here and elsewhere, the answer for me was to be found...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-25-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,937
Posted By robl245
My Take On This... (The non live part)

Well I haven’t posted many times on here, I’ve been a lurker mostly. So, here’s some background on me and my take on this trip. For quite a few years, my friend Gavin and I have talked about doing a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-14-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,937
Posted By robl245
OK, I have to be cool and post a bike pic too. ...

OK, I have to be cool and post a bike pic too. I'm leaving Spokane after work today to head for Leavenworth, so this is what I'm riding waiting patiently in the back of my pickup.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-14-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,937
Posted By robl245
correct forum?

My riding partner started this thread, but I noticed the forum title says epic rides 1 week or longer. As awesome as I think our trip will be...
I'll just toss out there that this trip will only be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-14-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,937
Posted By robl245
We'll try and do that. I've read all sorts of...

We'll try and do that. I've read all sorts of ride reports about what people have taken, this is my first time taking an overnight dirt bike ride, and the packing is harder that I thought it would...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-14-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,937
Posted By robl245
We're still working on it. Tony sent us some...

We're still working on it. Tony sent us some suggestions on a direction to go, but I'm sure it will evolve as we travel as the realities of travel speed and actual distance become apparent.

At...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-11-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By robl245
OK, so just for fun, here's a couple more pics of...

OK, so just for fun, here's a couple more pics of the Dad dual sport adventure of 2005. Tony joined us on the adventure to guide us through the Green Dots since we had never ridden there before. We...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By robl245
HA!!!!! Yes, that was an intertaining trip,...

HA!!!!! Yes, that was an intertaining trip, probably around 2005 or so. Gavin and I were both trying to take our dads for their first ever dirtbike ride. That's Gavin's dad there in the bush on an...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By robl245
Hi Tony, It's been a while! (I haven't...

Hi Tony,


It's been a while! (I haven't been on any of the forums for a few years, but we rode together a number of times). I hope things are well with you. I'm the one going with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-30-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By robl245
I'm guessing you'll be liking that WR. That...

I'm guessing you'll be liking that WR. That Giant Loop bag looks like the ticket. I'm leaning toward the Coyote model. It looks like it will hold what I need it to, plus other stuff can be...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-29-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By robl245
Hey ADVNCW, That's a great shot there! I'm...

Hey ADVNCW,

That's a great shot there! I'm wondering about that windscreen you have on that Honda (230?). Where did you get it? Does it ever get in the way? Is it easy to remove? (Throw it...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By robl245
Looks like a good time to me. I like it down...

Looks like a good time to me. I like it down there. Those bikes look like good gravel road cruisers too.


He's probably staying just behind the other guy like that to give himself room to duck...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 87,424
Posted By robl245
Looking down on the Columbia Basin from the...

Looking down on the Columbia Basin from the Saddle Mountain radio towers just north of Mattawa in Washington state.
http://robl245.smugmug.com/photos/267389578_oe5u6-XL.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,685
Posted By robl245
I can completely relate to that!!!! I've really...

I can completely relate to that!!!! I've really run into that over here in North Idaho up by Lake Pend Oreille. They tell me to 'tread lightly', stay on the trail, blah blah blah. So I do all that...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-17-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4,138
Views: 809,218
Posted By robl245
North WA cascades: ...

North WA cascades:
http://robl245.smugmug.com/photos/354411348_juJmV-L.jpg
http://robl245.smugmug.com/photos/132604600_CqfNm-L.jpg
http://robl245.smugmug.com/photos/132605066_FHcgV-L.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,740
Posted By robl245
Here's a closer shot of the wild horses from up...

Here's a closer shot of the wild horses from up on the hill.....

http://robl245.smugmug.com/photos/131203505_QGVVr-L.jpg

Rob
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 141,178
Posted By robl245
Seems like I read through here you're looking for...

Seems like I read through here you're looking for VW camper.....

You may already know, but a good place to check for good deals on nice Westy vans is www.TheSamba.com. I've been thinking of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 246,660
Posted By robl245
http://robl245.smugmug.com/photos/171187828_FoTd8-...

http://robl245.smugmug.com/photos/171187828_FoTd8-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,203
Posted By robl245
Could a North ID guy tag along with you on that...

Could a North ID guy tag along with you on that someday???? I would absolutely love to ride with you there if I could ever get down that far. Yessssireeee!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-09-2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 231,695
Posted By robl245
How about a Pass Trail??? This is Dead Man's...

How about a Pass Trail???

This is Dead Man's Pass in the Central Washington Cascades.

This first pic is looking up toward the pass we're about to ride over. You can see the switch backs if you...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 141,178
Posted By robl245
Wow. I am one of the many many people that have...

Wow. I am one of the many many people that have been following along with you here. You started off heading through my neck of the woods. I live north of Coeur d' Alene now, and in Moscow for...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,909
Posted By robl245
I'm not wondering that at all!! I'm thinking old...

I'm not wondering that at all!! I'm thinking old XRs make a great small adventure bike. At least, I'm hoping so. Looks like a good time. My current project is to dual sport convert my 85 XR350. ...
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