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the Pneu Podcast’s “Women Who Rock” Series Premier with Beth Morford – owner and mechanic at Frontier Bikes in Eudora Kansas
Press Release: Endura Water Proof Sock II Endura is famous for their shorts. But they also make some of the best foul weather gear on the planet to keep riders warm and dry. Endura’s recent addition to the Hummvee collection is the Water Proof Sock II. Hummvee Waterproof II sock Highlights: 3 Layer construction for […]
Matthew Coote sent in some great shots of his quiver of fatties for this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. This is what he shared with us about his slide show. Last few wallpapery pretties of the bikes before I hide them for the winter and get the winter workhorse ready to roll. (This is the) first year […]
Craig Hays from Holland, Michigan sent us a video that brings back memories of a bikepacking trip where a bunch of us rode long tails and trailer hacks to Silver Lake a few years back. Here’s what Craig added about his vid. Here’s a bit of video from a weekend riding the Fatboy on the […]
«GLOBAL EDITION» of FAT VIKING 2021!
The Danger Gnome Podcast – January 2021
The godfather of fat-bike beach riding, Mr. Bruce Mathieson, catalogues Scotland’s incredible coastal paradise with videos that have been an inspiration for around the last ten years. He’s really been cranking out some great stuff during the Covid lockdowns in the UK. Bruce had this to say about his latest film. Been a crazy year […]
Pat Morrison sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. He shot his Fatboy at Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve in Rockford, IL. It was 4° below zero, but the water flowing from the spring never freezes. More about Pat’s bike here – https://fat-bike.com/2015/05/st-pat-gets-fat/ Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the […]
Today on F(v)T we visit the scorching scenery of Norway for some fat-bike adventure-fun. It’s the first video of the new year! It’s all Fat FUN in 2021! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming hard drive. Send your […]
Salsa Cutthroat Apex Review by Gomez
Let’s take a look back at the year’s Best Wallpaper Wednesday images from 2020. January Ben Robertson sent us a shot of his dog, Remy, and his fat-bike out for a ride on Strawberry Pass near Rossland British Columbia. February Jay Cable shot this at Fairwell Lakes on the Iditarod Trail between Rainy Pass and […]
It’s a crazy smoove frozen world out there. Skates and studs do a pretty good imitation of flight in today’s F(v)T presentation by Jay Glass. When the temps drop and there’s a lack of snow, frozen marshes, swamps, ponds, and lakes make for super-fun good times as long as you have studded tires and boots. […]
Sean Fitzgerald has come up with a new take on this virtual race thing in Jasper Alberta, Canada. Sean shared with us “People are trying to find motivation and activity so we are hosting the Jasper Winter Race series which has a fat bike category included. It adheres to all the COVID restrictions but still […]
Cruising the inter-webs one day, I came across an announcement from Whisky Parts Co. They were releasing a new moto style handlebar, called the Milhouse. They looked a lot like Surly’s Sunrise Bars BUT were made from space-age polymers (carbon fiber if you will) instead of chromoly steel. Cool, sounds fun. I am not in […]
Kathy Browning is back with this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday portrait of fat-bike fun. Kathy writes a blog called Fat Bike Girl. Dig that black single speed dad. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a fat-bike related image that you feel is “Wallpaper […]
The Borealis Fat Bike Worlds is coming right up in the middle of January in picturesque Pinedale Wyoming! There’s still time to get out there and take a plunge into fat-bike fun! Visit https://www.fatbikepinedale.com/ for all of the details and to get registered. Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our […]
Roval Terra CLX: One Wheel to Rule All Roads
Just in time for our first significant snowstorm, we received a 2021 Kona Woo to review. I didn’t waste any time getting the new demo bike built up and ready to rip. The 2021 Kona Woo – Out of the Box Video The Woo’s paint is gorgeous. The Prism Purple-Blue paint with indigo and live […]
Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Kathy Browning. Kathy sent in a series of photographs from Lander Wyoming where she writes a blog called FatBikeGirl. So you might see more from KB in some upcoming WW posts. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If […]
We’re back with an encore photo and video gallery from this year’s Global Fat-Bike Day celebrations. Fasten your seatbelts. The fun is about to start!
GFBD Cards from around the World!
HED, Berd and Onyx Release Exclusive “Made in Minnesota” Wheels
Tio Gomez chats with Amy Evans from GORE® WEAR about their C5 lineup of Winter Cycling Apparel
Adam Blake Interviews Jay Petervary!
Back in February, we published a first look at the 1Up USA Rak Attach and I’m back to report on how things went long term, thru the summer camping season. In a nutshell…1Up USA sells this accessory for their excellent hitch racks called the Rak Attach. It allows the fully loaded rack to pivot ninety […]
Kevin Barta sent in this shot for our Instagram feed, but the gnomes down in sub-basement twelve that decide these sort of things liked it so much that (ta-dah!) it’s today’s Wallpaper Wednesday! Kevin included a fat-bike haiku or something that I thought sounded notably poetic. Gliding over fresh pow in the high deserts of […]
Normally we feature the bike of one of our readers in a Reader’s Ride(s) column, but today we’re taking a look at a ride that Mark “Jake the Snake” Jacobson took last month that is visually stunning. We had featured Jake on Wallpaper Wednesday, and today he’s taking us for a ride in the High […]
GFBD 2020 Celebrations! December Fifth Two Thousand and Twenty
the Pneu Podcast with Roy Kranz. The 200-mile Dirty Kanza Fat-Bike Champion!
The Danger Gnome Podcast welcomes Geo Kapitz and Jason Lowetz to the program to talk about the Snow Crown Race Series and the Bearclaw Bicycle Co. Tomak
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We take a new set of Whisky Parts No. 9 carbon fiber wheels out of the box for a bit of show and tell.
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 […]
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 […]
Winter ride gear should never get in the way of performance. The new GORE® C5 line that we’re about to share with y’all is more streamlined than ever before, to offer warmth and weather-protection without a bunch of bulk. From fall into winter, we have a few things in for review including base layers, shoe covers, […]
It’s Wallpaper Wednesday from Thunder Bay, Ontario
Revelate-Wolf Tooth CoLab: ToolCash Field Review When I was a kid there was an infamous TV commercial for Reeses Peanut Butter Cups. Picture a handsome dude with a sweet feathered hair style turning the street corner with a chocolate bar in his hand crashing into a young lady walking down the sidewalk eating out of […]
Our first look at the Pivot Cycles’ new 2021 Les Fat full carbon fiber fat-bike.
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 […]
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 […]
Let’s all take a Snow Day!