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Tag Archives: Fat Bikes
Grand Rapids-Area’s Winter Adventure Race is the largest in the U.S.
By Howard Meyerson More than 400 hearty winter adventurers will test their mettle and wits this weekend when they gather in the woods outside of Grand Rapids to compete in the 5th annual Michigan Adventure Race Winter Edition – the … Continue reading
Grand Rapids Golf Course Becomes Winter Bike Destination
By Howard Meyerson The middle of winter may be a treacherous time for cyclists, but you wouldn’t know it to visit Indian Trails Golf Course. That’s where fat-tire bike enthusiasts gather on Wednesdays to ride its snowy, three-mile groomed trail. The 88-year-old … Continue reading
Groomed fat bike winter trails growing more numerous in Michigan
By Howard Meyerson GRAND RAPIDS, MI – When fat-tire bikes first made an appearance in Michigan a few years ago, many dedicated riders considered them a fad — a puffed-up version of a mountain bike with big, soft tires … Continue reading
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Up for the Challenge: Michigan cyclists prepare for extreme winter cycling races
By Howard Meyerson Jason Bratton and Ted Bentley have a lot in common. Each has an affinity for fat bikes, those heavy, bulbous-tired bicycles for sand and snow. Both love the outdoors, and each loves riding in winter. But perhaps … Continue reading