We start at Cooley's Landing Marina, a circular route around Fort Lauderdale, including Sailboat Bend, Tarpon River, Croissant Park, Poinciana Park, Harbordale, Rio Vista, Las Olas, the beach, Victoria Park, and Downtown.... The ride will end at TAP 42.
Pace 17-25+++ mph and up
The route is about 15 miles, with several sprint points during the ride... total riding time 1.5 hours
We meet at 8:00, pedals at 8:15, if you expect to arrive later, we can be intercepted easily. MNPR group should arrive at Las olas/A1A between 8:45/50 , 20 minutes later the group departs 711 on Bayview/ Sunrise
Please note there are 6 designated stops on this ride:
1. Davie/ SW 9th avenue
2. Federal/ SE 15th street
3. A1A/ Las Olas (as soon as all are gathered we have 20 minutes to LEAVE 711)
4. Bayview 711
5. Federal/ NE 4th street
6. Tap 42
The stops are so that we can regroup from each sprint point.
This ride is intended to be increasingly faster each week,
THERE IS NO TOO FAST
Learn the route and the stops, be faster, stronger and lead it.
Please call out hazards. Eliminate stress, keep yourself in check, let everyone learn to ride their own ride. Ride at your own risk and respect others using the streets.
All types of bikes and riders are welcome, you'll know if it's for you if you try it... As always please be equipped for safety (lights are the law) and prepared for flats and other possibilities.
The 2013 Florida Statutes regarding bikes in traffic:
*parking available in the lot and all over downtown, be ready to pay your meter (or the fine!)
Riding to the ride is highly recommended ; )
*anyone displaying antisocial behavior towards other riders (online and in person) and endangering others is expressly uninvited from this group ride*