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A green Wednesday from our amigo Peter Bezek. Peter lives and rides in Vermont. Down the trail a little bit, he might be sharing more about fat bikes in Vermont here on fat dash bike dot com. My caption for Peter’s picture is “Sometimes you have to take your fat bike out to the woodshed […]
It was cyber Monday so I made a silly video. The clip takes a well-hydrated look at what one might bring to a GLFB Celebration behind the cheese curtain. It’s an attempt to share what you might find in the pack of the well-equipped Global Fat Bike Day Celebrant here in America’s Dairyland and perhaps […]
Back for another winter, the Short’s Brewing Fat Bike Series offers some of the best fat bike races in Michigan! The mission of SBFBS is to highlight groomed fat bike trails in Northern Michigan and to get more people outside when the snow flies. Fat bike racing is laid back, friendly and fun. Few types […]
The snow is falling, the temperatures are dropping, and you’re wondering how to transition from fall to winter without freezing like Jack Nicholson in the final scene from The Shining. Everyone regulates differently, so take what I have to offer as a mere suggestion and adjust accordingly. In this article I will share are a […]
Our long-time amigo Jason Durick sent in a painted sky portrait of his fatty from NoDak. Jason shared, “Here’s a shot of my Borealis taken today at Wildwood Park which is located near Columbus, ND.” That’s all it takes to be featured on Wallpaper Wednesday. A little bike porn for your computer screen back home […]
It’s the Fat-Bike.com Holiday Gift Guide with something for everyone that has a fat bike enthusiast on their holiday shopping list. This year, we surveyed our Bike Black Ribbon Society brain-trust for what they’d like to see under the tree and researched diverse and creative gifting solutions for months on end. We started working on […]
Mi gnomefest primo, Dustin, and myself, have been giving the new Aero Spider Fat Racks a try for the last few weeks and today Aeroe announced the official release of the new (wider) Fat rear rack that works seamlessly with their handlebar cradle and extra-heavy-duty dry bags that allow even full suspension fat bikes to […]
January 6-8, 2023 – 60K or 200K | Bike, Ski, Run – Island Park, Idaho The world record holder for the Iditarod Trail Invitational and the 2012 Tour Divide champ – would like to invite you to come and do a race in his backyard. Of course, we’re talking about the one and only- Jay Petervary […]
Click Here for more Information! Get your holidays started out on the right foot at the Pie Burner Fat Bike Ride and Toys for Tots (toy drive) up in the Iron Range in Minnesota. Just go ahead and click on the flyer to visit the event page for all of the details on how you […]
Fat Bike Racing in Wisconsin starts Tomorrow!
Back in the winter of 2014 Framed bikes released its first fat bike and it had a significant impact on the fat bike market to this day. The Framed Minnesota was the first thousand-dollar fatty and that affected the price points of the other few bike companies that were producing fat bikes back then. The […]
It’s the eleventh anniversary of our Wallpaper Wednesday Column! To celebrate, we’ve gathered the wallpaper images that we’ve shared over the years on or around the middle of November of each year along the way. 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Today’s Wallpaper comes to us from Jim Fisher […]
I’ve been lucky enough to get to meet some of the most incredibly talented people in the fat bike world. Two of the most talented are Bjørn Olson and Kim McNett. I met them at the Homer Big Fat Bike Fest in Alaska before big corporate fat bikes started sponsoring their expeditions. I’ve followed them […]
Our quest to share fabulously fun fat bike events takes us to Quebec Canada! La Fat-Lac Traversée du lac Saint-Jean is a fat tire bike cycling event category cyclosportive in Canada, province Québec and was organized for the first time in 2017. The edition La Fat-Lac Traversée du lac Saint-Jean 2023 will take place on Saturday […]
On this episode of the Danger Gnome, tio Gomez talks with the race director of the Borealis Fat Bike World Championships presented by Pure Fuel and our fatbassador to Alaska and the Yukon Territories, Travis Hubbard!
Esker Cycles introduces the Walden Ti fat bike. Following their entry into Titanium with the popular Japhy Ti and Hayduke Ti models, Esker is bringing out the Walden fat bike in the wonder metal, with the Portage Dropout, refined geometry, and excellent ride quality that all Esker models are known for. “At Esker, we strive […]
Wisconsin’s newest fat bike ultra race. The Green Bay Winter Ultra 100
Time to say a seasonal farewell to warm weather beach rides with a cool shot from Stan aka “Dirt Malone” from Ortley NJ. I remember ten years ago when we posted the first shots of our friends jumping their fat bikes at the beach, our readers accused us of photoshopping them. Here’s what Stan had […]
We’ve been fans of Old Man Fat Bike (Jens) for a few years now and we’ve featured some of his videos on FvT. After watching his newest release I’m a little worried that we’ve been a “bad influence” Old Man Fat Bike is our official Fatbassador to the Ozarks! So you can look forward to […]
Join the circus! January 14th, 2023 A true one-of-a-kind original! This is the first winter race where I saw riders use aero bars on their fat bikes! It’s a crazy course full of surprises and sprinkled with country stores and saloons! The course takes riders and runners From Dubuque (Iowa) to Dyersville and Durango back […]
We managed to make it through another week of product testing and writing stories about fat bikes. The photo above was taken at Levis Mounds on the Porky Point Trail. For some reason, I don’t ride Porky Point very often. It’s really close to the trailhead and gives you the feel of being all the […]
Old Man Mountain Elkhorn Rack $148 The first cargo rack I put on a bike was a rear Blackburn rack on my 1984 Trek touring bike. And yes—It was 1984. A couple of years before that Specialized Bikes released its first production mountain bike. Growing up a BMX bandit in the early 1980s, I knew […]
Justin Pare is back with his second Wallpaper Wednesday feature from the Kingdom Trails in Vermont. The shot features JP’s Foes Racing Mutz full-suspension fat bike with a Wren Inverted suspension fork. It looks like Justin has mastered the art of the random stick lean. Nobody loves a good stick lean more than your tio […]
Here’s a race series held by some of our friendly Illinois brothers and sisters down in Rockford, Illinois. Here are their edited plans for the three events. Hey Hey!It’s that time of the season. Let’s air those giant clown tires pumped up and get ready for a great season of fat biking in Northern Illinois.A […]
***Friday night February 3rd, 2023***All Races start at 6pm! The 8th Annual Snow Bully Fat Bike Race is hosted by the great members of the Iola Winter Sports Club. The Club invites everyone to be a part of this fun event that kicks off the Iola Winter Carnival weekend! Event proceeds go towards helping the […]
Fat Bike Race Season is heating up with the Fat-Bike Triple Crown sponsored by Wren! Wisconsin seems like the center of the fat bike racing galaxy, because the Fat Bike World Championships, the Fat Bike Birkie, along with with the US Fat Bike Open are all in America’s Dairyland. Wisconsin is hosting all three of […]
I spent the summer of ’22 riding a Corvus Crow Pass. Corvus calls the Crow Pass an adventure bike and it lives up to that classification. My typical week includes three or four rides on a drop bar gravel/adventure bike. I have excellent mixed surface riding right out my front door. It’s not the Baja […]
NAUGHTVIND COLLECTION FEATURES & BENEFITS: Naughtvind Bibs are a cozy layer for riding and training in everything from chilly weather to extreme cold (when paired with our Naughtvind Pants). The Naughtvind Bibs are made of a wind-, water-, and abrasion-resistant fabric lined with thermal fleece to retain body heat. A breathable mesh back helps vent excess […]
One of our favorite videographers that we’ve featured on F(v)T is back with a short clip simply entitled Fat Bike! It’s not the length of the clip that should really matter, but rather the amount of fun that Deo’s videos exude. That’s probably a fairly universal statement about everything to do with fat bikes. In […]
GFBD 2022 Celebrations! December Third Two Thousand and Twenty–Two (or thereabouts) GLOBAL FAT-BIKE DAY! You are all part of the FUN! Gather your regional fat tribe for some worldwide group fun. The event is a grassroots, community-based gathering. We think that you will find that it is one of the best times, you have ever […]
Today’s show features an interview with Kevin Wren, the founder of Wren Sports and a recap of the Fall Color Festival with Ryan and Scott! Wren Links Perseverance Bar (photo above) No Nonsense Carbon Bar – 20% DISCOUNT CODE (good until November 5th, 2022) – Gomez20Inverted Suspension Fork L-R – Ryan, Scott, Tio Gomez After […]
The Green Movement is making headways in the apparel industry pushing manufacturers to consider their carbon footprint. The environmental cost of looking good is catching up. A 2021 report by the Environmental Protection Agency reports that the clothing industry contributes a staggering 17 million tons of textile waste every year. That same report identified textile […]
Today’s subject for Wallpaper Wednesday is from, well…me. The picture was taken maybe halfway up and down Switchback at Levis. That sweet sliver of watermelon sugar is a Rocky Mountain Blizzard C50 rocking a Wren Sports inverted suspension fork. If you look closely, you’ll spy the ‘sex-mullet’ wheel setup. The deep-v Borealis Carbondale rim is […]
Are we all searching for the Cold Vein on fat bikes? That’s the story behind this week’s F(v)T. It’s a pro film from the cats at Montanus….and it’s sofa king GOOD! It snowed a little bit yesterday and I think I’ve got snow fever! It’s time to take the seatpost out of your bike and […]
Time to start practicing your cornhole game!
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Having biked on the G2G trail from Guelph to Blyth (Ontario) the previous summer on my first bike pack trip, I was curious to complete the final leg of the G2G trail between Blyth and Goderich. I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to introduce my son to bike packing. I took my son […]
Today we’re elated to share the grand finale in a series of four images from Rich Loftin that capture Autumn in Valdez, Alaska. Rich is an incredible dude! Today is the culmination of some of the best Wallpaper images we’ve been fortunate enough to share with all of you over the last eleven years! That’s right, boys […]
Our amigos at Fat Bike Brasil documented a bikepacking trip that looks incredible! The beach riding and sheer raw wildness of their journey really shine through. I’ve really got to get to Brasil someday. It looks like a beach-riding paradise! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, […]
Saturday, February 11th, 2023 Green Bay Country Club
Today we’re stoked to share the third in a series of four images from Rich Loftin that capture Autumn in Valdez, Alaska. Rich is an incredible photographer! You can look forward to weeks of some of the best Wallpaper images we’ve been fortunate enough to share with all of you! I edit a gnome-ton of photos and […]
Otso Cycles Introduces Arctodus. A Steel fat bike that can clear the biggest fat tires available.
Our long-time amigo and fat-biker, Eric Hunter captured some sweet fat bike breakfast vibes out in the High Sierras! The crisp fall air has me thinking about riding in the snow and this video brought me right back to the thing that we all universally love! The crunch of snow under our tires, zooming along […]