Weekly Dose of Fat Radio – Show #78 – Special Guest Kathi Merchant from the ITI and Big Fat Ride

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Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 78 – Friday, October 30th, 2015

Sven and Gomez welcome Special Guest Kathi Merchant from the ITI, plus the Big Fat Ride and Expo in Anchorage, AK.

Fat-Bike Radio, and The Weekly Dose of Fat, is sponsored by Surly Bikes. Check out all of Surly’s bicycle doo-dads at http://surlybikes.com

On the show this week.

  • We introduce a new weekly Feature – The Fat-Bike Event of the Week!
  • We welcome Kathy Merchant back to the show to talk about the Big Fat Bike Ride and Expo
  • We take calls from our listeners about this week’s question which may or may not involve Samsquantch
  • Fat and Plus-Bike news in the Fatty Farm Field Report

The Event of the week is the FatBike at the Barn – Saturday, November 14 at 1:00pm in Cable, WI.

F’real? – Japanther? is 45NRTH running out of names? 

SPECIAL GUEST – Kathi Merchant – http://fatbikeexpo.com 

Next week’s call-in question is…

Embrocation? Cyclocross Racers light their ride fuse with fiery elixirs and ointments, Do you Embrocate? If so what do you use and what benefits do you receive?

Call in next week Wednesday from 8-9 CDST to 818-918-2453 and let’s discuss live !!

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.

Global Fat-bike Day Toys 4 Tots reminder and contest recap

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Contest story and details – https://fat-bike.com/2015/10/global-fat-bike-day-toys-4-tots-contest/

Got a great quote from Ross Cairns “a fattie in the shed is worth 2 on the net”

Dave Wiens just got his first fat-bike in preparation for the Fat-Bike Worlds in Crested Butte Co – Wanna know which bike he got?

The new Surly’s are showing up on showroom floors of better bicycle retails establishments across the country.

What’s in the hopper for upcoming stories at fat-bike.com?

  • Chumba Ursa Major
  • RSD Mayor
  • bontrager Boots
  • Trek Farley 9.8
  • Framed Wolftrax
  • Ritchey Commando

Fat-bike Links

Beach Ride

Fancy a fat-bike trip to the South Pole? Figure on $70,000 for this version

Fat-bike Birkie Schedule of Events is here

Swappin Pug wheels. 26×4 and 29+

ICT impressions over at Singletrack Magazine

Would James Bond Rock a Fat-Bike?

A look at the pie Burner Short route

Plus Bike Links

Toni racing 29+

Thanks again to Surly for sponsoring today’s broadcast. Surly makes Bikes and Parts that don’t suck! Learn more at Surly bikes.com

Join us next week when the question of the week is Embrocation?

Plus, you can call in and pimp your local fat-bike race – come out and join in the fun! Call 818-918-2453 any time, day or night, and leave us a message


Say, Bye!

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Greg Smith, known to many site visitors as Sven Hammer, founded Fat-bike.com in 2011 and the site quickly became the #1 online community for all things Fat. You can currently find Greg outfitting Everyday Cycles; a Milwaukee, WI retailer of gear for fatbikers, adventure cyclists and urban assault riders.