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06-16-19, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Week 1 report I donít care anymore! Iím on...

Week 1 report I donít care anymore! Iím on vacation losing money in Ely Nevada. :roflmao: now if that ainít a pill and an ill? OK I relent, I left my bike back in Hondo.
06-16-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I got carded a few days ago when buying some...

I got carded a few days ago when buying some beer. I win! :lol:
Forum: Foo
06-16-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 862
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Last time I was near LA in 2005 I camped at...

Last time I was near LA in 2005 I camped at Joshua Tree NP saw the smog like a smokestack through a mountain pass. But anyways I like the LA Dodgers :D
Forum: Foo
06-16-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Stuck in Hotel Nevada

All campsites occupied at Great Basin NP so on the Ely, Nevada. Found old cool casino hotel going to chill awhile. WTH is 85 octane petroleum :lol: ainít putting that stuff in my vehicle. I know it...
06-16-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Cool :thumb: now you are addicted to cycling.

Cool :thumb: now you are addicted to cycling.
Forum: Touring
06-13-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup, may be looking into a touring bike with all...

Yup, may be looking into a touring bike with all the necessary accessories. I have fat biking all the way to gravel biking but besides a half frame bag and saddle bag nothing to support a tour. Now...
06-13-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,417
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I was back riding regularly in about 6 weeks...

I was back riding regularly in about 6 weeks though I could have started earlier. I walked a lot at first just to get the blood flowing and speed up the healing. I didnít rush anything.
Forum: Foo
06-13-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,104
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Breakaway LDX long distance surf rod with an...

Breakaway LDX long distance surf rod with an Akios reel. On Padre National Seashore just south of Corpus Christi.
Forum: Touring
06-12-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Y’all ain’t helping :notamused: I’m avoiding a...

Y’all ain’t helping :notamused: I’m avoiding a :trainwreck: believe me I think I have this covered :lol: but again I might be left on the side of the road with a cardboard sign that says Hondo Texas.
Forum: Touring
06-12-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Family Rebellion against sag wagoning lol

The last three summers I had a nice chase vehicle on my bike adventures on the Katy and other routes. I have to deal with a mutiny :lol: so no bike this summer trip but I will get plenty of hiking....
Forum: Foo
06-10-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By Hondo Gravel

The Hondo Walmart smells of the green stuff often...

The Hondo Walmart smells of the green stuff often :lol: nobody really cares and I guess the people that brought the smell with them don’t either. Almost got a second hand contact buzz one day.
Forum: Foo
06-10-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,262
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Fiddy Men ...

Fiddy Men

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fhGX5izia1U
06-10-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I will report after each week about how it is...

I will report after each week about how it is going.
06-10-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,610
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Interesting phenomenon when people in a car...

Interesting phenomenon when people in a car harass someone on a bicycle. Why does that anger people so much? I guess they feel powerful being in a car or truck. One time someone yelled at me on my...
06-10-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,849
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I would order Shimano stuff from Chain Reaction...

I would order Shimano stuff from Chain Reaction in Ireland then I was informed Shimano won’t let them sell to USA or Canada. I was :eek:
06-10-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By Hondo Gravel

30 years ago I was so poor I had to rent a turkey...

30 years ago I was so poor I had to rent a turkey for Thanksgiving.
06-10-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By Hondo Gravel

10 weeks as a guinea pig

Being loyal to working out is easy everything else I have no discipline whatsoever :cry: I plotted 10 weeks on a notebook where I eat a better diet and live a healthier lifestyle and see what happens...
06-10-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,376
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I blame Atari all downhill for kids activities...

I blame Atari all downhill for kids activities since then.
06-09-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By Hondo Gravel

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/d6a8c503_39b0_439f_8154_8644e9111f99_23ce2fc2a0bb6f8e1f9ce9a7ca4015beceb89fb0.jpeg

100+ degrees I think I will sit in the sprinkler...
06-09-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I want to watch the video but my crummy satellite...

I want to watch the video but my crummy satellite internet is too slow today. She will get addicted to bicycling and that is good.
06-09-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,363
Posted By Hondo Gravel

It will be 8 1/2 years before I can answer....

It will be 8 1/2 years before I can answer. Sounds like you have a solid plan.
Forum: Foo
06-09-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,620
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup, at my old place the neighbor just bought a...

Yup, at my old place the neighbor just bought a new SUV drove it into a field of tall dry grass and the exhaust set the SUV and the field on fire. Totally destroyed and the guy had some burns on his...
06-09-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,145
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I woke up this morning and every place I have had...

I woke up this morning and every place I have had surgery hurt :lol: that happens sometimes. My diet is meat and potatoes and other vegetables. 3 rides this week 100.6 miles will try for a 4th ride...
Forum: Touring
06-08-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Great Redwood Trail ???

California says its a go. 320 mile trail to be constructed. Will it happen? How long will it take? Anybody from that area have any information? It would be cool to have a long trail out west since I...
Forum: Foo
06-08-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By Hondo Gravel

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/14bcc274_9261_4a84_911a_50cddbadff52_59a12b9e90e35f45078e5bef630d716bad272060.jpeg

South Texas Corn
06-08-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup just like our county maintenance. Just shovel...

Yup just like our county maintenance. Just shovel some asphalt in the hole and watch the heat melt it into a pile a gue. Avoid them or just like you said or a possible wreck or getting the bike full...
06-08-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By Hondo Gravel

AM Rides to beat the heat

Iím not a morning person :mad: but itís better than heat stroke. The price you pay for the mild winters. Coffee fueled rides it will be.
06-07-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By Hondo Gravel

102 and rising grrrr

We had a below normal temperatures until today :twitchy: Now we have the rare SW wind off the Mexican desert now we are baking. This ainít Phoenix :lol: Might go for a heat ride once the sun is...
Forum: Foo
06-07-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,620
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I have a fire pit in the backyard build up some...

I have a fire pit in the backyard build up some logs then dump some diesel on it and there you go a campfire. Yes diesel is cheating but I want fire :lol: but in all seriousness I don’t have...
Forum: Touring
06-07-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 632
Posted By Hondo Gravel

GAP postponed

I had to cancel my GAP trip due to family medical issues. In other words I canít leave right now. Hopefully I can reschedule later this summer. Thanks for everyoneís input and suggestions.
Forum: Foo
06-06-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By Hondo Gravel

:roflmao2: yes! Livia Soprano that woman was so...

:roflmao2: yes! Livia Soprano that woman was so sociopathic it was funny.
Forum: Foo
06-06-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Worse TV mom all time top 3

1. Peggy Bundy
2. Gemma Teller Morrow
3. Janine "Smurf" Cody
Forum: Touring
06-05-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,646
Posted By Hondo Gravel

mev should be accustomed to heat and humidity...

mev should be accustomed to heat and humidity being in south central Texas. I get heat sickness about 3 times a year so don’t listen to me :lol:
Forum: Foo
06-05-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,262
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Cotton Hill, Hank Hills dad could be considered...

Cotton Hill, Hank Hills dad could be considered bad :lol:
Forum: Touring
06-05-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Good to know about the campground in Emlenton....

Good to know about the campground in Emlenton. Going to camp a lot of this trip to keep costs down plus camping is fun. The train ride in the history rich oil country looks like a go. I took a train...
06-05-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,781
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Going to ride a light week so when in Pa I will...

Going to ride a light week so when in Pa I will be fresh. Probably some off days from riding so the non riders can do what they want. Frank Loyd Wright Falling Waters will be cool and Fort Necessity...
Forum: Touring
06-04-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Just saw the Allegheny River Trail suggestion....

Just saw the Allegheny River Trail suggestion. Now more research :thumb: Thanks for the info from both of you.
Forum: Touring
06-04-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I was thinking 2 days. The mileage chart says 114...

I was thinking 2 days. The mileage chart says 114 miles. I will probably start outside the metro areas so a few miles less. Family will be in the support wagon I don’t want them getting too bored or...
Forum: Touring
06-04-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I will have access to a vehicle at the...

I will have access to a vehicle at the trailheads/pitstops. Mostly camping on this trip but some days in rooms to get really cleaned up :D. The interactive map on their website is great gives you a...
Forum: Touring
06-04-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Ohio to Erie Trail ???

I was thinking on my way home from GAP/Montour riding this trail from Columbus to Cincinnati. Any suggestions? Or input?
Forum: Touring
06-02-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup, I hate to see that great trail flooded out....

Yup, I hate to see that great trail flooded out. Iím just wondering if the western part of the Katy is good to go. Like from Booneville to Clinton?
Forum: Foo
06-02-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup, if I have to do something important online I...

Yup, if I have to do something important online I wait until 2 AM :twitchy: once something better and less expensive comes around Hughesnet is gone.
06-02-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,417
Posted By Hondo Gravel

The mesh has held up well for me. I had bilateral...

The mesh has held up well for me. I had bilateral one big rip on the left and two smaller tears on the right. I suspect I had the two smaller tears for years. I had mine done with a robotic machine...
Forum: Foo
06-02-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Cool, but my crummy connection doesn’t want to...

Cool, but my crummy connection doesn’t want to load it. Hughesnet doesn’t deliver what they claim but that is the best I can get in the boonies.
06-02-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,017
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Bassmanbob. I was thinking you were a bass...

Bassmanbob. I was thinking you were a bass fisherman with a bass boat :lol: I was going to say take her bass fishing with you.
06-01-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,442
Posted By Hondo Gravel

My X7 SRAM MTB has a definite clunk when shifting...

My X7 SRAM MTB has a definite clunk when shifting but shifts ok for me. GX SRAM on my fat bike, again has that clunk. My Shimano Ultegra gravel bike and cyclocross bike shift quieter and is smooth. I...
Forum: Touring
06-01-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Link about Katy Trail flooding

https://www.columbiamissourian.com/news/local/annual-katy-trail-ride-canceled-due-to-flooding/article_e0d27c9e-848a-11e9-bf92-fb133df67984.html

:mad:
06-01-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,456
Posted By Hondo Gravel

You’re behind will break in after awhile. I had a...

You’re behind will break in after awhile. I had a 5 month layoff from the bike and it took a few rides to break the butt back in.
Forum: Touring
06-01-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Going to ride the GAP in a few days and on the...

Going to ride the GAP in a few days and on the way home might hit the Katy from Booneville to Clinton away from the Missouri River.
06-01-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,759
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Cliff Bars, Ritz crackers and tortillas.

Cliff Bars, Ritz crackers and tortillas.
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