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CABDA Midwest Report

It’s been a long time since I’ve walked the floors of a convention center filled with the latest and greatest products from the bicycle industry, but earlier this week, I laced up a pair of comfortable shoes and drove down to Schaumburg, Illinois to explore the aisles of the CABDA show. CABDA isn’t open to […]

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Ogwen Revisited

A few weeks back I had my first bout of sciatica which had me bail my bikepacking ride. I posted about it here: https://fat-bike.com/2021/08/bad-back-bikepacking/ I honestly thought I’d be out of action for quite some time as the days following were very painful. However, after getting some meds from the Drs, I was soon moving […]

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Rocky Mountain debut’s their new Carbon Blizzard

BLIZZARD CARBON FRAME FEATURES The Blizzard Carbon has been updated to include a variety of new frame features. SMOOTHWALL CARBON SMOOTHWALL carbon uses one of the world’s most sophisticated carbon processes to deliver industry leading stiffness-to-weight, ride quality, and durability. We eliminate excess resin and fibers by using rigid internal molds instead of traditional air […]

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Otso Voytek – New Fork and Colors

The Otso Voytek will be getting its first frameset update since it was launched in 2016, as well as a new paint scheme with four new colorways. Otso designed a new fork for the 2021/22 Voytek. This new fork follows similar lines and contours as the previous forks but has three-pack mounts on either side […]

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Bad back bikepacking!

We all love making plans and love it even more when they work out for the good. However sometimes things don’t go as planned and that’s a real bummer! Last weekend saw me have a couple of spare days to go out bikepacking in some fine weather here in Snowdonia. I had a route in […]

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Titan Bikes

Editor – Titan Bikes is a small company in Denmark that makes beautiful handmade titanium frames and bicycle components. Thomas Skou is the man at the helm of the starship Titan and the man with the plan because he’s an engineer. Thomas not only designs and builds bikes. He’s also a trail builder and mountain […]

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Slate bivvy

I’ve had a busy few weeks getting some fine riding in and a few bivvies to make up for what I’ve missed doing the past few months. One of those bivvies was in my favourite place of Cwm Eigiau. Back in late March I posted a video https://fat-bike.com/2021/03/85-days/ of me checking out future over night […]

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Revelate Nano Panniers

Revelate Nano Pannier Bikepacking has evolved over recent years from using panniers to strapping bags to various places on your bike. Panniers are still used but it’s mostly for touring as you can get away with filling them up and not worry too much about the weight. With that, there was a gap, a pannier […]

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85 days!

We all know it’s been one hell of a 12 months, there are many sad stories of loved ones lost. We have had restrictions put in place which has affected our mental health as well as our (my) weight! So when the Welsh Government lifted the restrictions on the Stay at Home so that meant […]

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Fat-bike Radio – Kona Woo Bike Review

Gomez is joined by Ronsta and Danimal to review the 2021 Kona Woo. This is the first time that Fat-Bike has reviewed a bike in a podcast. Ronsta & Danimal at Wheel & Sprocket Delafield It’s like reality TV for your ears when we all get going. After we recorded this segment, I recently took […]

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Fat-Tribe Funskis

We’re back with another Faturday morning post featuring photos from our readers from all over the place. Let’s get right to it! My friend, David Tinnes, suggested I submit some pics to your site. Yesterday’s ride was quite glorious. After work, I went for a solo ride through two local parks. I expected to only […]

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Lock down ride to the beach

Due to local lock down restrictions here in Wales, all exercise has to be done starting and finishing from home. Luckily for me, the coast isn’t too far away and to get there is pretty scenic too. Check it out… Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, […]

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First Look – 2021 Kona Woo

Just in time for our first significant snowstorm, we received a 2021 Kona Woo to review. I didn’t waste any time getting the new demo bike built up and ready to rip. The 2021 Kona Woo – Out of the Box Video The Woo’s paint is gorgeous. The Prism Purple-Blue paint with indigo and live […]

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New 2021 (Made in Canada) – Devinci Minus

Devinci released their “Proudly Canadian” Minus Fat-Bike today and shared some photos and spec’s with us. Take a look and let us know what you think. From Devinci ~ The Minus is a Made in Canada, mega-footprint snow destroyer that will make you rethink your next winter vacation. To ensure the Minus lives up to […]

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2021 Salsa Cycles Fat-Bike Announcement

Our primos de Salsa up in Bloomington announced their 2021 fat-bike models with new colorways for their Beargrease and Mukluk Models this season. Here’s the full-skinny on the new fat. (Direct from the marketing department at Salsa) 2021 SALSA FAT BIKES Beargrease Beargrease is our fat bike built to go faster than you knew fat bikes […]

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Fattest Day Ride – Pagan Bike Chicanery at Levis

Shortly after launching the #fattestdayride celebration, I started to think about what I should do to celebrate the Solstice. I thought that a pagan weekend of bike chicanery at Levis sounded like a good plan for what mi amigo, Erv Spanks reminded me is the third fat-bike holiday on the calendar. I somehow managed to […]

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Fat Tribe Friday! New Hampshire – California – Massachusetts – Michigan – Colorado – Wisconsin – Alabama

Fat-Tribe Friday is back with a coast to coast – North, East, South & West – all across the US representation of fun on bikes! Bob Bernoth is a fan of our Podcasts from New Hampshire. Dudley also hails from the Granite State and he sent us some pretty hilarious stuff along with this shot […]

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Wyatt Maverick Review by Aristotle Peters

Wyatt Maverick Full Review I have had the privilege of riding the new Wyatt Maverick for the majority of the winter.  This is the second iteration of their Maverick Fat-bike that is meant for all-around getting rowdy.  I was able to ride the first generation of this fat-bike for a couple of races last year, […]

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2020 REEB Donkadonk Review

With my mission of relocating to the Front Range of Colorado complete, I was the logical (and all too willing) choice when the call came out to test the fresh from the Front Range, newly redesigned 2020 REEB Donkadonk (from here on out just Donk).  If you don’t know, REEB is the bike brand  started […]

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Wyatt Maverick Product Spotlight by Aristotle Peters

I am delighted to bring to you the new and improved Wyatt Maverick.  They have completely redesigned the rear end of the bike with a cnc’d seatstay yoke to match their chainstay yoke.  This is all matched to rectangular stays and machined dropouts. This is all beautifully manufactured from blocks and tubes in their new […]

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2020 Kona Woo – Long Term Review by -JP Syverud-

  This past November we introduced you to the new Kona Woo Fat Bike. The version we received came with the 12-speed NX Eagle kit. Here is the link to the first review article for all the specs and initial thoughts. https://fat-bike.com/2019/11/first-look-2020-kona-woo-by-jp-syverud. I decided to test this bike out on every style of trail condition. Someday I […]

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First Look – 2020 Kona Woo – by JP Syverud

The fine folks from Kona bikes sent the Fat-Bike Test Labs a 2020 Kona Woo fat bike for some testing. This is the overlooked middle child between their Wo and the Wozo in their fat bike line.  This model is spec’d out with SX Eagle and has a rigid carbon fork with three-pack cage mounts […]

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