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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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Dose of Fat – May 2022

Is everybody ready for Summer? Unless you’re in the Southern Hemisphere, Summer is here starting this weekend! There are a ton of things going on as far as field test updates from the Colonel Steve Austin underground test bunker get ready to receive your Dose of Fat for the Month of May 2022! May might […]

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2022 Sea Otter Classic Bike Expo (Part 3)

We’re back with Part 3 of our coverage of the 2022 Life Time Sea Otter Classic presented by Continental. The bike industry came out of hiding and brought out all of the new toys for all of the girls and boys! #alicecooper Surly Bicycles wove themselves into a new taller tent during the pandemic. They […]

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2022 UK Fat Bike Championships

BACK FOR 2022 !! – Saturday 14th May, 2022 The 2022 UK Fat Bike Championships will be on Sat 14th May at Minley Manor, Hants GU17 9UF.It will be a 6-hour race starting at 3 pm (you must finish your last lap by 9 pm). Around the course there are numerous areas of woodland, heathland, […]

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2022 Sea Otter Bike Expo (Part 2)

We’re back with part 2 of our coverage of the 2022 Life Time Sea Otter Classic presented by Continental. Let’s get right back to the parade of cool bike schwag. Our friends from Corvus Cycles made the trip down the coast to Sea Otter to show their wares. I got to ride the new Ti […]

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2022 AusCycling Fat Bike MTB National Championships – Broome

Friday May 13, 2022 Cable Beach is world famous and for good reason. It boasts white sands, massive 10 metre tides, red pindan cliffs, warm waters, killer sunsets, iconic camel rides and even dinosaur prints. Now it hosts Australia’s only beach cycling event – the AusCycling Fat Bike National Championships. If you’re rolling larger than 3.8″ […]

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2022 Sea Otter Classic Bike Expo (Part 1)

The 2022 Life Time Sea Otter Classic presented by Continental was last week. Racers, fans, and our favorite brands gathered at the Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey California! I walked the aisles of the expo to bring you the latest and greatest products coming to the US market from all of the best companies. It […]

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Valdez Fat Bike Bash (AK)

Valdez, Alaska – April 1-3, 2022 Valdez Alaska looks like a fat bike paradise in the photos and videos that I’ve seen! The Fat Bike Bash is right around the corner and they’re rolling out the red carpet with an XC Race on Saturday and a Downhill Race on Sunday! To register visit – https://valdezadventurealliance.com/

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Homer Big Fat Bike Fest (AK)

Homer Alaska Saturday, April 9th, 2022 The Big Fat Bike Festival is coming right up on the calendar! I was lucky enough to attend this event a few years back. That’s where I first met Travis and Lorrie Hubbard and the super talented Bjorn & Kim and so many others! Homer is a guaranteed good […]

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28 Below Fat Tire Race (SD)

Celebrate the Last Weekend of Winter with theBlack Hills Premier Fatbike Race/Ride/Tour! Spearfish Canyon /Black Hills, SD March 12th 2022 – 50K Ride/Race/Tour Check out all of the details – https://www.28below.com/ Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Everything on our event schedule was […]

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Sweaty Yeti ’22 Recap

photo by Dustin Marsh JP sent me a text a few weeks back. It said that he had a new bloody mary bar set up that he planned to ride during the Sweaty Yeti at Levis. The Yeti had adopted a semi-virtual format this year and the course was open for ten days for anyone […]

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Polar Roll Recap by Greg Gentle

The Polar Roll 2022: Year of the Mullet The Polar Roll Fat Bike Race takes place in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula every February. It has taken up space on my race calendar for years due in part to my belief in the 906 Adventure Club’s mission, but also for the challenge. My first crack at The […]

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Sweaty Yeti Semi-Virtual (WI)

Sign up for the Sweaty Yeti Semi-Virtual (here: https://www.bikereg.com/sweaty-yeti), then click this link to get webscorer and the live timing. The course will be marked and the race is live between Sat Feb 19th, 5:00am-Sunday Feb 27th, 5:00 pm. You never know who you might run into up there this time of year. I heard that […]

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Badger State Games Fat Bike Race (WI)

Click the flyer to go to the race guide with maps and a ton of cool information Saturday, February 19th, 2022 The Underdown – Prarie Dells trailhead To all of my race amigos out there that scoffed at the idea of racing their bikes on a golf course, here’s a race held at the Underdown […]

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Bike Across The Bay (WI)

Click the Flyer for more information Sunday February 20th, 2022 Washburn, WI Check out a race held on the frozen surface of Lake Superior. You can choose between 10k or 20k distance. The course takes place the morning after the Book Across the Bay course. An on-land alternative is in place in the event of […]

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SLiP N RiDE Relay (WI)

Click the demonic snowman for more information Silver Lake County Park is near my old stomping grounds down in Willinois. I remember riding deer paths through an old abandoned campground back in the day and now Silver Lake has a sweet groomed singletrack system. This is one of those races that does a pretty good […]

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Fat Bike Worlds – Wisconsin Recap

Colorado came to visit Wisconsin this past weekend. Colorado-based Borealis Fat Bikes and event founder Dave Ochs were front and center at the New Richmond Golf Club. The Coloradan that we haven’t mentioned yet is Josiah Middaugh. He’s a multiple FBW Men’s Champion from Vail and (spoiler alert) he won again! He’s won in three […]

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The Punksutawley Peddler (IA)

The Mitchell County Mountain Goats and Limestone Brewers are hosting the Punksutawney Peddler a few days after the official burrowing rodent winter weather forecast that you might know as “groundhog day”. It’s rumored that Punksutawney Phil impersonators all over the country go on huge binges after Groundhog Day. There are a million groundhog stories in […]

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Winter’s Fat Classic (SD)

Dirty Chain Co. hosts The Winter’s Fat Classic bringing night racing to Deadwood South Dakota! Registration – https://dirtychain.co/registration/Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/events/581820259427945/Host – http://dirtychain.co/ Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Everything on our event schedule was hugged onto the interwebs and represents, super fun good […]

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4th Annual Fatathlon Fat Bike/Cornhole Biathlon (WI)

Saturday, January 15, 2022 This truly is a one-of-a-kind event, the 4th annual Fat Bike and Cornhole Biathlon. Ride 2 laps of the new and improved, well-groomed Shannon Lake Trail as fast as you can. Then, see if you can improve that record time through the cornhole toss! Every hit improves your time. What a […]

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Triple D (IA)

Join the circus! January 15th, 2022 You have to love an event that calls itself a three-ring circus! Triple D has a long history and a unique culture. Some years back, the race was sold to a new group and I lost touch with how that worked out. The new race promoters contacted us with […]

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2022 Powder Keg Snowshoe & Bike & Ski Race (WI)

Have you always dreamed of being a fat-bike triathlete? This is your chance to make that happen. Snowshoes, Fat-Bikes, and Nordic Skiis raced separately or all together in a virtual and in-person format make the Powder Keg an event that’s truly special. My idea of a Triathalon would include fat-bikes, photography, and coffee outside. I […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – Black Fly-Day 2021

Let’s just jump right in with Nick Barbetta’s Krampus on the north rim of grand canyon! #visualslpendor Newness Leialoha Concetta Sousa-Sommo Fat Biking in Alaska Terrene released their new tweener 27.5 x 4.3 Yippy Ky Yay fat bike tire this week. It’s sort of a goldilocks fat knobby varietal for the ‘one tire does it […]

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The Snow Crown Race Series (WI)

Our friends from Broken Spoke Bike Studio up in Green Bay, Wisconsin run the Snow Crown Race Series and this winter’s lineup features four races across the Northeast corner of Wisconsin. The Shelltrack race will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. I was at the firstShelltrack. I brought two of my huge dogs with me. […]

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Event Spotlight – Fatober Zombie Ride (IA)

Click here for more information The 4th Annual Fatober Fat & Mountain Bike Ride! The Fatober Zombie Ride will start & end at Limestone Brewers (518 Main St, Osage, Iowa). Prizes for the best Zombie Costume! Limestone pizza & beer or food truck specials from Stampedes-on-Wheels after the ride along with music from Ruthless Ruth! […]

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Event Spotlight – The Fenton

Straight outta Webster Wisconsin comes a one hundred and six-mile fat bike race. Our amigos Lilah and Alan from the Fat Fish 40 have cooked up an event that should be on every fat-bike rider’s radar. The race takes place on October 30th up in the Northwest of the big Whiskey through the Namekagon River […]

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Outdoor Retailer 2021

Sometimes being the Front Range Chief Correspondent for Fat-Bike.com has its perks and the day Gomez asked if I wanted to go to the Outdoor Retailer show in Denver last week was one of those days.  I mean, who doesn’t want to walk about and look at a bunch of gear?!  Outdoor Retailer (or OR) […]

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