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2018 Fatback Corvus FLT News Release

We’ve been waiting for this news since Greg and Fuzzy told us that Fatback would be making a Black on Black Corvus FLT, all the way back at Sea Otter in April of this year. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to review the 2017 Corvus frame this spring/summer and I fell in […]

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Quiring Triple B – Complete Build

  It all started when we first got a glimpse of Vee Tire Co’s 2XL Monster Fat 5.05 inch tire last winter. The tire that launched the dream of designing and hand fabricating the biggest…fattest…… “Monster-Fat” bike of the current, modern, cycling world. Yes…..dare I say? The fattest fat-bike in the (blankity-blank) WORLD! We previewed the […]

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Fat-Bike NEWS – Borealis and Lauf form Strategic Partnership

Colorado Springs, Colo. & Reykjavik, Iceland – (June 11, 2015) – Borealis Bikes and Lauf Forks today announced a strategic partnership between the two companies. This relationship promotes the focus both companies have to the Fatbike category and answers continued requests for a high performance fork which requires no maintenance and operates in extreme conditions. “The Lauf Carbonara […]

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US Fat-Bike Nationals – Up Close & Personal

Last weekend’s US Fat-Bike Championships at the Fat Bike Birkie was the ‘Woodstock’ of fat-biking. Carlos Santana jammed with Hendrix and the Jefferson Airplane played a 2 hour set! The Fat-Bike Birkie had it all! Mountain Bike legends like Travis Brown and Ned Overend raced the very best of the rising stars of fat-bike racing. […]

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Fat-Bike Nationals After Party and Sunday Group Ride

The Fat-Bike Nationals After Party Cable Wisconsin – March 8th – 7:00 pm The line-up of sponsors for the, US National Fat-Bike Championship – (Fat-Bike Birkie) After Party is Specialized, 9 :Zero:7, Fatback, Borealis Fat Bikes, Boo Bicycles, 45NRTH, 1 Up USA racks, Paul Components, Twin Six and Angry Minnow Brewing. They have all joined fat-bike dot com and the Rivers Eatery in a celebration that will help raise funds […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat ♦ Veinti-uno de Junio, 2013

  Next Week Before we can even start to mention what we’ve got cooked up for you next week on the pages of Fat-Bike, we have a few pressing issues that are happening right now. Today is the deadline to get your entry together for our Krampus Photo Contest. Entries have been pouring in this […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 3/29/2013

  Next Week on Fat-Bike We start the week off with djohnnymac’s insightful interview of Artist/Racer, Jesse LaLonde. The balance of the week we present a globe-trotting sojourn to fat-bike adventures from Scandinavia, Colorado and the United Kingdom. Spring Beach riding is starting to warm up around the Great Lakes. That’s where you can find […]

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Snowbound in the Underdown – Race Report

Written By : Chris. Schotz Photos By : Jordan Schotz The rugged and challenging, underdown mountain bike trail system in Lincoln County was the chosen venue for the Snowbound in the Underdown – Race #6 in the 9:Zero:7 Wisconsin State Fat Bike Race Series. The solo race was run on a six mile ribbon of snowshoe trail, that led riders […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 2/15/13

 Next Week’s Fat… Next week on we take you to Alberta and then Sven shares a trip to Sconny’s pinkie. From the gateway to the Northwoods, we also have a race report from the Snowbound in the Underdown. Next week end has Sven headed out to cover the PWC in Iowa, while James scours […]

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Fat Bike Summit – Good News for Fat-Bikes

Fat Bike Summit Wins New Allies for Recreational Access IMBA Lends Support for Advocacy Efforts Last weekend, more than 100 fat bike enthusiasts, bike and outdoor industry professionals, land managers, and congressional staff braved whiteout conditions to attend the 2nd Annual Fatbike Summit and Festival at Sawtelle Mountain Resort in Island Park, Idaho. Gathered to […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat ~ 2/8/13

Next Week’s Fat, This Week! Next week on the pages of fat dash bike dot com,  in our FvT segment, we take you to frozen Lake Utah and then get y’all really high (up in the Andes) with a portrait from Joe Cruz on Wallpaper Wednesday. On Thursday we celebrate Love & Romance among the World Wide Fat-Bike […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 1-25-13

The Classifieds section is now up and available for you to post! Looking for Fat-bikes or related parts? Browse! Have a Fat-bike or fat-bike parts to sell or are you ready to fund that new fat-bike by unloading superfluous non-fat-bike gear? Post a classified ad! Congrats to Mike for his random win in the “Where […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 1-4-13

Ringing in the New Year, some of the Home Office Homies gathered for the traditional New Year’s Day First Freakin Frollick that Spokes Model Dave organizes every year. Fat-bikes have become the norm for most that do the ride and we had good conditions for the day. A trip down to the Lake Michigan shore to […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat 12-28-12

Last Weekly Dose of the year! And, what a year it’s been for fat-biking! You people curious about how popular fat-biking has become? Well, is the #1 site world-wide for fat-bike specific news and here is what we’ve seen since January 1, 2012: Total Visits: 353,574 Unique Visitors: 169,505 Pageviews: 913,253 Nearly a million […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat 12-21-12

We awarded the first prize (not First Place, simply the first of more) in our (Fat)-Bike Mojo Contest yesterday. Congratulations to Mark P from SLC! The Pug on the beach print from Bob Korn Imaging is heading Mark’s way. Note that this is an ongoing contest and we will award another prize to eligible submissions in […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat 12-14-12

We updated the Tire Weights Page here: – Added weights for 45NRTH Escalators, Surly 26×4.0, 120tpi Knards as well as a bunch of weights Fattie Lumpkin from World of Bikes sent us for tires they have in the shop. Here’s a reminder that we have a (Fat)-Bike Mojo Contest going on! We will pick a […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 12-7-12

Global Fat-bike Day is behind us but you can still relive it in pictures as readers have been sending pix in all week that we’ve added to the Global Fat-bike Day Gallery. Lots of folks are already looking forward to next year! There is a big Fat-bike Happening in Minneapolis this weekend at Freewheel. Check […]

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Weekly Dose Of Fat ~ 11/30/2012

Been a busy week around these parts but, for the life of me and my addled brain, it is hard to remember exactly what transpired! Oh, well, good stuff got done, fat-bikes were ridden and stories were written. Tomorrow is December 1st and that means it is Global Fat-bike Day! Last week’s Weekly Dose of […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 11/23/2012 (Bwack Fwyday)

The December 1st Global Fat-Bike Day movement is gaining steam and Gomez has been collecting links to events in various countries and locales around the world but we need more! If you have a fat-bike ride planned to celebrate Global Fat-bike Day shoot us a link to your site or Facebook Event Page and we […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 11/16/2012

Global Fat-Bike Day – Regional Celebrations – MPLS – Iowa City – S. Wisconsin Dairyland – Australia – Nashville, TN High Fat Content Linkage – Sandbox Showdown SIT/REP – Finland’s Great Race – Josh’s new AK race rig – Big Fat Bike Festival Announces Dates (Homer AK) – Fat Bike Birkie […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 11/9/12

Been a busy week here at Word Headquarters! Lots of great stories pending and some other interesting developments coming as well. Have you seen our Facebook Contest yet? Bearantula vs Beargrease! No? Well, check it out now! Oh, and if you haven’t “Liked” us on Facebook yet why not go ahead and do that as […]

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Global Fat-Bike Day 12/1/2012

December 1st has been declared – GLOBAL FAT-BIKE DAY! That means fat-bikers from all over the globe are invited to get out for a ride on their fat-bikes! Go for a solo cruise or make plans to gather your fat-bike tribe for a group ride! Don’t forget your camera, because part of the Global Fat-Bike […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat ~ 11/2/2012

A few of our UK amigos came up with the rather stupendous idea to designate December 1st as Global Fat-Bike Day. What’s Global Fat-Bike Day, you ask? It’s the day that fat-bikers from all around the world get together with their friends or family and take a ride. There’s talk of a grand photo post […]

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New! 38 Frameworks – First Carbon Fat-Bike!

The New! 38 Frameworks ‘Hogback’ Full Carbon Fat-Bike! 38 Frameworks announces their new Hogback! The first production Full-Carbon Fat-Bike! This weekend at the Iceman Cometh Challenge near Traverse City, Michigan –  38 frameworks will unveil the very first pair of carbon fiber ‘Hogback’ fat-bikes to the cycling world! The Hogback is hand made in Colorado. […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 10/26/2012

The crew is heading out on a couple of adventures this weekend! Gomez is heading to Northern Michigan for a 3-day tour of the beach around Sleeping Bear Dunes and Sven is doing an adventure ride with some of the MKE peeps called Braaaptoberfest. Reports will be forthcoming! We updated the “Fat-bike Wheel Weights” […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 10/19/2012

Our amigo Joe Cruz took this shot of his Pugsley on the dry salt flat of the Salar de Uyuni, in Bolivia! – Those cheeky UK Fat Bikers launched their own Forum! – Larry, Luv You Long Time! – On One’s Fatty – Available December 2012 – Decorah Fat-Fun! – Jill ponders what to do in Alaska […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 10-12-12

The winner of the caption contest from last week is Woody!  We’ll be sending the Wood-Man out a sweet pair of 45NRTH Wool Socks and the obligatory fat dash bike dot com sticker pack for his winning entry. This has been another week of gorgeous fall color above our secret underground test track and fat-bike […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 10/5/2012 – Caption Contest

 CAPTION CONTEST Tommy from  Katwijk, the Netherlands sent us this photo that begs to be captioned. Post your caption and we’ll pick a winner next Friday. The winner will receive a pair of 45NRTH Wool Cycling Socks! Thanks for sharing your fat-bike photo,Tommy! Check out his blog at  This Week’s Fat-Bike News Digest – Australia’s Simpson […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat 9-28-12

With Interbike behind us and the race season just ahead we are working hard to keep out Events Calendar, sponsored by 45NRTH, up to date and to keep you all informed of the latest in the fat-bike world. If you have an event you’d like us to include on our calendar shoot us a note […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat – 9-14-12

With Steel is Real and GnomeFest behind us, Sven and Gomez are jetting out to Interbike this weekend. We’ll be test riding 9:0:7’s new fat-bikes at the Outdoor Dirt Demo and scouring the Show Floor for what promises to be a huge year for fat-bike product innovation. We can’t wait to ride Surly’s new Krampus! […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat 9-7-12

The Dakota 50 went off last weekend and there were fat-bikes in attendance. Our man the Shockstar was rocking one of them. Singlespeed no less! Look for a report soon! We updated the Wheel Weights Page – Here are a couple of stories from Troy Szczurkowski about trip to Moreton Island – Moreton Island is a […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat 8/24/12

Our Summer Photo Contest is coming to an end! One week left. Enter now before you forget. Prizes from 45Nrth! August 31st is a Full Moon. Plan a ride in your neck of the woods and let us know about it! – Our Wisconsin version of a Full Moon Ride  – carpe dium – a […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat 8-10-12

Good Friday to you all! We’ve had a flurry of activity on the phone banks of world headquarters from some of the best known names in the fatbike world as well as some surprise guests that we haven’t heard from yet. Sorry, we can’t divulge any real secrets yet but rest assured, the next […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat 8-3-12

Fat Cats in the dog days of summer – it’s freak’n August! The news desk heated up this week with several stories coming across the wire(less) that should keep you enthralled and hopefully have you marking your calendars to get out and mingle with other fat-bikers in your neck of the woods. This time of […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat 7-27-12

Howdy Faithful, been a crazy week getting teams ready for two different 24-hour races this weekend. Gomez and crew are at the Wausau 24 at 9-mile Forest and Puck and I are on a Team A team (all riders ride the same bike) for the Riverwest 24. Expect lots of info from these events and […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat 7-13-12

Hey, fatbikers! What’s happening out there in your world? If you have fat-bike news, let us know! We’d love to spread the word. Entries continue to pour in for our Summer Photo Contest. There will be prizes for the first three places from 45NRTH and you can’t win if you don’t enter! Send your entries to with “Photo Contest” in […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat 7-6-12

Howdy, Folks! It has been a bit of a thin week for web news but that doesn’t mean we’ve been slacking here at HQ with a spectacular Full Moon Beach Ride on July 3rd and several other rides centered around the Independence Day Holiday. The moon was great and we were able to see […]

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Weekly Dose of Fat 6-29-12

It has been a busy week of beach riding here in these parts! With the temps closing in on 100 degrees the shoreline of a large body of water can offer a significant cool down from the inland heat. If you have the opportunity, go for it! Where have you people been riding your fatbikes? […]

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