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Weekly Dose of Fat Radio – Show #73 Interbike Wrap Up

The Niner 29-plus seen above was one of five bikes stolen from Blackburn’s truck right after interbike. Pretty distinctive! Keep an eye out.

Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 73 – Friday, September 25th, 2015

Back in the Fat-bike Radio Studio, it’s Sven and Gomez with our faithful sidekick, JK Livin.

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

Welcome to the Post Las Vegas Hangover Interbike  Special Edition Show.

  • We will take call in guests to answer this week’s question, What was your favorite fat-bike item from coverage of this year’s interbike extravaganza
  • We talk about some of the fat and plus bike stuff that we saw on the Interbike Show Floor.
  • We’ll delve into fat-bike and Plus Bike news in the Fatty Farm Field Report
  • And, we may even have some links to share but don’t get your hopes up

SPECIAL GUEST – Fat Man

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Next week’s call-in question is…For winter rides do you prefer rigid or suspension? Call in next week Wednesday from 8-9 CDST to 818-918-2453 and let’s discuss or leave a voicemail anytime!

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 revisit last week’s question and talk about the results!

We are getting our first e-fatbike in for testing in a bit over a week.

Gomez has a Washington ride report.

How popular is fat-biking? In the 4 years since we started this site we’ve had over 3.5 million user sessions and are closing in on 8 million page views! Not bad for a niche market!

Links

Fat-bike Links

A3 from Surly Bogs Racks and More Wednesday Lore
http://surlybikes.com/blog/post/the_bun_to_your_cheeseburger

Angus Cycling Festival Fat-bike Ride Recap
http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2015/09/angus-cycling-festival-fatbike-ride.html

John Withrow rode a fat bike 112 miles on the bike leg at the 2015 Ironman Wisconsin to raise money for ReserveAid
http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/With_a_fat_bike_for_a_good_cause_5362.html

In defense of Open Mold Bikes?
http://www.bikeradar.com/us/mtb/gear/article/heller-boasts-good-value-with-open-mold-bikes-45260/

JoBoo talks trail improvements from Maple Hill Park
https://joboo1967.wordpress.com/2015/09/19/maple-hill-park/

Kayaking and Fat-biking with the youth
http://deathrideradventure.blogspot.com/2015/09/similar.html

Plus Bikes Links

Rollin’ to Cove on an ECR
http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2015/09/ecr-east-coast-roller.html

Plus Bike and others stolen after interbike. Be on the lookout for a sweet Niner Plus bike among others
http://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2015/09/23/blackburn-reports-display-bikes-stolen-interbike#.VgMKprTf5qs

TGR is doing the “What are plus bikes for?” thing
http://www.tetongravity.com/story/bike/what-the-hells-is-the-deal-with-plus-sized-bikes-anyways

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

Be sure to stop by the fat-bike.com gift shop on our facebook page and buy yerself sumpthin pretty.

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Join us next week where the question of the week is … For winter rides do you prefer rigid or suspension? Call 818-918-2453 any time, day or night, and leave Sven and Gomez a message!

Say, Bye!

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