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Product Spotlight: Chamonix Collection Cycling Gear

  The Chamonix Collection is based out of St. Paul, Minnesota. It is described as, “A collection of affordable performance apparel and gear inspired by the vibrancy and personality of Chamonix, France.” They specialize in snowboards, snowboard apparel, and winter cycling apparel.  I recently received two pieces of  Chamonix Collection winter cycling-specific apparel. The first […]

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2018 Global Fat-Bike Day Film Festival

  Welcome to the 2018 Global Fat-Bike Day Film Festival. It’s an honor to host this year’s GFBDFF and we have an excellent post prepared with twenty-one celebrations from around the globe! Let me introduce our first guest presenter, the very first recipient of our Bivvy a Month Merit Badge, Mr. Jeff Price! JP – Here is […]

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Event Spotlight – December Events in Wisconsin

  Hugh Jass RACE 03: 12/8/18 TREK HEADQUARTERS (WATERLOO, WI)   Big Cheese Fatbike Series – 12/15/18 – Cottage Grove, WI Shelltrack Fat Bike Race – 12/15/18 – Minitowoc, WI Solstice Chase Fatbike Race 12/15/18 – Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin Fatbikes by Candlelight 12/26/18 – Minocqua, Wisconsin Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading […]

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Foto Gordo Prize Winner!

A couple of weeks ago we launched a little foto gordo contest and we’re here to thank everyone that entered and announce the winner! David Lieble sent us this shot taken at the 2018 Polar Roll up in Marquette. Everyone that entered the contest is getting a sticker pack sent out to them and David wins […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #4 – 11-28-18

Everyday Cycles Radio – Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #4 – 11-28-18 Welcome to the Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast from the Everyday Cycles Studio at our Riverwest shop. Sven and JK in the studio. Setting up the studio discussion Joe visited the shop today – Rides from here to Minocqua on his Salsa Mukluk Bohemian Rhapsody […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Australia Episode Eleven

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is the eleventh photo in our Aussie Wallpaper Series from our amigo, Eckart Altenkamp. This is a preview from Simpson Desert Bike Challenge 2018 that illustrates the vastness of the Australian Outback. Australia is the perfect example of four season fat-bike fun! Eckart shared this about the shot. Riding into the […]

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2018 Global Fat-Bike Day – Ride Guide

2018 Global Fat-Bike Day Celebrations! Tag your photos with #gfbd2018 Northern Italy – Altopiano di Asiago, near the city of Vicenza – https://www.facebook.com/events/961865113969088/ Northern Illinois – Lakewood Forest Preserve – https://www.facebook.com/events/1153558161459627/ West Central Wisconsin – Levis Trow Mounds – https://www.facebook.com/events/633051900450361/ Wisconsin’s Middle Coast – Point Beach State Park – https://www.facebook.com/events/652355225146395/ Pocono Mountain Pennsylvania – https://www.meetup.com/Fc-Cycling-Club/events/255417869/ Sarthe (Le Mans) France – https://www.facebook.com/events/451855421990597/ Connecticut  – https://www.facebook.com/events/179989432917221/ […]

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Fatback Big Su Review

  Back in September, we spotlighted the Fatback Big Su Wheelset and after a couple months of gnome roping, we’re back with a full review. I’ve been running the Big Su’s on my ‘murdered out’ Fatback Corvus FLT – [code name: ten beers] with a set of Schwalbe 26×4.0 Jumbo Jims (tubeless). I took a […]

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Fat Camp Show #35

  For show #35 of the Fat Camp Podcast, KBS and his sidekick, Andy chat it up about some new stuff coming down the pipe in terms of tires (of course, tires), trailers and testing.  Lots of testing for this winter. You’ll also get to hear Ken’s Marji Gesick race report from a couple months […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Chaska Blues

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Paul Niebuhr in Chaska, Minnesota. This is what Paul shared about his photo. Here’s a picture of my 2018 Kona Wozo from this spring. This bike is a blast! We’re big fans of having a blast here at the fat dash bike dot com test labs […]

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2019 Framed Alaskan Carbon Review – -JP Syverud-

   Framed Alaskan Carbon 27.5- The Good, the Bad, and the Gnomey.  Long Term Review -JP Syverud- In September we introduced you to the new Framed Alaskan Carbon 27.5 Fat Bike.  The version we received came with NX Eagle. Here is the link to the first look article with all the specs and my initial […]

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Everyday Cycles Radio – Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast

Sven and JK are back with the Full Spectum Cycling Podcast, a bi-weekly show featuring cycling in all its many guises. Fat-biking, Cyclocross, Adventure Cycling, Urban Assault and general schmack talking are all on the docket. Join us on this our inaugural, released into the wild show. In reality it is the 3rd we’ve done […]

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Product Spotlight: Mission Workshop Advanced Projects Seamless Baselayers

Mission Workshop Advanced Project: Seamless Base Layers (MWAP/SBL) [em-wap’-say-bul] are truly one of a kind, with their technological and futuristic appearance, paired with high-performance specifications. I had never heard of this San Francisco based bag and apparel manufacturer previous to when I was asked to test the MWAP/SBL. Mission Workshop is a company that strives to […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Mont-Tremblant

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from north of the border in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada. Dave Laberge shot his 9:Zer0:7 on a beautiful sunny day last Winter on the Écureuil trail at Mont-Tremblant. There’s a network of 60 km of groomed trails for all levels of riders at Tremblant. From the looks of the photo, […]

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Event Spotlight – Portland Design Works 10 Year Anniversary Party – Fat Bike Swap Meet (MN)

How can you go wrong with free beer, tacos & vodka drinks? Michael’s Cycles in Prior Lake Minnesota is having a Fat Bike Swap Meet this weekend. Buy/Sell/Ride? Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Everything on our event schedule was hugged onto the interwebs […]

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2019 Surly Ice Cream Truck Review – By Tony Grande

  Sometimes I’m not sure of who I am.  A father, a husband, a surveyor, or just Kato’s roadie who drinks for free (even if it means stealing L7’s beer, but that’s a story for another time).  We all have different parts to play throughout our lives, sometimes balancing out multiple facets of ourselves within […]

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Foto Gordo – Texas #fourseasonfatbikes

Foto Gordo is back and comes to us from Phil Newton down in Texas. It seems Phil needed a little mid-ride derailleur adjustment and hoisted his fatty up into that tree like a one hundred percent natural bicycle repair stand. We love getting photos from all over the globe. Foto Gordo is all about sharing […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Bivy Spot Hunting

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from our amigo Johnclimber over in the UK. He describes his photo as “bivi spot hunting around the sand dunes and woods around Formby (north of the city of Liverpool, England).” You can see more of John’s sterling examples of the fat-bike life abroad on his Flickr […]

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Event Spotlight – The Pie Burner – MN – 11/24/18

  Back for the sixth year, the Pie Burner Fat Bike Ride will help ensure Northeastern Minnesota children have a bit more cheerful holiday season. There is no entry fee for the ride…but all attendees get to make a donation to the Northeastern Minnesota Toys For Tots Foundation….. in the form of: New/Unused, Unwrapped Toys, […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – America’s Dairyland

  Welcome to the local spooky singletrack. The Jefferson County-Trail Builders have been hard at work building a compact set of twisties just south of the Fat Cave. They just added the feature that Ten Beers is sitting on and the humpty-bump has been there for about a year. They’re currently working on the third loop […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – A test of the Global Fat-Bike Day Broadcast System

  What better way to get everyone stoked to celebrate Global Fat-Bike Day than to share a video from last year’s celebration from the beaches of South Africa? Last December Dawie posted this video that chronicles his GBFB 2017 ride, or as he put it: “Three riders doing their bit for Global Fat-Bike Day 2017.” […]

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Framed Minnesota LTD Review – by DosRenshos

First things first. Fat bikes and skate parks do not mix. (with my skill-set) Well…more to the point, super knobby fat bike tires (look’n at you Terrene Wazias!) and skate parts do not mix; for the general reason of causing me to scrub too much speed up the transition, further causing me to stall out before […]

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