January 25, 2016

Fat Bike Worlds Rolls into Crested Butte this Week


Borealis Fat Bike Worlds by Odell Brewing Co. is hitting Crested Butte in just a few days!  The action kicks off Wednesday with a kick-off party at the Brick, then Thursday’s race is up in Mt. Crested Butte’s North Village, and a conference and demo day is planned Friday.  The actual Fat Bike World Championships are set for Saturday in Town Ranch in Crested Butte at 11 AM, and a downhill loop is planned up at CBMR on Sunday. Demos from Borealis Fat Bikes and others will be available Thursday-Sunday at the vendor village for those looking to try new gear or get into fat biking. Don’t forget LEZ ZEPPELIN will be rocking out for just $5 cash for non-racers at Town Park on Saturday afternoon!  Check below for the full schedule and more info.  You can also visit

Fat-Bike-Worlds_trentbonaWednesday, January 27th:

5: 30 PM Kick-Off Party Presented by Chopwood Mercantile at Brick Oven Pizzeria

Thursday, January 28th, at North Village (Snodgrass TH at end of Gothic Road, Mt. CB):

11:00 AM Race Start – Relay/Solo

12:00-3:00 PM Vendor Village open and grilled food and Odell Brewing Co. available, Awards will be at 3 PM.

6:00 PM Montanya’s After Party

Friday, January 29th, Conference and Demo Day at Mountaineer Square Annex  (old Sweetspot in Mt. CB):

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Regional Fat Bike Summit presented by Quality Bike Products

12:00 Lunch Break at the Avalanche

3:00 PM Demo/Rides and shuttles to North Village

5:00 Après and Dinner at the Avalanche

Saturday, January 30th, FAT BIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS at the Town Ranch, (Crested Butte Community School rear Parking Lot)

11:00 AM Race Start

11:00 AM-5:30 PM Vendor Village with food and Odell Brewing Co.

2:30-5:30 PM Lez Zeppelin Concert

4:00 PM Awards

Sunday, January 31st, CBMR DH Loop Ride

11:00 AM Meet at CBMR base area, ride begins

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Vendors in Base Area and Umbrella Bar

4:00 PM Event ends

Odell beer for free available all day at Umbrella bar for participants


About the Author

2. Will Dujardin
Will Dujardin is our content editor at West Elk Project. He competes in big mountain competitions and coaches the Crested Butte Mountain Sports Team. Skiing is his life and he likes to mix it with other fun things like DH mountain biking and traveling.