Florida Bicycle Touring Calendar

May 2017

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May 4-7
White Springs FL
SBA Spring Pedal ′n′ Paddle Festival with Century
Come ride the roads, the trails, walk the Florida trail or paddle down the Suwannee River with friends and members of the SBA. Event runs from May 4-7, 2017. Enjoy the beautiful back roads around White Springs or the 50+ miles of off road trails. On Saturday ride a full/metric century with rest stops at Stephen Foster CC State Park or local stores. Event starts Thursday with a non-supported ride. Thursday evening join all participants for a pot luck at SBA Headquarters. Pick up your registration packet beginning Thursday at 1 PM at SBA Headquarters. Registration will open at 8am on Friday and Sunday and 7am on Saturday. Breakfast will be served each morning. Friday events begin with at 9AM with a 40+ mile road ride around White Springs. Social events include a Wine and Cheese Meet and Greet on Friday evening from 5:30-7:00 PM. Saturday join the Pedal & Paddle group, ride full/metric century or tour the beautiful area of White Springs. Saturday night enjoy the Chocolate Desert at the SBA Headquarters. Registration includes Camp Site for Thursday, Friday and Saturday night only. Registration fee is based on shared camp site. Each participant must make their own reservations at Stephen Foster State Park prior to Thursday evening. If you plan to arrive prior to Thursday evening, please notify campsite coordinator and every effort will be made to place guest on same site all three nights. Cabins are available on first come basis. Local hotels are available within 3 miles of down town White Springs. Visit SBA web site ( http://www.suwanneebike.org/ ) for more information or go to Eventbright and register. For information please feel free to contact Dale Nanny at dalenanny@aol.com
WWW: http://www.suwanneebike.org/
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Last update 2017-03-01 Ride ID 2568 posted by Suwannee Bicycle Association (369)
 
May 6 (Sat)
Elkmont AL
Spring Krusher
Come join us for this tour of Limestone County and the surrounding areas, with some of the best cycling in the Southeast! Pick from 3 different distances: 31, ~64 and ~100 miles. Each course will be challenging but manageable! Low traffic! It’s an exceptionally beautiful course that will challenge you early in the season. The ride benefits the counseling program of the Family Services Center, Inc. . The counseling program’s goal is to offer affordable, professional mental health services for those least able to pay. The Krusher is # 4 in the Alabama Backroads Century Series www.alabama-backroads-cycling.com with distances of 31,64,104 miles.
WWW: http://springkrushercenturyride.godaddysites.com/
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Last update 2017-02-15 Ride ID 2546 posted by Alabama Backroads Century Series (268)
 
May 13 (Sat)
Seffner FL
Hillsborough County Sheriff′s Office Fallen Heroes Memorial Ride
This event is a 25 or 50 mile (rider choice) charity bike ride to raise funds for HCSO Charities, Inc. and the HCSO History Center. The ride begins at McDonald Elementary School at 7:00 A.M. and goes through some rural areas of Hillsborough County. We will have a fully marked route with SAG support and a rest stop. Each registration receives a t-shirt and goodie bag. Register before 03/22/2017 to take advantage of our $99 registration and custom jersey deal!
WWW: http://www.marketplace.hcsocharities.com
Last update 2017-02-06 Ride ID 2531 posted by Hcso Charities Inc. (543)
 
May 19 (Fri)
Clearwater FL
Bike Your City
Celebration of National Bike Month. 4-mile ride; registration 7:30 am at 628 Cleveland Street/Station Square Park; ride starts at 8 am; light refreshments & t-shirts while supplies last; Bike Tune-ups; Sponsored by Forward Pinellas with City of Clearwater; For more information (727) 464-8250. Please RSVP http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080F4BA8AB2DA5FD0-2017
WWW: http://forwardpinellas.org
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Last update 2017-04-25 Ride ID 2575 posted by Forward Pinellas (572)
 
May 20 (Sat)
Chuluota FL
Orlando Tour to Inspire with Hector Picard
22/18/11/6 miles. Make plans to "Bike and BBQ" with Hector Picard, the 1st Double Arm Amputee 5x Ironman Finisher. We will meet at Lake Mills Park, Chuluota at 8:30 a.m. for a 22 mile ride with Hector, (or one of several shorter routes.) Hector is riding in 31 cities in 31 days for bike month. Ride is flat and on paved rural roads with farms and wildlife. The longer 2 routes will have a water and rest stop at Fort Christmas Historical Park. After the ride, we will gather back up at Lake Mills Park. After Hector shares his inspirational story with the group, we′ll have a picnic. This will be a social ride and the routes for pace groups will be posted before the ride. So just why will Hector Picard inspire you? Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mZMw-usrxQ Riding with us and Hector′s inspirational story is FREE, but we′re asking for a donation to cover costs of the picnic food and beverage and park rental. We′ll have four routes and speeds: Ride with Hector to Fort Christmas full route about 22 miles at a 16-18 mph average pace. (Orange) A Fort Christmas and return route, about 18 miles at 14-15 mph pace. (Yellow) A "weekend warrior" 11 mile distance at about 12-13 mph pace. (Blue) Zippy′s Around Lake Mills route of about 6 miles around Lake Mills at a pace of about 8-10 miles per hour (Green). Please arrive at 8:30 - 8:45 a.m. to check in so that ride groups are ready to depart at 9:00 a.m.
WWW: http://orlandotourtoinspire.eventbrite.com
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Last update 2017-03-04 Ride ID 2571 posted by Tri With Us (570)
 
May 21 (Sun)
Jacksonville AL
Cheaha Challenge & ULTRA
No. 5 in the Alabama Backroads Century Series/ www.alabama-backroads-cycling.com The 2017 CHEAHA CHALLENGE CENTURY is the qualifier for UCI Gran Fondo World Championship! The toughest ride in the south is truly THE toughest ride in the south. The Challenge course will stay basically the same as the 2015 course, except we will take the ride to the Top of Alabama into Cheaha State Park and to the Tower, which marks the highest point in Alabama. Cheaha Challenge ULTRA: The option to do the ULTRA is for experienced riders only. This 124 mile (200K) route encompasses all the major climbs in our area, and has an elevation gain of 11,733 feet. Other supported distances are 24,44,62,84,100,124 miles.
WWW: http://www.cheahachallenge.com
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Last update 2017-02-14 Ride ID 2538 posted by Alabama Backroads Century Series (268)
 

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May 2016 Archive

May 1-1
Palm Coast FL
Cycle Flagler Ride for Rotary
Saturday April 30 free ride 40 miles starting and ending in Flagler Beach at 8 am! Participant Party and packet pick up from 5-8 PM at Veteran′s Park in Flagler Beach. Free dinner and beer. Live band. Sunday ride full escort and SAG vehicles. Choose from 25/40/66/100 mile tours traveling -Scenic A1A and historical byways of Flagler County. A 16 mile off road escorted trail ride for cyclists wanting a shorter ride. Mass start at 8 a.m. for road courses with an escort from the Flagler County Airport to SR A1A in Flagler Beach. 8:10 a.m. for trail ride from the Flagler County Airport, Palm Coast (across from the Flagler Palm Coast High School). Five rest stops. T-shirts for the first 300 registered cyclists. Free cook out and refreshments at the end of the ride. Rotary Club of Flagler Beach, PO Box 2005, Flagler Beach, FL 32136. (386) 846-5493 (Kim). Registration opens at 6:00 a.m. Century participants can leave at 7 a.m. but will be unescorted.
WWW: https://raceroster.com/events/2016/6164/cycle-flagler
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Last update 2016-03-03 Ride ID 2426 posted by Rotary Club Of Flagler Beach (165)
 
May 7 (Sat)
St. Augustine FL
American Diabetes Association′s Tour de Cure 2016
Tour de Cure is a series of fundraising cycling events held in 44 states nationwide to benefit the American Diabetes Association. The Tour is a ride, not a race, with routes designed for everyone from the recreational rider to the experienced cyclist, highlighting the best scenery Northeast Florida has to offer in our 5, 35, 62 or 100 mile routes. Grab your family, friends and coworkers, tune up your bike and join us to raise money to help cure diabetes, America’s fasted growing disease. Beginning at World Golf Village, enjoy an energizing opening ceremony and scenic routes that are fully supported by volunteers. After the ride, stay for food and music at the finish line celebration. Date and Location: May 7, 2016 World Golf Village 1 World Golf Place St. Augustine, FL 32092 For more information or to register, please contact: Mandy Intravaia Market Director 904.730.7200 x3103 aintravaia@diabetes.org
WWW: http://diabetes.org/jaxtour
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Last update 2016-01-26 Ride ID 2410 posted by American Diabetes Association (541)
 
May 7 (Sat)
Enterprise AL
Boll Weevil 100 Bike Ride & 10K Road Run
100/64.5/25/7 miles. Registration open on Fri, May 6 at 4-8pm and Sat at 5-7:30am at 1st United Methodist Church, 217 S. Main St, Enterprise, AL. Rides begin at 7:30 am at the church. 10/3 kilometer runs electrically timed start at 8am after riders depart. The BW 100 is a host ride for Wounded Veterans coming from Warrior Transition Units throughout the Southeast. Well-staffed & stocked SAGS, showers available after ride, continental breakfast before ride and Mellow Mushroom pizza provided after ride.
WWW: http://www.enterpriselionsclub.com/boll-weevil-100/informational-flyer
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Last update 2016-02-04 Ride ID 2417 posted by Enterprise Lions Club (451)
 
May 21-22
Polk City FL
Bike MS: The Citrus Tour 2016
100/75/50 miles day 1. 75/50 miles plus a 20 mile one day option on day 2. The Bike MS: The Citrus Tour 2016 takes you through the old Florida citrus groves where riders will experience the excitement of taking off from Fantasy of Flight and enjoy the overnight stop at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. To make your ride a safe and memorable one, Bike MS is fully supported with SAG vehicles, bike mechanics and well stocked rest stops. After the ride, we invite all of our registered cyclists to celebrate and enjoy great food and festivities at the Finish Line Celebration.
WWW: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/citrustour
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Last update 2016-01-20 Ride ID 2407 posted by National Ms Society Mid Florida Chapter (408)
 
May 21 (Sat)
Roopville GA
7th Annual Roopville Ramble Century Ride
The Roopville Ramble is a supported century ride in beautiful rolling West Georgia raising money for Camp Sunshine, a cancer camp for kids. Distances of 15, 37, 50, 67 (Metric Century), and 104 miles. Snacks and beverages are available at rest stops approximately every 15 miles along the routes and a meal will be served at the end of the ride. Registration opens at 7 am with the ride starting at 8:00 am, rain or shine from the Roopville Baptist Church. Sign up early and $ave Money and guarantee your T-shirt $$ Hope to see YOU there!
WWW: http://www.RoopvilleRamble.org
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Last update 2016-03-15 Ride ID 2427 posted by Roopville Ramble (546)
 

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