Anyone planning on doing this ride? CLEAN AIR RIDE on the Withlacoochee Trail
Where: Inverness Trail Head
270 N Apopka Avenue
Inverness, FL 34450
When: Saturday March 19, 2011 with kickoff 7.00 - 9.00 a.m.
Rain or Shine. No Mass Start. Continental Breakfast for all Entrants
Course: Our trail is the longest paved trail in Florida and listed in National Geographic's Traveler Magazine as one of the top 20 trails in the United States. The World Wildlife Fund says our trail is "one of the coolest places you've never seen".
The ride begins at the Inverness Trail Head this year, with additional SAG stops at Ridge Manor, Istachatta, and Citrus Springs. This paved Withlacoochee State Trail winds through Pasco, Hernando and Citrus Counties in West Central Florida. The Trail Head is 2/10 mile north of the Old Historic Courthouse in downtown Inverness.
Choose from 4 distances on this springtime nature ride:
14 Miles: Heading South from the Trailhead, take our shortest loop and enjoy a scenic ride to Historic Floral City.
28 Miles: Enjoy a fully supported SAG stop at the small town of Nobleton, including a park, music, and restrooms!
This is our most popular distance and the SAG stop is located at Ridge Manor Trailhead (24 miles South) with large food and beverage support.
100 Miles For the more serious rider. Ride the trail from end to end and complete this 50 mile stretch out and back with limited road crossings and plenty of wide open space to spin your wheels
Century Challenge Riders who complete the 100 mile route will receive a commemorative Century Finisher Medallion to wear proudly.