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Third annual Norpine Fat Bike Classic in Lutsen

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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA  -  November 19, 2018   (LSN)  That riding a bicycle on the North Shore in winter is a thing.  On Saturday, Jan. 5, visitors can ride or enjoy watching a premier winter cycling event at the third annual Norpine Fat Bike Classic in Lutsen, Minn.  Riders will make their way on a long 24-mile course or a shorter 16-mile course through Cook County’s wilderness landscape on the North Coast of Lake Superior on established Norpine cross-country ski trails.


Registration is now open for the Norpine Fat Bike Classic, Cook County’s premier winter cycling event happening Saturday, Jan. 5.  The Norpine offers riders a long 24-mile course leaving at 10 a.m. and a shorter 16-mile course leaving at 10:05 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5 starting at Superior National clubhouse located at 5731 Highway 62, Lutsen, Minn.


“Roll into 2019 on the shores of Lake Superior for a frosty, fun filled weekend with Friday night festivities, including beer and wine tasting,” said Peter Spencer, race director of the Norpine Fat Bike Classic.  “There’s an outdoor adventure for everyone in beautiful Cook County – dogsledding, snowshoeing, Nordic, and cross-country skiing, and of course, fat biking!!”


Riders will make their way across established Norpine cross-country ski trails, while passing through Cook County’s wilderness landscape on the North Coast of Lake Superior on 3.7-inch or wider tires.


45NRTH Post Race Party at Lutsen Resort form 1:30 – 5 p.m. includes a free BBQ, Castle Danger beverages and live music, as well as awards for the top five male and female finishers in the long and short course.


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About Cook County Minnesota

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Cook County is at the tip of Minnesota's Arrowhead region in the remote northeastern part of the state, stretching from the shores of Lake Superior to the US-Canada border. By land it borders Ontario, Canada to the north, and Lake County, MN to the west.  The highest point in Minnesota, Eagle Mountain is 2,301 feet and the highest lake,  Total Area equals 3,339.72 sq miles

Cook County is home to three national protected areas:
Grand Portage National Monument
Superior National Forest
Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Cook County include:
 Grand Marais     Lutsen Mountains
 Gunflint Trail      Superior Hiking Trail
 Grand Portage 


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