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    Fat Bike Race / Event - VT / New England

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    All, if any VT / New England fatbike riders check in here, I'm putting together some ideas with a local shop for a VT winter fatbike event. Not sure if it will be a social ride / race / adventure race / etc.

    Thinking about a few possible locations - potential for groomed trails a must. Also need to investigate winter accommodations / ressuply / warm up / etc.

    Inspired by the Arrowhead, but do not think that the first (or second) incarnation of a local VT event will be that long / rigorous.

    PM me if you are interested, or post here to work up some ideas.

    Would love to see some local fat bike events.
    A pic of me and the Pugs to cool down from the summer heat, taken by some sledders over in the ADKs in Moose River Plains:

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    I'm currently putting on a series of Randonneurring events in VT. Next ride is a 114k or 200k dirt / gravel / mixed brevet Oct. 1. We just had our 600k from Montpelier to Maine and back via the White Mountains.

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    That sounded fun...until I read about the Arrowhead (http://www.startribune.com/sports/ou...tml?page=2&c=y) - yikes, esp at -30F!
    I don't have a fatbike, but I do ride in winter, 15mi RT commute, and tooling around the local snowmo trails when conditions allow.

    I would see if Millstone is interested, they groom for XC but maybe they'd reserve some trails for bikes for a weekend, +/- 50 miles of trails, though some is too singletracky to groom. They have some lodging too.

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    I'm in. Fat biker in NH Seacoast. There's about 6 more fatbikers around here that would probably do it as well.

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    A Fat Bike event of any type would be great !! Race/rally/festival whatever, I would be in for sure.

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    I`am in, there is a few of us here in northeast PA.I hope you can pull something off,it would be kool.KP

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    All, thanks for the interest and the replies. We have a brand new baby girl in the house, so we've ben quite busy. Ideas still percolating, thanks for the suggestions and the PMs.

    More later.

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    Great idea bmike, I'm in and I know a few more up here in East Burke that would be pshyced too. We are working with Kingdom Trails to keep some back-counrty trails open (snowmobile packed) for bikes, skis and snowshoes this winter. We had a couple of nice "out there" loops last year that tied into their mountain side nordic trails.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff727 View Post
    Great idea bmike, I'm in and I know a few more up here in East Burke that would be pshyced too. We are working with Kingdom Trails to keep some back-counrty trails open (snowmobile packed) for bikes, skis and snowshoes this winter. We had a couple of nice "out there" loops last year that tied into their mountain side nordic trails.

    Lets talk... maybe a KT event, even if we only gained access for a weekend or a Saturday, a flattish or rolling loop course on a packed trail would be sweet...

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