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Old 06-08-2012, 10:14 PM   #1
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Round Way Round! Fishy's 2012 Adventure ride!

Well, its that time again... I have 9 weeks off with pay....

I have a full tank of gas, an empty cigar box, I will be leaving in the dark of morning after working a 13 hour shift, wearing sunglasses...





I have been preparing for this adventure for some time, but I still don't know for sure where I am going. I do know this... I will be able to find interesting areas, get there and stay there until I want to move on.

Last year showed me what I can do on a little bike, and I like it. This year I am taking my trusted WR250X even further...

I have made some changes...

I put beefy knoblies on my motard wheels.... stoopid fun



I added a trailer...




I added fuel storage to the trailer...



and I changed the gearing to be the same as Mark AKA Bigdog... and I really likey so far.



This year I will be taking my Tipi and stove for true 4 season comfort.



I got a great battery for my C-Pap so I can be better rested for the long days traveling...

The adventure will begin with a short hop, but a challenging one.
With little to no sleep my buddy, who has very little dirt riding experience and me with my overloaded little bike will challenge Lolo pass and Powerline.













I have heard a few have made it over already so we are going to give it a try. We plan to camp at a friends "Lazy Ranch" then continue to Enterprise the next morning. There, we will set up camp and explore the area. That Sunday he gets to head home and I get to decide what comes next.

On my short list are Magruder Corirdor, Lolo Historic Motorway, The Phasemeroi range and who knows? A lot will depend on how much snow is left in the high country and what I am willing to endure.

So stock up on your snacks and beer. I think this is going to get entertaining.

While you wait you might want to read up on last years adventure... or not. I am soon to be on extended vacation, why would I care?

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Old 06-09-2012, 06:00 AM   #2
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Old 06-09-2012, 08:36 AM   #3
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Old 06-09-2012, 10:52 AM   #4
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I still need to find my passport...
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Old 06-09-2012, 01:10 PM   #5
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Setting up camp at Enterprise, OR and exploring the area? That's all you have to say about that? What about the 60 + ADVers you will be camping and riding with while in that area?

Subscribed. This is going to be fun.

Will you have a SPOT with you?
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I still need to find my passport...
Keep the doors open, buddy. But, right now, I think the rides worth doing here are still snowed in. But, in late July... well.... there're lots of awesome places here you can go to on that bike!!
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Old 06-11-2012, 10:35 AM   #7
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Setting up camp at Enterprise, OR and exploring the area? That's all you have to say about that? What about the 60 + ADVers you will be camping and riding with while in that area?

Subscribed. This is going to be fun.

Will you have a SPOT with you?
Yea, I'll have Spot. So... we are starting this foray in Hood River at the Lazy Lodge riding over Lolo Pass with a good friend or four...

Then we are headed to Hells Canyon!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=734889

Can't get this song outta my head





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Keep the doors open, buddy. But, right now, I think the rides worth doing here are still snowed in. But, in late July... well.... there're lots of awesome places here you can go to on that bike!!
Still looking for it... chaos leading up to an epic adventure... happens EVERY time
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Old 06-11-2012, 11:12 AM   #8
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What about the 60 + ADVers you will be camping and riding with while in that area?

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Chopped liver.
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Old 06-11-2012, 11:43 AM   #9
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Chopped liver.
I was getting to it....

This may be a long trip.... I gotta pace myself
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Old 06-11-2012, 01:55 PM   #11
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Old 06-11-2012, 02:35 PM   #12
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Its ok, of I can find the plate I can zip tie it on
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Old 06-11-2012, 05:47 PM   #15
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Laugh Enjoy!

I read your other RR some time ago & enjoyed. Looking forward to this one too!

I've got a WRR pulling the Moto-Mule trailer. In it's steerer tube, I used a boat drain plug to make a humidor. Not sure when (bumps or tight turn) but I saw the latch open on the box so I plan to double up with a strap or second latch pin. Didn't lose any gear thankfully.

FWIW Here's the weekend fun: https://picasaweb.google.com/chrissp...eat=directlink

Have a great trip!!
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