|The Farmers Inn
|The FAT TIRE Challenge celebrated its 7th year in 2012 and continued to grow of the sport of
Mt Biking in Northwestern PA. We are excited to have a great showing each year !
2012 saw 20 Expert racers and 103 Sport racers challenge themselves with the FAT TIRE Challenge trail.
We hope you will come out and ride, too. Check out our videos and pictures to see it for yourself!
Bike-the-Wilds Points Series - continues in July with the third of FIVE races over four months...its a
new must attend series...(Click for Info)
LiL FAT TIRE - 32 eager participants for the Kids Race continued around the Laurel Fields too..
FAT TIRE MT BIKE ASSOCIATION -
the new 501c4 trail maintenance/advocacy umbrella for the FAT TIRE Challenge. Are you Interested
in helping with trail maintenance, bike safety classes, or organizing weekly trail rides in the
Sigel/Clear Creek area.... contact us for more info and how to join.
NEW for 2013....we are on
Find us here
on our page.
Exit 78 of I-80, North on Rt. 36 to Sigel - 8 miles. At blinker light, turn right onto Rt. 949. Travel 1.1 miles to Spring Creek Rd on the right. Turn right, travel 2.9miles to the Laurel Field Entrance on the left.
GPS: 41.17'54.N 79.02'55W
From Pittsburgh: North on Rt. 28 to Rt. 28/36 in Brookville. Continue straight onto I-80 overpass and follow previous directions.
The race start/finish at the Laurel Fields is located close to Clear Creek State Park and Cook Forest State Park. There are also a number of campsites, cabins, and family-run hotels nearby that are available for those that wish to stay overnight.
Check out these sites for more information:
Clear Creek State Park
Cookforest State Park
Super 8 Motel
|OTHER LOCAL ATTRACTIONS:
Sigel and the surrounding area will be ripe with wildlife and scenic views. There are many things to do after a day of riding and racing at the Laurel Fields. Stop in to a nearby restaurant like the Farmers Inn or perhaps rent a canoe and paddle the Clarion River...the area can entertain you all weekend. Here are a few things to keep in mind:
Local Activities Local Calendar of Events Canoeing
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|FAT TIRE PHILANTHROPY - a 501c4
Riding Mountain Bikes on the trails is not the only thing that the FAT TIRE Challenge crew does.
The FAT TIRE event has spawned a social responsibility to the community to promote safe
bike riding habits, proper trail maintenance, and respect for public and private landowners.
Click below on the activities that the crew was involved in recently.
TRAIL STEWARDSHIP BIKE SAFETY COURSE
| FAT TIRE CARNAGE... pictures of
the 'cost' of riding mt bikes
|The official home of the
FAT TIRE Challenge
|This race is held within the PA WILDS. Like the serenity of the woods? We have got places and activities for it all!
Click the Logo for more info!
|Registration is CLOSED|
|Check Out this FAT TIRE Video created by Mark Dempster .... More pics and Video to come......|
|Check Out this LiL FAT TIRE video created by Kyle Hetrick|
It was another GREAT year at the FAT TIRE Challenge
with 118 registrants competing in the Adult races and
29 kids in the LiL FAT TIRE.....we appreciate your patronage!
RACE PICTURES Are Posted Here on our Facebook Page
...over 450 thus far (have some post them on FB or send them to me)
RACE RESULTS are here
Expert Age Groups
Expert Single Speed
Sport Age Groups
Sport Single Speed
LiL FAT TIRE kids race pictures are posted