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Fat (video) Tuesday – Kev

Fat Kev follows us on the Gram and pushes that like button a lot. He’s a videographer and makes sweet films with Helvetica headlines. I like sans serif fonts and fat-bikes so we decided it was high time that we share one of his movies here on Fat (video) Tuesday. Give this cat a follow […]

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Event Spotlight – Fatober Zombie Ride (IA)

Click here for more information The 4th Annual Fatober Fat & Mountain Bike Ride! The Fatober Zombie Ride will start & end at Limestone Brewers (518 Main St, Osage, Iowa). Prizes for the best Zombie Costume! Limestone pizza & beer or food truck specials from Stampedes-on-Wheels after the ride along with music from Ruthless Ruth! […]

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Ask the Bicycle Doctor – Downcountry

Photo by Scott Peterson Kyle, Maciej & Tio Gomez sit down at the newly remodeled Bicycle Doctor Coffee Bar and answer a couple of questions along with sharing some new downcountry Syerra tires from Vittoria and the new downcountry ripping Trek Top Fuel. Does your podcast speak downcountry? Trek Top Fuel – #downcountryaf Vittoria Syerra […]

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HED Made in MN Wheelset – Dirt Report

About ninety days ago, I took the HED Made in Minnesota wheels out of the box and shared a video that promised a full report about how they performed out in the field. I’ve spent the summer working as a bicicleta gaucho and while executing the regular business of daily bike life, I imagine that […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Life’s a Beach No. 2

Omar Rosado is back with an encore Wallpaper Wednesday from the Pacific Coast beaches of Washington State. The photos of gorgeous fat-bike beach rides have been pouring in so send us your favorite beach riding photos and there’s a really good likelihood that you’ll get some cool stickers out of the deal. #lifeisabeach Got your […]

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Third Coast Beach Safari

One of our Grand Rapids amigos, Thom Goodyke gave me the thumbs up, when I asked him about beach riding conditions on the Michigan side of the Great Lake with the same name. That set my imagination on fire with fat-bike-beach images from the past. I cut my teeth riding mountain bikes in the Wolverine […]

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Foto Gordo – Amante del Invierno

It’s FRIDAY!!!! and the last weekend in the best month of the year, September! We’re excited about the changing of the seasons and the prospect of a great Autumn followed by one big daddy of a Winter! Today’s photo is from Ron Plinske and a bit about how he learned to look forward to Winter. […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Life’s a Beach

Omar Rosado submitted this shot to the Wallpaper Wednesday panel of pixel herding editors and they were unanimous in their positive vibrations about his rather spectacular (WW) opus. I miss the wide sandy beaches of Washington State. The flotsam and jetsom are calling me. So when you get a sec…maybe send us some pics from […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – CC Rider!

All of you should be familiar with Bruce Mathieson, the Coastkid. He’s the godfather of beach riding over in Scotland. Tommy from the Netherlands sent me an email asking me if I’d seen his latest video and suggested that we share it here for F(v)T. I’d call that a sterling suggestion! In this clip, Bruce […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Northern Migration

Our old friends Bjorn and Kim ride, carry and paddle their bikes to some pretty amazing spots. Follow along with them on their latest film Northern Migration. Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming hard drive. Send your pics […]

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CABDA Midwest Report

It’s been a long time since I’ve walked the floors of a convention center filled with the latest and greatest products from the bicycle industry, but earlier this week, I laced up a pair of comfortable shoes and drove down to Schaumburg, Illinois to explore the aisles of the CABDA show. CABDA isn’t open to […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Pics for the Greater Good No. 1

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is from Kathy Browning, aka: fatbikegirl.com. Don’t miss next week’s episode two of the mini-series that Kathy entitled “Pictures for the Greater Good” Here’s what she shared about her work of art. The new section of Divide trail near Togwotee Pass, WY is rad. The Mukluk is mine – cheers! Kathy Browning […]

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Event Spotlight – The Fenton

Straight outta Webster Wisconsin comes a one hundred and six-mile fat bike race. Our amigos Lilah and Alan from the Fat Fish 40 have cooked up an event that should be on every fat-bike rider’s radar. The race takes place on October 30th up in the Northwest of the big Whiskey through the Namekagon River […]

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Sibling Rivalry: Roval Terra C – by Greg Gentle

“Engineered to be as diverse as the ever-expanding terrain drop bar bikes are exploring, the Terra family introduces a suite of new best-in-class products to expand your ride beyond the pavement.” -Roval Components In 2020 Roval introduced the Terra lineup of adventure drop-bar products including a new carbon handlebar and several wheelsets. The Terra CL […]

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Fest Friday Flashback

On the eve of the Levis Mound Fat Tire Festival, I thought that I’d take a look back at some archival photos from some of the best times at some of the grooviest bike festivals that I can still maybe remember… The Big Wheel Ballyhoo in Decorah, Iowa The Fattrax Team Snowbike Enduro – 2011 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Madeleine Islands

Les Îles de la Madeleine, c’est le paradis du Fat de Plage. Trois randonnées, 22,41 et 63 km. Trois plages consécutives qui se relie entre elles. Vraiment les yeux émerveillés à chacune de mes rides. Plage de Fatima, plage de la Pointe au Loups et finalement celle de la Grande ÉchouerieDenis Dolbec Got your own […]

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Adam Blake’s Pneu Podcast

Jay Thomas The Levis Trow Mounds Fat Tire Festival is coming right down the pike on September 10-12th. The LMFTF is a celebration of mountain bikes, off-road riding, and of course shenanigans.  Mountain bike festivals like Gnomefest got me back into enjoying the culture of mountain biking, but it can be scary to go to a […]

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Klunkedelic – REEB Hooptie Review

The incredible…shreddable REEB Hooptie. Back in mid-June Tim from Reeb borrowed us his own personal Hooptie to ride. I penned a ‘First Look’ piece about Tim’s Hooptie that closed with… So any of you REEB Super-fans that are nearby (That means you JP) that want to ride a REEB Hooptie should just hit me up […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Up High Why Ti! 

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Dave Pearce. Dave just got his Why Cycles Big Iron! This is what Dave shared about the shot. Took it out and it did not disappoint!  I call this Up High Why Ti! Sardine trail over looking Ogden Canyon in the Uinta – Wasatch – Cache National Forest Got […]

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Ogwen Revisited

A few weeks back I had my first bout of sciatica which had me bail my bikepacking ride. I posted about it here: https://fat-bike.com/2021/08/bad-back-bikepacking/ I honestly thought I’d be out of action for quite some time as the days following were very painful. However, after getting some meds from the Drs, I was soon moving […]

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Ask the Bicycle Doctor – From the Cradle to the Trail

https://chromagbikes.com/blogs/news/a-minor-threat Maciej and tio gomez talk about how to take kids from the cradle to the trail and eventually answer two listener questions along with the usual ride banter. Toddler to Middle School – What’s the best pathway for the fledgling cyclist? Question 1 Dear Doctor,I enjoyed the new podcast and learned a few new […]

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Rocky Mountain debut’s their new Carbon Blizzard

BLIZZARD CARBON FRAME FEATURES The Blizzard Carbon has been updated to include a variety of new frame features. SMOOTHWALL CARBON SMOOTHWALL carbon uses one of the world’s most sophisticated carbon processes to deliver industry leading stiffness-to-weight, ride quality, and durability. We eliminate excess resin and fibers by using rigid internal molds instead of traditional air […]

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Klunkedelic (video) Tuesday

Take a step back to a Bay Area News Report about some cats riding Klunkers. I hadn’t seen this clip before and thought it was pretty cool! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming hard drive. Send your pics […]

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Outdoor Retailer 2021

Sometimes being the Front Range Chief Correspondent for Fat-Bike.com has its perks and the day Gomez asked if I wanted to go to the Outdoor Retailer show in Denver last week was one of those days.  I mean, who doesn’t want to walk about and look at a bunch of gear?!  Outdoor Retailer (or OR) […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – South Africa Dune Rides

DCIM\102GOPRO\G0436100.JPG This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes from South Africa! Dave Caravias operates a fat-bike, shark dive, guest house tour company down there and Dave has a great eye! Check it out at www.fatbiketours.co.za. You can visit a decade of Wallpaper images in our archives. Check that out right here – https://fat-bike.com/category/gallery/wallpaper/ Share Some Bicycle Love […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – OMFB

It’s ben quite a spell since we shared a visit with Jens aka Old Man Fat Bike so here you go video lovers – It’s Fat Tuesday almost every Tuesday at the fat dash bike dot com! Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give us your tired, your poor, Your huddled pixels, yearning to breathe […]

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Levis Mound Fat Tire Festival

If you want to be guaranteed a shirt you should probably go ahead and pre-register. Pre-registration is open until 8/20/21 ◄ Bringing Derby Back to Levis Mounds! ► September 10th thru 12th – 2021 In the tradition of the bike festival formerly know as Gnomefest comes the Levis Mound Fat-Tire Festival set for September 10th thru the […]

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Fat Tribe Friday – Get Ready

I think it was Grand Funk Railroad that said “Get Ready cuz here I come. Are you ready for some bike fun? I still think that fat-bikes have the best fun per-mile rate in the entire bike world and today we’re spreading the fat-bike-fun like guava jelly on hot toast! Let’s get right into that […]

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icebreaker Women’s Cool-Lite™ Merino Sphere Short Sleeve Low Crewe T-Shirt – by Thumbelena

icebreaker was founded in 1995 by Jeremy Moon with the philosophy that nature has the solution. He wanted to provide natural performance apparel to create a more sustainable future for our species and the planet.  From developing new materials like their Merinoloft(duck down alternative) to using vegetable-based ink to releasing a transparency report that publicly […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – South Africa Fat-Bike Tours

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes from South Africa! Dave Caravias operates a fat-bike, shark dive, guest house tour company down there and Dave has a great eye! Check it out at www.fatbiketours.co.za. You can visit a decade of Wallpaper images in our archives. Check that out right here – https://fat-bike.com/category/gallery/wallpaper/ Share Some Bicycle Love Have […]

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Otso Voytek – New Fork and Colors

The Otso Voytek will be getting its first frameset update since it was launched in 2016, as well as a new paint scheme with four new colorways. Otso designed a new fork for the 2021/22 Voytek. This new fork follows similar lines and contours as the previous forks but has three-pack mounts on either side […]

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