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Fat (video) Tuesday – Northern Migration

Our old friends Bjorn and Kim ride, carry and paddle their bikes to some pretty amazing spots. Follow along with them on their latest film Northern Migration. 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 pics […]

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CABDA Midwest Report

It’s been a long time since I’ve walked the floors of a convention center filled with the latest and greatest products from the bicycle industry, but earlier this week, I laced up a pair of comfortable shoes and drove down to Schaumburg, Illinois to explore the aisles of the CABDA show. CABDA isn’t open to […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Pics for the Greater Good No. 1

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is from Kathy Browning, aka: fatbikegirl.com. Don’t miss next week’s episode two of the mini-series that Kathy entitled “Pictures for the Greater Good” Here’s what she shared about her work of art. The new section of Divide trail near Togwotee Pass, WY is rad. The Mukluk is mine – cheers! Kathy Browning […]

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Event Spotlight – The Fenton

Straight outta Webster Wisconsin comes a one hundred and six-mile fat bike race. Our amigos Lilah and Alan from the Fat Fish 40 have cooked up an event that should be on every fat-bike rider’s radar. The race takes place on October 30th up in the Northwest of the big Whiskey through the Namekagon River […]

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Sibling Rivalry: Roval Terra C – by Greg Gentle

“Engineered to be as diverse as the ever-expanding terrain drop bar bikes are exploring, the Terra family introduces a suite of new best-in-class products to expand your ride beyond the pavement.” -Roval Components In 2020 Roval introduced the Terra lineup of adventure drop-bar products including a new carbon handlebar and several wheelsets. The Terra CL […]

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Fest Friday Flashback

On the eve of the Levis Mound Fat Tire Festival, I thought that I’d take a look back at some archival photos from some of the best times at some of the grooviest bike festivals that I can still maybe remember… The Big Wheel Ballyhoo in Decorah, Iowa The Fattrax Team Snowbike Enduro – 2011 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Madeleine Islands

Les Îles de la Madeleine, c’est le paradis du Fat de Plage. Trois randonnées, 22,41 et 63 km. Trois plages consécutives qui se relie entre elles. Vraiment les yeux émerveillés à chacune de mes rides. Plage de Fatima, plage de la Pointe au Loups et finalement celle de la Grande ÉchouerieDenis Dolbec Got your own […]

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Adam Blake’s Pneu Podcast

Jay Thomas The Levis Trow Mounds Fat Tire Festival is coming right down the pike on September 10-12th. The LMFTF is a celebration of mountain bikes, off-road riding, and of course shenanigans.  Mountain bike festivals like Gnomefest got me back into enjoying the culture of mountain biking, but it can be scary to go to a […]

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Klunkedelic – REEB Hooptie Review

The incredible…shreddable REEB Hooptie. Back in mid-June Tim from Reeb borrowed us his own personal Hooptie to ride. I penned a ‘First Look’ piece about Tim’s Hooptie that closed with… So any of you REEB Super-fans that are nearby (That means you JP) that want to ride a REEB Hooptie should just hit me up […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Up High Why Ti! 

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Dave Pearce. Dave just got his Why Cycles Big Iron! This is what Dave shared about the shot. Took it out and it did not disappoint!  I call this Up High Why Ti! Sardine trail over looking Ogden Canyon in the Uinta – Wasatch – Cache National Forest Got […]

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Ask the Bicycle Doctor – From the Cradle to the Trail

https://chromagbikes.com/blogs/news/a-minor-threat Maciej and tio gomez talk about how to take kids from the cradle to the trail and eventually answer two listener questions along with the usual ride banter. Toddler to Middle School – What’s the best pathway for the fledgling cyclist? Question 1 Dear Doctor,I enjoyed the new podcast and learned a few new […]

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Rocky Mountain debut’s their new Carbon Blizzard

BLIZZARD CARBON FRAME FEATURES The Blizzard Carbon has been updated to include a variety of new frame features. SMOOTHWALL CARBON SMOOTHWALL carbon uses one of the world’s most sophisticated carbon processes to deliver industry leading stiffness-to-weight, ride quality, and durability. We eliminate excess resin and fibers by using rigid internal molds instead of traditional air […]

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Klunkedelic (video) Tuesday

Take a step back to a Bay Area News Report about some cats riding Klunkers. I hadn’t seen this clip before and thought it was pretty cool! 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 pics […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – South Africa Dune Rides

DCIM\102GOPRO\G0436100.JPG This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes from South Africa! Dave Caravias operates a fat-bike, shark dive, guest house tour company down there and Dave has a great eye! Check it out at www.fatbiketours.co.za. You can visit a decade of Wallpaper images in our archives. Check that out right here – https://fat-bike.com/category/gallery/wallpaper/ Share Some Bicycle Love […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – OMFB

It’s ben quite a spell since we shared a visit with Jens aka Old Man Fat Bike so here you go video lovers – It’s Fat Tuesday almost every Tuesday at the fat dash bike dot com! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe […]

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Levis Mound Fat Tire Festival

If you want to be guaranteed a shirt you should probably go ahead and pre-register. Pre-registration is open until 8/20/21 ◄ Bringing Derby Back to Levis Mounds! ► September 10th thru 12th – 2021 In the tradition of the bike festival formerly know as Gnomefest comes the Levis Mound Fat-Tire Festival set for September 10th thru the […]

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Fat Tribe Friday – Get Ready

I think it was Grand Funk Railroad that said “Get Ready cuz here I come. Are you ready for some bike fun? I still think that fat-bikes have the best fun per-mile rate in the entire bike world and today we’re spreading the fat-bike-fun like guava jelly on hot toast! Let’s get right into that […]

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icebreaker Women’s Cool-Lite™ Merino Sphere Short Sleeve Low Crewe T-Shirt – by Thumbelena

icebreaker was founded in 1995 by Jeremy Moon with the philosophy that nature has the solution. He wanted to provide natural performance apparel to create a more sustainable future for our species and the planet.  From developing new materials like their Merinoloft(duck down alternative) to using vegetable-based ink to releasing a transparency report that publicly […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – South Africa Fat-Bike Tours

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes from South Africa! Dave Caravias operates a fat-bike, shark dive, guest house tour company down there and Dave has a great eye! Check it out at www.fatbiketours.co.za. You can visit a decade of Wallpaper images in our archives. Check that out right here – https://fat-bike.com/category/gallery/wallpaper/ Share Some Bicycle Love Have […]

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Otso Voytek – New Fork and Colors

The Otso Voytek will be getting its first frameset update since it was launched in 2016, as well as a new paint scheme with four new colorways. Otso designed a new fork for the 2021/22 Voytek. This new fork follows similar lines and contours as the previous forks but has three-pack mounts on either side […]

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Danger Gnome Podcast – The Bike Black Ribbon Society

This episode of the Danger Gnome exposes the seedy underbelly of a hedonist bicycle cult called the Bike Black Ribbon Society. Tio Gomez’s guests include Dustin Marsh, Angry Andy, JP, Crazy Chris Daisy, Evan Larssen and various songs from the glorious orchestra called nature. There’s a dose of pure truth that emerges when you lean […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Tim from Durango

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Tim Birchard. Tim hails from Durango, Colorado and he sent us quite an array of images of his hawt pink Ice Cream Truck. Tim inspired us to break the mold of just one image per post and opened up the pixel floodgate with a full gallery of […]

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Boone Technologies Cogs and Cranks

I had the opportunity to chat with Bruce Boone the founder of Boone Technologies recently and we talked about his bike bling that I’d been drooling over in my Instagram feed. If you’re an old singlespeeder, you might recall Boone Titanium cogs and chainrings from days past… well, they’re back! Q) Welcome back to the […]

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Ask the Bicycle Doctor – World Premier

Maciej, Kyle & Tio Gomez Welcome to our new podcast! This is a show where three (or four) bike shop professionals answer your cycling questions and we’ll also talk a bit about what’s happening in the wild world of bicycles. We’ll discuss everything from the pro cycling tour to e-bikes and everything in between. The […]

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Reader’s Ride(s) Adam Blake’s Salsa Beargrease aka Buzz Lightyear

The Details Bicycle Base: Salsa Beargrease 2019 GX style with Kingpin Deluxe fork Hbar: Whisky 31.8 750mm width Stem: Paul Boxcar 90mm up from the stock 70 length, and in SUPER RAD PURPLE Grips: Wolftooth Fatpaw grips Brakes: Sram Guide RS with Centerline-X 180/160 rotors Shifter: Sram GX 12sp Seatpost: SDG Tellis when running a […]

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Klunkedelic – Wallpaper Wednesday

We have the luxury of featuring just the sort of bicycle fun and games that we’re particularly passionate about here at fat dash bike dot com. This summer we added a column about a sub-niche that’s linked to my earliest memories of hot rodding my bike. I’d spend most of my summer lawn mowing money […]

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Tifosi Shutout Review – by Michael McColgan

        Recently Tio Gomez asked if the bigger two of my minions would be interested in trying out Tifosi’s youth sunglasses, the Shutout.  Since I’ve been relying on the sunglasses my kids get from their checkups at the dentist, this was perfect timing to see if it was time to spend a little cash on […]

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