Author Archive | Sven Haamer


Fat Camp Show 10 – The Snow Show

Rollers are a common fat bike grooming implement and Wildcat seem to be making some of the best right now: Compaction drags are another option for grooming. This is a compaction drag used in Traverse City Michigan. The crew up in Marquette, MI are always ahead of the curve on grooming and have a lot of pictures […]

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US Open Fat-bike Beach Championships Are Returning to Wrightsville Beach, NC in 2016

Ben Brown, 2015 Expert Division Champion, will defend his Championship at this year’s US Open Fat-bike Beach Championships photo by Bill Baggett Making it’s 2nd appearance on Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina event chair Shawn Spencer is finalizing details on The 2nd Annual US Open Fat Bike Beach Championship, scheduled March 11-13, 2016, in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. “Fat-biking  is […]

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ITI To Kick Off in Anchorage With the Fat Bike Expo Feb 26th and 27th

2015 ITI Start – photo Angie Glover – Willow, Alaska For the first time this year, the legendary Iditarod Trail Invitational, an intimidating, human­powered chase along a historic Alaska mail route from Knik to Nome,­­ kicks off in Anchorage. The 70 ITI competitors from around the globe will converge on the state’s largest city for the […]

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Ogden Fat Bike Summit Registration is Now Open – Presented by QBP

QBP is again hosting Fat-bike Summits! This year the focus takes on a more regional approach with the recent Fat-bike World Championships having just hosted one in Crested Butte. Now, we have more information on the upcoming Ogden Regional Fat Bike Summit that will take place on February 26th, 2016. Registration for the Summit is Free […]

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Patrick’s Report From the Snow Bike Festival in Gstaad, Switzerland

Our man in Gstaad, Patrick J. Sweeney, sent us this report form the recent Snow Bike Festival held there. The Snow Bike Festival is a stage race in true European style with 4 stages over three days. Thanks, Patrick, for the report from Gstaad! Check out for more on Patrick’s adventures. The Author outsprints the third place finisher […]

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Video – Andy From HED Cycling Joins Us to Talk New Fat-bike Rims and Wheels

In this video Andy Tetmeyer from HED Cycling joins us to talk about HED’s new fat-bike rims and wheels. The products referenced in the video are: 24″ BAD fat-bike aluminum rim 24″ BAD fat-bike aluminum wheel 26″ BAD fat-bike aluminum rim 26″ BAD fat-bike aluminum wheel 26″ 85mm carbon rim 26″ 85mm carbon wheels 26″ 100mm carbon rim […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat Show #87 – Some of Our Best Interviews With Fat-bike Racing Men Done Over the Past Year

Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 87 – Friday, January 1st 2016 Happy New Year!!!! Welcome to the second version of Best of the Weekly Dose featuring interviews that we’ve recorded over the last year. Fat-Bike Radio, and The Weekly Dose of Fat, is sponsored by Surly Bikes. Learn more at Our first […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat Show #85

Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 85 – Friday, December 18th 2015 The Welcoming to the Weekly Dose of Fat with Sven, Gomez and JK. Fat-Bike Radio, and The Weekly Dose of Fat, is sponsored by Surly Bikes. I like them there Surly Pants. Learn more at On the show this week. We […]

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Global Fat-bike Day Anchorage Report

Fatbassador, Travis, from Anchorage sent us this report form the Global Fat-bike Day happenings up that way. Thanks, Travis! I started my celebration of Global Fat Bike Day 2015 at the Cuddy Park Short Track Race here in Anchorage. The race was put on by the fine folks at Chain Reaction Cycles. I was a […]

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Video Intro – RSD Mayor Test Bike

This video is a first look the RSD Mayor that recently entered our test fleet. Our test bike is equipped with a carbon fork, GX-1 1×11 drivetrain, Maxis Minion tires, Sun MuleFut rims, Avid Guide brakes, RaceFace crank and more. We just got this one so we only have a couple of rides on it […]

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