Florida Bicycle Touring Calendar

April 2018

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April 14-19
Live Oak FL
38th Florida Bicycle Safari
38th Florida Bicycle Safari will be April 14-19, 2018. Ride through beautiful North Florida. Choose either the full 6 days or ride just the first 3 days. Choose from multiple mileage that ranges from 35 to 100 miles. Camp site included with registration. Breakfast and dinner catered by Dixie Grill each day included in registration. Sag stops on every route and sag vehicles on route. Mechanic on site each day. Fun activities in the afternoons (after the bike rides)-games, music, dancing, and much more. Registration will open January 1, 2018. The 6 day option is limited to 250 riders. Sponsored by the Florida Freewheelers. For more information, call 352-978-4428 or click email below.
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Info: http://www.floridabicyclesafari.com/
Last update 2017-05-06 Ride ID 2578 posted by Florida Bicycle Safari (225)
 
April 29 (Sun)
St. Augustine FL
27th Annual Tour de Forts Classic
North Florida Bicycle Club. 25/37/56/70/100 miles. On-line registration with complementary T-shirt opens January 1, 2018. This classic one-day bicycle event is designed for road cyclists of all abilities. Ride with us in the footsteps of history on all new routes through St. Augustine past the Castillo de San Marcos and along the Atlantic coast to Fort Matanzas. Longer routes head west through farmlands, on the Palatka-to-St. Augustine State Trail and along the St. Johns River. Pre-ride snacks, rest stops, a post-ride lunch, mechanical support, motorcycle escorts and roving SAGs will be provided by NFBC. The St. Johns County Sheriff and St. Augustine Police will provide traffic control. All you have to do is ride and enjoy the day. Enjoy the many things to do and see in the ancient City of St. Augustine and make it a weekend getaway.
Info: http://registertdf.com
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Last update 2017-05-18 Ride ID 2583 posted by North Florida Bicycle Club (68)
 

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April 2017 Archive

April 1 (Sat)
Brooksville FL
Croom Forest Metric Century
Come ride in the beautiful Croom Forest with 22 & 64 mile route options from historic Brooksville. $25 registration fee thru March 19th, $30 thru March 31st. $35 Day of Event. Includes t-shirt, goody bag and SAG stops.
Info: http://www.caamevents.com/event/croom-forest-metric-century/
Last update 2017-02-25 Ride ID 2559 posted by Caam Events (565)
 
April 1 (Sat)
Cocoa FL
Cross Florida Ride
We will be hosting riders from all over the country in this unique event. We’re taking you over 170 miles on quiet back country roads. We start in Cocoa Beach at Alan Shepard Park at the eastern terminus of SR-520, and will be traveling a well-marked route south of the metro Orlando area, then through hilly Pasco county, and finishing up at the beautiful Bayport Park on the Gulf coast. Please understand that we have taken great care to keep the route at it’s current length yet try to avoid ‘hazardous routes,’ but in some rural areas there are limited choices if any at all. As with any bike event, exercise caution when riding public roads and obey all traffic laws.
Info: http://www.caamevents.com/event/cross-florida-bike-ride/
Last update 2017-02-25 Ride ID 2560 posted by Caam Events (565)
 
April 1 (Sat)
Monticello FL
Monticello Bike Fest
The date has been set for the Third Annual Monticello BikeFest. Get your chain greased and your bikes tuned up for the event. Train, train, train to get your fastest time or be prepared to stroll through the prettiest county in Florida.
Info: http://www.caamevents.com/event/monticello-bike-fest/
Last update 2017-02-25 Ride ID 2561 posted by Caam Events (565)
 
April 1 - November 11
Monroeville AL
Alabama Backroads Century Series
Presented by Pepsi Cola, PrimalWear Cycling Apparel, Academy Sports, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, and TREK Bikes, the 2017 Alabama Backroads Century Series is a series of 12 great Alabama centuries plus a new Out-of-State Invitational ride in Milton, Florida! The goal of the ABCS is to promote the growth and development of long distance cycling in the state of Alabama, encourage participation in established Alabama century (100 mile) rides, recognize and reward individual cyclists for their accomplishments, and benefit the charities and advocacy efforts supported by each of these events. The series also provides a great opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors Alabama and the scenic and unique backdrops that each ride calls it’s own. As a participant you are encouraged to ride and complete as many of the series centuries as possible. Each century will have their own unique medal designed and awarded to each participant that meets the challenge of riding 100 miles. If you can complete at least 4 of the 10 centuries in the series you will be awarded a special embroidered patch by the Alabama Backroads Century Ride Series. Some may make it a goal to complete 1,000 miles of the best centuries the state has to offer and these amazing cyclists will receive free event jerseys which distinguish them as "Champions." Centurions must sign in at the end of each ride to receive their medals & credit. We also do tons of photos to post on our website and social media! Come join the challenge and see what the backroads of Alabama have to offer! 2017 Events: Cyclepaths Challenge-April 1st-Monroeville/Tour Autauga-April 8th-Prattville//Tour de Blue-April 29th-Birmingham/Spring Krusher-May 6th-Elkmont/Cheaha Challenge& ULTRA-May 21st-Jacksonville/TriStates 100-June 3rd-Dothan/Cycling for Sight-June 24th-Montgomery/WC Handy.July 22nd-Florence/North Jefferson Century-August 26th-Gardendale/Birmingham Bicycle Club′s 44th Annual Century-September 30th-Ashville/Glassner Autumn Challenge-October 14th-Montgomery/Fenner Ride-October 21st-Milton, Florida/Gears & Beers: Bayou 100-November 11th-Mobile
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Info: http://www.alabama-backroads-cycling.com
Last update 2017-02-14 Ride ID 2537 posted by Alabama Backroads Century Series (268)
 
April 1 (Sat)
Monroeville AL
Cyclepaths Challenge
Cyclepaths bike club of Monroe County was started as a way for local riders to enjoy the rural areas around Monroeville and ride as a group year round. Our mission is to educate others about cycling and exercise and at the same time support charitable organizations dealing with cancer victims. Cyclepaths is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) club and all 2017 proceeds will support Camp Smile-a-Mile. Our century ride is “Cyclepaths Challenge” and winds through the back roads of Monroe and Conecuh Counties. Our motto is “Until there is a Cure, We will Ride”. Come join us and lets roll.Monroe-Conecuh Ride 103.5 Miles Distance: 103 miles ? Enjoy a 103 mile ride through Monroe and Conecuh Counties on smooth roads and take advantage of great rest stops and friendly volunteers. Evergreen Metric-Distance: 67 miles ? Take a metric century ride to Evergreen and back to the Monroeville Square. Peterman Loop Ride-Distance: 31 miles ? Make a short loop to Peterman and pedal back to the Square. Start Time: 8:00 am
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Info: http://www.cyclepathsbikeclub.com/
Last update 2017-02-15 Ride ID 2544 posted by Alabama Backroads Century Series (268)
 
April 2 (Sun)
Everglades City FL
2017 Annual Everglades Bike Ride
Come join us for a ride in the Everglades to celebrate our 10th annual event! For cyclists who wish a short ride through historic Everglades City and Chokoloskee, you can choose the 15-mile (or 8-mile if you wish) route where you will start in “downtown” Everglades City at McLeod Park across from City Hall which was the original Collier County Courthouse built in 1928. For cyclists wanting a more challenging on road/off-road ride, you can choose the 27-mile route which will take you through wild and wonderful Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park. This is named the “bumpy ride” so you will need off-road (hybrid or mountain bikes). The 62-mile route takes you east along US41 and the Big Cypress National Preserve towards Kirby Storter Park before returning to ride north on SR29 to the Deep Lake entrance. In addition to the bike ride, all participants will be provided a continental breakfast beginning at 7:30 am, free bike repairs, SAG support , tour of the historic Smallwood Store in Chokoloskee, a seafood lunch with the special treat of homemade brownies and calamondin cake for dessert. For more information, call (239) 695-2397.
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Info: https://raceroster.com/events/2017/9232/everglades-bike-ride
Last update 2016-05-21 Ride ID 2443 posted by Friends Of The River Of Grass Greenway (527)
 
April 3-7
Miami FL
Florida Tour de Force Bicycle Ride
The 2017 Tour de Force police charity bicycle ride is set to kick off North Miami Beach and end in Daytona Beach Shores. The Tour is a 5-day ride that averages approximately 50-55 miles each day at a moderate pace (15-17 mph) and will pass through 42 law enforcement jurisdictions. The tour is a fully supported ride with police escorts provided by the Florida Highway Patrol, Sheriff’s Departments and local Law Enforcement Agencies throughout the state. This is an awareness ride, not a race! Breaks are scheduled approximately every 12-13 miles and the ride is designed to accommodate both inexperienced riders and seasoned cyclists. Last year over 800 law enforcement personnel from across the state participated with over 30 riders completing the entire 270-mile trek to Daytona Beach Shores. The inaugural 1997 Tour was dedicated to Trooper Robert Smith who was killed in the line of duty by a drunk driver. The Tour has grown in size each year and we are proud to announce that as a non-profit charity organization, we have raised over $250,000.00 for families of fallen officers and law enforcement related organizations. A total of $36,000.00 was paid out to five families for the 2013 Tour. This year’s tour will benefit the families of all fallen Florida Law Enforcement Officers that were lost in the line of duty during 2015. The citizens, media and various law enforcements throughout the state have supported the ride over the past fourteen years’ with great enthusiasm.
Info: http://www.caamevents.com/event/florida-tour-de-force-bicycle-ride/
Last update 2017-02-25 Ride ID 2565 posted by Caam Events (565)
 
April 8-9
Palatka FL
Palatka Bicycle Festival
We are pleased to present the 5th Annual Palatka Bicycle Festival! More details to follow, but rest assured we will offer at least one century route and several shorter, fully supported routes to appeal to all skill levels.
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Info: http://putnambluewaysandtrails.org/
Last update 2016-08-03 Ride ID 2467 posted by Putnam Blueways Trails (494)
 
April 8 (Sat)
Vero Beach FL
Vero Beach Hibiscus Festival & Ride
The Hibiscus Ride includes multiple routes all designed to highlight the beautiful scenery of Indian River County, including shore-line and lagoon views and historic Vero Beach neighborhoods with a Metric Century Plus (70 miles), a 50 mile route, a half-metric 34 mile route and an 11 mile more casual route for riders interested in a shorter ride. All routes are subject to change. There will be numerous designated rest stops along the way for riders to refresh with food and water! The Hibiscus Ride starts and ends at The Indian River County Historical Society, the "Vero Beach Historical Train Station". This is a rain or shine event.
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Info: https://raceroster.com/events/2017/9208/hibiscus-ride
Last update 2017-01-02 Ride ID 2517 posted by Vero Cycling Inc. Main Street Vero Beach (536)
 
April 8 (Sat)
The Villages FL
We Bike for Kids
Come join the fun and help support two children’s charities, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Lake and Sumter Counties and The Sumter County Youth Center. Enjoy your choice of 10, 20, 34 & 65 mile route options through The Villages and Sumter County roads.
Info: http://www.caamevents.com/event/we-bike-for-kids/
Last update 2017-02-25 Ride ID 2562 posted by Caam Events (565)
 
April 8 (Sat)
Prattville AL
Tour Autauga
In its 12th year, the Tour Autauga raises funds for cancer research and survivorship?because cancer touches us all! This event joined the Series in 2015 and since has grown from 40 participants to 255 in 2016. The ride was originally at Spinners Park but quickly grew to the point that added space was crucial and they moved to the First Baptist Church in Prattville. No matter the distance, you will enjoy the scenic beauty of historic Autauga county while being supported by sag trucks,rest stops, and on-site mechanics, ready to help if needed. Distances: 36,62,100 miles
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Info: http://www.tourautauga.org/
Last update 2017-02-15 Ride ID 2545 posted by Alabama Backroads Century Series (268)
 
April 21-23
Orlando FL
YSC Tour de Pink
This multi-day South charity ride takes cyclists from the theme park capital of the world in Orlando to the breathtaking views of Palm Beach County, FL. Riders will enjoy three incredible days of fully-supported cycling. Options include a 100 mile century ride and a one-day ride. Whether you want to ride to support cancer survivors or just have an incredible weekend and make new friends, this cycling event is for you!
Info: http://www.caamevents.com/event/tour-de-pink-south/
Last update 2017-02-25 Ride ID 2563 posted by Caam Events (565)
 
April 22 (Sat)
Amelia Island FL
Katie Ride
Join us for the 13th Annual Katie Ride, benefiting the Katie Caples Foundation’s organ donor education and awareness raising programs. The Katie Ride takes place on Amelia Island, Florida with routes covering 18 to 100 mile courses, off-road options, a walk and fun run, and a fun triathlon (330 yard pool swim, 18 mile ride, 5K run)! Routes course through majestic state parks, ecological preserves and offer 40 miles of stunning coastal views. Make a weekend of it and take advantage of Katie Ride special rates offered by our lodging partners! Registration includes: Breakfast, lunch, free Katie Ride t-shirt, after event massage, medal upon completion, discounts on awesome gear, and amazing fully supported cycling, walk and run routes. Plus, the knowledge that you are changing lives for the better! Minimum fundraising requirements in addition to registration fees are associated with all events.
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Info: http://www.katieride.org
Last update 2017-01-03 Ride ID 2518 posted by Katie Caples Foundation Katie Ride (534)
 
April 22 (Sat)
Clermont FL
Spring Team C2C 50/70 Mile Ride
Ride starts and ends at Lake Hiawatha Preserve Parking Area, Clermont, FL, Safe, shade covered parking, Check-in 8:00 AM, Ride begins at 8:30 AM, Route is mostly on back roads, scenic route, ride includes riding up Sugar Loaf Mountain, Two supported SAG stops on the route (water and snacks), Ride our speed and your distance (choose to ride either the 50 or 70-mile route ), This is a ride, not a race, Designed for the recreational to the experienced cyclist, Delicious lunch provided following ride for all registered riders, $20 per rider includes supported stops and lunch after ride. Register online at www.teamc2c.org Questions, email kevin@c2cbikeride.com
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Info: http://teamc2c.org
Last update 2017-03-19 Ride ID 2572 posted by Team Coast To Coast (571)
 
April 23 (Sun)
West Palm Beach FL
9th Annual Pedal for PAL Bike Tour Presented by Seacoast Bank and p/b Valor Cycling
Join riders from all over South Florida as they ride to benefit the Police Athletic League (PAL) of Palm Beach County, FL. With ride distances of 31 and 62 miles, there will be a course route for every rider level. "Day of" registration opens at 6:00 am at ER Bradley′s Saloon at 104 N. Clematis St. WPB, FL 33401, with a structured start at 7:15 am. Ride along Flagler Drive, beautiful A1A, and along the ocean on your way to the 31 and 62 mile turn arounds. There will be a police motorcycle escort to lead out the riders from ERB. There will be several well stocked rest stops, a well marked route with SAG service, dry towels, and a tasty lunch at the end of markers will be posted along the route for easy visibility. We will also post a map on-line. $50 per person (31 or 62) until 4/19/2017. $60 per person (31 or 62) after 4/19/2017. All proceeds go the fund events for PAL of PBC. On-line registration is open now at Active.com. Call Kevin at 561-644-9278 for more details.
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Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/251816765241897/
Last update 2017-03-01 Ride ID 2569 posted by Valor Sports Llc (190)
 
April 29 (Sat)
Gainesville FL
Ride To Remember 11
RESCHEDULED from April 22, 2017
Choose a ride length of your choice on the Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail, or a road ride into the Ocala horse farm territory of 50, 75 or 100 miles. Again this year: 50 and 25 mile rides from Flemington, FL. Support trained at the legendary Horse Farm Hundred. A benefit for ElderCare of Alachua County and Al′z Place, providing Alzheimer′s Day Care.
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Info: http://gccfla.org/rtr/
Last update 2017-01-12 Ride ID 2520 posted by Gainesville Cycling Club (2)
 
April 29 (Sat)
Moody (Birmingham) AL
Tour de Blue
No. 3 in the Alabama Backroads Century Series/ www.alabama-backroads-cycling.com . The Tour de Blue century ride starts and finishes in Moody, Alabama (just outside Birmingham). There are several distance options (101, 76 & 50 miles). Funds raised from the event support the Urology Health Foundation‘s prostate cancer screening and awareness efforts across Alabama. Not only does this ride benefit a great cause, but it is a fun event as well. It is non-competitive, you get to cycle with others and make new friends, and it offers one of the great scenic rides in this state.
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Info: http://www.tourdeblue.com/
Last update 2017-02-14 Ride ID 2541 posted by Alabama Backroads Century Series (268)
 
April 30 (Sun)
Fort Lauderdale FL
Hammerhead Bicycle Ride
Benefiting the Special Olympics Florida Broward County
Info: http://www.caamevents.com/event/hammerhead-bicycle-ride/
Last update 2017-02-25 Ride ID 2566 posted by Caam Events (565)
 

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