South Flatistan

Discussion in 'The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan' started by Eickey, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave I demand proof, sir.

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    Jesus.

    I'm in Pompano.

    RIVA motorsports - appaerently they work along with Motorcycle Superstore, so I've ordered tires from MS and had them mounted at RM. I just ake them the wheels. If you need tubes and don't bring them with you, be prepared to pay a little more for tubes.

    Corner of Dixie and Sample.

    By the way, we have a ride heading out on Sunday morning.
  2. Fener6

    Fener6 The Container Man

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    Thanks Dave. When I searched online I saw them. Any info on "power and play warehouse"? They are also close by (i live off copans, near pompano citi center).

    I am probably going to miami mx on sunday. Street riding is kind of off the list for me at the moment. Don't want to ride the 2 stroke very much on the roads. And my 625 is not registered.

    Are you into diving? I would like to find someone to spearfish with on a regular basis...
  3. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave I demand proof, sir.

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    Well, I was into diving. I let it go for about three years now, freediving and spearing instead. Then I had to give that up due to my jobs.

    I'd get back into free diving if that's what you're up for, but I'd have to get my regs serviced for diving.

    Power & Play is a chinese scooter and smaller bike retailer. I'm sure they can mount smaller bike tires as well, but I wouldn't count on them to take apart bigger bikes or shaft drives (not that that's what you have).

    Riva is just up the street from you, but choose whichever.
  4. Dr.Z

    Dr.Z 6Sigma Knuckle Shflr

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    Yep... you! :deal if I can do it, anyone can

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  5. Scribe

    Scribe £Bob£

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    But I have no hands!
  6. Eickey

    Eickey Underwater Adventurer

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    I got spoons, bring a 12 pack.... :D
  7. FLARider1

    FLARider1 Long timer

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    Thinking about heading out for a ride on Sunday.........probably stay simple and run the Holeylands Route with some ventures up and down a few of the other canal roads. Might even be talked into making the long run all the way west and checking out the condition of Janes Scenic Drive, The Squares and Loop Road. For me from Homestead, with riding, picture stops and lunch, it will be a full day. Would like to meet at Holiday Park by 0900 and kickstands up no later than 0930. I most likely will be on my GSA, but if everyone else is on smaller bikes I could be talked into the DR. Just the DR still has original tank, so only about a 100 mile range.


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  8. Lostj

    Lostj s00per n00b

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    Ever check out janes?? What's the condition?

    I'm itchin to go riding
  9. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave I demand proof, sir.

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    I'm heading out tomorrow from Pompano Beach (Sunday).

    PM me or somethng if you want to meet up. I don't plan on going to the other side (to Jane's) with what all there is to explore closer.
  10. Nale19

    Nale19 n00b

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    Would be game for a trip to the Holylands but up for suggestions as well. Ping me back by tonight so we can arrange the details. :clap

    Cheers, Elan
  11. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave I demand proof, sir.

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    Different subject - I need help looking for an available Jeep CJ7, 6 cylinder, manual transmission.

    I don't want a super-mudder, nor a rock crawler... just one to treat as a daily driver. I've seen ads for some in the $4000 to $6500 range that seemed do-able, but thus far no-one has answered my craigslist replies except for a few Jeeps I am not sure I want.
  12. FLARider1

    FLARider1 Long timer

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    Good Luck........I have pretty much given up trying. Especially for an affordable non-project CJ.

    Be careful on scams also. I found two on CL that were internet scams. Prices too good too be true and they wanted your money and they would deliver. Local ad but the vehicle located out of state. They even go as far as having fake eBay account and CarFax stuff.
  13. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave I demand proof, sir.

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    I may very well just go out of state with cash (to a different state) and buy one.
  14. Hoot Gibson

    Hoot Gibson Banned

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    Anybody on here been on the Loop Road entering at Monore Station of Late? Last time I drove down that way was in February 2006 in the Jeep Wrangler...and was thinking on heading to Naples to stay with youngest sister and brother-in-law in Naples in late February/Early March...dragging the KAW klx250s down, and riding the Loop, then down to Flamingo via 9336, and finally to US 1 down the Keys, before winding my way back....hopefully taking 3 or 4 days in the process and checking out the freak show that Key West has become.:eek1

    Guess the question is....have they paved the entiire damn Loop Road :huhor is it still worth riding and doing some photo taking?

    Thanks in advance
  15. Rambo1

    Rambo1 Been here awhile

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    its an easy gravel road, definatly better than staying on tamiami trail
  16. Hoot Gibson

    Hoot Gibson Banned

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    Drove the Wrangler the entire lenght in 2006....that February had some water, and it was a great ride, especially with the so-called "endangered" Gators out in full force, sunning themselves. I have a great photo on my wall of a 16 footer on the west edge of the pond just across the Loop entrance from Monroe Station. Some Euro Tourist Chick was checking the smaller gators, when I pulled back a tree branch and I showed her that monster...she about crapped herself in excitment.:eek1
  17. PirateJohn

    PirateJohn Banned

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    Alligators aren't endangered in Florida, they are "managed." Florida actively encourages gator farming for meat and hides.

    The last time that I rode from Clewiston down to South Florida I saw about 5 gators that had been hit by cars. And the last time that I rode the Tamiami Trail I swore that I'd never do it again without carry a pistol because of the danger of breaking down on the road and having the gators come out of the ditches. That observation center near Everglades City has a fence around it to keep the gators away from the tourists, not the other way around.


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  18. Hoot Gibson

    Hoot Gibson Banned

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    Agreed...that's why I put the "Endangered" in quotes...they are a damn menace....I grew up in the Venice/South Venice area, way back in the 1953 to 63 years....those damn gators were thick then, but unlike a lot of animals the human developement have destoryed, those suckers were here before us and will be long after we are gone.:freaky
  19. FLARider1

    FLARider1 Long timer

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    over the last couple of years they have redone Loop Road. Still gravel but fairly smooth now. I havent ridden it since the spring, so summer rains could have messed it up a bit. They put in all new culverts and trimmed back the trees. It is still a scenic drive with lots of 'locals' to see hanging out!!! Just some of the tunnel effect is gone since they trimmed it back. Still worth the ride.

    If you run in on a weekend and its after noon time, be looking on your left a mile or so after the blacktop starts (traveling west to east) watch for the tall wood fence with a scooter coming out of it. If the gates open go in for a visit with Lucky Cole and his wife. Interesting place, cold beer available for a 'donation' and usually some vension chili simmering in the crock pot!!!
  20. Hoot Gibson

    Hoot Gibson Banned

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    That sounds like a plan....almost "Bucket List" worthy:lol3 I will plan on it, when I get down that way{hopefully in late February after my High School Basketball officiating ends and before the College/HS Baseball Season starts up}.