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“They look like mountain bikes on steroids”

In Nature, NPR, Travel, Weekend Edition on January 20, 2013 at 4:08 pm

You likely have never heard of “fat biking,” but it’s one of the fastest-growing segments of the cycling industry. From station KUAC in Fairbanks, Alaska, hear how Alaskans are getting (and enjoying?) outdoors…even in subzero weather.

Bike shop owner Kevin Breitenbach rides a fat bike in the White Mountains National Recreation Area in Alaska in March.[npr.org / Josh Spice]

Bike shop owner Kevin Breitenbach rides a fat bike in the White Mountains National Recreation Area in Alaska in March.
[npr.org / Josh Spice]