The Weekly Dose of Fat 1/12/2018


Riding 3km out on the sea ice in Lulea Sweden ~ photo by Andreas Löfgren

It’s time for your dose of fat news and events. So many things are happening this weekend and there’s plenty of news to go around as well. So let’s get right into what’s hot in the world of fat and plus bikes!


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Hugh Jass made a few adjustments to their schedule (see above) and there’s a Winter Rush race at Big M over in Michigan, where the hosts of the Fat Camp Podcast help man the trail grooming crew. Winter Rush at Big M is one of those rare all singletrack race courses that can’t be missed!

The Frosty Bottom 25 or 50 mile race is this weekend in Anchorage. Check it out 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



Jeff Jones announces his Ti Spaceframe Plus LWB –

The Swiss put holes in their cheese and fat on their bikes –

Goddess Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic announced (WI) –

The family that bikes together –

Ben Doom Blogs about winning this year’s Tuscobia –

Do you have a probing question about how bicycles might influence your fetish lifestyle? ask Hurl –

Headed to Montana to ranch dental floss? Here’s a fat-bike race we can all get behind – Fleur de Fat Chance –

One of our favorite brands of Merino Woll Clothing is closing their doors –

Anchorage Police ride fat-bikes –


Our amigo Deo closes this edition of the Weekly Dose of Fat with a visit to Prince Edward Island.

Next Friday: The Dose of Fat Podcast #132 – USA Cycling Fat-Bike National Champion, AMY STUART, The 6th reincarnation of the Surly Llama shares his meditations on the Surly Masher & Wmn’s Cycling Advocate, Kelsey Walsh

PS – Our longtime amigo Tom Kolesnik sent us this from Manitoba!

I did my usual annual Fatbike Crossing path on the Red River right outside my back door of my home this year, but decided to make the shape of a Fatbike in the snow … okay, I kinda got carried away! 😜

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