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Wallpaper Wednesday – Rex Racing His Fatboy at 12 Hours of Temecula

Rex sent us on this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday shot of him racing his Specialized Fatboy at the first 12 Hours of Temecula Race in Temecula, Ca. The race was held on Jan 31st. – http://www.socalendurance.net/12–6-hours-of-temecula.html Rex says he decided to race his Fatboy over a traditional bike because he loves riding the fatbike so much! The photo […]

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Mr Tuffy XL-Series Tire Liners for Fat-bikes

Made of durable, lightweight urethane, Mr. Tuffy tire liners are now available for fat-bikes and provide a protective layer between the outer tire and inner tube. Urethane has a property which makes it very elastic. When a thorn or piece of glass attempts to penetrate the Mr. Tuffy liner it comes up against a surface […]

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Sally Bell’s Moots FrosTi

Seth contacted us a little bit back asking if we’d like to post a review of a Moots FrosTi. Little did I know at that time what a tragic and very heartfelt story Seth would produce. Thanks for the story and keep it rolling! Seth begins: I typed this up this evening following your response […]

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Fat Bike Birkie Field Trip

The Fat Bike Birkie held annually in Cable, Wisconsin is, by far, the largest fat bike event in the world with over 800 entrants participating in the 2015 edition. More than just a race, the Fat Bike Birkie is a happening that, for many participants, covers several days with rides, camaraderie and fun on not […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Otis in Minnesota

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 save. 1920 x 1440 (4:3) 1920 x 1200 Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We’d like to feature fat-bikes from around the world! If you’ve got a fat-bike related image […]

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Frostbeard – The Beards of Frostbike in Photos

With Minnesota temps hovering just above or just below 0 degrees Fahrenheit during the run of Frostbike 2015, held this past weekend in both Downtown Minneapolis and at the QBP Campus in Bloomington, there were beards-a-plenty protecting the tender faces of  show attendees and seasoned QBP regulars alike! #frostbeard  

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Rocky Mountain Blizzard Review

This Rocky Mountain Blizzard review was prepared by Matt Gersib for fat-bike.com. Thanks, Matt! Last month we introduced you to our new Rocky Mountain Blizzard long-term test bike (read the Product Spotlight). A month has passed since we took delivery of the bike and we’ve had the opportunity to ride it in a wide variety of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – BlackHawk Flare

This shot of a Fyxation BlackHawk was taken after an evening ride that ended with a party and some fireworks. We kept this week’s image in the original format to preserve the photographer’s vision! Just click on the image above to open the full-sized version which you can right-click to save. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy […]

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Fat (Video) Tuesday – “Fatbike on Snow” Hochwurzen Freeride Spot

“Fatbike on Snow” offers guided Fat-bike tours in Austria at Ramsau am Dachstein. With its many constantly groomed winter hiking trails, carriage roads and cleared forest roads Ramsau am Dachstein has ideal conditions in winter for great times on fat-bikes. They have 10 brand new Norco Fatbikes including the necessary equipment for their winter adventure […]

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Product Spotlight – Bontrager TLR Jackalope

ED: Andrea Cohen, fat-bike rider and racer extraordinaire (she finished 1st at this year’s Triple D in the women’s class!) has a set of the newly available Bontrager Jackalope wheels for testing. Here is here first look at these intriguing wheels! Wheel choice is always a hot debate among fat-bike riders. Deciding what the ultimate […]

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Fyxation Blackhawk Fat-bike Now Available!

Ben from Fyxation let us know that their new Blackhawk fat-bike is available now at their new Milwaukee headquarters and at stocking Fyxation dealers. Below are brief descriptions, pricing and links to the Fyxation site for all items. Fyxation Blackhawk 2×10 Assembled in Milwaukee, the Blackhawk 2×10 is built around our rugged and lightweight Blackhawk frame […]

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Global Fat Bike Summit – The Beer

What about the beer? The Global Fat Bike Summit is as much about sitting in a conference room talking about land use and planning to help all fat-bikers gain more access to the trails we all want to ride as it is about gathering in one place to enjoy the company of other like-minded individuals. To […]

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Global Fat Bike Summit – The Expo

While previous Global Fat Bike Summits began with a push from QBP, and were limited to Q brands as sponsors, Advocacy King, Gary Sjoquist, this year invited any manufacturer who has a stake in the fat-bike market to the table and that led to Borealis, Trek, Specialized, Rocky Mountain, Felt and more as well as […]

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