Category Archives: Day Rides

NYE Ride and Tire Repair Kit Review

Most of the time, emergency-use items such as first-aid kits and tire repair kits are just so much extra weight. In those rare occasions when they are needed, they are worth their weight in gold. It was a beautiful Texas … Continue reading

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2006 Year in Review

Time for another photostory. 2006 Year in Review

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Full Beaver Moon Tech Day

Last weekend, Rebecca, Deb, Eric, and I rode up to Canton, TX to attend a tech day, BBQ, and camp-out held by Howard and Jill from TWTex. I only took a few pictures, but the photo thread is here on … Continue reading

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September Pie Run and Ride

The TWT September Pie Run was held today in Brenham, TX at “Must Be Heaven,” a 50’s style soda fountain with a gourmet deli attached. The lunch was excellent. I shared a Muffaletta with “The Big Spank Daddy” aka Chris. … Continue reading

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New Helmet! and another TWT Pie Run

Yesterday was yet another TWTexans Pie Run. This one was held in Hutto, TX, just a little NE of Austin. I’ve been wanting to visit Lone Star BMW in Austin for a while, mainly because I’d heard a nasty rumor … Continue reading

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A movie, a ride, and a night out with the girls!

Harrrrrrrr! I saw Pirates of the Caribbean, Dead Man’s Chest on Friday night with a group of people that I met on TWTexans. What a roller-coaster! I went into the theater expecting some great special effects and was not disappointed. … Continue reading

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May Pie Run & Leading a Group Ride

The TWTex May Pie Run was held last Saturday up in Hico, TX. With the location over 200 miles away, only two riders (me included) from Houston were initially signed up to attend. I planned a nice route and sent … Continue reading

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A Grey Day in East Texas (and LA!)

What with weather, work, and life, it’s been a few weeks since the R1200ST has seen anything but commuting. I needed a good ride too. I really enjoyed the “East Texas Group Ride” of a few weeks ago, so I … Continue reading

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Marble Falls Ride

A few weeks ago, when I rode out with Scratch and the Inks Lake camping crew, they all told me that I was turning back “just before the good stuff.” Well, that’s been weighing pretty heavily on my mind, so … Continue reading

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Wildflower Ride

So I did a little 300 (or so) mile ride last Sunday. Big thanks to Cindy (Chatterbox) on TWTex for organizing. I’ve been pretty busy this week and didn’t even look at my pictures until earlier today. Cindy posted a … Continue reading

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