Houstin?

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by Bubblehead, Sep 27, 2007.

  1. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead Been here awhile

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    Anybody on here from the Houston area?? I may have a business opportunity to work out of our Houston office for a while. Any good riding? I've been to Dallas area, but not houston so I don't know anything about the area, or even how to spell!!. :ear

    The job will be going between Houston, Anchorage Alaska, and Prudhoe Bay...:eek1 :D
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  2. Team Dennis

    Team Dennis Certified Troublemaker

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  3. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead Been here awhile

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    Guess I'd better learn to spell it huh....:freaky
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  4. cagiva549

    cagiva549 whats a cagiva

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    Leave your bike in Alaska , you wont need it in Houston . SEYA
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  5. R1100Ron

    R1100Ron Absolutely Clueless

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    Well, for one thing, if you're gonna work downtown and live out in the 'burbs, you can commute with your motorpickle on the HOV lanes (like me) and save a lot of time. As far as pleasure riding, Cagiva makes it sound worse than it really is. There are a few good roads outside of the metropolitan area, particularly to the west. And then there's the Hill Country, which is only a few hours away.

    I say bring it!!
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  6. G.Gordon

    G.Gordon Nation of Frustration

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    Sorry.........couldn't resist.
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  7. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead Been here awhile

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    that was the first thing I thought of when they mentioned it... :lol3
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  8. 30Bones

    30Bones Long timer

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    If you like flat land, you will love it there. I wasn not impressed, BUT there is a GREAT group of riders there I really enjoy hanging out with and riding with the short time I was there. www.twtex.com
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  9. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead Been here awhile

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    Well, I don't care for flat land, but after 19 years in Indiana..... Actually I don't care really about the flat land, but the straight roads are boring!! LOLOL
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  10. solorider

    solorider Been here awhile

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    There are some places you can do a ride for enjoyment. You can ride from Houston to Carlos. Nice riding. Also +1 on riding in HOV, saves ton of time! When parking downtown, I never pay when I'm on the motorcycle.
    If you need it I can post a .gpx /co-ordinates for the Carlos ride.
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  11. Truckin_Thumper

    Truckin_Thumper low profile

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    Traffic farking sucks to no end.... I'd rather take a beating from Ru Paul....

    other than that... do you habla espanol?
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  12. Restorganize

    Restorganize All Texas All The Time

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    What kind of riding are you looking for?

    Dual sporting? You have some of the Sam Houston Forrest to ride in, there are lots of dirt roads right outside of Houston.

    Twisties? You can go to the hill country where there are plenty of roads to ride just a few hours away, or head to any small town outside of Houston, off of the interstate, and there are plenty of roads to ride.

    Touring? Lots of great sweeping turns, easy long loops or scenic rides to take.

    Bring your bike and find what you like. Definately go to TWTEX.COM and ask, there are a lot of great people here who love to ride, and would be happy to help you.

    Come and enjoy Texas.

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  13. Restorganize

    Restorganize All Texas All The Time

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    Obviously you've never been in Los Angeles traffic. Compared to that this really isn't that bad.
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  14. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead Been here awhile

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    appreciate the info. No, I don't habla, I'm american. (that should start some rumblings huh)...:evil

    I've been in LA, before that I though Detroit traffic was bad. Whole different scale.

    I should know schedule in the next few weeks. Again, thanks!
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  15. Kiko

    Kiko Long timer

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    You'll only be around 3-4 hrs from the Hill Country. Bring the bike and check out Kendalia, Sisterdale, Comfort, Medina - then FM337 Utopia, Vanderpool, and Leakey; not to mention some great sweepers out at Rocksprings. Rider mag had an article some years back about the top 25 rides in USA and there was some mention of this area by Skip Marosco if I remember right.
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  16. Truckin_Thumper

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    Yup,
    Been in MOST major US cities, Houstons Const. has made it to the top of my list, Next to any city in TN.,L.A., NYC, CHi, etc
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  17. Rogue_Ryder

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    PM'd ya on the .gpx:thumb

    If anyone else can divulge any good roads let me know! I'm going to Houston for Work starting this Sunday and will be there for a week.

    My best friend also lives in H-town, so I'm taking my V-Max out there so he and I can do some riding (he's got a Duc M800) but he doesn't get on many long day rides, he mostly rides with his H-D riding coworkers/neighbors and think going down to Kemah is a big ride :lol3
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  18. jamin_mathis

    jamin_mathis Long timer

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    I haven't lived there for 6 years now but I always loved riding the park way its short but that's as twisted as your going to get in side the loop. It's all interstate but a ride out to Galveston isn't a complete wast of time. Rudyards is a good bar for pool and darts kinda in the west gray airea. I've lived in Miami, Chicago and now LA and I think Houston has the best food of all of them.

    Good luck out there.
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  19. Rogue_Ryder

    Rogue_Ryder

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    Thanks Jammin'! I'll have to try out Rudyards.

    P.S. if ya think Houston Has good food ya need to come on down to New Orleans :kbasa
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  20. Rogue_Ryder

    Rogue_Ryder

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    :ear anyone else got any Roads or Routes they wanna share:ricky
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