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2013 Escape to the Keys Bicycle Festival
Start: Friday, December 6, 2013 @ 7:30 AM (EST)
Homestead-Miami Speedway Homestead Speedway, 1 Speedway Boulevard, Homestead, FL
Homestead , FL 33032
Homestead , FL 33032
Registration Closing Date
Thursday, December 5, 2013 @ 2:59 AM (EST)
Join us for the 2013 Escape to the Keys Bicycle Festival, sponsored by Everglades Bicycle Club and Mack Cycle. This 2 day, fully supported ride begins at Homestead Speedway and finishes 150 miles later in fun filled Key West!
Friday, Dec 6, 2013
This years ride will begin outside the Homestead Speedway. Overnight parking will be allowed and bathrooms will be available in the morning before the ride start. Ride start 7:30am
Hawks Cay Resort
Friday's ride will end at Hawks Cay. Two types of rooms have been blocked off for our ride and discounts are available using code "BIKE" when reserving. All rooms must pay an additional resort fee. The best bargain is to reserve a 2 bed/2 bath villa which sleeps 6, and share the costs!
Link for Hawks Cay
Copy and paste this link to go directly to the website for reservations. This link will NOT work on mobile devices. https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=26952&Chain=10237&template=MIAHC&shell=fMIAHC&arrive=12/6/2013&depart=12/7/2013&adult=1&child=0&group=Bike
The ride begins at 7:30am, Miami time. Breakfast (world famous Knaus Berry Farms sticky buns) will be served at a rest stop along the way. Lunch will be provided at the ride finish at Hawks Cay. For dinner, riders are on their own. There are 5 restaurants to choose from at Hawks Cay, ranging from a burger/bar dinner to an elegant restaurant. After dinner, (approx 8pm) riders will gather poolside for some music, dancing and general comraderie.
Saturday, we'll embark on the final leg of our journey to Key West. We will gather at the usual place for a 'swearing in' by Sir Peter, self appointed ambassador of Key West, before enjoying a police escorted ride into downtown Key West. Final destination: Dantes Raw Bar, where you can enjoy some yummy food, cold beverages, and music, before heading off to your hotel for the evening. Saturday night will be the annual childrens Holiday Parade through downtown, so bring holiday spirit with you!
Sunday is a day to explore Key West on your own. Ride the bike, walk through town, take a trolley, sightsee, or shop....maybe just sleep in. Transportation home will be at 2pm at Spanish Gardens. Bikes will be taken in a separate vehicle. Riders will be bussed home on a travel bus for an additional fee. Please be sure to reserve your ride home, if needed.
What does registration fee include? Breakfast stop on Friday morning (the world famous Knaus Berry Farms sticky buns). SAG support both days.Lunch/drinks upon arrival at Hawks Cay. Breakfast Saturday morning. Transportation home from Key West is available for a nominal fee. Bikes go in separate vehicles (truck)
Thursday night: Ramada Inn, Homestead $59.95Friday night: Hawks Cay, link aboveSaturday night: Spanish Gardens, or any hotel of your choosing in Key West. Spanish Gardens is the location of luggage drop off and bus pick up on Sunday.
Friday Dec 6, 2013. Hawks Cay Resort. Use code "BIKE' for your discounted room rate.--------------------------------------SATURDAY NIGHT, DEC 7, KEY WEST SPANISH GARDENS 888-898-1051 HOST HOTELBLUE MARLIN 800-523-1698BEST WESTERN-305-294-3763 ----------------------------------ANY ???? E-MAIL ME OR CELL ME @ 305-613-0858- -Rafa