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: Picnic lunch at Gilbert Park of grilled hamburgers/hot dogs and soft drinks, hosted by the ride leaders.