• Thursday: TREK Appreciation Lake Dora Ride 21.2 Miles
  • icon Friday: Bakery Ride Extension - 102 Miles
  • icon Friday: Bakery Ride - 56 Miles
  • icon Friday: Leg Stretcher - 36 Miles
  • icon Friday: Lake Dora Loop - 25 Miles
  • icon Friday: Tangerine Trimble Ride - 11 Miles
  • icon Saturday: Countryside Century - 103 Miles
  • icon Saturday: Swamp Metric - 68 Miles
  • icon Saturday: Three Bobs Ride - 40 Miles
  • icon Saturday: Thrill Hill - 26 Miles
  • icon Saturday: Lake Gracie Ride - 11 Miles
  • icon Sunday: Battle Of Buckhill Returns - 55 Miles
  • icon Sunday: Sugarloaf Extension - 53 Miles
  • icon Sunday: Assault On Sugarloaf - 39 Miles
  • icon Sunday: Photo Scavenger Hunt - 19 Miles
  • icon Sunday: Tangerine Trimble Ride - 11 Miles
Thursday: TREK & David's World Cycle Appreciation Day Lake Dora Ride RIDE THIS ROUTE WITH DAVID & YVETTE SANBORN & THE DWC TEAM! Route Link Ride Level: Easy  Elevation: 449'  Miles: 21.2   Route Marker TBD There are no rest stops on this route.  Read More
Friday: Bakery Ride Extension  RIDE THIS ROUTE WITH DAVID & YVETTE SANBORN OF DWC! 7:30 am start : This will soon become one of the favorites of MDBF. By taking the famous Bakery route and adding 47 miles to it in another direction will give you a change of scenery and take you on some roads you may have not ever visited before in Mount Dora. You will follow the Bakery Ride markers until mile 52 when the non-century Bakery riders will turn left onto Dora Avenue. Roads will be marked thoroughly and you will follow the same Orange Triangle but it will now have a red X inside, letting you know that you are now going to find another 47 miles ahead of you. There will be six rest stops along the way, and if you choose to stop at the Bakery that is another one; bring some extra cash for their goodies. Be ready to sit a while; the Bakery is famous for being typical European… in no rush. Open and closure times for each Rest Stop will be printed on cue sheets handed out at Check In. This route has several roads with little to no shoulder and is used by large trucks. Use caution and ride single file on these sections for your own safety. Ride Level: Hard   Elevation: 2400’   Miles: 102   Route Marker: Orange Tri This route has 6 rest stops :
   Astatula Fire Station / Mile 11    Open 8:00am - 12:00pm
   Howey Park / Mile 23    Open 9:00am - 11:15am
   Astatula Fire Station / Mile 41    Open 8:00am - 12:00pm
   Effie Drive / Mile 58    Open 9:00am - 12:00pm
   CR 439 & Hwy 42 / Mile 77    Open 11:00am - 2:00pm
   Estes Rd & 44A / Mile 94    Open 11:30am - 3:30pm
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Friday: Bakery Ride

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7:45 am start : You are going to love the new asphalt on Number Two Road in Howey in the Hills. Markings will be Orange Triangles. There will be three rest stops along the way, and if you choose to stop at the Bakery that is another one; bring some extra cash for their goodies. Be ready to sit a while; the Bakery is famous for being typical European… in no rush.

Open and closure times for each Rest Stop will be printed on cue sheets handed out at Check In. This route has several roads with little to no shoulder and is used by large trucks. Use caution and ride single file on these sections for your own safety.

Ride Level: Medium   Elevation: 1393’   Miles: 56   Route Marker: Orange Tri

This route has 3 rest stops:

   Astatula Fire Station / Mile 11   Open 8:00am - 12:00pm
   Howey Park / Mile 23   Open 9:00am - 11:15am
   Astatula Fire Station / Mile 41   Open 8:00am - 12:00pm

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Friday: Leg Stretcher

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8:00 am start : This is a new route for 2016 for our guests who want just a little more than the standard 25-mile Lake Dora Loop. It uses some favorite less-traveled roads through the countryside, yet remains close to town.

Ride Level: Medium   Elevation: 802’   Miles: 36   Route Marker: Tri-Fri-Blue

There are two rest stops (including one at the famous Frame Doctor’s shop!):

   Frame Doctor / Mile 16    Open 8:40am - 10:00am
   Effie Road / Mile 29    Open 9:00am - 12:00pm

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Friday: Lake Dora Loop

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8:15 am start : A terrific warm up for the weekend. This year we will go south out of Mount Dora and re-enter town via beautiful Lakeshore Drive near the end of the route. There are a couple of miles on Sadler Road where there is no shoulder, so please be careful and ride single file. The speed limit for cars is 55mph. You will find a set of RRX at mile 8.8 so use extreme caution; they are on a bad angle and you will need to go into the middle of your lane to cross safely. Once you get past this part of the route, you will find a nice shoulder to tuck into and enjoy the rest of the ride.

After the rest stop you will cross Hwy 19 (wait on the green light please) and into what the locals call the Little Pyrenees for some fun rolling hills.

Ride Level: Easy   Elevation: 600’   Miles: 25   Route Marker: Tri-Fri-Green

There is one rest stop on this route at mile 12, Lake Idamere Park. Turn right into the park for 1000 feet to find the nice, shady Rest Stop – complete with indoor rest rooms!   Open 8:45am - 10:15am

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Friday: Tangerine Trimble Ride

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8:30 am start : This gentle ride has just a few rolling hills and some pretty scenery as you roll through neighborhoods in Tangerine, passing lakes and larger estates.

Ride Level: Easy   Elevation: 397’   Miles: 10.8   Route Marker: Tri-Fri-Pink

There is one rest stop inside Trimble Park. Located near the Rest Room building at the half way point.   Open 9:00am - 10:00am

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Saturday: Countryside Century RIDE THIS ROUTE WITH DAVID & YVETTE SANBORN OF DWC! Route Link 7:30 am start : This is Part 2 of the Back 2 Back Century Challenge. A relatively flat route will help you get finished quickly and back to the Chamber to the Beer Garden and lunch. You will ride through the Ocala National Forest with nice scenery along the way. Some roads have speed limits of 55mph so be cautious. On this route you will go through southern Volusia County, by De Leon Springs and to the banks of the St. Johns River. Ride Level: Hard   Elevation: 2080’   Miles: 103   Route Marker: Tri-Sat-White There are six rest stops on this route::
   Altoona / Mile 17    Open 8:00am - 10:30am
   Astor / Mile 36    Open 9:00am - 11:00am
   Deland / Mile 50    Open 9:45am - 12:15pm
   Lake Kathryn / Mile 68    Open 10:30am - 2:00pm
   Real Life Church / Mile 92    Open 11:15am - 3:30pm

Saturday: Swamp Metric

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7:45 am start : We have been told that this is the route George Hincapie is going to ride with us this route this year. It is an all-time favorite through the Emerelda Marsh. It is a favorite of locals and out of town guests due to the farmlands, hills, lakes and orange groves.

Ride Level: Medium   Elevation: 1768’   Miles: 68   Route Marker: Tri-Sat-Pink

You will find three rest stops on this route::

   Altoona / Mile 17   Open 8:00am - 10:30am
   Emerelda Marsh Conservation Area / Mile 35   Open 9:00am - 11:30am
   Real Life Church / Mile 56   Open 11:15am - 3:30pm

Saturday: Three Bobs Ride

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8:00 am start : This ride is an all-time favorite route from years gone by that was brought back in 2014. It is sure to please based on the scenery and rolling hills. You will go by pastures, lakes and orange groves and even pay Thrill Hill a visit! Don’t worry – you will get to go down the steep side and up the short side. Either way, it will be a thrill.

Ride Level: Medium   Elevation: 1086’   Miles: 40   Route Marker: Tri-Sat-Yellow

There are two rest stops on this route.:

   Altoona / Mile 17   Open 8:00am - 10:30am
   Corner El Dorado & Thrill Hill / Mile 30   Open 9:00am - 11:00am

Saturday: Thrill Hill

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8:15 am start : Yet another all-time favorite route, this ride offers not only nice scenery but a thrilling descent down the famously steep Thrill Hill! Check your gearing carefully because as fast as you go down, you will be hit hard with a steep (short) climb back up.

Ride Level: Medium   Elevation: 753’   Miles: 27   Route Marker: Tri-Sat-Green

There is one rest stop on this route.:

   Corner El Dorado & Thrill Hill / Mile 18   Open 9:00am - 11:00am

Saturday: Lake Gracie Ride

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8:30 am start : You asked for it, we delivered. This is a mostly flat ride that is off the busy roads for newer riders or those who just don’t want a longer ride. You will get fantastic views of Crooked Lake and lovely homes as you do an out & back ride. A few little hills will greet you at mile 4 and again at 6, 9 and 10.

Ride Level: Easy   Elevation: 445’   Miles: 11   Route Marker: Tri-Sat-Blue

There is one rest stop on this route.:

   Eustis High School / Mile 5   Open 8:45am - 10:00am

Sunday: Battle Of Buckhill Returns RIDE THIS ROUTE WITH DAVID & YVETTE SANBORN OF DWC! Route Link 7:30 am start : This all-time favorite was pulled last year due to construction in the Clermont area. Now it’s all ready for you in 2016. On this route you will have many nice roads with wide shoulders, yet some with narrow or none. You will hit Buckhill Road, Scrub Jay, Grassy Lake and the back of Sugarloaf Mountain where our good friend Harry Fenstad will host a Rest Stop for you. Ride Level: Hard   Elevation: 1832’   Miles: 55   Route Marker: Tri-Sun-Blue You will find four rest stops on this route::
   Astatula / Mile 14    Open 8:00am - 12:00pm
   Minneola / Mile 26    Open 9:15am - 11:15am
   Harry’s House / Mile 38   TBD
   Astatula / Mile 43    Open 8:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday: Sugarloaf Extension

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7:45 am start : Why not enjoy more hills while you are out there? This extension will satisfy the yearning for suffering a little bit more. At mile 18, your markers will include a red X with the white circles to pay Buckhill Road a visit – and do some more climbing. Follow these until mile 33, when you will pick back up on the normal Sugarloaf route, back to the Chamber. Be sure to stop at Harry’s for the rest stop to refuel as the next Rest Stop is 24 miles away in Astatula, on your return.

Ride Level: Medium to Hard   Elevation: 1887’   Miles: 53   Route Marker: Orange Tri

There are three rest stops on this route::

   Astatula / Mile 11   Open 8:00am - 12:00pm
   Harry’s House / Mile 17   Open 8:40am - 11:15am
   Astatula / Mile 41   Open 8:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday: Assault On Sugarloaf

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8:00 am start : Yet another all-time favorite, the Assault on Sugarloaf beckons you to make the trek up the west side of Florida’s favorite mountain. Be sure to pay Harry Fenstad a visit as you pass by the Rest Stop on his property before enjoying the delightful descent on the south side of the mountain. Follow the white circles (no more X inside) through Ferndale and back to the Wall, where your climbing skills will once again be tested.

Ride Level: Hard   Elevation: 1113’   Miles: 39   Route Marker: Tri-Sun-White

There are three rest stops on this route::

   Astatula / Mile 11   Open 8:00am - 12:00pm
   Harry’s House / Mile 17   Open 8:40am - 11:15am
   Astatula / Mile 28   Open 8:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday: Photo Scavenger Hunt

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8:15 am start : This fun, social ride was added in 2015 and was the favorite of many who wanted a relaxing and playful ride. Along this 19-mile route, you will be given the opportunity to follow clue sheets of certain photo scenes to find and shoot. Share with your friends on social media or just do your own thing. The route is generally flat and has some nice, quiet roads to take you off the main roads for a bit. Use caution on Sadler Road and Hwy 448E (miles 5-8.5 and 11-13) as you will be sharing the road with vehicles going 45+.

Ride Level: Easy   Elevation: 487’   Miles: 19   Route Marker: Tri-Sun-Green

There is a rest stop at the turnaround point (mile 9.9)   Open 9:00am - 10:30am

Sunday: Tangerine Trimble Ride

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8:30 am start : This gentle ride has just a few rolling hills and some pretty scenery as you roll through neighborhoods in Tangerine, passing lakes and larger estates.

Ride Level: Easy   Elevation: 397’   Miles: 10.8   Route Marker: Tri-Fri-Pink

There is one rest stop inside Trimble Park. Located near the Rest Room building at the half way point.   Open 9:00am - 10:00am