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Old 05-31-12, 08:45 AM   #1
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Ormond Scenic Trail & Loop

A not so well known gem, the Ormond Scenic Trail/Loop is at Ormond Beach, just north of Daytona Beach. I rode this earlier in the month. Beautiful residential areas half the ride and a lengthy park trail covered in canopy for the other half. On this lucky day, my second half of the ride through the park consisted of being completely monsooned upon. At least I got to cool off!

http://www.ormondscenicloopandtrail.com/

Plenty of nice stops along the way.

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Old 05-31-12, 06:18 PM   #2
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Its a nice loop and gets plenty of cycling traffic. One good thing about it is that its about half of it is covered (tree cover) so a bit more pleasant to ride in the hot months. I've ridden it many times (I have family in Ormond). I still think Clermont is the number 1 riding venue in Florida since it provides some hills - with the area around Mt. Dora number 2.

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I was just wondering how much traffic is on the Old Dixie Hwy & North Beach St. part of the route? Looks like it would be lots of fun as long as there wasn't too much traffic. How much traffic on maybe a weekday as compared to the weekend. I used to ride from Fort Matanzas down to just north of the Flagler pier all the time a several years ago. I've never ridden south of there though.
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This is the general route that the Cycle Flagler Ride follows each year. Great ride.
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Its a nice loop and gets plenty of cycling traffic. One good thing about it is that its about half of it is covered (tree cover) so a bit more pleasant to ride in the hot months. I've ridden it many times (I have family in Ormond). I still think Clermont is the number 1 riding venue in Florida since it provides some hills - with the area around Mt. Dora number 2.
+1 on the Clermont area and Mt Dora. Neal have you ever rode out to the Yahala Bakery from Mt Dora?
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Yes, I've ridden the Yahala Bakery route and a few others around Mt. Dora. The Yahala is one of the better ones though. Really nice area.
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I still think Clermont is the number 1 riding venue in Florida since it provides some hills -

Plenty of hills and beautiful, relatively empty, country roads up here in the Tallahassee area as well.
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