Fatbikes.com was really born in February of 2004 at the Susitna 100 winter endurance race in Alaska. Pushing their "fat bikes" equipped with uber-wide 44mm Snowcat rims through the night, Bill Fleming and Jamey Stull forged a friendship that ultimately resulted in the founding of Chain Reaction Cycles in Anchorage, Alaska. Taking their passion for winter cycling to the next level, they developed and produced the first aluminum fat bike, the 9:ZERO:7, named after the area code of Alaska. After selling their frames far and wide around the globe, it occurred to them that maybe a website devoted to fat bike afficianodos might assist in sharing their passion with others. And Fatbikes.com was born...
You can make your purchase on Fatbikes.com with confidence, knowing that the fat bike products we sell are the same products we use on the trails. We have years of snow riding experience. But that’s not all. In the longer daylight hours of the Alaskan summers, we become roadies, mountain bikers, and triathletes. Roll this passion for bikes into a customer service-driven, online shop, and you understand what Fatbikes.com is all about. And we stand behind our products too. If your purchase doesn’t meet your high standards, we’ll stand behind you. Simply return it to us within 60 days of purchase for a refund or exchange.
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We've come a long way! Above, Bill rides the 2001 version of a fat bike in the Susitna 100.