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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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Trailfoody – Eat to Ride – Ride to Eat

  We receive numerous opportunities to try new products. We get so many that we can’t test them all and some of them just aren’t a good fit for our user group……But every once in awhile we see something unique that fills a need…and if we need it, we figure that it only makes sense […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – June 9th, 2017

  Yes, yess….Hot summertime fat’a’plus bike funskis are happ’nin! I just invented a word there and broke every spelling and grammatical convention that the spelling/grammar police hold dear. I’ll have to get working on fat’a’plus t-shirts…..after I properly, celebrate the ruination of las puntas de spelling and grammar. This week, I’m testing a new frame […]

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The Synapse from Tifosi – by Netto

There are sunglasses and sunglasses. Fashion statements that mostly everyone who wants to be cool wears. Aviators, big bug looking ones, trendy, purposeful, etc., the list goes on and on. For one, I was given the amazing opportunity to get a package delivered by pigeon here in the beautiful city of Chicago. Gomez knows how […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – African Sun

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes from South Africa! Dave Caravias operates a fat-bike, shark dive, guest house tour company down there and Dave has a great eye! Check it out at www.fatbiketours.co.za. You can visit over 5 years of Wallpaper images in our archives. Check that out right here – https://fat-bike.com/category/gallery/wallpaper/ Share your Plus or Fat Pixels Give us your tired, […]

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Fat Video Tuesday – little people

Have you ever wondered how cool it would have been , to have ridden a fat-bike, when you were a little kid? I think about it all of the time, when I’m cruising along the sandy singletrack trails or out on the beach. My bike helps to transport me back to my boyhood….riding my sting […]

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Vee Tire White vs. Black Tire Compound

  Vee Tire is one of the only fat bike tire makers to offer two different rubber compounds; one black like normal, the other an off-white color. I always wondered if this was just a gimmick or if there was anything to the white compound. Vee lists the white compound as having “better ice performance, is […]

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The Weekly Dose of Fat – June 2nd 2017

Is it….Late Spring? or early Summer? It’s June and right on time the June Bugs are here. With so much daylight to play with, there’s lots of time to get out on the bike! Things are really cooking behind the scenes, with riding, camping, testing and all kinds of events coming up this month. We thought […]

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Foto Gordo – Dan’s Black Sheep

According to Flickr, this is the most interesting photo that I’ve ever posted over there. I don’t know how that works, but maybe by the powers of black magic or some algorithm that counts clicks and likes, etc., this photo has reigned supreme for a number of years. It’s a shot from a Global Fat-Bike Day […]

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On the top of Wales

We all love an epic adventure, whether it’s that week long biking trip you’ve had with friends, an expedition across the arctic or a couple of days away on your local trails. For me last week, I had one of these ‘epic adventures’ which saw me away from the house for just 12 hours. We […]

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Much needed Bling by JP Syverud

  I have had many bikes over the years, steel, aluminum, carbon, titanium, even a bamboo one. The one thing I have never had that I have always wanted, was that one special bike part that gets over looked a lot of the time, the custom head badge.  The best craftsman I know that makes […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Let Them Eat Cake

All that I know about this video is that the You-Tube channel is called New Mexico Outside. The music that they’ve used and the terrain are both big draws for their clips. The title that they’ve given the clip is “CCH Where Only Fat Bikes Can Go”. Enjoy this week’s presentation of Fat (video) Tuesday! Share […]

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Review – 2017 Klampers and the Canti-Lever

Howdy fat-bike friends! Our friend from out Ogden way, Mr. Mark Peterson, put together this review of Paul Component Engineering’s 2017 Klamper brake and their Canti-Lever. Form NAHBS to the trails, Mark has the scoop! 2017 Klampers and the Canti-Lever Review – By Mark Peterson I have been a longtime fan of Paul Component’s. I have […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Canadian Mutz

  Our long lost amigo  Cpl. J.D.(Jeff) MacFarlane of the Red Deer City, Royal Canadian Mounted Police out in Alberta, sent us a few shots of his new Foes Mutz out for it’s shake down cruise. This is what Jeff told us about his new ride. Hey Gomez Just wanted to send you a couple pics of a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Shimmery

    In this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday Michael Schneider is back with another shot from Germany. The original idea behind the wallpaper part of Wallpaper Wednesday was that our readers would download the photographs that we feature and use them as their desktop wallpaper. We’ve built up a six year archive of wallpapers that you can […]

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Fat-Tribe – New Zealand

Now that spring is here, I’ve been warming up my sermon about the year around appeal and utility of fat-bikes, but now that we co-mingle our Plus Bike love in among our Fat-Bike love…..I’m verklempt. See what plus bikes did there? Plus bikes saved us from a sermon. So now we can go directly to […]

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Wallpaper Wet-nesday – Sploosh!

  It seems like we’re on some sort of water theme this week and our hump day wallpaper is no exception. Our amigo Scott Andreson captured this image of a fat-bike fording a creek and creating quite a wave of crystal clear, water. You can check out more of Scott’s photos at – https://www.flickr.com/photos/scottphotoart/. Share your […]

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Mud Shovel Fenders by PDW

We’ve all had one of them rides, where your behind is caked in the remnants of the terrain you’ve just rode your fat bike on. Well, Portland Design Works may well, have just the answer, in letting you take a seat at the bar without looking like you’ve spoiled yourself, in the Mud Shovels! I’ve […]

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Fat Camp – Jeff Jones Interview

Jones bikes are unconventional to say the least but amazingly versatile and well thought out bikes. After you listen to our interview, if you are interested in checking more, the first stop is the Jones website and specifically Jeff’s blog where he gets into a lot of detail about the different products and design philosophies. He has also produced […]

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2017 Sea Otter Classic Report – Part 1

  With the near death of Interbike, the Sea Otter Classic has become the pinnacle of the bicycle industry ‘show & tell’ in these United States of America. In addition to every kind of bike racing known to mankind, the Sea Otter presents an exposition area that features every cool bicycle company that you’ve ever […]

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2017 Jamis Roughneck Review – By Ward Whitmire

The six weeks that I tested the Roughneck, just happened, to fall at the tail end of the best Winter (snow wise) we’ve had here in the Pacific Northwest in several years. I had the pleasure of riding it in a lot of different snow conditions including a week and a half of icy stuff, […]

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Framed Wolftrax Carbon Custom Review

Back in January, a Framed Wolftrax Carbon Custom landed in the Fat-Bike.com Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot hanger bay.  You can read the initial product spotlight with all the details of the build and other minutia here. Over the next two plus months, I’ve proceeded to put the Wolftrax Carbon through its paces. To say that […]

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Foto Gordo from Germany

This week’s desktop background was shot by Michael Schneider on the Brocken, which is the highest mountain in the Harz district in Germany. The Brocken is known for strong winds which frosted everything with snow and his Mukluk really pops, in stark contrast, from the frosty background. If you’d like to see more from Michael, he put […]

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