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Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series

This is the longest running and highest (elevation) Fat-Bike Race series in this great land! Just click on the flyer (above) and you’ll be transferred to the Cloud City Wheelers web page, where you can track down all the essential information to attend one of these fine races. You may even run into samsquantch! The […]

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So Many Events! There's the Winter Color Festival at Southern Kettles and many more! Check out the Event Calendar.

Weekly Dose of Bruce – 1-6-17

We find ourselves, once again, in prime time, fat-bike race season! There’s an event every weekend, between now and the Ides of March. This week, I worked on my travel schedule and I’m visiting Michigan and Minnesota for starters, but first……we’re going to slip over the border and record the Weekly Dose of Fat Show […]

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First Look – Otso Voytek

It is kind of funny, last year/season we saw a flood of similar “me-to” fat bikes from manufacturers trying to jump on the fat bike bandwagon. Everyone seemed to want to pile on the fat bike craze. From those heady times, we have seen some really interesting and fresh bikes emerge for the 2017 season. […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fat Bike Super Cut

Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot, Dustin Carlson put together what he’s calling the “Fat-Bike Supercut”…..some people call it a kaiser blade……I call it a slingblade. Three out of four dentists recommend that you hit play and read the very few words of the man, his own bad self…. I can’t express enough how much fun […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat (2016 Review) – 12-30-16

  Well, boys and girls, we’ve reached the end of another beautiful and interesting trip around the sun (best Dirty Harry voice) and this being the final installment of the Weekly Dose of Fat, the most powerful dose of fat-bike news, rants, and adventure in the World; You’ve gotta ask yourself one question…..are fat-bikes still fun […]

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Event Spotlight – The Farmhand Fat Bike Race

The Farmhand Fat Bike Race is one of the original events that goes way back to the beginning of “fat bike racing” in Michigan! The FFBR is the third event in the, self proclaimed, ‘Largest Fat Bike Racing Series in these United States of America’ the Great Lakes Fat Bike Series. For more info about […]

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First Look – 2017 Borealis Flume – by Dustin Carlson

    Borealis is known for making top notch fat bikes. Their design and attention to detail is best in the business. We all know that the high end, carbon “Crestone” models are great, but Borealis also has the aluminum “Flume” line. The geometry is much the same between the two models, with the major […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 12-23-16

Tristan Klien showing the kids how it’s done at the post-race festivities during Urban Jungle Cross 5 in MKE. Tristan is co-owner at Coast In Bikes in Milwaukee. The photo was shot by Dale Reince. Fat-bike Links Tyninghame sands – http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2016/12/tyninghame-sands.html Jill talks about a music playlist for Iditarod. – http://www.jilloutside.com/2016/12/2016-iditarod-playlist.html How to build a fat-bike groomer – http://stjlabs.com/teachers/tc2/tc2_files/HowtoBuildourGroomer.pdf […]

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South Shore Cyclery’s Frosty Hog

South Shore Cyclery in Milwaukee is a putting on another Frosty Hog in 2017 as a fundraiser to benefit the Cudahy Community Education and Recreation Department in Southeast Wisconsin. The race is held in Milwaukee’s Sheridan Park on the bluffs above Lake Michigan. Awesome views, spectator friendly, short track fat-bike racing at it’s best! Race […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fat-bike Icicle

Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link below to open the full-sized version which you can right-click to save. 1920 x 1440 (4:3) 1920 x 1200 1920 x 1080 (16:9) Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We’d like to share your fat-bikes photos from around the world! If […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Frensham

Tomorrow is the first day of Winter on the earth’s northern hemisphere, so that make’s this Yule’s Eve; or as your favorite cable TV meteorologist might refer to as the winter solstice. I like to say it’s the shortest day of the year (even though each day is 24 hours long, more or less). The […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – The Big and the Small – Vosges – France

Loïc took this photo of his daughter’s fat-bike. The bike is originally a Scrapper, which he modified: Painting, hydraulic brakes, hanger, stem, saddle, etc… Perfect to accompany her father who rolls on a custom made French frame refined by Edelbikes in Chartreuse. Location: France – Vosges. Check out the Fatbike France Forum at http://fatbike-france.fr. Download the appropriate size and use […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 12-9-16

    Howdy, y’all! Sven here, out on a gig in Las Vegas awaiting the delivery of my bike from the home front that got shipped via Bikeflights on Monday. Should be there today! Whoo, hooo! I’ve used Bikeflights many times and have always been happy with the service. If you have to send a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fat-bikes and Beavers

Christian from Beaver Guard sent in this week’s photo as he hunted for signs of the namesake to his company. Evidence of the critters was clear and Christian likens himself to the eager beaver who is working hard for his lunch! Check out fat-bike mudguards at http://beaverguard.ca. You can also check out our reviews of  Beaver […]

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The Surly Big Fat Dummy

  Back in September, I visited the QBP corporate campus in sunny Bloomington MN, for an opportunity to meet and talk with Surly’s product development team about a project that’s been in the pipeline for quite some time. I learned of the existence of the Big fat Dummy project about the time that the Ice […]

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