Crested Butte to Host Fat Bike Worlds Again in January 2017


Crested Butte, Colorado, Tuesday, November 1, 2016 – Mountain biking mecca Crested Butte, Colorado will host the second annual Borealis Fat Bike World Championships from January 25-29, 2017. This year’s event will be bigger and badder with more mountain bike legends, competitors, fat bike demos, industry participation and your fill of craft beer and sizzling meats from the ever-present post-race grills.

Day one of the 2016 Borealis Fat Bike World Championships at North Village in Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado. Photo by Pat Addabbo

The second annual Borealis Fat Bike World Championships is not for the faint of heart. We are looking for fat bike fanatics from all over the world that share Crested Butte’s love for the sport, drinking beer, listening to music and having an overall great time. If you love to pedal as much as you love to party and prioritize fun over your finishing time, Borealis Fat Bike World Championship was planned with you in mind.

Featuring two races, a demo day and lift served downhill fat biking at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, live music, tons of swag, down home grilling and beer, the Borealis Fat Bike World Championships will leave participants hungry for four more days of fat bike festivities! We’ll be sure to brand some more buns this year! The winner gets a brand on their behind (no kidding!)

Come be a champion! Or at least join the mayhem!

Crested Butte hotels are offering discounted rates for participants and families. Go to for more information.


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