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Fat (video) Tuesday – Cole House

This Fat Tuesday video comes to us from our amigo Cole House. Cole has been on our podcast a couple of times and I knew that this cat can fly on any bicycle but I never knew that he was such an accomplished videographer! Check out the trails in Marquette Michigan and ring your cowbell […]

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Event Spotlight – The Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra

MONTANE® Yukon Arctic Ultra Organizers Look Forward to 17th Edition of the World’s Coldest and Toughest Ultra Competitors face fierce wintry conditions along the race’s route Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada — (January 7, 2020) — Since 2003, the MONTANE® Yukon Arctic Ultra (MYAU) has been held every February along the Yukon Quest Trail – the route […]

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Wolftooth Encase – First Look – by Greg Gentle

Wolf Tooth Encase Bar Kit Uncle Gomez sent me a fun little stocking stuffer this year for our inter-office gift exchange.  We didn’t have an office party this year…Unless you consider last weekend’s Fatter By The Lake event a holiday party (which I was unable to attend, despite a kind offer to carpool with fellow bike […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Beach Monster

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Olivier Descamps in the Netherlands. Here’s what Olivier shared about his photo. I took this shot last Saturday on the beach in Monster (of all places) in The Netherlands. I have a Vee Tire Mission Command on the front and a Vee Tire Fatty Slick on the […]

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Fatback Big Su 27.5 Wheelset

We’re field testing a pair of solid, lightweight Big Su 27.5 wheels from our amigos at Fatback Bikes up in Alaska. We tested and reviewed the 26″ version of Fatback’s Big Su Wheels back in 2018. You can read how they performed here. The twenty-six inch set of big su’s received high scores so when […]

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2020 Kona Woo – Long Term Review by -JP Syverud-

  This past November we introduced you to the new Kona Woo Fat Bike. The version we received came with the 12-speed NX Eagle kit. Here is the link to the first review article for all the specs and initial thoughts. https://fat-bike.com/2019/11/first-look-2020-kona-woo-by-jp-syverud. I decided to test this bike out on every style of trail condition. Someday I […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Strawberry Pass

Our First Wallpaper of 2020 comes to us from Ben Robertson. Ben sent us a shot that he took of his dog, Remy, and his Otso Voytek out for a ride on Strawberry Pass near Rossland BC. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve […]

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Wahoo Elemnt Roam Review

I’ve been using a Wahoo Element Roam GPS Cycling computer for the last 110 rides. We published an initial story about how the first phase of the Roam test went. Even though we were only at the beginning, it was clear that an old dog can learn new tricks! The Roam is as easy as […]

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Twelve Best Wallpapers of 2019!

Let’s take a look back at the year’s Best Wallpaper Wednesday images from 2019! January Tom McDonald – Grand Falls on the Dead River, Maine February Daniel Tscharnuter – The Dobratsch March John Moore – the Vernal Equinox – North of Liverpool on the Merseyside Coast April Joshua Earl – high above Ogden, Utah May […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #40 – Post Holiday Edition

Join Sven, JK and Tony on this abbreviated, post xmas edition of Full Spectrum Cycling; recorded December 26th, 2019. Sven’s new Chumba USA Stella Ti set up 27-plus joining the swans at Milwaukee’s Lakefront. Talking Schmack Polar Bear Plunge scheming sessionWednesday Night Rides starting 1/8/20 after the showShotgun Herb Chamber https://www.iozzio.life/parts/herb-chamber Wyatt Bicycles Maverick is […]

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Old Man Winter Jacket & Pants from Bontrager

Our amigos from Bontrager (Sam & Alex) are grizzled veterans in the winter cyclist’s war with wind and weather. It has to have been three or four years ago Bontrager launched their Old Man Winter (OMW) line of cold weather cycling gear. This winter, I’ll be putting both the OMW Pants and Jacket through a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – 2019 Christmas Card

photo by Jason Durick Season’s Greetings – Happy Holidays – Happy Hanukkah – Merry Quanza – Fruitful Epiphany – Groovy Yule – Hugh Jass New Year! Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a fat-bike related image that you feel is “Wallpaper Worthy”, […]

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The 8th Annual Überwintern Fatbike Festival (VT)

The Stowe Trails Partnership and Mountain Bike Vermont are at it again for 2020! MTBVT has partnered with the Stowe Trails Partnership to offer a day of fatbike revelry on powder packed singletrack. On Saturday January 11th, 2020 we will be gathering at Ranch Camp in Stowe to lead a two-wheeled charge against Old Man […]

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Event Spotlight – Cross River Ripper Fat Bike Event (Mass)

Register here – https://www.bikereg.com/the-sandy-neck-fat-bike-winter-classic#Register $75 gets you a jersey and an after party. It’s gonna be fun! All fund raising goes to: * Barnstable Land Trust  and * MassAudubon Long Pasture Wildlife SanctuaryHere are the event notes…. The Sandy Neck Fat Bike Winter Classic (SNFBWC) – first annual! – is a night time party ride on a […]

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Burning Gnomes on the Spectrum – Shelltrack Race Report (Part 2) plus Shannon Chapwesk from Hugh Jass Race #2

Relay winners  Fat-Bike Radio’s Podcast Week! It’s Part 2 of the Burning Gnomes on the Spectrum coverage of the Shelltrack – Snow Crown Race Series opener from Ryan’s on York in Manitowoc, WI. (L-R) Gomez-Jason-Amanda Spinner & Gomez interview Jason and Amanda Manders from Trail Genius along with Sarah and George Kapitz from the Snow Crown Race Series. […]

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Last Minute Gift Ideas – by Greg Gentle

Last Minute Gift Ideas for That Buddy or Loved One  You know you blew it.  It’s now the week before Christmas and you have a handful of gifts to pickup and your back is against the wall.  But you’re cool and collected. You’re not sweating it because you know you’ve got your friends at Fat-Bike.com […]

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SWRVE Kills with the Winter Shirt Jacket – by Greg Gentle

Sometimes something unexpected comes into your life that helps you rethink something.  For example, Nestle Quick replaced Bosco in my childhood home transforming chocolate milk forever.  And now, I have this shirt jacket from SWRVE that is helping me believe a company from Los Angeles can make something for winter that makes sense.  I know, […]

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The Danger Gnome Podcast – December 2019 – Ask Adam – Gary Crandall – Sam Foos – with Fatbassador Travis on the DG Afterparty

Postcards from Podcasts It’s podcast week here at fat dash bike dot com! We’re kicking off PW with a Danger Gnome Podcast that goes into overtime with four kickass guests. First, we Ask Adam Blake about plus bike rims. Then we talk with Gary Crandall about studded tires and GFBD up in Bayfield County, Wisconsin. […]

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45NRTH Wrathlorde Update

I wanted to post an update about these 45NRTH Wrathlorde 26 x 4.2 studded tires. We initially mounted these bad boys on a set of 100mm rims and published a report here. We read some of your interesting comments about the Wrathlordes on our social media feed. One cat said we had created a very […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – The Moorland

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Paul Barrett. It was a great reminder for me that we don’t need snow to enjoy a fat-bike ride in the great outdoors! Here’s what Paul had to say about his gorgeous photo. Fatbikes are the business for exploring moorland. Big tyres don’t sink in as much […]

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Tifosi Alliant & Slice Review

I’m old enough to have owned a pair of Oakley Factory Pilots. They were red to match my 1986 Specialized Rockhopper. We all wore them because Greg Lemond wore them and he won the TdF. In the years between then and now, I’ve sunk thousands of dollars into high-end fashionable cycling eye protection (sunglasses). I’d […]

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Bearclaw Bikes Beaux Jaxon Review

I spent the last eight weeks riding a Beaux Jaxon from Bearclaw Bikes. Our demo bike was set up by Chet Bearclaw himself. Earlier this year we decided to take a more focused approach on the expanding role of adventure/gravel machines into the grey area between mountain/gravel and plus bikes and all of that wheel […]

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