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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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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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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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Event Spotlight – Fat Fish 40 (WI)

The race season isn’t over yet. The race season isn’t over until the fat fish sings. That would usually take place at the 2nd edition of the Fat Fish 40 up in Webster Wisconsin. If you’re looking for great grassroots fat-bike racing, you should click this link – https://www.fatfishrace.com/ Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our […]

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Event Spotlight – Grizzly Fat Bike Marathon – 3/10/19 – Alberta

The 4th annual Grizzly Fat Bike Marathon returns to the Canmore Nordic Centre on March 10th, 2019. 36km Solo or Two Person Relay categories are available. Fat-Bike Racing on Groomed XC Ski Trail. Check out all the details here: http://www.grizzlyevents.ca/ Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Everything […]

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Event Spotlight – The Drift 100 – 3/9/19 – Wyoming

The Wind River Mountain Festival presents the inaugural Drift 100. The race takes place in Wyoming, at the northern base of the Wind River Range. Participants (“Drifters”) may run, bike, or ski. This year’s event is coming up on March 9. For more information visit www.thedrift100.com . Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of […]

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Event Spotlight – Rip Zip & Sip – 3/2/19 – Wisconsin

This is how we roll in the Big Whiskey – aka Wisconsin – America’s (freek’n) Dairyland! We ride and then drink a beer(s)! I think they snuck in the zip-lining part of the equation, but check it out…the awards party is at a bowling alley! Click the link for more information – https://lamboriders.org/events/rip-zip-and-sip-1/7880 Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve […]

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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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Upcoming Events – JAN-FEB ’19

  Looks like everyone got the memo to run their Fat-Bike event on February 2nd this winter. I don’t know how things are percolating in your neck of the woods, but here in the big whiskey, we have a nice layer of powdery snow and I’ve been going out to play bikes every freak’n day! Here’s […]

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