Llano Estacado of Texas Ideas?

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by devrodirt, May 4, 2013.

  1. Meriden

    Meriden Yea whatever

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    Everything is moving north. Ten years ago finding a Crested Caracara north of the Nueces was pretty rare. They're getting common in South Texas now and that goes for a lot of species. Welcome to the new normal.
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  2. exoff-roadgoat

    exoff-roadgoat Will ride for food

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    Saw a pair of Caracaras in Aransas Wildlife Refuge a few years ago and thought WTF is that? Yeah, the fire ants are the worst, at least a rattler lets you know its there. Enjoy the staked plains.
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  3. stevie88

    stevie88 That's gotta hurt

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  4. exoff-roadgoat

    exoff-roadgoat Will ride for food

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    Ok, I stared at that pic for a few minutes and need to ask......where? And the bike?
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  5. stevie88

    stevie88 That's gotta hurt

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    That's a few miles north of Turkey on Highway 70.

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  6. exoff-roadgoat

    exoff-roadgoat Will ride for food

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    Turkey? Calling Goggle maps. Nice bike. Wish I had a Guz dealer near me.
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  7. stevie88

    stevie88 That's gotta hurt

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    So do I. Rpm cycles is the nearest and that's 375 miles one way.

    Btw, Turkey is the home town of Bob Wills, the father of Western swing. It's just 12 miles east of Quitaque, if that makes it any easier to find.
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  8. exoff-roadgoat

    exoff-roadgoat Will ride for food

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    Found it. Capprocks and Palo Duro nearby. Sweet!
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  9. lpr22

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    Just this past weekend my father and I road from Amarillo to Turkey on some really great county roads. If you want I might be able to send you our gps routes, it was around 300 miles round trip and took us about 8 hours if you count us getting lost on some ranchers land.
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  10. stevie88

    stevie88 That's gotta hurt

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    Did you take the dirt road through the JA ranch?
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  11. lpr22

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    Yeah, It was really beautiful. We then took county road ss to highway 70 and then south through caprock canyon state park.
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  12. stevie88

    stevie88 That's gotta hurt

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    So you headed south west on 256 from the 70 intersection. Then a few miles before reaching the caprock, turn south on the dirt road that borders the east side of the park?[​IMG]
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  13. lpr22

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    Yeah that exact way.
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  14. lpr22

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    Has anyone done any riding down by Post ? I live in Abilene and have been planning a ride from Abilene to there and don't know anything about the roads.
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  15. stevie88

    stevie88 That's gotta hurt

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    I'm sure there are some good roads around Post. The escarpment is a good deal more dramatic further north towards Quitaque however with Highway 256 in particular providing some nice curves.
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