First Tracks Friday: Mayuary in Tahoe

Shredding on the fat bike after another May storm 

Photo by First Tracks Productions

Photo by First Tracks Productions.

Where was this pow in January? !!

Fat bikes have excellent traction in the snow – more surface area and lower PSI help a great deal. Brakes hold up pretty well, but the traction improvement allows you to brake less in snow than you need to when running normal mountain bike tires in snow.

Learn more about fat bikes in our article by Casey Coffman with photos by First Tracks Productions: Fat Bikes – the New Winter Adventure Machine.


ac-jib-lexi-drop-crop-250x209-2First Tracks Productions is a full-service HD videography firm based in South Lake Tahoe, CA specializing in action-sports movies, documentaries, tourism videos, commercials, and promotional videos, including athlete profiles. First Tracks is currently producing a new adventure film called Off the Beaten Path. “We’re exploring new terrain and really seeing what fat bikes are capable of,” said Anthony Cupaiuolo of First Tracks.

Photo: Cupaiuolo shoots pro snowboarder Alexis Roland using a camera crane in the backcountry of Lake Tahoe.

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