Where NOT to go in Texas...

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by Kürbczech, Nov 24, 2010.

  1. Mudclod

    Mudclod Mojo Moto

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    Great images, Perterra, gotta see Dog Canyon!
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  2. 7seas10

    7seas10 7SEAS Supporter

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  3. perterra

    perterra -. --- .--. .

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    Makes sense, the store was closed when I went thru last year. They had a sign that said they would reopen the next week, signs probably been there for years. :rofl
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  4. perterra

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    Me? Yes south in Ellis county.
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  5. Meriden

    Meriden Yea whatever

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    What are everyone's thoughts about March 25th to the 27th. We could meet at the park or another location close by.
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  6. Kürbczech

    Kürbczech Kinda tacticool...

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    March sounds awesome -- that's when I visited NM in 2010.

    Hell, guess I'd better get my shit together! :lol3
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  7. jsb223

    jsb223 ADV Rookie

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    I was going to say IH-35 from San Antoino to OKC unless it's between 2-5am and you need to get somewhere fast.

    Otherwise take another route.
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  8. Agman

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    Sounds real good. Maybe I can meet up with Kuerbczech on his way South and then we can catch Meriden in Brady on 190 or somewhere else. It will be chilly, but probably not too bad. Looking forward to a West Texas adventure.
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  9. Meriden

    Meriden Yea whatever

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    Good idea. I'd like to meet somewhere along the way.
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  10. SKINNY

    SKINNY Been here awhile Supporter

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    I might try to meet up with y'all somewhere along the way or at Dog Canyon...it's exactly 200 miles from my driveway to the picnic table nearest the bathroom at Dog Canyon...:clap
    My RT1200 hasn't been out of the garage in forever...

    By the way, the restaurant at Queen is open now, or was last summer...yet another new owner...but still no gas available...
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  11. Agman

    Agman Ranching Rider

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    Hey Cool, maybe we can tag up with you around San Saba for the ride West.
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  12. cool_fool

    cool_fool Adventurer

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    I can just swing by your place on the way out Agman. I've got it on my calender! Late march will work great for me. I'll be tied down once my gun range gets opened up in April. :2guns
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  13. Meriden

    Meriden Yea whatever

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    The ride is still on.
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  14. Agman

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    Good news on the ride West at the end of March. Looks like we have some decent weather and temps this week in the event anyone wants to hit the road. I've been wanting to tour Fort Concho in San Angelo and this week might be a good opportunity.
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  15. Kürbczech

    Kürbczech Kinda tacticool...

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    Driving home from work around 8am about a week ago, I took note of an enormous red (chunky) smear across a couple of the northbound lanes of I-35W, just south of Texas Motor Speedway. That thing had to have taken a semi; we're talking some serious splatter. No coyote is that fucking big -- definitely deer. Just a heads-up, since there aren't any signs posted there.
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  16. Rexford

    Rexford Been here awhile

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    I suggest staying away from European Cycle Sports in Plano TX. They over charge on scheduled maint. on everything they do. BMW's, Triumps, Ducati's and MV's. They also charge for a 10% shop charge on all hours charged for maint. They even admit this.... talk to Brian the Manager.
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  17. Perp

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    I just read Lakeway, TX has a sucky speedtrap.
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  18. Meriden

    Meriden Yea whatever

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    Around here a 300 lb hog totaled a pickup. Sent the driver and his daughter to the hospital. Thankfully the kid wasn't hurt too badly.
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  19. racer1735

    racer1735 Long timer

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    You'd be surprised at the growth that has taken place in the southwest corner of Ft. Worth/Benbrook. The north side of lake benbrook is suburbia now...they even built a private school at the entrance to Longhorn Park (I beleive that's the name) on the northeast corner by the old Corps of Engineers building. The road around the back side of the lake is being widened and I'm sure its just a matter of time until houses are all around the lake area.

    If you haven't been to Ft. Worth in the past 10 years, Fort Worth and Crowley/Joshua have all grown together into one big suburban sprawl.
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  20. racer1735

    racer1735 Long timer

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    Actually, if you are heading north/south from the Abilene/Sweetwater area north to Amarillo, rather than tacking US87 and I-27, take either US 84 (which takes you up onto the caprock in pretty dramatic fashion, as well as through Caprock Canyon and right thru the middle of Palo Duro Canyon, or TX 70, which skirts just east of those formations. Lots of fast sweepers, blind corners and bends, as opposed to the mind-numbing straightness of the interstate.