Archive | Beach Riding


Vee Tire Co. Apache Fatty Slick Ridden

  From the moment that I got my first glimpse of the Apache Fatty Slick from Vee Tire, it grabbed my attention as something that might work well for beach riding. Some of my Pac/West amigos have been experimenting with tire shaving on everything from Endomorphs to Snowshow 2XL’s to create the ultimate tire for beach […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Sandwood Bay

  Last month we introduced you to Illya Rudkin and his wife, Vida and they’re back with a film about a trip to Sandwood bay near Durness in Scotland. We very pleased to announce that we’ll be featuring Illya and Vida’s adventures in a series of Fat (video) Tuesday posts over the next few months. Here’s Illya’s […]

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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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Fat (video) Tuesday – DEO Returns

  Our amigo from the Atlantic, Deo, is back with a video that starts out nice and slow, but totally kicks into gear, right along with the soundtrack! We like to say, “Fat-Bikes and Lighthouses are like peas and carrots.” Get ready for two helpings of both! Join the Global Fat-Bike Revolution! Send us some rad […]

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Foto Gordo – Big Fat Hurt

Joshua Macpherson sent us a shot from the mapping stage of the Big Fat Hurt. Josh was joined by riders, Brad Mertens and Ross Cairns, near Myall Lakes, New South Wales, Austalia. This is our way of suggesting that, “it’s not too late to load your bike and some gear and go explore the great outdoors this weekend!”  Friday Fat-Bike Stoke…….Engaged. […]

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Fat (vídeo) Terça-feira – Brasil!

FatBike in Floripa, Brazil: Sand’n’Fatty by Jonatha Jünge – Six months ago, after a meeting on trails maintenance with local bikers, Normando Pereira took the floor to address the group. I am not sure if the high consumption of the local Ales made by the bike shop owner influenced the emotional tone of his […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Video Flashback

A little over five years ago, Mike Curiak joined Eric Parsons, Dylan Kentch, Doom Fishfinder, and Roman Dial for a tour of SE Alaska. They rode the beach out of Yakutat and traveled along Alaska’s outer coast, via fat-bike and packraft to Glacier Bay. Five years ago, most of us were just trying to figure out how to put […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Oregon Coast

Mike Ripley tagged us in this video on twitter and it made me want to go and ride the Oregon coast, now, more than ever! Mike is the man behind mudslinger events in Oregon and our long lost fat-bike cousin. This clip is practically guaranteed to send you searching travel sites for tickets to Portland! Share your […]

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Fat-Bike Beach and Dune Rides in South Africa!

Dave Caravias contacted us about his guided fat-bike adventures in South Africa. In addition to fat-bike beach riding that rivals anything that we’ve seen, the area also boasts, world class, whale watching and great white shark, cage dives! I’m going to let Dave describe his South African, beach ride, slice of heaven! Our area is extremely special with […]

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Forth Fat Report

By Jeff Price   During the brief 19 months of owning my Mukluk, most of my rides have been solo with just the odd one being with fellow large-girth-tyre-lovers. So when details of the 2015 Forth Fat was announced a few months back I made a note in the diary. After loading the gear in […]

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Fatty Quiring Tandem

I recently had the pleasure of stopping by Quiring Cycles World Headquarters in Freesoil, MI and picking up our new fat tandem. We asked Scott to build up the frame to fit the widest tires and rims available because Wifey and I are planning to play on this beasty during all four seasons. On a […]

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Riders of the fall

We´re leaving an epic summer behind. Temperatures has been the highest in 50 years. Riding has been amazing, from archipelago beach riding to big mountain fat bike adventures. And all of a sudden fall hits you in the head like a sledge hammer. Work, school for the kids, everything piles up and the weeks just […]

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A Pugsley in Poland!

Our post last week about Polish fat-biker Norbert Jędrzejczyk, inspired Jarek Chincz to send me a shot of his Pugsley on the beach of the Baltic Sea, from Poland. I asked Jarek to fill us in a little bit about the riding in his area and he replied with this great story of how he got […]

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Fat-Foto-Friday ♦ The Merseyside Ten

  Our Amigo, John Moore got together with ten of his fat-bike friends and enjoyed a windy ride on the Merseyside Coast in the UK. You can see his whole set of photos from the ride here and you can enjoy more photos from Mr. Moore on his Flickr page, right here! Happy Friday Amigos! Why not share your […]

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Michigan Fat-Pack

November Fat Bike Packing Written and Photographed by: Ken Blakey-Shell Scotty Q and I had been talking about going on a bike packing trip for months now but something was always getting in the way of a trip actually happening. After too much talk and too little action, we knew the window of opportunity was […]

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Second Anniversary

  Two years ago my first story published on Since then, many of our amigos and hundreds of our readers have contributed content and carnival to the pages of fat-bike. Sven and I truly appreciate, from the bottom of our hearts, all of our readers and sponsors. We look forward to sharing fat-bike news, […]

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Beach Ride & Unicorn Hunt

Disclaimer: No actual unicorns were harmed in the filming of the the Bike Black Ribbon Society’s Beach Ride & Unicorn Hunt. This post is rated NC-17 and should be viewed by mature audiences only. Eleven amigos answered the call to come out and hunt unicorns on the third coast of the big whiskey last weekend. […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Beach Wheelie

And then there’s this from Bruce Mathieson: aka: the coastkid. Bruce is the Viceroy of  Scottish Beach Cycling and rides, one hell of good wheelie! His clips of exploring the scenic beach riding around East Lothian, have inspired thousands – (myself included!)  A trip to Scotland to ride fat-bikes on the beach is, most definitely, on my […]

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The Landing

  Some of our readers across the net asked to see the splash down of our amigo, Eric, busting out a dead sailor off of the ramp that we built, at last weekend’s beach party. We didn’t have any photos, but we do have some video! Watch Eric stick the landing….and don’t try this at […]

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