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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fat-bikes and Beavers

Christian from Beaver Guard sent in this week’s photo as he hunted for signs of the namesake to his company. Evidence of the critters was clear and Christian likens himself to the eager beaver who is working hard for his lunch! Check out fat-bike mudguards at http://beaverguard.ca. You can also check out our reviews of  Beaver […]

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Fat Camp Show 18 with Ken and Andy – The Where the Heck has Fatcamp Been Episode

Show notes for Fat Camp 18 “Where the heck has the Fat Camp been?” Email – fatcamppodcasters@gmail.com On the Instagram @fatcamppodcasters http://www.bikes.com/en/bikes/suzi-q/2017 http://surlybikes.com MXZ400 https://www.hedcycling.com http://www.whiteind.com/mr-30 https://www.schwalbe.com/en/offroad-reader/nobby-nic.html http://enve.com/product-category/mseries-plus/ http://www.tumbleweed.cc/ http://singletrackworld.com/2016/10/the-first-uci-mountain-bike-race-on-snow/ http://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/specials/fat-bike-tubeless-vs-tubes http://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/fat-bike-reviews/surly-larry-27tpi-2016 Music: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Marceau/Marceau_Live_at_Kanal_103/08_Boogy_Doggy

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 11-25-16

Fatbassador, Travis, took this photo on a late October ride in Anchorage, AK. Sven, Gomez and JK are taking the show on the road next week for episode #115 of your favorite fat-bike radio show. We will be checking out the preparations for the Freewheel Winter Bike Festival in Minneapolis, talking to a few special […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Salamandre BigFat in Sierra de Guara

Frederic sent in this photo of his Salamandre BigFat during a 3-day trip in Sierra de Guara in the North of Spain. This photo was taken near Castellazo at the end of the day. Salamandre is a french manufacturer of steel fatbikes located in Ardèche – http://salamandre-cycles.com. This BigFat is configured in “DingleSpeed” version (30×22 and 24×28). […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – Show #113 – Morgan Lommele from People for Bikes and take calls from our listeners about e-bikes!

Weekly Dose of Fat Friday November 4th, 2016 Show #113 This week we welcome Morgan Lommele from peopleforbikes.org and take calls from our listeners about, wait for it, e-bikes! Global Fat Bike Design Winner, Kevin Berger, with his Grand Prize in the form of a Brand New Surly Farmer Ops Moonlander professionally assembled and tuned […]

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Tumbleweed’s New Fat-bike Looks VERY Interesting!

The folks at the Tumbleweed Bicycle Company have developed the Prospector with bikepacking in mind and have built in some unique features including what they bill as it being the first production fat-bike to use a standard 73mm bottom bracket. The Prospector is designed to be rugged, adaptable, and to carry a load – Tumbleweed […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Norco in Quebec

Dany sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Dany is an amateur photographer and a Fat-biker who shared this photo of the beautiful fall season, and the Norco Bigfoot, in the National Parc of Oka, Quebec, Canada. Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link below to open the […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 10-14-16

Weekly Dose of Fat – October, 14th 2016 Jeffery’s photo taken on Sylvan Lake in Alberta, Canada last winter when the temp was about 2 deg C that day, remind me of good times to come. We are starting to get a good collection of links to Global Fat-bike Day Rides coming up on December 3rd, […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – Show #111 – Amelia Kegel talks Hugh Jass Fat-bike Series and Special Guest Illya Rudkin explores Scotland

The Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 111 – Friday, October 7th – 2016 On this week’s show we talk to Amelia Kegel about the Hugh Jass Fat-bike Race Series, Illya Rudkin about his Scotland adventures, take listener questions, wing it on the Fatty Farm Field Report, introduce the latest fad, Fat-bike Heeles and […]

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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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