North Central (Lake City, Live Oak, Madison, etc) street & Dirt riders

Discussion in 'The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan' started by BillyGoat4130, Jan 14, 2018.

  1. KTee

    KTee Been here awhile

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    Maybe a silly question, but do you avoid the highways on these rides? Interested in joining one weekend!
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  2. BillyGoat4130

    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Oh yeah. We're only on them for a little bit usually to meander onto the next little paved 2-lane pig trail. And even the highways are still 2 lane roads (Save for when we do a big Madison/Monticello/Thomasville loop, there is a little bit of 4 lane then).
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  3. BillyGoat4130

    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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  4. KTee

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  5. BillyGoat4130

    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Still riding! Group riding gotten slack with the summer time activities of everyone and the weather but hopefully we put another one together again soon.

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  6. BillyGoat4130

    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Hey folks have a group of us meeting in the morning (Sunday) 900am at the Busy Bee gas station in wellborn again, Corner us us90 and CR 137. Be an all street ride. PM me for details, we can maybe hang around a little bit if we know we're waiting on someone.
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  7. badweatherbiker

    badweatherbiker Been here awhile

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    I hate working weekends....
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  8. BillyGoat4130

    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Being self employed isn't much better. This is the first weekend since may I've been able to ride between work and the rain round here...

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  9. badweatherbiker

    badweatherbiker Been here awhile

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    when my daughter starts back to school ill need something to do during the week if your hiring, lol.
    I ride everywhere I go since my Jeep took a puke, I don't mind the rain but the lightning has been mad this year.
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  10. BillyGoat4130

    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Have you checked out the trans Florida rally in October? I'm seriously considering running that. It's from jax to steinhatchee. Be cool to do it with another semi local ha.

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    badweatherbiker Been here awhile

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    I haven't looked at it but I'll consider it, I worked in Steinhatchee yesterday.
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  12. DresserCat

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    Had hip surgery, still recovering. It will be mid-Sept. before I will be riding again. That trans Florida run sounds interesting
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  13. BillyGoat4130

    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Heal up soon man I think when it cools off we will plan a lengthy ride to thomasville and back hopefully.

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  14. DresserCat

    DresserCat Adventurer

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    Great! Looking forward to it.
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  15. BillyGoat4130

    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Some pics from today. Was a kick ass group and ride. I hit ever twisty road I knew of for about 4 hours. Started with 7 people one had to peel off later in the morning.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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  16. DresserCat

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    Looks like a fun group and a great ride!
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  17. BillyGoat4130

    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Looks like we're gonna put another group ride together for Saturday - this will be a bit of a long one so I'd be prepared for an all day'er. Start in Wellborn (or maybe in Live Oak) and go the long way up to Thomasville, have lunch, and come back the other long way. Probably be 250-300mi total.
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  18. BillyGoat4130

    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    We will run this loop here again or something real close. Google says about 5 hours of time total (Way back is a bit longer); I'd say meet about 9am either in Wellborn at the Busy Bee on US90 and CR 137 like usual. If interested give me a shout so we have a head count and know whos going. There is some tighter and twisty areas but mostly just nice rolling hills and curves I'd say.

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  19. SUMORYDR

    SUMORYDR Old school rookie

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    Why in the hell didn't I know about this group before now? I've got a big group of buddies that I ride with over here in and around Lake City and we go out damn near every weekend. Some from Gainesville, some from JAX ( the cool ones - not the stuck up douchebags ), and some from right around here. I was born and raised here so I've got a little knowledge of the area. We should hook up and go ride sometime.....
    I've got a woods bike and a tard so anything is fine with me.
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  20. BillyGoat4130

    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Yeah man...lets swap some contact info and have a ride. I live and work in Live Oak - some good roads around it and getting to know some nice ones between here and Thomasville (Like the map above). Found a few over around Lake City, but not too many. The guys I'm riding with are hanging out on FB mostly in a little local group. I haven't gotten to ride as much as I would have liked this summer between work and the rain, but still done about 3k since March with no major trips, which isn't bad I guess for riding in a 5 county area?
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