Weekly Dose of Fat Show #88 – Interview With Dave Weins and Fat-bike Worlds Talk

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Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 88 – Friday, January 8th 2016

Welcome back! This is our first new show of the year and we’ve got Mountain Bike Hall of Famer, Dave Weins, on the show to talk fat-bikes and the Fat-bike Worlds event happening in Crested Butte, CO.

Fat-Bike Radio, and The Weekly Dose of Fat, is sponsored by Surly Bikes. Learn more at http://surlybikes.com

On the show this week:

  • We Start the show with the Event of the Week
  • We welcome Dave Wiens
  • Next Week’s Call In Question – It’s the best Best Fat-Bike of 2015 Question
  • We award the grand prize in our Video Contest with Becker Sewing & Design – http://www.beckergear.com
  • We take calls from our listeners and maybe we’ll learn something about beard styling and maintenance
  • We check in with the Fatty Farm Field Report brought to by The Winter RUSH Fat-Bike Series, The Michigan State Fat-Bike Championships and the 2017 USA Cycling – Fat-Bike National Championships

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The Event of the week is Ullr Bike in Breckenridge Colorado on January 15th. Visit Mav Sports.com or click the link in the show notes

SPECIAL GUEST – Dave Wiens

John Murphy calls in and talks about new groomed trails in Bayfield, WI

Thanks to Uncle Dick’s Bead Slip for their support! – http://uncledicksbikeshop.com

Fatty Farm Field Report

The Becker Sewing Bag Contest

This week we award the bag to the best video. Tupper Becker reviewed or entries and chose – Jeff Price, Jeff wins one of our Becker Sewing and Design 40 Below Bags. Congrats, Jeff!

It was a local spin around the walled town of Conwy which is just a couple of miles from home. The castle and town walls in the video date back to the 1280’s after being built by the English king to show his power within Wales. Google it, there’s some very interesting history there…..

Fat-bike Links

Update on the Frost Bottom Race rescheduled to January 16th due to weather. Check out that ice!
http://www.chainreactioncyclesevents.blogspot.com

Charioteering with fat-bike? Yep, in Edmonton!
http://cyclingmagazine.ca/sections/news/fat-bike-race-coming-to-edmonton-this-february-to-combine-cycling-sledding-and-even-charioteering/

Forth Fat 2016 info from the CoastKid!
http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2016/01/forth-fat-2016-22nd-24th-april.html

CoastKid’s New Year’s Day Ride
http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2016/01/into-2016-new-years-day-beach-ride.html

Steamboat Snow Trails Are Open – Check out that photo or Brad!
http://www.steamboattoday.com/news/2016/jan/01/city-opens-trails-fat-bikes/

JoBoo hips us to groomed trail in Hibbing, MN

Winter trail user group discussion
http://www.boulderweekly.com/article-15439-are-our-trails-as-happy-as-we-think.html

Fatter by the Lake story in the Chicago Trib
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-zion-fatter-by-the-lake-st-1228-20151227-story.html

Thanks again to Surly for sponsoring the radio portion of today’s broadcast. Surly is as Surly Does –  Learn more at http://surlybikes.com

Adios!

2 Comments

  1. Congratulations Jeff! Great video, fires up my fat stoke. Fat-Biking in Scotland is on my bucket list. Excellent footage of an amazing place.

  2. Wow, a huge thanks to Tupper for picking my tour of Conwy in North Wales as the winning video!
    Looking forward to the Mukluk wearing the bag and I’ll have to get in contact about a frame bag too!!
    And yes, the Welsh flag does have a dragon on it. And they (apparently) can be seen around the hills……

    Cheers guys
    Jeff

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