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Wallpaper Wednesday – Moonlander (BAMF)

Is it too early to be thinking about Fall? Well, here’s a shot from Ray Walker out in Arizona to get you in the mood for nice cool fall fat-biking. Here’s what Ray shared about his shot. Howdy there, Love the site, mostly for the up-to-the minute reviews. and the wallpaper pics too! I’ve been […]

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509 Cycles – Green Bay Wisconsin

There’s a fine history of of Independent Bicycle Dealers – aka : ‘Bike Shops’ creating their own fat-bike brands. Both Fatback and 9:Zero:7 were created by two enterprising bike shops in Anchorage Alaska and Bear Claw Bikes is a relatively new brand that is the creation of Einstein Cycles over in Traverse City, Michigan. Today […]

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Foto Gordo – Gnome-Fest Flashback

One of my oldest riding amigos, that I’ve known, all the way back to the 1980’s, sent in this flashback to Gnomefest 9 at Nine Mile County Forest, near Wausau, Wisconsin. Andy gives credit to Marty as the photographer and the rider is his own bad self…..Andy Oleson; aka – Angry Andy. He’s riding his […]

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Tribal Thursday – Reader’s Rigs

The dog days of summer brings the return of Fat-Tribe Thursday. This is where we like to show off some of the photos sent to us by our readers. We’ve been getting so many great photos in from out in the field that we thought we should go ‘old school’ and share a few. Let’s […]

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Foto Gordo – Loaded Krampus

This week’s wallpaper image is my Krampus loaded for bikepacking down along the Little Fox River in Western Kenosha County in Wisconsin. The bags from our amigos at Oveja Negra and Revelate Designs. My Krampus allows me to go just about everywhere, from asphalt to dirt and gravel and I agree with Bruce Smithhammer’s view […]

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TASCO GLOVES/ SOCK COMBO PACK by K8

Ready, Get Set, BE BLOWN AWAY ! Be ready to be the fashion plate of fat biking! TASCO refers to their Double Digit mini kit as the perfect combination of coordinating gloves and socks. I would certainly concur.  Let us start out with colors…  These are well thought out. They look great in the parking […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fort Monroe

James Gipson sent us this week’s Wallpaper image. Ya’know the reason that we call this series “Wallpaper Wednesday”, is to provide our readers, with a steady stream of free bike porn* to adorn their computer’s desktop; and presumably, left click and save and then set that image as your desktop backdrop.  I’ve always been curious […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – July 21st 2017

We’ve got plus and fat-bike testing going on here in Wisconsin and out in Utah. Over in the UK, our amigo, Jeff Price, is leaving on a trip of a lifetime over in Iceland and I’m fresh off of a trip up to Green Bay to ride the beach and then over to Wausau, to […]

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Product Spotlight – Eleven bikes light and crispy custom build – by Nick Holzem

Hello all of you fat bike buffs (and gnomes)! I’d like to take a second to introduce myself as one of the newest Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilots. My name is Nick Holzem, you may have first heard me in an interview on “The Weekly Dose of Fat episode #123”. At the time, I was wrapping up the “Hugh Jass Fat Bike Series” with one race to go. […]

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wallpaper…damn is that a saw?

Peter De Mattia is no stranger to the pixels for sticker, black market that we run here at Fat (dash)Bike (dot) Fun. Peter sent us this shot that I freak’n LOVE! First, because it’s a Moonlander. I have a soft spot for lunar vehicles. Second, because he’s running 2XL’s and the Trifecta is the saw, […]

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Fatback Corvus Review

I’ve been riding a Fatback Corvus for the last few months and it’s ‘high time’ for me to put into words, the way I feel about the fourth carbon fat bike that I’ve reviewed over the last couple of years. You can read my initial impressions and review this bike’s impeccable racing pedigree here – https://fat-bike.com/2017/04/product-spotlight-2017-fatback-corvus/ In […]

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Fat-BoB Trailer v2.0 (aka Crisco Bob)

Back in March I shared my exploits in getting a Bob Trailer to work with a Fat-Bike. That article mainly focused on how to modify the yoke of the trailer to work with Robert Axle Project extended (Bob compatible) rear thru axles. You can read about that here – https://fat-bike.com/2017/03/how-to-make-a-bob-trailer-work-with-your-fat-bike/. After we posted the article, one […]

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Foto Gordo – The Green Tunnel

This week’s desktop wallpaper comes to us directly from my hard drive. You just never know what you’ll find out there in the woods. I’ve been a long time fan of utilizing bicycles for recreational exploration and possess a long time passion for photography that’s almost as old as my passion for bicycles! I used to […]

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Jamis 27.5+ Dragonslayer Pro Review – By Smithhammer

For 2017 Jamis has significantly expanded its Dragonslayer line, from a single model last year to six different build levels, available in two different tire sizes – 26+ and 27.5+. The Dragonslayer Pro 27.5+ is Jamis’ “Adventure Series” flagship steed, taking last year’s Dragonslayer Plus to new heights. Let me just get my bias out […]

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Fat Camp Show #24

Ken and Andy are back from spring hiatus for episode 24 of FatCamp Podcast.  For this 24th edition of the camp the guys keep it moving straight forward and rarely veer off topic.  Let’s face it, life gets complicated and practical reality slaps us in the face every once in a bit.  Luckily, the dynamic […]

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Foto Gordo – An Trá is Faide

Our new desktop image for this week came to us from Chris Heyworth. This is what Chris had to say about his portrait. Taken on the longest stretch of sand in Europe – Morriscastle beach in County Wexford, Ireland Where’s the Longest Beach on your continent? Send us your fat or plus bike photos or […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Snafu

On my way back from a recent over-night camping trip, I decided to take the scenic route, through the local rail yard, art gallery. They get some incredible artists and it changes all of the time. It seems appropriate, that during the chaos that defines “life in the year 2017” that I found this particular […]

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Event Spotlight – Summer Squatch- July 1st – Neillsville, Wisconsin

Thaw your inner Yeti at the Summer Squatch. non-race weekend! Proceeds to the chalet re-build. Info here:https://summersquatch.blogspot.com/ Summer Squatch UPDATE: The SS category is now changed from race to “Social weekend” Rides, (womens, fast, slow, photo tours, guided, night etc) camping, Sand Creek Brewing Co. Brew, Pints for the first registered, Hanging out in a […]

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Backcountry Stitch Works – Custom Frame Pack

Our Fatbassador to Alaska, Travis, told me about a new Anchorage bag-maker early this spring called Backcountry Stitch Works. We worked together through the regular custom bag protocols, with a nice short-cut, due to BSW being located very near to Speedway Cycles, home of Fatback Bicycles. Since they were making a bag for the Fatback […]

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Wide World of BIKES! Show #2 – Chris Canfield Interview

  Episode Two of Wide World of Bikes  Dusty Ott interviews Chris Canfield of Canfield Brothers’ Bikes about all the happenings in today’s bike world. Everything from chain stay length to pedal bob to production costs. Canfield bikes are known for their downhill handling and overall toughness when it comes to hitting the trail at  […]

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Foto Gordo – Groovy Pixels & Stickers

  Last week, we put the word out, that we were trading groovy pixels for stickers and Cheryl Weryk from London Ontario sent us this lovely example of fatbikus arborealus. Now Cheryl has groovy fat-bike stickers whisking their way, right to her door. Here’s what she had to say about the portrait she shared with us. […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Trippy Tuesday

Paul Scott just started his journey as a film maker. I’m a fan of this sort of thing. Triptastic Techno n’stuff. This is how Paul describes his clip. The first of a series of short ‘rushes’ created using clips from Blue Coo MTB members rides. The clips used in this little multi-layer test edit were […]

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