Brazos River 2 Day Kayaking Trip

Finding a river to kayak during a Texas summer can be a challenging task. Rain in July or August is typically a rare event, which translates to most of the rivers being very low. The Brazos near Graford, Texas is a river you can count on to at least be navigable. In the summer months…

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When You Wear Jeans for Riding

Ask What Gear to Wear and Risk Starting a War People get crazy over some subjects and within the riding community riding gear is one of those subjects. There are generally two camps I’ve observed. One camp who says racing leathers all the time and the other camp who will go full-squid (no protective gear)…

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The Art of Fire Building

“Art? Pfft. I’m a man! I know how to build a fire!” said right before reaching for the lighter fluid. For many people I know, their “skill” in building a fire centers around their ability to go to Wally World and buy a container of the magic stuff. When you seperate them from their liquid…

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Usual Mistakes of New Motorcycle Riders

Usual mistakes of a new motorcycle rider Mistake 1: Forgetting to turn off their turn signal What usually happens: Stop, put on your blinker. Look for cars and turn the handlebars. Twist the throttle and begin a textbook turn. Panic and almost die sliding through the turn, there must have been lots of sand in…

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The Truth About Girls and Motorcycles

They Told Me a Motorcycle Would Attract Girls.. We’ve all heard this as young men, read it on some forum or thought it at some point. Here is the truth of it:┬áthe only people who will try to speak to you because of your bike are middle aged/older men. There are times when it won’t…

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Elm Fork/Trinity River Kayaking Trip

For Dallas/Fort Worth Residents the Elm Fork of the Trinity River offers a great paddling trip in just a short one hour drive. We took advantage of the proximity of this beautiful natural area in June to do a kayaking trip down the river. Depending on river levels you can make this a leisurely day…

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