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Weekly Dose of Fat – 8-29-14 – Show #19

Weekly Dose of Fat –  Show Number 19 for Friday August 29th 2014 Weekly Dose of Fat with your hosts Sven and Gomez joined this week in the studio by J.K. Livin. This show is sponsored by the Surly Junk Strap.  Learn more about all of Surly’s offerings at – http://surlybikes.com Sven gives a shout […]

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Glenn Johnstone’s Fat-biking Story – Another Take

Site contributor, Mark Peterson, contacted his buddy Glenn Johnstone and put together this story about Glenn’s experience fat-biking and with the fat-bike community. Take it away, Glenn… My good buddy Mark contacted me asking if I would be interested in doing a short story for Fat-Bike.com so here I am. Mark wanted the new version, not […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 8-22-14 – Show #18

Weekly Dose of Fat Show Number 18 for Friday, August 22nd, 2014 Intros This show is sponsored by the Surly, We really likes them Surly Bikes. Look for them at – http://surlybikes.com Sticking with the local brewery theme we have Octoberfest from Lakefront Brewery this week thanks to J.K Livin’ Beer Talk Our friends from […]

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The Pittsburgh Fat-bike Scene is Growing

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 really cool city to live in! It’s pretty much right in the middle of all of the places that I like to ride. Just 10 […]

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Fat-bike TransAlP

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 a fat-bike assault on one of the most famous TransAlp routes in existence, the famed “Heckmair Route”. We kept in touch and Daniel has prepared […]

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Queen Fattie – Ruling Over Her Skinny Subjects

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 New South Wales. Written and shot by: Adam Troy (August, 2014) Location: Shellharbour, NSW, Australia Fat bikes. They are freakish looking things. I wasn’t quite […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 8-1-14 – Show #15

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 […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-25-14 – Show #14

Weekly Dose of Fat for Friday, July 25th, 2014 – Show #14   Intro The sponsor of this episode of the Weekly Dose of Fat – is Surly Bikes http://surlybikes.com Beer Segment Colin and Gomez get all indigenous with New Glarus Brewing’s Dubbel. http://www.newglarusbrewing.com Sven did his local beer sampling the previous night in Lucas, […]

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2015 Salsa Bucksaw

You probably knew this was coming but just in case you didn’t, here are pix and specs on the new full suspension fat-bike from Salsa called the Bucksaw. We will be up on the mountain and Snowbasin riding this bad boy today! Look for first impressions later on. 2015 Salsa Bucksaw Bucksaw is Salsa’s full-suspension […]

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New 2015 Salsa Blackborow from SaddleDrive

We will be checking this new Expidetion Fat-bike from Salsa, called the Blackborow, later today at Saddle Drive in Utah. Meanwhile, here is a peek at what this new fat-bike is all about. 2015 Salsa Blackborow Off-Road Exploration / Ultimate Flotation / Off-Road Expedition Blackborow is Salsa’s expedition fatbike, designed to provide maximum flotation on […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-19-14 – Show #13

Weekly Dose of Fat for Saturday – July 19th, 2014 – Show #13 Intro This weeks show is sponsored by Surly Bike’s all steel, built like a brick (bleep) house line of bicicletas at http://surlybikes.com. Beer Segment Sven had Odell Brewing Company’s Loose Leaf Session Ale http://odellbrewing.com Gomez and Colin were drankin’ Furthermore Brewing’s Fatty […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-11-14 Show #12

Weekly Dose of Fat Friday – July 11th, 2014 – Show #12 Intro This weeks show is sponsored by The Surly Krampus, Full Time – All Steel – Back-beat at http://surlybikes.com   Beer Talk – This week’s beer is Boulevard Brewing’s 80 Acre Ale Sponsor RSD Bikes David Gabrys Interview Weekly Dose of News Jr. […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-5-14 Show #11

  Weekly Dose of Fat – Saturday – July 5th, 2014 – Show #11   This weeks show is sponsored by The Surly Pugsly OPs – Check it out! - http://surlybikes.com This show is a special Birthday tribute to Sven and los ustados unidos de america. We’ve got an interview with one of the owners of […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 6-14-14 – Show #8

Weekly Dose of Fat for SATURDAY – June 14th, 2014 – Show #8 Intro The sponsor of today’s radio show is the ubiquitous Surly Bikes. http://surlybikes.com Positive vibrations to long time amigo Ricky DeLayos. He’s waiting for the final tests to come back to see if he has Lyme Disease. Welcome to show #8! We’ve […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Bruneau Dunes

Jason sent us this drop-barred Pugsley from a trip to Bruneau Dunes State Park in Southern Idaho. Shown here getting ready to ride up the tallest single structure sand dune in North America at 470 feet tall. Photographer Peter Neisen. This week’s photo worked best in the above format. Just click on the image above to open the […]

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SE Bikes F@E Fat-bike

Our friends up at ZuZu Pedals in Port Washington, WI got in a couple of the new, $899 MSRP, SE Bikes F@E and they lent me one for a first look. This is not meant to be an exhaustive review but we wanted to get a look a what $899 can get you in a […]

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