ANNOUNCING

Chris Prokosch
FLAP Administrator

Ride Leaders - Please see Chris at a regular Club Ride or mail your Sign-in Sheets to her at:

Chris Prokosch
1305 86th Ct NW
Bradenton, FL 34209

2015 Gulf Coast Cyclefest
Sunday, Nov 1st
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SAFE CYCLING Classes

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12 Tips for
Better Cycling
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The next Rough Draft deadline is
August15th.

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

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Weekly Rides

July Rides

August Rides

Start Locations for Rides

Rider Guidelines

SAVE THE DATE!

Saturday July 18th

Rides and Rails

WHEN:  Saturday, July 18th, pedals up at 8:30 and all return by 11:00 for the "all aboard" the SMBC RR.

WHERE:  Just 25 miles north of Sarasota in Parrish at the Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd. St. East, Parrish.  More information on the museum at Florida Railroad Museum.

LIMITED SEATING: 
Don't miss out, our caboose only holds 40 people.  Contact Tom Bridges at 303-358-9181 or styles@mho.com  now to reserve your spot on the SMBC RR for the low, low price of $10 per person.

THE FOOD:  Yes, there will be a box lunch provided by the club, all a part of the $10 ticket price.

THE RIDES:  
On the bike, enjoy the country lanes for either a 11/14, 14/16, 16/18, or 18/20 mph pace.

SAVE THE DATE!

Saturday August 15th

Peddle and Paddle

WHAT: Pedal and Paddle- Push those pedals and then pull those paddles. That's right, pedal the back-roads and then grab a kayak and go paddling down or was that up the Manatee River.

WHEN:  Saturday, August 15, pedals up at 8:30 and then back to camp for the paddling.

Where: Canoe Outpost - Little Manatee River, 18001 US-301, Wimauma, FL 33598 (just 31 miles from Sarasota)

The Food:   Alligator wings, frog toes, swamp greens, and mud in your eye 90 proof.   No really, there will be food that you will not be afraid to eat, drink, and enjoy provided by your social committee.

Limited Seating: Please no more that 12 to a kayak, better make that two?  More details later.

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.

RIDE LEADER INFORMATION

 

For more information on
Rides and Leader Forms
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WELCOME

Tom Bridges -
Our new Social Chair

Tom and Nancy Janus change seats with Tom taking the chair position while Nancy stays involved as a director and a social committee member.

Become a Member...

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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

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 navywings647@gmail.com


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