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Roads & Routes

GPS BabelOnline GPS data conversion tool using GPS Babel, with a link to download the command line version to your PC. Lots of input and output formats.
GPS VisualizerThis website will convert many types of GPS files to .GPX format for free. You can also quickly render a GPS file to an on-screen maps of several types including topographic.
Idaho Transportation Department 511Get road advisory information for major roads throughout Idaho.
Motorcycle Roads and MapsOpenRoadJourney is dedicated to motorcyclists who love great motorcycle roads, routes, and rides. Designed to make the best roads easy to find, all of the motorcycle roads and routes have detailed information (often including pictures) and an interactive map with the route drawn right out on it. (oh yeah… they also have “zoom-able” satellite images in case you wanted to see how many stop lights really are in that little town).
Public Lands Information CenterGood place to buy detailed maps online.
The Idaho Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Public Information ProjectThis website provides links and resources to Idaho’s OHV system.
Inciweb- active fire map Wondering if a road is closed in the area you want to ride? Want to see tha actual fire line and resources being utilized? This is the website for you.

Rider Resources

Idaho Parks & RecreationFind information on Idaho state parks. Make campground reservations online.
NIFC: National Interagency Fire CenterUp to the minute information on wildfires in Idaho and all over the US.
NOAA Interactive Snow InformationA good site to check before you try to go over that high mountain pass. Make sure you pay attention to the date, as it doesn’t refresh the date on my computer.

Other Clubs

DSROREGONOregon,Idaho rallies. great site.
Idaho BMW RidersThe local Idaho BMW club, famous for its annual rally, The Stanley Stomp.
Idaho United Motorcycle Club International (UMCI)A club for motorcycle enthusiasts over 40. Chapters in Oregon, California, Washington, Idaho, Nebraska, Colorado, Virginia, Canada, and Germany.
Treasure Valley Trail Machine Association (TVTMA)A member of the Idaho Trail Machine Association, which promotes and preserves the sport of trail riding throughout Idaho.
WIRMSWashington,Idaho Riders And Montana

Motorcycle Repairs

F650 FAQA very active maintenance and repair site for BMW’s F650 line of bikes, including Funduro, Classic, and GS models.
KLR650 FAQKLR650 repair/general info page.
MarknetA great resource for KLR 650 maintenance and repair.
KTM 950-990 Adventure how to pageJust about anything to do with a KTM LC8.

Member Pages

Anja’s BlogDid you meet Anja Kiilsgaard at our March ’08 meeting? She was visiting from Denmark and will be touring the US for six months or more on the DRZ she bought and outfitted here in Boise. Her blog is in Danish, and in case you don’t comprende, you can find a Danish-English translator at

Everything Else

Boise Craigslist Motorcycle SectionA popular free website for reading and listing classified advertisements. This link points directly at the motorcycle page.
Freezer Bag CookingDo more with your JetBoil, lots of recipes here. Freezer Bag CookingTM changes the concepts of traditional outdoor food. It offers simplicity, convenience and variety, then whirls them together with the philosophies of lightweight outdoor adventuring. The cooking gear needed is minimal, lightweight and can be bought, found or even made. Meals are prepared at home and put into zip top freezer bags. When ready to eat, the meal is prepared in and eaten out of the freezer bag. Mealtime becomes fast, effortless and cleanup is as easy as licking your utensil and sealing the zip top bag. Also, with meals portioned into individual freezer bags, making meals for multi-day trips, families or a group is painless.
News HeadlinesThis is a cool link for travelers domestic and international.Just put the cursor on the map and the news headline for that particular location whether CONUS or OCONUS will appear on your right hand side.