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Weekly Dose of Fat – 4-29-16

Check out this trail fodder fittin’ a ruin Fatbassador Travis’s ride! If this was your tire, what would you do? Ideas on a fix? Leave a comment below! You radio show hosts Sven, Gomez and JK continue their spring break this week. Meanwhile check out the fat-bike news of the week! Event of the Week Decorah Human […]

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Not a Wallpaper Wednesday Club ♦ Durango

I met Mason & Riley at the Fat-Bike Worlds this February in Crested Butte. I had seen Mason, riding a fat-bike that I recognized from a small Wisconsin bike company, Wyatt Bicycles, and it turned out to be Riley’s sled. Riley and Mason were at worlds, as part of the herd of ‘working media’ and we […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat 4-22-16

Weekly Dose of Fat 4-22-16 Sven, Gomez and JK are on a break this week as we plan out our Summer Show Schedule. Meanwhile check out the fat-bike news of the week! Event of the Week Next Saturday, April 30th, is the Fat Bike Freeride Rally at Mt Bachelor in Bend, OR. This is a fat […]

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Video Race Report – 2016 Simpson Desert Bike Challenge – by Martin Solms

There are not many fat bike races in the world that involve complicated logistics, dedicated support crews, 3000miles of driving, and a whopping 300 miles of multi-day, one-way stage racing.  But if this type of event takes your fancy, then welcome to the Australian Simpson Desert Bike Challenge.   Following on, from our race reports published […]

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Brazilians Across Quebec – Episode 2: The Race!

Welcome to the second episode of Brazilians Across Quebec, it’s time for the great crossing of Lake Saint-Jean. A white desert of 32km, with freezing temperatures and biting winds. The biggest challenge for the Brazilian team to date. Jonatha Jünge is on a mission to face the crossing aboard his Fat-Bike, while Daniel RootRider and Nata Giacomozzi […]

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Fat Video Tuesday ♦ 500 MPH*

Our Fatbassador to the Alaskan Wilderness and Anchorage, Mr Travis (T-bone) Hubbard recommends this clip, for your viewing pleasure. This is some footage from the 2016 Merry Marmot downhill race, from the Arctic Valley Ski Resort. Leave your featherweight carbon sled in the shed and grab the old trusty…..then Slip on your body armour and a full […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Traversee Du Lac-Saint Jean a Velo – Quebec, Canada

  Our amigos from Brasil that shared an incredible look at Brazilian dune riding in Sand’n’Fatty, are releasing their second video project, as a 3 part series, that features their first introduction to winter riding, in the frozen landscape of Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec Canada. We wanna party with these cowboys! This is what Jonatha, Daniel & Nata shared […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Budnitz in the Snow

Earlier this year the folks at Budnitz took one of their FTB Titanium fat-bikes to the summit of Vermont’s Mt. Mansfield at 4400 feet of elevation; and rode it all the way down! Check out these links for more info: There are more photos here: http://budnitzbicycles.com/gallery/moments/summit-to-sunset And a write-up of the day’s adventure here: http://blog.budnitzbicycles.com/post/139612684142/fatbike-snowy-mountain Download […]

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Fat Biking Denali! WTF?

9:ZERO:7, 45NRTH, and HED Cycling team up to support a one of a kind arctic ultra expedition After a long season of fat bike racing, from the brutal Arrowhead 135 to the popular Fat Bike Birkie, 9:ZERO:7 Factory Team rider Will Ross still isn’t ready for the season to be over. His next adventure is […]

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Show 100 Raffle! Show up and win!

Big doings at the Fat-bike Radio Show 100 HQ! Gomez shook down the peeps who helps us keep this site goin’ and got us some killer prizes that we will raffle off at the Show 100 Party! Oh! There are A LOT MORE PRIZES THAN WHAT WE ARE SHOWING! Stupid CAPS lock. Anyway, yes, you […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – from Good Friday

Frequent site visitor, Gomez, took this shot last week after a spring snow storm flocked the local landscape in a thin layer of snow. This is what g-mez shared about his picture postcard. The snow that fell, was predicted to have a very short shelf-life, so for a few hours on Good Friday morning, Otis and I, celebrated […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – So you think you can dance?

Manuel Scheidegger is a two time Fat (video) Tuesday contributor from Switzerland. Here’s what Mänu shared about his clip. How good are fatbikes really? No one can give a better answer then the judges of the fox tv show “so you think you can dance” (Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul, Jason Derulo, Maddie Ziegler). And the verdict […]

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Chugach Fat Bike Bash Report – By Lee Hart

Mother Nature did not play fair with the inaugural edition of the Chugach Fat Bike Bash March 18 – 20 in Valdez, AK. Here’s a couple videos from the crit and the finale of the rodeo, the Big Air, Big Splash. We had a great time during the Ursa Major Northern Lights Criterium that kicked […]

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Event Spotlight – White Mountains 100 – By Matias Saari

The White Mountains 100 starts Sunday north of Fairbanks and boasts perhaps the strongest field in its six-year history. “The competitiveness is incredible in almost all categories this year,” race director Joel Homan said in an email. “Of the three categories (ski, bike and run) for both male and female racers, all but one winner from last […]

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RaceFace Chester Pedal Review By: LT LarSSon

Have you ever asked yourself what do you want in a pedal? Are you big on clipless or do you prefer flats? What kind of riding are you doing? Smooth, groomed multi track or twisty singletrack? And of course the big question, what do you want to spend? I’m a big proponent of flats. I […]

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Fat Camp Show 10-1- Closing Out Winter and Stoked for Spring!

Hey folks! Ken and Andy are back with another edition of Fat Camp and they are closing out winter and getting stoked for spring! Have a listen! Show Links http://www.maxxis.com/tires/bicycle/fatplus-tires http://45nrth.com/ http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/equipment/cycling-components/bike-tires-tubes/bontrager-barbegazi-fat-bike-tire/p/12996 http://surlybikes.com/parts/tires http://veetireco.com/product/snowshoe-2xl/ http://surlybikes.com/parts/wheels/my_other_brother_darryl http://sun-ringle.com/mtb/rims/mulefut-80sl/ http://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/collections/merchandise/products/singletrack-pogie http://www.quiringcycles.net/stock-frames-and-forks/triple-b-fatbike/ http://www.ridefox.com/2016/filter.php?m=bike&t=forks#forks http://www.trekbicyclesuperstore.com/product/bontrager-haru-carbon-fatbike-fork-242194-1.htm http://www.manitoumtb.com/products/forks/magnum/ http://www.mrpbike.com/stage https://www.dtswiss.com/Components/Rims-MTB/XM-481 http://www.ibiscycles.com/bikes/mojo_3/ http://whiskyparts.co/catalog/rims

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Methow Valley Crust Riding

Dave was riding spring crust at sunrise and took this shot in the Methow Wildlife Area near Winthrop, Washington. Spectacular! Rider and photographer: Dave Acheson (ain’t self-timers great?) Date taken: March 8, 2016   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 […]

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PSA ♦ Kids, Teach your Parents to Derby

I’ve been noticing lately that when I attend local fat-bike gatherings, there are either very few participants or (gasp!) no derby, called – or celebrated. A fat-bike group ride without a derby or three, is the slippery slope to the dark side of the force – the tiny leak that eventually let’s the all the […]

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