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New Series – The Chamonix Diaries by Geoff Harper

Editor’s Note : Our amigo Geoff Harper is an experienced mountain biker from Colorado, he’s currently in the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Valley, in the middle of the French Alps, to ride his 9:Zero:7 Whiteout. He’ll be sending us reports of his adventures periodically over the winter season. ~gomez~ Chapter 1 – STEEP!! VERY BLOODY STEEP!! Entering the Chamonix […]

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Julio’s New Whip

A few years back I had kicked around the idea of getting a custom 29er frame built. I even went to NAHBS (with mi hombres Gomez and Ernesto From Wisconsin at that!) when it was in Indianapolis and talked to several builders, including Curtis at Retrotec. That eventually kind of fell off the radar. Enter […]

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Fatty Quiring Tandem

I recently had the pleasure of stopping by Quiring Cycles World Headquarters in Freesoil, MI and picking up our new fat tandem. We asked Scott to build up the frame to fit the widest tires and rims available because Wifey and I are planning to play on this beasty during all four seasons. On a […]

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A Pugsley in Poland!

Our post last week about Polish fat-biker Norbert Jędrzejczyk, inspired Jarek Chincz to send me a shot of his Pugsley on the beach of the Baltic Sea, from Poland. I asked Jarek to fill us in a little bit about the riding in his area and he replied with this great story of how he got […]

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Please Welcome Olov Stenlund!

We’d like to introduce Olov Stenlund – Swedish fat biker, and the newest columnist at fat dash bike dot com. Olov lives and rides, Swedish Lapland and is an established blogger, podcast’r and adventurer! We look forward to Olov sharing his fatventures with all of us! ~gomez~   Sweden. The fifth largest country in Europe by area. Located […]

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Builder Profile – Ellis Cycles

The Neve at the North American Handbuilt Bicycle Show We featured Dave Wage’s NAHBS, Award Winning, Neve, fat-bike in a story written by mi primo, Sven, last month. You can check out more shots of this beautiful frame, before it was powdercoated there – http://fat-bike.com/2014/03/seen-at-nahbs-ellis-fillet-brazed-fat-bike/. Fat-Bike’s home base, here on earth, is located in South Eastern […]

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Great Lakes Fat Bike Series Champion – Jorden Wakeley’s 616 Race Bike

Jorden Wakeley won the GreatLakes Fat Bike Race Series last year and looks like a favorite to repeat. On his way to the Series Championship, Jorden won the coveted Noquemanon race in Marquette, MI that is the ‘self proclaimed’ World Fat-Bike Championship. In just a few days he’ll defend that ‘World Championship’ on a new steel, Six-1-Six […]

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Reader’s Ride(s) – Snow-Wo

Kris Dennan sent us a shot of his Kona that he built up from a frame and fork. It didn’t take too much convincing to get him to do a little reader’s ride(s) write up about his new toy. This is what Kris shared with Fat-Bike about the build. I ride for Kona and have […]

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Reader’s Ride(s) – Josh’s Mukluk

Josh was another of the fat-bike.com faithful who heed the call to exchange words for Interbike Sticker Packs! Take it away, Josh! My Salsa Mukluk might look like an ordinary Salsa Mukluk, but to me, it’s a little different. It wasn’t always MY mukluk, and in fact, at one point, I even looked DOWN on […]

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Reader’s Ride(s) – Richard’s Moonlander

Richard is from Portland, OR. His astute reading, and loyal following of the fat-bike.com site, revealed Gomez’s stickers-for-a-story offer and this prompted him to send in this story about his Moonlander! Thanks, Richard! He says: After several years of lusting over fat bikes I decided to pick up a Surly Moonlander. I went with the […]

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Fat-Tribe Thursday is BACK!

Aileen Frey caught her husband, Scott, admiring a Vibe Cycles, Copper masterpiece, at the (South Western Idaho Mountain Bike Association) SWIMBA rendezvous this weekend. Vibe had three custom fat bikes available to demo on the trails at Eagle Bike Park. Aileen tried out a Vibe Frozen Bitch fatty and was impressed. She added “We learned […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ Finnish Double Feature

Juha Liukkonen shot these two ghostly images riding his sweet Snowblind Pugsley on some snow packed trails near Ristiina, Finland. You can check out Jula’s blog at www.liukkonen.net and view his rad pug build here –  Pug’s Year -gallery. Fat Foto Friday is a weekly feature where we try to help kick off everyone’s fat-bike weekend(s)s with a little Fat […]

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