Saturday I’ve got a parade. Sunday is open.
However, the weather for this weekend up here is wet. Saturday is a chance of rain late in the day. Sunday is showers and sunbreaks.
If you want to ride up here on Sunday an option is the Winery Trail up near North Bend. That trail was one of the muni fun rides during the 2002 UNICON. It’s a technical downhill trail with an easy dirt road climb to get up there. I haven’t ridden that trail in over a year so I’d need to scout it out tomorrow or Friday to make sure it’s still in good condition.
An alternative would be the trails on Tiger Mountain, but those trails have more difficult climbs. Tiger Mountain trails. The Iverson Railroad Trail would be an option. The Preston RR & Northwest Timber loop is probably longer and more climbing than you want to do.
I’d be up for a ride in Bend some time. If you can get one set up down there I’d drive down. Or a ride on some of the trails near Mt. Hood. I hear they have some trails with stunts.
And I’m thinking that a group ride up on the North Shore would be a fun ride sometime this Summer.
Can do. Bend looks like it’s 6 or 7 hours away from Seattle. I could leave right after the parade on Saturday, be in Bend sometime Saturday evening, dinner and suds at the Deschutes Brewery, sleep at a motel, and be ready to ride on Sunday.
cool,sounds like a ride is brewing…Gene still has to clear it with his family…i would love to get ther on Saterday and drink the suds with you but i dont drive…come down early,skip the parade and pick me up! then we’ll ride Sunday!
oh wait,im with Gene,J_C you can sleep on my couch for a night too no problem…its a nice comfy couch too.
well it turns out that there is a problem,a wife problem.she says if im going to be gone uni’ing all day Sunday that i “better not freakin be partying all night saturday”
im pretty sure thats code for “spend some time with me”
So no couch i guess.
We are waiting to hear from this guy in Bend.there is a bike fest thing going on Sunday so i dont know what the hell is going yet.i just wanted to ride with a bunch of Muni’ers and everyones off on these weird tangents…
Just now seeing this thread, so even though you called me a name that doesn’t match my character, that wasn’t the reason I was ignoring your post. Was riding in Utah last week, and not paying much attention to RSU.
Hope you had a fun ride in Bend. C’mon up some time…we promise we won’t make you climb too many hills.
We ended up going to Falls City rather than Bend. Bend would have been dry but we weren’t organized enough to organize a ride over there. Instead we went to Falls City where it was raining and showering on and off all day. It was a bit wet during the ride, but you can’t let a little wetness keep you from riding if you live in the Northwest.
The trails in Falls City are great. It was very slippery in places due to the rain. A little bit of clay in the dirt just made the slippery bits more slippery. But still, good fun was had by all. Jagur made an amazing drop and ride down a very slippery slope. It was the same drop he did in the video link posted on page 2 of this thread. Only this time it was wet and slippery.
Pictures are in my Temporary Stuff gallery. The stuff in my Temporary Stuff gallery is not guaranteed to stay around for long. I may move those pictures to their own gallery or I may delete them later.
I’m going to have to go back to Falls City again. Those are fun trails. They’ll be even more fun when it’s not wet and slippery.
I’m also going to have to do a weekend trip to Bend sometime soon. Bend is a fun place to visit and I need to explore the trails they have there.