Drive to Big Bend & Ride

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Trl Rdr, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. Trl Rdr

    Trl Rdr Big Red Bird

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    Starting Saturday November 21 MetalBender & I will be driving to Marfa TX & Big Bend Ranch State Park for a Thanksgiving week ride. I will be taking my SPOT along with live location reporting.

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  2. Trl Rdr

    Trl Rdr Big Red Bird

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  3. MetalBender

    MetalBender Banned

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    Great! Now to get myself a more adventuresome photo taken!:clap
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  4. GB

    GB . Administrator

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    Sounds like you two have a great adventure planned :thumb

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  5. Frostbit

    Frostbit Is it cold in here?

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    We'll see ya at the bunk house Trl Rdr & Metal Bender...:ricky
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  6. Trl Rdr

    Trl Rdr Big Red Bird

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    We are on the move, almost to KS border :clap
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  7. Trl Rdr

    Trl Rdr Big Red Bird

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    Riding in the Gypsum Hills Sunday! Rode about 100 miles
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  8. DocAxeYarYar

    DocAxeYarYar RideDualSport.com

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    See you all in Marfa and then into Big Bend Ranch State Park!
    Looks like sunny to partly cloudy, highs in 70s and lows in 30s!
    Tell MetalBender Ive got a couple stogies and some Knob Creek to enjoy on the bunk house porch.
    Christian
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  9. Trl Rdr

    Trl Rdr Big Red Bird

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    :clap We are 1/2 way across OK panhandle on the way to TX :1drink
    N TEXAS going to NM !!!
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  10. divingbiker

    divingbiker True Blue Adventurer

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    Best of luck! Looking for a good RR when you get home.
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  11. navythomas

    navythomas Adventurer

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    I am watching with extreme interest. give us some temp reports also. Tom:clap
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  12. Thorne

    Thorne Sherpa-ing around

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    :lurk .....
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  13. Trl Rdr

    Trl Rdr Big Red Bird

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    At Resort by Mayhill NM, going riding in the Lincoln National forest :ricky

    Fixed!
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  14. Hakatan

    Hakatan quality > quantity

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    Hope that's a typo, or you took a wrong turn somewhere :lol3 Have a great time in Big Bend. I was there in September for my first time...and cannot wait to go back!
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  15. Trl Rdr

    Trl Rdr Big Red Bird

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    After a 50 mile ride (need to get the SPOT recording right) in the forest we made a meal of beans & stew meat with onions on the BBQ grill near our cabin! :clap
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  16. katbeanz

    katbeanz earthbound misfit, I

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    What, no bell peppers or mushrooms? :huh





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  17. Trl Rdr

    Trl Rdr Big Red Bird

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    Store was out of bell peppers & no mushrooms. lucky they had meat. They had some ribeye steaks for 15.99 each :eek1
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  18. MetalBender

    MetalBender Banned

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    Fine tuning in the Gypsum Hill of Kansas
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    Tunneling through NM
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    Hitting the dirt with Trl Rdr
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  19. Trl Rdr

    Trl Rdr Big Red Bird

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    Riding in the Gypsum Hills of KS:
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    Lincoln National Forest NM:

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  20. Trl Rdr

    Trl Rdr Big Red Bird

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    After waiting for it to warm up, we are going to Marfa. (PS the water to the cabin froze up last night and is still out:vardy ) But our room was warm!
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