New Nordic Ski Accessories Debut at Noque!

New Nordic Ski Accessories Debut at Noque!

by Up.Bike
This isn’t our first time racing in the cold, and it’s not our first trip up to one of the premier nordic ski events in the Midwest. However, this is one of just a few times that the temperatures had us shaking in our boots days before the event even…
Freeze At A Fat Bike Race? Fat Chance!

Freeze At A Fat Bike Race? Fat Chance!

by Up.Bike
It was good to see more than a few racers read our guide to riding in the cold, because Sunday's Fat Chance Fat Bike Race was downright frigid! As the sun rose on Crystal Mountain Resort, the thermometer actually went down a few more degrees, settlin…
Cold Weather Biking Tips from The Tundra

Cold Weather Biking Tips from The Tundra

by Up.Bike
We may not be experiencing a 'polar vortex' this year, and in our hometown of Traverse City, winter has actually been relatively mild. But that doesn't mean riding in twenty-five degree weather is pleasant, nor does it mean you're ready for when temp…
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?  Maybe, maybe not

Does Zwift Make You Soft? Maybe, maybe not

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…