Aaron from Maxxis introduces the new Chronicle 29+ tires as well as the new Mammoth fat-bike tires.
Last year, when venturing into a custom wheel build for my then new Trek Farley, the strategy was simple – turn this fat bike into a never ending roll machine. ...
Our man Jeff Price is back to show us another slice of why the UK is such a hot-bed of fat-bike fun! You may remember that Jeff made a promise ...
Editor’s Note : Please welcome Buttcrackjenny to the site! Jenny is one of this year’s new Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilots and she’s going to be testing the new Women’s ...
Luckily, after a long drought of alternatives in 29er+ tires, there has started to be a flood of options being introduced. Bontrager is the latest company to send us tires to test and it looks to be a super solid contender. Named after a mythical blood sucking creature, I can already tell you there is nothing sucky about this […]
Desert Challenge 2014 By – Euan Pennington “There’s a corrugated highway leading north from Port Augusta lined with battered cars that didn’t rate a tow, Salt plains out of Pimba, and your eyes begin to stream…” The song was circling my head, because we really were north of Port Augusta, heading for the […]
Weekly Dose of Fat Show #26 Sven, Gomez and J.K. Livin’ are in the studio! Chris Daisy from Zion Cyclery did that there music. This show is sponsored by Surly Bikes – Surly makes sense in a world of chaos…that’s why they might seem crazy. People get a bike from Surly and they ride […]
I recently had the pleasure of stopping by Quiring Cycles World Headquarters in Freesoil, MI and picking up our new fat tandem. We asked Scott to build up the frame to fit the widest tires and rims available because Wifey and I are planning to play on this beasty during all four seasons. On a […]
Mike Beganyi took his Krampus out to his local woods in Burlington, VT on its maiden voyage. Mike captured himself riding his new Surly with a GoPro Hero3 Silver on a ultrapod set to fire every half second. You can see more of Mike’s incredible photographs at www.littlecirclesvt.com Let us capture your soul! In the spirit […]
Scott from Felt Bicycles introduces us to the 2015 Felt Double Double Fatbikes. Learn more at – http://www.feltbicycles.com/USA/2015/Bikes/mountain/fat-bike.aspx You can subscribe to our YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=fatbikedotcom to see all of our upcoming videos.
Two years, ago a couple of very clever Brits came up with an idea for a grass roots – worldwide – fat-bike holiday, that would bring the fat-bike community together, like nothing we’ve ever seen before or since! December 6th, is the date of this year’s – GLOBAL FAT-BIKE DAY! Some of you are probably wondering… why […]
Weekly Dose of Fat Show #26 From just south of the fabulous WTMJ television studios, in our very own Riverwest Studios, Fat-bike.com brings you The Weekly Dose of Fat with your hosts, Sven and Gomez! Sven and Gomez do this thing with help from J.K. Livin’. Welcome to our band Chris Daisy and the […]
The Maxxis Chronicle was a tire I was super excited about as soon as I saw pictures of it on the interwebs. Luckily, it hasn’t disappointed and riding it has been a case of love at first corner. All of that said, this isn’t a tire I would run on both ends of my bike […]
Stan from Stan’s NoTubes discusses the Hugo Tubeless Rim that will be available in 26″ Fat-bike, 29+ and 650B/27.5+ sizes. Learn more at http://www.notubes.com. You can subscribe to our YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=fatbikedotcom to see all of our upcoming videos.
Fat-bike.com’s own, Greg Smith, shot this photo on a recent beach ride along the shore of Lake Michigan. Greg mentioned that it is amazing how the shoreline in this area has changed in the last year. With lake levels up the sandy strip has all but disappeared where there used to be hundreds of […]
We recently received a set of Framed Bikes Minnesota 26×4.0″, 120TPI fat-bike tire. This tire will be standard on Framed fat-bikes for the coming season and fat-bikes are already showing up at shops with these new skins installed. In addition, they will be available for aftermarket purchase by mid-November. Let’s see what we’ve got. The […]
Here’s a clip of local wonder, Pat Smage, showing off some bike handling skillz on his old school Salsa Mukluk. Pat’s a six-time AMA/NATC Trials National Champion and in 2007, he was named AMA Sports Athlete of the Year – the youngest rider to ever receive that title. It’s little wonder that Pat called this […]
The casting department down at the home office of Fat-Bike Entertainment in Freeland, Indiana asked us to post this notice about this week’s radio interview of Los Hombres de SURLY bikes on the Weekly Dose of Fat Show. It seems that an undisclosed number of representatives of the The Official Intergalactic Surly Regional HQ, may or may not, […]
Site contributor, Mark Peterson, has been putting feelers out to friends in far reaches of the world for the state of fat-biking in their area. This report comes from Todd dead center in the US of A in Iowa. What can we say about the Fat Biking scene here in Central Iowa? We can say […]
Just a heads up folks! There is about 50 seconds of dead air in this episode from about 31:44 to 32:35. Sorry about that! I am working on a fix! Weekly Dose of Fat for Friday, October 10th, 2014 – Show #25 Joining Sven and Gomez in the studio today is J.K. Livin Chris Daisy […]
I talked with Daniel Burt from Foes Racing about their new Fat-Bike Prototype that they showed at the Kamikaze Games out in Mammoth. He told me that they’re not calling this a fat-bike as much as they envision it as a mountain bike. It’s starting to become a common theme that we’re hearing as we start to talk […]
Ogden, Utah fat-bike ambassador and fat-bike.com contributor, Mark Peterson, has been using TRP Brakes Spyke mechanical all summer and has this report on how they have been performing. Thanks, Mark! I have ridden the TRP Spyke all summer and they just keep getting better and better. After a short break in period to deposit pad […]
I met Pat Smage at this year’s Mountain Bike Prom back in June. I seem to remember that he hopped his Mukluk with the skill and grace of a bicycle ninja. He sent me some great shots of he and his amiga on their fat-bikes, but this one really captured my imagination. The scores of rock […]
I’d like to nominate Jeff Price as our Correspondent from Wales…do I hear a second to that nomination? We’ve been featuring videos from Jeff over the last few weeks and this is the third monthly bivvy that Jeff has filmed. He shared the following about the trip. As the weekend was approaching, I kept an eye […]