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Wallpaper Wednesday – Gnome Sane?

Nick Barbetta sent us a couple of shots from New Mexico so that we could feature his Surly Wednesday on Wallpaper Wednesday. Here’s what Nick had to say about his photo “Arizona Trail and Cabezon Peak New Mexico and my Surly Wednesday. Gnome-sane?” I think I smell what Nick’s got cook’n. #gnomemountain #gnomesforpeace #gnomesandwich #gnomehusbandry […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Granite Hot Springs

Erik Steele sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday with a delightful tale of fat-bike fun from the cowboy state. Hello it’s Erik Steele and I have a few Photos I’d like to share! My riding friends and I did an awesome fat bike ride into a hot spring just outside of Jackson Hole Wyoming called Granite Hot […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday -Flower Power

Spring has sprung and my daily rides are rife with the delightful scent of plant sex. The hummingbirds have returned to our garden and overnight temps, well they’re still below freezing, but that’s what makes us Northerners tough and keeps palm trees from growing. This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is from our amigo Bill Hartz. Bill […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday ♦ ¡Cinco de Mayo!

PHOTOGRAPHER: Ryan Hill – Athletes: Rebecca Rusch, Chris Burkard, & Angus Morton Famed explorer and National Geographic photographer Chris Burkard has completed the first north to south unsupported fat bike crossing of the Myrdalsjökull glacier in Iceland. Outfitted by 66°North, the Icelandic outerwear brand, Chris and fellow adventurers Rebecca Rusch and Angus Morton traversed a new route self-sufficiently tracing a line from […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – from JohnClimber

JohnClimber is in the Wallpaper Wednesday Hall of Fame. He’s one of our longest-running contributors. John has also been a guest on the Danger Gnome Podcast. Check out all of his amazing Wallpapers right HERE Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Home Skillet

A couple of my homies from down in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago paired up to capture this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. Robb Neff is behind the camera and my long time amigo Angry Andy is the rider. The shot was taken at the Silver Lake County Park over in Western Kenosha County (Westosha) at some […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Rick Loftin Series

Pretty stoked about sharing a new photographer, Rich Loftin in a Wallpaper Wednesday Series. Rich’s first Wallpaper Wednesday feature is still up on my desktop as I type this. Valdez Alaska looks like just about the most rad spot on earth to rip around on a fat bike. Enjoy the Stoke Amigos! Got your own […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday MKE/414

Bill Hartz is back as our Wallpaper Wednesday feature artist. Bill’s straight out of the four one four and rides a Framed fat-bike all over the brew-city. You can check out more of Bill’s photography at Velonaut Images. You can always check out the Wallpaper Wednesday archives if you love gorgeous photos of fat-bike fun […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Valdez Glacier

Rich Loftin took this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday Feature Photo at the Valdez Glacier in Alaska. Rich’s KTM Fatty is surrounded by the surreal light bending glasslike textures of glacial ice in one of the best photos that we’ve had the privilege to share in 2021! It’s on my desktop…what’s on yours? Got your own Wallpaper […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Splat

They say a picture says a thousand words. Two of this photo’s words might be face plant! Here’s what the photographer had to share about his opus. I’ve been meaning to send (you) this shot. The splat happened on a downhill, (when) my front tire punched through the crust, and OTB I went. Tom Gill – New […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – St. Fatties Day

A rare March singletrack ride – photo by ~gomez~ Heaven help us, March tries to turn us all into roadies until the frost comes out of the ground and the trails start to drain after being frozen for the last few months. Every once in a great while the March thaw is swift and allows […]

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Foto Gordo – Full Moon Fever

Dave Pearce sent in this week’s Foto Gordo but he didn’t take it. I hope that Erik Steele is Dave’s friend or at least knows Dave. According to Dave… Erik is cool with us sharing these rather lovely pixels. If you want to see more bootleg Erik Steel photos you can follow him on Instagram […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Retro-Fat

Masahiro Matsushima shot this week’s fat-bike centerfold for Wallpaper Wednesday. A beautiful custom Retrotec. Two of the coolest cats that I know ride a Retrotec. Julio dot com and mi amigo Ken Miner both have bikes Built by Curtis and now add Masahiro to that list. If you’d like to see more of this beauty […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Ten Beers at Kettle

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is an ‘inside job’. I shot this out at the Kettle Moraine State Forest recently in a field of paper trees. It’s my Fatback Corvus FLT that I call Ten Beers. It’s been my computer’s desktop image since the day that I took it and now it can be yours too! […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – MKE

Our amigo Bill Hartz grabbed a shot of Milwaukee’s Lakefront sunrise. This is Bill’s third Wallpaper Wednesday feature. Bill has been sharing some really nice fat-bike photos with us. I sent him a message asking him if he had anything wintery on his camera and the next day he shot a few and sent them […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Winter Workhorse

Matthew Coote sent in some great shots of his quiver of fatties for this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. This is what he shared with us about his slide show. Last few wallpapery pretties of the bikes before I hide them for the winter and get the winter workhorse ready to roll. (This is the) first year […]

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Best of Wallpaper Wednesday 2020

Let’s take a look back at the year’s Best Wallpaper Wednesday images from 2020. January Ben Robertson sent us a shot of his dog, Remy, and his fat-bike out for a ride on Strawberry Pass near Rossland British Columbia. February Jay Cable shot this at Fairwell Lakes on the Iditarod Trail between Rainy Pass and […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Back 2 Back

Kathy Browning is back with this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday portrait of fat-bike fun. Kathy writes a blog called Fat Bike Girl. Dig that black single speed dad. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a fat-bike related image that you feel is “Wallpaper […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Fat Bike Girl

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Kathy Browning. Kathy sent in a series of photographs from Lander Wyoming where she writes a blog called FatBikeGirl. So you might see more from KB in some upcoming WW posts. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday Haiku?

Kevin Barta sent in this shot for our Instagram feed, but the gnomes down in sub-basement twelve that decide these sort of things liked it so much that (ta-dah!) it’s today’s Wallpaper Wednesday! Kevin included a fat-bike haiku or something that I thought sounded notably poetic. Gliding over fresh pow in the high deserts of […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – BAMF in Banff

Paul Langille sent in a shot of his 2014 Surly Moonlander taken a few years ago in Banff, Alberta Canada, entitled – Hardest Climb Ever! I rode a Moonlander for a few years. Those were some pretty good years amigos. This is the trail: https://www.trailforks.com/trails/upper-stoney/ Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Ruger

Our Amigo and Fatbassador to Alaska and the entire Yukon Territory, Travis Hubbard took this shot of his Labrador retriever named Ruger out on the trails that we rode together this past winter. Cheers Travis! Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike photos from around the world! If you’ve got a […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Robin’s Huevo Azul Miércoles

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Adam Schreiner. Adam sent us this shot with this description “Dan’s Surly Wednesday – Minneapolis, Minnesota”. We sent him some stickers and everyone lived happily ever after. Now Dan’s Blue Wednesday is our Wallpaper Wednesday. Can you dig some groovy symmetry? I can dig it – you can […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Allroy!

One of our frequent flyer gold tier members, Allroy, gets his first Wallpaper Wednesday with a lovely autumn view from the top of a ski run. Here’s what he shared about the shot. I took this picture on the top of a Chicopee ski hill in Kitchener Ontario this past week. It was (according to […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – “Zandmotor” in Monster

Olivier Descamps sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. His picture was taken last Monday evening at the “Zandmotor” in Monster, The Netherlands. The Zandmotor is a place where the Dutch try to lengthen the beach and shoreline as a coastal defense by pumping sand onto the beach. The coastline around the Zandmotor is constantly changing. […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – JohnClimber

John Climber is back with this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday. John’s a veteran contributor of gorgeous fat-bike pixels from the British Isles and beyond. I liked this shot, because it reminds me of one of my favorite ride centers over here in the Colonies in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Jeff Price

I can’t remember if Jeff Price has ever been featured on Wallpaper Wednesday, but today’s featured photo comes to us from the one and only Summttoppler aka Jeff Price. Jeff has been a regular Fat (video) Tuesday contributor and he’s also a full-patch’d member of the Bike Black Ribbon Society. You can check out JP’s […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Extrawheel Mate

Today’s Wallpaper Wednesday features the newest addition to our product testing department, the Extrawheel Mate bikepacking trailer. Extrawheel is located in Harklowa, Poland, and makes single-wheel bike trailers and dry-bag panniers for bikepacking. Last Winter, they created a fat-bike version of their trailer called the “Mate”. We were slated to receive our test trailer last […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Beach Hunt

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes from a time when we could ride the shores of Lake Michigan on a hot summer day and spend the entire day riding our fat-bikes and stopping to session driftwood ramps. At the end of the ride, there’s usually a good chance for a cold beer and maybe… if you’re […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday AK Jay – No. 9

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from AK Jay! Jay Cable grew up in Skagway, Alaska, and learned to love the outdoors by accompanying his dad, a ranger, on the Chilkoot Trail.  For the past twenty-five years he’s lived in Fairbanks.  His hobbies are riding bikes and raising twins. One twin says: “He likes […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Giddy Up Ice Cream Truck

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from our Fatbassador to New York, Roberto Rainville! Bob calls this one “Giddy Up Ice Cream Truck”. It was shot on an abandoned wood-planked bridge that crosses the North Branch of the Saranac River in Onchiota, NY. The Loon Lake Mountains overlook Mud Pond in the background. Got […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Swamp Cat

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday hits Spring like a hammer and a nail. Late March and early April are mud season up north. Sometimes it’s so bad the only option is to become a roadie! Other times your can explore places that no other bicycle dare roam. This is Kyle Ocho’s first WW feature, but I […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – That Confounded Bridge

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Steffen Hautala. Steffen started tagging us in his Instagram photos and we totally dig his style! This is a shot of his Gavia fat-bike taken earlier this month in Storvika, Nordland, Norway. Slap this up on your computer desktop and show the office that you’re a card-carrying […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Double-Wide

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday is Brandon Bender’s sophomore feature and is what you’d call a ‘double-wide trailer’ sort of opus. Brandon sized and cropped the photo such that it will perfectly fill dual 1920×1080 monitors side by side. The location of the shot is one of my favorite beach towns on the other side of the […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Grand Haven

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from Brandon Bender from over in Michigan. This is what Brandon shared about his photo. Ayyye.  Attached are a few pictures I took on the Lake Michigan shore near Grand Haven, MI..  When the trails are trashed here in west Michigan, the beach is the next go-to when […]

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