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    500 Mile Tour from League City TX

    March 19, 2009

    We line up at Dave's House for pics.
    The Fog delayed the start.





    First Camp Site Brazos Bend State Park



    Overflow Tent Camp Site



    300 miles of Chip Seal riding



    Second Camp at Rock Island
    Showers and restrooms here.



    Third Camp Site Lakewood Park, Gonzales TX



    Tire Problems on the way To Goliad TX



    Arrived at Goliad State Park, 75 miles of chip seal, hills, 25 mph headwinds



    Goliad Camp Shelter


    Trip Stats:
    1 road race bike
    2 touring bikes
    1 recumbent
    2 trikes

    8 Days on the road
    7,000 tire miles, 3 flats
    502 total miles for my part.
    [SIZE=1][B]What I like about Texas[/B]
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGukLuXzH1E

    Set F1re To The Ra1n ( NY Night Rain Ride)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7jfcWEkSrI

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    1 bike 2 many. Butterthebean's Avatar
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    That looks awesome. Must have been alot of fun.

    Although I think chip seal should be outlawed.
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    It was a Great Adventure and Challenge for me.

    More Pics:

    Brazos Bend Park



    North to 90A



    Sharon first to flat.


    West on FM 1462



    Rock Island Church Camp Site



    Goliad Mission



    183 South





    239 East



    Meeting to decide how far can we ride in the High Winds

    [SIZE=1][B]What I like about Texas[/B]
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGukLuXzH1E

    Set F1re To The Ra1n ( NY Night Rain Ride)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7jfcWEkSrI

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    You can tell the way the palm trees are bent, how hard the wind is blowing!

    To my mind, a meeting to decide how far to ride in the wind should be held outside...

    Great photos, great story, looks like lots of fun. See any alligators?
    "be careful this rando stuff is addictive and dan's the 'pusher'."

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    Sweet pictures, and it does look like fun... A good ol' squad of almost everything two and three wheeled suited for touring. Very cool

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    Quote Originally Posted by StephenH View Post
    You can tell the way the palm trees are bent, how hard the wind is blowing!

    To my mind, a meeting to decide how far to ride in the wind should be held outside...

    Great photos, great story, looks like lots of fun. See any alligators?
    No Gators, was 42* when we woke the next morning.

    Four riders had just come in from Cuero, that is where they gave up the day before.
    They had stronger winds 28 to 41 mph Headwinds for 34 miles.
    Dave said it was the most difficult ride he had made in 20 years.

    Police Escort behind us here.









    Dave and Roy; Dave's Rear Tire has 11,500 miles on it.





    Motel Camping in Port Lavaca and in Bay City:

    [SIZE=1][B]What I like about Texas[/B]
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGukLuXzH1E

    Set F1re To The Ra1n ( NY Night Rain Ride)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7jfcWEkSrI

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