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May 2 (Thur)
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 2-5, 2019. 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 Deserts. Registration includes shared 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. 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. Registration opens last of January or first of February. For information please feel free to contact Dale Nanny at dalenanny@aol.com
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Info: http://www.suwanneebike.org/
Last update 2018-06-26 Ride ID 2568 posted by Suwannee Bicycle Association (369)
 
May 4 (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. Enjoy a wonderful post-ride lunch with the famous Build Your Own Ice Cream Sundae Bar! 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 # 3 in the ALABAMA BACKROADS CENTURY SERIES www.alabama-backroads-cycling.com
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Info: https://alabamabackroadscycling.wordpress.com/spring-krusher/
Last update 2019-02-16 Ride ID 2546 posted by Alabama Backroads Century Series (268)
 
May 11 (Sat)
Gainesville FL
Ride To Remember 13
Choose a ride length of your choice on the Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail, or a road ride into the Ocala horse farm territory of 56, 80 or 105 miles. Again this year: 49 and 25 mile rides from Flemington, FL. 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 2018-05-07 Ride ID 2665 posted by Gainesville Cycling Club (2)
 
May 19 (Sun)
Jacksonville AL
Cheaha Challenge & ULTRA
No. 4 in the ALABAMA BACKROADS CENTURY SERIES/ www.alabama-backroads-cycling.com The 2019 CHEAHA CHALLENGE CENTURY is a 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 2018 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 126 mile (200+K) route encompasses all the major climbs in our area, and has an elevation gain of 12,835 feet . Other supported distances are 24,44,62,84,100,124 miles. Please visit the website at www.cheahachallenge.com for extensive information on Saturday′s EXPO, meals, challenges, and the Chief Ladiga Cruise. NEW THIS YEAR! UCI Qualifying Time Trials the day before, Saturday, May 18th!
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Info: http://www.cheahachallenge.com
Last update 2019-02-16 Ride ID 2538 posted by Alabama Backroads Century Series (268)
 
May 20 (Mon)
Spartanburg SC
The Assaults on Mt. Mitchell and Marion
The 44th Annual Assaults presented by Prisma Health will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019. The Assaults is one of the most intense, premier cycling experiences that draws a full field of nearly 1,000 cyclists from across the world each year. This one-day challenge takes riders from Spartanburg, SC to the top of the highest peak in the East, Mt. Mitchell. Please join us for the 44th Annual Assaults on Mt. Mitchell and Marion in 2019.
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Info: http://theassaults.com/
Last update 2019-02-01 Ride ID 2609 posted by Flourish Events LLC (584)
 

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