Sunday, March 26, 2017

Homestead Sports Complex
1601 SE 28th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33035

"The Roland Mazzotti Snowbird Century is one of EBC's most popular events. Named after the late Roland Mazzotti, beloved by his colleagues and fellow members for his down to earth humor, love of all things cycling, and dedication to EBC, we have something for everyone, experienced road cyclists can choose from the 100 mile century or 62 mile metric century. Or have fun cycling with your family or friends on our 40 mile route. The 30 mile route allows beginners and touring cyclists an excellent option. Come out and ride with us! Proceeds will benefit a prominent local charity that helps disabled children, DeNito's Ride for Kids."

Ride Description
The 2017 Roland Mazzotti Snowbird Century starts at 7:30 am. It is one of EBC's most popular annual events attracting hundreds riders every year. Best supplied rest stops - 5 of them! Plenty of water, sports drinks, fruit, snacks and more. SAG provided by local bike shops, as well as roaming SAG on the route. Well marked routes. Afterwards, join us back at the start for a delicious catered lunch, including more water, sports drinks, sodas and free beer. No fundraising required. We ride for fun and we ride to support our community.

29 Mile Fun Ride: After departing the Homestead Sports Complex, this ride travels rural roads of Miami Dade County into the Redlands with rest stops at Phil's Berry Farm, Schnebly Winery & Brewery, and Robert is Here, ​the famous fruit stand with tasty fruit shakes and exotic treats.

42 Mile Fun Ride: Our popular intermediate ride, offered since 2006 stops at the same rest stops as the 29 Mile Fun Ride with ​some added scenery.​

63 Mile/Metric Century: In addition to the 29 & 42 Mile rest stops, the 63 mile ride will visit the Southern Glades Wildlife and Environmental Area where the gates are opened annually to visit the test site of the world's ​most powerful rocket motor which was considered for the Apollo moon project in the 1960's. ​

100 Mile/The Century: After the 29, 42, & 63 rest stops listed above, you hardy century riders will visit Homestead Bayfront Park Shelter #2 with a beautiful view of Biscayne Bay near La Playa Grille and atoll saltwater pool. Century riders must average 13.3 mph including stops and must pass Robert is Here before 11:50 am or will be directed to finish with 63/metric century riders.