IMPORTANT information and START LOCATION CHANGE FOR THIS SATURDAY’S Florida Polytechnic Time Trial. This will be part of a special edition time trial route of 8.5 miles. The location of this time trial is one of my favorite roads in all of Florida known for its old country bike trail style road feel accompanied by the fresh smell of orange groves and the real Florida vibe.🌎🍊🌞
I am choosing this Saturday for this location due to higher traffic expected to be on University BLVD due to an event at Florida Polytechnic University.
We will be starting the time trial on Old Lake Alfred Road just south (0.25 miles) of the junction of Old Lake Alfred Road and 557A. Not only is Old Lake Alfred road beautiful, but there is almost no traffic here. 👍
New Start Address (0.25 miles south of here):
131 Old Lake Alfred Rd, Lake Alfred, FL 33850
Parallel on Old Lake Alfred road ~0.25 miles south of the junction of Old Lake Alfred Road and 557A
There will be no restrooms located at the TT start. The closest restrooms are:
1. Loves Travel Stop:
1800 FL-559, Polk City, FL 33868
2. I-4 rest area
I-4 Rest Area, Polk City, FL 33868
Link to special edition 8.4 mile TT route:
This route will have rolling hills and a few straightaways and bends making this a challenging and exciting course!
The start time will be 9:00am promptly for the first rider off and we will have a course warm up preview ride starting at 8:00-8:15am. Registration will be open 7:30-8:00am but Pre-Registration is encourage here:
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Look forward to seeing you there!