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Cantu Rumble 27.5” Fat Bike Wheels Initial Review – by Adam Blake

 “Its totally a thing.”… generally that is my response when people approach me about carbon rims on a fat-bike and their viability.  A lot of people immediately focus on weight savings in carbon vs aluminum rims, but with companies removing material from aluminum rims, and utilizing single wall designs, the weight savings from a reasonable […]

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Event Spotlight – Snow Crown Series (WI)

Geo Our long-time amigo George from Broken Spoke Bicycle Studio runs a race series in the Northeast corner of Wisconsin called the Snow Crown that consists of four events that all have a personality of their own. I may be a little biased but my personal favorite is the Shelltrack race! I was at the […]

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Global Fat Bike Day Celebration Directory

GFBD 2019 Celebrations! December Seventh Two Thousand and Nineteen Fat Foray Five – Return to Frensham, UK – https://www.facebook.com/events/666386143873892/Standing Rock Park, Stevens Point, WI – https://www.facebook.com/events/383942472301906/Point Beach State Forest, Two Rivers, WI – https://www.facebook.com/events/963209310690698/CamRock or Kettle Moraine – https://www.facebook.com/events/385562995467637/Kivi Park, Sudbury, ON, Canada – http://www.waldenmbc.ca/index.php?option=com_jevents&task=icalrepeat.detail&evid=1107East Lothian Coast Ride, Scotland – https://www.facebook.com/groups/762469277112898/Bell Joy, Madison, WI – https://www.facebook.com/events/363912971139045/Waterloo Iowa – https://www.facebook.com/events/373952966849471/Toledo, Ohio – https://www.facebook.com/events/674679796347970Waupaca, Wisconsin – https://www.facebook.com/events/3050738311665082/Saskatoon, […]

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Stio Apparel Review – by Greg Gentle

The kind folks at Stio shared a few products for us to preview for our “What to Wear” series here at Fat-Bike.com.  To be clear, there is no series called, “What to Wear”, but I might have to fix that.  The Stio brand is better known west of the Rockies for their mountain forward style […]

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First Look – 2020 Kona Woo – by JP Syverud

The fine folks from Kona bikes sent the Fat-Bike Test Labs a 2020 Kona Woo fat bike for some testing. This is the overlooked middle child between their Wo and the Wozo in their fat bike line.  This model is spec’d out with SX Eagle and has a rigid carbon fork with three-pack cage mounts […]

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Danger Gnome – Hugh Jass – Race No. 1

Fat-Bike Race season has begun and the Danger Gnome Podcast took a field trip out to Lake Geneva to do our best imitation of a bike racer and to record this bit of podcasting. Along the way, we interview Kerry Gonzalez who laid out the course at the Lake Geneva race. We also talk with […]

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Dip Something for the Holidays!

Thy Planetary Melon It probably doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone that I have a large head but did you know that my ginormous noggin limits the available helmet choices to just a couple of brands. And those brands generally only offer one model in an XL. Plain White The brand that I’ve been […]

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Wolftooth Components announces the EnCase System

Our amigos from Wolftooth Components just announced some Mi6 – James Bond storage and multi-tool called the EnCase System. The system is designed to reside on the inside of your handlebar. The following is a news release about the cool new do-dads and what-knots (tools and storage) from WTC’s own Q department deep in a […]

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Global fat Bike Day is less than a month away!

GFBD 2019 Celebrations! December Seventh Two Thousand and Nineteen Fat Foray Five – Return to Frensham, UK – https://www.facebook.com/events/666386143873892/Standing Rock Park, Stevens Point, WI – https://www.facebook.com/events/383942472301906/Point Beach State Forest, Two Rivers, WI – https://www.facebook.com/events/963209310690698/CamRock County Park, Cambridge, WI – https://www.facebook.com/events/385562995467637/Kivi Park, Sudbury, ON, Canada – http://www.waldenmbc.ca/index.php?option=com_jevents&task=icalrepeat.detail&evid=1107East Lothian Coast Ride, Scotland – https://www.facebook.com/groups/762469277112898/Bell Joy, Madison, WI – https://www.facebook.com/events/363912971139045/Waterloo Iowa – https://www.facebook.com/events/373952966849471/Toledo, Ohio – https://www.facebook.com/events/674679796347970Waupaca, Wisconsin […]

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First Look – 45NRTH Wrathlorde 26×4.2 Tire

Last week, just as I was leaving to go to the Funduro down in Illinois, our set of 45NRTH Wrathlordes was delivered. This is the most exciting new set of tires that I’ve laid eyes on since say…the Johnny Fives last winter. The Wrathlordes sport 300 concave studs per tire with an aggressive tread pattern […]

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Event Spotlight – Atwood Park – Rockford, IL

Click the Flyer for more Information This Saturday there’s a brand new fat-bike race series starting and the series is being held on a brand new trail system down in Rockford, Illinois! This grassroots Fat-Bike race series begins this Saturday! It’s put on by the Rockford Park District. It’s a great way to check out […]

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¡El Funduro Grande!

Last weekend we co-hosted the third in a series of events that fly under the Flag of FUN aka the Grand Funduro Beach Ride & Ball or El Funduro Grande en españiol. I suppose that you would have to have been hiding under a rock if you hadn’t seen anything about GFBRAB, because we’ve been […]

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2020 – 9:ZERO:7 Lynx Carbon Fatbike News Release

Building on the Original Whiteout Carbon The following is a news release from 9:Zero:7 Bikes… Anchorage, AK. October 30, 2020 At 9:ZERO:7, we take fatbikes very seriously. In 2013, our Carbon Whiteout led the industry in high performance racing fat bikes and we wanted to make sure that our new Lynx was an improvement on […]

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The Burning Bike Podcast – Jay Drasher – Kristy & Hollywood – Pre-SSUSA Banter

Spinner interviews the 2018 SSUSA Men’s champ, Jay Drasher and then gets conversational with the Hendersons (recorded at Liquor Lisles – Mpls). Check out the Links Jay Drasher’s Beer Sponsor – https://www.saltfirebrewing.com/ Single Speed CX World Championship 2019 – https://gropromotions.com/sscxwc19-ut/ Belt Stamping Party Geno’s Bike Shop where Hollywood wrenches – https://www.oneononebike.com/ ASS! – http://www.austinsinglespeeders.com/ Chumba […]

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Fat Tuesday Video – Pat Smage PNW Components

This is just Pat Smage (10-time US MotoTrials National Champion) being his usual champagne supernova. Riding his Fatback Skookum so freak’n smoove! I’m starting a campaign to change the word smooth to ‘smoove’ or maybe create a slang term for the fat-bikers dictionary and right there beside the definition, would be this video. PNW Components: […]

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Product Spotlight – Click Stand

When I was out in Washington last month, my main man Randy Pulk had one of these and as soon as I saw the Click Stand in action, I knew that I’d be ordering one. Randy had bought his Click Stand for bikepacking in high open ‘sagebrush’ trips that don’t have trees to lean your […]

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New 45NRTH Wrathlorde & Vanhelga Tires

45NRTH has introduced two new fat bike tires for winter riding the Wrathlorde and the Vanhelga. Here’s the full rundown from 45NRTH! Wrathlorde 26 Wrathlorde is our all-new fat bike tire for hitting the sketchiest trails you can find this winter. Wrathlorde’s 300 studs—more than any other tire in the 45NRTH lineup—deliver unparalleled grip on […]

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45NRTH Introduces Updated Winter Cycling Boots

45NRTH has announced updates to its Wölvhammer and Wølfgar boots just in time for winter weather. Here’s the full news release from our friends at 45NRTH. Wölvhammer Wölvhammer has been redesigned from the sole up to deliver more functionality and warmth—all while weighing in as the lightest Wölvhammer we’ve ever made. The new Wölvhammer is designed for […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Jay from AK – Post No. 3

Jay Cable is back with his series of Wallpaper images from Alaska. This week’s portrait is of Tom M, pushing his bike through an old burn on the Moose Creek Trail in the White Mountains National Recreational Area (the home of the White Mountains 100).   #winteriscoming Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature […]

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A salute to Athenas & Clydesdales

I’ve been looking for a way to express my thoughts about how popular culture looks at people with a BMI of 30 or more. I’ve always thought that we should look at the heavier cyclist the same way that we look at singlespeeders. So I’d just like to take this opportunity to say to everyone […]

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