Event Details

July 15, 2022 UPDATE: 

Dear Riders—

Routes wind through DeSoto County on mostly rural, lightly traveled roads, past cattle ranches, orange groves, residential neighborhoods and natural areas. We expect the routes to remain the same as the 2022 ride, with possibly a swing by the Tiny Town site.

Event packet home delivery for all registrations through Sunday 22 January 2023!

Registrations from 23 January to 04 February will pickup their event packets the morning of the event.

 

Where

Our one-day event will begin and end at Mosaic Arena. Pedal off from Mosaic Arena, 2450 NE Roan Street, Arcadia, FL. There will be plenty of available parking at the Mosaic Arena, home of the ARCADIA All-Florida Championship RODEO.

Friday Night, February 3, 2023

Pre-check in and late register Packet Pickup: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Mosaic Arena

Saturday Bicycle Tours – February 4, 2023

 

Kick off your Ride for Tiny Town with a start line to remember. See cyclists lined up together as they prepare to begin their journey.

60, 45 and 35 MILE ROUTES—for distance riders

Fees (per rider): $50 through Nov 6, $55 Regular pricing Nov 7 - January 22, $60 January 23 - February 5, $60 day of event.

Includes:

  • Free T-shirt for Early Bird & Regular registrants.

  • Welcome breakfast.

  • Rest stops with refreshments.

  • Celebratory lunch.

  • Option to fundraise for DeSoto Cares Homeless Services.

 

 

10 MILE SLOW ROLL—for casual cyclists

Fees  (per rider): $20 Early bird by Nov 6, Regular pricing Nov 7 -January 22, $25 January 23-Event day, $30 day of event.

Youth pricing (ages 10 to 18)--with Adult registration: First child $10, each additional child $5.

Includes:

  • Free T-shirt for Early Bird & Regular registrants.

  • Complimentary morning orange juice.

  • Rest stop with refreshments.

  • Lunch on your return to the Mosaic Arena.

  • Option to fundraise for DeSoto Cares Homeless Services.

 

 

Important Note: HELMETS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL RIDES. (A limited number of free helmets will be available--contact Event Director at ridefortinytownarcadia@gmail.com at least a week before the ride.)

Waivers must be signed in order to ride.

The event takes place rain or shine.

  • Children between the ages of 10-12 must ride a tandem or tag-a-long bike with adult guardian or be checked out by FBA certified Ride Marshal before participating. All children under the age of 18 must have an adult guardian with them at all times on the route. (Youth may ride longer distance routes at the $10 rate --simply chose the youth 10 mile category, and then on the Riding Saturday question select 35. 45 or 60 mile distance.

  • We encourage all participants to carry with them ample water, a bag for snacks, a tube to fit your tire size and basic repair kit.

 

START TIMES:

60 MILE ROUTE 8 a.m.

45 MILE ROUTE 8 a.m.

35 MILE ROUTE 8 a.m.

10 MILE SLOW ROLL 9 a.m.**

**10 mile riders: Please be at ride starting point by 8:45 a.m. for a briefing on ride safety.

HELMETS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL RIDERS. 

(If you do not have a helmet, please contact Event Director at ridefortinytownarcadia@gmail.com at least a week before the ride.)

Final route maps and other details will be posted on the website and e-mailed to registrants before the event.  Maps and cue sheets will be sent in PDF format. On event day, paper maps and cue sheets will be provided.

 

All cyclists must be on the route by 9:00 a.m. (No cyclists will be permitted to depart after 9:00 a.m.) All routes will be fully supported with rest stops and SAG vehicles. We are focused on making sure it’s fun and safe and that people want to come ride every year.