TEAM FLORIDA – RIDE WEEKEND DETAILS

SaraTeam FL

The ride is here – we made it! Now it’s time to make sure you’re ready…
Here’s the important info you need in order to have a great weekend: 

TEAM FUNDRAISING UPDATE:

  • We’ve raised $97,390 and are currently the number 2 fundraising team! Great work, let’s keep it up!! 
    • PLEASE KEEP FUNDRAISING BECAUSE THAT’S WHAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT!!!
  • FAQ: What if I don’t meet the $250 minimum before the ride?
    • The required $250 minimum fundraising must be raised prior to picking up your Rider Packet. YOU CANNOT PICK UP YOUR PACKET OR RIDE IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE FUNDRAISING MINIMUM BY 8:00AM SATURDAY 10/22/16

MS PACKET + JERSEY & BIB PICK-UPS:

  • Thanks to all who came out to Really Good Beer Stop on Thursday night – we had a blast!!
  • Friday 10/21 at the Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach (1220 Marsh Landing Parkway Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
    • 3:00pm – 7:00pm
      • Pick up your MS Society Packet
      • Find Linda to pick up your TLH jersey (and other merch if you ordered it) along with free goodies from our wonderful sponsors
      • Any unclaimed jerseys can be picked up with Sara at the Team Tent on Saturday

WHAT TO BRING: 

  • Make sure you bring everything you need to have a safe, comfortable ride… don’t forget your:
    • Amazing 2016 TLH jersey 
    • Helmet (you aren’t allowed to ride without one!)
    • 80’s gear
    • Flip Flops (we’re in a gravel lot)
    • Shoes
    • Cellphone
    • Water bottles
    • ID (for drinking beer at the finish line)
    • Spare tires/fix a flat kit
    • CASH to tip our volunteer masseuses handsomely & to buy your 2016 TLH shirt in our tent

ROUTES: 

  • Check out the Route options for Day 1 & Day 2 – maps & turn by turn directions are available HERE

SATURDAY MORNING:

  • TPC Sawgrass Address:  5430 Palm Valley Rd. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
  • Ride starts at 8:00am –
    • TEAM PHOTO at 7:30am 
    • Line up for takeoff after the team photo 
    • Look for the sea of TLH jerseys
    • We are in the top ten so we’ll be close to the front! 
  • GIVE YOURSELF EXTRA TIME TO GET IN, GET PARKED AND GET READY!
    • The starting line is a busy place, so we suggest you arrive no later than 6:45am 
    • Carolyn, Chris & the rest of the Left Hand crew will be on site at 6:30am

SATURDAY TEAM VILLAGE:

  • Team Tent: 
    • Our amazing volunteers & sponsors have worked hard to make our Team Tent amazing right from the start! After you finish riding, plan to hang out and enjoy…
      • KEG FOOTH BATHS! 
      • COLD LEFT HAND BEER! 
      • COMFY FURNITURE!
      • PRIVATE TEAM MASSEUSE! 
      • GOOD TIMES AND LAUGHS WITH OUR TEAM!
  • Meals:
    • Bubba Burgers with fixings from the MS Society
    • Snacks galore from our amazing sponsors
  • Beer!!!!
    • All riders receive 3 pints (except TLH… we don’t count for you *shhhhh*)
    • We’ll have 6 brews from Left Hand, including the #crushMS Orange Lager brewed by Captn’ Carolyn & Sara B. 
  • Massages!
    • Kristen flew all the way in from ALASKA to rub y’all down after a long ride, so let’s support her back!!
    • Reserve a spot now by clicking HERE and making a donation
      • $20 for 20 minutes + tip
      • All proceeds go to YOU, our team riders! 
      • Please remember that Kristen are donating their time & skills and TIP GENEROUSLY!
  • Team Photo
    • 4:15pm at our Team Tent – be there with your 80’d garb on and a beer in hand! 

SATURDAY UnOfficial, Official AFTER PARTY:

  • Our brewery crew is staying at The Seahorse Oceanfront Inn (120 Atlantic Boulevard Neptune Beach, Florida 32266) and walking to some bars in the area to celebrate after the ride. 
    • Feel free to find us pool or beach side to meet up around 8:00pm then walk to the bars with us!

SOCIAL MEDIA:

  • We’d love to see your photos  from the weekend! Make sure to tag Left Hand Brewing & Team Left Hand on Facebook & Twitter and use these hashtags:
    •  #crushMS
    • #TeamLeftHand
    • #Cycle2theShore
    • #BikeMS

TEAM AWARDS:

  • And here they are.. keep these 2016 TEAM AWARDS in mind throughout the weekend…
    • Best Looking in Spandex – self explanatory
    • Foot Bath Hog – self explanatory
    • Shut Up Legs – our brother or sister who suffers the most but 
    • Most Inspirational Rider
    • **NEW** BEST SELFIE!! 
      • We’re really excited about this one… use the #crushMS AND #TeamLeftHand hashtags and post your best selfies to Instagram! We’ll choose the winner at our year end party!

WEATHER:

  • Saturday:
    • Chilly morning turning into a PERFECT afternoon!!!
    • Completely clear with zero chance of rain
    • High of 73 with abundant sunshine 
    • No chance of rain – WOOHOO!
  • Shedding clothing:
    • Wearing warm-weather clothes in the morning but know you’ll need to shed them? Have no fear, Carrie is here! Find out wonderful volunteer, Carrie Bailey, at Rest Stop 2 and leave anything you’d like returned to the Team Tent with her. 

VOLUNTEERS: 

  • Thanks so much for offering your time! We couldn’t do it without you!
  • Call Sara Barfoot at 720-849-9478 with any questions or issues