The Joy Continues for an EPIC Cause
November 22-23, 2024
Miami to Key West

Let’s pedal with purpose and make a difference! The Joy Ride is a thrilling two-day, 165-mile bicycle adventure from Miami to Key West. This ride is not just a journey; it’s a heart-pounding mission to support incredible causes. By participating, you’ll help raise funds for vital organizations like Empath Partners in Care (EPIC), which offer crucial HIV/AIDS care and support. The Joy Ride continues the philanthropic legacy of the SMART (Southern Most HIV/AIDS) Ride, which raised funds for HIV services organizations for 20 years.

Join or support team EPICylist by riding or as part of the crew or make a donation to help the joy continue at

Benefitting agencies include Broward House, Compass, EPIC, Miracle of Love and Pridelines.

Learn more about The Joy Ride and how you can get involved at one of EPIC’s informational socials:

June 3 | 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Cocktail St. Pete
2355 Central Ave.
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
Drag bingo follows to benefit EPIC’s Joy Ride

June 8 | 10:00 am-11:30 am
3050 1st Ave. S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33712

A light breakfast will be served

June 30 | 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
The Independent
5016 N. Florida Ave.
Tampa, FL 33603

Live music begins at 6:30 pm

July 10 | 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
4703 N. Florida Ave.
Tampa, FL 33603

Snacks will be served

July 19 | 10:00 am-11:00 am
The Bikery Coffee & Bicycle Shop
2222 1st Ave. S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33712