The Dose of Fat – Show # 131 – Special Guest Pete Basinger

Pete Basinger (photo by Mike Curiak)

Show #131 was recorded at the Midwest Family Marketing Radio Studios in the City Named After Oscar Madison. Episode #131 is hosted by Leia and Gomez along with Spinner. The crew talks with Jackie Hering and we’re proud to welcome ultra-marathon race legend Pete Basinger to the show. So put us in your ear (hop on your bike) and get ready for the Dose of Fat!

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  • We Start the show with the Event of the Week –  Big Cheese Fat Bike & Snowshoe Race Series – with Jackie Hering
  • We welcome Special Guest: Record Holding Six Time ITI Champ and Racing Legend – Pete Basinger
  • We go to the fat-bike radio News Desk in Oconomowoc Wisconsin
  • The Fat-Bike News is sponsored by the Hugh Jass Fat-Bike Race Series
  • And In our special segment, we check in with our Fatbassador to Alaska, Travis!


The Event of The Week

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SPECIAL GUEST – Pete Basinger

Pete in a Pack Raft (photo by Mike Curiak)




The News is brought to you by the Hugh Jass Race Series. Wisconsin’s best Fat-Bike Party, I mean Race series. Hammer Schlaggin – Live DJ – Ice cold Beer – and wheel to elbow winter race action! visit hughjass .bike to get in on the fun

Travis’ All Alaskan Event Calendar

Jan. 13th – Frosty Bottom – 

Feb. 3rd – Icy River Rampage –

Feb. 17-19th – Susitna 100 –

Feb. 19th – Iditisport –

Feb. 25-28th – Iditarod Trail Invitational –

Mar. 10th – 5th annual Trio in Talkeetna Fat Tire World Championship Bike Race –

Mar. 25th – White Mountains 100 –



Fat-Bike Shaped Trail in S. Africa (google maps),+7130,+South+Africa/@-34.0275146,18.7903328,466m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x1dcdb4c9974f6087:0x54703735a31a8dcb!8m2!3d-34.0229522!4d18.8038232

2017 Simpson Desert Challenge Champion Story – Eckart Altenkamp –


QBP Announces 2018 Fat Bike Summit Schedule

The 2018 QBP Fat Bike Summit schedule includes expos and demonstrations that will happen in conjunction with the following fat bike events:

Norpine Classic

  • Lutsen, MN. Friday, January 5, 2018. 1-4 pm. Will feature examples of fat bike trail layouts, signage best practices, and a singletrack grooming demonstration prior to race check-in Friday evening.

Frosty’s Fat Bike Race Series – Jasper

  • Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper, Canada. Friday, January 12, 2018. Time TBA.

Fat Bike Worlds

  • Crested Butte, CO. Friday, January 26, 2018. Time TBA. Will include a singletrack grooming competition featuring Best Tracksleds, TracksUSA, and the Snowdog (all self-propelled singletrack groomers with tracks 20” wide or less).

Registration information for each summit will be updated on the above websites as the dates get closer. For more information about QBP 2018 Fat Bike Summits and 45NRTH’s Groomed Singletrack initiative, contact Gary Sjoquist at


Fat-Bike Event Calendar

We’ve been populating our event calendar with all of the best events from all over the planet. Check it out and if you want to suggest an event for us to add, drop us a line at


One Response to The Dose of Fat – Show # 131 – Special Guest Pete Basinger

  1. Erv Spanks December 15, 2017 at 11:22 pm #

    Thanks for the shout out! No worries Spinner, I can put my ego aside and let other people listen. The more the merrier! Great show, cheers!

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