FAT 55 Oakridge Mountain Bike Marathon
September 14, 2013
FAT 55 is the quintessential Oakridge sampler: ride Salmon Creek and Larison Creek the technical creek trails, Heckletooth and Larison Rock the areas mountain top trails, and Aubrey Mountain and Larison Rock’s sweeping fast traverses throwing you into tight switchbacks.
Come to win, or for a long fully supported ride on Oakridge’s best trails. The FAT 55 is a fun day of mountain biking.
$1000 cash prize to the fastest man and woman plus:
1st place in each category wins $200 and a custom Wade made trophy.
Fresh food by Lion Mountain Bakery, and live music by local musicians including Melissa Ruth and the Likely Stories, and Felly Smith accompanied by micro brews by Ninkasi Brewing finish the day out nicely.
We believe that by doing something positive in Oakridge, we are doing something positive for the world. We partner with GOATS (Greater Oakridge Area Trail Stewards), Oakridge’s IMBA chapter hosting Kids Mountain Bike Oakridge the day after the race. Bring your kids it’s a fun weekend for the family.
Camping, riding, local food and beer, the fall colors of the western Cascades, it’s a good time.
We support: local businesses, artisans, trail building, maintenance, volunteerism, live music, kids riding bikes, organic agriculture, independent media, anti-war movements, open space initiatives, equal rights for all people, commuting by bike, American made products, and all aspects of bike culture. Our affiliates and sponsors are all in one way or another aligned with this initiative. We invite you to check them out, support them, and consider how you may be able to join in.
FAT 55 Mountain Bike Marathon operates under a special use permit with Willamette National Forest.
FAT 55 Mountain Bike Marathon is an equal opportunity recreation service provider, and operates with the support of funding from the Oakridge & Westfir Chamber of Commerce Room Tax Funds.
Waste Not~Ride A Lot
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