Fat Tire Freedom

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

Fat Tire Tuesday: The Sea Otters

Fat Tire Tuesday: The Sea Otters

Git some By Sarah Hansing Photo: Monterey Bay Aquarium Oh c’mon – like you guys had anything else on your mind this week. That’s right. It’s time for Sea Otter 2016. Now go drool over the newest latest and greatest products, gasp at the mad skillz of racers from all...
Fat Tire Tuesday: The Limit Laws

Fat Tire Tuesday: The Limit Laws

Coming to appreciate your limits By Sarah Hansing Somewhere in SoCal. Riding micro-marbles on concrete. Photo: Brad Ables. I think it is fair to say that “know your limits” is not one of my favorite phrases. In fact, as much as it is repeated and circulated among the...
Fat Tire Tuesday: ish

Fat Tire Tuesday: ish

Allowing for the possibility of … well, a different possibility By Sarah Hansing Photo: Montaña de Oro State Park (Bruce Dorman) It seems that nearly every person I know has started one, is adding to one, or is working on one: The Bucket List. A personal checklist of...
Fat Tire Tuesday: I Suppose I’ve Gone Missing for a Bit

Fat Tire Tuesday: I Suppose I’ve Gone Missing for a Bit

Reflections on being grateful for your body when it’s working well, and more kind to it when it’s not  By Sarah Hansing Reflections. Photo by Bruce Dorman. I suppose I’ve gone missing for a bit. It’s an easy thing to do, when you’re a whole ocean away....
Fat Tire Tuesday: Be a Good Host

Fat Tire Tuesday: Be a Good Host

Putting out the welcome mat for out-of-towners By Sarah Hansing Somewhere Down Under (Bruce Dorman). For all of the sort of smug satisfaction I have gotten from showing visiting friends the “locals only” side of things, I had the tables turned on me this past week. I...
Fat Tire Tuesday: I’m NEVER growing up! (and you can’t make me)

Fat Tire Tuesday: I’m NEVER growing up! (and you can’t make me)

Getting blessedly dirty Down Under By Sarah Hansing Sweet, sweet salvation. It was nothing if not a relief to get some dirt on my tires this past weekend – both for myself, and for those poor unfortunate souls who’ve been around road riding, non-mountain biking...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Spoiled

Fat Tire Tuesday: Spoiled

Pedaling the concrete jungle Down Under By Sarah Hansing Poor me, spending the winter in Sydney, Australia. I’ve been away from home for only about a week and a half now and already have realized that I am essentially a spoiled rotten kid. Not in the literal sense,...
Pour One for the Homies: A Love Letter

Pour One for the Homies: A Love Letter

Paying our respects to the two wheeled partners we’ve loved and hated, celebrated and criticized This goes out to the ones we’ve left behind. The ones we’ve let go. The ones that were taken from us, sometimes too soon. The ones we sent to better places, to be loved by...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Riding at Night for the Solar Powered

Fat Tire Tuesday: Riding at Night for the Solar Powered

 Oh, and psst … wanna win some rad stuff? !! By Sarah Hansing Ok. We’ve all tried to be good sports about the whole Daylight Saving thing … but it’s time someone just comes out and says it: Getting out of work when it’s dark is stupid, and I hate it. I...
Fat Tire Tuesday: Destructo Brain

Fat Tire Tuesday: Destructo Brain

Squashing the voice in your head that tries to rob you of “the good feels” Conquering Destructo Brain, one pedal stroke at a time. Photo: Cam Day. Well, I had been off of the bike about two weeks until yesterday. In a word: skateboards. Yep. I decided to...
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