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Blizzard Bike Race

It's not cold when you're racing!

Alberta's first ever fat bike race is still going strong in 2023! 

Join us on Feb 26 and race either your fat bike, not so fat bike or that skinny tire if extra suffering is your thing. 

 

We've got another fun course prepped and ready for you. No fatbike racing experience necessary! This is a fun and low pressure event designed to help you earn your cookies and even win some prizes. It's a good day on bikes and we'd love to see you out.

 

Registration information:

Registration on Zone 4. Closes Feb 23rd at 23:59. REGISTER HERE!

 

RACE DAY: SUNDAY FEB 26th

  • Race Day registration available at Shift Happens Bicycle Repair.- $35.00 CASH ONLY

  • Sign on/Package Pick-up at 10:00am @ Shift Happens 

  • First Race Category Start's at 11:30am @ Voyageur Park

 

Equipment

1) FULL FAT Categories in the 6 lap and 4 lap races are restricted to tire widths that are a minimum of 2.8" wide.

2)All other bikes with tire widths less than 2.8" wide may enter the Skinny Vanilla Latte Race Category.

**NO MOTORIZED BIKES ALLOWED FOR THIS RACE.

 

Categories

Full Fat categories (2.8" and over tire size)

Long Course = 6 Laps

Short course=4 Laps

Skinny Vanilla Latte (under 2.8" tires)

4 Laps Short Course only

Kids Race: Kids may ride any bike that suits them. Recommended for age 10 and under.

 

Cost

Early Bird: $25.00 - Before Feb 23 at 23:59

*No ABA membership and license required to

Race Day Registration: $35.00

*No ABA membership and license required to race

Kids Race: Kids race for Free ! Sponsored by Shift Happens. 

**PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE KIDS RACE AT SHIFT HAPPENS FEB 26 BETWEEN 10-11am.

 

Net profit from race will go towards TRAIL Karma- Funding to improve our

local trail season

 

Early Bird Registration Perk!

Not only do you save a little cash by registering early, BUT you'll also be entered into a draw for a rad prize! Must Register on zone 4 before Feb 23 at 23:59 to be entered and must be present to win.

 

Sign-on information:

10:00 Sign-on at Shift Happens Bicycle Repair

Sign on closes at 11:00 sharp! There will be no-one available to sign you in after 11am - so don't be lazy.

 

Race Venue information

The event takes place down at Voyageur Park. For your enjoyment come early to allow for time to pre-ride the course. Once sign on is complete please park your

vehicle at Voyageur Park.

 

Race schedule:

11:30am: Kids race starts (approx 15min race)

NOON: FULL FAT START: 6 laps Men/Women(approx 60-80min finish for leaders)

12:03: HALF FAT START: 4 laps Men/Women (approx 40-50min for leaders)

1:15pm: SKINNY VANILLA LATTE START - 4 laps Men/Women (approx 50min for leaders. tires under 2.8")

 

Course:

Start finish will be on the road. Approximate course length TBC closer to event. Lap lengths will be between 3.5-4.5km depending on race day conditions. Event organizers may adjust distance and laps based on race day conditions.

 

Location of course:

Course located at Voyageur Park, Town of Devon.

 

Directions to event:

Take highway 60 into Devon. Turn east on Athabaska Ave. Take left onto

Superior St (first stop sign). Turn left onto Saskatchewan drive. First parking

lot to the right. Sign on is at Shift Happens 104-3 Superior Street. There is

parking available down at Voyageur Park or you may ride down the hill to start

of event. No parking at registration (Shift Happens) area during race for

racers.

 

Prizing:

There will be prizing for each category of this race. With Men/Women separated in results.

 

General Information

Contact information: devonbicycleassociation@outlook.com

 

Anti-Doping Statement:

This event will be run according to ABA/CC/UCI regulations. Riders are responsible to know and understand them. The ABA complies with and fully supports the UCI anti-doping regulations, the clauses of the world anti-doping code and its international standards in which the UCI anti-doping regulations refer and to the anti-doping regulations of other competent bodies as per the regulations of the UCI

 

First Aid:

First aid available on site. Devon General Hospital,

Emergency room located at 101 Erie street Devon

Amenities: Washrooms available on site. No water or food will be provided

ABA guidelines will apply for weather conditions.

 

**No refunds due to costs involved in organizing race.**

 

Volunteers

Interested in volunteering, we would love to have you

VolunteerSignup - Online volunteer signup sheets - DBA Blizzard Fat Bike Race, Feb 26, 2023 signup sheet

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