Nikita Solenov made a short video from a Surf/Bike trip to Hoddevik, Norway. I’ve been talking with Chris Daisy about surfing and fat-biking in the same month (December) and then this film from Norway caught my eye. It makes me want to seek out more remote coastal areas to explore. #wetandwild Would you share your […]
Craig Hays from Holland, Michigan sent us a video that brings back memories of a bikepacking trip where a bunch of us rode long tails and trailer hacks to Silver Lake a few years back. Here’s what Craig added about his vid. Here’s a bit of video from a weekend riding the Fatboy on the […]
The godfather of fat-bike beach riding, Mr. Bruce Mathieson, catalogues Scotland’s incredible coastal paradise with videos that have been an inspiration for around the last ten years. He’s really been cranking out some great stuff during the Covid lockdowns in the UK. Bruce had this to say about his latest film. Been a crazy year […]
Today on F(v)T we visit the scorching scenery of Norway for some fat-bike adventure-fun. It’s the first video of the new year! It’s all Fat FUN in 2021! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming hard drive. Send your […]
We’re back with an encore photo and video gallery from this year’s Global Fat-Bike Day celebrations. Fasten your seatbelts. The fun is about to start!
GFBD Cards from around the World!
Tio Gomez chats with Amy Evans from GORE® WEAR about their C5 lineup of Winter Cycling Apparel
GFBD UK Covid Edition The C word has put a downer on many things this year and sadly has caused pain and heartache to many. So this years Global Fat Bike Day ride was going to be a little different for many. You could say it went back to how it was in the early […]
Ride along with Summittoppler for a cruise along fabulous Newborough Beach on the Isle of Anglesey in North Wales
By the looks of things, our amigo Bruce Mathieson has been riding a ton and he continues to be one of my all-time favorite videographers Coastkid’s videos helped feed the stoke world-wide for fat-bike fun. I think of Bruce as the Godfather of fat-bike beach rides. He’s the reason that I took my fat-bike to […]
We take a new set of Whisky Parts No. 9 carbon fiber wheels out of the box for a bit of show and tell.
Our long time amigo, Rusty Knorr shot a video while attending the Northwest Fatbike Meetup 2020 in Winthrop, Washington. This gathering of friends and fat-bike riders was Hosted by Methow Fatbike and Methow Cycle & Sport. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting a few of these cool cats from Northwest Fatbike and I’ve always wanted […]
If you follow our social media, you’ve probably seen a picture or two of the new Extrawheel Mate attached to my Fatback Corvus FLT that I call Tenbeers. The Mate is a single wheel cargo trailer that is quite a bit different than other single wheel bike trailers like the BoB or the Coho (both […]
Here’s a blast from the past! This is from a decade ago. March of 2010 to be exact. The video is from tscheezy and I’ve followed his youtube channel since the early days. I got o to ride a bunch of the trails that are in this video last March with Fatbassador Travis. Anchorage in […]
Kit Monsen made a movie about a bike trip he calls the Tour de Dovre that includes a recipe for Reindeer Stew. Don’t worry if you can’t get a tasty reindeer, you can substitute venison, lamb, or carne de gnome in a pinch. It’s like a cooking show and a fat-bike video all wrapped in […]
A few weeks back I set off to do this bikepacking trip but bailed as I wasn’t in the ‘zone’. I was pretty gutted as the weather was perfect, no wind, no cloud and the chance of a great sunrise. Fast forward 4 weeks and I wasn’t going to let it go as I again […]
Our Fatbassador to the Ozarks, Old Man Fat-Bike – aka ; Yens, shares his thoughts on his new set of wheels from Enve Composites. My-man Julio reviewed the same wheelset and you can check out his thoughts, right here – https://fat-bike.com/2019/04/enve-m685-wheelset-and-fat-fork-review-by-julio/. Julio is our Fatbassador to the Front Range and quite possibly even more than […]
3 weeks after filming my SLATE video I made a return to the area as a friend of mine, Allen, really wanted to see the slate sights. So we quickly picked our date and was joined by John Climber. The 3 of us set off on a very humid Sunday afternoon which had plenty of […]
Today’s FvT takes us to the coast of Northern France with rider, Olivier Garet riding the beach and piloting a drone in a brief and dramatic winter fat-bike video. Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming hard drive. Send […]
With restrictions being lifted here its great to be able to get out and do what I’ve missed doing for the past few months. So I’ve got some catching up to do! For this bikepacking overnighter I went to a local area that rich in slate history, the Cwmorthin & Rhosydd slate mines. The mines […]
Today’s Fat (video) Tuesday chronicles the early history and development of what we’ve all grown to know as fat-bikes. Get yourself a beer and even make a small batch of popcorn for this one! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse […]
Today’s video comes to us from Celso Wind. This is what Celso shared about riding Fat-Bikes in Brazil. “I’m sending a video of Fat here from Brazil, we don’t have snow but there’s lots of cool dunes to play with. ~ Florianopolis – Brazil” Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, […]
Cwm Dulyn translates to the Black Lake and is one of my favorite valleys here in Snowdonia, Wales. This is a route that not many take, especially on a bike due to the terrain. Its usually very hard going due to the long grasses and sodden ground. Perfect for the Salsa Mukluk then! Would you […]
On today’s FvT, our amigo Pat Smage turns a downed tree into a fat-bike playground! Check out some trials riding that is utterly amazing! Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a fat-bike related image that you feel is “Wallpaper Worthy”, slap it […]
I consider our amigo Bruce Mathieson to be the Godfather of Scottish fat-bike beach riding. He’s been cranking out some great video during the Pandemic Social Distancing over in Scotland. If you don’t follow this cat, you should. Especially if you like beaches, wheelies, and fat-biking! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Last […]
Fat Bike to Cwm Eigiau First things first. Cwm Eigiau translates to Eigiau valley from the Welsh language to English. During the last few months, we’ve all found it difficult to ride our bikes in the places we have taken for granted in previous times. As the restrictions are very slowly getting lifted here in […]
Today’s Danger Gnome Zoomcast features conversations with four of our fatbassadors from Alaska, the Ozarks, Colorado & Maine!
Adam welcomes Jim Cummins and Lelan Dains to the show to talk about the Superbowl of gravel races – The Dirty Kanza. The 2020 Garmin Dirty Kanza has been rescheduled for September 10th – 13th so if you need a little DK Fix to tide you over till then, this could be just what the […]
FvT comes to us direct from Anchorage Alaska today. This is Fatbassador Travis’s ride buddy, Al riding his fat uni at Kincaid. Kincaid is a sweet flowy singletrack system in an Anchorage City Park. I got to ride with Al and Travis up in the AK! It was some of the best winter riding that […]
Editor’s Note: I almost met Cameron Sanders, aka Renaissance Cyclist at this year’s Talkeetna Trio Fat Bike World Championships. I remember riding by his group at the top of the first big climb and thinking to myself – that looks like a fun group of groovy cats. After the race, Cameron shared his Storymap from the […]
I follow Foresty Forest on Instagram, but I just discovered his YouTube Channel! Every Tuesday is Fat Tuesday at fat dash bike dot com! Hey while you’re surf’n YouTube we sure would appreciate it if you would subscribe to our YouTube Channel. We’ve been recording some interesting interviews and you get to see all of […]
Video Interviews with Charlie Hobbs, Jeff Price, John Climber, and the Coast Kid, Bruce Mathieson about the UK Fat-Bike Scene, Packrafting, and more.
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 […]
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 […]
Check out the groovy Fat-Bike scene from Quebec City Quebec!
We’ve been fans of Old Man Fat Bike (Jens) for a long time now and we’ve featured a couple of his videos on FvT. After watching his newest release we talked and today we’re proud to Announce that Old Man Fat Bike is our official Fatbassador to the Ozarks! So you can look forward to […]
Due to the current health situation, I’m stuck inside thinking all things fat-bike. I’m planning future rides, reminiscing rides gone by and thinking about what some people think about fat-bikes. So Why Fat-bike? This is a question that’s come up many times over the years by some who may have never ridden a fat-bike. With this […]
Over the last few years, there’s been a really interesting Mississippi flyway trail building renaissance that has made Northwest Arkansas the latest mountain bike travel destination. Trail building contractors work on projects up in the Northwoods all summer and then spend their Winters down in Arkansas creating incredible mtb-playgrounds. Our amigo Pat Smage took a […]
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 […]
Having embarked upon a journey to reduce the width of my Krampus wheels from 45mm to 32mm, this video rung some bells for a small portion of my brain cells. Calvin and Ben from Park Tool take a Surly Ice Cream Truck and build a set of sew-up road wheels for it. We’re always happy […]
A fun cruise around the Campbell Tract in Anchorage last Saturday with our Fatbassador to Alaska, Travis. Travis and I were joined by Ken Best and videographer, Al Heckart along with Ken’s pooch, Violet. It turned out to be a perfect bluebird day with low winds and temps in the twenties. Alaska in March can […]
Last week we shared Bob Rainville’s recap of the Saratoga Fat Bike Rally and today we’re featuring a video report from the event that comes to us from David Boshek and North Country MTB. Happy Tuesday! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The […]
Brian Bechard from Main Public sent us this week’s FvT feature. It’s a video that he put together for the local PBS affiliate in Portland, ME. This is what Brian shared about his video presentation about Fat-Biking in Maine. Each season more and more miles of trails are groomed exclusively for fat tire winter cycling […]
Dr. John – Iko Iko – spurred a thought in my imagination that could possibly address the rumblings that folks from around the interwebs share with us about the timing of Global Fat Bike Day and the dicey conditions that early December can sometimes present. Fat Tuesday is the perfect new International Fat-Bike Holiday! Two […]