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Twin Six Green Wednesday!

Just in time for the holidays Minneapolis company Twin-Six  is having a sale TODAY, Wednesday 11/23 on all of their gear with the idea that if you shop today you can ride your bike on Friday and escape the madness (and lines, and grandmas fist-fighting in the big-box stores)…doesn’t that sound nice? I would highly suggest […]

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Gnome-Proof Gear – Sea to Summit X-Series Bowl – Ibex Shak Classic Merino Wool Jersey – RaceFace Next Carbon Cranks –

We’re back with another thrilling episode of Gnome-Proof Gear. I’m your host, Gomez Alejandro Santana de Lago, and on this episode of GPG, thee Spinner Ryerson shares a hydration system for our amigos, of the four legged variety, His Honor, the Mayor of GnomeFest 13, Steve Meurett, nominates the Ibex Shaq for GPG status and […]

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Gnome-Proof Gear – Triple Aught Designs Artemis Hoodie – Voile Ski Straps – Lifeproof FRE Case

We launched our Gnome-Proof Gear series last month and this particular edition is a compilation from our Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilots of the female persuasion. The Gnome-Proof Seal of Approval is awarded to gear that our product testers, have found to be the ‘Best of the Best’ in field tested, fat-bike accessories. Triple Aught Designs […]

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Gnome-Proof Gear – Geigerrig 3L Hydration Engine – Woolx Merino Wool Hoodie – Camelbak Podium Chill

This is the fourth in our Gnome-Proof Gear series of articles, that share our Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot’s choices for the ‘best of the best’ in field tested fat-bike accessories. Check it out!   Geigerrig 3L Hydration Engine ($97, as pictured) by Ian Nycloud About 2 years ago, while spec’-ing out my first bikepacking rig, […]

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First Look– Shebeest Spring Line – by KitCat Montana

  Hi Fat-bike.com readers! I’m bringing to you a sneak pre-view at Shebeest’s spring line up of women’s cycling wear. Shebeest is unique in that they only make women’s cycling gear and are dedicated to creating quality, proper fitting gear for the female athlete.  Fellow women riders you know the frustration of finding women specific […]

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Gnome-Proof Gear – Keen Neve Polar Boots – Outdoor Research Foray Jacket – Surly Wool Jersey

  This is the first installment of Gnome-Proof Gear (GPG). GPG will feature gear that any/all of our testing staff have used and abused and came out shining. The products that we’ll feature will earn the GPG – seal of approval, which means that they’ve gone through a full season of rides, campouts, bonfires, and adventures. Some of […]

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Bontrager Ride Gear – The test begins

  Editor’s Note : Winnebago County Super Model and Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot Scott Peterson will be testing an array of technical cycling garments from our amigos at Bontrager. This is his introduction to the new Bontrager cycling wardrobe that he’ll be sporting through the worst El Niño since ’97, according to my facebook friends and […]

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NEW! Revelate Designs ♦ Powerline Hoodie

Our amigo Eric from Revelate Designs has just introduced their first foray into cycling apparel. This is something that Eric has developed and tested for his own personal use. He likes his Powerline Hoodie, so much, he partnered with a clothing manufacturer and is offering them for sale in Revelate’s online store. Eric shared a […]

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Small Bizz Faturday! Snow Yeti T-Shirt Fund Raiser!

It’s Small Business Saturday and we’ve got something that will make a cool gift for the fat-biker in your life! Check out our new Snow Yeti t-shirt designed by our amigo Chris Daisy from Zion Cyclery! The shirt comes with either long or short sleeves in a Snow White or Storm Gray -pre-shrunk 100% combed ringspun cotton T-shirt (with removable […]

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BELCH Gear – New Threads for LumberJacks

We met our new amigos from BELCH Gear up at the US Fat-Bike Nationals up in Cable Wisconsin last March. They had just launched their Bikes and Beer inspired cycling apparel company. I’m always on the look-out for cool stuff to share with our readers, so we vowed to get back in touch, when Belch launched their new […]

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WoolX Merino Wool ¼ Zip Base Layer Review

WoolX contacted us out of the blue asking if we’d like to give one of their WoolX Merino Wool ¼ Zip Base Layers, dubbed the model X505, a try. WoolX is a new company offering Australian Merino Wool base layers and underwear. While the company is new, it is backed by Hank’s Clothing, a 64-year […]

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My Favorite All Season Fat-Biking Shirt

I am totally in love with my Smartwool base layers. Most specifically, the Smartwool Microweight Long Sleeve Crew. This is my go-to shirt for almost any ride and is comfortable for me in weather from 45 degrees to about 70 degrees just as it is. I typically use a lightweight, short sleeve shirt underneath to […]

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Winter Bike Expo – Sneak Peek!

WINTER BIKE EXPO – MPLS  The Wall of Wolvhammers  The Wool  The Wheel Shop  Shockspital Lefty(s) With Mendon Cycle Smith Brackets All the new tires stacked like cord wood. Laser’s New Dissent Helmet comes in Fat-Bike White or Fat-Bike Black …and it snowed a bit last night to put a nice layer of frosting on […]

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New Designs at the Fat-Bike Store!

In addition to our new Rasta T-Shirt that we introduced last week, we have just added our Trident and Gnome-Fink designs. These designs are available as T-Shirts – Long Sleeve T-shirts – Pull Over Hoodies & Full Zip Hoodies. You’ve asked for a better grade t-shirt, so we’ve upgraded our t-shirts to a Hanes – 6.0 oz., […]

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Interbike 2012 – More Fat from Vegas

Here’s the rest of what I collected, while working the show today. Surly Rubber Tree I revisited the production sample of the new Krampus and took some detailed shots for y’all. The Krampus demo fleet is rocking a 3rd generation prototype yolk, so all of the photos that you’ve seen before this are not exactly what you’ll […]

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Interbike 2012 – Live from the Show Floor

Sven has been here before, but today was my first time in the maze called Interbike. We popped my interbike cherry today, to bring you all of the fat…all of the time! Just like we promised!  Phil Wood fat-bike design exercise! Custom Fork crowns on the Manitou Fork. 185mm Cassette Hub. Also available in lower […]

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Fat-Free~Bike-Funk

Every once in a while we come across things that are totally sweet, but not fat-bike specific. Yes…I admit that I cheat on my Moonlander with my other bikes…YMMV. Mass of One Cycling – bike apparel wizardry – http://www.massofone.com/store/index.php – I ordered a work shirt from them and it’s a monster! Camelback Mule – Tin-Man – Features Camelbak’s new […]

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The Shak Classic from Ibex

“Classic” used in titles of just about everything, tends to be a bit overused, but in the case of the Ibis Shak Classic-it fits the bill perfectly. I’ve grown to love this sweater? Jersey? Shell? Tough to describe exactly-I’ve worn it as outerwear on breezy fatbike treks and also as a midlayer for added warmth […]

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Product Preview – Ibex Scout Vest

Whaalaa! I’ve got an Ibex product to review! Actually, I own several articles of Ibex base layers already but the Scout Vest that Ibex sent for review happens to be my size and I wanted to try a vest as a supplement to my cold weather gear. My rust-colored review vest is an XL and […]

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We’ve Got Shirts

We’ve got some great artists we work with for various purposes and have enlisted their help in creating some sweet fat-bike oriented designs. The screens have been burned for several designs with more on the way! From a simple black T with the fat-bike.com logo on it, to the first shirt in our Full Moon […]

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Fat-Bikers X-Mas Wish List

Want to know what the fat-biker in your life covets? We’ve put together a list and checked it twice! Surly Moonlander (Duh!) it’s so fat that St. Nick has one on order for (his-jolly-ole-self)! surlybikes.com/bikes/moonlander   Ahearne Cycles Custom Engraved Flask and Cage Send in your art and create a gift that will last a […]

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