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It’s almost January, and in Minnesota, that means subzero temperatures are on their way. In some cases, extreme temperatures make biking virtually impossible, and we recommend staying indoors in case of severe cold weather emergencies. But milder freezing temps can still be fair weather for winter cycling–especially fat biking.  Preparing yourself with the right gear

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27.5+ bikes are the newest thing in the plus size tire market.  If you want to see what the buzz is all about, check out our post: What’s Up With 27.5+?  Why You Might Want a Plus Size Bike. This buying guide lists all the hardtail 27.5+ bikes that will be available this spring online or

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Photo credit: Ian at www.fezzari.com 27.5+ bikes are the newest thing in the plus size tire market.  If you want to see what the buzz is all about, check out our post: What’s Up With 27.5+?  Why You Might Want a Plus Size Bike. This buying guide lists all the alloy 27.5+ full suspension bikes that

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Many times I have rested my bike precariously leaning against something and have come back to find it fallen on the floor.  If I am really unlucky, the bike will have hit something on the way down, scratching the paint or tweaking a disc rotor.  With fat bikes being as expensive as they are, it

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Last updated January 1, 2017 One essential in winter biking is finding a way to keep your body warm.  One of the most difficult body parts to keep warm are the hands and fingers.  Whatever you use to keep your hands warm cannot be too bulky or inhibit movement because you can’t compromise the dexterity

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If you are in the market to buy a new bike rack for your fat bike, here are some roof rack options organized from lowest to highest price point. Prices are subject to change and are accurate as of the date of posting. Also check out our Fat Bike Hitch Rack Buying Guide for hitch racks that

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This is a buying guide for kids fat bikes, ranging in price from just under $200 to just over $1,000.   Currently, most kids fat bikes seem geared towards boys–although a few manufacturers carry models in traditionally girl-themed colors like pink and purple as well as more gender-neutral colors. For more information and complete specs, click

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This is a buying guide for women’s fat bikes. While fat bikes specifically designed for women are not as widespread as non gender-specific fat bikes, Framed Bikes has been offering women’s fat bikes for the past few years–all in an affordable price range under $1,000.  This year, Specialized debuted its Hellga fat bike for women,

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If you are in the market for a cheaper introductory fat bike, Walmart offers a fleet of affordable fat bikes all under $500. The pricing changes frequently for these bikes and many of them can be purchased from multiple retailers. Make sure to shop around before you purchase one. Prices accurate as of the date

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