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Foto Gordo – Gnome-Fest Flashback

One of my oldest riding amigos, that I’ve known, all the way back to the 1980’s, sent in this flashback to Gnomefest 9 at Nine Mile County Forest, near Wausau, Wisconsin. Andy gives credit to Marty as the photographer and the rider is his own bad self…..Andy Oleson; aka – Angry Andy. He’s riding his […]

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RSD Ti Mayor Mid Term Review

People love to complain about the weather and the last couple of winter’s around the midsection of the Great Lakes have been pretty shy on sustainable snow-pack. As I write this (Late February) , my local temperature is forecast to be nearly 70 degrees and we’ve completely lost our base down to the bare dirt. […]

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Introducing the Watchman from Advocate Cycles

Advocate Cycles, the first Benefit corporation in the cycling industry to pledge 100% of profits to making cycling better, has launched their crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. We met with our old friend Tim Kreuger, back at the Sea Otter Classic this year, where Advocate launched the Hayduke 27.5+ model, and now they’re bringing a full […]

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Reader’s Ride(s) ♦ Fraser’s Custom Ti Fatty

  Fraser Kennedy lives in Hampshire, England about 30 miles southwest of London. The rolling hills of southern England might not be very big, but with a network of ancient paths and trails often through ancient woodland there’s no shortage of great riding right on his doorstep and Fraser can ride the 50 miles to the […]

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Foto Gordo ♦ Noy-Stoke!

  Foto Gordo veteran, Noy, sent us this study of fat-bike form, en sillouette. (Rider – Roberto on a Lynskey Stratus). Along with your weekly dose of fat, we like to make sure you start your weekend with your stoke switch set to FUN! Let’s all head out and enjoy some sweet fat-ventures! Drop us a line and share your local radness! Send those cards and […]

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Not a Wallpaper Wednesday – North Wales

Mark Weldon took his new Carver O’Beast for its first proper ride on the hills and coast of North Wales! He captured a rather angry looking sky and his beautiful Titanium Carver in this week’s Not a Wallpaer Wednesday feature photo. This is what Mark had to say. Been riding the fat bike on the […]

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Moonmen #M00

I’ve kept my eye on a new bike company out in the Front Range called Moonmen after I saw a bad-ass moto handlebar that they made last winter. I didn’t know then, that this was a new venture that would team Paul Knowles, Todd Heath (both formerly of Black Sheep Cycles) with Ryan Mckee to make bikes that really strike […]

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Fat-Ti Week Foto Friday!

Our homie, RickyD, has ridden the hell out of this custom Ti Vertigo fatty since he built it up. He has a Lefty in addition to the Black Sheep truss fork, pictured above. We thought we’d end Fat-Ti Week with a bang and this bike is just what the doctor ordered, don’t you think? We […]

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Fat-Ti Week! – Quiring Bike Porn

We’ve dubbed this week as Fat dash Bike dot Com – FAT-TI WEEK! Later in the week, Sven’s going to share Kent Eriksen’s entry into the fat-bike market, but first we’d like to share an early adopter’s latest Titanium fat-bike work of art. It’s been almost 2 years since I visited Quiring Cycles at their […]

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Travers Bikes – Rudy Fat – New UK Titanium 29+

Mike Travers is the man behind Travers Bikes and he shared some information about his new hand-built Rudy Fat Titanium 29+. Take a look and let us know what you think! Travers Bikes Titanium 29er+ frame the “Rudy Fat” is now available. The new 29er+ standard gives you all the benefits of the Fat 3″ […]

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Vibe – Ti Rex – Titanium 29+ Lefty

Our amigos, from out in Idaho (Dave & Christi), sent us their newest addition to the Vibe Cycles line of custom fat-builds.  This is  Dave’s personal Ti Rex. A hand built titanium 29+! Rock’n silver rabbit holes, a  Lefty fork and custom paint.  This rail-job features a 41″ wheelbase with very compact 16.75″ chainstays and […]

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29+ Testing – Mukluk vs. Krampus

Written By Andy Oleson   About 2 months ago, I built up a set of 29+ wheels to run on my Ti Mukluk for the summer, I did some side by side comparisons between the 29+ and my fat tires, you can read the review here: (http://fat-bike.com/2013/05/ride-reflections-rabbit-holes-in-my-mukluk/)  The outcome was a bit like what I […]

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Bring the Fat-Bling ~ Custom Quiring Titanium!

It was just during the recent holidays that we promised to share some Titanium Quiring Cycles Fatness with y’all and today is your lucky day! Especially if you like a gorgeously lean, stiff and clean – custom Ti Fat-Bike as much as we do. Scott just finished the first of two custom Ti Fatties that […]

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Readers Ride(s) ~ MID-LIFE MUKLUK {Ti}

Here’s a reader’s ride  – slash review – slash bed-time story, from one of my ride buddies that I started riding with, back when Cannondale’s mtb’s used to have  24″ rear wheels (over 25 years ago).  Andy was always a pain in the ass to go riding with, because he was so f’ing fast and […]

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Andrew Watson Discuses Handlebars

How many different bar shapes do you offer? What is the philosophy behind each shape? I offer three main bends, a “standard” 5 degree bend, a middle of the road sweep, and a super wide sweep. I have developed them through trial and error for optimal ergonomic fit, control, torque out of the saddle, and […]

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Product Preview Watson Ti Handlbars

During our recent interview with Andrew Watson of Watson Cycles about his Great Divide Fat Tire fat-bike Andrew mentioned that he also does custom titanium handlebars. I took a closer look at what he offers on his website and decided that I’d like to give ergo-swept bars another go on my fat-bike. I contacted Andrew […]

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Carver Ti Fat-Bike and Carbon Fork

Product News from Carver Bikes! Carver Bikes O-Beast Full Carbon Fork, fits 4.7” tires The new Carver fat fork  looks sharp…..and at $299.00 ….they won’t break the bank. PRODUCT SPECS Model: Carver O-Beast Full Carbon Fork, fits 4.7” Steerer Tube Length: 254mm Fork Rake: 45 mm Axle to Crown Length: 465mm Front Axle Type: 10×1 Wheel Size: 26inch Wheel Mount Center […]

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