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2022 Australian Fat Bike National Championships – Race Report by Simon Rimmer

Fat Bikes might have been crafted for the snowfields of the northern hemisphere, but they’re as equally at home on loose trails, muddy tracks and sandy beaches……….and that’s where they’ve captured the attention of Aussie riders because we’ve got plenty of incredible beaches surrounding our Great Southern Land. Arguable one of our best beaches is […]

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UP Field Trip – Bearclaw Bikes TŌWMAK

The second leg of my recent trip to the Upper Penninsula of Michigan took me to the east side and the tiny hamlet of Moran, home of Bearclaw Bikes. Moran is near the gateway to the Eastern UP not too far from Mackinac Island Ferry but far enough away to fly completely under the radar […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Surf City

Dave Speaker is the man behind the camera for this Week’s Atlantic variant of Wallpaper Wednesday. Dave shot this after enjoying some time in Surf City and Top Sail Island, North Carolina. The beaches of North Carolina are calling! Spring Break? I vote YES (followed by another yes). #skyblue Feel free to download this image and […]

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Third Coast Beach Safari

One of our Grand Rapids amigos, Thom Goodyke gave me the thumbs up, when I asked him about beach riding conditions on the Michigan side of the Great Lake with the same name. That set my imagination on fire with fat-bike-beach images from the past. I cut my teeth riding mountain bikes in the Wolverine […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – CC Rider!

All of you should be familiar with Bruce Mathieson, the Coastkid. He’s the godfather of beach riding over in Scotland. Tommy from the Netherlands sent me an email asking me if I’d seen his latest video and suggested that we share it here for F(v)T. I’d call that a sterling suggestion! In this clip, Bruce […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday North Carolina

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Diamond Dave Miller and features the Atlantic Ocean for gnome’s sake! Dave’s from Wilmington North Carolina which is the home of the US Open Fat Bike Beach Championships. This really makes me want to go beach riding right meow! Send us your Wallpaper(s) Do you have a baller […]

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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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Lock down ride to the beach

Due to local lock down restrictions here in Wales, all exercise has to be done starting and finishing from home. Luckily for me, the coast isn’t too far away and to get there is pretty scenic too. Check it out… Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, […]

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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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Gnomeproof Gadgets – Noxgear 39g Wearable Bluetooth Speaker

Three generations of Bluetooth Speakers – L-R Boombotix OG, Noxgear 39g & Boombotix Mini Hi, my nombre esta es Gomez and I’m a gadgetaholic. I’m especially addicted to gadgets that play music. I remember all the way back to the 1960’s, when I was just a kid, we would listen to WLS (a Chicago top […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – The Beach

Here in no particular order are my ‘editor’s choice’ shots from some recent beach riding posts. The photo above came to us from Joshua Macpherson. Josh was joined by riders, Brad Mertens and Ross Cairns, near Myall Lakes, New South Wales, Austalia.  Cédric sent us this shot from a beach ride on the coast of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Staten Island

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday feature comes to us from Gregg Murray from the beaches of Staten Island, New York. Gregg doesn’t mention gnomes in the description of his portrait, but the trained eye can detect the handiwork of these clever little devil’s. Note the classic pointy hat construction at the top of each carefully erected rock cairn. Here’s what […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – A test of the Global Fat-Bike Day Broadcast System

  What better way to get everyone stoked to celebrate Global Fat-Bike Day than to share a video from last year’s celebration from the beaches of South Africa? Last December Dawie posted this video that chronicles his GBFB 2017 ride, or as he put it: “Three riders doing their bit for Global Fat-Bike Day 2017.” […]

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2018 Australian Fat-Bike National Championships 5/11/2018

  Mountain Bike Australia in conjunction with Karunjie Event Management is pleased to present the inaugural Fat Bike National Championships to be held at Cable Beach, near Broom, Western Australia. Fat-Bike beach racing is coming to Western Australia next Saturday! You can register for the race here and you can visit the event page here. […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aussie Series Premier – Featuring Eckart Altenkamp

  We’re stoked to introduce a new monthly series that will feature photos from the 2017 Simpson Desert Challenge Champion, Eckart Altenkamp. So once a month, we’ll flip your wigs with some incredibly beautiful images from Austrailia! This is what Eckart shared about this photo. I took this photo on a training ride for the Simpson […]

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