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Fat (video) Tuesday – 1000 Miles to Nome trailer

Here it is…The trailer for the “1000 Miles to Nome” documentary is now available and Fat-Bike.Com gets to be the first to offer it. 1ooo Miles to Nome tells the story of the legendary 1000 Mile Iditarod Trail Invitational race. If you like what you see, pre-order for October 1 delivery is now available – https://www.expandyourpossible.com/online-store/Movies-c35278181All pre-orders receive […]

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Foto Gordo – Full Moon Friday the 13th Edition

Put the lime in the coconut, and you’ll feel better! We’ve already burned through half of September and it’s both the Full Moon and Friday the 13th! It only seems appropriate to celebrate the luckiest day of the year with an Alaskan foto gordo post. Today’s foto comes from Nicole Geils out in Girdwood Alaska! […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday the wilds of Moray, Scotland

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Greg Stephen from Scotland. This picture made me think of Harvest, which made me think of Neil Young, which played the song Helpless on the jukebox in my head. This is what Greg shared with us about his photographs, Here’s a few of my Ritchey Commando at […]

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1 Up-USA Equip-D Rack Review

(L) – 1Up-USA Equip-D Rack (R) – 1Up-USA Heavy Duty 2″ Rack I’ve been testing a 1UP-USA Equip-D Beta Hitch Rack for the last six months along with a couple of dozen other consumers and industry folks. I’ve been a 1 Up-USA Rack owner for quite a few years and I’ve been involved with fat-bike.com’s […]

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The Burning Bike Podcast – SS/USA Austin Preview

In the early morning hours of last year’s Single Speed USA, the final round of the decider tournament took place in a dark bowling alley in Port Jervis, NY.  Three states battled it out in a game of bumper bowling to decide where SSUSA2019 would be hosted and Texas prevailed.  Kerry & Chewy 2011 Women’s […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Italia

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Bandw from Italy. The photo was taken on the Etna Volcano with a Nikon AW100 camera. you can see more from Bandw on his website www.bandw.it 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 […]

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Revelate Designs Releases Micro-Sized Shrew Seat Bag

News release from our amigos at Revelate Designs Anchorage, Alaska – With roots in camping centric mountain biking adventures, Revelate Designs diversifies their line up with the Shrew, their smallest seat bag ever built for long days on gravel, singletrack, or utilizing the dead under your seat space while using a rack. The Shrew is […]

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Bontrager Specter Helmet Review

Over the years I’ve owned lots of helmets –  Giro, Lazer, Bell, Specialized . . . I currently strap a Smith Overtake (gravel), Forefront (MTB), and Vantage (snow/cold) to my skull when venturing out on two wheels. I’ve been riding Smith helmets for several years now and I love the way the Smith helmets fit […]

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Event Spotlight – Grand Funduro Beach Ride & Ball

Click the Flyer to go to the Event Page Grand Funduro Beach Ride and Ball Schedule of Events Saturday2pm-4pm Arrival and Hotel Check in. Grab a goody bag.4pm Group beach sunset ride to the Dead River (4miles)5pm-7pm Group gravel evening ride to the The Tropics (8miles bring a headlight).7:30 to midnight Dancing and cocktails in […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #23 – MTB Trails – Steel is Real – NICA

Flies on the Mic, traffic outside the shop, jovial chortling, riding with the boy, underwear ride and more on this, the 23rd, episode of the Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast. Garrett liked Sylvan Hills in Wausau the most on our whirlwind trip of 4 MTB trails in two days! Minooka https://www.metromountainbikers.com/minookaLevis http://www.co.clark.wi.us/index.aspx?NID=228 https://www.facebook.com/LevisMound/Sylvan Hills http://www.ci.wausau.wi.us/Departments/Parks/CurrentRecreationPlans/SylvanHillBikeTrails.aspxReforestation Camp […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Whistler

The hoots on the audio track of this week’s Fat-Vid tell the whole story behind a few runs down the jump-lines at Whistler Bike Park. This clip is all jumps, including Dirt Merchant Pro Line, A-Line, Dwayne Johnson and Lower Canadian Open. If you like what you see, check out One Cut Media. Instagram – […]

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Borealis Tejon Review – by A. Amstutz

Alice & the Borealis Tejon      It’s been a busy summer.  Parts of the family spent time in Central America, others spent time in northern Ontario, and some did the premiere midwest mountain bike road trip.  Between all the coming and going, we still made time to hit our local trails and what’s left of our […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Pole

Antti Hakonen sent us this shot back in March for a Foto Gordo entry, but it was so good, we made it this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. It’s his Pole Taiga and he took this magnificent pic with a Nokia 808 PureView phone. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from […]

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Revelate Designs & Apidura Fork Bag Shootout

We spotlighted two new fork bags from our amigos at Revelate Designs and Apidura this Spring and I’ve been testing them ‘side by side’ on both the Trek 1120 that we have in for review and my Fatback Aluminum bike (named Otis) mounted to King Many Things cages. It’s been a great cycling year for […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #22 – Be Nice with Jason – Michigan Adventure at Jimmys – Riverwest 24

On this week’s Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast from the Everyday Cycles Studio in Milwaukee we’ve got: We call Jason who is on the road seeing state capitals from the seat of his Schwinn Meridian Trike and adventures ensueLunch at Jimmy’s in Montague, Michigan plus chatter about the Michigan adventure to Silver Lake ParkRiverwest 24 memories […]

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The Danger Gnome Podcast – Dan from Surly Bikes & Fatbassador to Alaska

Defiance Frameworks No. 4 – photo by Travis Hubbard Get ready for some insights into the vibrant and diverse Alaskan fat-bike culture with our Fatbassador to the entire State of Alaska, Travis. Travis is at the beginning of a Long-Term Review of a custom-built Defiance Frameworks titanium fat-bike built for exploration. Defiance Frameworks – http://www.defianceframeworks.com/ […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Do You Know the way to…

The last gasp of July takes us to the Southwest United States of America somewhere above Santa Fe, New Mexico. Richard Wilson shot his Salsa with a storm brewing in the background in this Week’s Wallpaper Wednesday portrait. It’s what’s on my computer’s desktop. What’s on yours? Send us a shot of your desktop and […]

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2019 MTBA Australian Fat Bike National Championships – by Simon Rimmer

Fat Bikes might have been crafted for the snowfields of the northern hemisphere, but they’re as equally at home on loose trails, muddy tracks, and sandy beaches……….and that’s where they’ve captured the attention of Aussie riders ‘cause we’ve got plenty of incredible beaches surrounding our Great Southern Land. Arguably one of our best beaches is […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #21 – Interviews With Jeremy From Riverwest 24 and Dave Schlabowske On Bikepacking

This week’s Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast is #21 and we have interviews with Jeremy Prach from the Riverwest 24, Dave Schlabowske talks Bikepacking and we have an on the road check-in from Jason Beckhouse who is riding to all the state capitols on his Schwinn Meridian Trike!If you’d like to support Jason on his adventure, […]

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Fat-Tribe Thursday (WI-Italy-MI-India)

Fat-Tribe Thursday is a distant cousin of Throwback Thursday. Back in the day, we used to share photos from fat-bikers from around the world under the byline ‘Fat-Tribe Thursday’. It’s sort of like a modernized version of the “Magic Mirror” bit at the end of Romper Room. I don’t remember why we picked Thursday, but […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Aussie Series No.19

We’re celebrating our monthly series that features photos from our amigo – 2017 Simpson Desert Challenge Champion, Eckart Altenkamp. Once a month, for the last nineteen months, we’ve delighted your retinas with some intensely beautiful images from Australia! This is what Eckart shared about this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday photo. Simpson Desert Bike Challenge 2018. An […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – DEO Returns (again)

This weeks video is short. Like really short but extremely picturesque. It’s from our long-time amigo Deo from the Atlantic Coast of our fabulous fat bike friends to the North (and East) 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 […]

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Borealis to Sell Direct to Consumer on eBay & Amazon!

Borealis to Sell Direct to Consumer on eBay & Amazon! COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.,  Jul. 19, 2019 – Steve Kaczmarek, owner of Springs-based Borealis Fat Bikes announced today “Borealis will begin selling direct to consumers on eBay, Amazon and other social media platforms.”   “With the recent tariff increases, continued pressure on our dealer network by the […]

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