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Framed Alaskan Review

ad I’ve been getting some saddle time on Framed’s newest entry into the market of fat, The Alaskan. Framed made some big waves when they jumped into the world of fat with the Minnesota series LAST YEAR. Framed believes that a quality bike shouldn’t break your bank account. This year, Framed decided to go all in and […]

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Global Fat Bike Summit – The Beer

What about the beer? The Global Fat Bike Summit is as much about sitting in a conference room talking about land use and planning to help all fat-bikers gain more access to the trails we all want to ride as it is about gathering in one place to enjoy the company of other like-minded individuals. To […]

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BOOLOSSAL – First Look!

    Our amigo, Adam Blake, from Boo Bicycles, came out to the Fat-Bike ranch to visit us on our radio show and give us a sneak peak of the new Boolossal. Adam and I have been talking about the Boolossal for the last six months, so when he built up their  first production bike, he […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ Downhill Fast

  The rider is Chaisson Sisson. He’s a 12 year old riding an 11nine DH Hemicyon (150mm travel). Chaisson is an 11nine Factory Rider sponsored by Kali Protectives. He’s racing Sport Beginner in the Downhill Race at the Southridge USA 2015 – KMC Chain Winter Race Series in Fontana, California Photo by Marcelo Riveros – www.stillmrgphotography.com Spread the Stoke! Send us your photos or […]

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Global Fat Bike Summit – The Expo

While previous Global Fat Bike Summits began with a push from QBP, and were limited to Q brands as sponsors, Advocacy King, Gary Sjoquist, this year invited any manufacturer who has a stake in the fat-bike market to the table and that led to Borealis, Trek, Specialized, Rocky Mountain, Felt and more as well as […]

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45NRTH Sturmfist Review

  By Andy Oleson Christmas came a little early this year in the form of some sweet 45NRTH Gloves showing up on my door step.  I knew they were heading my way, but just like a kid at Christmas I tore the box open to check out the contents.  To my surprise two pairs of […]

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Global Fat Bike Summit – Product Spotlight

While the Fat-bike Summit is not intended to be a product intro show we still found some interesting items at the Expo. Borealis had a set of their new 100mm, tubeless compatible, FR100 fat-bike rims. The will be available very soon. Stay tuned! Kent with Mad Dog Cycles (http://maddogcycles.com) out of Provo, UT had a […]

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NEW! Revelate Designs ♦ Powerline Hoodie

Our amigo Eric from Revelate Designs has just introduced their first foray into cycling apparel. This is something that Eric has developed and tested for his own personal use. He likes his Powerline Hoodie, so much, he partnered with a clothing manufacturer and is offering them for sale in Revelate’s online store. Eric shared a […]

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Photo Gordo ♦ Ursa Major

Our amigos from Chumba USA sent us a nice shot of their new titanium fatty that they call the Ursa Major to send you all off on your weekend of fat-bike funski’s Share Your Local Stoke! Send us your photos or hosted video so we can send that stoke to riders that haven’t discovered the pure […]

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Event Notice – USA Cycling Fat Bike National Championships – February 14th, 2015

Ogden, Utah and Powder Mountain are the site of USA Cycling’s Fat-bike National Championships. This is your chance to win one of the first-ever fat-bike Stars-and-Stripes jerseys! Check out the event flyer for more info or go to http://www.usacycling.org/2015/fat-bike-nationals for course info, eligibility requirements and other rules for participation.

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Urban Decay

Greg shot this photo on a recent Urban Milwaukee ride. Fat-bikes make perfect vehicles for exploring the underbelly of a city! 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 save. 1920 x 1440 (4:3) 1920 x […]

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Beaver Guard Fatbike Mudguards

Beaver Guard Fatbike Mudguards are simple shapable, flexible mudguards that come in versions for Blutos as well as a Rigid forks. They are enduro-style and offer protection behind the fork and, as owner Christian LaLonde says: They help to stop mud, muck, water and snow from hitting your suspension’s stanchions & helps to give a […]

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RaceFace Atlas Pedal – Long Term Review

  Seven Months ago, I threaded a set of RaceFace Atlas platform pedals onto my Fatback, and it’s probably time to check in and show how they’re holding up! I introduced the RF Atlas pedals in a Product Spotlight back in May 2014. I ride flats all year long and I’ve been kind of spoiled for the last few […]

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Foto Gordo ♦ Talbot Lake

Our long-lost amigo, FatBikeMike, took a shot that’s sure to set your stoke-phaser to FUN! Here’s the story behind this incredible image! We’ve had a bizarre winter here in Jasper (Jasper National Park, Alberta), snow was late followed by 3 feet of it all at once. Then the big freeze came, -40 for a week! After we dug […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ Sierra Sunrise

Our long time amigo, Tom Mcdonald, is an award winning photographer and Fat-Biker from Southern California. This is a shot of the Long Valley Caldera and the escarpment of the Sherwin Range where Tom spends much of his time exploring and capturing some incredible images. Tom’s blog has the whole story of this and many other trips. […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Snowy North Wales

  Our man in Wales, Jeff Price sent in his latest bivy-quest with a distinct winter flair. This is what Jeff had to share with us about the clip. As snowfall in Wales can usually be confined to the mountain summits, when it gets down low I had to make the most of it. So […]

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Event Spotlight ♦ The Snowball Special

(click the race flyer to go to the event web-page) The first annual Snowball Fat Bike Race on the Sun Valley Nordic Trails! The “Snowball Special” was the name of the Union Pacific Railroad’s ski train which carried skiers from stops in Southern California to beautiful Sun Valley, Idaho, from 1958 to 1972.  Many LA […]

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30 Days with a CHUMBA Ursa

  By : Spinner Ryerson Chumba USA Ursa Backcountry –  The Frame.  I like the simple unobtrusive paint job and simple, solid logo.  There are a few neat little details that are built into the frame but overall it looks just like it is, a solid built frame without a bunch of wild graphics or some […]

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Foto Gordo ♦ Noy-Stoke!

  Foto Gordo veteran, Noy, sent us this study of fat-bike form, en sillouette. (Rider – Roberto on a Lynskey Stratus). Along with your weekly dose of fat, we like to make sure you start your weekend with your stoke switch set to FUN! Let’s all head out and enjoy some sweet fat-ventures! Drop us a line and share your local radness! Send those cards and […]

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FATuesday VIDEO ♦ Cider Shortbread & Fatbike Shennanigans

The Godfather of Beach Riding, Bruce Mathieson, sent us one of his excellent video clips to share. Bruce presents this film as a joint effort, created with his amigos Brian and Craig.   Where does your Fat-Bike Take You?   Share your hosted video with us and we’ll provide you with the virtual theater of the inter-webz, […]

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One for all and all for Fat!

 By Olov Stenlund My daily commute on my fat-bike gives me time to unclutter my mind. Riding along through the rainy darkness, gives me time to think clearly and I’m here to tell you – 2014 has been one hell of a year! I guess the fat bike officially celebrated its 10th birthday. The Pugsly did […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – Happy New Year Edition – Show #37 – 1-2-15

Weekly Dose of Fat – Show #37 – Revisiting our interview with Ned Overend –  1-2-15 This week’s show, as always, is sponsored by Surly Bikes. Ring in the New Year with a new ride from Surly! You can always check them out at http://surlybikes.com. Links The CoastKid looks back on 2014 http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2014/12/retrospect-2014.html December Fat-bike Randonee Report […]

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Snow Dance Contest!

We’re in the need of some snow in our neck of the woods, so we’re going to crank up the old fat dash bike dot com contest generator and send out an all points bulletin for all of our readers to put together an entry to win a prize package that can only be referred to […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Smile You Should

Ed sent in this colorful shot of a Capitol Squatch fat-bike. Check them out at http://www.squatchfatbikes.com. We kept this week’s image in the original format to preserve the photographer’s vision! Just click on the image above to open the full-sized version which you can right-click to save. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We’d like to feature fat-bikes […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Deo

Our man Deo is back with a session clip from Hopewell Rocks on the Hopewell Cape in New Brunswick, Canada. He stopped just to take some photos, but then this happened! Reach Out! Deo started sending us videos and as we got to know each other’s work we set him up with a monthly slot to […]

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Foto Gordo ♦ Cholo y la Bici Gorda

  Dave Clark sent us this great shot of his Lab, Cholo and his Mukluk from Canmore Alberta! This is what Dave shared about his shot. This is my riding buddy Cholo and my Muk Luk. I have ridden winters, for over thirty years and have never enjoyed it as much as with this bike. […]

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