Tuesday, March 21, 2023
|Courtney Campbell Causeway Bike Ride
|Clearwater to Tampa
|10am to 3pm
Join us for a fun day of biking on the beautiful Courtney Campbell Causeway Bike Trail on Tuesday, March 21st – which goes over the water between Clearwater and Tampa. There are two options for those who may want a longer or shorter ride...and we'll all gather for lunch afterwards. Please note it's an approximate 1.5 hour drive - so plan your departure time according to the option you choose.
Information about Courtney Campbell Bike Trail - which goes over Tampa Bay: https://www.100floridatrails.com/trails/courtney-campbell-trail.htm
Option 1: 22 Mile Ride
Meet at approximately 10:00 – 10:15 a.m. at:
2780 Drew Street
(Free parking on left side of Drew St. next to softball fields. If you get to McMullen Booth Road, you've gone too far. Restrooms available.)
We will bike approximately 11 miles to Whiskey Joes Bar & Grill (12:15 p.m. group reservation under NCL), 7720 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, Florida 33607
After lunch, ride the 11 miles back to Drew Street parking, and the trip home. Maybe even a brewery stop on the way back!
Option 2: Design your own ride.
Meet at approximately 10:30 – 10:45 a.m. at:
Ben T. Davis Beach (Next door to Whiskey Joes at the end of the Causeway on the right.)
7740 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, Florida 33607
Paid parking. Restrooms available. Don't attempt to park at Whiskey Joes.
Park at the beach and ride on the trail as far as you'd like...it's entirely up to you how far you go. You may even meet up with the Option 1 riders, turn around and ride together...based on how far you ride. There are several beach areas along the way, covered picnic tables and places to enjoy the view of the bay. If you get back before our 12:30 lunch reservation, they have a great tiki bar to hang out.
Whiskey Joes Bar & Grill - 12:15 group reservation under NCL.
7720 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, Florida 33607
They have agreed to individual checks.
BRING LOCKS FOR LOCKING UP YOUR BIKES EITHER ON YOUR VEHICLE IN THE BEACH PARKING LOT OR FOR THE BIKE RACK AT THE RESTAURANT.
PLEASE REGISTER BY FRIDAY, MARCH 17 - WHEN WE WILL BE FINALIZING OUR RESERVATION WITH THE RESTAURANT – AND SO WE HAVE AN IDEA WHO IS COMING TO EACH LOCATION. BE SURE TO INDICATE EITHER:
OPTION 1 AND LUNCH...OR
OPTION 2 AND LUNCH.
WE'LL NEED YOUR CELL PHONE NUMBER AND EMAIL ADDRESS….JUST IN CASE OF CANCELLATION DUE TO RAIN OR IF WE NEED TO GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU DURING THE RIDE.
QUESTIONS? CALL OR TEXT JOAN WITTE AT 734-657-8713 OR EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org