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 – 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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Vee Tire Co. Apache Fatty Slick Ridden

  From the moment that I got my first glimpse of the Apache Fatty Slick from Vee Tire, it grabbed my attention as something that might work well for beach riding. Some of my Pac/West amigos have been experimenting with tire shaving on everything from Endomorphs to Snowshow 2XL’s to create the ultimate tire for beach […]

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Gnome-Proof Gear – By: Evan LarSSon

Ed ~Today we present the fabled ‘lost episode’ of Gnome-Proof Gear, written by BBR/Test Pilot Evan LarSSon. Evan is the proud papa of a brand new bounce’n baby boy, so very soon, you’ll see a baby on a fat strider going huge off of everything we can find. To read about the next three items that […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – Show #111 – Amelia Kegel talks Hugh Jass Fat-bike Series and Special Guest Illya Rudkin explores Scotland

The Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 111 – Friday, October 7th – 2016 On this week’s show we talk to Amelia Kegel about the Hugh Jass Fat-bike Race Series, Illya Rudkin about his Scotland adventures, take listener questions, wing it on the Fatty Farm Field Report, introduce the latest fad, Fat-bike Heeles and […]

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Vittoria Cannoli – First Look!

Uncle Gomez and the folks from Vittoria Tire recently helped Christmas come a bit early and sent me a pair of Vittoria Cannoli 26 x 4.8″ tires to test out. This is a tire I am pretty darned stoked about. The Surly Bud and Lou’s have been the king of the hill for all around […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Sandwood Bay

  Last month we introduced you to Illya Rudkin and his wife, Vida and they’re back with a film about a trip to Sandwood bay near Durness in Scotland. We very pleased to announce that we’ll be featuring Illya and Vida’s adventures in a series of Fat (video) Tuesday posts over the next few months. Here’s Illya’s […]

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2016 Trek Farley EX 8 by Tupper Becker

  Bag Maker and Beer Dranker Señior Tupper Becker went out and bought himself a dual suspension fat-bike up there in Fairbanks Alaska and I asked him to tell us a thing or two about how she rails berms and what-not, so stand by for his ‘most excellent’report below. I also contacted Travis at Trek HQ […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – Sept. 30th, 2016

It’s officially Autumn so let’s put summer in the rear view mirror and take a look at what’s new and exciting in the world of Omni-Terrain Cycling – aka the Weekly Dose of Fat. For the past five years, we’ve shared fat-bike news from around the web that eventually evolved into an online radio show / podcast that […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Colorado 9:Zero:7

Dale sent us this photo of his 9:Zero:7 taken near Copper Mountain ski area in Colorado last winter. Not long, folks, until we get the snow again! Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link below to open the full-sized version which you can right-click to save. 1920 […]

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Interbike Outdoor Demo – Day 2

  Day Two – Outdoor Interbike in the Dirt – Today I rode a bunch’a bikes, but I primarily focused on the Plus side of the force. However there was one exception, in the form of the Otso Voytek. Yesterday, I crowned this bike the belle of this here Interbike Ball, so I felt like I […]

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Interbike Outdoor Demo – Day 1

I set my alarm for 3:25 to catch the Six o’clock flight out to Las Vegas to attend this year’s scaled back, version of Interbike with a pretty clear idea that this year’s show would be smaller and that many of our favorite bike brands would not have their wares on display. With that in mind, […]

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Kona WoZo Preview – By Dustin Carlson

    A trail fat bike? I thought fat bikes were only good for snow and sand! Well, Kona is out to prove the naysayers wrong. The Wozo is a beautiful mix of the trail-shredding Honzo and the Wo fat bike that Kona offers. With its aggressive geometry, Schwalby Jumbo Jim tires, 100mm Bluto fork, […]

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Fat Camp Show 17 with Ken and Andy – Bonus Eurobike Episode

Fat Camp Show #17 Notes

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Preview – Lezyne Micro Floor Drive XL

Back in March we shared the news that the winner of our fat pump shootout was getting fatter and today we’re happy to share our first impressions of the brand new Lezyne Micro Floor Drive XL (MFD/XL). The pump came into the test labs and found it’s home in Otis’s new Custom Frame Bag from the One […]

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Gnome-Proof Gear – Sea to Summit X-Series Bowl – Ibex Shak Classic Merino Wool Jersey – RaceFace Next Carbon Cranks –

We’re back with another thrilling episode of Gnome-Proof Gear. I’m your host, Gomez Alejandro Santana de Lago, and on this episode of GPG, thee Spinner Ryerson shares a hydration system for our amigos, of the four legged variety, His Honor, the Mayor of GnomeFest 13, Steve Meurett, nominates the Ibex Shaq for GPG status and […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Glen KinGlass, Scotland

  This week’s video cavalcade comes to us via Twitter! Our new twitter cousins, Illya & Vida, share their fat-venture video and some insightful info about the journey that took them to the bosom of fat-bike paradise – Scotland. I’ll let them tell their tale, in their own words… We have been mountain biking for many years starting […]

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Fat Camp Show 16 with Ken and Andy

Notes and stuff for the Fat Camp Dog’s Days of Summer show. #16 brah!

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 9-2-16

Check out Rob’s custom, road-going fat-bike! Fat Camp #16 with Ken and Andy is posting later today with talk about new plus and fat-bike stuff. The Weekly Dose of Fat Show #108 will be up next Friday as Sven and JK talk to Kevin Wren, founder of Wren Sports. We know Wren mostly for there continued […]

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Saris Fat Bike Trac Parking System

Saris recently introduced the Fat Bike Trac Parking System (FBTPS) and since my wife & I, our 2 dogs (Cecil & Cowboy) and our rather copious, collection of toys recently moved, all of our bikes needed to find parking spots at the new treehouse. Down in the basement I’ve been working on getting the bike shop appointed […]

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