Events Calendar

Feb
22
Thu
2018
NeSmith Crate Late Models World Championship @ Bubba Raceway Park
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Feb
23
Fri
2018
NeSmith Crate Late Models World Championship @ Bubba Raceway Park
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Feb
24
Sat
2018
NeSmith Crate Late Models World Championship @ Bubba Raceway Park
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Mar
9
Fri
2018
Santos Fat Tire Festival @ Santos Trailhead
Mar 9 all-day

Come see, feel, and ride* the newest bicycles and gear of 2018 at the Santos Fat Tire Bike Expo.  Located at the Santos Trailhead, 3080 SE 80th Street just off of 441 between Ocala and Belleview, FL, the Expo is free to attend and open to the public.

The Santos Fat Tire Bike Expo is the largest collection of bicycle manufacturers and bike shops in Florida and the southeast.  This year over 50 companies will be represented with mountain and road bikes, accessories, and clothing.  We even have bicycle-related art and jewelry!

Professionally led cycling skills clinics are available by Take Aim Cycling.  Maps are provided of the area trails and are specially marked for one-mile and 3-mile loops during the weekend.

On Sunday there will be a special mountain bike “trials style” show at noon.

Keep you eyes open for specially marked Raffle Baskets at the different booths, each with a value of at least $250.  Tickets are available at the OMBA Pavilion and you do not need to be present to win.  Drawing is 1pm on Sunday.  Fundraising efforts support our Bikes for Kids programs locally during the holidays.

*Please bring ID for bicycle demo rides.  Demos contingent on weather and trail conditions.

Companies attending in 2016 & 2017 were: Ace Metric Cycles, All About Balance Massage Therapy, Atomik Carbon, Brick City Bicycles, Cannondale, Cartecay Bike Shop, David’s World Cycles, DeFeet, Eclectic Alice Jewelry, Florida Bicycle Association, Florida Devo, Florida Forestry Dept., Fox, Giant, Liv/Giant, GB-Clothing, Hammer Nutrition, Handup Gloves, Industry 9, JVC Broadcasting, Kali Protectives, KMC Chains, Leave No Trace, Marin Bikes, MTB Tandems, Mulberry Gap, Niner, Norco, Pedal Milisha, Pivot Cycles, Primal Wear, Pro Gold, Profile Racing, RepurposedMe, Rocky Mountain Bicycles, Salsa Cycles, Samson Bicycles, Santos Bike Shop, Scott, Sea Otter, Sea Sucker, Specialized, SRAM, SRSuntour, Stan’s No Tubes, Subrosa/The Shadow Conspiracy, Take Aim Cycling, Trek, Turtle Towels, Vee Tires, and Village Cycles.

Food trucks will be on hand to fuel up riders, including vegetarian Heart and Seoul, LEJ Pretzels, The Big Hot Box, as well as pizza gurus Humble Pie from Gainesville.

Interested in participating in the 2018 Santos Fat Tire Bike Expo?  Please send your request to Jennifer Skyles at vendors@santosfattire.com

We look forward to having you on board!

Mar
10
Sat
2018
Santos Fat Tire Festival @ Santos Trailhead
Mar 10 all-day

Come see, feel, and ride* the newest bicycles and gear of 2018 at the Santos Fat Tire Bike Expo.  Located at the Santos Trailhead, 3080 SE 80th Street just off of 441 between Ocala and Belleview, FL, the Expo is free to attend and open to the public.

The Santos Fat Tire Bike Expo is the largest collection of bicycle manufacturers and bike shops in Florida and the southeast.  This year over 50 companies will be represented with mountain and road bikes, accessories, and clothing.  We even have bicycle-related art and jewelry!

Professionally led cycling skills clinics are available by Take Aim Cycling.  Maps are provided of the area trails and are specially marked for one-mile and 3-mile loops during the weekend.

On Sunday there will be a special mountain bike “trials style” show at noon.

Keep you eyes open for specially marked Raffle Baskets at the different booths, each with a value of at least $250.  Tickets are available at the OMBA Pavilion and you do not need to be present to win.  Drawing is 1pm on Sunday.  Fundraising efforts support our Bikes for Kids programs locally during the holidays.

*Please bring ID for bicycle demo rides.  Demos contingent on weather and trail conditions.

Companies attending in 2016 & 2017 were: Ace Metric Cycles, All About Balance Massage Therapy, Atomik Carbon, Brick City Bicycles, Cannondale, Cartecay Bike Shop, David’s World Cycles, DeFeet, Eclectic Alice Jewelry, Florida Bicycle Association, Florida Devo, Florida Forestry Dept., Fox, Giant, Liv/Giant, GB-Clothing, Hammer Nutrition, Handup Gloves, Industry 9, JVC Broadcasting, Kali Protectives, KMC Chains, Leave No Trace, Marin Bikes, MTB Tandems, Mulberry Gap, Niner, Norco, Pedal Milisha, Pivot Cycles, Primal Wear, Pro Gold, Profile Racing, RepurposedMe, Rocky Mountain Bicycles, Salsa Cycles, Samson Bicycles, Santos Bike Shop, Scott, Sea Otter, Sea Sucker, Specialized, SRAM, SRSuntour, Stan’s No Tubes, Subrosa/The Shadow Conspiracy, Take Aim Cycling, Trek, Turtle Towels, Vee Tires, and Village Cycles.

Food trucks will be on hand to fuel up riders, including vegetarian Heart and Seoul, LEJ Pretzels, The Big Hot Box, as well as pizza gurus Humble Pie from Gainesville.

Interested in participating in the 2018 Santos Fat Tire Bike Expo?  Please send your request to Jennifer Skyles at vendors@santosfattire.com

We look forward to having you on board!

Mar
11
Sun
2018
Santos Fat Tire Festival @ Santos Trailhead
Mar 11 – Mar 12 all-day

Come see, feel, and ride* the newest bicycles and gear of 2018 at the Santos Fat Tire Bike Expo.  Located at the Santos Trailhead, 3080 SE 80th Street just off of 441 between Ocala and Belleview, FL, the Expo is free to attend and open to the public.

The Santos Fat Tire Bike Expo is the largest collection of bicycle manufacturers and bike shops in Florida and the southeast.  This year over 50 companies will be represented with mountain and road bikes, accessories, and clothing.  We even have bicycle-related art and jewelry!

Professionally led cycling skills clinics are available by Take Aim Cycling.  Maps are provided of the area trails and are specially marked for one-mile and 3-mile loops during the weekend.

On Sunday there will be a special mountain bike “trials style” show at noon.

Keep you eyes open for specially marked Raffle Baskets at the different booths, each with a value of at least $250.  Tickets are available at the OMBA Pavilion and you do not need to be present to win.  Drawing is 1pm on Sunday.  Fundraising efforts support our Bikes for Kids programs locally during the holidays.

*Please bring ID for bicycle demo rides.  Demos contingent on weather and trail conditions.

Companies attending in 2016 & 2017 were: Ace Metric Cycles, All About Balance Massage Therapy, Atomik Carbon, Brick City Bicycles, Cannondale, Cartecay Bike Shop, David’s World Cycles, DeFeet, Eclectic Alice Jewelry, Florida Bicycle Association, Florida Devo, Florida Forestry Dept., Fox, Giant, Liv/Giant, GB-Clothing, Hammer Nutrition, Handup Gloves, Industry 9, JVC Broadcasting, Kali Protectives, KMC Chains, Leave No Trace, Marin Bikes, MTB Tandems, Mulberry Gap, Niner, Norco, Pedal Milisha, Pivot Cycles, Primal Wear, Pro Gold, Profile Racing, RepurposedMe, Rocky Mountain Bicycles, Salsa Cycles, Samson Bicycles, Santos Bike Shop, Scott, Sea Otter, Sea Sucker, Specialized, SRAM, SRSuntour, Stan’s No Tubes, Subrosa/The Shadow Conspiracy, Take Aim Cycling, Trek, Turtle Towels, Vee Tires, and Village Cycles.

Food trucks will be on hand to fuel up riders, including vegetarian Heart and Seoul, LEJ Pretzels, The Big Hot Box, as well as pizza gurus Humble Pie from Gainesville.

Interested in participating in the 2018 Santos Fat Tire Bike Expo?  Please send your request to Jennifer Skyles at vendors@santosfattire.com

We look forward to having you on board!

Mar
15
Thu
2018
Live Oak International @ Live Oak Plantation
Mar 15 – Mar 18 all-day
Mar
16
Fri
2018
Equiventures Ocala Winter II Horse Trials @ Florida Horse Park
Mar 16 all-day

equiventures, ocala, winter

Thurs: Cross-country courses open-3:00 pm. Fri: 8:00 am Dressage I/P/T/CT-A; 11:00 am Show Jumping CT-A/I/P (time approx.). 12:00 noon Cross-country-I/P (time approx.). All I and some P will run as a 1-Day. Sat: 8:00 am – Dressage T/N/BN. 8:00 am – Show Jumping T/N/BN. 9:30 am – Cross Country P/T (level order may change). Sun: 9:00 am – Cross-country T/N/BN (level order may change). 9:00 am – Show Jumping N/BN

Ladies AllRide Mountain Bike Skills Camp @ Santos Trailhead
Mar 16 all-day

Santos Trailhead in Ocala, FL is no secret to mountain biking enthusiasts from all over the South. There are over 85 miles of trails around Ocala with riding levels for everyone. From flat and smooth flowing singletrack, to challenging climbs through the rocky quarries, to wooden features, jumps & drops for riders wanting to take it up a notch. Santos trails have been known for years by all who have ridden there as having something for everyone!

​This clinic is held at the Santos Trailhead. In the mornings we work on perfecting skills using a large grassy area, a mountain bike-specific skills center, dirt jumps, drops, and a pumptrack. In the afternoons we head to the vast network of cross-country style trails to shred! Whoo hoo!!

Friday
5:30pm-7:00pm     Happy Hour & Pre-Registration – meet & greet with coaches, nameplate making social hour to get the mood going for a great, non-intimidating weekend of bonding on bikes! 
Saturday 
9:00am-9:30am      Registration with morning coffee  & more nameplate making & easing of nerves because this is fun!  SUPER FUN! If you pre-registered on Friday at the Meet & Greet, feel free to arrive at 9:15am.
9:30am-9:45am      Welcome with Lindsey Richter, coaches introduction, divide into groups, ready, set, GO PLAY ON BIKES!
9:45am-12:30pm    Skills, drills, thrills and shred time
12:30pm-1:00pm    Lunch – Yummy, healthy, hearty
1:15pm-4:15pm      Ride to trails: Learn, shred, smile, laugh, encourage, cheer & have a blast on bikes with a bunch of rad ladies!
4:30pm-5:30pm      Optional Education Stations (more good bonding time with rad ladies!)
– Tire changing, rears are so hard!!
– Chain-breaking & single-speed making
– Nutrition – pre, post and during rides. Sugars, salts, proteins oh my!
– How to be ride ready every time – what to carry, how to use it, emergency scenarios. Even a CAMELBAK can save your life!
– Body positioning slideshow with Lindsey
Sunday
9:00am-9:30am        Coffee, optional stretching/yoga & prepare for another fun day!
9:30am-12:00pm      Skills, drills, thrills and shred time
12:00pm-1:00pm      Lunch, rest, refresh. Raffle Time! Get rad stuff from awesome companies!
1:00pm-4:00pm        Ride to trails: Ride, learn, jump, jib, play, smile, cheer, encourage, celebrate!
4:00pm-4:15pm        Wrap-up, hugs, goodbyes. Exchange contact info with new friends and ride again! Witness the community of female riders grow!!

Local Bike Shop Host: Santos Bike Shop
Santos Bike Shop will be offering the following to Ladies AllRide Participants (valid 3/13 – 3/19):

  • $100 off any bike over $600.
  • 15% off all accessories & apparel (excluding electronics).
  • 20% off all in stock women’s Sombrio clothing.
  • 50% off all rentals.
  • Free bike safety check in the week prior to the clinic.


Accommodation Suggestions*
Hotels:
Quality Inn – Located about 15 minutes from Santos Trailhead. The Ladies AllRide participants’ discounted rate is $79/night (+ tax) for a double queen room. Call (352) 854-3200 to book now! The hotel will sell out as it high season.

Hampton Inn

Vacation Rentals: AirbnbVRBO
Click Here to view Trip Advisor reviews & recommendations for hotels near Santos Trailhead (with distances to the trail head listed).
Camping & RV: Santos CampgroundSilver Springs State ParkRainbow Springs State ParkWild Frontier Campground

*Accommodations are not included in the price of the clinic.

Demo equipment: only Liv demo bikes and G-Form body armor will be available (no helmets, shoes or pedals). 

Mar
17
Sat
2018
Equiventures Ocala Winter II Horse Trials @ Florida Horse Park
Mar 17 all-day

equiventures, ocala, winter

Thurs: Cross-country courses open-3:00 pm. Fri: 8:00 am Dressage I/P/T/CT-A; 11:00 am Show Jumping CT-A/I/P (time approx.). 12:00 noon Cross-country-I/P (time approx.). All I and some P will run as a 1-Day. Sat: 8:00 am – Dressage T/N/BN. 8:00 am – Show Jumping T/N/BN. 9:30 am – Cross Country P/T (level order may change). Sun: 9:00 am – Cross-country T/N/BN (level order may change). 9:00 am – Show Jumping N/BN

Ladies AllRide Mountain Bike Skills Camp @ Santos Trailhead
Mar 17 all-day

Santos Trailhead in Ocala, FL is no secret to mountain biking enthusiasts from all over the South. There are over 85 miles of trails around Ocala with riding levels for everyone. From flat and smooth flowing singletrack, to challenging climbs through the rocky quarries, to wooden features, jumps & drops for riders wanting to take it up a notch. Santos trails have been known for years by all who have ridden there as having something for everyone!

​This clinic is held at the Santos Trailhead. In the mornings we work on perfecting skills using a large grassy area, a mountain bike-specific skills center, dirt jumps, drops, and a pumptrack. In the afternoons we head to the vast network of cross-country style trails to shred! Whoo hoo!!

Friday
5:30pm-7:00pm     Happy Hour & Pre-Registration – meet & greet with coaches, nameplate making social hour to get the mood going for a great, non-intimidating weekend of bonding on bikes! 
Saturday 
9:00am-9:30am      Registration with morning coffee  & more nameplate making & easing of nerves because this is fun!  SUPER FUN! If you pre-registered on Friday at the Meet & Greet, feel free to arrive at 9:15am.
9:30am-9:45am      Welcome with Lindsey Richter, coaches introduction, divide into groups, ready, set, GO PLAY ON BIKES!
9:45am-12:30pm    Skills, drills, thrills and shred time
12:30pm-1:00pm    Lunch – Yummy, healthy, hearty
1:15pm-4:15pm      Ride to trails: Learn, shred, smile, laugh, encourage, cheer & have a blast on bikes with a bunch of rad ladies!
4:30pm-5:30pm      Optional Education Stations (more good bonding time with rad ladies!)
– Tire changing, rears are so hard!!
– Chain-breaking & single-speed making
– Nutrition – pre, post and during rides. Sugars, salts, proteins oh my!
– How to be ride ready every time – what to carry, how to use it, emergency scenarios. Even a CAMELBAK can save your life!
– Body positioning slideshow with Lindsey
Sunday
9:00am-9:30am        Coffee, optional stretching/yoga & prepare for another fun day!
9:30am-12:00pm      Skills, drills, thrills and shred time
12:00pm-1:00pm      Lunch, rest, refresh. Raffle Time! Get rad stuff from awesome companies!
1:00pm-4:00pm        Ride to trails: Ride, learn, jump, jib, play, smile, cheer, encourage, celebrate!
4:00pm-4:15pm        Wrap-up, hugs, goodbyes. Exchange contact info with new friends and ride again! Witness the community of female riders grow!!

Local Bike Shop Host: Santos Bike Shop
Santos Bike Shop will be offering the following to Ladies AllRide Participants (valid 3/13 – 3/19):

  • $100 off any bike over $600.
  • 15% off all accessories & apparel (excluding electronics).
  • 20% off all in stock women’s Sombrio clothing.
  • 50% off all rentals.
  • Free bike safety check in the week prior to the clinic.


Accommodation Suggestions*
Hotels:
Quality Inn – Located about 15 minutes from Santos Trailhead. The Ladies AllRide participants’ discounted rate is $79/night (+ tax) for a double queen room. Call (352) 854-3200 to book now! The hotel will sell out as it high season.

Hampton Inn

Vacation Rentals: AirbnbVRBO
Click Here to view Trip Advisor reviews & recommendations for hotels near Santos Trailhead (with distances to the trail head listed).
Camping & RV: Santos CampgroundSilver Springs State ParkRainbow Springs State ParkWild Frontier Campground

*Accommodations are not included in the price of the clinic.

Demo equipment: only Liv demo bikes and G-Form body armor will be available (no helmets, shoes or pedals). 

Sunshine State Classic NIT @ Ocala Regional Sportsplex
Mar 17 all-day
Mar
18
Sun
2018
Equiventures Ocala Winter II Horse Trials @ Florida Horse Park
Mar 18 all-day

equiventures, ocala, winter

Thurs: Cross-country courses open-3:00 pm. Fri: 8:00 am Dressage I/P/T/CT-A; 11:00 am Show Jumping CT-A/I/P (time approx.). 12:00 noon Cross-country-I/P (time approx.). All I and some P will run as a 1-Day. Sat: 8:00 am – Dressage T/N/BN. 8:00 am – Show Jumping T/N/BN. 9:30 am – Cross Country P/T (level order may change). Sun: 9:00 am – Cross-country T/N/BN (level order may change). 9:00 am – Show Jumping N/BN

Ladies AllRide Mountain Bike Skills Camp @ Santos Trailhead
Mar 18 all-day

Santos Trailhead in Ocala, FL is no secret to mountain biking enthusiasts from all over the South. There are over 85 miles of trails around Ocala with riding levels for everyone. From flat and smooth flowing singletrack, to challenging climbs through the rocky quarries, to wooden features, jumps & drops for riders wanting to take it up a notch. Santos trails have been known for years by all who have ridden there as having something for everyone!

​This clinic is held at the Santos Trailhead. In the mornings we work on perfecting skills using a large grassy area, a mountain bike-specific skills center, dirt jumps, drops, and a pumptrack. In the afternoons we head to the vast network of cross-country style trails to shred! Whoo hoo!!

Friday
5:30pm-7:00pm     Happy Hour & Pre-Registration – meet & greet with coaches, nameplate making social hour to get the mood going for a great, non-intimidating weekend of bonding on bikes! 
Saturday 
9:00am-9:30am      Registration with morning coffee  & more nameplate making & easing of nerves because this is fun!  SUPER FUN! If you pre-registered on Friday at the Meet & Greet, feel free to arrive at 9:15am.
9:30am-9:45am      Welcome with Lindsey Richter, coaches introduction, divide into groups, ready, set, GO PLAY ON BIKES!
9:45am-12:30pm    Skills, drills, thrills and shred time
12:30pm-1:00pm    Lunch – Yummy, healthy, hearty
1:15pm-4:15pm      Ride to trails: Learn, shred, smile, laugh, encourage, cheer & have a blast on bikes with a bunch of rad ladies!
4:30pm-5:30pm      Optional Education Stations (more good bonding time with rad ladies!)
– Tire changing, rears are so hard!!
– Chain-breaking & single-speed making
– Nutrition – pre, post and during rides. Sugars, salts, proteins oh my!
– How to be ride ready every time – what to carry, how to use it, emergency scenarios. Even a CAMELBAK can save your life!
– Body positioning slideshow with Lindsey
Sunday
9:00am-9:30am        Coffee, optional stretching/yoga & prepare for another fun day!
9:30am-12:00pm      Skills, drills, thrills and shred time
12:00pm-1:00pm      Lunch, rest, refresh. Raffle Time! Get rad stuff from awesome companies!
1:00pm-4:00pm        Ride to trails: Ride, learn, jump, jib, play, smile, cheer, encourage, celebrate!
4:00pm-4:15pm        Wrap-up, hugs, goodbyes. Exchange contact info with new friends and ride again! Witness the community of female riders grow!!

Local Bike Shop Host: Santos Bike Shop
Santos Bike Shop will be offering the following to Ladies AllRide Participants (valid 3/13 – 3/19):

  • $100 off any bike over $600.
  • 15% off all accessories & apparel (excluding electronics).
  • 20% off all in stock women’s Sombrio clothing.
  • 50% off all rentals.
  • Free bike safety check in the week prior to the clinic.


Accommodation Suggestions*
Hotels:
Quality Inn – Located about 15 minutes from Santos Trailhead. The Ladies AllRide participants’ discounted rate is $79/night (+ tax) for a double queen room. Call (352) 854-3200 to book now! The hotel will sell out as it high season.

Hampton Inn

Vacation Rentals: AirbnbVRBO
Click Here to view Trip Advisor reviews & recommendations for hotels near Santos Trailhead (with distances to the trail head listed).
Camping & RV: Santos CampgroundSilver Springs State ParkRainbow Springs State ParkWild Frontier Campground

*Accommodations are not included in the price of the clinic.

Demo equipment: only Liv demo bikes and G-Form body armor will be available (no helmets, shoes or pedals). 

Sunshine State Classic NIT @ Ocala Regional Sportsplex
Mar 18 all-day
Mar
23
Fri
2018
Southeastern Pro Rodeo @ Southeastern Livestock Pavilion
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mar
24
Sat
2018
Southeastern Pro Rodeo @ Southeastern Livestock Pavilion
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mar
31
Sat
2018
Hits Ocala Triathlon @ Carney Island Recreation and Conservation Area
Mar 31 all-day

Named as an Editor’s Pick for one of the Best United States’ Triathlons by Triathlete Magazine, HITS Ocala is one of the most popular HITS Triathlon Series races. The famed Carney Island Park will be home to this third stop on the HITS Triathlon Series circuit. The course is a convenient loop lay-out, where family and athletes can be engaged with each other throughout the entire day; both the bike and run come back through the park for high-fives and general spectator frenzy. Plus, the short drive from Walt Disney World and plenty of affordable lodging and dining options make this a destination for the entire family.

Apr
11
Wed
2018
Equiventures Ocala International 3-Day Festival of Eventing @ Florida Horse Park
Apr 11 all-day
Apr
12
Thu
2018
Equiventures Ocala International 3-Day Festival of Eventing @ Florida Horse Park
Apr 12 all-day