The Texas Rally Raid

Discussion in 'Americas' started by slowoldguy, Mar 16, 2014.

  1. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Raider. Digits incoming .
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    veriest1 Minimalist Gear Hoarder

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    Ok... logged almost 300 miles today. Found some good stuff and did my best to complicate routing all this. ;)

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    veriest1 Minimalist Gear Hoarder

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    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    lol. It looked a bit cleaner on the google earth. (It makes the route as a POI. The main route is on the other side of the tracks.)
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    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    And thanks Raiderone for busting my hopes and dreams of some more two track up by Sivell's Bend. Jeez. "Really thought I had found an acorn." B. Hog
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    veriest1 Minimalist Gear Hoarder

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    It's very passable by a big bike. Who's riding something heavier and less maneuverable off road than an 1150GSA with a full tank of gas, on worn out stock supsension, and a bald rear tire? :deal

    A little bike would be more fun. I vote for main route with the bypass noted.
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    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Hmmmm. Maybe you are right. ;) it is on google earth as Old Panama Rd. ;)

    I wonder how precise the GPS routing is when we put the two track section on?
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    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    veriest1 Minimalist Gear Hoarder

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    That was the only part that was accessible. The two track further west that's labeled "Panama Road/4th Street" is behind a gate, with a camera on it, and a sign saying to keep the gate closed. It's not on the TX Dot map either.

    It DID NOT say private property or keep out... but I wasn't trying it. The cross over to the West where old Panama road ends is labeled as a private crossing on the tracks. :*sip*
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    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Close enough. ;) We'll just wheelie across the private part. They couldn't mean unicycles. ;)
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    veriest1 Minimalist Gear Hoarder

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    Yep... might as well go ahead and add Arkysaw Hill to the main route while you're at it. :norton
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    raiderone Been here awhile

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    Sorry about that.
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    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    ;) JK. It was great talking to you. Now get that Tiger out there scouting . Chop . Chop.
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    :ear

    I live in Justin, that's almost within shouting distance of this mess you've got going on here. Plus, the Xchallenge is bored of riding on pavement.
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    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Oooooh. Xchallenge don't need no pavement. Get out there and find me some abandoned yet rideable roads!
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    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Anybody want to go for an explore? Starting tomorrow or Saturday morning stupid early? Need to run some roads to final the track above 20. Lots of riding. Some deadends expected. Obstacles almost guaranteed.

    I just lost Tonto for this weekend so I'm the.....
  18. veriest1

    veriest1 Minimalist Gear Hoarder

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    Whoever goes needs to bring a folding saw for the mesquite trees on the two track.

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    raiderone Been here awhile

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    I know but this emotion wouldn't show up :roflit was good talking to you too

    I have some of the roads saved in my gps that you may interest you I'll report back when I ride them. It won't be until next weekend before I m free to ride for more than a couple hours in the evening. Im booked solid with stuff this weekend. Is there any way you could send me the route you already have up this way and I'll scout some of the other roads that intersect your proposed routes to see if they are better/ more scenic than the ones you have proposed?

    I know this is completely on the wrong side of Cooke county from your proposed route but CR 127 runs right into the river at walnut bend and it would allow to get right to the waters edge.
  20. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Yes. WacoDirtyder has offered to get it on GPS for me after I finish this weekend's ramble .