richloam

Discussion in 'The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan' started by Risk, May 29, 2014.

  1. Risk

    Risk Rode hard, put away wet.

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    you retired guys got it made, can go riding in the middle of the week and make fun of us that have to work monday thru friday, just kidding with you Bill, would love to join you, but duty calls.......Rick
  2. cyclemanbill

    cyclemanbill Adventurer

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    I know about that work thing....Just trying to tempt you.
    Bill...
  3. Risk

    Risk Rode hard, put away wet.

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    a couple of us are going to ride richloam Saturday, april 20th, 8:00 at the tower
  4. Donco

    Donco Adventurer

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    Isn't it still turkey season until the 21st
  5. cyclemanbill

    cyclemanbill Adventurer

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    Correcto, Donco, We get the woods back on Earth day, 4/22.
    I did an afternoon ride last week and conditions are near perfect. LETS RIDE!
  6. Risk

    Risk Rode hard, put away wet.

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    nice 56 mile hop thru richloam yesterday, perfect conditions, no dust and cool temps, made for a perfect ride.
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  7. cyclemanbill

    cyclemanbill Adventurer

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    Thanks for the Swamp report Ric, now I'm really itchin for a putt, putt...... Maybe I'll go one day this week, before it gets too hot.
  8. cyclemanbill

    cyclemanbill Adventurer

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    Anybody wanna ride this Saturday 4/27?
  9. brewmann

    brewmann Been here awhile

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    Donco! You are still around! What ever happened to MiamiMike?
  10. cyclemanbill

    cyclemanbill Adventurer

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    Well I just got back from a very enjoyable solo ride and would like to report that Richloam is perfect .
    This swamp don't get any better than it is right now, so,.....Y'all better check it out.
  11. Donco

    Donco Adventurer

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    I'm not dead yet.
    I haven't talked to Mike for a couple years, I think he stopped riding when he was run off the road and got shook up pretty good.
    Miss that dude.
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  12. KirkN

    KirkN Long timer Super Supporter

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    What's the weather / terrain like at Richloam this time of year? Thinking of going to The Firetower for a ride this Saturday. Never been there before...
  13. brewmann

    brewmann Been here awhile

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    I'd be up. Need to GTF away from this Gasparilla BS. Donco? Risk?
  14. KirkN

    KirkN Long timer Super Supporter

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    :thumbup

    What means Donco / Risk? :dunno

    Dunno what time we'll be there. Probably around 12:30-1, just for a couple hours exploring. Like I say, I've never been there on my own, only part of large D/S rides where I wasn't 100% sure where I was anyway... :D
  15. brewmann

    brewmann Been here awhile

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    Members who have posted. I've cross posted on the DDS FB page.....we'll see who bites. I'm up for it.
  16. KirkN

    KirkN Long timer Super Supporter

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    We'll be there early afternoon. Bikes on trailer. Where do you guys park? On the Firetower property? At what looks like a dirt lot around the corner from the General Store?
  17. iMakeTheMaps

    iMakeTheMaps Walking Contradiction

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    Just south of the General Store, on the other side of the road, there's a forestry barn and an old house by a hiking trailhead. Park anywhere in the grass under the big tree or off to the right by the trailhead/info kiosk thing. There may be other vehicles there already, it's easy to find. The whole area is fenced, and there is literally a fire tower there too.
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  18. KirkN

    KirkN Long timer Super Supporter

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    Awesome! Yeah, I saw all that on GoogleMaps satellite view. Didn't realize it was a trailhead with parking. Sweet! We'll be on a DRZ400 and DR650, just tooling around.
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  19. Elle2Konsai

    Elle2Konsai Been here awhile

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    I'd slow you all way too much but it sounds like a fun ride. Surprised to hear the roads aren't super dusty and dry with how little rain we've gotten in the past few weeks.
  20. KirkN

    KirkN Long timer Super Supporter

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    Slower than us? Ha, not likely! You can't go any slower than us without falling over!!

    :lol3