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Wolf Tooth Launches New 8-Bit Pack Pliers

The new Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit Pack Pliers is a lightweight multi-tool with 17 functions. Eight attachments nest inside the handles of master link pliers using magnets and a clever storage system. These attachments then fit into an 8mm ball detent swivel head that has a 4mm opening for hex bits, which adds functionality to […]

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SURLY/45NRTH/Fat-Bike Teamwear Store is OPEN NOW!

The Wool Jersey There’s been a development in the printing of wool jerseys that allows the natural fabric that we all love to wear to be fully sublimated like jerseys made out of synthetics. We’ve teamed up with Hyperthreads and Chris Daisy Art & Design to create a line of Winter Cycling apparel. We’re hoping […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Coastkid Godfather of the Beach

By the looks of things, our amigo Bruce Mathieson has been riding a ton and he continues to be one of my all-time favorite videographers Coastkid’s videos helped feed the stoke world-wide for fat-bike fun. I think of Bruce as the Godfather of fat-bike beach rides. He’s the reason that I took my fat-bike to […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – BAMF in Banff

Paul Langille sent in a shot of his 2014 Surly Moonlander taken a few years ago in Banff, Alberta Canada, entitled – Hardest Climb Ever! I rode a Moonlander for a few years. Those were some pretty good years amigos. This is the trail: https://www.trailforks.com/trails/upper-stoney/ Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike […]

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Bontrager Wavecel Helmet Review

I’ve been rocking a pair of Bontrager Wavecel Helmets for the last five months and I’m ready to share some thoughts after cruising around for a couple of thousand miles perched on a bunch of different saddles under the protection of these lids. The Fit The biggest factor that I look at, when I shop […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Ruger

Our Amigo and Fatbassador to Alaska and the entire Yukon Territory, Travis Hubbard took this shot of his Labrador retriever named Ruger out on the trails that we rode together this past winter. Cheers Travis! Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Methow

Our long time amigo, Rusty Knorr shot a video while attending the Northwest Fatbike Meetup 2020 in Winthrop, Washington. This gathering of friends and fat-bike riders was Hosted by Methow Fatbike and Methow Cycle & Sport. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting a few of these cool cats from Northwest Fatbike and I’ve always wanted […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Robin’s Huevo Azul Miércoles

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Adam Schreiner. Adam sent us this shot with this description “Dan’s Surly Wednesday – Minneapolis, Minnesota”. We sent him some stickers and everyone lived happily ever after. Now Dan’s Blue Wednesday is our Wallpaper Wednesday. Can you dig some groovy symmetry? I can dig it – you can […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Allroy!

One of our frequent flyer gold tier members, Allroy, gets his first Wallpaper Wednesday with a lovely autumn view from the top of a ski run. Here’s what he shared about the shot. I took this picture on the top of a Chicopee ski hill in Kitchener Ontario this past week. It was (according to […]

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Bontrager Avert Adventure Shoe by Greg Gentle

Bontrager Avert Adventure Shoe Bontrager has followed up on last season’s popular GRX Gravel Shoe with the Avert Adventure Shoe, an all new addition to their casual, all-rounder footwear line. Available in Trek Black and Sandstone, the $174.99 Avert features: Durable, weather resistant, and breathable CORDURA® and suede upper construction for all-day, everyday useHigh-traction reverse […]

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New 2021 (Made in Canada) – Devinci Minus

Devinci released their “Proudly Canadian” Minus Fat-Bike today and shared some photos and spec’s with us. Take a look and let us know what you think. From Devinci ~ The Minus is a Made in Canada, mega-footprint snow destroyer that will make you rethink your next winter vacation. To ensure the Minus lives up to […]

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Showers Pass – Elements Jacket

Our Apparel Editor, Mr. Greg Gentle, sent over some details about the new Showers Pass Waterproof Elements Jacket that he’ll be testing in the coming autumn season. Buckle up buttercup… The fat-bike.com apparel category is about to shift into overdrive! SHOWERS PASS INTRODUCES THE WATERPROOF “ELEMENTS”  JACKET Portland, OR – Showers Pass today introduces the […]

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Gnomeproof Gadgets – Noxgear 39g Wearable Bluetooth Speaker

Three generations of Bluetooth Speakers – L-R Boombotix OG, Noxgear 39g & Boombotix Mini Hi, my nombre esta es Gomez and I’m a gadgetaholic. I’m especially addicted to gadgets that play music. I remember all the way back to the 1960’s, when I was just a kid, we would listen to WLS (a Chicago top […]

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Adam Blake’s Pneu Podcast with Special Guest – Todd Poquette

Photo by 906 Adventure Team The Pneu Podcast is back!  This episode comes out swinging with a guy who, we think, is misunderstood by a lot of people.  He challenges people to push past their self-imposed limitations and become better people, not just better cyclists.  Find out why #quitter isn’t a “jerk thing”, learn about […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – OG Anchorage Clip

Here’s a blast from the past! This is from a decade ago. March of 2010 to be exact. The video is from tscheezy and I’ve followed his youtube channel since the early days. I got o to ride a bunch of the trails that are in this video last March with Fatbassador Travis. Anchorage in […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – “Zandmotor” in Monster

Olivier Descamps sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. His picture was taken last Monday evening at the “Zandmotor” in Monster, The Netherlands. The Zandmotor is a place where the Dutch try to lengthen the beach and shoreline as a coastal defense by pumping sand onto the beach. The coastline around the Zandmotor is constantly changing. […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Reindeer Stew

Kit Monsen made a movie about a bike trip he calls the Tour de Dovre that includes a recipe for Reindeer Stew. Don’t worry if you can’t get a tasty reindeer, you can substitute venison, lamb, or carne de gnome in a pinch. It’s like a cooking show and a fat-bike video all wrapped in […]

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Tifosi Sledge Review by Dustin Marsh

Tio Gomez must have noticed that my trade show giveaway sunglasses had replaced my worn out and definitely no longer in style big “O” brand cycling shades. Almost out of the blue, a package appeared in my mailbox from Tifosi Optics. I’m not usually a fan of bright or showy items as a part of […]

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Küat’s new Transfer v2 Bike Rack

Küat’s most popular rack has been updated and now comes in multiple configurations with the ability to hold 1 to 4 bikes with wheel bases ranging from 18″ to 52″. Below is a press release about the new upgrade. NEWS RELEASE     The Küat Transfer Rack Gets the v2 Upgrade  The Transfer v2 Boasts Increased Capability […]

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Fat Tribe Friday – GFBD 2020 – Positive Vibrations

It’s pert near fall so that means that it’s time to think about the OG of fat-bike holidays – Global Fat-Bike Day. As we’re all aware, this year is fraught with pandemic concerns and I’ve been spending a fair amount of time trying to come up with a plan that addresses everyone’s concerns. I have […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Morden Manitoba

Craig Doell sent us a shot of his Salsa Blackborrow (before it went sport-wagon) up in Manitoba! This particular model year of the Blackborrow is one of the only mass-produced fat-bikes sold in the US that can run Vee Tire 2XL’s. Mi Amigo, Ward, rides one and runs shaved 2XL’s for the beach. It looks […]

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Wren Bar & Stem Review

Back in June, we posted a ‘First Look’ about the Wren 350 Series Bar and Crazy Lightweight Stem that’s been bolted to the Steer Tube of my fat-bike, and today I’m going to share my thoughts on how all that worked out. If you’d like to see just how light these Wren components are, just […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – JohnClimber

John Climber is back with this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. John’s a veteran contributor of gorgeous fat-bike pixels from the British Isles and beyond. I liked this shot, because it reminds me of one of my favorite ride centers over here in the Colonies in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Jeff Price

I can’t remember if Jeff Price has ever been featured on Wallpaper Wednesday, but today’s featured photo comes to us from the one and only Summttoppler aka Jeff Price. Jeff has been a regular Fat (video) Tuesday contributor and he’s also a full-patch’d member of the Bike Black Ribbon Society. You can check out JP’s […]

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