2 Session Class
Instructor: Rachael Kvapil
Dates and times of the class:
Classroom Portion: Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Group Bike Ride: Saturday, October 29, 2022, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Classroom Session: Pioneer Park - Cabin 66 - Front Room (Click link for accessibility information.)
Group Bike Ride: TBD (on trails in or close to town, such as Tanana Lakes or Creamers Field)
Fat Bikes allow people to experience the great outdoors in a new way. Cyclist Rachael Kvapil examines the important things to consider when selecting a bike, gearing up for inclement weather, and planning a safe journey from start to finish.
During the classroom section of this class, we will start by discussing the criteria to consider when choosing a fat bike and how to best research different models without spending a lot of money. Next we will talk about basic gear for short rides in inclement weather with options for longer rides, including evening rides. Last we will address planning a route, the reality of biking with wildlife, and overview a basic travel plan and communication options while biking.
On Saturday, October 29th, we will come together again for a group ride on trails in or close to town (location to be determined).
Note: Participants need to bring a fat bike to the group ride. If you do not own one, fat bikes can be rented at Beaver Sports or Goldstream Sports in Fairbanks. If you have further questions, contact the instructor.
Important: Depending on Covid-19 case numbers at the time of the class, masks might be required during the indoor portion of the class.
Maximum number of students: 8
Minimum number of students: 5
Age range: 16 to adult
Contact: Rachael Kvapil: email@example.com or 907-347-8756
Pre-registration: This class is pre-registration only. Please register by 2 days before the class begins. Registration will be closed after this time.REGISTER