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The Greater Trilby Community Association

 Tour de Trilby
Bike Rally

Saturday, February 9, 2008



Photos from the event


Jenny from Lutz and Kim Rowe, Rally Coordinator


Karen from Dade City in a keen recumbent and Beth from New Port Richey start their trek on Saturday morning.


South end of riders going north from the Ridge Manor five mile SAG stop. 


And a good time was had by all.  Thank you!




The following was the registration form.  Of course it has already happened.

See you on September 27th and next year in February.





GTCA Rally Coordinators:    

Kim Rowe             352-583-3444

Denny Mihalinec    352-583-4375

Registration to:    P. O. Box 33, Trilby, FL 33593 


Location: The ride/run will begin in at the Trilby Community Center at the Trilby Road (CR 575) and Trail crossing.  Mapquest locates it at 37542 Trilby Rd, Dade City, FL, 33523.

Parking:  Parking is available in the Trilby Area at the Greater Trilby Community Center, the Trilby trail crossing, the Trilby Depot Park, or at the Owensboro Junction (southern terminus of the Withlacoochee Trail at US 301.) 

Start time: 7:00 am, 8:00 am (no mass starts).  Rain or Shine.

Entry Fee: We are asking for a $29 donation entry fee.  Children under 14 must have adult supervision to participate.

Click here to go to PayPal page to donate $29 as registration.  PayPal accepts Credit card / Debit card / Bank charges.

Make checks out to: The Greater Trilby Community Association, P.O. Box 33, Trilby, Fl  33593

T-Shirts: Riders/Runners who pre-register before January 29. 2008 will receive a “Tour de Trilby” T-shirt with our First Annual GTCA Theme.  The ones who pre-register will get a Country Pancake Breakfast with the $30 donation fee from 6 am to 7a.m on the ride/run day.

Distance: Intermediate and advanced riders will start at 7:00 am and amateurs at 8:00 am.  The trail is a 47 mile long one-way trip for pros (94 miles round trip from Trilby to Dunnellon, above Inverness in Citrus County.)  A 10 mile round trip from Trilby to The Ridge Manor / SR50 Pavilion is good for amateurs or regular riders/runners.

SAG Stations:  (Support Aid Group)We will have people at stops for bottle water at three points on the southern half of the trail. After Wallace Brook Park (40 miles) we expect the pros to have sufficient supplies prepared for themselves.  


Print and fill out and return the information below with your check to the GTCA address:  P.O. Box 33, Trilby, FL  33593. 


or, use the PayPal link below to pay and then e-mail the information on the form to: .


The Greater Trilby Community Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in 2004 to provide community educational, social and civic services to improve the quality of life in the greater Trilby, Florida area.  For further information about GTCA, go to
For more information about the Withlacoochee trail, go to:



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-         Last Name___________________             First_______________________________


-         Mail Address________________________            City ____________________State  ____


-         Zip _______


-         Male_____        Female____          Age_____             Phone(_____)__________


-         Small___                Med___                Large___    xlarge___      xxlarge___ (xxl 2$ more)


-         Amount enclosed $_____________


-         Ride/Run Goal  (miles)___________


-         Emergency Contact (name/phone) _______________________________________________


Waiver: I hereby release and discharge The Greater Trilby Community Association, Inc. / Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Greenways and Trails / Rails to Trails of the Withlacoochee and their staff and volunteers from any claims of death, injury, and accident that may occur in our bike ride/run event. We request you and your family wear safety helmets and proper protection during this event for your and your family’s safety . I agree to these potential risks by signing this form. In binding your signature


Name (signed) ____________________________________________  Date___________


Parent/Guardinan if under 14 (signed) ___________________________  Date___________


Return this form and make out check to:

Greater Trilby Community Association, P. O. Box 33, Trilby, FL 33593

12/20/07 rkr 1/7/08

1 to 2 -- 10 mile ride: to US50/Ridge Manor SAG and back    ride time ~1 hour

1 to 3 -- 20 mile ride: to Croom SAG and back    ride time 2 to 3 hours

1 to 4 -- 40 mile ride: to Wallace Brook Park SAG and back    ride time 4 to 6 hours

Average bike speed for beginner: 10 mph, novice: 15 mph, professional: 20 mph

Click here to go to PayPal page to donate $29 as registration.  PayPal accepts Credit card / Debit card / Bank charges.