This weekend adventure will have you experiencing the great outdoors, riding the legendary Birkie Trail, polishing your fat biking skills, and meeting other women who aspire to or love to ride. The Ladies Fat Bike Getaway, presented by Fluid Health and Fitness, is an adventure that is close to home and filled with fun. Gift yourself this exciting getaway with friends!

Registration

2023 Registration is now OPEN!

Fee: $150

Limited to 60 participants. This will fill fast, so don’t hesitate!

2023 Event Fee Includes:

  • Friday dinner, Saturday lunch, Saturday/Sunday morning coffee & scones, and various snacks to keep you fueled!
  • Custom Ladies Fat Bike Getaway tote bag
  • Coaching, skills work, and a guided ride on amazing, snow covered trails in the Northwoods!
  • Trigger point therapy balls and resistance bands sponsored by Fluid Health and Fitness!
  • Birkie branded cutting board sponsored by Epicurean
  • & fun participant prize drawings sponsored by TOKO!

Schedule

Friday –  (Tentative Schedule)

Location – The Derksen Great Hall, American Birkebeiner Trailhead, Cable, WI

  • 5:00 pm – Welcome and Check-In
  • 5:30 pm – Workshop #1: Why Fat Biking in the Northwoods?
  • 6:00 pm – Workshop #2
  • 6:30 pm – Gather with fellow participants for a catered dinner provided by Northern Lakes Co-op.
  • 7:00 pm – Workshop #3: Are You Ready to Ride?
    • What to Wear!
      • Get the scoop on how to dress for fat bike riding
    • Bike Basics
      • We’ll cover the basics of air pressure, tires, and how to prep your bike for Saturday’s ride
  • 8:30 pm – Close for the day

Saturday –  (Tentative Schedule)

Location – The Derksen Great Hall, American Birkebeiner Trailhead, Cable, WI

  • 9:00 am – Rise & Shine – Backroads coffee and baked goods at the Great Hall
  • 9:30 am – Is your bike ready?
  • 10:00 am – Workshop #4: Skills & Drills on the snow
    • Fat Bike skill work with your coaches
      • Technique work to enable you to ride through, over, and on any snow-covered trail
  • 12:30 pm – Lunch
  • 12:45 pm – Workshop #5
  • 1:30 pm – Group Rides
    • Have fun with your friends and coaches as we head out on group rides around the American Birkebeiner Trailhead!
    • We’ll ride on and off snow, depending on snow conditions
    • Conditions permitting, we’ll ride parts of the 10K Fun Fat Tour that is part of the 2022 Fat Bike Birkie
  • 4:00 pm – Wrap it up!
    • Last minute questions and workshop wrap up
  • Dinner and Explore surrounding Cable/Hayward businesses

Sunday –  (Tentative Schedule)

Location – Great Hall, American Birkebeiner Trailhead, Cable, WI

  • 9:00 am – Workshop #6: Sunshine Yoga
  • 10:00 am – Coffee and scones at the Great Hall
  • 10:30 am – Workshop #7: Singletrack Rides
    • Break into groups
    • Hospital trails, new trails at the Birkie Trailhead, Seeley Hills
    • CAMBA trail maps
  • 12:30 pm – Goodbyes from your ride location!

Lodging

North Woods GetawayTelemark Northwoods Lodging

Ladies Fat Bike Getaway starts and finishes at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead, located about 17 miles north of Hayward, WI, the “Gateway to the Historic Northwoods” in the town of Cable, WI. Within driving distance from Duluth, MN 1:30, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN 3:00, Madison, WI 4:50, and Chicago, IL 7:20.

Lodging Options

For more information, please visit our lodging page to view the different lodging options that are around the area.

Sponsors

Title Sponsor
Overall Title Sponsor of the Ladies Fat Bike Getaway

Fluid Health and Fitness

Supporting Sponsors of the Ladies Fat Bike Getaway

 

Northern Lakes Cooperative
Backroads Coffee
Toko
Lynne Marie's Candies
Epicurean
Alexis Bailly Vineyard
Red Schoolhouse Wines

Gold Circle Elite
Gold Level Sponsors of the Major Birkie Events Year-Round

Earth Rider Brewery
Anderson's
AriensCo
Hayward Area Memorial Hospital
GU Energy Gel
New Moon Ski Shop
nuun
Kwik Trip
TIOA