Prepping for an overnight winter fat biking trip doesn’t have to be complicated. Kathi Merchant, accomplished cyclist and co-director of the Iditarod Trail Invitational, shares a few tips on how to pack for the best experience on and off the bike. Whether you’re going out for a night or racing in an ultra-marathon, Kathi shares the ins and outs of getting your system dialed.
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