Any interest in a North Texas Ride & Camp in April?

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by maximus_flavius, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. maximus_flavius

    maximus_flavius Been here awhile

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    I was wondering if there would be any interest in a Ride & Camp on the weekend of May 11th.

    The location is 90 miles west of Ft Worth, near Possum Kingdom Lake.

    Meet up in Graham Sat morning @ 10 am. Ride all day then back to camp Sat night, then ride Sunday til quitting time.

    Riding mostly Farm to Market roads, with very light dirt roads.

    If there are a few guys that wanna meet up, let me know!
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  2. sandsman

    sandsman Back in the saddle again..............

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    I have a big Goldwing hack......do you think I could get by with this on your camp and ride, I can fly the car if I need to, and have on occasion. :evil
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  3. Charrito

    Charrito Been here awhile

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    I'd be up for this...
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  4. maximus_flavius

    maximus_flavius Been here awhile

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    Sandsman, I bet we could work something out pretty easy. I'd like to take a close look at your hack set-up.

    Charritto, I would have a bunch of questions about your Alaska trip.

    I got a pretty good trip planned around here, we have some excellent roads around PK & to the west. I am a slow rider, like to go easy, lotsa deer to dodge (& stray cattle).

    Keep up with this thread. If we can get a few more riders, well make some concrete plans.
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  5. sandsman

    sandsman Back in the saddle again..............

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    Dirt won't hurt it, just can't get into the really rough stuff. I have been on some super curvy roads, such as the Highway 1, Pacific Coast Highway in upper Cali......and pulling a trailer, so the sidecar can get around a corner I say. I ride FM roads alot around here.
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  6. crazy cade

    crazy cade n00b

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    Can we eat at Mary's Cafe?

    Strawn TX. Best chicken fried steak i have ever had!:wink:
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  7. maximus_flavius

    maximus_flavius Been here awhile

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    Mary's is definitely on the short list, if we are close by come lunch time.

    I got a route that covers 3 forts & 5 lakes in mind.

    Anybody else interested?
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  8. CRV_69

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    Im up for that ride, ready for adventure. Do you know where to meet up yet?
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  9. maximus_flavius

    maximus_flavius Been here awhile

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    Ok, I've been figuring, it might be easiest to just meet up Sat morning, ride all day, camp Sat night, ride around til after lunch Sunday.

    I was thinking about meeting up in the town of Palo Pinto. It's just west of Mineral Wells on Hwy 180. What time is the earliest we could meet? 9 or 10?

    I've got everything needed to sleep at my deer camp, bunk beds, blankets etc.

    I was thinking Sat lunch @ Ernie's Mexican Food in Breckenridge, Sat night supper @ Fox Hollow on Possum Kingdom Lake. I'll have breakfast ready Sunday morning @ camp, Sunday lunch @ Mary's in Strawn.

    Of course this all depends on weather. If it's rainy or real cold, we will have to re-schedule.
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  10. BlueBiscuit

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    I might be in for this. Sounds like fun. I'm a newbie with a month old DRZ-400.

    Rob
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  11. FotoTEX

    FotoTEX Long timer

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    I might ride out for the day. It is a nice ride up Hwy. 4 towards Palo Pinto. And I am pretty close to your area and know it well. Good idea.
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  12. maximus_flavius

    maximus_flavius Been here awhile

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    Anybody else interested?
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  13. ktmjetdr

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    I`d love to but have a prior commitment. If the date changes to later in the month, I`m in..
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  14. ghostrider1964

    ghostrider1964 Edumacated Red Neck

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    This is an area that we have been exploring for future Roll The Bones Rides. Would like to meet up with some locals to the area. For me will kinda depend on when this goes down...I am having another gathering end of April or first of May:deal
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  15. Maxpacker

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    I would be interested but have prior commitment that weekend. I will watch and see if the date might change.
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  16. maximus_flavius

    maximus_flavius Been here awhile

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    I may try to host another get together in May, if plans allow.

    Anybody wanting to come on April 13 please email me at (myusername)@yahoo.com.

    We will meet up Sat @ 10am in Graham @ courthouse on the square.

    After riding the area's best Farm-to-Market roads all day, we will camp at my deer camp. I have bunk beds with all the necessities. I'll fix a simple, yet ample breakfast, then we will hit the road til lunch or so. Then we'll call it good & everybody can make their way home.

    I'm pretty stoked! I think everybody will have a great time!
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  17. sandsman

    sandsman Back in the saddle again..............

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    Sorry, not gonna be able to make it work. My schedule is too tight.
    You have a great ride.:D
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  18. GPrairie_Rider

    GPrairie_Rider Dirt Junkie

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    I am a maybe for this. Need to see if i can get new Tires on the XR. Sounds like it would be fun.

    Chris
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  19. BlueBiscuit

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    In!
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  20. maximus_flavius

    maximus_flavius Been here awhile

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    Date moved to May 11.
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