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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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Wallpaper Wednesday – Gimmee Shelter

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday was taken by a gentleman named Gomez from Wisconsin during a recent three-day tour that he rode through the Kettle Moraine State Forest. This serene portrait was taken early in the morning stillness after packing all of his gear onto the bike from the night before. This might be called “Saying […]

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Fat (Video) Tuesday – It looks ridable (from space)

Today’s video proves that there’s no school, like ‘old school! Our amigos at Revelate Designs put this video together a few years back and it shows an adventure bike trip into the Nulato Hill region of Western Alaska. Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #20 – Interview With Vince from Chumba USA

The main portion of today’s show is a nice talk with Vince Colvin from Chumba USA! We chat about: BikesAlex racing the Tour DivideSSUSA coming up in Austina bunch of other stuff! Besides our ChumbaChat we delve into: Fatbike Zion Beach CleanupMike’s trip eastFancy wheelsThe Roll Bicycles GR:1Upcoming eventsother stuff I forgot. Listen to the […]

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The Dose of Fat Podcast – Shred Sisters Spill Show

Leia’s Birthday Cake! Leia is joined in the studio by Sherry Mix and Heather Lipinski Stelljes to talk about a range of subjects from racing to training and much more. It’s the ‘Shred Sisters Spill’ edition of the Dose of Fat Podcast! Today’s show is brought to you by:  Element’s Massage Leia & Sherry Links […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Smith Rocks

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from the Beaver State. Terry Johnson sent in a shot of his 509 Jabit at Smith Rocks State Park near Bend. (Mt Hood in the background). Terry added that he “Loves the podcast”. Thanks for listening Terry! Happy Hump Day Campers! I’m off for a couple of days […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – It’s Winter Down Under

Chris Rishworth is back on FVT with a beautiful Australian High Country fat-bike ride in the snow! Nothing beats the heat of summer like a ride in the snow! 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 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – The Beach

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Ilari Lindstedt. Ilari grabbed this shot of his Ice Cream Truck at the beach near Raisio in Finland early this spring with anticipation for warm summer beach rides! Well, summer is here and I’m already thinking about snow riding….but that’s just the way my mind works. Does […]

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GORE Wear C7 Bib Shorts

When I was informed by Fat-Bike HQ that I’ll be reviewing a pair of bib shorts I was a little confused. Personally, I thought fat bikes and bib shorts didn’t go together as well as bullets and guns! However the new GORE Wear Vent C7 Bib Shorts soon put that thought out of my head. […]

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Kitsbow Wind Vest: First Look – by Greg Gentle

Next month I’m racing my bike across Michigan’s U.P. from Copper Harbor to Marquette on “enhanced” gravel roads.  It’s a 230-mile death march across the Keweenaw Peninsula and will require some special gear.  In fact, there’s a required gear list that includes a jacket or vest.  My NBFs at Kitsbow recently sent me a Wind […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aussie Series – Sesquipedalian Sesquiannual!

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

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