Posts by Chris

5 Day Fall Ride to Eastern WA & Idaho Part 2

<<-Read part 1 Day 3 Spokane, WA to Coeur d’ Alene, ID Today started a little better than expected. I went down to the hotel office to get another coffee packet only to be told there was a breakfast room with coffee. Seriously? The guy yesterday didn’t mention that. Step 1, pack self with food…

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5 Day Fall Ride to Eastern WA & Idaho Part 1

Introduction The calendar has ticked down and fall has arrived one more time. Despite the fact this means winter is looming out there ready to flop down over all the twisty roads I love like a wet rag, I love the fall. Normally it’s still pretty nice with a fair amount of sunshine and blue…

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2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 12,000 Mile Long Term 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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