Beginner Ride?

Discussion in 'Central' started by notthatkindofdoctor, Oct 14, 2012.


  1. Hi! This is Craig, I ride a red 2005 Vstrom 650. I was on the Wheels and Wings and Hermiston breakfast rides so far. I'm looking to have a ride along some more interesting roads. Anyone in? I know it's late in the season but I hope it's warm enough to do something this weekend.
    Any ideas? Open to suggestions.
    Thanks!
     
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    Next two weekends are booked for me. 'Bikers with Box's' charity ride and 'Toy's for Tot's' the following weekend. Then I'm available. What about weekdays?
     
  3. Okay. I'll just find a few things on my own if that's how it works out. No biggie. Weekdays are somewhat harder but I can take a half day now and then.
     
  4. I can ride Sat or Sun if the weather allows. I can show u some fun roads and ride whatever pace u like PM me

    Dan
     
    #4 Wistrick, Oct 15, 2012
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2012
  5. Notice that the wknd low temps for Ukiah are predicted ~20F, so if you do the
    Ukiah / Heppner road I mentioned to you (it goes higher still) watch for frost in the shade.
     
  6. the plan I had for a ride was 207 to sandhollow rd. to heppner then 74 to interstates 84 to home...

    that keeps a little lower....

    Dan
     
  7. Seems like a good route to me. Can't wait to find out about the weather.
     
  8. Dan, you know this but here's chance to let others know --->

    Main food places seem to close in Heppner for wknd. :scratchea

    across from gas station is a white cafe, always seems closed.
    But left of it is a gift store / coffee shop that did a very good job
    on brunch sandwiches, grilled, for a Saturday group I was riding with.
    Everyone liked it. Very small. ~8 seats.

    If clearly lunch or later, the nice atmosphere pub is open w/ average or better food.
    On main drag more or less across from post office. Name ?; only one though.

    During weekdays, the antique store on same side as gas station - one block toward town,
    has a fun cafe, ice cream shop. Hidden. A favorite. ~20 seats.
    But on Sat, the cook is off and they only have homemade pastries, ice cream...
     
    #8 UhOh, Oct 16, 2012
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