Adventure Cycling Staff: Out There, Fat Biking, Using Great Gear

February 13, 2017

Nathan, Adventure Cycling’s Senior GIS Specialist/Cartographer

While everyone’s definition of happiness might not be sub-zero temperatures, frostbite, and the feel of 4.0–5.0in. tires shredding through the snow, fat biking for many of us at Adventure Cycling has become the perfect way to get through the long, cold, dark winter months without allowing our bellies to grow over our shorts. 

Lo and behold, February is now internationally recognized as Fat Bike February — naaw, it’s not, but maybe someday. Anyways, put away those cross country skis for now and if you happen to live down south, perhaps this is the time for a northern cycling excursion!

However, while February happens to be the month of fat biking, it’s also the month to get that perfect someone in your life something special. Valentine’s Day is February 14! Nicholas Carman presented Lael Wilcox with a fat bike. Smart guy.

So, if you’re short on bike-travel supplies, be sure to hop online or give our Cyclosource store a call. From maps of our 45,000 mi. route network, to cycling equipment, Adventure Cycling is stocked on all the gear, like some of the best in the bikepacking community: Revelate DesignsOrtliebArkel, and Portland Design Works. From frame bags to seat bags, the gear is in. Are you?

So if you happen to live where the snow flies, or even if you don’t, don’t let snow stand in your way of a refreshing ride … you never know what kind of fat bike surprises might await you on the trail!

Until the sun, dirt, and dry roads come back, keep warm and ride on!

Dan, Adventure Cycling’s Copy/New Products Coordinator, aboard the Otso Voytek.
Whitney, Adventure Cycling Tours Specialist

Photo 1 & 4 Casey Greene | Photo 2 Alex Strickland | Photo 3 Saara Snow


CYCLO NOTES is brought to you by Adventure Cycling’s Cyclosource team—Teri, Max, and Maxton.

Our Cyclosource store brings you some of the finest bicycling maps and gear available, and all proceeds from Cyclosource support Adventure Cycling’s mission to “inspire and empower people to travel by bicycle.”

Share, share, share! Share your own fat bike stories, tips, and photos with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter by tagging #fatbikefeb and #adventurecycling.

Watch for these Fat Bike February highlights:

Feeling fat bike frisky? Or just craving bicycle adventure?

To celebrate Fat Bike February, we’re offering complimentary six-month trial memberships ($20 value) to first-time members, so you can experience all that Adventure Cycling has to offer. New members can click here to take advantage of this limited time offer and current members can use this link to send a free trial membership to a friend! Tap into inspiring resources and valuable tools that will ignite your bike travel.

This free trial membership is valid only to new members and must be sent to a U.S.mailing address.


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