GO: TX 118 Head for the mountains

July 26, 2012
TX 118 is a twisty black ribbon from Kent, to its southern terminus at Big Bend National Park. (Photo by Valerie Asensio)
TX 118 is a twisty black ribbon from Kent, to its southern terminus at Big Bend National Park. (Photo by Valerie Asensio)

 

Big Bend Country Region

Big Bend Country Region

Many Texas riders head north for the doggiest days of summer, but we have options. At a mile high, Fort Davis, Texas  has moderate daytime temperatures and pleasantly cool nights throughout the summer. While we’re roasting our fajitas in other parts of the state, those in Fort Davis can enjoy a beverage on the veranda on a summer afternoon.  But what keeps this little town from being overrun, is its remote location and narrow twisty roads that you have to travel on to get there.

Do I have your attention,yet? Good. Hook up with TX 118 from IH 10 and head south.  Then just try to keep focused on the road and you ride through an amazingly gorgeous landscape that keeps changing from softly rolling green hills, to jagged peaks with massive boulders strewn around like debris field from a giant’s tantrum.  TX 118 is a great road—don’t tell anyone! Just GO!

 GO: TX 118 Head for the mountains



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Events

4th Annual Biker Meet N Greet Rally

April 26 - April 28

Live music all weekend long with shows Friday night, Saturday afternoon (free outdoors), Saturday night. Night shows inside the club with the regular cover charge. Also Friday night inside club Bikini Oil Wrestling. Full kitchen grill inside the club. Saturday outdoor Biker Wedding at 11 am- all bikes start staging at 10 am for the ceremony. Larry Tillery with Scott McGill, Jimmie Barnes, Tim Burge takes the stage at 1:30 pm kicking off the free…
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$20

Bikes on the Bayou

April 26 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

“Bikes on the Bayou” is a three-day festival in Houston, TX. that celebrates motorcycles, bicycles, and scooters in Eleanor Tinsley Park and along Allen Parkway. This all-inclusive festival will bring together all two-wheeled enthusiasts to celebrate music, culture and their riding communities. The three-day event will also provide motorcyclists the opportunity to participate in cruises throughout the festival space and secure overnight parking on festival grounds. Event organizers have meticulously chosen music acts for the…
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$20

Ride to Finish the Fight

April 27 @ 9:10 am

1st annual Fun Run benefiting “Parker County Relay for Life” Rings of Hope Team. Help us help cancer patients and support research for a cure for cancer to end these battles many of us have fought and many fighting today. It’s going to be a beautiful day for riding. Come out for a fun ride, fellowship with new friends and ride for a Cure.
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$75

6th Annual Texas Redneck Ramble Dual Sport Ride

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

  Join us for the 6th Annual Texas Redneck Ramble in Jacksboro, Texas. The fun will kick off on Saturday, April 27th with a motorcycle field meet. Trophies will be presented for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place riders. After the field meet, you can join your fellow riders for dinner with some shenanigans on the side Sunday, April 28th, we will ramble off with a 165 mile Dual Sport ride that is sure to…
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$15

Mudbugs for Heroes

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Fundraiser benefitting Veteran Pardners in Mexia, Texas. Sponsored by Brotherhood Forever MC Limestone Chapter. $15 cover includes either a burger plate or crawfish till they’re gone. (700# of crawfish) . Live music by Pushwater from 2:00-6:00pm. DJ Kurt will play until??? Bike Games, Live Auction, 50/50, and more. Family friendly event. kids 12 and under free. Gates open at noon
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