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Wallpaper Wednesday – Summer Cool Down

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Justin VanAlstyne. Justin’s rides out of Fort Collins, Colorado and he’s a WW veteran. It’s nice to think about a cold sunny Winter ride when it’s a hundred and seven degrees outside. It’s not even the fattest day of the year (here in the Northern Hemisphere) and […]

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Fatback Big Su Carbon Wheel Review

A quality Carbon Fiber Wheelset can significantly improve the ride feel of a fat-bike. Reducing rotational mass on a fat-bike is more important than say on a road bike because of the size (and weight) of fat-bike tires. Lightweight wheels provide a similar feeling that you get when you go tubeless but, by my estimation, […]

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Foto Gordo – Faturday Morning Biketoons

We’re experiencing a little instant Summer in the Big Whiskey. I hope it works out better than instant coffee. I remember as a kid trying to get up early and catch Tom Slick or the Banana Splits on the tube with a big bowl of fruit loops in my lap. Well, Foto Gordo is sort […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Gnome Sane?

Nick Barbetta sent us a couple of shots from New Mexico so that we could feature his Surly Wednesday on Wallpaper Wednesday. Here’s what Nick had to say about his photo “Arizona Trail and Cabezon Peak New Mexico and my Surly Wednesday. Gnome-sane?” I think I smell what Nick’s got cook’n. #gnomemountain #gnomesforpeace #gnomesandwich #gnomehusbandry […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Junkyard Goat

Our gnome cousin, Joe (from Iowa) shared some pixels of #bikefun con bicis gordas en Mitchell County with us for this splendid display of #fourseasonfatbikes and #fatbikefunskis. It’s Fat Tuesday here in America’s Dairyland and I hear the singletrack calling, so till, well probably tomorrow…¡buenos gnomos amigos! Would you share your Klunk, Plus or Fat […]

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Foto Gordo – FYF!

It’s Friday and if you’re in the US, it’s a holiday weekend that officially launches what most people consider Summer vacation season! So let’s celebrate Summer with a shot from Nick Barbetta. This is Nick’s OG, Robin’s egg blue Wednesday in the Rio Grande Gorge, near Taos, New Mexico all loaded with gnomes and ready […]

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Fat-Tribe Thursday

Today we celebrate our readers with some photos of their rides and a few words about the sort of bike fun that happens out there in the real world. Ya know…the good stuff! Let’s start off and get verticle…. Meade Anderson sent us a picture of his Jones LWB Plusbike leaned up against an ancient […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Canyons

Nobody loves a good four season fat-bike video more than your tio gomez! Today’s video was shot near some of the canyons in Socorro NM. They say that it’s groovy fat bike territory with miles and miles of sandy trails. It’s the kind of place where if you want to go and explore this area […]

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Giro Supernatural Cycling Gloves

As soon as I read about these new gloves from Giro and Elastic Interface I wanted to give them a try. The Giro Supernatural Cycling Gloves are the first glove that utilizes a new seamless molded one-piece palm created by Elastic Interface. I’m familiar with Elastic Interface’s molded padding from wearing their chamois in Gore […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Granite Hot Springs

Erik Steele sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday with a delightful tale of fat-bike fun from the cowboy state. Hello it’s Erik Steele and I have a few Photos I’d like to share! My riding friends and I did an awesome fat bike ride into a hot spring just outside of Jackson Hole Wyoming called Granite Hot […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday -Flower Power

Spring has sprung and my daily rides are rife with the delightful scent of plant sex. The hummingbirds have returned to our garden and overnight temps, well they’re still below freezing, but that’s what makes us Northerners tough and keeps palm trees from growing. This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is from our amigo Bill Hartz. Bill […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fatnau!

Rick Harrison is based near the Black Forest in Germany. I’m in a bike gang called the Bike Black Ribbon Society. It’s nice when life provides just a smidge of far-flung symmetry. It’s what keeps me going…well, that and blueberry waffles. Rick sent us some vid and photos and we sent him some of our […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ ¡Cinco de Mayo!

PHOTOGRAPHER: Ryan Hill – Athletes: Rebecca Rusch, Chris Burkard, & Angus Morton Famed explorer and National Geographic photographer Chris Burkard has completed the first north to south unsupported fat bike crossing of the Myrdalsjökull glacier in Iceland. Outfitted by 66°North, the Icelandic outerwear brand, Chris and fellow adventurers Rebecca Rusch and Angus Morton traversed a new route self-sufficiently tracing a line from […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – from JohnClimber

JohnClimber is in the Wallpaper Wednesday Hall of Fame. He’s one of our longest-running contributors. John has also been a guest on the Danger Gnome Podcast. Check out all of his amazing Wallpapers right HERE Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a […]

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Camelback Rogue Light Review by Thumbelena

Joining Camelbak’s lineup this spring is the Rogue Light: A minimal pack available in a women’s specific and unisex design that has just the right amount of space to carry the essentials without holding you back! Fit/Comfort The pack utilizes body mapping technology, Air Support Light Back Panel, and a ventilated/mesh harness to fit the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Home Skillet

A couple of my homies from down in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago paired up to capture this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Robb Neff is behind the camera and my long time amigo Angry Andy is the rider. The shot was taken at the Silver Lake County Park over in Western Kenosha County (Westosha) at some […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – East Peak Resort

Rich Loftin shared his video of a gorgeous day of Snowcat shuttled fat biking from East Peak Resort near Valdez Alaska. Do you feel the need for speed? I was thinking about how this would be if it were all CRUST! Rich is all about inspiring others to get out and enjoy the outdoors. He […]

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Klunkedelic – Doom Bars

Welcome back to Klunkedelic! This week we’ve got some bars that most definitely contain some klunk-DNA, but have huge cross-over to other bike niches like enduro, fat, mtb, and backpacking. Doom Bars is a small custom bar maker out of ABQ New Mexico. The man behind Doom is Keaton Haire and he’s agreed to share […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Rick Loftin Series

Pretty stoked about sharing a new photographer, Rich Loftin in a Wallpaper Wednesday Series. Rich’s first Wallpaper Wednesday feature is still up on my desktop as I type this. Valdez Alaska looks like just about the most rad spot on earth to rip around on a fat bike. Enjoy the Stoke Amigos! Got your own […]

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Shoulder Covers for Shoulder Season by Greg Gentle

Shoulder Covers for Shoulder Season There is nothing worse than being under dressed for a long day in the saddle.  It is often the defining factor whether you’re going to enjoy the day or not. Last month I presented you with a few options to keep your lower half high and dry during the shoulder […]

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Fat Tribe Funskis

Lets put the ape back in April with another dose of Fat-Tribe Funskis, shall we? Charlie Vogel is from Marshalltown Iowa. That’s his blue Surly Wednesday harmonizing with some spring wildflowers. #putthewildinwildflowers Fatskey, 3 Farleys and 2 Sandworms – H. Trent from Athens, Tennesee Fat bike enthusiast Eric Olson’s Borealis from Colorado Springs.  Home of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday MKE/414

Bill Hartz is back as our Wallpaper Wednesday feature artist. Bill’s straight out of the four one four and rides a Framed fat-bike all over the brew-city. You can check out more of Bill’s photography at Velonaut Images. You can always check out the Wallpaper Wednesday archives if you love gorgeous photos of fat-bike fun […]

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