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Foto Gordo – Le Tour de Gnome

Lode Crommen sent us a shot of his fatty and dog out hunting beach gnomes in Belgium. It’s almost the dog days of summer…so go jump in the lake! Sticker it Forward How do you like the new sticker and jersey design? If you’d like some stickers for you…your ride buddies…or maybe the bartender with […]

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Gore Trail KPR Gloves

Lovely Glovely I’ve been using these gloves for a few weeks now, both on the fat bike and on the commuter gravel bike. The Gore Trail KPR gloves are designed to be a robust but lightweight summer glove. Gore says that “Trail gloves have multiple needs: they should be lightweight, offer grip and tactility while […]

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Foto Gordo – Tom Ice

Is there a better fat bike name than Tom Ice? I think not. Tom sent us a shot of his bike from last winter in Colorado and I love nothing more than to exploit the contrast between a hot sunny summer day with a cold crisp winter portrait of a fat bike in the Colorado […]

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Dose of Fat – May 2022

Is everybody ready for Summer? Unless you’re in the Southern Hemisphere, Summer is here starting this weekend! There are a ton of things going on as far as field test updates from the Colonel Steve Austin underground test bunker get ready to receive your Dose of Fat for the Month of May 2022! May might […]

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2022 Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series (CO)

The Cloud City Wheelers from Leadville Colorado hosts a fat-bike race series that starts in January and goes all the way into April! http://www.cloudcitywheelers.com/race For more information visit – – http://www.cloudcitywheelers.com/race Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Everything on our event schedule was […]

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The Dose of Fat Holiday Ten Year Special?

What’s a Holiday Special without some rock&roll from the Suffragettes to set the mood? Let’s take a little scroll downward together, along with the ghost of Christmas-Past for a curated collection of holiday cheer from the fat dash bike dot com archives! 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Dress up like […]

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Fatties by Candlelight (WI)

Click the Flyer for more information December 29th, 2021 This looks like a great event up in the Northwoods. There are far too few events like this for folks that don’t enjoy racing. Group rides are all about fun and riding with your friends. This one looks like a real good time. What could be […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Sandblasted

The elements play a pivotal role in every ride. In today’s video from the original gangster of beach riding, Bruce Mathieson, the wind and the sand combine to take the starring role on a windy Scottish beach ride. We need new stickers… What should we come up with next for a sticker? We’ve got a […]

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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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