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Old 08-17-2012, 12:48 PM   #61
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Just found this tread. Somervell CR 1007 was chip sealed a few weeks ago so may still have excess loose gravel.
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Old 08-17-2012, 01:53 PM   #62
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County crews out cleanin & patchin the CRs

I passed several different crews doin various repairs & clean ups while I was out ridin.... Bosque 3155 section re-pavin (needs the whole road done!!) Coryell 223 drainage clearin & possibly work on 224 (the one with the cool natural crossing on Hog Creek) + the aforementioned Somervell CR pea gravel spots.
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Old 08-17-2012, 07:49 PM   #63
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Hot and FUCKING DRY!!!!! I rode down some CRs over here and they are super dusty We need rain
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Old 08-19-2012, 05:55 AM   #64
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Hot and FUCKING DRY!!!!! I rode down some CRs over here and they are super dusty We need rain
....& WE GOT IT!

The gravel (crushed rock) I rode the other day WAS unflippinbeliveably powdery in places.....maybe not now.
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Old 08-19-2012, 12:41 PM   #65
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Just the lower end of Somerville CR 1007 is bad, but the hard 90 is real heavy with chip. The Somerville section of 203 was real bad this morning but the crossing on CR 1001 was great except for muddy approaches as is why I didn't get a pic with the Cali.
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Old 08-21-2012, 12:04 PM   #66
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TexDot seems bound and determined to replace every bit of smooth, quality hotmix with a layer of fucking tar and noisy, coarse gravel. This stuff sucks large.
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Old 08-21-2012, 07:54 PM   #67
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TEXAS HIGHWAYS ...A pavement pair a dice

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Old 08-22-2012, 08:04 AM   #68
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WOW Rode a bunch of back dirt roads and for the first time in a LOOOOONG time, no dust. Thought I was riding in another state......... Only problem was, all that super fine dust is now super slick snot ! ! !
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Old 08-22-2012, 03:48 PM   #69
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WOW Rode a bunch of back dirt roads and for the first time in a LOOOOONG time, no dust. Thought I was riding in another state......... Only problem was, all that super fine dust is now super slick snot ! ! !
Don't worry, it'll be dust more often than snot.
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:57 PM   #70
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!huh

another one.....
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Old 12-09-2012, 06:07 PM   #71
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HAMILTON CR222 LEON RIVER BRIDGE CLOSED...kinda

The old steel n wood bridge has been blocked off for quite a while now. Berms on each end of the bridge to keep vehicles from passing. A barricade at the intersect of CR222 & 221 sez BRIDGE CLOSED but there was no sign or barricade that I saw coming from FM1602 headed west. I may have missed it though...see below




SMALL BIKE ...yea / BIG BIKE ...NAY!
There is a tree on the east side that is very close to the berm.....(& that's good...my bike came to rest against it) My windshield is cracked & the fairing/headlight has some scrapes....but at least I wasn't in the water (along with the bike)
Sometimes Ignant decisions are made on the fly.......& then you get swatted.
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:47 PM   #72
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At least you were lightly swatted.
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