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Wallpaper Wednesday – Rick Loftin Series

Pretty stoked about sharing a new photographer, Rich Loftin in a Wallpaper Wednesday Series. Rich’s first Wallpaper Wednesday feature is still up on my desktop as I type this. Valdez Alaska looks like just about the most rad spot on earth to rip around on a fat bike. Enjoy the Stoke Amigos! Got your own […]

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Shoulder Covers for Shoulder Season by Greg Gentle

Shoulder Covers for Shoulder Season There is nothing worse than being under dressed for a long day in the saddle.  It is often the defining factor whether you’re going to enjoy the day or not. Last month I presented you with a few options to keep your lower half high and dry during the shoulder […]

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Fat Tribe Funskis

Lets put the ape back in April with another dose of Fat-Tribe Funskis, shall we? Charlie Vogel is from Marshalltown Iowa. That’s his blue Surly Wednesday harmonizing with some spring wildflowers. #putthewildinwildflowers Fatskey, 3 Farleys and 2 Sandworms – H. Trent from Athens, Tennesee Fat bike enthusiast Eric Olson’s Borealis from Colorado Springs.  Home of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday MKE/414

Bill Hartz is back as our Wallpaper Wednesday feature artist. Bill’s straight out of the four one four and rides a Framed fat-bike all over the brew-city. You can check out more of Bill’s photography at Velonaut Images. You can always check out the Wallpaper Wednesday archives if you love gorgeous photos of fat-bike fun […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Valdez Glacier

Rich Loftin took this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday Feature Photo at the Valdez Glacier in Alaska. Rich’s KTM Fatty is surrounded by the surreal light bending glasslike textures of glacial ice in one of the best photos that we’ve had the privilege to share in 2021! It’s on my desktop…what’s on yours? Got your own Wallpaper […]

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Rider Profile – Damian Drobyk

Damian Drobyk is a paramedic from Poland. He’s ridden his bike and traveled across six continents (66 countries). His expeditions have covered 100,000 kilometers and he’s climbed over 1,000,000 meters. The highest elevation that he’s reached was when he rode over the 5805m Uturuncu volcano in Bolivia during a six-month trip through South America. Damian […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Splat

They say a picture says a thousand words. Two of this photo’s words might be face plant! Here’s what the photographer had to share about his opus. I’ve been meaning to send (you) this shot. The splat happened on a downhill, (when) my front tire punched through the crust, and OTB I went. Tom Gill – New […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – The Best Of Kiilopää

Pekka Lintusaari made a film about his three-week trip to Kiilopää Lapland Finland! We think that it totally rocks! What do you think, Erv? 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 and videos to uncle […]

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Ride PANTS! by Greg Gentle

What Are You Wearing? Print Edition: Riding Pants It’s that time of year in the north country.  The snow is melting, the trails are (most likely) unrideable, and most roads are a messy soup of slush, salt, and grit.  While much of the snow is gone it’s March and that means we should expect one […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – St. Fatties Day

A rare March singletrack ride – photo by ~gomez~ Heaven help us, March tries to turn us all into roadies until the frost comes out of the ground and the trails start to drain after being frozen for the last few months. Every once in a great while the March thaw is swift and allows […]

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Fat-bike Radio – Kona Woo Bike Review

Gomez is joined by Ronsta and Danimal to review the 2021 Kona Woo. This is the first time that Fat-Bike has reviewed a bike in a podcast. Ronsta & Danimal at Wheel & Sprocket Delafield It’s like reality TV for your ears when we all get going. After we recorded this segment, I recently took […]

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Foto Gordo – Full Moon Fever

Dave Pearce sent in this week’s Foto Gordo but he didn’t take it. I hope that Erik Steele is Dave’s friend or at least knows Dave. According to Dave… Erik is cool with us sharing these rather lovely pixels. If you want to see more bootleg Erik Steel photos you can follow him on Instagram […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Isorakka North

North trail of Isorakka at Ounasvaara Fat Bike Trails, Rovaniemi, Finland tarkemmat reittittitiedot täältä: https://www.rolloutdoors.com/fi/rovan…​ 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 and videos to uncle gomez@fat-bike.com and if you include your mailing address, we’ll send […]

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Fat-Tribe Funskis – Sweden, Massachusetts, Oregon, Alberta, Ontario, Iowa, New Hampshire, India & New York!

Klas Mathiasson sent us this shot from northern Sweden. Klas explained that he’s running Pringles instead of water because water would just freeze. #frozenpringles Julio Bustos Soto – Central Massachusetts #fatboy Michael Higham – Twin Rocks Oregon “An early Saturday morning ride in December 2020 on the Snowy Owl Trail in Bragg Creek, Alberta.”Rob Charron […]

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New Salsa Timberjack Aggressive Hardtail Announcement

Timberjack has been re-designed and features updated geometry, Alternator 2.0 dropouts, and top tube accessory mount. Complete bike models now include single speed offerings. 2021 TIMBERJACK Salsa Cycles announced new 2021 Timberjack models today. The TJ is their aggressive trail hardtail. This is how Salsa describes the Timerjack “designed around the trifecta of fast, fearless, […]

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First Look – Revo Loop Tubes

I know that like many of you boys and girls out there in bikeland there’s a fat-bike in my care that still uses inner tubes. I run tubeless in most of my bikes but I still carry a tube with me on every ride (just in case). Today we’re going to take a look at […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Retro-Fat

Masahiro Matsushima shot this week’s fat-bike centerfold for Wallpaper Wednesday. A beautiful custom Retrotec. Two of the coolest cats that I know ride a Retrotec. Julio dot com and mi amigo Ken Miner both have bikes Built by Curtis and now add Masahiro to that list. If you’d like to see more of this beauty […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – A Trail for Everyone

Downieville, CA – Feb 23rd, 2021: Home to hundreds of miles of maintained multi-use trail, the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship (SBTS) is creating a Trails Master Plan, laying out a world-class multiple-use trail system, providing an economic recreation asset for severely disadvantaged communities across Plumas, Sierra and Lassen counties in the Lost Sierra region of […]

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45NRTH Baklava Balaclava

We’ve been blessed with an extended visit from the Polar Vortex over the last ten days and I’ve been fortunate to have logged some time in temps below zero. That led me on a search for my trusty balaclava. I looked everywhere and came up empty. So I shopped around to see what I could […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Ten Beers at Kettle

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is an ‘inside job’. I shot this out at the Kettle Moraine State Forest recently in a field of paper trees. It’s my Fatback Corvus FLT that I call Ten Beers. It’s been my computer’s desktop image since the day that I took it and now it can be yours too! […]

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Fat Tuesday Video – Rails to Trails

Less than a month ago, Kona’s in-house cinematographer, Joonas Vinnari headed north from his home in Helsinki, Finland to Lapland to film with a group of Kona riders onboard an assortment of Kona fat bikes. The sneak peeks we received looked absolutely amazing. Now we get to share the final film with you! Would you […]

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Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday!

photo by Ed Newman Fat Tuesday. Mardi Gras. Carnivale. Shrove Tuesday. International Pancake Day. It doesn’t matter which name that you prefer,  tomorrow is a great day to enjoy a ride and perhaps a beverage or two. Fat Tuesday is the middle-child of the triple crown of fat-bike holidays so here’s a pretty solid plan […]

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Fat-Tribe Funskis

We’re back with another Faturday morning post featuring photos from our readers from all over the place. Let’s get right to it! My friend, David Tinnes, suggested I submit some pics to your site. Yesterday’s ride was quite glorious. After work, I went for a solo ride through two local parks. I expected to only […]

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Rip-Zip & Sip – Feb 20th 2021 – Wisconsin

Race Classes 7K Award Classes: Under 17 | 18-29 | 30-39 | 40-49 | 50-59 | 60+ 21K Award Classes: Under 17 | 18-29 | 30-39 | 40-49 | 50-59 | 60+ Schedule 8:00 AM – Check-In/Register10:00 AM – Race Starts – Staggered Start1:00 PM – Zip Line Opens3:00 PM – Drawing for Fat Bike […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – MKE

Our amigo Bill Hartz grabbed a shot of Milwaukee’s Lakefront sunrise. This is Bill’s third Wallpaper Wednesday feature. Bill has been sharing some really nice fat-bike photos with us. I sent him a message asking him if he had anything wintery on his camera and the next day he shot a few and sent them […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Blue

Today we present a film from the Valdez Adventure Alliance entitled Blue. 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 and videos to uncle gomez@fat-bike.com and if you include your mailing address, we’ll send you some stickers […]

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