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2023 Fat Bike Worlds Race Report

The first race in the Fat Bike Triple Crown just went off like a shot that was heard around the world! With excellent snow conditions and single-digit temps the Borealis Fat Bike World Championships presented by Pure Fuel was quite a show! There’s a great history to this race. Born in Crested Butte Colorado, moved […]

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Arctic Alta (NORWAY)

The largest fat bike race in Norway is the Arctic Alta (also a ski race). Check out the video for the split-screen bike/ski action and I think that you’ll get fired up for this one! Check out their website for more information or follow them @articalta on the gram. Artic Alta – February 26th, 2023 […]

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Cedaero Space Heater Pogies

There’s a new pair of pogies in the test lab. The Space Heater Pogies from Cedaero. We’ve had a bit of a cold snap over the Christmas break, so I’ve had a chance to field test them in temps as low as the single digits. I’m a fan and long-time user of pogies for winter […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Lunar New Year

Kevin Noel shared a shot from a New Year’s Day ride from Colorado with twenty-seven fat bikers joining in the fun! That’s quite a lineup! We sent him some stickers and he said that he’d send us some of his stickers in return. I like getting good old-fashioned mail that is not a bill or […]

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Rutland Cold Rolled 2023 (VT)

Rutland Cold Rolled Fatbike Festival is back! Presented by Sram and Fiddlehead Brewing, and hosted by Mountain Bike Vermont and Pine Hill Partnership in Rutland, Vermont, Cold Rolled offers a day of fat bike stoke on cold-rolled singletrack! On Sunday, February 12th, 2023, fat bikers from around New England and New York gather in Rutland to lead a charge with Old Man […]

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Foto Gordo – Serpiente de Nieve

Jake the Snake has sent us a series of black carbon fatties over the last decade. The latest is a drop bar version. I love riding drop bar bikes but I’ve never been comfortable enough with them to truly shred the gnar on one. I’m sure that it can be done, but give me a […]

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Fat Tribe Thursday – Winter ’23 – Vermont – UK – Utah – CHI – IL – New Hampshire

Fat-Tribe Thursday is back to support the age-old, adage that one picture says a thousand words! All of you have been so awesome with sharing your photos of fat-bike fun, we decided it was ‘high time’ that we post some of them to show the entire, fat-bike tribe! We start off on the East Coast ( of […]

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Winter Wooly DH Race (NH)

LIFT-ACCESS FAT BIKING February 4th, 2023 – Northfield, New Hampshire a day of lift-accessed fat biking and classic Highland Family Fun. Enjoy miles of groomed downhill and XC trails, a DH fat bike race, plenty of good food and beer, and a hearty helping of hijinks. Register Here Check out last year’s recap video below […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Shelltrack Centerfold

I shot this photo of a Rocky Mountain Blizzard C50 before the Shelltrack race up on the beach in Manitowoc. That’s Greg Hahn over on the other side of Silver Creek providing some grit and perspective on his Pugsley. We both took to the beach between races like a couple of seagulls! Feel free to […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – 48 State Fat Bike Tour

Congratulations to William Martin for completing his 48-state fat bike tour! Today’s video is from Northern California, but you should check out all his videos. William was a guest on the Danger Gnome Podcast from last August. William’s Instagram – @therealadventureseeker The Adventure Seeker YouTube Channel – Would you share your Plus or Fat Pixels? Give […]

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Otso Arctodus Mid-Term Report

A big black Otso Arctodus has taken-up temporary residence here at the fat dash bike com polka lounge. When I first got a look at the Arctodus (on the internet), I was somewhat ambivalent about the potential popularity of a maximum flotation steel fat bike. Like most things related to bicycles (on the internet), my […]

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The 9th Annual Frosty Hog (WI)

For more race information click the hog in this flyer South Shore Cyclery has been hosting this Milwaukee area race for years and somehow, I’ve never been able to make it out there. The 2023 version looks like a real hoot! Check out all the details below. Race Information & RulesMore at www.frostyhog.comRide Solo or Team […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Ice Bar

Kenneth Johansen sent us a series of photos of his Salsa fatty at the Sorrisniva Ice Hotel in Norway. Shots of chilled vodka for everyone! #sorrisniva #icehotel #alta #norway #salsabeargrease 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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Fatty in the Falls (WI)

I scanned the race flyer from my windshield #oldschool I found a race flyer stuck in my windshield at the Shelltrack Race for the Fatty in the Falls and then the race director, messaged me this morning and asked if we could share the event. Next thing you know, we’ve got opportunities for more fat […]

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Umeå Fatbike Race (Sweden)

Sunday 19 February 2023 Premiere of a new fat bike race in Sweden! Umeå Fatbike Race is run in the outdoor area Hamptjärnsberget, link to map . Hamptjärnsberget is located approx. 7 km from the center of Umeå and is a geographically hilly, scenic area which makes for a fun course. The start and finish take place at Hamptjärnsstugan, which […]

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NEON NIGHTS : glow with the flow (WI)

Our friends from the Metro Mountain Bikers over there in Milwaukee have an event coming up that’s right up my alley. I’ve always thought that bike festivals and group rides are a lot more fun than a bike race. The Neon Nights ride is a big fat light parade at the sweet Minooka Trail system […]

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The Sweaty Yeti at Levis Mound (WI)

I know where I’ll be on March 4th, 2023! The Sweaty Yeti is my favorite race of the winter season! It’s the real deal. Groomed old-school singletrack situated at the mid-point between Milwaukee/Madison and Minneapolis. this could be one hell of an end-of-winter party! JP will be out on the course pulling the Bloody Mary […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Olso Underground

George Trevis is an English bloke living in Oslo Norway that I contacted about this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. I have a lifelong passion for photography and his image really grabbed my attention. Bike in photo: Surly Moonlander with 4.8 Surly Lou 26:4.8 on clown shoe rims. Running low tyre pressure for the deep powdery snow. […]

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Event Spotlight – Snow Ball’s Chance (NY)

StarCrawf Promotions presents Snowball’s Chance in Port Jarvis New York! Here’s a fat bike event that’s been going on for years that raises funds for the Watershed Trails of Port Jarvis New York! We just wanted to send out a reminder to get registered for the SnowBall’s Chance. If you register by January 1st, you […]

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The Moots Forager brings the Bling

I’ve been riding a Size Large Moots Forager for the last seven weeks. Before there were fat bikes, Moots became synonymous with high-quality – made in US Titanium mountain bikes. They’ve stood the test of time and maintained their brand’s integrity. They’re on their third generation of fat bikes and the latest version, the Forager […]

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5th Annual Frosted Fat Tire Fat Bike Relays (MI) Register for the 5th Annual Frosted Fat Tire Fat Bike Relays today. Pick your team – bring your bike or teams can share a bike. Sunday, January 22, 2023 at The Pit Fitness Ranch. This looks like such a great time! Short-track relay racing with three rider teams. That’s how my first fat bike […]

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Fat Video Tuesday – Namibia

Louis Reichert sent in this week’s F(v)T. In the grand scheme of things, Namibia pretty much takes the cake when it comes to getting planetary for Global fat Bike Day. I normally try to say something marginally funny like the International House of Fat Bikes in these situations. The Namibian Desert bumps right up next […]

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Bike Across the Bay (WI)

The North Coast Cycling Association invites you to race across Chequamegon Bay. There’s a 10k and 20k route that probably turns into flat-out drag race at the front end and a fun tour for the rest. The course goes out on the windswept ice of Lake Superior! For more information you can visit the North […]

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Danger Gnome Podcast with George Kapitz at the Broken Spoke Crash Course in Green Bay and International Superstar – Hugh Jass!

The Crash Course Coaches at Broken Spoke Bike StudioKelly, Chris, George, David, and Robb. For this episode of the Danger Gnome Podcast Tio Gomez hit the road up to the Green Bay Area to meet up with our old friend George Kapitz and his Broken Spoke Bike Studio crew for a fat bike skills workshop […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – El Duderino

The Dude! aka Mike Ashby – Or maybe El Duderino sent us a gorgeous shot that might be a first for Wallpaper Wednesday. A wallpaper with a fat bike that’s fully cloaked! The Dude describes his portrait as “Couple years back (in) Bend Ore. – Groomers@Wanoga – All thanks to Gary Meyer and the Groom […]

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Lake McBride Fat Tire Classic (IA)

Click the photo for more information 6th Annual Lake Macbride Fat Tire Classic Saturday, February 11th, 2023 – Solon, Iowa The Lake Macbride Fat Tire Classic is a Fat Bike race like no other. Presented by Sugar Bottom Bikes and The Solon Centennial Lions Club, the race will take you around scenic Lake Macbride on […]

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Trek Winter Fat Bike Series (AK)

TREK WINTER FAT BIKE SERIES Merry Masher – DEC 28, 2022 Icy River Rampage – FEB 4, 2023 Blue Booty Blitz – MAR 1, 2023 Click the Flyer for more Information Our amigos at the Trek Store of Anchorage and Billy Flamingo Stud Nuggets host a 3 race series in the birthplace of fat bikes, Anchorage, Alaska. I want to send a big shout-out and thanks to our Fatbassador to Alaska, Travis, for giving us the […]

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Trailyard Valparaiso (IN) Winter Race Series

The Hoosier State has a really cool fat bike race series run by a coffee shop/restaurant & bar/outpost called Trailyard located just outside of Valparaiso, Indiana. Trailyard is located next to a 14-mile groomed set of trails called the Creekside Trails. Their race series features 4 races. Click the photo for more information about the […]

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Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series (CO)

Click the Flyer for more Information The highest fat bike race series in the gnation is hosted by the Cloud City Wheelers in Leadville, Colorado. The series features five races that have to be on every fat biker’s bucket list. Mark your calendars and start sewing your costume! Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve […]

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