Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  

Go Back   > >

Introductions Welcome to the BikeForums community! Please introduce yourself to other forum members here.

User Tag List

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-29-06, 10:12 PM   #1
riding in japan
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: yokosuka japan
Bikes: fuji team LE
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
going to florida/jacksonville

i am going to be going to jacksonville next month and was woundering if it would be worth my while to bring my bike. i will be there for three weeks so i will have plenty of time to ride. also need to know of a few good places to ride. thanks all.
riding in japan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-29-06, 11:38 PM   #2
Senior Member
edp773's Avatar
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Illinios
Bikes: 2004 Giant Cypress, 2006 Trek 7.3 FX, 2007 Gary Fisher Wahoo
Posts: 1,143
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Welcome to Bikeforums. I was just in Tokyo earlier this month. Since this is the introduction thread, I might suggest asking your question in the general cycling thread. You will get more responses there.

I think it would be a good idea to bring your bike. As for where to ride in Florida, I think the local riders from Florida can answer your question.
edp773 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-01-07, 11:33 AM   #3
Senior Member
hotbike's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Long Island, New York
Bikes: a lowrider BMX, a mountain bike, a faired recumbent, and a loaded touring bike
Posts: 3,064
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 81 Post(s)
Hold on a minute, I live on Long Island, but I was stationed in Jacksonville Florida when I was in the Navy.

Jacksonville is an excellent place to ride. The land is flat. The only hills are man-made approaches to the bridges, like the Ortega River Bridge.

Consider also that the weather is good, Northern Florida rarely goes below 45 degrees even in february.

While I was in Jacksonville I rode about 65 miles a day, every third day, which is when sailors have "liberty", i.e. a day off.

I mostly rode around west Jacksonville, because there was less traffic. There is more traffic on the east side, mostly on account the Atlantic beaches are popular.

Jax Facts:

Jacksonville is the Westernmost city on the east coast. The Atlantic coast is curved that way.

Jacksonville FL has the largest land area of any city in the US, 758 square miles.
hotbike is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:52 PM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.
  • Ask a Question
    get answers from real people!
Click to start entering your question.