Entries Tagged as Alaska

Fairbanks to Chena Hot Springs, Alaska

Sometimes, it’s nice to bike with friends. Or, at least, a big, rolling group of friendly Alaskans. That’s what I figured, when I registered for the 2012 Chena Hot Springs Bicycle Classic from Fairbanks to Chena Hot Springs, a breezy 62 miles that I would traverse in reverse on the following day.

Alaska: Bears and Bikes and the Midnight Sun

I have done this solstice ride for the past four years and can think of no better way to stay up and enjoy the "longest day" in this beautiful part of the world. There's perhaps no better time to ride the Denali National Park Road than on solstice night -- when the buses stop running for the evening, you have the road to yourself (well, there will probably be other riders and some wildlife!)