We’re stoked for a weekend of great riding, socializing and fun! Thanks for joining us!
Saturday, January 19
10:00 am Morning Ride Starting at Bear Creek Golf Course, 19 Bear Creek Rd
Let’s get this party started. Folks will meet up at Bear Creek Golf Course for the first organized ride of the weekend. To begin, we’ll all ride 5 miles of the newest fatbike trails in the Valley. Those wanting a longer outing can continue on to explore 20+ miles of trails at Pearrygin Lake State Park. Visit with Jeremy Whitman of Salsa Bikes. Hot drinks, soup and other beverages available for purchase in the Clubhouse. Bear Creek Golf Course $10 pass required.
5:30 - 7:30 pm Night Ride from Winthrop Town Trailhead; Fire and Grill to Follow
What’s more fun than a night ride? Not much! Let’s begin gathering at 5:00 pm in the upper parking lot at the Winthrop Town Trailhead for a 5:30 pm departure. Follow colored lights in the snow for this up to 5-mile ride, beginning along the Winthrop Trail and heading out to the Bitterbrush and Barnsley loops. Hook up with Jeremy from Salsa Bikes at the loops intersection for some special beverages. Ride as long as you'd like and then return to the fire at the Town Trailhead to warm yourself and swap stories. No-host grill available, bring your own grillables. $10 Methow Trails fatbike trail pass required.
Sunday, January 20
9:30am Morning Poker Ride and Group Photo at the Pearrygin Lake Area Trails
Meet at the West Campground trailhead at Pearrygin Lake State Park. We’ll head out to the first poker station for a group photo. From there, choose a mellow ride through the campground loops, head up to the upper trails for some climbing and descending or take a rolling ride around the lake. Visit up to 7 Poker Ride stations throughout the Park and Mac Lloyd trails. Prizes awarded for best 5 card hands at the Fat and Happy Hour. Sno-Park or Discover Pass permit required for parking.
4:00 – 6:00 pm Fat and Happy Hour at Methow Cycle & Sport
Gather back at Methow Cycle & Sport in Winthrop for beverages, snacks, and to swap stories of the weekend and connect with others who plan to ride some more Monday before heading home. Prizes from supporters awarded to the best 5 card poker hands.
Weekend specials from Methow Fatbike Meetup Supporters
-Ride your bike to Old Schoolhouse Brewery and get happy hour prices any time of the day!
-Enjoy a free coffee beverage with $5 or more food purchase at Rocking Horse Bakery with the words...Methow Fatbike!
-Roll on in to Methow Ciderhouse for a meal and receive $2 off a beer or cider. Enjoy free s’mores around the campfire while listening to rockin’ tunes.
-Save 10% on any in-stock fatbike or 20% on any select, in-stock fatbike accessory at Methow Cycle & Sport!
The Northwest Fatbike Meetup is hosted by Methow Fatbike with generous support from Methow Cycle & Sport, Rocking Horse Bakery, Bear Creek Golf Course, Salsa Bikes, Langeberg Pogies, and Old Schoolhouse Brewery.
Special thanks to WA State Parks & Recreation, WA Fish & Wildlife and Methow Trails!