Trek Pioneers All-New Tire Size with Release of New Farley Fat Bike Models: 27.5×4″


Trek released several new-and-improved versions of their Farley at Sea Otter this year. The key updates? Carbon frames and 5″ tires now available, and a brand-new 27.5×4″ tire size. 5ish-inch (actually 4.7″) tires have been a long time coming to Trek, but the new Farley frames are totally compatible with the fully-fat tires. Trek has …

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Video: Montanus–The Cold Vein


MONTANUS – The COLD VEIN from MONTANUS on Vimeo. The call of the mountain is even stronger during winter, when the snow breaks the tree-tops and the cold weather freezes the bones. During this time, when most people put their bike to rest, an adventure between two Italian buddies began. They aimed to search for the COLD …

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Test Ride Review: Specialized Fatboy Pro Fat Bike

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The Specialized Fatboy has been around for a while now, so it’s long past time for me to throw a leg over this 5″-tired fat bike! The Fatboy I tested–the “Pro” model–was spec’ed with the RockShox Bluto suspension fork, Ground Control 26×4.6″ tires, XT brakes, a Command Control dropper post, and a SRAM X01 drivetrain. …

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Harmony at the Race Start

to the beat of the same drummer

I used to get nervous at the start of races. The night prior to an event, I’d toss and turn and fret over how a lack of sleep might affect my performance. In the morning I’d choke down whatever I could, and then suffer exponentially until the starting gun commanded nervous energy to transform into …

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April Fools’: Pearl Izumi Releases the Fat Bike Bandolier CO2 Carrier


LOUISVILLE, Colo. (April 1, 2015)—Pearl Izumi, maker of ride, run and triathlon performance apparel that empowers athletes to perform better 365 days a year, is excited to introduce the Fat Bike Bandolier, a simple, lightweight device to carry all the CO2 you need to keep rolling after a puncture on your fat bike. The easy over-the-shoulder …

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