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Motorcyle Camping and Adventure Touring Show

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Decatur
count me in for a small spot. Just need to get the final approval from the Sheboss. :hail:
well count me out of the camping. Sheboss has her company Christmas party that night and told me I have to take her so she can show me off. :sun:
I am still going to the show early on Saturday though.
 

misterk

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well count me out of the camping. Sheboss has her company Christmas party that night and told me I have to take her so she can show me off. :sun:

I am still going to the show early on Saturday though.


Lol, “Trophy Husband”
 

Jarrett

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I am going to learn how to camp, so I am doing the camp out Saturday night at lake dallas. I have a tent site reserved, I am willing to share............for a price
Weather permitting, I'd like to take you up on that offer.
 

misterk

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Can you buy tickets for this on site or do you have to order them online?


Tell them you are under age 25, you get in free:). You can buy at the door is what I am counting on!

Unless......a person bought online and can’t go and they email the ticket to the first person that responds. Wait.......that already happened
 

Kman198

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Spicewood
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I've a ticket for Saturday if anyone needs it. PM your email address, I'll forward it to you.

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misterk

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I've a ticket for Saturday if anyone needs it. PM your email address, I'll forward it to you.

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I knew I should have waited, i bought my ticket last night :( Thanks for offering to give it away, very nice.
 
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Elgin
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I was looking at going, but after viewing the list of presenters, I don't see anyone but motor cycle dealers, a men skin care company, and car washing company. I don't see any companies that actually deal in camping supplies! Did I miss something?
 
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Steve you camping also?
It doesn't look like it. I have to work off-duty security in Grandview at 10 am Sunday... Oh and I just looked at the weather, 36ish degrees overnight. So yeah dang it, if it wasn't for that work deal I'd be all over it. :eek2: :giveup:
 

misterk

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It doesn't look like it. I have to work off-duty security in Grandview at 10 am Sunday... Oh and I just looked at the weather, 36ish degrees overnight. So yeah dang it, if it wasn't for that work deal I'd be all over it. :eek2: :giveup:
cant you just put up one of those police car plywood cut outs and sitck it by the road:)
 
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Justin Texas
I was looking at going, but after viewing the list of presenters, I don't see anyone but motor cycle dealers, a men skin care company, and car washing company. I don't see any companies that actually deal in camping supplies! Did I miss something?
No , you didn't miss anything. They need to change the name to the generic motorcycle stuff show. I was ready to leave after 3 minutes. Stayed an hour. Managed to by some rok straps and beef jerky.
 
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Clear Lake
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No , you didn't miss anything. They need to change the name to the generic motorcycle stuff show. I was ready to leave after 3 minutes. Stayed an hour. Managed to by some rok straps and beef jerky.
That's a shame, I was hoping for better than that. Was almost going to make the drive up if folks were saying good things.
Oh well :zen:
 

Texasrider58

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Daughter and I attended. The show could have been better and could have been worse. A good assortment of bikes. Got to see a few from the forum here and talk a little. Always enjoy the visiting. We had a good time.
 

voyagerrider

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I will differ with the naysayers about this event? I made the trek from Burleson to Lewisville for the event. I had a good ride going over although it was a bit brisk, temp in the low 40's. I thought there were a lot of adventure touring bikes on display and lots of nice gear. I agree that there could have been more moto-camping stuff, but give it a chance this is only the first year. I listened in on a couple of the seminars and found them interesting. The ones I would have really been interested in were later in the day and did not want to stay that late. As far as I know this is first for anything of this sort in the area? At least for local folks other the IMS in January.

I for one am glad to see more of this type then usual swap-meet type shows with all Harley or Harley-related stuff. With awesome collection of do-rags, half helmets, all leather riding gear(not that there is anything wrong with leather).

Any way I enjoyed the event, saw and talked to some people I know that I had seen in while. The ride from Burleson to Lewisville was good, but I hit traffic several spots going home. A good day for this old man.
 
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I'm with voyagerider and Texasrider59 on this one. I followed Jarrett over from Waxahachie on a cool morning along I-35. The ride went as well as interstate can through a major city and thank you to Jarrett for leading.

It was a first effort and the vendors I spoke too were enthused to be there. I watched all or parts of I think 5 presentations and enjoyed them. Lots of bikes in the parking lot but only one scooter that I saw :rofl:.

I see parallels to these type of events like that of being on a road trip. Most of the best moments come from the interactions I have with the people I see along the way. I spent the most time with Jarrett of course but I got to talk to some old racing friends, especially Bert Reynolds from KTM of N. Texas. I also got to spend time in the parking lot with Rich (Simmons1), Kevin (MisterK) and Jeff from TWT before I left.

So it wasn't the Oscars for me but I had fun. Oh, and a big shout out to Kman for paying forward my ticket into the event.
 
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