Click Here to Display Rides in Printable Format

Sat, Oct 21, 2017

Event: Richies October Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Maxine Barrett Park near Sharkys
Leader: Richard Huttner
Leader Phone: 941-320 0922
Leader Email: richiehuttner@gmail.com
Event Description: The ride will be around Venice Island and to Shamrock Park About 21 miles at 13 mph
   
   
Sun, Oct 22, 2017

Event: John Galvin's October Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: The Home Depot store on Burnt Store road in Punta Gorda
Leader: John Galvin
Leader Phone: 941-629-4130
Leader Email: buckhollow@earthlink.net
Event Description: This ride will take you through Tropical Gulf Acers and into the Babbcock Webb State Park. Speed 14-16MPH. Other speeds may be available if other leaders are available. Distance 30+/- miles. Lunch at THE Ice House in Punta Gorda.
   
   
Event: It's The Green Pumpkin, The 8th Annual Tour de North Port, Sponsored by People for Trees, Inc.
  This is NOT a Coastal Cruisers Sponsored Event
Start Time: 7:00 AM
Start Location: Imagine School, 2757 Sycamore St. North Port
Leader: Alice White
Leader Phone: 941-426-9752
Leader Email: treelady12001@yahoo.com
Website: www.peoplefortrees.com
Event Description: An organized scenic bicycle ride for cyclists to follow an on-road route of either 15, 35, or 65 miles that highlights North Port's most natural settings and parks that border the Myakkahatchee Creek with each route having its own color-coded road markings. This year's ride will also offer a "GRAVEL GRINDERS" off-road route for mountain bike enthusiasts that will explore a portion of the Carlton Reserve. Printed directions for all the routes will be available and they can also be downloaded. The Tour de North Port is NOT a race. Breakfast donated by FirstWatch, a catered lunch prepared by the Earth Cafe, delicious desserts including homemade pies, rest stops with homemade snacks, SAG provided by Louies Bicycle and The Bicycle Center. Pre-registration online by Oct. 20 $40, on-site $45. First 350 to pre-register by Oct. 1 are guaranteed to receive a free ride t-shirt, got shade? sunglasses, and a goodie bag. Doors open at 7AM, group starts begin at 8AM from Imagine School, 2757 Sycamore St. North Port. Group discounts for no less than six riders are $35 a rider. Registration must be mailed in (open attachment and print out); website is not set up for group registration. Just note on the bottom the group name; i.e., Coastal Cruisers Bicycle Club and include your check.
More Information: Click Here
   
   
Sat, Oct 28, 2017

Event: PeteandNorma's ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Patriot's Park in Venice
Leader: Peter Trinchero
Leader Phone: 941-493-4150
Leader Email: trinchero@earthlink.net
Event Description: Plan on about 35 miles, Yellow Gate or Bust!
   
   
Sun, Oct 29, 2017

Event: Imagine School Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Imagine School at 2575 Sycamore St. North Port Toledo Blade and Panacea
Leader: Robert Karapontso
Leader Phone: 941-876-4540
Leader Email: rk1051@comcast.net
Event Description: Bob will lead a ride at 14 to 15 mph for 27 miles. Lunch option: Michelangelo's at Price & Toledo Blade.
   
   
Sat, Nov 04, 2017

Event: Surf and Turf Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Pinebrook Park, 1251 Pinebrook Road, Venice 34285
Leader: Julie Pieretti
Leader Phone: 941-451-0129
Leader Email: juliepieretti@gmail.com
Event Description: ride out east through horse farms, then west to the Gulf and downtown Venice. 35+- miles at 14-16 mph. Other speeds if leaders volunteer. Julie 941 451 0129.
   
   
Sun, Nov 05, 2017

Event: The end of daylight savings time
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Publix parking lot (The one at the corner of Sumter and Price)
Leader: Charles Sangiovanni
Leader Phone: 941-423-1050
Leader Email: casangio@aol.com
Event Description: 30 miles at 14-15 mph and finish at the SanGiovanni's. Swimming, lunch, and a Bocce contest will be on tap. Would appreciate other ride leaders familiar with the territory to help out. Will have maps and other details at the start of the ride or call Charlie or Trixie at 941-423-1050.
   
   
Sat, Nov 11, 2017

Event: Lock and Key Ride
Start Time: 8:30 Am
Start Location: Lock and Key Restaurant, 2045 N. Beach Road, Manasota Key, Englewood 34223
Leader: Henry Danielson
Leader Phone: 941-473-2255
Leader Email: henryjuliedanielson@gmail.com
Event Description: Ride from Lock and Key on Manasota Key via Sharmrock Park to the Historic Venice Train Depot, and return for 34 miles. Leisure, moderate and energetic rides supported. Afterward, enjoy lunch at the Lock and Key
   
   
Sun, Nov 12, 2017

Event: Loop Around Beautiful Venice Island
  This is NOT a Coastal Cruisers Sponsored Event
Start Time: 8:30 am
Start Location: Venice Yacht Club
Leader: Dave Slaman
Leader Phone: (248) 318-0167
Leader Email: deslaman@aol.com
Website: www.veniceyachtclub.com/vyccf.php
Event Description: 1st Annual Venice Yacht Club Charity Bike Ride Loop Around Beautiful Venice Island. Come join this fun ride around Venice Island (it's only 12 miles) to support the many organizations that the VYC Charitable Foundation assists. This ride is open to the public and designed so anyone can participate as a Rider or a Loop Sponsor so, make it a family event and enjoy the Great Pancake Breakfast at the VYC finish line!!! Rider Registration Fee: $50.00. Additional attendee breakfast tickets available at $13.00 each. (please include with registration fee.)
   
   
Event: Tour for Epilepsy
  This is NOT a Coastal Cruisers Sponsored Event
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Start Location: Coastline Cyclery 10676 Colonial Blvd, Unit 50, Ft Myers, FL 33913
Leader: Sharon Keen
Leader Phone: 941-953-5988
Leader Email: skeen@esswfl.org
Website: www.epilepsy-services.org
Event Description: Registration is through Active.com There are 3 courses: 21 mile, 32 mile, and 62 mile. Registration is $40 until 10/31/17. Last Minute Registration is $45. The event will be held at and sponsored by Coastline Cyclery at 10676 Colonial Blvd. FT. Myers, FL. to BENEFIT EPILEPSY SERVICES of SW Florida. Epilepsy services has 4 locations Sarasota, Bradenton, FT Myers and Naples
   
   
Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Event: Pasta Bash Social
Start Time: 5:30 pm
Start Location: Village of Holiday Lake
Leader: Ann Lukas
Leader Phone: 2075773442
Leader Email: alannlukas@gmail.com
Event Description: Packet pick-up for Pasta Bash registrants. Chips, dips, drinks, and Angelo's pasta dinner for pre-paid registrants. No walk-ins for dinner. Event registration opens in October.
   
   
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

Event: CCBC Pasta Bash Bike Ride
Start Time: 7:00 am
Start Location: Village of Holiday lake, 7500 Loris Court, Port Charlotte, FL
Leader: Ann Lukas
Leader Phone: 2075773442
Leader Email: alannlukas@gmail.com
Event Description: Packet pick-up. Bike routes of metric, half-metric, and quarter-metric distances. Continental breakfast and after-event ice cream. Rest stop and support vehicles. Registration opens in October.
   
   
Sun, Nov 19, 2017

Event: John Galvin's November Ride
Start Time: 8:30 Am
Start Location: The Home Depot store on Burnt Store road in Punta Gorda
Leader: John Galvin
Leader Phone: 941-629-4130
Leader Email: buckhollow@earthlink.net
Event Description: This ride will take you through Tropical Gulf Acers and into the Babbcock State Park. Speed 14-16MPH. Other speeds may be available if other leaders are available. Distance 30+/-.Lunch at THE ICE HOUSE in Punta Gorda.
   
   
Sun, Nov 26, 2017

Event: Ride the Parks
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Live Oaks Bayshore Park, Port Charlotte
Leader: David Hanson
Leader Phone: 941-766-9258
Leader Email: sharouq@comcast.net
Event Description: Ride to six parks along the Peace Harbor. 24 miles at 13-14 mph. Other speeds if there are leaders. Lunch at Bob Evans following the ride. .
   
   
Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Event: Ride and Swap meet
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: TBA
Leader: Jay Auxier
Leader Phone: 941-786-8177
Leader Email: auxier-jay@comcast.net
Event Description: 8:30 Ride; 30 miles at various speeds; 11:30 Swap meet. Pizza and Beverages Provided
   
   
Sat, Jan 20, 2018

Event: Norma/Pete's January Myakka Ride
Start Time: 9:00
Start Location: Myakka State Park
Leader: Peter Trinchero
Leader Phone: 941-493-4150
Leader Email: trinchero@earthlink.net
Event Description: Energetic, Moderate and Leisure rides offered. Bring lunch, non alcoholic beverage, and cookies to share at South Pavillion after the ride. Remember $6 parking fee.
   
   
Sun, Feb 04, 2018

Event: CCBC/SMBC RIDE
Start Time: 9:00
Start Location: Maxine Barrett Park Next to Sharky's
Leader: Martin Pippitt
Leader Phone: 609-462-8337
Leader Email: mpippitt@yahoo.com
Event Description: Ride will be 15,35 and 50 depending on ride leaders preferences Lunch will be provided.
   
   
Sun, Feb 11, 2018

Event: Member's Only Century
Start Time: 8:00
Start Location: Historic Venice Train Depot , Venice Avenue and Seaboard Avenue
Leader: John Galvin
Leader Phone: 941-629-4130
Leader Email: buckhollow@earthlink.net
Event Description: TBA
   
   
Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Event: Norma/Pete's February Myakka Park Ride
Start Time: 9:00
Start Location: Myakka State Park
Leader: Peter Trinchero
Leader Phone: 941-493-4150
Leader Email: trinchero@earthlink.net
Event Description: Energetic, Moderate and Leisure rides offered. Bring lunch, non alcoholic beverage, and cookies to share at South Pavillion after the ride. Remember $6 parking fee.
   
   
Wed, Mar 07, 2018

Event: Withlacoochee Trail Ride
Start Time: 4:00 p.m.
Start Location: Central Motel, Inverness, FL, (800) 554 7241
Leader: Wanda Short
Leader Phone: 941-484-5501
Leader Email: wjs_56@hotmail.com
Event Description: THREE DAY EVENT: Wed.-Fri., MARCH 7-8-9, 2018. Activity Schedule TBA. Accommodations (2 nights): Central Motel, Inverness FL 800.554.7241 (waiting list) or Lecanto Holiday Inn Express 352.341.3515 or at www.invernessflhotel.com Booking code:TBA
More Information: Click Here
   
   
Tue, Apr 10, 2018

Event: Sunset Social (Non biking event)
Start Time: TBA
Start Location: Maxine Barrett Park, Harbor Drive, Venice
Leader: Chris Read
Leader Phone: 315-247-2711
Leader Email: chris.read@verizon.net
Event Description: Enjoy a pot luck dinner in in Maxine Barrett Park
   
   
Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Event: Norma/Pete's April Myakka Park Ride
Start Time: 9:00
Start Location: Myakka State Park
Leader: Peter Trinchero
Leader Phone: 941-493-4150
Leader Email: trinchero@earthlink.net
Event Description: Energetic, Moderate and Leisure rides offered. Bring lunch, non alcoholic beverage, and cookies to share at South Pavillion after the ride. Remember $6 parking fee.