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Santos Fat Tire Festival 2014 – Media Coverage

The Ocala Mountain Bike Association celebrated its 8th annual Santos Fat Tire Festival March 2014 with great success. Here are some of the media coverage highlights from our 2014 event.

The get ready for the Festival for next year March 6-8 2015!

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Santos Fat Tire Festival 2015

The Ocala Mountain Bike Association will celebrate its 11th annual Santos Fat Tire Festival in March 2017 with 550 campers taking part in the weekend’s activities, coming from all corners of the United States. Along with the campers, many more sport riders and daily tourists can visit the open-to-public premier class vendor village and ride.  There are over 90 miles of trails that make up the Santos system, which is part of the Cross Florida Greenway and located between Ocala and Belleview.

Get ready for the Festival for next year March 6-8 2015! As has been the case each year, tickets for the camping experience at the festival sold out in ONE DAY!

Check out our 2014 Media Coverage highlights page

Visit our vendor page if your company is interested in attending the Vendor Village to market, promote, sell or demo products for 2015!

Companies that have attended: American Classic, Bike Ray, Brick City Bicycles, Cartecay Bike Shop, Delray Bicycles/Strider Bikes, Felt, Giant, Liv/Giant, Girthbikes, Greenway Bicycles, Cannondale, Diamondback, Honey Stinger, Industry Nine, Jamis, Kali, Kimley-Horn Associates, Niner, Ocala Bicycle Center, On the Fly, Mulberry Gap Resort, Pedal Milisha, Profile Racing, Race Face, Raleigh/Lapierre, RepurposedMe, Rocky Mountain,  Salsa, Santos Bike Shop, Scott, Specialized, SRAM, SR Suntour, Take Aim Cycling, Trek Project One, Trek, Village Cycles, and Sun Cycles.

The Ocala Mountain Bike association is a non-profit organization responsible for the design, building and maintenance of the local trails at Santos.  Raffles take place with prizes donated by many of the vendors with proceeds used to provide bicycles to local children at the holidays (such as Belleview Police Department’s “Shop with a Cop” event).

 For more information please visit our website:www.SantosFatTire.com and like us on our Facebook page, “Santos Fat Tire Festival”. Contact Renee Blaney, Director, at info@SantosFatTire.com or (407) 308-5715.

 

Santos Fat Tire Festival 2014 – Press Release

The Ocala Mountain Bike Association celebrates its amazing Santos trail system with our 8th annual Santos Fat Tire Festival.  It has become the biggest cycling showcase in the southeast!  Bicycle and component manufacturers, as well as bike shops, will be on hand with the latest bicycles and gear.  New features this year are skills classes, guided rides, and a “Trials Style” show (Sunday).  See, touch, and ride the best!  Demos* will be available Friday March 7th 12 noon-6pm, Saturday March 8th 10am-5pm, and Sunday March 9th 9am-2pm.   All demos and trails are free and open to the public.
3080 SE 80th Avenue, Ocala, Florida at the Santos Trailhead.

*bike demos subject to weather and trail conditions

Companies scheduled: American Classic, Bike Ray, Brick City Bicycles, Cartecay Bike Shop, Delray Bicycles/Strider Bikes, My HelpingHandsChiropractic, Felt, Giant, Liv/Giant, Girthbikes, Greenway Bicycles, Cannondale, Diamondback, Honey Stinger, Industry Nine, Jamis, Kali, Kimley-Horn Associates, Niner, Ocala Bicycle Center, On the Fly, Pedal Milisha, Profile Racing, Race Face, Raleigh/Lapierre, RepurposedMe, Rocky Mountain, Salsa, Santos Bike Shop, Scott, Specialized, SRAM, SR Suntour, Take Aim Cycling, Trek Project One, Trek, Village Cycles, and Sun Cycles.

A food truck or two will be on hand to fuel up riders.

The Ocala Mountain Bike association is a non-profit organization responsible for the design, building and maintenance of the local trails at Santos.  Raffle baskets are available at many of the vendors.  Proceeds are used to provide bicycles to local children at the holidays (such as Belleview Police Department’s “Shop with a Cop” event).

 For more information please visit our website:www.SantosFatTire.com and like us on our Facebook page, “Santos Fat Tire Festival”. Contact Renee Blaney, Director, at info@SantosFatTire.com or (407) 308-5715.

The campground is full for the weekend. You must have pre-registered for a wristband to enter the campground.  Hotel accommodations can be found at www.OcalaMarion.com