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Wallpaper Wednesday – ¡Kid Dolomite!

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Stefano Boem. This is what Stefano shared about his photograph. Here is another picture I snapped at the Summit of monte Specie, Italian Dolomiti, 2350 mt: you can see Tre Cime di Lavaredo mountain with my Fat bike Salsa Beargrease. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – The Vernal Equinox

The first day of spring makes every fat biker wish for one last snow ride. This is a shot from our amigo Jeff Davis of his Salsa Blackborrow along Grimes Creek in Idaho. Jeff’s caption for his photo is ‘One Last Ride’. I hope there’ll be a few more fun snow rides this year! Feel […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – El Duderino Returns

El Duderino wants to wish everyone a Happy Intergalactic Groomer Appreciation Day. (Wallpaper Wednesday). It took me a second to see the bike. A groomed trail in an arboreal paradise, cloaked with snow and bathed in the darkness. Feel free to download this image and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the image […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Gibby Kirwan

Here’s a great submission from Gibby Kirwan. It’s Wallpaper Wednesday (all day long) up in here. A rare opportunity for a snow ride in Western Germany. This is my Specialized Fatboy Trail Pro on a local trail in Rheinland Pfalz, Germany.  It’s running pretty much stock since I bought it new in 2019. The only […]

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Foto Gordo – Farley Nueve

I took this shot of our Trek Farley 9 demo bike all loaded up with no place to go a couple of weeks back. It’s today’s Foto Gordo offering. If you’re the adventurous type check out the FFF Gallery for more Foto Gordo portraits and look for more about the Trek Farley 9 coming up […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Rocky Hallows

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from a caballero called Rocky Hallows. This is what he shared about his WW Portrait – “I’ve attached a photo that I took on a ride from this past Saturday, April 1, 2023, at Deer Hollow Winter Recreation Area on Cedar Mountain in Dixie National Forest in Southern […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Basswood Island

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Bayfield County, Wisconsin. I met the photographer, John Murphy on a trip up to Bayfield last year. John hosts some interesting adventures up that way and he keeps in touch with his group of amigos via email. John recently sent out an email for a ride out onto […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Bayfield Ice Caves Dos

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Bayfield County, Wisconsin. I met the photographer, John Murphy on a trip up to Bayfield last year. John hosts some interesting adventures up that way and he keeps in touch with his group of amigos via email. John recently sent out an email for a ride out onto […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Bayfield Ice Caves Uno

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Bayfield County, Wisconsin. I met the photographer, John Murphy on a trip up to Bayfield last year. John hosts some interesting adventures up that way and he keeps in touch with his group of amigos via email. John recently sent out an email for a ride out onto […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Crew Crust

In my quest to document a hundred words for snow, I named these conditions crew-crust because the trail was covered in a thin bristly hard but skinny crust out at my local twisties, sort of like a crewcut hairdoo. True Crustafarians know what I’m talking about. Those 27.5 x 4.5 Cake Teaters had that trail […]

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Hud Darrah sent in some photos of his singlespeed Why Cycles Big Iron from Cheyenne Wyoming! Here’s what they had to say about their opus. The photos are from a recent trip to Soapstone Prairie / Red Mountain Open Space in northern Colorado before it closed for the winter. The bike as mentioned is a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Lunar New Year

Kevin Noel shared a shot from a New Year’s Day ride from Colorado with twenty-seven fat bikers joining in the fun! That’s quite a lineup! We sent him some stickers and he said that he’d send us some of his stickers in return. I like getting good old-fashioned mail that is not a bill or […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Shelltrack Centerfold

I shot this photo of a Rocky Mountain Blizzard C50 before the Shelltrack race up on the beach in Manitowoc. That’s Greg Hahn over on the other side of Silver Creek providing some grit and perspective on his Pugsley. We both took to the beach between races like a couple of seagulls! Feel free to […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Ice Bar

Kenneth Johansen sent us a series of photos of his Salsa fatty at the Sorrisniva Ice Hotel in Norway. Shots of chilled vodka for everyone! #sorrisniva #icehotel #alta #norway #salsabeargrease Feel free to download this image and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the image to open the full-sized version which you can right-click […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Olso Underground

George Trevis is an English bloke living in Oslo Norway that I contacted about this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. I have a lifelong passion for photography and his image really grabbed my attention. Bike in photo: Surly Moonlander with 4.8 Surly Lou 26:4.8 on clown shoe rims. Running low tyre pressure for the deep powdery snow. […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – El Duderino

The Dude! aka Mike Ashby – Or maybe El Duderino sent us a gorgeous shot that might be a first for Wallpaper Wednesday. A wallpaper with a fat bike that’s fully cloaked! The Dude describes his portrait as “Couple years back (in) Bend Ore. – Groomers@Wanoga – All thanks to Gary Meyer and the Groom […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – NoDak

Our long-time amigo Jason Durick sent in a painted sky portrait of his fatty from NoDak. Jason shared, “Here’s a shot of my Borealis taken today at Wildwood Park which is located near Columbus, ND.” That’s all it takes to be featured on Wallpaper Wednesday. A little bike porn for your computer screen back home […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Eleven Year Anniversary

It’s the eleventh anniversary of our Wallpaper Wednesday Column! To celebrate, we’ve gathered the wallpaper images that we’ve shared over the years on or around the middle of November of each year along the way. 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Today’s Wallpaper comes to us from Jim Fisher […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Full Suspension Fat

Justin Pare is back with his second Wallpaper Wednesday feature from the Kingdom Trails in Vermont. The shot features JP’s Foes Racing Mutz full-suspension fat bike with a Wren Inverted suspension fork. It looks like Justin has mastered the art of the random stick lean. Nobody loves a good stick lean more than your tio […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Switchback

Today’s subject for Wallpaper Wednesday is from, well…me. The picture was taken maybe halfway up and down Switchback at Levis. That sweet sliver of watermelon sugar is a Rocky Mountain Blizzard C50 rocking a Wren Sports inverted suspension fork. If you look closely, you’ll spy the ‘sex-mullet’ wheel setup. The deep-v Borealis Carbondale rim is […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Autumn in Valdez Part 3

Today we’re stoked to share the third in a series of four images from Rich Loftin that capture Autumn in Valdez, Alaska. Rich is an incredible photographer! You can look forward to weeks of some of the best Wallpaper images we’ve been fortunate enough to share with all of you! I edit a gnome-ton of photos and […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – New Hampshire Summer

Summer always saves its best for the last three glorious weeks in September. This week’s WW comes to us from Justin Pare. He sent a series of photos ranging from…” oh crud, I took the studded tires off too soon”  (we’ve all been there) To an early dirt road mudfest on the Borealis..followed up with […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Lake Byllesby

Dan Funke sent us this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday from the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes. We asked Dan some questions about the shot in sort of a rip-off of Adam Blake’s lightning round. (cue the thunder sound effect) Q – Can you share the location of the beach shot? A – The beach shot is […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Coffee Powered!

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday feature is from Gary Mikulski, aka – Coffee Powered Cyclist! This is a shot from a trip to Maine. Here’s the story behind the photograph in his own words, n’stuff… Maine 2022 Day 5: “The Queen Stage” of our vacation. Today we headed across the border into Gorham, New Hampshire and […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Lake Superior

Here’s a flashback to what I was riding a decade ago. Here’s my Surly Moonlander all loaded for a three-day bikepacking trip in the Upper Penninsula of Michigan. You can see more from that trip in a two-part series in the links below. Lake Superior Fat-Pack Part 1 – https://fat-bike.com/2012/08/lake-superior-fat-pack-part-one/ Lake Superior Fat-Pack Part 2 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Summittoppler

Jeff Price aka Summittoppler shares his bike life with us in videos and poignant reviews from his home in Wales and I think they’re some of the best stories on www.fat-bike.com. On Jeff’s last trip he captured some really outstanding still photos and today we’re proud to feature Jeff’s portrait of his Salsa Bucksaw with […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Down by the River

Josh Busch sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Josh shot some photos of his Battkeship Grey Surly at the Minnesota State Recreation area near Jordan, Minnesota just last week! Way to answer the call, Josh! We sent Josh some fancy new stickers for his effort. Where do you stand on Fat Bike Fun? Feel free […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Long Island

I took this shot of the Fezzari King’s Peak demo that I’ve been rolling around on lately. I’ve been completely immersing my saddle time into the last couple of test bikes. Ten Beers hasn’t gotten ridden all Spring or yet this Summer. The shot was taken up on the beach along Lake Superior. There’s a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Summittoppler

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from our fat bike brother from Wales, the Summittoppler, Jeff Price. It’s a shot of his Salsa Bucksaw at an event called FatFOD hosted by Graham Foot of Smokestone bikes. HUZZAH! to all of you cats for holding a fat bike shin-dig and sharing it with us! Feel free […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Nose Hill Park

It is truly a rare happenstance when we get a Wallpaper Wednesday submission that comes close to adhering to the instructions that Sven wrote many moons ago. It’s no big deal. We encourage individuality but I can also totally appreciate this sort of organized chaos. Brad Struble sent in today’s WW and this dude just […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – East Coast Strut

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Scot Pepper out in Massachusetts! look at all of those cargo zits on that fatty! Feel free to download this image and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the image to open the full-sized version which you can right-click to save. Got your own Wallpaper […]

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