March will be here in 4 days! Hopefully it brings spring and an end to cold and wet weather with it. It also means it’s time for our Austin monthly meet-and-greet. This Thursday is the first Thursday in March and we will be meeting at our usual location and time.
The TARA Austin chapter sponsors a monthly dual sport adventure ride on the first Saturday of every month. This Saturday, March 3rd is the first Saturday of the month and the ride is on.
Our March ride is the Willow City Loop course and includes the first dirt of the year (Sandy Creek). My guess is that with the amount of rain we’ve had over the past few weeks that there will be water at the 2 low water crossings over Sandy Creek. This month’s course is 139 miles in length and is suitable for any dual sport/adventure bike.
I recommend grabbing lunch at Oli’s Kitchen in Round Mountain on the loop back. Gas is available from the convenience store next door to Oli’s.
Happy Valentine’s Day…be sure to surprise your “significant other” on the 14th. That could go a long way toward being able to make an upcoming ride in the near future!
1st Tuesday is coming up quick again…February 6th. I was unable to get the room at Spring Creek. It was booked for February & March. So I just went next door and checked El Fenix. They do have a room we can use. It’s not really a private room, but a separate section. I think it will work out fine though, besides it can’t hurt trying some Tex-Mex this month. What could possibly go wrong? El Fenix is right next door to Spring Creek BBQ. Their address is: 401 TX-114, Grapevine, TX 76051.
I don’t have any rides planned at this time. The weather is still iffy…so if I come up with something it will probably be a short notice event. Probably on a Wednesday for the following weekend. If anyone else has something in mind…be sure to post it here.
There is “Around the Bend” planned for March 22-25. Check out the thread for more info: http://www.twtex.com/forums/showthread.php?t=115671
Hope to see you guys at El Fenix on Feb. 6th in Grapevine @7PM.
Get out and ride!