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Vol 16 No 2: Hill Country’s Canyon Lake, Winding roads between Mansfield and Waxahachie, Side-hacks, Kickstarts and more

March 28, 2014
RIDE TEXAS® Volume 16 Issue 2: Hill Country's Canyon Lake, Winding roads between Mansfield and Waxahachie, Side-hacks, Kickstarts and more

RIDE TEXAS® Volume 16 Issue 2: Hill Country’s Canyon Lake, Winding roads between Mansfield and Waxahachie, Side-hacks, Kickstarts and more

Good roads. Good riding. Great life.

This edition brings you an excellent and truly scenic Hill Country excursion around Canyon Lake. It’s a ride that will immerse you in the Hill Country experience. If you’re looking for an excellent day trip from the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, we have just the ticket. We’ve also discovered a motorcycle gathering that is sure to appeal to the traditionalists, those who think electric starters are newfangled devices.

This issue also features our Events Calendar, a homage to a great writer’s passing, side-hacks, and more good stuff for Texas riders.

 

GO Roads5 custom route maps exclusively for RT readers,


GO Eat19 mom & pop food stops along the way in our GO plans so you can stay fueled up


100 pages packed with good stuff for Texas’ riders!

This issue mailed to subscribers on March 12th, and is on newsstands everywhere starting April 1st.

 


Free offers and discounts from our advertisers for RT readers.

Check out the amazing deals and free stuff available to RIDE TEXAS® readers in this edition.

 


Trip Planning Resources | GO Guide

Each edition includes detailed planning materials wit the type of information you need to need to get the most smiles from your miles.

GO See Ridespecs

Details about the route itself: length, most scenic sections, etc.


GO Map SampleOverview Maps

Puts the road into regional context, all roads are marked for easy navigation.


GO Eat  GO Stay GO RideEat, Stay & Do

Details riders need about food and stops along the way.


GO ROADSCAPE 3D(TM) SampleRoadscape 3D™ Maps

RT exclusive! Developed by our expert cartographer just for you. See the ride within the actual landscape. No need to wonder where the twisty, hilliest bits of the route are located. You’re going to know ahead of time.

 


Newsstands selling RIDE TEXAS® magazineThe list is ordered by number of copies the chain orders, so these will be the locations where you’re most likely to find RIDE TEXAS® on the newsstand. Once a newer issue has been published, the previous issue will be available only on our online store.

 

 

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WAL MART STORES
KROGER SOUTHWEST GROCERY STORES
HEB GROCERY STORES
HASTINGS ENTERTAINMENT STORES
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WALGREENS
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CVS PHARMACY/DRUGSTORES
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BROOKSHIRE GROCERY STORES
GERLANDS FOOD FAIR
MARKET BASKET FOOD STORES
TARGET STORES
FIESTA MART INC/GROCERY
ARLANS MARKETS
SELECT INDEPENDENT NEWSSTANDS
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KROGER DELTA GROCERY STORES
SELECT INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORES
DRUG EMPORIUM/GIBSON MERCHANDISE
AAA NEWS
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CITY NEWS
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ACE HARDWARE STORES
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Events

$55.00

2022 Rumble on the River

September 30 - October 2

Rumble on the River celebrates its 20th anniversary on September 30 to October 2, 2022 at Mansfield Park in Bandera. Rumble events and activities include: Poker Run Bike Show Biker Games Cowboy Rodeo Wet T-shirt contest Naughty Nightie Live Music Vendors Food Pre-registration and RV reservations open July, 1, 2022. Pre-registration of $55 per person includes an event t-shirt and free tent camping. Self-contained RV camping and RV spots wiht electrical and water are available….
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$10.00 – $20.00

42nd Annual Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - October 2 @ 6:00 pm

Fredericksburg’s Annual Oktoberfest brings a little bit of Bavaria to the Hill Country. Three days of singing, toasting, dancing, and GemĂĽtlichkeit will be featured at the 42nd Oktoberfest Friday, September 30 – Sunday, October 2, 2022. Five covered stages will host a continuous parade of entertainers featuring German favorites of oompah, polka, and waltzes, with plenty of opportunities for dancing. Sponsored by the Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance (PCAA), the family-oriented German event will take place…
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Nitty Gritty Chopper City

October 1 - October 2

Nitty Gritty Chopper City, the Houston area’s annual chopper show, takes over Backwoods Saloon in Conroe on October 1-2, 2022. This is a weekend full of custom choppers, vendors, and live music. Camping spots are available for $25. Follow the event page for updates.
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$30.00 – $50.00

Run With the Big Dogs

October 1 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Run With the Big Dogs on October 1, 2022! This event, to be held at the Y.O. Ranch in Kerrville, benefits Veterans Assistance Dogs of Texas. The day’s activites include: –  Group ride to VA hospital –  Raffles –  Vendors –  Speakers –  Bike Blessing Registration is $30 Rider and $20 Passenger. Event t-shirt included. VA Dogs is a non-profit organization. They rescue shelter dogs , train them with a Veteran, certify the dogs as…
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26th Anniversary and Rick’s Birthday Party

October 1 @ 10:00 am - October 2 @ 6:00 pm

Celebrate Rick’s birthday and Strokers’ 26th anniversary on October 1-2, 2022 at Strokers Dallas. This party is so big it takes two days to celebrate. There will be live music, vendors, cool bikes, cold beer, and more! The (pre)party starts Friday night with Strangle Love, a Rock n Roll Tribute from 5-9pm. Saturday night, Breaking Bad Company, the prestigious Bad Company tribute band, plays from 6:00-10:00 p.m. On Sunday, the world-famous Texas Bluesmen will pay…
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