Group Ride- Scenic Loop Around Old Tampa Bay (43 miles @ 12-16 mph)

Location: Upper Tampa Bay Trail, Tampa, FL
Brought to you by: Paul Schlimme


Sun, Sep 15 2019
8:30 AM


Upper Tampa Bay Trail


Group Ride- Scenic Loop Around Old Tampa Bay (43 miles @ 12-16 mph)

Event Description

Details The starting point to this ride has changed from the first Dorie Loop ride that was done on July 28th. We'll meet in the Ballyhoo parking lot (but please do not park there). This scenic route starts and ends at the Ballyhoo Grill which is located at the intersection of Ehrlich Rd and Gunn Highway. We'll bike south on the Upper Tampa Bay trail, wind our way through Town n' Country to the Courtney Campbell Causeway. We then will head towards Safety Harbor and then travel around the northern part of Old Tampa Bay and eventually back to the Upper Tampa Bay Trail. The general route will be: Upper Tampa Bay Trail Old Memorial Highway to Town N Country Greenway Trail George Road to Skyway Park Skyway Park Trail to Courtney Campbell Causeway Courtney Campbell Causeway Trail to Bayshore Blvd. Safety Harbor City Marina Philippe Park Parks of Oldsmar Tampa Road to Westchase Upper Tampa Bay Trail Link to RWGPS Map: Enjoy food and refreshments at Ballyhoo's at the end of the ride! Restrooms and water located at Ben T Davis Beach, Philippe Park, Racetrack, Upper Tampa Bay Trail and Skyway Park. The ride will be paced between 12-16 mph. Breakaways available for faster riders, but nobody will be left behind. Please arrive 15 minutes before the ride begins, as we will start promptly at 8:30 am. TERMS OF PARTICIPATION By registering and participating in this meetup, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to the following statement: I understand that bicycling and other activities herein involve certain dangers and risks which I am prepared to fully assume for myself and all children accompanying me. I will abide by all traffic laws and regulations and agree to bicycle in a safe and prudent manner. In addition, I agree to waive all claims which I, or any member of my family, or my heirs, executors or assigns, may have against this meetup or its agents for damages or injury sustained as the result of participating in the physical activity. What to bring: Helmet (required) Spare tube Bike lock Plenty of liquids Money for food and refreshments

Event Details


Location: Upper Tampa Bay Trail, Tampa, FL
Brought to you by: Paul Schlimme

Date and Time

Sunday, September 15, 2019 8:30 AM - Sunday, September 15, 2019 1:30 PM


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How to find the event and parking

How to find us, behind Ballyhoo Grill Free parking available at a lot located at Ehrlich & Basswood Ave. It is not exactly adjacent to the Ballyhoo lot as there is a lot between the two. Also there is parking south of Alloway St. which can be accessed by turning on Basswood off of Ehrlich, more details at

Organizer Detail

Host Name: Paul Schlimme
Address: 6075 SHORE BLVD S, Condo 307, Nottingham Bldg

Upper Tampa Bay Trail Facts

States: Florida
Counties: Hillsborough
Length: 16.5 miles
Trail end points: Old Memorial Trailhead at Memorial Hwy. and Montague St. (Town 'n' Country) and Suncoast Trail at Suncoast Pkwy./FL 589 and W. Lutz Lake Fern Rd. (Keystone)
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6015433
Trail activities: Bike, Inline Skating, Wheelchair Accessible, Walking

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