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Borealis to Sell Direct to Consumer on eBay & Amazon!

Borealis to Sell Direct to Consumer on eBay & Amazon! COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.,  Jul. 19, 2019 – Steve Kaczmarek, owner of Springs-based Borealis Fat Bikes announced today “Borealis will begin selling direct to consumers on eBay, Amazon and other social media platforms.”   “With the recent tariff increases, continued pressure on our dealer network by the […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #20 – Interview With Vince from Chumba USA

The main portion of today’s show is a nice talk with Vince Colvin from Chumba USA! We chat about: BikesAlex racing the Tour DivideSSUSA coming up in Austina bunch of other stuff! Besides our ChumbaChat we delve into: Fatbike Zion Beach CleanupMike’s trip eastFancy wheelsThe Roll Bicycles GR:1Upcoming eventsother stuff I forgot. Listen to the […]

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The Dose of Fat Podcast – Shred Sisters Spill Show

Leia’s Birthday Cake! Leia is joined in the studio by Sherry Mix and Heather Lipinski Stelljes to talk about a range of subjects from racing to training and much more. It’s the ‘Shred Sisters Spill’ edition of the Dose of Fat Podcast! Today’s show is brought to you by:  Element’s Massage Leia & Sherry Links […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Smith Rocks

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from the Beaver State. Terry Johnson sent in a shot of his 509 Jabit at Smith Rocks State Park near Bend. (Mt Hood in the background). Terry added that he “Loves the podcast”. Thanks for listening Terry! Happy Hump Day Campers! I’m off for a couple of days […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – It’s Winter Down Under

Chris Rishworth is back on FVT with a beautiful Australian High Country fat-bike ride in the snow! Nothing beats the heat of summer like a ride in the snow! 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 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – The Beach

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Ilari Lindstedt. Ilari grabbed this shot of his Ice Cream Truck at the beach near Raisio in Finland early this spring with anticipation for warm summer beach rides! Well, summer is here and I’m already thinking about snow riding….but that’s just the way my mind works. Does […]

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GORE Wear C7 Bib Shorts

When I was informed by Fat-Bike HQ that I’ll be reviewing a pair of bib shorts I was a little confused. Personally, I thought fat bikes and bib shorts didn’t go together as well as bullets and guns! However the new GORE Wear Vent C7 Bib Shorts soon put that thought out of my head. […]

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Kitsbow Wind Vest: First Look – by Greg Gentle

Next month I’m racing my bike across Michigan’s U.P. from Copper Harbor to Marquette on “enhanced” gravel roads.  It’s a 230-mile death march across the Keweenaw Peninsula and will require some special gear.  In fact, there’s a required gear list that includes a jacket or vest.  My NBFs at Kitsbow recently sent me a Wind […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aussie Series – Sesquipedalian Sesquiannual!

We’re celebrating the year and a half mark for our monthly series that features photos from our amigo – 2017 Simpson Desert Challenge Champion, Eckart Altenkamp. Once a month, for the last eighteen months, we’ve delighted your retinas with some intensely beautiful images from Australia! This is what Eckart shared about this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday […]

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Foto Gordo – June Bug!

We’ve already burned through half of June and I’ve yet to see a June Bug! It only seems appropriate to celebrate the festival of light, sponsored by the summer solstice, with a little front range, high country foto gordo post. Today’s foto comes from Justin VanAlstyne out in Fort Collins, Colorado and he wins a […]

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Doc’s Skincare Chamois Cream

The more that you ride the more you need a little tender loving care for certain areas of the body that experience higher friction during the natural biomechanical process of bicycling. Whether you call it grundle butter, crease grease, gootch balm or chamois cream this ointment can literally save your ass on a four day […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Next Generation

This week’s WW came to us from Federation of Planets, Lt. Commander Jeff Wriker. This is a scene of Earth 2019. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to be exact. I liked the way Jeff’s Black Sheep’s curves contrast with all of the line segments and dynamic angles of the architecture and the Skydance Bridge sculpture. The Skydance […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – The Winter Coat

This week we bring you a video clip from Scott Heinz. Is it swim suit weather where you live? I’ve yet to take a dip in the local watering hole, but the time is near! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The wretched […]

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Surly SunRise Bar

A little over a year ago, I switched the bars on my 29+ Surly Krampus from a low riser mountain bike handlebar to a set of Jones Loop Bars. The long-term net result was that I grew to marginally dislike riding that bike. This is the same bike that I had raved about in a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Levis Mound

Took a little trip up to Levis Mound to kick off (meteorological) summer and give these new Surly Sunrise handlebars a try at one of my favorite places to camp and ride. The rain must have scared off a lot of people, because I practically had the place to myself (at night). It was getting […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Mt. Moffat

This week on Fat Video Tuesday we’re featuring the second clip from Chris Rishworth. This clip features Chris’s bikepacking trip through the Mount Moffatt Section of Carnarvon National Park on a MURU Cycles TiWitjira expedition fat-bike. Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fat-Bike in the Mist

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday feature photo comes to us from Elisa Zook. Elisa shot this dark moody shot on Tiger Mountain in Washington. You can see more of Eliza’s photos in her gallery – https://www.flickr.com/photos/ezook/ . Here’s what Elisa shared about this week’s feature photo. The photo was taken on the Master Link, a one-way […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – OMFB!

It’s been a spell since we visited with Old Man Fat Bike, so here’s OMFB’s latest video to put some Fat into your Tuesday vatos! 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 pics and videos […]

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Foto Gordo – Webster Park

This month’s Foto Gordo contest winner is David Tinnes! David regularly shares his fatventures with us. His perseverance alone won him some schwag a few months back, but this month he’s the Foto Gordo Grand Prize Winner. We even swapped out a different t-shirt so it would fit Dave. I think this might be the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Vegas Baby!

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Sara Rose Kaufman out in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dune riding really captures my imagination. I think that this means that I have to get my bike out on some dunes this summer. What kind of terrain really grabs your cerebral cortex and sprinkles it with happiness? I’m […]

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Framed Marquette Drop Bar 29r Adventure Bike Review

It’s been a month since we shared our First Look at the Framed Drop Bar 29r Marquette. You can read all of the spec’s along with the plan to center the review around getting ready for and competing in a gravel race called the Bear100 – https://fat-bike.com/2019/04/first-look-framed-marquette-carbon-drop-bar-adventure/. I’m coming back after some minor surgery that […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Big Red!

We’re stoked to continue our monthly series that features photos from our amigo – 2017 Simpson Desert Challenge Champion, Eckart Altenkamp. So once a month, we get to spur your imagination with some tasty images from Australia! This is what’s on my desktop…What’s on your computer’s desktop? This is what Eckart shared about this week’s […]

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