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Batey-Bould’s Tacoma Bridge Rebuild

Bridge Construction Video: After the USFS had a “Batey-Bould Off-Road Motorcycle Trail System Assessment” done, the USFS had decided to give a CLOSURE ORDER of the trail system because of the liability and sustainability issues identified in the assessment.  The number one reason for the closure order where the bridges that had completely failed and…

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Gold Creek Lodge Ride (2017)

Ride Video: July 15th 2017 is when PANTRA had our 2nd annual Gold Creek Lodge Ride & BBQ.  The forecast was for temperatures in the mid 90’s with dry and dusty conditions. However, late in the night on Friday, a thunderstorm rolled in bringing in some light rain that lasted up until the 9:30 riders…

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Fathers Day LPO Campout & Ride (2017)

There was a one year pause of PANTRA’s annual “Fathers Day Weekend Campout & Ride” at Little Pend Oreille (LPO) Trail System because of a scheduling conflict with, PANTRA Gold sponsor, Stix & Stones Off-Road’s inaugural “Silver Mountain XC” hard enduro race. With this years conflict seemingly averted, our annual Fathers Day weekend event was…

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Canfield to Snow-Line Ride (2017)

Ride Video: With last winter’s plentiful snow pack still remaining, we knew we wouldn’t make it to Spades on our annual “Canfield to Spades Ride” scheduled for May 13th.  Rather than canceling the ride, it was decided to make it a “Canfield to Snow-Line Ride” instead. The Plan was to gear up for the ride while…

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PANTRA Kids Ride (2017)

May 7th, 2017 PANTRA held its annual Kids Ride at Liberty Lake ORV Park.  We again had kids of all ages and riding abilities.  However, this year was unusual in that the majority of riders were pre-teens and true beginner riders. Because of erosion problems and the fact that it’s located on the side of…

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PANTRA Elections (2017)

Nominations and/or volunteers are needed for 2017 PANTRA Officers! The election for PANTRA’s 2017 officers will be held at the general meeting on January 11th. Nominations for 2017 club officers are now being accepted.  Use the form below to nominate any club members you would like to see leading the efforts of PANTRA in promoting, maintaining, preserving, and expanding…

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Batey-Bould Ride (2016)

This was a club “evaluation” ride of the Batey-Bould trail system to see what is needed from us trail users for the short term stability and the long term viability of the trail system. Newport-Sullivan Lake District Ranger Gayne Sears has liability and sustainability concerns with the Batey-Bould trail system and is considering a partial…

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Idaho Pay-to-Play Response Letter

Below is PANTRA’s response letter to the Non-Resident OHV Pay-to-Play Legislation being drafter by the Idaho Recreation Council (IRC).  It is PANTRA’s position that charging non-resident OHV users to recreate in Idaho is not the best means to fund Idaho’s trails program at this time because it will unfairly penalize the residents in Panhandle region of…

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10% Member Discount

As a member of Panhandle Trail Riders Association (PANTRA), you are entitled to receive a 10% discount on parts and accessories at Coeur d’Alene Powersports. In the past, members were issued membership cards to present at time of purchase.  Due to the expense of making and mailing the cards out each year and because many…

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May 1st is Membership Renewal Time!

May 1st is when membership renewals are due!  Your membership and dues are a valuable asset in helping us promote, protect, and enhance our sport of off-road motorcycle riding in North Idaho and Eastern Washington. Don’t forget to invite your dirt-bike friends to join us and enjoy this year’s rides, camp-outs, parties, and other events.…

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