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09-06-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 137,898
Posted By bikecrate

Proof that Santa vacations in Florida during the...

Proof that Santa vacations in Florida during the off season.
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,006
Posted By bikecrate

More fun in the Ocala Nat. Forest for July 4th...

More fun in the Ocala Nat. Forest for July 4th week.

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Empty road behind....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By bikecrate

I went out two weekends ago on Sunday. Did a nice...

I went out two weekends ago on Sunday. Did a nice ride out to Flatwoods park and back for 44 miles. This Saturday went to Weedon Is. for 40 miles. Sunday rode the Courtney Campbell Parkway trail to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,970
Posted By bikecrate

I try to avoid reflective building windows when I...

I try to avoid reflective building windows when I ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,006
Posted By bikecrate

It's pretty big, over 600 square miles. This is...

It's pretty big, over 600 square miles. This is Marjorie Kennan Rawlings (The Yearling) territory.

The section of the forest I usually ride in is north of Lake Kerr. I have a gravel bike with 700...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,006
Posted By bikecrate

More non paved riding in the Ocala Nat Forest. I...

More non paved riding in the Ocala Nat Forest. I haven't been in this area for a while, since it is used for hunting in the fall/winter and gets too wet during the summer. It is a mix of grass,...
04-22-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 137,898
Posted By bikecrate

Off pavement. ...

Off pavement.
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,006
Posted By bikecrate

Riding along side the infamous cross Florida...

Riding along side the infamous cross Florida canal.
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,006
Posted By bikecrate

Empty road ahead? Who knows? Visibility was about...

Empty road ahead? Who knows? Visibility was about 1/2 mile.
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04-06-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 137,898
Posted By bikecrate

There's a huge lake out there, but you can't see...

There's a huge lake out there, but you can't see it due to the fog....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,006
Posted By bikecrate

Foggy ride in the forest. ...

Foggy ride in the forest.
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,006
Posted By bikecrate

More fun in the Ocala Nat Forest on unpaved new...

More fun in the Ocala Nat Forest on unpaved new to me roads....
03-28-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 137,898
Posted By bikecrate

Out in Ocala Nat Forest and rode to Lake Delancy....

Out in Ocala Nat Forest and rode to Lake Delancy.
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,006
Posted By bikecrate

Found some new to me non-paved roads in the Ocala...

Found some new to me non-paved roads in the Ocala Nat Forest. They went on for miles. I don't think I saw anyone for 20 miles....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By bikecrate

That was pretty good. I like the guy jumping from...

That was pretty good. I like the guy jumping from the tree to join in.
01-11-22, 09:29 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,006
Posted By bikecrate

I had a great ride on Saturday in the Ocala Nat....

I had a great ride on Saturday in the Ocala Nat. Forest. Temps were in the low 60's and almost no wind. I was flying (for me) up and down the hills for 41 miles. Sunday rain was in the area so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,006
Posted By bikecrate

Foggy day in Ocala Nat Forest: ...

Foggy day in Ocala Nat Forest:
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10-28-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,389
Posted By bikecrate

I take this kind of personally since I was hit by...

I take this kind of personally since I was hit by a wrong way cyclist coming around a blind corner. I got injuries and a damaged bike. So if you want a reason why people are telling you to ride with...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,006
Posted By bikecrate

Some more non paved roads in the Ocala Nat...

Some more non paved roads in the Ocala Nat Forest:
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Daytime moon is up there...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,360
Posted By bikecrate

I'm more than happy to pay $1,005,650,901 for a...

I'm more than happy to pay $1,005,650,901 for a stem, but $1,005,650,901.68 is just too much. Where am I supposed to come up with the extra 68 cents. I'm not made of money.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,396
Posted By bikecrate

I'm at the age where I've forgotten everything at...

I'm at the age where I've forgotten everything at least once...helmet, gloves, water bottles. One time I even dressed with my bibs inside out (got dressed in the dark so as to not wake up the wife)....
08-27-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By bikecrate

No to side effects other than flu like symptoms...

No to side effects other than flu like symptoms for half a day after the second shot. I have a hard time seeing the vaccine as the issue two weeks later, but since this is a bike website I would seek...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,108
Posted By bikecrate

Somewhat miserable 43 mile ride on Saturday to...

Somewhat miserable 43 mile ride on Saturday to Philippe Park. Really hot. I stopped under a shade tree a few miles from home just to prevent overheating. Sunday family stuff kept me off the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,704
Posted By bikecrate

Somewhere in here there should be a graph that...

Somewhere in here there should be a graph that shows which rider it is okay to wave at.
08-06-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,663
Posted By bikecrate

I'm older and have some health problems. Bike...

I'm older and have some health problems. Bike riding is one of the few things my body can do that allows me to enjoy my physicality. Not sure if that is "sexy".
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,006
Posted By bikecrate

Caravelle Ranch Wildlife Management area. Empty...

Caravelle Ranch Wildlife Management area. Empty roads, but look out for the cows.
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06-01-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 137,898
Posted By bikecrate

Exploring unpaved roads in the Ocala Nat. Forest...

Exploring unpaved roads in the Ocala Nat. Forest on my adventure bike:
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05-28-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,627
Posted By bikecrate

Nice bike, nice pics. Although it makes me sad to...

Nice bike, nice pics. Although it makes me sad to see a bike lying on the ground.
05-26-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,960
Posted By bikecrate

Probably my least favorite bike I've ever owned....

Probably my least favorite bike I've ever owned. I felt super dorky on it. When I got taller I went through a series of used and heavy 10 speeds. Finally got a really nice Fuji in high school. There...
05-14-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,141
Posted By bikecrate

This falls in the category "minor annoying...

This falls in the category "minor annoying things" also known as "that's bike riding". Most runners are nice enough here to move out of the bike lane if they see me coming. I have no problem moving...
05-12-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,934
Posted By bikecrate

I grew up in a what would now be called an "urban...

I grew up in a what would now be called an "urban core" neighborhood (older housing right outside the downtown area) in what was then sleepy St. Petersburg FL of the 70's. Bikes were our vehicles. I...
04-23-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By bikecrate

GMC Denali would be my guess. For some reason...

GMC Denali would be my guess. For some reason when I see a "faux decal" Denali it is mostly Cannondale. However, this attempt is really lame.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By bikecrate

Had a nice day out Saturday in the Ocala Nat...

Had a nice day out Saturday in the Ocala Nat Forest. I got in 42 miles. Sunday I was a little leg sore, but made an unexpected discovery. I was riding for about 10 miles on the highway and as I was...
02-19-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,783
Posted By bikecrate

Measure twice and ride once.

Measure twice and ride once.
02-18-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21,465
Views: 4,113,285
Posted By bikecrate

I wonder what the story is behind this. He was...

I wonder what the story is behind this. He was trying to make two unicycles. He heard a rumor that a million dollars was hidden in the tube? There appears to be a chunk of the top tube missing too....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By bikecrate

Thanksgiving week was kind of a bust for bike...

Thanksgiving week was kind of a bust for bike riding. I was back in the Ocala Nat. Forest and was mostly occupied with Thanksgiving prep. I did do a traditional walk in woods for Black Friday....
11-20-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,272
Posted By bikecrate

Based on what the OP posted, and assuming he is a...

Based on what the OP posted, and assuming he is a beginning rider, I would get an inexpensive cyclo computer first. I would skip the shoes, pedals and power meter until the OP determined how much he...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By bikecrate

I was out of town in the GA mountains last week....

I was out of town in the GA mountains last week. Missed bike riding. I did do a good amount of walks in the woods. Nothing epic, maybe 20 miles for the whole week. Saw many interesting things. A...
11-17-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,152
Posted By bikecrate

A couple of years ago we had a windy storm pass...

A couple of years ago we had a windy storm pass through. However, nothing unusual for summer time in FL. The next morning was a bright, sunny beautiful day. A cyclist was on one of our local paths...
09-18-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21,465
Views: 4,113,285
Posted By bikecrate

My pet peeve is laying bikes on the ground like...

My pet peeve is laying bikes on the ground like that. There's almost always a tree, fence, building or pole. That one is really inexcusable since it has a kick stand.
09-14-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,929
Posted By bikecrate

I keep a mangled seat post from my steel bike as...

I keep a mangled seat post from my steel bike as a reminder of what a pain in the behind it is to remove a stuck seat post...and to grease every year.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,586
Posted By bikecrate

Ouch, I hope the recovery goes quickly. I was...

Ouch, I hope the recovery goes quickly. I was out last weekend riding in a wooded area. A possum carrying her babies on her back stepped out right in front of me from the side of the road. I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,006
Posted By bikecrate

Another quiet road in the Ocala Nat. Forest. I...

Another quiet road in the Ocala Nat. Forest. I almost always see some deer.
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 568,006
Posted By bikecrate

Some photos from July 4th weekend. This is my...

Some photos from July 4th weekend.
This is my favorite road in the Ocala Nat. Forest:...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,162
Posted By bikecrate

Sounds like "The Knave" is back in town.

Sounds like "The Knave" is back in town.
07-20-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,644
Posted By bikecrate

Some Pig.

Some Pig.
07-10-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,333
Posted By bikecrate

The right side of the road is prime territory. ...

The right side of the road is prime territory. Unfortunately, that's where the bike lanes are. Buses, delivery and garbage trucks are going to be there. It's part of bike riding.
07-09-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,187
Posted By bikecrate

I tried to pump up a fairly large size inflatable...

I tried to pump up a fairly large size inflatable pool toy with my bike pump. It was faster to use the air in my lungs.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,135
Posted By bikecrate

I thought I saw an old post where he said he was...

I thought I saw an old post where he said he was shooting for 100,000.
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