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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.  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
The ride leader is Ian Tummon, please call or text (941) 928-1502.

12 to 14 Mph for 35 mi
The ride leader is Marsha Wikle
, please call or text (740) 352-5021.

14 to 16 Mph for 35mi The ride leader is Jim Wheeler, please call his landline at (813) 774-940.

16 to 18 Mph for 35mi
The ride leader is Richard Debrosse, please call or text (813) 539-4223.

17 to 19 Mph for 35mi or 55Km 
The ride leader is Gary Kapac who can be reached at (941) 724-6648.
18 to 20 Mph for 35mi
The ride leader is Brad Herrington, please call or text (703) 981-1865‬.
Saturday, March 10, 2018, 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM
Myakka State Park

Sarasota, FL 34241
13208 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL  
Special Rides
Registration is not Required

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