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Thule Classic Hitch Rack Review

  Who likes putting a bike on the roof of their car?  Not this guy.  I usually just chuck my old Surly in the back of my pick’em up truck and haul ass to the liquor store on the way to the trail head.  If you haven’t noticed, Surly has started making their newer bikes […]

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Fat Camp Show 18 with Ken and Andy – The Where the Heck has Fatcamp Been Episode

Show notes for Fat Camp 18 “Where the heck has the Fat Camp been?” Email – fatcamppodcasters@gmail.com On the Instagram @fatcamppodcasters http://www.bikes.com/en/bikes/suzi-q/2017 http://surlybikes.com MXZ400 https://www.hedcycling.com http://www.whiteind.com/mr-30 https://www.schwalbe.com/en/offroad-reader/nobby-nic.html http://enve.com/product-category/mseries-plus/ http://www.tumbleweed.cc/ http://singletrackworld.com/2016/10/the-first-uci-mountain-bike-race-on-snow/ http://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/specials/fat-bike-tubeless-vs-tubes http://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/fat-bike-reviews/surly-larry-27tpi-2016 Music: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Marceau/Marceau_Live_at_Kanal_103/08_Boogy_Doggy

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 11-25-16

Fatbassador, Travis, took this photo on a late October ride in Anchorage, AK. Sven, Gomez and JK are taking the show on the road next week for episode #115 of your favorite fat-bike radio show. We will be checking out the preparations for the Freewheel Winter Bike Festival in Minneapolis, talking to a few special […]

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Twin Six Green Wednesday!

Just in time for the holidays Minneapolis company Twin-Six  is having a sale TODAY, Wednesday 11/23 on all of their gear with the idea that if you shop today you can ride your bike on Friday and escape the madness (and lines, and grandmas fist-fighting in the big-box stores)…doesn’t that sound nice? I would highly suggest […]

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Event Spotlight – The Big Fat Bike Festival – Homer Alaska

Big Fat Bike Festival 2017 Registration is Open! The 6th annual Big Fat Bike Festival hosted by the Homer Cycling Club will take place on the weekend of March 17th-19th. Get more details and register at www.HomerCyclingClub.org Ed~ This is an event that I was lucky enough to attend two years ago. Unbelievable beach riding and the […]

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Product Spotlight – RSD Ti Mayor

  I voted for the RSD Ti Mayor Part of my responsibilities as Payload Specialist on the USS Faterprise is to schedule bike tests with our Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilots. This year, we’ll be testing an All-Star lineup of 2017’s, like the Fatback Rhino (Travis) & Skookum (Sven), along with a Borealis Flume (Wade) and […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Movember

  Our amigo Riley Seebeck is back with a sweet edit from Steamboat Springs Colorado. Riley is a Brand Ambassador for Wyatt Bicycles and the man behind Flow Foto. As you can see Riley wears a Mustache and that made me think about Movember, Movember is a charity that supports Men’s Health. Movember raises money and […]

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Foto Gordo – Over Under Sideways Down

Brigi Öcsi shared this dramatic image from Semmering in Hungary. I uploaded this shot and made it the wallpaper image on the fat-computer down in the fat-cave where our digital, three ring circus gets created. (artist’s concept below)  Fat-Bike Artists We can arrange a single artist showing, right here in our elegant foto gordo digital gallery and […]

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Terrene Wazia – First Look!

Terrene is a new name on the fat bike block but is a company that brings some street cred to the neighborhood. Terrene is managed by Tim Krueger who previously worked as a brand manager for Salsa Cycles and is the founder of Advocate Cycles. Terrene recently came out with three tires: the Wazia which […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Salamandre BigFat in Sierra de Guara

Frederic sent in this photo of his Salamandre BigFat during a 3-day trip in Sierra de Guara in the North of Spain. This photo was taken near Castellazo at the end of the day. Salamandre is a french manufacturer of steel fatbikes located in Ardèche – http://salamandre-cycles.com. This BigFat is configured in “DingleSpeed” version (30×22 and 24×28). […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fat Bike Bomb

    This is chapter three of our video series from our amigo Illya Rudkin. We interviewed Illya on Fat-Bike Radio and you can listen to the man behind our series here (Starts a 18:20). I always ask Illya to share a few thoughts about his videos and this is the cliff notes version of […]

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First Look Wren Inverted Suspension Fork

  Here’s a new fork with a familiar face and a name to remember. The Wren Sports Inverted Suspension fork is decidedly NOT the fork of many names that preceded this version of the fork that we’re currently testing. The Wren Sports Team brings a ton of Industry Experience to their suspension fork. If you’d like […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – Show #113 – Morgan Lommele from People for Bikes and take calls from our listeners about e-bikes!

Weekly Dose of Fat Friday November 4th, 2016 Show #113 This week we welcome Morgan Lommele from peopleforbikes.org and take calls from our listeners about, wait for it, e-bikes! Global Fat Bike Design Winner, Kevin Berger, with his Grand Prize in the form of a Brand New Surly Farmer Ops Moonlander professionally assembled and tuned […]

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Fat-Bike Radio – Call In about E-BIKES!

Bikes – Beards – Beer – Batteries? Fat E-Bikes have been around for years, but I’ve got news for all of you, they’re coming to your local bike shop, whether you like them or not. E-Bikes policies are going to get some serious attention at The upcoming IMBA World Summit and we hope to provide […]

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The Weekly Dose – FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

Five years ago to the day, Sven/Greg posted the very first in our news digest series called the Weekly Dose of Fat. Check out what the fat-bike news looked like back in October of 2011 – https://fat-bike.com/2011/10/weekly-dose-of-fat/. Homey Fall (down) Fest is this weekend and it’s Halloween, here in the US of A, so costume […]

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Global Fat-Bike Day Gallery

Global Fat-Bike Day – December 3rd, 2016 Here are all of the designs that were entered into our Global Fat Bike Design Contest. Please feel free to share all of them on your GFBD event pages, instagram feeds, tumblr and pinterest walls and or anything else that you can think of, to help you and […]

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Tumbleweed’s New Fat-bike Looks VERY Interesting!

The folks at the Tumbleweed Bicycle Company have developed the Prospector with bikepacking in mind and have built in some unique features including what they bill as it being the first production fat-bike to use a standard 73mm bottom bracket. The Prospector is designed to be rugged, adaptable, and to carry a load – Tumbleweed […]

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Product Spotlight – 2017 Specialized Turbo Levo HT Comp Fat Bike – by Craig Smith

ED – E-Bikes are a controversial subject. People have strong opinions and concerns about them. I believe that I couldn’t intelligently speak about those concerns without the experience of riding one. I rode this particular e-bike a couple of times and now I know how a pedal assist e-bike rides and how that feels. I’m probably more conflicted now than […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Norco in Quebec

Dany sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Dany is an amateur photographer and a Fat-biker who shared this photo of the beautiful fall season, and the Norco Bigfoot, in the National Parc of Oka, Quebec, Canada. Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link below to open the […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Wozo on Capt. Ahab

  This week’s Fat Tuesday Video comes in from Moab and might just be a teaser for our Kona WoZo review by Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot, Dustin Carlson. Dustin plays various roles in this short film. He’s the rider, the cameraman, sound technician, editor and the executive director of this week’s feature presentation! This […]

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Blackjack Bikes Fate Review

Back in July, I began testing my Amigo Jack’s new Blackjack Fate. We published a first look about the Fate in August – https://fat-bike.com/2016/08/first-look-fate-from-blackjack-bikes/. I pursued this review to see if an open mold, carbon fat-bike could hold a candle to the performance of two proprietary, high end, carbon fat-bikes that I spent time testing last […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 10-14-16

Weekly Dose of Fat – October, 14th 2016 Jeffery’s photo taken on Sylvan Lake in Alberta, Canada last winter when the temp was about 2 deg C that day, remind me of good times to come. We are starting to get a good collection of links to Global Fat-bike Day Rides coming up on December 3rd, […]

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Burley Flat Bed – by Spinner Ryerson

Ed – Here’s a trailer that will work with your fat-bike! In addition to that, we’re testing the new Fat Kit and Ski Kit that Burley offers for this trailer. For now we have the trailer in it’s stock configuration, which is a pretty good place to start a series of reviews that will take […]

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