These are recurring weekly or monthly Florida mountain (off road) bike rides that are not assigned ride guides. Ride Leaders may be at each ride but no guides are provided. If you can ride our Sunday rides, you'll have a blast on these!
Social Thursday's: Urban Assault, We ride various routes through Tampa, Downtown and North Tampa neighborhoods, usually one Thursday a month. Mountain bikes are encouraged, but road bikes are OK, too. Front and rear lights may be required on some late rides. See the SWAMP Calendar for locations and dates. Meet at 6:00 pm; roll out at 6:30. Attendance varies for these rides so post your ride intentions on the Forums or E-Group to get further information.
Friday's: Night Rides. During Standard Time (Nov - Mar), when the sun sets early, We sometimes have two night rides per month. Bike lights may be required on some late rides. See the SWAMP Calendar for locations and dates. Meet at 6:00 pm; roll out at 6:30. Attendance varies for these rides so post your ride intentions on the E-Group or Forums to get further information.
Balm Boyette Scrub Preserve, Friday Night (See Calendar for schedule)
An exciting ride. (miles varies based on the group).
Meet at the parking lot by 6:00 pm in order to be ready to ride by 6:25. All riders should be finished, packed and out of the park by 8:30 pm.
Flatwoods, Friday Night (See Calendar for schedule)
Ride an out-and-back route that covers Flatwoods and part of Trout Creek. (10 to 17 miles).
Meet at the Ranger Entrance Station parking lot (Morris Bridge Road entrance about 6 miles east of I-75 and Fletcher) Plan to arrive by 6:00 pm in order to sign in, pay the park ranger and be ready to ride by 6:25. Roll at 6:30 sharp. (No late riders allowed after the last group leaves the parking lot) A contribution of $5 per rider, plus a parking fee, is required. All riders should be finished, packed and out of the park by 8:30 pm.
Helmet and good lighting system (10 watts or better) required for all night rides.
Tuesday Evening Rides (March - November): Hole in the Fence (Morris Bridge Bicycling and Hiking Area). This is a Show and Go off-road mountain bike Ride during daylight hours when the sun stays out late. Everyone is welcome. Ride the entire Wilderness Parks Main Loop (about 15 miles) or zoom around on even more trails with the faster groups. (Make sure you ask someone before you leave which group you should ride with)
Meet at the Hole in the Fence (Morris Bridge Riding Area) dirt parking lot south of Morris Bridge Road directly across the street on the right side from the Trout Creek Park entrance, just east of I-75 and Fletcher)
Roll at 6pm Sharp. Out before dark, no lights required. $2 per car entrance fee.
Helmet required for all rides.
Tuesday Afternoon Rides (November - March): Trout Creek parking lot. There are plenty of places to ride for the afternoon when the sun sets early. A Show and Go ride leaving at 4 pm from Trout Creek is a great example. Everyone is welcome. $2 Parking fees apply. Helmet required for all rides.
Join us for any of these great fun mountain bike trail rides!
No matter which ride you choose, remember to ask which group (B plus, B or C) you should ride with.
All Florida mountain bike events on this page are subject to change based on weather and other factors.
Club members can check the SWAMP E-Group for the latest information.