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Wallpaper Wednesday – NoDak

Our long-time amigo Jason Durick sent in a painted sky portrait of his fatty from NoDak. Jason shared, “Here’s a shot of my Borealis taken today at Wildwood Park which is located near Columbus, ND.” That’s all it takes to be featured on Wallpaper Wednesday. A little bike porn for your computer screen back home […]

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2022 Fat Biker’s Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the 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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JayP’s Backyard Fat Pursuit 2023 (ID)

January 6-8, 2023 – 60K or 200K | Bike, Ski, Run – Island Park, Idaho The world record holder for the Iditarod Trail Invitational and the 2012 Tour Divide champ –  would like to invite you to come and do a race in his backyard. Of course, we’re talking about the one and only-  Jay Petervary […]

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Pie Burner – Toy4Tots Ride – Nov. 26th (MN)

Click Here for more Information! Get your holidays started out on the right foot at the Pie Burner Fat Bike Ride and Toys for Tots (toy drive) up in the Iron Range in Minnesota. Just go ahead and click on the flyer to visit the event page for all of the details on how you […]

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Framed Minnesota gets a Makeover

Back in the winter of 2014 Framed bikes released its first fat bike and it had a significant impact on the fat bike market to this day. The Framed Minnesota was the first thousand-dollar fatty and that affected the price points of the other few bike companies that were producing fat bikes back then. The […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Eleven Year Anniversary

It’s the eleventh anniversary of our Wallpaper Wednesday Column! To celebrate, we’ve gathered the wallpaper images that we’ve shared over the years on or around the middle of November of each year along the way. 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Today’s Wallpaper comes to us from Jim Fisher […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – The Friendly Arctic

I’ve been lucky enough to get to meet some of the most incredibly talented people in the fat bike world. Two of the most talented are Bjørn Olson and Kim McNett. I met them at the Homer Big Fat Bike Fest in Alaska before big corporate fat bikes started sponsoring their expeditions. I’ve followed them […]

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NEW! Esker Cycles Introduces the Walden Ti

Esker Cycles introduces the Walden Ti fat bike.  Following their entry into Titanium with the popular Japhy Ti and Hayduke Ti models, Esker is bringing out the Walden fat bike in the wonder metal, with the Portage Dropout, refined geometry, and excellent ride quality that all Esker models are known for.  “At Esker, we strive […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Old Man Fat Bike Fifty-Five

We’ve been fans of Old Man Fat Bike (Jens) for a few years now and we’ve featured some of his videos on FvT. After watching his newest release I’m a little worried that we’ve been a “bad influence” Old Man Fat Bike is our official Fatbassador to the Ozarks! So you can look forward to […]

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Triple D Winter Endurance Race (Iowa)

Join the circus! January 14th, 2023 A true one-of-a-kind original! This is the first winter race where I saw riders use aero bars on their fat bikes! It’s a crazy course full of surprises and sprinkled with country stores and saloons! The course takes riders and runners From Dubuque (Iowa) to Dyersville and Durango back […]

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Foto Gordo – Porky Point

We managed to make it through another week of product testing and writing stories about fat bikes. The photo above was taken at Levis Mounds on the Porky Point Trail. For some reason, I don’t ride Porky Point very often. It’s really close to the trailhead and gives you the feel of being all the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Full Suspension Fat

Justin Pare is back with his second Wallpaper Wednesday feature from the Kingdom Trails in Vermont. The shot features JP’s Foes Racing Mutz full-suspension fat bike with a Wren Inverted suspension fork. It looks like Justin has mastered the art of the random stick lean. Nobody loves a good stick lean more than your tio […]

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Atwood Park Fat Bike Race Series (IL)

Here’s a race series held by some of our friendly Illinois brothers and sisters down in Rockford, Illinois. Here are their edited plans for the three events. Hey Hey!It’s that time of the season. Let’s air those giant clown tires pumped up and get ready for a great season of fat biking in Northern Illinois.A […]

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8th Annual Snow Bully Night Race (WI)

***Friday night February 3rd, 2023***All Races start at 6pm! The 8th Annual Snow Bully Fat Bike Race is hosted by the great members of the Iola Winter Sports Club. The Club invites everyone to be a part of this fun event that kicks off the Iola Winter Carnival weekend! Event proceeds go towards helping the […]

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45NRTH Unveils the New Naughtvind Winter Apparel Collection

NAUGHTVIND COLLECTION FEATURES & BENEFITS: Naughtvind Bibs are a cozy layer for riding and training in everything from chilly weather to extreme cold (when paired with our Naughtvind Pants). The Naughtvind Bibs are made of a wind-, water-, and abrasion-resistant fabric lined with thermal fleece to retain body heat. A breathable mesh back helps vent excess […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – ¡Fat Bike!

One of our favorite videographers that we’ve featured on F(v)T is back with a short clip simply entitled Fat Bike! It’s not the length of the clip that should really matter, but rather the amount of fun that Deo’s videos exude. That’s probably a fairly universal statement about everything to do with fat bikes. In […]

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Showers Pass-Leading the Shift to Sustainability – by Greg Gentle

The Green Movement is making headways in the apparel industry pushing manufacturers to consider their carbon footprint. The environmental cost of looking good is catching up. A 2021 report by the Environmental Protection Agency reports that the clothing industry contributes a staggering 17 million tons of textile waste every year. That same report identified textile […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Switchback

Today’s subject for Wallpaper Wednesday is from, well…me. The picture was taken maybe halfway up and down Switchback at Levis. That sweet sliver of watermelon sugar is a Rocky Mountain Blizzard C50 rocking a Wren Sports inverted suspension fork. If you look closely, you’ll spy the ‘sex-mullet’ wheel setup. The deep-v Borealis Carbondale rim is […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – The Cold Vein

Are we all searching for the Cold Vein on fat bikes? That’s the story behind this week’s F(v)T. It’s a pro film from the cats at Montanus….and it’s sofa king GOOD! It snowed a little bit yesterday and I think I’ve got snow fever! It’s time to take the seatpost out of your bike and […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Brasil Beachpacking

Our amigos at Fat Bike Brasil documented a bikepacking trip that looks incredible! The beach riding and sheer raw wildness of their journey really shine through. I’ve really got to get to Brasil someday. It looks like a beach-riding paradise! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, […]

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ABUS MoDrop Helmet

I’ve been using the ABUS Modrop helmet for about 3 months now and here’s my take on it. Firstly, I think this helmet looks pretty cool and with that it does keep you cool with the 14 vents dotted around the wonderfully manufactured lid. The front 3 vents feature a protective netting so as to […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Autumn in Valdez Part 3

Today we’re stoked to share the third in a series of four images from Rich Loftin that capture Autumn in Valdez, Alaska. Rich is an incredible photographer! You can look forward to weeks of some of the best Wallpaper images we’ve been fortunate enough to share with all of you! I edit a gnome-ton of photos and […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fatbikes for Breakfast

Our long-time amigo and fat-biker, Eric Hunter captured some sweet fat bike breakfast vibes out in the High Sierras! The crisp fall air has me thinking about riding in the snow and this video brought me right back to the thing that we all universally love! The crunch of snow under our tires, zooming along […]

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Global Fat Bike Day – December Third Two Thousand and Twenty–Two (or thereabouts) – Worldwide!

GFBD 2022 Celebrations! December Third Two Thousand and Twenty–Two (or thereabouts) GLOBAL FAT-BIKE DAY! You are all part of the FUN! Gather your regional fat-tribe for some worldwide group fun. The event is a grassroots, community-based dealio. Just, one of the best times, you have ever had on a fat-bike! GFBD belongs to everyone that […]

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