Florida Bicycle Touring Calendar

December 2015

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December 4-6
Sebring FL
18th Annual "Highlands Bike Fest"
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 2014 included: Carved Turkey Breast with Cranberry Sauce & Corn Bread Stuffing, Tilapia Veracruz, Chicken Marsala, Green Beans & Mushrooms. Other Things to Do include: The pub, socializing with new & old friends, swimming, parlor games, 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 24. 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 2015-04-05 Ride ID 2257 posted by Highlands Pedalers (191)
 
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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)
 

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December 2014 Archive

December 7 (Sun)
Dc Alexander Park Fort Lauderdale FL
KID Inlet Challenge Bicycle Ride
The KID Inlet Challenge Bicycle Ride is a cycling event with an amazing scenic route along A1A. Riders choose from 3 distances: Metric Century (100 kilometers/62.5 miles), the Half?Metric Century (50 kilometers/31 miles), or Beach Cruiser (15 miles). The ride begins and ends at DC Alexander Park on A1A in Fort Lauderdale, across the street from the International Swimming Hall of Fame. It is well supported with fully stocked rest stops, support vehicles, and repair services to help riders successfully complete the route. Following the ride there will be a celebration with plenty of food, drinks, and music. All riders will receive a commemorative t-shirt, medal, and wonderful memories!
WWW: http://inletchallenge.org/
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Last update 2014-09-26 Ride ID 2133 posted by Kids In Distress (475)
 
December 7 (Sun)
Brooksville FL
1st Annual Ride to Remember benefiting Alzheimer′s Family
The Premier Cycling event of Brooksville. First of it′s kind on the Good Neighbor Trail and through the nature laden trail ways of Hernando and Citrus Counties. A 60 mile extreme ride for the spirited, a 35 mile touring ride for the modest and a 7 mile Fun ride created for all of us. Bring the family for health. SAG service, t-shirts, goody bags, refreshments, marked route. Visit website for routes, to register and seek more information on the cause. Pre registrations including party online & onsite. Save $5 if register early. All begins at 8AM Sun. Dec. 07. 888-496-8004
WWW: http://alzfamily.org/ridetoremember/
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Last update 2014-10-19 Ride ID 2146 posted by Alzheimer'S Family Organization (480)
 
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December 8-12
Cross City FL
Gulf Coast Highlight Tour
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 2014-08-22 Ride ID 2110 posted by Gulf Coast Events And Tours (78)
 
December 9-11
Cape Coral FL
2014 Florida International Senior Games & State Championships
2014 Florida International Senior Games & State Championships, held December 9 & 11, 2014 in Cape Coral, Florida. Athletes from AL, FL, GA, LA, MS and NC expected to attend. Florida residents must qualify at Local Senior Games in Florida. Competition for athletes 50+. These events are qualifying races for the 2015 National Senior Games in Minnesota! For more information, contact the Florida Sports Foundation at 866-354-2637 or click email below.
WWW: http://www.flasports.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=119&Itemid=215#cycling
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Last update 2014-09-02 Ride ID 2117 posted by Florida Sports Foundation (290)
 
December 14 (Sun)
Boca Raton FL
Tour of Boca
Come join the fun with the 2014-2015 Tour of Boca rides, sponsored by the Boca Raton Bike Club and the City of Boca Raton. It′s a family affair and a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. The Ride begins at Patch Reef Park (Yamato near Military) at 1:00 pm. Enjoy a 15 mile, easy-paced (9-10 mph), police escorted bicycle ride. Registration: 12:30 pm; Ride starts: 1:00 pm; Registration fee $2.00. There is a rest stop for refreshments midway through the ride at mile 9 at Rutherford Park for beverages and snacks sponsored by Performance Bike. Promote safe cycling while spending a pleasant afternoon with family and friends. Children must be at least 10 years old and must be accompanied by an adult if under 14. No baby seats. All riders are required to wear a helmet. A SAG (support and gear) vehicle will follow the group to assist with any problems. For more information, call 561-391-6109 or visit http://www.bocabikeclub.org/.
WWW: http://www.bocabikeclub.org
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Last update 2014-11-03 Ride ID 2159 posted by Boca Raton Bicycle Club Inc. (116)
 

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