Day 10 to 14
July 16th to the 20th, 2007

Wallace, Idaho.

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Wallace: Historical mining town.


Formerly the silver capital of the world, other talents used to be exploited here. At one point, the city had no less than 11 open bordelos! There's even a museum on the subject.


Some restaurants don't take themselves too seriously! Here's the Red light Garage: (Red light here has nothing to do with the red light district...)

Humm...You sure we should eat here?

Well, it was a cool place after all!


Guess in Wallace, nobody takes himself seriously...except the city!!
Check out that blue sign...Click here to enlarge.

Yes! You saw right!

Welcome to the Center of the Universe!

Located at the intersection of Bank and Sixth Streets in historic downtown Wallace, Idaho, is the "Probalistic Center of the Universe." Be seen with friends, family or even the local wildlife and forevermore be able to proclaim that you have stood at the Center of the Universe and survived to tell about it.

The Center of the Universe monument was officially dedicated by His Honor, Wallace Mayor Ron Garitone, September 25th, 2004.

....article from this web site:

To learn more visit the web site.


People come from all over the place for the High Mountain ATV Jamboree.
We've met folks from California, Oregon, Washington State, Montana, Illinois and all over Idaho...


It's a great place to meet people who like to travel long distance on quads.

Here's Mr. Don Wasser, 72, From Illinois. He left Reno Nev. on his quad with his travel partner Nathan. they traveled over 3500 miles including many detours to get here. Don is getting ready to head back to Reno where his pick-up is waiting for him.


Unusual but very practical, his little house on wheels can be used anywhere, in town or elsewhere. Nothing to set-up or to take down, he sleeps inside!
Curious? Have a peek in here.


Here's Nathan Beck. A mile eater. To him the 3500 miles rode yet are just an appetizer! He want's to go to Sturgis, S.-Dakota before heading south towards the Mexican border where he'll turn around and head back to Reno. Unlike us, Nate prefers roads over trails.


And, Here's Sadie, his inseparable friend.

AHHH.. With the evening comes a short but quite heavy down pour. Even Sadie is ready for it! By the way this is the first rain we've seen since we began riding.


Keep smiling even in the rain.


A fellow walks by staring at our tent. Terry tells us he has an identical tent (only bigger) set up on a larger trailer. His outfit is superb, but too large to be hauled by a quad.

Pretty neat!


After looking at our set-up, he thinks he'll get a smaller trailer built...To put his tent on.



Today, there's all kinds of sickness...



Yeah ! Front page!
Yeah ! We are headline news!
Bof... Camping in town ...
Bof... We're camped in the middle of the action, in town. It's nice to meet people from all over the place but, being a few feet away from the main road used by heavy haulers, we must sleep with ear plugs. Our equipment is more suited for backcountry camping.


Wow! We're on front page.

To read the article, click here for first page and here for next.


Another hot day


Many quad lovers meeting at the visitor center for a pizza dinner...


The next day, we go on a ride with a few new friends, Dave, James, Paulie, Gary, Blair and Crissanne.


We could be riding for a month just exploring trails and forest roads around Wallace only, imagine all of Idaho!

Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

The old railroad bed, now used as a forest road, goes through several tunnels. Cool!


Always spectacular sceneries.


We've spent numerous hours every day to answer e-mails and to update the website. It's exciting to see the peoples' interest in what we do...





     Polaris Industries - Canada                            Polaris Industries - USA


If ever you're in Wallace, be sure to had everything you need before 9:00.

Eaten, drank, everything or else the next restaurant is 10 miles down the road.

Welcome, arrive early!

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Lat    N   47 28 30
Long W 115 55 20



By now, pretty sure you figured it out, it's always sunny and hot. If ever it rains, we'll let you know!
50C   122F
  40C   104F
30C   86F
20C   68F
10C   50F
0C   32F
-5C   23F
-10C   14F
meteo_soleil_3.gif (4118 octets) SUNNY










Super easy!
We ride in the city!

Les statistiques

  • 102 miles in 5 days...
  • 490 milles to date


  • $108 resto
  • $98 food
  • $50 fuel 
  • $75 camping
  • $91 misc.
  • $422 total for 5 days.


  • Bar closing time: 9:00h
  • Restaurant closing time: 9:00h
  • Landromat closing time: 8:00h
  • C'mon honey, let's go to bed.
  • Campground restrooms closing time: 9:00h! (But, I have to go...)
  • Campground restrooms opening time: 4:00h...


Please note: All amounts are in US $$. All distances are miles


We spent a few days in town allowing us to try different meals.

Try finger steaks. Thin strips of steak breaded and deep fried with homemade fries. Excellent diet cuisine.

Well, I'm beginning to mist the tomatoes and cocumbers.


Les Oscars-The Oscars: le gagnant est... L'ITEM LE PLUS APPRÉCIÉ:



The watch: what time is it ? Hurry, 9:00 is getting soon!

La montre: as tu vu l'heure?
Vite, 9 heures s'en vient!




Nous sommes fiers de vous présenter nos partenaires.
Ils nous ont fourni un soutien important afin de nous aider à réaliser cette aventure. MERCI À TOUS



We are proud to introduce you to our partners.
Their precious collaboration helped us live this fabulous adventure.


Polaris Industries - Canada
Polaris Industries - USA

RM Motosport

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