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Dome opening to include bike tour

Organizers are expecting more than 2,500 people to bicycle through St. Petersburg as part of the grand opening celebration for the Florida Suncoast Dome. Farkas Chiropractic Clinic and The Pier are sponsoring the Florida Suncoast Dome City Tour, which will start at the dome at 9 a.m. March 3 and end at The Pier with a party that includes free refreshments, clowns, music and magicians.

The 10-mile route will wind through northeast St. Petersburg on North Shore Boulevard, Brightwaters Boulevard and Coffee Pot Boulevard.

Registration is $8 by mail before March 1, $10 the day of the event. The address is Farkas Chiropractic Clinic, 3200 Fourth Street N.

Checks should be made payable to the Suncoast Dome City Tour. Registration fee includes a T-shirt and the chance to win more than $1,000 in bikes and accessories.