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Weekly Dose of Fat Show # 84 – Surly Reveals New Fat-bike Pricing!

Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 84 – Friday, December 11th 2015

This week we have a special announcement on incredible, new lower prices on Surly Moonlanders, Ice Cream Trucks and Pugsleys! Join us as John Fleck from Surly tells Sven, Gomez and JK all about it! Fat-Bike Radio, and The Weekly Dose of Fat, is sponsored by Surly Bikes. Learn more at http://surlybikes.com

On the show this week.

  • We start the show with the Event of the Week
  • Next week’s Becker Sewing and design Bag Contest will be revealed.
  • We award the prizes for the Global Fat-bike Day Contest.
  • We take calls from our listeners and talk about Who your favorite Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot might be or maybe even talk about how you celebrated GFBD.
  • We explore the Fatty Farm Field Report brought to by The Winter RUSH Fat-Bike Series, The Michigan State Fat-Bike Championships and the 2017 USA Cycling – Fat-Bike National Championships

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The Event of the week is the polartec winter fat bike race series A six Race Series held in New Hampshire. Arlon chaffee calls in to tell us all about some hot east coast fat-bike racing!

Get more info and register at www.fatbikenh.com

This week’s call in question is Who is your favorite Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot?

Fatty Farm Field Report

This week’s Fatty Farm Field Report is presented by ….The Winter RUSH Fat-Bike Series. Winter Rush is the home of The Michigan State Fat-Bike Championships and will be your hosts of the 2017 USA Cycling Fat-Bike National Championships. For more information click the winter rush banner in the show notes or visit Winter Rush dot com – http://winterrush.com/

We call Bike Black Ribbon Test Aaron Hautala

Weekly Contest!

Wanna win a Becker 40 Below Bag? For the next 3 shows we’ll be awarding one lucky winner a week one fabulous becker sewing 40 below down tube bag.

The first week we’re going to award the bag to the best photo from GFBD 2015. Send your photo to gomez@ fat-bike.com with Becker Bag Contest

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Global Fat-bike Day Toys for Tots contest prize awards

  • 1st – Jordan Blackson – Anchorage – 140 riders 79 Toys
  • 2nd – Rickey deLeyos – DC Area – 60 toys
  • 3rd – Shawne Camp – NY – 70 riders 54 Toys
  • GFBD = over 300 toys donated!

Fat-bike Links

Check out mi amigo Bjorn and the Homer Cycling club working to establish the world’s first fat-bike and packraft route, but first we need to help convince the AK State park to end their prohibition on cycling. Here’s the link to the KBAT blogspot: http://kb-at.blogspot.com/

Global Fat-bike Day in Newfoundland
https://theslowbiker.wordpress.com/2015/12/07/global-fatbike-day-2015-2/

Bruce’s Global Fat-bike Day
http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2015/12/gbfd-2015-east-lothian-midget-subs.html

Wisconsin Trail Alert and Call To Action for Blue Mound State Park
https://www.change.org/p/paul-zajackowski-wisconsin-department-of-natural-resources-blue-mound-state-park-save-blue-mound-state-park-singletrack-mtb-trails-due-12-16-2015?recruiter=20311467&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink

Dave Weins is a laughing fat-biker!
http://www.summitdaily.com/news/sports/19458479-113/inaugural-fat-bike-open-draws-mtb-pro-dave

Fat-biking in Vilas County, WI
http://salsacycles.com/culture/proceed_to_the_good_life_vilas_county_wisconsin

Beat gets another Curiak fat-bike
http://www.jilloutside.com/2015/12/beats-new-bike.html

JooBoo on a morning ride
https://joboo1967.wordpress.com/2015/12/04/a-day-off-morning-pedal/  

Randy & Shawn’s Iron Horse/John Wayne Trail tour in October. Filmed by Shawn’s buddy Chris Wojcik to raise awareness of serious issues facing a large portion of this route.

Sin-City-Natty – Solo GFBD Goodness
http://www.outsidecincy.com/news/2015/12/7/global-fat-bike-day-2015

Winnipeg Global Fat-bike Day (Hola Tom!)

Call 818-918-2453 any time, day or night, and leave us a message

Say, Bye!

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