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UK Packrafting Meet Up

John ‘Climber’, one of Fat-bike,com’s friends decided it would be a great idea to get people who are packraft curious together in North Wales, UK. Luckily for me the venue was just a 1 hour drive away which was on the shores of Bala lake. However the attraction of trying out packrafts attracted people from […]

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Bikepacking Laggan Loch Ossian to Loch Treig via Corrour Bikepacking Laggan Loch Ossian to Loch Treig via Corrour – by Illya Rudkin

Bikepacking like other similar pursuits is  I think you would agree about the adventure and what you may hope to find. Like with most bikepacking trips I have prepared for I scope out a plausible route while trying to second guess the terrain, the quality of the track (for excitement) along with the kind of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Vernal Equinox

JohnClimber aka John Moore has been a frequent contributor to our Wall Paper Wednesday Parade of Stupendous Pixels over the years. This week’s feature coincides with the Vernal Equinox and I think John has captured the terse handshake between old man winter and the promise of spring. Here’s what John shared about this weeks WW feature photo. The […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Bivy Spot Hunting

  This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from our amigo Johnclimber over in the UK. He describes his photo as “bivi spot hunting around the sand dunes and woods around Formby (north of the city of Liverpool, England).” You can see more of John’s sterling examples of the fat-bike life abroad on his Flickr […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Pugs in the Mist

Simon aka: Super Domestique supplied this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday from across the pond. Here’s what he had to say about his photo. Given the callout for wallpaper worthy pics, I’m hoping my Pugs in the mist might be good enough to fit the bill! It’s not the most up to date pic as the Pugs […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – 5/30/18

  JohnClimber aka John Moore is a legacy contributor to the site. This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday features John’s Titanium Traverse Fat-Bike on Formby Beach. I’ve seen photos of this Antony Gormley sculpture many times before I looked up the artist. Click that link if you want to see more of Gormley’s sculptures. I enjoyed quite a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Babyhead Beach

  I spied this shot and really loved the baby heads. It really brought back memories of the trip that James Healy and I took across the top of Michigan’s Upper Penninsula and exemplifies the sort of terrain for which fat-bikes transcend every other form of bicycle. This week’s photo was taken in the UK […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – By Johnclimber

Our long time contributor Johnclimber captured this image on a stormy day over in England. This is what John shared about the photo that currently occupies my computer’s desktop wallpaper. Hi Gomez, This photo was taken on my local Merseyside (England) beach and trails Fat Bike Sunday morning loop. The photo was taken on Southport […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Frensham

Tomorrow is the first day of Winter on the earth’s northern hemisphere, so that make’s this Yule’s Eve; or as your favorite cable TV meteorologist might refer to as the winter solstice. I like to say it’s the shortest day of the year (even though each day is 24 hours long, more or less). The […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Fat Bike Bomb

    This is chapter three of our video series from our amigo Illya Rudkin. We interviewed Illya on Fat-Bike Radio and you can listen to the man behind our series here (Starts a 18:20). I always ask Illya to share a few thoughts about his videos and this is the cliff notes version of […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Sandwood Bay

  Last month we introduced you to Illya Rudkin and his wife, Vida and they’re back with a film about a trip to Sandwood bay near Durness in Scotland. We very pleased to announce that we’ll be featuring Illya and Vida’s adventures in a series of Fat (video) Tuesday posts over the next few months. Here’s Illya’s […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – August Beach Bivy

  John Moore has been a contributor, all the way back to the beginning of our little internet experiment in fat-bikes. John’s first contributions were beautiful still photographs and today include videography. There are times in this video, when John is riding and flying his drone at the same time. I don’t think I could do that […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Mid Wales

  It looks like four season fat-biking has taken hold in Wales. Our European Bureau Cheif, Jeff Price, lives and rides his McSalasa MukLuk all up the Welsh countryside, and now we have a clip from another gentleman named Anthony. This is what Ant had to say about this week’s Fat (video) Tuesday Presentation. Welsh […]

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Hills and Beaches

By Jeff Price My local favourite loop this one. There’s nothing better than leaving the house in the early evening, riding some of the hills and dropping down onto the beach for the last few miles home. This ride takes me along the causeway to the medieval town of Conwy and up into the hills […]

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MAXX Huraxdax – The Review

by Jeff Price Firstly, a huge thank you to Gomez and Maxx Bikes for a fun packed couple of months since I took control of the MAXX Huraxdax full suspension fat bike As more bike manufacturers are getting on the full suspension fat-bike-wagon I knew it was going to be interesting to see what this […]

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Forth Fat Report

By Jeff Price   During the brief 19 months of owning my Mukluk, most of my rides have been solo with just the odd one being with fellow large-girth-tyre-lovers. So when details of the 2015 Forth Fat was announced a few months back I made a note in the diary. After loading the gear in […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday ♦ Low Tide Tour

  Our amigo Jeff Price is back with a beach cruise that’s practically in his back yard! We’ll let Jeff tell you all about it! Since it’s been nearly 3 months since my last video I thought I’d take full advantage of the spring low tide and head for the beach 3 miles from home. With a […]

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Apidura bike bags – Review

Bike-packing is growing in popularity and the bike bag market is exploding. There are loads of brands to choose from and many of them are custom-fit so they can work on all kinds of bikes. The last few months, I’ve had the pleasure to test a few bags from UK bike/packing suppliers Apidura. I received […]

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Photo Gordo ♦ Beach Spiral

Our amigo Jason from the UK took this hypnotic shot of his fatty out on the sand. I wonder where his footprints are? You can see more of Jason’s photos at www.flickr.com/jason-l Share Your Local Stoke! Send us your photos or hosted video so we can send that stoke to riders that haven’t discovered the pure unbridled […]

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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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