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    Maxxis Mammoth – Tested & Reviewed

      As the fatbike tire market continues to grow, more and more big name tire makers are getting into the game.  This past summer, Maxxis threw its hat into the ring ...

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Framed Minnesota 2.0 Womens Full Review

My goal for this holiday season is to make sure more women get Fat…seriously, we need more women riding Fatbikes, and the Framed Minnesota 2.0 Women’s Fatbike is just the Fatty to do so, at a darn great price. For only one easy payment of $899 you too can get this sweetly equipped beauty, and […]

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New Series – The Chamonix Diaries by Geoff Harper

Editor’s Note : Our amigo Geoff Harper is an experienced mountain biker from Colorado, he’s currently in the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Valley, in the middle of the French Alps, to ride his 9:Zero:7 Whiteout. He’ll be sending us reports of his adventures periodically over the winter season. ~gomez~ Chapter 1 – STEEP!! VERY BLOODY STEEP!! Entering the Chamonix […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Urban Salsa

Fat-bike.com tester Derrick took this shot of fellow tester Ross’s Mukluk while out testing the Framed Minnesota Fat-bike Tire. Check out our mid-term review of the Minnesota here. Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link below to open the full-sized version which you can right-click to […]

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FATuesday Video ♦ The Return of Deo with Big Ed

  The Atlantic Coast Fat-Bike Mafia is alive and well. Our old amigo Deo has a new Scott Big Ed and can wheelie with the best! You’ll be seeing more of Deo’s clips here on Fat (video) Tuesday over the winter. Deo’s agreed to make us a monthly special edit! Body of Work (Video!) If you’d like […]

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Fatboy Expert ~ Ridden for a Month (of Sundays)

  The Specialized Fatboy Expert, that is the star of this review, was all lined up for Angry Andy to test, but just when it arrived, he herniated a disc in his back, skateboarding. So the task fell to me (and Julio) down by the school yard. The Fatboy is very similar to the bike […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

With all of the new fat-bike owners facing their first winter, we thought that we’d put a little X-Mas wish list to help the folks that are shopping for the fat-biker on their list. We asked our Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilots what they wanted to find under the tree for themselves and the list is pretty […]

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First Look ♦ Framed Alaskan Alloy

  By Michael McColgan When I found out I was going to be testing the new Framed Alaskan, I was pretty excited.  There’s been a lot of rumblings on the interwebs about Framed lately so I was pretty stoked to hop on one to see if the hoopla is justified. Right out of the box, […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Icelandic Chumba

We featured a color shot previously in Wallpaper Wednesday from photographer Brett Davis of Joey Parent’s 550 mile tour of Iceland on the Chumba USA, Ursa Backcountry 29+. This B&W shot was another winner from the trip! Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link below to open the full-sized […]

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Fat (Video) Tuesday – Going Fat in Livigno

Michele is the producer of this video about a Fat-bike experience in Italy, Livigno to be precise. It was shot by Martino Vincenzi who Michele says is a young and emergent Italian director who is already experienced in filming bikers. Check out – www.missgrape.net – for the backpacking bags that Michele makes! You can check out the location in Italy, one of […]

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Julio’s New Whip

A few years back I had kicked around the idea of getting a custom 29er frame built. I even went to NAHBS (with mi hombres Gomez and Ernesto From Wisconsin at that!) when it was in Indianapolis and talked to several builders, including Curtis at Retrotec. That eventually kind of fell off the radar. Enter […]

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Small Bizz Faturday! Snow Yeti T-Shirt Fund Raiser!

It’s Small Business Saturday and we’ve got something that will make a cool gift for the fat-biker in your life! Check out our new Snow Yeti t-shirt designed by our amigo Chris Daisy from Zion Cyclery! The shirt comes with either long or short sleeves in a Snow White or Storm Gray -pre-shrunk 100% combed ringspun cotton T-shirt (with removable […]

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Vanhelga with a Whisky chaser – A pre-winter ride assessment of the dynamic duo.

Story and Photography by Aaron W. Hautala During our previously chronicled Salsa Bucksaw test ride, part of the never ending love fest needs to be attributed to the wheels, tires, and bars (handlebars, not brownies) on this not-so-average full suspension fat-bike. Enter the Whisky No.9 – 70mm Carbon Fat Rims, Whisky No.7 Carbon No-Rise 760 mm handlebar, and […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Burton Beach

A great video from one of my favorite videographers. This was shot over 4 years ago along Burton Beach in Kodiak Alaska. These are some of the first Fatback bikes that I ever saw, back then. If you look close you’ll see an old spider tire, getting some miles on the beach. The beaches in this […]

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Specialized Kid’s 20″ and 24″ Fatboy

Specialized has what every kid wants to see under the x-mas tree this year! The Fatboy 20 and the Fatboy 24! The kid’s Fatboys will be headed to bike shop showrooms, the first week of December. This is a well appointed enthusiast’s level build in a pint size package! Junior gets bad ass Ground Control tires and […]

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45NRTH Introduces the Sturmfist Line of Winter Gloves

In the video above we caught up with David Gabrys from 45NRTH at Interbike to get a preview of the new Sturmfist 4 and Sturmfist 5 winter gloves. David explains the construction and features that 45NRTH has developed over the past 2 years in an effort to offer the best winter glove for winter cycling […]

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Wolftooth GC42 – Five Month Check-Up

Way back in June (2014), I shared the installation of a Wolftooth GC42 on our Surly Krampus (Silver). It’s five months down the trail and I wanted to share how the Wolftooth conversion worked out over the long(er) haul. The GC42 has been absolutely trouble free over the course of the last five months of riding. […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – A Cold Day in November

  Our amigo Jason Liddell from Scotland has been getting some dramatic beach riding photos with great reflections in them. This is what Jason had to say about this shot. “Here’s a shot showing two frequent riding companions of mine, Craig Finlayson (Surly Pugsley) and Brian Thomson (OneOne Fatty), riding our local coast here in East […]

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The Sram Ice Cycle Expo at The Iceman Cometh Challenge

Before Fat-Bikes were around, the Iceman Cometh Challenge was the culmination of each year’s mountain bike race season around the Great Lakes. Now that (midwest) fat-bike racing is in it’s 4th season, the Iceman has become the pivot point between mountain bike race season and fat-bike race season. (Even though Fat-Bikes are Mountain Bikes). Located in the beautiful […]

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