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The Weekly Dose of Fat – January 26th, 2018

  I’m headed to the Arrowhead 135 to take in all of the pageantry of ultra-fat-bike racing up in International Falls. You can follow the action on our Instagram @fatbikedotcom for live updates from the race and Surly Checkpoint 3. You can also follow the race leaders right from your cubicle here – http://trackleaders.com/arrowhead18. I wonder how […]

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Fat Video Tuesday – Crested Butte Fat Bike Worlds

Crested Butte Colorado is throwing their version of the Fat-Bike Whirrled Champ-peen-ships this weekend and it’s an event like no other fat-bike event (at least that I’ve ever been to) Crested Butte is a Colorado mountain town that supports a thriving winter tourism economy and for one weekend a year they focus all of that sweet […]

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The Dose of Fat Podcast Show #132 – USA Cycling Fat-Bike National Champion, AMY STUART & the Surly Llama shares meditations on the Surly Masher

On this episode of the Dose of Fat, Leia Spinner, and Gomez attempt to balance Racing, Beer, and Fun. The show was recorded at the Midwest Family Marketing Radio Studio in Madison Wisconsin. Here’s what’s on the show! We Start the show with the seventh reincarnation of the Surly Llama Mr. Dan Rasmussen – He’s […]

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Event Spotlight Badger State Games (WI) 1/20/18

Wausau Wisconsin hosts the 2018 Badger State Games and the Fat-Bike Race in on January 20th. Details on how to get registered are up on the event webpage. Central Wisconsin has great fat-bike riding opportunities at several trail systems, in Wausau and the surrounding area. The Badger State Games hold competitions in dozens of categories, […]

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Global Fat-Bike Day 2017

December 2nd, is the date of this year’s – GLOBAL FAT-BIKE DAY! Some of you are probably wondering… why are we telling you about an event so far in advance? Well it’s because you are all part of the planning process! It takes time to get all of your ducks in a row, and gather your […]

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The Hugh Jass Fat Bike Series – Starts October 7th!

I know the frost is barely on the pumpkin, but that isn’t putting a dent is the enthusiasm for fat-bike racing here in America’s Dairyland. Our friends over at Wheel and Sprocket just announced their 2017/18 schedule for the the Hugh Jass Fat Bike Race Seiries. The First race is on October 7th, 2017 and […]

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Event Spotlight – Summer Squatch- July 1st – Neillsville, Wisconsin

Thaw your inner Yeti at the Summer Squatch. non-race weekend! Proceeds to the chalet re-build. Info here:https://summersquatch.blogspot.com/ Summer Squatch UPDATE: The SS category is now changed from race to “Social weekend” Rides, (womens, fast, slow, photo tours, guided, night etc) camping, Sand Creek Brewing Co. Brew, Pints for the first registered, Hanging out in a […]

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2017 Sea Otter Classic Report – Part 1

  With the near death of Interbike, the Sea Otter Classic has become the pinnacle of the bicycle industry ‘show & tell’ in these United States of America. In addition to every kind of bike racing known to mankind, the Sea Otter presents an exposition area that features every cool bicycle company that you’ve ever […]

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2017 US Open Fat Bike Beach Championship Report

Every March we say that we’d really like to go down to the Outer Banks in North Carolina to attend 2017 US Open Fat Bike Beach Championship, but it seems like it’s always in conflict with both NAHBS and the Fat Bike Birkie. So this year we contacted the race director, Shawn Spencer and asked […]

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Event Spotlight – St Fattys Day – March 18-20

Today Sherman, we set the way-back machine to: March 17th of Two Thousand and Twelve – Destination: Gaylord Michigan! Yes – St Fattys Day returns to the fat-bike event radar screen to punctuate the end of the winter (that wasn’t) of sixteen/seventeen.   Coming Next Week – It’s Spring!  

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Utah Sweaty Yeti 2017

Longtime Fat-biker and Ogden, Utah resident, Mark Peterson sent us this report on the 2017 Utah Sweaty Yeti! Fat-biking has grown dramatically in Utah over the past 5 years. There have been many individuals and organizations that have helped the growth of the local Fat-biking scene. The most important factor, for me personally, has been […]

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Event Spotlight – Hinton Growler – Alberta 2-26-17

  Hinton is a town in west-central Alberta, Canada and they’re hosting the  first annual Hinton Growler Fat Bike Endurance Race is presented by the Hinton Mountain Bike Association.  It is a family friendly event that is held during Hinton’s Winter Magic Festival. THREE ADULT CATEGORIES (AGES 13+, MIXED) : Growler (Expert Class): 3 hours to […]

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Event Spotlight – Sweaty Yeti

  Race the best groomed fat-bike trails in Wisconsin, Levis Mounds! According to the race flyer, this is the Premier Midwest Fatbike Race (even though they misspelled Fat-Bike). You can click the race flyer to go to the event web page or visit Bike Reg to go directly to register for the event and, possibly, star in […]

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Stuart & House Win at Fat Bike Nats

Congratulations to all of the new Fat-Bike National Champions! Both the men’s and women’s Pro/Elite Champions, Amy Stuart and Cole House will be guests on Fat-Bike Radio and….you can check out all of the results and all of the new National Champions here – https://www.usacycling.org/results/index.php?year=2017&id=3

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Event Spotlight – Big Fat Race – 1/22/17

  Up North in the Chequamegon National Forest, there’s a race coming up that sez it’s a different kind of race. You can click the race flyer to go to the event web page or click HERE to go directly to register for the event. If you go, let us know what was different and stuff. The Event Calendar […]

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Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series

This is the longest running and highest (elevation) Fat-Bike Race series in this great land! Just click on the flyer (above) and you’ll be transferred to the Cloud City Wheelers web page, where you can track down all the essential information to attend one of these fine races. You may even run into samsquantch! The […]

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Event Spotlight – The Farmhand Fat Bike Race

The Farmhand Fat Bike Race is one of the original events that goes way back to the beginning of “fat bike racing” in Michigan! The FFBR is the third event in the, self proclaimed, ‘Largest Fat Bike Racing Series in these United States of America’ the Great Lakes Fat Bike Series. For more info about […]

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South Shore Cyclery’s Frosty Hog

South Shore Cyclery in Milwaukee is a putting on another Frosty Hog in 2017 as a fundraiser to benefit the Cudahy Community Education and Recreation Department in Southeast Wisconsin. The race is held in Milwaukee’s Sheridan Park on the bluffs above Lake Michigan. Awesome views, spectator friendly, short track fat-bike racing at it’s best! Race […]

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Event Spotlight – The Big Fat Bike Festival – Homer Alaska

Big Fat Bike Festival 2017 Registration is Open! The 6th annual Big Fat Bike Festival hosted by the Homer Cycling Club will take place on the weekend of March 17th-19th. Get more details and register at www.HomerCyclingClub.org Ed~ This is an event that I was lucky enough to attend two years ago. Unbelievable beach riding and the […]

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Interbike Outdoor Demo – Day 2

  Day Two – Outdoor Interbike in the Dirt – Today I rode a bunch’a bikes, but I primarily focused on the Plus side of the force. However there was one exception, in the form of the Otso Voytek. Yesterday, I crowned this bike the belle of this here Interbike Ball, so I felt like I […]

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