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Niche Bike News – US Open – USA Cycling – Old Man Mountain – Rocky Mtn/RaceFace Enduro Team

Due to the current state of Pandemic and numerous closures and in an abundace of precaution the 2020 race has been cancelled.      We are working on dates for the 2021 event and will make an announcement as soon as we lock it down.  When the date is decided (it is tidal dependant and […]

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Nation’s largest fat bike beach race returns to NC

Bikers line up for elite division race in 2019 – Courtesy Robert B Butler An interview with Shawn Spencer, Race Director WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NORTH CAROLINA – The US Open Fat Bike Beach Championship, the largest beach race in the nation, returns to Wrightsville Beach the weekend of March 27-29, 2020. “The growth of the Fat […]

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The Real Sweaty Yeti – Leap Day 2020 (WI)

Click HERE for more information If you’re looking for an event that has retained it’s ‘old-school’ vibe from the golden age of Wisconsin Fat-Bike Racing, you’ve found your event with the Sweaty Yeti. The lemans start is signaled with a muzzle-loader fired into the air. The local brewery comes out with a keg and Chalet […]

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The Borealis Fat Bike Worlds

Some years back, Dave Ochs, John Norton, and Steve Kaczmarek helped start the Borealis Fatbike World Championships. The race is in its 5th year and over 750 riders participated in the elite division with over 1,400 competitors toeing the line in all of the various races during the four-day celebration. Crested Butte is a gorgeous […]

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Event Spotlight – Fat Bike Blitz – 2/22/20 (MN)

Location : Pebble Creek Golf Club 14000 Clubhouse Lane, Becker MN 55308 Date: February 22nd 2020 Time: Venue opens at 9am Practice Laps : 10am Race Start : 12pm 30 Mike Race covering the Pebble Creek Golf Course Chip Timing from Gopher State Registration $25.00 Registration Link: https://pebblecreekgolf.com/product/becker-fat-bike-blitz/ Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/FatBikeBlitz/ Website : https://fatbikeblitz.com/ Brief Description: Snow or not, […]

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Event Spotlight – Fattitude (WI) 2/22/20

Click the Flyer for more Information Attitude Sports is throwing a fat-bike race that makes me think that “deuces are wild”! (Cuz it’s on 2/22/20) I think it was Al Chervik that said “Golf Courses and Cemeteries are a waste of good real estate” but that’s because Al wasn’t a fat-biker. If you lay down […]

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Event Spotlight – The Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra

MONTANE® Yukon Arctic Ultra Organizers Look Forward to 17th Edition of the World’s Coldest and Toughest Ultra Competitors face fierce wintry conditions along the race’s route Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada — (January 7, 2020) — Since 2003, the MONTANE® Yukon Arctic Ultra (MYAU) has been held every February along the Yukon Quest Trail – the route […]

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The 8th Annual Überwintern Fatbike Festival (VT)

The Stowe Trails Partnership and Mountain Bike Vermont are at it again for 2020! MTBVT has partnered with the Stowe Trails Partnership to offer a day of fatbike revelry on powder packed singletrack. On Saturday January 11th, 2020 we will be gathering at Ranch Camp in Stowe to lead a two-wheeled charge against Old Man […]

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Event Spotlight – Cross River Ripper Fat Bike Event (Mass)

Register here – https://www.bikereg.com/the-sandy-neck-fat-bike-winter-classic#Register $75 gets you a jersey and an after party. It’s gonna be fun! All fund raising goes to: * Barnstable Land Trust  and * MassAudubon Long Pasture Wildlife SanctuaryHere are the event notes…. The Sandy Neck Fat Bike Winter Classic (SNFBWC) – first annual! – is a night time party ride on a […]

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Burning Gnomes on the Spectrum – Shelltrack Race Report (Part 2) plus Shannon Chapwesk from Hugh Jass Race #2

Relay winners  Fat-Bike Radio’s Podcast Week! It’s Part 2 of the Burning Gnomes on the Spectrum coverage of the Shelltrack – Snow Crown Race Series opener from Ryan’s on York in Manitowoc, WI. (L-R) Gomez-Jason-Amanda Spinner & Gomez interview Jason and Amanda Manders from Trail Genius along with Sarah and George Kapitz from the Snow Crown Race Series. […]

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Event Spotlight – Snow Crown Series (WI)

Geo Our long-time amigo George from Broken Spoke Bicycle Studio runs a race series in the Northeast corner of Wisconsin called the Snow Crown that consists of four events that all have a personality of their own. I may be a little biased but my personal favorite is the Shelltrack race! I was at the […]

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Danger Gnome – Hugh Jass – Race No. 1

Fat-Bike Race season has begun and the Danger Gnome Podcast took a field trip out to Lake Geneva to do our best imitation of a bike racer and to record this bit of podcasting. Along the way, we interview Kerry Gonzalez who laid out the course at the Lake Geneva race. We also talk with […]

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Global fat Bike Day is less than a month away!

GFBD 2019 Celebrations! December Seventh Two Thousand and Nineteen Fat Foray Five – Return to Frensham, UK – https://www.facebook.com/events/666386143873892/Standing Rock Park, Stevens Point, WI – https://www.facebook.com/events/383942472301906/Point Beach State Forest, Two Rivers, WI – https://www.facebook.com/events/963209310690698/CamRock County Park, Cambridge, WI – https://www.facebook.com/events/385562995467637/Kivi Park, Sudbury, ON, Canada – http://www.waldenmbc.ca/index.php?option=com_jevents&task=icalrepeat.detail&evid=1107East Lothian Coast Ride, Scotland – https://www.facebook.com/groups/762469277112898/Bell Joy, Madison, WI – https://www.facebook.com/events/363912971139045/Waterloo Iowa – https://www.facebook.com/events/373952966849471/Toledo, Ohio – https://www.facebook.com/events/674679796347970Waupaca, Wisconsin […]

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Event Spotlight – Atwood Park – Rockford, IL

Click the Flyer for more Information This Saturday there’s a brand new fat-bike race series starting and the series is being held on a brand new trail system down in Rockford, Illinois! This grassroots Fat-Bike race series begins this Saturday! It’s put on by the Rockford Park District. It’s a great way to check out […]

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¡El Funduro Grande!

Last weekend we co-hosted the third in a series of events that fly under the Flag of FUN aka the Grand Funduro Beach Ride & Ball or El Funduro Grande en españiol. I suppose that you would have to have been hiding under a rock if you hadn’t seen anything about GFBRAB, because we’ve been […]

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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 drive away which was on the shores of Bala lake. However the attraction of trying out packrafts attracted people from […]

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Event Spotlight – Grand Funduro Beach Ride & Ball

Click the Flyer to go to the Event Page Grand Funduro Beach Ride and Ball Schedule of Events Saturday2pm-4pm Arrival and Hotel Check in. Grab a goody bag.4pm Group beach sunset ride to the Dead River (4miles)5pm-7pm Group gravel evening ride to the The Tropics (8miles bring a headlight).7:30 to midnight Dancing and cocktails in […]

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2019 MTBA Australian Fat Bike National Championships – 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 ‘cause we’ve got plenty of incredible beaches surrounding our Great Southern Land. Arguably one of our best beaches is […]

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MAY FOTO GORDO CONTEST

Before we get into our May Foto Gordo Contest, let’s award some prizes to some folks that attended our ultra smurfy beach bike rodeo from last weekend! Best Jello Mold Morpheus Mash-up goes to – Erv Sparks! Steve Pirelli – Puff the Magic Dragon Wins Best Costume Best Crash goes to Greg Hahn with an […]

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Our First Funduro

photo by Chris Zito I’m sitting at my desk feeling exponentially luckier than I usually feel, which is saying something because I consider myself to be one of the luckiest humans on earth. The reason that I’m filled with an extra dose of gratitude is probably, in large part, enhanced by the feeling you get […]

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