Riders in the 2006 Big Fix at the Continental Divide.
does it take to be a Wheels North rider? Here are the
|You must be a strong rider, capable of
riding 100+ miles per day, every day, for two weeks. We will
have a support crew with full rest stop support, but you should not
plan to use them to carry you and your bicycle to Seattle.
(Remember: Vic and Ray had no
|A positive, "can do"
attitude is a must, as is a desire to be part of the group.
The riders on the Big
Fix can tell you that this was the best part of the
ride--the lifelong bonds of friendship that were forged on that
|Each rider will be required to meet
minimum fundraising guidelines to participate. Your
participation in the event is free once you have met our fundraising
|Any kind of bicycle is welcome on
Wheels North, so long as it is up to the task. You will need to provide your own
bicycle. We will have spare
tires and other basics (cables, etc.), as well as basic tools.
You will be responsible for making sure that your bicycle is in good
working order when the ride starts and for the duration of the
event--we recommend carrying basic tools, spare tubes, etc., for
If you have more questions about rider
Information on fundraising
requirements is located here
Expanded rider information to help you
plan for Wheels North is here
here to visit the Wheels North online fundraising page and set
up your own fundraising site.