Chris Prokosch
FLAP Administrator

Ride Leaders - Please see Chris at a regular Club Ride or mail your Sign-in Sheets to her at:

Chris Prokosch
1305 86th Ct NW
Bradenton, FL 34209

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Welcome to Sarasota-Manatee Bicycle Club!

Sarasota Manatee Bicycle Club

Founded in 1974, the Sarasota Manatee Bicycle Club, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of bicycling in Sarasota and Manatee Counties on the beautiful gulf coast of Florida.

The Club promotes bicycling for physical fitness, health, sport, recreation and transportation.

The Club takes an active role in the area to further the interests and safety of all cyclists.


Saturday August 15th

Peddle and Paddle

WHAT: Pedal and Paddle- Push those pedals and then pull those paddles. That's right, pedal the back-roads and then grab a kayak and go paddling down or was that up the Manatee River.

WHEN:  Saturday, August 15, pedals up at 8:30 and then back to camp for the paddling.

Where: Canoe Outpost - Little Manatee River, 18001 US-301, Wimauma, FL 33598 (just 31 miles from Sarasota)

The Food:   Alligator wings, frog toes, swamp greens, and mud in your eye 90 proof.   No really, there will be food that you will not be afraid to eat, drink, and enjoy provided by your social committee.

Limited Seating: Please no more that 12 to a kayak, better make that two?  More details later.

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Tom and Nancy Janus change seats with Tom taking the chair position while Nancy stays involved as a director and a social committee member.

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