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Longtime friends — from left, Roger Barth, Robert Stevens, Mark Parisian, Blue Run Bicycles owner Grant Chance, Dana Bland and Graeme Helsby — begin their weekly bike ride from Blue Run Bicycles in Dunnellon. From the store, they meet with about 10 more cyclists for a 40-mile ride, making a loop around Pine Ridge and back to Dunnellon. http://www.spiphotos.smugmug.com/
Up for the ride

First came the trail, then the cyclists. 

In Citrus County, cycling has found a home — and so have the businesses that followed. 

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The Withlacoochee Trail, which runs through Floral City, Inverness, Hernando and Citrus Springs, has been a major draw for bicyclists from all over.

More bike shops and bike groups followed the migration of cyclists.