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Fat (video) Tuesday – Atwood Park

Our amigo Rrrrrico Suave or you might know him as MTB Trail Sherpa is back with the next episode of a featured mini-series about life down in the fat-bike paradise known to our friendly Illinois brothers and sisters as merely Rockford. This is Rico’s race report from an early December event that’s part of the […]

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Atwood Fat Bike Race Series (Northern Illinois)

Click the owl in the beak for more information When I lived in the Suburbs of Chicago, back in the last century, I used to love to load up the van and head out to the frontier town they named Rockford after Jim Rockford of The Rockford Files. (Or was it the place that pilgrims […]

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Event Spotlight – Atwood Park – Rockford, IL

Click the Flyer for more Information This Saturday there’s a brand new fat-bike race series starting and the series is being held on a brand new trail system down in Rockford, Illinois! This grassroots Fat-Bike race series begins this Saturday! It’s put on by the Rockford Park District. It’s a great way to check out […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling FunDuro Edition – Listen as Sven JK and Tony Explore the Sounds of the Grand FunDuro

Sven, JK and Tony did a live recording of the Grand FunDuro Ball at the Illinois State Park Beach Resort and Convention Center with guest segments in eluding chats with John Trusky, Electra Bike winner Michelle, tire talk with Ernie and Brad, event hosts Chris Daisy of Zion Cyclery and Gomez, Aaron from Surly and […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fun on the Fox River

Matt Haiduk sent us a clip of some late summer suburban fat-bike funski’s on the Fox River. The fat-bike dot com research bunker and testing grounds are nestled in the terminal moraines about 70 miles (as the crow flies) up river from where Matt plies his trade as a fat-bike evangelist to the brothers and […]

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St. Pat Gets Fat

Here’s a nice story that all of us – from long beard to newbie – can appreciate. It’s a two part story from a reader named Pat that was born on St. Patrick’s day. It’s a story that Sven and I, often hear, when we talk to fat-bikers from all around the country and it never fails to […]

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The Squatch – Captured & Ridden

Written and Photographed by : Andy Oleson BBR Test Pilot, Angry Andy, shares the results of a one week demo of the new Squatch fatty. Squatch is fat bike company that follows in the tradition of bike shops, that start their own bicycle brand. Squatch is run by Mo & Aaron, down in the western […]

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The Illinois Riviera

The Illinois Riviera – Written and Photographed by Julio Like most cyclists, I enjoy a mid-week evening group ride.  On a recent Wednesday night, rain appeared eminent and the night’s ride looked like it was a wash.  Normally when this happens, I either look to fit in a quick, impromptu road/gravel ride from home or […]

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