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Exploring the Tintic Mountains

In the past couple weeks I have made three trips out to Cedar Valley and the Tintic mountains. I was looking for new places to ride that were off the beaten track. I wanted solitude. I spent some time with my Utah Atlas and Gazetteer looking for lonely dirt roads not too far from home. […]

Fatbiking on the Iditarod Trail

Here is a nice video from Eric Parons at Revelate Designs fatbiking the Iditarod Trail in Alaska. Looks like great fun. Enjoy.

Black Dragon Wash, UT: A Fatbike-packing Overnighter

Sunset in the desert. There’s something magical about it. The red cliffs above us glowed a deep red as the deep blue sky faded into light blues, then grays, and the red rock cliffs glowed darker and deeper until they turned black. We stood on a bluff looking back down into Black Dragon Wash where we […]

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