Weekly Dose of Fat Radio – Show #77 – Special Guest Ben Popp from the 45NRTH Fat Bike Birkie, Presented by Freewheel


Pat & Gabrielle on their way to a 1st place at the Pedal the Prairie.

Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number #77 – Friday, October 23rd, 2015 – Special Guest Ben Popp from the Fat-bike Birkie and Shawne Camp talks about doing a Toys for Tots Drive for Global Fat-bike Day.

Welcome to the Weekly Dose of Fat with your hosts Sven and Gomez along with JK Livin’ in the studio.

Fat-Bike Radio, and The Weekly Dose of Fat, is sponsored by Surly Bikes and Show # 77 is brought to you by Surly’s new 8 and 24 pack racks. Check out all of Surly’s bicycle doo-dads at http://surlybikes.com

On this week’s show

  • We talk about the 45NRTH Fat Bike Birkie, Presented by Freewheel with executive director Ben Popp!
  • We take calls from our listeners about this week’s question
  • We share Fat and Plus Bike news in the Fatty Farm Field Report

Beards are making a comeback at Fat-bike Radio

Marty McFly Day

A bit of beverage talk

SPECIAL GUEST – Ben Popp – The executive director of the American Birkebeiner and the 45NRTH Fat Bike Birkie, Presented by Freewheel

45NRTH Fat Bike Birkie, Presented by Freewheel Web Site – http://www.birkie.com/bike/events/fat-bike-birkie/

Fatty Farm Field Report

Market research firm NPD says fat-bike tire sales are up 600% since 2013!

Ritchey Commando – Six thumbs Up! A total ripper!

Global Fat-bike Day – Toy’s for Tots Contest Sponsored by Fat-bike.com and…

  • 1 Up USA
  • Bontrager

We’re going to award the prizes to the people who organize the Global Fat-bike Day Rides that donate the largest number of toys to Toy’s For Tots – http://www.toysfortots.org

Stories next week on fat-bike.com?

  • Washington Coast Story
  • Advocate Cycle Watchman Review
  • Surface 604 First Look

Fat-bike Links

Boo Bicycles – the Zen of Boo

Snow Crown Wisconsin Fat-Bike Race Series

Winter Park CO is looking for your fat-bike destination dollars with several places to rent fat-bikes and trails for your riding pleasure.

Washington wants you to visit as well! One location is Methow Trails outside Winthrop, WA.

Ben Witt and friends on a Sub24 Moab Adventure

JoBoo contemplates a new fat-bike

Anchorage looking ahead to winter cycling

Off the Beaten Path Trailer

Plus Bike Links

Updates on 3 different 29+ setups from CoastKid

Custom 27+ bike called the Demi Porkeur. Has hints of old GT frames in the design!

Thanks again to Surly for sponsoring the radio portion of today’s broadcast. Surly make Bikes and Parts that don’t suck! Learn more at Surly bikes.com

Say, Bye!