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Forum: Day Trippin' 01-17-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,300
Posted By Oli-San
Amazing stuff

This is an amazing trip that I'd like to do.. I moved to Texas about three years ago. Great report, beautiful pictures and awesome adventure!
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,064
Posted By Oli-San
Wink Awesome trip

Awesome trip and pics my friend!
I really enjoyed the Seminole Cayon State Park!
Too bad I had to go back to work :cry:cry:cry

Oli-San
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,112
Posted By Oli-San
Talking some more pics...

Happy sign on the twisted sisters:
http://i1161.photobucket.com/albums/q517/Oli-san-ADV/Hill%20country%20sept%202013/IMG_2915_zpscc494a02.jpg

Hill Country Landscape:...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-23-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,112
Posted By Oli-San
Wink Hill Country blast!!

I really had a blast on this trip! The roads are perfect. The bats are really cool. On the way home we also had some time to swing by Luckenback....
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,937
Views: 1,887,603
Posted By Oli-San
Freaking Awesome DoooD!:tb I did 800 miles the...

Freaking Awesome DoooD!:tb
I did 800 miles the last four months but a lot of hours in the office:*sip*
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-16-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,573
Posted By Oli-San
Great report and pictures! Now I know I want to...

Great report and pictures!
Now I know I want to ride there!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-24-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,403
Posted By Oli-San
Thumb Amazing

These are amazing pictures! Very nice road trip too.

:lurk
This is very inspiring!
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-19-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Yea I agree. One day there seemed way to short....

Yea I agree. One day there seemed way to short. Could spend a week. I will go back for sure
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-19-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Thank you. Yea the crosswinds are slightly crazy....

Thank you. Yea the crosswinds are slightly crazy. I'm not sure why. The bike did not move too much, probably because of the weight.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-18-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Thanks for the suggestions. I went to Arkansas on...

Thanks for the suggestions. I went to Arkansas on my first trip but I did not write a RR. I could add some pics to this thread though. It's really cool there with lots of curves. I camped at Petit...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-17-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Thumb thanks

Thanks for the good words txplants! I had so much fun and I am ready to go again. This place is spectacular and like you say is a great reminder of the existence of wide-open spaces. I loved it. I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Ride back home

Monday (memorial day) was a long day riding back home. I actually went back to Houston and not Orange, which saved about 2 hours. I left at around 7:30 after packing all of the camping gear mostly in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Back to the camp

I came back on time before the store at the Chisos basin closed. So I had time to grab a couple beers and some water.
There are no showers at the camp, which is kind of annoying. But I washed in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Nature in the park...

During the hike I also got to see some wildlife. Man, I am glad I did not come across a bear or a puma.

Cactus...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Thanks mate. You can always do like me: move to...

Thanks mate. You can always do like me: move to the USA :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Hiking in Big Bend

OK Guys. Hiking was definitely the highlight of this trip I have to say. You see so much. It took me about 2 hours and 30 minutes to hike up to the highest point of the Big Bend: Emory Peak, which...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-10-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Thanks. There will be many more pics coming.....

Thanks. There will be many more pics coming.. Hopefully tonight:wink:
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-08-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
some desert pano vistas

Enjoy these two panoramas of the desert...:evil

http://i1161.photobucket.com/albums/q517/Oli-san-ADV/Big%20Bend%20Ride/desertpano.jpg
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-08-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
One day in Big Bend..Really..

After a nice night in my tent with temperatures around 65 F, I started my only full-day in the park at around 7:30. After a breakfast cooked with the micro-stove (!), I decided to organize the day as...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Here is a map of the itinerary... ...

Here is a map of the itinerary...

http://i1161.photobucket.com/albums/q517/Oli-san-ADV/Big%20Bend%20Ride/maptobigbend.jpg



Yea at this point of the trip, I had something like 730 miles...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-05-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Big Bend RR

OK I know this all thread started as a RR for the Hill Country.
Well now it's about the ride for Labor Day weekend to Big Bend from Orange Texas. I got pumped-up by pictures online and by...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-04-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
No but I was stuck in Sealy (west of Houston,...

No but I was stuck in Sealy (west of Houston, heading to San Antonio) on Friday night because of bad traffic (and drivers):huh.
I usually try to skip Beaumont and I-10 from Orange. I ride on 73 West...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-30-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Enjoy and please take some pics and indicate...

Enjoy and please take some pics and indicate where the RR is posted.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-30-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Big Bend

I am so ready to escape Orange tomorrow after work.. and the plan is to head WEST!!:clap

I will post the pics and RR in this thread. So far, my plan is to leave Friday right at 4:00PM and head to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-21-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Thanks!:clap:clap:clap I am not from Texas and...

Thanks!:clap:clap:clap
I am not from Texas and moved here recently. Also, I haven't ridden a bike in a long time. Actually, since I moved from France in 2004. Now when Yamaha decided to bring the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-21-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Awesome pictures! Thanks for sharing

Awesome pictures! Thanks for sharing
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-21-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
You're welcome!

You're welcome!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-21-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Nice pics!:clap and really nice bike too!! I am...

Nice pics!:clap and really nice bike too!!
I am definitely conisdering going there for Labor Day Weekend now!:wink:
I hope it is not too hot to camp. Cannot be worse than the Hill country in July.....
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Thanks! I think I will go there and camp in Big...

Thanks! I think I will go there and camp in Big Bend park (Chisos Basin if I can). Did you ride dirt roads in the park or just on the pavement? I think I might hike there too.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-14-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Labor Day Weekend

For the labor day weekend, I would like to take advantage of the holiday and go for a three day ride.
I am based in Orange TX, so I can envision something within 10 to 12 hours away.

I was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
We all respond differently to high temperatures....

We all respond differently to high temperatures. As you can see by the pics in this thread, I wear gear no matter what. For my jacket, I prefer leather and even if it is a perforated summer leather,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Thanks! Enjoy the labor day ride. I didn't stop...

Thanks! Enjoy the labor day ride. I didn't stop at the museum because time was lacking.
I ended up riding 1100 miles from Friday night to Sunday night.
Not quite as hardcore as the iron butt guys...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Cool! I will look it up. Is your tiger while? If...

Cool! I will look it up. Is your tiger while? If so, I think I saw you going back to Leakey.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-03-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Thanks for the info I will look it up!:D

Thanks for the info I will look it up!:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-02-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 133,475
Posted By Oli-San
I've posted these before... But can't get tired...

I've posted these before... But can't get tired of these Texas Live Oaks..

http://i1161.photobucket.com/albums/q517/Oli-san-ADV/LiveOakTree.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-02-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
It was big enough to stay outside (and not in my...

It was big enough to stay outside (and not in my tent!)..:shog
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-02-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,300
Posted By Oli-San
Great Stuff

Cool! Love your bike. I wanna ride in South Utah so bad!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-02-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Thanks guys. Looks like there are many adv...

Thanks guys.
Looks like there are many adv riders in Texas. I'm new in the area and would like to hear about riding events in TX.:ear
Cheers!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-29-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
The Sunday consisted mostly of riding back home.....

The Sunday consisted mostly of riding back home.. Too bad I don't have much more time to enjoy rides.
By 10:00 AM my tent and my stuff was packed on the Super Ten. I took a few shots of the bike in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-28-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,830
Posted By Oli-San
Could be a nice Houston -> Big Bend National Park...

Could be a nice Houston -> Big Bend National Park -> Lobo -> Marfa ride!!
:norton
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