2016 Fat Bike Birkie – Fun with over 1000 Fatties!

Fat Tom K Productions

WOW!  Can the Fat Bike Birkie Race get any Bigger and Better?

Well, this year’s 2016 version was all that and more than the great race I have enjoyed the last two years! It wasn’t just that it has grown to over 1000 racers … the whole weekend experience was enhanced by the new Start/Finish location and venue right in the heart of Cable, Wisconsin, USA.  The locale created a fun ‘carnival’ atmosphere, allowed for more sponsors space (wow – do they have a ton of sponsors – Fat Biking continues to explode!), access to local businesses and a seriously long straight racers line-up and roll out …
2016 Fat Bike Birkie - Helmet Screencap 1
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2016 Fat Bike Birkie Foundation Pic 1Credit: James Netz Photography via the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation

While we racers were all a bit nervous about the roll-out road conditions (very icy on the pre-race day), it all turned out well thanks to 3 inches of fresh snow that…

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