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Weekly Dose of Fat – 2-22-13

Burnsey from Single Speed Pirate sent in this  photo from Pirate cXc’s Winter Night Race No.1 – Redrum. This is “Postal Jeff” racing his Salsa Mukluk. Photo by Randy Braley of randybraley.com

Burnsey from Single Speed Pirate sent in this photo from Pirate cXc’s Winter Night Race No.1 – Redrum. This is “Postal Jeff” racing his Salsa Mukluk. Photo by Randy Braley of randybraley.com

Lots going on this weekend! We’ve got James in Denver covering the North American Hand-Built Bike Show searching out fat-bikes, Gomez is heading to Frostbike to bring you coverage from the show and a host of events are happening all over including the Pugsley World Championships in Decorah, IA, the Sweaty Yeti near Black River Falls, WI, the Donut Run Poker ride in Mendota Heights, MN, the Dogman Challenge in Charlevoix, MI, Überwintern in Stowe, VT and the Blizzard Bike Race in Alberta, Canada. Wow! Are fat-bike events exploding or what? You can always check out the latest on out Fat-bike.com Events Calendar.

We updated the Tire Weights page – http://fat-bike.com/2012/01/tire-weights-for-fat-bikes/

This Week’s Dose of Fat:

http://www.bicycleretailer.com/product-tech/2013/02/21/sram-offers-fat-bike-cranks#.USeNv6WLJOo – SRAM jumps into the fat-bike crank market. Big player coming??

http://deathrideradventure.blogspot.com/2013/02/duluth-fat-bike-weekend.html – Duluth Fat-bike Weekend Report.

http://thelazyrando.wordpress.com/2013/02/21/scotts-new-rick-hunter-fatty/ – Very cool custom Mini-cargo fat-bike.

http://thebottombracket.blogspot.com/2013/02/slush-mush-and-crust.html – Changing snow conditions.

http://salsacycles.com/culture/fatbike_summit_taking_steps – Gnat’s report on the Fat-bike Summit.

http://www.wired.com/playbook/2013/02/snowbikes/ – Wired Ponders the Point of Snow Bikes While Riding With Wolves – I guess they don’t really get fat-bikes!

http://www.wisconsinoutdoorfun.com/article/20130218/WOF02/302180236/Blogger-Steve-Meurett-examines-evolution-snowbike-trail – Evolution of a snowbike trail.

http://hiawathacyclery.blogspot.com/2013/02/fat-tire-tubeless-conversions.html – Tubeless method.

http://milltowncycles.blogspot.com/2013/02/homemade-studded-fatbike-tires.html – Home-style studded tires.

http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2013/02/saturday-social-beach-ride.html – They do the “Social Beach Ride” thing in Scotland too.

http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2013/02/sunny-sundays-are-awesome_8395.html – Sure is some amazing scenery in Scotland.

http://thelazyrando.wordpress.com/2013/02/19/pugsley-wheel-weight-savings/ – Lightening Pug Wheels.

http://hiawathacyclery.blogspot.com/2013/02/opinions-on-fat-tire-bikes.html – More fallout form Wired’s article.

http://www.tonilund.fi/2013/02/race-report-rovaniemi-150-2013.html – Toni’s Rovaniemi 150 Race Report.

http://thetravelingvagabond.com/trvljournal-1/negative-36-degrees-farenhieght – frozen research

 http://www.newsminer.com/features/outdoors/article_be1f9c90-7c03-11e2-853f-001a4bcf6878.html? Fat-Bike Brotherhood – Fairbanks Ak

http://www.imba.com/resources/land-protection/fat-bikes – Update to IMBA’s Best Practices for Fat-Bikers

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