Trail Report: Fat Biking Argentine Pass in Silver Plume, CO

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Silver Plume is a small historic mining town located along the I-70 corridor in central Colorado, one of many kitschy attractions en route to the ski resorts that dot the same stretch of interstate. Located in Clear Creek County, an old railroad grade snakes up the mountain that has become a secretly-popular place for hikers and cross country …

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Watch: 2 Fat 2 Furious: A Fat Bike Freeride Film

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2 Fat 2 Furious: A Fat Bike Freeride Film from Rocky Mountain Bicycles on Vimeo. Geoff Gulevich, Wade Simmons, and Noah Brousseau got rad on fat bikes this winter. Bike: Rocky Mountain Blizzard — bikes.com/blizzard Shot at the Coquihalla Lakes Lodge, Kamloops Bike Ranch, and Coastal Mountains, BC Filmed & Edited by Liam Mullany Additional …

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Racing 75 miles in -20 Degree Weather at the Tuscobia 75

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In cold weather endurance riding, survival is the chief concern. In the midst of the 2016 Tuscobia 75, Dallas Wynne, cyclist and member of the Woolly Bicycle Club, arrived at Ed’s pit stop in Birchwood, grateful for the chance to warm up and refuel. A tough three-hour ride from the previous checkpoint meant his body had …

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The First-Ever Fat Bike World Championships: Part 1

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In 1976, Crested Butte inadvertently played a pivotal role in the history of mountain biking with the first “Annual Pearl Pass Tour.” Solidly entrenched in the mountain bike culture, Crested Butte has now positioned itself in the forefront of fat bike fever with the first-ever rendition of Fat Bike Worlds. My photographer husband, Scott, and …

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Test Ride Review: The New 2016 Kona Wo Fat Bike

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I’ve come to the conclusion that there are many crappy fat bikes on the market today. From poor component choices (wheels and tires), to poor geometry creating awkward handling, to excessively high weights, to serious calf-bang issues, I would recommend very few of the fat bikes I’ve ridden, much less pay money for them. The 2016 …

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