September 26, 2020
Punta Gorda, FL

City Manager's Tour

Casual Riders

Cycling in Paradise


Howard Kunik

Happy Faces

We Work For Smiles

Pedal and Play in Paradise is hosted by:   TEAM VECTOR LOGO REVISE 2014 FINAL


The City Manager’s Tour has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 26.  Punta Gorda City Manager Howard Kunik is excited to be leading another one of his memorable and informative rides.  Your registration will automatically transfer to the new date.

Please remember this is a fluid situation with both the covid-19 situation and the fact September is hurricane season. We will contact you in August and September with further details regarding the ride.

If you cannot make the September 26 event, please contact the TEAM office at   and let us know if you want a refund or if you would like to donate your registration fee to assist TEAM Punta Gorda with its bicycle friendly initiatives.

Team Punta Gorda Presents:  

The City Manager’s 2020 Bicycle Tour - A Pedal and Play Special Event

SPECIAL NOTE: Free bicycles available for Pedal and Play 2020 from TEAM Punta Gorda's Free Loaner Bicycle fleet. Call TEAM at 941-637-8326 to reserve your free bike!

Punta Gorda city manager Howard Kunik will lead special bicycle tours which highlight areas of the city.

With the help of a police escort, riders will follow Howard from site to site stopping at interesting points along the way. Aided by a portable sound system and employing his characteristic enthusiasm for our city,  Howard will fill riders in on what they are seeing.

The tour will be repeated in the afternoon.

Over lunch, available at rider's expense from food trucks such as Wally's Barbecue, Purple Potato, JD's Chuckwagon, a special celebration will be held so riders can acknowledge Howard for his service to Punta Gorda.


(NOTE: As of Feb 18, the morning tour is sold out. Afternoon openings remain. P.M. riders are urged to come to Laishley at 11:30 A.M. to participate in the noontime celebration for Howard.)

9:30 – 11:30  The City Manager’s 2020 Bicycle Tour

11:30 – 1:30 Lunch available from food trucks (Wally's Barbecue, Purple Potato) AND Howard Kunik celebration, Laishley Pavilion

1:30 – 3:30  The City Manager’s 2020 Bicycle Tour (Repeat)

Special commemorative  Pedal and Play T-shirts included in event fees.  A free cotton T-shirt will be provided as part of your registration fee.

Free Ice Cream included for Pedal and Play participants.

Things to Remember:

  • Waivers must be signed in order to ride
  • The event takes place rain or shine
  • Registration Deadline with a shirt - MARCH 1, 2020  

Special Thanks

Our special thanks in advance goes to our local law enforcement and fire fighting agencies (City of Punta Gorda Police and Fire Departments and Charlotte County Sheriff's Office) for helping make Pedal and Play a fun and safe event.

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