Ski Michigan – Skiing and Snowboarding in Michigan

Crystal Mountain – Iron Fish Distillery Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Race – January 19, 2020

Iron Fish Distillery Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Race
Fat Chance is the staple of fat biking in Northern Michigan, and is back again for another legendary race at Crystal Mountain with new and familiar faces.

The race will be held on the Otter Trail loop. The new 90 Minute Category Trail Loop course is 2 miles of high speed wide trail and a tight twisting single track section.  The 45 Minute Category Trail Loop will be all wide open beginner friendly trail perfect for the fat bike enthusiast just getting into racing. Each lap in will add its own new fat tire challenges. Helmets are required for rider safety.

All races start at 10am.


Cost:  $50 per rider. Includes timing by Endurance Evolution, race bib, a brew ticket and post race chili bar.
Day of Registration:  $60 per rider, if available. Available from 8 – 9:30am.

Packet pick-up will be held Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 8 – 9:30am inside Kinlochen.

Register Online »

Online Registration closes at 8pm on Friday, January 17, 2020,

Cash Prizes, Medals & Awards

A cash prize and medal will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each 90-minute category. The top 3 finishers from each category of the 90-minute race will win a cash prize!  Plus there will be plenty of swag from Crystal Mountain, Iron fish , Einstein Cycles , Bearclaw Bicycle Co ., Up Bike TC, KOLO TC and Kona Bikes . Awards ceremony will be held in the Crystal Center starting at 12pm including post-race food and celebrations.

90-minute categories:

  • Men’s Open
  • Women’s Open
  • Men’s Master (45+)
  • Women’s Master (45+)

45-minute categories:

  • Men’s Race (All Ages)
  • Women’s Race (All Ages)

2019 Results Posted Here  »


Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>>


From Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Race 2016

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

This message is only visible to site admins

PPCA Error: Due to Facebook API changes it is no longer possible to display a feed from a Facebook Page you are not an admin of. The Facebook feed below is not using a valid Access Token for this Facebook page and so has stopped updating.



Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>>


More News From Crystal Mountain

Additional News From Crystal Mountain >>>>


Michigan Ski Blog - Skiing and Snowboarding in Michigan - produced by Ski Michigan.