Rusty Knorr is back with his third trip to the Ancient Lakes in the Pacific Northwest. He shot a travelogue of the trip along with a crew that included a few of our West Coast amigos from Northwest Fatbikes. Here’s what Rusty had to say about his clip. Earth Day weekend I was fortunate enough […]
Forth Fat, Bruce – aka; Coastkid’s social gathering on the East Coast of Scotland in North Berwick. The idea of Forth Fat is simple, ride fat bikes and socialise. After making the journey last year I was keen to be involved again in a great weekend of bikes and beer!! After unpacking my gear in […]
James from fatbike.com.au, the Australian source of Norwegian Diamond Fatbikes, sent us this video of a Top-to-Bottom race, on fat bikes, at the Thredbo ski resort in the Snowy Mountains. Check out the action!
There are not many fat bike races in the world that involve complicated logistics, dedicated support crews, 3000miles of driving, and a whopping 300 miles of multi-day, one-way stage racing. But if this type of event takes your fancy, then welcome to the Australian Simpson Desert Bike Challenge. Following on, from our race reports published […]
Our Fatbassador to the Alaskan Wilderness and Anchorage, Mr Travis (T-bone) Hubbard recommends this clip, for your viewing pleasure. This is some footage from the 2016 Merry Marmot downhill race, from the Arctic Valley Ski Resort. Leave your featherweight carbon sled in the shed and grab the old trusty…..then Slip on your body armour and a full […]
Our amigos from Brasil that shared an incredible look at Brazilian dune riding in Sand’n’Fatty, are releasing their second video project, as a 3 part series, that features their first introduction to winter riding, in the frozen landscape of Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec Canada. We wanna party with these cowboys! This is what Jonatha, Daniel & Nata shared […]
Manuel Scheidegger is a two time Fat (video) Tuesday contributor from Switzerland. Here’s what Mänu shared about his clip. How good are fatbikes really? No one can give a better answer then the judges of the fox tv show “so you think you can dance” (Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul, Jason Derulo, Maddie Ziegler). And the verdict […]
Fat Tom K, from Manitoba, captured this year’s Fat Bike Birkie in four minutes! Tom also shared some thoughts about this year’s race. Could this year’s race be BIGGER and BETTER?! Well, the 2016 version was all that and more than the great race I have enjoyed the last two years! It wasn’t just that it has […]
Our amigo and Fatback Ambassador, Pat Smage shared an edit from a trip, that he and Hannah took last month. Fair warning to any human powered, purists – There’s a little bit of throttle twist’n braaap in the clip. We’re going to be working with Pat on a video of him working his particularly […]
The Rovanemi 150 Arctic Winter Race is Europe’s ITI Qualifier and is in it’s fifth year! Check out the action from this year’s competition in this video that the event shared today. More than 100 racers signed up this year. There are three different distances (66k, 150k and 300k) and three different categories (on foot, by fatbike or […]
Our man Deo is back with his unique perspective on fat-bike fun from the Coastal Atlantic Province of New Brunswick, Canada! El Niño has opened up spring beach riding a little early on Lake Michigan, in our region and we’d love to see how folks around this shiny blue marble celebrate fat-bike fun, as the […]
Fat-Bikes and Surf Boards
You may remember the first Fat-bike Freeride video that Rocky Mountain Bikes put out last year called Fat Free (click that link!). Well, they are back at it again with Geoff Gurevich, Wade Simmons and Noah Brousseau out getting rad in the mountains of British Columbia on their Blizzards! Bike: Rocky Mountain Blizzard Shot at the […]
John from Wales sent us a link to this video as well as the following words to describe the ride. Enjoy! Well, after having my fat bike for well over a year I finally got to take it out in the snow. Over the last week I could see from work a good fall of […]
Welcome new contributor, Dustin Carlson! Dustin is the man behind Tec-Gnar Media and Every Angle Films. Dustin produced the great video work that you’ve seen on the site, that features Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot, David Glover riding a Fatback Rhino in and around Moab. Dustin’s favorite local spot to ride his Specialized Fatboy is called […]
Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot, Jeff Price, sent in this video of a ride in the mountains of North Wales on his Salsa Mukluk. Jeff says: After another fall of snow on the mountains of north Wales, I felt obliged to get out there and ride on some snow. The going was pretty good at […]
Our Atlantic Fatbassador du Canada, Deo, plugs us into the wicked hot-lantic Canadian, fat-bike scene with a little beach ride with some of his amigos! The video was shot, on location, at Cavendish Beach on Prince Edward Island. VOTE for the BEST FAT-BIKE STUFF of 2015 Call 818-918-2453 and leave us a message, to cast your vote for the […]
In this video Andy Tetmeyer from HED Cycling joins us to talk about HED’s new fat-bike rims and wheels. The products referenced in the video are: 24″ BAD fat-bike aluminum rim 24″ BAD fat-bike aluminum wheel 26″ BAD fat-bike aluminum rim 26″ BAD fat-bike aluminum wheel 26″ 85mm carbon rim 26″ 85mm carbon wheels 26″ 100mm carbon rim […]
Ørjan Bertelsen captured the northern lights on a winter night ride in Norway with a few of his amigos! I’ve never seen the Aurora Borealis in person, but I’ve ridden a Borealis Fat Bike! It’s on my bucket list and I’ll probably totally freak out when it happens! VOTE for the BEST FAT-BIKE of 2015 […]
Back in August, 2015, Fatback announced a new fat-bike aimed to be a “Do it all” bike. A fat-bike that feels lively on the trail as well as comfortable while taking a stroll through sand or snow. So around six weeks ago Gomez had the Rhino sent out to me in Moab for some testing. […]
Season’s Beatings! Video by Manuel Scheidegge
Watch a fat-bike come together under the magic of time lapse photography. Our second video of the day, comes from Brigi Öcsi in Hungary. This cat can rock a sweet wheelie, seemingly for miles! Keep on sending those cards and letters, boys and girls! The fat-bike dot com – Circus is on the AIR! The gnomes […]
We love getting emails from you folks out in the field. You make our day with videos and photos of fat-bike fun from around the globe! Our first video of the day is from Jordan Fox in Grand Prairie, Alberta! Here’s what Jordan share about his clip. Gomez! Love the website, tons of good info […]
Pat Smage is a Fatback brand ambassador that lives just up the road from us. Pat’s also the current United States NATC Trials Champion and he’s held that title eight times! Pat sent us his latest video of him riding some of his favorite lines out on his local playground in the woods. Get your popcorn ready […]
Our old amigo, Shannon Burt is back along with his dog, Detroit! They sent us this week’s clip along with a story about an abandoned ‘Fun Park’ on Prince Edward Island (PEI). Take it away Detroit & Shannon! We have this abandoned adventure park here in PEI. I’ve been making some visits to the area […]
This video is a first look the RSD Mayor that recently entered our test fleet. Our test bike is equipped with a carbon fork, GX-1 1×11 drivetrain, Maxis Minion tires, Sun MuleFut rims, Avid Guide brakes, RaceFace crank and more. We just got this one so we only have a couple of rides on it […]
You may remember Brendan Moore from our coverage of the Fat Bike Birkie over the last few years. Brendan is one of the fastest racers in the Men’s elite fat-bike rodeo circuit! Brendan showed Sven and I these new Singletrack Pogies after Interbike and then shared this nice little video (above) that introduces the features of […]
We waxed Wallpaper Wednesday in favor of Wheelie Wednesday this week! Our facebook amigo, Brigi Öcsi sent me scads of clips that he’s recorded of he and his buds, riding in Hungary. I thought this was an appropriate representation of fat bike funskies – ala wheelie wednesday to kick off everyone’s Holidays! Right here in America’s Dairyland, we’re […]
Jeff Price took advantage of the premier edition of the epic meteorological phenomena of an autumnal snowstorm in North Wales. Jeff had the wherewithal to film the entire synchronous conflagration and produced a short edit to share. Jeff is a Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot over in the UK and a groovy dancer. One of the […]
Our amigo from the Atlantic, Deo, is back with a video that starts out nice and slow, but totally kicks into gear, right along with the soundtrack! We like to say, “Fat-Bikes and Lighthouses are like peas and carrots.” Get ready for two helpings of both! Join the Global Fat-Bike Revolution! Send us some rad […]
Kye Forte, British Downhill Mountain Bike Champion, introduces Ed and Phil to BikePark Wales where their rides for the day are a pair of fat-bikes. This video is one of series of short videos with presenters Ed Leigh & Phil Young on a road trip with the all – new S-MAX in partnership with Ford. Find out […]
Dane Garvik from Specialized talks about the 2016 Fatboy fat-bike line up during the Outdoor Demo at Interbike 2015. The Fatboy line has expanded for 2016 with the introduction of Carbon S-Works, Expert and Comp models to compliment the Fatboy fat-bike line including the Helga women’s specific fat-bike as well as 20 and 24-inch models. […]
Fat-bike Birkie and National Fat-bike Champion, Will Ross, gives us a brief intro to the new 9:Zero:7 Team edition race bike. Shown at the Outdoor Demo during Interbike 2015, the Team Edition here was built up sub-19 pounds! http://907bikes.com
In this video from the show floor at Interbike 2015 Eric from Revelate Designs show us his new, custom Pogies for the Jones Loop Bar. http://www.revelatedesigns.com
From the Show Floor at Interbike 2015 Andy from HED Cycling shows us new 24 and 26 inch aluminum Fat-bike wheels. In this video you will hear Andy extolling the virtues of 24-inch fat-bikes and 24-inch fat-bike wheels. To see more about what can make a 24-inch fat-bike a real consideration for riders of smaller […]
Our long lost amigo, Erik Ross, follows up his Wallpaper Waterfall Wednesday post with a sweet video that features footage from both Iceland and Ontario, thus we get Ontaland….or perhaps Icelario? Here’s what Erik shared about this week’s Fat (video) Tuesday. Anything with trees is Ontario. I was too caught up in the actual rides in […]
Chris from Cannonade show us the new Fat Caad Fat-bike for 2016 during the Outdoor Demo at Interbike 2015.
JP from Lamere Cycles talks Fat and Plus Bikes at Interbike 2015.
Paul Price from Paul Component Engineering shows us his upcoming “Set and Forget” Thru Axle Skewers at Interbike 2015.
Fuzzy John shows the the new Fatback carbon trail fat-bike called the Skookum at interbike 2015. Building on their frozen tundra winning bikes, Fatback is now entering the 3-season fat-bike fray with the Skookum.
Dusty from Revelate Designs introduces us to the Wampack winter hydration pack. The Wampack has several innovative design features to make a bladder-type hydration pack more suited to winter riding and any riding where the temperatures are below freezing. Check out the video and visit revelatedesigns.com for more info.
Tim from Red Bear Products shows us the Kuroshiro 105mm, carbon, fat-bike rim at interbike 2015. Check out http://redbearproducts.com.
We caught up with our man Chris Reichel from plusbikes.com at the Outdoor Demo during interbike 2015 and checked out the Devinci Hendrix full-suspension, 120mm travel, 27-plus bicycle.
Sven and I shot this I-Phone video of the assembly and mounting bikes on the second test subject, in our Fat Hitch Rack Shootout, All of our testers have chimed in with their impressions of how each rack performed. Of course, this is all leading up to Saturday, when we reveal how each of our 4 racks stacked up […]