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Weekly Dose of Fat Radio – Show #66 – Special Guest Olov Stenlund from Sweden – Plus Call-ins

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Ron Stawicki at the Wausau 24 – Photo by Beth Haupt

Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 66 – Friday, August 7th, 2015

Sven and Gomez are joined in the studio by Mr. JK Livin

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
    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?
  • We have this week’s Special Guest – Olov Stenlund of Bike Life in Swedish Lapland
  • We reveal next week’s Call-in question
  • Fat-Man & Ronin! Episode?
  • 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!

Special Guest Olov Stenlund from Sweden!

Olov’s event: The Swedish Lapland Bike Summit
http://bikelifeinswedishlapland.com/2015/07/23/swedish-lapland-bike-summit-demo-version/

Next week’s call-in question is…What’s your favorite aspect of fat-adventure-mountain-biking?
Call in next week Wednesday from 8-9 CST to 818-918-2453 and let’s discuss.

Fat-Bike Radio is on the hunt for Fat Bikers who can call in with a report about what’s happening in their region. If you’re familiar with the scene, where you live, and can call-in and be on our ‘Weekly Dose of Fat’ podcast, send us a note to info@fat-bike.com. Use the subject line “Fat-bike Ambassador”

Fat-Man and Ronin – Radio Cartoon 

Welcome to 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.

Revisit last week’s question and talk about the results

Polish Moon ride recap

Full moon ride in Two Rivers

Kewaunee beach exploring

Reforestation Camp riding on the Plus Bike

George Kapitz from Broken Spoke is planning what should be a great 3-race fat-bike series.

We are psyched to officially announce that Chris Reichel – aka Dirty from Drunk Cyclist is going to be joining our media circus as Editor of Plusbikes.com!

Report from Ian at Arabian Sand Bikes in Abu Dahbi and Check out this bit of video https://vimeo.com/60316882

RIP Sugs
http://wisconsinbikefed.org/2015/08/05/goodnight-bright-star/

Fat-bike Links

Olov gets famous!
http://bikelifeinswedishlapland.com/2015/08/03/five-minutes-of-french-fame/

Outside Magazine on Fat-bikes. Now a trend, not a fad?
http://www.outsideonline.com/1997971/fat-bike

Under Armour gets in to the Fat-Bike game…after a fashion
https://www.underarmour.com/en-us/mens-ua-fat-tire-gtx/pid1262064-900

Annual COGGS summer fat-biking adventure and sea kayaking
http://deathrideradventure.blogspot.com/2015/07/up-north.html

Fat-Bike Enlightenment
http://ellsworthbikes.com/bike/buddha/

Wanna know what some of your favorite winter fat-bike racers are up to in the summer?
http://www.adn.com/article/20150803/berntson-seizes-soggy-bottom-100-challenge-mountain-bike-race

JoBoo and kids getting ready for Great River Energy Mesabi Trail Tour Pedal
https://joboo1967.wordpress.com/2015/07/30/we-are-all-set/

JoBoo’s Great River Energy Mesabi Trail Tour Pedal wrap up
https://joboo1967.wordpress.com/2015/08/03/the-2015-gre-mesabi-trail-tour/

Icebike History – Shared by Kevin Breitenbach
http://www.icebike.org/the-history-of-ice-biking-and-winter-cycling/

PlusBikes Links

First look at the Panaracer 27-plus Fat B Nimble Tires
http://plusbikes.com/first-look-panaracer-fat-b-nimble-27-plus-tires/

Updated Plus Bikes Tire Data Page
http://plusbikes.com/the-plus-bikes-tire-sizes-and-weights-list/

29+ Travers Bikes Video
https://youtu.be/QzC_77Ik8aM

Bike Mag has a look at the Scott Scale 710 Plus Bike
http://www.bikemag.com/gear/bikes/hardtail-bikes/one-day-test-scott-scale-710-plus/

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

Be sure to check out a new episode of Fat Camp with Ken and Andy. That new show airs on Saturday morning, August 8th

Join us next week where the question of the week is What’s your favorite aspect of fat-adventure-mountain-biking?

Say, Bye!

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2 Responses to Weekly Dose of Fat Radio – Show #66 – Special Guest Olov Stenlund from Sweden – Plus Call-ins

  1. Scott August 7, 2015 at 3:13 pm #

    sorry I couldn’t call in guys! would love to touch base another time regarding this year’s series and USAC silliness

  2. Wade August 8, 2015 at 10:41 am #

    Sad story of Rob Hofmann. Condolences and best wishes to his family and friends.