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Moons Over My Chamois – June 2018

We asked our crew of contributors and product testers aka: the Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilots a couple of questions about their fantasy bicycle lifestyles and we’re going to share their answers in a new series that premiers, well…today! We asked three questions and asked everyone to send a photo, but nobody sent a photo, […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Mr. Pat Smage

It’s not often that you can say honestly that someone that you know, deserves their own action figure, but Pat Smage is an expert at turning what looks to be impossible into buttery smooth transitions, where man & bike act as one in perhaps, what one might call an alternate category of dirty dancing…and for […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – Solstice +1 – 2018

The first full day of Summer and there are literally scads of things happening in the Plus and Fat bike lanes these days. But…one thing that’s not happening is a dose of fat podcast. At least not this month. The next episode of the dose will happen in July. Kristie Fore took the photo above at Bishop’s […]

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The Midnight Dose of Fat – Gone Riding

Lo siento amigos…it was so nice out today…I went riding most of the afternoon out at Kettle. So we’re burning the midnight oil listening to some tunes getting set to share some stuff that caught our eye of late. First, let’s wish everyone headed out to ride the Dirty Kanza – ¡Buena Suerte! Drop in […]

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The 2018 Summer Sticker Boondoggle

If you’ve been a reader of Fat-Bike dot com, over the last several years, you know that we love to give away stickers. We’ve had some doozies over the years and this latest batch might just be, the best ever. These designs were created by fine artists that have created sticker art worthy of the term […]

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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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2018 Australian Fat-Bike National Championships 5/11/2018

  Mountain Bike Australia in conjunction with Karunjie Event Management is pleased to present the inaugural Fat Bike National Championships to be held at Cable Beach, near Broom, Western Australia. Fat-Bike beach racing is coming to Western Australia next Saturday! You can register for the race here and you can visit the event page here. […]

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First Look – Teravail Coronado 26 x 4.0 Tires

  The expedition team of Francisco Vázquez de Coronado is credited with the discovery of the Grand Canyon and several other famous landmarks in the American Southwest while searching for the legendary Seven Golden Cities of Cíbola. Exploration and discovery are two of my favorite things that go hand in hand with turning the pedals […]

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iSSi Stomp XL Review

ISSI Stomp XL Pedal Review The iSSi Stomp XL pedal landed here in Wales from their HQ in Minneapolis. The Stomp XL is their first attempt at a platform pedal and first impressions are they look and feel great. They are available in four different colours from black, plum, lime and blue. The platform is […]

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Fat Fish 40 – Webster WI – May 5th, 2018

  Rustic ~Authentic ~Scenic ~Breathtaking Simply one of a kind. Visit https://www.fatfishrace.com/ for more information     Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been getting loaded at some of our favorite events and adding them onto our Event Schedule. Everything on our event schedule was hugged onto the interwebs and represents super smurfy good times! […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – Friday the 13TH Edition

I found myself mesmerized by this short film about bikepaking and packrafting in Argentina. Poeple are already talking about a Gnomie Nomination for this spellbinding look at life in “Patagón” Terrene Releases Newly Designed Chunk 2.6 Trail Tire Bozeman, MT—April 12, 2018 ­­— Terrene Tires announces a strong new addition, Chunk 2.6, to their proven lineup […]

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Many Things Cage from King Cage

  It turns out that my old set of 5-year-old Salsa Anything Cages that have been rattling around the shop have a couple of cracks in them. Those cages were on a fat bike up in Tosa, when our tester Jamie discovered the cracks. He’s going to try to repair that set of cages, but […]

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Fat-Bike News – April 1st, 2018

New recycled and disposable fat-bike from – you guessed it – fat dash bike dot com. Full carpet fiber frame and fork and huge hi-viz yellow hot stamps on the inside and the outside of the race optimized eco-friendly tires. Bike (as shown) weighs just under one metric gnome. MSRP $120 gnomecoin. Everybody knows that our amigo […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – March 30th, 2018

In Spring, you just can’t help being full of hope…The days are getting longer and temps are on the rise. All of our local Wisconsin trails are all still closed waiting for the frost to come out of the ground and that has me riding my Krampus on gravel more than anything else. This is a great […]

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2018 Fat-Bike Birkie Champions

Perfect conditions up in Cable tody for the Fat Bike Birkie. Here are the Long Race Podiums Jill Cedarholm 1st – Leia Schneeberger 2nd – Heather Stelljes 3rd Chris Stevens 1st – Corey Stelljes 2nd – Cole House 3rd   more later….

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – January 26th, 2018

  I’m headed to the Arrowhead 135 to take in all of the pageantry of ultra-fat-bike racing up in International Falls. You can follow the action on our Instagram @fatbikedotcom for live updates from the race and Surly Checkpoint 3. You can also follow the race leaders right from your cubicle here – http://trackleaders.com/arrowhead18. I wonder how […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat 1/12/2018

  It’s time for your dose of fat news and events. So many things are happening this weekend and there’s plenty of news to go around as well. So let’s get right into what’s hot in the world of fat and plus bikes! Events Hugh Jass made a few adjustments to their schedule (see above) […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat 12/22/2017

  Well, it’s our final installment of the Weekly Dose of Fat for Two Thousand and Seventeen and it’s the first full day of Winter! I don’t even know where to start with a recap of this year, so we’ll just stick with current events. There’s a couple of races on the event calendar that go […]

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Bivvy a Month Challenge

Fat bikers of the universe we invite you to join us (relatively speaking) on a year-long adventure, the Bivvy a Month challenge. The bivvy a month challenge is a brainchild of one of the many bike packers that frequent the Bear Bones forum (http://bearbonesbikepacking.co.uk/) in the UK, Kevin Cunniffe aka Blackhound. The rules are simple, […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Beach Crust Playgound

  Sometimes you just get lucky and conditions are just perfect.Check out the undulating snow crust bike park that nature built for us to play on! Good Times on Fat-Bikes! Download the image and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the photo to open the full-sized version which you can right-click to […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat 11/10/2017

  It’s the sixth anniversary of the Weekly Dose of Fat! So we’re celebrating with a little trip up north in search of snow! I think I’ve got a bead on where, I’m headed this weekend. Where are you and your tribe riding this weekend? We’re getting set to share our plus bike reviews of […]

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2018 Fatback Corvus FLT News Release

We’ve been waiting for this news since Greg and Fuzzy told us that Fatback would be making a Black on Black Corvus FLT, all the way back at Sea Otter in April of this year. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to review the 2017 Corvus frame this spring/summer and I fell in […]

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