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  1. FYI - I haven't been that way in a very long...

    FYI - I haven't been that way in a very long time, but I remember a Forest Service guard station just south of Hwy 395 where there was water available and also a BLM fire station between Paulina and...
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    It depends on your wheels and the condition of...

    It depends on your wheels and the condition of the roads. You'll be fine on pavement.

    I once toasted a rear wheel on a tour after riding a 20 mile section on a gravel road using 25mm tires pumped...
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    I'm very happy using a hardtail on the trails...

    I'm very happy using a hardtail on the trails here in Oregon, but I've never ridden a bike with full suspension nor have I ever used disc brakes. Some full suspension bikes are heavy.

    I've seen...
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    Tough Call - The south side has The Historic...

    Tough Call - The south side has The Historic Columbia River Trail (Rails to Trails) and sections of the Historic Columbia River Hwy (open to traffic) It also has some stretches where you'll be...
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    No experience with the new Petzl Tikka XP, but I...

    No experience with the new Petzl Tikka XP, but I can't say enough good things about the Coast HL7 I've been using for the past 3 years.
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    Interesting Costco Find

    Just stopped by Costco today and discovered our Costco is doing another one of those "special events". I'm typically not interested in the products at these special events, but this one was...
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    Lots of excellent options out of Klamath Falls. ...

    Lots of excellent options out of Klamath Falls. There are many road options both east and west with many of them are paved. If you did decide on K-Falls I'd be sure and visit Crater Lake. There is...
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    Conditions on the pass were wonderful Saturday. ...

    Conditions on the pass were wonderful Saturday. One more weekend to take advantage of this before they open the gates on Monday the 16th.
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    I'm not sure how much she wants to spend, but it...

    I'm not sure how much she wants to spend, but it looks like the Burley Travoy would pack small enough to be packed onto a plane.
  10. 100 pound camping trailer built by Paul Elkins

    This trailer has been posted before, but this is the most detailed explanation of the trailer I've seen. Explained by Paul himself. It's from 12:54 to 16:35 on the video.

    An original maker:...
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    One thing I've learned by experience, but I...

    One thing I've learned by experience, but I should have already known: The smaller the diameter of the pump, the easier it is to pump a tire to high pressure. It does take more time though.
  12. Thread: keeping comfort

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    You got me curious euclidpb - I found this post...

    You got me curious euclidpb - I found this post on crazyguyonabike. I'm going to try it myself just for kicks. (That NeoAir mini pump looks pretty slick BTW^)
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    I have a Big Agnes sleeping pad. It's pretty...

    I have a Big Agnes sleeping pad. It's pretty comfy, but not much that more than my thermarest. It does pack smaller and weighs less than my thermarest. I have no issues blowing it up by mouth, but...
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    Cool! Looking forward to hearing about your...

    Cool! Looking forward to hearing about your impression of how it rides! I like the color.
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    You may want to consider whether your trunk has...

    You may want to consider whether your trunk has the ability to be used as a cooler. It's a real treat to be able to pull a nice cold beverage out of your pack for a little refreshment. You could...
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    It could be you have some strange superpower...

    It could be you have some strange superpower against mosquitoes, but my bet is you got lucky.:P
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    Was it windy? I think you got lucky! I find...

    Was it windy? I think you got lucky!

    I find the mosquitoes at Diamond Lake can be even worse than the mosquitoes at Crater Lake. Diamond Lake is notorious for mosquitoes. The forest service...
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    Sound thinking. I'm considering riding it on...

    Sound thinking. I'm considering riding it on Memorial Day weekend even though I usually try to avoid driving anywhere on those days.
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    Thanks Shifty! I was having a hard time...

    Thanks Shifty! I was having a hard time believing it was cleared all the way through. That article was written in such a way as to make me think that it was.
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    McKenzie Pass is open ...

    According to the Oregonian, McKenzie Pass is plowed clear through. Does anyone know if this is true? All the info I'm reading is riding from Sisters to the top and back down to Sisters. Has anyone...
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    Derail3, Hwy 58 has a substantial shoulder...

    Derail3,

    Hwy 58 has a substantial shoulder most of it's full length. So does Hwy 97.

    There is a tunnel on Hwy 58 near Salt Creek Falls. You'll be riding in the uphill direction in this...
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    Nice! You're going to enjoy the highway between...

    Nice! You're going to enjoy the highway between the South Rim and Fort Klamath!

    I like B.Carfree's suggestion, it'd be epic!

    Another related road is Sharps Creek. Down a little farther...
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    How many days do you have? How many miles do you...

    How many days do you have? How many miles do you want to ride a day. Do you mind a lot of climbing? Are you okay with gravel roads?

    I'd want at least 5 days for that trip. 2 days to get there,...
  24. I've rode Trail of the Couer d' Alenes...

    I've rode Trail of the Couer d' Alenes 8 or 9 years ago. It's 72 miles in length and far away from the highway for much of it's length. One of the purposes of the path is actually to cover up the...
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    There's a inland route called the Pacific Crest...

    There's a inland route called the Pacific Crest Bicycle Trial. It's absolutely beautiful, but has an extreme amount of elevation gain.

    I've ridden most of Hwy 101 through Oregon in the "wrong"...
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