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New Salsa Timberjack Aggressive Hardtail Announcement

Timberjack has been re-designed and features updated geometry, Alternator 2.0 dropouts, and top tube accessory mount. Complete bike models now include single speed offerings. 2021 TIMBERJACK Salsa Cycles announced new 2021 Timberjack models today. The TJ is their aggressive trail hardtail. This is how Salsa describes the Timerjack “designed around the trifecta of fast, fearless, […]

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First Look – Revo Loop Tubes

I know that like many of you boys and girls out there in bikeland there’s a fat-bike in my care that still uses inner tubes. I run tubeless in most of my bikes but I still carry a tube with me on every ride (just in case). Today we’re going to take a look at […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Retro-Fat

Masahiro Matsushima shot this week’s fat-bike centerfold for Wallpaper Wednesday. A beautiful custom Retrotec. Two of the coolest cats that I know ride a Retrotec. Julio dot com and mi amigo Ken Miner both have bikes Built by Curtis and now add Masahiro to that list. If you’d like to see more of this beauty […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – A Trail for Everyone

Downieville, CA – Feb 23rd, 2021: Home to hundreds of miles of maintained multi-use trail, the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship (SBTS) is creating a Trails Master Plan, laying out a world-class multiple-use trail system, providing an economic recreation asset for severely disadvantaged communities across Plumas, Sierra and Lassen counties in the Lost Sierra region of […]

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45NRTH Baklava Balaclava

We’ve been blessed with an extended visit from the Polar Vortex over the last ten days and I’ve been fortunate to have logged some time in temps below zero. That led me on a search for my trusty balaclava. I looked everywhere and came up empty. So I shopped around to see what I could […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Ten Beers at Kettle

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is an ‘inside job’. I shot this out at the Kettle Moraine State Forest recently in a field of paper trees. It’s my Fatback Corvus FLT that I call Ten Beers. It’s been my computer’s desktop image since the day that I took it and now it can be yours too! […]

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Fat Tuesday Video – Rails to Trails

Less than a month ago, Kona’s in-house cinematographer, Joonas Vinnari headed north from his home in Helsinki, Finland to Lapland to film with a group of Kona riders onboard an assortment of Kona fat bikes. The sneak peeks we received looked absolutely amazing. Now we get to share the final film with you! Would you […]

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Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday!

photo by Ed Newman Fat Tuesday. Mardi Gras. Carnivale. Shrove Tuesday. International Pancake Day. It doesn’t matter which name that you prefer,  tomorrow is a great day to enjoy a ride and perhaps a beverage or two. Fat Tuesday is the middle-child of the triple crown of fat-bike holidays so here’s a pretty solid plan […]

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Fat-Tribe Funskis

We’re back with another Faturday morning post featuring photos from our readers from all over the place. Let’s get right to it! My friend, David Tinnes, suggested I submit some pics to your site. Yesterday’s ride was quite glorious. After work, I went for a solo ride through two local parks. I expected to only […]

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Rip-Zip & Sip – Feb 20th 2021 – Wisconsin

Race Classes 7K Award Classes: Under 17 | 18-29 | 30-39 | 40-49 | 50-59 | 60+ 21K Award Classes: Under 17 | 18-29 | 30-39 | 40-49 | 50-59 | 60+ Schedule 8:00 AM – Check-In/Register10:00 AM – Race Starts – Staggered Start1:00 PM – Zip Line Opens3:00 PM – Drawing for Fat Bike […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – MKE

Our amigo Bill Hartz grabbed a shot of Milwaukee’s Lakefront sunrise. This is Bill’s third Wallpaper Wednesday feature. Bill has been sharing some really nice fat-bike photos with us. I sent him a message asking him if he had anything wintery on his camera and the next day he shot a few and sent them […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Blue

Today we present a film from the Valdez Adventure Alliance entitled Blue. Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming hard drive. Send your pics and videos to uncle gomez@fat-bike.com and if you include your mailing address, we’ll send you some stickers […]

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2021 CORBA Powderkeg – February 5-14 – WI

Events and Options Fat Bike  The course will include groomed trails at Lowes Creek County Park. You can choose to enter into the categories of 1 or 2 laps. Tires must be 3.5” or larger. Course information will be available as we get closer to the event dates. Snowshoe Choose 5K and 10K courses similar […]

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Fat Tribe Faturday

Our readers generously share their fat-bike fun with us in so many different channels from all over the globe. Today we’re sharing a few of the ones from the last little bit. Our friends Ronsta & Beth frequently win facebook with their adventures. I asked if I could post this shot to break the internet […]

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Gorewear Winter Apparel Review

A couple of our crew wear Gore bibs and jerseys and this year, Greg Gentle and I are working together on a review of the new Winter line. We published a first look at the lineup here and I interviewed Amy Evans from GORE® WEAR here. I have to say that the new generation of fabrics […]

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Endura Hummvee Waterproof Socks II by Greg Gentle

Press Release: Endura Water Proof Sock II Endura is famous for their shorts. But they also make some of the best foul weather gear on the planet to keep riders warm and dry.  Endura’s recent addition to the Hummvee collection is the Water Proof Sock II.  Hummvee Waterproof II sock Highlights: 3 Layer construction for […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Winter Workhorse

Matthew Coote sent in some great shots of his quiver of fatties for this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. This is what he shared with us about his slide show. Last few wallpapery pretties of the bikes before I hide them for the winter and get the winter workhorse ready to roll. (This is the) first year […]

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Fat(video)Tuesday – Ag H2O

Craig Hays from Holland, Michigan sent us a video that brings back memories of a bikepacking trip where a bunch of us rode long tails and trailer hacks to Silver Lake a few years back. Here’s what Craig added about his vid. Here’s a bit of video from a weekend riding the Fatboy on the […]

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Lockdown Video Escape to Scotland by Bruce Mathieson

The godfather of fat-bike beach riding, Mr. Bruce Mathieson, catalogues Scotland’s incredible coastal paradise with videos that have been an inspiration for around the last ten years. He’s really been cranking out some great stuff during the Covid lockdowns in the UK. Bruce had this to say about his latest film. Been a crazy year […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – The Rockford Files

Pat Morrison sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. He shot his Fatboy at Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve in Rockford, IL. It was 4° below zero, but the water flowing from the spring never freezes. More about Pat’s bike here – https://fat-bike.com/2015/05/st-pat-gets-fat/ Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Adventure in Norway

Today on F(v)T we visit the scorching scenery of Norway for some fat-bike adventure-fun. It’s the first video of the new year! It’s all Fat FUN in 2021! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming hard drive. Send your […]

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Best of Wallpaper Wednesday 2020

Let’s take a look back at the year’s Best Wallpaper Wednesday images from 2020. January Ben Robertson sent us a shot of his dog, Remy, and his fat-bike out for a ride on Strawberry Pass near Rossland British Columbia. February Jay Cable shot this at Fairwell Lakes on the Iditarod Trail between Rainy Pass and […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Skating Away

It’s a crazy smoove frozen world out there. Skates and studs do a pretty good imitation of flight in today’s F(v)T presentation by Jay Glass. When the temps drop and there’s a lack of snow, frozen marshes, swamps, ponds, and lakes make for super-fun good times as long as you have studded tires and boots. […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Back 2 Back

Kathy Browning is back with this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday portrait of fat-bike fun. Kathy writes a blog called Fat Bike Girl. Dig that black single speed dad. 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 […]

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