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Wallpaper Wednesday – Retro-Fat

Masahiro Matsushima shot this week’s fat-bike centerfold for Wallpaper Wednesday. A beautiful custom Retrotec. Two of the coolest cats that I know ride a Retrotec. Julio dot com and mi amigo Ken Miner both have bikes Built by Curtis and now add Masahiro to that list. If you’d like to see more of this beauty […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Xtra-Fat

I spied this photo as part of the incredibly huge wave of photos and videos that came in from the Global Fat Bike Celebrations that took place this past weekend. I tracked down the photographer, Masahiro Matsushima, that shot the photo during a GFBD ride in Sapporo Japan. It’s a Kuwahara Tandem that’s been fitted with […]

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FAT BIKE Championship – JAPAN

Our amigo, Nakashima Kurato checked in today to share some photos and results from this past weekend’s Fat Bike Championship at the 26ism Asagiri trail park” near Toyota City, Japan. The Fat Bike Championship was run in conjuction with the Singlespeed Japan Championships and some the racers in the fat-bike category embraced the weird, wild and […]

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Kurato and Fat-bikes in Japan

I’ve been corresponding recently with Kurato from Aichi, Japan and talking, of course, about fat-bikes. He is a big fan of fat-bikes and owns a Salsa Mukluk with a Maverick SC32 on it as he trys to build the ultimate all-mountain bike and he believes the 4-inch fat tire is the best for both descending […]

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