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Possible Florida Get Together?

There appears to be a lot of 170's, 171's, and 172's in Florida. It might be fun to have a get together at a central location, meet for lunch and have a drive like the "Sheep Chases" in England.

Any thoughts. I know I would love to do it on the Blue Ridge Parkway but most can not take that much time.
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all for it! but our last meet set up by sooproop, netted 4 people total, 2 cars. sooproop and me.

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we need somewhere equidistant.

simplyslk would be there!!

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it will probably take 3 months to organize something in florida. think 'hanging chads'
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As long as I'm not travelling for work and it's not too far from Orlando (or is on a weekend), I wouldn't mind a meetup!
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i volunteer Mary Kay (Simplyslk) to organize it!!!


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Hey Jeff, wait a minute!

You just volunteered me!

I guess I can give it a try! But I'll need a little help.....

Geez I remember 'Florida, Florida, Florida' and hanging chads!


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How about Key West? Not central enough huh?
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nice try! but not too close to most


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I-4 and 27 is pretty much centrally located. The back roads around there are nice and not well travelled. More suggestions.......


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we want to show our cars off as we ride, no? we want 4 lane then, not 2 lane (1 road going each way, tough to pass, etc) and well travelled


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I am more than happy to help.

4 lanes may be fine for cruising but back roads are always more fun. Unfortunately we have no mountains with curvy roads here.

Maybe some good back roads to Palm Beach with a night at the Breakers

Key are a beautiful drive but slow. Flagler Hotel in Key West is great and one of my favorites. Key West Hotels- Florida Keys Luxury Resort- Casa Marina A Waldorf Astoria Resort.
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true, keys are nice,but overnight anywhere, for me , is out of the question, and based on our last get together of just 2 vehicles, there is the 'can't make it/oops i have to cancel last moment factor. a quick 'blue man group'/road trip type excursion is preferable for me. many local sites in central/west florida from dinosaur world to flights of fantasy/knights of the round table dinner theater are out there. just my 2 cents


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moving this to the southeast group section


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here was our first get together. it was a cold and drizzly day:

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y'all could chase 'gators!

need to answer the rental car question above; will there be a prize for coming the furthest (with or without an SLK) ??


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