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Jul 15th 2017, 05:26 PM   #1
 Mikeames's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  Vancouver WA

  2012 Yamaha FJR1300
Oregon 245, Dooley Mountain Hwy conditions...

A buddy road Oregon 245, Dooley Mountain Highway last year and at that time the conditions were pretty poor. Fire damage to the pavement and lots of sand/dirt blown on to the road from recent fire.
Has anyone ridden it recently (this year (2017)) that can provide some updated info?
ODOT Trip Check say they are doing construction on it, but the delays are none to minimal.
Looking at riding through in about a week.
Thanks all!
Jul 16th 2017, 06:42 AM   #2
 Quixote's Avatar
 
  Feb 2016
  Oregon Desert

  Speed Triple R
Hello Mike:

Gorge Riders did it (twice !) on Friday afternoon 23 June. It was glorious; no construction delays, very few cars, no LEO's, most of the corners were clean.

Although the fire was a catastrophe, it left us a bonus: the sight lines around the corners are open, and the rhythm is definitely quicker.

One of the best roads anywhere; we plan to go back again and again.

As long as you're in the neighborhood, check out FR 73 over Elkhorn Summit, or take OR 86 east from Baker through Halfway and on up to the Hell's Canyon overlook on FR 39; fabulous!

Good Riding to You,

Quixote

Edited because I'm stupid; FR 39 goes to the Hell''s Canyon overlook, not FR 19....

Edited by Quixote on Jul 16th 2017 at 06:55 AM
Jul 17th 2017, 05:26 AM   #3
 Mikeames's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  Vancouver WA

  2012 Yamaha FJR1300
Thank you for the report.
Planning on heading through Halfway and over the Wallowas too. Should be a great ride.
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