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Specialized Fatboy Expert – The Three Way Review

  Way back in November, when it was still warm and snow-free here in the midwest, Gomez gave you a rundown of the Specialized Fatboy Expert that had recently landed on the doorstep of Fat-Bike.Com World HQ.  He rode if for a couple weeks, gave some first impressions and then decided to hand it off […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Close to the Edge

Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot, Dustin Carlson, is behind this week’s FvT feature presentation. It’s great to see the next generation of mountain bikers enjoying the the trails with cycling’s new wider tire/wheel choices! The Specialized RipRock sports 24×3 inch rim/tire and can open up a world of possibilities for family outings. Here’s what Dustin […]

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Product Preview – Specialized Hellga by Kim Thomas

Leave it to Specialized to be among the first to market with a women’s specific fat bike. Thanks Specialized! Of course, with “Fat Boy” as your fat bike branding, we knew it had to be coming, right? When Fat-Bike.com asked me if I would ride this bike for 6 weeks and review it, I said […]

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NEW! 2016 Specialized Hellga (Women’s Fat-Bike)

  Specialized has a brand new fat-bike that is made just for the ladies, called the Hellga! The Hellga comes in three component levels, the expert, the comp and just the plane ole’ Hellga. Specialized designed the Hellga with a few features that make it women’s specific. First a nice low top tube with a lower […]

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First Look – Specialized Fatboy SL

2015 Fatboy SL Complete size medium bike weight:  approx. 24 lbs w/ Stan’s (I believe it was 24.1 lbs) Same frame as the other Fatboy models, but with the following modifications: 27.2mm seat post-compatible seat tube (instead of 30.9) Dedicated 1x drivetrain (removed the welded direct mount FD mount that’s on the other models) Anodized […]

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Specialized Kid’s 20″ and 24″ Fatboy

Specialized has what every kid wants to see under the x-mas tree this year! The Fatboy 20 and the Fatboy 24! The kid’s Fatboys will be headed to bike shop showrooms, the first week of December. This is a well appointed enthusiast’s level build in a pint size package! Junior gets bad ass Ground Control tires and […]

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Not a Wallpaper Wednesday Club – Poland

Welcome to the International House of Fat-Bikes! – aka Fat-Bike.com. I’ve lived my whole life surrounded by Polish Americans. Chicago and Milwaukee have a rich cultural history of really tricky to pronounce Polish family names. My two sons are Polish (from their mom’s side of the family) and literally tons of my amigos are Polish. Just last […]

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Fat-bike TransAlP

Daniel Schneider, a Fat-bike rider from Germany, sent me an email earlier in July about a fat-bike adventure that sounded awesome! He and his riding bud, Matthias, were planning to a fat-bike assault on one of the most famous TransAlp routes in existence, the famed “Heckmair Route”. We kept in touch and Daniel has prepared […]

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2015 Specialized – Three Fatboys

Specialized Bicycle will be offering their Fatboy in three different trim packages and as a frameset for 2015. The Fatboy Pro features a Bluto Suspension Fork along with Sram’s XO1 rally sport package. I’d ride the Fatboy Pro all day long with a 2 x10 Sram drive train and (like the Pro) the new spectacular […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Fatboy Interview

In this short video, Grannygear from twentynineinches.com interviews Scott Stroot, from Specialized Bicycle about their new fat-bike called the Fatboy. I can’t wait to ride some of these new fat-bike offerings coming down the pike. The new 5″ ground control tire, from Specialized, is also high on the list of things to get our hands on […]

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