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Sat, Aug 19, 2017

Event: Janet's Patriot's Park Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Patriot's Park near Intersection of Business 41 and Bypass 41, North Venice
Leader: Janet Augustine
Leader Phone: 941-374-1002
Leader Email: jacycle@juno.com
Event Description: Ride to gun range in East Venice and that area. 30 miles at 14 to 16. Other leaders as needed, depending on volunteers.
   
   
Sun, Aug 20, 2017

Event: Rotonda & Gulf Cove
Start Time: 8:30 am
Start Location: Englewood Shopping Center, Indiana Ave (SR 776), btw Cowles St & Palm Grove Ave
Leader: Sally Entlich
Leader Phone: 941-460-9645
Leader Email: salnrichnfl@yahoo.com
Event Description: 30 miles @ 14 - 16 mph. South to Rotonda, over to Gulf Cove, and return. Other Speeds if leaders available. Cue sheets will be provided. See attached for route. Restaurant options: Maria's, Abbe's Donuts, Zeke's on Dearborn...
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Sat, Aug 26, 2017

Event: Garys Shamrock Park Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Shamrock Park Restroom Facility, off Shamrock Rd in South Venice
Leader: Gary Bryant
Leader Phone: 941-223-5226
Leader Email: beachbikergary@gmail.com
Event Description: 30 miles at 14 to 16 mph; other leaders as needed. We will ride areas in East Venice
   
   
Sun, Aug 27, 2017

Event: Kris's August Boca Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Pioneer Trail head off Rt 771 near intersection of 776 and 771, behind Publix, south of Englewood
Leader: Kris Burse
Leader Phone: 734-776-6785
Leader Email: kr63is@hotmail.com
Event Description: Ride to and tour Boca Grand. Bring $3.00 toll. 30 miles at 17-18; other leaders who volunteer.
   
   
Sat, Sep 02, 2017

Event: Tom"s September Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Lashley Park Punta Gorda
Leader: Tom Fixmer
Leader Phone: 941-204-9370
Leader Email: tjfix1@hotmail.com
Event Description: We will go west towards the airport and on to Washington Loop road. The ride is 36 miles and if I'm able we'll go at 15 mph. I may need help! (Last time there was a really strong westerly wind and we couldn't even hold 13!
   
   
Sun, Sep 03, 2017

Event: TBA
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Patriot's Park in Venice
Leader: Joseph Calderaro
Leader Phone: 941-441-5617
Leader Email: joecal30@gmail.com
Event Description: TBA
   
   
Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Event: Imagine School Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Imagine School parking lot located at 2757 Sycamore St near the intersection of Toledo Blade and Panacea Blvds. in North Port
Leader: Robert Karapontso
Leader Phone: 941-876-4540
Leader Email: rk1051@comcast.net
Event Description: *Distance: 27 MILES *Speed(s)_14-16 MPH. OTHER SPEEDS AND DISTANCES IF LEADERS ARE PRESENT. LUNCH OPTIONS: MICHAELANGELO'S OR BUFFALO WINGS AND RINGS ARE NEARBY
   
   
Sun, Sep 10, 2017

Event: Grandparents Day Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Rotonda Community Park - Parade Circle at Rotonda Blvd. East
Leader: Walter Taylor
Leader Phone: 941-697-7159
Leader Email: suncoastcyclist@comcast.net
Event Description: Ride length: 25 - 30 miles Speed: 14 - 16 MPH Ride will include parts of Rotonda West, Rotonda Lakes and Rotonda Heights
   
   
Sat, Sep 16, 2017

Event: Gen's September Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: DALLAS WHTE PARK
Leader: Genevieve Christophersen
Leader Phone: 941-426-2240
Leader Email: genchris0926@gmail.com
Event Description: Will do 25 miles at 14-15, other ride leaders encouraged, will eat at Alveros
   
   
Sun, Sep 17, 2017

Event: Mustang Sally's September Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Englewood Shopping Center, Indiana Ave (SR 776), btw Cowles St & Palm Grove Ave
Leader: Sally Entlich
Leader Phone: 941-460-9645
Leader Email: salnrichnfl@yahoo.com
Event Description: 30 miles @ 14-16 mph. Slower and faster rides if leaders volunteer. Restaurant options: Maria's, Abee's Donuts, Zeke's on Dearborn street.
   
   
Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Event: Kris's September Boca Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Pioneer Trail head off Rt 771 near intersection of 776 and 771, behind Publix, south of Englewood
Leader: Kris Burse
Leader Phone: 734-776-6785
Leader Email: kr63is@hotmail.com
Event Description: Ride to and tour Boca Grand. Bring $3.00 toll. 30 miles at 17-18; other leaders who volunteer.
   
   
Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Event: Sandy and Frank's September Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Publix at Sumter and Price
Leader: Sandy Lentz
Leader Phone: 941-426-1949
Leader Email: sandyrara@yahoo.com
Event Description: Lentz's -- doughnut ride out of Publix at Sumter & Price Speeds - 14-15 forSandy 15-17 for Frank -- distance depends on the heat - no more than 30.
   
   
Sat, Sep 30, 2017

Event: John Galvin's September 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.
   
   
Sun, Oct 01, 2017

Event: Don's October Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Captain Eddie's Restaurant Colonia and 41 in Venice
Leader: Donald Kennedy
Leader Phone: 941-483-4807
Leader Email: donken60@gmail.com
Event Description: 25-30m ride up Casey Key and return via different route. 14-15 mph . Other rides if leaders available
   
   
Sat, Oct 07, 2017

Event: TBA
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: TBA
Leader: Richard Huttner
Leader Phone: 941-320 0922
Leader Email: richiehuttner@gmail.com
Event Description: TBA
   
   
Sun, Oct 08, 2017

Event: Kris's October Boca Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Pioneer Trail head off Rt 771 near intersection of 776 and 771, behind Publix, south of Englewood
Leader: Kris Burse
Leader Phone: 734-776-6785
Leader Email: kr63is@hotmail.com
Event Description: Ride to and tour Boca Grand. Bring $3.00 toll. 30 miles at 17-18; other leaders who volunteer.
   
   
Sat, Oct 14, 2017

Event: Imagine School Ride
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Imagine School parking lot located at 2757 Sycamore St near the intersection of Toledo Blade and Panacea Blvds. in North Port
Leader: Robert Karapontso
Leader Phone: 941-876-4540
Leader Email: rk1051@comcast.net
Event Description: *Distance: 27 MILES *Speed(s)_14-15 MPH OTHER SPEEDS AND DISTANCES IF LEADERS ARE PRESENT. LUNCH OPTIONS: MICHAELANGELO'S OR BUFFALO WINGS AND RINGS ARE NEARBY
   
   
Sun, Oct 15, 2017

Event: Bob's Ride the key
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: Middle Beach (Blind Pass Park) Manasota Key
Leader: Bob Carroll
Leader Phone: 941-475-8191
Leader Email: bobcarroll1@comcast.net
Event Description: 30 miles We will accommodate leisure to fast based on who shows. Will go north; eating options to be determined by riders.
   
   
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.
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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: TBA
Start Time: 8:30
Start Location: TBA
Leader: Julie Pieretti
Leader Phone: 941-451-0129
Leader Email: juliepieretti@gmail.com
Event Description: TBA
   
   
Sat, Nov 04, 2017

Event: TBA
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
   
   
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
   
   
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. .
   
   
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, slower on the bridges. Other speeds if there are leaders. Lunch/brunch 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: January Myaka 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 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: February Myaka 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
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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: April Myaka 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.