This new short film captures the addictive nature and crushing difficulty of the Arrowhead 135.
Fat bikes are everywhere these days. They are on the beaches and in the deserts. They have their own sanctioned race series. They’re taking big time bike events by storm. Hell, even the mainstream media has jumped on the fat bandwagon.
But before all the hype, there was the Arrowhead Ultra, a 135-mile snow race in the far reaches of northern Minnesota. (And yes, we’re also well aware of the Iditarod Trail Invitational.) Now in its 10th year, the AH135 is set to kick off on Monday, January 27, at 7 a.m. And to commemorate the event, Mike Riemer at Salsa Cycles, an avid sponsor of the AH135, released a short film about the 2013 race that perfectly captures the character and attraction of the Arrowhead.