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Old 08-16-2014, 11:04 PM   #1
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"I'll be back before dark..." - Wandering in SW Idaho

Decided to see Silver City (ID) for the first time, after all, this is why I researched and thought and talked and talked about buying a dual-sport.

I don't hunt or fish very much and I've lived in Idaho for over 20 years and really never seen any of the state except from paved roads.

I have a friend who hiked the entire 'Idaho Centennial Trail' two summers ago (yes, the entire trail in one summer, only one of like 7 or 8 guys to ever do that) and he had inspired me to get out and see my home state.

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The remodeled Catholic Church in town. They really did a nice job and it looks great.

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This is the old schoolhouse. Looked like they are raising money to restore it as well.

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Inside the hotel restaurant and bar. Really cool old bar with the old outdoor signs from the past on the walls.

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A couple of the shops across the Main Street from the hotel.

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Met this gal from Tacoma, WA who has put almost 50K on her URAL in the last five years. Was on a road-trip with a friend and came from Boise to Silver City and actually stayed the previous night at the Silver City hotel. Said she could actually confirm that the hotel was haunted...sounds like a fun night.

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Here is the new travel partner, a 2000 BMW F650 Classic 'Funduro'. She is a pretty smooth riding thumper, does great on the gravel and dirt and I need to come up with a name for her. A couple more trips and maybe something will come to me.
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Old 08-21-2014, 09:52 AM   #2
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I love the Silver City area. Thanks for day report.
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Old 08-21-2014, 08:38 PM   #3
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Old 08-21-2014, 08:46 PM   #4
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I need to get up there...

I owned a couple of F650's loved those bikes. I've been deep inside those beasts more than once...
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