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(bikenerd) 29+ Wheelset – RaceFace AC 35 Rims, DT Comp Spokes & White Industries M16 Hubs

If you follow the site, you may have seen Bikenerd’s Plus Bike Editorial that we published at the end of 2019 and maybe you’ve been following some of the podcast discussions that we’ve had with Adam Blake about plus bike rim width. After digesting all of that information, I decided to have Adam build a […]

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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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Dirt Wizard – First Contact

Our pair of test Dirt Wizards arrived at the Fat-Bike.com – Colonel Steve Austin Memorial Test Bunker and Proving Grounds late this afternoon and all plans for launching the fat-bike.com mobile command center got put on hold…..because this is the tire that we’ve all been waiting for! You know the first thing that we do, […]

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Surly Dirt Wizards – 29 x 3 – In the Wild

Editor’s Note  :  We shot the video above at interbike back in September of 2014. In a strange twist of fate, Eric Sovern (from the planet Surly) shows us both a Dirt Wizard and Surly’s five inch Knard in the video. The Knards are in stores now, and Dirt Wizards just went live on QBP.com […]

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Product Spotlight – Vittoria Bomboloni 29×3.0

Luckily for those of us with 29+ bikes, new tire offereings continue to trickle in. This year at FrostBike, Vittoria joined the 29+ club and unveiled a new 29×3.0 tire called the Bomboloni (Italian for filled doughnut).  Vittoria? Mountain bike tires? Yep. Vittoria, the parent company of Geax, has decided to consolidate their MTB line under […]

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VMBA – Krampus Raffle

    The Vermont Mountain Bike Association (VMBA) has partnered with Surly and The Old Spokes Home, to put on a bike raffle to raise money for trail grants and advocacy in Vermont.  VMBA is working hard at expanding FAT bike access on state and federal land and this raffle is key to that effort. “Donate 5 […]

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30 Days with a CHUMBA Ursa

  By : Spinner Ryerson Chumba USA Ursa Backcountry –  The Frame.  I like the simple unobtrusive paint job and simple, solid logo.  There are a few neat little details that are built into the frame but overall it looks just like it is, a solid built frame without a bunch of wild graphics or some […]

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Julio’s New Whip

A few years back I had kicked around the idea of getting a custom 29er frame built. I even went to NAHBS (with mi hombres Gomez and Ernesto From Wisconsin at that!) when it was in Indianapolis and talked to several builders, including Curtis at Retrotec. That eventually kind of fell off the radar. Enter […]

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Product Spotlight – Bontrager Chupacabra 29×3.0

Luckily, after a long drought of alternatives in 29er+ tires, there has started to be a flood of options being introduced. Bontrager is the latest company to send us tires to test and it looks to be a super solid contender. Named after a mythical blood sucking creature, I can already tell you there is nothing sucky about this […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ Autumnal Krampus

  Mike Beganyi took his Krampus out to his local woods in Burlington, VT on its maiden voyage. Mike captured himself riding his new Surly with a GoPro Hero3 Silver on a ultrapod set to fire every half second. You can see more of Mike’s incredible photographs at www.littlecirclesvt.com Let us capture your soul! In the spirit […]

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Sarma Announces First Carbon 29+ Rim!

Sarma just announced the very first Carbon Fiber 29+ Rim to hit the market!  The new Naran 29+ is tubeless ready – 50mm wide and weighs a mere 450 grams! If you were thinking about building a set of summer wheels for your fat-bike, these rims could be a game changer. The following is from the news […]

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Travers Bikes – Rudy Fat – New UK Titanium 29+

Mike Travers is the man behind Travers Bikes and he shared some information about his new hand-built Rudy Fat Titanium 29+. Take a look and let us know what you think! Travers Bikes Titanium 29er+ frame the “Rudy Fat” is now available. The new 29er+ standard gives you all the benefits of the Fat 3″ […]

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Vibe – Ti Rex – Titanium 29+ Lefty

Our amigos, from out in Idaho (Dave & Christi), sent us their newest addition to the Vibe Cycles line of custom fat-builds.  This is  Dave’s personal Ti Rex. A hand built titanium 29+! Rock’n silver rabbit holes, a  Lefty fork and custom paint.  This rail-job features a 41″ wheelbase with very compact 16.75″ chainstays and […]

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So Dude, How’s that Krampus Ride?

It’s been a month since we built our test Krampus that I named Thilver. I’m legally changing the bike’s name to Silver from this day forward. This bike is just too much of a bad ass to carry a comedic name. The Ride Big tires + wide bars + short stem = fast, confidence inspiring, fun! […]

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29+ Testing – Mukluk vs. Krampus

Written By Andy Oleson   About 2 months ago, I built up a set of 29+ wheels to run on my Ti Mukluk for the summer, I did some side by side comparisons between the 29+ and my fat tires, you can read the review here: (http://fat-bike.com/2013/05/ride-reflections-rabbit-holes-in-my-mukluk/)  The outcome was a bit like what I […]

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¡NEW! 38 Frameworks – Mastodon – 29+

We’re thrilled to be able to share with our readers, in a Fat-Bike.com exclusive: 38 Frameworks is releasing their new Mastodon 29+ complete bike. The Mastodon will feature a made in the USA, 7005 series, double butted aluminum frame and a White Brothers Carbon Fork. The build kit on the Mastodon is pretty darn impressive and […]

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¡SPRING CONTEST! – One Month Left to Enter

  Entries must be in by June 21st, 2013 Krampus Photo Contest We’ve teamed up with los gauchos del Surly to get you all a chance to win a sparkly new Krampus Frame and Fork! But that’s not all! In addition to the the Krampus frame and fork, we’ll be awarding a pair of Surly’s new Rabbit Hole Rims […]

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Ride Reflections – Rabbit Holes on My Mukluk

Written by : Andy Oleson I’ve been able to log some decent single track mileage on my 29+ wheelset up at the Southern Kettle trail system, and have done some side by side comparison testing, swapping wheelsets between laps, and one thing is for sure, the 29+ Rabbit Hole/Knards are faster than the 26” Darryl/HuskerDu […]

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KramPug – Cale’s Initial Ride Report

Mi primo y Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot, Cale built up a set of offset Rabbit Hole rims for his Pugsley, last week and today he shared his initial impressions along with time/speed comparisons to both his 29r and his pug with traditional fat bike wheels. He rode his local 30 mile pavement/dirt loop out in […]

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Twenty-Niner-Plus Preview

We’ve got big plans for the 29r+ platform this summer! The Spinner Ryerson is currently testing the hell out of his Krampus. We’re just about ready to start building up a Krampus with all sorts of shiney bits for ‘yours truely’, while Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot, Angry Andy has already been testing a set of […]

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