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Vee Tire Co. Apache Fatty Slick Ridden

  From the moment that I got my first glimpse of the Apache Fatty Slick from Vee Tire, it grabbed my attention as something that might work well for beach riding. Some of my Pac/West amigos have been experimenting with tire shaving on everything from Endomorphs to Snowshow 2XL’s to create the ultimate tire for beach […]

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Foto Gordo – #gnometracking

  How about a little photo stoke to get your weekend started? Kevin Breitenbach has been testing a Lauf Carbonara Fork from late Winter into Spring Winter and now…..into the ‘verde grande’! Kevin’s Fatback Corvus looks quite at home, among the pastoral beauty of the Alaskan bush. Kevin’s got some great recipes on how to […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Ancient Lakes

    Rusty Knorr is back with his third trip to the Ancient Lakes in the Pacific Northwest. He shot a travelogue of the trip along with a crew that included a few of our West Coast amigos from Northwest Fatbikes. Here’s what Rusty had to say about his clip. Earth Day weekend I was fortunate enough […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – from Good Friday

Frequent site visitor, Gomez, took this shot last week after a spring snow storm flocked the local landscape in a thin layer of snow. This is what g-mez shared about his picture postcard. The snow that fell, was predicted to have a very short shelf-life, so for a few hours on Good Friday morning, Otis and I, celebrated […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Pat & Hannah Go West

  Our amigo and Fatback Ambassador, Pat Smage shared an edit from a trip, that he and Hannah took last month. Fair warning to any human powered, purists – There’s a little bit of throttle twist’n braaap in the clip. We’re going to be working with Pat on a video of him working his particularly […]

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Otis Turns Two – Fatback Review – The extended club version

 Otis’s Story Timeline 12/25/2013 – Otis’s Introduction and Naming – http://fat-bike.com/2013/12/fatback-190-product-test-episode-1/ 12/25/2014 – Otis Turns One – http://fat-bike.com/2014/12/otis-turns-one-%E2%99%A6-fatback-long-term-review/ 2/5/2015 – Otis Gets Pimped – http://fat-bike.com/2015/02/otis-gets-pimped-part-one-otisgetspimped/ 6/18/2015 – Otis’s Pimped Parts Review – http://fat-bike.com/2015/06/hed-rims-onyx-racing-hubs-paul-skewers-6-month-review/ That brings us to today and a story that could be called Otis Gets Pimped, Part Two! I had planned all along to apply some sort […]

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Fatback Rhino Review by David Glover

Back in August, 2015, Fatback announced a new fat-bike aimed to be a “Do it all” bike. A fat-bike that feels lively on the trail as well as comfortable while taking a stroll through sand or snow. So around six weeks ago Gomez had the Rhino sent out to me in Moab for some testing. […]

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Foto Gordo – Johnny Cash and Kazee

  Chris Dauel sent us a great shot from Utah. I think that frame bag would look good with a Bike Black Ribbon Society patch sewn on there, so we’re sending Chris a little care package along with some scooby-snacks for Kazee. Here’s what Chris had to say about his amigos, Kazee and …one of Otis’s Fatback […]

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Pat Smage Video – Fatback Rhino – Local Woods

Pat Smage is a Fatback brand ambassador that lives just up the road from us. Pat’s also the current United States NATC Trials Champion and he’s held that title eight times! Pat sent us his latest video of him riding some of his favorite lines out on his local playground in the woods. Get your popcorn ready […]

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Product Spotlight – Fatback Rhino

Editor’s Note :  David glover has been a steady contributor of fat photography over the last couple of years and this is his introduction of the Fatback Rhino! Please give a warm welcome to our amigo and BBR Test Pilot, Mr. David Glover! I was very much stoked when the “Do it all” deemed Rhino showed […]

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Interbike Outdoor Demo 2015 – Day 1

Sven and I are at the Interbike Outdoor Demo in Boulder City, Nevada to share what’s new for 2016! Much of our coverage will be in the form of video interviews, but to keep you all in the loop with daily coverage , we’ll be updating the site with posts directly from both the show floor and the […]

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NEW! Fatback Skookum & Rhino

NEWS RELEASE – FATBACK INTRODUCES SKOOKUM & RHINO, NEW ALL-TERRAIN FAT BIKES Anchorage, Alaska (August 12, 2015) – Fatback announces the addition of the SKOOKUM CARBON FRAME and the RHINO ALLOY FRAME to its lineup of all-terrain fat bikes. With their suspension-optimized design, these two are made to rip through whatever terrain you are willing to […]

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Event Spotlight ♦ Talkeetna Trio WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS!

Last week was the Pugsley Fat-Bike World Championships, so in the year that we enjoyed two US National Fat-Bike Championships, it only makes perfectly logical sense that we should also enjoy two World Championships! This one is run by our amigos at Speedway Cycles and is Sponsored by Denali Brewing, so get ready for some […]

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FAT TUESDAY VIDEO! ♦ Pat Smage – Out West Edit

Pat Smage is a Geneva Lakes Homie and a Fatback Ambassador! Oh and did we mention, seven time AMA Moto Trials National Champion! So for Fat Tuesday we’re going to humbley suggest ~  Laissez les bons temps rouler! (and Read what Pat shared about his edit!) This video showcases my first couple weeks on the […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Burton Beach

A great video from one of my favorite videographers. This was shot over 4 years ago along Burton Beach in Kodiak Alaska. These are some of the first Fatback bikes that I ever saw, back then. If you look close you’ll see an old spider tire, getting some miles on the beach. The beaches in this […]

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Not a Wallpaper Wednesday – The Greeting Card

Some of you may recognise my Fatback 190 named Otis in this shot that I took up near Two Rivers on the Lake Michigan Shoreline. When I saw this shot it reminded me of the soft focus photographs that appear on anniversary cards or other romantic greeting cards that one might see at their favorite card shop, […]

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Foto Gordo ♦ Bikini Beach

Last Sunday the Bike Black Ribbon Society hosted a Bikini Beach Ride & Waxing Clinic up in Port Washington that turned into fun, times the power of grey skull! This is mi amigo nuevo, Dave, riding his Fatback over an ice bridge along the shores of Lago de Michoacan. We had a couple of hours […]

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2014 ITI Leader Photos by Adam Miller

There are currently three riders that have broken away and are on a record breaking pace at the Iditirod Trail Invitational. Tim Berntson, Kevin Breitenbach and Alec Petro are in the lead pack with Pete Basinger and Francis Lambert about two hours back from the three leaders. Alaskan native, Adam Miller from Borealis Bikes has […]

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Alaska – Episode 1 – The Frosty Bottom

I spent the first full week of 2014 in Alaska with the goal of learning about the fat-bike culture of Anchorage. Anchorage is the home of two well respected fat-bike companies (9:Zero:7 & Fatback) as well as a premier frame bag manufacturer (Revelate Designs). I was fortunate enough to spend time with the folks behind […]

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Fatback Corvus Carbon Spy Shots!

The timing of my trip to Anchorage, could not have come at a more opportune time! I attended the Speedway Cycles Tuesday Night Shop Ride on the very day that Greg received their first sample/test frame and we have the first shots to share with all of our readers! I even got to take it […]

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Fatback 190 – Product Test – Episode 1

It seems only appropriate that we publish a story about a boy and his new bike on Christmas Day! Last week we received a shiny new bicycle that has created a feeling of delightful anticipation, around the fat-bike dot com research and development, test track and proving grounds. Inside a rather giant cardboard carton lay, […]

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Fatback – Carbon Uma Rims

  Fatback Bikes shared a photo of their new pre-production 77mm wide, bead lock, tubeless ready, carbon fiber rims last week. Greg Matyas, told us that they haven’t determined a final weight or price for these units yet and added that they are shooting for a final weight of 600 grams (or less) per rim. […]

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NEW! Fatback Corvus Carbon

FATBACK INTRODUCES CORVUS, A COMPLETE CARBON FIBER FAT-BIKE Anchorage, Alaska – Fatback announces the addition of the CORVUS CARBON FRAME AND FORK to its lineup of back-country all-terrain bikes. The complete bike, frame, and fork are available now for pre-ordering through the Fatback website. The Fatback Corvus is made for snow treks and shoreline tours, […]

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Sneak Peek ♦ Fatback Sterling 4.2″ Tire

  In a Fat-bike.com exclusive, we bring you the first photo of Fatback’s New Sterling fat bike tire!  It measures 4.25″ on a 70mm rim and uses a 120tpi casing with a Kevlar bead that’s tubeless compatible. The weight is approx 1300g and the price is yet to be released. Fatback owner, Greg Matyas, tells us that […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Rock & Roll in Cochrane Alberta

Richie Wall sent us a clip of the riding around Cochrane Alberta Canada. Richie rides a 2012 Aluminum Fatback and I have to say that I totally love his choice of Music for this video!   What’s your story. morning glory?   Do you like to Rock? Perhaps you prefer to roll?….or maybe both! Either way….send Uncle Gomez […]

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Interview with Kevin Breitenbach

 Photo by Josh Spice We first talked with Kevin Breitenbach back in February after he won the Arrowhead 135. Our paths crossed again at Interbike where I got the chance to get to know this rising star of Ultra Endurance Racing. Kevin is really down to earth and laid back. He shared some great insights […]

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Fat Video Tuesday ~ Once upon a Crust

This is the third video that we’ve featured from fat bike, video innovator, Philip Tscherish. Pure awesome looking crust riding conditions and incredible camera work.   Would you like to see your name up in lights? Do you think you have what it takes to be a Bahlywood producer? Do you wear a handle bar mustache? […]

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