Bucksaw Goes Electric

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 […]

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Fat (vídeo) Terça-feira – Brasil!

FatBike in Floripa, Brazil: Sand’n’Fatty by Jonatha Jünge – Six months ago, after a meeting on trailsmaintenance 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 statement, […]

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Hitch Rack Shootout – The Final Showdown

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 […]

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Hitch Rack Shootout – Küat NV

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 […]

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Hitch Rack Shootout – Saris Freedom Superclamp 2

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 […]

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Hitch Rack Shootout – Yakima TwoTimer

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 […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Pink Dress?

Ahhh the french! Put on that pretty pink dress and get rad, Monsieur! 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? […]

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Hitch Rack Shootout – 1Up USA

  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 […]

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The Fat-Bike Hitch Rack Shootout Intro

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 […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat Radio – Show #72 – From Interbike in Las Vegas – Eric Sovern of Surly Bikes is our Special Guest

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 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fat-bikes in the Mist

  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 […]

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Interbike Outdoor Demo 2015 – Day 1

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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Red Bear Products to bring Euro & Aussie Carbon Rims to the US

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 […]

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Fat Camp Podcast #5 with Ken and Andy

Show notes for Fat Camp Podcast #5 Snowshoe 2XL on Bike Rumor article on the new Fat and Plus Bikes from Cannondale Surly Wednesday on 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 […]

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Foto Gordo – Fat Canmore 24

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 […]

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Fat-Tribe Thursday –

  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 […]

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Long Term Review of Trek Farley 8

  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 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Lunch Time Rip

Tony sent in this photo of his 9:Zero:7 from a lunch time ride in Burnsville, MN for this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Right on, Tony! 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 […]

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