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Otis Turns Two – Fatback Review – The extended club version

 Otis’s Story Timeline 12/25/2013 – Otis’s Introduction and Naming – http://fat-bike.com/2013/12/fatback-190-product-test-episode-1/ 12/25/2014 – Otis Turns One – http://fat-bike.com/2014/12/otis-turns-one-%E2%99%A6-fatback-long-term-review/ 2/5/2015 – Otis Gets Pimped – http://fat-bike.com/2015/02/otis-gets-pimped-part-one-otisgetspimped/ 6/18/2015 – Otis’s Pimped Parts Review – http://fat-bike.com/2015/06/hed-rims-onyx-racing-hubs-paul-skewers-6-month-review/ That brings us to today and a story that could be called Otis Gets Pimped, Part Two! I had planned all along to apply some sort […]

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Industry 9 Introduces New Fat & Plusbike Wheels

Straight out of the heart of Western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Industry Nine, is introducing new rim options for Mountain, Fat Bikes, and Plusbikes. Two new tubeless Fat Bike rim options join the well-received BigRig 825 Carbon, The new BigRig 975 Carbon and the alloy BigRig 845 are built on Industry Nine’s proven Torch FatBike […]

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Sarma Naran 100mm Wheelset – Carbon & Tubeless

Mi nombre esta es Gomez and I ‘m a frequent tire changer. The fat-bike dot com test kitchens are a revolving door of all sorts of fat-bike tires, so I get the opportunity to try out new sneakers all of the time. That’s my excuse for not having gone tubeless, before now….but that’s all about […]

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Coming Soon! Rohloff 170mm Fat-bike Speedhub XL

Now it is official! We got the info below directly from Rohloff and after receiving it I also contacted Neil and Phil from Cycle Monkey, the US Authorized Service Center for Rohloff for their thoughts and some pix. First from Rohloff: Rohloff AG is pleased to announce our intention of adding a new SPEEDHUB 500/14 […]

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Borealis 150mm Thru Axle Front Hub

  Aris has a RockShox Bluto on the way but the SRAM mothership was all out of compatible front hubs so all it took was a call to Adam at Borealis Bikes, problem solved! Adam sent us one of their new Borealis 150mm Thru Axle Front Hubs! This isn’t simply a 135mm thru axle hub […]

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NEW – Jade Cycles Fat Rim & Hub

One of our readers sent me a shot of his Jade Cycles Ti Fat-bike last month. To get some background on the bike, I contacted the owner of Jade Cycles, Jim Degracia and found out that they had lots of new fat-bike goodies in the pipeline. Jade is located in Holland Michigan, right across the big […]

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About the Rohloff and Gates Carbon Belt Drivetrain

This is the second story that Euan Pennington sent us and it focuses in on the Rohloff/Gates Carbon Drive he used on his fat-bike build.   Recently I created a new bike, the “Steel Donkey”, and in doing so I went looking for a reliable and long lasting drive train that could survive abuse, remote […]

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9 Months with Paul Component RHUB 170mm Rear Hub(s)

Having originally received one of the first RHUBs for review from Paul at the get go, I’ve been riding the Paul Component Engineering Disk RHUB 170 on my primary fat-bike for over 9 months and currently have 3 different wheelsets built with the Paul RHUB. (I paid for two of these hubs with my own […]

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