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The Triumphant Return of FOTO GORDO!

    Foto Gordo returns! to bring all of our fat-bike cousins some friday foto stoke! Let’s get ready to go play bikes all weekend! This week’s foto comes from Jeni Axelsen out in Big Sky Country. Her photo was taken while riding the North end of Flathead Lake in Somers, Montana. Jeni shared, “It’s a seasonal beach with […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Foto Gordo!

Lance Darley shot the one and only, Mark Peterson, above Ogden, Utah for this week’s Fat Friday Photo Stoke – aka Foto Gordo, Triple F or Fat Foto Friday.  In January, the Fat-Bike Advocacy Summit will be held in Ogden and we’re lucky to have our amigo Mark right there to cover the Summit for Fat-Bike.com. […]

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Triple F ♦ Trail Carving

John Moore shot his On One Fatty out on the Marin Trail in North Wales. We have a few stumps on my home trail, with messages carved into them, but nothing as cool as this. What’s cool where you ride? Next time you ride by that big rock that looks like a gnome or a jackalope…..stop […]

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Fat-Foto-Friday ♦ Stomp’n

(click to enlarge) Steve Fuller took this shot of what our Amigos from either side of the mighty Mississippi River call Stomp’n. The dry creek beds of the Shimek State Forest are a perfect example of the new and varied terrain that fat-bikes open up for fun and adventure! The rider all the way to the […]

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Fat Foto Friday – Jon Strosahl (Double Feature)

  (click to enlarge) I love the deep shadowy blackness of Jon Strosahl’s brilliant b&w photographs. His 9:Zero:7 fat-bike cuts a rugged silhouette against nature’s tranquility in these two portraits.  (click to enlarge)   These shots remind me of the adventures that our fat-bikes can deliver. Let’s propose a toast, to everyday fat-bike explorations! May your […]

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Triple F ♦ dark side of the beach

 (click to enlarge) “There is no dark side of the beach really. Matter of fact it’s all dark.”   Fat-Bikes and Fun are like peas and carrots…   Send us a shot of your fat-bike having some fun! Our email address is still info@fat-bike.com. Please make a note of it.

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ The Dude on the Dune

Ross Cairns captured, thee – Bike Bag Dude – Kedan Griffin, kicking up a little rooster tail at Stockton Sand Dunes, last month during a ‘south hemi’ – winter fat-biking trip! What’s your fat-bike fetish? Send us an electronic post card from your local fat-bike rodeo or just drop me a line at gomez@fat-bike.com and let […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ Brown Pow

Matt Hampshire shot this selfie using his camera timer and captured a unique perspective and incredibly, vibrant color, that really makes that bud jump right out at you! You can see more of Matt’s photos at http://www.flickr.com/photos/mhampshire/.   How do you spell fat-bike?   Send a note to gomez@fat-bike.com and tell us how you think […]

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Triple F ♦ The Coho Grater

  I took this shot on a stormy beach ride that I took up near Belgium in the early part of June. It was the first ride back on the Moonlander, since we built up our test Krampus. Beach riding in raw weather is something that I love and recommend to anyone out there with […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ Long’s Peak Camp

  Matt Thyer emailed us a photograph from a recent fat-bike adventure. Matt had this to share with us about the trip. “Made camp at Long’s Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park after a 50-ish mile ride up from the front range last weekend. My Surly Neck Romancer Pug rolls just as fast as an […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ Beer Babe

   (click to enlarge) Judy McNeill (aka @beer_babe) hails from Dorking in Surrey (UK). She and her hubby, Roy, were lucky enough to get two of the 1st batch of On-One Bikes Fatty’s when they launched in December last year. She shared with us “I love it so much I would happily sell the rest of my […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ Yurrebilla

   (click to enlarge) Billy Somerville took this shot on the Yurrebilla Trail in South Australia. You can see more of Billy’s camera work at http://500px.com/bcdsom.   Share Some Fat-Bike Fun!   Send your Fat Foto Friday shots to gomez@fat-bike.com along with some sort of description and help us provide a little inspiration to the […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ Infared Krampus

  Mike Hind shot his Krampus in low light at Dalby in the UK. Here’s what mike shared with us about the ride. “This was my first ride out on my Krampus, so I headed out to Dalby Forest to ride the old forgotten trails; this trail is known as the Graveyard or Tombstones after […]

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