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|The FAT TIRE Challenge celebrated its 8th year in 2013 and continued to grow of the sport of
Mt Biking in Northwestern PA. We are excited to have a great showing each year !
2013 saw 23 Expert racers and 99 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 - SIX races over four months...its a
new must attend series...(Click for Info)
LiL FAT TIRE - 34 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.
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 Forms HERE|
|A 2012 FAT TIRE Video created by Mark Dempster ....|
|This is a 2012 LiL FAT TIRE video created by Kyle Hetrick|
|First of all....THANK YOU to all of the racers, riders, spectators that come out to the FAT TIRE Challenge 2014. Our 9th year had 97 racers that enjoyed a gorgeous day and trails!
Race results are posted on SmileMiles.com site.
Click on the links below to see them now.
Sport Single Speed
Expert Single Speed
STAY TUNNED WITH AN OVERALL FINISH....
where 'SS and Clydesdale categories' are
shown in the overall finish times.
PICTURES ...click here on our FACEBOOK page.
If you or a someone you know has pictures to share with me that I can post on our sites, send the to me firstname.lastname@example.org
The next BIKE-THE-WILDS Race is in
Shannock Valley July 26.
See you there!
|Registration Kids RACE|