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Fat (video) Tuesday – Hartman Rocks

Here’s a pretty sweet video to up your stoke for singletrack. New Mexico Outside snuck across the border and explored the trails at Hartman Rocks in Colorado. The recreational area there has scenic granite rock features and ribbons of singletrack. Check out @just_ridenm on Instagram to see more textbook examples of #keepfatbikesfun and #fourseasonfatbikes. Please share […]

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Why Cycles Big Iron Review

  You may ask yourself who is Why? Why Cycles is a fairly new company, being about 2 years old. Their focus is making high-performance, titanium bicycles, with their newest release being the Big Iron fat bike. Why may be fairly new, but the company is made up a number of individuals that have extensive […]

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900 miles through Alaska: Part 2 Anchorage to Cantwell

Our family spent 3 weeks biking 900 miles in Alaska. This is the second part of three parts describing our journey. Click here to read Part One. Our adventures of fat biking through Alaska began in the city of Anchorage. Anchorage is a typical metropolitan area. There are tall buildings, lots of traffic, and plenty of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ Sentiers du Moulin

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is from Philippe Deshaies. He sent us this beautiful portrait of his whip surrounded by the arboreal splendor of Sentiers du Moulin in Quebec. This is what Philippe shared about his Wallpaper Wednesday contribution. This is my Norco Ithaqua today at the Sentiers du Moulin, a mountain bike destination 20 minutes North of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ Klausnitzer

  Michael Klausnitzer answered the call for Fat & Plus Bike pixels with this romantic lakeside composition. This is what he had to say about his contribution. Hope you’ll like some pics from my own favourite fatties… I’ve read your call for pics in one of the last articles – Fat Video Tuesday ♦ #BAMfatbike2018 ♦ By Tom Ice. fat-bike.com is […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Pugs in the Mist

Simon aka: Super Domestique supplied this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday from across the pond. Here’s what he had to say about his photo. Given the callout for wallpaper worthy pics, I’m hoping my Pugs in the mist might be good enough to fit the bill! It’s not the most up to date pic as the Pugs […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ Fat Vegas Baby!

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Monte McAnulty. Monte named his Ti Motobecane Night Train ‘Fat Elvis’. He shared this beautiful shot of Elvis after a nice rain up in Cottonwood Canyon, Nevada. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got […]

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Foto Gordo ♦ El Gordo es Guapo

Welcome to the dog days kats and kitties. Augustus Maximus in the house and it’s the fucking weekend! So here’s a shot of a three-year-old Ti Motobecane Nighttrain (just a toddler) near Lake Mead in Nevada. Last time I checked, it doesn’t snow in Vegas but it’s surrounded by some of the best snow impersonators in the game. […]

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Salsa’s 2019 Fat-Bikes Released

  The new Salsa Fat-Bikes have arrived! Today we’re here to share what will likely be, a hot ticket come this holiday shopping season….the 2019 Salsa Fat-Bikes. BEARGREASE – completely redesigned for 2019 The Geometry of the 2019 Beargrease gets a subtle tweak with the goal of not turning off any of the folks that already know […]

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Fourmile Travel Management Area – Colorado – By Scott & Nancy Anderson

  Fourmile Travel Management Area: 100,000 acres of “spaghetti-western” scenery plus over 100 miles of dirt roads and trail equals fat biking paradise! Words: Nancy Anderson Photos: Scott Anderson Fourmile is located east of the Arkansas River and stretches north of Buena Vista, south of Johnson Village and up to the Buffalo Peaks Wilderness, smack […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Wawayanda Park

  Peter Warwick sent us this pastoral landscape with ‘black fat-bike’ and stepping stones along with a babbling brook. Here’s what Peter shared with us about his photograph. Are we still doing Wallpaper Wednesday? If so here’s a photo of my 2014 Farley in Wawayanda Park ,  in Northern New Jersey. This is the stone […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ OMFB – Flat Creek

Is it to soon to dip back into the OMFB catalog? Well, it’s the day before ‘Merica’s Birffday’ and there’s nothing more ‘Merican than fat-bike funskies under the directorial supervision of Old Man Fat Bike. I’m beginning to be an OMFB fan. Maybe we should start the OMFB fan club. They have stickers for sale here. Would […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aussie Series No. 6

  Our amigo from Australia, Eckart Altenkamp is back for his sixth Wallpaper Wednesday in our monthly Aussie Wallpaper Series. This what Eckart shared about this month’s image. This picture was taken riding the “Sky Trek” in a 270 square km farm in the Flinders Ranges in South Australia. We encountered many Emus and kangaroos, but […]

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Fat Fish 40 Race Report

Late last winter, the Fat Fish 40 Race Director, Alan Hane, listed their event on our fat-bike.com event calendar. The first thing that caught my eye was the aquatic name and then the fact that the race venue was in Wisconsin. (I thought to myself) Where the heck is Webster, Wisconsin? I hit up google maps and […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Le Grand Teton

  Over the years, we’ve been incredibly fortunate to meet folks from all over the world that share our passion for plus and fat-bikes. More recently (about a year ago) I was introduced to Becky & Byron Vordemann and their Wee Lass April through Black Ribbon (Plus-Bike) Test Pilot, Bruce (best name ever) Smithhammer. Last winter […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aussie Series 5

  The week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is the 5th installment in our Aussie Series from Eckart Altenkamp. This is a shot of Eckart’s campsite on the edge of a large salt lake in Southern Australia. Eckart rides the salt lake to train for the Simpson Desert Challenge. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Squamish, British Columbia

  Alan Young shot this week’s spectacular Wallpaper Wednesday image. Alan shared the story behind his stunning photo (below). The riders: Joe Purves-Smith, Brian Helem, and Johnny Oshika. The location: The summit of the Elfin Lakes Trail in Garibaldi Provincial Park near Squamish, British Columbia, Canada which is 1590m altitude. The summit is about 7km in from […]

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2018 Australian Fat-Bike National Championships 5/11/2018

  Mountain Bike Australia in conjunction with Karunjie Event Management is pleased to present the inaugural Fat Bike National Championships to be held at Cable Beach, near Broom, Western Australia. Fat-Bike beach racing is coming to Western Australia next Saturday! You can register for the race here and you can visit the event page here. […]

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First Look – Teravail Coronado 26 x 4.0 Tires

  The expedition team of Francisco Vázquez de Coronado is credited with the discovery of the Grand Canyon and several other famous landmarks in the American Southwest while searching for the legendary Seven Golden Cities of Cíbola. Exploration and discovery are two of my favorite things that go hand in hand with turning the pedals […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Long Island in Spring

  Greg Murray shot this week’s Wallpaper at Southampton, Long Island, New York. Spring provides a target rich environment for fat-bike beachventures! I think that I’ll try to get together with the willing and ride the beach this weekend. Spring is here. I know because I already have a mosquito bite on my ankle. But most […]

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Fat Fish 40 – Webster WI – May 5th, 2018

  Rustic ~Authentic ~Scenic ~Breathtaking Simply one of a kind. Visit https://www.fatfishrace.com/ for more information     Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been getting loaded at some of our favorite events and adding them onto our Event Schedule. Everything on our event schedule was hugged onto the interwebs and represents super smurfy good times! […]

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2018 Sea Otter Classic – Special Report

In addition to hosting every denomination of bicycle racing, the 2018 Sea Otter Classic has become the best bicycle industry trade show in these United States. Even the corporate giants of the industry come out and show their wares and simultaneously support their race teams. Along with the big boys, the Sea Otter expo area features […]

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WHY CYCLES ANNOUNCES THE BIG IRON TITANIUM FAT BIKE

WHY CYCLES ANNOUNCES THE BIG IRON, A TITANIUM FAT BIKE   Tuesday, April 17, Carbondale, CO.  Why Cycles, the two-year-old Colorado-based company that designs, manufactures, and distributes high-end titanium bikes, today announced the official release of its brand new fat bike, the BIG IRON. Why Cycles is a small company that is quickly picking up […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – #fatbackbikes #denali #tonightsthenight #Iditarodtrail

  Our longtime amigo and contributor Kevin Breitenbach sent me a few shots under the heading “gnome hunting near the Alaska Range”. Kevin took this amazing shot of fellow Fatback riders, Tim Berntson and Kevin Murphy, presumably out stretching the legs in preparation for the ITI. The Iditarod Trail Invitational is happening as I type this […]

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Surly Big Fat Dummy Long Term Review – by Seth Bell

    Editors Note: Seth Bell is an eighteen year veteran of the bike industry and makes his home in Mason City Iowa. He currently owns six or seven fat-bikes and he spends his days working on the frontlines of what can go spurious with your average fat-bike. Those two things alone should put him […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Truckee California

  This week’s wallpaper image comes to us from Scott Berelson and it’s a bit of a “Where’s Waldo?”….or maybe Where’s Dora? We’ll let Scott explain in his own words. I recently took this shot of my bamboo fatbike “Cali Grown” and my dog Dora out early morning on our backyard trail. Not a lot […]

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