Island Cycling is an information hub for group bicycle rides on and near Amelia
Island. Follow the navigation tabs above to learn about the Area Rides and when they occur in the Forum.
welcomes any and all interested in
riding their bicycle with a group outdoors on roads and paved trails.
Ride with us, improve your cycling skills and
learn more about cycling and other group recreation, dining and entertainment
Summer Watermelon Ride September 2015 – Registration now open
North Florida Bicycle Club invites you to the 26th annual Endless Summer
Watermelon Ride on Sunday, September 13, 2015 on Amelia Island, Florida.
Join cyclists of all speeds along the ocean on scenic Amelia Island through
historic, tree lined Fernandina Beach and south to the beautiful Talbot Island
State Parks and the St. John’s River. This supported ride includes snacks, rest
stops, post ride lunch, mechanical support, motorcycle escorts, and roving
support teams. Routes are available at 21, 32, 55, 75 and 100
miles. Come for the ride and stay for the weekend and the ice-cold watermelon!
on-line registration is $40 for Club members and $55 for non-members + 7% sales
tax (with complimentary T-shirt included ends on September 1st. Note that
non-member registration is also subject to a $3.00 Technology Convenience Fee
paid to our website host. Last day for
on-line registration (no T-shirt included) is September 9th.
registration at Atlantic Recreation Center on Saturday, September 12th from
12:30 – 4:00 PM and on the day of the ride, Sunday, September 13th, beginning
at 6:30 AM for $65 + 7% sales tax. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.
2015 ESWR ride jerseys just $55!
Specials! Amelia island has great lodging options, go to the registration
page for packages.
to www.nfbc.us to Register.
NFBC wants you to join, and is distributing these new cards that explains the
benefits of being a member. Go to www.nfbc.us
for more information.
Thursday afternoon, under a cloudy sky with light rain, Mr. Tim Bustos, the Executive Director of the Florida Bicycle Association formally presented the League of American Bicyclists' Bronze-level Award to the City of Fernandina Beach. Mayor Sarah Pelican accepted the award on behalf of the City, and then bicyclists in attendance departed on a 12 mile community bicycle ride.
This award recognizes the City of Fernandina Beach as a "Bicycle Friendly Community". Placards depicting the recognition will be placed at key locations around town. You can read more about the award and the League of American Bicyclists at www.bikeleague.org
, and read more about the Florida Bicycle Association at www.floridabicycle.org
Below, Sallie McDonald and Len Kreger, key members of the Team that prepared the Bicycle Friendly application, pose with a Bicycle Friendly placard at Main Beach. Other Team members were Kelly Gibson, John Mandrake and David Bishop.