Florida Bicycle Touring Calendar

October 2017

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October 1 (Sun)
Deland FL
CF Cycle For Life
100/65/28 - Get your wheels in motion and join us on Sunday, October 1, 2017 for our 7th annual bike tour as we ride through beautiful Lake Helen and along the wide open roads of Volusia County. CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 28, 65 & 100 Miles miles. From breakfast to our cycle post party you can enjoy fully stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles (6 total on 100), bike mechanics for bicycle maintenance and repair, ride marshals to cheer you along the way and plenty of support vehicles to help you complete the ride. This unique event empowers participants to take action and demonstrate their fight in finding a cure for cystic fibrosis in a tangible, emotional and powerful way.
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Info: http://fightcf.cff.org/site/TR?fr_id=5902&pg=entry
Register: https://secure2.convio.net/cffh/site/TRR;jsessionid=00000000.app202a?fr_tm_opt=new&fr_id=5902&pg=tfind&s_team=new&NONCE_TOKEN=24E6CDFE3F9B599A586C708E953C117D
Last update 2017-07-06 Ride ID 2366 posted by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Central Florida (469)
 
October 1 (Sun)
Inverness FL
Rails To Trails Bike Ride on the Withlacoochee State Trail
October 1, 2017 (Sunday) Rails To Trails of the Withlacoochee 23rd Annual Bike Ride,14-100 miles. Registration online after June 15 or ride day 7-9am at the Inverness Trailhead, 315 Apopka Ave. Inverness, FL. 34450. T-shirt guaranteed if registered before Sept.11th. Breakfast plus 5 SAG stops along paved 46 miles of Withlacoochee State Trail. Modern restrooms. Catered lunch in Inverness. Century/metric century ride medals & certificates. Bikes plus door prizes. $35 adults, $15 kids 12 and under. See website for Ride Application. http://www.rttwst.org/
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Info: http://www.rttwst.org
Last update 2017-07-25 Ride ID 2459 posted by Rails To Trails Of The Withlacoochee Inc. (403)
 
October 6-8
Mount Dora FL
Mount Dora Bicycle Festival
43rd Annual Mount Dora Bicycle Festival. 14 routes (road), breakfast daily, lunch on Saturday, medals for finishers, 100 mile B2B option, concert Sat night, festival jersey included. Book by July 31 for early bird discount. Extra pre-day hosted by TREK and David′s World Cycles. Check website for ALL details!
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Info: http://mountdorabicyclefestival.com
Last update 2017-07-14 Ride ID 2598 posted by Mount Dora Bicycle Festival (577)
 
October 7 (Sat)
Tallahassee FL
34th Annual Spaghetti 100
The 34th Annual Spaghetti 100 starts at the Miccosukee Community Center outside of Tallahassee and rides into the scenic back country of North Florida and South Georgia. The road routes take riders through historic Thomasville and Boston in Georgia and then through Monticello in Florida. The dirt routes are non-technical, following the beautiful canopied clay roads through the heart of classic Red Hills plantation country. Routes Available: 35 Mile Paved, 65 Mile Paved and 100 mile paved and 40 mile Dirt and 65 Mile Dirt.
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Info: http://www.cccyclists.org/spaghetti100/
Last update 2017-01-30 Ride ID 2530 posted by Capital City Cyclists (567)
 
October 14 (Sat)
Montgomery AL
Glassner Autumn Challenge
The 2017 Glassner Autumn Challenge presented by Max Credit Union will be held Saturday, October 14, 2017. The ride supports Montgomery Bike Club Cycling Safety Classes, Cycling Awareness Activities, and Bike Month. Pick from your choice of five routes: Nutty Nifty Nines (18 miles), Smell the Roses (30 miles), the Fabulous Fives (55.5 miles), the Mad Metric Century (64 miles), or the Courageous Century (103 miles). We have updated the routes again for 2017 taking out the 3 miles of chipseal that was so disliked and rerouting the 55, 64, and 103 mile routes onto regular pavement. Do you want to experience RADICAL SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY and FUN? The club members of the Montgomery Bicycle Club understand that no one understands the need of a cyclist better than your fellow cyclists. Club members proudly serve as your volunteers for the day to ensure your needs are met!
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Info: http://www.mgmbikeclub.org/Glassner
Last update 2017-02-14 Ride ID 2539 posted by Alabama Backroads Century Series (268)
 
October 15 (Sun)
Rutledge GA
Camp Twin Lakes Spin For Kids
Spin For Kids is Camp Twin Lakes′ annual fundraising bike ride that helps provide life-changing camp experiences for children with serious illnesses, disabilities, or other life challenges. On October 15th at Camp Twin Lakes ? Rutledge, our riders? fundraising efforts culminate in a fun and fulfilling ride that winds through the scenic backroads of beautiful Morgan County, Georgia. Spin For Kids offers multiple routes for riders of all skill levels. Participants can choose from six scenic road routes: 5, 15, 27, 47, 62 or 100 miles. Along each route, riders enjoy delicious homemade goodies and local fare at our rest stops, while our dedicated team of first aid, route marshals, and bike technicians keeps riders safe. Riders with young children can register their children to participate in our complimentary Day Camp while their parents are out riding. After crossing the finish line, riders join family and friends in a celebration of their accomplishments including delicious food, beer, live music and a chance to explore Camp. After all, 100% of the funds raised by Spin For Kids riders help Camp Twin Lakes provide life-changing experiences for our campers, and that?s something to celebrate! Over the past 11 years, Spin For Kids has raised over $3 million and sent more than 6,000 kids to camp. Join us as we celebrate 12 years of changing gears to change lives!
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Info: http://www.spinforkids.org
Last update 2017-07-12 Ride ID 2597 posted by Camp Twin Lakes (188)
 
October 21-22
Gainesville FL
Gainesville Cycling Festival
Two centuries in two days! (Or enjoy the shorter options for a weekend of bicycle touring.) See details in the listings for the Santa Fe Century and Horse Farm Hundred. Full info is available on the web site.
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Info: http://gccfla.org/gcf/
Last update 2017-01-12 Ride ID 2521 posted by Gainesville Cycling Club (2)
 
October 21 (Sat)
Gainesville FL
25th Annual Orthopaedic Institute Santa Fe Century
A tour through the lush forest and pasture land north of Gainesville up through the Santa Fe River valley. Rides start at 8:30 am from the North West Boys and Girls Club at 2700 NW 51st Street in Gainesville. Enjoy a 103, 68, 55, 32, or 18 mile road ride, or a 65 mile Gravel Challenge, with well stocked rest stops.
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Info: http://gccfla.org/gcf/
Last update 2017-01-12 Ride ID 2522 posted by Gainesville Cycling Club (2)
 
October 21 (Sat)
Milton FL
Fenner Ride
100, 62, 42, and 18-mile options through the Blackwater State Forest. A portion of the ride will be on the Blackwater State Heritage Trail (selected as one of Florida′s most scenic greenways). The 100/62/42-mile routes include some challenging hills, while the 18-mile is entirely on the rails to trails. All routes include rest stops and a well-marked course. Limited on-route sag support will be available. No map required for 18 mile course. The Fenner Ride is the first Invitational Out-Of-State event invited into the Alabama Backroads Century Series and will be #12 in the 2017 Series. This ride benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of NW Florida.
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Info: https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=125991
Last update 2017-02-15 Ride ID 2551 posted by Alabama Backroads Century Series (268)
 
October 21 (Sat)
Savannah GA
Patrick′s Ride
Patrick′s Ride was founded by the late Patrick Booton and raises money to benefit children and families with cancer at the Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children?s Hospital and the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center. On Saturday, October 21, 0217, join a team of riders who have accepted the challenge to rude from the Anderson Cancer Institute in Savannah to Augusta in a day. (140 miles plus). To register or donate please go to the links below. Contact Robyn Rotunda at 912-350-8992 or at the email below with questions.
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Info: http://www.patricksride.com
Register: https://secure2.convio.net/mhfinc/site/TRR/Events/General/1608283296?pg=utype&fr_id=1040
Last update 2017-06-06 Ride ID 2594 posted by Memorial Health Foundation (576)
 
October 22 (Sun)
Gainesville FL
37th Annual Horse Farm Hundred
The Gainesville Cycling Club′s tour through the picturesque horse farms of northern Marion County. We have the best stocked rest stops in Florida! The 102 mile ride (and a 57 mile option that doesn′t get into horse farm territory) starts at 8:30 am at the First Magnitude Brewing Company. Bagels and muffins will be available before the start.
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Info: http://gccfla.org/gcf/
Last update 2017-01-12 Ride ID 2523 posted by Gainesville Cycling Club (2)
 
October 22 (Sun)
Flemington FL
Horse Farm Tours
The Horse Farm Tours start in Flemington on CR 329 (Interstate 75 CR 318 exit). Registration will be open till 9 am. If you want to start with a group, we′ll send you off at 8:30 am. Otherwise, you can start whenever you wish. With 25, 30, and 45 mile routes to choose from, there should be a distance to satisfy everyone in the family. The terrain that you will encounter as you wind through the horse farms is rolling. If you are from the coast, it will be a different challenge than just riding over the odd canal bridge. But many of you will want to make frequent stops to take in the scenery, and perhaps have a conversation with a horse.
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Info: http://gccfla.org/gcf/
Last update 2017-01-12 Ride ID 2524 posted by Gainesville Cycling Club (2)
 
October 22 (Sun)
North Port FL
Tour de North Port - It′s The Green Pumpkin!
A great scenic ride that showcases the beautiful Florida pine flatwood areas of North Port and the parks that border the Myakkahatchee Creek! 15, 35, or 65 miles. $40 online registration fee includes catered breakfast and freshly prepared lunch,desserts, mobile SAG support,rest stops with homemade snacks. A free ride t-shirt,"got shade?" sunglasses, and a goodie bag is guaranteed to the first 350 to register by Oct. 1. Registrations can be done online up through Oct.20 (www.peoplefortrees.com) Breakfast/check-in/on-site registration($45)for all rides begins at 7AM. Group starts begin at 8AM. More information at www.peoplefortrees.com. Proceeds benefit People for Trees, Inc.a 501 c(3) non-profit Florida native tree advocacy group.
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Info: http://www.peoplefortrees.com/tourevent1_17.php
Register: http://www.peoplefortrees.com/tour_reg_17.php?err=0
Last update 2017-07-28 Ride ID 2600 posted by People For Trees Inc. (205)
 
October 27-29
Tampa FL
Fall Team C2C Cross Florida Bike Ride
October 27-29, 2017. Our annual, three-day ride across the state of Florida. Ride literally from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. This is a fully supported, group ride, not a race. Online registration opens August 1, 2017 (sells out quickly). For more info go to www.teamc2c.org or email kevin@c2cbikeride.com
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Info: http://teamc2c.org
Last update 2017-03-19 Ride ID 2573 posted by Team Coast To Coast (571)
 

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October 2016 Archive

October 8 (Sat)
Tallahassee FL
33rd Annual Spaghetti 100
100 Mile, 65 Mile and 35 mile Paved and Dirt Options. Ride starts at the Miccosukee Community Center at 8 am and rides into the scenic backcountry of North Florida and South Georgia. The road routes take riders through historic Thomasville and Boston in Georgia and through Monticello in Florida. The dirt routes are non-technical, following the beautiful canopied clay roads through the heart of classic Red Hills plantation country.
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Info: http://cccyclists.org/spaghetti100/
Last update 2016-02-03 Ride ID 2416 posted by Capital City Cyclists (122)
 
October 16 (Sun)
Rutledge GA
Camp Twin Lakes′ Spin For Kids
5/15/27/47/62/100 miles. Spin For Kids is Camp Twin Lakes′ annual fundraising bike ride that helps provide life-changing camp experiences for children with serious illnesses, disabilities, or other life challenges. On October 16th at Camp Twin Lakes ? Rutledge, our riders’ fundraising efforts culminate in a fun and fulfilling ride that winds through the scenic backroads of beautiful Morgan County, Georgia. Fully marked route with SAG service, well-stocked rest stops, post ride party with beer, lunch, and music. $200 fundraising minimum with funds supporting camp programs.
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Info: http://www.spinforkids.org
Last update 2016-07-14 Ride ID 2462 posted by Camp Twin Lakes (188)
 
October 20-23
White Springs FL
Suwannee Fat Tire Festival
Enjoy 3 days of riding SBA′s 6 unique mountain bikes trails (50+ miles of great single track). Ride guides. Free mnt. bike clinic for all skill levels; Saturday Suwannee River paddle; hiking. Camping included at the beautiful Stephen Foster State Park. Come early for the Thursday night potluck dinner at SBA headquarters in White Springs. Social events and more. Roadies welcome to enjoy the scenic, low traffic rural roads (maps available). For details visit website or call 386.243.0115.
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Info: http://suwanneebike.org/events/ftf.php
Last update 2016-09-04 Ride ID 2478 posted by Suwannee Bicycle Association (346)
 
October 22 (Sat)
Brooksville FL
Alzheimer′s Family Organization Inaugural Tour of Brooksville
October 22,2016 Ride begins and ends at Tom Varn Park in Brooksville. Ride through North Hernando County and Croom Park in part of the Withlacoochee State Forest. EVENT SCHEDULE  7 AM ? 7:45 AM Late Registration  8 AM ? 62 mile Riders leave  8:15 AM ? 35 mile Riders leave  10 AM ? 2 PM Food Trucks RATES $40 ? pre-registration until September 16, 2016 $45 ? registration after Sept. 16 until day of event  Free goody bag and t-shirt (while supplies last)  Cue sheet  Marked routes  SAG support Register by phone (352) 616-0170 or (727) 848-8888 or fax form to: (352) 616-0174 On-line registration alzfamily.org/tourofbrooksville  Day of registration 7 AM ? 7:45 AM  Participants MUST SIGN entry form  For more information call: (352) 616-0170
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Info: http://alzfamily.org/tourofbrooksville
Last update 2016-09-15 Ride ID 2483 posted by Alzheimers Family Organization (557)
 

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