The Pursuit - Lessons In Winter Fat Bike Wisdom & Personal Growth

We’re pleased to introduce, “The Pursuit: Lessons in Winter Fat Bike Wisdom and Personal Growth.” Jay Petervary’s Backyard Fat Pursuit is a 200km or 200-mile winter bike ultra in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. There’s more climbing than most winter ultras, enough snow to swallow you whole if you veer off the edges of the trails, and temps that can (and have) reached -40° on race weekend. But riders who venture to Island Park, Idaho for the event will tell you the setting presents a classroom like no other.

“Ultra means something different to everyone and I understand my perspective is very skewed. An ultra in my book is also when you take the body to its physical limit but then rely on your mental game to finish. There comes the point where ultras are only physical for so long, and I truly believe that whatever you tell your mind, the body will follow.” – Jay Petervary

We hope you enjoy the “The Pursuit,” and feel inspired to seek out learning opportunities that aren’t always easy. The results can positively impact you for the rest of your life.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mike Riemer

Mike Riemer

I love being outside. I prefer to ride on dirt. Or snow. If I was born a hundred years earlier I might have been a polar explorer. There's a great natural world out there to see, smell, taste, listen to, and experience. Life slows down out there and the distractions we've created will disappear if you let them. Give me a backpack and let me go.

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