Fat Bike Reviews and News


The Angry Singlespeeder: The Happy e-Fat Biker

Our resident hater of all things modern and fun may have turned over a new (electric) leaf.

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Review: Borealis Echo SRAM XO1 Fat Bike

Carbon fiber frame designed around RockShox Bluto suspension fork delivers performance and fun in a multitude of conditions.

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Video: Felt Double Dare Fat bike fun in Switzerland

Gregor Laucht hits the snow flow on his Felt Double Double 30 fat bike on some fresh pow in Switzerland.

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NAHBS 2015: And the winners of this year’s show are…

Each year, the North American Handmade Bicycle Show brings together a unique and talented assortment of frame builders and bike enthusiasts. Some builders went above and beyond the rest and were recognized at the awards ceremony for their creativity, vision, and craftsmanship. Here is a run-down of some of this year’s winners.

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NAHBS 2015: Fat bikes abound at handmade show

With winter pounding the east coast, demand for fat bikes has skyrocketed. This dramatic rise in interest was evident at the North American Handmade Bike Show with an array of builders showing their latest fat creations.

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Fat Bike national championships photo gallery

Proving that age is just a number, Specialized’s ageless wonder Ned Overend took the inaugural fat bike national championship title on Saturday at Powder Mountain Resort in Eden, Utah. The women’s title went to Amanda Miller.

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Quick Take: IZIP E3 Electric fat bike – the Sumo and more

A quick look at four unique ebikes including a fat bike, full suspension mountain bike, cruiser and commuter. Love them or hate them, ebikes are a growing segment of bicycles in the U.S.

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Global Fat Bike Summit reveals sport’s continued growth

More than 200 attend fourth annual celebration of all things fat in Jackson, Wyoming.

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News: 24K Gold fat bike still available 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. And despite the explosive growth of fat bikes, this one is still waiting for that one special owner.

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Photo Gallery: Gear of the 2015 Global Fat Bike Summit

Along with big wheeled bikes, there was lots of unique gear and apparel on display at the Global Fat Bike Summit in Jackson, Wyoming.

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KHS SixFifty 7200, 4 Season 1000 fat bike, BNT 29

Three highlights from the KHS 2015 lineup including their 160mm enduro bike with 27.5″ wheels, alloy fat bike hardtail and a specially designed 29er hardtail for big and tall riders.

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Photo Gallery: Bikes of the Global Fat Bike Summit

See what was on display at this gathering of all things fat in Jackson, Wyoming.

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News: Fyxation enters the fat bike market with the Blackhawk carbon bike

4-lb carbon frame with the ability to run 29+ or 26×5.0 tires is Fyxation’s entry in this growing field. Find out what this Milwaukee-based company is bringing to the fat bike market.

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Review: Bontrager Hodag Tire and Jackalope Wheels fat bike tubeless system

Bontrager sought out to build a tubeless fat bike wheel and tire system that is capable in all conditions but is still fun to ride. Have they succeeded?

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News: Pivot Cycles releases the versatile new carbon LES Fat bike

With its Swinger II adjustable height dropout system, the LES Fat bike can handle any drivetrain and wheel sizes from 26 fat to 29, 29+, 27.5+ and beyond.

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Video: Fat Free – Fat Bike Freeriding on a Blizzard

Watch Rocky Mountain freeriders Geoff Gulevich, Wade Simmons and Brett Tippie tear it up on the Blizzard fat bike. Fat bike + freeride = FUN!

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Outerbike photo preview of 2015′s hottest mountain bikes

Events: Mtbr brings you a look at a dozen of 2015′s hottest bikes from the Outerbike demo fest in Moab, Utah.

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Video: Fatbikes at Play

Video: Bike handling ace Rick Koekoek takes us to new frontiers in fatbikedom in this new trials edit.

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Video: Bike commuting gets fun and fat in On-One’s latest edit

On-One’s Fun Fatty – first production 24″ fatbike hucked, jumped and stunted on a nice ride that is all in a day’s work.

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First Look: Bontrager Jackalope wheel and Hodag fat tire

Bontrager introduces a true tubeless wheel and tire system for fatbikes.

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Round-up: 12 awesome value mountain bikes under $3000

Check out our collection of some of the hottest new mountain bikes for riders on a budget.

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Spotted: Turner King Kahn fatbike

Turner joins the fatbike revolution but with a DW-link full suspension fatbike. Is there a market for this or is it a science experiment?

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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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