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Fat Tribe Thursday – Winter ’23 – Vermont – UK – Utah – CHI – IL – New Hampshire

Fat-Tribe Thursday is back to support the age-old, adage that one picture says a thousand words! All of you have been so awesome with sharing your photos of fat-bike fun, we decided it was ‘high time’ that we post some of them to show the entire, fat-bike tribe! We start off on the East Coast ( of […]

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2022 Fat Biker’s Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the Fat-Bike.com Holiday Gift Guide with something for everyone that has a fat bike enthusiast on their holiday shopping list. This year, we surveyed our Bike Black Ribbon Society brain-trust for what they’d like to see under the tree and researched diverse and creative gifting solutions for months on end. We started working on […]

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Burley Bark Ranger by Thumbelena

Burley Bark Ranger The Bark Ranger is a trailer designed specifically for your dearest companion. Just like how they make trailers for parents wanting to include their small children on their two-wheeled adventures; Burley makes trailers for pet parents wanting to do the same with their fur babies!  If you find yourself daydreaming about including […]

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Event Spotlight – Fatober-Fest (IA)

Our amigos from the Mitchell County Mountain Goats are throwing a fat bike party on October 1st and 2nd! They’ve got a plan for folks to ride fat bikes on singletrack. It’s a novel concept almost completely lost on the cycling industry, but something that we embrace here at the fat dash bike dot com […]

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Singlespeed USA 2022

One of the reoccurring waves of enthusiasm for two-wheeled fun that I’ve enjoyed over the years has been driven by singlespeed bicycles. It probably was heavily influenced by growing up near Chicago and the Schwinn Bicycle Company. I grew up riding steel singlespeeds. Somewhere in my twenties, I started mountain biking on a steel Rockhopper […]

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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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Klunkedekic Video Tuesday

Sunshine and klunky Tuesdays amigos! Does anybody else have Spring Fever? Today’s clip really got my blood going with the story of how the Crested Butte Pearl Pass tour all got started. Do you have an old mountain bike or klunker in the shed? Here’s an event in Osage Iowa that just popped up on […]

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2022 Sea Otter Classic Bike Expo (Part 3)

We’re back with Part 3 of our coverage of the 2022 Life Time Sea Otter Classic presented by Continental. The bike industry came out of hiding and brought out all of the new toys for all of the girls and boys! #alicecooper Surly Bicycles wove themselves into a new taller tent during the pandemic. They […]

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2022 Sea Otter Bike Expo (Part 2)

We’re back with part 2 of our coverage of the 2022 Life Time Sea Otter Classic presented by Continental. Let’s get right back to the parade of cool bike schwag. Our friends from Corvus Cycles made the trip down the coast to Sea Otter to show their wares. I got to ride the new Ti […]

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2022 Sea Otter Classic Bike Expo (Part 1)

The 2022 Life Time Sea Otter Classic presented by Continental was last week. Racers, fans, and our favorite brands gathered at the Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey California! I walked the aisles of the expo to bring you the latest and greatest products coming to the US market from all of the best companies. It […]

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Spring Thaw and Mud Season

The transition from winter to spring is underway and our trails will be experiencing freeze-thaw cycles until the frost is out of the ground. This means checking trail conditions will be more important during the transition between frozen and completely thawed. In the big whiskey, we call it mud season and it usually starts in […]

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Dose of Fat – Prime Winter Race Season – 2022!

Here we are in Prime-Time Winter Race Season 2022 (the year of the Double Duece. It’s the final weekend of January and Fat Bike Worlds starts today in New Richmond Wisconsin. I’ll be headed out there to see what it’s all about! February is chocked full of interesting and exciting events. You can check out […]

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Disc Brake Flip Flop

In the early days of fat bike development, complete bikes came spec’d with mechanical disc brakes. It was my understanding that the story behind that was hydraulic disc brakes were unreliable at arctic temperatures. I rarely get the opportunity to ride in true arctic temperatures, so when I built my Corvus, I chose a pair […]

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CABDA Midwest Report

It’s been a long time since I’ve walked the floors of a convention center filled with the latest and greatest products from the bicycle industry, but earlier this week, I laced up a pair of comfortable shoes and drove down to Schaumburg, Illinois to explore the aisles of the CABDA show. CABDA isn’t open to […]

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Levis Mound Fat Tire Festival

If you want to be guaranteed a shirt you should probably go ahead and pre-register. Pre-registration is open until 8/20/21 ◄ Bringing Derby Back to Levis Mounds! ► September 10th thru 12th – 2021 In the tradition of the bike festival formerly know as Gnomefest comes the Levis Mound Fat-Tire Festival set for September 10th thru the […]

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Reader’s Ride(s) Adam Blake’s Salsa Beargrease aka Buzz Lightyear

The Details Bicycle Base: Salsa Beargrease 2019 GX style with Kingpin Deluxe fork Hbar: Whisky 31.8 750mm width Stem: Paul Boxcar 90mm up from the stock 70 length, and in SUPER RAD PURPLE Grips: Wolftooth Fatpaw grips Brakes: Sram Guide RS with Centerline-X 180/160 rotors Shifter: Sram GX 12sp Seatpost: SDG Tellis when running a […]

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Da Crusher 40 EX Race Report – by JP Syverud

Todd Poquette is at it again. He loves creating super hard races in the most secluded spots in the UP of Michigan, changing the course every year. This year he outdid himself. His goal, for participants of the 40-mile event, was to experience Mosquito Gulch. Mosquito Gulch is a long stretch of nasty boulders. There […]

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