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Wallpaper Wednesday – Grand Falls on the Dead River

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is from one of our long-time amigos, Tom McDonald. I found this shot in my Wallpaper Folder from last year’s images, yet I knew we had never published this particular image. We’ve shared quite a few of Tom’s photographs over the years and Tom won a photo contest that we ran […]

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Henty Enduro 2.0 Backpack

    Who’s Henty?  That was my first question too.  Founded in Tasmania, Australia, (yeah, that’s a real place) Henty started out making suit and garment bags for business clothes.  They’ve been adding different versions of these bags and have a line of bags and packs specifically designed for active commuting. The Enduro was launched […]

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Foto Gordo – January Contest

Last month we launched a little foto gordo contest and we’re here to thank everyone that entered and announce the winner! ? Darren Giordano sent us this shot taken in Northern Utah. Everyone that entered the contest is getting a sticker pack sent out to them and Darren wins some sweet barware supplied by Why Cycles! FOTO […]

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Fatback Sweet 16 H-Bar First Impressions

Fatback sent us a set of their new Sweet 16 carbon bars in December. I was honestly pretty skeptical about the prospects of this new bar’s 16-degree sweep improving the fit or comfort of the Fatback carbon riser bar that came with my Corvus FLT, Ten Beers because I felt pretty comfortable riding Ten Beers. […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Round Square Adventures – Mongolia

Kirsten Scully promised that she’d send us a new video of her beautiful backcountry fat-bike tours in western Mongolia and this week’s Fat Tuesday feature is a compilation of Roundsquare Adventures’ 2018 summer trips. They guided three fatbike trips in Mongolia last year and also took a group of pro bikers from SEAT cars to make a promo […]

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Business Spotlight – Bearclaw Bicycle Co. – Michigan

The final stop of my December trip to visit three Michigan bicycle companies landed me in Traverse City, Michigan. I made arrangements to meet at Einstein Cycles with both Keith Conway, who manages the shop and Jason Lowetz who owns both Einstein Cycles and the Bearclaw Bicycle Company. Einstein Cycles (Jason) launched the Bearclaw Bicycle Co. […]

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Norpine Fat Bike Classic, Lutsen, MN January 5th, 2019

Norpine Fat Bike Classic, Lutsen, MN The storied home of Paul Bunyan…Minnesota’s Northshore in January is the perfect setting for a fat-bike race. Part of the Great Lakes Fat Bike Series Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Every event was hugged onto the interwebs for super fun […]

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Fat Camp Podcast – Show #36 – 4.5% Solution

Fresh off the holidaze, Ken and Andy are back with Fat Camp show #36.  A bulk of the conversation that they put Ken’s dog to sleep with revolves around the recent surge of 27.5in tires and wheels (yea, right it’s 27.5, not).  But as is usual, they meander in and around other fat- bike talk. […]

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Twelve Best Wallpapers of 2018

Best of Wallpaper Wednesday 2017 Let’s take a look back at the year’s Best Wallpaper Wednesday images from 2018. January Paulo LaBerge sent us this image from Ontario, Canada! February Kevin Breitenbach sent me a few shots under the heading “gnome hunting the Alaska Range”. March Chris Ferguson sent us a shot on his first overnighter […]

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Event Spotlight – Snow Bully (WI) – Frosty’s Fat-Bike Race Series (UT)

5th Annual Iola Snow Bully Fat Bike Race Our Amigo Scott Cole runs this  night-race up in Iola, Wisconsin. Online Registration: https://www.bikereg.com/2019-iola-snow-bully-fat-bike-race Be part of this fun event that kicks off the Iola Winter Carnival weekend! Event proceeds go towards helping the Iola Winter Sports Club maintain/ purchase grooming equipment for the trails. 6:00pm Race Start […]

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Builder Profile – RAD Bicycle Co.

  Earlier in December, I visited three Michigan bicycle companies on a short press junket and this is the first story that I’ll write from those travels. My first stop on the trip was to RAD Bicycle Company which is run by Matt Craig and Mark Major in Pinckney Michigan. RAD is focused on making handmade steel plus […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Australia for the Holidays

  Eckart Altenkamp shot these photographs of his Specialized Fatboy at The Opera House in Sydney Austraila for our twelfth chapter in the Aussie Wallpaper Series that premiered at the beginning of 2018. I couldn’t decide which shot was best so I uploaded my 3 favorites. Passing the Sydney Opera House on a Friday Commute to […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Gatineau Park

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Rider/photographer: Christian Lalonde. The shot was taken at Gatineau Park region in Chelsea, Quebec during an autumnal ride during the first snow storm of the season. Christian shared “The calming beauty of snow slowly covering the trails was the inspiration for this shot”. I think this is one […]

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Product Spotlight: Chamonix Collection Cycling Gear

  The Chamonix Collection is based out of St. Paul, Minnesota. It is described as, “A collection of affordable performance apparel and gear inspired by the vibrancy and personality of Chamonix, France.” They specialize in snowboards, snowboard apparel, and winter cycling apparel.  I recently received two pieces of  Chamonix Collection winter cycling-specific apparel. The first […]

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2018 Global Fat-Bike Day Film Festival

  Welcome to the 2018 Global Fat-Bike Day Film Festival. It’s an honor to host this year’s GFBDFF and we have an excellent post prepared with twenty-one celebrations from around the globe! Let me introduce our first guest presenter, the very first recipient of our Bivvy a Month Merit Badge, Mr. Jeff Price! JP – Here is […]

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Event Spotlight – December Events in Wisconsin

  Hugh Jass RACE 03: 12/8/18 TREK HEADQUARTERS (WATERLOO, WI)   Big Cheese Fatbike Series – 12/15/18 – Cottage Grove, WI Shelltrack Fat Bike Race – 12/15/18 – Minitowoc, WI Solstice Chase Fatbike Race 12/15/18 – Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin Fatbikes by Candlelight 12/26/18 – Minocqua, Wisconsin Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading […]

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Foto Gordo Prize Winner!

A couple of weeks ago we launched a little foto gordo contest and we’re here to thank everyone that entered and announce the winner! David Lieble sent us this shot taken at the 2018 Polar Roll up in Marquette. Everyone that entered the contest is getting a sticker pack sent out to them and David wins […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #4 – 11-28-18

Everyday Cycles Radio – Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #4 – 11-28-18 Welcome to the Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast from the Everyday Cycles Studio at our Riverwest shop. Sven and JK in the studio. Setting up the studio discussion Joe visited the shop today – Rides from here to Minocqua on his Salsa Mukluk Bohemian Rhapsody […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Australia Episode Eleven

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is the eleventh photo in our Aussie Wallpaper Series from our amigo, Eckart Altenkamp. This is a preview from Simpson Desert Bike Challenge 2018 that illustrates the vastness of the Australian Outback. Australia is the perfect example of four season fat-bike fun! Eckart shared this about the shot. Riding into the […]

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2018 Global Fat-Bike Day – Ride Guide

2018 Global Fat-Bike Day Celebrations! Tag your photos with #gfbd2018 Northern Italy – Altopiano di Asiago, near the city of Vicenza – https://www.facebook.com/events/961865113969088/ Northern Illinois – Lakewood Forest Preserve – https://www.facebook.com/events/1153558161459627/ West Central Wisconsin – Levis Trow Mounds – https://www.facebook.com/events/633051900450361/ Wisconsin’s Middle Coast – Point Beach State Park – https://www.facebook.com/events/652355225146395/ Pocono Mountain Pennsylvania – https://www.meetup.com/Fc-Cycling-Club/events/255417869/ Sarthe (Le Mans) France – https://www.facebook.com/events/451855421990597/ Connecticut  – https://www.facebook.com/events/179989432917221/ […]

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