The North Texas Moto Journal Blog

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Mary’s Cafe – Strawn, TX

November 21, 2009 “Yeeha” Stephen drew us out in the cool, damp wet roads today to ride over to Mary’s Cafe in Strawn, TX.  The ride was first planned to Jefferson, but the rain...

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Mama’s Daughters’ Diner and IMS

November 14, 2009 The Lone Star BMW Riders met at Mama’s Daughter’s Diner this morning for a hearty breakfast and then one of the shortest Bo Griffin-led club rides.  We made our way over...

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K1200RS Maiden Voyage

November 8, 2009 I found a new German mistress a week ago.  She’s a well-kept K1200RS, with a strong lungs and body, and oh so smooth and stable at highway speed.  My K75S is...

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LSBMWR Autumn Colors Ride – Eureka Springs

October 23, 2009 We started out this morning’s ride to Arkansas in 47 degree temperatures, and that was pretty much the norm for the day, with the temperature at Eureka Springs dipping down to...

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LSBMWR Ride to Eat, Lake Murray and CJ’s

September 19, 2009 After a foot of rain in the North Texas area, we were all wondering what the RTE weekend would be like.  The weather broke before the weekend, and temperatures looked great. ...

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Chaco Canyon and Sipapu

September 9, 2009 This is Sipapu rally weekend, the Bavarian Mountain Weekend, hosted by the Albuquerque Land of Enchantment BMW Riders.   I could not wait to get out of the metromess traffic after...

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Paonia Ride

The Lone Star BMW Riders had around eight of our members riding to Paonia, CO for the Top of the Rockies rally hosted by the Colorado Beemers.  Alan and I would be riding together...

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Crested Butte

July 1, 2009 Deb and I made sure we booked our flight to Denver early enough to take the shuttle up to Fort Collins in time to hit the afternoon microbrewery tastings.   Luikin...

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Mama Taking KODACHROME Away

It’s inevitable.  Film is going away, and it’s starting with KODACHROME.  This Monday, Kodak announced that it is retiring KODACHROME after a 74-year run with its beginning as the world’s first successful color film. ...

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Red Rock Canyon

June 7, 2009 I met Bo in the north part of the metromess late Saturday afternoon for a quick run up to Red Rock Canyon to do a bit of camping. The Red Earth...