Show #108 – Joshua Sutton joins Sven, JK and Tony via the Everyday Cycles Call-in-Studio Call-in Line (717-727-2453) and Seeley Dave clues us into the conditions of CAMBA Land. Talkin’ ...
Have you ever wondered if hand-studded tires are as good as factory-studded ones? I spent last winter on a pair of 45NRTH Dillinger 27.5 x 4 – 120 tpi tubeless ...
Pretty stoked about sharing a new photographer, Rich Loftin in a Wallpaper Wednesday Series. Rich’s first Wallpaper Wednesday feature is still up on my desktop as I type this. Valdez ...
I’ve had a busy few weeks getting some fine riding in and a few bivvies to make up for what I’ve missed doing the past few months. One of those ...
Shoulder Covers for Shoulder Season There is nothing worse than being under dressed for a long day in the saddle. It is often the defining factor whether you’re going to enjoy the day or not. Last month I presented you with a few options to keep your lower half high and dry during the shoulder […]
Click the flyer for more Information! Our Gnomefest Cousin Joe and his amigo Derek are building some Full Metal Klunk in the form of an event entitled May Day Mayhem to North Central Iowa on May 1st. Trust me when I say that Iowa knows how to throw a bike party! I bet this will […]
Lets put the ape back in April with another dose of Fat-Tribe Funskis, shall we? Charlie Vogel is from Marshalltown Iowa. That’s his blue Surly Wednesday harmonizing with some spring wildflowers. #putthewildinwildflowers Fatskey, 3 Farleys and 2 Sandworms – H. Trent from Athens, Tennesee Fat bike enthusiast Eric Olson’s Borealis from Colorado Springs. Home of […]
Show #107 – 4/7/21 – Sven, Tony and JK are, once again in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio talking the usual blathery and taking a call from Big Sexy who is lounging in Myrtle Beach! Talkin’ Schmack eBikes no longer defined as motor vehicles by the BLM – https://electricbikeaction.com/e-bikes-no-longer-defined-as-motor-vehicles/ Decorah TripSarmas on then APeOther Brother Darryls on […]
Revelate Nano Pannier Bikepacking has evolved over recent years from using panniers to strapping bags to various places on your bike. Panniers are still used but it’s mostly for touring as you can get away with filling them up and not worry too much about the weight. With that, there was a gap, a pannier […]
Bill Hartz is back as our Wallpaper Wednesday feature artist. Bill’s straight out of the four one four and rides a Framed fat-bike all over the brew-city. You can check out more of Bill’s photography at Velonaut Images. You can always check out the Wallpaper Wednesday archives if you love gorgeous photos of fat-bike fun […]
Bruce Mathieson is back with a Fat Tuesday Video with a message and Shimano’s All Bodies on Bikes – Something that we support with all of our hearts!
New Series – Klunkedelic!
The Framed Bikes Montana Full Suspension Fat-Bike gets a first look from our newest BBR Test Pilot Byrone
Show #106 – 3/31/21 – Sven, JK and Tony are in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio talking their usual schmack and the welcome Seeley Dave Schlabowske to chat AirBNBs in the Northwoods, seedy (not Seeley) bars in NoWis, the prospects of a warm weather fatbike race and CAMBA trail conditions. Talkin’ Schmack https://www.singletracks.com/mtb-trails/support-backcountry-trails-while-making-new-memories-on-the-backcountry-bike-challenge/The Plywood Palace […]
Balmy sunny days in the UK With parts of the US experiencing some cold times of late, the UK saw some near record temperatures at the end of March. So with ‘warm’ weather coupled with the start of 2 weeks off work, this was the perfect time to get one of my bivvies in again […]
Rich Loftin took this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday Feature Photo at the Valdez Glacier in Alaska. Rich’s KTM Fatty is surrounded by the surreal light bending glasslike textures of glacial ice in one of the best photos that we’ve had the privilege to share in 2021! It’s on my desktop…what’s on yours? Got your own Wallpaper […]
Damian Drobyk is a paramedic from Poland. He’s ridden his bike and traveled across six continents (66 countries). His expeditions have covered 100,000 kilometers and he’s climbed over 1,000,000 meters. The highest elevation that he’s reached was when he rode over the 5805m Uturuncu volcano in Bolivia during a six-month trip through South America. Damian […]
I’ve been riding a set of Fatback’s Big Su 27.5 Carbon Wheels for the last month on my Fatback Corvus FLT. March is a great time to experience virtually, all four seasons in America’s Dairyland. I just mounted my third different set of tires on our test wheels to keep up with the rapid transition […]
Join Sven, JK and Tony as they welcome JT and Sam D to the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio and Chewey calls-in to talk about his bone crushing experience recently. FYI, I am writing this post from rather chilly Ephriam on Wisconsin’s Door County Peninsula where I’ve come with nary a bike for a bit of […]
Outside + Bozeman = Oboz Oboz Bridger 10″ Insulated Boots
They say a picture says a thousand words. Two of this photo’s words might be face plant! Here’s what the photographer had to share about his opus. I’ve been meaning to send (you) this shot. The splat happened on a downhill, (when) my front tire punched through the crust, and OTB I went. Tom Gill – New […]
We all know it’s been one hell of a 12 months, there are many sad stories of loved ones lost. We have had restrictions put in place which has affected our mental health as well as our (my) weight! So when the Welsh Government lifted the restrictions on the Stay at Home so that meant […]
Pekka Lintusaari made a film about his three-week trip to Kiilopää Lapland Finland! We think that it totally rocks! What do you think, Erv? 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 to uncle […]
What Are You Wearing? Print Edition: Riding Pants It’s that time of year in the north country. The snow is melting, the trails are (most likely) unrideable, and most roads are a messy soup of slush, salt, and grit. While much of the snow is gone it’s March and that means we should expect one […]
The Danger Gnome Podcast Dropper Post Show on the First day of Spring 2021!
Join Sven, JK and Tony as they welcome Ke Lyons in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio and Shannon Chapwesk calls in to talk about his Fatbike Birkie experience this year.
A rare March singletrack ride – photo by ~gomez~ Heaven help us, March tries to turn us all into roadies until the frost comes out of the ground and the trails start to drain after being frozen for the last few months. Every once in a great while the March thaw is swift and allows […]
Grassroots racing is still alive and kicking in Wisconsin
Show #103 – 3/10/21 Join Sven, JK and Tony as they welcome John Trusky to the studio and field calls from Dave Fuckin’ Lunz, Chuck Willy and, from the swampland of Texas, Big Sexy. Throw back photo of Chuck Willy at the Pugsley Worlds in Decorah right about 10 years ago! My Mom’s Birthday today!If […]
We’re back with fat-tribe funskis from our readers, so let’s dive right in! A wee bit of the green for St. Fatties Day from Sean Moore. Here’s a picture of a Blackborow on the shore of Cayuga Lake near King Ferry, NY. The water level is lowered in the winter to prevent flooding which opens […]
After a belly full of beer from the night before I somehow got up early and left the house just after 5am. Just over an hour later I was waiting on a hillside for the sun to rise and start the last Sunday of March. I waited for around 45 minutes and soon got cold. […]
Gomez is joined by Ronsta and Danimal to review the 2021 Kona Woo. This is the first time that Fat-Bike has reviewed a bike in a podcast. Ronsta & Danimal at Wheel & Sprocket Delafield It’s like reality TV for your ears when we all get going. After we recorded this segment, I recently took […]
We know that a ton of our readers will be headed up to Cable for the Fat-Bike Birkie and we want to wish each and every one of you kids the very best day in the saddle ever! The Gravel and Mud season is starting with something inspirational that caught my imagination and spurred me […]
Show #102 – 3/3/21 – Seeley Dave Schlabowske joins the boys for a chat about springtime in CAMBA land. Talkin’ Schmack! eBike Shoe?? – https://electricbikeaction.com/fizik-launches-a-new-e-bike-specific-trail-shoe/ Blackburn at Walmart – Ugh! – https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2021/02/24/blackburn-accessories-will-be-available-walmart#.YEAYmC1h08Y Gravel news – https://bikeportland.org/2021/03/01/storm-related-gravel-wreaks-havoc-on-portland-bikeways-327318 Wuckfinter 2021 dance party featuring JK Livin’! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hE1jnO38b9A&t=1120sBorn-again Biking Buttigieg – https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2021/03/03/buttigieg-brings-bike-friendly-outlook-us-dot Show Guest – Seeley Dave Schlabowske with a CAMBA […]
Hey everybody, I’m back with another Woman who rocks by the name of Jill Martindale, you may have heard of her. We caught up to chat before she tackled the Polar Roll this year about gear choices, standing on the top step at the ITI 1000, and cultivating a winter cycling scene. P.s. Jill is […]
Dave Pearce sent in this week’s Foto Gordo but he didn’t take it. I hope that Erik Steele is Dave’s friend or at least knows Dave. According to Dave… Erik is cool with us sharing these rather lovely pixels. If you want to see more bootleg Erik Steel photos you can follow him on Instagram […]
North trail of Isorakka at Ounasvaara Fat Bike Trails, Rovaniemi, Finland tarkemmat reittittitiedot täältä: https://www.rolloutdoors.com/fi/rovan… 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 to uncle email@example.com and if you include your mailing address, we’ll send […]
Should your next bike have 27.5″ Wheels? Do you need to run out and trade your old 26″ fatty for a newer model? 26 vs 27.5 editorial
Klas Mathiasson sent us this shot from northern Sweden. Klas explained that he’s running Pringles instead of water because water would just freeze. #frozenpringles Julio Bustos Soto – Central Massachusetts #fatboy Michael Higham – Twin Rocks Oregon “An early Saturday morning ride in December 2020 on the Snowy Owl Trail in Bragg Creek, Alberta.”Rob Charron […]
Show #101 – 2/24/21 Show Guest – Jason “Big Sexy” Becker Consider donating to Big Sexy and Heather on their cross country journey!Venmo: Jason-Becker-60Paypal.me/Beckhouse504 Show Beer – This was a fridge cleaning episode! Got a few rides in on the Port Washington beaches! Shit Worth Doin’ Friday Feb 26th, 27th, 28th – Sweaty Yeti Alt! […]
Timberjack has been re-designed and features updated geometry, Alternator 2.0 dropouts, and top tube accessory mount. Complete bike models now include single speed offerings. 2021 TIMBERJACK Salsa Cycles announced new 2021 Timberjack models today. The TJ is their aggressive trail hardtail. This is how Salsa describes the Timerjack “designed around the trifecta of fast, fearless, […]
I know that like many of you boys and girls out there in bikeland there’s a fat-bike in my care that still uses inner tubes. I run tubeless in most of my bikes but I still carry a tube with me on every ride (just in case). Today we’re going to take a look at […]
Masahiro Matsushima shot this week’s fat-bike centerfold for Wallpaper Wednesday. A beautiful custom Retrotec. Two of the coolest cats that I know ride a Retrotec. Julio dot com and mi amigo Ken Miner both have bikes Built by Curtis and now add Masahiro to that list. If you’d like to see more of this beauty […]
Downieville, CA – Feb 23rd, 2021: Home to hundreds of miles of maintained multi-use trail, the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship (SBTS) is creating a Trails Master Plan, laying out a world-class multiple-use trail system, providing an economic recreation asset for severely disadvantaged communities across Plumas, Sierra and Lassen counties in the Lost Sierra region of […]
The Art of Staying Light and Fat – Whisky No.9 76W rims Written by Adam Blake, Photos by Gomez If you’ve read some of my recent gear reviews, you know that I am very much into carbon rims on basically every bike I ride. I like that they add liveliness and responsiveness to my steeds […]
Show #100 – One-Wheel Wayne stopped in today to chat rollin’, growin’, traveling and other topics of great import. Talkin’ Schmack EDC Mention in this story, sort of – https://onmilwaukee.com/articles/house-of-rad-first-look Jeff Jones embraces eBikes! – https://www.jonesmotorbikes.com Jones LWB HD/e video – https://youtu.be/fNUb8ltroaw Holy shit is this just another BABY MAKER https://electrek.co/2021/02/17/ride1up-roadster-v2-review-the-995-belt-drive-electric-bike-you-need-to-know-about/Draisine anniversary – https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/wooden-running-machine-was-your-fixies-great-great-grandpa-180962152/Bike hunters – https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a35429606/stolen-bicycle-theft-vanmoof-bike-hunters/ Show […]
We’ve been blessed with an extended visit from the Polar Vortex over the last ten days and I’ve been fortunate to have logged some time in temps below zero. That led me on a search for my trusty balaclava. I looked everywhere and came up empty. So I shopped around to see what I could […]