Fat Bike

fatbike (also called fat bikefat tirefat-tire bike, or snow bike) is an off-road bicycle with oversized tires, typically 3.8 in (97 mm) or larger and rims 2.16 in (55 mm) or wider, designed for low ground pressure to allow riding on soft, unstable terrain, such as snow, sand, bogs and mud. Fatbikes were invented for use in snow and sand but are capable of traversing diverse terrain types including snow, sand, desert, bogs, mud, pavement, or traditional mountain biking trails. The sport is sometimes referred to as fatbiking or fat-tire biking.

Winter Membership

The MCA offers a “Winter membership” to participate in sanctioned club rides: November to December and January to March. For an additional $20.00 a year, riders can also be insured for individual training rides (outside of MCA sanctioned activities).


Join a Club

Want to find a group to ride with? There are dozens of clubs in the city offering a wide variety of rides and adventures.

Fat Bike Committee Coordinator

Email: ed.mbcycling@gmail.com

Phone: 204-925-5686


To start a club or organize an event, please contact the MCA at 204-925-5686

Fat Bike Events


Annual General Meeting & Awards Banquet WHEN: Saturday, November 25/17 WHERE: FortWhyte Alive 1530 – Annual General Meeting/MCA Board Elections 1700 – Cocktails 1800 – Dinner – **SOLD OUT** 1900

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BMX Fun Skills Clinic

BMX Fun  Skills Clinic Dates  (For MCA Licensed Members only).   BMX Fun and Skills Clinics Dates: Wednesday, May 24: 6:30pm to 8:00pm  Wednesday, June 7: 6:30pm to 8:00pm  Wednesday,

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Fat Bike News

Manitoba Cycling – Volunteers Needed!

Calling all cycling enthusiasts in Manitoba! The Manitoba Cycling Association is seeking passionate volunteers to join our team! Opportunities include board of director positions (listed below), event organizers, officials, club

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