By Eddy Stevens-Torrealba | March 31st, 2011 | 3 Comments
1. Biscayne/Everglades Greenway Bike Festival, April 2 and 3
The third annual Biscayne/Everglades Bike Festival returns to Homestead with a 62 mile ride on Sunday, April 3rd. The event is free and for mountain bikes/fat tires only. (See update in comments.)
2. Rosewood Series, April 3
The 2nd race in Series I, of the Rosewood Series will be held on April 3rd at Brian Piccolo Park. These races are part of the USA Cycling ranking system and require a USAC license and entry fees. If you’re into racing, this event is not to be missed.
3. Florida Velodrome Association Track Racing Series, April 7
The recently formed Florida Velodrome Association is holding weekly track races at the Brian Piccolo Velodrome every Thursday night (weather permitting.) The FVA was formed to develop the sport of track cycling through a racing program for athletes of all capabilities. USAC license and entry fees required.
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By Eddy Stevens-Torrealba | March 1st, 2011 | No Comments
Eddy Stevens-Torrealba runs miamibikereport.com. We threatened to pop his tires if he didn’t include the Miami Bike Hunt on this list.
1. Loose Cannons On The Run, March 3
Kick-off Florida Bicycle Month with Miami’s longest-running monthly bike race. This time the race leaves from Green Street Café in Coconut Grove. There will be a photo shoot prior to the race. So dress to impress. Aside from the usual prizes, the first female racer gets a bunch of drink tickets and even the DFL (Dead F*cking Last) gets treated to a free drink.
2. Miami Bike Hunt, March 5
Join Beached Miami and Emerge Miami for the inaugural Miami Bike Hunt. Cyclists will fan out throughout Miami Beach in teams (2 – 4 members) wracking up points by completing challenges. At the end of the ride, the teams with the most points will earn prizes. Prizes will be awarded that night at ANR’s CD release party at Eve downtown.
3. Southeast Florida Tour de Cure, March 6
The Tour de Cure is an event held in 43 states around the country organized by the American Diabetes Association. This event raises funds for the work of the ADA in the prevention and treatment of diabetes. A very modest fundraising minimum of $150, the flexibility to ride anywhere between 10 to 100 miles, and knowing that every dollar and every mile helps millions of Americans suffering from this disease makes this a perfect ride to accomplish a physical challenge and a good deed.
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By Eddy Stevens-Torrealba | February 1st, 2011 | 3 Comments
1. Loose Cannons On The Run, February 3
This month the Loose Cannons race is leaving from Revolution Cycles in the Grove. It will be a six-mile race and even the last racer to finish will get a prize: a drink ticket. All racers will be entered in a raffle for tickets to the Flogging Molly concert at The Fillmore.
2. Six-Two Sundays, February 6
Join the Miami Bike Scene/MIA Fixed on their weekly training ride for the MS150 Bicycle Charity Ride. The ride goes through South Miami, Pinecrest, Cutler Bay, Black Point Marina, and Homestead. It’s a 62-mile ride including a brief stop at Robert Is Here, the popular fruit stand. The average pace is 15 mph. Anyone on any bicycle able to sustain that speed is encouraged to participate. Please make a donation to the team while you’re at it. It’s all for a good cause!
3. Rosewood Winter Series, February 6
The Rosewood Winter Series continues at the Brian Piccolo in Cooper City.
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