Our long lost amigo, Erik Ross, follows up his Wallpaper Waterfall Wednesday post with a sweet video that features footage from both Iceland and Ontario, thus we get Ontaland….or perhaps Icelario? ...
Chris from Cannonade show us the new Fat Caad Fat-bike for 2016 during the Outdoor Demo at Interbike 2015.
JP from Lamere Cycles talks Fat and Plus Bikes at Interbike 2015.
Paul Price from Paul Component Engineering shows us his upcoming “Set and Forget” Thru Axle Skewers at Interbike 2015.
Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 74 – Friday, October 2nd, 2015 -Special Guest David Ochs from Crested Butte talks about the Fat-bike Worlds! It’s studio time with Sven and Gomez plus JK lIvin’ Fat-Bike Radio, and The Weekly Dose of Fat, is sponsored by the new Surly My Other Brother Darryl tubeless ready […]
By : Jason Mead The Fatbike category has grown by leaps and bounds over the past two years. Once used solely for winter applications, the Fatbike has expanded its reach to touring, big box stores, and everyday trail riding. New technologies emerge for this category seemingly overnight and trickle into other categories. To see just […]
My long time friend and singlespeed outlaw, RickyD, has a long and bright history within the world of mountain bikes. Ricky took a Summer trip out west and his amigo Tejen Shrestha shot this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday at Buffalo Creek, Pine, Colorado. This is a rare photo of Ricky D , since both of his tires are firmly […]
I repeat, THE CANARI HAS LANDED! I’m pretty excited for us to be testing gear for a brand whose motto is “Go Ride, Have Fun, Look Good,” which is a goal I can accomplish the first 67% of no problem. Seeing what arrived just out of the box, I think they’ll definitely be able to help with […]
FatBike in Floripa, Brazil: Sand’n’Fatty by Jonatha Jünge – email@example.com Six months ago, after a meeting on trails maintenance with local bikers, Normando Pereira took the floor to address the group. I am not sure if the high consumption of the local Ales made by the bike shop owner influenced the emotional tone of his […]
Straight from the Quiring Cycles Skunk Works we have the very first photos taken of Scott Quiring’s new Triple B (BIG-BAD-BIKE) fat-bike frame. Quiring specifically developed the new frame around the Vee Tire 2XL – 26 x 5.05 fat bike tire. The new 2XL is both wider and taller than any other fat-bike tire, previously available. […]
After Labor Day and into fall is an ideal time to beach ride along the shore of Lake Michigan. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways: The lake is still warm making early morning starts 10-15 degrees warmer and a heck of a lot nicer There are generally still a lot of warm, […]
Fuzzy John shows the the new Fatback carbon trail fat-bike called the Skookum at interbike 2015. Building on their frozen tundra winning bikes, Fatback is now entering the 3-season fat-bike fray with the Skookum.
Dusty from Revelate Designs introduces us to the Wampack winter hydration pack. The Wampack has several innovative design features to make a bladder-type hydration pack more suited to winter riding and any riding where the temperatures are below freezing. Check out the video and visit revelatedesigns.com for more info.
Here’s the moment that we’ve all been waiting for….the Hitch Rack Shootout – by the numbers! First we’ll see how our 4 testers rated eack rack for quality of Construction. Looks like the 1 Up wins this category, but the yakima held up pretty well against the more expensive Saris. Next up is Stability with […]
In this special edition of Fat Camp, Ken and Andy talk to Surly enginerd Thor about the upcoming tubeless-compatible rim, My Other Brother Darryl.
Our video of bikes being loaded on the Küat NV , stars our long time amigo and fellow hoosier, #Juliodotcom. It only makes sense, because the Kuat rack that we all tested, is his personal rack that he has owned for the last 4 years. Julio wrote a review of the Küat NV back in 2011 […]
The Niner 29-plus seen above was one of five bikes stolen from Blackburn’s truck right after interbike. Pretty distinctive! Keep an eye out. Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 73 – Friday, September 25th, 2015 Back in the Fat-bike Radio Studio, it’s Sven and Gomez with our faithful sidekick, JK Livin. Fat-Bike Radio, and […]
Tim from Red Bear Products shows us the Kuroshiro 105mm, carbon, fat-bike rim at interbike 2015. Check out http://redbearproducts.com.
Sven and I present our 3rd video of the assembly and mounting bikes on the Saris Freedom Superclamp, for the Fat Hitch Rack Shootout. All of our testers have chimed in with their impressions of how each rack performed. As you may have gathered, this is all leading up to Saturday, when we reveal how each of our 4 […]
We caught up with our man Chris Reichel from plusbikes.com at the Outdoor Demo during interbike 2015 and checked out the Devinci Hendrix full-suspension, 120mm travel, 27-plus bicycle.
Sven and I shot this I-Phone video of the assembly and mounting bikes on the second test subject, in our Fat Hitch Rack Shootout, All of our testers have chimed in with their impressions of how each rack performed. Of course, this is all leading up to Saturday, when we reveal how each of our 4 racks stacked up […]
Javier from Madrid, Spain sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday photo. He recently went fat-bikejoring with his faithful companions! 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 1200 1920 […]
Fun times two! Bill McReady from Santana Cycles show us their new Fat-bike Tandem at interbike 2015. Gomez and I had a ride on it and it really is a blast! Learn more about Santana Tandems at http://santanatandem.com.
Ahhh the french! Put on that pretty pink dress and get rad, Monsieur! www.fatbike-france.fr is a discussion forum for French fat-bikers and they’re the cats behind this clip. Fat-Bikes are a world wide, four season, fun factory! Punch in – kick back – get rad! Do you put your time in at the Fat-Bike Fun Factory? […]
Sven and I took some time lapse video of the assembly and mounting bikes on the first contestant in our Fat Hitch Rack Shootout and all of our testers have chimed in with their impressions of how each rack performed. Of course, this is all leading up to Saturday, when we reveal how each of our […]
From the 100 degree day at the Outdoor Demo during interbike 2015, Steve from Borealis introduces the carbon Crestone fat-bike as well as the new carbon Elite rims made through a collaboration with Reynolds. Check out more at http://fatbike.com.
Preston from VeeTire Co gives us a look at the Snowshoe 2XL which is currently the largest fat-bike tire at 5.05″. For more info check out http://veetireco.com.
We saved some of the best square footage, for our last photo post from interbike 2015. Sven is going to continue to churn out videos from the event, but these are the pixels from our 4th and last day at Interbike. Remember, folks, specs and pricing may change before these bikes hit the showroom floor of […]
Way back in February of this year, Sven and I attended Frostbike up at the QBP Mother-ship in MPLS and it was there that we came up with the idea for a hitch rack shootout. We saw some new racks at Frostbike from very familiar brand names. Saris and Yakima entered the fat-rack market and […]
Chris from Marin Bikes introduces us to the new Pine Mountain 2 27-plus bike at interbike 2015. With a steel Columbus Thron tube set, XT 1×11, KS LEV dropper and Fox 34 fork, this bike is aimed at the high-performance 27-plus rider.
Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 72 – Friday, September 18th, 2015 From Interbike in Las Vegas – Eric Sovern from Surly Bikes is our Special Guest It’s the Las Vegas interbike edition with your traveling sideshow, Sven and Gomez. Fat-Bike Radio, and The Weekly Dose of Fat, is sponsored by Surly Bikes. Surly […]
Sean Coffey from Ritchey Bicycle Components reintroduces the Commando as a modern fat-bike. Ritchey is one of the best in the world at steel tubes and the fat-bike platform is a perfect way to pay homage to the original go-anywhere bike the Ritchey Commando!
It’s Day 3 – Part Two of the Interbike rodeo championships at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. We walked six miles yesterday and we’re looking to set a new strava, personal best, today at the ole trade show. (Can you strava a trade show floor?) Much of what we saw in the fat and plus bike […]
In this video from the Show Floor at interbike 2015, Erik Noren from Peacock Groove talks about their high-performance, 24-inch Fat-bike designed so people of small stature have a proportionately-sized fat-bike!
For Day 3 the interbike circus moved indoors at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Sven and Gomez bounced around the show floor putting in miles and miles of walking and hours and hours of talking to bring you these here images and words about what we saw. A lot of what we […]
The Outdoor Demo was noticeably smaller in 2015 than previous years, but we managed to scrape together another report of what escaped our effort on day one . Turner had their King Khan on display. Scott’s Big Ed went color blind for 2016 Big Ed is loaded with Syncros components and Schwalbe tires. Even Syncros […]
A first time contributor, Erik Ross, sent us this gorgeous shot from Iceland, by way of Ontario, Canada. Erik rolled these pixels our way in the great summer of fifteen sticker boondoggle, so you know….the gnomes down in the mail room got busy sending a set of stickers, to Erik, to show our gratitude and […]
Sov from Surly Bikes gives us the low down on the new Wednesday fat-bike during the Outdoor Demo at Interbike 2015. The Wednesday is a new symmetrical fat-bike that will retail for $1500! A super price point for entry onto the Surly family. Will have more info on fat-bike.com when we get to throw out […]
In this fat-bike.com video, Steve from Borealis introduces the new Flume at interbike 2015. The Flume is a well-specced entry into the Borealis family. Check it out at fatbike.com.
Sven and I are at the Interbike Outdoor Demo in Boulder City, Nevada to share what’s new for 2016! Much of our coverage will be in the form of video interviews, but to keep you all in the loop with daily coverage , we’ll be updating the site with posts directly from both the show floor and the […]
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Hey! I’m your new apparel editor Natalia “Giant Mendez,” and I’m super stoked to be bringing you products, info, and news on all things clothing related! I’m based in Minneapolis and there’s no shortage of year round trails, bike paths, and races to really test these products for you folks. Check out the video for some back […]
NEWS – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tim Krueger Announces Red Bear Products, A Wheelgoods Distributor for Kuroshiro and Bouwmeester Composites to North America September 13th, 2015 Tim Krueger announces his second new company this year, Red Bear Products. Red Bear Products will be a distributor of bicycle wheelgoods, concentrating on industry-leading technology, hard-to-find brands, high-quality […]
Show notes for Fat Camp Podcast #5 Snowshoe 2XL on Fat-Bike.com Bike Rumor article on the new Fat and Plus Bikes from Cannondale Surly Wednesday on Fat-Bike.com My Other Brother Darryl Rims Scott’s B+ Offerings Alchemist Rims Kuroshiro Rims New Trek Tires We didn’t have time to talk about these but are noteworthy for beach […]
Jeff MacFarlane sent us some great shots of him racing his fat-bike from this Summer and we thought that since the summer of fifteen is winding down, that we’d share one, to provide the daily recommended, dose of stoke, to get everyone’s weekend started out right. This is what Jeff shared about today’s Foto Gordo! Here’s […]
This week’s photo of a Carbon Salsa Bucksaw from the Salsa Demo at Hartman Rocks in Gunnison Colorado comes from Gunnyrose! Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 71 – Friday, September 11th, 2015 It’s the Weekly Dose of Fat radio teleplay with your hosts, Sven and Gomez! We are joined in the studio today by JK […]
We haven’t published a Fat-Tribe Thursday post in a long time. It’s probably due to our posting many of the great shots that we get from all over the world on Instagram and Spacebook. This week we received some excellent photos from some really interesting places, so we’ve compiled them into a little trip around […]
By – Dave Krueger (aka Barba Glacialis) I took my Farley 8 home in October of 2014. Since then, the bike has seen more than 1700 miles go by. It’s seen all four seasons and temps from -13F to 95F. I’ve ridden trails. I’ve cruised the beach. I’ve commuted on it. I’ve raced it […]