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718 Cyclery to Sponsor New York City’s First Fatbike Race

718 Cyclery announced this week, that it’s sponsoring NYC’s first-ever fat bike race – called “Fat and Frozen”.

The race is planned for Saturday, January 23rd at Cunningham Park in Queens NYC.

“The goal of this event is to raise awareness of large tire off-road riding, as well as showcase the work of CLIMB (Concerned Long Island Mountain Bikers),” 718 Cyclery said.

Registration is required, and beginners are welcome.

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FATBIKE DEFINITIONS

26+: 26″ rims, width >35mm, typically 50mm. Tire widths typically >2.5″, e.g. 2.8″, 3.0″.
27.5+/650+: 27.5″ rims, width >35mm, typically 50mm. Tire width typically >2.5″, e.g. 2.7″-3,.5″.
29+: 29″ rims, width >35mm. Tire width typically up to 3.0″.
XL: 26″ rims, width 60mm-103mm. Tires widths typically >3.5″, e.g. 3.8″, 4.5″, 4.8″.
2XL: 26″ rims, width 80-103mm. Tire width >5.0″.

REGISTRATION FEE

Here’s how it works:

CLIMB (Concerned Mountain Bikers of Long Island) race for free. Join here
Or, make a $25 donation to CLIMB (Payment due day of race)
Or, make a promise to donate 4 hours on a local CLIMB trail crew.

RACE FORMAT AND NOTES

Helmets and brakes required
We will need to be extremely sensitive to ground conditions, monitoring ground moisture and temperature swings.

 

http://www.718c.com/fatandfrozen/

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