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Fat (video) Tuesday – DEO Returns (again)

This weeks video is short. Like really short but extremely picturesque. It’s from our long-time amigo Deo from the Atlantic Coast of our fabulous fat bike friends to the North (and East) Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your […]

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Sûrly unearths Fester

In the movies, Fester was lost during a Typhoon in the Bermuda Triangle, but we dug this fester out of a big corrugated cardboard box. E-Bikes, Aluminum Handlebars and now Titanium? It’s beginning to look like an all too familiar slippery slope of full-grown bicycle geekery. So like…steel is real, but titanium is real light? […]

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Afterglow Lake Resort – Phelps WI – Northwoods Paradise

I was drawn to Afterglow Lake Resort by their incredible social media photo-stream. The intense sunset photography made me think back to shooting Kodachrome slide film and spoke to one of my life-long passions (photography). And it didn’t hurt that their photos feature two Bernese Mountain Dogs along with a Golden Retriever at the lodge to […]

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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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Teravail Coronado 26 x 4.0 final thoughts – By Seth Bell

Howdy campers. You may remember that back in May (holy smokes, how is it already almost October?!) we received a pair of Teravail’s Light and Supple Coronado tires for testing. If you missed the initial review, check the link here: https://fat-bike.com/2018/06/teravail-coronado-26-x-4-0-review-by-seth-bell/ After riding the Coronados over the Summer, we’re here with a final review and score. […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ OMFB – Flat Creek

Is it to soon to dip back into the OMFB catalog? Well, it’s the day before ‘Merica’s Birffday’ and there’s nothing more ‘Merican than fat-bike funskies under the directorial supervision of Old Man Fat Bike. I’m beginning to be an OMFB fan. Maybe we should start the OMFB fan club. They have stickers for sale here. Would […]

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2018 Sea Otter Classic – Special Report

In addition to hosting every denomination of bicycle racing, the 2018 Sea Otter Classic has become the best bicycle industry trade show in these United States. Even the corporate giants of the industry come out and show their wares and simultaneously support their race teams. Along with the big boys, the Sea Otter expo area features […]

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Kali Adventure Club – Part 2 – By Will Ross

Ed ~ This is part 2 of Will Ross’ story about his trip up to Point Lay, Alaska. You can read part 1 of the story here – https://fat-bike.com/2017/11/kali-adventure-club-part-1-by-will-ross/ Thursday, Day 3 of our time spent at Kali School in Point Lay, Alaska was a big day. The five of us coaches kicked off the day […]

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Product Spotlight – Ritchey Commando

Ever since Sven first reported about Tom Ritchey bringing back the Commando in the form of a steel 4″ fat-bike at NAHBS two years ago, I’ve wanted to get a chance to ride one. Ritchey is a legend and has been making mountain bikes for longer than I’ve been riding. Some of my earliest memories of […]

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New Zealand – Godley Valley – Fatpack

We’re pleased to welcome back Kevin Higgins. Kevin is our correspondent from Alexandra, NZ which is an hour from Queenstown and Wanaka, and surrounded by epic riding! Kevin was born and raised in San Jose, California but now lives with his wife in New Zealand. Kevin runs a small bicycle business called Hellcat Cycles. He revitalizes prewar bikes for rental around Lake Wanaka and […]

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Fattie Approved!

Written by – Fattie Lumpkin   “Fattie Approved”- what does it mean?  Without getting too philosophical, my idea of something being “Fattie approved” signifies a general ‘good’ in things. It’s not just about bikes; it’s about enjoyment. I’ve always wanted to find a way of designating things to friends that I found to be top […]

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