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Weekly Dose of Fat – 8-29-14 – with Joe Graham – Show #19

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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
https://www.flickr.com/photos/grahamcycles/sets/72157646654022231

Joe sent a bunch of web resources about the bike. He went out and took some choice shots after our radio conversation too!

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.
http://lacemine29.blogspot.com/2014/08/things-dont-always-have-to-be-so-black.html

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!
http://fat-bike.com/2014/08/dog-days-of-summer-photovideosecret-word-contest/

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!
http://salsacycles.com/culture/big_on_fat_leadville_100_mtb

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.
http://salsacycles.com
http://fat-bike.com/2014/07/saddle-drive-fat-bike-rides-at-snowbasin-day-1/

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.
http://www.pinkbike.com/news/schwalbe-canyon-ks-eurobike-2014.html

The guys from Fatbike Brigade did a Sub24O.
http://fatbikebrigade.wordpress.com/2014/08/26/strawberry-narrows-an-s24o-trip-on-fatbikes/

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.
https://www.facebook.com/events/254977237959887/

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 greg@fat-bike.com 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!

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