Weekly Dose of Fat Show #98 – Gomez in Missouri


Eric from Mountain Racing Products took this shot on a wonderful 19deg day, on Palisade Rim trail in Palisade, CO.

Weekly Dose of Fat – Show Number 98 – Friday, March 18th 2016

Sven and JK are in the studio while Gomez is on the road down Missouri way visiting Old Bear! That’s him below!


Our show is brought to you by Surly. Bikes, Parts, Chaos – Learn more at http://surlybikes.com

On the show this week?

  • We Start the show off with the Event of The Week
  • We check in with the Fatty Farm Field Report brought to you Quiring Cycles.
  • We have a menz-on-the-street interview with Gomez and old Bear
  • We’ll talk about our Spring Shearing Contest

This week’s event of the week is our very own show #100 partying deal coming up on April 1st, and, no, this isn’t an April Fools joke!


Cheers! We chat about beer and maybe St Patrick’s Day

Gomez call-in from Missouri

Last week our question of the week was, if there were a beach race in your area, what format would you like?

  • Short Course MTB
  • Beach Crit
  • Team Enduro
  • Fat-bike Beach Steeplechase

Let’s discuss!

Fatty Farm Field Report

This week’s Fatty Farm Field Report is presented by Quiring Cycles. The Quiring Triple B is the fattest ride on two wheels. Visit http://www.quiringcycles.net/

The Spring Shearing of the Beards Contest

We are shearing our beards down for the spring, maybe to a quarter of an inch, maybe not, but we will weigh the bounty in grams and the person who guesses closest wins!

We’ve been collecting prizes and will award at least three places with prizes from:

  • Surly
  • Schlick Cycles
  • Borealis
  • SKS Fenders
  • Framed Bikes
  • RSD Bikes
  • Bontraeger
  • Maxxis
  • And, of course, fat-bike.com

Send an email to sven@fat-bike.com to enter. Make sure to use the Subject: Jackass! The winners will be announced at our Century Show.


Fat-bike Links

Death Rider’s Voyageurs Adventure

Bike Life in Swedish Lapland and an Archipelago Whiteout (sweet pix!)

Beach ride in Santa Barbara (my birthplace!)

Yep, spring came early in the Minnesota

According to the headline, fat-biking is new in Vermont

US Fat-bike National Championships Coverage

Checking in with Bruce!

The Decorah time Trials are coming up at the end of April. You don’t have to ride a fat-bike but you certainly can!

Plus Bike Links

Obrea gets in on the 27+ thang

Our show this evening has been brought to you by Surly Bikes – Learn more at http://surlybikes.com

Join us next week!


  1. Gomez,

    Your visit made OldBear’s day! He was so pleased to have had the opportunity to hang out and go out for a ride around Lions and show you one of his haunts.

    The Bear really enjoyed the visit and ride!

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