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Bike Week............

Last week in February (starts Feb 26 thru March 7).............????????????
We could all meet at Hooters..........or at the Lighthouse..........Speedway (Suzuki tent).........or ??????????
 

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It feels much like Indiana here and now!

Hi, Brendan. Yesterday I got busy at 5:30 AM, and had to scrape lots of frost off the windshield of my truck. I was glad I had a genuine Canadian Tire Ice Scraper to handle the hoary task.

But Florida will surely be warm in mid-February.

I think that Curtis, aka weestrom05, is hoping to organize a ride in February, centred on Florida's panhandle, which is not how we indigent Stromtroopers earn money, but rather the western part of our state.

Two questions occur to me:

Which part or parts of our state do you wish to visit?

Will you need to borrow a Strom?

My Strom is yours, provided the ride is near Sarasota, for two reasons: you'll probably need to come here to get it, and my other ride is a 125, which can manage 60 MPH but not much more.

If Curtis does not pipe up soon, I will nudge him.

Best wishes,
Keith
 

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mid februrary

Brendan, let us know when and to what part of the state you are going to be at and we will plan a ride based on that info. We have been talking about a panhandle trip but at this date nothing is set in stone. Curt{weestrom0}
 

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The Panhandle is easy for me. I have "connections" in Destin (I think everyone from Terre Haute, IN does via Ray Feiler) I am leaning toward the end of February. Probably drive the TT as I will focus my "adventure" on photography. What I am thinking now is arrive on Friday evening. Spend the weekend in the panhandle area, then work my way to the Bradenton area to stay with a friend. Then on to Cape Corral to shoot (photograph) the Burrowing Owls. Maybe venture over to the Keys for a day or two, then travel North along 1 stopping at the various wildlife refuges. Wrapping up at St. Augustine the following weekend. Any thoughts?

If there is a ride on either weekend in the panhandle area I will make that my starting point. It would be good to see everyone (and some new peeps) again.
 

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Hope to see you while your here in the Cold sunshine state. If you want we can cruise down the St Johns river again for some photos. Bob
 

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Feb ride?

Great to hear from you to Charlie! I guess we need to set up a ride for the big boss while he is here. I've been working six days a week and I am over it. Let;s ride. Bob
 

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Terre Haute tale -- it's true!

The Panhandle is easy for me. I have "connections" in Destin (I think everyone from Terre Haute, IN does via Ray Feiler) ...
www.ridetherock.com
is a very fine site for bikers in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The busiest rider and poster at that site established a contest:
Ride to a lighthouse in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Take a photo of the lighthouse and your bike.
Post it on the site.
Your score is the number of different lighthouses you present this way.​
One of the frequent posters complained that he was at a disadvantage, because he was on assignment in the midwest.
"ME TOO! Where are you???" another member asked. The response was "Indiana".
"ME TOO! Where in Indiana???"
It turned out they were BOTH on assignment in Terre Haute, so they went for several rides together, and posted some pictures to participate in the contest. Actually, Indiana's coastline (on Lake Michigan) is not very long ...

BEAR WITH ME NOW ... I'm coming to the punchline.

... so Indiana has only ONE genuine lighthouse:http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/lighthouse/in.htm

These two bikers from Newfoundland could not keep riding to that lighthouse and photographing it,
so they rode around Terre Haute, and photographed their bikes in front of OUTHOUSES! :hurray:
 

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Oh......so he goes to Florida and will hangout with theh troopers down there. How long has it been since we have seen eachother? Have fun in Florida and be safe!!!!:thumbup:
 

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Oh......so he goes to Florida and will hangout with theh troopers down there. How long has it been since we have seen eachother? Have fun in Florida and be safe!!!!:thumbup:
As a transplanted Ohioan for the last 20+ years I can tell you that he's making the right move. You're welcome to come on down too. We've got room. :mrgreen:
 

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Great to hear from you to Charlie! I guess we need to set up a ride for the big boss while he is here. I've been working six days a week and I am over it. Let;s ride. Bob
You found a job, that's great. I was wondering what happened to you, and here you are. I'm still in the same place with the same number. Give me a call.
Al
 

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The Panhandle is easy for me. I have "connections" in Destin (I think everyone from Terre Haute, IN does via Ray Feiler) I am leaning toward the end of February. Probably drive the TT as I will focus my "adventure" on photography. What I am thinking now is arrive on Friday evening. Spend the weekend in the panhandle area, then work my way to the Bradenton area to stay with a friend. Then on to Cape Corral to shoot (photograph) the Burrowing Owls. Maybe venture over to the Keys for a day or two, then travel North along 1 stopping at the various wildlife refuges. Wrapping up at St. Augustine the following weekend. Any thoughts?

If there is a ride on either weekend in the panhandle area I will make that my starting point. It would be good to see everyone (and some new peeps) again.
Forget that, lets ride, I need to get the hell out of this s**t.

-GW
 

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You found a job, that's great. I was wondering what happened to you, and here you are. I'm still in the same place with the same number. Give me a call.
Al
Hey Al, nice to hear from you. Are you planning to ride on the 6th ??

Give me a call. Bob :yesnod:
 

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February trip

let us know when you are going to e in the Bradenton area. We have a group of Tampa area Strommers tha will set up a ride then. Keith has already offered a bike if you dont have one while you are down here. Curt
 

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Another thought after re-reading the thread. Big B and Graywolf, do you two want to plan a ride down there the last week of Feb? I really wanted to go alone, but it may be fun.
 

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Another thought after re-reading the thread. Big B and Graywolf, do you two want to plan a ride down there the last week of Feb? I really wanted to go alone, but it may be fun.
I'm not worried about the weather down, more like the weather coming back. And.......I'm not sure Eli's bike could make it?:biggrinjester: The old lady is turning the big 40 in May, and I am actually trying to talk her into us taking a moto trip to Tenn/NC. My riding trips are kinda up in the air this year, but you are tempting me.
 

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Testing ... 1, 2, 3

fffffffFFFFFFOOSSH ... is this thing on?

When the lights go out in Indiana,
Does anyone even care where you were born?
da dum, da dum, da dum, da dum,
something something something horn?

I guess I can't write country music extemporaneously.

OK, you Hoosiers, are you planning to come to Florida this month?
What can we Crackers do to clear the path, plough the road, and fatten up the calves for you?

When shall we three meet again,
In thunder light'ning and in rain?

Dammit, Macbeth, wait until they get here!

Please elucidate your schedule, communicate your itinerary, and water your camels.

Keith
 
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