SAG (Support and Gear)

SAG Support: All riders should come physically prepared to ride the entire route (280 miles.) Vehicle support will be prioritized for use in medical and/or mechanical emergencies. The SAG vehicles will also carry first-aid kits, ice, water, sports drinks and sports snacks which can be replenished during the various stops along the ride. Riders are responsible for their own breakfast on the first day and dinner all three days. We will be stopping as a group for lunch and riders are encouraged to meet for dinner as a group, but not required.

Mechanical Support: The event will provide an experienced mechanic to follow the route every day in a support vehicle to take care of mechanical emergencies. You should at least have basic tools and skills necessary to change flats and perform minor mechanical adjustments. The mechanic will also be available each evening at the lodging site. The mechanical support vehicle carries a supply of tires, tubes, and spare parts, but you should come prepared with at least (4) four spare tubes and (4) four CO2 cartridges. Riders are encouraged to switch to special puncture resistant tires, i.e. Gator Skins or Specialized Armadillos for the tour to help minimize the possibility of flats.

**Do yourself and the group a favor by starting the ride off with a fresh set of tires and tubes to mitigate the number of stops.
SAG STOPS -- SUBJECT TOP CHANGE

Total Mileage Notes

DAY ONE

29.7 - SAG Stop #1 Turn right onto Park Street & into Cambier Park. 755 8th Ave S, Naples, Fl 34102 Next         SAG/Lunch stop aprox 35 miles. PLEASE top off fluids & supplies.

64.6 -SAG Stop #2 - LUNCH Big Cypress Preserve. 33100 Tamiami Trail East Ochopee, FL 34141 The next Rest Stop is aprox 21 miles. Please top off your water & supplies.

86.1 - SAG STOP #3 Midway Campground 52870 Tamiami Trail E, Ochopee, FL 34141 The next Rest Stop is aprox 16 miles. Please top off your water & supplies.

102.5 - SAG STOP #4 (Last SAG stop before the hotel). Shark Valley 36000 SW 8th St, Miami, Fl 33194 The next Rest Stop is aprox 18 miles. Please top off your water & supplies.

120.9 - OVERNIGHT STOP & end of day #1 Turn left into the Miccousukee Resort 500 SW 177th Ave. Miami, Fl 33194

           

DAY TWO

152.46 - SAG STOP # 1 RaceTrac 35426 S Dixie Hwy Florida City, FL 33034Next SAG in approx 15 miles.

164.41 - SAG STOP #2 Alabama Jacks 58000 Card Sound Rd. Homestead, Fl 33030 WATER ONLY!!! Next SAG Stop is Lunch in 15 miles.

179.68 - SAG STOP #3 - LUNCH Winn Dixie 105300 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo. Fl 33030 Next SAG Stop in 28 miles. Please top off your fluids & plan accordingly.

207.76 - SAG STOP # 4 Robbie's Tarpon Feeding 77522 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, Fl. 33036 Hotel in approx 24 miles.

231.4 - Turn left into the Overnight Stop. Holiday Inn 13201 Overseas Hwy, Marathon

           

DAY THREE

231 - Turn Left out of the Holiday Inn onto US1 / Overseas Hwy. First SAG stop approx. 14 miles.

244 - Turn left toward Veterans Memorial Park. New Sevenmile Bridge Big Pine Key, FL Next SAG/LUNCH STOP approx 34 miles

279 -Right Turn into the SAG/LUNCH STOP Key Haven Shell 5950 Peninsular Ave, Stock Island, Fl 33040. approx 6 miles to the finish!!!

286 - FINISH LINE!!! Southernmost Point of the Continental US Whitehead St & South Street Key West, FL 33040

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