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26  General / Where to Ride? / Re: 2016 Centennial Trail - Ocala National Forest on: December 05, 2016, 04:41:44 PM
Thanks Kris !  June and I were thinking of coming up on Wednesday, but now we will go to the north trails. Larry
27  General / ATV Florida Open Discussion / Re: Nice job kdclere on the new Ocala National Forest ORV Maps on: November 18, 2016, 07:33:12 PM
You should be OK. Larry
28  General / Where to Ride? / The Compound -----Palm Bay on: November 18, 2016, 07:31:00 PM
Just saw on Channel 9 news tonight that they're trying to close the Compound down. They're putting up concrete barriers and the Palm Bay police are going to be out there for the next two weekends. I only ever rode the two times, but I did enjoy it. Larry
29  General / ATV Florida Open Discussion / Re: 5a closed on: November 09, 2016, 06:52:05 PM
It's really closed !!!   They fenced the 5A parking lot off and I guess you need to be a land owner to get a key to the gate. The parking lot has " no parking any time" signs posted on both sides. I'm not real sure what is going on at Maytown Road, but I heard there are signs posted there also. Larry
30  General / Where to Ride? / Re: Best trail in ocala to take my 11 year old on: October 30, 2016, 01:29:50 PM
I agree, that would probably be the best trail for an 11 year old. I've only rode it once so I don't know a lot about it. I was told that during hunting season that the hunters there are a meaner group. I don't know if that's true--just what I've heard. Larry
31  General / Where to Ride? / Re: Canaveral Groves on: October 30, 2016, 01:24:29 PM
I went riding at Canaveral Groves yesterday and it is still open. I don't know who starts these rumors. Larry
32  General / Where to Ride? / Re: 2016 Centennial Trail - Ocala National Forest on: October 17, 2016, 07:34:27 PM
No problem Kris ! I'm just so grateful for you and John cutting out all of the trees that you have so far. Now that it's starting to cool off a little, June and I will be riding there a lot more. Maybe next week some day. We pretty much took the summer off because of the heat.  Larry
33  General / Where to Ride? / Re: Best trail in ocala to take my 11 year old on: October 15, 2016, 11:54:53 AM
I just called John and he said you can ride the middle and bottom scrub jays on the centennial trail, but you have to be very careful as there are still stumps, roots and some trees extending out onto the trails. You really need to park at the campground. If you park at the trail head, you may not make it down cause of downed trees. He said that they haven't even looked at that part of the trail yet and he and Kris have taken out around 100 trees so far.

I asked him about the north trails and he said they haven't even started to remove trees up there yet.

He said that if anybody rides, to be very careful. There are lots of dangerous places on the trail.

It would probably be safer to wait another week or two. Larry
34  General / Group Rides & Events / Re: Anyone riding Ocala or Croom on: October 15, 2016, 11:50:51 AM
I just called John and he said you can ride the middle and bottom scrub jays on the centennial trail, but you have to be very careful as there are still stumps, roots and some trees extending out onto the trails. You really need to park at the campground. If you park at the trail head, you may not make it down cause of downed trees. He said that they haven't even looked at that part of the trail yet and he and Kris have taken out around 100 trees so far.

I asked him about the north trails and he said they haven't even started to remove trees up there yet.

He said that if anybody rides, to be very careful. There are lots of dangerous places on the trail.

It would probably be safer to wait another week or two. Larry
35  General / Where to Ride? / Re: Best trail in ocala to take my 11 year old on: October 15, 2016, 10:39:33 AM
Here's what I posted on another thread 6 days ago:

"I just got off of the phone with John and he said that the parks are closed right now till further notice. They closed them for the hurricane and made them leave for the west coast of Florida. They're back now and took their dog for a short walk and saw five trees down just in that small area. I would call the parks dept before going up there. Larry"

I don't know if they reopened the trails or not, but I can guarantee you that there will still be trees down all  over the place. Good luck !  Larry
36  General / Group Rides & Events / Re: Anyone riding Ocala or Croom on: October 09, 2016, 06:30:45 PM
I just got off of the phone with John and he said that the parks are closed right now till further notice. They closed them for the hurricane and made them leave for the west coast of Florida. They're back now and took their dog for a short walk and saw five trees down just in that small area. I would call the parks dept before going up there. Larry
37  General / ATV Florida Open Discussion / Re: Hurricane Matthew on: October 08, 2016, 06:57:43 AM
I'm about three miles east of I-95 and thank God we made it thru OK. Just got power back on at 4:35 AM this morning. We were lucky, only out for 25 hours. Larry
38  General / Group Rides & Events / Re: Anyone riding Ocala or Croom on: October 08, 2016, 06:53:17 AM
Better take a chain saw with you.
39  General / Where to Ride? / Re: Florida Cracker Ranch on: September 18, 2016, 08:48:45 AM
I was just kidding with you strubby ! 
40  General / Where to Ride? / Canaveral Groves on: September 09, 2016, 08:37:27 PM
When they closed 5A down, I started to ride here once in a while. I haven't been there in a few weeks, but someone told me that now it's closed. Anybody know if that's true? I find that hard to believe since we had a clean up day out there about 6 or 7 weeks ago.

Larry
41  General / Where to Ride? / Re: Florida Cracker Ranch on: September 09, 2016, 08:29:32 PM
Trust me, you meet much better people in a membership park like this than at a place like 5A...

Hey! Wait a minute !  Didn't you meet me at 5A Huh    LOL

Larry
42  General / Where to Ride? / Re: 2016 Centennial Trail - Ocala National Forest on: August 10, 2016, 08:26:32 AM
After an eight week break from the ONF, my wife and I went to the Centennial Trail yesterday. We got a new Can Am Max 650 2 up, so now we can legally ride double on the trails.

The trails need a lot of trimming, but I'm happy to report that on the west side some bulldozing has been done. The area is really rough because it hasn't been dragged yet, but you can now really see ahead in this area. Some people have mentioned one way trails, but if they clear the whole trails like this, two way traffic will not be a problem. If you can see others coming, you will have time to react even if these others are speeding.

Thanks to Kris for getting this done !!!  I know that sometimes we give you a bunch of crap over this, but we love riding the trails and just want to be safe. Both my wife and I have been in head on accidents there and they were with other ATVs and dirt bikes. I don't know how we would come out if we  had a head on with a side by side and there are more of them coming there all of the time. As we were leaving yesterday, they were unloading the biggest S X S that I've ever seen. If you ran into it, it would be as if you hit a car.

Thanks again Kris for all that you do.

Larry & June
43  General / ATV Florida Open Discussion / Re: How to get help on the trail on: August 03, 2016, 09:48:38 PM
I don't know who you would call. I couldn't call anybody as my phone doesn't work up there, only 911.

Was this truck on a trail that he was allowed to be on ? Most of those trails are for atv's and side by sides only. If he was on a trail that he wasn't supposed to be on, I would just tell him to have another beer and leave him there. These are the people that tear up our trails and they don't even pay any money to be on the trails. It's better that if they're drunk that they remain in the woods rather than out on the highways where they can kill somebody.  Even though I feel this way, I would let a ranger know about them being stuck if I ran across one.
44  General / Where to Ride? / Re: 5A Closed on: July 04, 2016, 12:26:22 PM
I have not seen this with my own eyes, but three people have told me that "No Trespassing" signs are now posted up at Maytown Road.  Larry
45  General / Where to Ride? / Re: 5A Closed on: June 30, 2016, 08:22:15 PM
Just went by the 5A parking lot and boy have they been busy!

They put up a fence the whole way along there, the "No Trespassing" signs are still there, and they put up "No parking any time" signs on both sides of the parking lot. I guess that they're serious about this. LOL   All of you people that told me that they will never closed 5A down---I guess you're wrong.

I've heard that they're still riding from the Maytown Road parking lot. Just can't park along Maytown Road or you may get towed.

Larry
46  General / Where to Ride? / Re: 2016 Centennial Trail - Ocala National Forest on: June 20, 2016, 02:57:47 PM
John told me that you were going to be gone for 5 weeks. He also was the one that told me the trail was going to be closed for 2 weeks a while back. Both of those statements are wrong. Sorry ! I guess I better not listen to him anymore.

I thank you for the update on the trail. It would be nice to get updated every 2 weeks or so.

Larry
47  General / Where to Ride? / Re: 5A Closed on: June 18, 2016, 03:57:04 PM
Somebody stole the original " No Trespassing " signs, but there was a couple of Deputies there today keeping everybody out. I just went by at 3:30 PM and there's nobody there and they put up new signs. Looks like they made a trip to Walmart. LOL

Hurricane Bob said that there was a Deputy up at Maytown Road this morning and told him that they can't keep you from parking in there, but if you park along the road, they will tow you. For those of us that park at 5A---it looks like we are done riding there.

Larry
48  General / Where to Ride? / Re: 5A Closed on: June 17, 2016, 10:37:03 PM
CORRECTION !!!!!!!!!!

The guy texted me back and said that there are only " No Trespassing " signs at the 5A parking lot. There are no signs up at Maytown Road.

Maytown Road is not posted so I guess you could probably enter from that side. I can't because my Hyundai would get stuck in the sand. LOL

Sorry for the confusion !!! Larry
49  General / Where to Ride? / 5A Closed on: June 17, 2016, 12:07:23 PM
I got a text message from friends who went to 5A this morning and parked at Maytown Road. They said that it was all posted with " No Trespassing " signs.  I jumped into the car and went to the 5A parking lot and there are signs all over the place there too. I guess it finally happened !!!   Larry
50  General / Where to Ride? / Re: 2016 Centennial Trail - Ocala National Forest on: June 15, 2016, 01:32:52 PM
Patches you better not let new guy find out where you'll be. He may find you with his lightning fast fists lol.

NO NO NO NO NO !!!!!

Please don't bring that crap over to this thread !!!
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