10 Essentials to Create the Perfect Winter Fat Biking Kit

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

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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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Hincapie Fahrenheit Puffy Jacket Review

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The Fahrenheit Jacket from Hincapie is a warm puffy jacket that’s designed to perform well in cold weather, both on and off the bike. Specs This puffy jacket isn’t actually natural down as you might first expect; instead, the insulation is synthetic recycled eco2sy® filling. The exterior of the jacket is “29 gram Ultra Ripstop™,” which …

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Trail Report: Fat Biking the Apex Trail, Colorado, in the Winter

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Apex Park is one of the most popular places to ride and hike in the Colorado Front Range, and until recently, lay somewhat dormant during winter when big dumps would envelope the trails in deep, impassible snow. Enter the fat bike, and the past three seasons seem to have maintained Apex’s popularity even when the mercury pointed …

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Sugoi Zap Split Finger Glove Review

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Pogies are a popular solution to the problem of cold hands when fat biking. However, having big sacks of windproof fabric covering your handlebars isn’t exactly a lightweight, elegant solution, and frankly, some pogies can be expensive and not user-friendly. If you want to simply stick with a tried-and-true pair of gloves, the Sugoi Zap Split …

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