Bike MS: The Citrus Tour 2015 takes you through the old Florida citrus groves. Hundreds of riders will experience the excitment of taking off from Fantasy of Flight in Polk City and enjoy the overnight stop at the Caribe Royale Resort for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. There are 50, 75 and 100 mile route options on Saturday and 50 and 75 mile and  new 20 mile options on Sunday. To make your ride a safe and memorable one, Bike MS is fully supported with Support and Gear (SAG) vehicles, bike mechanics and rest stops. After the ride, we invite all of our registered cyclists to celebrate and enjoy great food and festivities at the Finish Line Celebration.

 

Registration Fee: See schedule below
Fundraising Minimum: $250
Route Options: Saturday: 50, 75, 100 miles.  Sunday: 50, 75 miles. NEW: 20 mile Sunday only, out and back loop leaving from Fantasy of Flight.This route is for one day riders only!
Age Minimum: 12 years

Registration Fee Schedule

March 8, 2014 - April 17, 2015   $65.00
April 18, 2015 - May 2, 2015   $315.00 (Includes minimum fundraising plus registration fee)

 

Event Details

Read our Citrus Tour Frequently Asked Question page HERE.

For Questions regarding Registration, your Participant Center, Donations, and Fundraising Totals, please contact the Fundraising Support Center toll free at 855-372-1331 or via email at FundraisingSupport@nmss.org.


Donation Mailing Address:
National MS Society Mid Florida Chapter
Attn: Bike MS

2701 Maitland Center Parkway, Suite 100
Maitland, FL 32751 

Routes:

PDF Maps of the Routes

Saturday
50 Miles (actual 48.92)
75 Miles (actual 74.17)
100 Miles (actual 105.5)

Sunday
Leaving From Caribe Royale:
50 Miles (actual 48.9)
75 Miles (actual 73.94)

Leaving from Fantasy of Flight
20 Miles (actual 21.8)

 

Printable Cue Sheets for the Routes

Saturday
50 Miles (actual 48.92)
75 Miles (actual 74.17)
100 Miles (actual 105.5)

Sunday
Leaving From Caribe Royale:
50 Miles (actual 48.9)
75 Miles (actual 73.94)

Leaving from Fantasy of Flight
20 Miles (actual 21.8)

 

Links to Routes on Ride with GPS
Saturday
50 Miles (actual 48.92): http://ridewithgps.com/routes/7607619
75 Miles (actual 74.17): http://ridewithgps.com/routes/7657492
100 Miles (actual 105.5): http://ridewithgps.com/routes/7657497

Sunday
Leaving From Caribe Royale:
50 Miles (actual 48.9): http://ridewithgps.com/routes/7657781
75 Miles (actual 73.94): http://ridewithgps.com/routes/7657783

Leaving from Fantasy of Flight
20 Miles (actual 21.8): http://ridewithgps.com/routes/7657828 

 

Click Here to Download All Routes in GPX Format (Zip File)

Click Here to Download All Routes in TCX Format (Zip File)

 

Weekend Schedule

Wondering what to expect on Bike MS Weekend? Well, then you should check out our aptly named "What to Expect" page.
It has your weekend schedule at a glance, and lets you know of all the goings on during Bike MS: The Citrus Tour.

 

Tickets for Saturday Night Celebration Banquet
Tickets are now available for the Saturday Night Celebration Banquet at the Caribe Royale. Join us for this fun and inspirational evening to celebrate your accomplishment on the first day and get motivated for day two. Tickets for Guests are $35 for adults and $15 for Children under 12. They will also be available for purchase on Saturday at the Caribe Royale.
Guest tickets for our Sunday Breakfast and our Saturday Finish Line Lunch are also available for purchase below for $5 each. They will also be available on site for guests.
All meals are included for riders with wristbands.

Saturday Evening Banquet Tickets click here.

Sunday Breakfast Tickets click here.

Sunday Lunch Tickets click here.


Driving Directions

Fantasy of Flight is centrally located between Tampa and Orlando in Polk County, Florida. Get Directions.

Accommodations

Hotel Information on our host hotel, The Caribe Royale Resort and accomodations near our new Start/Finish line at Fantasy of Flight can be found HERE.

Transportation

Overnight parking is available at Fantasy of Flight for Bike MS participants and volunteers.  Directional signage will be posted.  The Society will not provide transportation for one-day riders.

Luggage

The Chapter will transport your luggage on Saturday from Fantasy of Flight to the Caribe Royale Resort finish line and then back to Fantasy of Flight on Sunday.  You will receive two numbered luggage tags when you pick up your rider packet.  Please attach these tags to your bags in order to claim them at the pick-up/drop-off locations on Saturday and Sunday.  Riders are responsible for claiming their luggage at the overnight location and finish line.

Packet Pickups:

Avoid the registration lines on event day and pick up your rider packet early!

Friendly Reminder: In order to receive your rider packet, your minimum fundraising of $250 must be met.

If you are a minor or picking up a packet for a minor, then a parent or guardian must sign the General Release Waiver .  If the parent or guardian is not present at the packet pick up, the minor must have a notarized waiver with them. Sorry, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Dates and Locations:

April 11, 2015
Oliver's Cycle Sports
18055 Highlands Preserve Pkwy, Tampa, FL 33647
Packet Pickup Available from 7:30 am until 2 pm

April 18, 2015
Road And Trail Bicycles - The "Final Push" Ride
5113 US 98 Lakeland, FL, 33812
Packet Pickup Available from 8 am until 2 pm

April 23-34
Orlando Office
2701 Maitland Center Parkway, Suite 100
Maitland, FL 32751
Packet Pickup Available from 9am - 7pm Thursday, 9 am - 5pm Friday

May 1, 2015
Fantasy of Flight
1400 Broadway Blvd SE
Polk City, FL 33868
Packet Pickup Available 4 pm - 7 pm