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Wallpaper Wednesday – “Le Coquibus”

Ahh….the French Countryside in Autumn. Today, we set the wayback machine to the year 2012 and take a sample from our voluminous archives. Our destination is the Fontainebleau Forest, in France, for this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Take a close look at those tires…what other bike zine shows you a hand-made, one off, steel, fat-bike rock’n […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Pink Dress?

Ahhh the french! Put on that pretty pink dress and get rad, Monsieur! is a discussion forum for French fat-bikers and they’re the cats behind this clip. Fat-Bikes are a world wide, four season, fun factory! Punch in – kick back – get rad! Do you put your time in at the Fat-Bike Fun Factory? […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Subterranean Nose Wheelie

Fist time contributor, Frédéric Paulet, took some of his amigos for some fat-bike spelunking in France. Frédéric runs a bikeshop in south Ardèche called Cévènavélo. Check them out at and on facebook : cevenavelo. I think these Frenchmen are taking the omni-terrain capabilities of fat-bikes to a whole new level. (no pun intended) These shots are best experienced by […]

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Fat-Bling – Salamandre + Pinion = OMG!

I spied this stunning, cobalt blue, fat-bike and immediately pinged our amigo Yann from Salamandre Cycles in France. It turns out that this bike belongs to Yann’s long time friend, and return customer, Frédéric (also the photographer that took all of these incredible photos!) Fred is a Frenchman that lives in the south of France in Rodez […]

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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 – Genesis Caribou

Nicholas sent us this video of a ride on his Genesis Caribou on the trail of Les 2 Alpes in the French Alps. Absolutely beautiful, Nicholas! Winter, Spring, Summer of Fall we’d love to share your videos, one and all! Shoot me a link to your hosted video and we will take a look, Make it good!

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Salamandre – Fat Convertable Tandem

Our amigo, Yann from Salamandre Cycles, in France, Sent us these two shots of a fat-tandem with couplers that he made for a client named Christophe. It was first intended to be a travelling tandem with 26×1.75 tires. But due to Christophe being the happy owner of a custom Vagabonde fat-bike, they came up with the idea […]

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Salamandre Custom Fat-bike Build from France

Thierry from Bike-A-Lot in France has been working with Yann from Salamandre (We’ve done a couple of other stories on Salalmandre here and here) to build a really sweet fat-bike! Thierry translated his report that was originally in French so all you fine people could see what fat-biking is looking like in France! Enjoy! Direct […]

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Fat-Bikes at the Singlespeed European Championship

Our amigo Yann from Salamandre Cycles sent us a short report on the scene at the SSEC from France This weekend was the SSEC (Singlespeed European Championship) in France. It also was our first event for Salamandre. The bike you’ve already seen (in photos) is now orange and Big Fat Larry / Clown Shoe equipped. It looks […]

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vélo confit ~ Salamandre Cycles

Yann Thomas dropped us an email to announce that he’s starting up a fat-bike frame business in the South of France called Salamandre Cycles. Yann’s first ride on a Fat-Bike took place on the first frame Salamandre he produced……..and it was like he had dreamed it to be! Yann had this to say about his […]

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