Bobby Dahlberg from Cogburn tells us about what sets the Cogburn CB4 apart from most other fat-bikes out there.
We caught up with Salsa’s Mike Riemer to talk about the full suspension Bucksaw, why it took a while to get the bike production ready and why now is the perfect time to introduce the bike into the market.
David Gabrys of 45NRTH did a brief demo seating a Vanhelga tubeless tire on a Whisky No 9 carbon rim at Saddle Drive yesterday.
Our amigo Will from Team CoreCo and La Ruta de los Conquistadores, shot a nice video of a couple of his team riders tearing up some flow trail along with (braaap!) sweet jumps down in Costa Rica on their new Borealis Echos. Makes me wanna go ride! Inspire some Inspiration? Send us your sweet fat-bike vids […]
Any video with Musk Oxen is money, in my world. Francois Carrier Deziel and his amigo Guillaume Bedard took their fat-bikes out to what locals call Dry Bay, near Ungava Bay for an overnight fat-pack. Great terrain and cool music make for some sweet tundra trippin! Tell us how you trip Share your photos and […]
It’s Sven’s Birthday and Independence Day (my favorite holiday) so we took the day off and let our euro-amigos take over the site with a “behind-the-scenes” quick edit of a film, shot in Lapland this winter. Damien rode in support for Nathalie Courtet using a Fat-Bike, made by Salamandre Cycles. Natalie was travelling across Lapland on […]
Paul from Gates sent us this video of former pro downhiller Frank Schneider rip pin’ up the Harz Mountains in Germany on his Nicolai Argon FAT Pinion with Gates Carbon Drive. It is one of the most high performance fat bike videos we’ve seen!
Experience Deo Quatro! Deo’s been busy developing his repertoire of camera mounts and jedi riding techniques. I love these videos for a lot of reasons, but I always think about how, my man, Deo is riding a basic, heavy (by carbon standards) fat-bike and enjoying the hell out of it! So maybe stop worrying about […]
The 9:Zero:7 boys up there in Anchorage have been keeping busy. The just finished their first video that supports what we’ve been saying for years. Fat bikes make really fun trail bikes! And now with the unbelievably light and burley, fat-carbon bikes, like the 9:Zero:7 Whiteout, it’s a whole new ball game! Take your fat-bike out on your local […]
Our man Deo takes us on a free forest thrash along with a mud bath and some groovy dancing. Then he sets his camera on varmint mode. Groundhogs could be called fat-varmints. right? Power to the Varmints. Power to the Varmints, Right On! Do you have a varmint fetish? Have you ever ridden a goat? […]
Rusty Knorr sent us his second video that we’ve shared here on fat dash bike dot com. Rusty and his amigo, John, went on a Sub 24 overnight in Washington State. This is what he had to say about the trip. I took my friend John out for a sub24 to an area called the “Ancient […]
Check out (MKE) Homie, Aristotle Peters, all smooth, like buttah, on his Schlick Cycles Ape at Ray’s Indoor MTB Park, up on 76th Street in Beer-Town. Aris has been testing an 11 Nine fork for the past ten months and it looks like he, just might have figured this ‘fat-bike’ thing out. There’s talk of a fat-fork shootout […]
In 2013 Bjørn Olson and Brent Phillips hopped aboard a cargo ship destined for the far shore of Alaska’s Cook Inlet with fat-bikes, packrafts, minimal food, even less camping gear and a burning desire to go. Through beach, tundra, swamp and mud they rode, pushed, hauled and kicked their bikes through Iliamna country, with eyes always peeled for […]
The second Forth Fat took place recently in North Berwick, Scotland and Tommy sent us this video to give you all a sense of what you missed if you did’t make the event. Had a good ride lately? We’d love to share your videos! Shoot me a link to your hosted video and we will […]
I had the pleasure of meeting Randy Armstrong at the Frosty Bottom awards ceremony when I visited Anchorage in January. Randy is also a past winner of our photo contest from a couple of years back! He sent me a video that he put together about a ride that he’s been dreaming about. This is what […]
Things in the fat-bike video business must be pretty good up there in Canada’a Atlantic Maritime Provinces. Because frequent fat-bike video director, Shannon Burt, can now afford to hire two dogs to co-star along with his own bad self in this film from….no…. not Prince Edward Island…Shannon snuck across the bridge and shot this tree […]
This is our Fourth video in a series, by our new tribe of correspondents, up along the Atlantic Coast of Canada. Deo and Shannon Burt are playing duelling (fat-bike) videos! This video was shot and edited by Deo and took place in and around Fredericton, New Brunswick. Enjoy another fat video tuesday from Canada’s Maritime Provinces! Where […]
Meet Deo….Deo’s is an adventure-wanderer of the Canadian Atlantic Coast. D’s also a photographer and film-maker that is new to fat-biking. He bought his new Norco fatty earlier this year and is completely loving it! His home base is the snow and ice capitol of Canada’s East Coast, Moncton NB. His travels take him to places that […]
Nicholas sent us this video of a ride on his Genesis Caribou on the trail of Les 2 Alpes in the French Alps. Absolutely beautiful, Nicholas! Winter, Spring, Summer of Fall we’d love to share your videos, one and all! Shoot me a link to your hosted video and we will take a look, firstname.lastname@example.org. Make it good!
Shannon Burt sent us in another film from Prince Edward Island. This winter has created peak riding conditions at PEI’s Winter River trail. This is a mid-week getaway ride after work for fat-riding Shannon. After hearing that heavy rains were coming by week’s end, Shannon along with 4 legged friend, Detroit, hit the trail and […]
Matt Whitehead sent us few of his video clips from his trips to baja. He used a custom fat-cargo bike to tote all of his gear and his surf board up and down the Baja Coastline. Fat-Biking and Surfing! You can check out more from Matt by visiting his blog at http://www.afewsketchymoments.com/.
Snorre Mossing Sent us another great video from Norway featuring some roller coaster sections of trail near his home in Oslo. Here’s what Snorre had to share about his clip. I found fatbike gold, a little by accident – one of my favorite trails runs close to Tryvann Ski Resort, which is a bikepark in […]
This is another of those moments, when I realize soy un hombre muy afortunado! Mui…..Afortunado. I get to share fat-bike fun from all over the planet and this week we get to share a little slice of Newfoundland for everyone to enjoy! Thanks for sharing, Loyal! Send us Your Video Post Card! Send us a link […]
We’re shaking up Friday afternoon’s photo feature with a video from our amigos más cercanos, Low Pressure Productions, from up in Ottawa, Ontario. If I remember my Canadian geography correctly, I believe that would make it the capitol of the entire nation of Canada. They run a bandito race series up there on the banks of […]
Snorre Mossing sent us this video from Norway. It seems that Scandinavia is having a sparse snow season, like we’ve had in the mid-west every now and again. This is what Snorre had to share about his clip. Finally the snow came to Oslo. I had a 4 week Christmas vacation in Florida, so I […]
Don’t speak Italian? Don’t worry about it! The scenery in this trailer alone makes it worth the look. Crisp is a new adventure video about the Iditarod Trail Invitational by Fatbike: it tells the story of first european woman to complete the long distance from Knik Lake to Nome.
A Thin White Line is the story of the 2001 Iditasport adventure race featuring racers on foot, bike and ski, as they challenge the 1000 mile Iditarod Trail in the Alaskan winter. This is before modern fat-bikes were developed. We also are archiving this link to our fat-bike history page. Get out the popcorn and […]
Zach Monack is Captain of Wrenches, at Erik’s Bike Shop in Burnsville Minnesota. He made a little day in the life film noir project for us with some of those funky time beats for our listening pleasure. Here’s what Señior Zack had to say about it all… My video is a ride around Lebanon Hills in […]
Ryan Sandy sent us this week’s fat-clip straight outta Nampa Idaho! Ryan and Adam Haynes run the local bike shop, in town, called Rolling H Cycles. Ryan told us ” Fat bikes are really hitting the scene out here in Idaho and our small community of Nampa.’ These two central Idaho bike slingers, put together a […]
Here’s a blast from the past! Mark Forman contacted us about a television segment that he produced for the Discovery Channel about fat-biking before there were fat-bikes! We asked Mark to share some insights into this historic clip and here’s what he had to say. Original Budget was $55K Money got back on the project […]
Shannon Burt sent us a GFBD video from Prince Edward Island (PEI), on the east coast of Canada. This is what shannon had to say about their ride. We did our fat-bike ride this morning, and shot a little video for ya. There are about 6 fat-bike riders here in PEI, but on this particular day, […]
On Thanksgiving morning in Southern MN a group of fat bikers got together for a pre-fattening ride along the Minnesota river. Dan Oachs was the only one not on a fat bike so he did his best to pretend that he had one and filmed the event with a helmet cam. It started off a […]
The action documentary “Cold Rolled” will be released in five weekly installments beginning Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 (Global Fatbike Day). Total length of the film is approximately 20 minutes, however Cold Rolled has been developed as a series of 3-5 minute webisode chapters that will be released weekly, on Saturdays, throughout December and early January. […]
Fat Video Tuesday is Back in the Saddle with a little clip that makes me wonder how many others are waiting for winter to blow into town. This was shot in Oslo. If my calculations are correct, that puts us in Norway. Snorre Mossing created this great little clip. Show him some love over on […]
Pete Basinger put together this week’s clip of fat-bike fun, shot around Moab with some pack-rafting footage on the Green River with Mike Curiak and Borealis Bikes. What’s on your hard-drive? Send us your fat-bike funski’s a la beta-max of the future. Forget about the keyboard and let your pixels do the talking. If you can […]
Peter Basinger put together this video of the 2013 Alaska Ultrasport Iditarod Trail Invitational. Pete has done the 350 mile race 13 consecutive times and won 6 times. Pete was one of the guys in the early days of “fat bikes” using a mountain bike with 2 rims welded together to make them “wide” and has seen just about […]
Olov Stenlund shared his first fat-bike video with us last week. This is what Olov had to say about it! “I’ve had the fat bike for a week now. I just gotta say. It´s the most incredibly fun bike that I’ve ever owned. It sure is a eye catcher. If you want to be discrete […]
Fat-Bike.com is proud to present the 2009 documentary ‘Fat Bike’ by Carl Battreall! Carl’s film can always be found on our Fat-Bike History page accessed under the “Resources” Tab at the top of the home page.
Our long time amigo,Ward Whitmire, sent me this vid from the 3rd annual meet at Ocean Shores, Washington. Fourteen riders gathered out in the Pacific Northwest for a Saturday group ride and then enjoyed beers and some of the ‘best food’ on the coast at ‘Bennett’s Fish Shack’, followed by more riding and a fire on the beach. […]
Aaron Peterson is a writer-photographer-filmmaker from Marquette, Michigan. His local trails organization has developed a winter singletrack system for fat tire bikes, believed to be the first of its kind, he and his crew are making a short action documentary about it for release in November. ’till then check out the trailer!
Product managers are really starting to embrace the clever video product launch. This week’s video comes from Charge Bikes and it features the 2014 Cooker Maxi. The Cooker Maxi complete bike retails for $1599 in the US and £1200 in the UK and will be available in October of 2014. Click the photo (below) to […]
Just in time for EuroBike, German bike maker, Nicolai, is introducing the Argon Fat. The Argon comes belt ready and sports a set of beefy square aluminum stays, along with a dropper post for the ‘all mountain euro sport’ package. Chain tension is achieved with sliding drops and it looks like carbon forks out front. […]
And then there’s this from Bruce Mathieson: aka: the coastkid. Bruce is the Viceroy of Scottish Beach Cycling and rides, one hell of good wheelie! His clips of exploring the scenic beach riding around East Lothian, have inspired thousands – (myself included!) A trip to Scotland to ride fat-bikes on the beach is, most definitely, on my […]
In this short video, Grannygear from twentynineinches.com interviews Scott Stroot, from Specialized Bicycle about their new fat-bike called the Fatboy. I can’t wait to ride some of these new fat-bike offerings coming down the pike. The new 5″ ground control tire, from Specialized, is also high on the list of things to get our hands on […]