Fat Bike Reviews and News


Interbike: Blackburn’s new, expandable Outpost Fat Bike Rack

Interbike: Blackburn’s expandable, versatile Outpost Fat Bike Rack features big capacity and fits a wide range of bikes.

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Interbike: Borealis Fat Bikes launches Turnagain fat component brand

Interbike: Fat brand Borealis launches new Turnagain component brand, offers rims, hubs and tubeless conversions.

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Eurobike: 10 head-turning fatbikes (and one crank) from Eurobike

The results are in and fat is where it’s at—check out our fatbike roundup from the show.

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Eurobike 2014: 9 strange things from Demo Day

Eurobike wouldn’t be Eurobike without some postcards from the edge. Here we check out the strange and the different from the show’s Demo Day.

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First Look: Cogburn CB4 hunting fat bike

Fat bikes are segmenting into many different markets and the Cogburn CB4 is here to cater to the hunting and fishing crowd. It’s a great alternative to ATVs and it brings the cycling lifestyle to a broader range of folks.

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First Look: Salsa Bucksaw full suspension fat bike

The Salsa Bucksaw is a 100mm front suspension fat bike with Weagle Split Pivot suspension. Is it an anomaly or is it the start of a new category?

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First Look: 2015 Mongoose Argus – alloy framed fat bike

Mongoose follows up their popular Beast and Dolomite fat bikes with the all new Argus. Featuring an alloy frame and fork, 2×10 drivetrain, disc brakes and serious trail geometry, the Argus is legit.

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Video: Frank Schneider shreds on new 2015 Nicolai Pinion drive fatbike

Video: Watch Frank Schneider shred on the new Nicolai Pinion internally geared fatbike.

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First Look: New Niner ROS 9 Plus – Big wheels get bigger

The 29+ movement gains speed with the annoucement of the all new ROS 9 Plus from Niner Bikes. Check out our photos and some of the frame highlights.

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Sea Otter Video: 2014 Panaracer Driver Pro and Fat B Nimble tires

Jeff Zell shows us Panaracer’s new Driver Pro 27.5-inch, 2.2-inch-wide Driver Pro tire and the new Fat B Nimble fatbike tire.

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First Look: Rocky Mountain’s 27.5-inch prototype Sherpa fatbike

“Practical” isn’t a word generally associated with fatbikes, but Rocky Mountain’s pragmatic Sherpa prototype may change all that.

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Sea Otter Video: Club Ride fat bike apparel 2014

Club Ride CEO Scott Montgomery gives us an overview of the new garments, designed to keep you looking good in cold conditions.

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Sea Otter Video: Kenda Honey Badger updates and new Juggernaut tire 2014

Roger Hernandez from Kenda talks us through some new releases for 2014 including the Honey Badger tires and the Juggernaut fat tire.

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Hot News: RockShox launches Bluto fatbike suspension fork

Fatbike riders have been clamoring for a suspension fork and today RockShox delivered introducing Bluto RL, their first plus-sized suspension fork.

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Handmade Show: Ritchey rolls a fattie into NAHBS with launch of new Commando fatbike

Ritchey goes back to the future with new Commando fatbike. Orgainic farmers rejoice.

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Specialized Fatboy

Fatbiking is about fun, adventure, determination, accomplishment, and a little bit of insanity. Specialized has rolled all of this up into a nice package that makes me actually want to go out in 12 degree temperatures to ride in the snow.

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Rowdy the Clown joins the Red Bull Crashed Ice circus in St. Paul

Rowdy the Clown and Richie Schley get all biker-cross down the Red Bull Crashed Ice course in St. Paul.

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Viral Video: Fat Bike drifting with Rowdy the Clown

Here’s a hilarious video we recently caught wind of, but you might want to skip it if you have Coulrophobia.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Fat Bikes. Meh.

Does the added expense and time investment of buying and maintaining a fat bike justify its overall fun and usefulness?

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24K Gold Mountain Bike on Sale for $1 Million

The House of Solid Gold offers to you the first 24K Gold Mountain bike, perhaps the most expensive bike in the world at $1 million. Why did they make it? We’re not quite sure. But the real question is who will buy it and will one of these ever get ridden on a trail.

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Spotted: New Moots Frosti 5” (And 29er+) Fat Bike

The latest creation from Moots is a titanium fat bike frame with spacing to accommodate 5-inch wheels — and 29er+ wheel and tires. That means you can conceivably ride it all year long — on snow, sand or dirt.

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Mongoose Teocali, Salvo 29 and Beast fat bike at the Dew Tour

Mongoose is one of the main sponsors of the Dew Tour, an action sports event that was in San Francisco this past weekend. Check out some photos and info about 3 of their new bikes, the Teocali, the Salvo 29 and the Beast fat bike.

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Expanding Fatbike Market Carries Big Momentum at Interbike

You couldn’t go far at Interbike without encountering something fatbike. Whether crushing gravel at Outdoor Demo, blasting through barriers at Cross Vegas or taking up square footage in trade show booths, product offerings continue to grow.

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Video: Beer Run with the Norco Bigfoot Fat Bike

How does one take a growler home, have fun on the local trails and help mother earth at the same time? Dustan is a resourceful guy so he found a way with the 2014 Norco Bigfoot Fat Bike.

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Forum Pulse: No Whining, Kona Fat Bike, Last Purchase

This week, forum highlights include a photo pictorial of what mountain biking means, a sneak peek at a new fat bike from Kona and a look into the buying decisions of your fellow mountain bikers!

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