Fargo Sub-48

Big Agnes- the Mother of Comfort!

Still time to order a Big Agnes tent for our bike packing adventure weekend. These are the best tents PERIOD!!! Light, durable, easy to assemble...

Yum!

We are getting super pumped for the Salsa Sub-48! This years catered dinner will be provided by Bone Ends BBQ from Whitehall, MI and Betty's Hot Dish from Traverse City will provide a light breakfast of oatmeal on day one and breakfast burritos on day...

Blackburn Design Bags

Blackburn Design, the official bike packing bag of the Salsa Fargo Sub 48 wants to get an event participants adventure started with their Outpost Handlebar roll and dry bag. The lucky winner is Chad Tadavich. Congrats Chad !!! As you start to build up your rig...

Map My Ride GPX Link- day one!

Here is the route for day one, don't worry there will be plenty of opportunities to shorten or lengthen the route each day. The route is 42 miles long and has 2000 feet of elevation. The route is 99% dirt road or dirt two track....

Free shipping on Big Agnes Helinox chairs!

Helinox chairs are amazing and now come in swivel models. Even it a campsite has picnic tables I pack my Helinox chair since the comfort is unbeatable after a long day on the bike....

Sold Out!

We're sorry but the 2016 event has reached a sellout. Please consider joining us in 2017. Rick and Scott...

Saturday camping site selected

We can treat ourselves to running water, showers, picnic tables and fire rings! We'll be right on the Pine River at the Coolwater Campground....

Friday night camping location

Our first night camping will be at the MacKenzie Trailhead in the Manistee National Forest. Very rustic, no running water or campsites. We will be roughing it in the woods folks! Don't worry, we'll get a porta potty or two....

Please welcome Blackburn Products!

We are excited to announce that Blackburn has become a sponsor for the 2016 event! Blackburn makes the most affordable bikepacking products around. In 1975, Jim Blackburn set out to design stronger, lighter, more innovative and more reliable cycling products. The first were indestructible racks and...

Thank you Grand Rapids Bicycle Co. !

We need to thank our great friends at the Grand Rapids Bicycle Company for partnering with us to make this event happen. If you're in the GR area make sure to stop in one of their 3 locations and give them a high five. They also...