Tag: Iditasport

Idit-a-grunt

On a comfortably warm Saturday in the urban comfort of Alaska’s largest city, the stars of the legendary Iditarod Trail staged their annual sled dog show for the cameras, the commentators, the […]

Idit-a-speed

  Across the big empty to the north of the Alaska Range, 33-year-old Tyson Flaharty, the apparent heir to a rich legacy of powerhouse Fairbanks cyclists, was burning up the Iditarod Trail […]

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 […]