First weekend in December. One, two or three days of cycling in the gently rolling hills of Highlands County, excellent buffet lunch meals by Chef Mac, Ice Cream Socials, Door Prizes, etc.
Daily rides ranging from 11 to 62 miles plus our Highlands County Century (100 miles) on Saturday.
Escape the pre-holiday bustle and enjoy a mini-vacation during the cooler fall weather. Discover the natural beauty of rolling hills, citrus groves, small towns and the lakes of Highlands County. There is time for shopping at the unique boutiques as well as the large chain stores, so have some fun for yourself during the holiday season.
This event is designed for bicyclists of all levels. Road riders will especially enjoy the low traffic roads of rural Florida.
Fully supported routes with cue sheets & maps, on-road route marks, excellent rest stops, bicycle mechanic, and dispatched SAG service vehicles.
Meals: Registrants will enjoy a daily continental breakfast and a deluxe buffet lunchthat includes salad station with assorted dressings and rolls, carving, and desert stations as well as a buffet line. For example main entrees on Saturday include: Carved Brisket with Horse Radish Sauce, Chicken Florentine & Baked Tilapia with Lemon caper Butter Sauce.
Free Ride T-Shirt for all registrants, as well as drawings and prizes. (T-shirts will be available ONLY for RIDERS PAID UP by November 24th.)
A massage therapist will be available after the rides for those who push too hard.
Enjoy the The Pub & swimming at the lodge, riding stables, kayak tours, bowling, golf courses, walking or rollerblading in Highlands Hammock State Park, and visits to Archbold Biological Station or to the local Henscratch Farms winery to sample their wines.