Author Archive | Sven Haamer

Video – Vince From Chumba USA Talks About the Ursa Backcountry 29+

Vince From Chumba USA talks about their made-in-the-USA Ursa Backcountry 29+ trail bike. Built from US made True Temper steel and other US sourced materials, the frames are 100% USA all the way! Learn more at – You can subscribe to our YouTube Channel at to see all of our upcoming videos.

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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 – 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 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 – 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 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 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 Beer Segment Colin and Gomez get all indigenous with New Glarus Brewing’s Dubbel. Sven did his local beer sampling the previous night in Lucas, […]

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