Fat Tire Tuesday

Cycling addict Sarah Hansing reflects on all things fat tire … and then some.

Fat Tire Tuesday: You Go Where You Look

Fat Tire Tuesday: You Go Where You Look

Life lessons courtesy of … your bicycle By Sarah Hansing “Nice!” I shouted, as my friend cleared a rock garden … She put a foot down, dabbing only slightly at the bottom of the gnarly section. Looking at her, I did the same thing. “We...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Ocean Weasel

Fat Tire Tuesday: Ocean Weasel

Reflections on getting Sea Ottered by Sarah Hansing Well, I don’t know about you all, but I can say with confidence that I have been Sea Ottered. Which is to say, I am still a little sunburned and a lot tired from an epic weekend of sunshine, bike races and...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Go Play

Fat Tire Tuesday: Go Play

Rain rain, you went away By Sarah Hansing IT FINALLY STOPPED RAINING!!  Oh my gosh you guys. It’s felt like summer lately, with the sun shining, the birds singing and the sunlight lasting until well after 7pm. Days filled with short sleeve jerseys and...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Neptune’s Kingdom

Fat Tire Tuesday: Neptune’s Kingdom

Well, as our trail network may well have been re-named “Neptune’s Kingdom” at this point, I don’t have a lot to say for myself in regards to mountain biking as of late.   I mean, I’d love to tell you that I’m super focused, in the...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Here We Go Again

Fat Tire Tuesday: Here We Go Again

A timeline of bikes, love, pain, more bikes, and more love By Sarah Hansing Oh, I have a great idea! I’m going to sell my geared bike, and only ride singlespeeds this year! (This is actually turning out to be what may be one of my worst ideas to date, and I...
Fat Tire Freedom: Riding the Trail Backwards

Fat Tire Freedom: Riding the Trail Backwards

Reflections on perspective By Sarah Hansing Yesterday I rode the same trail that I’ve ridden at least a hundred times, and I sort of got lost. And by “sort of,” I mean that I was actually completely and totally turned around for at least ten minutes. I had to...
Fat Tire Freedom: She’s Baaaack

Fat Tire Freedom: She’s Baaaack

Fat Tire Tuesday’s Sarah Hansing is riding amok again, and not containing herself to just Tuesdays either …  Pfffffftttt ………… FART NOISE. Because I am a grown up, I often make a fart sound with my mouth, followed by a declaration, to clarify what my...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Callin’ It Quits

Fat Tire Tuesday: Callin’ It Quits

When smiles are more important than miles By Sarah Hansing The best intentions.   It is truly always with the best intentions that I begin a bike ride. I mean, I LOVE riding bikes. It’s just that … it’s been a long day at work, and maybe I’m...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Déjà Vu

Fat Tire Tuesday: Déjà Vu

Back to basics … back to SMILES By Sarah Hansing Sigh.   And here we are again. It seems like a terrible case of déjà vu, sometimes, really. Get fit. Get stoked! Get injured. Get *ahem* slightly (but seriously – let’s be realistic here. It’s WAAAYY more than...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Staying Upright

Fat Tire Tuesday: Staying Upright

Keeping the wheels rolling forward, nice ‘n easy  By Sarah Hansing Well, I hit my head again.   No surprise I suppose, but this is the third (or fourth?) helmet I’ve cracked in 14 months, and this time it rattled me. And by “rattled” I don’t just mean it addled...