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The Danger Gnome Podcast – Roctober 2019

First up, from the hit show – The Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival – Mr. Gary Crandall and later in the show – Fatback Pro Adventure Cyclist (Packrafter) Liz Sampey! Plus we ‘Ask Adam’ about race tires and the Hosts of the Grand Funduro Beach Ride and Ball update everyone on all of the latest news […]

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Otso Announces Four New Flavors for the Voytek

Our amigos at Otso just announced four new colors for the (plus+fat) Voytek with new graphics and new drive train options that feature Shimano and Sram 12-speed propulsion systems. The Voytek hasn’t changed from the bike that we loved both times that we published reviews in 2017 and 2018. We’ve tested the Voytek with both […]

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Bontrager Adventure Bag Review

I met with the folks at Bontrager at the Sea Otter Classic earlier this Spring to talk about what they had in the pipeline for 2019. One of the products that piqued my interest was the promise of Bontrager coming out with their own line of adventure bags. Some time passed and somewhere near the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Pancia Rosa

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Mark “Jake The Snake” Jacobson . This is Mark’s second Wallpaper Wednesday feature and this shot features a Fatback Skookum with a Lauf Carbonara Fork. Mark named his Skookum Pancia Rosa. It’s time to start thinking about riding in the snow. It’s the perfect time of year […]

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Foto Gordo – Motor City

Foto Gordo returns! to bring all of our fat-bike cousins some Friday foto stoke! Let’s get ready to go play bikes all weekend! This week’s foto comes from Jeff Wriker. Jeff included a poem with his photo (below) The Great TrailTrans Canada TrailWindsor OntarioThat’s the GM towers across the river in Detriot Jeff Wriker Does your […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Olive

Dean Leavitt sent us some snaps of his Olive Drab Trek Farley in various poses in search of cool fat-bike dot com stickers and that’s how you get’r done every Wallpaper Wednesday! We’re rolling ever closer to or eight-year anniversary of our WW column. How do you think we should celebrate? Got your own Wallpaper […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – 1000 Miles to Nome!

Check out the trailer and reviews for the upcoming release of “1000 Miles to Nome”. https://youtu.be/AWGyFGrrqk0 The movie documents the legendary 1000 mile Iditarod Trail Invitational and we are excited to be the first to offer it. Pre-order here before the Oct. 1st release date and get Expand Your Possible’s first movie “Reach For the Stars” […]

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Bikepacking Laggan Loch Ossian to Loch Treig via Corrour Bikepacking Laggan Loch Ossian to Loch Treig via Corrour – by Illya Rudkin

Bikepacking like other similar pursuits is  I think you would agree about the adventure and what you may hope to find. Like with most bikepacking trips I have prepared for I scope out a plausible route while trying to second guess the terrain, the quality of the track (for excitement) along with the kind of […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – 1000 Miles to Nome trailer

Here it is…The trailer for the “1000 Miles to Nome” documentary is now available and Fat-Bike.Com gets to be the first to offer it. 1ooo Miles to Nome tells the story of the legendary 1000 Mile Iditarod Trail Invitational race. If you like what you see, pre-order for October 1 delivery is now available – https://www.expandyourpossible.com/online-store/Movies-c35278181All pre-orders receive […]

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Foto Gordo – Full Moon Friday the 13th Edition

Put the lime in the coconut, and you’ll feel better! We’ve already burned through half of September and it’s both the Full Moon and Friday the 13th! It only seems appropriate to celebrate the luckiest day of the year with an Alaskan foto gordo post. Today’s foto comes from Nicole Geils out in Girdwood Alaska! […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday the wilds of Moray, Scotland

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Greg Stephen from Scotland. This picture made me think of Harvest, which made me think of Neil Young, which played the song Helpless on the jukebox in my head. This is what Greg shared with us about his photographs, Here’s a few of my Ritchey Commando at […]

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1 Up-USA Equip-D Rack Review

(L) – 1Up-USA Equip-D Rack (R) – 1Up-USA Heavy Duty 2″ Rack I’ve been testing a 1UP-USA Equip-D Beta Hitch Rack for the last six months along with a couple of dozen other consumers and industry folks. I’ve been a 1 Up-USA Rack owner for quite a few years and I’ve been involved with fat-bike.com’s […]

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The Burning Bike Podcast – SS/USA Austin Preview

In the early morning hours of last year’s Single Speed USA, the final round of the decider tournament took place in a dark bowling alley in Port Jervis, NY.  Three states battled it out in a game of bumper bowling to decide where SSUSA2019 would be hosted and Texas prevailed.  Kerry & Chewy 2011 Women’s […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Italia

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Bandw from Italy. The photo was taken on the Etna Volcano with a Nikon AW100 camera. you can see more from Bandw on his website www.bandw.it 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 […]

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Revelate Designs Releases Micro-Sized Shrew Seat Bag

News release from our amigos at Revelate Designs Anchorage, Alaska – With roots in camping centric mountain biking adventures, Revelate Designs diversifies their line up with the Shrew, their smallest seat bag ever built for long days on gravel, singletrack, or utilizing the dead under your seat space while using a rack. The Shrew is […]

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Event Spotlight – Grand Funduro Beach Ride & Ball

Click the Flyer to go to the Event Page Grand Funduro Beach Ride and Ball Schedule of Events Saturday2pm-4pm Arrival and Hotel Check in. Grab a goody bag.4pm Group beach sunset ride to the Dead River (4miles)5pm-7pm Group gravel evening ride to the The Tropics (8miles bring a headlight).7:30 to midnight Dancing and cocktails in […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Whistler

The hoots on the audio track of this week’s Fat-Vid tell the whole story behind a few runs down the jump-lines at Whistler Bike Park. This clip is all jumps, including Dirt Merchant Pro Line, A-Line, Dwayne Johnson and Lower Canadian Open. If you like what you see, check out One Cut Media. Instagram – […]

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Borealis Tejon Review – by A. Amstutz

Alice & the Borealis Tejon      It’s been a busy summer.  Parts of the family spent time in Central America, others spent time in northern Ontario, and some did the premiere midwest mountain bike road trip.  Between all the coming and going, we still made time to hit our local trails and what’s left of our […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Pole

Antti Hakonen sent us this shot back in March for a Foto Gordo entry, but it was so good, we made it this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. It’s his Pole Taiga and he took this magnificent pic with a Nokia 808 PureView phone. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from […]

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Revelate Designs & Apidura Fork Bag Shootout

We spotlighted two new fork bags from our amigos at Revelate Designs and Apidura this Spring and I’ve been testing them ‘side by side’ on both the Trek 1120 that we have in for review and my Fatback Aluminum bike (named Otis) mounted to King Many Things cages. It’s been a great cycling year for […]

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The Danger Gnome Podcast – Dan from Surly Bikes & Fatbassador to Alaska

Defiance Frameworks No. 4 – photo by Travis Hubbard Get ready for some insights into the vibrant and diverse Alaskan fat-bike culture with our Fatbassador to the entire State of Alaska, Travis. Travis is at the beginning of a Long-Term Review of a custom-built Defiance Frameworks titanium fat-bike built for exploration. Defiance Frameworks – http://www.defianceframeworks.com/ […]

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