Monthly Archives: May 2006

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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I had way too much time on my hands…

So I spent some time today gathering pictures from the 2+ years I had with my yzf600r and compiled them into a photostory. Enjoy! It’s Been Nice (hosted on Putfile for better streaming)

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Another great place to visit

I’ve been collecting other blogs on my blogroll lately and this one is particularly enjoyable right now. Deloeste is a motorcyclst from Detroit taking a cross country trip and posting pics and reports daily. It’s always fun to wake up … Continue reading

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Acquired a new camping stove

At the end of a long day on the road, I usually can’t face getting back on the bike and searching for a place to eat. Therefore, on each multi-day tour or camping trip, I carry a backpacking stove, lightweight … Continue reading

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Update on the R12ST

The ST clicked over 7000 miles yesterday. I had been getting 40-42 mpg, but since my 6000 mile service, I’ve been seeing slightly better fuel efficiency. It’s now easily making it to 200 miles before hitting the one gallon reserve. … 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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Las Vegas *Business* Trip

Somewhere between rooming together in $500 a night rooms, the Disneyesque architecture, and being completely sober yet managing to throw-up in front of my boss in a posh Bellagio nightclub, it was an incredible experience! Each year my firm takes … Continue reading

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6000 mile service completed!

And the ST is running great! I dropped the R1200ST off at BMW North Houston yesterday morning. They didn’t have the promised loaner bike available, so a tech dropped me off at work and then picked me up in the … Continue reading

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