Saturday, July 21, 2012

Day 5 of My Trip...Day 1 of the iMBC 2012

I woke up this morning to a beautiful, clear day in Riggins. It looked like it was going to be a great day for a ride! This was the view from the motel.

A few miles down the road I stopped for a few more shots of the hills.

I crossed the 45th parallel, on US-95, just north of New Meadows, ID.

Just before Council, ID I spotted a few tractors for sale... An Allis-Chalmers single front tire CA, a Framall A and a Ford-Ferguson.

US-95 runs through Weiser, Id and into Oregon.

A few blocks into OR, I got on 201 and followed that out to I-84. I rode the interstate up to Baker City. I was here by 10:30 local time. I pulled into the hotel and asked about my room. I figured it was way too early, but they had it ready.

I unloaded my baggage and called home to check in. Then I called one of the 3 other bloggers that I knew to be in town. After a few calls, Bob, Richard, and Karen showed up at my hotel, and we went for lunch.
After lunch, we all went back to the campground where Karen was staying. We sat around in the shade, on the picnic table, waiting to hear that the other 4 bloggers had arrived. Around 6:15 p.m., the 4 of us rode into town to meet the others for dinner.
During dinner, Sonja provided each of us with the patch shown at the top of the page. Thank you Sonja, what a great idea!

The following bloggers are here. Click their names to be taken to their blog...

Karen from Ontario, Canada.

Richard from Fairbanks, Alaska.

Brandy and her husband, Brad from Oregon.

Bob from British Columbia, Canada.

Sonja and her husband Roland, from BC, Canada.

I didn't bring my camera to dinner, but I'm sure there are pictures on the other blogs, and there will be more pictures taken this weekend.

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