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2014 EBC Roland Mazzotti Snowbird Century

SUNDAY, MARCH 27 at Homestead Air Reserve Park, pedals up 7:30 AM!

The Roland Mazzotti Snowbird Century is one of EBC's most popular events.  Named after the late Roland Mazzotti, beloved by his colleagues and fellow members for his down to earth humor, love of all things cycling, and dedication to EBC.  We honor the memory of Roland with this ride each year. We have something for everyone, experienced road cyclists can choose from the 100 mile century or 62 mile metric century.  Or have fun cycling with your family or friends on our 40 mile route.  The 30 mile route allows beginners and touring cyclists an excellent option. Come out and ride with us! Proceeds to benefit a charity of the ride chairmen's choosing.

Be a part of EBC's Annual Roland Mazzotti Snowbird Century!

Photo: Roland Mazzoti courtesy of Alfred ‏@ImagesMD on twitter.

Ride Description

The 2014 Roland Mazzotti Snowbird Century starts at the Homestead Air Reserve Park at 7:30 am. It is one of EBC's most popular annual events attracting over 600 riders every year. Best supplied rest stops. Plenty of water, sports drinks, fruit and more. SAG provided by local bike shops, as well as roaming SAG on the route. Nominal charges for parts. Well marked routes. No fundraising required. We ride for fun and we ride to support our community. This year we have chosen Voices for Children Foundation Inc. and My Animals Rock as our charity beneficiaries.

30 Mile Family Fun Ride This is the perfect distance for the touring rider, the beginning cyclist, or those of you just getting back in the saddle.

40 Mile Ride Back by popular demand! We are offering an intermediate ride for a fun day out on the bike with your family and friends.  Make a day of it and see picturesque South Dade countryside by bike!. 

62 Mile Metric Century
For those a little more ambitious. Metric century riders will accompany the century riders through the scenic and rural Homestead, Florida City and Redland areas. THIS YEAR, FOR METRIC CENTURY RIDERS THE ROUTE INCLUDES AEROJET ROAD!!

100 Mile Century
  BEST VALUE !! For those that are looking for the ultimate challenge. Century riders will visit the extremes of South Miami-Dade County.  They will be on the edge of the Everglades when they visit the Chekida rest stop, they will visit the secluded Aerojet base in the southern reaches of the county, and get a beautiful view of Biscayne Bay at Homestead/Bayfront Park. 

Note to Century Snowbird Cyclists: The 2014 Roland Mazzotti Snowbird Event ends at 3pm. For the 100 mile riders - "All Century riders passing mile 45 after 11:10 am will be directed to finish with the Metric Century riders" to ensure that you will be able to enjoy the catered lunch at the end and we can provide SAG support for you. This information is also posted on the 62/100 route maps.


Directions to Homestead Air Reserver Park Florida Turnpike South. Exit on Allapatah Rd. Exit 9A South. Continue on 112 Ave. until 268th Street turn right. Continue to 122 Ave. The entrance will be on your left.

Your participation benefits...

Voices for Children Foundation Inc.

The mission of Voices For Children Foundation is to raise funds to ensure that every abused and neglected child in Miami-Dade County has a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem and that financial assistance and other resources are available for their accompanying health, educational, and social needs.


My Animals Rock

Devoted to saving the lives of homeless and abandoned pet by connecting these lovable animals with caring, happy homes. You can help these animals by bringing one into your life

Ride Chairs Carole Sheets and Juan Alban, and Volunteer Chair Ruth Chant Thanks you all (volunteers, riders, and sponsors) for your participation and support of the 2014 Roland Mazzotti Snowbird Century Ride!

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Updated on: 08 Jan 2015

Volunteer Information and Rest Stop Sponsorship

It's that time of year again - the EBC 2014 Snowbird Century Ride is right around the corner.  As you have in past years, given generously of your time to support this event,  I am hoping that EBC can once again count on your generosity for this year's ride.  There are many, many opportunities to volunteer  and support our riders, whether it is sponsoring a rest stop, packing and sorting the truck before the ride and of course, the usual fun-fun-fun of the clean up afterwards. 

Below is a brief overview of the opportunities/vacancies that need to be filled.

Rest Stops to Sponsor/fill: each site needs a team of approx. 6 - 9 volunteers:
1. Homestead Air Reserve Park: Opens 5:30 (for Registration & Rest stop staff) \
    Rest stop Closes 3pm 

2.  Kingswood Montessori Academy: Open 7am - Closes 1:30 pm
      20130 SW 304th St., Homestead FL 333030-3510 305-248-2308

3. Aerojet: Opens 8 am - Closes 10:30 am
     22700 SW480th St., Homestead FL

4. Chekika Park: Opens 9:45 am - Closes 1pm
     24200 SW 160th St., Miami FL 33125

5. Homestead Bayfront Park: Opens 7:15 - Closes 2:30
     9698 SW 328th St.,


6.   Packet Stuffing Party: 3/26 Location TBD - NEED 6-8 people
7.   Purchasing, Sorting & Logistics: 3/29  @ 09:30am - 4:00 pm  NEED 6-8 people
      Meeting at Costco in Kendall (13450 SW 120th St), sorting &packing truck at Air Reserve Park
8.   Truck pick up (Friday) and Warehouse Packing/Truck Return (Sun)NEED 3-4 people 
9.   Parking Attendants Homestead Air Reserve Park 3/30 from 05:30 - 0800:  NEED 2-3 people
10. Clean up Crew at Homestead Air Reserve Park 3/30 from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm: NEED 8 people

If you are willing, able and available to help us, we would be delighted to have you on board.  Upon replying, please include your assignment preference and a contact number with a best time to reach you and please respond as soon as possible.   Should you have any questions, my number is included below and you can call me anytime.  

Thank you again for your past support and I do look forward to hearing from you all.


Ruth Chant
Volunteer Chair for 2014 Snowbird Century Ride
Cell: 305-975-8738


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