Discovering solo backpacking and group dynamics to be not quite his style, JK decides to re-visit his hike of the Florida Trail by making it a team effort.
Offroad riding means a lot of bounce, especially on a washboarded limerock road like KICCO Grade. Adding trekking bars to John’s mountain bike made all the difference.
Bill felt a little odd being the only one on a bicycle on our last adventure. My friends Richard and Steve from the coast had invited us to join them for an early morning ride. Richard rode his older model Ice T, Steve used my Ice Adventure RS and me on Sandy’s Adventure RS. The …
A chance meeting of old friends leads to my first paddling trip down Turkey Creek and the opportunity to connect with our local paddling club, the Space Coast Paddlers, by talking about our most recent guidebook.
The 2013 thru-hikers catch up with us at Little Big Econ State Forest, and we invite as many as we can squeeze in back home for a nero day and a taste of suburban life.
It was inevitable that my Cannondale’s failure and a ride on a brand new Giant XTC Advanced would lead to trying out new and improved bikes. We took the plunge in time for Christmas.
Hiking through the Yellow River Ravines section on the Panhandle Trace Hike was a new experience for us all, as it’s a newly opened segment of trail near Milton.
JK starts solo backpacking up the Kissimmee River, encountering cows, sandhill cranes, and an over-medicated driver who runs him off a roadwalk.
After a long drive on the back roads we arrived at the Pasco County fairgrounds in Dade City for the 25th Annual Pasco County Bug Jam. Two officers were directing traffic into a huge field for parking. Dozens of folks were working to quickly and easily get all of us parked. Our hats off to …
With the Florida temperatures in the mid to upper nineties and rain nearly everyday, Primrose is safely parked inside. Summer in Florida just isn’t the best time to be traveling or camping in a thirty-two year old VW camper. Especially without an air-conditioner! Out last night of camping in Primrose for the season was in …
What’s the best bike to take on the C2C? Here’s what John’s been riding as he does his research and why certain bikes are better for certain sections of trail.
A field trip, Florida Hikes style, to a lightweight backpacking gear manufacturer creating great products – and jobs – on Florida’s Space Coast.