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Next up: The Seminole Cyclefest this Sunday!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 by  
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October
29
2014

Apart from being forced to miss the Six Gap Century ride (work-related), this year’s “Century Season” has been absolutely fantastic thus far! I’ve done a total of six 100+ mile rides over the past few months, and have been fortunate to enjoy excellent weather and very strong, safe groups.

Image credit: Seminole Cyclefest.

Image credit: Seminole Cyclefest.

Next up on the century calendar is this Sunday’s ride, the Seminole Cyclefest. This ride is not a “real” century (at least in the sense that we use the term here in the states), it’s a “metric” century (100 kilometers, or 62 miles). I’m including this event as part of my century season rides as a nod to our metric-speaking brothers and sisters of the wheel. 🙂

This will be the first year I’ve done the Seminole Cyclefest ride, and I’m VERY excited about it. Why? Mainly because the entire ride is done with a rolling enclosure provided by the Seminole County Sheriff Motor Unit. No stop signs, no traffic lights, no worries about motorist or pedestrian traffic… just a very fast, but safe, police-escorted ride with some good friends. There are two mandatory SAG stops, but I can live with that. Between the short 62 mile course, the police escort and the two mandatory rest stops, I’m expecting (and hoping for) a… brisk pace. 😉

seminole cyclefest

The weather forecast for Sunday looks to yet another stunning Central Florida fall day: a low temperature of 48°F, a high of 70°F, clear sunny skies and a zero percent chance of rain. Can’t beat that!

Wheels rolling Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 8:30 AM sharp (don’t forget the time change!) Go get registered today, and I’ll see you hamerheads on Sunday!

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