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Old 04-21-11, 07:28 PM   #1
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“Biking the Texas Independence Trail for Independence Village”

5 riders will be leaving League City, May 14th for a 750 mile tour.



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Old 04-21-11, 09:16 PM   #2
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7 riders will be leaving League City, May 14th for a 750 mile tour.



can't wait for the pics 10 wheels! Gonna be one heck of a trip.
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Old 04-22-11, 05:13 AM   #3
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WOW! Awesome! Good luck and be safe!
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Man, that's quite a ride! 750 miles is about what I do in a year.
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Man, that's quite a ride! 750 miles is about what I do in a year.
It will be my 7th tour in Texas.
Got in 15,923 miles in 2009.
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Very cool!! Can't wait to see the pics! Thanks!
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Good lord. Have a good tour, and may you have healthy tailwinds on your voyage.
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Good lord. Have a good tour, and may you have healthy tailwinds on your voyage.
Come and join us on the start to Galveston or where ever you want.

It will be HOT and WINDY. We have done it before.
Temps got up to 105* when we rode in Big Bend.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...Bend-Bike-Ride

500 miles in Wind

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Back after 7 days on the road.
Rode the first 4 days then developed a saddle sore.
Sagged the last 3 days.








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Sucks to hear that your ride got cut short. Awesome pics though. How many rode recumbents?
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Sucks to hear that your ride got cut short. Awesome pics though. How many rode recumbents?
We had 2 touring bikes, 1 recumbent, 2 trikes, and a van for the camping gear.
I did it for the fun and to support Roy.
I had a good time.







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Saddle sores. Bummer Hee Hee Any who! I started using a shammy (sp) ( leather used to wash cars with) .
I safety pinned it to the back of my shirt. and used copious amounts of Lanacane anti-chafe cream.
It works well on the trainer but have not tried it on anything longer than 30 miles on the road.
Areo tech has some long distance shorts now

http://www.aerotechdesigns.com/topshelf.htm first and second shorts on the page.


BTW i am getting a Motobecane Gran Turismo.
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This is really neat. I am somewhat new to bicycling and ride a Long Wheel Base Recumbent. Is that what I see in the first picture third rider? If so was he able to keep up with the others? Just trying to gage my own capabilities with other bikers.

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This is really neat. I am somewhat new to bicycling and ride a Long Wheel Base Recumbent. Is that what I see in the first picture third rider? If so was he able to keep up with the others? Just trying to gage my own capabilities with other bikers.

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Yep, the rider is 69 years and can hold 17 mph.
July 10 next month she and her husband are leaving on a tour from Baytown Texas to Lansing Michigan.
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Dave didn't make it Fred?

Are those gym shoes that Roy has on?

Sorry to hear you got saddle sores. Good to hear that no break downs occurred.
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Dave had hand surgery. Roy rides toe clips with straps.
2 riders left after 3 days
3 of us stayed for 7 days.
Roy is returning tonight
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I wish I could have made it, but my elbows are giving me a lot of problems.
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We all have some kind of problem. Roy never complaints about his.
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WOW! Awesome!
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Very nice, I would not last 2 days.
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Sorry for bringing up a month-old post, but what were your overnight accommodations?
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