Weekly Dose of Fat – Show #124 Fat Bike Birkie Pre Show and ITI Coverage

The Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 124 – Friday, March 10th 2017

In the studio this week we’ve got, Sven, Zito and JK!

On the show this week:

  • We Start the show with The Event of the Week, this week it’s the Fat-bike Birkie in Hayward Wisconsin! We’ll chat with Jerry Wright about the race and the CAMBA Party afterwards.
  • Travis is going to give us a shout and talk Alaska adventure racing!
  • We share Links from the Internet
  • We check in with the Fatty Farm Field Report brought to by 1UpUSA
  • And In our special segment, we take calls! Answer questions? Disseminate information, control the message, spread rumours…

The Event of the Week is the Fat Bike Birkie – http://www.birkie.com/bike/events/fat-bike-birkie/ and the CAMBA Post Race Party!



A couple of other events are happening in Madison, both the Midwest Bicycle Show – http://bikeorama.com and the Canoecopia Show and Sale – http://www.canoecopia.com – are happening at the Alliant Energy Center.

Fatty Farm Field Report

The Fatty Farm Field Report is brought to by 1UpUSA. 1UpUSA makes the best fat-bike rack we’ve ever tested. We will have a link to our review in the Show Notes.


We discuss ITI News with Travis from Alaska

Check out Craig Medred’s Blog for some great stories from the race – https://craigmedred.news

[Station Break – One up USA Commercial?]

Fat-bike Links

Breaking Through the Ice on the ITI – https://craigmedred.news/2017/03/03/a-survivors-tale/

Broome (Australia) Fat Bike Adventures Starts Offering Tours at Cable Beach – https://thewest.com.au/news/broome-advertiser/fat-bike-tours-get-green-light-ng-b88395327z

Olov makes radio in Sweden! – http://www.bikelifeinswedishlapland.com/2017/03/03/radio-gaga/

If you understand Swedish, you can check out Olov’s radio appearance here – http://sverigesradio.se/sida/avsnitt/853503?programid=4926

Back on the Coast with Bruce – http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2017/02/feeling-alright-with-crew-back-on-coast.html

2017 ITI – http://www.jilloutside.com/2017/02/the-2017-iditarod-trail-invitational.html  

Fat Bike Birke Expects a Record Number of Riders – http://www.birkie.com/2017/03/fat-bike-birkie-rolls-out-with-record-number-of-riders/

Thursday Fat-bike Commute – http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2017/03/thursday-fatbike-commute-and-wee-detour.html

Saturday Beach Ride – http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2017/03/saturday-beachride-aberlady-bay-loop.html

Fat-biking in Lincoln, NE – http://journalstar.com/news/local/fat-tire-bike-group-rides-on-snowy-wilderness-park-trails/article_7581d568-3c0c-54c4-88fc-c9e86d992af0.html

Dormant Obsession With Fat Bikes Comes to Life – http://www.hometownfocus.us/news/2017-03-03/Guest_Columnists/The_Long_Line.html

Offroad Commuting with Bruce – http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2017/03/offroad-commuting.html

Special Segment: Questions From Our Readers

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