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The Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 124 – Friday, March 10th 2017
In the studio this week we’ve got, Sven, Zito and JK!
On the show this week:
- We Start the show with The Event of the Week, this week it’s the Fat-bike Birkie in Hayward Wisconsin! We’ll chat with Jerry Wright about the race and the CAMBA Party afterwards.
- Travis is going to give us a shout and talk Alaska adventure racing!
- We share Links from the Internet
- We check in with the Fatty Farm Field Report brought to by 1UpUSA
- And In our special segment, we take calls! Answer questions? Disseminate information, control the message, spread rumours…
The Event of the Week is the Fat Bike Birkie – http://www.birkie.com/bike/events/fat-bike-birkie/ and the CAMBA Post Race Party!
A couple of other events are happening in Madison, both the Midwest Bicycle Show – http://bikeorama.com and the Canoecopia Show and Sale – http://www.canoecopia.com – are happening at the Alliant Energy Center.
Fatty Farm Field Report
The Fatty Farm Field Report is brought to by 1UpUSA. 1UpUSA makes the best fat-bike rack we’ve ever tested. We will have a link to our review in the Show Notes.
We discuss ITI News with Travis from Alaska
Check out Craig Medred’s Blog for some great stories from the race – https://craigmedred.news
[Station Break – One up USA Commercial?]
Breaking Through the Ice on the ITI – https://craigmedred.news/2017/03/03/a-survivors-tale/
Broome (Australia) Fat Bike Adventures Starts Offering Tours at Cable Beach – https://thewest.com.au/news/broome-advertiser/fat-bike-tours-get-green-light-ng-b88395327z
Olov makes radio in Sweden! – http://www.bikelifeinswedishlapland.com/2017/03/03/radio-gaga/
If you understand Swedish, you can check out Olov’s radio appearance here – http://sverigesradio.se/sida/avsnitt/853503?programid=4926
Back on the Coast with Bruce – http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2017/02/feeling-alright-with-crew-back-on-coast.html
2017 ITI – http://www.jilloutside.com/2017/02/the-2017-iditarod-trail-invitational.html
Fat Bike Birke Expects a Record Number of Riders – http://www.birkie.com/2017/03/fat-bike-birkie-rolls-out-with-record-number-of-riders/
Thursday Fat-bike Commute – http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2017/03/thursday-fatbike-commute-and-wee-detour.html
Saturday Beach Ride – http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2017/03/saturday-beachride-aberlady-bay-loop.html
Fat-biking in Lincoln, NE – http://journalstar.com/news/local/fat-tire-bike-group-rides-on-snowy-wilderness-park-trails/article_7581d568-3c0c-54c4-88fc-c9e86d992af0.html
Dormant Obsession With Fat Bikes Comes to Life – http://www.hometownfocus.us/news/2017-03-03/Guest_Columnists/The_Long_Line.html
Offroad Commuting with Bruce – http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2017/03/offroad-commuting.html
Special Segment: Questions From Our Readers
We get numerous questions each week asking if folks can buy various fat-bike gear from us. Check out the offerings from our site sponsors as well as the list of Manufacturer Links. When in doubt, always check out the pros at your LBS!
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