You may remember Brendan Moore from our coverage of the Fat Bike Birkie over the last few years. Brendan is one of the fastest racers in the Men’s elite fat-bike rodeo circuit! Brendan showed Sven and I these new Singletrack Pogies after Interbike and then shared this nice little video (above) that introduces the features of […]
We waxed Wallpaper Wednesday in favor of Wheelie Wednesday this week! Our facebook amigo, Brigi Öcsi sent me scads of clips that he’s recorded of he and his buds, riding in Hungary. I thought this was an appropriate representation of fat bike funskies – ala wheelie wednesday to kick off everyone’s Holidays! Right here in America’s Dairyland, we’re […]
Jeff Price took advantage of the premier edition of the epic meteorological phenomena of an autumnal snowstorm in North Wales. Jeff had the wherewithal to film the entire synchronous conflagration and produced a short edit to share. Jeff is a Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot over in the UK and a groovy dancer. One of the […]
Our amigo from the Atlantic, Deo, is back with a video that starts out nice and slow, but totally kicks into gear, right along with the soundtrack! We like to say, “Fat-Bikes and Lighthouses are like peas and carrots.” Get ready for two helpings of both! Join the Global Fat-Bike Revolution! Send us some rad […]
Kye Forte, British Downhill Mountain Bike Champion, introduces Ed and Phil to BikePark Wales where their rides for the day are a pair of fat-bikes. This video is one of series of short videos with presenters Ed Leigh & Phil Young on a road trip with the all – new S-MAX in partnership with Ford. Find out […]
Dane Garvik from Specialized talks about the 2016 Fatboy fat-bike line up during the Outdoor Demo at Interbike 2015. The Fatboy line has expanded for 2016 with the introduction of Carbon S-Works, Expert and Comp models to compliment the Fatboy fat-bike line including the Helga women’s specific fat-bike as well as 20 and 24-inch models. […]
Fat-bike Birkie and National Fat-bike Champion, Will Ross, gives us a brief intro to the new 9:Zero:7 Team edition race bike. Shown at the Outdoor Demo during Interbike 2015, the Team Edition here was built up sub-19 pounds! http://907bikes.com
In this video from the show floor at Interbike 2015 Eric from Revelate Designs show us his new, custom Pogies for the Jones Loop Bar. http://www.revelatedesigns.com
From the Show Floor at Interbike 2015 Andy from HED Cycling shows us new 24 and 26 inch aluminum Fat-bike wheels. In this video you will hear Andy extolling the virtues of 24-inch fat-bikes and 24-inch fat-bike wheels. To see more about what can make a 24-inch fat-bike a real consideration for riders of smaller […]
Our long lost amigo, Erik Ross, follows up his Wallpaper Waterfall Wednesday post with a sweet video that features footage from both Iceland and Ontario, thus we get Ontaland….or perhaps Icelario? Here’s what Erik shared about this week’s Fat (video) Tuesday. Anything with trees is Ontario. I was too caught up in the actual rides in […]
Chris from Cannonade show us the new Fat Caad Fat-bike for 2016 during the Outdoor Demo at Interbike 2015.
JP from Lamere Cycles talks Fat and Plus Bikes at Interbike 2015.
Paul Price from Paul Component Engineering shows us his upcoming “Set and Forget” Thru Axle Skewers at Interbike 2015.
Fuzzy John shows the the new Fatback carbon trail fat-bike called the Skookum at interbike 2015. Building on their frozen tundra winning bikes, Fatback is now entering the 3-season fat-bike fray with the Skookum.
Dusty from Revelate Designs introduces us to the Wampack winter hydration pack. The Wampack has several innovative design features to make a bladder-type hydration pack more suited to winter riding and any riding where the temperatures are below freezing. Check out the video and visit revelatedesigns.com for more info.
Tim from Red Bear Products shows us the Kuroshiro 105mm, carbon, fat-bike rim at interbike 2015. Check out http://redbearproducts.com.
We caught up with our man Chris Reichel from plusbikes.com at the Outdoor Demo during interbike 2015 and checked out the Devinci Hendrix full-suspension, 120mm travel, 27-plus bicycle.
Sven and I shot this I-Phone video of the assembly and mounting bikes on the second test subject, in our Fat Hitch Rack Shootout, All of our testers have chimed in with their impressions of how each rack performed. Of course, this is all leading up to Saturday, when we reveal how each of our 4 racks stacked up […]
Fun times two! Bill McReady from Santana Cycles show us their new Fat-bike Tandem at interbike 2015. Gomez and I had a ride on it and it really is a blast! Learn more about Santana Tandems at http://santanatandem.com.
Ahhh the french! Put on that pretty pink dress and get rad, Monsieur! www.fatbike-france.fr is a discussion forum for French fat-bikers and they’re the cats behind this clip. Fat-Bikes are a world wide, four season, fun factory! Punch in – kick back – get rad! Do you put your time in at the Fat-Bike Fun Factory? […]
From the 100 degree day at the Outdoor Demo during interbike 2015, Steve from Borealis introduces the carbon Crestone fat-bike as well as the new carbon Elite rims made through a collaboration with Reynolds. Check out more at http://fatbike.com.
Preston from VeeTire Co gives us a look at the Snowshoe 2XL which is currently the largest fat-bike tire at 5.05″. For more info check out http://veetireco.com.
Chris from Marin Bikes introduces us to the new Pine Mountain 2 27-plus bike at interbike 2015. With a steel Columbus Thron tube set, XT 1×11, KS LEV dropper and Fox 34 fork, this bike is aimed at the high-performance 27-plus rider.
Sean Coffey from Ritchey Bicycle Components reintroduces the Commando as a modern fat-bike. Ritchey is one of the best in the world at steel tubes and the fat-bike platform is a perfect way to pay homage to the original go-anywhere bike the Ritchey Commando!
In this video from the Show Floor at interbike 2015, Erik Noren from Peacock Groove talks about their high-performance, 24-inch Fat-bike designed so people of small stature have a proportionately-sized fat-bike!
Sov from Surly Bikes gives us the low down on the new Wednesday fat-bike during the Outdoor Demo at Interbike 2015. The Wednesday is a new symmetrical fat-bike that will retail for $1500! A super price point for entry onto the Surly family. Will have more info on fat-bike.com when we get to throw out […]
In this fat-bike.com video, Steve from Borealis introduces the new Flume at interbike 2015. The Flume is a well-specced entry into the Borealis family. Check it out at fatbike.com.
Hey! I’m your new apparel editor Natalia “Giant Mendez,” and I’m super stoked to be bringing you products, info, and news on all things clothing related! I’m based in Minneapolis and there’s no shortage of year round trails, bike paths, and races to really test these products for you folks. Check out the video for some back […]
This is a well done promo for the second edition of the Snow Bike Festival that will take place in GSTAAD from January 22 to the 24, 2016. Events include a 3 Day Stage Race, Eliminator Night Race, Fun Ride, Snow Bike Party & Fat Bike EXPO. Check out Switzerland! Jumping on the fat-bike train!
Fat-Bike.com’s, UK correspondent, Jeff Price, combined two of my favorite things in this week’s look at the gorgeous coastline of Wales. Jeff shared his Monday night ride with us, in what he calls “a quick edit of his local beach and singletrack”. How can you go wrong with a ride that has both fat-bikes and […]
Fatbassador, Travis from Anchorage, AK sent in this report on a local trail known as The Power Line Trail for obvious reasons. Check out the report and thanks, Travis! Last week my good friend Al Heckart and I decided to head up to the Anchorage hillside for a ride on the Power Line Trail. We […]
Our amigo from Spain, Ruben Sevilla, is back with a sequel to his ‘Wheelie Boys‘ clip and this time, he’s showing off some of the terrain that makes fat-bikes a perfect fit for Spain. The first half of the clip is a rutted climb that would make a goat trip and when Ruben tops […]
My First Beach Ride By Jeff Price It’s nearly two years since I first got my fat bike, the 2014 Salsa Mukluk from Keep Pedalling, Manchester, UK. I knew the type of riding I could do was going to be different, but wow, it’s been a totally new riding experience. After 2 weeks the Surly […]
A nicely done video done by the folks from the Coos Cycling Club who held the first Fat Bike Race in the Northeast in January 2014 in heart of the White Mountains at Moose Brook State Park in Gorham, NH. About 50 competitors rode the first year in 5 degrees F/-20 wind chill conditions!
A little over five years ago, Mike Curiak joined Eric Parsons, Dylan Kentch, Doom Fishfinder, and Roman Dial for a tour of SE Alaska. They rode the beach out of Yakutat and traveled along Alaska’s outer coast, via fat-bike and packraft to Glacier Bay. Five years ago, most of us were just trying to figure out how to put […]
Our video this week is from our long time friend from Scotland, Bruce Mathieson! Bruce took his Pugsley out for a bit of a spin, but we’ll let him tell you about it in his own words. Hey Gomez, hope you are well and having a good summer! Here is a wee film you may want to […]
Here’s a video from our amigo Deo that qualifies as both Fat (video) Tuesday and Wheelie Wednesday! Just another day in the life, up there in eastern coastal Canada! What’s your day look like? You could let us know if you like. All you have to do is send a post card to the church […]
Our rants about the bike industry not believing in the ‘year round’ awesomeness of fat-bikes must be working! We just received this from our Amigo, Justin, from Whiskey Parts up there at the QBP Mothership. Whisky Parts Co. wants to remind you that Summer is here and to get out on the trails. The Whisky No.9 70w […]
Matt Haiduk sent us a clip of some late summer suburban fat-bike funski’s on the Fox River. The fat-bike dot com research bunker and testing grounds are nestled in the terminal moraines about 70 miles (as the crow flies) up river from where Matt plies his trade as a fat-bike evangelist to the brothers and […]
Mike Ripley tagged us in this video on twitter and it made me want to go and ride the Oregon coast, now, more than ever! Mike is the man behind mudslinger events in Oregon and our long lost fat-bike cousin. This clip is practically guaranteed to send you searching travel sites for tickets to Portland! Share your […]
In Search of the Storm is a story of India’s first fat biking expedition that took three riders to the Indian village, Chitkul at the Indo-Tibetan border during the dead of the Himalayan winter. You can read the full story on www.untold.in/insearchofthestorm. Share your Adventures You don’t have to be some place exotic to collect dramatic pixels of […]
Our newest Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot and long time amigo, Jeff Price sent us another in long line of killer video’s from the UK. Jeff is awaiting the arrival of a MAXX Haraxdax that he’ll be reviewing for us, after he gets back from holiday with the fam. Here’s what JP had to say […]
Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number #56 Friday, May, 15th- 2015 – Interview with Ned Overend Sven and Gomez are joined in the studio by Mr. J.K. Livin. The weekly dose of fat is sponsored by the good folks at Surly Bikes. Surly sells steel cycles across the seven seas. Learn more at http://surlybikes.com. […]
Arto Keipi sent us a video of his time on the northern coast of Estonia. You may want to turn down your volume on this one, because the surf sound is pretty loud intermittently through the clip. The scenery is gorgeous and I have to admit, that I had to go to the word atlas […]