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Caloosa Riders Bicycle Club Presents the 20th annual Royal Palm Challenge:

Join us for two days of riding in beautiful Southwest Florida,
That's right, this year we are offering two rides for the price of one!

Saturday rides of 32 or 42 miles, as well as the main
event on Sunday. The Saturday rides will use different routes than
Sunday, but all rides will start and end at:

Fort Myers Brewing Company
12811 Commerce Lakes Dr, Suite 27-28, Fort Myers, Florida 33913.
Click here for a map. Early packet pick-up will take place after the
Saturday rides.

Registration: 7am
32/42 mile ride start: 8am
Packet pick-up & cookout: 11am-1pm
Post-ride "Speed Trap" courtesy Lee County Sheriff's Office

Check in & same day registration: 7:00am
80 mile route starts at 7:45am
62 mile route starts at 7:45am
40 mile route starts at 9:00am
15 mile route starts at 10:00am

Registration fees:
Distance Feb 1 thru March 8 On site registration
15 miles $20 $25
40, 62, 80 miles $45 $50

Additional lunch tickets for non-riders ($8.00) can be
added when registering.

Fee includes pre-event and post-event activities plus
lunch, full rest stops and SAG support on course.
Royal Palm Challenge pint glass and swag guaranteed for the first 325 Sunday registrants.

We are happy to announce that this year's ride
will benefit the Working Hands Ministry, which provides
bicycles to the homeless and needy in Southwest Florida.
Please click on the link to find out more about this charity.

Register Online

Online registration closes on March 8th.

We will not be able to accept credit cards at the event.

Same-day registration must be cash or check only.

If you wish to register in person or by mail,
you may download a registration form here:

Download Registration Form
*This event is held rain or shine