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Wahoo Elemnt Roam Review

I’ve been using a Wahoo Element Roam GPS Cycling computer for the last 110 rides. We published an initial story about how the first phase of the Roam test went. Even though we were only at the beginning, it was clear that an old dog can learn new tricks! The Roam is as easy as […]

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Twelve Best Wallpapers of 2019!

Let’s take a look back at the year’s Best Wallpaper Wednesday images from 2019! January Tom McDonald – Grand Falls on the Dead River, Maine February Daniel Tscharnuter – The Dobratsch March John Moore – the Vernal Equinox – North of Liverpool on the Merseyside Coast April Joshua Earl – high above Ogden, Utah May […]

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Old Man Winter Jacket & Pants from Bontrager

Our amigos from Bontrager (Sam & Alex) are grizzled veterans in the winter cyclist’s war with wind and weather. It has to have been three or four years ago Bontrager launched their Old Man Winter (OMW) line of cold weather cycling gear. This winter, I’ll be putting both the OMW Pants and Jacket through a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – 2019 Christmas Card

photo by Jason Durick Season’s Greetings – Happy Holidays – Happy Hanukkah – Merry Quanza – Fruitful Epiphany – Groovy Yule – Hugh Jass New Year! 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 you feel is “Wallpaper Worthy”, […]

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The 8th Annual Überwintern Fatbike Festival (VT)

The Stowe Trails Partnership and Mountain Bike Vermont are at it again for 2020! MTBVT has partnered with the Stowe Trails Partnership to offer a day of fatbike revelry on powder packed singletrack. On Saturday January 11th, 2020 we will be gathering at Ranch Camp in Stowe to lead a two-wheeled charge against Old Man […]

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Event Spotlight – Cross River Ripper Fat Bike Event (Mass)

Register here – https://www.bikereg.com/the-sandy-neck-fat-bike-winter-classic#Register $75 gets you a jersey and an after party. It’s gonna be fun! All fund raising goes to: * Barnstable Land Trust  and * MassAudubon Long Pasture Wildlife SanctuaryHere are the event notes…. The Sandy Neck Fat Bike Winter Classic (SNFBWC) – first annual! – is a night time party ride on a […]

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Burning Gnomes on the Spectrum – Shelltrack Race Report (Part 2) plus Shannon Chapwesk from Hugh Jass Race #2

Relay winners  Fat-Bike Radio’s Podcast Week! It’s Part 2 of the Burning Gnomes on the Spectrum coverage of the Shelltrack – Snow Crown Race Series opener from Ryan’s on York in Manitowoc, WI. (L-R) Gomez-Jason-Amanda Spinner & Gomez interview Jason and Amanda Manders from Trail Genius along with Sarah and George Kapitz from the Snow Crown Race Series. […]

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Last Minute Gift Ideas – by Greg Gentle

Last Minute Gift Ideas for That Buddy or Loved One  You know you blew it.  It’s now the week before Christmas and you have a handful of gifts to pickup and your back is against the wall.  But you’re cool and collected. You’re not sweating it because you know you’ve got your friends at Fat-Bike.com […]

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SWRVE Kills with the Winter Shirt Jacket – by Greg Gentle

Sometimes something unexpected comes into your life that helps you rethink something.  For example, Nestle Quick replaced Bosco in my childhood home transforming chocolate milk forever.  And now, I have this shirt jacket from SWRVE that is helping me believe a company from Los Angeles can make something for winter that makes sense.  I know, […]

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The Danger Gnome Podcast – December 2019 – Ask Adam – Gary Crandall – Sam Foos – with Fatbassador Travis on the DG Afterparty

Postcards from Podcasts It’s podcast week here at fat dash bike dot com! We’re kicking off PW with a Danger Gnome Podcast that goes into overtime with four kickass guests. First, we Ask Adam Blake about plus bike rims. Then we talk with Gary Crandall about studded tires and GFBD up in Bayfield County, Wisconsin. […]

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45NRTH Wrathlorde Update

I wanted to post an update about these 45NRTH Wrathlorde 26 x 4.2 studded tires. We initially mounted these bad boys on a set of 100mm rims and published a report here. We read some of your interesting comments about the Wrathlordes on our social media feed. One cat said we had created a very […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – The Moorland

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Paul Barrett. It was a great reminder for me that we don’t need snow to enjoy a fat-bike ride in the great outdoors! Here’s what Paul had to say about his gorgeous photo. Fatbikes are the business for exploring moorland. Big tyres don’t sink in as much […]

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Tifosi Alliant & Slice Review

I’m old enough to have owned a pair of Oakley Factory Pilots. They were red to match my 1986 Specialized Rockhopper. We all wore them because Greg Lemond wore them and he won the TdF. In the years between then and now, I’ve sunk thousands of dollars into high-end fashionable cycling eye protection (sunglasses). I’d […]

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Bearclaw Bikes Beaux Jaxon Review

I spent the last eight weeks riding a Beaux Jaxon from Bearclaw Bikes. Our demo bike was set up by Chet Bearclaw himself. Earlier this year we decided to take a more focused approach on the expanding role of adventure/gravel machines into the grey area between mountain/gravel and plus bikes and all of that wheel […]

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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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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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