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The Weekly Dose of Fat – Sept. 30th, 2016

It’s officially Autumn so let’s put summer in the rear view mirror and take a look at what’s new and exciting in the world of Omni-Terrain Cycling – aka the Weekly Dose of Fat. For the past five years, we’ve shared fat-bike news from around the web that eventually evolved into an online radio show / podcast that […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Colorado 9:Zero:7

Dale sent us this photo of his 9:Zero:7 taken near Copper Mountain ski area in Colorado last winter. Not long, folks, until we get the snow again! Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link below to open the full-sized version which you can right-click to save. 1920 […]

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Interbike Outdoor Demo – Day 1

I set my alarm for 3:25 to catch the Six o’clock flight out to Las Vegas to attend this year’s scaled back, version of Interbike with a pretty clear idea that this year’s show would be smaller and that many of our favorite bike brands would not have their wares on display. With that in mind, […]

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Fat Camp Show 17 with Ken and Andy – Bonus Eurobike Episode

Fat Camp Show #17 Notes http://cyclingtips.com/2016/08/cyclingtips-podcast-episode-9-rethinking-road-bike-tire-sizes-and-pressures/ http://trstriathlon.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/graph2.jpg http://trstriathlon.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/graph3.jpg https://otsocycles.com/pages/voytek http://terrenetires.com/ http://whitecrow-tech.com http://www.schwalbe.com/en/procore.html http://singletrackworld.com/2016/09/eurobike-2016-rocky-mountain-suziq-carbon-fat-bike/ http://singletrackworld.com/2016/09/eurobike-2016-wider-rims-budget-wheels-from-stans-no-tubes/ http://www.pinkbike.com/news/cane-creek-viscoset-headset-eurobike-2016.html http://hucknorris.com/ http://www.pinkbike.com/news/eightpins-integrated-dropper-post-eurobike-2016.html http://singletrackworld.com/2016/09/eurobike-2016-giant-introduces-xtc-plus-bike/ http://singletrackworld.com/2016/09/eurobike-2016-new-29-27-5-tyres-from-maxxis/ https://www.vittoria.com/tire/cannoli/ https://fat-bike.com/2016/08/new-from-vee-tire-for-2017/

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Fat Camp Show 16 with Ken and Andy

Notes and stuff for the Fat Camp Dog’s Days of Summer show. #16 brah! http://upmtb.com/ http://surlybikes.com/bikes/karate_monkey_27.5 http://salsacycles.com/culture/introducing_woodsmoke http://salsacycles.com/culture/introducing_timberjack http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/mountain-bikes/trail-mountain-bikes/stache/stache-9-29/p/2024000-2016 http://www.bikerumor.com/2016/08/01/45nrth-teases-revised-husker-du-and-dillinger-4-fat-bike-tires/#more-133982 http://www.wtb.com/products/rangerplus

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 9-2-16

Check out Rob’s custom, road-going fat-bike! Fat Camp #16 with Ken and Andy is posting later today with talk about new plus and fat-bike stuff. The Weekly Dose of Fat Show #108 will be up next Friday as Sven and JK talk to Kevin Wren, founder of Wren Sports. We know Wren mostly for there continued […]

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NEW from Vee Tire for 2017!

Our amigos from Vee Tire Co shared their 2017 catalog with us and they have 3 new fat-bike tires and a slew of Plus bike tires that will join their lineup for the upcoming season. These new varieties are not available quite, yet, but when they do become available, we’ll be putting them through our […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – Show #107 – Bill Flemming Iditarod 1000 Racer and Owner of the Trek Store in Anchorage

The Occasional Dose of Fat – Show Number 107 – Friday, August 26th, 2016 This photo is of Paul’s Sonder Vir Fortis from the new bike division of British outdoor online retailer Appkit. Paul says: This is my first fatty (I’ve been dreaming of owning a fatbike for about 15 years), and my first carbon framed […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Hawaiian Lava

  David Alipio took this stunning shot of Greg Green’s Mongoose while out testing the RST Renegade fat-bike fork on the big island of Hawaii. Check in this coming Monday to read Greg’s long-term review of the Renegade. You can also check out the previous “First Look” article on the RST Renegade. Download the appropriate […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 8-19-16

Those guys at the Monkey Lab of Cycle Monkey keep the cool rigs coming! Check out this Rohloff Speedhub-equipped Salsa Mukluk! Since we’ve received numerous requests for your Freaks of Fat to return and do a show, Sven, Gomez and JK will be back next Friday with Show #107! Plus, look for another edition of […]

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Fat-Bike Vacation Destination – Cuyuna MN

  It was four years ago. I was in my first meeting as the newly elected volunteer president of the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Crew. The meeting was with the Advisory Council of the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area (CCSRA) in collaboration with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR) Parks and Trail Division. […]

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Blackburn Chamber HV Floor Pump

Blackburn’s new Chamber HV floor pump is purpose-built for lower pressure applications like mountain bike and fat-bike use. It has an high-volume, oversized, steel barrel for quick fills of the fatter tires popular today and a HUGE 4-inch-diameter gauge that reads to 50 psi maximum in the Chamber HV’s steel base. Attached to the 28 […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 8-12-16

Thanks to Courtenay for this shot of his Norco Big Foot 6.2 Fat Bike at the Top of Lucky Peak in Boise Idaho. He’s upgrade the original components to Shimano XT and SRAM GX.   Fat-bike links Alaska’s Lost Coast – Misery loves Company #1 – http://www.revelatedesigns.com/site/index.php/misery-loves-company-guest-post-by-roman-dial-part-1/ #2 – http://www.revelatedesigns.com/site/index.php/misery-loves-company-guest-post-by-roman-dial-part-2/ #3 – http://www.revelatedesigns.com/site/index.php/misery-loves-company-guest-post-by-roman-dial-part-3/ The continuing exploits of the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – KTM Fat Rat in the UK

Steve took a recent trip down to Cornwall in SW England on a family holiday (hence the bike seat attachment) and had some riding opportunities between Porth Cawl and Padstow along the Cornish Coastal Path, not strictly a bike trail but there were no objections from anyone and the scenery is too good to miss. This photo is […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 8-5-16

Chris sent in this shot of his Pivot LES Fat in the Wasatch Mountains below Scott’s Pass. Check out this Lynsey Fatskey done up as a 29+ bikepacking rig by the folks at Cycle Monkey complete with Rohloff Speed Hub XL and belt drive! Fat-bike Links KramPug on the Hillfoots trail http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2016/08/hillfoot-trails.html Riding with a […]

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Fat Camp Show 15 with Ken and Andy Talkin’ ’bout all sorts of stuff

Show Notes Details on the new WTB Ranger Tire: http://www.bikerumor.com/2016/06/16/wtb-ranger-27-5-mountain-bike-tire-gets-official-rolls-first-29-size/#more-131209 Niner goes plus and some teaser info about Stans forthcoming plus rim named “Baron”: http://www.bikerumor.com/2016/07/07/niner-bikniner-jet-9-rdo-and-rip-9-rdo-no-longer-29-only-plus-tires-modern-geometry-part-of-revolution/ Best Tracksled grooming demo video from Marquette this past winter: https://youtu.be/MRlutC-7ak4 Fargo Sub 48: http://fargosub48.com/ Lumberjack 100: http://lumberjack100.com/

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-22-16

Our Scottish pal, Bruce, has been testing out the second generation Singular Puffin and has been reporting on his findings regularly. Check out the links below or visit http://coastkid.blogspot.com! From an article on BRAIN this week – “Utah’s Senators, Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch are supporting a bill that would allow local land managers to decide whether […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-15-16

Our friends at Cycle Monkey worked with Soma Fabrications on this Rohloff, Gates Carbon Drive Sandworm and even equipped it with the Lauf Carbonara fat-bike fork! Quite the ride! (Check out our Lauf Carbonara fork review by non other than Kevin Breitenbach!) Fat-bike Links Cycle Monkey did up this Soma Sandworm, Rohloff, Gates Belt, Lauf […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 7-8-16

Paul from Gates hipped us to the custom build you see above from Adam Sklar out of Bozeman, MT. Gates Carbon Drive, Rohloff, Dropper Post and dig that yellow! You can see a few more pix of this build and check out Sklar Bikes at http://www.sklarbikes.com/blog/2016/6/4/lucians-fat-bike Fat-bike Links Snow Biking Down Under – http://www.weareexplorers.co/donna-buang-microadventure-beats-working-living/ Brett Davis returns with […]

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