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Old 04-01-2007, 01:26 AM   #1
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Rain? What Rain?

Here's what I did today: Pictoral Ride Report (best NOT viewed in full-size window)
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nice edit. i like the way you did the riding through the water shots.
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...I'm glad it's such a boring sport, what would it be like if they watched something a little more interesting, like football? they'd just spontaneously combust on the spot...
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:BangHead: man i wanna wheelie through that flooded road! :BangHead:

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:BangHead: man i wanna wheelie through that flooded road! :BangHead:

but im trapped at work.
Well, first you'd have to get to it. Was a few miles of loose gravel and dirt to that point. The smaller bikes (DR400 and KLR) did great, the Strom and the BMW GS were a little harder to maneuver in the corners so we had to slow it down some.

When Ken went through on the DR, he came back saying he almost got knocked off the bike - the water came up over the peg height and as he pushed through it was trying to push hus feet back off the pegs. All 120# of him was standing on the pegs hoping he'd make it.

He also said that when he got across to that little bridge, he could see that the other side beyond there was a total washout. Good thing I didn't attempt it!
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this makes me wanna ride my bike right now!!

Great pics Becca....
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this makes me wanna ride my bike right now!!
Then legalize it!
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Then legalize it!
then bend over let me see it...
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Here's what I did today: Pictoral Ride Report (best NOT viewed in full-size window)

Did your group pass through Independance, on Hwy 390?
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Did your group pass through Independance, on Hwy 390?
Were you the couple over there on a silver bike and a red bike? When we passed you the first time you were over looking at the sites, then the second time I think you were getting on the bikes. We saw you once more at an intersection, and I think the silver was a Bandit but I really didn't get a good enough look.
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Rolled away from the house @ 8:17 am, got back @ 7:38 pm
Rode 248 miles (plus a few on Kurt's GS) with an average speed of 22mph!

The map:
140222704 M

And if you really want to go back there and play in the water, feel free:

The one we took the pics in:
140222708 M

The one Ken waded into and determined it was too deep and was moving too fast:
140222698 M

The one where we couldn't even see which way the road went:
140222703 M
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Were you the couple over there on a silver bike and a red bike? When we passed you the first time you were over looking at the sites, then the second time I think you were getting on the bikes. We saw you once more at an intersection, and I think the silver was a Bandit but I really didn't get a good enough look.

That was us! Small world huh? The silver bike was my wife's FZ-6. I was on the R6. We continued west from Independance and ended up hitting 290 near Burton. We turned east and spent the night in Brenham.

Here's a link to the map.

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Originally Posted by Sifu-TZ
...I'm glad it's such a boring sport, what would it be like if they watched something a little more interesting, like football? they'd just spontaneously combust on the spot...

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We turned east and spent the night in Brenham.
I hope you didn't leave Brenham without some sweets from Must Be Heaven!
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