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Weekly Dose of Fat – Show #105 – Cracked Carbon with The Carbon Doctor – Richard Palmer

The Occasional Dose of Fat – Show Number 105 – Friday, July 1st, 2016

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On the show this week Richard Palmer, The Carbon Doctor talks carbon frame repair and we take call-ins to discuss fat-bike forks.

Filling in for JK Livin this week is our Music Director Mr. Chris Daisy from Zion Cyclery.

The Weekly Dose of Fat is brought to you by the Surly Ride Pants at – http://surlybikes.com

On the show this week:

  • We start off the show with the event of the week SUMMERFEST?
  • We welcome special guest Richard Palmer (the Carbon Doctor)
  • We check in with the Fatty Farm Field Report brought to you by Quiring Cycles the Quiring triple B is the fattest ride on two wheels featuring the new generation of 5.05 inch tires. Visit Quiring cycles dot net to see the next level of bicycle exploration http://www.quiringcycles.net/
  • We’ll take calls from our listeners to talk about fat-bike forks and possibly knives
  • And in this evening’s special segment we introduce a new series called Gnome-Proof Gear

SPECIAL GUEST – Richard Palmer –

Check out Richards work at http://carbondr.com/ or visit him on Faceplace – https://www.facebook.com/carbondr/ 

Fatty Farm Field Report

DS – The Fatty Farm Field Report is brought to by Quiring Cycles the Quiring triple B is the fattest ride on two wheels featuring the new generation of 5.05 inch tires. Visit Quiring cycles dot net to see the next level of bicycle exploration http://www.quiringcycles.net/

We talk about fat-bike forks.

Fat-bike Links

Our tire weight page has been updated (Gracias Ricky-D) – Send us your tire data (like Ricky did) and we’ll add it to the list.
https://fat-bike.com/2012/01/tire-weights-for-fat-bikes/

Krampug Update 2 from Bruce
http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2016/06/new-surly-krampug-build-pt-2-of-2.html

Scottish Coast Riding with the CoastKid
http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2016/06/the-45-ride.html

Exploring Southern Utah on Blackborows
http://salsacycles.com/culture/hard_to_fathom_tour_part_one

Krampug Ride
http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2016/06/monday-holiday-42-mile-local-xc-loop.html

Devaluing the Salsa Brand?
http://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2016/06/28/qbs-salsa-cycles-begin-selling-through-rei#.V3PUDVeJjw8

Look for new Fat Bike Trails in Robe, South Australia
http://www.coastalleader.com.au/story/3988817/funding-secured-for-romba/

Plus Bike Links

Floyd Landis has Started a weed biz in Leadville Colorado
http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/floyd-landis-starts-cannabis-product-business-in-colorado/

SPECIAL SEGMENT – Gnome-Proof Gear

https://fat-bike.com/2016/06/gnome-proof-gear-keen-neve-polar-boots-outdoor-research-foray-jacket-surly-wool-jersey/

We have a new series about gear that we use and abuse and that we’d buy over and again. This is the good stuff…..like the good housekeeping seal for fat-bike gear – we award the best stuff the Gnome-Proof Gear Seal of Approval (GPG/SOP).

Our show this evening has been brought to you by the Bikes, Parts & Chaos of Surly Bikes – Learn more about life, liberty and the pursuit of two wheeled happiness at http://surlybikes.com

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

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  • 7/1 WDoF – 105
  • 7/8 Open
  • 7/15 Open
  • 7/22 Fat Camp 15
  • 7/29 WDoF -106
  • 8/5 WDoF -107
  • 8/12 Open
  • 8/19 WDoF -108
  • 8/26 Fat Camp 16
  • 9/2 – WDoF – 109
  • 9/9 Open
  • 9/16 – WDoF 110 – Interbike Preview
  • 9/21 – 9/23 WDoF Live from Interbike?
  • 9/28 – Fat Camp 17

One Response to Weekly Dose of Fat – Show #105 – Cracked Carbon with The Carbon Doctor – Richard Palmer

  1. Wade July 4, 2016 at 11:55 am #

    Cracked and broken carbon frame members are enough to make an adult cry!
    A great big thank you to all of the peeps out there that repair these bikes…