The ‘original’ Fatbike World Championships in Talkeetna, Alaska. This year’s course sported an above-average snowpack, yet a super firm course thanks to weeks of grooming efforts. Thankfully the day started off with firm footing, as more than a foot of snow fell throughout the day of the event.
Fat bike racing distances vary considerably, and the winter temps, along with snow and ice present some unique needs. The first thing I look for in a multi-tool are little pieces that might fall into the snow, never to be seen again. Steer clear of the inspector gadget tools for that reason. Generally speaking, I […]
“Hi, I’m Lei, and I like to ride bikes” I chirped from my spot among the twenty or so other women. We were gathered for a weekend of all things bicycle. A plan brewed up in a local coffee shop last March manifested into a successful event simply dubbed Women’s Mountain bike Weekend. Amy Dalton, former […]
After racing, and while working for my bike sponsor, I learned about bikes that were built for things other than uphill speed. Full suspension, tires with good traction, strong wheels, longer travel forks, and dropper posts. Oh, did my riding change! While I couldn’t get up the hill quite as fast, I got down the […]