The Sarasota-Manatee county area provides cyclists with many beautiful and lightly traveled roads. SMBC members have mapped out many, many well-planned routes that are used throughout the year on any one of over 1000 scheduled club rides.
Benefits of Membership
- Website focusing on cycling in Sarasota and Manatee counties
- Regularly scheduled guided weekday rides; one or more almost every day of the year for all ride levels
- Weekend Rides with different routes
- Club membership with Ride With GPS with links to Club rides, cue sheets and GPX files
- Special monthly rides
- Monthly Social Rides that include lunch or refreshments provided by the club
- The club, as well as ride leaders and signed in members, are covered by the liability coverage of our club insurance while on a club ride.
- Discounts on many items at local shops within Sarasota-Manatee counties
- Club picnics and rides
- Bicycle advocacy in our communities
- Annual meeting and election of Board of Directors paired with club picnic and ride
- Annual club sponsored Gulf Coast Cyclefest with more than 650 participants
- Annual joint sponsorship with Friends of the Legacy Trail Tour de Parks with 600 plus participants
- Annual Holiday Party