Our Alaskan amigo Jay Cable is back with another in his AK Jay series of Wallpaper Wednesday photos. I have to say that I made a special request for this shot due to the kind of ‘take me to your leader’ vibe. Here’s what Jay had to say about his image. This is a shot […]
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The Big M Fire Tower Fat Bike Open Pure Michigan Fat-Bike Racing!
Click HERE for more information If you’re looking for an event that has retained it’s ‘old-school’ vibe from the golden age of Wisconsin Fat-Bike Racing, you’ve found your event with the Sweaty Yeti. The lemans start is signaled with a muzzle-loader fired into the air. The local brewery comes out with a keg and Chalet […]
Dr. John – Iko Iko – spurred a thought in my imagination that could possibly address the rumblings that folks from around the interwebs share with us about the timing of Global Fat Bike Day and the dicey conditions that early December can sometimes present. Fat Tuesday is the perfect new International Fat-Bike Holiday! Two […]
Some years back, Dave Ochs, John Norton, and Steve Kaczmarek helped start the Borealis Fatbike World Championships. The race is in its 5th year and over 750 riders participated in the elite division with over 1,400 competitors toeing the line in all of the various races during the four-day celebration. Crested Butte is a gorgeous […]
Our Amigo from the Empire State, Bob Rainville also helps out with the Saratoga Fat Bike Festival in Up-State New York. Bob’s been kind enough to volunteer as an unofficial Fatbassador to New York and share some of his imaginative pixel arrangements, like the one above. Bob’s got one hell of an eye and a […]
Over the last couple of seasons, I started to hear about a new trail system from some of my amigos that “have a cabin up nort”. “Up Nort is a Wisconsin colloquialism that describes the hundreds of thousands of wooded acres that make up the northern third of America’s Dairyland. The area of the state […]
Ahhh Wallpaper Wednesday…the middle of the week and the beginning of the Weekend! I found this inspiring image of an Extrawheel trailer matched up with a loaded fat-bike by a cat that goes by Fat Mongrel and then I busted out the photoshop pixel blender and came up with this little number. We’ll be testing […]
Winter fat-biking in Ruka Finland by Pekka Lintusaari. Vuoden ensimmäiset tunnit kuluivat sähkö-fatbiken selässä Rukatunturin kupeessa! Merkattu reitti kulkee nimellä Pyhän Jyssäys Pikku Pyhävaaralle josta kiertää takaisin kohti Rukan hiihtokeskusta reitin lähtöpaikalle. Tämä on mun ehdottomia suosikkireittejäni. (Mahdollisuus kiertää myös lyhyempänä “Hirsilammen talvireitti”) Pistä kommenttia, jos tykkäsit maisemista! Ootko muuten jo testannut sähköfatbikea? I spent […]
Join the Homer Cycling Club at the Big Fat Bike Festival and make it Epic!
https://www.2020wintercamp.com/ Winter Camp Cuyuna with Chris Rourke of the Angry Catfish in Minneapolis & Dan Jurek of the True North Basecamp in Cuyuna Angry Catfish – https://www.angrycatfishbicycle.com/ True North Basecamp – https://www.truenorthbasecamp.com/ Red Raven – https://www.redraven.bike/ Cuyuna – https://cuyunalakes.com/visitor-guide/ Dan Mutz – That’s the 5″ Travel Foes Racing Mutz Full Suspension Fat-Bike that wears Dan’s […]
I made a trip to what I like to call the belly of the beast, Schaumburg, Illinois, yesterday to browse groovy cycling wares at the CABDA Midwest Expo. CABDA has been around for a long, long time. Way back in the last century, the shop that I worked at (ABC Cyclery) used to prep and […]
One of the true blessings in life is art! We’ve always tried to keep a steady stream of cool cartoonists and illustrators working on a virtual parade of fat-bike stickers that we’ve given away over the years. Year after year, I’d see these incredible event posters that were illustrated by Ryan Thibault. One way or […]
This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Brandon Bender from over in Michigan. This is what Brandon shared about his photo. Ayyye. Attached are a few pictures I took on the Lake Michigan shore near Grand Haven, MI.. When the trails are trashed here in west Michigan, the beach is the next go-to when […]
Joe Meiser Fat-Bike Radio presents Adam Blake’s Pneu Podcast. Adam’s second episode is a two-part interview with Mike ‘Kid’ Riemer, Lindsay Beltchenko and Joe Meiser from Salsa Cycles. In Part 2 Adam and the Salsa Crew talk about gravel bikes! Salsa Links Website – https://salsacycles.com/Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/salsacycles/Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/salsacycles/Twitter – https://twitter.com/salsacycles Stop in and see Adam at – https://worldofbikes.com/ Registration is open […]
(L-R) Adam Blake – Pete Koski – Lindsay Beltchenko – Mike ‘Kid’ Riemer Fat-Bike Radio is proud to present Adam Blake’s Pneu Podcast. Adam’s second episode is a two-part interview with Mike ‘Kid’ Riemer, Lindsay Beltchenko and Pete Koski from Salsa Cycles. Adam and the Salsa Crew talk about Adventure by Bike in Part One […]
Location : Pebble Creek Golf Club 14000 Clubhouse Lane, Becker MN 55308 Date: February 22nd 2020 Time: Venue opens at 9am Practice Laps : 10am Race Start : 12pm 30 Mike Race covering the Pebble Creek Golf Course Chip Timing from Gopher State Registration $25.00 Registration Link: https://pebblecreekgolf.com/product/becker-fat-bike-blitz/ Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/FatBikeBlitz/ Website : https://fatbikeblitz.com/ Brief Description: Snow or not, […]
Kora Yak Wool Azog Jersey and Holocene Vest Review
I am delighted to bring to you the new and improved Wyatt Maverick. They have completely redesigned the rear end of the bike with a cnc’d seatstay yoke to match their chainstay yoke. This is all matched to rectangular stays and machined dropouts. This is all beautifully manufactured from blocks and tubes in their new […]
Our neighbors and amigos at 1Up USA over in Dickyville Wisconsin manufacture an accessory for their excellent hitch racks called the Rak Attach that allows the fully loaded rack to pivot ninety degrees and lock into position so you can gain unfettered access to the back of your vehicle. (photo below) The Rak Attach is […]
Jay Cable is back with our series of Wallpapers from Alaska! This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday was shot at the Fairwell Lakes on the Iditarod Trail between Rainy Pass and Nikolai, in the rain (and snow!) with a shadow on the Alaska Range. Jay Cable grew up in Skagway, Alaska, and learned to love the outdoors […]
Click HERE for more information The Alpine Valley Snowblast presented by Hayes and Sponsored by The Bicycle Doctor Nordic Ski Shop is a downhill mountain bike race for all riders and all bikes! Don’t miss your chance to race the first ever MTB race held on the snow at AV. It is open to any […]
Hugh Jass is part of a healthy, balanced fat-bike breakfast. Four out of five dentists recommend Hugh Jass to their patients that ride fat-bikes. Order today and we’ll send you not just one Hugh Jass. That’s right, we’re going to send you another Hugh Jass for no additional charge. Would you share your Plus or […]
The True Detective Dime Novel Johhny 5 Tire Review
FBc Apparel Editor Greg Gentle reviews the 45NRTH Naughtvind Jacket, Pants and Bibs!
This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday features one of our favorite excuses to go for a ride – The Full Moon!. René Albisser sent us a couple of excellent photos from a full moon night excursion that he and his amigos did in the Swiss Alps.
We rolled fat video tuesday and some danger gnome together in a report from Spirit Mountain in Duluth, MN
Click the Flyer for more Information Attitude Sports is throwing a fat-bike race that makes me think that “deuces are wild”! (Cuz it’s on 2/22/20) I think it was Al Chervik that said “Golf Courses and Cemeteries are a waste of good real estate” but that’s because Al wasn’t a fat-biker. If you lay down […]
Our Fatbassador to Alaska and the Yukon Territories shares his thoughts on the Defiance Frameworks AK Bike Project # 4 in a long term Bike Review – ala choy
The Pros Closet and Tinker Juarez on the Dose of Fat Podcast
Three Pairs or Winter Bib Tights Enter the Fat-Bike Thunderdome!
Kind of like the Rockford Files, but instead of a Pontiac Firebird, Bob drives a Surly Ice Cream Truck.
This Fat Tuesday video comes to us from our amigo Cole House. Cole has been on our podcast a couple of times and I knew that this cat can fly on any bicycle but I never knew that he was such an accomplished videographer! Check out the trails in Marquette Michigan and ring your cowbell […]
MONTANE® Yukon Arctic Ultra Organizers Look Forward to 17th Edition of the World’s Coldest and Toughest Ultra Competitors face fierce wintry conditions along the race’s route Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada — (January 7, 2020) — Since 2003, the MONTANE® Yukon Arctic Ultra (MYAU) has been held every February along the Yukon Quest Trail – the route […]
Wolf Tooth Encase Bar Kit Uncle Gomez sent me a fun little stocking stuffer this year for our inter-office gift exchange. We didn’t have an office party this year…Unless you consider last weekend’s Fatter By The Lake event a holiday party (which I was unable to attend, despite a kind offer to carpool with fellow bike […]
Winter Fat Bike Grooming Best Management Practices from Evolution Trail Services
This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Olivier Descamps in the Netherlands. Here’s what Olivier shared about his photo. I took this shot last Saturday on the beach in Monster (of all places) in The Netherlands. I have a Vee Tire Mission Command on the front and a Vee Tire Fatty Slick on the […]
We’re field testing a pair of solid, lightweight Big Su 27.5 wheels from our amigos at Fatback Bikes up in Alaska. We tested and reviewed the 26″ version of Fatback’s Big Su Wheels back in 2018. You can read how they performed here. The twenty-six inch set of big su’s received high scores so when […]
Click the Flyer for more information SLiP N Ride Relay (WI) 2/1/20 Here’s another fun event down where I used to live in Westosha. The trails at Silver Lake are perfect for winter riding! Our amigo Kerry Gonzales is the race director for this 3 person team relay race that starts with a LeMans shush […]
Spinner & the PWC Ax Sven, JK, Gomez, Spinner, & Crazy Chris Daisy talk into the can along with Hugh Jass Race Series Commissioner, Amelia Kegel-Bosco and Special Guest Jay Petervary with music by Ex-Üncle. The show was recorded in bits and bytes in the studio and in front of a live audience at the […]
This past November we introduced you to the new Kona Woo Fat Bike. The version we received came with the 12-speed NX Eagle kit. Here is the link to the first review article for all the specs and initial thoughts. https://fat-bike.com/2019/11/first-look-2020-kona-woo-by-jp-syverud. I decided to test this bike out on every style of trail condition. Someday I […]
Our First Wallpaper of 2020 comes to us from Ben Robertson. Ben sent us a shot that he took of his dog, Remy, and his Otso Voytek out for a ride on Strawberry Pass near Rossland BC. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve […]
Tony’s birthday tiara Well here we are in the year 2020 and we’ve already hatched the first episode of the Danger Gnome Podcast with mi Amigo Shannon Chapwesk recorded in the aftermath and mid-festival at the luxurious Illinois Beach Hotel on the shores of the ‘rock star’ of the Great Lakes. (Lake Michigan). We start […]
It’s a good old-fashioned ride flannel shootout!