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Old 05-26-2011, 08:45 PM   #1
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Rio Grande Valley Area Chatter

Our very own BS'ing thread for those of us in the area; McAllen/Reynosa/Harlingen/Matamoros/Brownsville.


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Old 05-26-2011, 10:50 PM   #2
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Talking Welcome RGV

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Old 05-27-2011, 05:47 AM   #3
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Old 05-27-2011, 06:34 AM   #4
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Ok, is this the uncomfortable silence part. Let's start with everybody's favorite subjects; ourselves and our motorcycles. I'll start.

Originally from Valle Hermoso tamps. Love Mexico AND the US. Grew up dirt poor but managed to get my first bike at 16 sans my mother's permission.

I was a motorcyclist before I even rode one. I'd buy the magazines and dream.

Started on an evil piece of junk Suzuki TM250; I was naive and got screwed on the deal. Went to a 70's XL250 (sweet) and ventured onto the street a bit. Went on to an 80's XL250 (sweeter) which I rode to college eventually adding a 750 Nighthawk (the power!). I was already deep in my career before I got a K100RT, nice-very nice and then the ones currently in the stable; the VFR, KLR, KDX and GS in that order. The GS is my go to bike. I LOOOOOVE that thing.
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Old 05-27-2011, 06:43 AM   #5
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Born in Del Rio but spend pretty much my whole life in Mcallen. Lived in Honduras from 2006-2008, then lived in Mexico from 2008-2009. Came back to the valley and now I'm going to school at Pan Am.

Got into motorcycles while living in Mexico. My dad bought a pair of Chinese 150cc dual sports to play around on. While they were fun they lacked power, but were good on the trail. I saved up some money while working down there and came home and bought my KLR. Its been a great bike and has hauled me over 7500 miles south of the border.

Got married in October of last year and the wife decided she wants to get into motorcycling also, so we got her a Ninja 250 a couple weeks ago. It started as a bike that needed a carb cleaning, but turned into a bike that needs carb parts. It ok though, price was good and I like working on things and learning the details of my bikes.
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Old 05-27-2011, 06:44 AM   #6
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Ok guys, I know you are out there. I recently created the South Texas Tag-o-Rama thread and now we can use this thread to do our BS'ing in.

RGV AREA INMATES
Arte (Reynosa)
PirateJohn (RGV)
Capt Spaulding (McAllen)
Pilot815 (Edinburg)
Andres (Reynosa)
TricePilot, honorary member (San Antonio)
TsPerez (Mission?)
Not sure about that TsPerez guy, he seems to be into spamming threads
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Old 05-27-2011, 07:20 AM   #7
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Breakfast tomorrow!

Weazybuddha and I will be heading for breakfast tomorrow at Sweet Gregory P's in Port Mansfield. We will be meeting at the Walgreens on the corner of Freddy Gonzalez and Sugar Rd in Edinburg. Our plan is to be kickstands up by 7:45AM, we should be arriving there around 8:45AM in case you want to just meet us there.

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Old 05-27-2011, 11:52 AM   #8
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would ride with ya but must worky for a living, and my ride is a bust anyway, waitin on parts,
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Old 05-27-2011, 12:55 PM   #9
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I'll try to write a little bit of a biography later. My website has been down for about 3 months and today might be a good day to finally get 'round to calling tech support and getting that back online and linked together properly.
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Old 05-27-2011, 01:07 PM   #10
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I'm liking it.

Hey Pirate! Glad to see you stopping by.

Hey Kawa kid, are you into kayaks? I've been mulling getting into that. If I only knew someone that is into kayaks like perhaps an ADV inmate maybe I could try one to help me decide whether to buy one.
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Old 05-28-2011, 10:18 AM   #11
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dont trust him

FLYSPRAY that it, he'll spray you full of flies, in other forums he is called the CHICKEN CHASER, let your imagination run with that one...
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Old 05-28-2011, 03:14 PM   #12
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Had a great ride today all the way to walgreens before the KLR crapped out. Nearly pushed it back to WBs house and had to work on it. Its running now. Feels more powerful. I even added a 6th gear!
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Old 05-28-2011, 04:32 PM   #13
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dennis from south padre here with his street legal 03' WR250F. I'm mostly an offroad guy. rode sullivan city for a bit while the lease was going but normally ride "the port" and the beach. Earlier this year 4 of us rode up the beach from spi to corpus (and back), it was a record of sorts, and lots of fun!
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Old 05-28-2011, 08:46 PM   #14
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4 of us rode up the beach from spi to corpus (and back), it was a record of sorts, and lots of fun!
Wow, sounds like a neat little adventure. Was it round trip or did you camp overnight? How'd you get across the East cut? I suppose a friend with a boat met you there. Ride report with pics?
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:05 PM   #15
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Wow, sounds like a neat little adventure. Was it round trip or did you camp overnight? How'd you get across the East cut? I suppose a friend with a boat met you there. Ride report with pics?
Here's my link to my facebook page with all the pics and captions:
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We spent the night in Corpus and had just the right type of bay boat to ferry us across the mansfield cut on both days.
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