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Offline blanton

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1900 mi. and all in Texas
« on: February 09, 2012, 03:48:45 pm »
No big deal but left northeast Texas and went to...Hill Country, Big Bend , Rio Grande River Road and Davis Mt. Senic road. Took 6 days and ofcourse never left Texas...just wanted to tell someone.......thanks....blanton
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Re: 1900 mi. and all in Texas
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2012, 03:50:17 pm »
Cool rainbow pic B!  :thumbs: 8)

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Re: 1900 mi. and all in Texas
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2012, 04:31:01 pm »
I have the "Across Texas" thing twice, once on the high side and the other across the  middle.
And it was the longest, and most boring runs I cal recall.
That is one big State.   :P
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Re: 1900 mi. and all in Texas
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2012, 06:02:27 pm »
Day before yesterday 76 in presedio to yesterday 24 on Mt davis.
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Re: 1900 mi. and all in Texas
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2012, 06:04:53 pm »
That is one big state.
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Re: 1900 mi. and all in Texas
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2012, 06:36:43 pm »
I did this ride a while back leaving from north Texas. What is amazing is the huge variations in topography across the state. From low hills, to desert, to mountains. Great ridings and glad you enjoyed!

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Re: 1900 mi. and all in Texas
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2012, 08:28:23 pm »
Last summer I did 7,600 miles in Colorado and never left the western half of the state. But it took me 3 months to do it. Come to think of it, I was never more than about 250 miles from home.

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Re: 1900 mi. and all in Texas
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2012, 02:26:33 pm »
That is one big state.

875 miles (+/-) from Brownsville up through the Panhandle.
835 miles (+/-) from El Paso to Port Arthur. A few mile shorter from El Paso to Texarkana.

And for reference, Dallas to Texarkana (upper NE corner of the state) is larger than the state of Connecticut.
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