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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