September 03 - Weedon Island to St. Petersburg
September 10 - Tour de Forest Hills
Come explore the winding streets and picturesque lakes of north Tampa and Forest Hills. The ride begins and ends at Gino's Italian Restaurant, with restroom stops available at the start and along the route. Our route will circle through neighborhoods that surround the Babe Zaharis Golf Course, turn north and continue beyond the Tampa city limits, and then return through Forest Hills and "old" Carrollwood. Breakfast after the ride.
September 17 - Seminole Heights to MacDill AFB
September 24 - The Hills of Temple Terrace
**Note Starting Time Change for this ride and all future rides**
October 01 - Safety Harbor to the Clearwater Ream Wilson/East-West Trail
- Meeting Time: 8:00 AM, riders leave promptly at 8:15
- Meeting Location: Shelter #5, Philippe Park, 2525 Philippe Park, Safety Harbor 33625
- Distance 24 miles
- Speed: 12-14 mph
- Rider Leader: Les (813) 598-4944 (call or text)
***October 08 - We have two rides for you to choose from this week - one Long and energetic, one Short and ambling***
Long Ride - Pinellas Trail to Tarpon Springs and Fred Howard Beach
Short Ride: Navigating Seminole Heights by Bike/Sunday Morning Market
- Ride Leader: Margaret (813) 254-8882
Come join us as we make a circuit around and through different sections of Seminole Heights, one of Tampa's friendliest neighborhoods. Discover historic houses, lovely yards and pocket parks sprinkled along the Hillsborough River, as we avoid busy streets by taking less traveled connector roads. We'll return in time to enjoy the food, fun and other offerings at the Sunday Morning Market, located on the front lawn of Hillsborough High School, across the street from our starting spot. Secure, complimentary bicycle parking is provided at the Market by volunteers from the Seminole Heights Bicycle Club. This is a great ride for novice riders or for those wanting to tour a lovely, old neighborhood at a slow and leisurely pace.
**New Ride*New Leader*New Sights*New Restaurant**
October 15 - South St. Petersburg Parks Tour
- Ride Leader: Earl of St. Pete, 727-455-7854 (calls only, no texts)
We'll tour waterfront homes, the airport, dog park and seaplane basin as we ride a circuitous route around and then up the middle of Davis Islands. We'll end up at a coffee shop where we can enjoy food and conversation. This is a good ride for new riders because the pace is relaxed, the roads are quiet and traffic is minimal. For those who want to add 10 miles to the ride, there will be a group riding down from Seminole Heights to the start. Call or text Les (813) 598-4944 if you want to join them.
October 29 - Suncoast Parkway to Starkey Park