Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-11-14 – with David Gabrys – Show #12


Weekly Dose of Fat Friday – July 11th, 2014 – Show #12


This weeks show is sponsored by The Surly Krampus, Full Time – All Steel – Back-beat at


Beer Talk – This week’s beer is Boulevard Brewing’s 80 Acre Ale

Sponsor RSD Bikes

David Gabrys Interview

Weekly Dose of News

Jr. Johson from Souix Falls SD wrote us a fat-bike haiku:

Fat bike, oh fat bike
Over snow, rocks, stream and sticks
Fat fun oh fat love

CrossTown Fat-bike Ride In Duluth

Contest Winner is Robert Taylor from Sioux Center, IA won this week’s contest with a guess of 17.55 Kilograms – Otis actually weighed 17.04 Kilos

There is a New Vee Tire model –  The Mission Commander 26 x 4.0 tires just came in to the test kitchen.

TOUR de FRANCE banter

Cycle Monkey is expecting their first 170mm Rohloff Speedhub XLs in at the end of August. If you want to get in on a deal ping them before August 31st for special pricing.

Cycle Monkey also worked with Ventana Mountain Bikes USA to create a special Cycle Monkey edition of their US-made El Gordo fat bike frame. The Cycle Monkey edition will feature dedicated cable routing for the Rohloff SPEEDHUB, belt drive compatibility and stealth dropper seatposts.

Sven’s heading West with stops at, among other places,

  • Black Sheep Bikes
  • Oddity Cycles
  • REEB
  • BOO Bicycles
  • Borealis Bikes
  • Singular USA
  • and
  • Saddle Drive

Zito interview about the Surly Impalas

Wrap up

Thanks to all of our amigos at the Official Intergalactic Surly Regional HQ

Next week on the show we have a live report from the SSWC and we’ll have a little chat with the Ladies behind the Skirts in the Dirt Race.


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