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Weekly Dose of Fat – 4-29-16


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Check out this trail fodder fittin’ a ruin Fatbassador Travis’s ride! If this was your tire, what would you do? Ideas on a fix? Leave a comment below!

You radio show hosts Sven, Gomez and JK continue their spring break this week. Meanwhile check out the fat-bike news of the week!

Event of the Week

Decorah Human Powered Trails and The Decorah Parks and Rec in, you guessed it, Decorah, IA are hosting one of the longest running MTB Time Trials anywhere! The 26th running of the Decorah Time Trials is set for tomorrow, April 30th, 2016. There was no pre-registration and the onsite sign-up starts at 10AM! Get some!
http://www.decorahtimetrials.com

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Check it out our Fat-bike Mojo Gallery! Send me your Mojo pix and you might win a prize! Shoot ’em to mojo@fat-bike.com.
https://fat-bike.com/2012/12/fat-bike-mojo-gallery-and-first-winner/

Fat-bike Links

Jay Petervary calls the ITI “The Ultimate Teacher”
http://salsacycles.com/culture/iti_the_ultimate_teacher

Forth Fat Fatbike Gathering report and Pix
http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2016/04/forth-fat-fatbike-gathering-april-2016_27.html

Richard Cunningham on the new SRAM Eagle 12-speed drivetrain
http://www.pinkbike.com/news/opinion-the-eagle-has-landed.html

More from Bruce in Scotland
http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2016/04/midweek-cycle-back-in-groove.html

Plus Bike Links

Check out the RSD Sergeant 27-plus bike review over at PlusBikes.com!
http://plusbikes.com/review-rsd-sergeant-27-plus-mountain-bike/

Check out this video of the new Plus Bike tires, the Rekon+ and Ikno+ form Maxxis!

JoBoo gets a Krampus

Sven, Gomez and JK really will be back next week with the Weekly Dose of Fat Radio Show Episode #102!

Finally, look for a new Fat Camp Podcast episode later today!

4 Responses to Weekly Dose of Fat – 4-29-16

  1. Brian Homan April 29, 2016 at 11:23 am #

    Remove sticks

    ,clean inside of affected area,cut old inertube 2″x2″ rubber cement to inside of tube ,fill exterior opening with flexible epoxy,cross fingers. Or buy new tire and skip lunch for a week

  2. Allroy April 29, 2016 at 1:00 pm #

    Pull the tire and take it to a car tire repair shop. They can patch it just like a car tire.

  3. Michael Amisano May 3, 2016 at 2:35 pm #

    Thoroughly stitch the hole closed with dual duty nylon thread for buttons and upholstery. Rubber cement over the stitches. Glue a large radial tire patch in place and let it cure completely. Re-mount, add Stans fluid, and ride it. This technique has worked for me on about 8 different repairs to large sidewall cuts. When sewing the hole/cut closed, you can also glue and stitch a small piece of an old sidewall for reinforcement, but it needs to be very thin so it does not interfere with gluing the radial tire patch over the repair. Its worked great for me and those tires still live today!

  4. Ezra May 30, 2016 at 10:29 pm #

    Fold dollar bill 2x
    Insert between tube and tire during inflation.
    Quick n’ dirty.