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2020 – 9:ZERO:7 Lynx Carbon Fatbike News Release

Building on the Original Whiteout Carbon The following is a news release from 9:Zero:7 Bikes… Anchorage, AK. October 30, 2020 At 9:ZERO:7, we take fatbikes very seriously. In 2013, our Carbon Whiteout led the industry in high performance racing fat bikes and we wanted to make sure that our new Lynx was an improvement on […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Jay from AK – Post No. 3

Jay Cable is back with his series of Wallpaper images from Alaska. This week’s portrait is of Tom M, pushing his bike through an old burn on the Moose Creek Trail in the White Mountains National Recreational Area (the home of the White Mountains 100).   #winteriscoming Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – 1000 Miles to Nome!

Check out the trailer and reviews for the upcoming release of “1000 Miles to Nome”. https://youtu.be/AWGyFGrrqk0 The movie documents the legendary 1000 mile Iditarod Trail Invitational and we are excited to be the first to offer it. Pre-order here before the Oct. 1st release date and get Expand Your Possible’s first movie “Reach For the Stars” […]

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Foto Gordo – Full Moon Friday the 13th Edition

Put the lime in the coconut, and you’ll feel better! We’ve already burned through half of September and it’s both the Full Moon and Friday the 13th! It only seems appropriate to celebrate the luckiest day of the year with an Alaskan foto gordo post. Today’s foto comes from Nicole Geils out in Girdwood Alaska! […]

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The Danger Gnome Podcast – Dan from Surly Bikes & Fatbassador to Alaska

Defiance Frameworks No. 4 – photo by Travis Hubbard Get ready for some insights into the vibrant and diverse Alaskan fat-bike culture with our Fatbassador to the entire State of Alaska, Travis. Travis is at the beginning of a Long-Term Review of a custom-built Defiance Frameworks titanium fat-bike built for exploration. Defiance Frameworks – http://www.defianceframeworks.com/ […]

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Fatventures in Alaska and the Chugach Fat Bike Bash

By Betsy Williford Photos by Rich Loftin Alaska, the Last Frontier.  A land so vast, so wild, full of beauty, wildlife, big mountains and impressive glaciers.  One can only fully grasp all of these descriptors by traveling there and experiencing it for yourself.  A few weeks ago I, along with my husband, finally made my […]

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Tuesday Night at the Movies – Blue

The fat bike film, Blue is now available for sharing with friends, family, fellow fat bike enthusiasts, neighbors and all the lovely ladies in your life. The short film was directed by Aly Palmer Nicklas. The film’s sponsors include: Fatback Bikes, Adidas Outdoor USA, City of Valdez, Alaska – Government, PeopleForBikes.org, REI, Ursa Major Distilling, HooDoo Brewing Company Click the […]

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Danger Gnome Podcast – 2019 Iditarod Trail Invitational Champion – Tyson Flaharty

We interview the winner of the 2019 Iditarod Trail Invitational Race, Tyson Flaharty with questions supplied by fellow ITI Champions, Kevin Breitenbach, John Lackey, Tim Berntson and Jay Petervary. Mark Your Calendars! Tyson’s Sponsors Goldstream Sports – www.goldstreamsports.com AK Gear – www.akgear.com 9:Zero:7 Bikes – www.907bikes.com  

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Legends

ITI Champion John Lackey sent us this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday featured photograph. When one ITI Champ takes a photo of another ITI Champ we believe that’s a pretty good recipe for something legendary. Here’s a shot of Fatback Bikes rider/snow biking legend Tim Berntson on the Yentna River on Saturday, Feb 23rd.  We were riding out to Northwoods Lodge […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Alaska Blue

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is Cory Kittle’s second photo that’s been featured here. Cory’s a bush pilot as well as a professional photographer up in Alaska and more recently, a fat-bike fanatic! Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a fat-bike related image that […]

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900 miles through Alaska: Part 2 Anchorage to Cantwell

Our family spent 3 weeks biking 900 miles in Alaska. This is the second part of three parts describing our journey. Click here to read Part One. Our adventures of fat biking through Alaska began in the city of Anchorage. Anchorage is a typical metropolitan area. There are tall buildings, lots of traffic, and plenty of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – 5/23/18

  This is eleven-year-old Landon Showalter getting a little air off of a gnome up in Alaska. His mom, Jen captured the shot. We ask that this be admitted into evidence as our first visual aid in our latest #stickerboondoggle focused like a laser beam on displaying #fourseasonfatbikes in their natural habitat(s) from all over the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Eagle River

  This week’s Wallpaper comes to us from our newest contributor Cory Kittle. He’s a bush pilot up in Alaska and he’s a recent convert to fat-bikes. Cory snapped this shot of his Beargrease on the north fork of Eagle River, Alaska. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around […]

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Fatback Corvus FLT Review – the First 120 Days

Back at the very beginning of November 2017, I ordered a Fatback Corvus FLT. I pulled the trigger because after riding a Corvus for over six months we reviewed the Fatback Corvus earlier in 2017 and I wrote that I thought that it was one of the 3 Best Fat-Bikes that I’ve ever ridden. I […]

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Event Spotlight – Big Fat Bike Festival – Homer AK

  March is Fat-Bike Beach Month and our amigos up in Homer Alaska have an event that every fat-biker should put on their bucket list. I went a couple of years back and I really cannot wait till I get a chance to return to this grassroots, kick-ass fat-bike party! Visit www.homercyclingclub.org/bigfatbikefestival/ for all of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – #fatbackbikes #denali #tonightsthenight #Iditarodtrail

  Our longtime amigo and contributor Kevin Breitenbach sent me a few shots under the heading “gnome hunting near the Alaska Range”. Kevin took this amazing shot of fellow Fatback riders, Tim Berntson and Kevin Murphy, presumably out stretching the legs in preparation for the ITI. The Iditarod Trail Invitational is happening as I type this […]

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Kali Adventure Club – Part 2 – By Will Ross

Ed ~ This is part 2 of Will Ross’ story about his trip up to Point Lay, Alaska. You can read part 1 of the story here – https://fat-bike.com/2017/11/kali-adventure-club-part-1-by-will-ross/ Thursday, Day 3 of our time spent at Kali School in Point Lay, Alaska was a big day. The five of us coaches kicked off the day […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fairbanks Alaska

Our amigo Jeff Gillmore shared a clip, shot by his buddy Clint on his first snow ride up in Fairbanks. Fairbanks is home to a who’s who of Fat-Bike celebrities, like Tupper Becker and Jeff Oatley. Clint gives us a nice tour of a couple of Fairbanks trails and it looks like he had a […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fat-Bike Pioneer Roundtable (Part 2)

This week’s fat video Tuesday presentation  was recorded by Dan McDonough from Lifetime Adventures at the 2016 Fat Bike Expo. We want to express our gratitude to Kathi Merchant the Director of the Iditarod Trail Invitational for putting us in touch with Dan. This week’s video is Part 2 of a round table discussion about the history of fat-bikes from […]

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Wallpaper (video) Wednesday – Nulato Hills

Eric Parsons and I trade emails, now and then and a few weeks ago he included a photo of some Musk Ox hair stuck on a bush, with a vague reference to his latest trip to Western Alaska. An area called the Nulato Hills. Eric is the man behind Revelate Designs and if you ever […]

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2018 Fatback Corvus FLT News Release

We’ve been waiting for this news since Greg and Fuzzy told us that Fatback would be making a Black on Black Corvus FLT, all the way back at Sea Otter in April of this year. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to review the 2017 Corvus frame this spring/summer and I fell in […]

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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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Lauf Carbonara Review by Kevin Breitenbach

  So I’ve got to start this review with an admission of guilt, I’ve held the Lauf Carbonara hostage for the last few months. I’ve found reason after reason to hold onto this Iclandic Native. Sure this started innocent enough, A product review of the Lauf in late winter conditions. Well, with a little help […]

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