Wallpaper Wednesday – ¡Kid Dolomite!

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Stefano Boem. This is what Stefano shared about his photograph. Here is another picture I snapped at the Summit of monte Specie, Italian Dolomiti, 2350 mt: you can […]


Wallpaper Wednesday – El Duderino Returns

El Duderino wants to wish everyone a Happy Intergalactic Groomer Appreciation Day. (Wallpaper Wednesday). It took me a second to see the bike. A groomed trail in an arboreal paradise, cloaked with snow and bathed […]


Wallpaper Wednesday – Gibby Kirwan

Here’s a great submission from Gibby Kirwan. It’s Wallpaper Wednesday (all day long) up in here. A rare opportunity for a snow ride in Western Germany. This is my Specialized Fatboy Trail Pro on a […]

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Klunkedelic Bike Dream

I’ve started to wonder or perhaps more accurately dream that klunkers are going to be the next cool bike trend. When fat bikes were going plaid, I found myself sitting across the conference table from […]

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Sizzling Summer Sunglasses

Koo Supermoto Koo is a new brand started by Kask Helmets. They sent us a couple of pairs this spring. We awarded one pair to one of our listeners on the Danger Gnome Podcast and […]


Event Spotlight – Fatober-fest

Our amigos from the Mitchel County Mountain Goats are hosting a weekend of bike fun out in Osage, Iowa. This is an event run by the same folks that brought you the Mayday Mayhem Klunker […]

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Fat Video Favorites Part Two

Here’s the second video in the fat-bike favorite, F(v)T videographers of all time and the universe series. Deo and his wheelie-rich videos from the East Coast of Canada and have been one of my favorites […]

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Foto Gordo – Big Diesel

Nick Matias sent us this shot from California. This is what he shared… “This was taken in Menifee, CA. When: July 16th, 2023 in the morning just before it got scorching hot. This is at […]

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Ibex Lizzi Tights by Thumbelena

Buy Less, Buy Better. That is the moto at Ibex and I absolutely love it! All their wool comes from farms in Australia and New Zealand. The farms are regularly checked to ensure the sheep […]

Bike Culture

Foto Gordo – Summer Solstice 2023

It’s been a hell of a great spring for riding in the Big Whiskey. Drought conditions make for some really buff dirt ribbons at Kettle, JeffCo, and Camrock. What have trail conditions been like in […]


2023 Kona Unit Field Test

You wanna talk about a bike with a long, singlespeed mountain bike history? We give you the 2023 Kona Unit. Back in the nineteen 90s, singlespeeds exploded onto the mountain bike scene, and the Kona […]


FatFest 2023 and FatBike Jumble

Graham Foot and Smokestone Bikes are hosting Fat Fest later this month! This looks like it’ll be a riot! It’s such a great idea! A Fat Bike Festival to start the summer off right! If […]


Showers Pass Cloudburst Hooded Jacket – by Greg Gentle

Showers Pass continues to innovate and produce outstanding outdoor and cycling gear from its Portland, Oregon headquarters. Recently dropped, the Cloudburst Hooded Jacket takes all the amazing features of their 2021 hoodless release but raises […]

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Danger Gnome Podcast with Brad Bingham

In this episode of the Danger Gnome Podcast, we talk with Brad Bingham and learn how Bingham Built Bikes was born from the legendary Rocky Mountain Titanium frame building legacy. For more information about Bingham […]

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A tale of tubeless tire sealant(s)

A short story about tire sealant The average fat biker that has one bike to maintain, probably can’t relate to our tubeless tire atmosphere, so I’ll try to preface this story with a little bit […]

Bike Culture

2023 Mayday Mayhem Sit:Rep

A few years back, some of our northern Iowa gnome fest cousins started a klunker race, called the Mayday Mayhem. For one reason or another, I hadn’t been able to attend. In the meantime, I […]


Foto Gordo – Farley Nueve

I took this shot of our Trek Farley 9 demo bike all loaded up with no place to go a couple of weeks back. It’s today’s Foto Gordo offering. If you’re the adventurous type check […]