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Frosty Fat Bike Series #6: Big Springs

Saturday, February 28, was the last race in the Frosty Fat Bike Series. The lack of snow did not dampen the enthusiasm though. Provo City was a sponsor and there was a mini Winter Festival as well. A couple food trucks showed up, there was a dog sled team, an avalanche awareness presentation, and a […]

Frosty Fat Bike Series #5: Soldier Hollow

The fifth race in the series was a night race at Soldier Hollow, the 2002 Winter Olympics cross country ski venue. Despite the warm weather we have had, the course was in good shape with plenty of snow cover and it was groomed nicely. In fact, riders that had dirty tires were asked to clean […]

Bunyan Velo #5

The new issue of the excellent online magazine Bunyan Velo is now out. The magazine is described as, “a quarterly collection of photographs, essays, and stories celebrating the simple pleasures of traveling by bicycle.” Check it out. http://issuu.com/bunyanvelo/docs/bv05

JayP’s Backyard Fat Pursuit Race Report

Here is a nice, well-written report of the 200K race by Christopher Tassava. Regular readers of this blog may remember that we posted his race report last year in the inaugural event, where he DNF’d. Nice job this year Christopher. http://salsacycles.com/culture/fat_pursued_a_flatlander_returns_to_the_fat_pursuit

10 Years of fatbikes video

Here is a nice video about 10 years of fatbikes.

Bikepacking in Moab

Another nice post on bikepacking on fatbikes in the desert around Moab. With our pathetic Winter here in Northern Utah, I’ve been thinking more and more about heading south and riding in the desert. Last night I went for a ride up on the Alpine Loop above Sundance ski resort. Lots of pavement at the […]

Fat-bikepacking with a small frame bike

Here is an excellent article and video on bikepacking with a small frame bike. Dig around on the this excellent website/blog as there are lots of great articles. http://adventuremonkey.com/blog/bikepacking-gear-setup-small-frame-fatbike

Frosty Fat Bike Race Series #4: Powder Mountain

Saturday, February 7, was the date of the fourth race in the Frosty Fat Bike Race Series. The venue was fantastic—Powder Mountain ski resort in Northern Utah. The course was designed and built specifically for fat bikers, with large berms, jumps, and lots of ups and downs. In fact the US Cycling Fat Bike National […]

Frosty Fat Bike Series #3: Euclid

It’s been a warm winter, and not much snow has fallen. This third race in the series was held at Euclid Timber Frames in Heber. There wasn’t a lot of snow, but enough. The start finish was pretty muddy so sawdust was thrown down to make a nice spongy surface. The snow was soft and […]

Fat Bike Summit 2015: Race Photos

The race at this year’s Fat Bike Summit was a very short, but fairly demanding course. It had a short, steep climb, some rolling terrain, a steep downhill with a sharp bermed corner, and some straightaways. It was pretty exciting to watch. There were two heats of 10 riders with the top five in each […]