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Annual Myakka River State Park Ride and Picnic

We meet at the pavilion near the river. Second right from the south entrance. The parking area is shown in the link below:

Click here for parking location

All rides start at 9:00 AM
Shorter rides may be within the park; longer rides go outside the park.

Following the rides enjoy a picnic lunch. Riders are asked to bring a salad, side or desert (see list below). 

  • if your last name ends in A-R Bring a side or salad
  • if you fall in the S-Z category, please bring a dessert

The SMBC Social Committee will provide the meat and vegetarian entrées bottled water and soft drinks.  There is no charge for the event, only entry fees into the park (see below).

Park Entrance Fees:

$6.00 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle.

$4.00 Single Occupant Vehicle.

$2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.

Rides and ride leaders:

10 to 12 Mph for 18.8 miles
Ian Tummon (941) 928-1502

12 to 14 Mph for 26 mi
Tom Roberts

14 to 16 Mph for 30mi Phil  and Bryon Groh.
Rick Mizel sweep

16 to 18 Mph for 35mi
Richard Debrosse
Sweep Skip Collins

17 to 19 Mph for 35mi or 55Km 
Brad Herrington
18 to 20 Mph for 35mi

20 to 23 mph
Doug Francis

Saturday, March 02, 2019, 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM
Myakka State Park
Sarasota, FL 34241
13208 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL  
Special Rides
Registration is required
Helmets Must be worn to ride.
No Fee
No Fee
No Fee

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