Fat bike enthusiasts should plan to load up their bikes and road trip to Bemidji the 6th Annual Northland Fat Bike Rally at Lake Bemidji State Park.

The event takes place on Saturday, March 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the main event begins at 11:00 a.m. with a mass start on Lake Bemidji and then bikers head into Lake Bemidji State Park and up the Rocky Point Trail.

Both 10K and 28K routes will be offered.  All participants must have at least 3.8-inch tires and must wear a helmet.

If you're new to fat biking, or are interested in getting started, this is a perfect opportunity as the Northland Fat Bike Rally is open for everyone.  Riders will have the opportunity to check out different fat bikes and discuss the sport with experts.

Here is the schedule of events:

  • 9:30 a.m.  Registration, Lake Bemidji State Park Visitor Center.
  • 10:15 a.m.  Mandatory rules meeting, Lake Bemidji State Park Visitor Center.
  • 11:00 a.m.  Event start, on Lake Bemidji.
  • 2:00 p.m.  After-event social with Event Awards and Raffle at C.K. Dudley’s, located at 6405 Bemidji Ave.

The activities are free, but participants are encouraged to make a donation to the TrekNorth Mountain Bike Club and Bemidji Composite Mountain Bike Team.

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