Come join us for the final big ride of the season – the Eagle River-Talkeetna-Eagle River 300K. This route was created in response to one of our regular riders wanting an easy-to-navigate, fast course where you can focus on riding instead of route-finding. By this time in season riders have accumulated lots of miles in [...]
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This Saturday, May 22nd, come ride the Anchorage/Palmer/Anchorage 300K brevet. If you’ve ridden any one of our three 200K brevets so far this season, this ride is well within your reach, and can be very rewarding. Details for the ride have been posted on the website, along with the cue sheet for the course. Note [...]
The month of May typically brings very stable weather across Southcentral Alaska. If you’re at all familiar with the writings of author David Roberts, and his seminal mountaineering book Deborah: A Wilderness Narrative, you’ll stand an excellent chance of seeing Deborah on our newly approved, May 29th, Denali Highway 300K brevet (a 200K is in [...]
I just spoke to the Rangers up at Denali. The forest fire smoke up there is too heavy to ride in, so I’m postponing the Denali Dirt Road Randonnée until later in the summer/early autumn. It’ll still be a beautiful ride; just healthier. I’ll let you know just as soon as I set a new [...]
If you have lots of long-distance riding experience, are really strong, self-sufficient, can handle 300K of huge hills on dirt roads in Alaska’s remote wilderness, with the possibility of truly awful weather, consider riding the July 18 Denali Dirt Road Randonnée. This ride just might be the highlight of our brevet season. It’s the most [...]
“Thank you, you came here.” That’s the translation of the control clue found on the sign at Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church in the Native village of Eklutna, north of Anchorage. Nine riders set off early on Saturday morning from the south end of Potter Marsh for one of six 300 Km brevets offered this weekend [...]
Now that the three 200K brevets have loosened the legs up a little, let’s turn it up a notch. This Saturday is the Anchorage/Palmer/Anchorage 300K brevet. This course is designed to really give riders the feeling of traveling from community to community, and living off the land while doing it. This ride will cover some [...]