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Old    kc700            04-16-2007, 5:51 PM Reply   
Ive been wasting some time on google earth looking for lakes, and i was wondering if anyone has found radar?
Old    M.K (mkrueger313)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-16-2007, 9:12 PM Reply   
YEAH! Thats wierd because I was doing the same thing a few weeks ago while i was watching Welcome with my roommates.

If you type in Duvall, WA then zoom in a few clicks it should be just southwest of the green little pin pointing to the middle of the town. I am not sure if its THEE Radar Lake but its definetly a ski lake with the turn-around islands at each end, so I would figure that it most likely is.

If youre bored still try typing in Clear Lake Orlando, FL and you can see all the cool canals that run down the back yards of Shane and Ruck's backyard in the neighborhood they live in on the south end of the lake. I got the idea when i was watching the Orlando Meet section during an episode of Pull. There are like 8 canals, Im not sure which canal they live on but how sweet would it be to have a house off the lake and still have lake access and have your X-Star in the backyard!!
Old    mike hillard (otiswunguy)      Join Date: Apr 2002       04-17-2007, 7:07 AM Reply   
the location of radar lake is between woodinville and redmond about 15 miles east. If you post a link then I could tell you if it's the same lake or not.
Old    mike hillard (otiswunguy)      Join Date: Apr 2002       04-17-2007, 7:33 AM Reply   
It is right where Mike K says it is.
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Old    Toby yeo (toby_yeo)      Join Date: Feb 2006       04-17-2007, 7:36 AM Reply   
yeah thats defianty radar lake.
Old    Isaac Gredinberg (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       04-17-2007, 10:01 AM Reply   
does anyone know the size of the property that radar sits on?
Old    Winston Evans (evansw6)      Join Date: Feb 2007       04-17-2007, 10:14 AM Reply   
Use Local.live.com - it's a much higher resolution and has better closeup features.

What's the story with Radar lake? I assume it's private. I live about 15 mins from there and I've never heard of it. I also saw Cottage Lake up towards Woodinville. Are boats allowed on there?
Old    Justin Rodier (jwr)      Join Date: Jan 2006       04-17-2007, 10:26 AM Reply   
AWWWW man! Have you ever seen counterfiet this? It is mostly filmed on Radar, I belive it is owned by the obriens, and so the hyperlite team did a lot on it, but now the obriens are into Ronix, so they'll be using it for Ronix. The lake is home to a lot of kick ass rails, like the big wall ride, and others on that lake in counterfeit this.
Old    WAlove (masonwakerider)      Join Date: May 2003       04-17-2007, 10:59 AM Reply   
Herb built Radar back in the late 60's, bill gates offered to buy it and herb turned him down, so thats an idea of the value. As for cottage lake WA, no boats with gas engines are allowed on it, Sammamish is the closest lake to ride on. (for those who know the area, take old woodinvile duvall road, and take a right where the old dump used to be and you'll drive by it. Its next to a newer neihborhood)
Old    Nate (jifffy)      Join Date: Jul 2006       04-17-2007, 11:05 AM Reply   
Damn I live so close to radar lake and I never knew it! lol.

I'm gonna cruise by this weekend and try to snap some pics
Old    Erik (erik_c)      Join Date: Jan 2005       04-17-2007, 12:38 PM Reply   
You cant see a thing from the road so save the film.
Old    Isaac Gredinberg (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       04-17-2007, 2:13 PM Reply   
acres???
Old    JONb (jonb)      Join Date: Oct 2003       04-17-2007, 4:18 PM Reply   
good luck jiffy
Old    JPK (jpk)      Join Date: Sep 2005       04-17-2007, 6:20 PM Reply   
Yeah, http://local.live.com has way better images. They have arial 2D and a 3D view at multiple resolutions. In the 2D birdseye view you can actually see the rails, docks, etc.

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Old    Matt (metz213)      Join Date: Dec 2006       04-17-2007, 7:24 PM Reply   
how hard is it to get into radar?
Old    Dooie (dooie)      Join Date: Feb 2007       04-17-2007, 8:29 PM Reply   
where is the projects?
Old    Antbug (antbug)      Join Date: Jul 2004       04-17-2007, 8:33 PM Reply   
Orlando Fl.
Old    Dan Stockton (dstockton)      Join Date: Jun 2006       04-17-2007, 8:37 PM Reply   
Some close friends of ours are good friends with the o'briens and last summer were lucky enough to ride there and at their other lake. believe everything you've heard about this lake.
Old    mike hillard (otiswunguy)      Join Date: Apr 2002       04-17-2007, 8:44 PM Reply   
I have been up there a few times. murrays back yard tour used to stop there and you could ride and demo gear. It is a sweet setup that can't be seen from the road and is gated and fenced.
Old    Dooie (dooie)      Join Date: Feb 2007       04-17-2007, 8:48 PM Reply   
ok thanks
Old    Laci (tcluv85)      Join Date: Jan 2004       04-17-2007, 11:38 PM Reply   
I have recently seen pics of early March snow on Radar Lake and people wakeboarding through the snow during their runs.

Radar is cool, but not just because of the lake, but because of the people hanging around there are very funny and relaxed.
Old    Matt (metz213)      Join Date: Dec 2006       04-18-2007, 2:52 PM Reply   
I was juss lookin at OWC on the local.live.com thing..cool stuff
Old    Cappy (ballsdeep)      Join Date: Nov 2005       04-18-2007, 4:33 PM Reply   
Isaac-The area that Mike circled is about 100 acres. I do not know the property boundaries the lake is on. The actual lake itself is about 300 feet wide and 2000 ft long. That is 600,000 square feet or about 14 acres just for the lake itself.
Old    M.K (mkrueger313)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-19-2007, 5:46 PM Reply   
you dont go to radar unless you are important.. period. no questions they will not be happy if someone just showed up takin pictures, plus thats just not cool in the first place
Old    Keith (hawaiianstiln)      Join Date: Oct 2004       04-20-2007, 10:52 AM Reply   
Correct, mostly invite only. Besides, it's all gated anyway. Radar rocks! I was fortunate to ride there last July. Thanks Grant, Paul and Herb!! I'll have to post my pics.

(Message edited by hawaiianstiln on April 20, 2007)
Old    Dustin Collman (howakeboartder)      Join Date: Aug 2006       04-20-2007, 10:56 PM Reply   
I too was fortunate enough to ride at Radar. About 2 years ago the company my friends dad works for did some work for Mr. Obrien on site, and well long story short invited his whole company and there families to the lake. It just so happened that I spent that week with my friend.

All and all it was a blast. I just wished that my skill level would have been higher when I went, but either way I got an experience of a lifetime.

If I can find some pics I'll post them.
Old    III (nwcoast2cascade)      Join Date: Oct 2005       04-21-2007, 11:19 AM Reply   
Thought you guys might get a kick out of this, enjoy!
Old    III (nwcoast2cascade)      Join Date: Oct 2005       04-21-2007, 11:21 AM Reply   
http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=20240 80384
Old    Caleb Rountree (dlwsrider)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-21-2007, 3:11 PM Reply   
ronix should let regional riders in when they start getting some...
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       04-21-2007, 3:21 PM Reply   
III - that is so sick!
Old    mike hillard (otiswunguy)      Join Date: Apr 2002       04-21-2007, 5:22 PM Reply   
Nice video III. That looks like so much fun. I thought I heard something about a new shop opening, do you have any details for us on the eastside?
Old    Nate (jifffy)      Join Date: Jul 2006       04-21-2007, 8:07 PM Reply   
Well I got some pics, just need to upload them. A couple of my buddys are paparazzi down in LA and I've spent the last few summers with them shooting celebs so I know a thing or two, hehe. MOer to come soon.

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