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Fatventures in Alaska and the Chugach Fat Bike Bash

By Betsy Williford Photos by Rich Loftin Alaska, the Last Frontier.  A land so vast, so wild, full of beauty, wildlife, big mountains and impressive glaciers.  One can only fully grasp all of these descriptors by traveling there and experiencing it for yourself.  A few weeks ago I, along with my husband, finally made my […]

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Valdez Fat Bike Bash – April 5th – 7th – (AK)

Valdez Alaska hosts a parade, rodeo, cross-country and downhill events all in one action-packed weekend! The pictures from this event are incredible! This one is on my bucket list. Check out these images courtesy of the Chugach Fat Bike Bash. Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Morocco

It looks like fat-bike tourism has taken off in Northern Africa. Fat-Bike Poland and United Cyclists sent us this video clip that’s narrated in Polish with English subtitles. You can read more about their time touring in the Sahara Desert on their blog – https://www.fat-bike-sahara.pl/english-info. Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your […]

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Raid Trans-Mauritania

Philippe Berruyer was part of the very first edition of Raid Trans-Mauritania (RTM) run last month (February 2019). He sent us some striking photos that sent me down the wormhole of discovering more about the East African Nation of Mauritania and the RTM. Mauritania is on the east coast of Africa and right next to […]

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Afterglow Lake Resort – Phelps WI – Northwoods Paradise

I was drawn to Afterglow Lake Resort by their incredible social media photo-stream. The intense sunset photography made me think back to shooting Kodachrome slide film and spoke to one of my life-long passions (photography). And it didn’t hurt that their photos feature two Bernese Mountain Dogs along with a Golden Retriever at the lodge to […]

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JayP’s 200k Fat Pursuit- Challenging Ourselves Through Sun, Snow, and Wind

On January 4th and 5th, this year, Jay Petervary hosted the 200 mile and 200k Fat Pursuit events, in Island Park, Idaho. We are very familiar with this event. Bryon participated in the event last year and I volunteered at the West Yellowstone Checkpoint. Jay is our neighbor and we try to get out and […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Grand Falls on the Dead River

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is from one of our long-time amigos, Tom McDonald. I found this shot in my Wallpaper Folder from last year’s images, yet I knew we had never published this particular image. We’ve shared quite a few of Tom’s photographs over the years and Tom won a photo contest that we ran […]

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900 miles through Alaska: Part 2 Anchorage to Cantwell

Our family spent 3 weeks biking 900 miles in Alaska. This is the second part of three parts describing our journey. Click here to read Part One. Our adventures of fat biking through Alaska began in the city of Anchorage. Anchorage is a typical metropolitan area. There are tall buildings, lots of traffic, and plenty of […]

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Fourmile Travel Management Area – Colorado – By Scott & Nancy Anderson

  Fourmile Travel Management Area: 100,000 acres of “spaghetti-western” scenery plus over 100 miles of dirt roads and trail equals fat biking paradise! Words: Nancy Anderson Photos: Scott Anderson Fourmile is located east of the Arkansas River and stretches north of Buena Vista, south of Johnson Village and up to the Buffalo Peaks Wilderness, smack […]

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Coast to Coast Bikepacking Michigan’s Mitten – By Andy Amstutz

Not many people drive across Michigan.  It’s not on the way to anywhere. It’s the anti-Iowa in the way that I’ve driven through Iowa a dozen times to get to a destination but never had the pleasure of staying overnight.  Michigan, like Florida and Maine, is a destination location, unless one is driving to Cuba, New […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Squamish, British Columbia

  Alan Young shot this week’s spectacular Wallpaper Wednesday image. Alan shared the story behind his stunning photo (below). The riders: Joe Purves-Smith, Brian Helem, and Johnny Oshika. The location: The summit of the Elfin Lakes Trail in Garibaldi Provincial Park near Squamish, British Columbia, Canada which is 1590m altitude. The summit is about 7km in from […]

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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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