DOWNHILL FATBIKING + FROSTED FATTY | Spirit Mountain, MN
Spirit Mountain is not only credited as being the first resort to offer downhill fatbiking alongside skiers and snowboarders, the mountain puts on a an entire weekend festival celebrating the marriage of corpulent casings and gravity induced grins. The Frosted Fatty include demos, live music and even a cross-country race in addition to the downhill race and offer more than $5,000 in cash and prizes March 4 and 5, 2017.
MELTDOWN RACE SERIES | Bike Granby Ranch, CO
Bike Granby Ranch is hosting its Meltdown race series for the second year in a row. The races will take racers down runs groomed for the race with snow berms, rollers jumps and other features. While last year's format was a single race day, the 2017 Meltdown is a five race series for 2017. The first race was January 28, and the second race is Saturday, February 25. Click here for details.
SNOW COURSE MOUNTAIN BIKE CHALLENGE | Sunrise Park Resort, AZ
A small but rad resort nestled in Easter Arizona, Sunrise Park is jumping into the snow game this year with its first ever Snow Course Mountain Bike Challenge on Saturday, February 25. The race will be held no a half-mile snow covered course featuring berms and jumps with a cash prize of a yet undisclosed amount. Best of all? It's free. Learn more here.
WINTER BIKE JAM | Bryce Bike Park, VA
Bryce Bike Park will host its 2017 Winter Bike Jam on Saturday, February 25, at 5 p.m. The race will feature a Le Mans start and heat format, and take racers down the Redeye ski slope through slalom style gates. The entirely on-snow course will feature berms, rollers and table-tops. Get the details here.
FROSTY FOX | Silver Star Bike Park, BC
Silver Star Bike Park has announced its second annual Frosty Fox Fat Bike Festival on Saturday, February 25. The festival will include access to cross-country fat bike trails as well as a downhill challenge course, exclusive to Frosty Fox participants and, of course, racing. Read more here.
CHUGACH FATBIKE BASH + WORLD FAT FREERIDE CHAMPIONSHIPS | Valdez, AK
The Second Annual Chugach Fatbike Bash returns to Valdez March 1 through 5, 2017, and will mark the debut of the World Fat Freeride Championship. You heard that right—freeriding fat bikes in Alaska. The event will also feature a fat bike 'rodeo,' cross-country race and a 'Big Air, Big Splash' event sending riders hurtling into the frigid waters of the Prince William Sound. Get the goods here.
SNOWBALL SPECIAL / FROSTY'S FATTY RACE | Sun Valley, ID
Fat bike racing returns to Sun Valley on Saturday, February 25, with the 3rd Annual Snowball Special Fat Bike race. This year, the race is a part of the Frosty’s Fat Bike Race Series. Racers will choose either one loop (10.5 miles) or two loops (21 miles) in a cross-country style format. Get more info here.