Borealis Reviews and News

2018 Fat Bike World Championships

Annual bacchanal of all things fat was back for another year and better than ever.

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Borealis Crestone fat bike review (29+ update)

After reviewing the Borealis Crestone fat bike during winter 2016, we’re back with an updated look at how it performs with 29+ wheels and 3.0 tires.

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6 quick spinning fat bike wheels

For any wheeled vehicle, lowering rotational weight is one of the best ways to spend upgrade dollars. Just like on road and traditional mountain bikes, fat bikes benefit from lighter wheels.

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2016’s Hottest Fat Bikes – Part 1

From lightweight racers, to budget friendly cruisers, to do-it-all rigs, these are the fat bikes you need to know about.

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10 things you need to know about fat bike maker Borealis

We spent a day at Borealis HQ in Colorado Springs, touring the facility, talking to the people behind the brand, and of course riding fat bikes. Here are 10 of our most interesting takeaways.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Budget busters when money is no object

You know those Lexus “December to Remember” commercials? Well, screw that. If you’re in a tax bracket that permits the purchase of luxury automobiles as Christmas gifts, we suggest you skip the gas guzzler and instead shop from this more eco-friendly list.

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Round up: Six new wide mountain bike wheels

The trend towards wider rims, improved tubeless compatibility, and asymmetric rims continues with these six new mountain bike wheels.

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Best of Interbike: The coolest new bike products for 2016

What’s the best thing you saw? It’s the No. 1 question we hear after every trade show. And here is our answer. The following — in our collective opinion — represents the newest, coolest and most interesting stuff our Mtbr crew came across throughout the course of the 2015 Interbike trade show.

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Interbike 2015: Fat bike maker Borealis unveils Crestone, Flume, and new carbon wheel

The Fat Bike Company, better known as the people behind Colorado-based Borealis, is on a roll. The company was showing off two new frames and a new wheel at Interbike.

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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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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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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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After Otter: More Sea Otter finds

Don’t call ’em leftovers, but we had so many things for our Otter Pops daily coverage from the Sea Otter Classic, we had to do a follow-up post. Check out the cool new stuff from Pivot, Felt, Commencal, Shimano and more.

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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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