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Old 03-25-2020, 12:03 PM
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I stopped riding my bike on the multi modal path over a year ago. It's just too dangerous for me. I feel bad for this poor woman. RIP
Yeah, we rode our bikes one time on a busy MMP and that was enough.

Now we put our bikes in our SUV, drive down to the Fenney area, and ride on the many trails that allow bikes but DO NOT allow golf carts. We can now enjoy our bikes again.
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Old 03-25-2020, 12:06 PM
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You've never seen me on my bike and I ALWAYS stop and I ALWAYS yield.
I’ve seen a whole lot of cyclists in TV, and now I know for certain I’ve never seen you!
You are a rare bird indeed.
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Old 03-25-2020, 12:53 PM
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I’ve seen a whole lot of cyclists in TV, and now I know for certain I’ve never seen you!
You are a rare bird indeed.
I must state for the record my reason for stopping is twofold, one that my bicycle is not equipped with any suspension (the transition from MMP to the street is a little bumpy) and the other is that I also suffer from vertigo, so sowing down to avoid the bumpy part make a me a little unstable so I stop then start again!
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...we put our bikes in our SUV, drive down to the Fenney area, and ride on the many trails that allow bikes but DO NOT allow golf carts...
Can you provide more info where those trails are?
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Old 03-25-2020, 02:16 PM
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Can you provide more info where those trails are?
One area in the Southern Oaks is from the Everglades rec center. Simply go out to the right of the softball fields is a MMP, from the you can ride them. Also, you could park by the food trucks then ride it from the other side. I ride on them often.
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This situation with this villager is sad.
This past Sunday at 430 pm someone on a bike(no helmet) took a face plant on the pavement on Morse just north of Rio Grande
Guy was badly hurt. Please look twice. Ride safe!
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Just watched two different people riding blew thru the first stop sign coming out of a neighborhood, one car made a emergent stop so they didn’t hit them. Then ran the red light as if only people on the road. I was hoping this tragedy would give some a wake up call, but NO
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Yeah, we rode our bikes one time on a busy MMP and that was enough.

Now we put our bikes in our SUV, drive down to the Fenney area, and ride on the many trails that allow bikes but DO NOT allow golf carts. We can now enjoy our bikes again.
Would you know where I could download a Fenny map of bike baths? I have a bike rack and want to try them out.
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Would you know where I could download a Fenny map of bike baths? I have a bike rack and want to try them out.
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Today's Daily Sun stated she blew through a stop sign and collided with a heavy duty vehicle.

She was at fault but I am always sad that a person lived that long and gets killed in an accident.

A heavy price to pay for a mistake.
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I’ve seen a whole lot of cyclists in TV, and now I know for certain I’ve never seen you!
You are a rare bird indeed.
There are two of us, I also STOP and Yield, laws of physics state I will always lose otherwise!!!
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