OBCDR Route 3 - Photos And Report

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OBCDR Route 3 - Photos And Report

Postby Dakar-Dave » Sat Jun 28, 2008 4:13 pm

Well it's nearly a report :D


Hooked up with Geoff and Odie today to ride some of the OBCDR Route 3 before
doing the entire ride on July 13th with a larger group. After a quick breakfast at the Swiss
Village in Lyons, OR we headed East up to Big Lake along highway 126. Once there Odie
turned on his GPS and found us the start of the ride (The Old Santim Wagon Road)

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Approx one mile into the route we were stopped by around 2 to 3 feet of snow at the 4703ft
Elevation mark – Doh!

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The route.
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The road underneath the snow looked to be in bad condition with some major errosion.
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Even the Big Lake sign didn’t look too good
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Trying to find some good out of the situation, we did a little riding along some trails.
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After the let down at Big Lakes we decided to head on over to Sisters, OR as Route 4
Sisters To Seneca may be an option for some until the snow melts.

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So in the end we did around 200 miles in nearly 100 degree temps to just ride one mile of
the OBCDR - lol just our luck :D

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Dave

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