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Fat tire bikes

I think we’re all familiar with the Surly Pugsley and it’s well know that Moots custom builds snow bikes. Plenty of other options are available for fat tire bicycles for snow and sand riding. “FatBikes” is the trademark for the bicycles from Wildfire Cycles in Alaska. The frames and forks are specially built to take read more »

Fat tire minivelo, and a carbon fiber minivelo

Erik Noren’s off-the-wall artistic mind can always be counted on to create something insanely wonderful for the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, and he doesn’t disappoint for 2016. Everyone else is talking about his electric cargo truck (he rigs a hub motor as a midmount motor, with a 7 speed hub mounted directly behind the read more »

Bikes for Lake County fire victims

On September 12, 2015, Middletown, CA, population about 1500, suffered a devastating blow when the fast-moving Valley Fire swept through town and destroyed city blocks, commercial buildings, and an apartment complex. Those who escaped with their lives lost everything in the fire. Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition are collecting bicycles, scooters and skateboards that they will read more »

Leaf spring fork for fat bikes

A couple of young Scandinavian bros with cute Icelandic accents showed their leaf spring suspension fork to me at the Sea Otter Classic last week. They call their company “Lauf,” which is Icelandic for “leaf” and also references a well-known Viking motif involving a heroic stabbing death for a favored henchman at the end of read more »

Fat bikes everywhere at Sea Otter 2014

Every style of bikes are available to demo as the Sea Otter Classic wraps up today. The standout this year: fat tire bikes from numerous vendors.

Pedego electric fat tire bike

I ran into Doug of ELV Motors of Santa Clara last Friday night at Bike Party. He rode Pedego’s “Trail Tracker” fat tire electric assist bike. You can read the history of this bike over at ElectricBike.com, but the short of it is that this $3000 singlespeed bike features a 48V 10AH lithium battery to read more »