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Forum: Texas 04-28-10, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By Raccoon
Got my bag o' schwag in the mail today. Pretty...

Got my bag o' schwag in the mail today. Pretty cool shirt, and 2 camelbak bottles (love these new bottles).



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Forum: Texas 04-23-10, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By Raccoon
Seriously scattered, are you trying to get...

Seriously scattered, are you trying to get someone killed? That would be on the edge of being a ****** (they block me from saying r.e.t.a.r.d) to ride in circles right there with the traffic and try...
Forum: Texas 04-22-10, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By Raccoon
Nothing received yet, but I believe it said...

Nothing received yet, but I believe it said somewhere that it would not ship until late April sometime. You know by May it will start getting pretty warm, so starting early can be a good thing. I...
Forum: Texas 04-22-10, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 838
Posted By Raccoon
Too similar to my brother, down in Houston we...

Too similar to my brother, down in Houston we have the Terry Hershey Park trail, probably about 8 foot wide MUP so it is better. He didn't have a problem with anyone in his way, just a bolt snapped...
Forum: Texas 04-22-10, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By Raccoon
The point of it is 100 miles of nowhere. Lots of...

The point of it is 100 miles of nowhere. Lots of people will be doing it on trainers, but if not on a trainer then some other tediously short route that would likely drive you crazy.

Alan, I am...
Forum: Texas 04-21-10, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By Raccoon
100 Miles of Nowhere

Is anyone else here signed up for the 100 Miles of Nowhere with Fat Cyclist?

I am signed up and will be doing it in Houston, most likely going in lots of circles around Picnic Loop over in...
Forum: Texas 04-21-10, 08:24 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,137
Posted By Raccoon
Too early to commit right now. Might try to do...

Too early to commit right now. Might try to do it, but like others have said,I can find closer rides of 100 miles in the Houston area and I have done the HHH twice already.
Forum: Texas 04-19-10, 07:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,532
Posted By Raccoon
Pretty decent ride, even though I had a flat both...

Pretty decent ride, even though I had a flat both days before the lunch stops. Got them fixed on the side of the road and was prepared but was annoying.

Saturday night/Sunday morning when it...
Forum: Texas 04-15-10, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By Raccoon
I will be riding in any conditions. I am not...

I will be riding in any conditions. I am not concerned for my handling but there will be more crashes because of the rain because most people have never ridden in it.

I know one year it started...
Forum: Texas 04-08-10, 09:41 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,736
Posted By Raccoon
In getting ready for the MS I was at Terry...

In getting ready for the MS I was at Terry Hershey near the beltway on Tuesday with my brother and a bolt holding his handlebar on failed and he crashed pretty hard onto the side of the path. Got to...
Forum: Texas 06-26-09, 07:53 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 7,744
Posted By Raccoon
I am kind of a lurker, but check regularly. If...

I am kind of a lurker, but check regularly. If y'all pick a time to try and do one I will try to make it. I am down in sugar land but ride after work at both THP and memorial. I am willing to...
Forum: Texas 06-22-09, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By Raccoon
Wow, what a weekend, thanks for all of your...

Wow, what a weekend, thanks for all of your suggestions.

I ended up riding Boulder and OCNP on Saturday. I was starting to worry as I was getting to the starting location for the OCNP trail...
Forum: Texas 06-19-09, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By Raccoon
On this site that maps all the trails...

On this site that maps all the trails http://www.mountainbiketx.com/google/index.php they show northshore to be a hiking trail rather than biking, interesting. It is a bit closer and shows tech...
Forum: Texas 06-18-09, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By Raccoon
Thanks stdlrf11, Concrete paths are out of...

Thanks stdlrf11,

Concrete paths are out of the question, not interested in those right now.

I am thinking I will ride Cedar Hills Saturday, then Ride that LB Houston trail sunday morning...
Forum: Texas 06-18-09, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By Raccoon
I will consider than one too. Anyone know about...

I will consider than one too. Anyone know about the trails at Rowlett Creek Preserve?
Forum: Texas 06-18-09, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By Raccoon
I have been looking at the trails listed on their...

I have been looking at the trails listed on their site. There are just way too many listed and thought I would try to get a better opinion of one or two that would be best to go to for one weekend.
Forum: Texas 06-18-09, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By Raccoon
Visiting Dallas for some riding

I am going to drive up from Houston to Dallas to do some riding this weekend. I plan to get in a longer day of riding Saturday, and then get some more riding maybe a second location on Sunday.
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Forum: Texas 05-26-09, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By Raccoon
So umm... where are you, texas is kinda big in...

So umm... where are you, texas is kinda big in case you have not noticed.
Forum: Texas 05-26-09, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By Raccoon
Last year I procrastinated pretty bad but then I...

Last year I procrastinated pretty bad but then I called the number for Host Homes and it was simple. She gave me a couple names and phone numbers to call and said one asked for a certain amount for...
Forum: Texas 05-19-09, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Raccoon
I am from Lubbock, but now live in Houston. ...

I am from Lubbock, but now live in Houston.

There is a local forum with lots of information, if you need to know it PM me.

I love the riding there, but hills are hard to find that are...
Forum: Texas 05-15-09, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By Raccoon
Interesting but seems almost like a worthless bit...

Interesting but seems almost like a worthless bit to add onto the trail section. I don't see that I will get any use out of this.
Forum: Texas 05-13-09, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By Raccoon
I went riding yesterday. I rode in from Eldridge...

I went riding yesterday. I rode in from Eldridge on the path, out past 6, then where it goes into the path just past the fence you could only go about 100-200 yards before it was underwater.
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Forum: Texas 05-05-09, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By Raccoon
Sorry to hear about your house, I help some...

Sorry to hear about your house, I help some others with cleaning up after the flood caused them some serious problems at their house. I am surprised it has cleared up this quickly, guess it is time...
Forum: Texas 04-28-09, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By Raccoon
Guess Barker Resevoir is going to be flooded for a while

I usually ride on the path that goes from Beltway 8 out to Fry road. I know in heavy rains it floods big time out there, it took quite a while after the hurricane to clear out. I wonder how long it...
Forum: Texas 04-21-09, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,100
Posted By Raccoon
You sound kind of like me, my little brother rode...

You sound kind of like me, my little brother rode with me but he broke his leg on Jan 31st and we only got in about 2 weeks of riding before this! I would jump on a paceline and then look back a...
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