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

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

  1. Chicken Helmet

    Chicken Helmet I'm A Stumper™

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    @BillyGoat4130, thanks for the route it was a fun ride. We inadvertently deviated from it somewhat but was an excellent starting point to work from. @sperz1 tracked our actual path and will scratch out the turn arounds, lol. Buzz and Sperz said a DR followed us for a bit but kept going when we turned towards the wooden bridge.
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  2. sperz1

    sperz1 Lame Adventurer Supporter

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    Big +1. @BillyGoat4130

    First time off tarmac for me on the big girl. I had a really nice time riding those roads.
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  3. BillyGoat4130

    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Awesome - so glad you guys got to ride it and see a little bit of our area. Its woefully under rated for the riding I think once you get off the highways! Not all of FL is completely flat and boring, ha.

    I'm interested to see where you guys actually tracked at. When you're back in the area again let me know and I'm happy to meet up with you. I'm self employed so *usually* I have a flexible schedule even if it's to burn a couple hours during the middle of the week sometimes an excuse to get out of the office is a good one...
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    That was a great loop! Thank you for sharing it!

    Some of Florida is flat and straight, but I’m good with that because it’s beautiful in its own way!!

    A wise man one said “I was born here, I was raised here, and dad blammit I’m gonna die here!”

    Here’s a couple from the weekend:

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    Chicken Helmet I'm A Stumper™

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    68EE3C80-405E-412B-AC20-59112B52E9D3.png 7A2A0F7A-CDE3-4864-91D2-F3BB8130F228.jpeg We started at Lake City Campground and went North to NW Josephine St and took it to pick up your route. We missed your first point of interest. Somehow we ended up going North to the Wendy’s/gas station at 129 & 75. From there we took 129 S to the Big Wood bbq place in Live Oak. From there we crossed 129 and took that until it brought us back to the route. Not really sure where we got off track after that but we crossed over 75 about 5 times throughout the day. I did see the sign for my ex-wifes family cemetery. I didn’t get the street name.
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  6. BillyGoat4130

    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    got ya. Looks like you guys turned went South when you got onto Adams Rd (I'm about 99% sure the cemetery sign you posted is at the red arrow);

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    Did you get to ride past the 2 big solar farms? The one is completed and is right along I-10. The other is up there in area they are clearing the land for the next phase one
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    That would probably be it. We crossed the interstate which I assumed was 75. The road turned to dirt and we followed it until it reached pavement and finished the route to Halpatter Brewing Co. pretty sure we saw the solar farms. The one had spilled gravel on the road, lol.
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    We did pass the solar farm:nod
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    The beers were very good. Key lime pie was average. You’ve gotta ask for a sticker. It was a worthy detour

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    Drink LIKE a native? Bish I AM a native:lol3
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  10. BillyGoat4130

    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Hey I didn't even know they had stickers now...lol. That is a great venue though and they've already built and added onto it outside and stuff from when they first opened.
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    At least we were smart enough to send the guy on the dirtbike first to scout the non paved sections.

    Did I mention that they’re all dirt bikes
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    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    I tried to avoid sending you guys down the deep terrible sugar sand roads cause I don't like them either.

    And boy are there a few around if you run off onto one...
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    He was trying to disguise the metrosexual with dirt.
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    I’m planning another weekend over next month so I may be hitting you up again, possibly as a tour guide.
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    BillyGoat4130 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Sounds good!
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    Room for an elitist?
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    Ya know I can read this just like everyone else.

    I’m a person to dammit! :lol3
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    If I’m going over to ride something Gnarly I’m going to have to air down. 38/42 probably won’t cut it in the deeper stuff
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    Always. :deal
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    You appeared to be having fun...
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