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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ ¡Cinco de Mayo!

PHOTOGRAPHER: Ryan Hill – Athletes: Rebecca Rusch, Chris Burkard, & Angus Morton Famed explorer and National Geographic photographer Chris Burkard has completed the first north to south unsupported fat bike crossing of the Myrdalsjökull glacier in Iceland. Outfitted by 66°North, the Icelandic outerwear brand, Chris and fellow adventurers Rebecca Rusch and Angus Morton traversed a new route self-sufficiently tracing a line from […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – from JohnClimber

JohnClimber is in the Wallpaper Wednesday Hall of Fame. He’s one of our longest-running contributors. John has also been a guest on the Danger Gnome Podcast. Check out all of his amazing Wallpapers right HERE Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Home Skillet

A couple of my homies from down in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago paired up to capture this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Robb Neff is behind the camera and my long time amigo Angry Andy is the rider. The shot was taken at the Silver Lake County Park over in Western Kenosha County (Westosha) at some […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Rick Loftin Series

Pretty stoked about sharing a new photographer, Rich Loftin in a Wallpaper Wednesday Series. Rich’s first Wallpaper Wednesday feature is still up on my desktop as I type this. Valdez Alaska looks like just about the most rad spot on earth to rip around on a fat bike. Enjoy the Stoke Amigos! Got your own […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday MKE/414

Bill Hartz is back as our Wallpaper Wednesday feature artist. Bill’s straight out of the four one four and rides a Framed fat-bike all over the brew-city. You can check out more of Bill’s photography at Velonaut Images. You can always check out the Wallpaper Wednesday archives if you love gorgeous photos of fat-bike fun […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Valdez Glacier

Rich Loftin took this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday Feature Photo at the Valdez Glacier in Alaska. Rich’s KTM Fatty is surrounded by the surreal light bending glasslike textures of glacial ice in one of the best photos that we’ve had the privilege to share in 2021! It’s on my desktop…what’s on yours? Got your own Wallpaper […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Splat

They say a picture says a thousand words. Two of this photo’s words might be face plant! Here’s what the photographer had to share about his opus. I’ve been meaning to send (you) this shot. The splat happened on a downhill, (when) my front tire punched through the crust, and OTB I went. Tom Gill – New […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – St. Fatties Day

A rare March singletrack ride – photo by ~gomez~ Heaven help us, March tries to turn us all into roadies until the frost comes out of the ground and the trails start to drain after being frozen for the last few months. Every once in a great while the March thaw is swift and allows […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Retro-Fat

Masahiro Matsushima shot this week’s fat-bike centerfold for Wallpaper Wednesday. A beautiful custom Retrotec. Two of the coolest cats that I know ride a Retrotec. Julio dot com and mi amigo Ken Miner both have bikes Built by Curtis and now add Masahiro to that list. If you’d like to see more of this beauty […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Ten Beers at Kettle

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is an ‘inside job’. I shot this out at the Kettle Moraine State Forest recently in a field of paper trees. It’s my Fatback Corvus FLT that I call Ten Beers. It’s been my computer’s desktop image since the day that I took it and now it can be yours too! […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – MKE

Our amigo Bill Hartz grabbed a shot of Milwaukee’s Lakefront sunrise. This is Bill’s third Wallpaper Wednesday feature. Bill has been sharing some really nice fat-bike photos with us. I sent him a message asking him if he had anything wintery on his camera and the next day he shot a few and sent them […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Winter Workhorse

Matthew Coote sent in some great shots of his quiver of fatties for this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. This is what he shared with us about his slide show. Last few wallpapery pretties of the bikes before I hide them for the winter and get the winter workhorse ready to roll. (This is the) first year […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – The Rockford Files

Pat Morrison sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. He shot his Fatboy at Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve in Rockford, IL. It was 4° below zero, but the water flowing from the spring never freezes. More about Pat’s bike here – https://fat-bike.com/2015/05/st-pat-gets-fat/ Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the […]

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Best of Wallpaper Wednesday 2020

Let’s take a look back at the year’s Best Wallpaper Wednesday images from 2020. January Ben Robertson sent us a shot of his dog, Remy, and his fat-bike out for a ride on Strawberry Pass near Rossland British Columbia. February Jay Cable shot this at Fairwell Lakes on the Iditarod Trail between Rainy Pass and […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Back 2 Back

Kathy Browning is back with this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday portrait of fat-bike fun. Kathy writes a blog called Fat Bike Girl. Dig that black single speed dad. 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 image that you feel is “Wallpaper […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fat Bike Girl

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Kathy Browning. Kathy sent in a series of photographs from Lander Wyoming where she writes a blog called FatBikeGirl. So you might see more from KB in some upcoming WW posts. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Haiku?

Kevin Barta sent in this shot for our Instagram feed, but the gnomes down in sub-basement twelve that decide these sort of things liked it so much that (ta-dah!) it’s today’s Wallpaper Wednesday! Kevin included a fat-bike haiku or something that I thought sounded notably poetic. Gliding over fresh pow in the high deserts of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – BAMF in Banff

Paul Langille sent in a shot of his 2014 Surly Moonlander taken a few years ago in Banff, Alberta Canada, entitled – Hardest Climb Ever! I rode a Moonlander for a few years. Those were some pretty good years amigos. This is the trail: https://www.trailforks.com/trails/upper-stoney/ Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Ruger

Our Amigo and Fatbassador to Alaska and the entire Yukon Territory, Travis Hubbard took this shot of his Labrador retriever named Ruger out on the trails that we rode together this past winter. Cheers Travis! Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Robin’s Huevo Azul Miércoles

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Adam Schreiner. Adam sent us this shot with this description “Dan’s Surly Wednesday – Minneapolis, Minnesota”. We sent him some stickers and everyone lived happily ever after. Now Dan’s Blue Wednesday is our Wallpaper Wednesday. Can you dig some groovy symmetry? I can dig it – you can […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Allroy!

One of our frequent flyer gold tier members, Allroy, gets his first Wallpaper Wednesday with a lovely autumn view from the top of a ski run. Here’s what he shared about the shot. I took this picture on the top of a Chicopee ski hill in Kitchener Ontario this past week. It was (according to […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – “Zandmotor” in Monster

Olivier Descamps sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. His picture was taken last Monday evening at the “Zandmotor” in Monster, The Netherlands. The Zandmotor is a place where the Dutch try to lengthen the beach and shoreline as a coastal defense by pumping sand onto the beach. The coastline around the Zandmotor is constantly changing. […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Morden Manitoba

Craig Doell sent us a shot of his Salsa Blackborrow (before it went sport-wagon) up in Manitoba! This particular model year of the Blackborrow is one of the only mass-produced fat-bikes sold in the US that can run Vee Tire 2XL’s. Mi Amigo, Ward, rides one and runs shaved 2XL’s for the beach. It looks […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – JohnClimber

John Climber is back with this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. John’s a veteran contributor of gorgeous fat-bike pixels from the British Isles and beyond. I liked this shot, because it reminds me of one of my favorite ride centers over here in the Colonies in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Jeff Price

I can’t remember if Jeff Price has ever been featured on Wallpaper Wednesday, but today’s featured photo comes to us from the one and only Summttoppler aka Jeff Price. Jeff has been a regular Fat (video) Tuesday contributor and he’s also a full-patch’d member of the Bike Black Ribbon Society. You can check out JP’s […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Extrawheel Mate

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday features the newest addition to our product testing department, the Extrawheel Mate bikepacking trailer. Extrawheel is located in Harklowa, Poland, and makes single-wheel bike trailers and dry-bag panniers for bikepacking. Last Winter, they created a fat-bike version of their trailer called the “Mate”. We were slated to receive our test trailer last […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – World Photography Day

Today is World Photography Day and Bill Hartz is back with his second Wallpaper Wednesday from the great city of Milwaukee! Who doesn’t love otters? Bill has been sharing some bad ass fat-bike photos with us. He started a facebook page to host his work and has plans for a fat-bike calendar and fine art prints of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Mazama

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Merle Kirkley at North Cascades Cycle Werks. Merle shared this about his photo “High above Mazama, Washington with views into the North Cascades looking at Gardner Mountain on the left and Silver Star Mountain on the right.” Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Velonaut

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday came in as an entry for our PDW Contest in June from Bill Hartz. I’ve met and ridden with Bill at some of the Milwaukee shin-digs over the years. Lately, Bill has been sharing some seriously bad ass fat-bike photos with us. He started a facebook page to host his work and […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Beach Hunt

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes from a time when we could ride the shores of Lake Michigan on a hot summer day and spend the entire day riding our fat-bikes and stopping to session driftwood ramps. At the end of the ride, there’s usually a good chance for a cold beer and maybe… if you’re […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Cuyuna

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Matt Sundquist from Brainerd, Minnesota. Matt entered this sterling example of what we’ve been known to call a ‘flotilla of fat-bikes’ atop an old school bus. When we asked him to share a bit about his photo and this is what he replied. Da Bus is located next […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Back to the Future

Today’s Wallpaper takes me back to the Summer of 2012! My amigo James and I took a trip along the South shore of Lake Superior in the UP of Michigan. Great times riding and bikepacking on the beach. Back then, I rode a Surly Moonlander named Thparkle. That bike (fully loaded) crab walked down the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Northern Sweden

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes all the way from Northern Sweden! Ola Söderlund sent us a shot of his Canyon fatty as part of one of our wacky contests and it was so damn good that it was sent right here to be featured as today’s Wallpaper. Do you right click and save our wallpaper images […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Figure Eight Island

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Dave Miller and the fat-bike paradise on North Carolina’s sandy coast! I think that I might have met Dave at the US Open Fat Bike Championships a few years back. Here’s what Dave had to say about this week’s WW! This is a photo of my 2017 Norco […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Mt Antero

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday might be the highest WW we’ve ever posted! Kris Simons sent us this shot of his well equipped 9:Zero:7 fatty at fourteen thousand feet! Here’s what Kris had to say about his submission. I always enjoyed your wallpaper Wednesday posts and finally have a few pic worthy items.Location: Mt Antero, Colorado […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Area54 Adventure Outfitter

Troy Nyree Szczurkowski sent us this stellar shot of his Muru Cycles Canning mid-tail fatty with HED BFD carbon wheels and Bags from Revelate Designs along with some custom work done at Troy’s shop, Area54 Adventure Outfitter in Australia. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday from Italy

Hi all, I’m Mirko from Italy. My Wallpaper Wednesday was taken from “Madonna del Giogo” above beautiful Iseo Lake in Franciacorta ( famous for white sparkling wine!) 80km east from Milan. It’s a beautiful 9km path with 800mt+ climbing as many other local hills are no higher than 1200mt and you can enjoy rides of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday AK Jay – No. 9

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from AK Jay! Jay Cable grew up in Skagway, Alaska, and learned to love the outdoors by accompanying his dad, a ranger, on the Chilkoot Trail.  For the past twenty-five years he’s lived in Fairbanks.  His hobbies are riding bikes and raising twins. One twin says: “He likes […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Giddy Up Ice Cream Truck

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from our Fatbassador to New York, Roberto Rainville! Bob calls this one “Giddy Up Ice Cream Truck”. It was shot on an abandoned wood-planked bridge that crosses the North Branch of the Saranac River in Onchiota, NY. The Loon Lake Mountains overlook Mud Pond in the background. Got […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Swamp Cat

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday hits Spring like a hammer and a nail. Late March and early April are mud season up north. Sometimes it’s so bad the only option is to become a roadie! Other times your can explore places that no other bicycle dare roam. This is Kyle Ocho’s first WW feature, but I […]

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