REGULAR SATURDAY MORNING EBC LEADER-LED RIDES:
Group 4: 20-22+ MPH
Ride for the most advanced riders who perform at challenging speeds and longer distances. Approximately 55.5 miles. Note: This group may or may not have a ride leader.
Group 3: 18-20 MPH LEADER-LED
Ride for Advanced riders who are ready to take their riding to the next level and want to enjoy and challenging and safe environment with leader support and ongoing coaching. Approximately 45.3 miles.
Group 2: 16-18+ MPH LEADER-LED
Ride for Experienced riders who are ready to take the next step to learning more advanced cycling skills like drafting, pace line etiquette at higher speeds and with more mileage. Approximately 41.3 miles.
Group 1: 14-16 MPH LEADER-LED
Ride (GREAT ride for newer cyclists). Rider rules for safety, etiquette for riding in teams is reinforced and trained on this ride.
Approximately 20 miles.
Groups 1, 2 and 3 are led by 2 ride leaders minimum, one ride leader in the front leading the group and one in the back sweeping. Our ride leaders are volunteer EBC members who have been certified to lead the EBC rides. Click here to know more about our awesome EBC ride leaders and remember, they are all volunteers who have given their time to help us.
MEETING TIME AND LOCATION INFO
Every Saturday, time depends up the season so we can avoid South Florida heat. (Check our cancellation policy for details).
Please arrive at least 10 minutes early to pump your tires, get your bike off your rack, put shoes on and sign the waiver. This will allow us to complete the safety tutorial and on time.
- Early Spring, fall and winter: 7:30 AM.
- Late Spring and summer: 7:00 AM effective May 14, 2016 in 2016
Beginning July 30, 2016, until further notice, all EBC Saturday rides will begin and end at Ponce de Leon Middle School 5801 Augusto Street, Miami, FL 33146.
(If for unforeseen reasons ride start location changes, new start location will be noted in the event calendar and on EBC Facebook
is available on Augusto Street and parallel parking on the street in
front of the school adjacent to US 1. Please arrive by 6:50 so you can
gather (on the sidewalk as parking is on active streets) with your
respective group level for the weekly safety and skill tutorial and
Make sure you are on the correct ride as other teams leave around that time. The rides are EBC sanctioned rides and Ride Releases are required to join the Leader-Led Rides.
ROUTE MAPS as of 7/14/2016
Map of regular Saturday rides
A-Deering (14-16 MPH) July 14 2016.pdf
A-Cauley (16-18 MPH) July 14 2016.pdf
A-Cauley (18-20 MPH) July 13 2016.pdf
A-Cauley (20-22 MPH) July 13 2016.pdf
(20 Mile loop) Ride out of Ponce Middle School
. Ride heads South to Deering Estate for a quick stretch, water replenishment and bio break then return to the starting point.
(41.3 mile loop) Ride out of Ride out of Ponce Middle School
: Check Facebook
to see which options will be available. Rides return to city hall and head to either
- South to Deering Estate for a quick stretch, water replenishment and bio break then continues further to Cauley Square
- Out to Key Biscayne and Miami Beach
Group 3: (45.3 mile loop) Ride out of Ponce Middle School: Rides are either South to Cauley Square or to Key Biscayne and Miami Beach (both options may be available on a Saturday) before returning to the school. Check Facebook to see which options will be available.
(55-60 mile loop) Ride out of Ponce Middle School
: Rides are either South to Cauley Square or to Key Biscayne and Miami Beach (both options may be available on a Saturday) before returning to the school. This ride itches for more distance and may extend to longer routes at times. Check Facebook
to see which options will be available.
Want to be a Ride Leader? That's great!
Email us at email@example.com and we'll get you in the next training class for certification. Assignments to fit your schedule! No more than two rides a month. We need new ride leaders for all groups. Come join us!
REMINDER OF RIDE CANCELLATION POLICY:
If there is inclement weather, a marathon or event scheduled at our ride start, or any doubt if any of our rides are taking place, please go to the "Everglades Bicycle Club" Facebook Page
for last minute announcements. We will post any updates there ONLY IF THERE ARE CHANGES to our routine. Otherwise, assume we are on schedule and at the regular ride start location.