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    Foto Gordo – Maah Daah Hey 100

    Dan Campion sent us some shots from this year’s Maah Daah Hey 100. When it rains, the Maah Daah Hey’s Bentonite Clay singletrack turns to glue. Unfortunately for Dan, this ...

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The Danger Gnome Podcast – Fat Bike 48 States & The Crusher

Tio Gomez talks with William Martin about his bikepacking trip to all of the lower 48 states and then a chat with Greg Gentle about the Crusher, SSUSA, and GNOMES! LINKS William Martin and his bike named Bob William’s Instagram – @therealadventureseeker The Adventure Seeker YouTube Channel – Greg Gentle’s Crusher Rig with the […]

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State Bicycle Co. Saddle Bag Review by Thumbelena

State Bicycle Co Saddle Bag Established in 2009 and commonly known for their bicycles with a price tag that’s easier on your wallet, State has ventured into the world of storage receptacles, aka bags. Previously, they have done collaborations with companies like Road Runner, but now they have a line all their own. There are […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Summittoppler

Jeff Price aka Summittoppler shares his bike life with us in videos and poignant reviews from his home in Wales and I think they’re some of the best stories on On Jeff’s last trip he captured some really outstanding still photos and today we’re proud to feature Jeff’s portrait of his Salsa Bucksaw with […]

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4 Ti Fat Bikes we Like

Sometime last winter, I started to wonder to myself…what is the ultimate titanium fat bike? So I started to do what I could to get acquainted with what was available. During the last six months, there have been some interesting new developments on the Ti Fat Bike front. The 27.5 wheel size is driving some […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Down by the River

Josh Busch sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Josh shot some photos of his Battkeship Grey Surly at the Minnesota State Recreation area near Jordan, Minnesota just last week! Way to answer the call, Josh! We sent Josh some fancy new stickers for his effort. Where do you stand on Fat Bike Fun? Feel free […]

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Event Spotlight – Pre-Fat Bike Race (WI)

The 26th Seely Lions Club Pre-Fat Race is coming up on August 20th! They’ve listed a fat bike race that looks like it would be a hoot! And hellz-bells brothers and sisters…you get a brat and bevvy as part of your entry. This is a grassroots community event that’s sure to please lovers of the […]

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Endura Humvee Flat Pedal Shoe Review

Endura has established itself in the MTB apparel arena and has become a staple for riders that embrace baggy shorts. I’ve worn a pair of 3/4 length Endura Humvee manpree pants that might be twenty years old. This spring, while walking the aisles at Sea Otter, I spied a pair of shoes I just HAD […]

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Schwalbe Al Mighty 26×4.8 Tire

Schwalbe Tires started manufacturing the Al Mighty a couple of years ago as an OE exclusive for MAXX bikes in Germany according to And then last week, I saw that Graham Foot of Smokestone Bikes was riding a set and had them for sale at his shop Slam69 in the UK Here’s Graham Foot’s […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Mitchell County Singletrack

My gnome cousin, Joe (from Iowa) shared some pixels of #bikefun con bicis gordas en Mitchell County with us in a sterling display of #fourseasonfatbikes and #fatbikefunskis. It’s Fat Tuesday here in America’s Dairyland and I hear the singletrack sizzling in the summer heat, so till, well probably tomorrow…¡buenos gnomos amigos! – Oh and here’s […]

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Gorewear Trail Collection

Gorewear announced their Trail Collection last Spring and a couple of our crew have been wearing some of the components during recess*. Jeff Price recently reviewed the TrailKPR Gloves. Back in May, we published a report about how much I’ve been enjoying the Lupra Jacket. Today, we’re back with a review of what I’d call […]

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Foto Gordo – Le Tour de Gnome

Lode Crommen sent us a shot of his fatty and dog out hunting beach gnomes in Belgium. It’s almost the dog days of summer…so go jump in the lake! Sticker it Forward How do you like the new sticker and jersey design? If you’d like some stickers for you…your ride buddies…or maybe the bartender with […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Long Island

I took this shot of the Fezzari King’s Peak demo that I’ve been rolling around on lately. I’ve been completely immersing my saddle time into the last couple of test bikes. Ten Beers hasn’t gotten ridden all Spring or yet this Summer. The shot was taken up on the beach along Lake Superior. There’s a […]

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Brand Alert! Maloja Clothing Company

The upper middle west is commonly known as a “fly-over” region for residents of the east and west coasts. While I take umbrage to this term, I do know we are often overlooked by companies and movie stars as a destination. For that reason, I was happy when Maloja Clothing Company reached out to see […]

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Gore Trail KPR Gloves

Lovely Glovely I’ve been using these gloves for a few weeks now, both on the fat bike and on the commuter gravel bike. The Gore Trail KPR gloves are designed to be a robust but lightweight summer glove. Gore says that “Trail gloves have multiple needs: they should be lightweight, offer grip and tactility while […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Summittoppler

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from our fat bike brother from Wales, the Summittoppler, Jeff Price. It’s a shot of his Salsa Bucksaw at an event called FatFOD hosted by Graham Foot of Smokestone bikes. HUZZAH! to all of you cats for holding a fat bike shin-dig and sharing it with us! Feel free […]

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Summer Squatch – Labor Day Weekend – Levis Mound (WI)

The Summer Squatch is back! With DNA from former events like Pedro’s Fest, Gnome Fest, and Levis Mound Fest with a ride-centric attitude this time. Camping Fri, Saturday & Sunday nights at the trailhead or remote sites.-Meet and Greet at Sand Creek Brewery Friday night!-Night Rides-Derby-Guided tours & group rides-Bikepack overnight to Wildcat Mound-Beer pool-Shennanigans […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Nose Hill Park

It is truly a rare happenstance when we get a Wallpaper Wednesday submission that comes close to adhering to the instructions that Sven wrote many moons ago. It’s no big deal. We encourage individuality but I can also totally appreciate this sort of organized chaos. Brad Struble sent in today’s WW and this dude just […]

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Cricket Speaker Review

Hi, my name is Gomez and I’m (still) a gadgetaholic. I’m especially addicted to gadgets that play music. I remember all the way back to the 1960’s, when I was just a kid, we would listen to WLS (a Chicago top rock radio station) on ‘transistor radios’ that sounded terrible but were small and portable. […]

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Foto Gordo – Tom Ice

Is there a better fat bike name than Tom Ice? I think not. Tom sent us a shot of his bike from last winter in Colorado and I love nothing more than to exploit the contrast between a hot sunny summer day with a cold crisp winter portrait of a fat bike in the Colorado […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – East Coast Strut

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Scot Pepper out in Massachusetts! look at all of those cargo zits on that fatty! Feel free to download this image and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the image to open the full-sized version which you can right-click to save. Got your own Wallpaper […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Oregon Timber Trail

Jeff Shamansky sent in a shot of his singlespeed Fatback set up for some bikepacking on the Oregon Timber Trail. Jeff runs 4.5 Juggernauts on Atomik Patty’s rims in the summer. The gnomes down in the mailroom sent Jeff a fist full of stickers and if you play your pixels correctly, you could be next. […]

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Fat (Video) Tuesday – School’s Out for Summer!

When this song came out, In 1972, I was a pugnacious 8th grader that lived to rock! In the Lake household, Mr. Alice Cooper was not very popular with my parental units. My mother’s given name was Alice and back in 1972, a man with a women’s name (that wore eye make-up) was scandalous. So a fat-bike […]

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Danger Gnome Podcast – How to Summerize your Fat Bike

Tio Gomez talks with a few of the crew that contributes to the site. We ask them (and anybody else that would listen), “What Modifications do you make to your fat bike for summer?” The options discussed go beyond wheels and tires. The good thing here is that there’s no wrong answer. Sometimes it pays […]

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2022 Australian Fat Bike National Championships – Race Report 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 because we’ve got plenty of incredible beaches surrounding our Great Southern Land. Arguable one of our best beaches is […]

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Reserve Fillmore Valve Field Test

I’ve been running some new Fillmore tubeless valves since Sea Otter and today’s post is about sharing a report on how these valves deliver on their claimed benefits. The video at the top of the page from Reserve wheels does a nice job of explaining the new valve design and has all sorts of nice […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – NiteRider

Trevor Sowers is the man behind the lens for today’s Wallpaper Wednesday feature photograph. Trevor is based on the North Coast of British Columbia. If you’d like to see more of his photography check out his – Flickr Page. Feel free to download this image and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – CoastKid Plus Bike Backpack

We go back to back weeks to celebrate our long-time hero and friend, Brice Mathieson for this week’s Fat Plus Bike Video feature. Bruce is the God Father of fat bike beach riding. Check out our interview with Bruce from 2014 on the Weekly Dose of Fat Podcast No. 27. Bruce was also part of […]

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