Fat bikes enjoying wider popularity in Maine

Posted by: MBR on Mon Jan 22nd, 2018 1:11 am
Fat bikes enjoying wider popularity in MaineMore ski centers are offering rentals, events and trails specifically for bikes with wide tires.BETHEL — David Walker has used the Bethel Village Trails virtually every day this winter, but not necessarily for Nordic skiing. Walker said when the snow conditions in Bethel are perfect – which has been the case most days this winter – he prefers riding on trails groomed specifically for fat bikes.The trail center has started using a fat-bike groomer this winter on new mountain bike trails that wind through pine and birch stands.Fat bikes – mountain bikes with 4- and 5-inch-wide tires – are becoming more frequent on Maine’s winter landscape. Around the state, there are a growing number of races, rentals and trails dedicated to fat bikes.https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/01/21 ... -in-maine/
Posted by: ianrenton on Mon Jan 22nd, 2018 6:51 pm
More ski centers are offering rentals, events and trails specifically for bikes with wide tires.
BETHEL — David Walker has used the Bethel Village Trails virtually every day this winter, but not necessarily for Nordic skiing. Walker said when the snow conditions in Bethel are perfect – [color=#333333:3rcuo0nr]which[/color:3rcuo0nr] has been the case most days this winter – he prefers riding on trails groomed specifically for fat bikes.
The trail center has started using a fat-bike groomer this winter on new mountain bike trails that wind through pine and birch stands.
Fat bikes – mountain bikes with 4- and 5-inch-wide tires – are becoming more frequent on Maine’s winter landscape. Around the state, there are a growing number of races, rentals and trails dedicated to fat bikes.
That's a bit weird. Never liked fat bikes