February 5, 2016

Tour de Melon


  • Choose from either a Century Route or multiple paved Trail Routes
  • Terrain is flat.
  • Well-marked rural highways.
  • Route maps will be available at the registration table.
  • Approximate rides of 20, 40, 60 miles on Rails-to-Trails paved Trail and 50, 100 mile road routes!
  • 100 mile ride is a great “starter” ride for anyone wanting to do their first Century ride.
  • Rest/snack stops provided on all routes.
  • Message board will be provided.  Family and friends may post messages.
  • SAG service provided.Helmets are required. This also includes children riding in bike seats and/or buggies. Cyclists must obey all traffic rules.

This is a ride, not a race. Plan on riding at a rate appropriate to your training.  You must bring your own towel.

After your ride, swing by downtown Chiefland and visit
the 61st Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival:

Watermelon festival image

Join us after your ride!

Be sure to check out our local restaurants and vendors for lunch and dinner options.

Tour de Melon 2016 from Scott DeBerry on Vimeo.