Rides-Routes

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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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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