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Wallpaper Wednesday – Golf Course Bombing

    Antoine contributed this weeks Wallpaper Wednesday image from a Monday Night (Golf Course Bombing) Fat Commute - The ghosts of dead golfers chased him home! This week’s wallpaper is presented in its original Euro aspect ratio. Just click on the link below to open the full-sized version which you can right-click to save. 1920 […]

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Foto Gordo ♦ Under the Milky Way

Miriam Rasmussen sent us some amazing images of her adventures in Norway. The green tracer in the photo above, almost makes it look like her fat-bike is hopping down the road, all under a billion stars (give or take a hundred million). You can see more of Miriam’s work at miriamrasmussen.com Does your Fat-Bike lindy-hop or […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fatboy in the Snow

  We haven’t seen many Specialized Fatboys out in the wild yet so we were glad that Steve “Ashcan” Ashley sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday contribution. He says “This picture was taken at Island Lake State recreation area in Brighton, Michigan along the Huron River. Thanks to all the snowmobiles for keeping the trails […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Patapsco River

Steven from Elkridge, Maryland took this shot is from high on a ridge overlooking the Patapsco River and the B&O railroad tracks. “We have been blessed with a great winter for snow riding”, Steven told us. Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link below to open […]

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Foto Gordo ♦ Bikini Beach

Last Sunday the Bike Black Ribbon Society hosted a Bikini Beach Ride & Waxing Clinic up in Port Washington that turned into fun, times the power of grey skull! This is mi amigo nuevo, Dave, riding his Fatback over an ice bridge along the shores of Lago de Michoacan. We had a couple of hours […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Les 2 Alpes

Nicolas from France send us this image of his bike during a ride at the Ski Resort Les 2 Alpes is in the French Alps. The trail is called « La Ferme de la Molière ». The bike is a Genesis Caribou built up as follows: The bike is built around the Genesis Caribou frame kit. It’s a Double […]

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Triple F ♦ Knik River

Doug Schutte sent us in this gorgeous photograph that he took on a ride up the Knik River near Palmer, AK. The week that I spent in Alaska this past January was incredibly enlightening and I know that we’ve barely scratched the surface of what there is to learn and experience there. That’s why we […]

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Foto Gordo – Kiwi Sunrise (Double Feature!)

Our long time amigo Ant from the other side of the planet (New Zealand) is back to share a glimpse of his Southern Hemisphere haunts. Nothing says spring like autumn in New Zealand! You can’t tell in these shots, but Ant’s fat-bike is an XL original purple pug! This is what Antoine had to say […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Weekend Agenda – FTS!

Mathieu sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday photo with a sentiment I think we’ve all had; to get rid of that damn job. Mathieu says “on a Friday afternoon a friend post something on Facebook… You know, those kinds of jokes with 40′s style and on it was written “Weekend agenda: – Fuck this Sh**t […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ Endo Italiana

Andrea Collino grabbed some shots of his amigo, Ambro doing a fat front somersault near the “Raduno FAT BIKE Bikecafe” on Val Chisone (TO) Italy..near Sestriere. Don’t try this at home kids. Tomorrow’s the first day of Meteorological Spring! Don’t you think it’s about time that you get out and enjoy some snow riding, before it […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ The Hitching Post

Mono-syllabically known to cyclists everywhere as Bjorn, my gnomefest cousin (twice removed) Bjorn, took this shot at the Hitching post during the Arrowhead 135 last month. The Hitching Post’s neon and x-mas lights must look like a true northwoods oasis to riders braving sub-zero temps coming out of the inky darkness. What’s in your camera? […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Jean Wants a Ride

Fat-bike.com is going to the dogs! Last week Annie was showing how paws and claws work in the snow and this week we have Jean here who is trying to hop aboard Masaaki’s Moonlander after a heavy snow in Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo, Japan last weekend! Download the appropriate size and use it as your own […]

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Fat-Ti Week Foto Friday!

Our homie, RickyD, has ridden the hell out of this custom Ti Vertigo fatty since he built it up. He has a Lefty in addition to the Black Sheep truss fork, pictured above. We thought we’d end Fat-Ti Week with a bang and this bike is just what the doctor ordered, don’t you think? We […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Swedish Afternoon

This week’s wallpaper is from a ride Sven P. did in Late November near Luleå in northern Sweden. The photo was taken at 1.50PM and the sun is already under the horizon! See more on his blog – http://arcticcycle.blogspot.com/ Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link […]

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Circo Foto Gordo

I’m changing up our regularly scheduled Friday photo stoke to include a full size gallery of the numerous shots that have come into us from around the world over the past dozen days. The tribe is growing and this gallery is a salute to all of our readers out there! Let’s get on our bikes […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Tolovana Hot Springs

Sean sent in this shot of a ride last winter to Tolvana Hot Springs north of Fairbanks. It was very much a hike-a-bike ride but the soak was nice. Photo by Becky Wood from Anchorage. Presented in its original format. 1920 x 1440 (4:3) Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We’d like to feature fat-bikes from around […]

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Foto Gordo – On the Boardwalk

Our old friend RickyD got in a quick lunch ride this week and captured this shot on his I-Phone. The shot sort of encapsulates one of the intangible elements of what makes fat-biking so enjoyable. Sometimes fat-bikes are less about how quickly you get from point A to point B and more about how much […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Mont Rougemont

Mathieu St-Jean from up Quebec way sent us this shot of his 2013 Yellow Pug in Mont Rougemont, part of the Monteregian Hills in southern Quebec. We kept this one in its original aspect ratio! 1920 x 1175 Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We’d like to feature fat-bikes from around the world! If you’ve got a fat-bike […]

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Foto Gordo ♦ Otis en el Lago de Powers

After much contemplation and the helpful suggestions from friends and readers, I’ve decided to name my new Fatback 190, Otis, after Otis Sistrunk. Otis was one of my favorite players from the 70′s Oakland Raiders teams, when I was growing up. Plus Otis was the town drunk from the Andy Griffith show. So this week […]

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Yeti Van Evil

It’s our pleasure to introduce to you, Mr. Yeti Van Evil! Yeti is going to make appearances from time to time on our pages and his rookie card will take the form of a sticker, that’ll be available to our fathful fat-bike readers, coming up here in the not too distant future. If you think […]

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Fat Foto Friday – Wo in the Snow

Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot, Michael McColgan wrote up his evaluation of the 2014 Kona Wo last week. This is a shot that’s just too rad to merely accompany a review article, so I’ve featured it in this week’s installment of Fat Foto Friday. You’ll have to wait until next Tuesday to read Michael’s report […]

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Triple F ♦ Upper Chilao

      John Watson shot his friend Ty Hathaway taking his Oh-Dee Pug, airborne out in the Upper Chilao in the Angeles Forest in Southern California. I hope we can get the opportunity to see Ty flying over all sorts earthbound terrain in 2014! You can see more of the fun at http://prollyisnotprobably.com/. Thanks to our […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Indian Peaks Colorado

This weeks Wallpaper comes from Joe M. and was shot in the Indian Peaks area of Colorado where Joe says it’s snow bike season 6 months a year! You can check out Joe’s blog here - http://robonza.blogspot.com Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link below to open […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ ‘Holiday Ham’

  Our amigo, Ian,  from Kona Bicycles sent us this gorgeous shot, that he took of Dale Plant and Kevin Noble, on the Pacific coast, near Bellingham, Washington.  Dale is a Kona sales rep and Kevin is the national sales manager for the US. Ian Schmitt is a product manager for Kona and happens to be, […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Nova Scotia Norco

Scott sent in this shot of his new new Norco Bigfoot taken December 8, 2013 at sunrise on Martinique Beach – about 45 minutes east of Halifax, NS Canada. Sweet! 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 […]

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Fat Foto Friday – Duluth Ice Shelf

Pat Murphy of Pedal Minnesota sent us this shot that was taken at Park Point outside of Duluth on Lake Superior last week by Hansi Johnson. Pat told us that ‘Hansi was standing on 10-ft ladder in the lake to get some of these shots’. The lone rider in the shot is Casey Krueger riding a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Point Reyes Dunes

The fine folks at CycleMonkey sent us this shot from an adventure at Point Reyes in California. They also have a write up about the ride that these shots were taken on at: http://cyclemonkeytales.blogspot.com/2013/12/point-reyes-fatbike-adventure.html Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link below to open the full-sized version […]

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Foto Gordo – The Great Schrabinski

This is Martin Dinse’s second trip to our fat foto friday, photo stoke – aka foto gordo! If you’d like to see more of Martin’s work, you should visit www.allmartn.de. Now, let’s hear what Martin had to say about this stunning capture! The photo shows Eyk D. aka. Schrabinski riding in the Bohemian part of the […]

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Triple F – Beach Echelon

  I don’t know anyone that can choreograph a rolling beach echelon, like John Moore. John’s photos have graced our pages quite a few times over the past two  years. Here’s what John had to tell us about this week’s Fat Friday Foto! Nine fat bikes got together in Merseyside, England yesterday. All together, we […]

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Foto Gordo – T-Bone Railing the Sooper Bole!

Our amigo, Ron Stawicki is one of the nicest dudes that you’ll ever run into at a bike race or a trail workday. Ron is a frenquent volunteer at trail building days and is also an ace mountain bike racer that excels at solo 24 hour races! A few years ago he helped found the Waukesha […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Resurrection Pass

Catriona sent in this week’s Wallpaper along with this report” On Saturday 11/9/13 we biked 25 miles in from Cooper Landing trailhead over Resurrection Pass in Alaska to the East Creek cabin. The trail was the best any of us had ever seen, dry and frozen. Sunday morning we awoke to snow, which on the […]

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Triple F – Pennsylvania Pano

  Brian Duffy sent us this pangalactic shot of his moonlander at Trexler  Game Preserve near Schnecksville, PA. If you look close, it looks like Brian has one of our old moonlander patches sewn on his frame bag. What’s the word….Bird? Why not share your fat-bike hijinx with your tio gomez – email me at gomez@fat-bike.com. Ride […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Riding with Kodi

This week’s Wallpaper is from John Mason. He took it by using a timer and an iPhone! The location is on Lake Dillon near Frisco, Colorado.  That’s his dog Kodi in tow. The bike is a Surly Pugsley with some Revelate designs bags. Thanks, a lot, John! Super image. This week’s image looked really great […]

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Triple F ♦ Cockerham Sands

click to enlarge Today’s photo stoke is from Steve Makin. Here’s what Steve had to say about this stark and beautiful portrait of the English coastline.   The photo was taken at Cockerham Sands which is on the north west coast of England, looking out at Morecambe Bay which is a notorious place for fast […]

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Fat Foto Friday – Dos Yampas

      This week’s Friday Double Feature comes from our amigos at Borealis Bikes out in Colorado. It seems that they just finished a big photo shoot and had a hard time keeping these feathery carbon fat-bikes from floating off the ground! The shots were taken at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in Colorado Springs last […]

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¡Foto Gordo! – The Isle of Skye

  This is one of the many reasons that I love this job! We get notes, like this, from all over the world. Snippy is our first contributor from the Isle of Skye! We’re elated that you’re loving your new fatty Señior Snips! Thanks for sharing your beautiful coastline with us! Balance We try to […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Krampus Overlook

This pic is of Death Rider’s Krampus. It was taken on top of Pincushion Mountain near Grand Marais, Minnesota in mid August. He and his family were out riding the new MTB trails nearby and took the spur trail out to the overlook where the picture was taken.Download the appropriate size and use it as […]

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