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Weekly Dose of Fat Radio – Show #65 – Gomez is Back – Call-ins

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Weekly Dose of Fat –  Show Number 65 – Friday, July 31st, 2015

Gomez is back from his trip west and is joined in the studio by Sven and JK.

Fat-Bike Radio, and The Weekly Dose of Fat, is brought to you by Surly. Learn more  at  http://surlybikes.com.

On this week’s show:

  • We will be taking call in guests all show to ask the question
    How do you feel about USA Cycling’s involvement with Fat-Bike Racing?
  • We reveal next week’s Call-in question
  • We premier Fat-Man & Ronin! a radio cartoon
  • We’ll talk fat-bike and Plus Bike news in the Fatty Farm Field Report
  • And, as always, we’ve got fat and plus sized Links

Cheers!

Next week’s Call in Question is…

If your fairy fat mother appeared and granted you one wish for Any existing new fat-bike – available right now – which fat-bike would you ask for?

Call in next week Wednesday from 8-9 CST to 818-918-2453 and let’s discuss.

We are still on the hunt for Regional Reporters who can call in with a report about what’s happening in the fat-bike world. If you are interested in being an on the scene, call-in, reporter let us know by sending us your story to info@fat-bike.com. Use the subject line “Fat-bike Ambassador”

Fat-Man and Ronin – Radio Cartoon Premier

This week’s Fatty Farm Field Report

This week’s Fatty Farm Field Report is sponsored by Uncle Dick’s Bead Slip check them out at http://uncledicksbikeshop.com

We mentioned this last week but there is still time to enter the Down’s Syndrome Association of Minnesota’s raffle to support their I Can Bike Camp in the Twin Cities. The raffle is for a Salsa BearGrease 2 Fat Bike and will be held tomorrow at the Shifting Gears for Down Syndrome event in Owatonna, MN. Only 100 tickets will be sold. Here is a link to the raffle information: http://www.dsamn.org/win-a-fat-bike-and-support-the-ican-shine-bike-camp/

Riverwest 24 recap

JK got a new frame bag from Andy at ATM hand-made goods.

Natalia Mendez is going to be in charge of all of our cycling apparel testing.

Gomez talked to Greg Matyas this week…..Fatback has some exciting things to show us at interbike!

Surly has a new Marketing Director – Christina Julian is the new Tyler over there at Surly – Surly sponsors the show – So we should probably start brown nosing right now.

On Tuesday Borealis leaked a photo of their new fat-bike on their Facebook page. The Crestone.

HEALING VIBES TO SUGS!

Fat-bike Links

Seven Wonders?
http://reviews.mtbr.com/7-bikes-for-7-wonders-the-coast

Are elliptical chainrings making a comeback?
http://fatbikerepublic.blogspot.com/2015/07/wolftooth-elliptical-fad-or-fabulous.html

Oregon Coast Fat-biking
http://www.oregoncoasttoday.com/oct/out/20150728/does-my-bike-look-fat-in-these

Joboo takes a Friday ride with the youth.
https://joboo1967.wordpress.com/2015/07/25/a-friday-loop/

Thinking about all the tire sizes
http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/sports/sports_extras/outdoors_snow_survey/bigger-is-better-in-bike-tires-or-maybe-not/article_47b1d7d1-9ae6-5e9a-a5d1-d243ee66b69d.html

Fat-Bikes in Mongolia with Ponies
http://whileoutriding.tumblr.com/

K2 Slide Show
http://k2bike.com/2015/sideshow.html

Swedish Lapland Bike Summit 3-6 September
https://www.facebook.com/events/1611495022437771/

PK Ripper Fat-Bike
https://bmxcruisers.com/2016-se-fat-ripper-26-fat-tire-bmx-is-here/

PlusBikes Links

Andy from Fat Camp reviews the Jamis Dragon Slayer
http://plusbikes.com/the-jamis-dragon-slayer-review/

KBS – Reviews the Surly Dirt Wizard 29+ Tire
http://plusbikes.com/dirt-wizards-surly-does-it-again/

McColgan Rides the Pony Rustler
http://plusbikes.com/the-salsa-ponyrustler-gets-ridden/

Orbea goes 27-plus!
http://www.orbea.com/us-en/sites/loki

Scott 27+ vs Scott 650B (not Plus!)
http://www.bikemag.com/gear/bikes/all-mountain-bikes-gear/tested-scott-genius-lt-plus-vs-genius-lt/

CoastKid 29+ing the Coast
http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2015/07/midweek-cycle-local-woods-and-trails-to.html

Thanks again to Surly for sponsoring the radio portion of today’s broadcast. join us next week where the question of the week is If your fairy fat mother appeared and granted you one wish for Any existing new fat-bike – available right now – which fat-bike would you ask for?

Call in next week Wednesday from 8-9 CST to 818-918-2453 and let’s discuss.

Say, Bye!

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