Weekly Dose of Fat – 6-21-14 – with Kevin Breitenbach – Radio Show #9


 Weekly Dose of Fat for SATURDAY – June 21st, 2014 – Show # 9

Why is Surly Bikes our show sponsor?  – because we said so! –

Give it up for the fat-bike radio band and their leader – Chris Daisy! He also runs Zion Cyclery. –

YetiWebsmallWe have a t-shirt in the pipe-line that Chris did the art for! We’re donating a portion of every order to KORBA (which is) a local trail group that’s building 14 miles of singletrack with groomed fat-bike trails. We’re going to take pre-orders on this shirt design soon.

Beer Segment

I’m drink’n Bell’s Oberon from the dorm-sized fridge in my motel room.

I’m drinking Ayinger Celebrator – it comes with a little plastic goat

Beer Talk

This week’s special guest isWorld Record Holder and The Winner of this year’s 350 mile Iditarod Trail Invitational, Kevin Breitenbach

Sponsor Borealis Bikes –

Kevin Breitenbach Interview

Test Kitchen

Sarma has got a set of wheels coming for us to test with their Naran 100 mm Carbon Rims laced to their Sarma 190/135 hubs – that’s on the heels of their announcement about the first Carbon 29+ rim earlier this week.

Stan’s came out with their Hugo rim this week that we saw way back at Interbike – Bob from Stan’s sent us some info that they just released at Press Camp that we put up on the site yesterday! They are rumored to be available in October.

Niner introduced a Steel 29+ bike called the ROS 9+

Does anyone else think that we need a wider variety of 29+ tires??   Well… they’re coming.

Our lead story next week (on the site) is an Introduction to Moonmen from Fort Collins, Colorado – Colin reviews the Ice Cream truck and the Andy provides his two cents on the Borealis Echo.

The show this week was sponsored by Surly Bikes. Available at better bicycle retailers across america

This weeks contest was guessing where Sven was for the show taping and Darryl Gillespie from Kingston, Ontario CANADA guessed Brevard NC and is this week’s winner.

His prize package includes

  • A Borealis Fat Bikes T-Shirt
  • A Fat-Bike dot com Black Ops Patch
  • A HED Carbon Fibre and Steel Bottle Opened
  • A Vee Tire – Bulldozer – 120 tpi tire
  • A Yeti Von Evil Sticker
  • A BELCH Gear pint glass
  • A MIlwaukee Messenger Invitational T-Shirt (size XL)
  • A Limited Edition 1 Up-USA Can Coozie autographed by hosts – Sven and Gomez

Congratulations Darryl !

All Darryl has to do is contact us at and we’ll send out his bonus prize package!

Thanks to everyone for listening and a thanks to Kevin Brietenbach for being our guest

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