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2008 June Pie Run Report: Hico, TX 6/28 Koffe Kup

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Great day of riding today!

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Met up with Shrek in Venus to head out on my mapped, but un-scouted dual sport ride. This was a test day for my KLR, to see if I have it close to being reliable. Anyway... After crossing the Brazos on the new bridge we could not help but explore the old one right next to it.

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I marvel at the number of small, very simple parts arranged with thousands, if not millions of hot rivets, each one set by a skilled worker that this old bridge is composed of. Simple angle iron, flat strapping, and plates combine to make all of the triangles of the structure.

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Who could resist riding out for a picture? Not us!

Despite moving the tag and inspection plate from the stock location I managed to snag it with the rear tire when I hit a hole drifting a turn. (Yes a KLR will drift on gravel when you twist the wrist)

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The plate stayed put and I was able to bend it back out and up to give even more tire clearance. I wonder how this bike went more than 22,000 miles with that thing in the stock location??

My planned route went pretty well.... up until the first time we were supposed to turn on a county road, and there was a game fence where the road 'used to be'. The GPS re-calculated to turn on another road about 2 miles up, so we headed north. This time the road was there, along with an unlocked gate that opened automatically when we rolled up to it.

We took this as good, and rolled along. Many miles, and a couple of more re-routes later we had reached dead ends and locked gates.

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That road in the background, not 60 feet away is where we were supposed to be. Since it was getting late and we were getting weary of the dead ends we decided to back-track to Walnut Springs and finish the trip on asphalt.

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Mmmmmm Reese's Pieces Pie, never heard of that before!

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Coconut Meringue for Shrek.

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Since KK was so busy we had pie, then joined up with the Burlyville group for lunch at Loco Coyote. Wow! no need for dinner after their sandwich for lunch.


Hot ride home, we stopped on 67 to assist a pair of riders. He was on a Harley and she on a Piaggio MP3 250. It looked like a little sister to Susan's new ride. The little scooter had blown a coolant line off the engine and emptied its system on the road. He had placed the hose back and added all the water they had, not enough to get rolling. Since we had ice water in our camel-backs we drained them into the red scooter's system and then rode tail gunner for the folks into Cleburne where they could do a more permanent repair.

A good day all in all. Good to see all the TWT people there. Good to know the old blue-green machine can do a few hundred miles with the only casualty being about 4 ounces of oil out the tailpipe. Works out to under a quart per thousand miles when extrapolated. I think I will keep it a while.
 
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Made it back to Port Lavaca (Gateway to Tivoli) a little while ago. My wife and I had a great time and, as usual, enjoyed meeting some new friends. The thermometer on the bimmer read as high as 103 for a while, down near Temple.
They have some traffic lights there that go at least 5 minutes! We were just about done to a turn by the time we got to proceed. Don't know how those old borax miners survived working in Death Valley in the old days. Thought the food and service were pretty good at the KK... the pecan pie I had was bordering on excellent. Tour at the Dr Pepper plant in Dublin was pretty cool; some of that stuff is older than I am. The RT turned in a trip average mileage of just over 48 mpg. Not bad for 2-up. The more I ride it, the more I like it.

See y'all next time.

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OK... here's my take...Got to the KK and saw some cool bikes... Enjyoed some conversation with Rded Pill and Krashdragon on arrival... looked for Squid... didn't find him... saw cool bikes... Had some conversation w/ Soozy and Sleepy Weasel... ate pie... saw some cool bikes... Bought twt.com decal from Squeaky...saw some cool bikes...rode home at 90 - 100 mph with a grin you couldn't wipe off my face if you tried! Here's my pictures... good to see all of you! Let's do it again in... I don't know.. what do you think? A month or so?

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I had a great time and enjoyed meeting a lot of new people.......I got to enjoy the FJR on the last couple of hours, it was a blast and the seat was much better for me.

I look forward to doing it again!

Thanks to all those who helped organize the event and thanks to Kurt for the helmet for my son.;-)
So which is it?

You want to do a Pie Run again or do you want to ride my bike?
 
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I know we are the Two-Wheeled Texans but I thought this car and trailer were pretty cool.......

Indiana License plate 1929.

Trailer was a single wheel caster with fold down legs in the front.

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I was wondering if Susan had gotten her MP3 yet, guess that's a yup. How's she liking it?
 

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There were at least three father-son/father-daughter teams today. Here son John (jetfz'r) to dad Don (donroger1) gets a "point" from Marty (voyagerrider)
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Looks like just another "off-topic" discussion on TWT! :eek2:
(no, it is not as bad as it looks :lol2: )

Man, this place is filling up!
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Now, who would mess with a good man's (Jeff, "bung") Triumph?
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Oh, I guess I need to ask what the joke is all about...
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Long time TWT friends - Rebecca (Squeaky) and Debbie (Snoopster)
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I got to meet David (Maverick) and Corinne (shootergal)

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Around noon, Squeaky rounded up most everyone to come outside for a group picture.
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It didn't include everybody - several were taking pictures, some remained inside, and some had already left. I counted 78 possible heads in this picture.

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It was a BUNCH of people and bikes... :clap:

I bothered a bunch of people to make nametags. I admit I used them more than once to jog the noggin as to who was who. Regardless, it was name recall overload...

My wife, Susan, went inside fairly early on and, being used to this, let me do my own thing. I came inside later and wasn't real hungry, so I just had tea and apple pie with ice cream. :eat:

A couple of the tables...
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(not everyone likes their picture taken :lol2: )

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There sure were some good looking bikes ;-)
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North Texas hooligans - Dave (?) and sean (SeanfromTx)
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Soozy let Steve (max2up) test sit her Burgman. Wendy looks on. They rode in 2-up on a Kawasaki Ninja 250! :clap:
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Another rider with great taste in motorcycles - Claire (bobcat)
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Around 1:00, things started to clear out.
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Rats! I forgot to get a picture of Kurt and his 'wing! :doh:
This one would have been the "2" shot...

One father-son team was John and Don (see above)
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There was also Wayne (pacman) and son, Tristan. Chris (Dirtrideroader) had his daughter with him.

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Soozy joined Susan and I for the trip back. We took a slightly different route - SH6 to a bit of FM1238, then FM927 and SH144 into Glen Rose. There was a doe and fawn that just crossed the road in front of me on 927 but the gals didn't see them (I barely did).

We were hope a smidge after 3:00 - around 200 miles but lots of smiles...
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I was wondering if Susan had gotten her MP3 yet, guess that's a yup. How's she liking it?
She will tell you that she loves it. So far it looks like a keeper. Should be doing the initial service this week.
 
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Had a nice ride and good visiting with other TWTexans. Thanks again gilk51(chuck) for taking up the pie runs when chris moved.
(ps for wczimmerman: Hope all is well with your gang and you are thought of often here in Texas. )
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Man I'm hating myself right now. ><

This was the closest one to me and family stuff (and work actually at the very last second, yay for being on-call) consumed me for the last ~36hrs or so.

Hopefully the next one (I need to check the list) will be close enough for me.

Looks like it was a good time. :)
 

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Had a really Great time meeting folks! I want to thank you guys for putting this together. Every reason to ride is a Good one!

Always....

Grumpy
 
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Had a nice ride and good visiting with other TWTexans. Thanks again gilk51(chuck) for taking up the pie runs when chris moved.
(ps for wczimmerman: Hope all is well with your gang and you are thought of often here in Texas. )
Are those the only ones that came out? Tina was a massive shutterbug after you gave her the camera.
 
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Thanks for organizing this thing Chuck, it was a great excuse for a ride. :clap: Good to see some old friends and new. Unfortunately I took zero pics the entire day.

The Austin and San Marcos groups met up at the 183/29 intersection at 8 am, and headed out on the route that wbrisett had thoughfully mapped out for us, even though he had to back out of doing the ride.

In Gatesville I suggested that we take a little detour to take advantage of the roads near Cranfills Gap. We took 215 and 2602 to Clifton. I'd actually been looking for 182, but got disoriented :scratch: :shrug: but no one seemed to mind. We made a short pitstop in Clifton, everyone just seemed happy to be riding. :rider:

We then headed west on 219 toward Fairy. At some point on a long straightaway I was passed at a high rate of speed by a yellow italian blur, then a red japanese blur, then a silver japanese blur. Whoosh! :lol2:

We rolled into Hico right at 11 after the yellow Ducati took a short nap just south of the construction zone on 281.

After mingling for a half hour in the parking lot, we had no trouble finding a big table. The service was fast and the food was tasty. I just wish they had cherry pie, that's my favorite. :eat:

Rode back to Killeen with Marc (on his "sonoma red" Bandit) and Rick (on his Triumph Speed Triple 675), our route took us back through Cranfills Gap, then south on 182 to Gatesville. It was definitely hot. :giveup:

I split from them in Killeen to stop and visit a friend, and enjoy some air conditioning. Ended up rolling into the driveway at 7:15, 325 miles for the day.

Great group to ride with from Austin, looking forward to the next one!
 
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Had a great time. Don Vess and Regena Whaley are converts. We went to Dublin for true soda fountain treats and saw several folks who were at Koffee Kup. We took 219 back to South 281 then over to Goldwaithe and over to RR574 to eventually Regency Bridge. Unfortunately I led on the dirt roads and got us slightly lost. Thinking I was on the KLR was a mistake! A two wheel slide gave me a choice of a ditch or the woods. The woods were OK and made it back to the road (didn't go down). At Regency we stopped at the little campground where the folks from Deliverance had gathered and serenaded us with a few songs they had written. Then back down to San Saba and great ride on RR 580 to Lampasas. I tried out my new evaporative vest and would highly recommend one. With multiple CamelBaks and lots of frozen water, heat was not a problem.
 

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:sun: Well, my apologies for not getting there until 1 pm. An early morning call at work had me sleep until 7 am (time of planned departure). Regardless, I set off to have some pie with you all. My route to Hico followed US 290, and then Texas 36 via Brenham and Temple. In Jonesboro, I turned onto FM 1602 and put the Dakar through its paces with all the twists and turns :rider:

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I had to make a stop in Temple, but promptly got confused by the construction there. What a mess :giveup: Thus, between the late start and this I did not arrive until about 1 pm. Talked to Corinne "shootergal" and Becca a bit, and conversed with Dan "MR2MCH" about bikes; until everyone was ready to leave on their respective rides.

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The lone ranger left behind ;-)

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Had some Black Forest pie, and a few cups of iced tea :eat:....

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....before setting off on the return trip home. A few stops along the way....

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Arrived home right at 7 pm.

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The images are from my phone camera, thus the average quality. It was HOT, and my behind was sore upon return. Note to self: Camelback, and saddle reupholstery before the next long ride. Sorry to not meet more of you, I hope to make it closer to 11 am next time. Still, I am refreshed. A ride of this caliber was overdue. See you at the next pie run :sun:
 
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Re: Pie Run VI: Koffee Kup, Hico TX, 6/28 11:00 AM

The problem with the Pie run is that I left wanting more :sun: Great time, great food, great folks, great pictures. It was fun seeing new faces and revisiting with previous Pie run riders. Thanks to Chuck & all for pulling off yet another great Pie run.
 
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Are those the only ones that came out? Tina was a massive shutterbug after you gave her the camera.
Tina took well over 100 pics for the day.:lol2: We are still going thru them. I am not sure how many pics TWT needs of folks standing around bikes and shoveling food so I didn't post nearly what I have on file.

She is hooked on shooting pics while riding now. There will be lots of drive bys in her future. I have more pics at photobucket-jackntx and quite a few here on the pc. I'll see what I can do about getting you and megan a cd by bike nite.


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oh yeah.....

Who was the Transalp owner?

Nice ride!
The Transalp guy was Rick M(hope I'm right on this Rick) from Belton.He rode with my group from Waco on the way up & fittingly we did lots of co rds.Said the bike was bought recently from the Georgetown area I think. MAN...IT WAS CLEEEEANNN!!!!

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I had a great trip. Mary (KrashDragon) and I came from North Richland Hills and got there about 10:25. We ate fairly early, and got out by about 12:30. I had lots to do back home, and Mary wanted to check up on her friend. FM51 was a lot of fun. On the way back I made the mistake of going up 377 through Granbury. I'd forgotten what a pain that was on a weekend. Oh, well, live and learn.
 
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Top ten reasons the Hico Koffee Kup Pie Run was a BLAST for me:

10. Great nine bike group ride wonderfully lead by Maverick in the morning. (Don't bother to ask...I will not discuss the "Valero Incident")
9. Great ride home alone. (I mentally blocked the fact that the air temp. varied from a low of 97 to a high of 102)
8. Really fun sweepers and hills on FM1238, SH219, and FM182. These roads must have been laid out by a ST rider...they are perfect for the bike. (Thanks to Gilk51 for posting this route in the Pie Run thread)
7. Opportunity to run a couple of tanks of 100% gasoline thru the ST. The ST responded like a dog getting doggie treats after nothing but dry dog food for a month when it tasted that non-ethanol fuel.
6. Seeing all the neat bikes parked at the KK...Harleys, Goldwings, all manner of Sport Tourers, sportbikes, scooters, standards, trikes, etc...all peacefully co-existing. (This sets TWTEX's apart from other biker groups who tend to focus on one brand or model)
5. Getting farkel ideas.
4. Enjoying the original Pie Run location...the great venue that got it all started!!
3. Being part of the 100+ record setting attendance.
2. Eating PIE (Key Lime in my case!!)
1. BEING IN THE COMPANY OF THE GREAT TWO WHEELED TEXANS!!

Hey Mike! Great to have you along....I'm glad you had as much fun as I did! And thanx for leaving that whole "Valero Incident" off your list!:rofl:
 

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Just got home. Looks like I have a few pages of catching up to do... ;-)
 
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The Austin and San Marcos groups met up at the 183/29 intersection at 8 am, and headed out on the route that wbrisett had thoughfully mapped out for us, even though he had to back out of doing the ride.
I do wish that my wife, daughter and I could have made the trip, but there is always next time. Of course in my business, I usually always get last minute calls the day before a video/film shoot for work, and if they are paying rate, it's tough not to take the gig. Glad the route (modified) worked out for everybody. We'll really try to make the next one and not back out at the last minute.

Wayne
 

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oh yeah.....

Who was the Transalp owner?

Nice ride!
That was me on the transalp. Have gotten into more off road riding lately and have a KLR also , I like the KLR but wanted something different. Found the Transalp about 30 miles from home and it is a really clean bike . I made my necessary mods and really like it . It does not look or ride like an 18 year old bike .
thanks Rick M
 
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Erin and I had a good day. We rode over 450 miles and ended up staying at my brother and sister in-laws house in Austin.

I apologize on bailing on the group late in the day, but Erin was losing interest and I need to get her off of the bike.

I have no pictures to add, the camera decided to go south. I took one picture with my cell phone of Erin standing in front of the Moody city limits sign with her hands on her hips. She was asking me why am I standing in front of this sign. I asked her if she had read the sign. After she turned around and read it, she said you are deleting that picture. I would post it, but it is in Austin with my wallet taking a vacation.

We got up this morning and left Austin at 6:30. Pulled up to Weikels to gas up and get some Kolaches for breakfast. Reached in my pocket for my wallet and came up with air. Luckily, I had $3.79 in change in my suit. On I-10 in Columbus a guy came up riding a R1200GS Adventure just like mine. I started to pull him over and bum some gas money but thought better of the idea. The low fuel light came on just East of Sealy. We made it home with my bike saying I had 11 miles of gas left.

Overall, we rode 644.5 miles. Except for the heat, it was a perfect day. Maybe next month's pie run should be to some place in Colorado!
 
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I took one picture with my cell phone of Erin standing in front of the Moody city limits sign with her hands on her hips. She was asking me why am I standing in front of this sign. I asked her if she had read the sign. After she turned around and read it, she said you are deleting that picture.
That was a great idea....you have to post it when you get the chance! She didn't look to enthused in Glen Rose:yawn:

It was nice to meet and ride with the two of you.

Robbie
 
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The most interesting vehicle at the Hico Pie Run

Thanks for your efforts on this Chuck.

Lots of bikes to look at there, but the most interesting vehicle was a 1929 Model A from Indiana. Jack Sullivan and his wife have driven the car for over 200,000 miles Pulling their 1929 Sears pop up mono-wheel trailer behind. Jack and his wife had put more miles on their Model A than any one else registered in the Model A restorer's club. Here is the link I just found on him via Google:

http://www.modelarestorers.org/main/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=112&Itemid=429

They did the Alaska Highway last year and apparently make a regular stop at the Koffee Kup when passing through. That pretty much puts most of us to shame doesn't it. By the way, the 1929 Model A had about 40 horsepower....

Enjoyed the ride up and meeting a few of you. In the way back Started to head to Dublin to have an original Doctor Pepper at the plant,...but....sheez....was it gettin hot.

Tried my "Bead Rider" and full wicking under armor under my breathable woven Kevlar gear.......in spite of the heat,....I stayed pretty comfortable all day. 300 miles total on the LT.



Brian in Austin (at the intersection of 1431 and Lime creek roads)


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Hey Rick,
Did you find out if you are still the owner of a Strom? or maybe a DRZ...

Rod
I guess that wasnt mine - he still has it , So far anyways . I am trying to make my son understand how worthless a supermoto bike is compared to the Strom . Rick
 
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that is two great rides where I have forgot the camera. thanks to bobcat and her alternate route had a great ride and Marc your right no way your missing JD and that bright yellow bike. I should have followed you all back through the gap, but now I can say I have been to dublin. hope to make the next one.
 
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Hey, it was great to meet all the folks I met, and the next time I'll meet some more of you....<G>
Hey Shootergal, great to finally meet you, would have stayed longer to gab, but...long story. And it was only getting hotter..
Talkatcha later...

Ok, when's the next pie run? <G>
Mary
 

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Huge thanks to everyone that continues to support TWT - your bikes/cars/trucks will wear the decals proudly. We raised almost $70 for the website in decals alone! :clap:

If I didn't have the size/color decal you wanted or if I didn't get around to you (hey, a girl's gotta eat ya know ;-) ) PM me and I can get you whatever you need. Almost every color is available - even pink and purple for you, Kim :mrgreen:
 

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My Saturday started off dark just after 6am with Jamey (JAR675) from Stafford. This just isn't natural for me... :yawn:

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Met the NW Houston group in Navasota at the corner of Hwy 6 and 105. No, not that one - the other one. :doh: Thanks to Chris (DirtRideRoader) for joining up in Hempstead and knowing where the meet-up was. ;-)

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As we headed out up Hwy 6, I took advantage of a slow(ish) 4-lane section to get a rolling roll call:

David (Maverick)
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Corrine (SchooterGal)
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ToroGuy(?)
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Tim (Abby)
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Greg (Gregwithsomenumbers)
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Deb (Snoopster)
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Jamey (JAR675)
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Chris (DirtRideRoader) and his daughter Erin
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Incline? What oncline?
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Mav's bike left its mark on the tarmac... (and unfortunately the tarmac left its mark on his bike)
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"Who me? Oh, I'm just waiting for Maverick. Silly guy, he dropped his bike in the parking lot!"
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And we hit the road again
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A few of the "originals" - Deb and Chuck with their vintage name tags
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A bunch of people were already leaving at 11:30 when our group rolled in, and many more were gone by noon when we got as many as we could to gather for a group picture.
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We needed to decrease the mileage between stops as the day wore on. It was just too hot to ride the route we'd planned, so from here (some town with an L?) we decided to cut south for Temple.
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At another shaded rest stop at a Dairy Queen, the asphalt not only wanted to swallow my kickstand, but it wanted the kickstand plate too! :eek2:

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Ten Minute Call... :sun:

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Hotel time! The sun was starting to set, bellies were rumbling, and the dogs were barking...

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Messican! :eat:

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We can still see you :-P
(There's TWO fingers up, not just one!)
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Brian (Nixx) and James (?) from Austin joined us for dinner before splitting off for home.

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Whitebread (Robbie?) is in the blurry-faced witness protection program. :lol2:

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But if you sneak a picture when he's NOT being blurrified, he'll give you the evil eye! :giveup:

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Shower. Sleep. Morning. Pack. Breakfast at IHOP.

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Jamey departed north on 35 towards Kansas City to start a two week riding/family vacation. :clap:

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With a smaller group and more time to play, we stopped more frequently on the ride back.

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This was ShooterGal's first ride that exceeded 100 miles! Considering she probably topped 600 miles in 100+ degree weather, she has certainly proven she's gotten over her "should I just give up" thinking. :cool2:

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We split off in Navasota and went back from whence we came.

The gals:
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The gents:
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"Hey, what's that noise? It sounds like my bi..."
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"What the?"
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"Where's he going with my bike?"
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SQUID! :phead:
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Sayonara! Until next time... :bigokay:

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OMG!!! Squeaky you rock! This was almost as much fun as the trip. Thanx SO MUCH!! And thanx too for being so kind in how you described certain situations!:rofl: I owe you!!
 
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That was me on the transalp. Have gotten into more off road riding lately and have a KLR also , I like the KLR but wanted something different. Found the Transalp about 30 miles from home and it is a really clean bike . I made my necessary mods and really like it . It does not look or ride like an 18 year old bike .
thanks Rick M
TRANSALP!!! You rock, Man. I wish I had seen it. I wonder, is it going to feel lighter, the same, or heavier than the KLR on dirt roads and rocky pastures? Can you lower it and put baskets on it?:) Can I sit on it? I promise not to scratch the seat with my boots when I mount and demount?;-)

I hate to see you sell the KLR. It's a real cream puff. It looks like it just came off the showroom floor. You are such a fanatic when it comes to caring for your bikes. You seem to have as much fun polishing and caring for them as you riding them.

If I didn't already have a KLR, I take yours in a heartbeat. But, since you know how I have adorned mine with all the finer necessities suitable to comfort me, such as baskets, etc., you probably wouldn't sell it to me, uh?:rofl: :rofl:

Happy Riding!
 
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