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Old 05-06-2008, 11:20 PM   #1
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Trying to plan a decent 3-4 day bike trip

Because of my job I can't take a whole lot of time off, so 3-4 days is the max any ideas?
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I dunno. Somewhere out of this state?
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Get a week off and goto deals gap!
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Old 05-06-2008, 11:27 PM   #4
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Get a week off and goto deals gap!
I would, but since I own my own business my partner would have to cover.
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AR 7 is a pretty nice ride
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THREE SISTERS just outside of san antonio. friggin awesome!! best riding ive done to date!
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THREE SISTERS just outside of san antonio. friggin awesome!! best riding ive done to date!
That sounds pretty good, I forgot about those.
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eureka springs Arkansas.
7 is ok but there are all kinds of roads around there

we are going up at the end of june for our v-max rally
the dragon at deals gap is ok, make sure u go there during the week, but Eureka springs area is just as fun and closer
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7 is ok but there are all kinds of roads around there

we are going up at the end of june for our v-max rally
the dragon at deals gap is ok, make sure u go there during the week, but Eureka springs area is just as fun and closer
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best advice as of yet. I'm sure three sisters is nice. But Eureka Springs is simply awesome and the roads are just as good as the gap but only closer and less crowded. Its a 7 - 8 hr ride from houston if you go through OK.
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Old 05-07-2008, 09:53 PM   #11
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run out to the hill country there are some nice roads out near wimberly and fredricksburg plus it has some great scenery
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best advice as of yet. I'm sure three sisters is nice. But Eureka Springs is simply awesome and the roads are just as good as the gap but only closer and less crowded. Its a 7 - 8 hr ride from houston if you go through OK.
Umm, its 600 miles from Houston to E.S. and you can make it in eight hours?

Eureka Springs is far and away better riding than anything in Texas.
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Arkansas FTW...been there many a time and lots of fun. I have been guilty of doing 500+miles a day 3 days in a row out there. Even had to find a shop to install a new tire. AR will eat up some tires quick if you do it right.
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How is Hot Springs, my dad wants to go with me, but he doesn't want to go to Eureka springs.
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there are plenty of good roads to ride around Hot Springs but just not as good and with as little traffic as there is around Eureka Springs.

You can have fun around Hot Springs.
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To this date nothing has beat hwy 1 n. of San Francisco. Traffic light if you go during the week and the roads are nothing less than spectacular. I would like to try Eureka Springs one day. How is the popo there? Me and cops just don't get along to well when I am on a bike.
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Umm, its 600 miles from Houston to E.S. and you can make it in eight hours?

Eureka Springs is far and away better riding than anything in Texas.
Easy.. probably less than that

From NW Houston to Texarkana 5-5.5 hrs, Memphis is 9.5
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Easy.. probably less than that

From NW Houston to Texarkana 5-5.5 hrs, Memphis is 9.5
NVM, was thinking of Hot Springs; Eureka is a bit farther north
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i was mistaken, had to ask my wife. it was 10 hrs to eureka springs
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