Product Spotlight – Wolftooth Singletrack Pogies

You may remember Brendan Moore from our coverage of the Fat Bike Birkie over the last few years. Brendan is one of the fastest racers in the Men’s elite fat-bike rodeo circuit! Brendan showed Sven and I these new Singletrack Pogies after Interbike and then shared this nice little video (above) that introduces the features of […]

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Gracias Amigos!

From all of us here at Happy Thanksgiving! From all of our Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilots, Radio Show Staff, that rascal, Sven and your uncle gomez – We’d like to thank all of our family, friends, readers and sponsors for filling our lives with so much incredible fun on bikes! GROUP HUG! 1 – […]

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Wheelie Wednesday from Hungary!

We waxed Wallpaper Wednesday in favor of Wheelie Wednesday this week! Our facebook amigo, Brigi Öcsi sent me scads of clips that he’s recorded of he and his buds, riding in Hungary. I thought this was an appropriate representation of fat bike funskies – ala wheelie wednesday to kick off everyone’s Holidays! Right here in America’s Dairyland, we’re […]

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Bontrager Ride Gear – The test begins

  Editor’s Note : Winnebago County Super Model and Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot Scott Peterson will be testing an array of technical cycling garments from our amigos at Bontrager. This is his introduction to the new Bontrager cycling wardrobe that he’ll be sporting through the worst El Niño since ’97, according to my facebook friends and […]

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Fat Video Tuesday – Winter in Wales

  Jeff Price took advantage of the premier edition of the epic meteorological phenomena of an autumnal snowstorm in North Wales. Jeff had the wherewithal to film the entire synchronous conflagration and produced a short edit to share. Jeff is a Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot over in the UK and a groovy dancer. One of the […]

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First Look – Reid Cycles – Zeus

By :  Euan Pennington Anyone who rides a fatbike will know there is huge interest out there surrounding these bikes, but in a strange twist of fate, not everyone has an unlimited bike budget.  Apparently there are those who squander their hard earned on fripperies such as mortgages, rent, food and children, and to these […]

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Product Spotlight – Heller Bloodhound!

Sven and I have been threatening to launch Fat-Bike TV for quite some time and this is our first episode! We introduce you to the Heller Bloodhound, as we prepare to hand this bike off to Lt. Evan LarSSon for testing and review, over the coming weeks! The Bloodhound is a really sharp looking bike that […]

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Becker Sewing and Design Beerpacking Bag

Bruce sent in this mini-review of the Becker Sewing and Design Beerpacking Bag for your perusal. Tupp Becker at Becker Sewing and Design recently began offering a new and unique bag to round out your bikepacking setup, dubbed the “Beerpacking Bag.” The Beerpacker takes advantage of the often unused real estate on the underside of the […]

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Fat Camp Podcast #8 – Ken and Andy Talk Tech and Getting Your Fat-bike Ready for Winter

Fat Camp Podcast #8 – Ken and Andy Talk Tech and Getting Your Fat-bike Ready for Winter Tis the season in the northern reaches of the northern hemisphere to dream about riding on snow. What we do: General bike maintenance Lube everything you can to avoid galvanic corrosion and frozen bolts/parts BB and crank Seatpost […]

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Shand Tumshie Rohloff-equipped Fat-bike

Our buddy at Gates, Paul Tolme, pinged us with a couple of pix of a new Rohloff-equipped fat-bike from Scottish manufacturer Shand called the Tumshie. (I didn’t know what a Tumshie is but thanks to the Interwebs I learned that it is a Scottish word for Turnip!) I sent a note to Shand and got back […]

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Product Spotlight – Ritchey Commando

Ever since Sven first reported about Tom Ritchey bringing back the Commando in the form of a steel 4″ fat-bike at NAHBS two years ago, I’ve wanted to get a chance to ride one. Ritchey is a legend and has been making mountain bikes for longer than I’ve been riding. Some of my earliest memories of […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat Radio – Show #79 – Special Guest Anthony Cupaiuolo Talks About the Film Off the Beaten Path

Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 79 – Friday, November 6th, 2015 – Special Guest Anthony Cupaiuolo Sven, Gomez and JK Livin’ bring you today’s show with special guest Anthony Cupaiuolo from First Tracks Productions to talk about his upcoming fat-bike film, Off the Beaten Path. Fat-Bike Radio, and The Weekly Dose of Fat, […]

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Advocate Cycles – Watchman – Review

  Last July I hit the road for 3 weeks out to Colorado and Utah with one of the very first Advocate Cycles Watchman Fat Bikes. The bike that I tested is actually, Advocate Cycles’ founder, Tim Krueger’s personal fatty. We introduced the Watchman back in June and you can check that article for all […]

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Foto Gordo – Trick or Treat!

Our amigo Evan sent us a picture of his old dirt jump bud, Conor, tearing it up on a Framed Alaskan that he had borrowed from a friend. When I asked Evan if he landed the jump, he replied, “Yes indeed, this kid can rip. I know Conor from when we both started jumping the big stuff, […]

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Foto Gordo – Wednesday Looks Stumped

This week’s Friday foto stoke is a Wednesday, out on Great Salt Lake near Antelope Island State Park in the Bee Hive State. You may notice that this is Wednesday before any decals or badges got tattoo’d on the bike’s smooth robin’s egg blue finish. Fat-bikes take us to wild and desolate places…..sometimes, surprisingly close to […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat Radio – Show #77 – Special Guest Ben Popp from the 45NRTH Fat Bike Birkie, Presented by Freewheel

Pat & Gabrielle on their way to a 1st place at the Pedal the Prairie. Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number #77 – Friday, October 23rd, 2015 – Special Guest Ben Popp from the Fat-bike Birkie and Shawne Camp talks about doing a Toys for Tots Drive for Global Fat-bike Day. Welcome to the Weekly Dose of Fat […]

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Product Spotlight: Farley 9.8 by Trek

Walking into my studio last week I noticed two ginormous boxes. Immediately I thought to myself, “now what did we buy and what is it?” I was relieved to see instead the shipping address coming from Waterloo, Wisconsin and the contents reading Trek Farley 9.8. That’s a good way to start a work day. Over […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – DEO Returns

  Our amigo from the Atlantic, Deo, is back with a video that starts out nice and slow, but totally kicks into gear, right along with the soundtrack! We like to say, “Fat-Bikes and Lighthouses are like peas and carrots.” Get ready for two helpings of both! Join the Global Fat-Bike Revolution! Send us some rad […]

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