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World Premier! The Surly Wednesday

Back in July, I was dispatched to Utah for a mission, to document and photograph, Surly’s new fat-bike. I was also headed there to attend the Quality Bicycle Products, western dealer round-up, called Saddle Drive. After I shot a slew of photos of the new Salsa’s, I met my contact, John Fleck (special ops edition) in the Needles […]

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Product Spotlight – Maskinen Prodigy R1

  Over on Plusbikes.com They’re testing a Maskinen Prodigy R1 B+ with a sweet set of  Maskinen Revolvek carbon 27.5+ wheels. We didn’t want to be outdone by those plus bike nerds, so we worked with our amigo, Miguel E. Antonetti, to gather photos and data, for a report about Maskinen’s Prodigy R1 –  Full Carbon Fat-Bike. Check out the […]

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OneUp Components Chainguide

When Jon from OneUp Components sent us their most recent Press Release touting their new chain guide it looked like it was well thought out but I initially wondered who it was for and how does it fit in with fat-bikes! Well, with the evolution of more trail oriented fat-bike designs many of the new frames […]

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Hills and Beaches

By Jeff Price My local favourite loop this one. There’s nothing better than leaving the house in the early evening, riding some of the hills and dropping down onto the beach for the last few miles home. This ride takes me along the causeway to the medieval town of Conwy and up into the hills […]

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Fat-Bike Radio – Question of the Week!

This week’s Question of the Week is : If you could do one major upgrade to your current fat-bike, what would it be? So Many Ways to Answer! #1 – Call into the radio program and give us your answer. We’d really enjoy talking to you! Call in and answer the question of the week and maybe […]

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2016 Vee Tire Line Up Unveiled

  Vee Tire Company has their new tires for 2016 ready to unveil at Euro & Interbike and they sent us a sneak peek to share with our readers! The really big news (literally) is the Snowshoe 2XL 26 x 5.05. The fattest of the fat has arrived! Vee will also be offering their tires in […]

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Fat & Single – The Fat-Bikes of SSUSA

Last weekend, I sidled my way into an invitation to this year’s edition of Singlespeed USA (SSUSA) up at one of my favorite trail systems, Levis-Trow. It wasn’t too hard to do, since our amigos and gnome-fest cousins, Brett, Spinner & Chewey were running the show. It was a perfect opportunity to hang out with […]

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New 2016 Borealis Crestone!

News Release – Borealis Fat Bikes Introduces the Crestone The Crestone is a Closed Mold, Carbon Fiber Bike Frame that Represents the Most Advanced Geometry for Fat Bikes Colorado Springs, Colo. (8/15/15) – The Fat Bike Company, whose cutting edge product line includes Borealis Bikes, is set to premier the new Crestone at Interbike 2015 September […]

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The Maah Daah Hey 100 on an Ice Cream Truck

  Christian sent us the story about riding in the Maah Daah Hey 100 this year on his Surly Ice Cream Truck. The Maah Daah Hey 100 has been around as a race for The trail itself is described on Wikipedia thusly: The Maah Daah Hey Trail is a 96-mile (154-kilometer) trail that connects the […]

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NEW! Fatback Skookum & Rhino

NEWS RELEASE – FATBACK INTRODUCES SKOOKUM & RHINO, NEW ALL-TERRAIN FAT BIKES Anchorage, Alaska (August 12, 2015) – Fatback announces the addition of the SKOOKUM CARBON FRAME and the RHINO ALLOY FRAME to its lineup of all-terrain fat bikes. With their suspension-optimized design, these two are made to rip through whatever terrain you are willing to […]

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Fat-Bike Radio – Question of the Week!

This week’s Question of the Week is : What’s your favorite aspect of fat-adventure-mountain-biking? Or we could just say – What’s your favortite thing about Fat-Biking? So Many Ways to Answer! #1 – Call into the radio program and give us your answer. We’d really enjoy talking to you! Call in and answer the question of the week and […]

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New! 2016 S-Works Fatboy

  Specialized Bicycle will be offering their Fatboy in three Carbon Framed Levels and five different M4 Aluminum Framed Levels as well as a twenty and twenty-four inch youth versions for 2016. In this post, we’re just going to share the S-Works Fatboy. We’ve ridden and tested both previous model years of the fatboy and were quite impressed. We can’t wait to […]

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NEW! 2016 Specialized Hellga (Women’s Fat-Bike)

  Specialized has a brand new fat-bike that is made just for the ladies, called the Hellga! The Hellga comes in three component levels, the expert, the comp and just the plane ole’ Hellga. Specialized designed the Hellga with a few features that make it women’s specific. First a nice low top tube with a lower […]

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Fat-bike Radio – Fat Camp Show #4 – Tire/Wheel Sizes and Tire/Rim Ratios

Above is Scott Quiring’s 29+ Rig Fat-bike Radio – Fat Camp Show #4 In this episode Ken and Andy talk about Tire/Wheel Sizes and Tire/Rim Ratios. Learn about the hows, whats and whys of using different rim widths with various tire combos. Show Notes: Tire rolling resistance links: http://www.schwalbetires.com/wider_faster_page http://velonews.competitor.com/2014/12/bikes-and-tech/resistance-futile-tire-pressure-width-affect-rolling-resistance_355085 http://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/specials/tubeless-latex-butyl-tubes http://www.mtbonline.co.za/info/mtb-tyre-rolling-resistance.htm “Tech Tuesday – […]

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Devinci Minus RS Fat-bike

Faithful Fat-bike.com reader, Trevor, hipped us to the fact that Quebec-based bike company, Devinci, is entering the fat-bike fray with their 2016 Aluminum Minus RS model. The Minus RS will be available in 3 sizes, Small 157 CM – 170 CM, Medium 168 CM – 180 CM and Large 178 CM – 187 CM and is expected to retail for […]

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Fat-Bike Radio – Question of the Week!

This week’s Question of the Week is :  If your fairy fat mother appeared and granted you one wish for Any existing new fat-bike – available right now – – which fat-bike would you ask for? If you don’t believe in gnomes, sprites, elves, trolls or fairies, you can trade in your fairy fat mother […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Video Flashback

A little over five years ago, Mike Curiak joined Eric Parsons, Dylan Kentch, Doom Fishfinder, and Roman Dial for a tour of SE Alaska. They rode the beach out of Yakutat and traveled along Alaska’s outer coast, via fat-bike and packraft to Glacier Bay. Five years ago, most of us were just trying to figure out how to put […]

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NEW! – CHUMBA USA – URSA MAJOR

  Our Amigos down at Chumba USA have been working on their fat-bike since before we met them at Interbike last year. Chumba introduced the 29+ Ursa last year at the big show in the desert and they also shared the news about their plans to bring a fat-bike to market called the Ursa Major. […]

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Field Trip to the West – Chapter Two – REEB

Chapter 2 – REEB Cycles – Longmont Colorado While I was visiting Boo up in Fort Collins, our compadre, Chris Reichel, (aka Dirty Biker) was down at REEB Cycles in Longmont (about a half hour south of FoCo) getting ready to lauunnch the #greatwhitebuffalo tour from the Oskar Blues Brewery in Colorado to the O.B. Brewery in Asheville […]

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A Fat-bike Adventure on the Wild Atlantic Way

Today’s post comes from Garry Davoren in Ireland courtesy of out fat-biking friend out in Ogden, Mark Peterson. We really do scour the world to bring you great stories like this! Thanks, guys! A Fatbike Adventure on the Wild Atlantic Way Straight lines on maps can hide unexpected adventures Baking in the sun outside the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Reminders of Winter

Joe McManus sent us this week’s “Reminders of Winter” Wallpaper Wednesday. Joe does a lot of photos in the mountains on his rides. Check out his photos at http://robonza.tumblr.com. 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 […]

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Saddle Drive 2015 – Part Deux

It was another picture perfect day here in the ‘tah of Ute’ for Saddledrive 2015! You can parlay a gander at the pixels that I herded onto the site, yesterday, in a post called ‘Saddle Drive 2015 – Part One‘. All you have to do is click here. So here we are in Part Deux of our […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Scottish Summer

Our video this week is from our long time friend from Scotland, Bruce Mathieson! Bruce took his Pugsley out for a bit of a spin, but we’ll let him tell you about it in his own words. Hey Gomez, hope you are well and having a good summer! Here is a wee film you may want to […]

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Saddle Drive 2015 – Part 1

Our amigos at QBP hold a show out west near their Ogden, Utah distribution center called SaddleDrive every summer. This is a show for bike dealers and is not open to the public, so we made the trip out here to share all of the new hardwear with our faithful readers. The show is held […]

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