Weekly Dose of Fat – 5-31-14 – with Tim Moore from REEB Cycles – Show #6


Weekly Dose of Fat for SATURDAY – May 31st, 2014 – Show #6

Gomez and Sven Intro

Our Show this week is sponsored by the kind and helpful boys and girls of Surly.Check them out at Surlybikes dot com – http://surlybikes.com

Show line up

  • Tim Moore from REEB Cycles is our special guest
  • Colin Ford is back as our color announcer
  • G – We share some fat-bike events where you might just run into us
  • We’ll let you know what’s cook’n in da’Test Kitchen
  • Plus BEER!

This week the show’s beer-buzz is provided by Dale’s Old Chub Scotch Ale

Dale’s is a craft brew that comes in cans. What’s up with cans and Micro Brew?

Ad – Grundle Butter

Special guest – Tim Moore from Reeb Cycles talks about Reeb, Oskar Blues and his personal rig.

Fat-Bike Calendar

Events are being listed at Our Fat-Bike.com Events Calendar page.

Our Event Calendar is set up so Event Promoters can post their fat-bike events for everyone to see.

We share some events that we’re actually going to attend this summer!

June 14th – Fat Tire Tour of Milwaukee – Movie theme Napolean Dynamite – https://www.facebook.com/groups/18368462414/

Puck is working with Mike from ZuZu Pedalson a party at the 50th Celebration of Port Fish Day! on July 19, 2014 in Port Washington, WI – http://www.portfishday.com/.

He’s dubbed the event SandBurger – https://www.facebook.com/events/708215979243466/

The Riverwest 24 is happening the last Friday in July. That’s the  25-26th – Zito – Fleet of Krampi? http://www.riverwest24.com/

Fat Camp – Our friends over at Zion Cyclery are hosting a fat-bike festival dubbed Fat Camp with riding and camping out at Illinois Beach State Park. Saturday and Sunday, September 13th and 14th.

Gnome-Fest Eleven – The Burning Bike, will take place at Hirsh Farms out in Plattville, Wisconsin over Labor Day Weekend September 5th thru the 7th. https://www.facebook.com/events/609196459173133/

Global Fat-Bike Day is Saturday, December 6th 2014. Get planning early, this is going to be a big one!

We have the Fat-bike.com Store open again for limited run products – http://store.fat-bike.com/

 Test Kitchen

Sven is working on an ongoing Rohloff chain vs belt test in nearly identical bikes.

Tthe Cycle Monkeys used Rohloffed up Krampi on a bikepacking trip on Mount Diablo in Cali.

Colin continues to shred the Ice CreamTruck. His bud Luke shot some great pix on a local trail that we will work into a story and one will be next week’s Wallpaper Wednesday!

Borealis Echoi 80-mile race report

Thanks to our show sponsor Surly Bikes – go to surly bikes dot com and check out the new Ice Cream Truck

We have Paul Ellis from Hed and  Eric Sovern from the Surly Intergalactic World Headquarters as special guests for the the next two shows