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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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The New 2016 Kona Wo

Hey Sven did you see the new Buicks Konas are in….down at the dealership? Looks like the color for fat-bikes this year is blue. Kona calls this Gloss Heavy Metal Cyan. That’s some long ass name for blue. They corrected the only thing we saw as a small flaw from last year’s British Racing Green […]

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MAXX Huraxdax – The Review

by Jeff Price Firstly, a huge thank you to Gomez and Maxx Bikes for a fun packed couple of months since I took control of the MAXX Huraxdax full suspension fat bike As more bike manufacturers are getting on the full suspension fat-bike-wagon I knew it was going to be interesting to see what this […]

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USA Cycling Makes Fat-Bike Nationals Announcement

 The following is a news release from USA Clycling Fat Bike Nationals return to Ogden in 2016; Move to Grand Rapids for 2017-2018 Colorado Springs, Colo. (July 14, 2015) – USA Cycling is pleased to name Ogden, Utah and Grand Rapids, Mich. as the host cities for the 2016, 2017, and 2018 Fat Bike National […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Spillway

Here’s a video from our amigo Deo that qualifies as both Fat (video) Tuesday and Wheelie Wednesday! Just another day in the life, up there in eastern coastal Canada! What’s your day look like? You could let us know if you like. All you have to do is send a post card to the church […]

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Lauf Carbonara Tested

  Disclaimer: I have never done a fork review before and I run all of my fatbikes rigid. I have ridden many of the popular brands of suspension forks on many different mountain bikes. But I figure I can ride any bike part for a while and report back to you. There are few things […]

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Fat Camp Podcast #3 with Ken and Andy – Geometry

Fat Camp Show #3 – Fat-bike Geometry Show Notes: There is a good diagram and calculator for the “trail” of a bike at: Bicycle Trail Calculator Mike Curiak – “Mikesee” on MTBR – http://forums.mtbr.com/fat-bikes/things-dont-always-have-so-black-white-927381-post11439866.html#post11439866 “Progressive”/“New School”/”Trail” Geometry Slack (69 degrees or less), low (under 12.5”) and tight (16.5-17”) Fat Bike “Snow” Geometry Slack, low and […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat Radio Show #62

Weekly Dose of Fat –  Show Number 62 – Friday, July 10th, 2015 Zito fat-bike vs BMX! This week it is Sven and JK in the studio with a call in from Gomez! Fat-Bike Radio, and The Weekly Dose of Fat, is brought to you by Surly. Check out their bikes, wares and such at […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Pretty in Pink

Paul from Gates sent us this week’s photo along with the following: Elisabeth is a German bicyclist and chef who owns a restaurant with a pink color theme. Last winter, she teamed up with a videographer from Alpinepics and German bike brand Maxx to create a custom pink and belted fat bike. Watch the video […]

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Our Fat-Bike Radio Question of the Week!

This Week’s Fat-Bike Radio – Question of the week is : How much would you EVER $pend on a pair of Winter Cycling Boots? We’d like you to call into the radio program and give us your answer. This is one of the new segments on the show and you are the key to making this part work. […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Somebody “Gets It”

Our rants about the bike industry not believing in the ‘year round’ awesomeness of fat-bikes must be working! We just received this from our Amigo, Justin, from Whiskey Parts up there at the QBP Mothership. Whisky Parts Co. wants to remind you that Summer is here and to get out on the trails. The Whisky No.9 70w […]

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Introducing the Watchman from Advocate Cycles

Advocate Cycles, the first Benefit corporation in the cycling industry to pledge 100% of profits to making cycling better, has launched their crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. We met with our old friend Tim Kreuger, back at the Sea Otter Classic this year, where Advocate launched the Hayduke 27.5+ model, and now they’re bringing a full […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat News 6-26-15

Week two of our summer Weekly Dose of Fat radio Show hiatus and I’m out west in Glacier National Park with the family checking out all the scenery and doing a good bit of hiking. No fat-bikes on this trip owing to the need for a rental car because my van is on the fritz. […]

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Product Spotlight – Vittoria Bomboloni 26 x 4

Our friends at Vittoria Tire found us a set of Bomboloni 26 x 4’s’ah, to put through our tire testing regiment. Sven and I saw these bad boys, back at Sea Otter and we’ve been waiting to get our hands on them, ever since! Our test tire’s casing measured 96mm wide, when mounted to 65mm Marge […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fun on the Fox River

Matt Haiduk sent us a clip of some late summer suburban fat-bike funski’s on the Fox River. The fat-bike dot com research bunker and testing grounds are nestled in the terminal moraines about 70 miles (as the crow flies) up river from where Matt plies his trade as a fat-bike evangelist to the brothers and […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat News

With the radio crew on hiatus for a couple of weeks we’d still like to lay a few links of note on ya so here goes: Links Carbon Fat-bike from Maskinen in Denmark! http://www.maskinenbikes.com/#!why-maskinen/c1obf Carver Bikes Pinion Gearbox equipped Ti O’Beast! http://carverbikes.com/news/pinion-gearbox-equipped-carver-obeast-fatbike/ Check out what Bruce has been up to in Scotland http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2015/06/midweek-cycle-pugsley-commute-soaking.html http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2015/06/capital-trail-finished.html Plus […]

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The Summer Sticker Boondoggle!

If you’ve been a reader of Fat-Bike dot com, over the last 4 years, you know that we love to give away stickers. We’ve had some doozies over the years and this latest batch, might just be, the best ever. This is also the first batch that features our updated logo, which makes all of our […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Oregon Coast

Mike Ripley tagged us in this video on twitter and it made me want to go and ride the Oregon coast, now, more than ever! Mike is the man behind mudslinger events in Oregon and our long lost fat-bike cousin. This clip is practically guaranteed to send you searching travel sites for tickets to Portland! Share your […]

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Maxx Huraxdax – Product Spotlight

By :  Jeff Price Fat bikes have really just been born but they are already evolving. The MAXX Huraxdax is a perfect example of this evolution. Thanks to my crazy Uncle Gomez, I’m testing a German, custom made, full suspension, fat bike for a few weeks in the UK. The Huraxdax is kitted out to your […]

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