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Cyclefest 2019





HiVisRider

Hi-Vis is the new black!

Join the Sarasota Manatee Bicycle Club as we promote cyclist visibility on the roads and celebrate the continuous improvement of a safe cycling environment for all.


100, 73, 58, 34, 26.2, 16 mile cycling routes through beautiful Manatee, Sarasota, Hardee, and De Soto counties. Our rest stops are more than just a place to re-fuel and take a break, they are Old Florida landmarks that will pique your curiosity about our area. Whether you are a local or a visitor, you will enjoy checking out these places of interest.


In addition to the innovative and interesting route choices, your registration fee includes:

• Breakfast
• SAG support
• Well-stocked rest stops
• Friendly volunteers eager to make your ride special
• Hot catered lunch
• Dri-fit event shirt for first 850 registered rider
• Fun, lively finish line party on Main Street in Lakewood Ranch 


A portion of the proceeds from this event support The Legacy Trail.


 



Route Highlights

Our routes were designed with safety in mind and will satisfy every style and ability of rider:

 

16 miles - Ride Right - This family friendly route is comprised mainly of right turns making it a low-stress, enjoyable ride for those new to cycling or group events. Riders will enjoy the Greenbrook Adventure Park Trail and a rest stop at the Sarasota Equine Associates facility.

 

26.2 miles - The Marathon - A little easier than running 26.2 miles, this route is perfect for those who want a little more pedaling. Riders will enjoy a trip on the Greenbrook Adventure Park Trail and then a stop at Linger Lodge - one of the area’s quirkiest restaurants. Named by Forbes.com as one of Most Unusual Restaurants in the World, Linger Lodge sits on the banks of the beautiful, picturesque Braden River.

 

34 miles - Ride out of the suburbs and into Florida history. This route will take you out to The Miakka School, a main rest stop servicing all of the longer routes. The school was built in 1914 and is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

 

58 miles - Ride out to the main rest stop at The Miakka School and then continue on rural roads for a stop at the Myakka City gas station, a favorite stop for local riders.

 

72 miles  - Follow the 58 mile route with an extra loop out to the Cameron Daiken Dairy rest stop.

 

100 miles - Adding to your two visits to The Miakka School rest stop, a bonus stop at Solomon’s Castle will be sure to entice you to plan a visit in the future to see the hand built castle made from newspaper printing plates. It’s definitely a local landmark attracting visitors from around the world. The roads leading to it are a favorite among local cyclists.

 

PhotoStrip



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When:
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Where:
Main Street at Lakewood Ranch
8100 Lakewood Main St
Lakewood Ranch, FL  34202
Contact(s):
Gulf Coast Cyclefest
Category:
Special Rides
Registration is required
Payment In Advance Only
Helmets must be worn.
This Ride will go as scheduled rain or shine, no Refunds
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Cyclefest 2019

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