Pedal and Play in Paradise Bicycle Tour 2014

Event Date

Sat, Apr 5, 2014


Punta Gorda, FL

About This Activity

Pedal off from Laishley Park Pavilions on picturesque Charlotte Harbor on one of five exciting rides: 62/30/15-mile, 10-mile Mystery Poker Run, and City Manager's History Tour at 1 p.m. and either tour the beautiful country of southern Charlotte county or the charming quaintness of historic Punta Gorda. The 62/30/15/10-mile will not be a mass start. Come, play, and enjoy: Welcome breakfast (7-9 a.m.) and full lunch (11 a.m.-2 p.m.) provided by Wood Street Grill; FREE beer at noon; Live music during lunch. Fully-stocked rest stops for 62/30/15/10-mile rides; FREE T shirt to all pre-registrations received on or before by March 25. A limited-edition Pedal and Play jersey is available for $60. Sign-in begins at 7 a.m. Special Bonus: All morning riders can participate in the City Manager's History Tour at 1 p.m. for no additional fee. The City Manager's History Tour does not include food or rest stops. 

Only $35 if pre-registered on or before March 25, $40 if pre-registered March 26 through April 2, and $45 on day of event.

New in 2014!

FREE! Prep for your ride with "Yoga for cyclists" at Laishley Park on Friday evening at 6:30 p.m.. This gentle class is sponsored by The Yoga Sanctuary from Punta Gorda. The Yoga Sanctuary requests that you register for this class on their website:, and click on "Workshops". Additionally, The Yoga Sanctuary will provide a pre-ride stretch Saturday morning at 6:40 a.m.   

Advance registration packet pick-up available the day before the ride! Come to the Laishley Park pavilions Friday, April 4th, between noon and 6 p.m., to avoid any lines Saturday morning! This is for pre-registered riders only.

Massage Therapists will be available at the Pavilions following your ride.

Pedal and Play in Paradise is hosted by TEAM Punta Gorda,and the Isles Yacht Club,and benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and TEAM Punta Gordas bicycle-friendly community initiatives. Check out our website where you can also register with additional links to Facebook and our video on You Tube. This will be a must-ride event!.

Event details and schedule

Choose from five exciting bicycle rides:

Metric Century 62-Mile Tour

30-Mile Tour

15-Mile Tour

10-Mile Mystery Poker Run

City Manager's History Tour, 1 p.m. (Fee for this event does not include food or rest stops)

Registration begins at 7 a.m.

Rest stops open from 8 a.m. to noon.

For your safety, the 62, 30, 15 and 10-mile rides will not be a mass start event

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