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Wallpaper Wednesday – Jay from AK – Post No. 3

Jay Cable is back with his series of Wallpaper images from Alaska. This week’s portrait is of Tom M, pushing his bike through an old burn on the Moose Creek Trail in the White Mountains National Recreational Area (the home of the White Mountains 100).   #winteriscoming Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Pancia Rosa

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Mark “Jake The Snake” Jacobson . This is Mark’s second Wallpaper Wednesday feature and this shot features a Fatback Skookum with a Lauf Carbonara Fork. Mark named his Skookum Pancia Rosa. It’s time to start thinking about riding in the snow. It’s the perfect time of year […]

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Foto Gordo – Motor City

Foto Gordo returns! to bring all of our fat-bike cousins some Friday foto stoke! Let’s get ready to go play bikes all weekend! This week’s foto comes from Jeff Wriker. Jeff included a poem with his photo (below) The Great TrailTrans Canada TrailWindsor OntarioThat’s the GM towers across the river in Detriot Jeff Wriker Does your […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Olive

Dean Leavitt sent us some snaps of his Olive Drab Trek Farley in various poses in search of cool fat-bike dot com stickers and that’s how you get’r done every Wallpaper Wednesday! We’re rolling ever closer to or eight-year anniversary of our WW column. How do you think we should celebrate? Got your own Wallpaper […]

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Foto Gordo – Full Moon Friday the 13th Edition

Put the lime in the coconut, and you’ll feel better! We’ve already burned through half of September and it’s both the Full Moon and Friday the 13th! It only seems appropriate to celebrate the luckiest day of the year with an Alaskan foto gordo post. Today’s foto comes from Nicole Geils out in Girdwood Alaska! […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday the wilds of Moray, Scotland

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Greg Stephen from Scotland. This picture made me think of Harvest, which made me think of Neil Young, which played the song Helpless on the jukebox in my head. This is what Greg shared with us about his photographs, Here’s a few of my Ritchey Commando at […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Italia

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Bandw from Italy. The photo was taken on the Etna Volcano with a Nikon AW100 camera. you can see more from Bandw on his website www.bandw.it Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a fat-bike related […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Pole

Antti Hakonen sent us this shot back in March for a Foto Gordo entry, but it was so good, we made it this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. It’s his Pole Taiga and he took this magnificent pic with a Nokia 808 PureView phone. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Do You Know the way to…

The last gasp of July takes us to the Southwest United States of America somewhere above Santa Fe, New Mexico. Richard Wilson shot his Salsa with a storm brewing in the background in this Week’s Wallpaper Wednesday portrait. It’s what’s on my computer’s desktop. What’s on yours? Send us a shot of your desktop and […]

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Fat-Tribe Thursday (WI-Italy-MI-India)

Fat-Tribe Thursday is a distant cousin of Throwback Thursday. Back in the day, we used to share photos from fat-bikers from around the world under the byline ‘Fat-Tribe Thursday’. It’s sort of like a modernized version of the “Magic Mirror” bit at the end of Romper Room. I don’t remember why we picked Thursday, but […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Aussie Series No.19

We’re celebrating our monthly series that features photos from our amigo – 2017 Simpson Desert Challenge Champion, Eckart Altenkamp. Once a month, for the last nineteen months, we’ve delighted your retinas with some intensely beautiful images from Australia! This is what Eckart shared about this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday photo. Simpson Desert Bike Challenge 2018. An […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Gimmee Shelter

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday was taken by a gentleman named Gomez from Wisconsin during a recent three-day tour that he rode through the Kettle Moraine State Forest. This serene portrait was taken early in the morning stillness after packing all of his gear onto the bike from the night before. This might be called “Saying […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Smith Rocks

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from the Beaver State. Terry Johnson sent in a shot of his 509 Jabit at Smith Rocks State Park near Bend. (Mt Hood in the background). Terry added that he “Loves the podcast”. Thanks for listening Terry! Happy Hump Day Campers! I’m off for a couple of days […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – The Beach

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Ilari Lindstedt. Ilari grabbed this shot of his Ice Cream Truck at the beach near Raisio in Finland early this spring with anticipation for warm summer beach rides! Well, summer is here and I’m already thinking about snow riding….but that’s just the way my mind works. Does […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aussie Series – Sesquipedalian Sesquiannual!

We’re celebrating the year and a half mark for our monthly series that features photos from our amigo – 2017 Simpson Desert Challenge Champion, Eckart Altenkamp. Once a month, for the last eighteen months, we’ve delighted your retinas with some intensely beautiful images from Australia! This is what Eckart shared about this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday […]

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Foto Gordo – June Bug!

We’ve already burned through half of June and I’ve yet to see a June Bug! It only seems appropriate to celebrate the festival of light, sponsored by the summer solstice, with a little front range, high country foto gordo post. Today’s foto comes from Justin VanAlstyne out in Fort Collins, Colorado and he wins a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Next Generation

This week’s WW came to us from Federation of Planets, Lt. Commander Jeff Wriker. This is a scene of Earth 2019. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to be exact. I liked the way Jeff’s Black Sheep’s curves contrast with all of the line segments and dynamic angles of the architecture and the Skydance Bridge sculpture. The Skydance […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Levis Mound

Took a little trip up to Levis Mound to kick off (meteorological) summer and give these new Surly Sunrise handlebars a try at one of my favorite places to camp and ride. The rain must have scared off a lot of people, because I practically had the place to myself (at night). It was getting […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fat-Bike in the Mist

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday feature photo comes to us from Elisa Zook. Elisa shot this dark moody shot on Tiger Mountain in Washington. You can see more of Eliza’s photos in her gallery – https://www.flickr.com/photos/ezook/ . Here’s what Elisa shared about this week’s feature photo. The photo was taken on the Master Link, a one-way […]

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Foto Gordo – Webster Park

This month’s Foto Gordo contest winner is David Tinnes! David regularly shares his fatventures with us. His perseverance alone won him some schwag a few months back, but this month he’s the Foto Gordo Grand Prize Winner. We even swapped out a different t-shirt so it would fit Dave. I think this might be the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Vegas Baby!

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Sara Rose Kaufman out in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dune riding really captures my imagination. I think that this means that I have to get my bike out on some dunes this summer. What kind of terrain really grabs your cerebral cortex and sprinkles it with happiness? I’m […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Big Red!

We’re stoked to continue our monthly series that features photos from our amigo – 2017 Simpson Desert Challenge Champion, Eckart Altenkamp. So once a month, we get to spur your imagination with some tasty images from Australia! This is what’s on my desktop…What’s on your computer’s desktop? This is what Eckart shared about this week’s […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Raven

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Mark Jacobson. The shot features a murdered out Fatback Corvus FLT with a Lauf Carbonara Fork. Mark thinks that his bike is Ten Beers’ twin sister Raven. Raven sure does look nice with those killer snow-capped mountains in the background – gnome-sane? Got your own Wallpaper Worthy […]

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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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Wallpaper Wednesday – The Beach

Here in no particular order are my ‘editor’s choice’ shots from some recent beach riding posts. The photo above came to us from Joshua Macpherson. Josh was joined by riders, Brad Mertens and Ross Cairns, near Myall Lakes, New South Wales, Austalia.  Cédric sent us this shot from a beach ride on the coast of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Beehive Hairdoo State

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from the land of milk and honey! Joshua Earl sent us this shot of his 2019 Kona WoZo perched high above Ogden, Utah to enter our Foto Gordo contest and his striking image ended up as this week’s WW! Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature […]

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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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Foto Gordo March Winner!

Justin Van Alstyne is our March Foto Gordo Contest Winner! Justin sent us a handfull of photos, each one better that the last. Justin is a pro pixel slinger from Colorado and for his efforts wins all of the fabulous prizes below. If you entered and your name isn’t Justin Van Alstyne, the gnomes down […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aussie Series 3/27/19

We’re stoked to continue our monthly series that features photos from our amigo – 2017 Simpson Desert Challenge Champion, Eckart Altenkamp. So once a month, we get to delight your retinas with some incredibly beautiful images from Australia! This is what Eckart shared about this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday photo. This shot was taken at the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Vernal Equinox

JohnClimber aka John Moore has been a frequent contributor to our Wall Paper Wednesday Parade of Stupendous Pixels over the years. This week’s feature coincides with the Vernal Equinox and I think John has captured the terse handshake between old man winter and the promise of spring. Here’s what John shared about this weeks WW feature photo. The […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Legends

ITI Champion John Lackey sent us this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday featured photograph. When one ITI Champ takes a photo of another ITI Champ we believe that’s a pretty good recipe for something legendary. Here’s a shot of Fatback Bikes rider/snow biking legend Tim Berntson on the Yentna River on Saturday, Feb 23rd.  We were riding out to Northwoods Lodge […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Sedona

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday features a shot from Tom Cagle. Here’s what Tom shared about this striking portrait. It’s late Winter/early Spring in West Sedona. The photo was taken on a small side-trail just off Aerie trailhead. I stopped to imbibe in a post-ride, libation, and enjoy the panorama. This spot offers a spectacular view eastward of iconic […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Staten Island

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday feature comes to us from Gregg Murray from the beaches of Staten Island, New York. Gregg doesn’t mention gnomes in the description of his portrait, but the trained eye can detect the handiwork of these clever little devil’s. Note the classic pointy hat construction at the top of each carefully erected rock cairn. Here’s what […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – 2/20/19

Betsy Williford sent in this week’s WW feature. Betsy appears to be a Woman of few words, yet in her brevity, she answers all of the most important questions. (see below) Photo: Jill Homer Rider: Betsy Williford Location: Rollins Pass Rd, Colorado Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aussie Chapter 14 – Big Red

We’re stoked to continue our monthly series that features photos from our amigo – 2017 Simpson Desert Challenge Champion, Eckart Altenkamp. So once a month, we get to flip your wigs with some incredibly beautiful images from Australia! This is what Eckart shared about this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday photo. This shot was taken at the 2018 […]

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