Florida Bicycle Touring Calendar

December 2016

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December 3 (Sat)
Ft Lauderdale FL
The KID Fitness Challenge
Bahia Mar Hotel Marina Seabreeze Blvd. Get in gear for a one day fitness challenge - choose from 3 distances: Metric Century (100 kilometers/62 miles), Half-Metric Century (50 kilometers/31 miles), or Beach Cruiser (15 miles). The ride is fully-supported with rest stops, SAG vehicles and repair services. Spin-Cycle Challenge a 3 hour spinning event at the Bahia Mar Marina where individuals or teams spin to support KID children and families. CELEBRATE! Upon completion of your challenge, you and your family are invited to our holiday-themed festival celebrating the KID Fitness Challenge. The festival will include: bounce houses, carnival games, concessions, ornament decorating, a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, and so much more.
WWW: http://support.kidinc.org/site/TR?fr_id=1111&pg=entry
Last update 2016-09-06 Ride ID 2480 posted by Kids In Distress (521)
 
December 4-6
White Springs FL
Secret Santa Open House & Cycling Weekend-Road and off road riding
The Suwannee Bicycle Association invites you to a memorable weekend of pre-holiday cycling activities and festivities at the Secret Santa Open House. Both on-road and off-road rides will be conducted each day. Secret Santa Open House is scheduled to coincide with White Springs Festival of Lights and the Christmas Parade. Saturday evening share in a great potluck dinner and participate in the Secret Santa gift exchange.
WWW: http://suwanneebike.org/events/santa.php
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Last update 2016-09-04 Ride ID 2476 posted by Suwannee Bicycle Association (346)
 
December 9-11
Sebring FL
19th Annual "Highlands Bike Fest"
RESCHEDULED from December 2, 2016
Designed by cyclists for cyclists! Enjoy one, two or preferably three days of cycling in the gently rolling hills of Highlands County, excellent Buffet Lunch Meals by Chef Mac, Ice Cream Socials, Door Prizes, Vendors, etc. Cyclists will especially appreciate our lightly traveled back roads, typically friendly motorists, citrus groves, cattle ranches, and small towns typical of rural Central Florida. Fully supported routes with Cue Sheets & Maps, On-Road Route Marking, Rest Stops, and dispatched SAG service vehicles. Daily rides ranging from 10 to 62 miles plus on Saturday our “Highlands County Century” (100 miles). Bicycle helmets are required, of course. A massage therapist will be available after the rides for a nominal fee. MEALS: Registrants will enjoy a daily expanded continental breakfast including scrambled eggs & home fries, cereals, yogurts, fruit and a deluxe buffet lunch that includes salad, carving, buffet, and desert stations. For example main entrees on Saturday 2015 was: Carved Prime Rib with Aujus, Chicken Basquaise, and Grilled Salmon. Also Shrimp Cocktail is a favorite tradition on our last day. Other Things to Do include: Socializing with new & old friends, golfing, shopping, or a visit to Legacy Bicycle Shop, Henscratch Vineyard & Winery and/or Hammock State Park. Event Co-Hosts: Highlands Pedalers bike club & the historic Kenilworth Lodge where all rides, registration & packet pick up originate. Early Registration Deadline: November 30. T-shirts will be ordered only for riders PAID UP BY DEADLINE. No refunds after this deadline.
WWW: http://www.highlandsbikefest.com
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Last update 2016-09-24 Ride ID 2486 posted by Highlands Pedalers (191)
 
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December 10 (Sat)
Parrish FL
Tampa Cycle For Life
Get your wheels in motion and join us for our 6th annual bicycle event as we ride through some of the most picturesque and scenic terrain in Parrish, FL. CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 32 and 65 miles. From breakfast to our cycle post party, you can enjoy fully stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, 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.
WWW: http://fightcf.cff.org/site/TR?fr_id=5581&pg=entry
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Last update 2016-05-11 Ride ID 2441 posted by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (371)
 
December 10 (Sat)
Crawfordville FL
Matthew Beard Memorial Ride to the Sea
Ride begins at the Wakulla Station Trail Head on the St. Marks Trail On DEC 10th, 2016 at 10am. The ride is FREE and is intended to allow all levels of cyclists to ride to show their support of victims and survivors of DUI drivers. No pre-registration needed. Riders will have support along the way, including snacks and drinks. The ride follows the St. Marks Bike Trail to the St. Marks River Park in St. Marks, Florida. Here is where the river feeds into the Apalachicola Bay at the Gulf of Mexico -- a beautiful area in a little sea oriented town. At the park, riders will be able to make a dedication to a loved one, and sign a pledge to be a designated driver and not drink and drive. The total out and back ride distance is 14 miles. The ride is organized by the Florida State University Police Department. Email Major Jim Russell for more information at . Helmets required - safety first! Please come out to make a statement that cyclists support DUI education and enforcement, to keep all of us safe!
WWW: https://www.facebook.com/events/973346166144317/
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Last update 2016-10-18 Ride ID 2496 posted by Florida State University Police Department (561)
 

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December 2015 Archive

December 5 (Sat)
Armstrong Park Elkton FL
S.E.A.′s 4th Annual Rail to Trail Festival Ride with St. Johns Velo and VeloFest
We are SEA Community, our mission is to help others cross over the sea of sub-standard housing, homelessness, hunger,etc., by meeting the needs of the families and individuals in the Spuds, Elkton, and Armstrong communities! Please join us for our 4th Annual Rails to Trails Festival. We invite you to come and learn more about the SEA(Spuds, Elkton, Armstrong) community and take advantage of the beautiful trail that runs through our area. This year St. Johns Velo, the Velo Fest Community Initiative Bicycle Club, will be leading up rides of various distances starting at 9:00am. Ride distances will be 30 or 60 miles(trail and road,) with a slow ride option of 12 miles or less(all trail.) The ride will be supported with SAG and rest stops every 10-15 miles. We look forward to meeting you in Armstrong this December! Register on our site or Race Roster, or by mail in!
WWW: http://seachrc.org/index.php/events/
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Last update 2015-05-15 Ride ID 2291 posted by Velo Fest Community Initiative (325)
 
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December 7-12
Key Largo FL
Florida Keys Bike Ride
6-Day Hotel Trip Only $985.00. Enjoy outstanding hotel accommodations (DoubleTree by Hilton, Hampton Inn & Holiday Inn Express)in Key Largo, Marathon and Key West. Experience cycling the Florida Overseas Heritage Trail while taking in views of palm trees and water on all horizons. Dine at unique local eateries only the Keys can offer and sight-see on layover days in Key West. Price includes 5 nights hotel, 3 excellent dinners, 3 full buffet breakfasts, 2 hot breakfasts, Sag support, food stops, baggage transport & parking. Email Ken: kennethjgoldman@yahoo.com or call: 847-309-4740. Happy Biking!
WWW: http://www.floridakeysbikeride.com/
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Last update 2015-03-18 Ride ID 2248 posted by Florida Keys Bike Ride (437)
 
December 10-12
Pinellas County FL
2015 Florida Senior Games
2015 Florida Senior Games, held December 10 & 12, 2015 in Pinellas County, Florida. Athletes from AL, FL, GA, LA, MS and NC expected to attend. Florida residents must qualify at local Florida Senior Games Series Qualifier in Florida. Competition for athletes 50+. For more information, contact the Florida Sports Foundation at 866-354-2637 or click email below.
WWW: http://www.flasports.com/senior_game/cycling/
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Last update 2015-10-05 Ride ID 2346 posted by Florida Sports Foundation (290)
 
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December 14-18
Cross City FL
gulfcoasteventstours.com
Tour package consists of 5 days and four nights; cycling on Florida′s beautiful Gulf Coast, other attractions include a visit to Historic Yulee Sugar Mill, see the Mermaids perform at Weeki Watchee Springs, and see the Manatees at Crystal River.
WWW: http://www.gulfcoasteventstours.com/
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Last update 2015-10-12 Ride ID 2358 posted by Gulf Coast Events And Tours (78)
 

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