Love fat tire biking? Come up to Grand Rapids between February 13th- February 21st and participate in the Fat Forest Fourteen Fat Tire race hosted by GRIMBA (Grand Rapids Itasca Mountain Biking Association). This is now a virtual event due to colder temps. Choose between the 7-mile Short course or 14-mile Long course (2 laps). The race will take place at Tioga Recreation Area. The volunteers have been working hard to groom the trails to keep this top-notch course.
How to Register!
Head to the Fat Forest Fourteen Website. Click HERE to be directed to the site.
The cost is $45 dollars to register.
For More Information:
Check out the Fat Forest Fourteen Event on Facebook
Check out the GRIMBA website for event information and mountain biking information
For bike parts, service and new bikes, contact Ardent Bicycles at (218) 999-5470 or go to their website. In addition, to bikes they offer cross country skis and snowshoes for purchase or rent.
Book You Stay in Grand Rapids
Come up for the Fat Forest Fourteen race and enjoy a stay in Grand Rapids. Choose from 30 different lodging properties in Itasca County from our website. Click HERE to see places to stay. We have a wide variety of places near Tioga from Hotel/Motel, Vacation Rentals and a Bed and Breakfast. After the race have fun exploring Grand Rapids. Check out our two local breweries and wine bar all right downtown(Rapids Brewing Company, Klockow Brewing Company and UnWinded Up North). Also, downtown you can visit the historic Old Central School, Itasca Historical Society, the Mississippi River and ton of locally owned shops.