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Zany Fat-Bike Fun

Want to stretch the bicycle-riding season? Try these trendy, snow-friendly wheels.

By: Hansi Johnson, www.dnr.state.mn.us/mcvmagazine | January 22, 2015

I realized early in my life I need to get outside and roam the countryside every day. When I first witnessed someone riding a fat-tired bike on a sunny winter morning in 2008, I recognized instantly it might be another tool to do just that. It was easy to notice the bicycle with 4-inch-wide wheels, nearly twice as wide as those on a typical mountain bike. The rider was pedaling effortlessly across fresh snow on Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis.

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