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MAY FOTO GORDO CONTEST

Before we get into our May Foto Gordo Contest, let’s award some prizes to some folks that attended our ultra smurfy beach bike rodeo from last weekend! Best Jello Mold Morpheus Mash-up goes to – Erv Sparks! Steve Pirelli – Puff the Magic Dragon Wins Best Costume Best Crash goes to Greg Hahn with an […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #15 – FunDuro Talk – Spinner Calls In and Makes the Show Interesting

FunDuro Coverage and Check out the Gallery Remember this oldie but Goodie? Still funny 7 years later and the Pug we Pimpped has come back home to Milwaukee to roost! We visited Rascals in Port Washington, a couple of times!http://rascalsongrand.com Kenny Wins  some Wheels Funduro Sponsors include: Surly Bikes – http://surlybikes.com/ Framed Bikes – https://www.framedbikes.com/ Fatback Bikes […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #14 – 414 Day in MKE Plus Madtown Checkin

Catchin Up wit da Boyz 4/14 in the 414Tommy HeldJesse and the James GangDaikiju Tommy Held on 4/14 in the 414 at Bremen Cafe CAMBA shut down their groomed winter trails after a great fatbike season. Some notes: Volunteers and staff battled record snowfall totals (over three feet in February!)Cold weathergroomer breakdownsOver 600 hours spent […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Michigami Flotilla

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Bryan Coleman. Bryan caught this flotilla of fat-bikes amid some epic icicles on what looks like some sort of flume or spillway. Bryan shared a few other shots from Michigan that created a sort of kinship in my mind because of the similar settings in the photos […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #13 – Spring Weather Gets Milwaukee Rolling

Spring has sprung, folks are coming into the shop Tony  brought  Landoaeger sausage from Held’s Resurrection of Fatberger, Schlick Cycles fat-bike #1! Trailer Park Boys Greasy Money Pabst Brewery and Best Place Pub and tours of the old brewery• Starting place of the Fat Tire Tour of Milwaukee Ride on Saturday June 15th, 2019• Theme […]

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Foto Gordo March Winner!

Justin Van Alstyne is our March Foto Gordo Contest Winner! Justin sent us a handfull of photos, each one better that the last. Justin is a pro pixel slinger from Colorado and for his efforts wins all of the fabulous prizes below. If you entered and your name isn’t Justin Van Alstyne, the gnomes down […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aussie Series 3/27/19

We’re stoked to continue our monthly series that features photos from our amigo – 2017 Simpson Desert Challenge Champion, Eckart Altenkamp. So once a month, we get to delight your retinas with some incredibly beautiful images from Australia! This is what Eckart shared about this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday photo. This shot was taken at the […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #12 – St Paddy’s Day Rides

Playing bikes on the skating rink – Photo courtesy of Fyxation! Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #12 Justin Timberline’s REAL Birthday Ride Growler Holder – http://growlergrabber.com The best cycling route from the Eastside MKE to McBob’s St Paddy’s Day Parade – Windy and Rainy Held’s Beef Jerky Our Beer – Founder’s All Day IPA There’s always […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #11 – Nuke Plant Ride in Zion

Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #11 – Nuke Plant Ride in Zion On today’s show: Tony’s furnace Zion Fat Sundays Ride at Illinois Beach State Park zioncyclery.com Dave Video The Old Zion Nuke Plant White Castle New In the Everyday Cycles Shop Club Ride Spring/Summer 2019 Clothing RoadRunner Bags Black Husky Godfather Beer Growler Grabber https://growlergrabber.com […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #9 – We got snow!

Full Spectrum Cycling Podcast #9 – We got snow! Going to Swingin’ Door! https://www.swingindoorexchange.com  Tire talk Kenda Juggernaut Dillinger 5 Colds a coming! Orange Seal Sub Zero Smelling Muc-Off Chumba Ti Stella coming into the house! http://chumbausa.com Chumba Ursa Major https://everydaycycles.com/collections/frames/products/ursa-major-titanium-fatbike-frame Rinding on the The People’s Riverwest Ice Rink Who’s not comfy? Lentil, Lentil, Lentil! […]

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Foto Gordo – January Contest

Last month we launched a little foto gordo contest and we’re here to thank everyone that entered and announce the winner! ? Darren Giordano sent us this shot taken in Northern Utah. Everyone that entered the contest is getting a sticker pack sent out to them and Darren wins some sweet barware supplied by Why Cycles! FOTO […]

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2018 Global Fat-Bike Day – Ride Guide

2018 Global Fat-Bike Day Celebrations! Tag your photos with #gfbd2018 Northern Italy – Altopiano di Asiago, near the city of Vicenza – https://www.facebook.com/events/961865113969088/ Northern Illinois – Lakewood Forest Preserve – https://www.facebook.com/events/1153558161459627/ West Central Wisconsin – Levis Trow Mounds – https://www.facebook.com/events/633051900450361/ Wisconsin’s Middle Coast – Point Beach State Park – https://www.facebook.com/events/652355225146395/ Pocono Mountain Pennsylvania – https://www.meetup.com/Fc-Cycling-Club/events/255417869/ Sarthe (Le Mans) France – https://www.facebook.com/events/451855421990597/ Connecticut  – https://www.facebook.com/events/179989432917221/ […]

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Event Spotlight – The Pie Burner – MN – 11/24/18

  Back for the sixth year, the Pie Burner Fat Bike Ride will help ensure Northeastern Minnesota children have a bit more cheerful holiday season. There is no entry fee for the ride…but all attendees get to make a donation to the Northeastern Minnesota Toys For Tots Foundation….. in the form of: New/Unused, Unwrapped Toys, […]

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Green Guru Tubular Insulated Can Sleeve and Sixer 6-pack Insulated Top Tube Holder Review

I’ve been using Green Guru Gear for a few years now and believe in their Made in Colorado (USA), upcycle/recycle philosophy. Before Davidson, the head honcho at Green Guru, contacted me about checking out their Tubular Insulated Can Sleeve and Sixer 6-pack Insulated Top Tube Holder, I had plenty of experience with the various pouches […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat 8/10/2018

I was talking to Steve Meurette the last time I was up at Levis and since he’s been the trail steward there since I met him somewhere back in the 90’s our conversation naturally turned to trail building. He mentioned that the Levis crew recently started benching and de-berming singletrack with a small (2 tine) gas-powered […]

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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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