Marie asked: Are bicycle helmets and registrations required in Pinellas County, primarily along Gulf Blvd and the beaches?
Helmets are always required for those under 16 years of age by Florida statute. Otherwise, there are no local ordinances that helmets or registration for Pinellas County or St. Pete Beach. You can find local ordinances by checking the Municodes for counties and municipalities including Pinellas County
or St. Pete Beach
The only local ordinance related to bicycling in those jurisdictions is this:
St. Pete Beach
Sec. 74-2 – Bicycle Riding
Bicycle riding is prohibited on the sidewalk west of the private properties on Sunset Way between 28th Avenue and 30th Street.