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When: Sunday November 4, 2018


$45-Register by September 30th

$50-Register by November 1st

$55-Register after November 1st


Register Now Cyclefest 2018

Main Street at Lakewood Ranch
8100 Lakewood Main St.
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34212

Coast to Trail:
104 and 79 mile routes

Picturesque riding through suburbs, farmland, parks, urban areas, the future Legacy Trail northern terminus at Payne Park and the coastline of southwest Florida

Innovative 62, 35 and 20 mile routes

Routes are designed for safety. The 20 and 35 mile routes do not travel on state roads. 62 mile riders travel to beautiful coastal Terra Ceia.

  • Fuel up for your ride with our delicious breakfast
  • Well-stocked rest stops
  • Support vehicles
  • End party with catered lunch
  • Proceeds benefit The Legacy Trail extension
"This is a good cause"
Chris Slack, Pinnacle Wheel Works
Register early to save money and insure yourself of our popular Dri-Fit tee shirt.
  • Dri-fit Shirts to the first 650 registered
  • Guaranteed requested size if registered by October 1st
  • Event limited to 700 Riders

Need some tips on preparing for Cyclefest? See these very worthwhile articles by Rich Chaykin
Going Strong at Gulf Coast Cyclefest 2018

Worried about riding in the heat? See a great new article by Rich, uploaded today October 20th
The Agony of the Heat


 Registration, Packet Pick-up,
View Large Scale Maps of Routes:

Friday November 2: from 4:00 to 5:30 PM

Sarasota Cycle, 3800, South Osprey Ave, Sarasota


Saturday November 3: from 2:00 to 4:30 PM

Village Bikes, 8111 Main Street, Lakewood Ranch


Sunday November 4:  from 6:45 AM (6:30 AM for 104 and 79 milers only), Main Street, Lakewood Ranch

Ride Start Times 


7:30 AM - 104 and 79 miles:  Coast to Trail

“This is not a ride you do every day”

              Ed Levins, Village Bikes


8:15 AM – 62 miles: to beautiful coastal Terra Ceia


9:00 AM – 35 miles with an emphasis on safety and scenery


9:45 AM – 20 miles with an emphasis on safety and scenery


Rides start and finish under the arch on Main Street.  Please smile for the photographer and well wishers!

Sponsor Stalls open from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Main Base Food



Served from 6:30 AM to 9:45 AM




Lunch service is from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  You must wear your wrist band to claim your lunch
Rest Stops

Peace River 104, 79 and 62 mile riders from 8:00 to 11:30 AM

Pirate Perch (water only) 35 mile riders from 9:15 to 10:30 AM

Jiggs Landing 35 and 20 mile riders from 9:30 to 11:30 AM

Coquina Beach 104 and 79 mile riders from 9:00 to 11:00 AM

Payne Park 104 and 79 mile riders from 9:45 AM to noon

Myakka River State Park 104 mile riders from 10:45 AM to 2:30 PM

November 6 is Election Day

Sarasota County Residents

In addition to all other Federal, State and local issues, Sarasota County residents will have the critical responsibility to decide the referendum on funding the Legacy Trail extension to Payne Park.

“Please remember to vote.”
Dave Holm, Sarasota Cycle

Cyclefest Sponsors (click the image to go to the sponsor website)