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Foto Gordo – Fat on Skinny

Weekend Checklist ◘ fat-bike ◘ singletrack ◘ hawaian shirt ◘ log ride ◘ ice cold beverage(s) It’s been awhile since we threw some gasoline on your Friday afternoon ride stoke, but since this is a big (US) holiday weekend, we decided to share another shot sent to us from the great summer of fifteen, sticker […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Winterfest Fat-Bike Race

Scott and Aileen Frey are old friends of the site and Aileen has shared quite a few of her video’s, with us,  from the great state of Idaho! This clip was submitted by Aileen’s husband, Scott, a few weeks back and when I saw that it was from one of my favorite places on earth, I saved it […]

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Event Spotlight ♦ The Snowball Special

(click the race flyer to go to the event web-page) The first annual Snowball Fat Bike Race on the Sun Valley Nordic Trails! The “Snowball Special” was the name of the Union Pacific Railroad’s ski train which carried skiers from stops in Southern California to beautiful Sun Valley, Idaho, from 1958 to 1972.  Many LA […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Private Idaho

Ryan Sandy sent us this week’s fat-clip straight outta Nampa Idaho! Ryan and Adam Haynes run the local bike shop, in town, called Rolling H Cycles. Ryan told us ” Fat bikes are really hitting the scene out here in Idaho and our small community of Nampa.’ These two central Idaho bike slingers, put together a […]

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Vibe Cycles ~ Snow Angel ~ Custom Fat Blingage

Our amiga, Aileen, from Boisie, told me that she spied a custom Vibe Cycles fat-bike at a local Idaho trail advocacy shin-dig, so we both started to pester Dave and Christi over at Vibe to get us the low-down. I think the results were worth the wait! This gorgeous steel frame and Ti fork were built […]

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Fat-Bike Boise, Idaho

Cat Calls Written by Aileen Frey “Fat bike, come back here!” the stranger called out as we cruised by. “Fat?”   I repeated as I turned to see my daughter’s frown. Her first fat bike ride now ruined by a stranger publically humiliating her.  She was in tough shape before our ride began, nursing a knee […]

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Fat-Video-Tuesday ♦ Owyhee Springtime

Gauchos en gordas bicicletas en Idaho con su perro llamado Marley. Mud season has ended here in southern Idaho.  Snow is melted. The winds are drying out the clay and sandy trails are in their prime right now.  Well, Gomez, this video does not have as much metal flying by as most Fat-bike videos. This is how […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Panini Pua Kea

Scott and Aileen Frey sent us this short clip from a ride earlier this month near their home in Idaho. Leenie had this to say about the ride. “Scott had this past Friday afternoon off and we wanted to get out of the Treasure Valley fog. Pearl Road is just at the top of Horseshoe Bend […]

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2nd Annual Fat Bike Summit a Huge Success

Nearly 40 people attended the 2nd annual Fat Bike Summit on Friday, Jan. 25th at the Sawtelle Mountain Resort in Island Park, ID. The Summit, co-hosted by Quality Bicycle Products and Fitzgerald’s Bicycles, brought land managers, tourism professionals, folks from Chambers of Commerce, non-profit trail organizations, fat bike riders, and members of the bicycle industry […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ Idaho Dunes

Here’s an awesome shot of Mark Metzger and his pooch, Pauhana, on the dunes of Bruneau State Park in Southwest Idaho. Mark says, “This place is Fat-Bike heaven with acres and acres of sand dunes to ride up, down and all around.” It makes me want to travel, out west and ride some of the […]

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