Category: Texas

  • Day 10 – At the Border of Mexico (Presidio, TX)

    We spent the majority of the morning taking care of final preparations to cross into Mexico tomorrow.  We shipped a few more items that we though may attract the unnecessary attention of Mexican military and got a small amount of cash in small denominations for food and gas. Instead of taking the major highways to […]

  • Day 9 – Approaching the Mexican Border (Fort Stockton, TX)

    In the morning, we went to the local post office to mail a few items to lighten our weight.  We mailed approximately 4 lbs, which made our side cases weight about 39 lbs each. After riding for about 2.5 hours, we stopped in a small town in the middle of nowhere – Roosevelt.  We took […]

  • Day 8 – Easy Ride (Austin, TX)

    As we exited our hotel and started safety checks of our motorcycles, a gentlemen walked up to us and said that last night he went to our website (our side cases have a map of what we are doing with the link).  His name was Ted and he asked us if it were really the […]

  • Day 7 – Good Bye New Orleans – Hello Texas (Houston, TX)

    We left New Orleans around 9:30 after performing the daily bike safety checks. For lunch, we stopped at Lake Charles in Louisiana at a cozy restaurant  – Steamboat Bill’s on the Lake.  We ordered the Captain Platter, which had shrimp, oysters, and fish.  We enjoyed the food, and especially the cold drinks as the weather […]