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post #1 of 23 Old 06-23-2011, 08:18 PM Thread Starter
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Looking for Vstrom riders in Florida / Central Florida

Hello - I recently purchased a Wee and I'm looking to meet other Wee owners for rides and information exchange. I live in Winter Park - long rides are my preference, but will ride anywhere.
Are there any meet groups around? Anyone?

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post #2 of 23 Old 06-23-2011, 09:58 PM
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Hello and welcome to the Borg collective. You will be assimilated!

Melbourne has a few of us over here but I get the impression the West coast has the most Wee owners. Not aware of any organization for Strom owners specifically, but there are a few rides that show up from time to time.

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post #3 of 23 Old 06-24-2011, 09:00 AM
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I'm in Winter Park and ride on the weekends quite often. Not quite as much in the heat here lately. I've been riding with a Meetup.com group out of Oviedo call the OVIEDO MOTORCYCLE RIDERS. It's a mixed group of bikes and the people are very friendly. There's at least one other Wee rider there. The guy who leads it has a great knowledge of the back roads around Central Florida and beyond.

On the other hand; if you want to ride with just one other Wee sometime, I'd probably be up for it.

The Florida Troopers use to do RTE's (Ride To Eat) every once in awhile. Pick some spot for lunch then everyone would ride there to kick tires, eat, tell tall tales and meet other Stromtroopers. I haven't seen one in a long time though. Maybe I'll propose something in the fall after it cools down a bit.

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I'm in Longwood and long rides? I mostly ride alone because no one I know rides for more than 45 miles or 45 minutes, which ever comes first. I have rode up to my brothers house in Maryland and back several times. Been to Deals Gap and back. So long rides don't bother me. I'm available about every other weekend.

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jax fla here. i'm riding up to the mountains next sat for the week. will be camping...probably riding 300 mile days. anyone want top join me you're welcome.

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Thanks for the links. I will certainly check them out.

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Jaime, I am down in Sarasota. If you ever want to explore this area, let me know. I will be heading to the mountains of NC in August if you want to go. Horizons Unlimited will be having a get together at Iron Horse motorcycle resort. I beleive the V strom group is trying to plan a get together in October at Iron Horse also. I would be willing to meet around Ocala one Saturday if you like. Seems to be some pretty nice backroads up in that area. Vince
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Thumbs up A highlight of October is ...

The Coast-to-Coast ride that "Cruz'n' Al" organizes.

Typically Stroms are in the minority on this ride, but of course we make up in quality for any deficiency in quantity. There will be lots of publicity in the Florida section as the days get shorter and the license plates start changing color.

Meanwhile, we sometimes have rides inside our state and sometimes far beyond its borders. I can't be part of these things just now, because I am visiting Canada until early August.

We are a very cordial bunch, and you will probably enjoy our company,
either swapping lies at a restaurant or riding elegantly along the twisty
roads that the experienced riders know well.

Welcome to the forum and to the throng of assimilated riders.

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Thanks for the feedback on Florida rides...

Back from my TN/NC ride and ready for some (boring) Florida riding - but its what we have. Anyone interested in riding this weekend? Long, short, spirited...
Looking forward to meeting you all...

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Anyone interested in riding this weekend? Long, short, spirited...
Looking forward to meeting you all...
I was thinking about taking a loop ride over to the East coast and back up the center of the state; around 200 miles. I want to scout a future kayak location in Sabastian. I'd be happy to have some company.

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