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Interbike Outdoor Demo 2015 – Day 1

Sven and I are at the Interbike Outdoor Demo in Boulder City, Nevada to share what’s new for 2016! Much of our coverage will be in the form of video interviews, but to keep you all in the loop with daily coverage , we’ll be updating the site with posts directly from both the show floor and the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ Inspiration Wash

  Our long time amigo, Tom McDonald, is an award winning photographer and Fat-Biker from Southern California. This is a shot of Inspiration Wash near Borrego Springs. You should check out all of Tom’s work at The Doughboy Chronicles. We kept this week’s image in the original format to preserve the photographer’s vision! Just click on […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ Sierra Sunrise

Our long time amigo, Tom Mcdonald, is an award winning photographer and Fat-Biker from Southern California. This is a shot of the Long Valley Caldera and the escarpment of the Sherwin Range where Tom spends much of his time exploring and capturing some incredible images. Tom’s blog has the whole story of this and many other trips. […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – 9:Zero:7 Whiteout – Snow Optional

The 9:Zero:7 boys up there in Anchorage have been keeping busy. The just finished their first video that supports what we’ve been saying for years. Fat bikes make really fun trail bikes! And now with the unbelievably light and burley, fat-carbon bikes, like the 9:Zero:7 Whiteout, it’s a whole new ball game! Take your fat-bike out on your local […]

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Foto Gordo – Captain Crust

    Awhile back, I asked for some crust photos from our viewing audience and Paul Rotkis, from up in Anchorage (by way of Racine Wisconsin) sent me a couple of fresh, fat, tracks on luxurious, Alaskan, crust along with this shot of his red white and blue, polished aluminum, 9:Zero:7 that I named Captain Crust. […]

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US Fat-Bike Nationals – Up Close & Personal

Last weekend’s US Fat-Bike Championships at the Fat Bike Birkie was the ‘Woodstock’ of fat-biking. Carlos Santana jammed with Hendrix and the Jefferson Airplane played a 2 hour set! The Fat-Bike Birkie had it all! Mountain Bike legends like Travis Brown and Ned Overend raced the very best of the rising stars of fat-bike racing. […]

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Alaska Episode Two – 9:Zero:7

My trip to Anchorage probably would have not happened without Bill Fleming’s invitation to come and spend a week, to check out 9:Zero:7’s operation. Bill is one of the founders of 9:Zero:7 and during my trip, I stayed with Bill and his wife Sheryl. They even set me up with one of their gorgeous carbon […]

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Alaska – Episode 1 – The Frosty Bottom

I spent the first full week of 2014 in Alaska with the goal of learning about the fat-bike culture of Anchorage. Anchorage is the home of two well respected fat-bike companies (9:Zero:7 & Fatback) as well as a premier frame bag manufacturer (Revelate Designs). I was fortunate enough to spend time with the folks behind […]

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Shop Profile – Zion Cyclery

With the current expansion of fat bike brands available to consumers, now, more than ever, it’s important to work with a bike shop that knows fat-bikes from the inside out. In a good fat-bike shop, the owner or staff actually ride fat bikes. That way they know, through practical experience, what works and what accessories to […]

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A Visit to Hed HQ

As soon as I scheduled my trip to Minneapolis to attend the Freewheel Winter Bike Expo, I contacted Andy from Hed to see if I could visit their production facility and possibly, demo a set of their new carbon fat bike rims. As the date of my visit grew closer, Andy and I worked out all […]

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A visit to Backyard Bikes (La Grange, WI)

Anyone that’s been to the mountain bike trails of the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest in SE Wisconsin has at the very least driven by Backyard Bikes or they might  have even stopped, next door, at the LaGrange General Store for one of their delicious homemade sandwiches. The Bettinger family has been slinging snacks and bikes […]

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Reader’s Ride(s) – BigAD’s Colorado 9:Zero:7

bigAD out of Denver Metro is rollin’ a Phat 9:Zero:7 and sent us these words when he discovered our stickers-for-stories post. Dig what bigAD has to say: “When life gives you lemons, YOU PAINT THAT SH*T GOLD” is a personal mantra I’ve taken from the title of Minnesota Contemporary Rabbits* Atmosphere’s fifth studio album. Like […]

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Fat Foto Friday – Jon Strosahl (Double Feature)

  (click to enlarge) I love the deep shadowy blackness of Jon Strosahl’s brilliant b&w photographs. His 9:Zero:7 fat-bike cuts a rugged silhouette against nature’s tranquility in these two portraits.  (click to enlarge)   These shots remind me of the adventures that our fat-bikes can deliver. Let’s propose a toast, to everyday fat-bike explorations! May your […]

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How to $ubtract 3 Pounds from a Fat-Bike

Our man, Sven has already touched on this subject in his excellent fat-bike 101 series. In his episode about weight $having, Sven mentions both tires and wheels as targets to put your fat-bike on a diet. We’ve combined those two elements together on an extra small 9:Zero:7 that belongs to Bethany Raven. Bethany’s Dom’L’Orange fatty […]

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9:Zero:7 Tusken – First Look

Earlier this year, 9:ZERO:7 and Fallbrook Technologies Inc. announced the 2013 Tusken. The Tusken is one of a growing list of fat-bikes to pair Fallbrook’s continuously variable NuVinci N360 transmission with the Gates Carbon Drive CenterTrack™ Belt Drive System. The NuVinci N360 is the latest generation of Fallbrook’s award-winning continuously variable planetary (CVP) transmission for bicycles. The […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ Rock House

You may remember Randy Armstrong from our Summer photo contest (he won!). He and two of his friends took a ride on the shores of the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska and captured this enchanted landscape, while enjoying a boulder filled playground. Makes me want to grab my camera and go out to play! Fat Foto Friday is a […]

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Event Spotlight – Winter Color Fest

Click the Flyer to be taken to the event web-page. Get ready to have some fat-bike fun and maybe get a chance to win a year’s supply of beer! Come on out and help the Southern Kettle Chapter of IMBA raise funds for trail improvements. This Saturday near Palmyra Wisconsin. Contact andy@backyardbikes.com with any questions.   […]

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PWC – Event Report – 2012

Our entire den of pug-scouts from troop 666 in Milwaukee converged on Decorah, Iowa for the PWC (Pugsley World Championships). For the readers that might not know…….Decorah is a hidden gem of mountain biking located in the driftless region of Northwestern Iowa. Several of our Gnomefest cousins hail from Decorah along with Sov and some […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Finnish Sunset

Another BEAUTIFUL shot from our man in Finland, Toni Lund showing his 9:Zero:7 basking in the amazing light of a winter Finnish sunset. Check out Toni’s blog at: http://tonilund.blogspot.com/ Feel free to download this image and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the image to open the full sized-version which you can right-click […]

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Reader’s Ride(s) ~ Butch’s 9:Zero:7

    Everybody knows Butch…..or rather, everyone should know Butch. Think of the best dude you know and that’s Butch.   Butch sold his baby poop brown pugs last winter to help finance an extended exploration of the great American west last winter, leaving him without a fat-bike till late this fall. He wanted to […]

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Sevo’s Test Rig: 9:Zero:7 135mm

Well my goal last fall was to build up a rig I’d never ridden before and could tinker with over the season. I wanted something light for the base and play around after that. Build ended up being as follows: 2012 9:Zero:7 frame/fork, Large, Yellow, 135mm Wheels: Rolling Daryl’s, Salsa Front Hub, XT Rear Tires: […]

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9:Zero:7 FlatTop Rims

The 9:Zero:7 FlatTop rim from the wilds of Alaska was created to offer fat-bikers another option for maximum fat tire flotation, especially for those seeking to go as wide as possible. Single wall construction keeps the rim light and allows for easy modification. To minimize vertical travel of the bead while riding, and to assist […]

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