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Forum: Southeast
04-16-17, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,130
Posted By lookinUp

For a place to stay with your RV that is...

For a place to stay with your RV that is centrally located to the Nature Coast, Withlacoochee and Hawthorne Trails, check out Grand Lake RV Resort in Orange Lake, FL ( half way between Gainesville...
Forum: Southeast
10-06-16, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

Yup. The Trail is likely to be covered with...

Yup. The Trail is likely to be covered with downed branches. We have many many oak trees here in OTOW and I know it's going to be a mess. Stay safe.
Forum: Southeast
10-05-16, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

Great news, Ron! Just take it slow and easy for a...

Great news, Ron! Just take it slow and easy for a week or two. I rode the Withlacoochee Trail ride on Sunday and put 30 miles on my Catrike! Beautiful day - thought about you and looked to see if you...
Forum: Southeast
09-03-16, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

Eight miles into my ride the rain came. A torrent...

Eight miles into my ride the rain came. A torrent of rain! Closed my mouth and pedaled faster. Was glad I had glasses on! Besides being absolutely soaked through and through by the time I got home, I...
Forum: Recumbent
08-24-16, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,478
Posted By lookinUp

Zinger - your video has gotten a bunch of...

Zinger - your video has gotten a bunch of compliments and shares on Facebook. People definitely appreciated your taking the time to make it. Thanks.
Forum: Recumbent
08-24-16, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,478
Posted By lookinUp

Hope you don't mind, I posted your video in the...

Hope you don't mind, I posted your video in the Recumbent Trikes Group on Facebook. Thought it was a good video and people will find it helpful.
Forum: Southeast
08-19-16, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

Ron- That's when I'd have called Sue and...

Ron-

That's when I'd have called Sue and asked her to come pick you up. :lol:

s.
Forum: Recumbent
08-16-16, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,463
Posted By lookinUp

Didn't mean to imply I only got three hours of...

Didn't mean to imply I only got three hours of ride time - I rode three hours and quit, but the light was still bright as it was to start. Dinottes are way too much money - I'd spend another $17 on...
Forum: Recumbent
08-16-16, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,463
Posted By lookinUp

Absolutely! I have the same light but branded by...

Absolutely! I have the same light but branded by a different company. Best headlight I've ever had. For the price, it can't be beat. Don't know about battery time - I've ridden up to three hours on...
Forum: Recumbent
08-16-16, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,463
Posted By lookinUp

+1 for Cygolites. I have two Pro models mounted...

+1 for Cygolites. I have two Pro models mounted on my Catrike and based on one of my neighbors, she said she saw my lights a couple of blocks away. Agreed, they are not cheap, but my life is...
Forum: Southeast
07-26-16, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

You will love riding a trike. I bought a less...

You will love riding a trike. I bought a less expensive trike for the same reason - wasn't sure I'd stick with it. Sold it and bought the 559 within four months. I ride almost every day - around 20...
Forum: Recumbent
07-25-16, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,902
Posted By lookinUp

Retro Grouch - I just purchased a Catrike 5.5.9....

Retro Grouch - I just purchased a Catrike 5.5.9. and absolutely love it. I ride on roads around my community and am interested in finding a spinner to add to my flag. What are you using and where did...
Forum: Recumbent
07-23-16, 10:57 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 361,035
Posted By lookinUp

Disregard my previous post about the TerraTrike...

Disregard my previous post about the TerraTrike Rambler - I put it up for sale and bought a Catrike 5.5.9. What a difference - in ride, quality and speed. Should have done this in the first place....
Forum: Southeast
07-23-16, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

Upgraded my TerraTrike Rambler to a Catrike...

Upgraded my TerraTrike Rambler to a Catrike 5.5.9. the difference is amazing. It's lower, faster and very cool looking. I thought I would miss riding my Madone a lot, but truth is, the recumbent...
Forum: Southeast
07-23-16, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By lookinUp

Check out Gainesville Cycling Clubs 'Horse Farm...

Check out Gainesville Cycling Clubs 'Horse Farm Hundred'. It's a great ride around the beautiful horse farms north of Ocala. Various distances from around 25 miles to 100 miles. The day before, is...
Forum: Southeast
06-19-16, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

I went down to Inverness and then rode to the...

I went down to Inverness and then rode to the Istachatta Post Office and back - 28 miles. Longest ride I've had on the trike. Took three hours -- I may go back to the DF < LOL > which would have been...
Forum: Southeast
06-17-16, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

Ron, Glad to hear you're back on the bike....

Ron,

Glad to hear you're back on the bike. You were a brave man to venture out this morning. I got dressed to go for a ride, had breakfast and then checked the radar. Didn't look very good, but I...
Forum: Recumbent
06-07-16, 09:30 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 361,035
Posted By lookinUp

My TerraTrike Rambler at the Withlacoochee Trail...

My TerraTrike Rambler at the Withlacoochee Trail near Inverness, FL.

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Forum: Recumbent
04-02-16, 08:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,118
Posted By lookinUp

Thanks for the replies. Sounds like I'm worrying...

Thanks for the replies. Sounds like I'm worrying nothing. I'll keep the Halt handy and yell my usual "Go HOME" in my loudest voice.
Forum: Recumbent
04-01-16, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,118
Posted By lookinUp

Trikes and dogs

I've finally given up my DF and am riding a TerraTrike Rambler. Like it a lot. Am riding on country roads a bit and although I've had many encounters over the years with dogs, I've been 'up in the...
Forum: Southeast
06-14-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,286
Posted By lookinUp

Ocala Bicycle Center has regular rides in the...

Ocala Bicycle Center has regular rides in the evening. Give Carrie or Dan a call. There is terrific riding north of US 27. CR225 and 225A north to Flemington. If you don't mind the drive, go up to...
Forum: Southeast
03-25-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,985
Posted By lookinUp

Ocala Bicycle Center has road rides every week as...

Ocala Bicycle Center has road rides every week as do some of the other bike shops. Check with Dan or Carrie at Ocala Bicycle Center and they can give you days and times. Gainesville Cycling Club has...
Forum: Southeast
03-17-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By lookinUp

Thanks, Les. I'm up to about ten miles but...

Thanks, Les.

I'm up to about ten miles but still pretty slow. Of course, I've never been real fast, but I can last a long time. Looking forward to getting back to 'normal' - whatever that is. See...
Forum: Southeast
03-13-15, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By lookinUp

Hey Ron, I usually do this ride, but not this...

Hey Ron, I usually do this ride, but not this year. Have had a bout the last six months with a little health issue. Am off chemo finally and starting to ride again, so I do have an excuse and I'm not...
Forum: Southeast
10-02-14, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By lookinUp

Beautiful bike!!! Enjoy.

Beautiful bike!!! Enjoy.
09-24-14, 02:25 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 43,375
Posted By lookinUp

Taken a few weeks ago on my 74th birthday after a...

Taken a few weeks ago on my 74th birthday after a 20+ mile ride. Thanks, RON - saw your 'old fart' jersey and just had to get one.

http://www.bdgconsulting.com/bdayRide2.jpg
Forum: Southeast
09-13-14, 07:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,065
Posted By lookinUp

Great news, Ron. Hope you are feeling better....

Great news, Ron. Hope you are feeling better. Enjoy your shopping spree.
Forum: Southeast
09-03-14, 10:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,065
Posted By lookinUp

Ron - so sorry that happened. Glad you are OK -...

Ron - so sorry that happened. Glad you are OK - except for the face plant. Was it your new bike? Hope your recovery goes well and if you want a slow ride when you're ready to get back into it, give...
Forum: Southeast
07-05-14, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

John, Fun videos (looked at them all) to...

John,

Fun videos (looked at them all) to watch. I was long-gone on the uphill from the campground at Meyersdale to the GAP by the time you took the video. Actually, I was the third person into...
Forum: Touring
07-04-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By lookinUp

Enjoyed your blog/pix. I was also on that ride.

Enjoyed your blog/pix. I was also on that ride.
Forum: Southeast
07-01-14, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

Uphill for 175 miles through crushed limestone...

Uphill for 175 miles through crushed limestone that was thick and felt like sand at times. It was hard (for me - being old and overweight) but others flew by me without difficulty.
Forum: Southeast
07-01-14, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

Just finished up a 191 mile ride from Weirton, WV...

Just finished up a 191 mile ride from Weirton, WV to Cumberland, MD on the Panhandle, Montour and GAP trails with the Rails to Trails Greenway Sojourn. Uphill all the way except for a nice 25 mile...
Forum: Touring
06-12-14, 12:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,265
Posted By lookinUp

OMG, I've highjacked your thread. My sincere...

OMG, I've highjacked your thread. My sincere apologies! I'll go quietly to my room and ponder my transgression. Get a life, Spinnaker!
Forum: Touring
06-11-14, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,265
Posted By lookinUp

Thanks, but if you won't help me on this thread,...

Thanks, but if you won't help me on this thread, I'll pass on your map.
Forum: Touring
06-11-14, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,265
Posted By lookinUp

We will be riding the Montour trail in two weeks...

We will be riding the Montour trail in two weeks with the Rails to Trails Sojourn ride and will be riding through Glassport and McKeesport. Wondering how bad the traffic is through these two towns,...
06-02-14, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,664
Posted By lookinUp

Please tell us your age. 73 1. What...

Please tell us your age.
73

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?
Trek Madone 5.2
Trek 520 Touring

2. Do you take any special supplements/vitamins/minerals as you have grown older?
...
05-29-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By lookinUp

2014 Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Greenway Sojourn Ride

Any BF members doing the ride this year? I'll be doing it and would enjoy meeting/riding with BF members who will be there.

Not looking forward to camping - at my advanced age and with one...
Forum: Southeast
05-07-14, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

Congratulations, Ron - beautiful bike! Looking...

Congratulations, Ron - beautiful bike! Looking forward to seeing it. Please wave as you fly by.
Forum: Southeast
04-16-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

Ron, Great to hear you first ride went well....

Ron,

Great to hear you first ride went well. Now I won't be able to keep up with you!!!

Sue
Forum: Southeast
04-13-14, 11:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,885
Posted By lookinUp

Found a GREAT ROUTE from the north Trailhead to...

Found a GREAT ROUTE from the north Trailhead to the new extension. Ride south on the Withlacoochee Trail from the (North) trailhead to Citrus Springs Blvd. Go east, crossing US41 and continue to...
04-10-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,123
Posted By lookinUp

Ron, glad to hear everything went well! Now that...

Ron, glad to hear everything went well! Now that you're going to ride much faster, don't forget to wave as you go by! Speedy recovery!
04-06-14, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,780
Posted By lookinUp

Thanks, everyone! No pie, but did have a birthday...

Thanks, everyone! No pie, but did have a birthday cup cake to celebrate a friend's 70 mile ride which was what started my challenge. Now that I've done 73, I know I can do 100 Think I'll wait for...
04-05-14, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,780
Posted By lookinUp

Rode my age - 73 glorious miles

Now if I could just shoot 73 playing golf, life would be complete!
Forum: Southeast
04-05-14, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

Happy Day! I rode my age today! 73 long, glorious...

Happy Day! I rode my age today! 73 long, glorious miles. My friend, Natalie, was riding her age today with a group of us on the Withlacoochee Trail, and since I'm a bit older, when I got home, I...
Forum: Southeast
03-30-14, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,251
Posted By lookinUp

Perfect day for riding with some BF members....

Perfect day for riding with some BF members. Here's some pictures of our 2014 Tour de Withlacoochee. JBerman, Podgrower, RonH, lookinup, two friends from Ocala and DowneasTTer enjoyed a 30+ ride and...
03-24-14, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By lookinUp

OK, guys and gals! Time to make your plans for...

OK, guys and gals! Time to make your plans for our Sunday ride. The weather is looking perfect this year - 75 degrees and sunny! Looking forward to seeing YOU there!!

Sue
Forum: Southeast
03-24-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,251
Posted By lookinUp

OK, guys and gals! Time to make your plans for...

OK, guys and gals! Time to make your plans for our Sunday ride. The weather is looking perfect this year - 75 degrees and sunny! Looking forward to seeing YOU there!!

Sue
Forum: Southeast
03-16-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4,818
Views: 377,413
Posted By lookinUp

Yeah, I was going to ride as well, but decided...

Yeah, I was going to ride as well, but decided golf was a better choice today. Had a nice 29 mile ride yesterday in The Villages for the Ride for Kids.
03-14-14, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By lookinUp

2nd Annual Withlacoochee Trail Ride for BF members

http://www.bdgconsulting.com/withlacoochee.jpg
When: Sunday, March 30, 2014
Where: at the Red Caboose at the Inverness Trailhead or at the Trilby trailhead
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Ride Distance:...
Forum: Touring
03-14-14, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,385
Posted By lookinUp

Great video. We're planning a trip on the GAP in...

Great video. We're planning a trip on the GAP in June - after seeing this, I can't wait!! Many thanks for posting it.
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