Saturday, December 15, 2018

This is an early start but well worth an early wake-up. We will meet up at Love’s Travel Stop, 45000 US-27, Davenport, FL at 5:45 am and depart at 6:15 am to arrive at the ryde start as a group. The escorted ryde to Bushnell National Cemetery departs from the Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland promptly at 8:00 am. We should arrive at the starting location around 6:45 am.

Learn more about Wreaths Across America - Bushnell, here.

Please join us to honor our fallen heroes. Post a comment if you plan to attend.

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Saturday, November 17, 2018

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Led by President Carter, join this ryde for a fun time and lunch at Gator Joe's in Ocklawaha, FL on beautiful Lake Weir.

Departure is from the Wawa in Winter Garden located at 13501 W Colonial Dr, Winter Garden, FL 34787.

Meet up at 8:30 am to leave at 9:00 am. Travel time will about 2 hr. 50 min. including a bio break mid way in the ryde. We should arrive at Gator Joe's around noon.

This looks to be a great ryde through back roads to enjoy a good lunch. Oh and we will be having lunch with our Jacksonville Chapter Friends…what better way to spend a Saturday!

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Post a comment below if you plan to go on this ryde.

We will then return to Eustis to get folks back to the Central Florida Area.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

6:30 PM - ACE Cafe has been a great spot for our Meet and Greets. Come join us for another casual evening at ACE Cafe, 100 W Livingston St, Orlando, FL. We're tying into their Thursday Night Bike Night. Shine up your Spyder for fun and dinner in the Cafe. We'll be able to check out bikes from all over Central Florida. All Spyder Ryders and our two wheeled friends from the Orlando and outlying areas are invited to join us at ACE Cafe's bike night.

Post a comment if you plan to attend.

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

Central Florida US Spyder Ryders will meet up at the RaceTrac, 20005 US-441, Mt Dora, FL to ryde to the starting location so we can be grouped together on the ryde starting from Seminole Powersports North, 15821 US-441, Eustis, FL.

Meet up time is 8:00 am and we will depart at 8:30 am. Seminole Powersports North in just a short distance away.

This should be a fun day to meet new ryders and take a ryde that ends at OBs Restaurant and Lounge, 1750 N Woodland Dr, Deland, Fl. SPS will provide a light breakfast and the registration fee includes a patch, T-shirt, full lunch, vendors available and live band. Enter your T-shirt size when donating.

Donation to register: $35 Individual,  $60 with passenger Select: Registration Donation for Seminole Powersports North, Eustis. Register before October 1st and be eligible for a early registration drawing.

Post a comment if you plan to join us to ryde for the Road Warrior Foundation. Hope to see you there.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

6:30 PM - We've had some great times at previous Meet & Greets at ACE Cafe. Come join us for another casual Meet and Greet at ACE Cafe, 100 W Livingston St, Orlando, FL. We're tying into their Thursday Night Bike Night. Shine up your Spyder for fun and dinner in the Cafe. We'll be able to check out bikes from all over Central Florida. All Spyder Ryders and our two wheeled friends from the Orlando and outlying areas are invited to join us at ACE Cafe's bike night.

So we can make reservations and reserve a common parking area, please post a comment below if you plan to join the festivities.

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

The Homes for Our Troops start time is earlier this year. We will be meeting up at the Wawa in Sanford at Rt 46 (4660 W Sr-46) and I-4 at 6:30am with a feet up time of 7:00 sharp.  Our route to the event will take us up US 17 to Palatka where we will top off at the Raceway on US 17 (200 S US Highway 17) before heading in to the Sam Hogg Pavilion. To expedite registration at the event, you are encouraged to PRE-REGISTER HERE: https://seminoleelectric2018.myhfotusa.org/Donate/Tickets.

Download GPX file for our ryde to the event here.

 CLICK ON IMAGE TO PRE-REGISTER

CLICK ON IMAGE TO PRE-REGISTER

Event Details:

It is a day of fun, fellowship, great food and raising money for Homes For Our Troops. This will be the 6th year that the event has contributed to HFOT.

The unescorted ride will start at the Sam Hogg Pavilion, located at Seminole Electric. The approximate address for the pavilion is 274 West River Road, Palatka, FL.  The route is yet to be determined, and details will be added as they are determined.

The ride is scheduled to end at the Texas Roadhouse in Gainesville, where lunch will be provided by the restaurant, and will be served at 12:30 p.m. The address of the Texas Roadhouse in Gainesville is 3830 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL.

Registration will begin promptly at 8:45 a.m. Registration will NOT begin until 8:45! First bike out will be 9:00 a.m. with the last bike out at 9:30 a.m. and last bike in by 12:30 p.m.

Since we will be starting an hour earlier than our normal time, beginning at 8:30 a.m, a light breakfast of pastries/doughnuts and coffee/juice will be provided.

At registration, you will receive a Ride Package which will include a map route and detailed instructions of the run. There will be prizes for best ($200) and worst ($100) roll of the dice, and drawings for door prizes. Additional dice roll sheets, 50/50 tickets, and door prize tickets will be available for sale.

The cost is $25.00 per rider which includes: an event t-shirt, one raffle ticket for door prizes, goodie bag, dice roll sheet with instructions, and a meal bracelet for the end of the ride. 

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Wear your pink and join the fun. US Spyder Ryders - Central Florida will meet up at the Love’s Station, 45000 US-27, Davenport, FL at 8:15 am and depart at 8:30 am to ryde to Sky Powersports, 1638 Kathleen Rd, Lakeland, FL where the fun begins. The ryde to the event will take about 50 minutes over some back road to get to Sky Powersports.

The event is coordinated by US Spyder Ryder, Lori Phillips and sponsored by Sky Powersports of Lakeland.

  • Coffee and donuts at 9:30 am

  • Road Warrior Presentation at 10:00 am

  • Curvy road ryde at 10:30 am

  • Lunch served at 12:00 pm

Plus other activities including a bike wash, mini make-overs, massages, raffles, a DJ and more.

Donations for this event go to the Road Warrior Foundation. You can donate here and bring your donation receipt to be included in a special drawing: Lori's fundraiser for Road Warrior Foundation

GPS file for the ryde to the event: Love's Travel Stop, Rte 27, Davenport - Sky Powersports, Lakeland.gpx

Post a comment if you plan to join this ryde

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

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Meet up 9:00 am at Wildwood Pilot Travel Center, 493 East, FL-44, Wildwood, FL 34785 (the one West of I-75).

Wheels up 9:15 am. Our route will be through Crystal River, Otter Creek, and Bronson to the Woodyard Grill, 102 Northwest 1st Street, Newberry, FL. Our return trip is via 41 to Inverness and 44 back to Wildwood.

Hopefully, we will meet up with some FLOcala Chapter ryders to enjoy this ryde together.

Please post a comment if you plan to join this ryde.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

6:30 PM - Come join us for a casual Meet and Greet at Rock & Brews Restaurant, 7131 Red Bug Lake Rd, Oviedo, FL 32765. Rock & Brews restaurant has amazing American cuisine, as well as its engaging, family-friendly, neighborhood appeal. Great American food and great Spyder conversations with good friends. Exclusive "Motorcycle" parking.

Click image to learn more about Rock & Brews. Post a comment if you plan to join us.

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