Solstice Bivvy

I’ve had a few weeks off the bike recently and with the recent summer solstice falling midweek during a decent spell of weather, it was a good excuse to get back out. After finishing a […]

Bike Culture

Foto Gordo – Summer Solstice 2023

It’s been a hell of a great spring for riding in the Big Whiskey. Drought conditions make for some really buff dirt ribbons at Kettle, JeffCo, and Camrock. What have trail conditions been like in […]

Enduro AF

A tale of tubeless tire sealant(s)

A short story about tire sealant The average fat biker that has one bike to maintain, probably can’t relate to our tubeless tire atmosphere, so I’ll try to preface this story with a little bit […]


#ridepdw May Giveaway

For the next two weeks, we’re helping the cool cats from Portland Design Works give away a prize package that includes a set of Mud Shovels (any in-stock variety), a Fatty Object CO2 inflator, 2 […]

Business Profiles

Builder Profile – Firefly Bicycle

I recently interviewed the Director of Operations and Frame Design for Firefly Bicycles, Kevin Wolfson. We distilled that interview into what we like to call a builder profile. We think that our readers will find […]

B-Fat (27.5 Fat)

Interview – Dave Wages of Ellis Cycles

Dave Wages is an award-winning bicycle fabricator and the man behind Ellis Cycles. Ellis Cycles is located in Wisconsin and I visited Dave’s workshop back in 2014 in pursuit of a story that we published titled – Builder Profile – Ellis Cycles. Dave and I ran into one another out at Kettle last summer and he mentioned that he was building himself a new fat bike. That got us talking about how fat bikes have evolved from the earlier days. I was in the middle of testing a couple of next-generation fatties and I thought that it would be interesting to share a bit of what Dave was building for himself and how his new bike would evolve compared to his first fat bike. His first fat bike just happened to win an award at the NAHBS show. […]

B-Fat (27.5 Fat)

Panorama Cycles Torngat

This past winter I was sentenced to field test a couple of Chromoly fat bikes and today we’re going to share the experience of field testing the Panorama Cycles, Torngat. Panorama is yet another regional […]


Bison Bicycle Co – Black Dog

The Bison Bicycle Company follows in the footsteps of bike brands born from bike shops. The shop behind Bison is Geared Up Cyclery in Pinedale Wyoming. You may remember them from hosting Fat Bike Worlds […]


Kona’s (New) Woo

Kona just announced their new colorway for the Woo! The new color is called Light Olive Metallic and it’s not currently available in the US, but it will be soon. We’ve published reviews of the […]


ABUS MoDrop Helmet

I’ve been using the ABUS Modrop helmet for about 3 months now and here’s my take on it. Firstly, I think this helmet looks pretty cool and with that it does keep you cool with […]


Bucksaw Bikepacking

My bivvy a month campaign is going well this year with some pretty fine camps. This one was up there with the best! Again on familiar territory within the Snowdonia National Park in north Wales, […]

B-Fat (27.5 Fat)

4 Ti Fat Bikes we Like

Sometime last winter, I started to wonder to myself…what is the ultimate titanium fat bike? So I started to do what I could to get acquainted with what was available. During the last six months, […]

Bike Black Ribbon


Last weekend I met up with some of the fat bike guys from the south of England for FatFOD. FatFOD is an annual met up run by Graham Foot of Smokestone bikes. A couple of […]


Out and about…

After being out and about on the bike last weekend I spotted a track about 3 miles away on a hillside and thought “I’ve gotta give that a try”. So 7 days later I headed […]

B-Fat (27.5 Fat)

Dose of Fat April 2020

It’s April and the transition from Winter to Spring shook me to the bone with what I like to call Prescription-Strength weather. My bike rides provided a front-row seat to the epic battles between the […]

B-Fat (27.5 Fat)

MOOTS’ New Forager Fat Bike

Ready for All Seasons and All Terrain If you’re not hanging up your wheels when the snow flies and you love the solitude of quiet winter adventures. This Overlanding machine is built for you.  Moots’ […]

Bike Culture

Ice Swampin’ by Raoul Glute

As our sun-starved pallid bodies become reintroduced to the bright warm stranger in the sky, I’m compelled to recall a recent last bit o winter biking frolic. During my typical mid-February cabin fever-induced blues I […]