The Dose of Fat Podcast – Show #150 – It’s  Fat-Bike Season!

On Show 150 we compare and contrast Racing, Beer & Fun in a word jumble of conversations with Princess Leia Alexander Phipps Schneeberger-Rollins, The Spinner Ryerson and Gomez along with Special Guest Butch Piontek and a new segment called “What R U Wearing?” with Greg Gentle. This is Fat-Bike Radio.

The Dose of Fat Podcast Show # 150

Race – Leia

  • Iceman Cometh Race Report
  • Fat Bike Race Series
    • Hugh Jass – Added Black Hawk in Madison WI – Co-Hosting Race #3 – 
    • Snow Crown – Manitowoc, Ispeming, Green Bay, Kewaunee –
    • Atwood Fat Bike Race series will be held on the phase 1 trails of Atwood park in Rockford Ill.  There are beginner and expert categories with age group prizes in men, women, and junior categories.  12 miles for beginners, 19 miles for expert. All bikes are welcome to race, but only bikes with 3.7″ and wider tires are eligible for awards. Dec 7th, Jan 11th, Feb 15th. Only $20 a race.  Get signed up at
  • Fat Bike Choice for 2020
  • Sticking with the 2015 Salsa Beargrease.  Why give up a great thing? This will be the 5th year racing this bike.  I’ve tested multiple bikes from various manufacturers but this frame is still my favorite.  I continue to upgrade the components. I have the Sram Eagle XX1 drivetrain and I’ve got a new set of the Hed Carbon wheels being set up with the I9 Hydra Hubs and light Berd Spokes.  Should drop the total weight of the bike down to 21lbs when it’s finished.  

Shout out to The Bike Jacket WWW.BIKEJACKET.NET Best Bicycle covers for your Fat Bikes and Mountain bikes.  Avoid the winter crud buildup and protect your precious components.  They just launched a few new products. They now offer seat and handlebar covers in addition to the full jacket.  They protect the brake mechanisms, dropper posts and housing. They are roomy enough to also cover tool bags. They are having a special get the front and rear wheel covers, handle and seat covers, the entire set for only $299 until the end of 2019.  

Special Guest – Butch Piontek – Race Director of the Nicolet Frosty Bear

(N/A) Beer – Spinner

New Segment – What R U Wearing? with Greg Gentle

Send us an email and let us know  – What R U Wearing?

Fun – Glomez

  • GFBD at Camrock –
  • Destro’s new pimp’n Chumba Ursa Major with Wireless blue tooth shifting
  • LaMere Cycles received their first shipment of the Cane Creek EE Wings Ti Cranksets
  • REEB reinvented hashtag Klunkadelic klunky butt sauce with their new steel Hooptie – god help me, I want one of these sofa king bad!
  • Wahoo Update – just say yes to knowing stuff about stuff

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