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Old 06-16-04, 03:27 PM
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It's pricey, but cough up the money for Topo USA 4/5 (4.0 might be eBay for as little as $50). VERY good indication of terrain, side roads, etc. Profile feature is a bonus.

As for tips, I can't really help you. Just remember that most TX roads, even "side roads" can have limits as fast as 70 mph (two-lane road near my house has that). Be careful. Also, depending on the stretch, cities can be spaced out. Carry some of the Zefal Magnum water bottles for good hydration...

Best of luck! I'll wave at you
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