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Wallpaper Wednesday – Australia for the Holidays

  Eckart Altenkamp shot these photographs of his Specialized Fatboy at The Opera House in Sydney Austraila for our twelfth chapter in the Aussie Wallpaper Series that premiered at the beginning of 2018. I couldn’t decide which shot was best so I uploaded my 3 favorites. Passing the Sydney Opera House on a Friday Commute to […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Gatineau Park

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Rider/photographer: Christian Lalonde. The shot was taken at Gatineau Park region in Chelsea, Quebec during an autumnal ride during the first snow storm of the season. Christian shared “The calming beauty of snow slowly covering the trails was the inspiration for this shot”. I think this is one […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Australia Episode Eleven

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is the eleventh photo in our Aussie Wallpaper Series from our amigo, Eckart Altenkamp. This is a preview from Simpson Desert Bike Challenge 2018 that illustrates the vastness of the Australian Outback. Australia is the perfect example of four season fat-bike fun! Eckart shared this about the shot. Riding into the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Chaska Blues

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Paul Niebuhr in Chaska, Minnesota. This is what Paul shared about his photo. Here’s a picture of my 2018 Kona Wozo from this spring. This bike is a blast! We’re big fans of having a blast here at the fat dash bike dot com test labs […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Mont-Tremblant

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from north of the border in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada. Dave Laberge shot his 9:Zer0:7 on a beautiful sunny day last Winter on the Écureuil trail at Mont-Tremblant. There’s a network of 60 km of groomed trails for all levels of riders at Tremblant. From the looks of the photo, […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Bivy Spot Hunting

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from our amigo Johnclimber over in the UK. He describes his photo as “bivi spot hunting around the sand dunes and woods around Formby (north of the city of Liverpool, England).” You can see more of John’s sterling examples of the fat-bike life abroad on his Flickr […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – America’s Dairyland

  Welcome to the local spooky singletrack. The Jefferson County-Trail Builders have been hard at work building a compact set of twisties just south of the Fat Cave. They just added the feature that Ten Beers is sitting on and the humpty-bump has been there for about a year. They’re currently working on the third loop […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – New York State

  As one of the founders of the Bike Black Ribbon Society all I can say about this photo is “well played old sport.” A person that goes by the pseudonym ‘Dirt Devil’ (must be a vacuum cleaner aficionado) sent us this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday and this is what they shared about their megapixel portrait. What: […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Skipton in the Mist

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Bob Wightman. The shot was taken near Skipton on the Leeds to Liverpool Canal in the north of England. Here’s what Bob had to say about this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday Autumn is starting to show its hand here in the UK and there was a mist […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Taustakuva Keskiviikkona

  Taustakuva Keskiviikkona is Wallpaper Wednesday in Finnish. This week’s Taustakuva Keskiviikkona comes to us from Antti Hakonen. Here’s what Antti shared about this week’s new gorgeous wallpaper image. Here’s my candidate for Taustakuva Keskiviikkona. I was going to shoot some sunset photos at a nearby lakeshore but got distracted and shot pics of my Pole […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ Sentiers du Moulin

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is from Philippe Deshaies. He sent us this beautiful portrait of his whip surrounded by the arboreal splendor of Sentiers du Moulin in Quebec. This is what Philippe shared about his Wallpaper Wednesday contribution. This is my Norco Ithaqua today at the Sentiers du Moulin, a mountain bike destination 20 minutes North of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ Klausnitzer

  Michael Klausnitzer answered the call for Fat & Plus Bike pixels with this romantic lakeside composition. This is what he had to say about his contribution. Hope you’ll like some pics from my own favourite fatties… I’ve read your call for pics in one of the last articles – Fat Video Tuesday ♦ #BAMfatbike2018 ♦ By Tom Ice. fat-bike.com is […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Pugs in the Mist

Simon aka: Super Domestique supplied this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday from across the pond. Here’s what he had to say about his photo. Given the callout for wallpaper worthy pics, I’m hoping my Pugs in the mist might be good enough to fit the bill! It’s not the most up to date pic as the Pugs […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ Fat Vegas Baby!

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Monte McAnulty. Monte named his Ti Motobecane Night Train ‘Fat Elvis’. He shared this beautiful shot of Elvis after a nice rain up in Cottonwood Canyon, Nevada. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ 7/25/18

  Betsy Williford shared this week’s Wallpaper with us from Colorado and here’s a little bit about this week’s photo. Freshly into bikepacking I loaded up my fatty to test out my setup on what planned to be a daytrip only. I set out from Frisco, Colorado and rode the Ten Mile Creek bike pathway […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Wawayanda Park

  Peter Warwick sent us this pastoral landscape with ‘black fat-bike’ and stepping stones along with a babbling brook. Here’s what Peter shared with us about his photograph. Are we still doing Wallpaper Wednesday? If so here’s a photo of my 2014 Farley in Wawayanda Park ,  in Northern New Jersey. This is the stone […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aussie Series No. 6

  Our amigo from Australia, Eckart Altenkamp is back for his sixth Wallpaper Wednesday in our monthly Aussie Wallpaper Series. This what Eckart shared about this month’s image. This picture was taken riding the “Sky Trek” in a 270 square km farm in the Flinders Ranges in South Australia. We encountered many Emus and kangaroos, but […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Le Grand Teton

  Over the years, we’ve been incredibly fortunate to meet folks from all over the world that share our passion for plus and fat-bikes. More recently (about a year ago) I was introduced to Becky & Byron Vordemann and their Wee Lass April through Black Ribbon (Plus-Bike) Test Pilot, Bruce (best name ever) Smithhammer. Last winter […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – 5/30/18

  JohnClimber aka John Moore is a legacy contributor to the site. This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday features John’s Titanium Traverse Fat-Bike on Formby Beach. I’ve seen photos of this Antony Gormley sculpture many times before I looked up the artist. Click that link if you want to see more of Gormley’s sculptures. I enjoyed quite a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – 5/23/18

  This is eleven-year-old Landon Showalter getting a little air off of a gnome up in Alaska. His mom, Jen captured the shot. We ask that this be admitted into evidence as our first visual aid in our latest #stickerboondoggle focused like a laser beam on displaying #fourseasonfatbikes in their natural habitat(s) from all over the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aussie Series 5

  The week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is the 5th installment in our Aussie Series from Eckart Altenkamp. This is a shot of Eckart’s campsite on the edge of a large salt lake in Southern Australia. Eckart rides the salt lake to train for the Simpson Desert Challenge. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Squamish, British Columbia

  Alan Young shot this week’s spectacular Wallpaper Wednesday image. Alan shared the story behind his stunning photo (below). The riders: Joe Purves-Smith, Brian Helem, and Johnny Oshika. The location: The summit of the Elfin Lakes Trail in Garibaldi Provincial Park near Squamish, British Columbia, Canada which is 1590m altitude. The summit is about 7km in from […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Long Island in Spring

  Greg Murray shot this week’s Wallpaper at Southampton, Long Island, New York. Spring provides a target rich environment for fat-bike beachventures! I think that I’ll try to get together with the willing and ride the beach this weekend. Spring is here. I know because I already have a mosquito bite on my ankle. But most […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aussie Series 4

  Simpson Desert Challenge Champion, Eckart Altenkamp is back with our fourth instalment in his Series of Aussie Wallpaper Wednesdays. This week’s landscape was taken at Boat Harbour Beach at the northern end of Eckart’s regular 8km long training beach in Sydney’s South. Beach riding is one of my favourite forms of fat-bike fun! Got your […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Eagle River

  This week’s Wallpaper comes to us from our newest contributor Cory Kittle. He’s a bush pilot up in Alaska and he’s a recent convert to fat-bikes. Cory snapped this shot of his Beargrease on the north fork of Eagle River, Alaska. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – #fatbackbikes #denali #tonightsthenight #Iditarodtrail

  Our longtime amigo and contributor Kevin Breitenbach sent me a few shots under the heading “gnome hunting near the Alaska Range”. Kevin took this amazing shot of fellow Fatback riders, Tim Berntson and Kevin Murphy, presumably out stretching the legs in preparation for the ITI. The Iditarod Trail Invitational is happening as I type this […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Truckee California

  This week’s wallpaper image comes to us from Scott Berelson and it’s a bit of a “Where’s Waldo?”….or maybe Where’s Dora? We’ll let Scott explain in his own words. I recently took this shot of my bamboo fatbike “Cali Grown” and my dog Dora out early morning on our backyard trail. Not a lot […]

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