Tag: Knik

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 […]

Mind power

As is usually the case, the remote¬†Yentna Station Roadhouse¬†just off the Alaska road system was warm and inviting on Sunday night. Out on the frozen river, however, the temperature was dropping past […]

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 […]

The places we go

At mid-morning in mid-March, the temperature along the frozen, snow-covered Knik River just north of Anchorage remained in the single digits. None of the fat bikers who flocked north from Alaska’s largest […]