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Mike Curiak’s 2013 Iditatour—Continued

After completing the first 350 miles of the Iditarod Trail to McGrath with two friends, Curiak continued on alone all the way to Nome, a total of over 1,000 miles. This was a leisurely tour for him, meaning he stopped whenever he felt like it and basically took his time. This report is in several […]

Iditarod Invitational Record Smashed!

Pretty amazing story. Jeff Oatley averages nearly 100 miles a day for 1000 miles to win the 2014 Iditarod Invitational on a fat bike. And he took a week off the old record that was widely considered unbreakable. http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20140305/iditarod-invitational-cyclist-rides-fat-tired-bike-mind-boggling-race-record

Fatbike Touring in Alaska

A repost by the Professor. Here is another excellent blog post on fat bike touring in Alaska on the Iditarod Trail from Knik to McGrath. It is in two parts. Enjoy. http://www.topofusion.com/diary/2013/03/08/great-alaskan-adventure-aka-iditabunny-part-1/ http://www.topofusion.com/diary/2013/03/09/great-alaskan-adventure-part-2/

1,100 Miles by Fatbike

A repost by the Professor. If you can’t ride, then you do the next best thing—read about riding. Or in this case, watch videos about riding. This three video series is about Mike Curiak’s unsupported 1,100 mile ride along the Iditarod Trail from Knik to Nome, Alaska. Usually one will stop at the various villages […]