Big Bend Brewing Co. makes Beer with A West Texas Attitude. 3401 W. US 90 in Alpine. Tours take place at 3 p.m. Wed-Fri and at 2 and 3 p.m. on Sat. Admission: $10, which includes a sample of each beer and a pint of your favorite. Call 432/837-3700.
static-panic: People always make a big deal out of the bikes needed for adventure riding. BMW GS’s, Suzuki V-Storms, KTMs, and other 1000+ cc bikes seem to be the de facto choice. These guys rode from Tennessee to Ecuador and back on Honda XL250s. The argument of ‘bigger is better’ is invalidated. KTM motorbike
VW Bus/ camper...has a potty,enclosed shower, sink stove, reversible sitting table/ bed, plus a whole lot more. My dad and I sank one of these under a bridge in west Texas on accident. We climed out the window. What a waste... I'm looking for another VW camper van.