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Shoulder Covers for Shoulder Season by Greg Gentle

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 […]

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Fat Tribe Funskis

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 […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #107 – Big Sexy in Myrtle Beach

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 […]

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Revelate Nano Panniers

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 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday MKE/414

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 […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #106 – Seeley Dave Chats AirBNB and Warm Weather Fatbike Racing

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 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Valdez Glacier

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 […]

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Rider Profile – Damian Drobyk

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 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Splat

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 […]

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85 days!

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 […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – The Best Of Kiilopää

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 […]

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Ride PANTS! by Greg Gentle

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 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – St. Fatties Day

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 […]

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Fat-bike Radio – Kona Woo Bike Review

Gomez is joined by Ronsta and Danimal to review the 2021 Kona Woo. This is the first time that Fat-Bike has reviewed a bike in a podcast. Ronsta & Danimal at Wheel & Sprocket Delafield It’s like reality TV for your ears when we all get going. After we recorded this segment, I recently took […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #102 – Seeley Dave Up Nort Report and The Usual

Show #102 – 3/3/21 – Seeley Dave Schlabowske joins the boys for a chat about springtime in CAMBA land. Talkin’ Schmack! eBike Shoe?? – https://electricbikeaction.com/fizik-launches-a-new-e-bike-specific-trail-shoe/ Blackburn at Walmart – Ugh! – https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2021/02/24/blackburn-accessories-will-be-available-walmart#.YEAYmC1h08Y Gravel news – https://bikeportland.org/2021/03/01/storm-related-gravel-wreaks-havoc-on-portland-bikeways-327318 Wuckfinter 2021 dance party featuring JK Livin’! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hE1jnO38b9A&t=1120sBorn-again Biking Buttigieg – https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2021/03/03/buttigieg-brings-bike-friendly-outlook-us-dot Show Guest – Seeley Dave Schlabowske with a CAMBA […]

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Foto Gordo – Full Moon Fever

Dave Pearce sent in this week’s Foto Gordo but he didn’t take it. I hope that Erik Steele is Dave’s friend or at least knows Dave. According to Dave… Erik is cool with us sharing these rather lovely pixels. If you want to see more bootleg Erik Steel photos you can follow him on Instagram […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Isorakka North

North trail of Isorakka at Ounasvaara Fat Bike Trails, Rovaniemi, Finland tarkemmat reittittitiedot täältä: https://www.rolloutdoors.com/fi/rovan…​ 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 gomez@fat-bike.com and if you include your mailing address, we’ll send […]

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Fat-Tribe Funskis – Sweden, Massachusetts, Oregon, Alberta, Ontario, Iowa, New Hampshire, India & New York!

Klas Mathiasson sent us this shot from northern Sweden. Klas explained that he’s running Pringles instead of water because water would just freeze. #frozenpringles Julio Bustos Soto – Central Massachusetts #fatboy Michael Higham – Twin Rocks Oregon “An early Saturday morning ride in December 2020 on the Snowy Owl Trail in Bragg Creek, Alberta.”Rob Charron […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #101 – Big Sexy in Florida!

Show #101 – 2/24/21 Show Guest – Jason “Big Sexy” Becker Consider donating to Big Sexy and Heather on their cross country journey!Venmo: Jason-Becker-60Paypal.me/Beckhouse504 Show Beer – This was a fridge cleaning episode!  Got a few rides in on the Port Washington beaches! Shit Worth Doin’ Friday Feb 26th, 27th, 28th – Sweaty Yeti Alt! […]

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New Salsa Timberjack Aggressive Hardtail Announcement

Timberjack has been re-designed and features updated geometry, Alternator 2.0 dropouts, and top tube accessory mount. Complete bike models now include single speed offerings. 2021 TIMBERJACK Salsa Cycles announced new 2021 Timberjack models today. The TJ is their aggressive trail hardtail. This is how Salsa describes the Timerjack “designed around the trifecta of fast, fearless, […]

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First Look – Revo Loop Tubes

I know that like many of you boys and girls out there in bikeland there’s a fat-bike in my care that still uses inner tubes. I run tubeless in most of my bikes but I still carry a tube with me on every ride (just in case). Today we’re going to take a look at […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Retro-Fat

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 amigo Ken Miner both have bikes Built by Curtis and now add Masahiro to that list. If you’d like to see more of this beauty […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – A Trail for Everyone

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 […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #100 – Wayne Visits Before Heading West

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 Jones embraces eBikes! – https://www.jonesmotorbikes.com Jones LWB HD/e video – https://youtu.be/fNUb8ltroaw Holy shit is this just another BABY MAKER https://electrek.co/2021/02/17/ride1up-roadster-v2-review-the-995-belt-drive-electric-bike-you-need-to-know-about/Draisine anniversary – https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/wooden-running-machine-was-your-fixies-great-great-grandpa-180962152/Bike hunters – https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a35429606/stolen-bicycle-theft-vanmoof-bike-hunters/ Show […]

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45NRTH Baklava Balaclava

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 led me on a search for my trusty balaclava. I looked everywhere and came up empty. So I shopped around to see what I could […]

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