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Forum: Southeast
07-25-16, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,272
Posted By LiamSkymom

I hope you enjoyed it. I'm still not advanced...

I hope you enjoyed it. I'm still not advanced enough to try that assault, but I've driven through there and found it fabulous.
07-25-16, 11:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,964
Posted By LiamSkymom

I found it easiest to start my boys off (post...

I found it easiest to start my boys off (post training wheels) on a bike that was slightly too small for them. On their proper sized bikes, they were just a little too scared (or something). I read...
05-24-14, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 915
Posted By LiamSkymom

I'm sorry it didn't work out for you as well as...

I'm sorry it didn't work out for you as well as you hoped. My husband and I had something similar planned for yesterday until Thing 1 got sick. It isn't very often we get the chance to go without...
05-18-14, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,405
Posted By LiamSkymom

Good for you on the two days in a row. Keep up...

Good for you on the two days in a row. Keep up the good work and you'll get there.
05-18-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By LiamSkymom

Happy Birthday! Enjoy the ride. and by that I...

Happy Birthday! Enjoy the ride. and by that I mean both bike rides and the ride of life.
05-18-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,821
Posted By LiamSkymom

I am sure you will be able to raise the seat...

I am sure you will be able to raise the seat higher as you get more secure. I am fairly sure that is what I did and what I do for my sons. I can recall one major fall getting on my bike (there are...
05-16-14, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By LiamSkymom

Thanks for posting the link for that video.

Thanks for posting the link for that video.
05-16-14, 10:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,221
Posted By LiamSkymom

I will ad one more to your list, sort of. There...

I will ad one more to your list, sort of. There are several days a month that I just won't ride. It just isn't comfortable to do so, and while many women do, I'm sure there are others that are like...
05-16-14, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,599
Posted By LiamSkymom

I'm sorry I'm late in replying to this thread. I...

I'm sorry I'm late in replying to this thread. I love ours. We used a regular covered trailer for quite a while but it got quite boring and the boys outgrew it. I saw the trailers and decided to...
05-16-14, 10:18 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 112,911
Posted By LiamSkymom

Just received my jersey. Thanks a bunch.

Just received my jersey. Thanks a bunch.
05-13-14, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,821
Posted By LiamSkymom

While it is true that you can ride in the rain, I...

While it is true that you can ride in the rain, I don't recommend it for someone who is just starting out. Depending on your tires, etc, turns can be tricky in the rain. After a few weeks of really...
05-13-14, 01:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,821
Posted By LiamSkymom

Welcome to BF C/A. Definitely pick the bike that...

Welcome to BF C/A. Definitely pick the bike that you like. One that makes riding fun for you, but be mindful of where you think you will be headed with riding in the future. The cruiser sounds...
04-14-14, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,703
Posted By LiamSkymom

We use the TrailGator for one child and a TugABug...

We use the TrailGator for one child and a TugABug for the other. I think the Trail Gator is going to be used for a lot longer than the other. However, it would not fit on my bike - a bit of a...
09-26-13, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,817
Posted By LiamSkymom

I'm also signed up. I wasn't sure I could afford...

I'm also signed up. I wasn't sure I could afford it this year, but I've done it for the last three years so I really couldn't not do it.
05-20-13, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By LiamSkymom

hanging on a tree and letting your kids play on...

hanging on a tree and letting your kids play on it.
05-09-13, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,403
Posted By LiamSkymom

That is awesome. My younger son will be 6...

That is awesome. My younger son will be 6 tomorrow. We had training wheels on both the 12 inch bike (which he loved but was a bit too small for him) and the 16 inch bike (that used to be his...
04-19-13, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By LiamSkymom

I wear a wrist brace to sleep often. I have some...

I wear a wrist brace to sleep often. I have some carpal tunnel issues that manifest themselves into shoulder pain (sometimes even headaches) instead of the usual numbness in hands or wrist pain.
04-18-13, 12:46 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,902
Posted By LiamSkymom

No videos! I see you already have sax players,...

No videos! I see you already have sax players, so if you do some Jethro Tull, I play the flute. Also, am currently learning to play the violin - if you plan to play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star,...
04-11-13, 08:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,642
Posted By LiamSkymom

It is amazing what you can learn from YouTube...

It is amazing what you can learn from YouTube videos as well if you don't have a real person to show you. OTOH, if you really want a new bike, do it, but don't let them pressure you into it.
04-09-13, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,269
Posted By LiamSkymom

So how did it go. I meant to head out to Bayport...

So how did it go. I meant to head out to Bayport to watch and cheer for some finishers, but to many activities that my boys were involved in got in the way.
Forum: Southeast
04-09-13, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,154
Posted By LiamSkymom

Much as I hate the idea of putting the train next...

Much as I hate the idea of putting the train next to the Van Feet Trail, the other alternatives are very problematic too. It is Rails to Trails so it was rails first.
04-05-13, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By LiamSkymom

That is a Northshore Rack. ...

That is a Northshore Rack. http://northshoreracks.com/ They did eventually answer your question over there. It does look like an really nice rack.
03-22-13, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By LiamSkymom

Very nice. I wish I lived close enough to school...

Very nice. I wish I lived close enough to school to do that with my children, but it is about 25 km away on a heavily trafficked four lane highway with no sidewalks and tiny bike lanes which are...
03-20-13, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By LiamSkymom

I see that you already solved your problem. I...

I see that you already solved your problem. I should say though that my DH manufactured our own parts to attach to our bikes so we could switch the trailer back and forth between our bikes. Of...
03-18-13, 08:58 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,594
Posted By LiamSkymom

I'm so jealous. It looks awesome. We bought a...

I'm so jealous. It looks awesome. We bought a Trail Gator for my older son's bike. He has a Trek similar to Cupcakes old one. He can hang in there for a little while, but tires easily. Of...
03-11-13, 08:07 AM
03-11-13, 07:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 559
Posted By LiamSkymom

It sounds like you had a great ride. And I...

It sounds like you had a great ride. And I totally understand about the Minneola to Killarney - not that I ever made it that far. I do want to go try it again. Last time I tried I took off from...
03-04-13, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By LiamSkymom

I just received my registration form in the mail....

I just received my registration form in the mail. Didn't think I was going to be able to even consider it, but got some cash influx so it might be doable.
Forum: Southeast
03-01-13, 09:06 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 70,827
Posted By LiamSkymom

So how did your friends like Weeki Wachee. We...

So how did your friends like Weeki Wachee. We have passes and took the boys a little over a year ago. They weren't terribly impressed.

My excuse for not riding - weeklong stomach virus.
02-28-13, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,269
Posted By LiamSkymom

I'm not riding. There is no way I could make the...

I'm not riding. There is no way I could make the cutoff times - still way to slow. Maybe in a year or two. Only thing I can tell you is that there are a little bit of hills after mile 122. Not...
02-27-13, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,493
Posted By LiamSkymom

In Florida, children under 16 are required to...

In Florida, children under 16 are required to have helmets even in the the trailers I believe.

Good luck with your daughter and the helmet. She's adorable. My sons didn't like them at first but...
02-22-13, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By LiamSkymom

Congrats on the new bike. Looks good.

Congrats on the new bike. Looks good.
Forum: Southeast
02-18-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,175
Posted By LiamSkymom

Silver Lake is awesome for tent camping. My...

Silver Lake is awesome for tent camping. My neighbors camp there frequently. I think it is too close to camp there myself.

Goldfinch - As soon as I get over this cold or croup or whatever I...
02-18-13, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By LiamSkymom

Nice picture!

Nice picture!
Forum: Southeast
02-17-13, 09:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,175
Posted By LiamSkymom

You do realize that pick a weekend in August,...

You do realize that pick a weekend in August, that it will be either the first or the worst tropical storm or hurricane of the weekend.

Anyway, I'm sorry I missed it. I was able to round up...
02-17-13, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By LiamSkymom

I hope you guys had a good time, and I'm sorry...

I hope you guys had a good time, and I'm sorry that I didn't make it. Younger son recovered from his stomach virus (can now keep stuff down) but is week from his 24 hours of it. I am coughing so...
Forum: Southeast
02-16-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,175
Posted By LiamSkymom

Forgot to add for Fire, loved the racing last...

Forgot to add for Fire, loved the racing last weekend. My mom lives about a half mile from where the road race on Saturday started and ended, so enjoyed a little bit of that as well.
Forum: Southeast
02-16-13, 10:54 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,175
Posted By LiamSkymom

I am going to have to back out of the ride...

I am going to have to back out of the ride tomorrow. I had finally got my head around the cold temperatures and even found some inexpensive long sleeved tech shirts for my little guys. However, the...
02-13-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By LiamSkymom

I just checked my AccuWeather forecast and they...

I just checked my AccuWeather forecast and they have the high on Sunday as 62 rather than the 50s BN9 projected. I don't know why I prefer that 6 in front but I do.

I might ride a little on...
02-13-13, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By LiamSkymom

+1

+1
02-13-13, 09:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 995
Posted By LiamSkymom

I've been riding the trail for years and seen...

I've been riding the trail for years and seen maybe four or five snakes in that time - none of which were poisonous. That being said, I've hiked some of the little side trails to the river and ran...
02-12-13, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 995
Posted By LiamSkymom

I'm glad to see you made it back safe and sound. ...

I'm glad to see you made it back safe and sound. If you hadn't posted, I was going to call to make sure. You did realize when we got to the snake, I was telling it to go, not you. I realized...
02-11-13, 10:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 995
Posted By LiamSkymom

Sayre - I think Regis and crew make fairly...

Sayre - I think Regis and crew make fairly regular rides. I didn't see anything on his blog or website.

Goldfinch - Sounds good. The music teacher called earlier this evening and said they had...
Forum: Southeast
02-11-13, 11:04 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,175
Posted By LiamSkymom

If I was sure we could make it, I'd offer to lead...

If I was sure we could make it, I'd offer to lead up the southern end, but with the Liam riding solo, we might start as close to Townsend as Croom Road rather than Trilby or the Ridge Manor...
02-10-13, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 995
Posted By LiamSkymom

If nothing else, which I hope it will be more, I...

If nothing else, which I hope it will be more, I will do the six most southern miles and back(total of 12) with you.
02-10-13, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 995
Posted By LiamSkymom

I think Tuesday sounds better than Thursday...

I think Tuesday sounds better than Thursday provided I survive my son's first violin lesson early that morning. Thursday is Valentine's Day and a bit cold for this Florida native.
02-09-13, 04:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 995
Posted By LiamSkymom

I can't wait until you can come down and do more...

I can't wait until you can come down and do more of the southern end. Definitely don't pull a me and remember your water bottle on this end though. Sure you don't want to fly out and join us...
02-09-13, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By LiamSkymom

I'm not going to say that a single speed bike...

I'm not going to say that a single speed bike wouldn't for you, but I love having gears. Definitely get some sort of sizing done at a LBS though. My DH thought he hated biking because he got a too...
02-08-13, 07:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,296
Posted By LiamSkymom

+1 on the water.

+1 on the water.
02-07-13, 12:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 995
Posted By LiamSkymom

Riding with Goldfinch

Riding with Goldfinch is awesome. She's very good about not blowing leaving this poor slowpoke behind. I only wish we could have gone farther (or is further) together. Thanks Goldfinch!
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