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2024 Salsa Cycles Fat-Bike Announcement

The marketing department at Salsa Cycles HQ have just released details of their 2024 Fat-Bike line up and if you didn’t know, there’s some big news… We’ve got new spec, new colors, and a new name! Beargrease The Beargrease was inspired in part by John Beargrease, the son of an Anishinaabe chief, who carried mail […]

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Wolf Tooth Singletrack v2 Pogies

There’s a new pair of pogies in the test lab. The Wolf Tooth Singletrack v2 Pogies. I’ve had a chance to field test them in temps as low as the single digits. I’m a proponent of pogies for winter cycling. We’ve published several reviews of different brands of pogies over the years including the OG […]

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Rutland Cold Rolled 2023 (VT)

Rutland Cold Rolled Fatbike Festival is back! Presented by Sram and Fiddlehead Brewing, and hosted by Mountain Bike Vermont and Pine Hill Partnership in Rutland, Vermont, Cold Rolled offers a day of fat bike stoke on cold-rolled singletrack! On Sunday, February 12th, 2023, fat bikers from around New England and New York gather in Rutland to lead a charge with Old Man […]

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Danger Gnome Podcast with George Kapitz at the Broken Spoke Crash Course in Green Bay and International Superstar – Hugh Jass!

The Crash Course Coaches at Broken Spoke Bike StudioKelly, Chris, George, David, and Robb. For this episode of the Danger Gnome Podcast Tio Gomez hit the road up to the Green Bay Area to meet up with our old friend George Kapitz and his Broken Spoke Bike Studio crew for a fat bike skills workshop […]

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2022 Fat Biker’s Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the Fat-Bike.com Holiday Gift Guide with something for everyone that has a fat bike enthusiast on their holiday shopping list. This year, we surveyed our Bike Black Ribbon Society brain-trust for what they’d like to see under the tree and researched diverse and creative gifting solutions for months on end. We started working on […]

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Mackinac Island Ice Bridge by Dan Fedewa

Dan Fedewa sent in this shot, which piqued my curiosity, so I asked him if he could tell us a little bit more about his photo. This is what Dan shared. Sure….crossing the “ice bridge” from St. Ignace Michigan to Mackinac island (British Landing) on February 5th 2022. We rode around the island. The picture […]

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How To: Winterize your Bike Helmet

We’re right in the transition period between late autumn and early winter, so I found myself seeking the best way to keep my head warm and still continue to wear a helmet. It seems a pretty simple thing to do, however, I’ve found it difficult to find a helmet/hat combination that can perform as well […]

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45NRTH Introduces New Cycling Handwear

Draugenklaw Drop-bar Pogies           Draugenklaw Suggested Temperature Range: 15°F (-9°C) to 35°F (2°C) Draugenklaw Drop-Bar Pogies keep your hands warm and dry and allow for full use of brake and integrated shift levers on cold commutes, training rides, race days, and touring in uncertain weather. Weather-resistant softshell fabric on the outside defends against wind and […]

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Rider Profile – Damian Drobyk

Damian Drobyk is a paramedic from Poland. He’s ridden his bike and traveled across six continents (66 countries). His expeditions have covered 100,000 kilometers and he’s climbed over 1,000,000 meters. The highest elevation that he’s reached was when he rode over the 5805m Uturuncu volcano in Bolivia during a six-month trip through South America. Damian […]

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45NRTH Baklava Balaclava

We’ve been blessed with an extended visit from the Polar Vortex over the last ten days and I’ve been fortunate to have logged some time in temps below zero. That led me on a search for my trusty balaclava. I looked everywhere and came up empty. So I shopped around to see what I could […]

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Fat Tuesday Video – Rails to Trails

Less than a month ago, Kona’s in-house cinematographer, Joonas Vinnari headed north from his home in Helsinki, Finland to Lapland to film with a group of Kona riders onboard an assortment of Kona fat bikes. The sneak peeks we received looked absolutely amazing. Now we get to share the final film with you! Would you […]

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Fat-Tribe Funskis

We’re back with another Faturday morning post featuring photos from our readers from all over the place. Let’s get right to it! My friend, David Tinnes, suggested I submit some pics to your site. Yesterday’s ride was quite glorious. After work, I went for a solo ride through two local parks. I expected to only […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Adventure in Norway

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 […]

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Gnomeproof Gadgets – Noxgear 39g Wearable Bluetooth Speaker

Three generations of Bluetooth Speakers – L-R Boombotix OG, Noxgear 39g & Boombotix Mini Hi, my nombre esta es Gomez and I’m a gadgetaholic. I’m especially addicted to gadgets that play music. I remember all the way back to the 1960’s, when I was just a kid, we would listen to WLS (a Chicago top […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – It’s Winter Down Under

Chris Rishworth is back on FVT with a beautiful Australian High Country fat-bike ride in the snow! Nothing beats the heat of summer like a ride in the snow! 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 […]

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Fatventures in Alaska and the Chugach Fat Bike Bash

By Betsy Williford Photos by Rich Loftin Alaska, the Last Frontier.  A land so vast, so wild, full of beauty, wildlife, big mountains and impressive glaciers.  One can only fully grasp all of these descriptors by traveling there and experiencing it for yourself.  A few weeks ago I, along with my husband, finally made my […]

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Tuesday Night at the Movies – Blue

The fat bike film, Blue is now available for sharing with friends, family, fellow fat bike enthusiasts, neighbors and all the lovely ladies in your life. The short film was directed by Aly Palmer Nicklas. The film’s sponsors include: Fatback Bikes, Adidas Outdoor USA, City of Valdez, Alaska – Government, PeopleForBikes.org, REI, Ursa Major Distilling, HooDoo Brewing Company Click the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Legends

ITI Champion John Lackey sent us this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday featured photograph. When one ITI Champ takes a photo of another ITI Champ we believe that’s a pretty good recipe for something legendary. Here’s a shot of Fatback Bikes rider/snow biking legend Tim Berntson on the Yentna River on Saturday, Feb 23rd.  We were riding out to Northwoods Lodge […]

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Fat Tuesday Video – Lake Saimaa

It’s the (real) Fat Tuesday so let’s PARTY! You may have noticed that we tend to post fat or plus bike videos on Tuesday(s) but there’s only one real Fat-Tuesday and this year, it’s today. Today’s video comes to us from Lake Saimaa near Lappeenranta, Finland from Marko Lankinen and a group of his fat-bike friends kick’n it […]

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