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Fat (video) Tuesday – Pat Smage NWA

Over the last few years, there’s been a really interesting Mississippi flyway trail building renaissance that has made Northwest Arkansas the latest mountain bike travel destination. Trail building contractors work on projects up in the Northwoods all summer and then spend their Winters down in Arkansas creating incredible mtb-playgrounds. Our amigo Pat Smage took a […]

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Niche Bike News – The Moment – Sram AXS – Terevail Tires – Surly Home Delivery – Global (online) Bike Festival – CONTEST!

Red Bull created a documentary film about the origins of Freeride MTB with interviews with Wade Simmons, Richie Schley, and Brett Tippe. The trailer is above and a link to the full-length film is below. I went down this rabbit hole and I was glad that I did! https://www.redbull.com/gb-en/films/the-moment?fbclid=IwAR3enabBhb4kqfBnqfhiZT-MCR6kym4raUY98RNW0jWa8afERzoZPwl_rgE Sram AXS SRAM’s AXS Web Ride […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Skinny Fat?

Having embarked upon a journey to reduce the width of my Krampus wheels from 45mm to 32mm, this video rung some bells for a small portion of my brain cells. Calvin and Ben from Park Tool take a Surly Ice Cream Truck and build a set of sew-up road wheels for it. We’re always happy […]

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Cedaero Top Tube Pack Review by Dustin Marsh

Cedaero Tank Top Bolt-on Pack final thoughts I always carry too much stuff on my rides. A full-frame pack just doesn’t cut it some days. When I ordered my custom frame pack from Cedaero Bags, I had them sew up a Tank Top Pack to match. I’ll consider them as enablers for my pack-rat ways. […]

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Danger Gnome Podcast – Travis’s Garage Session(s)

In case you haven’t heard, I boxed up Ten Beers and the podcast gear and flew up to Anchorage Alaska earlier this month and I visited our Fatbassador to Alaska and the Yukon Territories, Travis Hubbard and his wife Lorrie. Travis’s Garage is somewhat legendary. It’s where Travis became a regular call-in guest on the […]

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Niche Bike News – US Open – USA Cycling – Old Man Mountain – Rocky Mtn/RaceFace Enduro Team

Due to the current state of Pandemic and numerous closures and in an abundace of precaution the 2020 race has been cancelled.      We are working on dates for the 2021 event and will make an announcement as soon as we lock it down.  When the date is decided (it is tidal dependant and […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – That Confounded Bridge

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Steffen Hautala. Steffen started tagging us in his Instagram photos and we totally dig his style! This is a shot of his Gavia fat-bike taken earlier this month in Storvika, Nordland, Norway. Slap this up on your computer desktop and show the office that you’re a card-carrying […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Campbell Tract – Alaska

A fun cruise around the Campbell Tract in Anchorage last Saturday with our Fatbassador to Alaska, Travis. Travis and I were joined by Ken Best and videographer, Al Heckart along with Ken’s pooch, Violet. It turned out to be a perfect bluebird day with low winds and temps in the twenties. Alaska in March can […]

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Artist Profile – Garret Olson – by JP Syverud

Editor’s Note – Garret Olson gets the Artist Profile treatment today from Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot – JP Syverud. Garret is no stranger to the Fat-Bike department of stickers and decals. Before we take a look at JP’s artistic experiment, let’s visit some of Garret’s talented artistic expressions that we’ve turned into stickers. Toast […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Double-Wide

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is Brandon Bender’s sophomore feature and is what you’d call a ‘double-wide trailer’ sort of opus. Brandon sized and cropped the photo such that it will perfectly fill dual 1920×1080 monitors side by side. The location of the shot is one of my favorite beach towns on the other side of the […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Saratoga Fat Bike Rally

Last week we shared Bob Rainville’s recap of the Saratoga Fat Bike Rally and today we’re featuring a video report from the event that comes to us from David Boshek and North Country MTB. Happy Tuesday! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The […]

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Why Cycles Introduces the Wayward V2

(Carbondale, CO 3/5/20) – Why Cycles received a ton of feedback from a multitude of amazing adventurers with their OG Wayward and the V2 is the product of them listening to real-world input and making a few tweaks to make their Ti adventure sled even better! The Wayward V2 is still the same 29+ adventure […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – produced by Maine Public Television

Brian Bechard from Main Public sent us this week’s FvT feature. It’s a video that he put together for the local PBS affiliate in Portland, ME. This is what Brian shared about his video presentation about Fat-Biking in Maine. Each season more and more miles of trails are groomed exclusively for fat tire winter cycling […]

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Nation’s largest fat bike beach race returns to NC

Bikers line up for elite division race in 2019 – Courtesy Robert B Butler An interview with Shawn Spencer, Race Director WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NORTH CAROLINA – The US Open Fat Bike Beach Championship, the largest beach race in the nation, returns to Wrightsville Beach the weekend of March 27-29, 2020. “The growth of the Fat […]

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The Dose – Leia’s Polar Roll 3-Peat!

Leia Schneeberger at last weekend’s Sweaty Yeti Race – photo by Bethany Raven We talk with Leia Schneeberger about her third win at the Polar Roll and get reactions from Todd Poquette – 906 Adventure Team Director, along with George Kapitz, the owner of the Broken Spoke Bike Studio. We also talk with Andy Tetmeyer […]

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Adam Blake’s PNEU Podcast with 45NRTH/Teravail

Scott Patterson & Chelsea Strate Adam Blake’s Pneu Podcast is back with the crew from 45NRTH and Teravail. Adam is joined by Scott Patterson, Chelsea Strate, and Stephen Wilcox. The show was recorded at the Quality Bicycle Products World Headquarters in Bloomington, Minnesota. Adam and his guests talk about tires (duh) and winter cycling apparel, […]

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The Real Sweaty Yeti – Leap Day 2020 (WI)

Click HERE for more information If you’re looking for an event that has retained it’s ‘old-school’ vibe from the golden age of Wisconsin Fat-Bike Racing, you’ve found your event with the Sweaty Yeti. The lemans start is signaled with a muzzle-loader fired into the air. The local brewery comes out with a keg and Chalet […]

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The Real Fat Tuesday

Dr. John – Iko Iko – spurred a thought in my imagination that could possibly address the rumblings that folks from around the interwebs share with us about the timing of Global Fat Bike Day and the dicey conditions that early December can sometimes present. Fat Tuesday is the perfect new International Fat-Bike Holiday! Two […]

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The Borealis Fat Bike Worlds

Some years back, Dave Ochs, John Norton, and Steve Kaczmarek helped start the Borealis Fatbike World Championships. The race is in its 5th year and over 750 riders participated in the elite division with over 1,400 competitors toeing the line in all of the various races during the four-day celebration. Crested Butte is a gorgeous […]

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Foto Gordo Contest Winner – Bob Rainville

Our Amigo from the Empire State, Bob Rainville also helps out with the Saratoga Fat Bike Festival in Up-State New York. Bob’s been kind enough to volunteer as an unofficial Fatbassador to New York and share some of his imaginative pixel arrangements, like the one above. Bob’s got one hell of an eye and a […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fat Bike Finland

Winter fat-biking in Ruka Finland by Pekka Lintusaari. Vuoden ensimmäiset tunnit kuluivat sähkö-fatbiken selässä Rukatunturin kupeessa! Merkattu reitti kulkee nimellä Pyhän Jyssäys Pikku Pyhävaaralle josta kiertää takaisin kohti Rukan hiihtokeskusta reitin lähtöpaikalle. Tämä on mun ehdottomia suosikkireittejäni. (Mahdollisuus kiertää myös lyhyempänä “Hirsilammen talvireitti”) Pistä kommenttia, jos tykkäsit maisemista! Ootko muuten jo testannut sähköfatbikea? I spent […]

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The Danger Gnome Podcast – Winter Camp Cuyuna – Dan Mutz talks Full Suspension Foes – Fuzzy John with Old Man Mtn and Fatassador Travis

https://www.2020wintercamp.com/ Winter Camp Cuyuna with Chris Rourke of the Angry Catfish in Minneapolis & Dan Jurek of the True North Basecamp in Cuyuna Angry Catfish – https://www.angrycatfishbicycle.com/ True North Basecamp – https://www.truenorthbasecamp.com/ Red Raven – https://www.redraven.bike/ Cuyuna – https://cuyunalakes.com/visitor-guide/ Dan Mutz – That’s the 5″ Travel Foes Racing Mutz Full Suspension Fat-Bike that wears Dan’s […]

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Artist Spotlight – Ryan Thibault (new sticker)

One of the true blessings in life is art! We’ve always tried to keep a steady stream of cool cartoonists and illustrators working on a virtual parade of fat-bike stickers that we’ve given away over the years. Year after year, I’d see these incredible event posters that were illustrated by Ryan Thibault. One way or […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Grand Haven

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Brandon Bender from over in Michigan. This is what Brandon shared about his photo. Ayyye.  Attached are a few pictures I took on the Lake Michigan shore near Grand Haven, MI..  When the trails are trashed here in west Michigan, the beach is the next go-to when […]

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Adam Blake’s Pneu Podcast with Salsa Cycles (Part 2)

Joe Meiser Fat-Bike Radio presents Adam Blake’s Pneu Podcast. Adam’s second episode is a two-part interview with Mike ‘Kid’ Riemer, Lindsay Beltchenko and Joe Meiser from Salsa Cycles. In Part 2 Adam and the Salsa Crew talk about gravel bikes! Salsa Links Website – https://salsacycles.com/Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/salsacycles/Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/salsacycles/Twitter – https://twitter.com/salsacycles Stop in and see Adam at – https://worldofbikes.com/ Registration is open […]

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Event Spotlight – Fat Bike Blitz – 2/22/20 (MN)

Location : Pebble Creek Golf Club 14000 Clubhouse Lane, Becker MN 55308 Date: February 22nd 2020 Time: Venue opens at 9am Practice Laps : 10am Race Start : 12pm 30 Mike Race covering the Pebble Creek Golf Course Chip Timing from Gopher State Registration $25.00 Registration Link: https://pebblecreekgolf.com/product/becker-fat-bike-blitz/ Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/FatBikeBlitz/ Website : https://fatbikeblitz.com/ Brief Description: Snow or not, […]

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Wyatt Maverick Product Spotlight by Aristotle Peters

I am delighted to bring to you the new and improved Wyatt Maverick.  They have completely redesigned the rear end of the bike with a cnc’d seatstay yoke to match their chainstay yoke.  This is all matched to rectangular stays and machined dropouts. This is all beautifully manufactured from blocks and tubes in their new […]

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