Community Ride
Sarasota and Manatee
Ride of Silence

to honor all those killed or injured while riding during the past year

Sarasota County Fairgrounds
3000 Ringling Blvd.
May 20 - 6:30 PM


April 18-Ringling Bicycles
9:00 Roll Out
3606 Manatee Ave West

May 2-Ryder Bikes
8:30 Roll Out
1905 Cortez Road West

2014 Gulf Coast Cyclefest - Nov 2nd
Click Here


Watch our
Facebook Page
for upcoming dates and information about a new Half Day format

12 Tips for
Better Cycling
Click Here


Go to Apparel Page

The next Rough Draft deadline is
April 15th.

Articles, editorials, pictures, etc are all welcome at any time.

Welcome to Sarasota-Manatee Bicycle Club!

Sarasota Manatee Bicycle Club

Founded in 1974, the Sarasota Manatee Bicycle Club, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of bicycling in Sarasota and Manatee Counties on the beautiful gulf coast of Florida.

The Club promotes bicycling for physical fitness, health, sport, recreation and transportation.

The Club takes an active role in the area to further the interests and safety of all cyclists.

Ride Schedules


Weekly Rides

March Rides

April Rides

Start Locations for Rides

Rider Guidelines


April 25, 9:00AM

3rd Annual SMBC Poker Ride

Rothenbach Park

Food provided by the club
Prizes awarded for best poker hand
(you don't have to know
the game to win)
Click Here for more details.



For more information on
Rides and Leader Forms
go to Rides

Events and Rides ...

Check the Events section for latest news that is not in the current bi-monthly newsletter. Rides button includes latest updates too.

Become a Member...

Join or renew!

click here

and reap the benefits:

  • Guided Group Rides
  • Bi-Monthly newsletter
  • Annual Holiday Party
  • Discounts at local shops
  • many sponsored events.

Join the E-Mail listing for SMBC


Tom Roberts is managing the Yahoo e-mail list for the club. If you only want to receive one email a day sign up for the digest in your profile when you join yahoo smbc listing. You must be a member to access this service.

Instructions to Join SMBC List

Note - changes to ride schedules are sent by email too. Send Tom at email at

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