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Hells Canyon Loop Ride (2017)

As the riding season winds down PANTRA’s group rides are shortened and simplified.  The Hells Canyon Loop Ride is one of our annual Fall half-day rides for “capable” beginner riders and above. We had two route leaders scheduled to lead the group or group(s) if we needed to split the riders into two smaller more…

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Wallace To Avery Ride (2017)

Ride Video: The “Wallace To Avery Ride” is PANTRA’s most challenging group ride of the year and is geared for our intermediate(+) to advanced riders only. With no measurable rain for more than a month and the forecast calling for a 95 degree high temperature,  it was almost a certainty that the dust and heat…

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PANTRA Election Results (2017)

2017 PANTRA Election Results: January 8th was the first meeting of the year and was held at the MoonDollars Bistro.   The first meeting of the year means elections were held for PANTRA’s 2017 club Officers. The election results are as follows: Steve Hart retained his position as President. Rick Thorne retained his position as Vice…

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The Wallace to Avery Ride (2016)

The Wallace to Avery Ride has some of the most technical trails in the area and was organized for intermediate to advanced riders only.  Because of that, I was expecting maybe a dozen riders.  I was more than a little surprised when I drove up at 9:00 am to the Cranky Gulch staging area and…

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The Weatherly/Gold Creek Ride (2016)

June 25th 2016 is when PANTRA and  Gold Creek Lodge brought back the historic Weatherly Ride and BBQ to the Gold Creek and Independence Creek area. The neighbors of Gold Creek Lodge, the Weatherly family, have been clearing the Gold Creek and Independence Creek area trails for nearly 40 years.  In years past, the Weatherly family hosted an annual…

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Trail Clearing Made Easy

Well trail clearing isn’t easy, but reporting the hours you spend trail clearing is! One of the most important functions of PANTRA is to demonstrate to the non-motorized trail users, and Government Trail Managers, the asset we are in keeping trails open and accessible for everybody by clearing trails of fallen trees. In short, if we didn’t clear the single…

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Canfield to Spades Ride (2016)

14 riders turned out for PANTRA’s Canfield to Spades group ride which ended up being a little more of an adventure than anticipated.  We left the Nettleton Gulch parking lot at 10:15 and made our way up and out of Canfield via trail 8, 9, D, and 28. The last section of trail 28, before it…

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PANTRA Kids Ride (2016)

On April 24, 2016 Pantra hosted its annual Kid’s ride at the Liberty Lake ORV Park.  I remember my first Pantra activity was the Kid’s ride, it was one of the many things that attracted me to join Pantra, and I have been a member ever since.  The Pantra Kid’s ride of 2016 was no…

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Leveraging Your Voice

If you’re on PANTRA’s website and didn’t get here by accident, there’s a good chance you have a passion for off-road motorcycle riding.  If you have that passion and live in North Idaho or Eastern Washington, there’s also a good chance that you enjoy riding your motorcycle on the trails in the Inland Northwest and would like…

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