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Wallpaper Wednesday – Chumba Ursa 29+ in Iceland

Photographer Brett Davis shot this photo during Joey Parent’s 550 mile tour of Iceland on the CHUMBA USA, URSA Backcountry 29+. 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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Not a Wallpaper Wednesday Club ♦ Fat Bling

Take a look at this exotic trio of fatness that our amigos, RickyD and photographer Noy gathered together at  Douthat State Park in Virginia, this Spring. JR’s Lynskey, Ricky’s Vertigo and Noy’s Graham are all beautiful examples of American made Fat-Bling! Noy sent me a couple of additional shots to share the ‘east coast’ fatness with y’all. Ricky and Noy are long time members of […]

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Not a Wallpaper Wednesday Club – Poland

Welcome to the International House of Fat-Bikes! – aka Fat-Bike.com. I’ve lived my whole life surrounded by Polish Americans. Chicago and Milwaukee have a rich cultural history of really tricky to pronounce Polish family names. My two sons are Polish (from their mom’s side of the family) and literally tons of my amigos are Polish. Just last […]

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Not a Wallpaper Wednesday – The Greeting Card

Some of you may recognise my Fatback 190 named Otis in this shot that I took up near Two Rivers on the Lake Michigan Shoreline. When I saw this shot it reminded me of the soft focus photographs that appear on anniversary cards or other romantic greeting cards that one might see at their favorite card shop, […]

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Not a Wallpaper Wednesday – North Wales

Mark Weldon took his new Carver O’Beast for its first proper ride on the hills and coast of North Wales! He captured a rather angry looking sky and his beautiful Titanium Carver in this week’s Not a Wallpaer Wednesday feature photo. This is what Mark had to say. Been riding the fat bike on the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Bruneau Dunes

Jason sent us this drop-barred Pugsley from a trip to Bruneau Dunes State Park in Southern Idaho. Shown here getting ready to ride up the tallest single structure sand dune in North America at 470 feet tall. Photographer Peter Neisen. This week’s photo worked best in the above format. Just click on the image above to open the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Air Colin

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday came from a photo shoot on some local Milwaukee River trails. Air Colin, and photographer Luke Mouradian, found a cool bump jump and shot some images. We really liked this one! Thanks, Luke and Colin! Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link […]

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Foto Gordo – Captain Crust

    Awhile back, I asked for some crust photos from our viewing audience and Paul Rotkis, from up in Anchorage (by way of Racine Wisconsin) sent me a couple of fresh, fat, tracks on luxurious, Alaskan, crust along with this shot of his red white and blue, polished aluminum, 9:Zero:7 that I named Captain Crust. […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – Dawn Patrol

  Deputy Director of the Wisconsin Bike Federation, Dave Schlabowske, called the Dawn Patrol ride this past Memorial Day and a group of us met at 5AM so that Dave, also an excellent photographer, could capture this image for today’s Wallpaper Wednesday. After the photo shoot, we had a great ride along the shore of […]

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Fat-Foto-Friday ♦ The Merseyside Ten

  Our Amigo, John Moore got together with ten of his fat-bike friends and enjoyed a windy ride on the Merseyside Coast in the UK. You can see his whole set of photos from the ride here and you can enjoy more photos from Mr. Moore on his Flickr page, right here! Happy Friday Amigos! Why not share your […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Winter in Winnipeg

  Sharla sent this week’s Wallpaper photo in and says: With Winnipeg as a backdrop, I’m riding along the Red River as she meanders through Winnipeg. An ice trail on the river parallels my ride all the way into town. This was taken early March with temps in the 10 deg F range. To download, […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Nicolas Redux!

You may remember a wallpaper from Nicolas a couple of months back. He sent us a photo of his Caribou from the French Ski Resort Les 2 Alpes in the French Alps (Click here). This weeks wallpaper is again from Nicolas and in the same basic location but with a spring feel. Compare the 2! We […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fat-biking in New Jersey

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes from Lance in New Jersey. He says: After a long, snowy winter, I took advantage of a brief spell of warm, sunny 65º weather on my 9:Zero:7, in the sandy pines at Allaire State Forest, NJ. The conditions were excellent in the well-drained, sandy soil, providing a welcome respite to […]

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Triple F ♦ Lake Superior Crust Ride

  Tjaard Breeuwer sent us some shots from his club’s (COGGS) Monday night fatbike ride. This is what Tjaard had to say about the ride. Last week’s ride was on the beach at Park Point, right at the tip of Lake Superior. The conditions were incredible! We still have large ice floes floating around, with only small […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ Spring Splash

RickyD sent us this great shot taken by his luverly wife Jo Maralit of his own bad self splashing through the Little Paint Branch! Ricky and Jo were out riding the Holly Trail in the Fairland Recreational Park (Montgomery County) in Burtonsville, Maryland. Ricky is an old friend and a frequent contributor to bicis-gordas.com. Send us your […]

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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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