This weekend, we're bringing back an old favorite – The Eagle River 100K populaire and 200K brevet. The ongoing construction of the Eagle River Road out to the ER Nature Center has challenged us in creating a course that accomodates the proper riding distances along with great scenery and places to stop and refuel. We had to [...]
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The 2014 Palmer Spring Classic absolutely rocked! Backcountry Bike & Ski did an spectacular job of organizing and hosting another wonderful Valley ride. This early season event has a life of its own, and a reputation to match. If you missed it this year, do yourself a favor and commit to riding it in 2015! Results [...]
Another randonnoneuring season begins! Join us Saturday, April 12th for the Talkeetna 100K/200K brevets. The road shoulders are clear and wide, the course elevation profile is very forgiving, the Talkeetna Roadhouse accomodations are wonderful, and Talkeetna's post-ride food and beer selection is spectacular. This year, we're introducing online registration for all of our rides via BikeReg.com. [...]
We'll we were able to avoid it this spring, but the road and trail construction finally caught up with us. With both Eagle River Road and a good portion of the Coastal Trail still under construction, we're out of options for re-routing our Eagle River 100K/200K brevets. Don't fret though! We're still on for the Homer End-of-the-Road 100K/200K [...]
Designing randonneuring courses that are new, exciting, and challenging is often a struggle in a region like Alaska with so few roads. It's tough to keep our courses fresh and the overlap between events to a minimum. That's part of the reason why our original 200K course, designed by past RBA Bob Voris, was put [...]
Now that we have the big Anchorage/Seaward/Anchorage 400K behind us, we’re taking a little break, before the Gakona 600K, to see the local sights with a beautiful populaire around Anchorage. Join us Sunday morning at 7:00AM at the Great Harvest bakery for the start of the Bread & Water 100K populiare. This ride is a [...]