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Its Global Fat-Bike Day, December 1

Its Global Fat-Bike Day, with multiple locations, Dec 1st

Global Fat-Bike Day, Multiple Locations, Dec 1

A worldwide grassroots campaign that started six years ago to bring people from the fat-bike community together to ride and make new friends. In honor of Global Fat-Bike Day here is a list of several rides that are scheduled in Iowa, Minnesota and close to the border in Wisconsin that you may want to check out:

Downtown Bicycles Global Fat-Bike Day, Northfield, MN

Levis Mound Trail Global Fat-Bike DayNeillsville, WI

Nicollet Bike Shop Global Fat-Bike Day, Mankato, MN

Penn Cycle Global Fat-Bike Day, Eagan, MN

Tonka Cycle & Ski Global Fat-Bike Day, Hopkins, MN

Trailhead Cycle Global Fat-Bike Day, Champlin, MN

Tour Right Bike Global Fat-Bike Day, Little Falls, MN

Spokengear Global Fat-Bike DayTwo Harbors, MN

Wolly Bike Club Global Fat-Bike Day, Saint Croix Falls, WI

 See more on Global Fat Bike Day here!

Yeah its Friday and with so many fat bike races coming up why not consider entering one. Not to win, unless you are highly competitive, but to get out on a new fat bike course that is groomed and ready to explore.

Bike Pic Jan 26, yeah its Friday enjoy some fat bike fun

Yeah its Friday and with so many fat bike fun races coming up why not consider entering one. Not to win, unless you are highly competitive, but to get out on a new fat bike course that is groomed and ready to explore.

Here are just a few event this weekend:

Brewery Fat Bike Ride-Life Cycle– this Saturday
Roundhouse Brewery
Brainerd, MN

Fat Bike Fun Race– this Saturday
Cleary Lake Regional Park
Prior Lake, MN
10k, 5k
Online Registration

Faturday-Lake Rebecca-this Saturday

Lake Rebecca Park Reserve

Rockford, MN

 

Get Phat With Pat-Race #2– this Saturday

River Bottoms Mountain Bike Trail

Bloomington, MN

King Boreas Winter Triathlon-this Saturday

Phalen Golf Course
St. Paul, MN
5km run, 17km bike, 6km ski
Online Registration

 

Yoga for Cyclists at Farmstead Bike Shop– this Saturday
Farmstead Bike Shop
Minneapolis, MN
Online Registration

RAGBRAI Announcement Expo and Party
Iowa Event Center
Des Moines, IA
Expo 10 to 5

Party 7 to 11

B-B-Brrr Winter Classic– this Sunday
Wildflower Grove Park
Fargo, ND
Facebook Event Page

Penn Cycle Group Ride Tailgate Series-MN River Bottoms– this Sunday
Bald Man Brewing
Eagan, MN

 Next weekend

The Penn Cycle Twin Cities Fat Tire Loppet. This annual event starts in Theodore Wirth Park, in Minneapolis, MN, on February 3rd. Utilizing the park’s cross country ski trails, this is the only time fat bikes are allowed in the park throughout the winter.

For more fat bike opportunities in Minnesota check out the MNTrail Navigator.com and in Iowa click on BikeIowa.com.

Or get into the zone and plan your next bike outing with family and friends at one of Minnesota’s HaveFunBiking Destinations. View all the fun ideas and bike destinations in the new HaveFunBiking Guide.

Thanks for viewing our ‘Friday Fun’ Pic of the Day  

Now rolling into our 11th year as a bike tourism media, our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike and have fun. While highlighting all the unforgettable places for you to ride. As we continue to showcase more destinations you can have fun at we hope the photos we shoot are worth a grin. As you scroll through the information and stories we have posted, enjoy!

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you may know that we should post? If so, please send your picture(s) to: editor@HaveFunBiking.com. Include a brief caption (for each), of who is in the photo (if you know?) and where the picture was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 1,000 pixels wide or larger, to be considered. If we do use your photo, you will receive photo credit and acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As we continues to encourage more people to bike, please view our Destination section at HaveFunBiking.com for your next bike adventure – Also, check out the latest  Bike Guide, mobile friendly as we enter into our 9th year of producing print and digital guides.

So bookmark HaveFunBiking.com and find your next adventure. Please share all our pic’s with your friends and don’t forget to smile. We may be around the next corner with a HFB camera ready to document your next move while you are riding and having fun. Capturing you in one of our next ‘Pic of the Day’ posts.

Have a great day and a memorable new year ahead!

Bike Pic Jan 19, yeah its Friday enjoy the fun of a fat bike race

Yeah its Friday and with so many fat bike races coming up why not consider entering one. Not to win, unless you are highly competitive, but to get out on a new fat bike course that is groomed and ready to explore.

One particular fat bike race is the Penn Cycle Twin Cities Fat Tire Loppet. This annual event starts in Theodore Wirth Park, in Minneapolis, MN, on February 3rd. Utilizing the park’s cross country ski trails, this is the only time fat bikes are allowed in the park throughout the winter.

For more fat bike opportunities in Minnesota check out the MNTrail Navigator.com and in Iowa click BikeIowa.com.

Or get into the zone and plan your next bike outing with family and friends at one of Minnesota’s HaveFunBiking Destinations. View all the fun ideas and bike destinations in the new HaveFunBiking Guide.

Thanks for viewing our ‘Friday Fun’ Pic of the Day  

Now rolling into our 11th year as a bike tourism media, our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike and have fun. While highlighting all the unforgettable places for you to ride. As we continue to showcase more destinations you can have fun at we hope the photos we shoot are worth a grin. As you scroll through the information and stories we have posted, enjoy!

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you may know that we should post? If so, please send your picture(s) to: editor@HaveFunBiking.com. Include a brief caption (for each), of who is in the photo (if you know?) and where the picture was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 1,000 pixels wide or larger, to be considered. If we do use your photo, you will receive photo credit and acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As we continues to encourage more people to bike, please view our Destination section at HaveFunBiking.com for your next bike adventure – Also, check out the latest  Bike Guide, mobile friendly as we enter into our 9th year of producing print and digital guides.

So bookmark HaveFunBiking.com and find your next adventure. Please share all our pic’s with your friends and don’t forget to smile. We may be around the next corner with a HFB camera ready to document your next move while you are riding and having fun. Capturing you in one of our next ‘Pic of the Day’ posts.

Have a great day and a memorable new year ahead!

Yea its Friday and with so many fat bike races coming up in the next several weeks why not consider entering one. Not to win, unless you are highly competitive. But to get out on a new fat bike course that is groomed and ready for you to explore.

Bike Pic 12, yea its Friday the fun of riding even if not to win

Yea its Friday and with so many fat bike races coming up in the next several weeks why not consider entering one. Not to win, unless you are highly competitive, but to get out on a new fat bike course that is groomed and ready for you to explore.

One particular fat bike race is the Penn Cycle TwinCities Fat Tire Loppet. This annual race starts in Theodore Wirth Park, in Minneapolis, MN. February 3rd. Utilizing the parks cross country ski trails this is the only time fat bikes are allowed in the park, through the winter.

For more fat bike opportunities in Minnesota check out the MNTrail Navigator.com and in Iowa click on BikeIowa.com.

Or get into the zone and plan your next bike outing with family and friends at one of Minnesota’s HaveFunBiking Destinations. View all the fun ideas and bike destinations in the new HaveFunBiking Guide.

Thanks for viewing our ‘Friday Fun’ Pic of the Day  

Now rolling into our 11th year as a bike tourism media, our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike and have fun. While highlighting all the unforgettable places for you to ride. As we continue to showcase more destinations you can have fun at we hope the photos we shoot are worth a grin. As you scroll through the information and stories we have posted, enjoy!

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you may know that we should post? If so, please send your picture(s) to: editor@HaveFunBiking.com. Include a brief caption (for each), of who is in the photo (if you know?) and where the picture was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 1,000 pixels wide or larger, to be considered. If we do use your photo, you will receive photo credit and acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As we continues to encourage more people to bike, please view our Destination section at HaveFunBiking.com for your next bike adventure – Also, check out the latest  Bike Guide, mobile friendly as we enter into our 9th year of producing print and digital guides.

So bookmark HaveFunBiking.com and find your next adventure. Please share all our pic’s with your friends and don’t forget to smile. We may be around the next corner with a HFB camera ready to document your next move while you are riding and having fun. Capturing you in one of our next ‘Pic of the Day’ posts.

Have a great day and a memorable new year ahead!

Are you into fat biking?

Bike Pic Feb 15, Fat Biking Fun To Finish Out This Winter Season

Are you into fat biking? This winter there are quite a few different events for you! Make sure to check them out before the season ends and the next one starts. We would hate for you to miss out on some awesome fat biking opportunities  here in Minnesota.

Planning your #NextBikeAdventure? View the new Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide and remember to register for the Root River Bluff & Valley Bicycle Tour.

Thanks for viewing Today’s Fat Biking Fun Pic

Now rolling into our 10th year as a bike tourism media, our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike and have fun. While highlighting all the unforgettable places for you to ride. As we continue to showcase more place to have fun we hope the photos we shoot are worth a grin. As you scroll through the information and stories we have posted, enjoy.

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you may know that we should post? If so, please send your picture(s) to: editor@HaveFunBiking.com. Include a brief caption (for each), of who is in the photo (if you know?) and where the picture was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 1,000 pixels wide or larger to be considered. If we do use your photo, you will receive photo credit and acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As we continues to encourage more people to bike, please view our Destination section at HaveFunBiking.com for your next bike adventure – Also, check out the MN Bike Guide, now mobile friendly, as we enter into our 8th year of producing the guide.

So bookmark HaveFunBiking.com and find your next adventure. Please share all our picks with your friends and don’t forget to smile. We may be around the next corner with one of our camera’s ready to document your next move while you are riding and having fun. We may capture you in one of our next Pic of the Day posts.

Have a great day!

Bike Pic March 10, last of MN’s fat bike and snow rallies

Spring bike season is in the air, but Minnesota still has a couple fat bike fun rallies up its sleeve. This weekend on Saturday, head for Grand Rapids. Then Sunday, on to Buck Hill, in the Twin Cities south suburbs for the King of the Hill Fat Bike Duel, sponsored by Buck Hill and Penn Cycle. Then the grand finale is next weekend up in Iron Range for the for the Giants Ridge Fat Bike Enduro.

Above photo shot at Penn Cycle Fat Tire Loppet in Minneapolis, MN, in February. Here is more information on the last of Minnesota’s fat bike snow rallies:

Fat Forest Fourteen – March 12, 2016
Forest History Center
At-A-Glance Grand Rapids, where to stay and play throughout the year.

King of the Hill Fat Bike Duel, March 12, 2016
Buck Hill
At-A-Glance Lakeville, where to stay and play throughout the year.

Giants Ridge Fatbike Enduro – March 19, 2016
Giant Ridge, Biwabik, MN
At-A-Glance Mesabi Trail, where to stay and play throughout the year.

 

See more places to ride and explore in the new Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide.

Thanks for viewing the Bike Pic of the Day here at HaveFunBiking (HFB). 

Now, rolling into our 10th year as a bicycle tourism media our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike, while showcasing unforgettable places to ride. As HFB searches and presents more fun cycling related photos, worth a grin, scroll through the information and stories we have posted that may help you find your next adventure. Then, while out there if you see us along a paved or mountain bike trail, next to the route you regularly commute on, or at an event you plan to attend, be prepared to smile. You never know where our camera’s will be and what we will post next!

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you know that you would like to see us post? If so, please send it our way and we may use it. Send your picture(s) to: editor@HaveFunBiking.com with a brief caption (of each), including who is in the photo (if you know?) and where it was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 800 pixels wide or larger for us to consider using them. If we do use your photo, you will receive photo credit and an acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As HaveFunBiking continues to encourage more people to ride, please reference our blog and the annual print and quarterly digital Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide to find your next adventure. We are proud of the updated – At-a-Glance information and maps we are known for at the HFB Destination section on our website and in the guide. Now, as the Guide goes into its seventh year of production, we are adding a whole new dimension of information, now available for mobile devices. 

So bookmark HaveFunBiking.com and find your next adventure – we may capture you in one of the next photos we post.

Have a great day!

Bike Pic March 2, see Paul Bunyan at fat bike rallies

Here a young Paul Bunyan impersonator is ready to rock the world on his fat bike, at the Rally this weekend in Bemidji, MN.

Here is more information on Bemidji and a couple other events this weekend in Minnesota:

Northland Fatbike Rally– March 5, 2016
Lake Bemidji State Park
Bemidji, MN 28k, 10k
At-A-Glance Bemidji, where to stay and play throughout the year.

3Way10K Family Event – March 5, 2016 Cancelled
Zorba’s on Gull Lake
At-A-Glance Brainerd/Baxter, where to stay and play throughout the year.

Fatbike Gravity Fest 2016 – March 6, 2016 Cancelled
Mount Kato
At-A-Glance Mankato, where to stay and play throughout the year.

 

#FindYourNextAdventure

Thanks for viewing the Bike Pic of the Day here at HaveFunBiking (HFB). 

Now, rolling into our 10th year as a bicycle tourism media our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike, while showcasing unforgettable places to ride. As HFB searches and presents more fun cycling related photos, worth a grin, scroll through the information and stories we have posted that may help you find your next adventure. Then, while out there if you see us along a paved or mountain bike trail, next to the route you regularly commute on, or at an event you plan to attend, be prepared to smile. You never know where our camera’s will be and what we will post next!

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you know that you would like to see us post? If so, please send it our way and we may use it. Send your picture(s) to: editor@HaveFunBiking.com with a brief caption (of each), including who is in the photo (if you know?) and where it was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 800 pixels wide or larger for us to consider using them. If we do use your photo, you will receive photo credit and an acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As HaveFunBiking continues to encourage more people to ride, please reference our blog and the annual print and quarterly digital Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide to find your next adventure. We are proud of the updated – At-a-Glance information and maps we are known for at the HFB Destination section on our website and in the guide. Now, as the Guide goes into its seventh year of production, we are adding a whole new dimension of information, now available for mobile devices. 

So bookmark HaveFunBiking.com and find your next adventure – we may capture you in one of the next photos we post.

Have a great day!

Bike Pic Feb. 27, fat tire events still scheduled

With record high temperatures predicted today, cyclists have a mix bag of reactions. Road and trail riders are breaking out their bikes from winter storage eager to get out. On the other end, for winter bicycle enthusiasts, fat bikers are bumming it a bit. The last of the Frozen Frolic Fat Bike Series was canceled for today. This annual event finale normally takes place out at Three Rivers, Murphey-Hanrehan Park Reserve, in Savage, MN. But don’t despair fat bikers there are a few more opportunities in the upper Midwest to race your fat tired steed this winter:

FatbikeFest XFebruary 28, 2016
Hillside
Elk River, MN

Northland Fatbike Rally– March 5, 2016
Lake Bemidji State Park
Bemidji, MN
28k, 10k
Facebook Event Page

3Way10K Family Event – March 5, 2016
Zorba’s on Gull Lake
Gull Lake, MN
10 km

Fatbike Gravity Fest 2016 – March 6, 2016
Mount Kato
Mankato, MN

Fat Forest Fourteen – March 12, 2016
Forest History Center
Grand Rapids, MN

Giants Ridge Fatbike Enduro – March 19, 2016
Giant Ridge
Biwabik, MN

For you road and trail riders do an ABC check and enjoy the day. Now that you have your bicycle out, this is the perfect time to take it into your favorite bike shop for a tune-up so you are ready for the next warm weather snap.

#FindYourNextAdventure

Thanks for viewing the Bike Pic of the Day here at HaveFunBiking (HFB). 

Now, rolling into our 10th year as a bicycle tourism media our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike, while showcasing unforgettable places to ride. As HFB searches and presents more fun cycling related photos, worth a grin, scroll through the information and stories we have posted that may help you find your next adventure. Then, while out there if you see us along a paved or mountain bike trail, next to the route you regularly commute on, or at an event you plan to attend, be prepared to smile. You never know where our camera’s will be and what we will post next!

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you know that you would like to see us post? If so, please send it our way and we may use it. Send your picture(s) to: editor@HaveFunBiking.com with a brief caption (of each), including who is in the photo (if you know?) and where it was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 800 pixels wide or larger for us to consider using them. If we do use your photo, you will receive photo credit and an acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As HaveFunBiking continues to encourage more people to ride, please reference our blog and the annual print and quarterly digital Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide to find your next adventure. We are proud of the updated – At-a-Glance information and maps we are known for at the HFB Destination section on our website and in the guide. Now, as the Guide goes into its seventh year of production, we are adding a whole new dimension of information, now available for mobile devices. 

So bookmark HaveFunBiking.com and find your next adventure – we may capture you in one of the next photos we post.

Have a great day!

Bike Pic Feb. 23, fat tire riders find marginal conditions fun

Here a number of fat bike riders are having fun, even with icy and poor snow conditions on the ground, as the cyclist to the right demonstrates on one of the Trek Farley’s there. From dunes to drifts and many conditions in-between, these bicycles will help you tackle all-most anything as many at a Midtown Greenway demo event in Minneapolis recently discovered.

#FindYourNextAdventure

Thanks for viewing the Bike Pic of the Day here at HaveFunBiking (HFB). 

Now, rolling into our 10th year as a bike tourism media our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike, while showcasing unforgettable places to ride. As HFB searches and present more fun bike related photos worth a grin, scroll through the information and stories we have posted to help you find your next adventure. Then, while out there if you see us along a paved or mountain bike trail, next to the route you regularly commute by bike on, or at an event you plan to attend with your bike, be prepared to smile. You never know where our camera’s will be and what we will post next!

Do you have a fun bike related photo of yourself or someone you know that you would like to see us publish? If so, please send it our way and we may use it. Send your picture(s) to editor@HaveFunBiking.com with a brief caption (of each), including who is in the photo (if you know?) and where it was taken. Photo(s) should be at least 620 pixels wide for us to cinsider using them. If we do use your photo, you will receive photo credit and an acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As HaveFunBiking continues to encourage more people to ride, please reference our blog and the annual print and quarterly digital Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide to find your next adventure. We are proud of the updated – At-a-Glance information and maps we are known for at the HFB Destination section on our website and in the guide. Now, as the Guide goes into its seventh year of production, we are adding a whole new dimension of bicycle tourism information available for mobile devices where you may see some additional bike pics – maybe of yourself.

So bookmark HaveFunBiking.com and find your next adventure – we may capture you in one of the next photos we post.

Have a great day!

Bike Pic Feb. 4, Penn Cycle Fat Tire Loppet

Here fat bike riders last week maneuver the course along the Minnesota River, in Bloomington, MN, in preparation for the  Penn Cycle Fat Tire Loppet, Sunday, February 7th, in Minneapolis.

#FindYourNextAdventure

Thanks for viewing the Bike Pic of the Day here at HaveFunBiking (HFB). 

Now, rolling into our 10th year as a bicycle media, our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike, while showcasing unforgettable places to ride. As we search and present more fun photos worth a grin, scroll through the information and stories we have posted to help you find your next adventure. Then, while out there if you see us along a paved or mountain bike trail, next to the route you regularly commute on, or at an event you plan to attend with your bike, be prepared to smile. You never know where our camera’s will be and what we will post next!

Do you have a fun photo of yourself or someone you know that you would like to see us publish? If so, please send it our way and we may use it. Send your picture(s) to editor@HaveFunBiking.com with a brief caption (of each), including who is in the photo (if you know?) and where it was taken. Photo(s) should be at least 620 pixels wide for us to use them. If we use your photo, you will receive photo credit and an acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As HaveFunBiking continues to encourage more people to ride, please reference our blog and the annual print and quarterly digital Bike/Hike Guide to find your next adventure. We are proud of the updated – At-a-Glance information and maps we are known for in the HFB Destination section on our website and in the guide. Now, as the Bike/Hike Guide goes into its seventh year of production, we are adding a whole new dimension of bicycle tourism information available for mobile devices where you may see some additional bike pics – maybe of yourself so.

Bookmark HaveFunBiking.com and find your next adventure – we may capture you in one of the next photos we post.

Have a great day!