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Forum: Touring
06-13-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
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: 1,340
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: 959
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: 552
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: 552
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: 684
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: 43
Views: 2,088
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Fiddy Men ...

Fiddy Men

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fhGX5izia1U
06-10-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
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: 1,272
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: 28
Views: 1,526
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: 1,316
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: 7
Views: 575
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: 77
Views: 3,782
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: 11
Views: 885
Posted By Hondo Gravel

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100+ degrees I think I will sit in the sprinkler...
06-09-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
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: 24
Views: 993
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: 1,471
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: 34
Views: 2,898
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: 488
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: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By Hondo Gravel

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South Texas Corn
06-08-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
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: 11
Views: 885
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: 554
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: 1,471
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: 538
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: 935
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: 935
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: 1,493
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: 43
Views: 2,088
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: 952
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: 1,744
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: 952
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: 952
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: 952
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: 952
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: 1,080
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: 909
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: 1,340
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: 909
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: 8,972
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: 1,429
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: 1,080
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: 1,310
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: 1,095
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: 1,651
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Cliff Bars, Ritz crackers and tortillas.

Cliff Bars, Ritz crackers and tortillas.
06-01-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,972
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Someone said that to me awhile ago. I said well...

Someone said that to me awhile ago. I said well look at China. They ride a lot of bikes and they have a population in the billions.
Forum: Foo
06-01-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,088
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup, I probably would have took Darthís offer of...

Yup, I probably would have took Darthís offer of ruling the galaxy. Even if he sliced off my hand with whatever you call that thing.
Forum: Foo
06-01-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I like the way good looking college women...

I like the way good looking college women softball players look. I see too many anorexia is beautiful contests some women even here starve themselves half to death. But yes that freeze the gut away...
06-01-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,972
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Don’t listen to me :lol: if I said something be...

Don’t listen to me :lol: if I said something be sure to do the opposite.
Forum: Foo
05-30-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 846
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Texas muzzle

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Texas muzzle. Where did my beer go?
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