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Thanks for the ride! Great time.

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JMZ

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Next time y'all venture out to my area I would like to meet up. I was busy today picking up a bigger toy hauler than the one we have had. Did y'all get to go into the brewery ? I can remember sampling free shiner beer there back in 11th grade. LOL

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Enjoyed the ride and meeting the group.
Lot’s of loose gravel! Good to get more saddle time in that stuff. Still super careful and s_l_o_w on the 90degree+ turns in loose gravel. I know ya’ll had to wait on me some but I did break my personal best speed for off pavement! (Don’t ask)
Did not enjoy the 90 miles home on high speed slab into that north wind on the DRZ w/out a windscreen!
I look forward to the next one.
 

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I was thinking after the ride. That last section of this route is like a trackday for sharp 90 degree turns in loose gravel.

They seem constant and gives lots of attempts to try different techniques. I gained some confidence in those corners as well during this ride.

I was thinking next time, we could run it backwards, so the ride gets a little easier (and more scenic) as it goes on. Might be better with fatigue and such.
Funny you mentioned this! I was just watching the videos of the ride and thinking the exact same thing! I was thinking that it would be good to return there with some experts like yourself and do some drills about sharp turns on gravel and dirt. We could do a few runs back and forth on several of those corners as they are each a bit different. I would love to get some help and some practice without worrying about catching up with the group!
 
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Anybody that has weekdays off interested in riding tomorrow? I'm thinking about riding some of the dirt roads in the Stockdale/Nixon area.
 

JMZ

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I like to ride the road you have marked 85. 70 - 30 is pretty cool also .
 

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Some stuff came up around the house. I'm going to have to skip today.

But we can run this route sometime soon.
No problem. I like how you have these routes plotted on a map. Are you using a phone app to do this?
 
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[emoji897] I have a bike again -- CB500X, mostly stock, so pretty much limited to street only and maybe a little bit of easy dirt.

I'd be open for a little ride this weekend, either Saturday or Sunday. Weather's looking good. Ergos are still giving me trouble so thinking max of 200 miles or so.
 
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