- Are the only bike club in Alaska
No, we primarily are in the South Central Region; Anchorage, Mat-Su Valley, and Kenai Peninsula.
- Are we a 501(c)3 and is my club membership Tax Deductible
No, the Arctic Bike Club though a not for profit organization does not currently qualify as a 501(c)3.
- Where do my membership fees go?
Membership fees largely go to event insurance, permitting, staffing, signage, and other supplies in addition to maintenance of things like the club website.
- Where can I find out information about cycling in Alaska?
There are many good books, but on occassion we also post consolidated tips or lists of questions we have recently received on the Chainletter Blog.
- Is there a division for just people wanting to ride casually and at no cost?
Yes, the Recreation (a.k.a. Touring Division) offers recreational non-racing events from April through September and are all free. The division is open to all skill levels and the regular attendees are pretty supportive of new riders and helping them ‘get up to speed’ and building their skills.
- Does the club offer classes?
Yes, the Recreation division holds a Womens Mountain Bike Clinic each June, and the other divisions on occassion bring up professional cyclists for clinics on occassion.
- Is there a club jersey?
Yes, the club does a club jersey design every 2-3 years. When available they will be listed on the club’s website.
Have another question, check out the Chainletter Blog or use the contact form.