Fat Can Be Fast: Fat Chance Fat Bike Race 2019!

Fat Can Be Fast: Fat Chance Fat Bike Race 2019!

by Up.Bike
What off season? Fat bike race season in our neck of the woods start on January 20 with Fat Chance at Crystal Mountain. Here's how an odd little race became a winter-time landmark. For our friends reading this outside of the Midwest, it may be a…
Does Zwift Make You Soft?

Does Zwift Make You Soft?

by Up.Bike
We're starting out 2019 addressing an argument that's been rumbling among cyclists for year. Does riding inside and using software like Zwift and TrainerRoad make you weak?There's a rather heroic image built around those brave enough to venture out o…
Thanks For Riding With Us!

Thanks For Riding With Us!

by Up.Bike
Late last week, the weather experts were predicting just a 20% chance of a white Christmas here in northern Michigan.We lucked out, and our first annual up.bike Christmas Ride rolled out on freshly fallen snow! When we first got with the Dirt Ch…
No Snow, Still A Go:  Our Christmas Ride Is On!

No Snow, Still A Go: Our Christmas Ride Is On!

by Up.Bike
We’re getting jolly this weekend. As we get ready for Christmas and New Year’s, we’re inviting everyone to join us for a bike ride on Sunday, December 23.You’ll have to forgive us for hitting ‘refresh’ on our weather apps every ten minutes, but as of…
Skiers, Rejoice! The Gondola Has You Covered

Skiers, Rejoice! The Gondola Has You Covered

by Up.Bike
When the snow flies, it's not all fat bikes. Skiers, we hear you. And we've got a little something to make your life easier. Skiers are, by necessity, a little particular. Few sports are so condition-dependent as both downhill and Nordic skiing,…