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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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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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First Look – iSSi Triple Trail Clipless Pedal

  New in the test kitchen is a set of iSSi Triple Trail clipless pedals in a fetching lime green color. The iSSi Triple Trail pedal is a fully serviceable, high-performance Shimano SPD-compatible clipless pedal available in 8 colors including our test set in lime green. The Triple Trail has a mid-sized pedal body for stability and protection […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat Radio – Show #58 – Special Guest Kathi Merchant from the Iditarod Trail Invitational

Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 58 – Friday, May 29th – 2015 Vincent Price inspired today’s intro! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTJeckfseKc Sven and Gomez are in the studio and, like most weeks, we’re joined by J.K. Livin’. The weekly dose of fat is brought to you by our friends at Surly Bikes. http://surlybikes.com. On this week’s […]

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Origin8 Fat-bike Wheelsets

With the introduction of the Crawler a couple years back the folks at Origin8 got into the fat-bike game a bit earlier than most. Now, their new wheelsets seek to expand their fat-bike reach with a selection of affordable complete wheels. The version we have here is a SRAM XD Driver compatible version. Made from […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Corvus in Idaho

Jerry sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday shot from a session flying his Fatback Corvus at the Bike Park in Eagle, Idaho! 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 […]

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Sea Otter 2015 Wrap Up in Photos

The weekend at Sea Otter is very much a consumer happening with full days of racing both Saturday and Sunday. With a crowd estimated at 60,000 plus, this is a HUGE happening. Over 6,500 people camped in and around the event area as well. You can imagine that the 450 plus vendors at the Sea […]

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Sea Otter – Day 1 – B-Plus or Baby Fat

Sea Otter – Baby Fat or B+? Here’s a photo dump from day one of the Sea Otter Classic out in Monterey California. There’s a lot to cover, so we’re going to dive right in, and share all of the B+ hottness……or do you say 27.5 plus or 650B plus or Mid-fat, but please not […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Brazilian Waterfall

Jamerson from down there in Brazil took this pic about one month ago with his Nakamura Big Bob 4.0 in front of an awesome waterfall at a place called Minas Gerais, Brasil. 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 […]

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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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