Tour de Forts Classic
Sunday, April 30, 2017

The North Florida Bicycle Club brings you a one-day bicycle event designed for all road cyclists,
the 26th Annual Tour de Forts Classic. 

Come ride with us in the footsteps of history on all new routes on coastal roads past the Castillo de San Marcos to Fort Matanzas. On the longer routes ride through farmlands, on the Palatka-to-St. Augustine State Trail and along the St. Johns River. 

Take your pick of five routes: 25, 37, 56, 70 and 100 miles. 

We'll provide pre-ride snacks, rest stops stocked with food, water and Gatorade, marked routes, maps, mechanical support, SAGs, motorcycle safety escorts and a post-ride lunch.
 
Arrive on Friday or Saturday and make your ride a weekend getaway.
 

Spend Saturday visiting Florida's Historic First Coast and exploring the ancient City of St. Augustine.


Average temperatures in late April range from the 60s to the 80s for perfect biking and sightseeing weather.

Registration Fee Schedule
Registration Options Miles Regular Late Day-of-Event
Century 100 $60 $65 $70
Metric Century Plus 70
Metric Century 56
Half-Metric Century 37
Quarter-Metric Century 25
Reg Period End Date 16 Apr 2017 29 Apr 2017 30 Apr 2017

Register by April 12th to receive your
Tour de Forts Classic® t-shirt!

T-shirts will not be provided for registrations after April 12, 2017

Click Here for T-Shirt Sizing Chart

Registration Fees

Century

100 miles

Price Increase in 19 days
Dec 1 - Apr 16 Current Price $60.00
Apr 17 - Apr 29 $65.00
Apr 30 - Apr 30 $70.00

Metric Century Plus

70 miles

Price Increase in 19 days
Dec 1 - Apr 16 Current Price $60.00
Apr 17 - Apr 29 $65.00
Apr 30 - Apr 30 $70.00

Metric Century

56 miles

Price Increase in 19 days
Dec 1 - Apr 16 Current Price $60.00
Apr 17 - Apr 29 $65.00
Apr 30 - Apr 30 $70.00

Half-Metric Century

37 miles

Price Increase in 19 days
Dec 1 - Apr 16 Current Price $60.00
Apr 17 - Apr 29 $65.00
Apr 30 - Apr 30 $70.00

Quarter Century

25 miles

Price Increase in 19 days
Dec 1 - Apr 16 Current Price $60.00
Apr 17 - Apr 29 $65.00
Apr 30 - Apr 30 $70.00

Tour de Forts Jersey

Click Here to Order Your Tour de Forts Classic® Jersey

Order your jersey by March 26th and receive it at the event. All orders placed between March 27th and May 7th will be shipped to your address by June 25th.

* YKK Easy-grip full length invisible zipper for a refined, clean look
* Comfortable compression sleeve-opening hem
* 3 rear pockets
* Super soft COOLMAX Active Micro-poly material means you will remain cool, dry and comfortable even after hours on the road
* 100% Anti-bacterial polyester mesh fabric
* Provides excellent UV protection

Please note: No refunds or exchanges on event jerseys where the sizes measure true to sizing table. 

Looking for a relaxed fit? We suggest ordering one size up!

To see the size chart, click on the link below
Size Charts

Route Info

Start Times / Routes / Distances / Ride with GPS Maps
Start Times Routes Distances PDF Maps
7:30 a.m. Century 100 miles PDF Map | GPX | TCX
7:30 a.m. Metric Century Plus 70 miles PDF Map | GPX | TCX
7:30 a.m. Metric Century 56 miles   Map | GPX | TCX
8:0a.m. Half-Metric Century 37 miles PDF Map | GPX | TCX
8:00 a.m. Quarter Century 25 miles PDF Map | GPX | TCX

Packet Pickup

Date Start End Location
Sat, April 29, 2017 1:00 pm 4:00 pm Hosted by The Parlor Room
(located behind DOS Coffee and Wine)
300 San Marco Ave, Saint Augustine, FL
 Sun, April 30, 2017 6:30 am   St Augustine High School
3205 Varella Ave, St Augustine, FL 32084

Accomodations

There are many great options for overnight and weekend stays in and around St. Augustine including hotels, motels, B&Bs and campgrounds.

     Campgrounds
     Anastasia State Park      300 Anastasia Park Road
     (904) 461-2033      St. Augustine 32080
   
     North Beach Camp Resort      4125 Coastal Highway (A1A)
     (904)-824-1806      St. Augustine 32084
   
     St. Augustine Beach KOA      525 West Pope Road 
     (800) 562-4022      St Augustine 32080

Ride Rules

WE WANT THIS TO BE A FUN, FAMILY EVENT!

This will be a monitored ride. Wrist bands and bibs will be issued and required to be worn during this ride.
Helmets are required. 
Each bicycle must be equipped with at least one brake that meets the requirement of FS 316.2065(14).Headphones are prohibited by Florida State Law, per FS 316.304. No use of aerobars while riding in a paceline.

To maintain a safe, fun, family oriented ride for everyone, we expect that riders will obey all traffic regulations and police officers. Riders must follow standard, well-accepted safe cycling practices which will be emphasized in the pre-ride safety briefing. Ride marshals will be on the route to monitor compliance and provide assistance pending the arrival of SAGs or emergency personnel, as appropriate.

Day-of-Event Schedule

Start End Description
6:15 am  
  • Parking lots open
6:30 am  
  • Doors open for ride packet pick up at St. Augustine High School cafeteria including:
    • Day-of-ride registration
    • Wristband ID
    • T-shirt
    • Jersey
    • Maps
7:30 am 8:00 am
  • Riders will be released in groups of 20-30 by pace
    • 23 mph+
    • 21-23 mph
    • 18-21 mph,
    • 14-17 mph
    • 12-14 mph
11:00 am 4:30 pm
  • Lunch served in cafeteria.
4:30 pm  
  • All services end.

Parking

Please approach the school from Lewis Speedway, turning onto Varella. Follow the directions of the volunteers who will direct you to the lots.

Parking is available at the north and south ends of the High School and on either side of the circle in the front of the school. You may also park on the grass on Varella Ave in front of the school and on School House Road. On Varella the grass is wide enough that you should be able to park head in.

Volunteers should park in the south lot. There is also parking available in the strip mall just north of Varella on Lewis Speedway.

Do not park in the church lot at the corner of Varella and Del Monte.

Please be considerate of your fellow cyclists; parking will be sufficient but tight. 

Click here for map of parking areas.

Ride Waiver

Every registrant will be required to sign a "hard" (printed) copy of the ride waiver before receiving a ride packet.

Copies will be available at the registration desk. If you are picking up a ride packet for someone else, they should click here to download the waiver, sign it and give it to you to bring when you pick up their ride packet. 

NO EXCEPTIONS. NO SIGNED WAIVER. NO PACKET.

Cancellation Policy

Sorry, but there is no rain date and we cannot offer refunds. The event takes place, rain or shine. If for some reason you cannot attend the ride after registering, you can have someone pick up your T-shirt for you at the ride or you can pick it up at the next scheduled NFBC club meeting. Otherwise, it becomes the property of the club.

NFBC Pedaling for Safety Campaign

A portion of your registration fee will go to support our Pedaling for Safety Campaign. There is no additional fundraising required for this event. 

Pedaling for Safety's mission is to promote safety for people who bicycle along Florida's First Coast. Our vision is zero fatalities or serious injuries from bicycling in our region.

Please consider making an additional contribution to support our efforts as you complete the registration process.

Start Location

Top Donors

# Name Amount
1 Anonymous $50.00
2 Hugh McClelland $50.00
3 Jeff C $50.00
4 Robert Bream $50.00
5 AL MAZUR $50.00
6 Anonymous $40.00

Top Teams

1

Dead Raccoons

Raised: $50.00

Top Fundraisers

1

Robert Bream

Raised: $50.00

2

AL MAZUR

Raised: $50.00

3

John Silvester

Raised: $25.00

4

Len Burroughs

Raised: $25.00

5

Greg Maloof

Raised: $25.00

6

Arthur Edmonds

Raised: $25.00

Event Schedule

  • April 29 12:30 PM EDT - Packet Pickup - St. Augustine HS (12:30 pm to 4:00 pm)

  • April 30 06:30 AM EDT - Day of Event Registration Opens

  • April 30 07:30 AM EDT - Ride start - Century (100 miles)

  • April 30 07:30 AM EDT - Ride start - Metric Century (70 miles)

  • April 30 07:30 AM EDT - Ride start - Metric Century Plus (56 miles)

  • April 30 08:00 AM EDT - Ride start - Half-Metric Century (37 miles)

  • April 30 08:00 AM EDT - Ride start - Quarter Century (25 miles)

Contact Information

Event Location

St Augustine High School, 3205 Varella Avenue, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States

Click Here to view map