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post #1 of 57 Old 10-17-2010, 09:26 PM Thread Starter
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Loop road. Anybody game?

OK. Now that I have a Wee, I want to take a crack at the Loop Road in the Everglades. If anyone doesn't know, it's a 26-mile, gnarly dirt road through the back country. The area is crawling with snakes, gators, bears, panthers and local residents who aren't particularly hospitable to strangers. I wouldn't have tried it on the Beemer, but the Wee should do just fine. I'd rather not do it alone. Is anyone else interested? Lunch at Joanie's Blue Crab Cafe is a good starting point.
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post #2 of 57 Old 10-17-2010, 09:54 PM
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That road sounds like a great time. Would you PM me the location? I may have to take a weekend trip down there.

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Here's a link with some good info about it.

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That road sounds like a great time. Would you PM me the location? I may have to take a weekend trip down there.
Looks like you and I are the only ones interested. If you want to make the trip, let me know. I'm ready.
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Looks like you and I are the only ones interested. If you want to make the trip, let me know. I'm ready.

I have plans this weekend but that looks like fun for sure.

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Keep in touch. One of my local friends would also like to make the ride.
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Timing, timing!

Depending on the schedule, I might wish to accompany you. I am not so hot on dirt, but I practiced on Newfoundland's gravel, and actually maintained 60 mph for 5 miles, so perhaps this fine bike makes up for my lack of skills.

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How about Sunday? I can work at the HardRock Sat night then meet you Sunday morning. Send me a Pm.

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This Sunday won't work for me or for one of my Sarasota friends who has a KLR and wants to make the trip. Maybe we can try for next Sunday.
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Ive done that on my 1k a couple of times. It's not horribly gnarly.

I might join you though! I'm in Punta Gorda, so you can pick me up on the way here? Let me know.

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