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South Tex

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Agreed. Where’s the rider? Hiding in the bushes? Walking 1/2 mile up the road? Maybe I’m blessed but I can hardly stop to look at my phone west of del rio without someone stopping to see if I’m ok. I think those that live there know the dangers and take care of folk. Just my experience and I thank everyone of them.
 
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Agreed. Where’s the rider? Hiding in the bushes? Walking 1/2 mile up the road? Maybe I’m blessed but I can hardly stop to look at my phone west of del rio without someone stopping to see if I’m ok. I think those that live there know the dangers and take care of folk. Just my experience and I thank everyone of them.
I assume he is taking the picture
 

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Now that is funny. Reminds me so much of my boys at about that age. No telling how many time they would come walking up to camp saying "I thought I could make it".
I only just saw this, and that's totally unfair.



I really thought I could make it.

Like, REALLY.






I'm pretty sure my brother distracted me.

And my brakes didn't work.

And the sun through the trees surprised me.



As a matter of fact, help me get this bike out, I wanna try it again!
 
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Front gate and main straight from pits at Daytona Speedway in early 60's. No I idea why but from a very early age I loved bikes and racing. Nobody in family cared for either. I was able to coerce them into taking me by for photo! Just drove in back then. lol
 
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My Seca 900 on Talimena drive and my 77 or 78 CB700F with wife on our moto trip. That was tough on that bike with 2 and a little gear. The things I did back then.
 

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Now that is funny. Reminds me so much of my boys at about that age. No telling how many time they would come walking up to camp saying "I thought I could make it".
James, don’t be so hard on the boys. I am sure they probably had a flat tire!
 

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US 550 North of Durango? I read that they had to do some preventative avalanche triggering and that in places the highway had over 60 feet of snow over it!! According to CDOT's website, they already have it re-opened!

In related news, the home of the Sheriff that lives in Lake City was WIPED out by an avalanche a few days ago. It was on the Cinnamon Pass road just out beyond the lake. It was a big three story home with a huge barn next to it. Looking that the "after" pic, you'd never know there had been anything there. There wasn't even any debris left! He and his two daughters were home at the time and somehow all three survived!
 
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US 550 North of Durango? I read that they had to do some preventative avalanche triggering and that in places the highway had over 60 feet of snow over it!! According to CDOT's website, they already have it re-opened!

In related news, the home of the Sheriff that lives in Lake City was WIPED out by an avalanche a few days ago. It was on the Cinnamon Pass road just out beyond the lake. It was a big three story home with a huge barn next to it. Looking that the "after" pic, you'd never know there had been anything there. There wasn't even any debris left! He and his two daughters were home at the time and somehow all three survived!
Yes I saw that, how did they survive??
 
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That's just not ok, just this weekend in Houston. Plus add 1 for total of 19. So sad. I read about 3 wrong way drunk drivers, very scary stuff.
 

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That's just not ok, just this weekend in Houston. Plus add 1 for total of 19. So sad. I read about 3 wrong way drunk drivers, very scary stuff.
I think we take safe driving for granted. Given how many millions of people live in the greater Houston area, I am really amazed that the numbers are not considerably higher all the time, especially given how I see people drive!!
 
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