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The Weekly Dose of Fat – July 21st 2017

We’ve got plus and fat-bike testing going on here in Wisconsin and out in Utah. Over in the UK, our amigo, Jeff Price, is leaving on a trip of a lifetime over in Iceland and I’m fresh off of a trip up to Green Bay to ride the beach and then over to Wausau, to […]

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Trailfoody – Eat to Ride – Ride to Eat

  We receive numerous opportunities to try new products. We get so many that we can’t test them all and some of them just aren’t a good fit for our user group……But every once in awhile we see something unique that fills a need…and if we need it, we figure that it only makes sense […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – June 9th, 2017

  Yes, yess….Hot summertime fat’a’plus bike funskis are happ’nin! I just invented a word there and broke every spelling and grammatical convention that the spelling/grammar police hold dear. I’ll have to get working on fat’a’plus t-shirts…..after I properly, celebrate the ruination of las puntas de spelling and grammar. This week, I’m testing a new frame […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – June 2nd 2017

Is it….Late Spring? or early Summer? It’s June and right on time the June Bugs are here. With so much daylight to play with, there’s lots of time to get out on the bike! Things are really cooking behind the scenes, with riding, camping, testing and all kinds of events coming up this month. We thought […]

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On the top of Wales

We all love an epic adventure, whether it’s that week long biking trip you’ve had with friends, an expedition across the arctic or a couple of days away on your local trails. For me last week, I had one of these ‘epic adventures’ which saw me away from the house for just 12 hours. We […]

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Review – 2017 Klampers and the Canti-Lever

Howdy fat-bike friends! Our friend from out Ogden way, Mr. Mark Peterson, put together this review of Paul Component Engineering’s 2017 Klamper brake and their Canti-Lever. Form NAHBS to the trails, Mark has the scoop! 2017 Klampers and the Canti-Lever Review – By Mark Peterson I have been a longtime fan of Paul Component’s. I have […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat Show 125 – Surly’s Paul Zeigle and 2017 Fat Bike Birkie Women’s Champ Leia Schneeberger

Greg shot this photo during a fat-bike trip to Spencer Glacier in Alaska.  Honestly, Greg says, I have no idea how the original settlers survived without fat bikes! The Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 125 – Friday, March 24th 2017 Surly’s Paul Zeigle and 2017 Fat Bike Birkie Women’s Champ Leia Schneeberger We’ve got […]

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Maxxis Summit – Plus Tire News

  Plus Stuff From the Second Annual Maxxis Summit at Mulberry Gap Maxxis jumped into plus tires in a big way in recent years and has developed what is arguably the most complete lineup of plus sized tires (at least for 27.5+) of any tire company. They have everything from the fast rolling Icon all […]

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Aris Shreds the Fatback Skookum

After I spent some time getting initial impressions of the Fatback Skookum we had in for testing (you can see the Fatback Skookum Product Spotlight here) I wanted a guy with mad skills to spend some time with the bike and Aristotle Peters is one of those guys. Aris was one of the first people […]

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Showers Pass Torch Jacket

We gave tester Chris Zito a Showers Pass Torch Jacket to test a while back. Chris is an avid fat-biker and also a messenger riding daily and year ’round in Milwaukee so let’s check out his report on the Torch! I’m assuming that I was gifted this assignment because of the nature of my current […]

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Utah Sweaty Yeti 2017

Longtime Fat-biker and Ogden, Utah resident, Mark Peterson sent us this report on the 2017 Utah Sweaty Yeti! Fat-biking has grown dramatically in Utah over the past 5 years. There have been many individuals and organizations that have helped the growth of the local Fat-biking scene. The most important factor, for me personally, has been […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 2-17-17

Fat-bike Radio will be back next week with Show #123 and special guest, points leader in the Hugh Jass Fat Bike Series, Mr. Nick Holzem, the Event of the Week, Questions from Listeners, Zito and more! Event of the Week Bike Across the Bay – Washburn, WI – Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 The North Coast […]

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Mid-Term Review – Terrene Wazia 4.6

This has been one of those winters where I have been pretty darned stoked to be testing studded tires. It seems like every other weekend has been “studded tire only” conditions due to a big melt and freeze cycle. During this time the 4.6″ studded Terrene Wazia tires have become my best friend because they […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat Show #121 with National Champions Cole House and Ami Stuart

Show # 121 was recorded in the Cloud Factory Studios, where Tio Gomez was joined by Evan Larsson, Chris Daisy and features David Glover. This week’s Special Guests are the winners of the Pro Elite USA Cycling Fat-Bike National Championships, Ami Stuart & Cole House. Tonight’s Wardrobe was Provided by sPACYcLOUD Hemp Onesie Grab grandma’s […]

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Stuart & House Win at Fat Bike Nats

Congratulations to all of the new Fat-Bike National Champions! Both the men’s and women’s Pro/Elite Champions, Amy Stuart and Cole House will be guests on Fat-Bike Radio and….you can check out all of the results and all of the new National Champions here – https://www.usacycling.org/results/index.php?year=2017&id=3

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Weekly Dose of Bruce – 1-6-17

We find ourselves, once again, in prime time, fat-bike race season! There’s an event every weekend, between now and the Ides of March. This week, I worked on my travel schedule and I’m visiting Michigan and Minnesota for starters, but first……we’re going to slip over the border and record the Weekly Dose of Fat Show […]

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First Look – Otso Voytek

It is kind of funny, last year/season we saw a flood of similar “me-to” fat bikes from manufacturers trying to jump on the fat bike bandwagon. Everyone seemed to want to pile on the fat bike craze. From those heady times, we have seen some really interesting and fresh bikes emerge for the 2017 season. […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat (2016 Review) – 12-30-16

  Well, boys and girls, we’ve reached the end of another beautiful and interesting trip around the sun (best Dirty Harry voice) and this being the final installment of the Weekly Dose of Fat, the most powerful dose of fat-bike news, rants, and adventure in the World; You’ve gotta ask yourself one question…..are fat-bikes still fun […]

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