10 Essentials to Create the Perfect Winter Fat Biking Kit


Winter is coming in the northern hemisphere, but the onslaught of cold temperatures, limited daylight, and snowy conditions doesn’t require you to stop mountain biking. The advent of the fat bike means that off-road, two-wheeled fun can continue all year long. But the cold temperatures and wet snow do require a special level of preparation. Choosing the right …

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2,960 Trek Farley Fat Bikes Recalled


Trek Bicycles is voluntarily recalling 2,960 Farley fat bikes from 2014 and 2015. The steer tube and the fork can separate, causing a fall hazard. Five instances of this failure have been reported to date, but no injuries have been reported yet. According to the CPSC: This recall involves model year 2014 Trek Farley bicycles …

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Over a Beer: The Fat Bike Is the Most Significant MTB Revolution in the Past Decade… If Not Ever


Editor’s Note: “Over a Beer” is a regular column written by Greg Heil. While Greg is the Editor in Chief for Singletracks.com, any opinions expressed in this column are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. Oftentimes I think we’re a bit flippant with our use of superlatives. And I’m as guilty …

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Surly Wednesday Test Ride Review

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While part of my job is to test and review mountain bike gear, I’m also a mountain bike buyer just like everyone else.  In fact, I decided to purchase both of my current mountain bikes (a Santa Cruz Tallboy and Redline d660) after completing test rides at Interbike Outdoor Demo in previous years. Well, this year I found myself anxious …

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Otso Voytek Test Ride Review


The Voytek is a versatile carbon fiber mountain bike from Otso, a new bike brand founded by the crew from Wolf Tooth Components. I took the Voytek on a quick test spin at Interbike, and here’s what I learned. For starters, the Voytek is built around a unique dropout system that allows the bike to run 26 fat, 27.5+, and …

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