Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 19 for Friday August 29th 2014
Weekly Dose of Fat with your hosts Sven and Gomez joined this week in the studio by J.K. Livin.
This show is sponsored by the Surly Junk Strap. Learn more about all of Surly’s offerings at – http://surlybikes.com
Sven gives a shout out to his dad.. Today would have been his 83rd BD if he’d taken the ride this far.
Beer Talk – This week’s Beer is Abbot Ale from Suffolk, England
Zion Cyclery Ad – http://zioncyclery.com
Interview with Joe Graham of Graham Cycles about The Chubby Pony – Joe’s personal Fat-Utility Bike/Truck
- Chubby Pony with the Pony – https://www.flickr.com/photos/
- Hobbit House Shot (one of several) – https://www.flickr.com/photos/
- Website Proect Page (good place to link to) – http://www.grahamcycles.com/
- Flicker Album – https://www.flickr.com/photos/
- Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/
- Website – www.grahamcycles.com
Weekly Dose of Infernal Internet Fat
Mike Curiak shared a link to his photo expose’ of his new Eriksen Fatty rocking 29+ wheels. Mike has ridden some of the most gorgeous Ti fat-bikes with all sorts of custom features.
This is the final piece of the puzzle – for the secret word facet of our Dog Days of Summer contest that we’ve been running all month. This week’s secret word is spoken on the show!
The IMBA Summit was last week. Representatives from around the country met to discuss all aspects of mountain bike advocacy – IMBA tweeted about positive news from the BLM for mountain bike access and mentioned discussions about their policy for e-bikes on mountain bike trails. You can always keep up with IMBA news at www.imba.com
Steve Yore discusses doing the Leadville 100 on a Beargrease on Salsa’s Blog. Yes, he did earn a belt buckle!
Salsa has updated their website with all the new 2015 models including the Bucksaw Full Suspension and my favorite ride from Saddle Drive, the Blackborow.
From Euro Bike comes news of the new Schwalbe Jumbo Jim fat-bike tire is available in two different widths depending on your needs – 4.0″ or 4.8″ – and both sizes can be had with either SnakeSkin or LiteSkin sidewalls. Tubeless compatible with weights range between 990 and 1,290 grams depending on the width and casing.
The guys from Fatbike Brigade did a Sub24O.
WEMS #9 2014 and the Wisconsin Fat Bike State Championships – Onsite camping Fri and Sat
Single Malt Single Track, Robust bench cut, smooth and flowing notes, an earthy finish.
If you write about fat-biking on the web and would like us to check out what you’ve got going, shoot me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we might just mention your stories on the show!
Thanks again to Surly for sponsoring the radio portion of today’s broadcast.
That’s what we have for this week! See you next time!