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Gravel - Bear Island, Big Cypress ride

Saturday Caloosa Gravel Riders Bear Island gravel ride

This coming Saturday (9/16), join us for the fun and adventure of riding at Bear Island! 
Bear Island is in the Big Cypress National Preserve.

⏲ We'll meet in the parking lot at 7:30 and roll out at 8 am. 
Parking lot here:
https://maps.app.goo.gl/3KPTqZp93DuGGdcu9?g_st=i



There are 2 bike route options: 
20 & 32 miles (roughly).
20 mile route*: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/44459295 
32 mile route*: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/41765417
*we'll modify these routes to avoid flooded areas.

Bring your fatter tire bike, gear, plenty of water  & snacks.
This is a nature preserve with limited resources. Plan to bring with you all the water and nutrition you'll need.

We'll ride at a comfortable gravel pace and stay together as a group.
New to gravel riding? No problem! Bring your bike and we'll show you the ropes.
Warning: we may see wildlife and we may get dirty!

Gravel speed: 13-16 mph. No pace lines or close following
Distance: 20-32 miles (Route map links above)
No Drop Ride
Ride Leader: Terry McLaughlin 239.246.9277

When:
Saturday, September 16, 2023, 8:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Where:
Bear Island, Big Cypress National Preserve
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Bear Island Big Cypress national preserve/@26.2181181,-81.3444056,
10800 FL-29
Immokalee, FL  34142

Additional Info:
Category:
CRBC Gravel Ride
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only