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Surly Unveils the Next Generation Pugsley

From the moment that the original Pugsley was phased out of production, fat-bikers and surly-philes have asked the question “when will Surly bring the Pugsley back?” We asked Sov at our 100th Weekly Dose show back in 2016 if the Pug would make a comeback and he led us to believe that there was a possibility that we […]

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The Dose of Fat Podcast – Show #129

Show #129! The new crew, Leia,Gomez & Spinner, are back in the posh Midwest Family Marketing Studios in beautiful Madison Wisconsin, for about an hour of conversation that revolves around plus and fat-bike happenings from racing to shenanigans and everything inbetween. I think we’ve worked out Spinner’s audio for this show, so crack a beer […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Jasper National Park

This is Mike Mahony’s third photo feature and keeps our current string of international fat-bike funski’s alive and kick’n! We keep a pretty steady stream of groovy fat-bike fotos on our instagram @fatbikedotcom. You should check it out and give us a follow if you like. This is a shot from Alberta’s legendary Jasper National […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Scottish Summer

Our video this week is from our long time friend from Scotland, Bruce Mathieson! Bruce took his Pugsley out for a bit of a spin, but we’ll let him tell you about it in his own words. Hey Gomez, hope you are well and having a good summer! Here is a wee film you may want to […]

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Foto Gordo ♦ Sea of Grass

When I go riding, I see pictures that I can’t always capture, because I need someone to go out and ride across a sea of grass for the camera. Our hitch rack shootout has gotten me some visitors that have come out to the Colonel Steve Austin Test Bunker over the last couple of weeks […]

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Interview with Dave Gray from Surly Bikes

In 2000, Dave Gray was hired as an industrial designer by, the original Surly gangster, Wakeman Massie. Dave was Surly’s second employee. He was hired along with Tommy HURL Everson, to help take Surly to the next level. He’s the designer of the Surly Pugsley and somewhere back in a hazy beer goggled memory, I heard that he was a […]

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A Pugsley in Poland!

Our post last week about Polish fat-biker Norbert Jędrzejczyk, inspired Jarek Chincz to send me a shot of his Pugsley on the beach of the Baltic Sea, from Poland. I asked Jarek to fill us in a little bit about the riding in his area and he replied with this great story of how he got […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Ancient Lakes

Rusty Knorr sent us his second video that we’ve shared here on fat dash bike dot com. Rusty and his amigo, John, went  on a Sub 24 overnight in Washington State. This is what he had to say about the trip. I took my friend John out for a sub24 to an area called the “Ancient […]

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Foto Gordo – Kiwi Sunrise (Double Feature!)

Our long time amigo Ant from the other side of the planet (New Zealand) is back to share a glimpse of his Southern Hemisphere haunts. Nothing says spring like autumn in New Zealand! You can’t tell in these shots, but Ant’s fat-bike is an XL original purple pug! This is what Antoine had to say […]

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Surly Pugsley Race @ Frostbike

Saturday night at Frostbike (FB), means one thing….The Surly Pug Race! This year featuring the 45NRTH snow lounge. Q somehow sculpted a danish modern living room, conversation pit, lounge, complete with sofas, tables and drink holders and then covered them with white shaggy upholstery….add in two raging pallet fires and twenty cases of beer and […]

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Frostbike 2014

Every February Quality Bicycle Products invites dealers and media representatives up to their Bloomington, Minnesota, world headquarters for Seminars, Social Activities and an Expo. For those of you, that are unfamiliar, Quality (QBP) is the parent company of brands like Surly and 45NRTH (among many others). Frostbike is not open to the general public, so […]

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Fat Video Tuesday ♦ Blue Boy’s Funky Time Beats

Zach Monack is Captain of Wrenches, at Erik’s Bike Shop in Burnsville Minnesota. He made a little day in the life film noir project for us with some of those funky time beats for our listening pleasure. Here’s what Señior Zack had to say about it all…  My video is a ride around Lebanon Hills in […]

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Shop Profile – Zion Cyclery

With the current expansion of fat bike brands available to consumers, now, more than ever, it’s important to work with a bike shop that knows fat-bikes from the inside out. In a good fat-bike shop, the owner or staff actually ride fat bikes. That way they know, through practical experience, what works and what accessories to […]

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Triple F ♦ Upper Chilao

      John Watson shot his friend Ty Hathaway taking his Oh-Dee Pug, airborne out in the Upper Chilao in the Angeles Forest in Southern California. I hope we can get the opportunity to see Ty flying over all sorts earthbound terrain in 2014! You can see more of the fun at http://prollyisnotprobably.com/. Thanks to our […]

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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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Foto Gordo – T-Bone Railing the Sooper Bole!

Our amigo, Ron Stawicki is one of the nicest dudes that you’ll ever run into at a bike race or a trail workday. Ron is a frenquent volunteer at trail building days and is also an ace mountain bike racer that excels at solo 24 hour races! A few years ago he helped found the Waukesha […]

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Surly’s New Limited Edition Special Ops Pug

Our amigos up there at Surly Bicycles are at it again with a new Limited Edition Pugsley that they’re calling the ‘Special Ops’. Only 500 of these beauties will be made so if you have your heart set on purchasing one, I would place a phone call to your Surly dealer ASAP! The frame is […]

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Second Anniversary

  Two years ago my first story published on fat-bike.com. Since then, many of our amigos and hundreds of our readers have contributed content and carnival to the pages of fat-bike. Sven and I truly appreciate, from the bottom of our hearts, all of our readers and sponsors. We look forward to sharing fat-bike news, […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Prince George Pug

  David sent in this photo of his Ruckus Pugsley rockin the alpine near Prince George. BC. Fat is all dat! Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link below to open the full-sized version which you can right-click to save. 1920 x 1440 (4:3) 1920 x […]

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Triple F ♦ dark side of the beach

 (click to enlarge) “There is no dark side of the beach really. Matter of fact it’s all dark.”   Fat-Bikes and Fun are like peas and carrots…   Send us a shot of your fat-bike having some fun! Our email address is still info@fat-bike.com. Please make a note of it.

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Rock-N-Roll

Fat-bike.com’s own Sven Hammer snapped this one of Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot Colin Ford on a recent beach ride along the super scenic shore of Lake Michigan somewhere north of the thriving metropolis of Milwaukee. Download the appropriate size and use it as your own wallpaper. Just click on the link below to open […]

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The Landing

  Some of our readers across the net asked to see the splash down of our amigo, Eric, busting out a dead sailor off of the ramp that we built, at last weekend’s beach party. We didn’t have any photos, but we do have some video! Watch Eric stick the landing….and don’t try this at […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ Long’s Peak Camp

  Matt Thyer emailed us a photograph from a recent fat-bike adventure. Matt had this to share with us about the trip. “Made camp at Long’s Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park after a 50-ish mile ride up from the front range last weekend. My Surly Neck Romancer Pug rolls just as fast as an […]

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Fat-Bike Exclusive ♦ Vee Rubber Speedster Tire

From the moment that I laid eyes upon the VeeRubber Speedster tire at Interbike’s Outdoor Demo out in the LasVegas desert, I knew that I just had to ride a set. The first thing that crossed my mind, for this 26″ x 3.5″ set of snake skins, was how they would work on my rat-rod. […]

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Fat Video Tuesday ♦ Farm Wind

It’s been awhile since we’ve featured one of Gary Buckham’s (Pugsley on Patrol) videos, so today, we’re going to do, just that!     Send Uncle Gomez some fat bike fun films! The gnomes that read my mail monitor gomez@fat-bike.com.    

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Pugsley World Championships – 2013

I attended the first two PWCs in my favorite biking town in the Midwest, Decorah, IA. Alas, fate would have me miss the 2013 edition but we tapped into event organizer Spinner Ryerson for this report along with photos from Spinner, Dave Lunz and McColgan Photography as well as an Audio Interview from 2012 PWC Colin Ford […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ Finnish Double Feature

Juha Liukkonen shot these two ghostly images riding his sweet Snowblind Pugsley on some snow packed trails near Ristiina, Finland. You can check out Jula’s blog at www.liukkonen.net and view his rad pug build here –  Pug’s Year -gallery. Fat Foto Friday is a weekly feature where we try to help kick off everyone’s fat-bike weekend(s)s with a little Fat […]

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Reader’s Ride(s) ~ El Pugnago

Written by Drew ♦ Photos by Kim and Drew I’ve enjoyed riding on snow since the first year I got ‘into’ mountain biking.  My second race ever was one of the Hillside ‘Cold Bear Series’ events.  After a handful of Hillside races and a couple of times participating in Triple D I was, honestly, still […]

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