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Lone Star Rally - Galveston, TX, Nov 2-5th
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Posted on Fri, Oct 13, 2006 23:48

Texas hospitality, anyone? ;-)

The 2006 Lone Star Rally has snuck up again, and come a loooooong way since the launch in 2003.

They estimate close to 300,000 bikes will cross the causeway this year.

The rally's officially outgrown the Strand area, and is expanding this year to take in 6 blocks of the Seawall - with the concert stages across the ferry on Bolivar Peninsula. (I won't even venture to guess the nightmare THAT will be - lol). Let it suffice to say once I get on the island, I will not be leaving until it's over.

For the first time, Seawall Boulevard will close in both directions to vehicular traffic from 25th Street to 21st Street from Wednesday morning at 9am until Sunday night at midnight.

Speaking from experience, Saturday's the big night, and there's a ton of cool places - upscale and downscale - tucked away on the Strand.

If anyone needs more details, feel free to write. This one's practically in my backyard ;-).



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Posted on Sat, Dec 16, 2006 05:20

well.i was there thursday nite...saturday and sunday...had a grea time ..met a few from BK and others out there..glad i live close..

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Posted on Mon, Nov 06, 2006 22:09

For anyone that cares, Lone Star was *awesome*.

Bike estimate going in Thursday night was 300K. Friday evening they'd boosted it to 400 ... BIG jump.

Being from this area, I'll buy they were right. An extra 100K are hard to miss on an island.

If you've never been to this area, I'd make this rally one of your "to-do's". Cops are cool, community's accepting/supportive, and it's expanded enough there's something for everyone.

Regards,
Pam



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Posted on Mon, Oct 23, 2006 04:02

Yeah Pam this site needs as much work as Steve and his group at DOH... I was at Sommerville when all the cops were patrolling the streets..Saw the comments on the HAWGS forum and decided there was just to much drama for me..To many other good rallies to go to...

Ok bring on Galveston



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Posted on Sun, Oct 22, 2006 23:17

WTF is up with the out of order posts? I did NOT reply to myself. TopDawg, that was in response to yours.

I will *not* renew on this POS.



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Posted on Sun, Oct 22, 2006 23:13

Yes, on the DOH list to keep in touch with some, although I'll never attend another SR promoted rally.

Can you say "Sorry, I really didn't build the cabins I told you I built and rented out to you, but here's a (hot) check refund"???

Why do you think everyone who worked the rallies (vendors, assistants, year round staff, security, et. al) a few years back quit? No doubt they got sick of his scheming, lack of payment - and guilt by association.

We finally got restitution on his hot check ... many didn't. Took 6 months for the DA to toss his assss in jail and get the $1000 back. Still have NO idea why so many on the DOH list defend the crook.

Oh, and BTW ... the cabins he rented out as his own around the crater are PRIVATELY owned. Of course if I said that on the DOH board, they'd defend it to death. Sheeple.

Anyway ...

He phucked up a great event, and got himself run out of Somerville for it (visions of 2004, and the troopers who went after US to punish him). The old DOH is a memory, and not ALL bad .. but HOTt is my May rally now.



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Posted on Fri, Oct 20, 2006 04:03

And a bunch of us from BK are going to be there... We formed up last April to party and ride and have met several times... Most of us will be at Ft Travis Camping...I will email you.



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Posted on Thu, Oct 19, 2006 16:49

So, is anyone going to this rally? I will be going alone and would love to meet some people to hang out and party with. Maybe we should get some people frome bk to meet up somewhere

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Posted on Wed, Oct 18, 2006 18:33

Bunch of us coming from central Texas and camping at Ft Travis...By the way recognized you name from the DOH Perv list.. Small world..



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