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Weekly Dose of Fat – 12-9-11

Photo from Marty Larson at Prairie Peddler

After being a tad sparse last week we are back with LOTS more fat-bike news you can use than you can shake a stick at. Event Coverage, How-to’s, Moonlander Sightings, Fat-Bikes on winter trails, Mainstream Media coverage and more. Come and get it!

News Flash! – The Tuscobia Winter Ultramarathon race in Northern Wisconsin is back on (under new management). New website: http://tuscobia.wordpress.com/ Same dates… Dates are Dec 16th – December 18th, 2011

http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2011/12/back-on-2-wheels.html – Bruce is back on his Pugsley! Good to have you back, Kid!

http://bfw.org/2011/12/05/mustache-beach-ride-report/ – Mustache Beach Ride Report from BFW Communications Director, Dave Schlabowske.

http://globegazette.com/news/local/snow-cyclers-ready-to-roll/article_843ba996-1e3b-11e1-ade2-001871e3ce6c.html – More Trails open to snow bikers and coverage from “mainstream” media. Bueno!

http://www.bikerumor.com/2011/12/06/bikerumor-pic-of-the-day-snow-ride/ – our own contributor, Chris, had his fat-bike in the Bike Rumor Pic of the Day section.

http://salsacycles.com/culture/fatbikes_more/ – Report on Freewheel’s Winter Biking Seminar.

http://www.gnatlikes.com/gnat-likes-bikes-blog/2011/12/6/fatbike-in-the-city.html – Nice photo from Gnat!

http://milltowncycles.blogspot.com/2011/12/fat-bike-maiden-voyage.html – Fat-bike maiden voyage!

http://www.salvagetti.com/2011/12/07/use-for-a-pugsley/ – A Pug at the South Pole!

http://drunkcyclist.com/2011/12/08/nobody-can-resist/ – Mexican Army likes fat-bikes!

http://fattiremn.blogspot.com/2011/12/winter-bike-expo.html – Report from Freewheel’s Winter Bike Expo in Minnesota. Snow and all. Looked like a great time.

http://deathrideradventure.blogspot.com/2011/12/fatties-on-river.html – Fatties on the River. Sweet photos!

http://tonilund.blogspot.com/2011/12/fat-fender-project-part-2.html – more from Toni on the making of fat-bike fenders. (Part 2)

http://tonilund.blogspot.com/2011/11/fat-fender-project-part-1.html – Toni Lund’s making fenders and you should check them out. (Part 1)

http://store.pedalr.com/ – Not specifically fat-bike related but Pedalr is out of BETA and ready for you!

http://www.gnatlikes.com/gnat-likes-bikes-blog/2011/12/7/winter-training.html – Nice trainer!

http://alaskabikeblog.blogspot.com/2011/12/attitude-adjustment.html – On ALMOST not going for a ride and why that is usually a bad idea.

http://lifebikin.blogspot.com/2011/12/additional-gear.html – A Moonlander is only the beginning! Gearing up for riding the fat.

http://ridefatbikes.wordpress.com/2011/12/01/fatbikes-at-resorts-the-beginning/ – Stories about Grand Targhee Resort and the promise of groomed trails for fat-bikers are popping up all over! Let’s hope this trend continues.

http://thelazyrando.wordpress.com/2011/12/06/pugsley-vs-regular-mtb/ – Video of Pug vs regular MTB.

http://mnbicyclecommuter.blogspot.com/2011/12/pretending-to-snowbike-on-my-pugsley.html – Waiting for snow and pretending.

http://deathrideradventure.blogspot.com/2011/11/black-friday.html – Black Friday Ride.

http://ridefatbikes.wordpress.com/2011/12/04/winter-commuting-in-mn/ – Fat-bike commuting in Minnesota.

http://thelazyrando.wordpress.com/2011/12/05/jeff-jones-space-frame-semi-fat/ – A bit about Jeff Jones’ Semi-Fats.

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