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ELEVEN Bike Review by Nick Holzem

  The test bike from Eleven, that I’ve been riding is a dirt jump inspired fatty with a (Made in the USA) aluminum frame and our rig came equipped with a high end parts package that embodies the textbook definition of a supercharged race bike…that , by the way, will also ‘make heads turn’ on the […]

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Origin8 Supercell Tire 26 x 4.0 Review

The one and only, Pistil Pete asked about this tire and after our editorial staff took a look at them on the interwebz, we decided to pull the trigger and bought a set for $49 each. We wanted to see if we might shed some light on how these babies, would do on the beach, […]

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Spotlight Vee Tire – Crown Gem 27.5 x 3.7

We reported from Saddledrive that the new Heller Bloodhound was rock’n the Trek-Fat wheel format and would come with a brand new tire from Vee called the Crown Gem. It’s a tread pattern that I’ve ridden as both 27.5+ and 29+ previously and now Vee has made a Crown Gem that’s 27.5 x 3.8. If […]

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Terrene Tires says “Let them Eat Cake” with their newest Fat & Trek-Fat Tire

Terrene Releases Newest Fat and Plus Tire Model Bozeman, MT—August 30, 2017 ­­— Terrene Tires announces newest model, Cake Eater, to their growing lineup of bicycle tires. Our amigos at Terrene Tires are releasing their sixth tire model. Cake Eater is a versatile, fast-rolling, studdable fat tire. Continuing with its goal of bringing to market a […]

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RSD Seargant 27.5+ Review – By Andy Amstutz

Never before have I had so much fun on my local, typical midwestern, old school trails.  It took me a ride or two on the RSD Sergeant Aluminum 27.5+ before I started to understand what this bike is intended to do.  In case you missed the product preview from back in June, you can read […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – By Johnclimber

Our long time contributor Johnclimber captured this image on a stormy day over in England. This is what John shared about the photo that currently occupies my computer’s desktop wallpaper. Hi Gomez, This photo was taken on my local Merseyside (England) beach and trails Fat Bike Sunday morning loop. The photo was taken on Southport […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Moonlander (BAMF)

Is it too early to be thinking about Fall? Well, here’s a shot from Ray Walker out in Arizona to get you in the mood for nice cool fall fat-biking. Here’s what Ray shared about his shot. Howdy there, Love the site, mostly for the up-to-the minute reviews. and the wallpaper pics too! I’ve been […]

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509 Cycles – Green Bay Wisconsin

There’s a fine history of of Independent Bicycle Dealers – aka : ‘Bike Shops’ creating their own fat-bike brands. Both Fatback and 9:Zero:7 were created by two enterprising bike shops in Anchorage Alaska and Bear Claw Bikes is a relatively new brand that is the creation of Einstein Cycles over in Traverse City, Michigan. Today […]

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Foto Gordo – Gnome-Fest Flashback

One of my oldest riding amigos, that I’ve known, all the way back to the 1980’s, sent in this flashback to Gnomefest 9 at Nine Mile County Forest, near Wausau, Wisconsin. Andy gives credit to Marty as the photographer and the rider is his own bad self…..Andy Oleson; aka – Angry Andy. He’s riding his […]

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Tribal Thursday – Reader’s Rigs

The dog days of summer brings the return of Fat-Tribe Thursday. This is where we like to show off some of the photos sent to us by our readers. We’ve been getting so many great photos in from out in the field that we thought we should go ‘old school’ and share a few. Let’s […]

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Foto Gordo – Loaded Krampus

This week’s wallpaper image is my Krampus loaded for bikepacking down along the Little Fox River in Western Kenosha County in Wisconsin. The bags from our amigos at Oveja Negra and Revelate Designs. My Krampus allows me to go just about everywhere, from asphalt to dirt and gravel and I agree with Bruce Smithhammer’s view […]

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TASCO GLOVES/ SOCK COMBO PACK by K8

Ready, Get Set, BE BLOWN AWAY ! Be ready to be the fashion plate of fat biking! TASCO refers to their Double Digit mini kit as the perfect combination of coordinating gloves and socks. I would certainly concur.  Let us start out with colors…  These are well thought out. They look great in the parking […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fort Monroe

James Gipson sent us this week’s Wallpaper image. Ya’know the reason that we call this series “Wallpaper Wednesday”, is to provide our readers, with a steady stream of free bike porn* to adorn their computer’s desktop; and presumably, left click and save and then set that image as your desktop backdrop.  I’ve always been curious […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – July 21st 2017

We’ve got plus and fat-bike testing going on here in Wisconsin and out in Utah. Over in the UK, our amigo, Jeff Price, is leaving on a trip of a lifetime over in Iceland and I’m fresh off of a trip up to Green Bay to ride the beach and then over to Wausau, to […]

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Product Spotlight – Eleven bikes light and crispy custom build – by Nick Holzem

Hello all of you fat bike buffs (and gnomes)! I’d like to take a second to introduce myself as one of the newest Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilots. My name is Nick Holzem, you may have first heard me in an interview on “The Weekly Dose of Fat episode #123”. At the time, I was wrapping up the “Hugh Jass Fat Bike Series” with one race to go. […]

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wallpaper…damn is that a saw?

Peter De Mattia is no stranger to the pixels for sticker, black market that we run here at Fat (dash)Bike (dot) Fun. Peter sent us this shot that I freak’n LOVE! First, because it’s a Moonlander. I have a soft spot for lunar vehicles. Second, because he’s running 2XL’s and the Trifecta is the saw, […]

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Fatback Corvus Review

I’ve been riding a Fatback Corvus for the last few months and it’s ‘high time’ for me to put into words, the way I feel about the fourth carbon fat bike that I’ve reviewed over the last couple of years. You can read my initial impressions and review this bike’s impeccable racing pedigree here – https://fat-bike.com/2017/04/product-spotlight-2017-fatback-corvus/ In […]

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Fat-BoB Trailer v2.0 (aka Crisco Bob)

Back in March I shared my exploits in getting a Bob Trailer to work with a Fat-Bike. That article mainly focused on how to modify the yoke of the trailer to work with Robert Axle Project extended (Bob compatible) rear thru axles. You can read about that here – https://fat-bike.com/2017/03/how-to-make-a-bob-trailer-work-with-your-fat-bike/. After we posted the article, one […]

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