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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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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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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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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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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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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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Foto Gordo – January Contest

Last month we launched a little foto gordo contest and we’re here to thank everyone that entered and announce the winner! ? Darren Giordano sent us this shot taken in Northern Utah. Everyone that entered the contest is getting a sticker pack sent out to them and Darren wins some sweet barware supplied by Why Cycles! FOTO […]

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Foto Gordo Prize Winner!

A couple of weeks ago we launched a little foto gordo contest and we’re here to thank everyone that entered and announce the winner! David Lieble sent us this shot taken at the 2018 Polar Roll up in Marquette. Everyone that entered the contest is getting a sticker pack sent out to them and David wins […]

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Foto Gordo – Texas #fourseasonfatbikes

Foto Gordo is back and comes to us from Phil Newton down in Texas. It seems Phil needed a little mid-ride derailleur adjustment and hoisted his fatty up into that tree like a one hundred percent natural bicycle repair stand. We love getting photos from all over the globe. Foto Gordo is all about sharing […]

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Foto Gordo ♦ Costa Rica Beaches

  Will Muecke sent us this photo of Playa Esterillos Oeste on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. September is their rainy season, so this was just after the late-day thunderstorms rolled through and left the sky boiling with heavy clouds.  Dusk — just around 530/6PM.  Beautiful, briny warm air filled with that post-sunset in Blue […]

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Foto Gordo ♦ El Gordo es Guapo

Welcome to the dog days kats and kitties. Augustus Maximus in the house and it’s the fucking weekend! So here’s a shot of a three-year-old Ti Motobecane Nighttrain (just a toddler) near Lake Mead in Nevada. Last time I checked, it doesn’t snow in Vegas but it’s surrounded by some of the best snow impersonators in the game. […]

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Foto Gordo Returns?!?

Every now and then we come across an image that doesn’t fit into the normal ‘Wallpaper’ (landscape) perspective and we’ve generally posted them on Friday afternoons or Saturday mornings under the Foto Gordo banner. This week we’ve got a shot from Dave Krueger’s Borealis Aspen Crestone photo spread that we published last week that depicts […]

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Foto Gordo – Fatboy Expert

I shot this yesterday with my little point and shoot camera.This is the bike that I’ve been riding the last few times out. It’s a Specialized Fatboy Expert in flat black carbon and some peacock blue accents. This is a spot about halfway down Richard’s Revenge on the Blue Loop at Kettle. There’s a fox […]

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Foto Gordo – Tasmania

  This week’s wallpaper comes from our long time amigo and photo contributor, Ross Cairns! The photo was taken near Latta on the North Coast of Tasmania on a bikepacking trip that Ross wrote about at his blog The Unknown Rider. We’re coming up on the sixth anniversary of Wallpaper Wednesdays, here at fat dash […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Jasper National Park

This is Mike Mahony’s third photo feature and keeps our current string of international fat-bike funski’s alive and kick’n! We keep a pretty steady stream of groovy fat-bike fotos on our instagram @fatbikedotcom. You should check it out and give us a follow if you like. This is a shot from Alberta’s legendary Jasper National […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Moonlander (BAMF)

Is it too early to be thinking about Fall? Well, here’s a shot from Ray Walker out in Arizona to get you in the mood for nice cool fall fat-biking. Here’s what Ray shared about his shot. Howdy there, Love the site, mostly for the up-to-the minute reviews. and the wallpaper pics too! I’ve been […]

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Foto Gordo – Gnome-Fest Flashback

One of my oldest riding amigos, that I’ve known, all the way back to the 1980’s, sent in this flashback to Gnomefest 9 at Nine Mile County Forest, near Wausau, Wisconsin. Andy gives credit to Marty as the photographer and the rider is his own bad self…..Andy Oleson; aka – Angry Andy. He’s riding his […]

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Foto Gordo – Loaded Krampus

This week’s wallpaper image is my Krampus loaded for bikepacking down along the Little Fox River in Western Kenosha County in Wisconsin. The bags from our amigos at Oveja Negra and Revelate Designs. My Krampus allows me to go just about everywhere, from asphalt to dirt and gravel and I agree with Bruce Smithhammer’s view […]

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wallpaper…damn is that a saw?

Peter De Mattia is no stranger to the pixels for sticker, black market that we run here at Fat (dash)Bike (dot) Fun. Peter sent us this shot that I freak’n LOVE! First, because it’s a Moonlander. I have a soft spot for lunar vehicles. Second, because he’s running 2XL’s and the Trifecta is the saw, […]

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Foto Gordo – An Trá is Faide

Our new desktop image for this week came to us from Chris Heyworth. This is what Chris had to say about his portrait. Taken on the longest stretch of sand in Europe – Morriscastle beach in County Wexford, Ireland Where’s the Longest Beach on your continent? Send us your fat or plus bike photos or […]

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Foto Gordo – Groovy Pixels & Stickers

  Last week, we put the word out, that we were trading groovy pixels for stickers and Cheryl Weryk from London Ontario sent us this lovely example of fatbikus arborealus. Now Cheryl has groovy fat-bike stickers whisking their way, right to her door. Here’s what she had to say about the portrait she shared with us. […]

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Foto Gordo – Dan’s Black Sheep

According to Flickr, this is the most interesting photo that I’ve ever posted over there. I don’t know how that works, but maybe by the powers of black magic or some algorithm that counts clicks and likes, etc., this photo has reigned supreme for a number of years. It’s a shot from a Global Fat-Bike Day […]

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Fat-Tribe – New Zealand

Now that spring is here, I’ve been warming up my sermon about the year around appeal and utility of fat-bikes, but now that we co-mingle our Plus Bike love in among our Fat-Bike love…..I’m verklempt. See what plus bikes did there? Plus bikes saved us from a sermon. So now we can go directly to […]

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Foto Gordo from Germany

This week’s desktop background was shot by Michael Schneider on the Brocken, which is the highest mountain in the Harz district in Germany. The Brocken is known for strong winds which frosted everything with snow and his Mukluk really pops, in stark contrast, from the frosty background. If you’d like to see more from Michael, he put […]

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Black Ribbon Fat Foto – South Africa

  This week’s Foto Gordo presentation comes from South Africa! Dave Caravias owns a fat-bike, shark dive, guest house operation down there and the pictures on their web-site look amazing! Check it out at www.fatbiketours.co.za. Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming hard drive. Send your pics and videos […]

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Foto Gordo – Over Under Sideways Down

Brigi Öcsi shared this dramatic image from Semmering in Hungary. I uploaded this shot and made it the wallpaper image on the fat-computer down in the fat-cave where our digital, three ring circus gets created. (artist’s concept below)  Fat-Bike Artists We can arrange a single artist showing, right here in our elegant foto gordo digital gallery and […]

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Foto Gordo – Faturday Night’s Allright!

I remember when we first started posting pictures of our amigo, Colin Ford jumping snow drifts on his Gravedigger Pugsley, people would accuse us of photoshopping the bike into the air. Here we are 5 years down the road and I think most people now, take it for granted, that fat-bikes can fly! This is a sweet […]

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Foto Gordo – #gnometracking

  How about a little photo stoke to get your weekend started? Kevin Breitenbach has been testing a Lauf Carbonara Fork from late Winter into Spring Winter and now…..into the ‘verde grande’! Kevin’s Fatback Corvus looks quite at home, among the pastoral beauty of the Alaskan bush. Kevin’s got some great recipes on how to […]

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Foto Gordo – Rapid City

Ed Engler lights the fuse on this weekend’s ride stoke with a shot from the gateway to the Lakota’s Sacred Black Hills of South Dakota! Here’s what Ed shared with us about the shot. Passing along a photo from a rare break in the clouds on a cold day in Rapid City, South Dakota. Location […]

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Foto Gordo ♦ Squirrely Surly

Our stickers for pixels trade has yielded, yet another, weekend ride stoke, booster rocket! This week’s digital super vitamin energy pill is provided by Robert V Rainville Jr, out of upstate New York. Have you ever seen a squirrel’s claws? I’ve been doing a fair bit of studded tire rides this week and I’ve been channeling my […]

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Foto Gordo – Johnny Cash and Kazee

  Chris Dauel sent us a great shot from Utah. I think that frame bag would look good with a Bike Black Ribbon Society patch sewn on there, so we’re sending Chris a little care package along with some scooby-snacks for Kazee. Here’s what Chris had to say about his amigos, Kazee and …one of Otis’s Fatback […]

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Foto Gordo – Trick or Treat!

Our amigo Evan sent us a picture of his old dirt jump bud, Conor, tearing it up on a Framed Alaskan that he had borrowed from a friend. When I asked Evan if he landed the jump, he replied, “Yes indeed, this kid can rip. I know Conor from when we both started jumping the big stuff, […]

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Foto Gordo – Wednesday Looks Stumped

This week’s Friday foto stoke is a Wednesday, out on Great Salt Lake near Antelope Island State Park in the Bee Hive State. You may notice that this is Wednesday before any decals or badges got tattoo’d on the bike’s smooth robin’s egg blue finish. Fat-bikes take us to wild and desolate places…..sometimes, surprisingly close to […]

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