Weekly Dose of Fat – 10-3-14 – with Ned Overend – Show #24

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Weekly Dose of Fat for Friday, October 3rd, 2014 – Show #24

This show is sponsored by the Surly long sleeve Merino Wool Jersey. http://surlybikes.com

We topped Fourteen THOUSAND likes on the Facebook last weekend!

This week –

  • We talk to Mountain Bike Hall of Famer and Reigning US NAtional Fat-Bike Champion – Mr. NED OVEREND!
  • after that – Who really cares what else we have, right?

Beer Segment

This week’s beer is Deschutes Brewery’s Mirror Pond Ale – http://www.deschutesbrewery.com

We attempt to play the Beer flavor game from the Esquire Channel ala Brew Dogs

Beer Talk

Ned Overend Interview!

Weekly Dose of Internet Fat

Gomez says if you haven’t tried to go tubeless on your fatty – you probably should – It has a really groovy effect on the way your tires roll. – Gnome Sane?

Gomez has started a long term test of hydro brakes on Otis with a pair of Shimano XT hydros on for the winter to see if they last through a lower 48 winter without failing.

We talk a bit more  about Hydro brakes?

The Simpson Desert Bike Challenge

The grandaddy of Aussie Fat Bike races is going on right now. The 2014 Simpson Desert Challenge Event is currently running (From Tues 30 Sept to Sat 4th Oct) Daily Results are posted at http://desertchallenge.org/

Live helicopter report??

Other Fat Links

Our Amigo Ward and the Pacific NorthWest Fat-bike tribe had a little gathering out in Washington. Read the report here – http://26inchslicks.blogspot.com/2014/09/seashells-by-seashore-v2.html

The Salsa Blog is going to have fresh bloggage every day in Rocktober – Click the Salsa ad on our front page to be Whisked to their culture page. http://salsacycles.com/culture

A photo essay form the Urban Jungle Cross in MKE

BREAKING NEWS – The Fat-Bike Birkie will be the 2015 US National Fat-bike Championship! Stay tuned for more news as we get it. – http://www.birkie.com/bike/events/fat-bike-birkie/

Thanks again to Surly for sponsoring the radio portion of today’s broadcast.

Keep the rubber side down and roll fatties roll!
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