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Fattest Frostbike Ever!

  Every February Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) invites their dealers and media-volken, like Sven & I, up to their Bloomington, Minnesota, headquarters for Social Activities, Seminars and an Expo. It’s an event where ‘historically‘ some of their brands, have  launched new product. QBP is the parent company of brands like Salsa, Surly and 45NRTH (among many others). Frostbike […]

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45NRTH Sturmfist Review

  By Andy Oleson Christmas came a little early this year in the form of some sweet 45NRTH Gloves showing up on my door step.  I knew they were heading my way, but just like a kid at Christmas I tore the box open to check out the contents.  To my surprise two pairs of […]

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Vanhelga with a Whisky chaser – A pre-winter ride assessment of the dynamic duo.

Story and Photography by Aaron W. Hautala During our previously chronicled Salsa Bucksaw test ride, part of the never ending love fest needs to be attributed to the wheels, tires, and bars (handlebars, not brownies) on this not-so-average full suspension fat-bike. Enter the Whisky No.9 – 70mm Carbon Fat Rims, Whisky No.7 Carbon No-Rise 760 mm handlebar, and […]

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45NRTH Introduces the Sturmfist Line of Winter Gloves

In the video above we caught up with David Gabrys from 45NRTH at Interbike to get a preview of the new Sturmfist 4 and Sturmfist 5 winter gloves. David explains the construction and features that 45NRTH has developed over the past 2 years in an effort to offer the best winter glove for winter cycling […]

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4th Annual Global Fat-bike Summit January 23-25 at Snow King Resort in Jackson Hole, WY

Fat-bike.com has been added to the list of sponsors for the 2015 Global Fat-bike Summit to be held in Jackson Hole, WY January 23rd-25th, 2015. The Global Fat-bike Summit is hosted by QBP, along with Fitzgerald’s Bicycles, Hoback Sports, Wyoming Pathways, and Mountain Bike the Tetons/IMBA. The Global Fat Bike Summit combines a fat bike […]

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Dog Days of Summer Winners!

…..and the Winners are… We had the winners on our radio show earlier today, but we wanted to give them their own post to show off their entries into our Dog Days of Summer Photo/Video/Secret Word Contest. The winner of the Video Prize Package is Tom Miller and his border collie Mishchka. Tom won everything pictured below. […]

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45NRTH Dillinger 5 – Six Week Test Ride

Back in March, our test pilot, Michael McColgan, shot spy photos of Jesse LaLonde’s race bike that helped to debut 45NRTH’s new Dillinger 5 tire. A couple of months ago, I traded test tires with Jesse. We swapped a pair of Vee Tire H-Billy sneakers for the Dilly-Five and I’ve been running it on the front of my Fatback, […]

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Fat Dillinger – Spy Shots!

Fat-Bike.com launched all drones and dispatched every asset available, to capture these spy shots of 45NRTH’s five inch Dillinger tire. This is the tire that BkB pilot, brother Jesse LaLonde, rode to victory in the Fatbike Frozen Forty today in Minnesota. The new ‘fattest of fat’ Dillinger is mounted to an I-9 /Hed Big Deal wheel […]

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New Pogies and Gaiters from 45NRTH

David Gabrys from 45NRTH shared two new products with us that are both tailor made for fat-bikers. The new Bergraven Technical Gaiters and Cobrafist Pogies are everything that we’ve come to expect, from 45NRTH. That means the very best, high tech materials are utilized coupled with well thought out and innovative design. We believe that […]

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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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45NRTH Dillinger Review

By: Chris Zito    The puppeteers at Black Ribbon HQ, delivered a set of 45NRTH Dillingers to me just in time for one of the bigger dumps of the snowy season. In the past I have mostly ridden Endomorphs, well, since the time when they were THE option and gum-walled. Up until recently when I […]

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A Tale of Two Beach Rides

Here’s the tale of two consecutive rides on an ice glazed beach comparing my 1 year old Big Fat Larrys and a brand new set of 45NRTH Dillinger Studded tires. The rides were conducted on the same stretch of Lake Michigan beach in East Central Wisconsin at the beginning of January, 2013.   Ride #1 – Sunday […]

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More new items from 45NRTH!

  The entire 2013 product line was released today by our Amigos at 45NRTH! Pedals, Chains and winter Headware are additions to 45NRTH’s product line that apply to our Fat-Bike lifestyles. Sven and I tested out the Heiruspecs – winter grip pedals last week at our Salsa demo and I’ll be long term testing the […]

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Tire Weights for Fat-Bikes

More weight info for you weight weenies out there. Cut to the chase, you want light and fat? Go for the Black Floyds if they suit your riding style and area. These are real world weights as measured in our shop with a Park Digital Scale. Where there is more than one weight, we weighed […]

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45Nrth Husker Du Fat-Bike Tire

If you were around the punk/hardcore music scene in the early ’80s I hope you got to check out Hüsker Dü, the Minneapolis band that was the inspiration for the name of 45North’s new 26×3.8″ fat-bike tire. It seems like an apropos name for an aggressive fat-bike tire and offers another in the growing range of […]

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