Day 7 – Texas Perimeter Ride Conclusion

Final Day – 2000 Total Miles Well, the Texas Perimeter Ride is over and we are back home safe and sound. We stopped short of our mission by about 1000 miles, therefore, we are going to have to try again, only next time we’ll be better prepared. Let’s recap some interesting things we saw and learned […]

Day 6 – Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Day 6 – 400 miles Today we rode through Palo Duro Canyon State Park which is south of Amarillo in the Texas Panhandle. The canyon is approximately 120 miles long, 20 miles wide, and 800 feet deep.  It is the second largest canyon in the United States next to the Grand Canyon. Wildlife in the canyon includes […]

Day 4 – Texas Panhandle

Day 4  – approximately 300 miles Today we left out of Dallas on I-35 to 380 west to Denton TX.  We got on Hwy 287 and rode through Vernon, Texas.  The scenery is much different than what we saw in East Texas.  The dirt is a copper color like you’d see in Georgia.  The terrain went […]

Day 2 – Dallas

Day 2 – 300 miles Well, we didn’t break the bank at the casino but got a great nights sleep.  We pulled out of Shreveport about 9 a.m.  First stop –  Caddo Lake, the largest natural lake of fresh water in the south.  It covers 26,800 acres and is located on the border between Texas […]

Day 1 – The Big Thicket National Preserve

Day 1 – approximately 300 miles The Texas Perimeter Ride is finally underway.  By design we will only travel about 300 miles a day mostly off major highways.  We left out of Houston on I-10 East Hwy 90 East and meandered our way up to 770 to Kountze.  I must say I have lived in […]

Texas Perimeter Ride Update

Departure day for the Texas Perimeter Ride has been pushed back to May 6.  Packing begins the end of the week.  The packing check list recently posted on my webpage is printed and will be put to the test.  If I’ve left anything off this will be the time to update. I bought some fresh Starbuck’s instant coffee to pack.  […]

The Texas Perimeter Ride – 2014

Happy New Year to all my MMB readers.  With the New Year here it is time to start planning for 2014 rides.  Yea!   For me, I’m still working on completing my goal to ride in all of the lower 48 states so that is definitely on the agenda.  I have five states left, Utah being one, which I […]