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Old 07-25-2013, 11:37 AM   #1
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Where are the good roads?

My boss claims there's nowhere good to ride in Florida. I suspect he's wrong ... but is he?

I assume there must be some good dual sport stuff, if you don't mind sand, but what about street riding?

Where do you go to find the good dual sport stuff?

Disclaimer: I am from Canada and want to spend some time down in FLA riding this winter ... like, say, a month. Not riding non-stop every day, but cruising around finding interesting roads and places. But is that just a pipe dream?
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Old 07-25-2013, 01:00 PM   #2
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What part of the state ya looking to visit?
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Old 07-25-2013, 03:03 PM   #3
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best riding in da whole dam state izz rite around chumuckla home of da chumuckla chuckleheadzzz we got everthing u could want we got good backroadzz n we got dirt roadzzz n we got a little singletrack here n there but not a lot but everthing else makezz up 4 it n therezzz some real good peepzz down here but therez also some nogoodnikzz so watch out n if u want 2 ride wit me n my possy we can steer u clear of da noogoodnikzz we dont even care if u ride a scooter or not we all do but u can ride whatever u want n we wont give ya no crap unlike da nogoodnikzzz dey want 2 give everbody crap all da time.

but hey dats just me talking.
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Old 07-25-2013, 03:10 PM   #4
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If anybody knows about "backroads" is SDH!

Fortunately have heard from you in awhile...

Ya get yer VIMO fixed!

Ya know so it wont have little VIMOs
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Old 07-25-2013, 03:16 PM   #5
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my vimo az u call it haz never run better ill tell u something itll blow ur orange bike outta da water i put a snorkell on it so i aint joking about dat it really will ive done full submerzzion testz n i can take dat bad boy thru da deepezt partzz of da road 2 escribano now can u deal wit dat no u cant becuz ur orange bike woud b flooded out fullo wata but my vimo iz fully enclozed itz watertite n outo site n u coudnt keep me in site whatz dat all about.

n yeh ur real funny makin dat joke about my vino geting fixed so it wont have little vimos but really dat scooter iz a chik magnet n it wuz getting me so much meow dat i had 2 get fixed so i woudnt hav 2 many little sdhs running around itz all i can do 2 feed da 7 i already have yo datz rite i have 7 kidz by 8 different wimmin so u do da math n ull see im purty much a badazzzz.
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Old 07-25-2013, 03:25 PM   #6
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n yeh ur real funny makin dat joke about my vino geting fixed so it wont have little vimos but really dat scooter iz a chik magnet n it wuz getting me so much meow dat i had 2 get fixed so i woudnt hav 2 many little sdhs running around itz all i can do 2 feed da 7 i already have yo datz rite i have 7 kidz by 8 different wimmin so u do da math n ull see im purty much a badazzzz.
SDH, are you related to TN?
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Old 07-25-2013, 03:31 PM   #7
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SDH, are you related to TN?
no i aint from tn dumdum n i aint related 2 anybody from tn altho ive herd dat everbody in tn iz related 2 each other so maybe thats wat u mean anyway im from chumuckla wich aint in tn itz in fl but it iz in da southeast so ur close i guess. u oghtta get out more often n see da world yo itz a big place n fl iz only a small part of it. word.
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Old 07-25-2013, 03:33 PM   #8
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no i aint from tn dumdum n i aint related 2 anybody from tn altho ive herd dat everbody in tn iz related 2 each other so maybe thats wat u mean anyway im from chumuckla wich aint in tn itz in fl but it iz in da southeast so ur close i guess. u oghtta get out more often n see da world yo itz a big place n fl iz only a small part of it. word.

Sooo... Token N is a place instead of the feller who showed up with you at ANF, eh?
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Old 07-25-2013, 05:05 PM   #9
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My boss claims there's nowhere good to ride in Florida. I suspect he's wrong ... but is he?

I assume there must be some good dual sport stuff, if you don't mind sand, but what about street riding?

Where do you go to find the good dual sport stuff?

Disclaimer: I am from Canada and want to spend some time down in FLA riding this winter ... like, say, a month. Not riding non-stop every day, but cruising around finding interesting roads and places. But is that just a pipe dream?
Lake Wales area has a few hills. You're better off looking for sand, mud, whoops, woods, water, and wildlife in most of FL though...OR hook up with some local riders to show you around. Riding in winter down here is beautiful if you're from up north. Bring a telescoping fishing rod and some binoculars for birdwatching. Sailboats, kayaks, jetskis, and surfboards can be found for rent. Be careful of FL drivers! Traffic is light if you avoid cities, but drivers here are idiots.
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Old 07-25-2013, 05:52 PM   #10
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Lake Wales area has a few hills. You're better off looking for sand, mud, whoops, woods, water, and wildlife in most of FL though...OR hook up with some local riders to show you around. Riding in winter down here is beautiful if you're from up north. Bring a telescoping fishing rod and some binoculars for birdwatching. Sailboats, kayaks, jetskis, and surfboards can be found for rent. Be careful of FL drivers! Traffic is light if you avoid cities, but drivers here are idiots.
"looking" for sand!???
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Old 07-25-2013, 05:57 PM   #11
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There is no sand in Florida.

Who ever said that doesn't know what they are talking about or they ride in PASCO.
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Old 07-25-2013, 07:16 PM   #12
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There is no sand in Florida.

Who ever said that doesn't know what they are talking about or they ride in PASCO.

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Old 07-25-2013, 07:42 PM   #13
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Probably looking to base myself out of P-cola for a while (got a buddy there) but I want to ride the whole state, down to Key West.
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Old 07-25-2013, 09:44 PM   #14
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Probably looking to base myself out of P-cola for a while (got a buddy there) but I want to ride the whole state, down to Key West.
I see you are on a dr so that probably means you are interested nice dirt roads, not too technical?

Check out the southern leg of this trip. It is about 2 hours. You can link this up with the western panhandle track that I have seen on here a few times, then if you want to travel further east you can track through Osceola National Forest near Lake City.

I ran this loop yesterday, nothing too challenging. The canopy roads and the wild life were the best part. If it has not rained in a while, the sand can be a little fun.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=632036
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Old 07-26-2013, 01:55 AM   #15
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Lake Wales area has a few hills.
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