Join the Florida State Champions who have participated at the Bill Bone Florida State Criterium Championships all day Saturday (day before the Gran Fondo). This event will have two controlled rides:
Open/Elite Ride - Led by 3 Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) and will use chip timing. Top 3 men/women in the open event will receive customer awards. Speeds are expected to be greater than 24 mph on average. 100 Max riders. The ride will have a 3-mile neutral start roll out. The action begins at Southern Blvd and South Ocean Blvd. The riders will U-turn at Palmetto Park Road (mile 26.5). FHP will control the light for this turn for the main group. Riders will finish in the near Royal Palm Way and South Ocean Blvd. LOOK for the 13 foot inflatable finish line. Riders will ride not escorted back to E.R Bradley's Saloon (start area) for brunch and awards. If you are participating in the State Criterium Championships you will keep the same BIB and Chip from Saturday's race. Map - http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=7326284
Social Ride - 100% social ride led by Florida Highway Patrol. Speed are less than 19 mph. 200 Max riders. Riders will stop at Spanish River Park (mile 26.5) for a quick snack (10 – 15 minutes) and then head back to E.R. Bradley's via FHP escort. Riders are required to wear Bib numbers. This ride is not chipped timed. http://www.gmap-pedometer.com?r=7353535
Both rides will enjoy brunch at the famous E.R. Bradley's Saloon. Extreme Sports Productions and Bill Bone Bike Law have partnered to bring South Florida Cyclists the signature Gran Fondo event of the year. Join over 300 cyclists and experience the the coastal roads of Florida that will take participants through the cities of West Palm, Boca Raton, Lake Worth, Manalapan, and Boynton Beach on the famous Florida A1A. The ride will be escorted by the Florida Highway Patrol and led by the Florida State Champions for 52 miles, followed by brunch at E.R. Bradley's Saloon. Please secure you bikes in your vehicles after the ride.
You must register by April 15, 2019 to receive the Commemorative Custom Team Jersey.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE - May 15, 2019 (No Race Day Registration)
RACE NUMBER PICKUP - Saturday, May 18, 2019 - Located at E.R. Bradley's at the registration tent for the State Criterium Race (7:30am to 6pm)
PEDALS UP - Meet at E.R. Bradley's parking lot at 8:00am -
NEUTRAL SUPPORT - Provided by LC Tri Shop throughout the 52 miles
SOCIAL RIDE NUTRITION ZONE - Located at Mile 24 - Spanish River Park (Boca Raton, Fl)
BRUNCH - E.R. BRADLEYS SALOON - IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE RIDE
POLICE ESCORT - By Florida Highway Patrol
PHONE - (561) 374-2994
EMAIL - [email protected]