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Wallpaper Wednesday – Snow Fat Happens in AZ 

Mark Gullo sent in this week’s Wallpaper Wednesday with the message ‘snow fat happens in AZ’. Mark caught his amigo, Luke Mulligan (aka Irishman in the Desert!) with a big ole fat bike grin out on the Blizzard Trail at Arizona Nordic Village. Mark has groomed the cross country and snowshoe/snow bike and XC ski […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – New Richmond

New Richmond….why does that sound familiar? New Richmond is where the 2022 and 2023 Borealis Fat Bike Worlds are held. Nate Riemenschneider sent us a cool shot that he took on the Fat Bike Worlds trail in New Richmond. It must be nice to live close by and be able to ride the course that […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Uncle Rico

The Win/Man Trails by Uncle Rico with a guest cameo from that rascal Scott Peterson. The WinMan trails are known for their winter grooming. It’s like Rico, says in the video “fun and swoopy!” #enjoytheride Sharing is Caring We triple-gnome dare you to email us a photo or video of your majestic (Klunker, Plus, Gravel, […]

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Sweaty Yeti ’22 Recap

photo by Dustin Marsh JP sent me a text a few weeks back. It said that he had a new bloody mary bar set up that he planned to ride during the Sweaty Yeti at Levis. The Yeti had adopted a semi-virtual format this year and the course was open for ten days for anyone […]

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Iron Bull Last Hurrah (WI)

SNOWSHOE OR FAT BIKE Wausau, Wisconsin 6K, 12K, OR 20K ADVENTURE MARCH 6, 2022 https://www.ironbull.org/last-hurrah-details Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some of our favorite events onto our Event Schedule. Everything on our event schedule was hugged onto the interwebs and represents, super fun good times! Check out the event schedule for […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Dueces are WILD!

Stardate: Two, Two, Twenty-Two (2/2/22) – The calendar says that last week was Fat Tuesday. However, today is such a numerological milestone that it feels like we’re celebrating a full week of mardi gras! Since today is all about the number two, let’s share a Fat Bike Worlds double feature, shall we?. Film 1 – […]

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Sweaty Yeti Semi-Virtual (WI)

Sign up for the Sweaty Yeti Semi-Virtual (here: https://www.bikereg.com/sweaty-yeti), then click this link to get webscorer and the live timing. The course will be marked and the race is live between Sat Feb 19th, 5:00am-Sunday Feb 27th, 5:00 pm. You never know who you might run into up there this time of year. I heard that […]

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Badger State Games Fat Bike Race (WI)

Click the flyer to go to the race guide with maps and a ton of cool information Saturday, February 19th, 2022 The Underdown – Prarie Dells trailhead To all of my race amigos out there that scoffed at the idea of racing their bikes on a golf course, here’s a race held at the Underdown […]

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Bike Across The Bay (WI)

Click the Flyer for more information Sunday February 20th, 2022 Washburn, WI Check out a race held on the frozen surface of Lake Superior. You can choose between 10k or 20k distance. The course takes place the morning after the Book Across the Bay course. An on-land alternative is in place in the event of […]

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SLiP N RiDE Relay (WI)

Click the demonic snowman for more information Silver Lake County Park is near my old stomping grounds down in Willinois. I remember riding deer paths through an old abandoned campground back in the day and now Silver Lake has a sweet groomed singletrack system. This is one of those races that does a pretty good […]

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Fat Bike Worlds – Wisconsin Recap

Colorado came to visit Wisconsin this past weekend. Colorado-based Borealis Fat Bikes and event founder Dave Ochs were front and center at the New Richmond Golf Club. The Coloradan that we haven’t mentioned yet is Josiah Middaugh. He’s a multiple FBW Men’s Champion from Vail and (spoiler alert) he won again! He’s won in three […]

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US Fat Bike Open (WI)

The Snow Crown Fat Bike Race Series updated the name and the venue for stop number two of their Nord East Sconnie Tour de Fat. The US Fat Bike Open is next weekend at the Green Bay Country Club. Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/events/1063014021210306/ Series Website – https://snowcrownseries.com/ Check Out the Fat-Bike Event Calendar We’ve been loading some […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Levis Mound Fat Tire Fest

I can’t remember Rico, aka MTB Trail Sherpa from way back in the day, when riding with some of the locals at Rock Cut State Park but I bet he was there. We’ve got a bunch of friends in common and he attended the Levis Mound Fat Tire Festival last September. He recently told me […]

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4th Annual Fatathlon Fat Bike/Cornhole Biathlon (WI)

Saturday, January 15, 2022 This truly is a one-of-a-kind event, the 4th annual Fat Bike and Cornhole Biathlon. Ride 2 laps of the new and improved, well-groomed Shannon Lake Trail as fast as you can. Then, see if you can improve that record time through the cornhole toss! Every hit improves your time. What a […]

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2022 Powder Keg Snowshoe & Bike & Ski Race (WI)

Have you always dreamed of being a fat-bike triathlete? This is your chance to make that happen. Snowshoes, Fat-Bikes, and Nordic Skiis raced separately or all together in a virtual and in-person format make the Powder Keg an event that’s truly special. My idea of a Triathalon would include fat-bikes, photography, and coffee outside. I […]

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Fatties by Candlelight (WI)

Click the Flyer for more information December 29th, 2021 This looks like a great event up in the Northwoods. There are far too few events like this for folks that don’t enjoy racing. Group rides are all about fun and riding with your friends. This one looks like a real good time. What could be […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Aztalan Sunset

The low light of November has been creating some beautiful sunsets lately. I’ve been getting out and enjoying a nice dry (and dark) November on Ten Beers and the other bikes in our test rotation. This is the bridge over the Rock River on the Glacial Drumlin Trail in Wisconsin. The photographer is some old […]

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The Snow Crown Race Series (WI)

Our friends from Broken Spoke Bike Studio up in Green Bay, Wisconsin run the Snow Crown Race Series and this winter’s lineup features four races across the Northeast corner of Wisconsin. The Shelltrack race will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. I was at the firstShelltrack. I brought two of my huge dogs with me. […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Johnclimber’s Mini Series Part One

Johnclimber has been a long-time Wallpaper Wednesday veteran and we’re so stoked to share a micro mini-series with a couple of John’s latest photos. This week’s shot is from an album called December Fat Bike Ride. Check out more from John at – https://www.flickr.com/photos/25655510@N02/ Got your own Wallpaper Worthy Photo? We love to feature your fat-bike […]

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Event Spotlight – The Fenton

Straight outta Webster Wisconsin comes a one hundred and six-mile fat bike race. Our amigos Lilah and Alan from the Fat Fish 40 have cooked up an event that should be on every fat-bike rider’s radar. The race takes place on October 30th up in the Northwest of the big Whiskey through the Namekagon River […]

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Fest Friday Flashback

On the eve of the Levis Mound Fat Tire Festival, I thought that I’d take a look back at some archival photos from some of the best times at some of the grooviest bike festivals that I can still maybe remember… The Big Wheel Ballyhoo in Decorah, Iowa The Fattrax Team Snowbike Enduro – 2011 […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday – Montana in Wisconsin

This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday comes to us from inside the fat-bike.com inner circle. This is an image of a Framed Montana on loan to us from Framed Bikes and this particular pixel arrangement comes from the warped mind of your weird uncle gomez. Slap this up on your work computer and dream about taking your […]

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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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Rip-Zip & Sip – Feb 20th 2021 – Wisconsin

Race Classes 7K Award Classes: Under 17 | 18-29 | 30-39 | 40-49 | 50-59 | 60+ 21K Award Classes: Under 17 | 18-29 | 30-39 | 40-49 | 50-59 | 60+ Schedule 8:00 AM – Check-In/Register10:00 AM – Race Starts – Staggered Start1:00 PM – Zip Line Opens3:00 PM – Drawing for Fat Bike […]

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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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2021 CORBA Powderkeg – February 5-14 – WI

Events and Options Fat Bike  The course will include groomed trails at Lowes Creek County Park. You can choose to enter into the categories of 1 or 2 laps. Tires must be 3.5” or larger. Course information will be available as we get closer to the event dates. Snowshoe Choose 5K and 10K courses similar […]

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Full Spectrum Cycling #62 – Talking with Dave Schlabowske – SDC in the Northwoods

Join Sven, JK and Tony in the Everyday Cycles Riverwest Studio as we welcome call-in guest, Dave Schlabowske, as we explore Wisconsin’s Northwoods, waterfalls and learn about Socially Distant Camping in the time of the pandemic. Talking Schmack Sunrise has been sold! Our local convenience store has a new owner.Bye Bye Bombora! I wanted to […]

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