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Weekly Dose of Fat – Halloween Edition- Scott Chambers Interview – 10-31-14 – Show #28

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 10-31-14 – Show #28

Welcome to the show – joining Sven and Gomez in the studio today is….Superfly JK Livin!

Our show is sponsored by Surly Bikes. Get a Surly Bike and ride it however you want. Learn more about Liberty and bicycles at http://surlybikes.com

On this week’s show

  • Scott Chambers from the Great Lakes Fat Bike Race Series is here to tell us about this year’s lineup of the best races in the upper midwest.
  • We got some fat tandem news
  • We drink beer prescribed to us by our new beer shaman – Julio dot com

Beer Segment

Julio sent us his first beer prescription. This week’s beer selection is Surly Brewing Company’s Furious.
Surly Furious  – American IPA. 100 IBU. 6.2 % ABV.  Beer Advocate rating of  96 with over (4300+ ratings).

Beer Talk

Where can you find the best beer selection on the Illinois Wisconsin DMZ?
http://antiochwine.com

Interview with Scott Chambers from Great Lakes Fat-bike Series.
http://www.greatlakesfatbikeseries.com

Weekly Dose of Internet Fat

Ventana Fat Tandem –  Yes, the new fat tandem is finally becoming a reality.

  • El Gran Jefe will be available by the end of November.
  • Frames will come with Rohloff cable stops.
  • Stock frame has 170mm rear, MSRP $1695
  • Fat tandem with 12x177mm dropouts and DT Swiss thru axle bolt, MSRP$1795
  • Fat tandem with 190mm rear spacing, MSRP $1995
  • Stock colors: Grinch Green or Mango Tango.

Links

List of the top fat-bike ultras
http://bikepackersmagazine.com/11-winter-ultras-will-test-limits/

Fat-Bike Eighteen Wheeler from 1986!
http://cyclo-long-cours.fr/2013/02/10/trois-roues-pour-tombouctou/

More people discover fat-biking
http://www.spokesman.com/outdoors/stories/2014/oct/30/fat-bikes-go-where-no-bicycle-has-gone-before/

Wild winds on the coast.
http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2014/10/a-wild-sunday-on-coast.html

Aaron Teasdale’s gear for a coastal AK fat-bike trip
http://salsacycles.com/culture/gear_for_a_coastal_ak_fatbike_trip

From the Salsa Blog, Learning at The Fat Pursuit
http://salsacycles.com/culture/learning_lessons_at_the_fat_pursuit

Fat is better
http://www.semissourian.com/story/2131562.html

Thanks again to Surly for sponsoring the radio portion of today’s broadcast.  Check it out at http://surlybikes.com

That’s what we have for this week! See you next time.

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One Response to Weekly Dose of Fat – Halloween Edition- Scott Chambers Interview – 10-31-14 – Show #28

  1. Mark Peterson October 31, 2014 at 9:45 pm #

    Cool! This is the first one of the Fat-Bike.com radio shows I have listened to. I dig it! I will be listening to every one now. Sweet…Thank you for doing what you guys do. \m/..\m/