Norpine Fat Bike Classic Jan. 6


The second annual Norpine Fat Bike Classic in Lutsen, Minn. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 showcases cycling fanatics from across the United States and Canada.  They'll compete for the chance to win a cash prize in the 24-mile long-course or a top finisher award in the 16-mile short-course.  The course will take place on cross-country ski trails, requiring riders to be on 3.7-inch or wider tires.


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New dual-use winter trail to open for 2017-2018 season


Cook County will open a new dual-use winter trail for the 2017-2018 season.  The trail will be shared by both skiers and fat-tire bikers.  The trail is not officially open for the season just yet, but those interested in learning more about the trail can clickhere.


About 45NRTH Great Lakes Fat Bike Series

The Norpine is part of the 45NRTH Great Lakes Fat Bike Series showcasing the best fat bike races in the Great Lakes Region.  The events include seven mass-start fat bike tire races that take place in three states - Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan.  Riders compete to earn points in each event and establish standing in the overall 45NRTH Great Lake Fat Bike Series. 

About Visit Cook County

Visit Cook County encompasses the northeastern Minnesota communities of Lutsen, Tofte, Schroeder, Grand Marais, the Gunflint Trail and Grand Portage, commonly referred to as "the Arrowhead" and the "North Shore of Lake Superior".  Grand Marais, Minn., has earned several national accolades -- most recently it was named USA Today's Best Midwestern Small Town, Outside Magazine's The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S. 2016, and Budget Travel's 2015 Coolest Small Town in America. Rekindle your sense of adventure by exploring the Superior National Forest or paddling through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Discover what makes the communities of Cook County, Minn. "Naturally Unforgettable." Connect on social media using #visitcc, Twitter @CookCoVisitors, Facebook, or Instagram @donorthmn. Learn more at