Masahiro Matsushima shot this week’s fat-bike centerfold for Wallpaper Wednesday. A beautiful custom Retrotec. Two of the coolest cats that I know ride a Retrotec. Julio dot com and mi ...
The Art of Staying Light and Fat – Whisky No.9 76W rims Written by Adam Blake, Photos by Gomez If you’ve read some of my recent gear reviews, you know ...
Show #100 – One-Wheel Wayne stopped in today to chat rollin’, growin’, traveling and other topics of great import. Talkin’ Schmack EDC Mention in this story, sort of – https://onmilwaukee.com/articles/house-of-rad-first-look Jeff ...
We’ve been blessed with an extended visit from the Polar Vortex over the last ten days and I’ve been fortunate to have logged some time in temps below zero. That ...
Downieville, CA – Feb 23rd, 2021: Home to hundreds of miles of maintained multi-use trail, the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship (SBTS) is creating a Trails Master Plan, laying out a world-class multiple-use trail system, providing an economic recreation asset for severely disadvantaged communities across Plumas, Sierra and Lassen counties in the Lost Sierra region of […]
This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is an ‘inside job’. I shot this out at the Kettle Moraine State Forest recently in a field of paper trees. It’s my Fatback Corvus FLT that I call Ten Beers. It’s been my computer’s desktop image since the day that I took it and now it can be yours too! […]
Less than a month ago, Kona’s in-house cinematographer, Joonas Vinnari headed north from his home in Helsinki, Finland to Lapland to film with a group of Kona riders onboard an assortment of Kona fat bikes. The sneak peeks we received looked absolutely amazing. Now we get to share the final film with you! Would you […]
photo by Ed Newman Fat Tuesday. Mardi Gras. Carnivale. Shrove Tuesday. International Pancake Day. It doesn’t matter which name that you prefer, tomorrow is a great day to enjoy a ride and perhaps a beverage or two. Fat Tuesday is the middle-child of the triple crown of fat-bike holidays so here’s a pretty solid plan […]
We’re back with another Faturday morning post featuring photos from our readers from all over the place. Let’s get right to it! My friend, David Tinnes, suggested I submit some pics to your site. Yesterday’s ride was quite glorious. After work, I went for a solo ride through two local parks. I expected to only […]
Show #99 – With JK on holiday, Sven and Tony man the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio where we welcome Seeley Dave on the Call in Studio phone line to chat trail grooming, bikes and get some photography tips from a guy who takes some of the best images on the web! Talkin’ Schmack Tax Incentives […]
My New Favorite Thing: The Kora Holocene Vest: I have claimed a number of favorite things over the years. When I was seven years old my favorite thing was my Steve Austin Six Million Dollar Man action doll. By ten I moved on to my California Free-Former skateboard. At thirteen it was my Mongoose […]
Joel Dohm is back with today’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Joel sent us a photo of his Rocky Mountain Blizzard taken in front of the concrete head of a giant toy robot (well that’s what it looks like to me). We featured Joel in a Reader’s Ride(s) column back in August. You can check out all of […]
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Race Classes 7K Award Classes: Under 17 | 18-29 | 30-39 | 40-49 | 50-59 | 60+ 21K Award Classes: Under 17 | 18-29 | 30-39 | 40-49 | 50-59 | 60+ Schedule 8:00 AM – Check-In/Register10:00 AM – Race Starts – Staggered Start1:00 PM – Zip Line Opens3:00 PM – Drawing for Fat Bike […]
Show #98 – Big Sexy calls in from his winter habitat in Hammond, Louisiana to fill in the crew about his summer riding plans with Heather, his Schwinn Meridian tricycle. listen as he reveals his rout east, up the east coast, back to the midwest (with a stop in Milwaukee!) and then back south again. […]
Today’s Danger Gnome Podcast provides a rich mosaic storyboard that chronicles what our Bike Black Ribbon gang members wear on their Head, Hands & Feet on winter bike rides. We wanted to give you a ‘real-world’ cross-section of what a group of experienced winter cyclists chooses to wear. It ended up to be over two-hours […]
Our amigo Bill Hartz grabbed a shot of Milwaukee’s Lakefront sunrise. This is Bill’s third Wallpaper Wednesday feature. Bill has been sharing some really nice fat-bike photos with us. I sent him a message asking him if he had anything wintery on his camera and the next day he shot a few and sent them […]
Today we present a film from the Valdez Adventure Alliance entitled Blue. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and if you include your mailing address, we’ll send you some stickers […]
I think like many of us, my inner twelve year old is bursting at the seams to get out and ride at a huge fat-bike party with beer and FUN! The Sweaty Yeti at Levis has always been an event that brings me back to the early days of fat-bike racing. With the Covid 19 […]
Events and Options Fat Bike The course will include groomed trails at Lowes Creek County Park. You can choose to enter into the categories of 1 or 2 laps. Tires must be 3.5” or larger. Course information will be available as we get closer to the event dates. Snowshoe Choose 5K and 10K courses similar […]
Our readers generously share their fat-bike fun with us in so many different channels from all over the globe. Today we’re sharing a few of the ones from the last little bit. Our friends Ronsta & Beth frequently win facebook with their adventures. I asked if I could post this shot to break the internet […]
Show #97 1/27/21 – While Sven JK and Tony languish in the snow globe reality of a Milwaukee Winter, Milwaukee transplant and newly minted Anchorage resident, Dan Sipin, calls the boys to discuss him move, impressions of the bike scene in Anchorage and other valuable topics! Electricification of the Schlick Water Buffalo long tail fatbike […]
Los primos de Salsa have announced their Fargo, Vaya, and Marrakesh bicicletas have an updated spec and new colorways for 2021. There are no changes to the frame or forks on these models. 2021 STEEL LINEUP Fargo is the original drop-bar 29″ mountain bike. It’s designed and built for mixed-surface riders who crave freedom and variety […]
A couple of our crew wear Gore bibs and jerseys and this year, Greg Gentle and I are working together on a review of the new Winter line. We published a first look at the lineup here and I interviewed Amy Evans from GORE® WEAR here. I have to say that the new generation of fabrics […]
Due to local lock down restrictions here in Wales, all exercise has to be done starting and finishing from home. Luckily for me, the coast isn’t too far away and to get there is pretty scenic too. Check it out… Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, […]
Click the Flyer For More INFO! Wisconsin’s Northwoods in January! What Could Be Better? About the Event Race Plate Pick up and waiver signing will begin at 7:30am and will end 15 minutes before each race. Beginner Race will be a 1 lap race-approximately 5 miles Intermediate Race will be a 2 lap race-approximately 9 […]
Show #96 sees Sven, JK and Tony in the studio chatting about a bit of divergent topics. There are bikes at some point though so fear not! Talkin’ Schmack Electrifying a Schlick Water Buffalo longtail cargo bike!Sale on all remaining Club Ride inventory 30% – 40% off!New Dynamic Soaring Speed Record in my “other” hobby. […]
HED Cycling Products has released a new addition to its Emporia line of gravel wheels, giving the alloy Emporia GA Pro a totally chrome finish with the Emporia GA Pro – Silver Edition.
I received a note from one of my amigos that I met at Gnome-Fest, Joe Kisley. The bike life is good up in the upper midsection of Iowa by the looks of things. There’ll be more from Joe in the coming weeks, but today we’ve got a little something that we like to call Wallpaper […]
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Nikita Solenov made a short video from a Surf/Bike trip to Hoddevik, Norway. I’ve been talking with Chris Daisy about surfing and fat-biking in the same month (December) and then this film from Norway caught my eye. It makes me want to seek out more remote coastal areas to explore. #wetandwild Would you share your […]
Show #95 – Sven, JK and Tony welcome Sam D to the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio while Dave Fuckin’ Lunz calls in with some field reporting. Talkin’ Schmack Dan in AnchorageNo fatbikes up there, no lights evenPort Washington beach reportNY Man Sues Trek for $5M Over WaveCel Helmet Claims – https://www.singletracks.com/mtb-news/ny-man-sues-trek-for-5m-over-wavecel-helmet-claims/ https://www.designboom.com/design/clip-e-bike-conversion-kit-01-09-2021/ https://www.clip.bike Show Guest – Sam […]
the Pneu Podcast’s “Women Who Rock” Series Premier with Beth Morford – owner and mechanic at Frontier Bikes in Eudora Kansas
Press Release: Endura Water Proof Sock II Endura is famous for their shorts. But they also make some of the best foul weather gear on the planet to keep riders warm and dry. Endura’s recent addition to the Hummvee collection is the Water Proof Sock II. Hummvee Waterproof II sock Highlights: 3 Layer construction for […]
Matthew Coote sent in some great shots of his quiver of fatties for this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. This is what he shared with us about his slide show. Last few wallpapery pretties of the bikes before I hide them for the winter and get the winter workhorse ready to roll. (This is the) first year […]
Craig Hays from Holland, Michigan sent us a video that brings back memories of a bikepacking trip where a bunch of us rode long tails and trailer hacks to Silver Lake a few years back. Here’s what Craig added about his vid. Here’s a bit of video from a weekend riding the Fatboy on the […]
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The Danger Gnome Podcast – January 2021
Show #94 – “Seeley” Dave Schlabowske, the new, as of the first of the year, Executive Director of CAMBA, (Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association), calls-in from beautiful Seeley, WI where he is making his new home and posting videos of the trails! As usual, Sven, JK and Tony do their foolishness! Festive Nomad! Talkin’ Schmack […]
The godfather of fat-bike beach riding, Mr. Bruce Mathieson, catalogues Scotland’s incredible coastal paradise with videos that have been an inspiration for around the last ten years. He’s really been cranking out some great stuff during the Covid lockdowns in the UK. Bruce had this to say about his latest film. Been a crazy year […]
Pat Morrison sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. He shot his Fatboy at Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve in Rockford, IL. It was 4° below zero, but the water flowing from the spring never freezes. More about Pat’s bike here – https://fat-bike.com/2015/05/st-pat-gets-fat/ Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the […]
Today on F(v)T we visit the scorching scenery of Norway for some fat-bike adventure-fun. It’s the first video of the new year! It’s all Fat FUN in 2021! 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 […]
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12/30/20 Show #93 Sorry, Didn’t See Dave Called and Other MusingsDangle Supply – https://danglesupply.com/products/dark-lords-darkest-ti-cobb WMSE.org Store – https://www.wmse.org/store/ Show Guest – Well, next week it will be CAMBA’s new Executive Director, Dave Schlabowske! JK with Accumulation Ale, WMSE bandana and RW24 shirt! Show Beer New Belgium Accumulation White IPA6.2% abvhttps://www.newbelgium.com/beer/accumulation/ Shit worth Doin Polar Plunge watch […]
Let’s take a look back at the year’s Best Wallpaper Wednesday images from 2020. January Ben Robertson sent us a shot of his dog, Remy, and his fat-bike out for a ride on Strawberry Pass near Rossland British Columbia. February Jay Cable shot this at Fairwell Lakes on the Iditarod Trail between Rainy Pass and […]
It’s a crazy smoove frozen world out there. Skates and studs do a pretty good imitation of flight in today’s F(v)T presentation by Jay Glass. When the temps drop and there’s a lack of snow, frozen marshes, swamps, ponds, and lakes make for super-fun good times as long as you have studded tires and boots. […]
Sean Fitzgerald has come up with a new take on this virtual race thing in Jasper Alberta, Canada. Sean shared with us “People are trying to find motivation and activity so we are hosting the Jasper Winter Race series which has a fat bike category included. It adheres to all the COVID restrictions but still […]