FloridaVelo EMAIL Update – October 7 2013



TEAM EVENT, Brooksville Cycling Classic, Oct 19 & 20

Please sign up to volunteer https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ag5tKEtMYQBndDMzSWx5ZlNqTEV4WEY4WDB2dEdhNXc&usp=sharing#gid=0

This will be the 4th edition of our great community and team event that keeps on growing – thanks to Laura, Karen, and group for making it possible!

Event’s Flyer, Registration, and other Details:  http://floridacycling.com/index.php/home/archive/all-news/item/163-brooksville13

Event’s Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/BrooksvilleCyclingClassic

Hotel:  Use BCC code for $89 at the Hampton Inn, 30301 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, (352) 796-1000, http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/florida/hampton-inn-brooksville-dade-city-DACFLHX/index.html


A few members will be having fun playing in the mud, and you will be surprised with the talent and pedigree some of our current and new members have in this discipline.  Check out the calendar and other details at http://myfbra.org/la/cyclocross/


Race – Oct 19-20, Brooksville Cycling Classic
Race – Oct 13, Florida State Time Trial Championships in Jacksonville
Race – Oct 26-27, Florida State Road Championships in Clermont

Tour – Nov 10-11, Miami GranFondo
Tour – Nov 17, Horrible Hundred in Clermont

International – Oct 5-12, Vuelta a Mallorca, Spain
International – Oct 24-27, Panamerican Masters Champinships, Jalisco Mexico


Let us know if you would like to join a group to Paintings for a Cause on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at the Belleair Country Club. We will honor the many children battling cancer in our community while showcasing the work of talented artists from the Tampa Bay area. http://fastercure.org/special-events/paintings-for-a-cause/


We are at 67% of our $25,000 goal for this year. Thank you for appreciating our gifts and making a difference!

Visting Orphans, http://www.visitingorphans.org. We support a fantastic young lady visiting a children’s orphanage in Chenzehou, China – we are proud of Elyssa.

Pediatric Cancer Foundation, http://www.fastercure.org/. Thanks to those who donated their prize money for a 5 to 1 match, and to those who donated personally for a 1 to 1 match.

Bikes for Kids. We have placed the order for 200 bikes to be delivered in December. Stay tuned for details on the assembly party and delivery outings in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs and the YMCA.

Wounded Warrior, http://www.woundedwarrior.org. Our support will be on behalf of one of our member’s daughter injured in Afghanistan.


We are very fortunate to have on board our own professional Coaches, Mentors, Personal Trainers, Nutritionist, Physicians, and other supporting staff/consultants. All members are encouraged to learn how to benefit from these relationships and their lengthy and valuable experiences. Please make sure you are riding and training with a purpose. All you have to do is ask for an assessment and have a road map developed just for you!


Online: Make sure that you “like” the team’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/FloridaVelo/159251020767931, and to visit the team’s website and calendar regularly http://www.floridavelo.com/

Group Email: You have been added to the team’s email group list – floridavelo@googlegroups.com. You can send email messages to the entire membership if you dare to handle the interesting replies :)

Text Messages: If you would like to receive the not-so-regular mood enhancing text messages, make sure we have your mobile number

Direct Call: Please call immediately if you have any questions or suggestions


Please make it YOUR team by leading us into action or providing specific suggestions.


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