Posts by Chris

2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 12,000 Mile Review

In Conclusion If you’re like me, you want to cut to the chase and if you’re like me only two questions really matter. Would you recommend this bike to someone you knew? Yes. Would you buy it again? Yes. Introduction/Background I bought my 2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT used from a dealership in Oregon in…

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Two days with my Oldest down to the Oregon Coast

My oldest son had the week off from work and a couple of days with nothing else planned. “Why don’t we go for a ride?” Ready to leave Heading toward Astoria, OR Astoria, OR Lunch break in Astoria Lunch break in Astoria Riding along with my son Sun dropping down One big dog One of…

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Exploring Snake River Hells Canyon Part 3

Read part 1 | Read part 2 Living in reverse Got up early and headed back into Idaho and traveled north along Hwy 95, the same hwy I came down yesterday. The morning was cool but it was clearly doing it’s best to get warm quickly. All along 95 back toward Cambridge I was thinking,…

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Exploring Snake River Hells Canyon Part 2

Day 2 Morning in La Grande felt very nice. It was cool but warming quickly so I knew I wouldn’t have to wait too long before getting out the door. The sky was bright, sun shining, the road calling me to hurry it up. I headed south out of town connecting with Hwy 84 for…

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Exploring Snake River and Hells Canyon Day 1

Another short trip as summer wanes The Eclipse is coming next week and a few hours south of me will be the 100% zone. They are forecasting up to a million visitors crawling all over the roads and taking up all the hotels for miles around. If I wait until they all clear out that…

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Three Days in Oregon – PART 3

Read Part 1 | Read Part 2 Hotel Coffee & Corners Day three began with a little crappy hotel coffee and a review of today’s route. After yesterday’s ride along Hwy 34 I decided that I’d start by taking that ten mile detour just to ride that phenomenal section once again since I’m down here.…

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