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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aztalan Sunset

The low light of November has been creating some beautiful sunsets lately. I’ve been getting out and enjoying a nice dry (and dark) November on Ten Beers and the other bikes in our test rotation. This is the bridge over the Rock River on the Glacial Drumlin Trail in Wisconsin. The photographer is some old […]

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Atwood Fat Bike Race Series (Northern Illinois)

Click the owl in the beak for more information When I lived in the Suburbs of Chicago, back in the last century, I used to love to load up the van and head out to the frontier town they named Rockford after Jim Rockford of The Rockford Files. (Or was it the place that pilgrims […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – Black Fly-Day 2021

Let’s just jump right in with Nick Barbetta’s Krampus on the north rim of grand canyon! #visualslpendor Newness Leialoha Concetta Sousa-Sommo Fat Biking in Alaska Terrene released their new tweener 27.5 x 4.3 Yippy Ky Yay fat bike tire this week. It’s sort of a goldilocks fat knobby varietal for the ‘one tire does it […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fort Sheridan

The week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from our amigo JP Mull. He’s the third JP in our little bike gang and we’re considering the idea of changing all of our names to JP to confuse y’all. JP shot a large Wyatt Maverick in the catacombs below the Fort Sheridan Tower in Northern Illinois. Look […]

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Terrene Tires – Yipee Ki Yay (motherf*cker)

Just in time for the holidays, Terrene Tires Announces the 27.5×4.3 Yipee Ki Yay Fat Tire. We got word that the YKY was coming out and look forward to putting a pair through their paces as soon as they’re available. Here’s the news release from the Krueger Bros. Flathead Valley, MT — November 24, 2021 […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fat Bike Worlds

Ride along with Todd Trembley at the 2018 Fat Bike World Championships held in Crested Butte Colorado. Fat Bike Worlds is slated to be held in New Richmond, Wisconsin next January. That leaves plenty of time for us all to work on our costumes. #spacegnomes Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your […]

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Burley Coho XC Review by Thumbelena

As a brand, Burley is committed to making it easier for people to get outside and do more by bike. Whether that’s getting some fresh air with your little one around the neighborhood, or touring for days, they have designed equipment for it all.  There are so many different cycling disciplines and I cannot wait […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Miércoles en Mesa Blanca

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday features a photo by Ethan Croft. Ethan lives in New Mexico. This is what Ethan shared about his opus. I love exploring the high desert and Chihuahuan desert (Ray Molina country) on my single speed Surly Wednesday. This photo was taken overlooking the White Mesa outside of San Ysidro, NM. There […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Positive Mental Attitude

Two of the most talented folks that I’ve had the pleasure of meeting in my pilgrimages to the Alaskan Fat-Bike Holylands create projects of extraordinary beauty. I met Kim McNett and Bjørn Olson at the Big Fat Bike Festival in Homer Alaska in 2015 on my second trip to Alaska. When I watched this film […]

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The Snow Crown Race Series (WI)

Our friends from Broken Spoke Bike Studio up in Green Bay, Wisconsin run the Snow Crown Race Series and this winter’s lineup features four races across the Northeast corner of Wisconsin. The Shelltrack race will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. I was at the firstShelltrack. I brought two of my huge dogs with me. […]

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Old Man Mountain Fat Divide Rack Review

I’ve been rocking an Old Man Mountain (OMM) Divide Fat Rack on my fat-bike, Ten Beers, since late last Summer. We shared a product spotlight about this newest generation of racks from OMM. In that article, I tried to share what the new rack looked like and share some of the details. For those that […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Johnclimber’s Mini Series Part Two

Johnclimber is a long-time Wallpaper Wednesday veteran and this is part two of a micro mini-series with a couple of John’s latest photos. This week’s shot is from an event that John hosted called the Jenn Ride. Check out all of John’s adventures at – https://www.flickr.com/photos/25655510@N02/ Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature […]

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New Pivot Les Fat

It’s been about a year since I visited the Bicycle Doctor to check out the 2021 Pivot Les Fat. (Now I work there part-time) When I showed up to work last week, there was a size medium 2022 Pivot Les Fat, resplendent in Forest Sage Green hanging in the work stand. Dan was building it […]

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New Bontrager Circuit WaveCel Helmet

Back in September, Bontrager sent us a new WaveCel version of their Circuit Helmet along with a set of front and rear rechargeable daytime blinky lights. The Circuit helmet is designed with Blendr magnetic mounts for lights or camera accessories. Included in the package was a Bontrager NeoVisor, which attaches to the helmet with velcro. […]

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45NRTH Introduces New Cycling Handwear

Draugenklaw Drop-bar Pogies           Draugenklaw Suggested Temperature Range: 15°F (-9°C) to 35°F (2°C) Draugenklaw Drop-Bar Pogies keep your hands warm and dry and allow for full use of brake and integrated shift levers on cold commutes, training rides, race days, and touring in uncertain weather. Weather-resistant softshell fabric on the outside defends against wind and […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fat is Where it’s at!

This is a very nice history of how fat-bikes were born with interviews of the pioneers of the sport we all love. Mark Gronewald, Ray Molina, Greg Matyas, and Eric Parsons all share their first-hand experiences in this week’s Fat (video) Tuesday presentation. Fat is where it’s at! Would you share your Plus or Fat […]

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The Dose of Fat Ten Year Anniversary!

Ten years ago, the first installment of the Weekly Dose of Fat was published on fat dash bike dot com. It started as a weekly news digest that covered everything that was going on in the world of fat bikes. The Weekly Dose of Fat evolved into a podcast with a revolving eclectic cast of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Johnclimber’s Mini Series Part One

Johnclimber has been a long-time Wallpaper Wednesday veteran and we’re so stoked to share a micro mini-series with a couple of John’s latest photos. This week’s shot is from an album called December Fat Bike Ride. Check out more from John at – https://www.flickr.com/photos/25655510@N02/ Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike […]

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Shimano SH-XC9 S-PHYRE Cycling Shoe

I recently replaced my favorite clipless riding shoes after discovering how much they had deformed over the years. I read an article about how worn cleats could cause knee issues and after looking into it further with some advice from a couple of friends that are bike fitters, I bought a pair of disco silver […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Golden State Riddle Deux

Part two of a two-part micro mini-series from Brian Riddle. Brian added some thoughts and some dope rhymes about his photos below. I’m reppin the Fat Tire Donkey Club in the High Desert of Southern California. We like most things fat, good beers, and general shenaniganery. The first photo is from a donkey trip to a […]

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Fat (video)Tuesday – OMFB Bangert Island

Our Fatbassador to the Ozarks Old Man Fat Bike is back with episode forty-nine shot at Bangert Island. Jens has added some drone footage that gives an interesting perspective to his latest videos. Ride along with Jens and then maybe go play bikes with some friends, bring some beverages, and have a picnic. ¡Got Stickers? […]

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Tifosi Kilo Endurance Sport Sunglasses

I’ve been wearing embargoed sunglasses for the last few weeks. The Tifosi Kilo. We got these in at the end of the summer and they’ve been added to my daily cycling adventures. For mountain biking in the woods, I really dig the red foto-tec lenses. They’re comfortable and the quality or these glasses is every […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Kev

Fat Kev follows us on the Gram and pushes that like button a lot. He’s a videographer and makes sweet films with Helvetica headlines. I like sans serif fonts and fat-bikes so we decided it was high time that we share one of his movies here on Fat (video) Tuesday. Give this cat a follow […]

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Event Spotlight – Fatober Zombie Ride (IA)

Click here for more information The 4th Annual Fatober Fat & Mountain Bike Ride! The Fatober Zombie Ride will start & end at Limestone Brewers (518 Main St, Osage, Iowa). Prizes for the best Zombie Costume! Limestone pizza & beer or food truck specials from Stampedes-on-Wheels after the ride along with music from Ruthless Ruth! […]

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Ask the Bicycle Doctor – Downcountry

Photo by Scott Peterson Kyle, Maciej & Tio Gomez sit down at the newly remodeled Bicycle Doctor Coffee Bar and answer a couple of questions along with sharing some new downcountry Syerra tires from Vittoria and the new downcountry ripping Trek Top Fuel. Does your podcast speak downcountry? Trek Top Fuel – #downcountryaf Vittoria Syerra […]

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HED Made in MN Wheelset – Dirt Report

About ninety days ago, I took the HED Made in Minnesota wheels out of the box and shared a video that promised a full report about how they performed out in the field. I’ve spent the summer working as a bicicleta gaucho and while executing the regular business of daily bike life, I imagine that […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Life’s a Beach No. 2

Omar Rosado is back with an encore Wallpaper Wednesday from the Pacific Coast beaches of Washington State. The photos of gorgeous fat-bike beach rides have been pouring in so send us your favorite beach riding photos and there’s a really good likelihood that you’ll get some cool stickers out of the deal. #lifeisabeach Got your […]

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Third Coast Beach Safari

One of our Grand Rapids amigos, Thom Goodyke gave me the thumbs up, when I asked him about beach riding conditions on the Michigan side of the Great Lake with the same name. That set my imagination on fire with fat-bike-beach images from the past. I cut my teeth riding mountain bikes in the Wolverine […]

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Foto Gordo – Amante del Invierno

It’s FRIDAY!!!! and the last weekend in the best month of the year, September! We’re excited about the changing of the seasons and the prospect of a great Autumn followed by one big daddy of a Winter! Today’s photo is from Ron Plinske and a bit about how he learned to look forward to Winter. […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Life’s a Beach

Omar Rosado submitted this shot to the Wallpaper Wednesday panel of pixel herding editors and they were unanimous in their positive vibrations about his rather spectacular (WW) opus. I miss the wide sandy beaches of Washington State. The flotsam and jetsom are calling me. So when you get a sec…maybe send us some pics from […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – CC Rider!

All of you should be familiar with Bruce Mathieson, the Coastkid. He’s the godfather of beach riding over in Scotland. Tommy from the Netherlands sent me an email asking me if I’d seen his latest video and suggested that we share it here for F(v)T. I’d call that a sterling suggestion! In this clip, Bruce […]

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