|Cue Sheet |
- On Day One you will be a cyclo tourist in
southeast Florida. You will
transit some quite busy sections through the Keys and Miami Beach on
your way to Jupiter. We cannot stress enough that if you are
comfortable riding in traffic, DO NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS RIDE.
want anyone saying afterwards "Had I known about the traffic
- For the most part on any heavy traffic roads there are good shoulders and/or bike paths available for riding.
Key West start and riding through the Keys provides a unique riding experience.
It’s a beautiful ride. Riding through Miami, sometimes called “The Capital of the
Caribbean”, and Miami Beach, only add to that experience, but the combination
does make for a long day. The first overnight is Jupiter FL, roughly a
On Day 2, from Jupiter
to the Oceanside Inn in Daytona Beach, you will see a lot of water – ocean and
Intracoastal Waterway. Both South Florida and Central Florida Randonneurs
use these roads extensively.
- Most people will arrive in Daytona Beach in
good time to perhaps dip their toes in the ocean on the “World’s Most Famous
Beach”. Many cyclists ride up and down the beach, it’s that hard packed
and flat … no, we don’t actually have beach riding on the cue sheet, but it was
tempting. Who knows, we could change our mind … have to check out the
tides for that day.
3, from Daytona Beach to the Hampton Inn, Lake Wales, takes you inland.
You will actually have some climbing on the hills around Orlando.
Fort Myers Beach
4 takes you back to Fort Myers Beach, the starting point for most riders who
took the ferry over to Key West.