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The Hibiscus Ride
Century, Metric Century, Other
Sat, Apr 18, 2015
Vero Beach, FL
Cycling-Century - Individual Age group/open
Cycling-Metric Century - Individual Age group/open
Cycling-31 Miles - Individual Age group/open
Cycling-10 Miles - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
The Hibiscus Ride will offer multiple routes all designed to highlight the beautiful scenery of Indian River County, including shore-line and lagoon views and historic neighborhoods.
The Hibiscus Ride will be distinguished by offering both an English Century (100 mile), and Metric Century (100 kilometers or 62 miles). The designated route for The Hibiscus Ride Metric Century is 67 miles making it a Metric Century Plus. A 31 mile route and a 10 mile route will also be presented for riders interested in shorter rides. There will be numerous designated rest stops along the way for riders to refresh with food and water.
The rides begin and end at the annual Hibiscus Festival featuring two full days of art, music and food in Historic Downtown Vero Beach. This is a social event, and not a race. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST AGREE THEY WILL NOT ENGAGE IN ANY FORM OF RACING DURING THIS EVENT.
Main Street Vero Beach (MSVB) is a non-profit organization affiliated with the Florida Main Street program, part of the State Division of Historical Resources and is a member of The National Main Street Center a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The Hibiscus Festival is a yearly celebration for the City of Vero Beach, to increase awareness of the historic downtown sector, raise funds for Main Street Vero Beach that work toward the preservation and growth of the area and encourages community participation from residents, organizations and businesses.
Vero Cycling, Inc. is a member based non-profit organization formed to promote cycling in Indian River County, Florida; to encourage all cyclists of all levels, from beginning to advanced; to advocate for cycling related interests; to promote safe cycling; and to encourage respect among cyclists and non-cyclists.
Event details and schedule
Packet pick up will be at Orchid Island Bikes & Kayak-1175 Commerce Avenue on Friday April 17th from 10:00am-6:00pm. The day of the ride, packets will be available at 6:30am at the start location of the ride. The start time of the event is 7:30am. Riders are encouraged to park in the Indian River County Courthouse parking garage at 2000 16th Avenue. The ride start is three blocks away. Streets will be closed for The Hibiscus Festival setup at 6:00am. Please direct questions to email@example.com.