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Jason Memmer took this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Here’s a bit about the photo from Jason, his own bad self. You can check out more of Jason’s photography at https://www.facebook.com/jasonmemmerphotography/ This was just before sunset New Years Day 2022 after climbing 1100 feet to this point. From here, it’s about 1.5 miles down one of the […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Ed’s Trail Radio Remix

Illya Rudkin is a grizzled veteran of our Fat Video Tuesday presentations. I wonder if he thinks fat bikes are dead like many of our fatbassadors from the UK have stated? We don’t worry if the mule is blind. We just load the wagon. In other words, we don’t let popularity get in the way […]

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Winter’s Fat Classic (SD)

Dirty Chain Co. hosts The Winter’s Fat Classic bringing night racing to Deadwood South Dakota! Registration – https://dirtychain.co/registration/Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/events/581820259427945/Host – http://dirtychain.co/ Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Everything on our event schedule was hugged onto the interwebs and represents, super fun good […]

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US Fat Bike Open (WI)

The Snow Crown Fat Bike Race Series updated the name and the venue for stop number two of their Nord East Sconnie Tour de Fat. The US Fat Bike Open is next weekend at the Green Bay Country Club. Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/events/1063014021210306/ Series Website – https://snowcrownseries.com/ Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Mosquito Creek Freshies

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Derek McClain. Derek’s a veteran of the WW photo feature bag. The picture, taken by a gnome, shows Derek shredding some powder and packing the line at Mosquito Creek Trails in Muskegon, Michigan after a fresh dump of snow early January 2022. #giddyup Feel free to download this image and use […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Atwood Park

Our amigo Rrrrrico Suave or you might know him as MTB Trail Sherpa is back with the next episode of a featured mini-series about life down in the fat-bike paradise known to our friendly Illinois brothers and sisters as merely Rockford. This is Rico’s race report from an early December event that’s part of the […]

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2022 Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series (CO)

The Cloud City Wheelers from Leadville Colorado hosts a fat-bike race series that starts in January and goes all the way into April! http://www.cloudcitywheelers.com/race For more information visit – – http://www.cloudcitywheelers.com/race Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Everything on our event schedule was […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Levis Mound Fat Tire Fest

I can’t remember Rico, aka MTB Trail Sherpa from way back in the day, when riding with some of the locals at Rock Cut State Park but I bet he was there. We’ve got a bunch of friends in common and he attended the Levis Mound Fat Tire Festival last September. He recently told me […]

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4th Annual Fatathlon Fat Bike/Cornhole Biathlon (WI)

Saturday, January 15, 2022 This truly is a one-of-a-kind event, the 4th annual Fat Bike and Cornhole Biathlon. Ride 2 laps of the new and improved, well-groomed Shannon Lake Trail as fast as you can. Then, see if you can improve that record time through the cornhole toss! Every hit improves your time. What a […]

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Best of Wallpaper Wednesday 2021

Let’s take a look back to the best Wallpaper Wednesday posts of 2021 January Joe Kisley – North Central Iowa February Joel Dohm – Cape May, New Jersey. March Rich Loftin – Valdez Glacier in Alaska April John Climber – UK May Erik Steele – Jackson Hole Wyoming June Gomez Alejandro Sanatana DeLago – The […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Looking back at 2021

Our long-time amigo, Jeff Price stitched together a 2021 compilation, shot through the eyes of his menagerie of lenses with the Welsh landscape and his bikes playing leading roles in the series of films that document his missions. Jeff has had his own byline here on the site for many years and he recently related […]

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Triple D (IA)

Join the circus! January 15th, 2022 You have to love an event that calls itself a three-ring circus! Triple D has a long history and a unique culture. Some years back, the race was sold to a new group and I lost touch with how that worked out. The new race promoters contacted us with […]

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The Dose of Fat Holiday Ten Year Special?

What’s a Holiday Special without some rock&roll from the Suffragettes to set the mood? Let’s take a little scroll downward together, along with the ghost of Christmas-Past for a curated collection of holiday cheer from the fat dash bike dot com archives! 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Dress up like […]

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2022 Kona Unit Exposed

Most people think of me as the fat-bike guy. When I run into people out in public and I’m not riding a fat bike, the really ‘clever’ ones usually poke me with something like “where’s your fat bike Mr. Fat Bike dot Com?”. My answer is, and always will be, I ride whatever bike that […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Lake Michigan Sunset

Our final Wallpaper Wednesday of 2021 comes to us from Derek McClain. Derek hails from Muskegon on the shores of Lake Michigan. He shot this December Sunset at the Old Sand Docks on the beach and added…”Shredding Fat Down by da beach Mon!” #yesyes Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos […]

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2022 Powder Keg Snowshoe & Bike & Ski Race (WI)

Have you always dreamed of being a fat-bike triathlete? This is your chance to make that happen. Snowshoes, Fat-Bikes, and Nordic Skiis raced separately or all together in a virtual and in-person format make the Powder Keg an event that’s truly special. My idea of a Triathalon would include fat-bikes, photography, and coffee outside. I […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Wildwood

Joel Dohm sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday from Wildwood, New Jersey. Wildwood is a resort city on the Atlantic coast. It sits on a barrier island known for its wide, sandy beaches. The Wildwood Boardwalk is packed with eateries, shops, waterparks, and thrill rides. It looks like Joel brought his own version of a […]

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Fatties by Candlelight (WI)

Click the Flyer for more information December 29th, 2021 This looks like a great event up in the Northwoods. There are far too few events like this for folks that don’t enjoy racing. Group rides are all about fun and riding with your friends. This one looks like a real good time. What could be […]

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Short’s Brewing Fat Bike Series (MI)

http://www.sbfbs.com/ The Shorts Brewing Fat Bike Series has been around since day one up in the Northern Mitten of Michigan. How can you go wrong with races that rock names like ‘Fat & Fluroius’, ‘Dogman’, or my favorite, ‘Huma Loopa Licious’? Way back in the day, Dave Lunz and I took second place (also DFL) […]

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How To: Winterize your Bike Helmet

We’re right in the transition period between late autumn and early winter, so I found myself seeking the best way to keep my head warm and still continue to wear a helmet. It seems a pretty simple thing to do, however, I’ve found it difficult to find a helmet/hat combination that can perform as well […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Yanick

Yanick Bédard sent us a couple of beautiful shots from Quebec, Canada for today’s Wallpaper Wednesday. This shot looks like so much fun! It has been a while since I’ve gotten to ride on groomed singletrack. #winteriscoming Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Sandblasted

The elements play a pivotal role in every ride. In today’s video from the original gangster of beach riding, Bruce Mathieson, the wind and the sand combine to take the starring role on a windy Scottish beach ride. We need new stickers… What should we come up with next for a sticker? We’ve got a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aztalan Sunset

The low light of November has been creating some beautiful sunsets lately. I’ve been getting out and enjoying a nice dry (and dark) November on Ten Beers and the other bikes in our test rotation. This is the bridge over the Rock River on the Glacial Drumlin Trail in Wisconsin. The photographer is some old […]

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Atwood Fat Bike Race Series (Northern Illinois)

Click the owl in the beak for more information When I lived in the Suburbs of Chicago, back in the last century, I used to love to load up the van and head out to the frontier town they named Rockford after Jim Rockford of The Rockford Files. (Or was it the place that pilgrims […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – Black Fly-Day 2021

Let’s just jump right in with Nick Barbetta’s Krampus on the north rim of grand canyon! #visualslpendor Newness Leialoha Concetta Sousa-Sommo Fat Biking in Alaska Terrene released their new tweener 27.5 x 4.3 Yippy Ky Yay fat bike tire this week. It’s sort of a goldilocks fat knobby varietal for the ‘one tire does it […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fort Sheridan

The week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from our amigo JP Mull. He’s the third JP in our little bike gang and we’re considering the idea of changing all of our names to JP to confuse y’all. JP shot a large Wyatt Maverick in the catacombs below the Fort Sheridan Tower in Northern Illinois. Look […]

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Terrene Tires – Yipee Ki Yay (motherf*cker)

Just in time for the holidays, Terrene Tires Announces the 27.5×4.3 Yipee Ki Yay Fat Tire. We got word that the YKY was coming out and look forward to putting a pair through their paces as soon as they’re available. Here’s the news release from the Krueger Bros. Flathead Valley, MT — November 24, 2021 […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fat Bike Worlds

Ride along with Todd Trembley at the 2018 Fat Bike World Championships held in Crested Butte Colorado. Fat Bike Worlds is slated to be held in New Richmond, Wisconsin next January. That leaves plenty of time for us all to work on our costumes. #spacegnomes Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your […]

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Burley Coho XC Review by Thumbelena

As a brand, Burley is committed to making it easier for people to get outside and do more by bike. Whether that’s getting some fresh air with your little one around the neighborhood, or touring for days, they have designed equipment for it all.  There are so many different cycling disciplines and I cannot wait […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Miércoles en Mesa Blanca

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday features a photo by Ethan Croft. Ethan lives in New Mexico. This is what Ethan shared about his opus. I love exploring the high desert and Chihuahuan desert (Ray Molina country) on my single speed Surly Wednesday. This photo was taken overlooking the White Mesa outside of San Ysidro, NM. There […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Positive Mental Attitude

Two of the most talented folks that I’ve had the pleasure of meeting in my pilgrimages to the Alaskan Fat-Bike Holylands create projects of extraordinary beauty. I met Kim McNett and Bjørn Olson at the Big Fat Bike Festival in Homer Alaska in 2015 on my second trip to Alaska. When I watched this film […]

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The Snow Crown Race Series (WI)

Our friends from Broken Spoke Bike Studio up in Green Bay, Wisconsin run the Snow Crown Race Series and this winter’s lineup features four races across the Northeast corner of Wisconsin. The Shelltrack race will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. I was at the firstShelltrack. I brought two of my huge dogs with me. […]

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