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What to do when the weather is too nasty to ride? Plan a Challenge Ride, of course!

Have you ever noticed the Polar Vortex always seems to blow in on a Thursday? There go the weekend ride plans. Forecast highs in the 20s and 30s are enough to make me think twice about climbing in the saddle. But all is not lost. When the weather is too nasty to ride, I like to pull out the maps– or navigation software– to plan the next two-wheeled adventure. Lately, I’ve been daydreaming of a…

Motorcycle Grand Tour of Texas 2021 Registration Opens Jan. 1!

The 2021 Event registrations are open for a unique and fun event for all, riders. Sponsored by Ride Texas Magazine. The Motorcycle Grand Tour of Texas is a self-guided motorcycle tour that has stops throughout the state of Texas. Of course, the great back roads of the Hill Country are among them. The tour is open to all brands of motorcycles (two-wheeled and three-wheeled), as long as the vehicle does not have a steering wheel and/or…

Texans Love Adventure

Remember those days when safety came third? You caught air jumping your bike off rocky ledges, cut across fields, purposely rode through mud puddles and came home a happy, hot mess. We’re grown-ups now and, yeah, we still do that. Since 2004, Texas Adventure Riders Association has coordinated dual-sport adventure rides, including several multi-day rides/rallies per year. Participating riders are spread through Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Austin and surrounding areas. If you’d like to meet Central…

The Show Goes On in 2021

Ride Texas would like to wish our motorcycle family a happy holiday season and share some news to bring even more cheer with the coming of the New Year. Many of our most loved motorcycle events, while suspended in 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns, have announced their dates to resume in 2021! Here are a few to look forward to: Texas Fandango, April 9 – 11, Fredericksburg. The Cherokee Chapter of the Antique Motorcycle Club…

Buyer Beware: Paying at the Pump

About fifty miles into my ride home to Austin, text messages begin popping up on my phone. Did you make this $300 purchase from Home Depot? H-E-B? Netflix? I pulled over to call my bank’s Fraud Department. “Your card has been compromised,” says the agent, “It’s blocked.” The number had been skimmed at the gas pump with a device that fits over or inside the card reader at the Pilot station off I-10 in Ft….

Events

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VFW Motorcycle Group Unit 1 Fun Run

February 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Join us February 27th for our first annual Fun Run and learn about the VFW Motorcycle Group Unit 1, VFW Post 12024, and the Cannon Recovery House for Veterans.
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Cocoa and Cookies Ride 2021

February 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Join us for our 2021 annual Cocoa & Cookies Charity Ride on February 27th. Benefits go to Breast Cancer Resource Center of TX.
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Stunt Show Saturday

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us Saturday, February 27th here at The Ranch Harley-Davidson in College Station from 11am-4pm for The Wheelie Wizard Stunt Show! Wheelie Wizard shows at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm.
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Litas Ladies Bike Day

February 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Announcing a new regular monthly women motorcycle riders’ meet-and-greet and ride that will meet at Buck’s Backyard on the fourth Saturday of the month. Music, food, vendors, etc.
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Spring Bike Show & Party 2021

February 27 @ 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Bike Competition Slingshot Competition Drink Special Hookahs Big Phil’s Smokehouse Big Soul & Creole Cafe
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