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Event Spotlight – The Drift 100 – 3/9/19 – Wyoming

The Wind River Mountain Festival presents the inaugural Drift 100. The race takes place in Wyoming, at the northern base of the Wind River Range. Participants (“Drifters”) may run, bike, or ski. This year’s event is coming up on March 9. For more information visit www.thedrift100.com . Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aussie Chapter 14 – Big Red

We’re stoked to continue our monthly series that features photos from our amigo – 2017 Simpson Desert Challenge Champion, Eckart Altenkamp. So once a month, we get to flip your wigs with some incredibly beautiful images from Australia! This is what Eckart shared about this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday photo. This shot was taken at the 2018 […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Florianópolis

Welcome to the International House of Fat-Bikes! Today we bring you a video from our amigos at Fat Bike Brasil. Andreas Willecke and videographer Valter Benevides put this clip together for all of us to enjoy! I don’t know how y’all feel about sand rides, but I dream about dune riding like this! Would you share your Plus […]

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Event Spotlight – Rip Zip & Sip – 3/2/19 – Wisconsin

This is how we roll in the Big Whiskey – aka Wisconsin – America’s (freek’n) Dairyland! We ride and then drink a beer(s)! I think they snuck in the zip-lining part of the equation, but check it out…the awards party is at a bowling alley! Click the link for more information – https://lamboriders.org/events/rip-zip-and-sip-1/7880 Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – The Dobratsch

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from a reader from Austria, Daniel Tscharnuter. Here’s what Daniel shared about this stunning image. The Dobratsch is a mountain near the city of Villach, which is a popular destination for hikers all year. Because of this, they are usually rideable all winter except right after heavy snowfall. […]

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Fat Camp Podcast – Show No. 37

  Fat Camp Podcast #37!!  Ken and Andy (along with special guest Dan) hunker down for some fat-bike talk about all sorts of schtuff.  The conversation meanders from dancing for snow to more 27in rim/wheel talk to stud design and install. Embrace the audio journey with a couple dorks as they delve into midwinter fat-bike […]

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Afterglow Lake Resort – Phelps WI – Northwoods Paradise

I was drawn to Afterglow Lake Resort by their incredible social media photo-stream. The intense sunset photography made me think back to shooting Kodachrome slide film and spoke to one of my life-long passions (photography). And it didn’t hurt that their photos feature two Bernese Mountain Dogs along with a Golden Retriever at the lodge to […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Alaska Blue

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is Cory Kittle’s second photo that’s been featured here. Cory’s a bush pilot as well as a professional photographer up in Alaska and more recently, a fat-bike fanatic! Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a fat-bike related image that […]

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First Look – RSD Mayor v4 – By Andy Amstutz

  I like being medium.  Medium is good.  Vertically…I’m medium.  I’m about halfway between two extremes of height.  In other words, I’m average.  Doors open up for those above me and those below but recently, one opened up for me in the form of a fat bike to test and review.  Medium has its benefits […]

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Fat News – Revelate Releases Fork Mounted Polecat and Overhauls Flagship Seat Bag

News Release from our friends at Revelate Designs Anchorage, Alaska, January 23, 2019 – Constantly innovating and improving, Revelate Designs pushes forward with the release of the Polecat, a unique drybag built for use in large volume cargo cages, and the Terrapin System 14L, a full redesign of their flagship seat bag. “Cargo cages have […]

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Upcoming Events – JAN-FEB ’19

  Looks like everyone got the memo to run their Fat-Bike event on February 2nd this winter. I don’t know how things are percolating in your neck of the woods, but here in the big whiskey, we have a nice layer of powdery snow and I’ve been going out to play bikes every freak’n day! Here’s […]

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Reader’s Ride(s) – JP’s Ti REEB DonkaDonk 

JP gets REEB’ed  by  JP Syverud  Well, it finally happened.  My dream has finally come true.  I got REEB’d!  I have always wanted to have a custom fat bike built just for me. I sold a few bikes and other things lying around the house just to gather enough acorns to get this thing built.  Be warned, this isn’t for the faint of heart.  It took some sacrifice, but in the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Grand Falls on the Dead River

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is from one of our long-time amigos, Tom McDonald. I found this shot in my Wallpaper Folder from last year’s images, yet I knew we had never published this particular image. We’ve shared quite a few of Tom’s photographs over the years and Tom won a photo contest that we ran […]

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Foto Gordo – January Contest

Last month we launched a little foto gordo contest and we’re here to thank everyone that entered and announce the winner! ? Darren Giordano sent us this shot taken in Northern Utah. Everyone that entered the contest is getting a sticker pack sent out to them and Darren wins some sweet barware supplied by Why Cycles! FOTO […]

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Fatback Sweet 16 H-Bar First Impressions

Fatback sent us a set of their new Sweet 16 carbon bars in December. I was honestly pretty skeptical about the prospects of this new bar’s 16-degree sweep improving the fit or comfort of the Fatback carbon riser bar that came with my Corvus FLT, Ten Beers because I felt pretty comfortable riding Ten Beers. […]

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Business Spotlight – Bearclaw Bicycle Co. – Michigan

The final stop of my December trip to visit three Michigan bicycle companies landed me in Traverse City, Michigan. I made arrangements to meet at Einstein Cycles with both Keith Conway, who manages the shop and Jason Lowetz who owns both Einstein Cycles and the Bearclaw Bicycle Company. Einstein Cycles (Jason) launched the Bearclaw Bicycle Co. […]

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Norpine Fat Bike Classic, Lutsen, MN January 5th, 2019

Norpine Fat Bike Classic, Lutsen, MN The storied home of Paul Bunyan…Minnesota’s Northshore in January is the perfect setting for a fat-bike race. Part of the Great Lakes Fat Bike Series Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Every event was hugged onto the interwebs for super fun […]

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Fat Camp Podcast – Show #36 – 4.5% Solution

Fresh off the holidaze, Ken and Andy are back with Fat Camp show #36.  A bulk of the conversation that they put Ken’s dog to sleep with revolves around the recent surge of 27.5in tires and wheels (yea, right it’s 27.5, not).  But as is usual, they meander in and around other fat- bike talk. […]

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Twelve Best Wallpapers of 2018

Best of Wallpaper Wednesday 2017 Let’s take a look back at the year’s Best Wallpaper Wednesday images from 2018. January Paulo LaBerge sent us this image from Ontario, Canada! February Kevin Breitenbach sent me a few shots under the heading “gnome hunting the Alaska Range”. March Chris Ferguson sent us a shot on his first overnighter […]

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Event Spotlight – Snow Bully (WI) – Frosty’s Fat-Bike Race Series (UT)

5th Annual Iola Snow Bully Fat Bike Race Our Amigo Scott Cole runs this  night-race up in Iola, Wisconsin. Online Registration: https://www.bikereg.com/2019-iola-snow-bully-fat-bike-race Be part of this fun event that kicks off the Iola Winter Carnival weekend! Event proceeds go towards helping the Iola Winter Sports Club maintain/ purchase grooming equipment for the trails. 6:00pm Race Start […]

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Builder Profile – RAD Bicycle Co.

  Earlier in December, I visited three Michigan bicycle companies on a short press junket and this is the first story that I’ll write from those travels. My first stop on the trip was to RAD Bicycle Company which is run by Matt Craig and Mark Major in Pinckney Michigan. RAD is focused on making handmade steel plus […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Australia for the Holidays

  Eckart Altenkamp shot these photographs of his Specialized Fatboy at The Opera House in Sydney Austraila for our twelfth chapter in the Aussie Wallpaper Series that premiered at the beginning of 2018. I couldn’t decide which shot was best so I uploaded my 3 favorites. Passing the Sydney Opera House on a Friday Commute to […]

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