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The Solstice Chase - 30k/15k Fat Bike Race - Sat., December 16th, 2017

Welcome to the 2017 Solstice Chase!  A 30k/15k Fat Bike race, community festival, and celebration of winter in beautiful St. Croix Falls - a 50 minute drive from downtown Minneapolis.  

Fat Bike Race
The first race of the Great Lakes Fat Bike Series.


The Start/Finish area for 2017 HAS CHANGED from our 2016 event. On race day, riders should report to:
St. Croix Falls Fire Department
908 Pine Street
St. Croix Falls, WI  54024

We will still have beer tasting and pizza available at Trap Rock Brewery, but the start area is a block over within the same industrial park.

Race will be on the Woolly groomed Singletrack.
(note: we reserve the right to change the race venue in response to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances)


Saturday, December 16th, 2017
30K mass start at 10AM
15K mass start at 10:15AM

How to Register:

For online registration CLICK HERE.

Race Day Registration from 8AM to 9:45AM at Race Site

For mail in registration: Download this form and mail it with a check payable to CyclovaXC to:

CyclovaXC--ATTN: Solstice Chase

P.O. Box 187
St. Croix Falls WI 54024

Registration Fees:

Register early for a discounted rate, and to ensure you get in, as the event will be limited to 300 racers (total racers for both event distances). 

$40 for the full, $35 for the half until 03/20/2017
$45 for the full, $40 for the half until 10/15/2017
$55 for the full, $50 for the half until 11/16/2017
$65 for the full, $60 for the half until 12/08/2017
$75 on race day, $70 for the half (no online registration on race day)

Allowed Bicycles:
Only true "Fat Bikes" are allowed in the Solstice Chase.  This means your bicycle must have tires that are at least 3.8" wide, and be running less than 10 psi of air pressure.  Narrower tires or tires with more pressure damage the groomed ski trails - while a portion of this course will be open for Fat Biking throughout the Winter, some of it is a XC Ski trail and only open to Fat Bikers on event day.  As the Solstice Chase is part of the Great Lakes Fat Bike Series only fat bikes with tires 3.8" or wider will be allowed regardless of conditions - NO REGULAR MOUNTAIN BIKES.  This will be strictly enforced. To learn more about Fat Bikes or for a free demo, contact the folks at Cyclova XC.


Proceeds from the Solstice Chase will be used to further develop the great trails in the St. Croix Falls area.


Contact the folks at Cyclova XC
bj (at) cyclovaxc (dot) com

St. Croix Valley