BIG FAT RIDE FEBRUARY 25TH 2017 at 3:30 PM- A Fur Rondy event.
Funds raised will benefit Bike Anchorage, Single Track Advocates and Fur Rondy.
Helmets are mandatory!
We are looking for 1000 or more fat bikers to join us in 2017 in downtown Anchorage. We could set a world record!
We are celebrating Fat Biking in Alaska with the second Big Fat Ride in downtown Anchorage.
Location: 4th Ave between E and F street downtown Anchorage
A Fur Rondy event, Bike Anchorage Winter Bike Fest, QBP Fat Bike Summit
Images Andy Romang.
A new Fur Rondy event in 2016.
The Big Fat Ride will be the biggest fattest ride ever with the entire fat biking community invited to participate and celebrate fat biking in The Last Frontier with 1000+ fat bikers. Whether you are a racer, fat biker or commute on your fat bike. Anchorage Alaska is where people fat bike year round for fun and for transportation in Alaska’s largest city with an estimated 10,000 fat bikers in the greater Anchorage area. Fat biking is Alaskan culture and Alaska is a fat bike destination. Anchorage has some of the best and most extensive winter fat bike and snow single track trail systems in North America if not the world!
The Big Fat Ride is part of the festivities in 2017 and kick of for Alaska’s winter endurance race on the Iditarod Trail, the ITI February 26th.
This year’s schedule:
REI Event Room 1200 W Northern Lights Blvd Ste A, Anchorage AK 99503
Friday, Feb 24th 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Saturday, Feb 25th 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Saturday, Feb 25th 3:30 pm Big Fat Ride starts on 4th Avenue
All riders must wear a helmet and display their bib and reflective sticker when participating in the Big Fat Ride. For the safety of all riders and your pets, we request that dogs are not brought on the route during the Big Fat Ride. Thank you!
Bike Anchorage is making February Winter Biking Month, and has a
bunch of events planned, including:
7 FEB: BIKE HAPPY HOUR — SPENARD ROAD HOUSE (FREE TOTS W/ A HELMET)
10 FEB: BIKE TO WORK DAY — THE WORLD (WESTCHESTER LAGOON PARK) 6:30 AM-6:00PM
24 FEB: TOUR DE FUNK — ANCHORAGE COMMUNITY WORKS (MUSIC, DANCING, ADULT
BEVERAGES FROM RESOLUTION BREWING)
25 FEB: BIG FAT RIDE — THE PREMIER FUR RONDY EVENT
27 FEB: BIKE MINNEAPOLIS PRESENTATION — REI Gary Sjoquist QBP
All the info is here: