The BF20 Magical History Tour is over.
Thanks to everyone who rode with us.
BF20: The Magical History Tour
Celebrating 20 Years!
March 22-28, 2014
- Ride the Daytona Speedway!
- Visit America’s Oldest City
- Celebrate at the Fountain of Youth
- 7 Day and 2 Day Tour Options
- 40, 60 and 100 mile routes
- Activities planned for each evening on tour
- Meal Plans Available
- Vendor Services Available (bike shipping and rental, Tent service, luggage delivery and more)
$395 for 7 Day Tour, $120 for 2 Day Tour (March 22 &23rd)
Saturday Arrival Address
Our Host Site in Palatka is the CL Overturf Center: 1100 South 18th Street, Palatka FL 32177
2014 Riders Handbook
The 2014 Riders Handbook contains all the information you need to know about this years tour including route highlights, host site maps, arrival info and more
Click Here to view the handbook
BF20 is a fully supported week-long mass tour that starts and ends in Palatka, FL. The tour consists of 4 layover days and 3 travel days. The Host cities for our layover days are Palatka, Daytona Beach and St Augustine. More than just great riding BF20 includes nightly celebrations and guest speakers. 2014 is Bike Florida’s 20th Anniversary and we plan to celebrate in style at the Fountain of Youth in St. Augustine, America’s oldest city.
The tour consists of layover days and travel days. On Layover days we will provide multiple route options with distances between 40 and 100 miles. On Travel days the ride distance is dictated by the distance to our next host city. There is only one route option on travel days.
2-Day Ride Option
Can’t take a week off for this years tour? Bike Florida and the Palatka Cycling Festival have teamed up to bring you two days of riding and entertainment the opening weekend of the tour, March 22nd and 23rd.
One Day Ride The Speedway Option
We’ve received a lot of requests for a one day option to ride the Daytona International Speedway so we’ve added one!
Music, Guest Speakers and Beach Parties. Each evening on tour we will have social events and activities planned for riders to enjoy.
Our safety videos are required to be viewed by all registered rider. Since their introduction we have seen a significant decrease in injuries on our tours.
Route Highlights, Points of Interest & Entertainment:
Read what is happening each day of the Tour
What’s included in the registration fee:
Registration fee covers camping or indoor sleeping accommodations, luggage transport, SAG, rest stop and other ride support services as well as map packets and cue sheets.
Breakfast and Dinner are not included but can be purchased separately. Riders who wish to work as volunteers for part of the tour can qualify for a discounted registration fee.
Offline Registration and Paying by Check
Our online registration system allows you to pay by check if you prefer.
We’ve created 30 – 50 second videos that highlight each day of the tour.
Indoor and Outdoor camping are included in the price of your tour. If you prefer to stay in a hotel we have identified several options near each of our host locations. All hotels are within riding distance of our campsites. You are responsible for booking the hotel on your own and for getting your luggage to your hotel. See our vendor services page for a list of vendors who can deliver luggage to your hotel for a fee.
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Vendor Services include:
- Bike Rental
- Bike Shipping
- Tent Rental and Set up
- Luggage Delivery to Hotels
- Mechanic and SAG Services
Volunteers can apply via our regular registration form (click the registration button above). Choose “volunteer application” and answer all questions. Once we have reviewed your application we will contact you and provide a discount code for your ride. Volunteers can choose to volunteer for 1.5, 2.5, or 7 days.
List of Registered Riders
A list of registered riders can be see at the bottom of our online registration page. Click here to go to the registration page. Scroll to the bottom of the clicked page to see a list of registered riders.
Feel free to email us with any questions about the tour. Or you may find the answer you are looking for on our frequently asked questions page.
Extend Your Holiday!
After a week of cycling with 800 of your closest friends join us on a different kind of tour.
The Horse County and Springs tour is and Inn to Inn bike tour limited to 20 riders. The tour will spend 3 nights in the city of Gainesville and 2 nights in High Springs. Special discounts apply.
We have timed the start of our inaugural Horse Country and Springs Tour to coincide with the end BF20 so you can turn one week of cycling into two!