Show #96 sees Sven, JK and Tony in the studio chatting about a bit of divergent topics. There are bikes at some point though so fear not! Talkin’ Schmack Electrifying ...
HED Cycling Products has released a new addition to its Emporia line of gravel wheels, giving the alloy Emporia GA Pro a totally chrome finish with the Emporia GA Pro ...
I received a note from one of my amigos that I met at Gnome-Fest, Joe Kisley. The bike life is good up in the upper midsection of Iowa by the ...
The highest fat-bike race series in America
Nikita Solenov made a short video from a Surf/Bike trip to Hoddevik, Norway. I’ve been talking with Chris Daisy about surfing and fat-biking in the same month (December) and then this film from Norway caught my eye. It makes me want to seek out more remote coastal areas to explore. #wetandwild Would you share your […]
Boots From Canada
Show #95 – Sven, JK and Tony welcome Sam D to the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio while Dave Fuckin’ Lunz calls in with some field reporting. Talkin’ Schmack Dan in AnchorageNo fatbikes up there, no lights evenPort Washington beach reportNY Man Sues Trek for $5M Over WaveCel Helmet Claims – https://www.singletracks.com/mtb-news/ny-man-sues-trek-for-5m-over-wavecel-helmet-claims/ https://www.designboom.com/design/clip-e-bike-conversion-kit-01-09-2021/ https://www.clip.bike Show Guest – Sam […]
the Pneu Podcast’s “Women Who Rock” Series Premier with Beth Morford – owner and mechanic at Frontier Bikes in Eudora Kansas
Press Release: Endura Water Proof Sock II Endura is famous for their shorts. But they also make some of the best foul weather gear on the planet to keep riders warm and dry. Endura’s recent addition to the Hummvee collection is the Water Proof Sock II. Hummvee Waterproof II sock Highlights: 3 Layer construction for […]
Matthew Coote sent in some great shots of his quiver of fatties for this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. This is what he shared with us about his slide show. Last few wallpapery pretties of the bikes before I hide them for the winter and get the winter workhorse ready to roll. (This is the) first year […]
Craig Hays from Holland, Michigan sent us a video that brings back memories of a bikepacking trip where a bunch of us rode long tails and trailer hacks to Silver Lake a few years back. Here’s what Craig added about his vid. Here’s a bit of video from a weekend riding the Fatboy on the […]
«GLOBAL EDITION» of FAT VIKING 2021!
The Danger Gnome Podcast – January 2021
Show #94 – “Seeley” Dave Schlabowske, the new, as of the first of the year, Executive Director of CAMBA, (Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association), calls-in from beautiful Seeley, WI where he is making his new home and posting videos of the trails! As usual, Sven, JK and Tony do their foolishness! Festive Nomad! Talkin’ Schmack […]
The godfather of fat-bike beach riding, Mr. Bruce Mathieson, catalogues Scotland’s incredible coastal paradise with videos that have been an inspiration for around the last ten years. He’s really been cranking out some great stuff during the Covid lockdowns in the UK. Bruce had this to say about his latest film. Been a crazy year […]
Pat Morrison sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. He shot his Fatboy at Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve in Rockford, IL. It was 4° below zero, but the water flowing from the spring never freezes. More about Pat’s bike here – https://fat-bike.com/2015/05/st-pat-gets-fat/ Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the […]
Today on F(v)T we visit the scorching scenery of Norway for some fat-bike adventure-fun. It’s the first video of the new year! It’s all Fat FUN in 2021! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming hard drive. Send your […]
Salsa Cutthroat Apex Review by Gomez
12/30/20 Show #93 Sorry, Didn’t See Dave Called and Other MusingsDangle Supply – https://danglesupply.com/products/dark-lords-darkest-ti-cobb WMSE.org Store – https://www.wmse.org/store/ Show Guest – Well, next week it will be CAMBA’s new Executive Director, Dave Schlabowske! JK with Accumulation Ale, WMSE bandana and RW24 shirt! Show Beer New Belgium Accumulation White IPA6.2% abvhttps://www.newbelgium.com/beer/accumulation/ Shit worth Doin Polar Plunge watch […]
Let’s take a look back at the year’s Best Wallpaper Wednesday images from 2020. January Ben Robertson sent us a shot of his dog, Remy, and his fat-bike out for a ride on Strawberry Pass near Rossland British Columbia. February Jay Cable shot this at Fairwell Lakes on the Iditarod Trail between Rainy Pass and […]
It’s a crazy smoove frozen world out there. Skates and studs do a pretty good imitation of flight in today’s F(v)T presentation by Jay Glass. When the temps drop and there’s a lack of snow, frozen marshes, swamps, ponds, and lakes make for super-fun good times as long as you have studded tires and boots. […]
Sean Fitzgerald has come up with a new take on this virtual race thing in Jasper Alberta, Canada. Sean shared with us “People are trying to find motivation and activity so we are hosting the Jasper Winter Race series which has a fat bike category included. It adheres to all the COVID restrictions but still […]
For Show #92 we are joined in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio by Steve Roche, long time Milwaukee cyclist and the originator and organizer of the Underwear Ride as well as a call-in from Chewey. Talkin’ Schmack Xmas/Holiday Greetings55 on Wednesday! Cold acomin’Got the new issue of Bikepacking Journal on WednesdayNew podcast studio at the […]
Cruising the inter-webs one day, I came across an announcement from Whisky Parts Co. They were releasing a new moto style handlebar, called the Milhouse. They looked a lot like Surly’s Sunrise Bars BUT were made from space-age polymers (carbon fiber if you will) instead of chromoly steel. Cool, sounds fun. I am not in […]
Kathy Browning is back with this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday portrait of fat-bike fun. Kathy writes a blog called Fat Bike Girl. Dig that black single speed dad. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a fat-bike related image that you feel is “Wallpaper […]
The Borealis Fat Bike Worlds is coming right up in the middle of January in picturesque Pinedale Wyoming! There’s still time to get out there and take a plunge into fat-bike fun! Visit https://www.fatbikepinedale.com/ for all of the details and to get registered. Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our […]
Roval Terra CLX: One Wheel to Rule All Roads
Just in time for our first significant snowstorm, we received a 2021 Kona Woo to review. I didn’t waste any time getting the new demo bike built up and ready to rip. The 2021 Kona Woo – Out of the Box Video The Woo’s paint is gorgeous. The Prism Purple-Blue paint with indigo and live […]
12/16/20 – Show #91.7 Talkin’ Schmack Kung Fu Christmas approaching?Progress at the new space vanmageddonMoonlander maintenance, indeed any steel frame you ride in crappy condition Sven’s Chumba waiting for snow! Show Beer – Terrapin Dispensary 12-Pack https://www.terrapinbeer.com/dispensary-pack 6 of https://www.terrapinbeer.com/beer/jazz-cabbageJazz Cabbage hemp infused IPA is our dankest beer to date. Packing in our very own […]
Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Kathy Browning. Kathy sent in a series of photographs from Lander Wyoming where she writes a blog called FatBikeGirl. So you might see more from KB in some upcoming WW posts. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If […]
We’re back with an encore photo and video gallery from this year’s Global Fat-Bike Day celebrations. Fasten your seatbelts. The fun is about to start!
GFBD Cards from around the World!
Zito and JT join Sven, JK and Tony in the Riverwest Studio at Everyday Cycles for a chat about Milwaukee by Bike plans and other JT’s Soma Wolverine all set up for winter with 32s and fenders. Show Guest – Chris Zito and JT Visited Wheel’s New LocationMSE MKE by Bike milwaukeebybike.com Show Beer – […]
HED, Berd and Onyx Release Exclusive “Made in Minnesota” Wheels
Tio Gomez chats with Amy Evans from GORE® WEAR about their C5 lineup of Winter Cycling Apparel
GFBD UK Covid Edition The C word has put a downer on many things this year and sadly has caused pain and heartache to many. So this years Global Fat Bike Day ride was going to be a little different for many. You could say it went back to how it was in the early […]
Adam Blake Interviews Jay Petervary!
Back in February, we published a first look at the 1Up USA Rak Attach and I’m back to report on how things went long term, thru the summer camping season. In a nutshell…1Up USA sells this accessory for their excellent hitch racks called the Rak Attach. It allows the fully loaded rack to pivot ninety […]
12-3-20 Show #89 – Sven, JK and Tony welcome Ontario fatbiker, Allroy to the show! Check out our previous show #54 with Allroy as well. Lend a Canadian perspective to your day! Sven’s friend, Tyra, from Tessera Design did this caricature of your erstwhile host! Show Guest – Allroy! Show Beer – Good City Space […]
Surface 604 Boar Fatbike We reviewed the previous model of Surface 604’s Boar Fatbike way back in 2015! The new version has some significant upgrades to the already well thought out design. Besides the immediately noticeable Kryptek Highlander Camo color, enhancements for 2020 Boar include: Smoother Torque Sensing Pedal AssistA revised Color LCD display/dashboardRefined Geometry […]
Kevin Barta sent in this shot for our Instagram feed, but the gnomes down in sub-basement twelve that decide these sort of things liked it so much that (ta-dah!) it’s today’s Wallpaper Wednesday! Kevin included a fat-bike haiku or something that I thought sounded notably poetic. Gliding over fresh pow in the high deserts of […]
Normally we feature the bike of one of our readers in a Reader’s Ride(s) column, but today we’re taking a look at a ride that Mark “Jake the Snake” Jacobson took last month that is visually stunning. We had featured Jake on Wallpaper Wednesday, and today he’s taking us for a ride in the High […]
GFBD 2020 Celebrations! December Fifth Two Thousand and Twenty
Show #88 is the show that wasn’t going to happen, that is until Tony, JK and JK’s cousin, D’nardo, showed up at the shop anyway. Since we were all there, why not do a show! Show Guest – D’nardo Colucci Check out D’nardo’s company called The Eluminati. They make really high-end, 360 degree projection systems. […]
the Pneu Podcast with Roy Kranz. The 200-mile Dirty Kanza Fat-Bike Champion!
Ride along with Summittoppler for a cruise along fabulous Newborough Beach on the Isle of Anglesey in North Wales
The Danger Gnome Podcast welcomes Geo Kapitz and Jason Lowetz to the program to talk about the Snow Crown Race Series and the Bearclaw Bicycle Co. Tomak
JT and Sam D join Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio where we chat with new Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) Executive Director, Dave Schlabowske. Talkin’ Schmack Waffle House Beer with Bacon! – https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/16/us/waffle-house-bacon-beer-trnd/index.html Closest Waffle House to us 5 hours away in Toledo where 475 and 80/90 meet!How an eBike […]