4/26/17 Important Update: Start/finish is moved to Wooten Park, 100 East Ruby Street, Tavares. This is to avoid the Blueberry Festival happening this weekend in Mt Dora.
SCFW club ride in the Clermont Hills near Mt Dora, featuring a 20 mile C ride, and either 51 or 41 mile B ride. Ride Leaders are Jim O’Leary, Dave Joy, and Brett Tower.
20 mile C ride – A relaxed ride on mainly flat roads around Lakes Dora, Beauclair & Carlton.
Rest/refuel at Wild Bear Coffee in Tavares, mile 13.5.
51 or 41 mile B ride –
51-miler climbs Sugarloaf Mountain and Buckhill Roads; this is a very challenging course.
41-miler is a more direct route with two climbs between miles 13.6 and 16.3; rest of course is fairly flat.
Depending on participants, ride leaders will decide on the appropriate route.
Rest/refuel at Yalaha Bakery in Yalaha, FL (see route maps). Bring along plenty of food/hydration; if not prepared you risk “the bonk”.
Post-ride refreshment: Lunch at a nearby Tavares restaurant (Ruby St Grill, Puddle Jumpers, or O’Keefe’s Irish Pub). Appetizers provided by club; full meal & drinks are personal responsibility.