SANTOS FAT TIRE FESTIVAL
The SANTOS FAT TIRE FESTIVAL is hosted annually each March by Ocala Mountain Bike Association in partnership with the Florida State Parks and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
The Festival features the EPIC 50 RIDE on Saturday, camping at the adjacent Santos Campground, a huge vendor village with bike booths & food trucks, and skills clinics. Proceeds from FTF benefit trail maintenance & building, safety patrol training, and equipment.
CAMPING & RIDING
Gather your bike club, friends, & family and register for the Camping & Epic Ride package. Check-in Friday at noon and check-out Sunday by 11. Each ticket includes Epic Ride registration, campsite, campground meals (Saturday breakfast, dinner, Sunday breakfast) & entertainment, event T-shirt, and swag.
EPIC 50 RIDE
You’re going to love riding the over 50 miles of Santos award winning IMBA certified trails. Register to ride Saturday’s EPIC 50 and compete for a personal best – or just to say you did it! This ride is self-guided and fully supported with safety patrollers, bathrooms, sag stops and lunch at Ross Prairie trailhead. Finisher medals awarded, along with event T-shirt and swag.
Learn a new skill or tune up an old one at our FREE clinics. Sign up the day of at the bike clinic booth and join small groups with certified instructor Harlan Price of Take Aim Cycling. No advance sign-up.
This is one event you won’t want to miss! You will get the chance to see all the newest bikes and gear at our trailhead vendor village as we host upwards of 100 vendors including the major bike manufacturers and bike accessory booths. Food trucks offer a variety of cuisine that you may enjoy at the picnic tables.