Bike Black Ribbon

Klunkedelic – REEB Hooptie (in da hizzie)

I’ve been lusting after REEB’s Hooptie since it premiered a couple of years back. The Hooptie is a blend of a mid/long-travel hardtail along with a classic Klunker. After the editorial board gave the green […]

B-Fat (27.5 Fat)

Fat-Bikes at Levis

Over the past year and a half, I’ve been dreaming about bike shenanigans, waiting for a time that we can start to gather together for a good bike party. With the new CDC recommendations for vaccinated people to be able to gather together, Adam Blake and I put together a little get-together with some close friends last Sunday at one of our favorite places to ride. I don’t know if all of the stars aligned or what, but a bunch of our gnome cousins decided to come out to Levis as well. It turned out to be one hell of a good time! […]

Adventure Bikes

Rider Profile – Damian Drobyk

Damian Drobyk is a paramedic from Poland. He’s ridden his bike and traveled across six continents (66 countries). His expeditions have covered 100,000 kilometers and he’s climbed over 1,000,000 meters. The highest elevation that he’s […]

Bike Culture

Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday!

Fat Tuesday. Mardi Gras. Carnivale. Shrove Tuesday. International Pancake Day. It doesn’t matter which name that you prefer,  tomorrow is a great day to enjoy a ride and perhaps a beverage or two. Fat Tuesday […]

Beach Riding

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 […]

Bike Culture

Fat Tribe Faturday

Our readers generously share their fat-bike fun with us in so many different channels from all over the globe. Today we’re sharing a few of the ones from the last little bit. Our friends Ronsta […]

Beach Riding

Fat Tribe Tuesday

It’s August amigos! It’s almost time for the great gnome migration to begin and we’re smack dab, in the middle of them ‘dog days of summer’. Check out the Cedaero Dog Days of Summer Contest […]


Niche Bike News – Ritchey Outback V2 – Kindernay IGH – Tifosi Sledge – New Moots – Wolftooth Gold – Silca Super Secret Lube – Pirelli Tires – Stashers Contest Winners

Ritchey Outback V2 Tom Ritchey rides about 10,000 miles (16,000 km) per year, and most of that is off-road. Combine that with his more than 40 years of designing and building bicycles, and it’s no […]

Bike Culture

The Real Fat Tuesday

Dr. John – Iko Iko – spurred a thought in my imagination that could possibly address the rumblings that folks from around the interwebs share with us about the timing of Global Fat Bike Day […]

Adventure Bikes

CABDA MidWest SitRep

I made a trip to what I like to call the belly of the beast, Schaumburg, Illinois, yesterday to browse groovy cycling wares at the CABDA Midwest Expo. CABDA has been around for a long, […]

Bike Black Ribbon

UK Packrafting Meet Up

John ‘Climber’, one of Fat-bike,com’s friends decided it would be a great idea to get people who are packraft curious together in North Wales, UK. Luckily for me the venue was just a 1 hour […]