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The 2014 Palmer Spring Classic absolutely rocked! Backcountry Bike & Ski did an spectacular job of organizing and hosting another wonderful Valley ride. This early season event has a life of its own, and a reputation to match. If you missed it this year, do yourself a favor and commit to riding it in 2015! Results [...]

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If you’re not riding Soggy Bottom this weekend, 8/7/10, come join us for our RUSA anniversary ride, the Palmer Populaire (aka PBP Nord). The weather is expected to be nice. Accuweather is saying 67 degrees! Remember, you can’t call it from the couch! Populaires are shorter versions of brevets, and this one is just a [...]

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This Saturday, May 22nd, come ride the Anchorage/Palmer/Anchorage 300K brevet. If you’ve ridden any one of our three 200K brevets so far this season, this ride is well within your reach, and can be very rewarding. Details for the ride have been posted on the website, along with the cue sheet for the course. Note [...]

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Chin’ an, Gu Ninyu.

“Thank you, you came here.” That’s the translation of the control clue found on the sign at Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church in the Native village of Eklutna, north of Anchorage. Nine riders set off early on Saturday morning from the south end of Potter Marsh for one of six 300 Km brevets offered this weekend [...]

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Now that the three 200K brevets have loosened the legs up a little, let’s turn it up a notch. This Saturday is the Anchorage/Palmer/Anchorage 300K brevet. This course is designed to really give riders the feeling of traveling from community to community, and living off the land while doing it. This ride will cover some [...]

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