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Fat Bike World Championships

January 23, 2019 - January 27, 2019

The fourth annual Fat Bike World Championships will be held in Crested Butte, Colorado. The weekend of events will showcase all thing fat including multiple races, vendor showcase, demos, free beer, food, a $6,000 purse, and a lot of give aways.

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23

Kick-Off Party- 5:30 pm
Location: TBA
Check in and enjoy FREE beer!

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

North Village Classic- 11:00 am
North Village in Mt Crested Butte
***COURSE AND START TIME SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER***
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(10 miles- 8 laps on a 1.25-mile loop)
This race is for individuals or teams of 2 or 4. Located about 3 miles past Crested Butte Mountain Resort, North Village is one of the most scenic areas in the entire valley with gorgeous views of Mt Axtell, Gothic Mountain and Mt Crested Butte.  This area, groomed for just this occasion, is a must-ride!
***Check-in starts at 9:00 am
***Racer meeting is at 10:30 am
***Tire pressure may NOT be more than 8 psi; tire width MUST be 3.8″ or greater
***Awards at 2 pm at the venue

After Party- 6:00 pm
Location: TBA
Music: TBA

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25

Demo Day- 10:00 am
North Village in Mt Crested Butte
Come and test ride some of the latest and greatest fat bikes on the market! All of our event sponsors and vendors will be at North Village from 10-3pm. Come out and ride for the first time or just throw your leg over a brand new 2018 bike. Top-of-the-line grooming machines will be available to learn about, too!

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26

The Borealis Fat Bike World Championships- 11:00 am
Town Ranch
***COURSE AND START TIME SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER***
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(Championship Race: 30 miles- 5 laps on a 6-mile loop)
(Fun Race: 18 miles- 3 laps on a 6-mile loop)
Sandwiched between the Town of Crested Butte and Crested Butte Mountain, the East Side venue has killer views up and down the valley, as well as the charm of being right in town. Typically designated for Nordic skiing only, we are grateful for permission from the Crested Butte Nordic Center to set up a fat bike course you will never forget! The third annual Borealis Fat Bike World Championships will be held in this exclusive venue on Saturday, January 27;  this is a spectacle you won’t want to miss!
***Check-in starts at 8:00 am inside the CB Community School (please do not check in for Sunday’s event on this day)
***Racer meeting at 10:30 in Vendor Village
***Tire pressure may NOT be more than 8 psi; tire width MUST be 3.8″ or greater
***Finishers in the Championship category will receive a commemorative flask!

After Party- 6:00 pm
Location: TBA
Music: TBA

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27

Lift Served Downhill Fat Biking
Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Downhill fat biking! No need to even pedal! Ride on groomed trails or the terrain park at CBMR from 10 am-2 pm, complete with berms and booters. This is an experience you just cannot miss!
***Helmets MUST be worn
***Tickets can be purchased online through Saturday, Jan 27 or day-of at the base of the Gold Link lift from 9:30 am-1 pm
***Park at the Snodgrass trailhead, and walk to the base of the Gold Link lift (less than a minute walk). If you have your own fat bike to use during this event, you can ride it up from Snodgrass. Please do not ride non-fat bikes to the base of Gold Link; they will have to be left by the road and will NOT be watched.

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Need a place to stay?

Mt. Crested Butte has the best deals on lodging including everything from slope-side chalets, to cozy inns & lodges, to luxurious hotels with spas. Check out one of them below:

Nordic Inn

Rates – Extra 10% off w/code TCBSUM10
14 Treasury Rd, Mt. CB  •  Map
(970) 349-5542  •   Website

 

Features: Hot tub • WiFi • Pet friendly • Continental Breakfast • Free Mountain Parking

Fat biking has recently exploded in popularity and has never been more available in the Crested Butte area. Stick with the fat bike theme and stay at Nordic Inn for lodging, continental breakfast that’ll keep you fueled up, and fat bike rental deals.

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Start:
January 23, 2019
End:
January 27, 2019
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