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Initial Impression – Diamant F1-LTD by Euan Pennington

    Porn.  It’s all over the Interweb.  If those on the moral high ground are to be believed, it will distract you at work, cost you money, erode existing relationships and create unrealistic expectations.  I received some porn recently on the Internet, in the form of an email from Uncle Gomez, Baron of all […]

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Video – Brazillians Gone Canadian – Dual Slalom

  This is part three of the Brazilians Across Quebec series with our amigos, Jonatha, Daniel & Nata. There’s some really good footage in this one, including some snowy Dual Slalom action! Don’t Worry – Be Happy Let’s go ride bikes!     The DJI Phantom Series Drone: Intelligent Flight + Ultra HD Video. Shop DJI – Shop […]

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NRS Workboot Wetshoe

  Sven and I have had a long running search for the ultimate shoe for riding on the beach. Once the weather gets above freezing and we enter the spring beach season, getting your feet wet, is an inevitable part of almost every beach ride. Swollen creeks and blustery waves will eventually  submerge your boots or […]

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Not a Wallpaper Wednesday Club ♦ M23

  Todd Heath sent us about a jillion pixels of M23 that was fabricated by Moonmen, for our amigo Miguel Blanco, of the 8 Lumens break dance squad down in KC-MO. I think this is a veritable fat-bike masterpiece! Slap this up on your computer’s wallpaper and set your phasers on stun! Outstanding job on […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Mid Wales

  It looks like four season fat-biking has taken hold in Wales. Our European Bureau Cheif, Jeff Price, lives and rides his McSalasa MukLuk all up the Welsh countryside, and now we have a clip from another gentleman named Anthony. This is what Ant had to say about this week’s Fat (video) Tuesday Presentation. Welsh […]

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Not a Wallpaper Wednesday Club ♦ Skovli

Dan F Skovli is a brilliant landscape photographer from Norway. Lucky for us…Dan also rides fat-bikes! Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We’d like to feature fat-bikes from around the world! If you’ve got a fat-bike related image that you feel is “Wallpaper Worthy”, slap it in an email with what, where, why info as well as photographer’s […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Ancient Lakes

    Rusty Knorr is back with his third trip to the Ancient Lakes in the Pacific Northwest. He shot a travelogue of the trip along with a crew that included a few of our West Coast amigos from Northwest Fatbikes. Here’s what Rusty had to say about his clip. Earth Day weekend I was fortunate enough […]

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Not a Wallpaper Wednesday Club ♦ Durango

I met Mason & Riley at the Fat-Bike Worlds this February in Crested Butte. I had seen Mason, riding a fat-bike that I recognized from a small Wisconsin bike company, Wyatt Bicycles, and it turned out to be Riley’s sled. Riley and Mason were at worlds, as part of the herd of ‘working media’ and we […]

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Video Race Report – 2016 Simpson Desert Bike Challenge – by Martin Solms

There are not many fat bike races in the world that involve complicated logistics, dedicated support crews, 3000miles of driving, and a whopping 300 miles of multi-day, one-way stage racing.  But if this type of event takes your fancy, then welcome to the Australian Simpson Desert Bike Challenge.   Following on, from our race reports published […]

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Brazilians Across Quebec – Episode 2: The Race!

Welcome to the second episode of Brazilians Across Quebec, it’s time for the great crossing of Lake Saint-Jean. A white desert of 32km, with freezing temperatures and biting winds. The biggest challenge for the Brazilian team to date. Jonatha Jünge is on a mission to face the crossing aboard his Fat-Bike, while Daniel RootRider and Nata Giacomozzi […]

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Fat Video Tuesday ♦ 500 MPH*

Our Fatbassador to the Alaskan Wilderness and Anchorage, Mr Travis (T-bone) Hubbard recommends this clip, for your viewing pleasure. This is some footage from the 2016 Merry Marmot downhill race, from the Arctic Valley Ski Resort. Leave your featherweight carbon sled in the shed and grab the old trusty…..then Slip on your body armour and a full […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Traversee Du Lac-Saint Jean a Velo – Quebec, Canada

  Our amigos from Brasil that shared an incredible look at Brazilian dune riding in Sand’n’Fatty, are releasing their second video project, as a 3 part series, that features their first introduction to winter riding, in the frozen landscape of Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec Canada. We wanna party with these cowboys! This is what Jonatha, Daniel & Nata shared […]

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Fat Biking Denali! WTF?

9:ZERO:7, 45NRTH, and HED Cycling team up to support a one of a kind arctic ultra expedition After a long season of fat bike racing, from the brutal Arrowhead 135 to the popular Fat Bike Birkie, 9:ZERO:7 Factory Team rider Will Ross still isn’t ready for the season to be over. His next adventure is […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – from Good Friday

Frequent site visitor, Gomez, took this shot last week after a spring snow storm flocked the local landscape in a thin layer of snow. This is what g-mez shared about his picture postcard. The snow that fell, was predicted to have a very short shelf-life, so for a few hours on Good Friday morning, Otis and I, celebrated […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – So you think you can dance?

Manuel Scheidegger is a two time Fat (video) Tuesday contributor from Switzerland. Here’s what Mänu shared about his clip. How good are fatbikes really? No one can give a better answer then the judges of the fox tv show “so you think you can dance” (Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul, Jason Derulo, Maddie Ziegler). And the verdict […]

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Chugach Fat Bike Bash Report – By Lee Hart

Mother Nature did not play fair with the inaugural edition of the Chugach Fat Bike Bash March 18 – 20 in Valdez, AK. Here’s a couple videos from the crit and the finale of the rodeo, the Big Air, Big Splash. We had a great time during the Ursa Major Northern Lights Criterium that kicked […]

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Event Spotlight – White Mountains 100 – By Matias Saari

The White Mountains 100 starts Sunday north of Fairbanks and boasts perhaps the strongest field in its six-year history. “The competitiveness is incredible in almost all categories this year,” race director Joel Homan said in an email. “Of the three categories (ski, bike and run) for both male and female racers, all but one winner from last […]

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RaceFace Chester Pedal Review By: LT LarSSon

Have you ever asked yourself what do you want in a pedal? Are you big on clipless or do you prefer flats? What kind of riding are you doing? Smooth, groomed multi track or twisty singletrack? And of course the big question, what do you want to spend? I’m a big proponent of flats. I […]

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PSA ♦ Kids, Teach your Parents to Derby

I’ve been noticing lately that when I attend local fat-bike gatherings, there are either very few participants or (gasp!) no derby, called – or celebrated. A fat-bike group ride without a derby or three, is the slippery slope to the dark side of the force – the tiny leak that eventually let’s the all the […]

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The World Wide Sticker-Pack Offer!

Buy Fat-bike.com Sticker Pack The Circle, Moonman and Yeti are printed on premium white vinyl and the Gnome-Fink is printed on Clear Vinyl. Each sticker pack contains 4 stickers as pictured above! 4 Sickers for $6 Bucks anywhere in the US 4 Stickers for $7.50 anywhere in the World

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Fat Tom K’s Birkie Vid

Fat Tom K, from Manitoba, captured this year’s Fat Bike Birkie in four minutes! Tom also shared some thoughts about this year’s race. Could this year’s race be BIGGER and BETTER?! Well, the 2016 version was all that and more than the great race I have enjoyed the last two years! It wasn’t just that it has […]

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NAHBS Fatness Report by Thad Carson

  In an attempt to be in 4 places on the same weekend, Fat-Bike.com Central Command, engaged operation ‘Black Magic’, with the assistance of two Bike Black Ribbon sleeper cells, housed deep underground in decommisioned government missile silo’s, across the great plains of these United States of America. Our agents are genetically predisposed to bicycles and bicycle by-products like beer, surprise and […]

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Why We Ride

Photos by Bob Rainville Jr. We are people in otherwise responsible positions with predictable lives in which we are used to guiding events to our will, who now, voluntarily subject ourselves to the elements, forces of nature and hard realities, of riding at the edge of the envelope of our abilities, physical power and endurance, in a chaotic […]

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Surly 24-Pack Rack Review By: LT LarSSon

With a name that says it all, the Surly 24-Pack Rack has moved the proverbial bar up a notch. After opening up the package, I immediately could see the fine craftsmanship in each weld. Coated in all black, including a stylish Surly sticker on the top, this rack is butter smooth (black gold ~ texas tea). […]

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Fat Bike Birkie After Party – FATurday Night FEVER!!!

It says on the Fat Bike Birkie website that we’re sponsoring the Fat Bike Birkie Post Race Party. It’s gonna be all…FATurday Night Fever with live Gnomes and a Whiskey Sponsor. So, after the race on Saturday, venture over to the Sawmill Saloon in Seeley for an evening of fun, music, gnomes and prizes! The party rages from […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Pat & Hannah Go West

  Our amigo and Fatback Ambassador, Pat Smage shared an edit from a trip, that he and Hannah took last month. Fair warning to any human powered, purists – There’s a little bit of throttle twist’n braaap in the clip. We’re going to be working with Pat on a video of him working his particularly […]

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