View Full Version : Trip from TX to the FL keys. jump in for whole or part of the trip
30th August 2010, 01:18
I'm planning to ride from central TX to Key West FL sometime in Sept.
I want to stop in New Orleans for at least a day and a few stops in FL. I'm a lowroller and prefer cheap motels on the road as long as it's in a safe place. If anyone is interested in going along for all or part of the trip let me know.
30th August 2010, 01:34
When ya get in the Tampa Bay area, let me know , Love to hook up and ride part of your trip
30th August 2010, 07:16
Let me know when you hit Miami and I will ride with you to Key West.
I will be going on vacation in Sept also, so I might be out when you are in the area. Just let me know about what date you will be in the area.
30th August 2010, 20:34
ok, I'm waiting for a reply from a buddy that moved to FL and may jump in with his bike.
I'll post when I have solid dates.
31st August 2010, 20:47
I can meet ya in tallahassee fl and have lunch or which ever. let me know when your riding thru.
12th September 2010, 16:15
I'm not sure if I should just continue this thread or start a new one but I hit the road tomorrow morning.
I'll take pics and post here each night from the mini laptop, provided the hotel has wifi.
The schedule is as follows:
New Orleans, LA - Mon 13
Fort Lauderdale, FL - Tue 14/ Wed 15 (visit Miami from this hotel)
Key West, FL - Thur 16
Cape Coral, FL - Fri 17 (Visit an old buddy)
Tampa, FL - Sat 18 (visit another old buddy)
New Orleans, LA - Sun 19
Texas (Home) - Monday 20
14th September 2010, 08:33
A vid from the first day on he road.
YouTube - New Orleans.wmv
14th September 2010, 08:56
Here's to a safe journey. It looks epic!
16th September 2010, 21:18
Epic was from New Orleans to Fort Lauderdale.
That was something like 14 hours and almost 900 miles.
I promised myself I'd never do over 1,000 miles in a day agan since my Philly to Kansas trip in 1998. Well, this was too close to that.
From Fort Lauderdale I went to Miami and now I'm in Key West.
Internet access has been bad until today so I'm just collecting all the post- New Orleans pics and vids in my laptop for later editing when I get home.
I'm not reall happy with the first vid I posted so I'll re-edit it and repost it.
Well, it's back out to Margaritaville for another round.
Don't worry, it's walking distance from the hotel.
16th September 2010, 23:52
Since the direction of this thread changed from planning a trip to documenting one I started a new thread with all the videos here.
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