We heard that La Casita was a really good Mexican restaurant. Since we have a penchant for Mexican food we had to try it. The ride to Alpine from Fort Davis on TX-118 has a lot of sweepers to make it interesting. Once in Alpine, I recommend getting gas if needed before you eat since … Continue reading Great Lunch at La Casita in Alpine then Riding TX-118 Sweepers past Border Patrol then into Marfa
TX-166 scenic loop that starts south of Fort Davis is a nice and relaxing ride. There are some curves to make it interesting but TX-166 it is not a difficult ride. The road surface is in good condition most of the way. The scenery is great, lots of mountains that makes one feel very … Continue reading Fort Davis Scenic Loop – TX-166
I wanted to give you a feel for TX-17 S, north of Fort Davis, so we rode it Wed, March 15, 2017. Although TX-17 S is a major exit out of Fort Davis, it wasn't very busy. It is a little curvy but the curves can be fun because the road can be ridden a … Continue reading Quick 60 mi Ride from Fort Davis, TX to Toyavhale near Balmorhea, TX
The Rio Grande River shown above is the natural border between U.S. and Mexico. The roller coaster road FM-170 follows the river from Study Butte to Presidio, TX We planned to get an early start for our planned ride on FM-170 from Study Butte to Presidio, TX. We knew we had a ride of 100 … Continue reading Riding the River Road, ~70 mi on FM-170, from Study Butte to Presidio, TX
We chose Fort Davis as our temporary home for riding in the Big Bend area because it looked like the riding roads near that town were pretty good. If you choose to visit the Big Bend area (also referred to as the Davis Mountains), a really good book that describes the rides and points of … Continue reading TX-118 near Fort Davis
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