Category: Fat Bikes

Winter Bikepacking Trip

Winter Bikepacking Trip

This past weekend I had the itch to get out on my fat bike and camp. Instead of letting the fact that I donít have a single bikepacking pack, a rack for my Pugsley snowbike, or anyone to go with stop me I loaded up my backpack from the PCT and headed to the mountains. My destination was any flat […]

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Name me!

Name my bike Contest – Winner Announced

UPDATE: Sadly to say there weren’t manny votes, but those that did come in were for Hugo Reyes. ¬†This means that Sarah is our winner! ¬†Congrats.   So if you follow my blog you probably know I I got a new bike, a Surly Pugsley. ¬†It needs a name. ¬†I’ve been told I can’t call all my bikes by the […]

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Fat Bike Snow Ride #1

Fat Bike Snow Ride #1

Last night I went for my first ever fat bike ride on snow with my Surly Pugsley.¬† About 10 minutes into the car ride I blurted out, ďSHIT!Ē and my friend driving stabbed at the breaks not knowing what I was yelling shit about.¬† I had just realized after reminding myself multiple times to grab my winter boots I had […]

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2012 Cycling Calendar

2012 Cycling Calendar

Thanks to Joe Martin for gathering the following information. Some days there are multiple events so they are placed in order of preference. Dates with¬†?¬†are unknown at this time.   Season Long Training Series Tuesdays from March 20 to August 28 – Road Race Series at Pacific Raceways (http://www.buduracing.com) Thursdays from April¬†?¬†to September¬†?¬†– Seward Park Cycling series (http://northwestvelo.com)   Registration […]

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Avalanche Awareness Clinic

Avalanche Awareness Clinic

Next Wednesday, January 11th, at 7 p.m., join us for a free clinic thanks to the professionals from the Northwest Weather and Avanche Center. They’ll go over the basics– what constitues avalanche terrain, the key ingredients that cause a slide, and some snow stability tests. The clinic is free but space is limited, so call to RSVP: 206.971.1496. Here’s where […]

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I’m Getting Fat…

I’m Getting Fat…

I promised pictures of the fatness.¬† Despite her size she can move.¬† Don’t let looks deceive you.¬† I can’t decided where to take her on our first date, a romantic stroll on the beach, a cold but serene snow bike ride in the mountains, or for a dirty roll in the mud? ¬†Fat bike love…ah. Anyone have any suggestions? Side […]

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My new Pugsley!

The Next Fad is Here

That’s right I called it. ¬†The next big fad in cycling after single speeds is going to be FAT BIKES. ¬†I feel bad saying that as it will probably ruin it, as everything that catches on seems to get ruined by those trying to cash in. The point of this post isn’t to lay claim to naming the next fad, […]

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2012 Fat Bike Races

2012 Fat Bike Races

December 9-10th –¬† Sheep Mtn Bike 100 – Sheep Mountain Lodge, AK 25-150 miles December 17-March 3rd – Abominable Snow Series – Anchorage, AK January 8th –¬†Hillside Cold Bear Challenge – Elk River, MN (first of 3 races in a series) – ¬†15 miles Details can also be found at Twenty2 Cycles January – April 7th – Winter Mountain Bike […]

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