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Event Spotlight – Summer Squatch- July 1st – Neillsville, Wisconsin

Thaw your inner Yeti at the Summer Squatch. non-race weekend! Proceeds to the chalet re-build. Info here:https://summersquatch.blogspot.com/ Summer Squatch UPDATE: The SS category is now changed from race to “Social weekend” Rides, (womens, fast, slow, photo tours, guided, night etc) camping, Sand Creek Brewing Co. Brew, Pints for the first registered, Hanging out in a […]

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Fat & Single – The Fat-Bikes of SSUSA

Last weekend, I sidled my way into an invitation to this year’s edition of Singlespeed USA (SSUSA) up at one of my favorite trail systems, Levis-Trow. It wasn’t too hard to do, since our amigos and gnome-fest cousins, Brett, Spinner & Chewey were running the show. It was a perfect opportunity to hang out with […]

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Event Spotlight ♦ Funny Fat Festival (Italia)

  We welcome you, once again, to the International House of Fat-Bikes! This week we have an event spotlight for the Miss Grape – Funny Fat Festival in and around Livigno in the Italian Alps. The fun includes night rides, an overnight bivvy and the incredible sights, sounds and smells of the Alps! Click the […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Tundra Muffins

Any video with Musk Oxen is money, in my world. Francois Carrier Deziel and his amigo Guillaume Bedard took their fat-bikes out to what locals call Dry Bay, near Ungava Bay for an overnight fat-pack. Great terrain and cool music make for some sweet tundra trippin! Tell us how you trip Share your photos and […]

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Event Spotlight – Sweaty Yeti Fatbike Race

Sweaty Yeti = Old School By Steve Meurette “Old School” : Anything that is from an earlier era and looked upon with high regard or respect. 2014 signals the maturing and legitimizing of the fatbike phenomenon.  What?  Well, when the bike world mega companies like Trek and Specialized finally give in, one knows this isn’t […]

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Pack your Fatty and ‘Run Away From Home’

Do you ever want to get on your bike and ‘Run Away From Home’? Do you look at the photos of gorgeous beaches, mountains and forests that we share on Fat-Bike and dream about strapping some gear on your rig and exploring the great out-of-doors? Why not take a Sub 24 Hour Overnight (S24O)? The S24O is a […]

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Fat VIDEO Tuesday ~ A Midwinter Night

The video was filmed by Peter Nylund and features Peter and Toni Lund (www.tonilund.fi). You can check out Peter’s blog at (www.yetirides.com)   Share your video with the rest of World Wide Fat-Bike Tribe! If you’ve got a fat-bike related, short film that you feel is “Fat (Video) Tuesday” material, slap a link in an email with what, […]

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True Confessions of Two Fat-Bike-Beach-Rats

Ecrito y fotografiado por Julio y Gomez Julio caught ‘beach-fever’ sometime last year and he’s been planning a fat-pack ever since. Somewhere along the line this summer, we agreed to take a little fat-bike adventure together and this is our beach-rat, ride report. We figured the weather could get dicey in late October, so we kept […]

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Get Demo’d – Surly/Salvagetti Style

This will probably be the best time you’ve ever had in your entire life…….just say’n…. For more races, demos and festivals, visit our Event Calendar sponsored by 45NRTH for more Fat-Bike Fun! Do you know about a fat-bike event in your area? Send us your event info and we’ll add it to our Event Calendar. Email the event information […]

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Oveja Negra Threadworks ~ Review

Our amigo James Healy of Snow Frog Design and Crutchbuddies tested out a full set of Oveja Negra’s bags on our recent fat-packing trip along las orillas del Lago Superior. Oveja Negra Threadworks – Bike Bags by James Healy When Gomez proposed I join him on the super sweet beach ride in the UP from Whitefish […]

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Lake Superior Fat-Pack ~ Part Two

…continued from part one  DAY TWO We awoke to a sunrise that looked remarkably similar to the hazey Mars sunset from the previous evening. After some oatmeal for breakfast, we loaded our packs and headed out under beautiful azure skies. We also had a nice tail wind blowing at about ten miles per hour that […]

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Lake Superior Fat-Pack ~ Part One

About a year ago, I started to dream about a multi-day beach riding trip in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Someone from my past life had told me tales of how Lake Michigan ended as a shallow whisper against the southern edge of the deliciously underpopulated U.P. I hatched a plan, where four or five riders would tag […]

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[MI]tten Made of Sand ~ Episode Uno

The Michigami Way Twenty-six years ago I received my first mountain bike. I rode the hell out of that Porsche Red, Rockhopper. My brother in law, Al, and I rode along the power lines and by the orchards surrounding Scott Lake in SW Michigan. That’s about the time we explored Fort Custer Recreation Area for the first […]

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(Fat) Sub 24 Hour Overnight – (S24O)

I’ve had this idea in my head about bikepacking my fattie on the beach for awhile now. Mis amigo, Cale just came back from a long trip in Baja, that made the trip planning itch, all the stronger. In the past month I’ve traded email and read stories from experienced fat-packers that make a pretty […]

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Fat-Bike Dreams

For the last few weeks, the last thing I think about, before I go to sleep, is called Big Eau Pleine. It’s a park up in Marathon County, Wisconsin that I’ve frequented over the years. While I’ve ridden my bike there, it isn’t what I would call a mountain bike destination. Big Eau Pleine (BEP) […]

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