Florida Bicycle Touring Calendar

January 2020

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January 5 (Sun)
Venice FL
Piggy′s Revenge Endurance Challenge
SCORR presents: A challenging endurance race/ride consisting of 10,20,40,60+ miles of off-road goodness in Sarasota County Florida. Get ready for a self supported single track,gravel, dirt, sand ride.This year we will also have a Pigglet Ride: 10 miles of great double track guided riding perfect for beginners.The 20 and 40 options will have single track riding more suitable for mountain bikes,the 60 miler is a monster cross mix of gravel,single-track,grass,sand and includes very little road riding. The big loops will connect several wilderness areas.Choose the marked 10,20,40,60 loops, GPS tracks will be available too .1800 Mabry Carlton Pkwy, Venice, FL 34292.Are you ready?The pigs are!Oink! $45 before December 15 Th includes a T-Shirt, after that still $45 but no Shirt Registration closes on January 3rd at 5 pm or as soon as we reach 350 riders. NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.Field limit 350 riders.
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Info: http://blog.piggysrevenge.com/
Register: https://www.bikereg.com/piggys-revenge
Last update 2019-07-11 Ride ID 2490 posted by Piggy S Revenge (285)
 
January 19 (Sun)
Gainesville FL
Battle of Olustee
A tradition started in 1984 by Gainesville legend John Harlan and evolved into signifying the start of the Florida Racing Calendar, the Battle of Olustee will muster troops at 9:00 a.m. Sunday at the Holiday Inn corner of 441 and University Avenue. It will head north on 441 then north (right) on 121 at the Highway Patrol Station. We′ll roll out promptly at 9:10 a.m. Ride length 113 miles with one brief food stop at about 45 miles. Expect substantial acceleration with 40 hilly miles to go. Print the map from the link on the Facebook page if you wish to complete the last 40 miles as a tour.
Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2602684386462559/
Last update 2019-09-04 Ride ID 2711 posted by Gainesville Cycling Club (2)
 

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January 2019 Archive

January 13 (Sun)
Punta Gorda FL
Hamster Wheel 200
7th Annual Hamster 200 Endurance Bicycle Ride hosted by the Peace River Riders Bicycle Club of Charlotte Co. Florida. There will be a 12.5 mile loop, 16 SAG stops, indoor plumbing with food and beverage at the end. Riding 200 miles is not a requirement. Many will be challenging their personal best be it 30 miles, 62 mile metric century and so on. Support for this event begins at 5 AM and will end around 5 PM. Proceeds to promote and advance safe cycling and bicycle advocacy in and around Charlotte Co. Florida.
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Info: http://www.peaceriverridersbicycleclub.com/hamsterwheel.htm
Last update 2018-11-21 Ride ID 2516 posted by Peace River Riders Bicycle Club (448)
 
January 13 (Sun)
Punta Gorda FL
Hamster Wheel 7
ATTENTION!! THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS TRUE AND VERY IMPORTANT! THIS EVENT IS FREE TO PRR CLUB MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING! GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO PAY YOUR 2019 DUES. http://www.peaceriverridersbicycleclub.com/joinapp.html IT′S TIME FOR THE HAMSTER WHEEL 200 mile cycling challenge,the Ultracyclist dream ride. 12.5 mile loop, 16 SAG stops and YES,indoor plumbing. The ride will be fully supported from 5 AM till 5PM. Food and drink will be provided mid afternoon, Bringing a dish to pass is encouraged. There will be some kinda major award given to everyone. (think water bottle class gift.) 200 miles is not every ones cup of tea. But come out regardless and ride your own ride. Set a realistic goal for your group or yourself and just do it. 30. 62. 100 miles whatever.......we′ll be there for you. The ride begins and ends at the Ridge Harbor Community Center, 30337 Cedar Rd, Punta Gorda Fl.33982,same as last coupla years. The cost for non members is $25.Use the link below. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hamster-wheel-7-tickets-525390? OKAY,Did you NOT read the 1st sentence? Use this link http://www.peaceriverridersbicycleclub.com/joinapp.html and join PRR if you are not already a member. It′s 20 bucks, a savings of a whole $5 Thank You
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Last update 2018-11-14 Ride ID 2678 posted by Peace River Riders Bicycle Club (605)
 

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