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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Cedaero – Dog Days of Summer Photo Contest
It’s August! We commonly refer to late summer as the “Dog Days” of summer in our little slice of fat-bike paradise, so we decided to call our latest contest the Cedaero Dog Days of Summer Photo Contest. There will be a sweet grand prize package up for grabs for the winner. We’ll award the best photo […]
In our June contest, you can win a pair of PDW Hot Take bags and a rad pair of Tifosi Sledge Sunglasses! You can bet your studded tires that we’ll include a delightful array of fat-bike stickers to the winners’ prize packages as well. To enter send an email with your mailing address to email@example.com with June Contest in the […]
FTF – Fat Tribe Friday – Contest News!
Fat Bike Fun From Around the Globe!
Fat (video) Tuesday – Aberlady Dawn – Blackburn Bag Contest
Gary Buckham is one of the pioneers of fat biking in the UK and we’ve featured a number of his videos during the early days of the site. You may know his work from ‘Pugsley on Patrol’. Today we feature another video from him called Aberlady Dawn. I got a nice chill vibe from this […]
Niche Bike News – Ritchey Outback V2 – Kindernay IGH – Tifosi Sledge – New Moots – Wolftooth Gold – Silca Super Secret Lube – Pirelli Tires – Stashers Contest Winners
Ritchey Outback V2 Tom Ritchey rides about 10,000 miles (16,000 km) per year, and most of that is off-road. Combine that with his more than 40 years of designing and building bicycles, and it’s no wonder the Outback has become an icon in the gritty world of gravel and adventure bikes. Updated for 2020, the […]
Niche Bike News – The Moment – Sram AXS – Terevail Tires – Surly Home Delivery – Global (online) Bike Festival – CONTEST!
Red Bull created a documentary film about the origins of Freeride MTB with interviews with Wade Simmons, Richie Schley, and Brett Tippe. The trailer is above and a link to the full-length film is below. I went down this rabbit hole and I was glad that I did! https://www.redbull.com/gb-en/films/the-moment?fbclid=IwAR3enabBhb4kqfBnqfhiZT-MCR6kym4raUY98RNW0jWa8afERzoZPwl_rgE Sram AXS SRAM’s AXS Web Ride […]
Foto Gordo Contest Winner – Bob Rainville
Our Amigo from the Empire State, Bob Rainville also helps out with the Saratoga Fat Bike Festival in Up-State New York. Bob’s been kind enough to volunteer as an unofficial Fatbassador to New York and share some of his imaginative pixel arrangements, like the one above. Bob’s got one hell of an eye and a […]
Foto Gordo – Contest Winner – Monte McAnulty!
Our Amigo Monte McAnulty dropped us a line from Vegas and what did our eyes behold? November snow in the desert! He didn’t even know that he was entering the Foto Gordo Contest, but he won anyway. Sometimes you’re just that lucky. Here’s what Monte had to say about his award-winning pixels. Hey Gomez! Fat […]
Event Update – Grand Funduro Beach Ride and Ball
The Grand Funduro is looking like it might live up to its name! Surly Bikes added a Pre-Party on Friday night and they’re sending along their Demo-Van (Steel Force One) stocked to the gills with their beach tuned fat-bike demo fleet, including the new sparkly pink ice cream truck. So we’ve added two more events […]
Event Spotlight – Grand Funduro Beach Ride & Ball
Click the Flyer to go to the Event Page Grand Funduro Beach Ride and Ball Schedule of Events Saturday2pm-4pm Arrival and Hotel Check in. Grab a goody bag.4pm Group beach sunset ride to the Dead River (4miles)5pm-7pm Group gravel evening ride to the The Tropics (8miles bring a headlight).7:30 to midnight Dancing and cocktails in […]
2019 GLOBAL FAT-BIKE DAY DESIGN CONTEST
If my math is correct (it usually isn’t) we’re looking down the barrels of Global Fat-Bike Day number 8? GFBD-Ocho! The GFBD LEGEND Eight years, ago a couple of very clever Brits came up with an idea for a grass-roots – worldwide – fat-bike holiday, that would bring the fat-bike community together, like nothing we’ve ever […]
Foto Gordo – Webster Park
This month’s Foto Gordo contest winner is David Tinnes! David regularly shares his fatventures with us. His perseverance alone won him some schwag a few months back, but this month he’s the Foto Gordo Grand Prize Winner. We even swapped out a different t-shirt so it would fit Dave. I think this might be the […]
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 […]
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 […]
Foto Gordo – January’s Contest Winner & February Foto Gordo Contest Announcement!
Christopher Mautino is the winner of our latest Foto-Gordo Sweepstakes with a shot that he calls Riding with Giants. This is what Christopher shared about his entry. Riding with Giants- just got back from an amazing trip in Baja. Surfing, fishing, and biking were awesome. Rode down the beach from my camp and ran across […]
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 […]
Fat in the Fall – Framed Bike Contest – Win a Framed Alaskan Fat-Bike!
Now you don’t have to wait for winter to get fat. We’ve been working with our amigos at Framed Bikes on a contest that will allow one of our lucky readers to get Fat in the Fall with our Framed Bike Contest. All you have to do is sign up [HERE] before November 1st and […]
Levis – Mission 1 Moonlander (L-MIM) Raffle Winner
On top of it being Independence Day (here in the US), which is my favorite holiday, we get to award the grand prize in our Help Rebuild the Levis Chalet Raffle. We couldn’t have made this happen without industry sponsors! Great people behind great companies that stepped up and help save places like the Levis […]
WIN this BIKE & Help Rebuild the Levis Chalet
We’d like everyone to take a moment and remember that movie called Pay it Forward! Last Summer one of our favorite mountain bike trail centers in Wisconsin lost their Chalet to fire. The county had insurance and the building is scheduled to be rebuilt, but the local trail group has plans for some improvements. They set […]
Fat (video) Tuesday – Big Eau Pleine – Stickers? Contest!
Big Eau Pleine (BEP) is one of my favorite little spots in Central ‘Sconsin. It’s a Marathon County Park that’s situated on a peninsula that juts out into the Big Eau Pleine Reservoir on the Wisconsin River. It looks somewhat like the Korean Pennisula in 1/250th scale. I’ve always dreamed of winter camping there […]
Fat (video) Tuesday – Movember
Our amigo Riley Seebeck is back with a sweet edit from Steamboat Springs Colorado. Riley is a Brand Ambassador for Wyatt Bicycles and the man behind Flow Foto. As you can see Riley wears a Mustache and that made me think about Movember, Movember is a charity that supports Men’s Health. Movember raises money and […]
2016 GLOBAL FAT-BIKE DAY DESIGN CONTEST
Here we are looking down the barrels of Global Fat-Bike Day number 5! GFBD-Cinco! To give you an idea of what GFBD is all about, we’ve shared some videos from last year in this year’s announcement. The 2016 Global Fat-Bike Celebration is December 3rd, 2016 The GFBD LEGEND Five years, ago a couple of very clever Brits […]
Who would you nominate for the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame?
We think it’s high time that some folks from the fat-bike realm get recognized for their contributions to the mountain bike world and, it just so happens, that the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for this year’s inductees. So we’re asking folks to call into our Imaginary Dose of Fat Show this week […]
Show 100 Raffle! Show up and win!
Big doings at the Fat-bike Radio Show 100 HQ! Gomez shook down the peeps who helps us keep this site goin’ and got us some killer prizes that we will raffle off at the Show 100 Party! Oh! There are A LOT MORE PRIZES THAN WHAT WE ARE SHOWING! Stupid CAPS lock. Anyway, yes, you […]
Enter Today – Win a Becker 40 Below Bag!
Weekly (Dose of Fat) Contest! Wanna win a Becker Sewing and Design 40 Below Bag? For the next 3 shows we’ll be awarding one lucky winner a week a fabulous becker sewing 40 below down tube bag. The first week we’re going to award the bag to the best photo from GFBD 2015. Tupper’s gonna look […]
The Surly Secret Word Contest Week #3 – The Fat-Bike 7 Dwarves
Welcome to WEEK Three of the Secret Word Contest! Every week till Global Fat-Bike Day, we’ll be giving away a prize package from Surly Bikes during the taping of the Weekly Dose of Fat Show on Fat-Bike Radio. All you have to do is be the first caller that can name the fat-bike seven dwarves that we […]
The Surly Secret Word Contest Week Two! Prizes & Stickers!
Welcome to WEEK TWO of the fabulous Secret Word Contest! Every week till Global Fat-Bike Day, we’ll be giving away a prize package from Surly Bikes during the taping of the Weekly Dose of Fat Show on Fat-Bike Radio. All you have to do is be the first caller that can guess the porn name that […]
The Surly Secret Word Contest – Prizes and Stickers!
Every week till Global Fat-Bike Day, we’ll be giving away a prize package from Surly Bikes during the taping of the Weekly Dose of Fat Show on Fat-Bike Radio. All you have to do is be the first caller that can tell us the secret word from the previous week’s show. The secret word from […]
Global Fat-Bike Day – Toys 4 Tots – CONTEST!
Shawne Camp came up with a pretty great idea last year, to host a Toys for Tots, holiday gift drive and we somehow came up with the idea of suggesting that ride organizers incorporate a toy drive into their Global Fat-Bike Day celebrations. Shawne contacted me recently and here’s what he had to say. Uncle G, Hope you […]
FRAMED! – Best Radio Promo Contest!
A few years back we ran a Pimp my Pugs contest, where we took the winner’s snow white pugs and made it blanca de blingy! That was back when there were only 4 or 5 fat-bikes to choose from, so for our spring contest, we’re going to turn the tables and pimp your parts with […]
Fat-bike.com’s IceBeard Contest
We’ve been teasing this for a couple of weeks on the Weekly Dose of Fat Radio Show so it should be no surprise that we at Fat-bike.com love contests and we love beards! With the cold upon us in most of the country it is time for an IceBeard Contest! The good and kind folks […]
Fat-Bike Radio – Call in to Win – 2 Fat-Bike Birkie Entries!
We have a little radio show that we record on Wednesday nights called the Weekly Dose of Fat. Every episode, we have a Special Guest on the show. We’ve had incredible guests like Ned Overend, Rebecca Rusch, Heather Best and Travis Brown from the racing side of things and Greg Matyas, Bill Fleming and Eric […]
Call in to Win! 8PM CST Wednesday, January 21st
Folks! We are doing a live call-in segment for our Weekly Dose of Fat Radio Show tomorrow night, Wednesday, January 21st, from 8PM to 9PM Central Standard Time (CST). Call us at 818-918-2453 chat us up and we will enter you into a drawing for a chance to win a State Bicycle Megalith Fat-bike! This segment will […]
Snow Dance Contest!
We’re in the need of some snow in our neck of the woods, so we’re going to crank up the old fat dash bike dot com contest generator and send out an all points bulletin for all of our readers to put together an entry to win a prize package that can only be referred to […]
Dog Days of Summer Winners!
…..and the Winners are… We had the winners on our radio show earlier today, but we wanted to give them their own post to show off their entries into our Dog Days of Summer Photo/Video/Secret Word Contest. The winner of the Video Prize Package is Tom Miller and his border collie Mishchka. Tom won everything pictured below. […]
Dog Days of Summer – Photo/Video/Secret Word CONTEST!
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Dog Days of Summer – Photo/Video/Word CONTEST!
It’s August! We commonly refer to August as the “Dog Days” of summer in our little slice of fat-bike paradise, so we decided to call our August contest the Dog Days of Summer Photo/Video/Word Contest. There will be 3 prize packages up for grabs and three ways to WIN! We’ll award an awesome prize package to the […]
Fat-Bike Radio Contest! Guess Otis’s Weight
Yesterday I met up with Zito and Puck and a couple of the port crew to ride Klode beach up to Doctors Park, where Sprecher Brewing and the Milwaukee Parks Department had a mobile beer garden set up. It was a very wet and wild, few miles of beach with about equal time riding and […]
This Week’s Radio Contest – Where in the World is Sven Haamer?
Have any of you seen Sven? He’s on the move and this week’s radio contest is all about where the hell is Sven Haamer! Has Sven headed out to Decorah to get a look at last week’s special guest, (Sov from Surly’s) wasabi green, Ice Cream Truck? Is he headed out to the front range to tour the […]
This Week’s RADIO CONTEST!
We’re going to the dogs for this week’s contest! Meet my three dogs… (L to R) Cowboy dot com, Bodhi (short for the Bodhisattva) and Cecil. All 3 are male AKC Registered Bernese Mountain Dogs. Cowboy is a year and a half, Bodhi is eight and Cecil is six years old. Your mission, if you decide […]
NEW! Fat-Bike Radio – Contest! – Bonus! Prize Package!
Sven and I have a new Internet Radio Program called the Weekly Dose of Fat. We have a half dozen shows in the can and we’ve had a little contest going that required contestants to utilize the new voicemail tab to record a funny promo for the show. For some reason or another, we have not […]
Bordo Lock Contest Winner
We have a winner in our Bordo Big lock contest! Mike from Cleveland will be receiving a Bordo Big and the jaunty ABUS hat. Thanks to all who participated. Here is the winning Limerick: Here here here Bordo Big Beer beer beer take a swig Because rides are fun when You have a tallboy or […]
New Contest! – Enter to Win a Bordo Big 120 Lock!
Folks! We have a new contest here at FB.c and the winner will receive a Big Bordo 120cm Lock that works great with your fat-bike plus a stylin’ ABUS Baseball Hat compliments of ABUS Mobile Security, Inc. Retail value of these prizes are over $160.00! Simple contest. Submit a limerick (you know, a form of […]