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Spring will be here soon in South Texas so it's time to hit the road again.
Join us for another 'All Challenger' cruise through the Texas countryside
this March 13th in celebration of the return of Daylight Savings Time.

This is a re-running of our "Cool Weather, Cool Challengers Cruise"
this time without the rain (hopefully). We'll pass through Magnolia,
Montgomeryand Sam Houston National Forest on our way over to
Navasota for lunch.

What:
This is another world famous cruise hosted by your cruise-masters
Ken and Chuck in association with the Texas Outlaw Challengers.
It's a 150 mile loop on curvy and hilly 2 lane roads.
No boring interstates pretending you're really driving. No cruise control.

When:
Sunday March 13, 2011. Drivers meeting at 9:45 am.
Cruise begins at 10:00 am. Come early.
Remember, Daylight Savings Time starts that morning so turn your
clocks AHEAD one hour or you'll miss us.

Where:
We'll meet up at the Shell Station/BBQ on the southwest corner
of U.S. Highway 290 and FM 362 in Waller, Texas.

How to participate:
Just show up! No sign-up sheets, no reservations needed.

What to bring:
The usual stuff you would carry for a 3 1/2 hour drive, especially
sunglasses and money for lunch.
The lead and trailing cars will be in contact by FRS radio, so if you
have one, be sure to bring it and help us stay organized.
We will hand out printed maps of the route that morning.

Are there rest stops?:
Yes. We will be stopping about every hour. There will be rest rooms
and gas/supplies at each stop. Dinner will be at Wrangler Steak House
in Navasota (a locally owned restaurant) after segment 2. After dinner
and a photo shoot in their parking lot, we'll continue the cruise
back to where we started in Waller on U.S. Route 290. This will
provide easy access for our friends heading back to Houston/Austin.
If you join us from north Texas, the lunch stop is right on Highway 6
which will take you to Bryan/College Station and Waco.

Arrange your busy schedule now and plan to join us.

Let's Drive!
 

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Hope to see many new cars & faces as well as a whole bunch of you guys that always make it.

Chuck
 

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Jenn and I are looking forward to driving with you guys and gals again!
 

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Sounds like a repeat of the last run; not that there's anything wrong with that.
 

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Sounds like a repeat of the last run; not that there's anything wrong with that.
There is a difference between driving these roads and DRIVING these roads. The last time we did this track it was raining and you simply could not ENJOY the drive. This may be a repeat of the same roads, but as long as it is dry it WILL NOT be a repeat of the last run. Hopefully you can join us!!

You veterans of past dry runs post up if I am right or wrong.

Chuck
 

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I have had the pleasure of being on 2 cruises with you guys, 1 dry and 1 wet and trust me when I say that Chuck, you speak the gospel-there is no comparison. Both were great fun, but the driving aspect was all but "washed out" on the wet run. On a dry cruise you will get to feel what your Challenger was made to do-and what they do is eat roads. Nothing dangerous mind you, just great fun and a little pushing of the limits to feed the flames that owning a Challenger ignites in all of us. I will gladly drive the same roads dry as I know it will be a totally different (and completely exhillerating) experience to driving them wet. You dont want to miss out. Looking very forward to it, will see y'all then.
 

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Sweet route :D

Agree with Ace, big difference btween wet/dry cruises and this one is BEST I've seen for roads, stops, and little farther north makes easier to MAYBE get some those no drivin Austin and San Antone boys and girls to show!( Subtle F hint, LOL!) But there ain't no chapters in TOC as we are unchapter unclub and getting word out to ALL and EARLY is da point as you never know WHO will be able to showup, like Jjar out in Abilene! I'll send this out to da group, if y'all can plan another for May ( know ya stay busy there), lemme know earlier da better! Putting this on my calender, THIS time I'll know what to order, chicken fried burger... MMMMMM!:guiness:
 

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Agree with Ace, big difference btween wet/dry cruises and this one is BEST I've seen for roads, stops, and little farther north makes easier to MAYBE get some those no drivin Austin and San Antone boys and girls to show!( Subtle F hint, LOL!) But there ain't no chapters in TOC as we are unchapter unclub and getting word out to ALL and EARLY is da point as you never know WHO will be able to showup, like Jjar out in Abilene! I'll send this out to da group, if y'all can plan another for May ( know ya stay busy there), lemme know earlier da better! Putting this on my calender, THIS time I'll know what to order, chicken fried burger... MMMMMM!:guiness:
Any maybe Sicki can remember some faces this time. From what I hear maybe Chuck will be in the lead for section 2 so hold on to your hats. I enjoyed all three courses that I have done with them but I have to agree this one was the best so far. Many many thanks go out to Ken and Chuck who make up these, its hard work to design a cruise like this and more importantly, pull it off so successfully.
 

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I have had the pleasure of being on 2 cruises with you guys, 1 dry and 1 wet and trust me when I say that Chuck, you speak the gospel-there is no comparison. Both were great fun, but the driving aspect was all but "washed out" on the wet run. On a dry cruise you will get to feel what your Challenger was made to do-and what they do is eat roads. Nothing dangerous mind you, just great fun and a little pushing of the limits to feed the flames that owning a Challenger ignites in all of us. I will gladly drive the same roads dry as I know it will be a totally different (and completely exhillerating) experience to driving them wet. You dont want to miss out. Looking very forward to it, will see y'all then.
LOL! Now here's a guy who knows what these cruises are all about!
Thanks for the kind words.

Perhaps we should add this disclaimer:

"This is a country road driving tour conducted at full highway
speeds with possible dips, bumps, tight corners and numerous
railroad crossings. If you car is not capable of negotiating country
roads at speed, we suggest you not participate."

We do try to have fun, and be safe!
 

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Perhaps we should add this disclaimer:
"This is a country road driving tour conducted at full highway
speeds with possible dips, bumps, tight corners and numerous
railroad crossings. If you car is not capable of negotiating country
roads at speed, we suggest you not participate."

We do try to have fun, and be safe!
LOL...and "you must be this tall to ride" (insert profile of a cartoon
possum indicating distance from WOT to approximately 1" above steering wheel)
 

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Bump...

For those that may not have seen this... 3 weeks out, get it on your calendars and make plans to join us!!!!

Chuck
 

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At what stage would it be possible to take the group Photo? After stage 1 maybe in that big parking lot? I dont see any other opportunity really on the other stops we make... OH and did I tell you IM IN!!
 

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Glad to hear you're joining us again! And yes, the first rest stop
parking lot will be as good a place as any for the group shot.

See ya soon!
 

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We're about 2 weeks away now from our cruise date and everything
seems to be in place for another great cruise. Spring is already here
in South Texas but there's always that chance of rain. Just a reminder
that we'll run rain or shine. We proved on our January cruise that
Challenger drivers are not sissies about getting their cars wet.

Hope to see all the familiar faces and some new ones too!
 

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I would have trouble making it with regular time. Make it a hour earlier and I 'll see y'all some other time.
 

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We'll be there with bells on. Can't wait, and thanks for planning this. We'll be running around in our back yard, and studying that map carefully. Might have to make this one more than once....

Scatpakrt and Txshellgirl
 

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We'll be there with bells on. Can't wait, and thanks for planning this. We'll be running around in our back yard, and studying that map carefully. Might have to make this one more than once....

Scatpakrt and Txshellgirl
Y'all have been running with us since the very beginning and it'll
be great having you two join us again.
 

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If it didn't take me over 2 hours to get there; I'd probably make it.
 

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LMAO, Kevin U can't get up THAT early, just STAY up then! Can't drive 6 hours in your car? Sweet route, damn good food and folks, your loss bruder! ;)
 

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I'll try. As long as I go to bed before Midnight; I should be OK.
 
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