Highlands Bike Fest, Designed by cyclists for cyclists! Enjoy one, two or preferably three days of cycling in the gently rolling hills of Highlands County, excellent buffet lunch meals by Chef Mac, an Ice Cream Social, Door Prizes, etc. Cyclists will especially appreciate our lightly traveled back roads, typically friendly motorists, citrus groves, cattle ranches, and small towns typical of rural Central Florida.
EVENT REGISTRATION INCLUDES:
3 Days of Rides - on a diversity of routes
Friday December 5th - Rides of 53 mi, 36 mi, 20 or 10 mile rides
Saturday December 6th (Wear you Club Jersey Day) - 100 mi Highlands County Century ride, 62 mi, 38 mi, 20 or 10 mile rides
Sunday December 7th - 63 mi, 31 mi, 20 or 10 mile rides
Fully supported routes with cue sheets & maps, on-road route marks, excellent rest stops, bicycle mechanic, and dispatched SAG service vehicles. Daily rides ranging from 10 to 62 miles plus our Highlands County Century (100 miles) on Saturday. A massage therapist will be available after the rides for a nominal fee.
Meals - Registrants will enjoy a daily continental breakfast and a deluxe buffet lunch that includes salad, carving, buffet, and desert stations. For example main entrees on Saturday 2013 included: Carved Turkey Breast with Cranberry Sauce, Yankee Pot Roast with Pan Drippings, and Baked Grouper with a lemon Caper Butter Sauce.
Other things to do - include: The pub, socializing, swimming, games, golfing, shopping at Legacy Bicycle Shop (next door), or visit Henscratch Vineyard & Winery or Hammock State Park.
Event Co-Hosts - Highlands Pedalers bicycle club & the historic Kenilworth Lodge where all rides, registration & packet pick up originate.
Early Registration Deadline - November 25th. Event t-shirts will be guaranteed for riders registering by this deadline. No refunds after this deadline.
On-line Registration & Maps - Highlands Bike Fest
Late & On-site Registration - Thu 12-4 5:00-8:00 pm, Fri 12-5 7:00-8:00 am, Sat 12-6 6:30-7:30 am, Sun 12-7 7:00-7:30 am
Lodging - Kenilworth Lodge (host hotel) 800-423-5939
Early registration is highly recommended as lodgings may sell out.
Bike Rental - Velosante Cycling Services
Sponsors - Legacy Bicycles, RoadID, Bike SAG, Bike Shop, Natalie's
Click below for Registration Form
2014 Highlands Bike Fest