Chewey was lucky enough to catch the cycling icon Tom “Hurl” Everson just before he finished packing and moving himself and his incredible collection of cycling nostalgia to Portland, OR. ...
Show #111 – JT joins Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio for some spirited banter! Talkin’ Schmack CAMBA Trails are open – https://cambatrails.org/all-camba-trails-are-open/ ReTodd has passed – ...
We got a pair of Teravail’s newest gravel tire called the Washburn. The Washburn comes in Tan – Light and Supple or Durable and Black – Light and Supple or ...
PHOTOGRAPHER: Ryan Hill – Athletes: Rebecca Rusch, Chris Burkard, & Angus Morton Famed explorer and National Geographic photographer Chris Burkard has completed the first north to south unsupported fat bike crossing of ...
What can I say that hasn’t already been said?Singlespeeders get off moreLess Gears, More BeersI’m too dumb to shift Pick one and be done – gear that is. As far as I know, my first bike was a single speed and maybe yours was too. The concept is the same, why pay extra for something […]
This time on the Pneu Podcast, we wrap up our Women Who Rock series with Amanda Nauman! She’s a Two-time Queen of Kanza, and current holder of the Los Padre Traverse FKT*. Amanda is an elite CX race, gravel racer, podcaster, and promoter. Listen up on how she approaches all these different disciplines. *After recording […]
John Trusky joins Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio and we have a chat with Allroy from Ontario and check in with Big Sexy who is in Virginia Beach this week. Talkin’ Schmack Around the HoodBlack House on Holtonkitchen/Referee @ TracksTaco Truck @ BliffertSpinner visited this weekChris From Psychic Derailleur Guest […]
BikeTribe News – Do You Funduro? – Derby On!
JohnClimber is in the Wallpaper Wednesday Hall of Fame. He’s one of our longest-running contributors. John has also been a guest on the Danger Gnome Podcast. Check out all of his amazing Wallpapers right HERE Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a […]
Joining Camelbak’s lineup this spring is the Rogue Light: A minimal pack available in a women’s specific and unisex design that has just the right amount of space to carry the essentials without holding you back! Fit/Comfort The pack utilizes body mapping technology, Air Support Light Back Panel, and a ventilated/mesh harness to fit the […]
Broome Western Australia will once again host the Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA) Fat Bike National Championships.
Show #109 – Sven, JK and Tony are in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio where we welcome Chewey from Moab and Big Sexy from Ocracoke Island. Talkin’ Schmack Oshkosh Bike EventVienna ave beer garden this SaturdayCAMBA Trail Conditions – https://cambatrails.org/trails/trail-conditions/ Doom Bars for your Klunker – A COVID story, somewhat – https://www.doombars.com – also, Gomez may […]
Jim Thielen knows a thing or two about Arbor Day. Jim hails from Alberta Canada #treehugger What a crazy week! Arbor day, Four-Twenty, and something called Earth Day! In honor of all three holidays, we’ve decided to combine a Niche Bike News with a Fat-Tribe Funskis post and call it BikeTribe News. #biketribe Gravel Panaracer […]
A couple of my homies from down in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago paired up to capture this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Robb Neff is behind the camera and my long time amigo Angry Andy is the rider. The shot was taken at the Silver Lake County Park over in Western Kenosha County (Westosha) at some […]
Rich Loftin shared his video of a gorgeous day of Snowcat shuttled fat biking from East Peak Resort near Valdez Alaska. Do you feel the need for speed? I was thinking about how this would be if it were all CRUST! Rich is all about inspiring others to get out and enjoy the outdoors. He […]
California Dream’n is coming our way with a Collaboration between State Bicycles and the Grateful Dead on a steel klunker that has me very intrigued. I’ve been talking to Chewey about this bike, because his shop is a State Dealer. He told me that he’s got two of them built and that he’s planning to […]
Welcome back to Klunkedelic! This week we’ve got some bars that most definitely contain some klunk-DNA, but have huge cross-over to other bike niches like enduro, fat, mtb, and backpacking. Doom Bars is a small custom bar maker out of ABQ New Mexico. The man behind Doom is Keaton Haire and he’s agreed to share […]
Show #108 – Joshua Sutton joins Sven, JK and Tony via the Everyday Cycles Call-in-Studio Call-in Line (717-727-2453) and Seeley Dave clues us into the conditions of CAMBA Land. Talkin’ Schmack Joshua Sutton is opening a new shop in ValpoIf you are in Milwaukee County – A bill has been introduced before the Milwaukee County […]
Have you ever wondered if hand-studded tires are as good as factory-studded ones? I spent last winter on a pair of 45NRTH Dillinger 27.5 x 4 – 120 tpi tubeless ready tires. One of them came to me as a new factory studded tire and the other one was ridden for a season of dirt […]
Pretty stoked about sharing a new photographer, Rich Loftin in a Wallpaper Wednesday Series. Rich’s first Wallpaper Wednesday feature is still up on my desktop as I type this. Valdez Alaska looks like just about the most rad spot on earth to rip around on a fat bike. Enjoy the Stoke Amigos! Got your own […]
I’ve had a busy few weeks getting some fine riding in and a few bivvies to make up for what I’ve missed doing the past few months. One of those bivvies was in my favourite place of Cwm Eigiau. Back in late March I posted a video https://fat-bike.com/2021/03/85-days/ of me checking out future over night […]
Shoulder Covers for Shoulder Season There is nothing worse than being under dressed for a long day in the saddle. It is often the defining factor whether you’re going to enjoy the day or not. Last month I presented you with a few options to keep your lower half high and dry during the shoulder […]
Click the flyer for more Information! Our Gnomefest Cousin Joe and his amigo Derek are building some Full Metal Klunk in the form of an event entitled May Day Mayhem to North Central Iowa on May 1st. Trust me when I say that Iowa knows how to throw a bike party! I bet this will […]
Lets put the ape back in April with another dose of Fat-Tribe Funskis, shall we? Charlie Vogel is from Marshalltown Iowa. That’s his blue Surly Wednesday harmonizing with some spring wildflowers. #putthewildinwildflowers Fatskey, 3 Farleys and 2 Sandworms – H. Trent from Athens, Tennesee Fat bike enthusiast Eric Olson’s Borealis from Colorado Springs. Home of […]
Show #107 – 4/7/21 – Sven, Tony and JK are, once again in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio talking the usual blathery and taking a call from Big Sexy who is lounging in Myrtle Beach! Talkin’ Schmack eBikes no longer defined as motor vehicles by the BLM – https://electricbikeaction.com/e-bikes-no-longer-defined-as-motor-vehicles/ Decorah TripSarmas on then APeOther Brother Darryls on […]
Revelate Nano Pannier Bikepacking has evolved over recent years from using panniers to strapping bags to various places on your bike. Panniers are still used but it’s mostly for touring as you can get away with filling them up and not worry too much about the weight. With that, there was a gap, a pannier […]
Bill Hartz is back as our Wallpaper Wednesday feature artist. Bill’s straight out of the four one four and rides a Framed fat-bike all over the brew-city. You can check out more of Bill’s photography at Velonaut Images. You can always check out the Wallpaper Wednesday archives if you love gorgeous photos of fat-bike fun […]
Bruce Mathieson is back with a Fat Tuesday Video with a message and Shimano’s All Bodies on Bikes – Something that we support with all of our hearts!
New Series – Klunkedelic!
The Framed Bikes Montana Full Suspension Fat-Bike gets a first look from our newest BBR Test Pilot Byrone
Show #106 – 3/31/21 – Sven, JK and Tony are in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio talking their usual schmack and the welcome Seeley Dave Schlabowske to chat AirBNBs in the Northwoods, seedy (not Seeley) bars in NoWis, the prospects of a warm weather fatbike race and CAMBA trail conditions. Talkin’ Schmack https://www.singletracks.com/mtb-trails/support-backcountry-trails-while-making-new-memories-on-the-backcountry-bike-challenge/The Plywood Palace […]
Balmy sunny days in the UK With parts of the US experiencing some cold times of late, the UK saw some near record temperatures at the end of March. So with ‘warm’ weather coupled with the start of 2 weeks off work, this was the perfect time to get one of my bivvies in again […]
Rich Loftin took this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday Feature Photo at the Valdez Glacier in Alaska. Rich’s KTM Fatty is surrounded by the surreal light bending glasslike textures of glacial ice in one of the best photos that we’ve had the privilege to share in 2021! It’s on my desktop…what’s on yours? Got your own Wallpaper […]
Damian Drobyk is a paramedic from Poland. He’s ridden his bike and traveled across six continents (66 countries). His expeditions have covered 100,000 kilometers and he’s climbed over 1,000,000 meters. The highest elevation that he’s reached was when he rode over the 5805m Uturuncu volcano in Bolivia during a six-month trip through South America. Damian […]
I’ve been riding a set of Fatback’s Big Su 27.5 Carbon Wheels for the last month on my Fatback Corvus FLT. March is a great time to experience virtually, all four seasons in America’s Dairyland. I just mounted my third different set of tires on our test wheels to keep up with the rapid transition […]
Join Sven, JK and Tony as they welcome JT and Sam D to the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio and Chewey calls-in to talk about his bone crushing experience recently. FYI, I am writing this post from rather chilly Ephriam on Wisconsin’s Door County Peninsula where I’ve come with nary a bike for a bit of […]
Outside + Bozeman = Oboz Oboz Bridger 10″ Insulated Boots
They say a picture says a thousand words. Two of this photo’s words might be face plant! Here’s what the photographer had to share about his opus. I’ve been meaning to send (you) this shot. The splat happened on a downhill, (when) my front tire punched through the crust, and OTB I went. Tom Gill – New […]
We all know it’s been one hell of a 12 months, there are many sad stories of loved ones lost. We have had restrictions put in place which has affected our mental health as well as our (my) weight! So when the Welsh Government lifted the restrictions on the Stay at Home so that meant […]
Pekka Lintusaari made a film about his three-week trip to Kiilopää Lapland Finland! We think that it totally rocks! What do you think, Erv? Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming hard drive. Send your pics and videos to uncle […]
What Are You Wearing? Print Edition: Riding Pants It’s that time of year in the north country. The snow is melting, the trails are (most likely) unrideable, and most roads are a messy soup of slush, salt, and grit. While much of the snow is gone it’s March and that means we should expect one […]
The Danger Gnome Podcast Dropper Post Show on the First day of Spring 2021!
Join Sven, JK and Tony as they welcome Ke Lyons in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio and Shannon Chapwesk calls in to talk about his Fatbike Birkie experience this year.
A rare March singletrack ride – photo by ~gomez~ Heaven help us, March tries to turn us all into roadies until the frost comes out of the ground and the trails start to drain after being frozen for the last few months. Every once in a great while the March thaw is swift and allows […]
Grassroots racing is still alive and kicking in Wisconsin
Show #103 – 3/10/21 Join Sven, JK and Tony as they welcome John Trusky to the studio and field calls from Dave Fuckin’ Lunz, Chuck Willy and, from the swampland of Texas, Big Sexy. Throw back photo of Chuck Willy at the Pugsley Worlds in Decorah right about 10 years ago! My Mom’s Birthday today!If […]
We’re back with fat-tribe funskis from our readers, so let’s dive right in! A wee bit of the green for St. Fatties Day from Sean Moore. Here’s a picture of a Blackborow on the shore of Cayuga Lake near King Ferry, NY. The water level is lowered in the winter to prevent flooding which opens […]