North Texas DIRT Thread

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by z@ch, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. GailCallsMeKarl

    GailCallsMeKarl Squirrel w/ no nuts

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    Crooked Creek it is. Only .1" of rain received. Riding Saturday.
  2. z@ch

    z@ch Turn it up to eleven

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    :freaky

    Great trails for beginners AND experts!
  3. z@ch

    z@ch Turn it up to eleven

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    THIS JUST IN!

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    Crooked Creek is open for camping tonight and tomorrow night. We'll be there this evening.
  4. Droo

    Droo neet guy

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    If they are open tomorrow. I'll be there.
  5. z@ch

    z@ch Turn it up to eleven

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    Rain missed 'em, they'll be open.
  6. James Adams

    James Adams non impediti ratione cogitationis

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    Did you guys get flooded up there where you are?
  7. z@ch

    z@ch Turn it up to eleven

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    We got good and wet, but our drainage is good enough that we didn't have more than some nominal ponding.
  8. GailCallsMeKarl

    GailCallsMeKarl Squirrel w/ no nuts

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  9. Kev675

    Kev675 n00b

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    Anyone riding this weekend?
    I feel like exploring.... so far all I have had time to ride is a wooded lot (I guess you would call it) by my apt in Plano. It is fun for my skill level but I know there is more out there.
    I've been invited to Boondoxxx to play but not sure I am up for that yet, or maybe it is just what I need haha

    -Kevyn
  10. z@ch

    z@ch Turn it up to eleven

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    Do you have hand guards and a skid plate on that WR yet?

    You're going to want those and probably a radiator guard before you start getting too dirty.
  11. Kev675

    Kev675 n00b

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    Not yet unfortunately.
    Doing research, and I just picked it up Saturday.

    Any preferred sites for dual sport gear? Or just google until your fingers are numb and pick one?
  12. Droo

    Droo neet guy

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    I got a Flatland Racing skid plate from Cyclebuy http://cyclebuy.com, but there are cheaper options.

    MotoSport http://www.motosport.com has good prices and a variety of options.

    Shop around for prices - they vary widely.
  13. James Adams

    James Adams non impediti ratione cogitationis

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    The LBJ National Grasslands up by Decatur and Alvord has some nice twisty paved and dirt roads, perfect for a small dual-sport. I was up there last Sunday and had a hoot despite the searing temps. I'd go up again this weekend but I'm going to be out of town.
  14. GailCallsMeKarl

    GailCallsMeKarl Squirrel w/ no nuts

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    Where are we riding? 85 degrees on Saturday!!!

    RRMT got considerable rainfall Wed + Wed night - Total of 5 inches.

    Davis (Cross Bar) only got 1.5" on Wednesday

    Crooked Creek is open - reporting dry trails.

    My vote is for Davis, mostly because I've never gotten to go there.
  15. James Adams

    James Adams non impediti ratione cogitationis

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    still too hot for me :jkam

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  16. hamish99

    hamish99 Adventurer

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    Awe, James....... still too hot???? come on man up :rofl:rofl:rofl
  17. James Adams

    James Adams non impediti ratione cogitationis

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    <s>Late notice, I know, but I'm thinking about RRMT tomorrow. New-to-me slow bike so I'll just be taking it easy.</s>

    :knary Never mind, I just checked the weather. :lol3
  18. GailCallsMeKarl

    GailCallsMeKarl Squirrel w/ no nuts

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    I was going to be shocked! Lol. It's 20 degrees hotter than when we posted last time. Lol
  19. James Adams

    James Adams non impediti ratione cogitationis

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    OK, so the weather looks good for RRMT next Saturday, assuming they don't get a deluge of Biblical proportions on Friday:
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    Who's in? :ear

    Please tell me they're not closed :lol3
  20. 181

    181 I can't ride..

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    They're open, I'm probably going ride out and camp Saturday night.