Tag Archives: fatbiking in Utah

Gearing up with the Trek Farley

An article and review by Bullet I’ve begun outfitting the Farley for bikepacking and longer winter rides where I like to have a few extras just in case the weather turns, or I end up out longer than anticipated. As I mentioned in my review of the Farley, I had some concerns with the lack […]

Hobble Creek, Right Fork

A ride report by the Professor Bullet and I wanted to do a long snow ride today so we headed up to Hobble Creek in Springville. The right fork gets a fair amount of snowmobile traffic, and it is not that steep, at least as far as Wardsworth Canyon. I rode this more than a […]

Training for the JayP Backyard Fat Pursuit

An article by the Professor Even after musing about how difficult it is to ride in the snow, I have entered this race in the 60K category. As I am new to fat bikes this season, this will be a new experience for me. However, I am not new to endurance type races. I come […]

December Group Ride

Last Saturday, December 21st, the Fat Bike Brigade (minus Doc who was out of town) joined with Jake Weber of Epic Biking in Saratoga Springs (UT) for a group fat bike ride. We met at the Park and Ride at the mouth of American Fork Canyon, then carpooled up to Tibble Fork. We had nine […]

Riding in the snow is hard work!

A ride report by the Professor I managed to get out and ride twice last week. After being in Taiwan for a week, I was pretty jet-lagged out and way behind at work.Tuesday night Bullet and I went for a night ride up the Alpine Loop Road from Pine Hollow. Conditions were okay, though got […]

First Fat Snow Ride: Coyote Canyon Loop

Today was our first Fat Bike Brigade group ride and we had a total of seven riders ranging in age from 14 to 54. I would call that a success. And we woke up to our first significant snowfall of the season.  Though it was snowing this morning it was not really sticking to anything […]