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Wallpaper Wednesday – Colorado 9:Zero:7

Dale sent us this photo of his 9:Zero:7 taken near Copper Mountain ski area in Colorado last winter. Not long, folks, until we get the snow again! Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link below to open the full-sized version which you can right-click to save. 1920 […]

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Fat Camp Show 17 with Ken and Andy – Bonus Eurobike Episode

Fat Camp Show #17 Notes http://cyclingtips.com/2016/08/cyclingtips-podcast-episode-9-rethinking-road-bike-tire-sizes-and-pressures/ http://trstriathlon.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/graph2.jpg http://trstriathlon.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/graph3.jpg https://otsocycles.com/pages/voytek http://terrenetires.com/ http://whitecrow-tech.com http://www.schwalbe.com/en/procore.html http://singletrackworld.com/2016/09/eurobike-2016-rocky-mountain-suziq-carbon-fat-bike/ http://singletrackworld.com/2016/09/eurobike-2016-wider-rims-budget-wheels-from-stans-no-tubes/ http://www.pinkbike.com/news/cane-creek-viscoset-headset-eurobike-2016.html http://hucknorris.com/ http://www.pinkbike.com/news/eightpins-integrated-dropper-post-eurobike-2016.html http://singletrackworld.com/2016/09/eurobike-2016-giant-introduces-xtc-plus-bike/ http://singletrackworld.com/2016/09/eurobike-2016-new-29-27-5-tyres-from-maxxis/ https://www.vittoria.com/tire/cannoli/ https://fat-bike.com/2016/08/new-from-vee-tire-for-2017/

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Fat Camp Show 16 with Ken and Andy

Notes and stuff for the Fat Camp Dog’s Days of Summer show. #16 brah! http://upmtb.com/ http://surlybikes.com/bikes/karate_monkey_27.5 http://salsacycles.com/culture/introducing_woodsmoke http://salsacycles.com/culture/introducing_timberjack http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/mountain-bikes/trail-mountain-bikes/stache/stache-9-29/p/2024000-2016 http://www.bikerumor.com/2016/08/01/45nrth-teases-revised-husker-du-and-dillinger-4-fat-bike-tires/#more-133982 http://www.wtb.com/products/rangerplus

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 9-2-16

Check out Rob’s custom, road-going fat-bike! Fat Camp #16 with Ken and Andy is posting later today with talk about new plus and fat-bike stuff. The Weekly Dose of Fat Show #108 will be up next Friday as Sven and JK talk to Kevin Wren, founder of Wren Sports. We know Wren mostly for there continued […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – Show #107 – Bill Flemming Iditarod 1000 Racer and Owner of the Trek Store in Anchorage

The Occasional Dose of Fat – Show Number 107 – Friday, August 26th, 2016 This photo is of Paul’s Sonder Vir Fortis from the new bike division of British outdoor online retailer Appkit. Paul says: This is my first fatty (I’ve been dreaming of owning a fatbike for about 15 years), and my first carbon framed […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Hawaiian Lava

  David Alipio took this stunning shot of Greg Green’s Mongoose while out testing the RST Renegade fat-bike fork on the big island of Hawaii. Check in this coming Monday to read Greg’s long-term review of the Renegade. You can also check out the previous “First Look” article on the RST Renegade. Download the appropriate […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 8-19-16

Those guys at the Monkey Lab of Cycle Monkey keep the cool rigs coming! Check out this Rohloff Speedhub-equipped Salsa Mukluk! Since we’ve received numerous requests for your Freaks of Fat to return and do a show, Sven, Gomez and JK will be back next Friday with Show #107! Plus, look for another edition of […]

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Blackburn Chamber HV Floor Pump

Blackburn’s new Chamber HV floor pump is purpose-built for lower pressure applications like mountain bike and fat-bike use. It has an high-volume, oversized, steel barrel for quick fills of the fatter tires popular today and a HUGE 4-inch-diameter gauge that reads to 50 psi maximum in the Chamber HV’s steel base. Attached to the 28 […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 8-12-16

Thanks to Courtenay for this shot of his Norco Big Foot 6.2 Fat Bike at the Top of Lucky Peak in Boise Idaho. He’s upgrade the original components to Shimano XT and SRAM GX.   Fat-bike links Alaska’s Lost Coast – Misery loves Company #1 – http://www.revelatedesigns.com/site/index.php/misery-loves-company-guest-post-by-roman-dial-part-1/ #2 – http://www.revelatedesigns.com/site/index.php/misery-loves-company-guest-post-by-roman-dial-part-2/ #3 – http://www.revelatedesigns.com/site/index.php/misery-loves-company-guest-post-by-roman-dial-part-3/ The continuing exploits of the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – KTM Fat Rat in the UK

Steve took a recent trip down to Cornwall in SW England on a family holiday (hence the bike seat attachment) and had some riding opportunities between Porth Cawl and Padstow along the Cornish Coastal Path, not strictly a bike trail but there were no objections from anyone and the scenery is too good to miss. This photo is […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 8-5-16

Chris sent in this shot of his Pivot LES Fat in the Wasatch Mountains below Scott’s Pass. Check out this Lynsey Fatskey done up as a 29+ bikepacking rig by the folks at Cycle Monkey complete with Rohloff Speed Hub XL and belt drive! Fat-bike Links KramPug on the Hillfoots trail http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2016/08/hillfoot-trails.html Riding with a […]

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Fat Camp Show 15 with Ken and Andy Talkin’ ’bout all sorts of stuff

Show Notes Details on the new WTB Ranger Tire: http://www.bikerumor.com/2016/06/16/wtb-ranger-27-5-mountain-bike-tire-gets-official-rolls-first-29-size/#more-131209 Niner goes plus and some teaser info about Stans forthcoming plus rim named “Baron”: http://www.bikerumor.com/2016/07/07/niner-bikniner-jet-9-rdo-and-rip-9-rdo-no-longer-29-only-plus-tires-modern-geometry-part-of-revolution/ Best Tracksled grooming demo video from Marquette this past winter: https://youtu.be/MRlutC-7ak4 Fargo Sub 48: http://fargosub48.com/ Lumberjack 100: http://lumberjack100.com/

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-22-16

Our Scottish pal, Bruce, has been testing out the second generation Singular Puffin and has been reporting on his findings regularly. Check out the links below or visit http://coastkid.blogspot.com! From an article on BRAIN this week – “Utah’s Senators, Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch are supporting a bill that would allow local land managers to decide whether […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-15-16

Our friends at Cycle Monkey worked with Soma Fabrications on this Rohloff, Gates Carbon Drive Sandworm and even equipped it with the Lauf Carbonara fat-bike fork! Quite the ride! (Check out our Lauf Carbonara fork review by non other than Kevin Breitenbach!) Fat-bike Links Cycle Monkey did up this Soma Sandworm, Rohloff, Gates Belt, Lauf […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-8-16

Paul from Gates hipped us to the custom build you see above from Adam Sklar out of Bozeman, MT. Gates Carbon Drive, Rohloff, Dropper Post and dig that yellow! You can see a few more pix of this build and check out Sklar Bikes at http://www.sklarbikes.com/blog/2016/6/4/lucians-fat-bike Fat-bike Links Snow Biking Down Under – http://www.weareexplorers.co/donna-buang-microadventure-beats-working-living/ Brett Davis returns with […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Dam Moonlander

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday photo of this Surly Moonlander comes from Peter D. The photo was taken on the Wingdam Trail in Wawayanda park in northern New Jersey. Peter says his bike is set up as a workhorse for trail maintenance. It has a hand saw mounted on the side, and a rack for an electric chain saw. […]

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Silca HX-One Tool Set

The Silca HX-One Tool Set is one of those products that exudes quality right out of the box so, liking the finer things in life, I bought this for myself as an Xmas present las year using an adage that Uncle Gomez thought me, nothing is too good for Sven! In practice, the tool set […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 6-24-16

Jason’s  Specialized Fatboy Expert in silent repose, Genesee County, western NY. Coming up later today Ken and Andy are back with Fat Camp Show #14! Sven, Gomez and JK will be back next week with Show #105 about carbon bike repairs??? and call-in guests talking about their favorite Fat and Plus Bike forks. Fatty Farm […]

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ABUS Bordo Centium Folding Lock

We took a look at German lock maker ABUS’s Bordo Big a couple of years ago and were now we are looking at the Bordo Centium, a new lock in the Bordo line that in Abus’s words “goes beyond offering city level security and strives to be the most beautiful bike lock on the market. […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 6-17-16

We are in summer mode here at Fat-bike Radio and getting all spaced out! Coming up Fat Camp Show 14 next week and Sven Gomez and JK will be back on July 1st with a show about carbon bike repairs and call in guest talking about their favorite Fat and Plus Bike forks.   Fatty […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – Show # 104 – Jeff Gilmore from Beaver Sports in Fairbanks and Handlebar Talk With Callers

The Occasional Dose of Fat – Show Number 104 – Friday, June 10th, 2016 Riding down Whitefish Mountain Resort, Rider Hans Axelsen, Location Whitefish Montana, Photo Jon Kofal. Spring rain Brought 30 inches of wet snow above 5000 ft in 3 days. Riding down the ski run on what was left was wicked fun! Crikies! […]

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