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Posted: 03 November 2013 at 11:50pm | IP Logged Quote bikerbill

I rode in this year's BigTexRally. Wayne and his crew did a
FANTASTIC job on the rally and I fully intend to do another
one.

Here is the report from my perspective:
http://tinyurl.com/n5osf8t

Enjoy.

Edited by bikerbill on 05 November 2013 at 6:58pm


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Posted: 04 November 2013 at 12:34am | IP Logged Quote ptong971

Great report. We all had a fun time. Especially with an
open bar!!

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Posted: 05 November 2013 at 4:04pm | IP Logged Quote DCCollard

Well done, Bill - and congrats on coming second, very
impressive!

Btw, I believe the bonus in Glen Rose was outside the
museum - not that the points (mine said 130 - don't know if
yours were the same) would have changed the outcome. I
passed it up as I was way behind schedule on day one
heading south --

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Posted: 05 November 2013 at 6:45pm | IP Logged Quote bikerbill

Thanks Paul & DC.

The Glen Rose bonus was worth 115 points to me but would
not have changed the outcome at all. But it would have
made the difference from First Place closer. :)



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Posted: 05 November 2013 at 7:23pm | IP Logged Quote ptong971

Yeah, the Creation Museum bonus was the large stone sign
next to the road north of the entrance on the north side.
If you didn't know what you were looking for, it was hard
to find. Google Streetview is your friend.....

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Posted: 05 November 2013 at 8:55pm | IP Logged Quote bikerbill

ptong971 wrote:
Google Streetview is your friend.....


The big signs are not present in Streetview. And the
small ones that are there can't be read. Oh well.

My kids got to visit it last year with their grandparents
and it's a neat place. I plan on going there with Jen
some time when we're in the area as her mother lives in
Granbury and it's not far from there.


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Posted: 20 December 2013 at 1:02pm | IP Logged Quote Qikslvr

great write up Bill. I like that you included lessons learned. Since the 2013 BTR was my first real rally, I made a lot of mistakes and hopefully learned my lessons from them.

Next year will tell.

DC, I actually traded my Rocket in for a Trophy right after the rally because I felt it was just too darn heavy to be effective. 



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Posted: 23 December 2013 at 10:17am | IP Logged Quote DCCollard

Nice one, Troy - how is that Trophy?

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Posted: 06 September 2014 at 9:20am | IP Logged Quote earthrooster

Reviving an oldie here, but I wanted to say thanks for the rally report. Sooo... thanks! 

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