Monteria FatBike Race 2018 – Mud & Snow Fat Festival
Feb14

Monteria FatBike Race 2018 – Mud & Snow Fat Festival

By Michal Smieszek (Fatbike.com.pl) Poland – a country behind the “fat curtain”; where there is no snow but white bears are still seen crossing the streets of it’s cities and villages. Well… that is only a quarter of the “real truth” – indeed I have seen some “polar bears” slowly crossing my street…every Friday at midnight. But sometimes we do have snow showers, and most importantly we do have nice fatbiking movement here.  And that’s...

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Review – EVOC Bike Travel Bag XL
Feb10

Review – EVOC Bike Travel Bag XL

EVOC Bike Travel Bag XL RRP: €475 This purchase: Freestyle XTREME for £341.99 (cheapest I’ve found) Manufacturer’s specification: Click here Spending money on something whose only purpose in life is to facilitate the transport of a bike gives potential for quite an uninspiring review and also leads to the painful consideration of where one’s priorities lay. So let’s just gloss over the facts that bike bags are boring and this one is...

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Winter Camp 2018….the write up.
Feb08

Winter Camp 2018….the write up.

As I lay out my riding kit for tomorrow’s commute, my mind wanders to happier times. Snow, mountains, beers, belly laughs, friends old and new….all the things which Winter Camp 2018 delivered in abundance. And a wry smile falls across my face. Here’s what we got up to… Thursday 25th January 2018 – The Travel Day A 03:45 alarm saw me spring out of bed like a kid on Christmas Day, having had the best nights sleep I’d...

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Coming soon…..
Jan30

Coming soon…..

Winter Camp 2018 The photos. The video. The thrills, spills and dirty details……...

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Winter riding 101
Jan18

Winter riding 101

I know we all bought our fatbikes solely due to peer pressure and because they were momentarily ‘on trend’ but….. …..what if, chosen deity forbid, one should find oneself riding in the inhospitable and potentially deadly wintry conditions that are currently doing the rounds on one’s trusty fatbike? Below is a quick beginner’s guide on how to not look like a proper numpty when you finally find...

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Race Review: Sandblasted 2017
Nov12

Race Review: Sandblasted 2017

When Paul Errington of Focal Events invited us to attend the Sandblasted Beach Race, their latest event format, I was a little apprehensive. Not because of anything linked to Paul or Focal Events; I had already ridden and enjoyed (in a Type 2 Fun kind of way) their Dirty Reiver Gravel Event and briefly met Paul earlier in the year, so I knew the level of organisation, attention to detail and friendly atmosphere would be exemplary. It...

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