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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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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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Alaska – Episode 4 – Revelate Designs

This is the final Episode in our Alaska Series (till we return)…In this segment we share a visit that I had with Eric Parsons at Revelate Designs. We’ll also show you Revelate’s new Williwaw Pogies along with a matching frame bag. Revelate Designs is probably the most recognized brand of frame bag in both Alaska and […]

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Southern Comfort Tour De Fat – 1st Ride Report

Shawne Camp is taking a 1600 mile long road trip on his fatty and along the way he’s checking in with us. Here’s his first message to us from from the outer banks!       Sven and I are wishing you sunshine and tailwinds Amigo! You’re all cordially invited to send Sven and I […]

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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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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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Fat Foto Friday ♦ Yukon Cabin

Anthony DeLorenzo lives and rides in the Yukon Territory up in remote Northwest Canada. He sent us this magic light shot taken at a back-country cabin that makes me want to get out and find some fat-packing adventures! Click on the photo to see it full size. Fat Foto Friday is a new weekly feature for […]

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Interview with Polar Explorer/Adventurer Eric Larsen

Lee Kinder from Logan, UT had the opportunity to interview Eric and inquire about his incredible expedition to the south pole on a fat-bike. by Lee Kinder – Photography by – Cycle South – Stephanie Scott Photo credit: Cycle South – Stephanie Scott   “Remember, it’s cool to be cold!” quips Polar Explorer/Adventurer Eric Larsen. Indeed […]

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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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Product Review ~ Salsa Anything Cage

I’ve been using a pair of Salsa Anything Cages on my Moonlander for the last few months for fat-packing trips and I plan on using them full time, this winter to carry liquid assets inside a water bottle koozie. The anything cages are designed to mount onto Enabler Forks that come standard on some Salsa […]

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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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(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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