Monthly Archives: July 2006

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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Are you in a rut?

From Bamarider’s latest trip report (link in sidebar): “I think folks go in a comfort zone, and get stuck in a “rut.” I believe you have to break out of it to live a full life. Go to work, come … Continue reading

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My GPS has set me free.

I had an epiphany this evening as I swooped through the forest to get to a local bike night. My GPS has set me free. It used to be that I was locked into a predetermined route, too scared of … Continue reading

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Maps from the Hill Country Trip

These maps are really wide, so I didn’t want to just post them in the blog. Click to view full scale. Day 1 Map Day 2 Map (right click, save-as)Garmin Mapsource File Rebecca’s ride report is posted here.

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A Tale of Two Beccas – Day 2

Sunday, July 16, 2006Kerrville to Houston530 miles I’d been agonizing over Sunday’s route for over a week. Essentially, we had half a day to enjoy some hill country highlights before turning back toward Houston. At the preceding bike nights, I … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Beccas – Day 1

A Tale of Two BeccasHill Country WeekendJuly 15-16, 2006 Prologue: This is a story of two Rebeccas in the Texas Hill Country, but it’s also a story of a reunion of friends. Here’s the backstory so you, the reader, can … 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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12k service completed

Just got home from picking up the BMW at the dealer. The service was $480. I’ll be buying a service manual cd soon and doing my own services from now on, but I wanted to get it documented entirely through … Continue reading

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