Tag Archives: Triumph

Crater Lake National Park with the Triumph

[This story is a continuation from my previous post, Metolius River, 2012 Edition.] Leaving the Metolius River area [Sunday, September 2] I rode south towards the Crater Lake via 97, following along the transition between the Cascades and the Oregon’s … Continue reading

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To Oregon’s Ona Beach for a Tamale (Tiger 800 XC)

Last year I went to Ona beach, had a hot dog and a cup of gumbo, a quick visit, and I was back on the road. This year it was a Tamale. And like last year, there was a threat … Continue reading

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The Giant Loop Bags

If you build it, they will come.  And for motorcycle travel, if we install travel bags or cases on our motorcycle, we will fill all that space with gear, and then attach something more to it. More often than not, … Continue reading

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Mapleton for a Bowl of Soup

It has been cold around here, but it has been unusually dry as well. Ken suggested we rode to the coast.  Emails started circulating, the number of guys interested in going for a ride rose to about six. Some ten … Continue reading

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Stand by Me, the film (A trip to Brownsville, Oregon)

I had talked with Doug and Annie about a possible ride this Saturday, November 26.  I had checked the weather forecast several days before and this day kept coming up as the only dry day of the holiday or even … Continue reading

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It’s cold but it is not raining

This is it. It is Sunday and it is not raining, so it should be good enough for a ride. Let’s take the Tiger out for a stretch. The idea is just to ride in the area, a couple of … Continue reading

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Lincoln City: Back to the Oregon Coast

My dear friends from the north had rented a house in Lincoln City. A house by the Ocean, you say? Great food? Nice conversations? OK, let’s go. But the weatherman had other plans. See, September has arrived in Oregon and … Continue reading

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McKenzie Pass

Making the McKenzie pass a riding destination is not a difficult decision to make. You will see what I mean by this when you see the videos I share on this report.  My dear riding friends called me for a … Continue reading

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