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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aztalan Sunset

The low light of November has been creating some beautiful sunsets lately. I’ve been getting out and enjoying a nice dry (and dark) November on Ten Beers and the other bikes in our test rotation. This is the bridge over the Rock River on the Glacial Drumlin Trail in Wisconsin. The photographer is some old […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – Black Fly-Day 2021

Let’s just jump right in with Nick Barbetta’s Krampus on the north rim of grand canyon! #visualslpendor Newness Leialoha Concetta Sousa-Sommo Fat Biking in Alaska Terrene released their new tweener 27.5 x 4.3 Yippy Ky Yay fat bike tire this week. It’s sort of a goldilocks fat knobby varietal for the ‘one tire does it […]

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The Dose of Fat Ten Year Anniversary!

Ten years ago, the first installment of the Weekly Dose of Fat was published on fat dash bike dot com. It started as a weekly news digest that covered everything that was going on in the world of fat bikes. The Weekly Dose of Fat evolved into a podcast with a revolving eclectic cast of […]

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Tifosi Kilo Endurance Sport Sunglasses

I’ve been wearing embargoed sunglasses for the last few weeks. The Tifosi Kilo. We got these in at the end of the summer and they’ve been added to my daily cycling adventures. For mountain biking in the woods, I really dig the red foto-tec lenses. They’re comfortable and the quality or these glasses is every […]

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Event Spotlight – Fatober Zombie Ride (IA)

Click here for more information The 4th Annual Fatober Fat & Mountain Bike Ride! The Fatober Zombie Ride will start & end at Limestone Brewers (518 Main St, Osage, Iowa). Prizes for the best Zombie Costume! Limestone pizza & beer or food truck specials from Stampedes-on-Wheels after the ride along with music from Ruthless Ruth! […]

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CABDA Midwest Report

It’s been a long time since I’ve walked the floors of a convention center filled with the latest and greatest products from the bicycle industry, but earlier this week, I laced up a pair of comfortable shoes and drove down to Schaumburg, Illinois to explore the aisles of the CABDA show. CABDA isn’t open to […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – OMFB

It’s ben quite a spell since we shared a visit with Jens aka Old Man Fat Bike so here you go video lovers – It’s Fat Tuesday almost every Tuesday at the fat dash bike dot com! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe […]

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Levis Mound Fat Tire Festival

If you want to be guaranteed a shirt you should probably go ahead and pre-register. Pre-registration is open until 8/20/21 ◄ Bringing Derby Back to Levis Mounds! ► September 10th thru 12th – 2021 In the tradition of the bike festival formerly know as Gnomefest comes the Levis Mound Fat-Tire Festival set for September 10th thru the […]

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icebreaker Women’s Cool-Lite™ Merino Sphere Short Sleeve Low Crewe T-Shirt – by Thumbelena

icebreaker was founded in 1995 by Jeremy Moon with the philosophy that nature has the solution. He wanted to provide natural performance apparel to create a more sustainable future for our species and the planet.  From developing new materials like their Merinoloft(duck down alternative) to using vegetable-based ink to releasing a transparency report that publicly […]

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Danger Gnome Podcast – The Bike Black Ribbon Society

This episode of the Danger Gnome exposes the seedy underbelly of a hedonist bicycle cult called the Bike Black Ribbon Society. Tio Gomez’s guests include Dustin Marsh, Angry Andy, JP, Crazy Chris Daisy, Evan Larssen and various songs from the glorious orchestra called nature. There’s a dose of pure truth that emerges when you lean […]

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Ride Tested Jerseys from Mons Royale

A few years ago, the tech-wool-blend Mtb jersey came on the scene with a seductive feel next to the skin and all-conditions comfort. I’ve worn a Mons Royale mid-weight Merino wool base layer for the past few seasons and I liked it enough to purchase two summer-weight Mons Royale Jerseys that I’ll be sharing some […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from the newest member of the Bike Black Ribbon Society, Joe Roy. Joe hails from the land of ten-thousand lakes and rides this little beauty hither and yon. Other than that, he’s an enigma wrapped in an unsolvable riddle. Another way to say the same thing would be, […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Granite Hot Springs

Erik Steele sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday with a delightful tale of fat-bike fun from the cowboy state. Hello it’s Erik Steele and I have a few Photos I’d like to share! My riding friends and I did an awesome fat bike ride into a hot spring just outside of Jackson Hole Wyoming called Granite Hot […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #112 – Sam McMahon in the Studio – Big Sexy in New York

Show #112 – Sam McMahon (and his dog, Stu) joins Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio where we check in with Big Sexy in New York. Talkin’ Schmack CAMBA Trails are open – https://cambatrails.org/all-camba-trails-are-open/ SvenGoing to DecorahGoing to MinneapolisGoing to LaCrosseTony’s pushups?The Cream City Hostel is going to be a Sober recovery […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fatnau!

Rick Harrison is based near the Black Forest in Germany. I’m in a bike gang called the Bike Black Ribbon Society. It’s nice when life provides just a smidge of far-flung symmetry. It’s what keeps me going…well, that and blueberry waffles. Rick sent us some vid and photos and we sent him some of our […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #111 – Star Wars Week With JT and the Crew

Show #111 – JT joins Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio for some spirited banter! Talkin’ Schmack CAMBA Trails are open – https://cambatrails.org/all-camba-trails-are-open/ ReTodd has passed – Steel is Real, Paris Catacombs Kick Ass by Antoni Villoni – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drSu3kkwYUEGoing to DecorahTony’s pushupsBrompton Bicycle Expands Product Lineup at REI – Nooooo!!! Show Guest – […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #110 – JT in the Studio – Allroy from Ontario – Big Sexy in Virginia Beach

John Trusky joins Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio and we have a chat with Allroy from Ontario and check in with Big Sexy who is in Virginia Beach this week. Talkin’ Schmack Around the HoodBlack House on Holtonkitchen/Referee @ TracksTaco Truck @ BliffertSpinner visited this weekChris From Psychic Derailleur Guest […]

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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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Full Spectrum Cycling #109 – Chewey in Moab – Big Sexy on Ocracoke Island

Show #109 – Sven, JK and Tony are in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio where we welcome Chewey from Moab and Big Sexy from Ocracoke Island. Talkin’ Schmack Oshkosh Bike EventVienna ave beer garden this SaturdayCAMBA Trail Conditions – https://cambatrails.org/trails/trail-conditions/ Doom Bars for your Klunker – A COVID story, somewhat – https://www.doombars.com – also, Gomez may […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – East Peak Resort

Rich Loftin shared his video of a gorgeous day of Snowcat shuttled fat biking from East Peak Resort near Valdez Alaska. Do you feel the need for speed? I was thinking about how this would be if it were all CRUST! Rich is all about inspiring others to get out and enjoy the outdoors. He […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #108 – Joshua Sutton Joins the Show and a CAMBA Report From Seeley Dave

Show #108 – Joshua Sutton joins Sven, JK and Tony via the Everyday Cycles Call-in-Studio Call-in Line (717-727-2453) and Seeley Dave clues us into the conditions of CAMBA Land. Talkin’ Schmack Joshua Sutton is opening a new shop in ValpoIf you are in Milwaukee County – A bill has been introduced before the Milwaukee County […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #107 – Big Sexy in Myrtle Beach

Show #107 – 4/7/21 – Sven, Tony and JK are, once again in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio talking the usual blathery and taking a call from Big Sexy who is lounging in Myrtle Beach! Talkin’ Schmack eBikes no longer defined as motor vehicles by the BLM  – https://electricbikeaction.com/e-bikes-no-longer-defined-as-motor-vehicles/ Decorah TripSarmas on then APeOther Brother Darryls on […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #106 – Seeley Dave Chats AirBNB and Warm Weather Fatbike Racing

Show #106 – 3/31/21 – Sven, JK and Tony are in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio talking their usual schmack and the welcome Seeley Dave Schlabowske to chat AirBNBs in the Northwoods, seedy (not Seeley) bars in NoWis, the prospects of a warm weather fatbike race and CAMBA trail conditions. Talkin’ Schmack https://www.singletracks.com/mtb-trails/support-backcountry-trails-while-making-new-memories-on-the-backcountry-bike-challenge/The Plywood Palace […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – The Best Of Kiilopää

Pekka Lintusaari made a film about his three-week trip to Kiilopää Lapland Finland! We think that it totally rocks! What do you think, Erv? Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? 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 to uncle […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #102 – Seeley Dave Up Nort Report and The Usual

Show #102 – 3/3/21 – Seeley Dave Schlabowske joins the boys for a chat about springtime in CAMBA land. Talkin’ Schmack! eBike Shoe?? – https://electricbikeaction.com/fizik-launches-a-new-e-bike-specific-trail-shoe/ Blackburn at Walmart – Ugh! – https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2021/02/24/blackburn-accessories-will-be-available-walmart#.YEAYmC1h08Y Gravel news – https://bikeportland.org/2021/03/01/storm-related-gravel-wreaks-havoc-on-portland-bikeways-327318 Wuckfinter 2021 dance party featuring JK Livin’! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hE1jnO38b9A&t=1120sBorn-again Biking Buttigieg – https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2021/03/03/buttigieg-brings-bike-friendly-outlook-us-dot Show Guest – Seeley Dave Schlabowske with a CAMBA […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #101 – Big Sexy in Florida!

Show #101 – 2/24/21 Show Guest – Jason “Big Sexy” Becker Consider donating to Big Sexy and Heather on their cross country journey!Venmo: Jason-Becker-60Paypal.me/Beckhouse504 Show Beer – This was a fridge cleaning episode!  Got a few rides in on the Port Washington beaches! Shit Worth Doin’ Friday Feb 26th, 27th, 28th – Sweaty Yeti Alt! […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #100 – Wayne Visits Before Heading West

Show #100 – One-Wheel Wayne stopped in today to chat rollin’, growin’, traveling and other topics of great import. Talkin’ Schmack EDC Mention in this story, sort of – https://onmilwaukee.com/articles/house-of-rad-first-look Jeff Jones embraces eBikes! – https://www.jonesmotorbikes.com Jones LWB HD/e video – https://youtu.be/fNUb8ltroaw Holy shit is this just another BABY MAKER https://electrek.co/2021/02/17/ride1up-roadster-v2-review-the-995-belt-drive-electric-bike-you-need-to-know-about/Draisine anniversary – https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/wooden-running-machine-was-your-fixies-great-great-grandpa-180962152/Bike hunters – https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a35429606/stolen-bicycle-theft-vanmoof-bike-hunters/ Show […]

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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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Fat (video) Tuesday – Blue

Today we present a film from the Valdez Adventure Alliance entitled Blue. Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? 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 to uncle gomez@fat-bike.com and if you include your mailing address, we’ll send you some stickers […]

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