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It’s spendy, it’s carbon, and it’s got more available wheel sizes than some bike shops. Is this Minnesota-bred bear of a bike a fat-tired quiver killer? It just might be.
Fat bikes create new opportunities on sand and snow. They’ll also have you learning a few new tricks, and Nicholas Carman runs us through the details.
You know fat bikes go with snow, and riders are finding all that flotation works well in sand too. Nicholas Carman fills us in on the fat bike and “plus” bike details with plenty of great photos.
The staff of Adventure Cycling is out there, especially on fat bikes this month, using great skinny-tire and fat-tire gear, and selling it in our Cyclosource store too.
After falling in love with bikes, she found herself in snow-packed Anchorage for the winter. Question: What to do? Answer: Fat bike!
Nicholas Carman and Lael Wilcox can plan and pack for a big bike trip in hours, but winter bike travel is a different beast, and they used short overnight trips to learn how to have fun on their fat bike overnighters in Alaska.