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The Real Sweaty Yeti – Leap Day 2020 (WI)

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 […]

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The Real Fat Tuesday

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 […]

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The Borealis Fat Bike Worlds

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 […]

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Foto Gordo Contest Winner – Bob Rainville

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 […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fat Bike Finland

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 […]

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The Danger Gnome Podcast – Winter Camp Cuyuna – Dan Mutz talks Full Suspension Foes – Fuzzy John with Old Man Mtn and Fatassador Travis

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 […]

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Artist Spotlight – Ryan Thibault (new sticker)

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 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Grand Haven

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 […]

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Adam Blake’s Pneu Podcast with Salsa Cycles (Part 2)

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 […]

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Event Spotlight – Fat Bike Blitz – 2/22/20 (MN)

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, […]

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Wyatt Maverick Product Spotlight by Aristotle Peters

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 […]

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1Up USA Rak Attach

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 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday AK Jay Fairwell Lakes

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 […]

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Event Spotlight – Fattitude (WI) 2/22/20

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 […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Cole House

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 […]

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Event Spotlight – The Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra

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 […]

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Wolftooth Encase – First Look – by Greg Gentle

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 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Beach Monster

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 […]

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Fatback Big Su 27.5 Wheelset

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 […]

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2020 Kona Woo – Long Term Review by -JP Syverud-

  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 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Strawberry Pass

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 […]

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