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Registration is open for the 2018 Fat Bike World Championships!

**All courses are weather dependent and may be altered up to the day of each race**
*Registrations are non-refundable due to weather*

Wednesday, January 24

Kick-Off Party- 5:30 pm
Brick Oven Pizzaria & Pub (223 Elk Ave)
Check in and enjoy FREE beer!

Thursday, January 25

North Village Classic- 11:00 am
North Village in Mt Crested Butte
***COURSE AND START TIME SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER***
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(10 miles- 8 laps on a 1.25-mile loop)
This race is for individuals or teams of 2 or 4. Located about 3 miles past Crested Butte Mountain Resort, North Village is one of the most scenic areas in the entire valley with gorgeous views of Mt Axtell, Gothic Mountain and Mt Crested Butte.  This area, groomed for just this occasion, is a must-ride!
***Check-in starts at 9:o0 am
***Racer meeting is at 10:30 am
***Tire pressure may NOT be more than 8 psi; tire width MUST be 3.8″ or greater
***Awards at 2 pm at the venue
Download and save the race track from our local free mountain bike map app at CBGTrails.com.

After Party- 6:00 pm
Montanya Distillers (212 Elk Avenue)
Music: The Non-Profit String Band

Friday, January 26

Demo Day- 10:00 am
North Village in Mt Crested Butte
Come and test ride some of the latest and greatest fat bikes on the market! All of our event sponsors and vendors will be at North Village from 10-3pm. Come out and ride for the first time or just throw your leg over a brand new 2018 bike. Top-of-the-line grooming machines will be available to learn about, too!

Saturday, January 27

The Borealis Fat Bike World Championships- 11:00 am
Town Ranch
***COURSE AND START TIME SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER***
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(Championship Race: 32 miles- 5 laps on a 6.3-mile loop)
(Fun Race: 18 miles- 3 laps on a 6-mile loop)
Sandwiched between the Town of Crested Butte and Crested Butte Mountain, the East Side venue has killer views up and down the valley, as well as the charm of being right in town. Typically designated for Nordic skiing only, we are grateful for permission from the Crested Butte Nordic Center to set up a fat bike course you will never forget! The third annual Borealis Fat Bike World Championships will be held in this exclusive venue on Saturday, January 27;  this is a spectacle you won’t want to miss!
***Check-in starts at 8:00 am inside the CB Community School (please do not check in for Sunday’s event on this day)
***Racer meeting at 10:30 in Vendor Village
***Tire pressure may NOT be more than 8 psi; tire width MUST be 3.8″ or greater
***Finishers in the Championship category will receive a commemorative flask!
Download and save the race track from our local free mountain bike map app at CBGTrails.com.

After Party- 6:00 pm
The Avalanche Bar & Grill in Mt Crested Butte
Music: The Jauntee

Sunday, January 29

Lift Served Downhill Fat Biking
Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Downhill fat biking! No need to even pedal! Ride on groomed trails or the terrain park at CBMR from 10 am-3 pm, complete with berms and booters. This is an experience you just cannot miss!
***Helmets MUST be worn
***Tickets can be purchased online through Saturday, Jan 27 or day-of at the base of the Gold Link lift from 9:30 am-1 pm
***Park at the Snodgrass trailhead, and walk to the base of the Gold Link lift (less than a minute walk). If you have your own fat bike to use during this event, you can ride it up from Snodgrass. Please do not ride non-fat bikes to the base of Gold Link; they will have to be left by the road and will NOT be watched.
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Registration is open! Be the next Fat Bike World Champion!
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Email Scott (events@cbchamber.com) to learn about volunteering at Fat Bike Worlds!

*All courses are weather dependent & may be altered up to the day of each race.*
*Registrations are non-refundable due to weather*