Contributor Mark Peterson hit up his friend Tim in Pittsburgh for a story that would share a bit about the fat-bike scene there. Words by Tim Droschak Pittsburgh is a ...
John W. from Billings, Montana sent in this Wallpaper Wednesday shot of his SE Bikes f@e at Zimmerman Park. John says” There are so many great places to fat-bike around ...
Daniel Schneider, a Fat-bike rider from Germany, sent me an email earlier in July about a fat-bike adventure that sounded awesome! He and his riding bud, Matthias, were planning to ...
We’ve had quite a few articles from riders in Australia over the years and site contributor, Mark Peterson, put out his tentacles to uncover this on from his Bro, Troy, in ...
Weekly Dose of Fat Friday, August 17th, 2014 – Show #17 Intros all around. Gomez, Sven, Carlos, J.K. and the rest of the nutty gang. This show is sponsored by the Surly Tug Nut – I mean who doesn’t love to get a little tug on their nuts. Check them out at http://surlybikes.com Beer this […]
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We featured a product spotlight on the new Bulldozer from Vee Tire, just about the time we were losing our snowpack back at the end of March. I was immediately drawn to the Bulldozer because of the width, the relative light weight and the unusual tread pattern. We recently published a six week test of the 45NRTH Dillinger 5 […]
This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday shot comes from Dave. He says” Here’s a shot of my Kilo-Graham by Graham Cycles out on Sandy Neck in Cape Cod, MA. This place is a gem of the north east. You never would have known a hurricane came through here yesterday. This week’s wallpaper worked best at its original […]
Victoire Cycles in France had this story on their website about a custom, lightweight, steel fat-bike that they built for customer Jean Marc. Just so happens that our International Man About Town, Mark Peterson, is in contact with the owner of this one-off steed and asked him to write a bit about the rig. To […]
What can we say about GnomeFest that hasn’t been said before? We could say that it ROCKS! We could give you a link to the fat-bike radio interview of the founder of GF moderating an interview of a past Mayor of GF along with the current Mayor. We could share what Dirt Rag said about GnomeFest […]
When Gomez hit me up with an opportunity to test the new 45NRTH tires I was quite intrigued, seeing as how I’m still rolling on some near first gen Larrys. That said, I wanted to do them justice and review them set up in all their tubeless glory, so I made a few phone calls […]
Weekly Dose of Fat 8-8-14 Show #16 Intro This show is sponsored by Surly Bikes. Check them out at http://surlybikes.com Beer Colin decided that it was more important to get a head start on the trip to SSUSA than to talk beer to you folks so we put the task of beer procurement on to […]
Mark Peterson and I were at Saddle Drive a couple of weeks ago and met up with David from TRP who showed us an intriguing new mechanical brake called the Spyke. David set up Mark with a set to test so let’s see what the Spyke is all about! With the designation “proto type 01” […]
Wally Hufford sent us this shot that his amigo Doug Armstrong took on a multi day fatpack trip up in Alaska. This is what Wally had to say about the shot. This photo was taken on July 24, 2014, by my buddy Doug Armstrong on our trip along the beach from Nikiski, Alaska, to Homer, Alaska, […]
In this video from the recent Saddle Drive event at Snowbasin, Rebecca Karbon tells about Lazer Helmet models designed for cold weather use.
Framed Bikes hit the Fat-Bike scene last winter with their Minnesota fat-bike. We featured a bit of first hand riding experience on their bike in an article entitled ‘The Fat and the Curious‘ last winter. For 2015, Framed is establishing themselves as a big-time player in the fat-bike market. They have their Carbon and Alloy Alaskan […]
Specialized Bicycle will be offering their Fatboy in three different trim packages and as a frameset for 2015. The Fatboy Pro features a Bluto Suspension Fork along with Sram’s XO1 rally sport package. I’d ride the Fatboy Pro all day long with a 2 x10 Sram drive train and (like the Pro) the new spectacular […]
We’re pleased to welcome back Kevin Higgins. Kevin is our correspondent from Alexandra, NZ which is an hour from Queenstown and Wanaka, and surrounded by epic riding! Kevin was born and raised in San Jose, California but now lives with his wife in New Zealand. Kevin runs a small bicycle business called Hellcat Cycles. He revitalizes prewar bikes for rental around Lake Wanaka and […]
Weekly Dose of Fat – Friday August First, 2014 – Show #15 Intro This week’s show is sponsored by Surly and Wednesday’s older brother – Pugsley http://surlybikes.com Beer Segment This week’s beer is New Glarus Brewing’s Two Women Becker Bags Ad Greg Matyas Interview The Weekly Dose Ritchey Carbon Bull Moose bar/stem http://www.bikerumor.com/2014/07/23/ritchey-bullmoose-handlebar-stem-combo-back-now-in-wcs-carbon-form/#more-82643 SSWC Anchorage […]
It’s August! We commonly refer to August as the “Dog Days” of summer in our little slice of fat-bike paradise, so we decided to call our August contest the Dog Days of Summer Photo/Video/Word Contest. There will be 3 prize packages up for grabs and three ways to WIN! We’ll award an awesome prize package to the […]
Moonmen Bikes hasn’t been around all that long but the cred of the founders goes back a long ways in the Fort Collins Bike scene. Both Todd Heath and Paul Knowles had stints at James Bleakley’s legendary Black Sheep Bikes with Todd putting in 10 years, from the tender age of 17, under James’ tutelage. […]
Some of you may recognise my Fatback 190 named Otis in this shot that I took up near Two Rivers on the Lake Michigan Shoreline. When I saw this shot it reminded me of the soft focus photographs that appear on anniversary cards or other romantic greeting cards that one might see at their favorite card shop, […]
Last Friday, our amigo Jesse LaLonde pinged me with something pretty hawt. In addition to being the dark knight of fat bike racing, Jesse is a designer at Twin Six. Jesse and Fat-Bike had been talking about a fat-race-bike for the better part of the year now and it turns out that all of Jesse’s R&D coupled […]
The cool cats from Framed Bikes shared a pair of Maxxis Mammoth Fat-Bike Tires with us to share with all of you cool cats and Kitties out there, rock’n the fat-bike, all around the world! So on Sunday morning, I went out to the shop and threw the Mammoths on Bethany’s Extra Small 9:Zero:7 for […]