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Fat Bike Workshop Agenda

IMBA & CAMBA Present

2017 Fat Bike Workshop

January 20-21, 2017

Sawill Saloon, Seeley, Wisconsin


Friday, January 20 - Access & Trail Use

10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Incorporating Fat Biking in Your Parks and Trail Systems

Brigit Brown, Wisconsin State Trails Coordinator, will address issues and steps to take for land managers wanting to incorporate fat biking into their properties, with opportunities for discussion and sharing of best practices.

Working Lunch (provided for registered participants)

Working with Other User Groups: Nordic & Snowmobile - Success Stories

The Trail Users’ Perspective

2:30 pm: Demo’s provided by Trek Bicycles and Optional Ride on nearby groomed fat bike trails

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm -  Organizing a Winter Event

Ben Popp of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation will address what it takes to put on what has already become the world’s largest fat bike race.

6:30 - 7:30 pm: IMBA Chapter Meet-up and Social

Chapter reps and members will have a chance to spend a bit of time together discussing what's going well, challenges, and generally check-in with each other.

7:30 pm: Optional Guided Night Ride on nearby groomed fat bike trails. Lights in Motion loaner lights available. Trek demo’s available.

Saturday, January 21 - Grooming

10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Indoors -  Grooming Round-Table

What's what in grooming! We'll spend the morning in a round table discussion talking grooming.

12:00 pm: Lunch (provided for registered participants)

1:00 pm-4:00 pm: Outdoors - Display and demo of equipment used on regional fat bike trails. The afternoon will be time to share your techniques, show off the grooming equipment that works for you and see what other groups are using.

TBD: Women’s Fat Bike Activity - Casual social ride

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Seeley Big Fat Race Registration

5:00 pm-7:00 pm: Optional Guided Night Ride. Lights in Motion loaner lights available. Trek demo’s available.



Sunday, January 22

Seeley Big Fat Race

(Separate registration required)

Join us on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. for a different kind of fat bike race -  a race with a definite twist!

The Seeley Big Fat Race is a low-key, 15-mile fat bike race with a Le Mans-style start. The race starts and finishes in Seeley. Along the course you have the chance to stop and draw for a prize – everyone wins!

The Sawmill Saloon is the place to be for registration before the race and for fun afterwards.

Registration is $40. You may register online, or at the Sawmill Saloon on Saturday, Jan. 21 from 2pm to 4pm or Sunday, Jan. 22 from 7am to 9:30 am.

The race is a fundraiser for the Seeley and CAMBA Fat bike trails.

Don't Miss It!