El Toro Rojo

I’m not sure any words are needed for this post:

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Red Beard looks more viking than pirate….

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The best part of these horns; my parents had them in the back of a closet. The worst part, bull horns are a lot harder to get on a bus than you’d expect.

12 thoughts on “El Toro Rojo

  • December 17, 2009 at 11:57 AM

    beautiful…. freakin’ beautiful. Texas Texas, yeehaw! Have you determined if we are on your way after Texas?

  • December 17, 2009 at 12:04 PM

    OMG.. Horns on a VW Van…does this mean you’ve renamed it RedBull?
    Looks like you all better get out of Texas before any more of it rubs off on ya…LOL.
    Happy Holidays,

  • December 17, 2009 at 2:08 PM

    no, no, no, no.

    california dreamin’

  • December 17, 2009 at 6:56 PM

    I’ve been considering this for years. How did you mount them?


  • December 17, 2009 at 9:34 PM

    I still think you need to get the UT Longhorn tire cover to complete the Texas portion of your trip, & also in honor of the Longhorns’ trip to Pasadena next month!


  • December 18, 2009 at 11:43 AM

    OLE !! OLE !!! That looks bad ass! Hope it is secured well as it would be really sad if it fell off rounding a corner in a small town and gored someone. LOL
    Wild Bill

  • December 18, 2009 at 2:20 PM

    Mitch’s been trying to convince me that we should get bull horns for Ludwig for a very very long time. I guess he already saw your post. I’m in for it now! Can’t wait to see what kind of pinstripes you’ll get to go with the bull horns.

    Viking indeed,

  • December 19, 2009 at 6:55 AM

    I think that y’all are awesome. Have fun in your adventures. If you get close to Huntsville, I would love to see you, Jason, and meet your beautiful and I can tell, extremely cool family. BTW, I just bought a Bodeswell shirt and will proudy wear it.


  • December 19, 2009 at 9:22 PM

    Um… i, uh… so when you guys…. um… how do I say this… um….

    Wow. No words.

    How about Badass? I’m expecting more to be added on you travels.

  • December 20, 2009 at 3:41 PM

    My sister had one of these in the 70s. About ’76 or ’78 they bought a brand new one in yellow … but the original was that same red. Yours looks AWESOME …. nice shiny paint!

    We were two adults, 2 kids, and one doberman camping at most a week at a time. We did have a tent that snapped on to the side … but still … short on space! Best of luck to you!

  • December 21, 2009 at 11:07 AM


    two beefy wood screws. The horns are mounted to a wood block (and wrapped in leather for class.) I drilled two holes into the fiberglass top and then screwed it in from behind with very large washers for extra support. If I ever remove it (probably won’t want to attract this much attention south of the border,) I figure i can fill the holes with epoxy.

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