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Old    lance_ss            03-22-2005, 7:09 PM Reply   
finally got to hit up the lake this past spring break..i've been so tied up with school and work i havent had time. there were only two wakeboard boats on the lake and both of us were riding, besides someone on a slalom. water wasnt too bad so i trunked it. just wondering who all out there's from texas. me and my buddies plan on taking a few road trips this summer so it'd be nice to maybe hook up with some people...
Old    Kevin Deubner (doobe)      Join Date: Oct 2004       03-22-2005, 7:40 PM Reply   
Texas Is big?
Old    lance_ss            03-22-2005, 7:50 PM Reply   
central texas..im from temple. usually ride on lake belton
Old    Stanfield (stanfield)      Join Date: Mar 2004       03-22-2005, 8:07 PM Reply   
Dallas here. There's quite a few others here as well.
Old    lance_ss            03-22-2005, 8:41 PM Reply   
yeah i know there's quite a few in dallas, but there's not too many around central texas where im from...
Old    Blake Hughes (blake_hughes)      Join Date: May 2004       03-22-2005, 10:00 PM Reply   
I'm from the Fort Worth area, but I currently live in San Diego. You ought to check out the riding at the Brazos River, off Tin Top Rd, west of Fort Worth. There's some really good riders out there, and nice water too.

-Blake
Old    lance_ss            03-22-2005, 10:17 PM Reply   
yeah we always wanted to hit up the brazos..that is definitely gonna be one of our road trips..thanks
Old    snowboardadict            03-23-2005, 8:36 AM Reply   
I live in NH and ride snowboards for life.. but Wakeboarding was recomended to me to keep me in shape, and when I start its going to be intexas were I go in the summer.I kneeboard in Conroe and have been dieing to hook up w/ some boarders, but does any one out there know a group that connects ppl like us to ride?
Old    lance_ss            03-23-2005, 9:26 AM Reply   
if you're every around temple, if you've ever heard of it, then id be more than happy to give anyone a ride. belton is a nice big lake w/ lot's of secret spots texas is a long way from NH!
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       03-23-2005, 9:31 AM Reply   
Whattup TX ppl.
Taylor, nice quote. Go to "find a third/be a third" and post the dates you'll be in here and specifically where you'll be. if its one weekend or three months.
Lance, I live in Tyler, 2 hrs. east of Dallas. Definitely planning a few road trips this summer, so we'll have to stay in touch.
Kevin, no its small. a couple of hours by boat to mexico.
Old    Mike Souza (ridn9high)      Join Date: Feb 2004       03-23-2005, 10:07 AM Reply   
If any of you make up to Lexisville or Texoma area let me know. Will be planting my feet in Southern Oklahoma next week and will be living 5 minutes from Lake Texoma.
Old    wes graves (dkmode34)      Join Date: Mar 2004       03-23-2005, 10:47 AM Reply   
im from lubbock but we only have like 1 good lake around here. The texas tech team is helping fix up a local lubbock lake with a couple sliders and stuff like that but wakeboarding really isnt that big around here
Old    xxplosive            03-23-2005, 11:00 AM Reply   
I live in Austin during the summers, ride Lake Austin, and Travis all the time.
Old    pawmurray            03-23-2005, 11:02 AM Reply   
Houston, Austin and Dallas all have wakeboard clubs.
Taylor-The website for our club in Houston is www.gcwa.com
Old    lance_ss            03-23-2005, 1:35 PM Reply   
there's quite a few riders around texas..but doesnt seem to me many where im from, the closest big scene is austin, then dallas. but yeah i plan on a few trips this spring and summer so us texas guys gotta stay in touch
Old    Nick Brown (512boarder)      Join Date: Jul 2004       03-23-2005, 8:27 PM Reply   
hey lance! im from cedar park but im in belton a lot b/c i have a really good friend who lives there. i love wakeboarding and me and my friends usually ride lakes austin and travis, but when im in belton on belton lake, it is usually in my friends pontoon boat, so it would be pretty awesome if we could meet up at belton lake sometime this summer or weekend soon or whenever.
Taylor- my grandparents live in conroe and we go to that lake all the time also! we have never brought a wakeboard boat there but if u wanted to meet up sometime and find a ride that would be awesome. im not really around conroe during the summer much but thanksgiving im up there lol.
Old    pappasurf            03-24-2005, 2:22 PM Reply   
I'm from Dallas as well. If you are ever in the area its pretty easy to find a ride. Just go to www.dallaswakeboarding.com there is a section dedicated to finding pulls.
Old     (fuel)      Join Date: Apr 2002       03-24-2005, 3:04 PM Reply   
I grew up skiing on Belton. Anyway, I just moved back to the area, so if you want to hook up and ride just holler.
Old    Mike Souza (ridn9high)      Join Date: Feb 2004       03-24-2005, 3:28 PM Reply   
Wow, there is a lot more riders in this general area than I thought there was. When I rode last summer we were the only boat on the lake during the week. On the weekend the place was crowded and never saw a boat with a tower. Maybe it will not be all that hard to find a third during the week after all.
Old    lance_ss            03-24-2005, 7:32 PM Reply   
anytime anyone around here wants to ride then let me know on here or email me at LcWpmp915@aol.com. im always up for helpin people out, and it'd be nice to go up to dallas sometime this summer or something
Old    andystrawn            03-25-2005, 10:46 AM Reply   
its hard to find good water around austin, so many people have boats now
Old    Nick Brown (512boarder)      Join Date: Jul 2004       03-25-2005, 12:07 PM Reply   
mornings and during the week are when it is best. at both lake austin and some parts of lake travis
Old    centraltxrider            03-27-2005, 10:50 PM Reply   
sup lance. cold water sucks. so does my broken binding. anyone familiar w/ slalom shop in lewisville? and know if they fix bindings?
Old    lance_ss            03-27-2005, 10:56 PM Reply   
hey nick if you're ever in belton then email me or hit me up on here and we could give you a pull. then maybe you'd do the same for me and my friends if we come down to austin...
Old    Shawn (superair)      Join Date: May 2000       03-28-2005, 9:47 AM Reply   
If anyone is up on lake texoma email me to ride.

later
Shawn
Old    pappasurf            03-28-2005, 1:26 PM Reply   
Brandon, I seriously doubt that the Slalom Shop fixes bindings. They might be able to send them off to the manufacturer, but they spend most of their time dealing with their large boat customers, not on proshop items.
Old    tino704 (tino7)      Join Date: Nov 2003       03-30-2005, 7:45 AM Reply   
Brandon,
Just went to slalom shop last week. Part of my overlay was ripped and the guy just gave me the piece no charge. he said they would fix it for me if i wanted, but i just ended up doing it myself.
Old    Matt (pierce_bronkite)      Join Date: Jul 2003       03-30-2005, 7:52 AM Reply   

quote:

Brandon, I seriously doubt that the Slalom Shop fixes bindings. They might be able to send them off to the manufacturer, but they spend most of their time dealing with their large boat customers, not on proshop items




Not necessarily true, they have fixed numerous items for me. I once dinged my board which I did not buy from them and they fixed it there for free on the spot. They also replaced my Vapor vest for free because the padding moved around.

The guys that work their are riders too so they know that their clientele are riders not yacht owners.

How is the leg Scott?
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       03-31-2005, 9:36 AM Reply   
Tino ~ whats up man? you ridin caddo this summer?
Old    pappasurf            03-31-2005, 11:14 AM Reply   
Pierce, the leg is coming along. I'm still on crutches till the 25th. However, my jones for the water has gotten the better of me. I'm planning on going out on my boat this Saturday. At least I can enjoy the sun, friends and beer.

I'm glad to hear that the Slalom Shop is going out of their way to help out their customers. It sounds like they may be trying to better their service.

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