Tag: fat bike

Dew point

Johnson Pass Trail – Aside from the noisy crunch of fat tires on rough, white pavement and the Paris-Roubaix-like bouncing of the bike at speed, the riding here Saturday on one of […]

All cracked up

  Before ice-covered Portage Lake east of  Alaska’s largest city came alive this week, skater Paxson Woelber heard the ominous crack of a glacier near its head as did the acquaintance standing […]

Peace at last

Once upon a time in Alaska, cross-country skiers and winter cyclists were at each other’s throats. Bikes, it was said, booby-trapped groomed skinny trails with narrow, snake-like ruts waiting to grab the […]

Warm-aska

Here we go again Alaska, if weather guru Judah Cohen of Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) has it right. Get out the rain gear and the cleats for those walkways and roads […]

Gone moo

On the shoulders of the Chugach Mountains high above Alaska’s largest city, a hunt is underway for Betsy the cow. Many places in the U.S., this would not be news, but there […]

Lumen wars

No bit of technology has done more to transform the winter trails of the darkest state in the nation than the tiny, light-emitting diode (LED). LED headlights on fat-tired mountain bikes now […]