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June 20, 2021 UPDATE:

New date confirmed - Saturday, February 5, 2022

We are looking forward to another great ride on rural DeSoto County roads. Please check back for ride information updates.

Registration will again be through 

Registration is now open!

See route maps here:

February 21, 2021 UPDATE: 

The 2021 Ride for Tiny Town had a great turn out at 143 riders on the road! The day dawned foggy and damp, but that didn't slow down our riders. A few light showers were felt, but overall it was pleasant temperatures and ideal riding conditions.

Thank you all for filling out the post event survey. Your comments will help us make 2022 even a better event. If you did not fill it out you can access it here:

Over $5,500 was raised for DeSoto Cares Homeless Services! $1040.64 was received in direct donations. Online donations may still be made through Approximately $28.89 per rider from event fees was retained by DeSoto Cares. We thank our awesome food donors for contributing all of the food for the ride: Arcadia All Florida Championship Rodeo Association, MyShelly's Kitchen, Peace River Distributing and All Faiths Food Bank. Per rider expenses were approximately $25.21 and include T-shirts and packet mailing, miscellaneous supplies, insurance, permits, advertising and rentals. A big thank you to our corporate sponsors who helped offset those costs.

Thank you to our amazing team of volunteers who show up and do the job to make everything happen and run smoothly. We are grateful for every one of you!


2021 EVENT DIRECTOR—Karen Smoke

CO-DIRECTOR-Patty Walker

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Link to a video about the 2020 bike ride made by Bruce Tompkins:


All routes will be fully supported with rest stops and SAG vehicles.

60, 45 and 30 MILE ROUTES—for distance riders

10 MILE SLOW ROLL—for casual cyclists


Waivers must be signed in order to ride.

The event takes place rain or shine.

SEE REGISTRATION PLATFORM (Online registration for this event closed):

Event Date: Saturday, February 5th, 2022

Start Location: Mosaic Arena, 2450 NE Roan Street, Arcadia, FL

Finish Location: Mosaic Arena, Arcadia, FL

Mileage: 10, 30, 45 and 60 miles


Age Limit: 10 years and up.

Thank You to our 2021 Sponsors

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