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Event Spotlight – Portland Design Works 10 Year Anniversary Party – Fat Bike Swap Meet (MN)

How can you go wrong with free beer, tacos & vodka drinks? Michael’s Cycles in Prior Lake Minnesota is having a Fat Bike Swap Meet this weekend. Buy/Sell/Ride? Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Everything on our event schedule was hugged onto the interwebs […]

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Foto Gordo – Texas #fourseasonfatbikes

Foto Gordo is back and comes to us from Phil Newton down in Texas. It seems Phil needed a little mid-ride derailleur adjustment and hoisted his fatty up into that tree like a one hundred percent natural bicycle repair stand. We love getting photos from all over the globe. Foto Gordo is all about sharing […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Bivy Spot Hunting

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from our amigo Johnclimber over in the UK. He describes his photo as “bivi spot hunting around the sand dunes and woods around Formby (north of the city of Liverpool, England).” You can see more of John’s sterling examples of the fat-bike life abroad on his Flickr […]

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Event Spotlight – The Pie Burner – MN – 11/24/18

  Back for the sixth year, the Pie Burner Fat Bike Ride will help ensure Northeastern Minnesota children have a bit more cheerful holiday season. There is no entry fee for the ride…but all attendees get to make a donation to the Northeastern Minnesota Toys For Tots Foundation….. in the form of: New/Unused, Unwrapped Toys, […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – America’s Dairyland

  Welcome to the local spooky singletrack. The Jefferson County-Trail Builders have been hard at work building a compact set of twisties just south of the Fat Cave. They just added the feature that Ten Beers is sitting on and the humpty-bump has been there for about a year. They’re currently working on the third loop […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – A test of the Global Fat-Bike Day Broadcast System

  What better way to get everyone stoked to celebrate Global Fat-Bike Day than to share a video from last year’s celebration from the beaches of South Africa? Last December Dawie posted this video that chronicles his GBFB 2017 ride, or as he put it: “Three riders doing their bit for Global Fat-Bike Day 2017.” […]

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Framed Minnesota LTD Review – by DosRenshos

First things first. Fat bikes and skate parks do not mix. (with my skill-set) Well…more to the point, super knobby fat bike tires (look’n at you Terrene Wazias!) and skate parts do not mix; for the general reason of causing me to scrub too much speed up the transition, further causing me to stall out before […]

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Road Trip 2018 – Visit to Borealis Fat Bikes

After a failed launch attempt in August, Road Trip 2018 blasted off from the Colonel Steve Austin pedal powered proving grounds in central ‘sconsin at the beginning of Rocktober. My initial stop was in Emporia, Kansas to attend mi hermano de otra madre, Adam Blake’s Wedding. Which meant that I was already halfway to Colorado […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – New York State

  As one of the founders of the Bike Black Ribbon Society all I can say about this photo is “well played old sport.” A person that goes by the pseudonym ‘Dirt Devil’ (must be a vacuum cleaner aficionado) sent us this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday and this is what they shared about their megapixel portrait. What: […]

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Otso Voytek Plus/Fat Review By Seth Bell

Back in July, we received a beautiful Otso Voytek Plus-Fat rig for review.  If you missed the introduction and specs, you can find that post here: https://fat-bike.com/2018/08/first-look-otso-voytek-plus-fat-rally-sport-by-seth-bell/ Now that Summer is officially in the rear-view and the crisp days of Autumn are here (my favorite!), we wanted to share with you what a few months of […]

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Event Spotlight – Erie MTB Fest – October 14, 2018

It’s time to crank up the old fat-bike event calendar, so here’s an event that sounds like a blast and it’s coming up this weekend. Click the flyer and may the Schwartz be with you! Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Everything on our […]

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Product Spotlights: 45nrth Ragnarok boots and Torvald Jacket

  The seasons are changing, and 45nrth, recently released their new transition season gear. Included in this new transition gear are the Rangarok Reflective boots and Torvald Jacket. The Ragnarok Reflective Boots: The Ragnarok  Reflective Boots are designed to endure the cool and wet weather, that comes with the seasons shifting into fall. These water-resistant, moisture […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Skipton in the Mist

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Bob Wightman. The shot was taken near Skipton on the Leeds to Liverpool Canal in the north of England. Here’s what Bob had to say about this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday Autumn is starting to show its hand here in the UK and there was a mist […]

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The Dose of Fat Show #138 with Todd Poquett & Brett Stepanik

The Dose of Fat Show #138 features Leia, Spinner, and Brett in the studio along with the Race Director of the Margi Gesick, Todd Poquette via telephone. This episode of the Dose of Fat was recorded at the posh and professionally cleaned Midwest Family Broadcasting studio in Madison Wisconsin. Show #138 is brought to you […]

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Teravail Coronado 26 x 4.0 final thoughts – By Seth Bell

Howdy campers. You may remember that back in May (holy smokes, how is it already almost October?!) we received a pair of Teravail’s Light and Supple Coronado tires for testing. If you missed the initial review, check the link here: https://fat-bike.com/2018/06/teravail-coronado-26-x-4-0-review-by-seth-bell/ After riding the Coronados over the Summer, we’re here with a final review and score. […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Taustakuva Keskiviikkona

  Taustakuva Keskiviikkona is Wallpaper Wednesday in Finnish. This week’s Taustakuva Keskiviikkona comes to us from Antti Hakonen. Here’s what Antti shared about this week’s new gorgeous wallpaper image. Here’s my candidate for Taustakuva Keskiviikkona. I was going to shoot some sunset photos at a nearby lakeshore but got distracted and shot pics of my Pole […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Hartman Rocks

Here’s a pretty sweet video to up your stoke for singletrack. New Mexico Outside snuck across the border and explored the trails at Hartman Rocks in Colorado. The recreational area there has scenic granite rock features and ribbons of singletrack. Check out @just_ridenm on Instagram to see more textbook examples of #keepfatbikesfun and #fourseasonfatbikes. Please share […]

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Why Cycles Big Iron Review

  You may ask yourself who is Why? Why Cycles is a fairly new company, being about 2 years old. Their focus is making high-performance, titanium bicycles, with their newest release being the Big Iron fat bike. Why may be fairly new, but the company is made up a number of individuals that have extensive […]

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Interbike 2018

  Interbike 2018 moves from Vegas to a brand new venue at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. We scoured the show in search for items that would interest our readers. Let’s take a stroll around the Interbike show floor and have a look! Burley’s new Coho XC trailer won a Eurobike Award and we’ll be testing one […]

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Interbike Outdoor Demo 2018

The once grand and all-encompassing Outdoor Demo at Interbike has been reduced to a very small E-Bike dominated abbreviation of what we saw five years ago. The venue that the demo switched to is better than Bootleg Canyon, but I’m reminded of way back to 1988 when west coast influence took over the reins of mountain bike […]

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