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First Look – 45NRTH Wrathlorde 26×4.2 Tire

Last week, just as I was leaving to go to the Funduro down in Illinois, our set of 45NRTH Wrathlordes was delivered. This is the most exciting new set of tires that I’ve laid eyes on since say…the Johnny Fives last winter. The Wrathlordes sport 300 concave studs per tire with an aggressive tread pattern […]

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Event Spotlight – Atwood Park – Rockford, IL

Click the Flyer for more Information This Saturday there’s a brand new fat-bike race series starting and the series is being held on a brand new trail system down in Rockford, Illinois! This grassroots Fat-Bike race series begins this Saturday! It’s put on by the Rockford Park District. It’s a great way to check out […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling FunDuro Edition – Listen as Sven JK and Tony Explore the Sounds of the Grand FunDuro

Sven, JK and Tony did a live recording of the Grand FunDuro Ball at the Illinois State Park Beach Resort and Convention Center with guest segments in eluding chats with John Trusky, Electra Bike winner Michelle, tire talk with Ernie and Brad, event hosts Chris Daisy of Zion Cyclery and Gomez, Aaron from Surly and […]

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¡El Funduro Grande!

Last weekend we co-hosted the third in a series of events that fly under the Flag of FUN aka the Grand Funduro Beach Ride & Ball or El Funduro Grande en españiol. I suppose that you would have to have been hiding under a rock if you hadn’t seen anything about GFBRAB, because we’ve been […]

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2020 – 9:ZERO:7 Lynx Carbon Fatbike News Release

Building on the Original Whiteout Carbon The following is a news release from 9:Zero:7 Bikes… Anchorage, AK. October 30, 2020 At 9:ZERO:7, we take fatbikes very seriously. In 2013, our Carbon Whiteout led the industry in high performance racing fat bikes and we wanted to make sure that our new Lynx was an improvement on […]

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The Burning Bike Podcast – Jay Drasher – Kristy & Hollywood – Pre-SSUSA Banter

Spinner interviews the 2018 SSUSA Men’s champ, Jay Drasher and then gets conversational with the Hendersons (recorded at Liquor Lisles – Mpls). Check out the Links Jay Drasher’s Beer Sponsor – https://www.saltfirebrewing.com/ Single Speed CX World Championship 2019 – https://gropromotions.com/sscxwc19-ut/ Belt Stamping Party Geno’s Bike Shop where Hollywood wrenches – https://www.oneononebike.com/ ASS! – http://www.austinsinglespeeders.com/ Chumba […]

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Fat Tuesday Video – Pat Smage PNW Components

This is just Pat Smage (10-time US MotoTrials National Champion) being his usual champagne supernova. Riding his Fatback Skookum so freak’n smoove! I’m starting a campaign to change the word smooth to ‘smoove’ or maybe create a slang term for the fat-bikers dictionary and right there beside the definition, would be this video. PNW Components: […]

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Product Spotlight – Click Stand

When I was out in Washington last month, my main man Randy Pulk had one of these and as soon as I saw the Click Stand in action, I knew that I’d be ordering one. Randy had bought his Click Stand for bikepacking in high open ‘sagebrush’ trips that don’t have trees to lean your […]

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New 45NRTH Wrathlorde & Vanhelga Tires

45NRTH has introduced two new fat bike tires for winter riding the Wrathlorde and the Vanhelga. Here’s the full rundown from 45NRTH! Wrathlorde 26 Wrathlorde is our all-new fat bike tire for hitting the sketchiest trails you can find this winter. Wrathlorde’s 300 studs—more than any other tire in the 45NRTH lineup—deliver unparalleled grip on […]

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45NRTH Introduces Updated Winter Cycling Boots

45NRTH has announced updates to its Wölvhammer and Wølfgar boots just in time for winter weather. Here’s the full news release from our friends at 45NRTH. Wölvhammer Wölvhammer has been redesigned from the sole up to deliver more functionality and warmth—all while weighing in as the lightest Wölvhammer we’ve ever made. The new Wölvhammer is designed for […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #30 – Talking Schmack with Sven and JK

No T Berger this week he is at the Sleater-Kinney show babyGot chillyBiketoberfest recap – Tony’s CRASHJungle Cross Recap – Pix https://www.flickr.com/photos/gasmith/albums/72157711337859423 MKE Filmfest still goingChad’s Ice Cream TruckWorking one Zize Prototypes, bikes for heavy people – https://zizebikes.com Touring the South side of Milwaukee on Biketoberfest. This week’s show beer was Indeed Brewing’s Flavorwave IPA very […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Jay from AK – Post No. 3

Jay Cable is back with his series of Wallpaper images from Alaska. This week’s portrait is of Tom M, pushing his bike through an old burn on the Moose Creek Trail in the White Mountains National Recreational Area (the home of the White Mountains 100).   #winteriscoming Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature […]

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A salute to Athenas & Clydesdales

I’ve been looking for a way to express my thoughts about how popular culture looks at people with a BMI of 30 or more. I’ve always thought that we should look at the heavier cyclist the same way that we look at singlespeeders. So I’d just like to take this opportunity to say to everyone […]

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The Danger Gnome Podcast – Roctober 2019

First up, from the hit show – The Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival – Mr. Gary Crandall and later in the show – Fatback Pro Adventure Cyclist (Packrafter) Liz Sampey! Plus we ‘Ask Adam’ about race tires and the Hosts of the Grand Funduro Beach Ride and Ball update everyone on all of the latest news […]

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Otso Announces Four New Flavors for the Voytek

Our amigos at Otso just announced four new colors for the (plus+fat) Voytek with new graphics and new drive train options that feature Shimano and Sram 12-speed propulsion systems. The Voytek hasn’t changed from the bike that we loved both times that we published reviews in 2017 and 2018. We’ve tested the Voytek with both […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #28 – Bill From Rushmor Records – Zito on Junglecross 7 – Gomez Talks Funduro

Episode 28 of Full Spectrum Cycling features Bill Rouleau from Rushmor Records in the studio with Sven, JK and Tony talking about organizing bike rides, owning a record store and, of course, music. Zito calls in with a report on the upcoming Urban Junglecross 7 and a possible tie-in with Harley Davidson. Gomez tells all […]

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Bontrager Adventure Bag Review

I met with the folks at Bontrager at the Sea Otter Classic earlier this Spring to talk about what they had in the pipeline for 2019. One of the products that piqued my interest was the promise of Bontrager coming out with their own line of adventure bags. Some time passed and somewhere near the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Pancia Rosa

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Mark “Jake The Snake” Jacobson . This is Mark’s second Wallpaper Wednesday feature and this shot features a Fatback Skookum with a Lauf Carbonara Fork. Mark named his Skookum Pancia Rosa. It’s time to start thinking about riding in the snow. It’s the perfect time of year […]

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Foto Gordo – Motor City

Foto Gordo returns! to bring all of our fat-bike cousins some Friday foto stoke! Let’s get ready to go play bikes all weekend! This week’s foto comes from Jeff Wriker. Jeff included a poem with his photo (below) The Great TrailTrans Canada TrailWindsor OntarioThat’s the GM towers across the river in Detriot Jeff Wriker Does your […]

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UK Packrafting Meet Up

John ‘Climber’, one of Fat-bike,com’s friends decided it would be a great idea to get people who are packraft curious together in North Wales, UK. Luckily for me the venue was just a 1 hour drive away which was on the shores of Bala lake. However the attraction of trying out packrafts attracted people from […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Olive

Dean Leavitt sent us some snaps of his Olive Drab Trek Farley in various poses in search of cool fat-bike dot com stickers and that’s how you get’r done every Wallpaper Wednesday! We’re rolling ever closer to or eight-year anniversary of our WW column. How do you think we should celebrate? Got your own Wallpaper […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – 1000 Miles to Nome!

Check out the trailer and reviews for the upcoming release of “1000 Miles to Nome”. https://youtu.be/AWGyFGrrqk0 The movie documents the legendary 1000 mile Iditarod Trail Invitational and we are excited to be the first to offer it. Pre-order here before the Oct. 1st release date and get Expand Your Possible’s first movie “Reach For the Stars” […]

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