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Event promotes winter biking


January 13, 2020

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe Candace Jacobs, of Ironwood, rides a fat bike with her dog, Tasha, running in front of her on Sunday at Wolverine Nordic Ski Trail in Bessemer. The two were taking part in the Fat Bike Try Out The Trails event.

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Technology is catching up to the outdoors lifestyles of the Upper Peninsula.

Youth and adults alike converged on the Wolverine Nordic Ski Trail on Sunday to take part in the fourth annual Fat Bike Try Out The Trails event to close out the Sisu Ski Fest weekend.

The event, organized by the Sisu Dirt Crew, 906 Adventure Team and Hobby Wheel, provided fat bikes to people who didn't have one yet and a chance to ride a portion of the eight miles of groomed single track mountain bike trails that are adjacent to Powderhorn Mountain Ski Resort.

"The whole goal is just to get pe...

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