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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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Global Fat Bike Summit – Product Spotlight

While the Fat-bike Summit is not intended to be a product intro show we still found some interesting items at the Expo. Borealis had a set of their new 100mm, tubeless compatible, FR100 fat-bike rims. The will be available very soon. Stay tuned! Kent with Mad Dog Cycles (http://maddogcycles.com) out of Provo, UT had a […]

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Event Notice – USA Cycling Fat Bike National Championships – February 14th, 2015

Ogden, Utah and Powder Mountain are the site of USA Cycling’s Fat-bike National Championships. This is your chance to win one of the first-ever fat-bike Stars-and-Stripes jerseys! Check out the event flyer for more info or go to http://www.usacycling.org/2015/fat-bike-nationals for course info, eligibility requirements and other rules for participation.

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Urban Decay

Greg shot this photo on a recent Urban Milwaukee ride. Fat-bikes make perfect vehicles for exploring the underbelly of a city! 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 […]

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Beaver Guard Fatbike Mudguards

Beaver Guard Fatbike Mudguards are simple shapable, flexible mudguards that come in versions for Blutos as well as a Rigid forks. They are enduro-style and offer protection behind the fork and, as owner Christian LaLonde says: They help to stop mud, muck, water and snow from hitting your suspension’s stanchions & helps to give a […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – Happy New Year Edition – Show #37 – 1-2-15

Weekly Dose of Fat – Show #37 – Revisiting our interview with Ned Overend –  1-2-15 This week’s show, as always, is sponsored by Surly Bikes. Ring in the New Year with a new ride from Surly! You can always check them out at http://surlybikes.com. Links The CoastKid looks back on 2014 http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2014/12/retrospect-2014.html December Fat-bike Randonee Report […]

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