Weekly Dose of Fat

Here’s some of what we read around the web this week as Fat-Bike-related news stories are popping up more than ever.

http://sportsyakima.com/2011/10/fat-chance-get-past-their-looks-and-you-might-like-fat-bikes/ – A story on the Yakima Herarld’s sportsyakima.com site about the growing interest in fat-biking in southern Oregon and Northern California as well as an intro to fat-biking in general. Like a lot of stories geared towards newbies, it mentions the “giggle factor”.

http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2011/10/pugs-in-woods.html – Coastkid, Bruce, posted a vid and a short story about recent Pug riding on the East Lothian, Scotland trails. Nice, FAT, crossup!

http://velodirt.com/2011/10/oregon-dunes-north/ – Great story about Fat-Bike Dune Riding at the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. As the author, Donnie, states in the article “If you don’t have a fatbike, go get one. It’s the most fun you’ll have on 2 wheels. Seriously.”

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Black-Hills-Fat-Bike-Society/265313033507561 – The Black Hills Fat Bike Society has a Facebook Page!

http://www.bfw.org/2011/10/26/schlick-northpaw-first-ever-geared-belt-drive-fatbike/ – Article on the the Bike Federation of Wisconsin’s website about Communications Director, Dave Schlabowske’s new Gates Belt Drive Fat-Bike and some great general info as well.

http://thelazyrando.wordpress.com/2011/10/26/fat-aint-just-for-winter/ – The Lazy Randonneur notes that “Fat-Bikes Ain’t Just for Winter!”

http://morayfatbike.blogspot.com/2011/10/random-moray-riding.html – Random Fat-Bike riding in Scotland.

http://thelazyrando.wordpress.com/2011/10/27/pugsley-redux-part-1/ – The Lazy Rando gets his Pug ready for a Redux!

http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2011/10/high-tide-and-big-swell.html – More great photos from the Coastkid as the Big Swells hit the Scottish shore.

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Greg Smith, known to many site visitors as Sven Hammer, founded Fat-bike.com in 2011 and the site quickly became the #1 online community for all things Fat. You can currently find Greg outfitting Everyday Cycles; a Milwaukee, WI retailer of gear for fatbikers, adventure cyclists and urban assault riders.