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Wallpaper Wednesday – Gatineau Park

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Rider/photographer: Christian Lalonde. The shot was taken at Gatineau Park region in Chelsea, Quebec during an autumnal ride during the first snow storm of the season. Christian shared “The calming beauty of snow slowly covering the trails was the inspiration for this shot”. I think this is one […]

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2018 Global Fat-Bike Day Film Festival

  Welcome to the 2018 Global Fat-Bike Day Film Festival. It’s an honor to host this year’s GFBDFF and we have an excellent post prepared with twenty-one celebrations from around the globe! Let me introduce our first guest presenter, the very first recipient of our Bivvy a Month Merit Badge, Mr. Jeff Price! JP – Here is […]

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Event Spotlight – December Events in Wisconsin

  Hugh Jass RACE 03: 12/8/18 TREK HEADQUARTERS (WATERLOO, WI)   Big Cheese Fatbike Series – 12/15/18 – Cottage Grove, WI Shelltrack Fat Bike Race – 12/15/18 – Minitowoc, WI Solstice Chase Fatbike Race 12/15/18 – Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin Fatbikes by Candlelight 12/26/18 – Minocqua, Wisconsin Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading […]

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Foto Gordo Prize Winner!

A couple of weeks ago we launched a little foto gordo contest and we’re here to thank everyone that entered and announce the winner! David Lieble sent us this shot taken at the 2018 Polar Roll up in Marquette. Everyone that entered the contest is getting a sticker pack sent out to them and David wins […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Australia Episode Eleven

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is the eleventh photo in our Aussie Wallpaper Series from our amigo, Eckart Altenkamp. This is a preview from Simpson Desert Bike Challenge 2018 that illustrates the vastness of the Australian Outback. Australia is the perfect example of four season fat-bike fun! Eckart shared this about the shot. Riding into the […]

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2018 Global Fat-Bike Day – Ride Guide

2018 Global Fat-Bike Day Celebrations! Tag your photos with #gfbd2018 Northern Italy – Altopiano di Asiago, near the city of Vicenza – https://www.facebook.com/events/961865113969088/ Northern Illinois – Lakewood Forest Preserve – https://www.facebook.com/events/1153558161459627/ West Central Wisconsin – Levis Trow Mounds – https://www.facebook.com/events/633051900450361/ Wisconsin’s Middle Coast – Point Beach State Park – https://www.facebook.com/events/652355225146395/ Pocono Mountain Pennsylvania – https://www.meetup.com/Fc-Cycling-Club/events/255417869/ Sarthe (Le Mans) France – https://www.facebook.com/events/451855421990597/ Connecticut  – https://www.facebook.com/events/179989432917221/ […]

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Fatback Big Su Review

  Back in September, we spotlighted the Fatback Big Su Wheelset and after a couple months of gnome roping, we’re back with a full review. I’ve been running the Big Su’s on my ‘murdered out’ Fatback Corvus FLT – [code name: ten beers] with a set of Schwalbe 26×4.0 Jumbo Jims (tubeless). I took a […]

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Fat Camp Show #35

  For show #35 of the Fat Camp Podcast, KBS and his sidekick, Andy chat it up about some new stuff coming down the pipe in terms of tires (of course, tires), trailers and testing.  Lots of testing for this winter. You’ll also get to hear Ken’s Marji Gesick race report from a couple months […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Chaska Blues

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Paul Niebuhr in Chaska, Minnesota. This is what Paul shared about his photo. Here’s a picture of my 2018 Kona Wozo from this spring. This bike is a blast! We’re big fans of having a blast here at the fat dash bike dot com test labs […]

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2019 Framed Alaskan Carbon Review – -JP Syverud-

   Framed Alaskan Carbon 27.5- The Good, the Bad, and the Gnomey.  Long Term Review -JP Syverud- In September we introduced you to the new Framed Alaskan Carbon 27.5 Fat Bike.  The version we received came with NX Eagle. Here is the link to the first look article with all the specs and my initial […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Mont-Tremblant

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from north of the border in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada. Dave Laberge shot his 9:Zer0:7 on a beautiful sunny day last Winter on the Écureuil trail at Mont-Tremblant. There’s a network of 60 km of groomed trails for all levels of riders at Tremblant. From the looks of the photo, […]

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Event Spotlight – Portland Design Works 10 Year Anniversary Party – Fat Bike Swap Meet (MN)

How can you go wrong with free beer, tacos & vodka drinks? Michael’s Cycles in Prior Lake Minnesota is having a Fat Bike Swap Meet this weekend. Buy/Sell/Ride? Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Everything on our event schedule was hugged onto the interwebs […]

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2019 Surly Ice Cream Truck Review – By Tony Grande

  Sometimes I’m not sure of who I am.  A father, a husband, a surveyor, or just Kato’s roadie who drinks for free (even if it means stealing L7’s beer, but that’s a story for another time).  We all have different parts to play throughout our lives, sometimes balancing out multiple facets of ourselves within […]

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Foto Gordo – Texas #fourseasonfatbikes

Foto Gordo is back and comes to us from Phil Newton down in Texas. It seems Phil needed a little mid-ride derailleur adjustment and hoisted his fatty up into that tree like a one hundred percent natural bicycle repair stand. We love getting photos from all over the globe. Foto Gordo is all about sharing […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Bivy Spot Hunting

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from our amigo Johnclimber over in the UK. He describes his photo as “bivi spot hunting around the sand dunes and woods around Formby (north of the city of Liverpool, England).” You can see more of John’s sterling examples of the fat-bike life abroad on his Flickr […]

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Event Spotlight – The Pie Burner – MN – 11/24/18

  Back for the sixth year, the Pie Burner Fat Bike Ride will help ensure Northeastern Minnesota children have a bit more cheerful holiday season. There is no entry fee for the ride…but all attendees get to make a donation to the Northeastern Minnesota Toys For Tots Foundation….. in the form of: New/Unused, Unwrapped Toys, […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – America’s Dairyland

  Welcome to the local spooky singletrack. The Jefferson County-Trail Builders have been hard at work building a compact set of twisties just south of the Fat Cave. They just added the feature that Ten Beers is sitting on and the humpty-bump has been there for about a year. They’re currently working on the third loop […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – A test of the Global Fat-Bike Day Broadcast System

  What better way to get everyone stoked to celebrate Global Fat-Bike Day than to share a video from last year’s celebration from the beaches of South Africa? Last December Dawie posted this video that chronicles his GBFB 2017 ride, or as he put it: “Three riders doing their bit for Global Fat-Bike Day 2017.” […]

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Framed Minnesota LTD Review – by DosRenshos

First things first. Fat bikes and skate parks do not mix. (with my skill-set) Well…more to the point, super knobby fat bike tires (look’n at you Terrene Wazias!) and skate parts do not mix; for the general reason of causing me to scrub too much speed up the transition, further causing me to stall out before […]

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Road Trip 2018 – Visit to Borealis Fat Bikes

After a failed launch attempt in August, Road Trip 2018 blasted off from the Colonel Steve Austin pedal powered proving grounds in central ‘sconsin at the beginning of Rocktober. My initial stop was in Emporia, Kansas to attend mi hermano de otra madre, Adam Blake’s Wedding. Which meant that I was already halfway to Colorado […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – New York State

  As one of the founders of the Bike Black Ribbon Society all I can say about this photo is “well played old sport.” A person that goes by the pseudonym ‘Dirt Devil’ (must be a vacuum cleaner aficionado) sent us this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday and this is what they shared about their megapixel portrait. What: […]

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Otso Voytek Plus/Fat Review By Seth Bell

Back in July, we received a beautiful Otso Voytek Plus-Fat rig for review.  If you missed the introduction and specs, you can find that post here: https://fat-bike.com/2018/08/first-look-otso-voytek-plus-fat-rally-sport-by-seth-bell/ Now that Summer is officially in the rear-view and the crisp days of Autumn are here (my favorite!), we wanted to share with you what a few months of […]

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Event Spotlight – Erie MTB Fest – October 14, 2018

It’s time to crank up the old fat-bike event calendar, so here’s an event that sounds like a blast and it’s coming up this weekend. Click the flyer and may the Schwartz be with you! Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Everything on our […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Skipton in the Mist

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Bob Wightman. The shot was taken near Skipton on the Leeds to Liverpool Canal in the north of England. Here’s what Bob had to say about this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday Autumn is starting to show its hand here in the UK and there was a mist […]

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The Dose of Fat Show #138 with Todd Poquett & Brett Stepanik

The Dose of Fat Show #138 features Leia, Spinner, and Brett in the studio along with the Race Director of the Margi Gesick, Todd Poquette via telephone. This episode of the Dose of Fat was recorded at the posh and professionally cleaned Midwest Family Broadcasting studio in Madison Wisconsin. Show #138 is brought to you […]

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Teravail Coronado 26 x 4.0 final thoughts – By Seth Bell

Howdy campers. You may remember that back in May (holy smokes, how is it already almost October?!) we received a pair of Teravail’s Light and Supple Coronado tires for testing. If you missed the initial review, check the link here: https://fat-bike.com/2018/06/teravail-coronado-26-x-4-0-review-by-seth-bell/ After riding the Coronados over the Summer, we’re here with a final review and score. […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Taustakuva Keskiviikkona

  Taustakuva Keskiviikkona is Wallpaper Wednesday in Finnish. This week’s Taustakuva Keskiviikkona comes to us from Antti Hakonen. Here’s what Antti shared about this week’s new gorgeous wallpaper image. Here’s my candidate for Taustakuva Keskiviikkona. I was going to shoot some sunset photos at a nearby lakeshore but got distracted and shot pics of my Pole […]

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