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Rutland Cold Rolled 2023 (VT)

Rutland Cold Rolled Fatbike Festival is back! Presented by Sram and Fiddlehead Brewing, and hosted by Mountain Bike Vermont and Pine Hill Partnership in Rutland, Vermont, Cold Rolled offers a day of fat bike stoke on cold-rolled singletrack! On Sunday, February 12th, 2023, fat bikers from around New England and New York gather in Rutland to lead a charge with Old Man […]

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Winter Wooly DH Race (NH)

LIFT-ACCESS FAT BIKING February 4th, 2023 – Northfield, New Hampshire a day of lift-accessed fat biking and classic Highland Family Fun. Enjoy miles of groomed downhill and XC trails, a DH fat bike race, plenty of good food and beer, and a hearty helping of hijinks. Register Here Check out last year’s recap video below […]

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The 9th Annual Frosty Hog (WI)

For more race information click the hog in this flyer South Shore Cyclery has been hosting this Milwaukee area race for years and somehow, I’ve never been able to make it out there. The 2023 version looks like a real hoot! Check out all the details below. Race Information & RulesMore at www.frostyhog.comRide Solo or Team […]

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Fatty in the Falls (WI)

I scanned the race flyer from my windshield #oldschool I found a race flyer stuck in my windshield at the Shelltrack Race for the Fatty in the Falls and then the race director, messaged me this morning and asked if we could share the event. Next thing you know, we’ve got opportunities for more fat […]

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Umeå Fatbike Race (Sweden)

Sunday 19 February 2023 Premiere of a new fat bike race in Sweden! Umeå Fatbike Race is run in the outdoor area Hamptjärnsberget, link to map . Hamptjärnsberget is located approx. 7 km from the center of Umeå and is a geographically hilly, scenic area which makes for a fun course. The start and finish take place at Hamptjärnsstugan, which […]

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NEON NIGHTS : glow with the flow (WI)

Our friends from the Metro Mountain Bikers over there in Milwaukee have an event coming up that’s right up my alley. I’ve always thought that bike festivals and group rides are a lot more fun than a bike race. The Neon Nights ride is a big fat light parade at the sweet Minooka Trail system […]

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The Sweaty Yeti at Levis Mound (WI)

I know where I’ll be on March 4th, 2023! The Sweaty Yeti is my favorite race of the winter season! It’s the real deal. Groomed old-school singletrack situated at the mid-point between Milwaukee/Madison and Minneapolis. this could be one hell of an end-of-winter party! JP will be out on the course pulling the Bloody Mary […]

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Event Spotlight – Snow Ball’s Chance (NY)

StarCrawf Promotions presents Snowball’s Chance in Port Jarvis New York! Here’s a fat bike event that’s been going on for years that raises funds for the Watershed Trails of Port Jarvis New York! We just wanted to send out a reminder to get registered for the SnowBall’s Chance. If you register by January 1st, you […]

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5th Annual Frosted Fat Tire Fat Bike Relays (MI)

https://meltingmann.com/frosted-fat-tire/ Register for the 5th Annual Frosted Fat Tire Fat Bike Relays today. Pick your team – bring your bike or teams can share a bike. Sunday, January 22, 2023 at The Pit Fitness Ranch. This looks like such a great time! Short-track relay racing with three rider teams. That’s how my first fat bike […]

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Bike Across the Bay (WI)

The North Coast Cycling Association invites you to race across Chequamegon Bay. There’s a 10k and 20k route that probably turns into flat-out drag race at the front end and a fun tour for the rest. The course goes out on the windswept ice of Lake Superior! For more information you can visit the North […]

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Danger Gnome Podcast with George Kapitz at the Broken Spoke Crash Course in Green Bay and International Superstar – Hugh Jass!

The Crash Course Coaches at Broken Spoke Bike StudioKelly, Chris, George, David, and Robb. For this episode of the Danger Gnome Podcast Tio Gomez hit the road up to the Green Bay Area to meet up with our old friend George Kapitz and his Broken Spoke Bike Studio crew for a fat bike skills workshop […]

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Lake McBride Fat Tire Classic (IA)

Click the photo for more information 6th Annual Lake Macbride Fat Tire Classic Saturday, February 11th, 2023 – Solon, Iowa The Lake Macbride Fat Tire Classic is a Fat Bike race like no other. Presented by Sugar Bottom Bikes and The Solon Centennial Lions Club, the race will take you around scenic Lake Macbride on […]

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Trek Winter Fat Bike Series (AK)

TREK WINTER FAT BIKE SERIES Merry Masher – DEC 28, 2022 Icy River Rampage – FEB 4, 2023 Blue Booty Blitz – MAR 1, 2023 Click the Flyer for more Information Our amigos at the Trek Store of Anchorage and Billy Flamingo Stud Nuggets host a 3 race series in the birthplace of fat bikes, Anchorage, Alaska. I want to send a big shout-out and thanks to our Fatbassador to Alaska, Travis, for giving us the […]

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Trailyard Valparaiso (IN) Winter Race Series

The Hoosier State has a really cool fat bike race series run by a coffee shop/restaurant & bar/outpost called Trailyard located just outside of Valparaiso, Indiana. Trailyard is located next to a 14-mile groomed set of trails called the Creekside Trails. Their race series features 4 races. Click the photo for more information about the […]

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Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series (CO)

Click the Flyer for more Information The highest fat bike race series in the gnation is hosted by the Cloud City Wheelers in Leadville, Colorado. The series features five races that have to be on every fat biker’s bucket list. Mark your calendars and start sewing your costume! Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve […]

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Short’s Brewing Fat Bike Series (MI)

Back for another winter, the Short’s Brewing Fat Bike Series offers some of the best fat bike races in Michigan! The mission of SBFBS is to highlight groomed fat bike trails in Northern Michigan and to get more people outside when the snow flies. Fat bike racing is laid back, friendly and fun. Few types […]

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JayP’s Backyard Fat Pursuit 2023 (ID)

January 6-8, 2023 – 60K or 200K | Bike, Ski, Run – Island Park, Idaho The world record holder for the Iditarod Trail Invitational and the 2012 Tour Divide champ –  would like to invite you to come and do a race in his backyard. Of course, we’re talking about the one and only-  Jay Petervary […]

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Pie Burner – Toy4Tots Ride – Nov. 26th (MN)

Click Here for more Information! Get your holidays started out on the right foot at the Pie Burner Fat Bike Ride and Toys for Tots (toy drive) up in the Iron Range in Minnesota. Just go ahead and click on the flyer to visit the event page for all of the details on how you […]

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Triple D Winter Endurance Race (Iowa)

Join the circus! January 14th, 2023 A true one-of-a-kind original! This is the first winter race where I saw riders use aero bars on their fat bikes! It’s a crazy course full of surprises and sprinkled with country stores and saloons! The course takes riders and runners From Dubuque (Iowa) to Dyersville and Durango back […]

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8th Annual Snow Bully Night Race (WI)

***Friday night February 3rd, 2023***All Races start at 6pm! The 8th Annual Snow Bully Fat Bike Race is hosted by the great members of the Iola Winter Sports Club. The Club invites everyone to be a part of this fun event that kicks off the Iola Winter Carnival weekend! Event proceeds go towards helping the […]

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Global Fat Bike Day – December Third Two Thousand and Twenty–Two (or thereabouts) – Worldwide!

GFBD 2022 Celebrations! December Third Two Thousand and Twenty–Two (or thereabouts) GLOBAL FAT-BIKE DAY! You are all part of the FUN! Gather your regional fat-tribe for some worldwide group fun. The event is a grassroots, community-based dealio. Just, one of the best times, you have ever had on a fat-bike! GFBD belongs to everyone that […]

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Event Spotlight – Fat Dog Bike Rally at the Dogtown Cluster (WI)

The Webb Lake Men’s Club and the Backcountry Bike Club present the Fat Dog Rally at the Dogtown Cluster on October 10th, 2020. Fat dogs love the sand and this part of Wisconsin is a fat bike paradise! For more information or to register visit – https://webblakemensclub.org/fat-dog-rally/ Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been […]

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Event Spotlight – Fall Color Fest

One of the longest-running mountain bike races in our backyard is the Fall Color Festival at Kettle Moraine State Forest in South East Wisconsin and this year they’ve added a 22-mile fat bike category. The fat bike course consists of a brown loop and two blue loops at the John Muir trail cluster. You have […]

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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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Summer Squatch Event Update

Levis / Trow Mounds Trail Summer Squatch 2022- Labor Day weekend Have you been looking at photos from Levis Mound and telling yourself, I wish I knew where some of those wonderful overlooks and rock formations were? If you come to Summer Squatch, you’ll get a guided tour to the best of three different mounds! […]

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Event Spotlight – Pre-Fat Bike Race (WI)

The 26th Seely Lions Club Pre-Fat Race is coming up on August 20th! They’ve listed a fat bike race that looks like it would be a hoot! And hellz-bells brothers and sisters…you get a brat and bevvy as part of your entry. This is a grassroots community event that’s sure to please lovers of the […]

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Summer Squatch – Labor Day Weekend – Levis Mound (WI)

The Summer Squatch is back! With DNA from former events like Pedro’s Fest, Gnome Fest, and Levis Mound Fest with a ride-centric attitude this time. Camping Fri, Saturday & Sunday nights at the trailhead or remote sites.-Meet and Greet at Sand Creek Brewery Friday night!-Night Rides-Derby-Guided tours & group rides-Bikepack overnight to Wildcat Mound-Beer pool-Shennanigans […]

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2022 Australian Fat Bike National Championships – Race Report by Simon Rimmer

Fat Bikes might have been crafted for the snowfields of the northern hemisphere, but they’re as equally at home on loose trails, muddy tracks and sandy beaches……….and that’s where they’ve captured the attention of Aussie riders because we’ve got plenty of incredible beaches surrounding our Great Southern Land. Arguable one of our best beaches is […]

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