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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ 7/25/18

  Betsy Williford shared this week’s Wallpaper with us from Colorado and here’s a little bit about this week’s photo. Freshly into bikepacking I loaded up my fatty to test out my setup on what planned to be a daytrip only. I set out from Frisco, Colorado and rode the Ten Mile Creek bike pathway […]

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Coast to Coast Bikepacking Michigan’s Mitten – By Andy Amstutz

Not many people drive across Michigan.  It’s not on the way to anywhere. It’s the anti-Iowa in the way that I’ve driven through Iowa a dozen times to get to a destination but never had the pleasure of staying overnight.  Michigan, like Florida and Maine, is a destination location, unless one is driving to Cuba, New […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – August Beach Bivy

  John Moore has been a contributor, all the way back to the beginning of our little internet experiment in fat-bikes. John’s first contributions were beautiful still photographs and today include videography. There are times in this video, when John is riding and flying his drone at the same time. I don’t think I could do that […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Mid Wales

  It looks like four season fat-biking has taken hold in Wales. Our European Bureau Cheif, Jeff Price, lives and rides his McSalasa MukLuk all up the Welsh countryside, and now we have a clip from another gentleman named Anthony. This is what Ant had to say about this week’s Fat (video) Tuesday Presentation. Welsh […]

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Foto Gordo – Big Fat Hurt

Joshua Macpherson sent us a shot from the mapping stage of the Big Fat Hurt. Josh was joined by riders, Brad Mertens and Ross Cairns, near Myall Lakes, New South Wales, Austalia. This is our way of suggesting that, “it’s not too late to load your bike and some gear and go explore the great outdoors this weekend!”  Friday Fat-Bike Stoke…….Engaged. […]

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Barfly Bags – Banana Hammock

By Michael McColgan   I’m a big fan of the Jones Loop bar, there’s one on my Krampus and my Pugsley.  And whenever I’m fortunate enough to abuse, I mean test, a new fatty I end up putting on that bike too, since I’d rather focus on the bike and not be distracted by “normal” […]

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Apidura bike bags – Review

Bike-packing is growing in popularity and the bike bag market is exploding. There are loads of brands to choose from and many of them are custom-fit so they can work on all kinds of bikes. The last few months, I’ve had the pleasure to test a few bags from UK bike/packing suppliers Apidura. I received […]

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The ITI from Kathi Merchant, race director Iditarod Trail Invitational in Alaska

Written by Kathi Merchant, Race Director, Iditarod Trail Invitational The Iditarod Trail Invitational race, the qualifiers to get into this by invitation only race and the annual ITI winter training camps in Alaska. When I moved to Alaska in 2002 from Germany  I did not know that a decade later fat biking as well as […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Snowy North Wales

  Our man in Wales, Jeff Price sent in his latest bivy-quest with a distinct winter flair. This is what Jeff had to share with us about the clip. As snowfall in Wales can usually be confined to the mountain summits, when it gets down low I had to make the most of it. So […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Llyn Alwen

Our man Jeff Price is back to show us another slice of why the UK is such a hot-bed of fat-bike fun! You may remember that Jeff made a promise to himself to get out once a month for an overnight bivvy. This is what Jeff shared about this trip. Yes it was getting to […]

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Fat Video Tuesday ♦ August Welsh Bivvy

Last week we introduced you to Jeff ‘summittoppler’ Price and his once a month bivvy-quest. Well this week we’re sharing the August version of his year of monthly bivvys! Here’s what Jeff had to say about his fatventure! The weekends were filling up fast with things going on so it was time for me to […]

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New Zealand – Godley Valley – Fatpack

We’re pleased to welcome back Kevin Higgins. Kevin is our correspondent from Alexandra, NZ which is an hour from Queenstown and Wanaka, and surrounded by epic riding! Kevin was born and raised in San Jose, California but now lives with his wife in New Zealand. Kevin runs a small bicycle business called Hellcat Cycles. He revitalizes prewar bikes for rental around Lake Wanaka and […]

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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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Independence Day Fat Video!

It’s Sven’s Birthday and Independence Day (my favorite holiday) so we took the day off and let our euro-amigos take over the site with  a “behind-the-scenes” quick edit of a film, shot in Lapland this winter. Damien rode in support for  Nathalie Courtet using a Fat-Bike, made by Salamandre Cycles. Natalie was travelling across Lapland on […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Ancient Lakes

Rusty Knorr sent us his second video that we’ve shared here on fat dash bike dot com. Rusty and his amigo, John, went  on a Sub 24 overnight in Washington State. This is what he had to say about the trip. I took my friend John out for a sub24 to an area called the “Ancient […]

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Chasing Winter – Part 2

….Continued from Part 1 A Fatbike Tale By : Eyk Deutschmann The night was long and cold in soaking wet blankets while the temperature dropped furthermore to 18°C below zero inside the tent. The following morning our two dear fellows were woken up by some startling orange light, a glowin´ fireball rising above horizon inflaming the […]

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Chasing Winter – Part 1

A Fatbike Tale By : Eyk Deutschmann Once upon a time two splendid looking young fellows spent their lazy summer eves, hatching the utmost, astonishing plan. And this is their story: Both of the formidable lads had some utterly strange bicycles, which were meant to roll where nothing else, on our sweet little planet, could ever […]

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Fat Tuesday Video ♦ Old Mexico

Matt Whitehead sent us few of his video clips from his trips to baja. He used a custom fat-cargo bike to tote all of his gear and his surf board up and down the Baja Coastline. Fat-Biking and Surfing! You can check out more from Matt by visiting his blog at http://www.afewsketchymoments.com/.

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Manistee

Ken Blakey-Shell and Scott Quiring, of Quiring Cycles, have been exploring some local Off Road Vehicle (ORV) trails on their fat bikes and it turns out they are really, really fun. Ken shared the following description of what the Manistee National Forest, in Northern Michigan, has to offer. “This video was taken on one of the […]

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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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