USA Cycling Adds Fat Bike National Championships

Race to be held in Utah on Valentine's Day

This will be the first year that fat biking features as an official USA Cycling event. (Citizen 4474/Flickr)
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Angling for a piece of one of the hottest trends in the biking industry, USA Cycling has announced the first-ever Fat Bike National Championships.

According to a press release from the organization, the first national championship will be a sweet valentine to the fastest fat biker in the land: The race will be held February 14 in Ogden, Utah, on what should be a snowy course demanding ultra-large tires.

Noticeably absent from the other 2015 national championships announced last week is a 24-hour mountain bike national championship, which has been discontinued after declining participation.

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