Fat Snow Bikes

Posted: Thursday, 22 September 2011 by Mark Kinnon in Labels:

Another recent internet discovery, the amazing fat snow bikes:

Fatbikes.com was really born in February of 2004 at the Susitna 100 winter endurance race in Alaska. Pushing their "fat bikes" equipped with uber-wide 44mm Snowcat rims through the night, Bill Fleming and Jamey Stull forged a friendship that ultimately resulted in the founding of Chain Reaction Cycles in Anchorage, Alaska. Taking their passion for winter cycling to the next level, they developed and produced the first aluminum fat bike, the 9:ZERO:7, named after the area code of Alaska. After selling their frames far and wide around the globe, it occurred to them that maybe a website devoted to fat bike afficianodos might assist in sharing their passion with others. And Fatbikes.com was born...